Long John Silver’s, Inc., is a United States-based fast-food restaurant that specializes in seafood. The name of the brand is borrowed from the novel Treasure Island by Robert Louis Stevenson, in which the pirate “Long John” Silver is one of the main characters. Formerly a division of Yum! Brands, Inc., the company was divested to a group of franchisees in 2011.
The restaurant, which has more than 1200 units worldwide, was formerly a division of Yum! Brands, Inc.