November 1, 2015 | Pizzeria Rankings

2015 Pizza Today Top 100 Pizza Companies List

By Pizza Today


Below is a ranking of America’s 100 largest pizza chains.
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2015 Restaurant Name 2014 Principle Executive City & State #Units 2015 Gross Sales
1 Pizza Hut* 1 David W. Gibbs Plano, TX 15,605 $13,400,000,000
2 Domino's* 2 J. Patrick Doyle Ann Arbor, MI 11,629 $8,900,000,000
3 Little Caesars Pizza** 3 Michael Ilitch Detroit, MI 4,059 $3,400,000,000
4 Papa Johns' International~~ 5 John Schnatter Louisville,KY 4708 $3,3320,000, 000
5 Papa Murphy’s International* 5 Ken Calwell Vancouver, WA 1425 $785,360,000
6 California Pizza Kitchen* 6 G. J. Hart Playa Vista, CA 290 $745,000,000
7 Sbarro* 7 J. David Karam Columbus, OH 820 $602,000,000
8 CiCi’s Pizza* 8 Darin Harris Coppell, TX 519 $475,000,000
9 Chuck E. Cheese’s* 9 Thomas Leverton Irving, TX 577 $405,000,000
10 Marco’s Pizza 12 12 John Butorac Toledo, OH 640 $380,000,000
11 Round Table Pizza* 10 Rob McCourt Concord, CA 439 $378,000,000
12 Jet’s Pizza 14 John Jetts Sterling Heights, MI 375 $350,000,000
13 Hungry Howie’s Pizza 13 Steven E. Jackson Madison Heights, MI 551 $337,069,011
14 Godfather’s Pizza* 11 Robert Gartlan Omaha, NE 620 $325,600,000
15 Old Chicago/Rock Bottom Restaurant* 15 Mike Mrlik Louisville, CO 96 $320,000,000
16 Pizza Ranch17 17 Adrie Groeneweg Orange City, IA 190 $222,274,500
Uno Chicago Grill* 16 Aaron D. Spencer West Roxbury, MA 149 $210,500,000
18 Peter Piper Pizza* 18 Charles Bruce Phoenix, AZ 142 $198,000,000
19 Mellow Mushroom* 20 Richard Brasch Atlanta, GA 175 $191,000,000
20 Bertucci’s Italian 19 Stuart Davies Northborough, MA 88 $188,000,000
21 Rosati's Pizza 21 Marla Topliff Elgin, IL 126 $188,000,000
22 Donatos Pizza 22 Tom Krouse Columbus, OH 153 $175,000,000
23 Gatti’s Pizza* 23 Steve Burt Austin, TX 110 $145,000,000
24 LaRosa’s Pizzeria 24 Michael LaRosa Cincinnati, OH 66 $143,599,000
25 Fox's Pizza Den 25 James R. Fox Murrysville, PA 250 $131,250,000
27 Mountain Mike’s Pizza 30 Brad Gordon Lake Mary, FL 170  $130,000,000
27 Mazzio’s Italian Eatery* 26 Ken Selby Tulsa, OK  143  $122,000,000
28 Pizza Inn/Pive Five Pizza* 27 Randy Gier The Colony, TX 217  $120,854,000
29 Papa Gino’s Pizzeria* 28 Mark Deblois Dedham, MA 151  $114,500,000
30 Ledo Pizza 31 Robert Beall Annapolis, MD 102  $110,000,000
31 Villa Fresh Italian Kitchen 35 Anthony Scotto Morristown, NJ 271  $105,806,602
32 Imo’s Pizza 32 Edward Imo St. Louis, MO 95  $93,815,000
33 Giordano’s Restaurant & Pizzeria* 33 Yorgo Koutsogiorgas Chicago, IL 47  $90,795,000
34 Famous Famiglia* 29 Paul Kolak White Plains, NY 103  $82,400,000
35 Noble Roman’s Pizza* 38 Paul W. Mobley Indianapolis, IN 2215  $80,000,000
36 Pizza Pro* 34 Scott Stevens Cabot, AR 395  $79,142,000
37 Johnny’s NY Style Pizza/Johnny Busco’s Pizza* 49 Bruce Jackson Hapeville, GA 74  $76,000,000
38 Giovanni’s Pizza 37 Tom Lemaster Ashland, KY 108  $67,000,000
Monical’s Pizza 41 Janelle Reents Bradley, IL 65  $63,610,000
40 Pizza Patron* 39 Antonio Swad Dallas, TX 90  $62,000,000
41 Pizza Factory “We Toss’em, They’re Awesome” 44 Mary Jane Riva Oakhurst, CA 108  $60,311,704
42 Shakey’s Pizza* 42 William Tilley Alhambra, CA 59  $59,000,000
43 Breadeaux Pizza* 43 John Jarrett Bloomfield Hills, MI 30  $52,727,000
44 Pieology Pizzeria* Bob Baker Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 47  $51,000,000
45 Simple Simon’s Pizza* 47 B.J. DuMond Tulsa, OK 206  $49,500,000
46 zpizza* 48 Sid Fanarof Newport Beach, CA 95  $48,560,000
47 Grotto Pizza 49 Dominick Pulieri Rehoboth Beach, DE 21  $47,500,000
48 Beggars Pizza 54 Larry Garetto Blue Island, IL 22  $47,480,200
49 Pizza Boli’s* 51 John Nasir Pikesville, MD 72  $46,350,000
50 Me-N-Ed’s Pizzeria/Blast 825 Pizza* 69 John A. Ferdinandi Fresno, CA 68  $44,500,000
51 The Rock Wood Fired Kitchen* 52 Don Bellis Sumner, WA 22  $44,000,000
52 Vocelli Pizza 52 Dan Wenz Pittsburgh, PA 89  $44,000,000
53 Pizza Guys 56 Shahpour Nejad Rancho Cordova, CA 61  $43,588,069
54 Jerry’s Subs & Pizza* 36 Dave Terzian Gaithersburg, MD 48  $42,000,000
55 Salvatore’s Old Fashioned Pizzeria Salvatore SS. Fantauzzo Webster, NY 35  $41,000,000
56 Valentino’s 57 Anthony O. Messineo, Jr. Lincoln, NE 37  $41,000,000
57 Blackjack Pizza* 73 J. Michael Gaston Westminster, CO 45  $41,000,000
58 Aurelio’s Pizza* 53 Joseph Aurelio Homewood, IL 40  $40,800,000
59 Happy Joe’s Pizza 60 “Happy” Joe Whitty Bettendord, IA 40  $40,400,000
60 Izzy’s* 58 Dave Freeman Albany, OR 18  $40,000,000
61 Brixx Wood-Fired Pizza* 59 Jeff Van Dyke Charlotte, NC 26  $40,000,000
62 Toppers Pizza* 55 Scott Gittrich Whitewater, WI 67  $39,500,000
63 Pizza King* 45 Scott Schultz Lafayette, IN 78  $39,390,000
64 Pizza My Heart 68 Chuck Hammers Los Gatos, CA 24  $39,000,000
65 Buscemi’s Pizza* 40 Anthony Buscemi Roseville, MI 41  $37,800,000
66 Lamppost Pizza* 62 Thomas C. Barro Tustin, CA 36  $37,000,000
67 Rocky Rococo* 63 Tom Hester Oconomowoc, WI 40  $37,000,000
68 Nancy’s Pizza 91 David C. Howey, Jr. Mokena, IL 34  $36,800,000
69 Ameci Pizza and Pasta 67 Nick Andrisano Canoga Park, CA 57  $36,550,000
70 Hideaway Pizza Brett Murphy/Darren Lister Tulsa, OK 14  $35,600,000
71 East of Chicago Pizza* 70 Anthony Collins Lima, OH 74  $35,150,000
72 America’s Incredible Pizza* 64 Rick Barsness Springfield, MO 11  $35,000,000
73 Belleria Pizzeria* 79 William Liberto Canfield, OH 17  $32,867,000
74 Pizzeria Regina/Polcari’s Restaurant* 75 Peter Salas Woburn, MA 23  $32,857,000
75 Oggi’s Pizza & Brewing Company 77 George Hadjis San Clemente, CA 17  $32,633,488
76 Johnny’s Pizza House 96 Melvin DeLacerea West Monroe, LA 45  $32,077,000
77 Stevi’ B’s Pizza* 72 Fred Bilstein, Sr. Atlanta, GA 49  $32,000,000
78 Davanni’s Pizza & Hot Hoagies* 74 Mick Stenson Minneapolis, MN 21  $31,500,000
79 Minsky’s Pizza Café/Bar 88 Gregg D. Johnson Kansas City, MO 15  $30,296,000
80 Buddy’s Pizza 83 Robert Jacobs Farmington Hills, MI 11  $30,000,000
81 Cottage Inn Pizza 66 George Michos Ann Arbor, MI 51  $30,000,000
82 Russo’s New York Pizzeria/New York Pizzeria* 76 Anthony Russo Houston, TX 34  $29,700,000
83 mamma ilardo’s pizzeria* 78 Harry Ilardo Towson, MD 13  $29,000,000
84 Jimmy’s Pizza* 81 James Gordon Willmar, MN 39  $29,000,000
85 Mary’s Pizza Shack* 82 Vince Albano Sonoma, CA 19  $28,500,000
86 Abby’s Legendary Pizza 90 B. Mills Sinclair Eugene, OR 35  $27,600,000
87 Oregano’s Pizza Bistro* Chris Thomas Phoenix, AZ 15  $25,380,000
88 Cassano’s Pizza King* 84 Victor J. Cassano, III Kettering, OH 33  $25,235,000
89 Extreme Pizza* 89 Todd Parent San Rafael, CA 41  $25,000,000
90 Dion’s Pizza* 95 John Patten Albuquerque, NM 20  $24,705,000
91 Romeo’s Pizza 94 Sean Brauser Medina, OH 33  $23,650,000
92 Snappy Tomato Pizza 92 Jeremy Deters Burlington, KY 63  $23,635,000
93 Pizza Plus Daniel R. Morrison Blountsville, TN 58  $23,500,000
94 La Pizza Loca* 93 Mark Edwards Downey, CA 37  $23,000,000
95 DoubleDave’s Pieworks* 80 Chuck Thorpe Austin, TX 48  $21,000,000
96 BC Pizza* 97 Chris Nelson Boyne City, MI 35  $20,500,000
97 Samuel Mancino’s Italian Eateries Samuel Mancino, Jr. Portage, MI 30  $20,000,000
98 Figaro’s Pizza 87 Ron Berger Salem, OR 46  $19,980,000
99 Straw Hat Pizza* 85 Jonathan Fornaci San Ramon, CA 35  $19,022,000
100 Fresh Brothers Adam Goldberg Los Angeles, CA 13  $19,019,254

* Some information taken from the 2015 Directory of Chain Restaurant Operators

** Estimate based on Nation’s Restaurant News Research

~~ Some information taken from Papa’ John’s Pizza Annual Report 2014