Did you know there are more than 15,200 barbecue restaurants across the United States? That means that the BBQ Menu Type makes up more than 2% of all U.S. restaurants.
For anyone that's a barbecue lover, it should come as no surprise that the South rules the BBQ industry and that Independents maintain control of the landscape, with 87% of the landscape being classified as independent. (CHD Expert classifies an independent as a restaurant with fewer than 10 units.)
Barbecue is a uniquely American dish, and no matter which style you prefer, the BBQ Menu Type is often a winner. Want to know more about the barbecue restaurant landscape of the United States?