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
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2
107 62
Chili's is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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3
99 59
The Cheesecake Factory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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4
82 51
Buffalo Wild Wings is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

5
60 33
Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
maura-quast added Restaurant, Fast casual restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

6
83 58
Chipotle Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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88 56
Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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8
72 53
Applebee’s International, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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9
66 48
Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Fast food

10
73 59
P. F. Chang's China Bistro is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

11
63 54
Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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12
63 47
Cracker Barrel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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13
57 47
Sonic Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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14
69 61
T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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15
25 11
In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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51 47
California Pizza Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Eating and Drinking Places

17
54 52
Fuddruckers is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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18
43 48
White Castle is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing, Fast food

19
24 18
Kings Dining & Entertainme... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Rob Morris added Kings Dining & Entertainment

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19 18
Noodles & Company is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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21
50 50
KFC is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added Restaurant, Fast food

22
39 39
Jersey Mike's Subs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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23
32 38
Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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24
39 46
Hooters is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added Restaurant

25
40 48
Denny's is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

26
41 47
Quiznos is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added Restaurant, Fast food restaurant

27
28 32
The Old Spaghetti Factory is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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34 46
Friendly's is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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29
37 51
Boston Market is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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26 39
Hard Rock Cafe is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added Restaurant, Hotel, Casino

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21 30
Johnny Rockets is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
maura-quast added Restaurant

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25 35
Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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33
28 47
Pei Wei Asian Diner is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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34
9 19
O'Charley's is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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35
28 47
Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

36
19 32
Marie Callender's is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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37
22 38
Black Angus Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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20 35
Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

39
15 39
El Pollo Loco is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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40
14 31
Portillo's Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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41
13 35
Ruby's Diner is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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42
16 36
Sizzler is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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43
3 14
Taco Mac is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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15 37
Chevys Fresh Mex is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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45
14 36
Claim Jumper is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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46
3 15
Sarku Japan is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

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3 15
La Madeleine is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch

48
12 41
Tony Roma's is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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