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TRAFFIC PATTERNS: Fastest-Growing Restaurant Chains

Upstarts like Claddagh Irish Pub, Outback's Bonefish Grill and Ted Turner's Ted's Montana Grill doubled their sales or unit counts in 2004. The 10 fastest-growing restaurants, listed below, serve everything from corn beef and cabbage to bison to ice cream to sub sandwiches, according to a survey by Technomic Inc. for Restaurant Business magazine.


  1. Claddagh Irish Pub
  2. Bonefish Grill
  3. Ted's Montana Grill
  4. Smokey Bones BBQ
  5. Cold Stone Creamery
  6. Potbelly Sandwich Works
  7. Sandella's Café
  8. Pei Wei Asian Diner
  9. Moe's Southwest Grill
  10. Firehouse Subs

Source: Technomic Inc., Restaurant Business Magazine

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