Restaurants The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions  

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List Rules Restaurant chains (at least 5 franchises) good for memorable fancy dinners

List of the best restaurants to go to for special occasions.It’s not often you get to celebrate a great event in your life. When somebodyin your family has graduated from high school or college, passed a particularlytough test, landed their dream job, gotten engaged, or one of hundreds of otherreasons to enjoy a celebratory meal, you want to find the best restaurantpossible to host your little party. Many of these restaurants can host largeparties, if you’re looking to invite everybody you know. Other restaurants areperfect for an intimate meal with your loved ones where you can sit back with acocktail and delicious food.
 

If you’re looking for an inexpensive place to celebrate witha slice of pie and other comfort foods, chain restaurants like Coco’s Bakeryand Marie Callender’s have just what you need. For a more upscale celebration asteakhouse, Italian, or Chinese restaurant is the perfect location. Restaurantslike Hard Rock Café and House of Blues have interesting musical ambiance thatcan make for a fun party.
 

This list answers the question, “What are the best chainrestaurants for special occasions?” Whether you want a rare, classy meal or arelooking for a laid back time, the restaurants on this list are perfect.

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The Cheesecake Factory is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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The Melting Pot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
The Melting Pot Restaurant

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Houston's Restaurants, Inc is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions

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On the Border Mexican Grill & ... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions

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Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Olive Garden Restaurant

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Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Red Lobster Restaurant

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Morton's The Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Morton's Steakhouse Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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LongHorn Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
LongHorn Steakhouse Restaurant

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Outback Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Outback Steakhouse Restaurant

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Hard Rock Cafe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Hard Rock Cafe Restaurant, Hotel, Casino

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P. F. Chang's China Bistro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
P. F. Chang's China Bistro Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Joe's Crab Shack Restaurant

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Maggiano's Little Italy is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions

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The Old Spaghetti Factory is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions

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Claim Jumper is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Claim Jumper Restaurant

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Black Angus Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions

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Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Buca di Beppo Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Marie Callender's is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Marie Callender's Restaurant

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Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions

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Capital Grille Holdings Inc is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions

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McCormick & Schmick's is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
McCormick & Schmick's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places, Catering

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California Pizza Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
California Pizza Kitchen Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Eating and Drinking Places

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Logan's Roadhouse is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Logan's Roadhouse Restaurant

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Ponderosa Steakhouse and Bonan... is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions

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Coco's Bakery is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Coco's Bakery Restaurant, Bakery

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House of Blues is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions

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Grand Lux Cafe LLC is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions

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Valentino's is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Valentino's Restaurant, Food Manufacturing

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Chevys Fresh Mex is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Chevys Fresh Mex Restaurant

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Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions

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Legal Seafoods is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Legal Seafoods

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Dickey's Barbecue Pit is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions

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Tony Roma's is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Tony Roma's Restaurant

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CraftWorks Restaurants & Brewe... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Rock Bottom Restaurant

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Max & Erma's is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Max & Erma's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Elephant Bar is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Elephant Bar Restaurant

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Trader Vic's is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Trader Vic's Restaurant

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Damon's Grill is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
Damon's Grill Restaurant