10 Most Underrated Chain Restaurants


Maggiano's should be higher on everyone's list because it has some of the most memorable pasta entrees out there. The absolute best is probably the Shrimp

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They offer fresh farm-to-table ingredients that kick their competitors out of the water. We suggest ordering a stack of Lemon Ricotta Pancakes for a satisfying morning meal.

Moe's Southwest Grill

Moe's blows everyone out of the water with their iconic loaded quesadilla stacks, filled with as many or as little toppings as you want and pressed to crunchy gooey perfection.

Bonefish Grill

Bonefish Grill serves up some of the freshest seafood. This semi-upscale spot is a national chain that deserves more recognition for their unique dishes

Hook & Reel

This Cajun seafood restaurant chain should be top of mind for those who love bold seafood flavors. Order their famous Seafood Combo and you'll get a ½ pound of choice fresh seafood

JINYA Ramen Bar

This hip ramen franchise is best known for its signature stocks and broths that are simmered for more than 10 hours. You can't go wrong with their two most popular dishes


The best item on the menu is the Chicken Queso Bowl which features adobo chicken, cilantro lime rice, black beans, corn salsa, and pico de gallo, all topped with their signature 3-cheese queso.

Luke's Lobster

This fast-growing fast-casual chain specializes in fresh and sustainable seafood dishes. Their most famous menu item is the classic lobster roll


You can't go wrong with fried chicken, but have you ever had Korean fried chicken? Bonchon is like the high-end KFC of Korean chicken wings and is severely overlooked in the chicken-community.

California Pizza Kitchen

The Beverly Hills-founded pizza joint has always been known for its famous BBQ Chicken Pizza, but keep a lookout for some newer items like the Shanghai Bowl with seared shrimp