This Top 10 Chain Restaurants of 2019 selections was based off of TripAdvisor‘s recent research. They were successfully able to determine the Top 10 Chain restaurants in 3 overall categories. Chains: 10-50 locations, Chains: 51-100 locations, and Chains: 101+ locations.
These rankings “are based on the quality, quantity and recency of reviews from TripAdvisor diners” within the past calendar year from December 1, 2017 through November 30, 2018.
The Top 2019 Chain Restaurants: Small, Medium, and Large
Top 10 Small Chains (10-50 locations)
1. Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
2. Seasons 52
4. Ocean Prime
5. J. Alexander’s
6. Fogo de Chão
7. Pappadeaux Seafood Kitchen
8. Half Shell Oyster House
9. Biaggi’s Ristorante Italiano
10. Maggiano’s Little Italy
Top 10 Medium Chains (51-100 locations)
1. The Capital Grille
2. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
3. Texas de Brazil
4. Yard House
5. BRIO Tuscan Grille
7. Morton’s The Steakhouse
8. The Melting Pot
9. Sweet Tomatoes
10. Another Broken Egg Cafe
Top 10 Large Chains (101+ locations)
1. Ruth’s Chris Steak House
2. The Cheesecake Factory
3. Bonefish Grill
4. Texas Roadhouse
5. Mellow Mushroom
6. In-N-Out Burger
7. First Watch The Daytime Cafe
8. Jason’s Deli
9. Corner Bakery Cafe
10. Blaze Pizza
“Chain restaurants are integral to the American dining experience as they offer consumers convenient and satisfying meals for all occasions, For the first time, TripAdvisor is ranking restaurant chains that provide exemplary food, service and value to diners. Every company featured in these rankings should be proud of the recognition they are receiving from TripAdvisor’s community of millions of travelers and locals searching our site for a great place to eat.”Bertrand Jelensperger, senior vice president for TripAdvisor Restaurants.
TripAdvisor, the world’s largest travel site, enables travelers to unleash the full potential of every trip. With 702 million reviews and opinions covering the world’s largest selection of travel listings worldwide – covering 8 million accommodations, airlines, experiences, and restaurants — TripAdvisor provides travelers with the wisdom of the crowds to help them decide where to stay, how to fly, what to do and where to eat.
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