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We often celebrate the fancier end of the dining spectrum at Time Out, crowning the linen-favoring best French restaurants in America and celebrating the country’s coziest and most elegant and best wine bars in America. Here, we shuffle down the spectrum a touch to hail the efforts those big-on-flavor, short-on-frills eateries that are always there, waiting (often by a roadside late at night) to serve up heaping plates of deliciousness and familiarity: America’s best chain restaurants. They’re the guys serving some of the best burgers in America, giving us breakfast at all hours, and pouring us cocktails the size of our heads. Their signature dishes—hello, Olive Garden breadsticks, my old friends—are household names, and their servers always come with a side of excellent chat. Here, we rate and rank the best chain restaurants in America.