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Best chain restaurant

Discussion in 'Anything goes' started by 93Devil, Apr 4, 2008.

  1. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    Here are the qualifiers.

    1. It must have at locations in more than one decent sized city (50,000+)
    2. It must have waitresses. This eliminates fast food chains.
    3. You have to back up your selection with at least a couple of facts or maybe an amusing story or two.

    Have at it.
  2. imjustagirl

    imjustagirl Active Member

    1. Carrabbas. Period. Exclamation point. I will not argue.
  3. slappy4428

    slappy4428 Active Member

    So you like it then.
  4. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    This might be harder to think of because we all seem to remember the crappy times more than the good times.

    I will start nominate Baily's Sports Bar in Virginia and called Fox and Hound in other areas of the country.

    It's a decent sports bar with some added touches that I really like.

    1. Plasma TVs. So bright I can see the action from across the room without straining my eyes.
    2. Good selection of beverages. If I can get my Shiner, I am a happy boy.
    3. Food is pretty decent, although the bar is not set high.
    4. You can stand at a raised bar area in the middle of the room so you can rest your drink.
    5. Tons of seats. Usually you can plant yourself somewhere.
    6. TVs are high in the air, so you can see almost all of them from wherever you are sitting or standing.

    So my opening salvo is for Fox and Hound (or Baily's in you live in Jefferson's land).
  5. spup1122

    spup1122 Guest

    Coltons. Throwing peanuts on the floor may not appeal to many, but their food makes up for it. Fantastic.

    Bailey's is pretty good, too. In some of their places, they don't have plasma's but still a great place.
  6. JR

    JR Well-Known Member

    I can't think of a single damn chain restaurant where the food is anything but mediocre. None.

    But then we don't have the same choices up here.

    However, it's the same crap, different names.
  7. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    ^^^^^^^ The post you knew was coming^^^^^^^

    Anyhoo, Fuddrucker's and Casa Gallardo would be up there. Fuddruckers has great burgers and fries, and a decadent toppings bar. Casa Gallardo has Mexican food to die for.
  8. Mizzougrad96

    Mizzougrad96 Active Member

    I love Bennigans and Chilis...
  9. spup1122

    spup1122 Guest

    I really only like one or two things at chilis. Honestly, I like the cajun chicken pasta and that's about it.
  10. StormSurge

    StormSurge Active Member

    California Pizza Kitchen, if only for their Jamaican Jerk Chicken pizza.
  11. 93Devil

    93Devil Well-Known Member

    But we are having places on this thread already that never graced the other thread.

    That is interesting in itself.

    I still like the mom and pop better, though.
  12. cranberry

    cranberry Well-Known Member

    How about Mortons or Ruth's Chris or even Cheesecake Factory? Step up people.
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