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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712 420
Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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3
500 315
Outback Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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4
538 366
Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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360 256
Benihana is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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383 293
Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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305 226
LongHorn Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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329 323
T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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268 270
Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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277 300
Chili's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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190 191
P. F. Chang's China Bistro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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137 178
Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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128 167
Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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87 109
Kings Dining & Entertainme... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Rob Morris added Kings Dining & Entertainment

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106 142
The Old Spaghetti Factory is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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129 180
Carrabba's Italian Grill is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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101 140
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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148 216
Applebee’s International, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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88 130
Bahama Breeze is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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77 115
Capital Grille Holdings Inc is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

21
69 110
Romano's Macaroni Grill is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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75 122
Abuelo's is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
dreapress added Abuelo's

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88 145
Bonefish Grill is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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58 99
On the Border Mexican Grill & ... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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95 169
Ruby Tuesday is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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7 9
In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
emilyl added Restaurant

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65 116
Pizzera Uno is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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60 108
Logan's Roadhouse is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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81 148
Friendly's is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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41 78
Fogo de Chão is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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45 86
Morton's The Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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42 88
BD's Mongolian Grill is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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49 107
Grand Lux Cafe LLC is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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37 84
McCormick & Schmick's is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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40 91
Seasons 52 is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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32 86
Shakey's Pizza is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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29 82
Houston's Restaurants, Inc is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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32 91
Legal Seafoods is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Legal Seafoods

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23 82
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Stea... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
jim4stek added Restaurant, Fast food

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24 85
Mitchell's Fish Market is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
Mitchell's Fish Market

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18 85
Smith Wollensky Restaurant Gro... is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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11 86
Aristocrat is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays

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13 98
Chowking is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Birthdays
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