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The Best Theme Restaurant Chains 

Restaurant Chains
Updated October 13, 2018 2.6k votes 433 voters 17.8k views 33 items

List Rules Restaurant franchises with special themes only

A list of the best theme restaurant chains. Tired of the same old place to eat? Are you looking for dining with a little more excitement? Try browsing through our list of favorite theme restaurants to find a new dining place to try. With our list of most popular theme restaurant chains ranked at the top, it will be easy to find a new and exciting theme restaurant in an area near you. If you don’t see your favorite themed restaurant listed here, there’s no need to worry. Simply add your special theme restaurant chain and see where it ranks in order of most popular to least.

Are you wondering what a theme restaurant is? From the wild jungle excitement of the Rainforest Café to the sea atmosphere of Long John Silver’s, chain restaurants with themes bring just the right touch of atmosphere to provide a new type of dining experience. Theme restaurants are especially liked by children, so families will enjoy trying new chain restaurants with special themes, no matter where they are or what they are doing.

So browse through our list of popular chain restaurants with themes to find a new dining adventure for the evening, and then come back home and rank your new favorite theme restaurant so that it can get moved to a higher spot on the list.
list ordered by
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Hard Rock Cafe is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Hotel, Casino
2
Rainforest Cafe is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
3
Medieval Times is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
Medieval Times
4
Dave & Buster's is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
5
Outback Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
6
Cracker Barrel is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Retail
7
Johnny Rockets is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
8
Bubba Gump Shrimp Compan... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
9
Jimmy Buffett's Margarit... is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
10
The Melting Pot is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
The Melting Pot Restaurant
11
Planet Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
12
LongHorn Steakhouse is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
dan the critic added Restaurant
13
Applebee's is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
dan the critic added Applebee's
14
Kings Dining & Enter... is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
Rob Morris added Kings Dining & Entertainment
15
ESPN Zone is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
16
Hooter's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
dan the critic added Hooter's
17
Dolly Parton's Dixie Sta... is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
Dolly Parton's Dixie Stampede
18
Ihop is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
dan the critic added Ihop
19
Mellow Mushroom is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
emlyt added
20
Chuck E. Cheese's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places, Fast food
21
Ruby's Diner is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
22
Logan's Roadhouse is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
John Harcrow JR added Restaurant
23
T.G.I. Friday's is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
dan the critic added Restaurant
24
Denny's is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
dan the critic added Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places
25
Jekyll & Hyde Club ... is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Theme Restaurant Chains
Jekyll & Hyde Club