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AMERICAN RESTAURANTS AND HOW THEY WORK

American restaurants are famous worldwide for their eclectic flavours and varieties, and their expertise at bringing cuisines from everyone and turning it into something so authentically “American.”

Here are the best American restaurants that you can check out when you are there.

Red Lobster

You must have heard these American restaurants get mentioned in a lot of shows and movies, and rightly so.

Starting as a casual dining concept for seafood for people who were on a budget, it has expanded itself into a household name for people who love seafood. Its sales are a whopping $2.42 billion.

It is popular for its cheddar biscuits, snow crab legs, coconut shrimp and rock lobster.

It was also mentioned by Beyonce in her song Formation, so we know that the queen of music herself vouches for it.

Outback Steakhouse

Started in Tampa, these Australian-themed American restaurants are popular for their innovative items on the menu, the newest addition being French-fry-topped, loaded Bloomin’Onion. While it is high in calories, it is nothing new for people who have been frequenting Outback Steakhouse. They are known for their food that will make you want to keep coming back for more.

They have grilled chicken, tender ribs, potatoes and fresh seafood as well.

Bonefish Grill

Another Tampa native, Bonefish Grill is an American restaurants that focuses on providing you with fresh and simple seafood. In 2016, Bonefish Grill was voted the best restaurant for quality food in a Technomic survey. This goes on to show how they are true to their words, they do provide you with impeccable service and good food.

Yard House

Our next restaurant is from Orlando, Florida. With 61 locations all over the USA, this is an American restaurants that people keep revisiting. The reason for it is the ambience and the food. You have lovely music, great drinks and food that you will remember for days to come. It was deemed the sixth fastest-growing chain in 2015.

They have more than a hundred brews on draft and a keg room that has 4000 gallon worth of beer in it.

Yard House is known for its wide variety of beers and every selection is well thought out and has something fresh to offer to you.

You will have a lovely time at the Yard House, and it is the perfect place for people who consider good food, brews and music to be the definition of a night well spent.

Bahama Breeze Island Grille

This may not be as big as the other names on the list, but we had to include it. Bahama Breeze Island Grille only has 37 locations throughout America.

It is a Caribbean-inspired American restaurants that serves food that will leave you wanting more and tropical cocktails that go well with the mood and food.

It is perfect for people who want flavour, spice and colour in their lives. Think of lots of rum, coconut, and an intoxicating atmosphere.

If you want someone to vouch for this place, just remember this chain is handled by the same company that handles Olive Garden. Speaking of which…

Olive Garden

Think American restaurants, think Olive Garden. Famous not just for multiple memes about their endless bread, this chain restaurant is known for being affordable and being classy in its way. You can get absolutely tasty food here and can use it for celebrations, a quiet date or a fun random outing with friends when no one feels like cooking but wants to catch up over some food.

And everybody loves pasta, right? The olive garden has been hiking up sales because of its never-ending pasta promotions, and we think that is worth trying once and then coming back over and over.

The Cheesecake Factory

The Big Bang Theory anyone? Started as a family business that excelled at cheesecakes, it is now home to 50 cheesecake varieties. They are true to their tagline that says “something for everyone,” and you will find your go-to order real soon.

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is another authentic American restaurants that are one of our favourites.

Opened in 1969 in Texas, this restaurant offers fluffy biscuits and all things Southern. It is also the most affordable option on this list.  Regular customers swear by the chicken n’ dumplings and country-fried steak. You will also be getting a generous side of turnip greens, mashed potatoes with gravy and fried okra.

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen

If you are someone who does not trust restaurants and how they function, then we challenge you to find something wrong with Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen. True to their name, they make everything from scratch.

There is a wonderful 575 calories and under the menu that has, you guessed it, everything that will have calories under 575. You get tasty options as well – the grilled Baja chicken is a hit among everyone, whether diet conscious or not.

Longhorn Steakhouse

How can we talk about American restaurants and not talk about steakhouses? Started in Orlando, Florida, the Longhorn Steakhouse is now open at 487 locations all over the US. They are known for their chicken, salmon and of course the tender filets that will explode in your mouth.

You will also get a wide selection of margaritas that have all the fruity flavours that you could imagine.

Texas Roadhouse

This is one of those places that will quickly become one of your top choices when it comes to American restaurants.

They are popular for their hand-cut steaks, ribs, and unlimited freshly baked bread. You will also have wonderful options for sides that also have generous helpings. Since it is a family-run restaurant, there is always a welcome and homely atmosphere that will make you keep coming back for more. It is also affordable and is known for its wonderful service. What else could a girl want, right? Or anyone who loves food for that matter.

We hope this list helps you decide where you want to go the next time. Or you could just go to all these places one by one and conclude your own. If you also have a girlfriend who can never decide where you want to eat, you can draw up this list and check out each place and have fun date nights as well. Happy eating!