Popular Opinion The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays  

Restaurant Chains
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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
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Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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483 294
Outback Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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521 349
Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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345 248
Benihana is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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376 278
Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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297 215
LongHorn Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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321 309
T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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261 257
Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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267 286
Chili's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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178 180
P. F. Chang's China Bistro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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133 168
Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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124 158
Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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79 99
Kings Dining & Entertainme... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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102 137
The Old Spaghetti Factory is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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124 173
Carrabba's Italian Grill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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144 207
Applebee’s International, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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97 134
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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75 111
Capital Grille Holdings Inc is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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84 127
Bahama Breeze is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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85 140
Bonefish Grill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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66 107
Romano's Macaroni Grill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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71 118
Abuelo's is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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55 96
On the Border Mexican Grill & ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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92 165
Ruby Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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58 104
Logan's Roadhouse is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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79 143
Friendly's is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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62 113
Pizzera Uno is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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45 83
Morton's The Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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2 6
In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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36 78
Fogo de Chão is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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49 104
Grand Lux Cafe LLC is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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39 86
BD's Mongolian Grill is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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38 90
Seasons 52 is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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34 83
McCormick & Schmick's is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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32 84
Shakey's Pizza is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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29 80
Houston's Restaurants, Inc is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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31 89
Legal Seafoods is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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23 79
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Stea... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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24 83
Mitchell's Fish Market is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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18 84
Smith Wollensky Restaurant Gro... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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11 85
Aristocrat is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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13 97
Chowking is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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