culture The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays  

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List Rules Fancy or casual restaurant chains (at least 10 locations) worth the splurge for a nice & memorable birthday dinner

A list of the best restaurant chains for birthdays. Is your birthday coming up, and you’re short of ideas on where to go? Browse through our list of the best restaurant chains to hold birthday a birthday dinner at an upscale restaurant near you. Listed in order from the most popular restaurant chain for birthdays to the least popular, you can easily pick out a top-ranking restaurant for an adult's birthday. If you know of a great fancy birthday restaurant that isn’t listed, go ahead and add it to the list. You can also vote on your favorite birthday restaurant chain to get it moved to a higher spot.

Some restaurant chains are well-known for hosting birthday dinners, like T.G.I. Friday's and Joe's Crab Shack. These casual restaurant chains for birthday meals offer the full birthday treatment, including a "happy birthday" song from the servers and plenty of drinks to go around. Other fancy restaurant chains include fine dining chains like Ruth's Chris, Morton's, and Smith & Wollensky steakhouse. Are you simply looking for a great eating place for a birthday meal get-together? Some restaurants like IHOP offer free meals on your birthday, a great choice for both kids and adults on their birthdays.

So, whether you are looking for birthday freebies or the full birthday party package restaurant, you are sure to find that special birthday restaurant by browsing through our list of favorite restaurant chains to splurge on a nice birthday dinner.
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The Cheesecake Factory is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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282 186
Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Olive Garden Restaurant

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257 166
Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Dave & Buster's Restaurant

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212 158
Outback Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Outback Steakhouse Restaurant

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152 109
LongHorn Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
LongHorn Steakhouse Restaurant

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183 146
Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Red Lobster Restaurant

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175 154
T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
T.G.I. Friday's Restaurant

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134 122
Benihana is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Benihana Restaurant

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149 146
Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Red Robin Restaurant, Fast casual restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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161 163
Chili's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Chili's Restaurant

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88 89
P. F. Chang's China Bistro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
P. F. Chang's China Bistro Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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68 84
Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Joe's Crab Shack Restaurant

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74 93
Carrabba's Italian Grill is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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62 76
Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Buca di Beppo Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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43 49
Bahama Breeze is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Bahama Breeze Restaurant

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40 51
Romano's Macaroni Grill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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77 107
Applebee’s International, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Applebee’s International, Inc. Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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55 76
Friendly's is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Friendly's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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48 67
The Old Spaghetti Factory is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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45 63
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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38 53
Pizzera Uno is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Pizzera Uno

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66 97
Ruby Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Ruby Tuesday Restaurant

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24 32
Abuelo's is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
dreapress added Abuelo's

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47 71
Bonefish Grill is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Bonefish Grill Restaurant

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2 2
Kings Dining & Entertainme... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Rob Morris added Kings Dining & Entertainment

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34 54
Capital Grille Holdings Inc is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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29 52
On the Border Mexican Grill & ... is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Ranker Food added On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina Restaurant

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30 59
Logan's Roadhouse is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Logan's Roadhouse Restaurant

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26 54
Grand Lux Cafe LLC is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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Morton's The Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Morton's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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14 36
Fogo de Chão is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
jim4stek added Fogo de Chão

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McCormick & Schmick's is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places, Catering

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16 44
Houston's Restaurants, Inc is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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18 48
BD's Mongolian Grill is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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18 48
Seasons 52 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Seasons 52 Restaurant

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16 45
Shakey's Pizza is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Shakey's Pizza Restaurant

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16 46
Legal Seafoods is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Legal Seafoods

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16 46
Mitchell's Fish Market is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Mitchell's Fish Market

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12 39
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Stea... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
jim4stek added Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Restaurant, Fast food

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10 48
Smith Wollensky Restaurant Gro... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Smith & Wollensky Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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7 48
Aristocrat is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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5 54
Chowking is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Chowking Restaurant