Food 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
127 70
Chili's is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant
3
110 68
The Cheesecake Factory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places
4
92 57
Buffalo Wild Wings is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places
5
93 63
Chipotle Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
6
103 65
Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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7
69 44
Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
maura-quast added Restaurant, Fast casual restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places
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75 55
Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Fast food
9
76 61
Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant
10
81 63
Applebee’s International, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places
11
75 52
Cracker Barrel is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Retail
12
80 68
P. F. Chang's China Bistro is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places
13
65 55
Sonic Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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14
58 53
California Pizza Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Eating and Drinking Places
15
74 68
T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant
16
60 58
Fuddruckers is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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17
32 19
In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
daisychaingurl41 added Restaurant
18
25 23
Noodles & Company is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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19
47 56
White Castle is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing, Fast food
20
45 51
Hooters is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added Restaurant
21
58 59
KFC is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added Restaurant, Fast food
22
44 45
Jersey Mike's Subs is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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23
35 45
Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
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24
43 57
Denny's is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places
25
46 53
Quiznos is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurant Chains for Lunch
wiabux added Restaurant, Fast food restaurant