These days, shoppers rarely buy anything without checking online reviews first — it’s so helpful, why not? So when a restaurant has received the most positive reviews online, it’s worth taking note. TripAdvisor recently revealed the best-reviewed restaurants in the U.S. for 2019, and we’re getting hungry!

The world’s largest online travel site divided chain restaurants into three categories based on the number of restaurant locations: small (10-50 locations), medium (51-100 locations), and large (101 or more locations). Rankings for each were determined using an algorithm that took into account the quality, quantity and recency of reviews from all of the chain’s locations over the past 12 months.

So did your favorite hub for grub make the cut? If it didn’t make the top 10 best chain restaurants of the year, pay it a visit, and write it an honest review. You’ll be helping other diners know what a great spot it is.

Top 10 Best-Reviewed Chain Restaurants of the Year

Top 10 Small Chains

  1. Eddie V’s Prime Seafood
  2. Seasons 52
  3. Houston’s
  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 

  1. The Capital Grille
  2. Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar
  3. Texas de Brazil
  4. Yard House
  5. BRIO Tuscan Grille
  6. Portillo’s
  7. Morton’s The Steakhouse
  8. The Melting Pot
  9. Sweet Tomatoes
  10. Another Broken Egg Cafe

Top 10 Large Chains

  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

Also see, Here’s why you may want to skip the pepper shaker the next time you eat out…

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Meghan is a full-time writer exploring the fun facts behind food. She lives a healthy lifestyle but lives for breakfast, dessert and anything with marinara. She’s thrown away just as many meals as she’s proud of.