Fast-Food Chains Are Growing Again, With a Few Exceeding Pre-Pandemic Trajectories

Chains that reported double-digit growth include Papa John's, Domino's, Jack in the Box and Popeyes

Of the largest restaurant chains, Papa John's same-store sales growth for the latest quarter was tops. Getty Images

The largest fast-food chains in the U.S. have not only recovered from the ongoing pandemic in terms of sales, most of them are now growing at a clip that exceeds pre-Covid levels, according to the latest round of quarterly earnings.

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@RichCollings Richard Collings is a retail reporter at Adweek.