Chain Restaurants Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks  

Restaurant Chains
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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
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The Cheesecake Factory is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Chili's is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Red Lobster is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Buffalo Wild Wings is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Kings Dining & Entertainme... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Rob Morris added Kings Dining & Entertainment

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Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Olive Garden is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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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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T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Hard Rock Cafe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Bahama Breeze is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Applebee’s International, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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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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Romano's Macaroni Grill is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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P. F. Chang's China Bistro 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
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Houston's Restaurants, Inc is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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The Old Spaghetti Factory is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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House of Blues is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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Bennigan's is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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The Melting Pot is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Lone Star Steakhouse & Saloon is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks

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Claim Jumper is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Houlihan's is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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BJ's Restaurants, Inc. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
Eating and Drinking Places, Alcoholic beverage

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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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Trader Vic's is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Elephant Bar is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Tony Roma's is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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California Pizza Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Buca di Beppo is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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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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Hooters is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Marie Callender's is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Rainforest Cafe is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Quaker Steak & Lube is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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York Steak House is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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Chevys Fresh Mex is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Restaurant Chains with the Best Drinks
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