The Most Popular Restaurants In America

We all know and love McDonalds and the Olive Garden, but have you ever wondered which independent restaurants are the most popular in America? What kinds of food do they serve and what makes them so popular and successful? Well, if like us, you enjoy eating out, this list is for you, here are the 5 most popular restaurants across the country!

Have you been to at least one? Which one would you want to travel to?

1. TAO

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Tao is an asian restaurant in Las Vegas. It opened in 2005, and it can seat up to 400 people. It’s one of the highest grossing independent restaurants in America, and it even has a pool inside! If you enjoy asian food, this restaurant is a must in your next trip to Vegas.

2. JOE’S STONE CRAB

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This restaurant is located in beautiful Miami Beach, and it can seat up to 450 people. But the real kicker is that this restaurant opened back in 1920 and is still alive and kicking. It serves seafood and obviously specializes in delicious crabs, and it’s known for it’s warm and welcoming atmosphere.

3. CARMINE’S


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This Italian restaurant seats 450 people, and it’s based in New York, in the heart of Times Square. It opened in 1992 and it serves Southern Italian dishes. It makes over $35 million a year, and for good reason. If you’re into italian food, you have to check it out.

4. OLD EBBITT GRILL


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This saloon style restaurant is located in Washington, D.C and it one of the busiest restaurants of the city. It seats almost 600 people and it opened in 1856, making it Washington’s oldest restaurant and bar. They offer iconic American meals, and some amazing oyster specials.

5. GIBSONS BAR & STEAKHOUSE

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Finally our 5th restaurant is located in Chicago and is relatively small compared to the others, it only seats 290 people. It opened in  May of 1989. It’s a classic American steakhouse who’s frequented by celebrities and tourists alike. They serve delicious Prime Angus Beef, if you’re particular about you’re steak, this is the place to visit!