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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647 391
Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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3
459 283
Outback Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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503 333
Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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370 269
Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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6
333 241
Benihana is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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293 209
LongHorn Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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315 299
T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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255 250
Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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258 278
Chili's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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172 175
P. F. Chang's China Bistro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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133 163
Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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118 150
Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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74 90
Kings Dining & Entertainme... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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98 130
The Old Spaghetti Factory is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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141 199
Applebee’s International, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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121 169
Carrabba's Italian Grill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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93 126
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

19
81 121
Bahama Breeze is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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71 106
Capital Grille Holdings Inc is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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70 112
Abuelo's is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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82 133
Bonefish Grill is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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63 102
Romano's Macaroni Grill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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54 92
On the Border Mexican Grill & ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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62 108
Pizzera Uno is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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57 99
Logan's Roadhouse is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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78 137
Friendly's is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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45 78
Morton's The Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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90 160
Ruby Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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48 99
Grand Lux Cafe LLC is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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34 74
Fogo de Chão is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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37 83
BD's Mongolian Grill is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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37 86
Seasons 52 is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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32 80
McCormick & Schmick's is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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32 80
Shakey's Pizza is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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27 77
Houston's Restaurants, Inc is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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30 85
Legal Seafoods is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Legal Seafoods

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23 78
Mitchell's Fish Market is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Mitchell's Fish Market

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20 77
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Stea... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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17 79
Smith Wollensky Restaurant Gro... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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11 80
Aristocrat is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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11 91
Chowking is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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