Food 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
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The Melting Pot is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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Morton's The Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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Outback Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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Houston's Restaurants, Inc is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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LongHorn Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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On the Border Mexican Grill & ... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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Hard Rock Cafe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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P. F. Chang's China Bistro is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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Maggiano's Little Italy is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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Joe's Crab Shack 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
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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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Capital Grille Holdings Inc is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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Marie Callender's is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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California Pizza Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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McCormick & Schmick's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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House of Blues is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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Chevys Fresh Mex is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurants for Special Occasions
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