chain restaurants The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch  

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List of the best restaurant chains for lunch. Going out for lunch is an entirely different atmosphere than dinner. It’s a far more laid back meal, as well as less expensive than dinner. Whether you’re going out fora quick bite to eat, having a lunch meeting with colleagues or potential business partners, or having a relaxing weekend meal with the family, the place you go to lunch should be tailored to your needs. This list answers the question, “What are the best chain restaurants to have lunch?” The restaurants on this list offer specific lunch menus and have the perfect atmosphere for whatever sort of lunch you’re looking to have.

 

If you have a very small window of time for your work’s lunch break, fast food restaurants like Taco Bell and Quiznos are the best places to pick up a complete meal, eat, and get back to work before the end of your break. Some of the restaurants on this list are made for people with tight budgets, laid back meals, and high quality food. Other restaurants on the listare great for impressing a potential client during a lunch meeting.

 

The restaurants on this list range from quick bites,business casual, family friendly, to upscale eateries. Whatever sort of lunch you want, or if you are looking for daily deals and good lunch specials, the restaurants on this list offer the best meals for you.

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Five Guys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Five Guys Restaurant

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Kings Dining & Entertainme... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Kings Dining & Entertainment

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+ - 69 40
The Cheesecake Factory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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+ - 65 40
Chipotle Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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+ - 66 44
Chili's is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Chili's Restaurant

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+ - 57 37
Buffalo Wild Wings is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Red Robin Restaurant, Fast casual restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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P. F. Chang's China Bistro is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
P. F. Chang's China Bistro Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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+ - 64 44
Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Olive Garden Restaurant

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Applebee’s International, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Applebee’s International, Inc. Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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California Pizza Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
California Pizza Kitchen Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Eating and Drinking Places

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+ - 43 33
Sonic Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Sonic Drive-In Restaurant

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+ - 44 37
Fuddruckers is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Fuddruckers Restaurant

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T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
T.G.I. Friday's Restaurant

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+ - 45 34
Cracker Barrel is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Cracker Barrel Restaurant, Retail

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Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Taco Bell Restaurant, Fast food

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+ - 44 42
Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Red Lobster Restaurant

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Jersey Mike's Subs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Jersey Mike's Subs Restaurant

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Noodles & Company is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Noodles & Company Restaurant

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O'Charley's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
O'Charley's Restaurant

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White Castle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
White Castle Restaurant, Food Manufacturing, Fast food

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Quiznos is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Quiznos Restaurant, Fast food restaurant

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In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
In-N-Out Burger Restaurant

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Boston Market is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Boston Market Restaurant

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Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Joe's Crab Shack Restaurant

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+ - 27 37
Hooters is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Hooters Restaurant

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KFC is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
KFC Restaurant, Fast food

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Pei Wei Asian Diner is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Pei Wei Asian Diner Restaurant

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Denny's is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Denny's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Johnny Rockets is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Johnny Rockets Restaurant

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Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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Friendly's is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Friendly's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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The Old Spaghetti Factory is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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Taco Mac is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Dave & Buster's Restaurant

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+ - 2 5
Sarku Japan is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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+ - 17 31
Hard Rock Cafe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Hard Rock Cafe Restaurant, Hotel, Casino

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+ - 1 5
La Madeleine is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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Black Angus Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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Portillo's Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Portillo's Restaurant

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Ruby's Diner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Ruby's Diner Restaurant

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+ - 14 28
Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Buca di Beppo Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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+ - 12 26
Marie Callender's is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Marie Callender's Restaurant

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+ - 12 29
Chevys Fresh Mex is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Chevys Fresh Mex Restaurant

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+ - 10 28
Sizzler is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Sizzler Restaurant

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+ - 10 28
Claim Jumper is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Claim Jumper Restaurant

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+ - 9 33
El Pollo Loco is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
El Pollo Loco Restaurant, Fast food

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+ - 8 33
Tony Roma's is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Tony Roma's Restaurant