restaurants The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains  

Originally by
2.8k votes 419 voters 61k views 43 items Follow Embed
A list of bar & grill restaurant chains. Sit down bar and grill chains from throughout the United States are included. Restaurant chains offer a familiarity through their decor and menu throughout all of their locations. As such, they tend to be most popular in areas where one would find travelers or tourists. This list focuses primarily on sit-down restaurants and bar and grill restaurant chains.

Fast Food establishments will receive their own list. That said, a few fast food restaurant chains have been included. The idea of a chain restaurants is widely credited to Harland Sanders, more famously known as "Colonel Sanders". By "franchising" out his secret recipe, restaurants that served his food had an advantage as travelers knew what to expect. Today, nearly every cuisine imaginable has a restaurant chain attached to it.

What the top bar and grill restaurant chains? What are the best bar & grill chains in America? That depends entirely on your point of view. Vote for the best bar chains in America that have good food and add any to the list that may be missing. 

Check out more lists like Best Adventure Travel CompaniesTop Travel Destinations in the World and Your Favorite Fast Food Chicken Nuggets
list ordered by

1
+ - 115 43
The Cheesecake Factory is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

The Dumbest Reality Shows of All Time The Best Organic Coffee Brands

2
+ - 80 34
LongHorn Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
LongHorn Steakhouse Restaurant

3
+ - 109 55
Buffalo Wild Wings is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

4
+ - 74 32
Outback Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Outback Steakhouse Restaurant

5
+ - 108 61
Chili's is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Chili's Restaurant - Number of Locations: 1168

6
+ - 76 40
Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Red Robin Restaurant, Fast casual restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

7
+ - 59 33
Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Olive Garden Restaurant

8
+ - 53 27
Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Dave & Buster's Restaurant

9
+ - 87 59
T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
T.G.I. Friday's Restaurant - Number of Locations: 782

10
+ - 68 44
Hard Rock Cafe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Hard Rock Cafe Restaurant, Hotel, Casino - Number of Locations: 140

11
+ - 74 55
Applebee’s International, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Applebee’s International, Inc. Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places - Number of Locations: 2000

12
+ - 41 25
Carrabba's Italian Grill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Carrabba's Italian Grill Restaurant - Number of Locations 232

13
+ - 64 56
Hooters is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Hooters Restaurant

14
+ - 68 62
Ruby Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Ruby Tuesday Restaurant - Number of Locations: 880

15
+ - 40 31
Cheddar's Casual Café is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains

The Best Southern Restaurant Chains The Funniest Shows on TV Right Now

16
+ - 49 43
Houlihan's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Houlihan's Restaurant

17
+ - 39 34
O'Charley's is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
O'Charley's Restaurant - Number of Locations: 270

18
+ - 19 13
Steak 'n Shake is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Steak 'n Shake Restaurant, Food Manufacturing

19
+ - 20 15
Cracker Barrel is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Cracker Barrel Restaurant, Retail

20
+ - 37 38
Bennigan's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Bennigan's Restaurant - Number of Locations 31

21
+ - 22 22
Logan's Roadhouse is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Logan's Roadhouse Restaurant

22
+ - 22 23
BJ's Restaurants, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
BJ's Restaurants, Inc. Eating and Drinking Places, Alcoholic beverage

23
+ - 36 41
Uno Chicago Grill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Uno Chicago Grill Restaurant - Number of Locations: 200

24
+ - 14 14
Famous Dave's is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Famous Dave's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

25
+ - 30 35
Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Joe's Crab Shack Restaurant

26
+ - 21 27
Cheese Burger in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains

27
+ - 20 29
Quaker Steak & Lube is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Quaker Steak & Lube Restaurant

28
+ - 5 4
IHOP is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
IHOP Restaurant, Patent Owners and Lessors

29
+ - 1 0
Kings Dining & Entertainme... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Kings Dining & Entertainment

The Best Songs About Pride 71 Vintage Halloween Costumes That Will Give You Nightmares

30
+ - 18 28
Smokey Bones is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Smokey Bones Restaurant

31
+ - 22 33
Planet Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Planet Hollywood Restaurant - Number of Locations 16

32
+ - 5 11
Black Bear Diner is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Black Bear Diner Number of locations 68

33
+ - 2 3
Denny's is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Denny's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

34
+ - 14 27
Champps Americana is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Champps Americana Restaurant

35
+ - 15 26
Dick's Last Resort is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Dick's Last Resort Restaurant

36
+ - 5 13
Pizza Ranch is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Pizza Ranch Restaurant

37
+ - 1 3
Arirang is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains

38
+ - 2 11
Space Aliens Grill & Bar is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains

39
+ - 6 22
Max & Erma's is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Max & Erma's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

40
+ - 3 13
Taco Mac is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains

41
+ - 2 12
Carino's Italian is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Carino's Italian Restaurant

42
+ - 7 31
Heart Attack Grill is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Heart Attack Grill Fast food - Number of Locations: 1

43
+ - 1 23
Earls is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
Earls Restaurant - Number of Locations: 52