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The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains  

Restaurant Chains
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A list of bar & grill restaurant chains. Sit down bar and grill chains from throughout the United States are included. Restaurant chains offer a familiarity through their decor and menu throughout all of their locations. As such, they tend to be most popular in areas where one would find travelers or tourists. This list focuses primarily on sit-down restaurants and bar and grill restaurant chains.

Fast Food establishments will receive their own list, as will upscale restaurant chains. That said, a few fast food restaurant chains have been included. The idea of a chain restaurants is widely credited to Harland Sanders, more famously known as "Colonel Sanders". By "franchising" out his secret recipe, restaurants that served his food had an advantage as travelers knew what to expect. Today, nearly every cuisine imaginable has a restaurant chain attached to it.

What the top bar and grill restaurant chains? What are the best bar & grill chains in America? That depends entirely on your point of view. Vote for the best bar chains in America that have good food and add any to the list that may be missing. 

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Joe's Crab Shack is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Bennigan's is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Number of Locations 31
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Yard House is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Cheese Burger in Paradise is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Black Bear Diner is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Number of locations 68
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Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Smokey Bones is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Ninety-Nine Restaurant and Pub is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Dick's Last Resort is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Quaker Steak & Lube is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Planet Hollywood is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Number of Locations 16
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Miller's Ale House is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Max & Erma's is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Champps Americana is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Pizza Ranch is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Carino's Italian is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Kings Dining & Entertainme... is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Taco Mac is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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Earls is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Best Bar & Grill Restaurant Chains
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