restaurants The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch  

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List of the best restaurant chains for lunch. Going out for lunch is an entirely different atmosphere than dinner. It’s a far more laid back meal, as well as less expensive than dinner. Whether you’re going out fora quick bite to eat, having a lunch meeting with colleagues or potential business partners, or having a relaxing weekend meal with the family, the place you go to lunch should be tailored to your needs. This list answers the question, “What are the best chain restaurants to have lunch?” The restaurants on this list offer specific lunch menus and have the perfect atmosphere for whatever sort of lunch you’re looking to have.

If you have a very small window of time for your work’s lunch break, fast food restaurants like Taco Bell and Quiznos are the best places to pick up a complete meal, eat, and get back to work before the end of your break. Some of the restaurants on this list are made for people with tight budgets, laid back meals, and high quality food. Other restaurants on the listare great for impressing a potential client during a lunch meeting.

The restaurants on this list range from quick bites,business casual, family friendly, to upscale eateries. Whatever sort of lunch you want, or if you are looking for daily deals and good lunch specials, the restaurants on this list offer the best meals for you.

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Five Guys is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Five Guys Restaurant

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The Cheesecake Factory is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Chili's is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Chili's Restaurant

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Buffalo Wild Wings is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Chipotle Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
maura-quast added Red Robin Restaurant, Fast casual restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Olive Garden Restaurant

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Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Taco Bell Restaurant, Fast food

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P. F. Chang's China Bistro is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
P. F. Chang's China Bistro Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Applebee’s International, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Applebee’s International, Inc. Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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California Pizza Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
California Pizza Kitchen Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Eating and Drinking Places

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T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
T.G.I. Friday's Restaurant

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Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Red Lobster Restaurant

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Sonic Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Sonic Drive-In Restaurant

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Kings Dining & Entertainme... is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Rob Morris added Kings Dining & Entertainment

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Fuddruckers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Fuddruckers Restaurant

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Cracker Barrel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Cracker Barrel Restaurant, Retail

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Jersey Mike's Subs is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Jersey Mike's Subs Restaurant

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White Castle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
White Castle Restaurant, Food Manufacturing, Fast food

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Noodles & Company is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Noodles & Company Restaurant

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In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Joe's Crab Shack Restaurant

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Quiznos is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added Quiznos Restaurant, Fast food restaurant

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Hooters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added Hooters Restaurant

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KFC is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added KFC Restaurant, Fast food

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Boston Market is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Boston Market Restaurant

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O'Charley's is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
O'Charley's Restaurant

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Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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Friendly's is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Friendly's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Dave & Buster's Restaurant

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Denny's is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added Denny's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Johnny Rockets is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
maura-quast added Johnny Rockets Restaurant

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Pei Wei Asian Diner is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Pei Wei Asian Diner Restaurant

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The Old Spaghetti Factory is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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Hard Rock Cafe is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added Hard Rock Cafe Restaurant, Hotel, Casino

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La Madeleine is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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Taco Mac is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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Black Angus Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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Portillo's Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Portillo's Restaurant

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Sarku Japan is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Buca di Beppo Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Marie Callender's is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Marie Callender's Restaurant

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Ruby's Diner is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Ruby's Diner Restaurant

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Sizzler is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Sizzler Restaurant

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Chevys Fresh Mex is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Chevys Fresh Mex Restaurant

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Claim Jumper is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Claim Jumper Restaurant

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El Pollo Loco is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
El Pollo Loco Restaurant, Fast food

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Tony Roma's is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Tony Roma's Restaurant