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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
The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

2
522 333
Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Olive Garden Restaurant

3
437 272
Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Dave & Buster's Restaurant

4
369 235
Outback Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Outback Steakhouse Restaurant

5
246 165
LongHorn Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
LongHorn Steakhouse Restaurant

6
307 228
Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Red Lobster Restaurant

7
278 200
Benihana is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Benihana Restaurant

8
280 241
T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
T.G.I. Friday's Restaurant

9
228 206
Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Red Robin Restaurant, Fast casual restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

10
229 229
Chili's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Chili's Restaurant

11
143 142
P. F. Chang's China Bistro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
P. F. Chang's China Bistro Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

12
111 131
Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Joe's Crab Shack Restaurant

13
50 45
Kings Dining & Entertainme... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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14
93 120
Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Buca di Beppo Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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105 139
Carrabba's Italian Grill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

16
79 107
The Old Spaghetti Factory is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

17
75 101
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

18
69 93
Bahama Breeze is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Bahama Breeze Restaurant

19
110 164
Applebee’s International, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Applebee’s International, Inc. Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

20
57 82
Abuelo's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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21
73 110
Friendly's is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Friendly's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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68 109
Bonefish Grill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Bonefish Grill Restaurant

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82 133
Ruby Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Ruby Tuesday Restaurant

24
55 88
Pizzera Uno is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Pizzera Uno

25
51 84
Romano's Macaroni Grill is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

26
49 81
Logan's Roadhouse is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Logan's Roadhouse Restaurant

27
51 85
Capital Grille Holdings Inc is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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44 78
Grand Lux Cafe LLC is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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41 74
On the Border Mexican Grill & ... is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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33 63
Morton's The Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Morton's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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29 59
Fogo de Chão is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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31 67
BD's Mongolian Grill is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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29 69
Seasons 52 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Seasons 52 Restaurant

34
26 65
McCormick & Schmick's is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places, Catering

35
25 66
Shakey's Pizza is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Shakey's Pizza Restaurant

36
25 71
Legal Seafoods is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Legal Seafoods

37
21 64
Houston's Restaurants, Inc is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

38
21 66
Mitchell's Fish Market is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Mitchell's Fish Market

39
17 60
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Stea... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
jim4stek added Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburgers Restaurant, Fast food

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14 67
Smith Wollensky Restaurant Gro... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Smith & Wollensky Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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11 67
Aristocrat is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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9 75
Chowking is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Chowking Restaurant