Top Restaurant Chains

Who doesn't like enjoying a nice meal with good company in a well-run restaurant? Here are the top restaurant chains in the country.

Applebee's - Nation's leading casual dining chain.

Benihana - Japanese dining chain.

BJ's Restaurants - Chain offering beer and deep-dish pizza.

Bob Evans - Family restaurant chain.

Brinker International - Operates Chili's and Romano's Macaroni Grill

Buca di Beppo - Italian restaurant chain.

Buffalo Wild Wings - Chain known for wings and 14 sauces.

Buffets Inc. - Operates Old Country Buffet, HomeTown and Ryan's Buffet

California Pizza Kitchen - Offers gourmet pizzas and entrees.

Cheesecake Factory - Restaurant with large menu and variety of cheesecakes.

Cici's - Low-priced pizza buffet chain.

Dave and Buster's - Operates restaurant with arcade games.

Darden Restaurants - Operates Olive Garden, Red Lobster and Smoky Bones BBQ.

Denny's - Largest family-dining chain.

Del Frisco's - Operates Del Frisco's and Sullivan Steakhouse restaurants.

Famous Dave's - Barbecue restaurant chain.

IHOP - Casual chain best known for breakfast and pancakes.

Cracker Barrel - Home-style country cooking and gift shops.

Golden Corral - Leading buffet grill chain.

Outback Steakhouse - Operates Outback Steakhouse, Carrabba's Italian Grill, Bonefish Grill, Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Roy's

Joe's Crab Shack - Chain of seafood restaurants in 33 states.

Landry's - Operates 40 brands of chain restaurants.

Legal Seafoods - Upscale seafood restaurants in Boston and East Coast.

Melting Pot - Leading fondue restaurant chain.

Morton's Steakhouse - Upscale steakhouses in 60 cities.

Ninety-Nine - Northeast Casual dining chain.

P.F. Chang's China Bistro - Chinese food in a hip bistro setting.

Red Robin - Gourmet hamburgers and bottomless steak fries.

Ruby Tuesday - Casual dining chain with ribs, steaks and salad bars.

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse - Steakhouse chain featuring New Orleans-style cooking.

Souplantation and Sweet Tomatoes - Chain of salad bar buffets.

T.G.I. Friday's - National chain known for drinks and Jack Daniel's grilled food.

Texas Roadhouse - National chain serving steak, chicken and ribs.

Tony Roma's - Baby-back rib restaurant chain.

Uno Chicago Grill - Chain of restaurants offering deep-dish pizza.

Top Fast-Food Chains

Top Chains by Unit Sales


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