Six D.C. restaurants landed on Restaurant Business magazine’s list of the “Top 100 Independents,” and that means we get to see how much they hauled in during 2015.
The list, which is dominated by Chicago, New York, and Las Vegas dining spots, ranks restaurant concepts with no more than five locations nationwide. The figures are based on 2015 food and beverage sales, and information is gathered using surveys.
Old Ebbitt Grill (675 15th St. NW) is D.C.’s highest-grossing restaurant on the list, coming in fifth overall. Y&H chronicled how it brought in $28 million in 2014. This time, the restaurant that dates back to 1856 pulled in $30,568,157, serving a whopping 650,802 meals with an average check size of $47.
The following restaurants, all in Northwest D.C., also made the list:
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab (No. 10)
$23,600,000 in annual sales; 290,800 meals; $76 average check
750 15th St. NW, joes.net/dc
The Hamilton (No. 22)
$19,314,488 in annual sales; 391,140 meals served; $49 average check
600 14th St. NW, thehamiltondc.com
Le Diplomate (No. 47)
$16,256,705 in annual sales; 305,444 meals served; $52 average check
1601 14th St. NW, lediplomate.com
Sequoia (No. 60)
$15,550,000 in annual sales; 317,000 meals served; $49 average check
3000 K St. NW, arkrestaurants.com/sequoia
The Source by Wolfgang Puck (No. 81)
$14,000,000 in annual sales; 210,000 meals served; $67 average check
575 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, wolfgangpuck.com/restaurants/fine-dining/3941
The full list is available here.