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The Best High-End Restaurant Chains 

Restaurant Chains
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Updated February 16, 2020 14.8k votes 2.3k voters 137.8k views 36 items

List Rules Vote up your favorite upscale chain restaurants that have at least 5 franchises

This is a list of the best high end restaurant chains. While you may usually choose inexpensive restaurants for your normal lunches and dinners out, every once in a while, it’s nice to treat yourself and your family to a fancy meal. If you’re celebrating a birthday or promotion, a top-grade restaurant is the best way to commemorate. When you’re trying to impress an important client, a high-end chain restaurant is a good way to illustrate how important their business is to you. Maybe you just want to treat yourself after a long, stressful week with a well-made cocktail and steak dinner. No matter the reason, first-class restaurants are the perfect method to show off and enjoy yourself.

The fine dining chain restaurants on this list make high-quality food in an atmosphere that’s sure to impress potential business partners, family members, and friends. Restaurants like Ruth’s Chris Steak House and The Melting Pot offer ambiance perfect for a romantic dinner, whether you’re on a first date or celebrating a 20th anniversary.

If you’ve been wondering, “What are the best high end chain restaurants?” this list has the top choices. The restaurants on this list are known for their upscale feel, top notch food, and amazing cocktails for any type of meal.

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Morton's The Steakhouse ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Capital Grille Holdings ... is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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P. F. Chang's China Bist... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Bonefish Grill is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Fleming's Prime Steakhou... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Outback Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Benihana is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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McCormick & Schmick'... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Ruth's Chris Steak House... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Houston's Restaurants, I... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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The Melting Pot is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
The Melting Pot Restaurant
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Carrabba's Italian Grill... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Smith Wollensky Restaura... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Legal Sea Foods is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Lone Star Steakhouse &am... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Romano's Macaroni Grill ... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Hard Rock Cafe is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Seasons 52 is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Tony Roma's is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Rainforest Cafe is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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Ruby Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
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BJ's Restaurants, Inc. ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Eating and Drinking Places, Alcoholic beverage