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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
Morton's Steakhouse Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

2
172 86
Capital Grille Holdings Inc is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
jschro1861 added Capital Grille Holdings Inc

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177 108
Bonefish Grill is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Bonefish Grill Restaurant

4
229 172
P. F. Chang's China Bistro is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
P. F. Chang's China Bistro Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

5
129 66
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & W... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains

6
140 92
McCormick & Schmick's is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places, Catering

7
227 201
Outback Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Outback Steakhouse Restaurant

8
148 102
Benihana is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Benihana Restaurant

9
158 104
The Melting Pot is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
The Melting Pot Restaurant

10
98 80
Houston's Restaurants, Inc is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains

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75 65
Smith Wollensky Restaurant Gro... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
jschro1861 added Smith Wollensky Restaurant Group Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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139 130
Carrabba's Italian Grill is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains

13
190 190
Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Red Lobster Restaurant

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200 234
Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Olive Garden Restaurant

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113 134
Hard Rock Cafe is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Hard Rock Cafe Restaurant, Hotel, Casino

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91 97
Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains

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107 127
Rainforest Cafe is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Rainforest Cafe Restaurant

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29 5
Kings Dining & Entertainme... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Rob Morris added Kings Dining & Entertainment

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88 115
T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
slaft added T.G.I. Friday's Restaurant

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96 103
Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Buca di Beppo Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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110 121
Romano's Macaroni Grill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains

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40 43
Legal Sea Foods is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
liplip added Legal Sea Foods

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97 147
Ruby Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Ruby Tuesday Restaurant

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58 74
BJ's Restaurants, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
BJ's Restaurants, Inc. Eating and Drinking Places, Alcoholic beverage

25
43 66
Grand Lux Cafe LLC is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains

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51 70
Bertucci's is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Bertucci's Restaurant

27
54 72
Houlihan's is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
NickMerchant added Houlihan's Restaurant

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61 85
On the Border Mexican Grill & ... is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains

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53 74
House of Blues is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains

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51 79
Tony Roma's is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Tony Roma's Restaurant

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9 15
Seasons 52 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Richard Courtney added Seasons 52 Restaurant

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36 60
Claim Jumper is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Claim Jumper Restaurant

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48 94
Planet Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Planet Hollywood Restaurant

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50 85
Bennigan's is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Bennigan's Restaurant

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30 59
Trader Vic's is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
Trader Vic's Restaurant

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8 40
Anthony's Homeport is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best High-End Restaurant Chains
maura-quast added Anthony's Homeport