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The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays 

Restaurant Chains
Updated June 14, 2019 19.7k votes 5.5k voters 337.5k views 43 items

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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Outback Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Benihana is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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LongHorn Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Chili's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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P. F. Chang's China Bist... is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Kings Dining & Enter... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Bahama Breeze is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Bonefish Grill is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Carrabba's Italian Grill... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Abuelo's is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Bubba Gump Shrimp Compan... is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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The Old Spaghetti Factor... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Applebee’s International... is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Fogo de Chão is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Capital Grille Holdings ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Romano's Macaroni Grill ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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Morton's The Steakhouse ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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