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Jackson’s Mighty Fine Food Among Top-Earning Restaurants Nationally

by Andrea Swalec October 16, 2014 at 10:10 am 1,048 5 Comments

Jackson's at RTCOne of Reston’s go-to restaurants is nationally ranked.

Jackson’s Mighty Fine Food & Lucky Lounge is among the top-grossing independent restaurants in the country, according to the trade publication Restaurant Business. Jackson’s brings in an estimated $11.2 million in annual sales, making it No. 86 on a list of the top 100 earners.

The 260-seat Reston Town Center eatery — which won the Best Happy Hour honors in Reston Now’s Best Reston Business Awards — serves an estimated 41,500 meals annually, the rankings say.

Only one other Virginia restaurant beat Jackson’s sales; Mike’s “American” in Springfield ranked No. 62, with estimated sales of more than $12.8 million. Both are run by Great American Restaurants.

At the top of the list were Tao Asian Bistro in Las Vegas, grossing $64.6 million, and Joe’s Stone Crab in Miami Beach, earning $35.3 million. Old Ebbitt Grill in D.C. came in No. 3, bringing in more than $26.6 million a year.

  • Brian Pyatt

    not surprising.

  • Mike M

    Their bar is busting at the seams even after the weather is inappropriate for sitting outside. What is their secret? I like the place, but not enough to wait in a long line. I am curious to hear what the fans say.

    • ZZTop

      Pheromones. RTC is teeming with highly educated, well-paid professionals aged 30-45 and Jacksons is a good place to mix. It’s like Arlington for randy grown-ups.

  • Jacksy McJackson

    Jackson’s is teeming with cougars – time to make those little kittens purr

  • Tony Stark

    Each of us should also remember that George Mason’s Virginia Declaration of Rights is the source of the 2nd Amendment.

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