What is your favorite chain restaurant

Every chain restaurant in America - ranked by popularity

Back to yesterday's lunch: have you decided to have a salad as your favorite? Chain restaurant because of its convenience or because you liked the brand itself? In October, Nation's Restaurant News partnered with Datassential, a consumer research brand, to launch their annual Consumer Picks Survey, Which Shows Us How popular restaurants Just pile up because of customer loyalty.




Here Are The 25 Chain Restaurants Nation's Restaurant News Announces 'The Most Loyal Fans' with # 1 most loyal. Is your favorite on the list?



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Maggiano's little Italy

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Customers love the family dinners in this Italian chain. (Although it's not clear what family dining is like in the age of coronavirus.)



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Fans can't get enough of this laid-back sandwich chain. Try the flatbread pizza!

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Carrabbas Italian grill

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Maggiano's isn't the only Italian restaurant that made the list! Who wouldn't want to relax with a glass of Carrabbas Sangria? For recreation of the home experience, try our copycat Carrabba's Blackberry Sangria Recipe.

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Zoë's kitchen

If you crave Mediterranean food, you can't go wrong with a plate from Zoës Kitchen. We love the spinach and feta rollup!

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Starbucks

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Would it be a list of the most popular chains in the country without Starbucks? The coffee chain has countless fans.

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Penn Station

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No, we're not talking about the New York City train station! Penn Station fans know this is home to some really tasty submarines.

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Panera

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Whether you love their bagels or that classic lunch and selection combo, Panera is a popular choice.

18

Freebirds World Burrito

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Freebirds are only found in Utah and Texas, but that didn't stop it from making the list! If you are lucky enough to live near this chain let us know how it is.

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Raising Cane's

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We're not surprised by The Fastest Growing Chicken Chain in the Nation made the list!

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Flame broiler

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This rice bowl chain has locations in California, Arizona, Nevada, Florida, Oklahoma, and Texas, and the fans in these six states are pretty noisy! Try the Angus beef with vegetables over rice.

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Texas Roadhouse

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Who doesn't want a steak and a roll with the chain's delicious honey butter?

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Ruth's Chris Steak House

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If you're in the mood for a fancy steak, there's nothing quite like Ruth's Chris.

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Jet's pizza

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If your favorite pizza is Detroit-style square pizza you're going to love Jets.

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Shane's Rib Shack

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With baby back ribs and pulled pork, Shane's is a must if you're craving for southern food.

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Culvers

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If you've had a frozen pudding from Culver's you'll understand the hype.

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Cafe Rio Mexican grill

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Move, Chipotle! Cafe Rio offers burritos, quesadillas, tacos and much more.

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Krispy Kreme donuts

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Nothing beats a fresh, hot donut straight off the conveyor belt.

8

red lobster

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Who can resist the seafood - and the Cheddar Bay biscuits - at Red Lobster?

7

Cracker Barrel

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With classics from the south such as chicken and dumplings and fried steak, Cracker Barrel delights fans of southern cuisine all over the country.

6

The Madeleine

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This bakery cafe prides itself on serving authentic French food. Why a regular sandwich when you can have a chicken salad croissant?

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Whataburger

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Whataburger has a special place in the hearts of fans with its extra large rolls and jumbo burgers.

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Ledo pizza

Square thin crust pizza is the name of the game at this eatery.

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In-N-Out Burger

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Celebrities and citizens alike flock to this California chain for their burgers and the not-so-secret menu.

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Chick-fil-a

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Chick-fil-A's fans are so loyal that they dress up like cows to get free chicken. So are you really surprised to see the chain on this list?

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Papa Murphys

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For those who prefer to eat at home, Papa Murphy's takeaway pizza is the price.

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