As of Dec 25, 2016, there were 551 Red Robin restaurants in 39 states and 2 Canadian provinces, including 86 franchised restaurants.

In fiscal 2016, the company opened 26 new restaurants, closed 13 restaurants and acquired 13 restaurants from franchisees. During fiscal 2017, the company expects to open approximately 17 and close 9 Red Robin locations.

At year-end, the company owned 36 restaurants and leased the remaining locations. Lease terms range from less than 1 year to just over 15 years, excluding options to renew.

The current prototype for new Red Robin restaurants is approximately 4,500 to 5,800 square feet with a capacity of approximately 145 to 200 seats.

Company-operated restaurants465465439415361339
Company-operated restaurant growth5.9%5.9%5.8%15.0%6.5%3.7%
Franchised restaurants86869999134133
Franchised restaurant growth-13.1%-13.1%0.0%-26.1%0.8%-2.9%
Systemwide restaurants551551538514495472
Systemwide restaurant growth2.4%2.4%4.7%3.8%4.9%1.7%
Avg restaurant gross sq ft6,2006,2006,2006,3006,4006,400
Avg restaurant gross sq ft growth-0.0%-0.0%-1.0%-0.8%-1.0%-0.7%