Can You Tell Which Chain Restaurant These Meals Are From, Based on a Picture?
By: Talin Vartanian
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About This Quiz
Chain restaurants are popular for a reason: they all specialize in specific cuisine, as well as "famous" dishes. These dishes are typically the most-ordered dishes that keep fans coming back for more.
For example, The Cheesecake Factory offers a diverse menu with plenty of favorites from which to choose. Some of their famous dishes include the Ultimate Red Velvet Cheesecake, as well as the Avocado Egg Rolls and the Shepherd's Pie. Other casual chains, such as Denny's, offer the "Build Your Own Grand Slam," which consists of hearty breakfast items. Higher-end chains also have famous dishes, like the dry-aged New York strip steak at The Capital Grille.
You've probably been to at least a few of these chain restaurants, but if you haven't, don't worry. We've added a hint to every question to help you out if you get stuck. So, do you think you can match these famous dishes to their respective restaurants? Take the quiz now to test your knowledge of these famous chain restaurants!
Cheddar Bay Biscuits are served at this seafood-based restaurant. Can you guess its name?
Buffalo Wild Wings
Diners are treated to freshly baked cheddar bay biscuits, which can be consumed in unlimited quantities at Red Lobster! The biscuits are also made with garlic, parsley, butter and cheddar for a rich flavor.
This pizza eatery is best known for its BBQ Chicken Pizza. Do you know its name?
California Pizza Kitchen
California Pizza Kitchen serves a large variety of pizzas, entrees and desserts, but is perhaps most famous for their BBQ chicken pizza. This pizza is topped with BBQ chicken, red onions, cheese and parsley.
This casual American eatery serves a mean Hash Brown Casserole. Can you guess which restaurant this is?
Buffalo Wild Wings
While IHOP is known for its breakfast entrees, Cracker Barrel is famous for its hash brown casserole. The casserole consists of freshly shredded potatoes and a savory cheese sauce that is baked to a golden perfection.
Avocado Egg Rolls are served at which of these American-style restaurants?
The Cheesecake Factory
With its diverse menu and wide range of cheesecake options, it's no surprise that avocado egg rolls are served at The Cheesecake Factory. This Chinese-inspired appetizer is filled with plenty of avocados and fried to a golden brown color.
Fans love the Sizzling Fajitas at this casual Mexican eatery. Can you identify it?
On The Border
On The Border is a Mexican-style cantina and grill that offers burritos, enchiladas, tacos, and their famous Sizzling Fajitas. The iconic entree also comes with your choice of protein, as well as tortillas, sour cream and pico de gallo.
The Wisconsin Mac and Cheese dish is famous at which of these noodle-based restaurants?
Noodles and Company
Noodles and Company is famous for its Wisconsin Mac and Cheese dish, as well as a variety of other noodles, soups, salads and breads. The famous dish consists of a simple mix of elbow noodles, cheese sauce and cheddar cheese on top.
This pancake lovers' restaurant serves the coveted Breakfast Platter. Can you identify it?
The Cheesecake Factory
The breakfast platter consists of eggs, pancakes, bacon, sausage and ham, as well as hash browns and your choice of sweet syrup. IHOP also serves lunch and dinner entrees, as well as unique pancake choices.
The Chicken Bryan is popular at this Italian restaurant. Can you identify its name?
Carrabba's is an Italian chain that offers a large wine menu, as well as premium pasta, chicken and vegetarian dishes. Their most famous dish, the Chicken Bryan, is made with lemon-basil butter, pasta and goat cheese.
Which of these seafood-based restaurants is home to the Bang Bang Shrimp?
Bonefish Grill serves plenty of freshly-grilled fish, salads, soups and entree bowls. The Bang Bang Shrimp, which is Bonefish Grill's most famous dish, consists of golden-fried shrimp that is enhanced with a slightly-spicy white sauce.
The Ultimate Feast is served at which of these seafood-based restaurants?
While Red Lobster is known for fresh seafood and unlimited cheddar bay biscuits, the Ultimate Feast is also a famous entree there. This hearty dish consists of fried shrimp, garlic shrimp, snow crab legs, a lobster tail and broccoli.
This steak lovers' restaurant is known for the Outlaw Ribeye. Can you guess what the name is?
LongHorn Steakhouse serves a wide variety of steaks, chicken and seafood, as well as their coveted Outlaw Ribeye. This bone-in cut of meat weighs 18 ounces and is grilled with a premium blend of seasonings.
This American restaurant serves steaks, tacos, ribs and the famous Cajun Shrimp and Chicken Pasta. Can you identify it?
Considered to be the most-ordered dish at Fridays, the Cajun Shrimp and Chicken Pasta features shrimp, chicken, peppers and noodles that are mixed with a Cajun sauce. Friday's also offers a large drink menu, as well as decadent desserts, ribs, chicken and steaks.
This American restaurant serves the famous Momma's Pancake Breakfast. What's its name?
Carrabba's Italian Grill
Cracker Barrel serves a variety of American favorites, as well as an all-day breakfast menu. Fans love the simplicity of the Momma's Pancake Breakfast platter, which consists of buttermilk pancakes, eggs and sausage.
This steakhouse serves premium cuts of steak, as well as the famous Center-Cut Sirloin. Can you identify it?
Though fans love the Bloomin' Onion, as well as the high-end cuts of steak at Outback Steakhouse, it's the simplicity of the Center-Cut Sirloin that keeps guests coming back. This tender steak is also best paired with mashed potatoes or veggies.
This Italian restaurant has made the Chicken Alfredo famous. Can you identify it?
The same restaurant that serves unlimited breadsticks is also famous for their Chicken Alfredo dish. Soft strands of fettuccine pasta are tossed with savory alfredo sauce and topped with tender chicken pieces.
Which of these fast food chains serves the Chicken Sandwich?
Chick-fil-A is famous for their coveted chicken sandwich, which is cooked in peanut oil. The sandwich consists of minimal ingredients, with only pickles and a bun in between each piece of fried chicken.
This casual restaurant features The Broccoli Cheddar Soup, as well as freshly baked pastries and bread. What's its name?
The famous broccoli cheddar soup at Panera Bread features bite-sized carrots and broccoli that are simmered in a cheese-based broth. Panera Bread also serves fresh bread, pastries, salads and noodle entrees.
This old-school burger joint made the Original Double ‘N Cheese Steakburger famous. Can you identify it?
Steak 'N Shake
Also known for crispy fries and creamy shakes, Steak 'N Shake is famous for their Original Double ‘N Cheese Steakburger. This burger consists of two steakburgers, jalapenos and grilled onions, as well as tomatoes and lettuce.
This restaurant features a salad and dessert bar, as well as the famous Malibu Chicken. What's its name?
Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen
Similar to a traditional chicken cordon blue dish, the Malibu Chicken at Sizzler's features ham and cheese that are paired with a golden-fried chicken breast. A side of "Malibu sauce" is also served for extra flavor.