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.
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The Legendary Burger is famous for its juicy beef patty and piled-high toppings. Some of these include onion rings, BBQ sauce, bacon, lettuce, tomatoes and cheese.
Outback Steakhouse serves steaks, salads, chicken dishes and most notably, the Bloomin' Onion. This appetizer is a large onion that is fried to perfection, and served with savory dipping sauce.
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.
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.
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.
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.
P.F. Chang's is known for its traditional Chinese-style menu, as well as its famous chicken lettuce wraps. The appetizer consists of lettuce cups and plenty of stir-fried chicken filling.
Red Robin is known for its delicious burgers and fries, with the Royal Red Robin Burger as one of the most ordered dishes. The burger is topped with lettuce, bacon, tomatoes and a fried egg.
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.
Olive Garden is an American-Italian restaurant best known for its soups, salads, pasta and unlimited breadsticks. The breadsticks are soft and chewy in texture and feature garlic and butter flavors.
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.
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.
Friendly's is known for serving American-style breakfast, lunch, dinner and dessert options. Their Honey BBQ Chicken Melt is a fan-favorite due to the bacon, honey and ranch flavors.
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.
The surf n' turf dish at Applebee's consists of Cajun-style mushrooms, shrimp, potatoes and chicken. Applebee's also serves burgers, tacos and ribs.
Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. is best known for serving plenty of seafood, tacos, ribs, soups and salads. Their most famous dish, the Forrest’s Seafood Feast, consists of fried cod, hush puppies and shrimp.
Known for serving savory chicken and side dishes, Boston Market attracts plenty of fans with their simple Rotisserie Chicken. The crispy skin contains plenty of herb and garlic flavors.
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.
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.
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.
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 steak dish is tossed with a garlic-soy sauce and thick pieces of green onions. P.F. Chang's is also known for dim sum, fried rice, and chicken lettuce wraps.
While Arby's is known for their roast beef sandwiches, fans equally love the Greek-style gyros. Each gyro is topped with lettuce, tomatoes, red onions and special sauce.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The "Build Your Own Grand Slam" at Denny's consists of eggs, bacon, pancakes and grilled sausage links. The Grand Slam was also named after Hank Aaron, who played for the Atlanta Braves.
Though variations of the old-school buttermilk pancakes have been created at IHOP, fans still flock here for the original recipe. Pancakes are also topped with butter, and the diner's choice of syrup.
Texas Roadhouse serves a variety of Southern-American comfort food, such as steaks, chicken, bread and mac and cheese. The 6-ounce sirloin remains one of the most-ordered dishes to date.
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.
While Chili's is also famous for their ribs, steaks, and pasta dishes, it's the Spicy Grilled Shrimp Tacos that draws customers in. Each taco comes with avocados, savory shrimp and pico de gallo.
The loaded potato skins at Friday's are topped with sour cream, diced avocado and bacon bits. Friday's was also known as "TGI Fridays" before its name change.
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.
This surf n' turf dish consists of tender steak and seasoned shrimp that is topped with a parmesan-cream sauce. The dish is also served with veggies and mashed potatoes.
Diners don't just flock to Waffle House for the waffles, but for this smothered hashbrown dish. Each hashbrown is covered in onions, tomatoes, cheese, mushrooms, and other vegetables.
The Whiskey River BBQ Burger is piled high with fried onions, lettuce, tomatoes, cheese and plenty of BBQ sauce. Diners can also pair their meal with a soup, salad or an order of fries.