Newsweek: These Are Individuals’ Favourite Pizza Restaurant Chains

  • Twenty nationwide pizza corporations made Newsweek’s 2023 record of America’s Favourite Restaurant Chains.
  • The Italian restaurant class featured two chains additionally listed within the pizza class, together with a number of different pizza-heavy chains that didn’t seem within the pizza class in any respect.

Newsweek has singled out 20 nationwide pizza restaurant chains for honors in its new America’s Favourite Restaurant Chains 2023 record.

The awards are based mostly on the outcomes of a Newsweek/Statista survey of greater than 4,000 clients and staff of restaurant chains throughout the U.S. All totaled, 220 restaurant chains made the record in 16 classes. Every restaurant features a ranking of 4 or 5 stars.

Within the pizza class, America’s favourite chains embrace (in alphabetical order): Amerigo, Anthony’s Coal-Fired Pizza, Aurelio’s Pizza, Bellacino’s, Bertucci’s, BJ’s Eating places, Brixx Wooden Fired Pizza, Fazoli’s, Giordano’s, Grimaldi’s, Jet’s Pizza, Johnny’s Pizza, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, Marco’s Pizza, Mazzio’s, Mellow Mushroom, Mountain Mike’s Pizza, Papa Murphy’s, Pizza Inn, and Spherical Desk Pizza.

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The pizza chains that obtained a 5-star ranking included Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza, Aurelio’s Pizza, Bertucci’s, Brixx Wooden Fired Pizza, Fazoli’s, Giordano’s, Johnny’s Pizza, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, Mountain Mike’s Pizza, and Pizza Inn.

The others on the record obtained 4 stars.

The Newsweek record included a class for Italian restaurant chains, the place two of the pizza class chains— Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza and Bertucci’s—additionally appeared. In actual fact, a number of corporations with a robust pizza part had been ranked within the Italian class as a substitute of the pizza class. It’s unclear how the survey distinguished between the 2 classes.

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Along with Anthony’s and Bertucci’s, eating places listed within the Italian class had been Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano, Bravo! Italian Kitchen, Brio, Buca di Beppo, Carrabba’s Italian Grill, Johnny Carino’s, LaRosa’s Household Pizzeria, Maggiano’s Little Italy, Olive Backyard, Romano’s Macaroni Grill, Spaghetti Warehouse, The Outdated Spaghetti Pizza Manufacturing unit and Vinny’s Italian Grill & Pizzeria.

In an introduction to the report, Nancy Cooper, Newsweek’s world editor in chief, famous that “it’s been one thing of a combined bag” for restaurant chains prior to now yr.

Cooper’s abstract echoed PMQ’s personal latest Pizza Energy Report in regard to declining foot visitors and the probably cause for greater general restaurant gross sales throughout a yr of rampant inflation. “Whereas gross sales at chain eating places have been up currently, the variety of visits to them is definitely down considerably,” she stated. “The upper gross sales figures come partly from the upper costs diners are being charged. Nonetheless, Individuals nonetheless like going to chain eating places—so much.”