Chain Restaurants Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks  

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List Rules Chain restaurants with great cocktails, beer, and/or wine lists

List of the restaurant chains with the best drinks, as ranked by food critics and restaurant enthusiasts. At the end of the day, there’soften nothing better in the world than an alcoholic drink to unwind the stress of a long, tough week. Whether you’re meeting up with a bunch of girlfriends for fruity cocktails or interested in a cold beer while watching a football game, the restaurants on this list can facilitate your de-stressing needs. This list answers the question “What are the best restaurant chains to have a drink?” with businesses that offer wine, cocktails, beer, and whatever other drinks you may fancy.

Some restaurants like BJ’s also serve as breweries and therefore make their own brand of one-of-a-kind drinks. Other restaurants, such as P. F. Chang’s and The Melting Pot, specialize in unique cocktails and high-end, stiff drinks. The steakhouses on this list have full bars with professional bartenders where you can get any type of drink that you can imagine.

This list is filled with restaurants that have amazing food along with the best drinks on the market. Whether you just need to relax after a hard day at work or want to have a fun night with your friends, the restaurants on this list are sure to offer a good time. 

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Outback Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Outback Steakhouse Restaurant

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Chili's is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Chili's Restaurant

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The Cheesecake Factory is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
The Cheesecake Factory Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Red Robin Restaurant, Fast casual restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Red Lobster Restaurant

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Kings Dining & Entertainme... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Rob Morris added Kings Dining & Entertainment

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Buffalo Wild Wings is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Buffalo Wild Wings Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Dave & Buster's Restaurant

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Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Olive Garden Restaurant

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Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Joe's Crab Shack Restaurant

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Bubba Gump Shrimp Company is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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Hard Rock Cafe is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Hard Rock Cafe Restaurant, Hotel, Casino

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T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
T.G.I. Friday's Restaurant

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Bahama Breeze is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Bahama Breeze Restaurant

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Applebee’s International, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Applebee’s International, Inc. Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & W... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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P. F. Chang's China Bistro is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
P. F. Chang's China Bistro Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Romano's Macaroni Grill is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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Benihana is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Benihana Restaurant

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The Old Spaghetti Factory is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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Houston's Restaurants, Inc is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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BJ's Restaurants, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
BJ's Restaurants, Inc. Eating and Drinking Places, Alcoholic beverage

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House of Blues is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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Claim Jumper is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Claim Jumper Restaurant

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Bennigan's is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Bennigan's Restaurant

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The Melting Pot is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
The Melting Pot Restaurant

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Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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Houlihan's is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Houlihan's Restaurant

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McGillin's Olde Ale House is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
McGillin's Olde Ale House Restaurant

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Ponderosa Steakhouse and Bonan... is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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Quaker Steak & Lube is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Jglazer added quaker Steak & Lube Restaurant

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Trader Vic's is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Trader Vic's Restaurant

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Elephant Bar is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Elephant Bar Restaurant

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California Pizza Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
California Pizza Kitchen Restaurant, Food and Beverage, Eating and Drinking Places

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Tony Roma's is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Tony Roma's Restaurant

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ACAPULCO RESTAURANTS INC is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Buca di Beppo Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

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Hooters is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Hooters Restaurant

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Marie Callender's is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Marie Callender's Restaurant

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Rainforest Cafe is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Rainforest Cafe Restaurant

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York Steak House is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
York Steak House Restaurant

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Chevys Fresh Mex is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Chevys Fresh Mex Restaurant