5 Successful Restaurant Chains Serving Famous Food

When you find a reliable restaurant chain, you expand your meal options not just in one place, but all over an entire country or region. While it can be nice to mix things up, it's also good to have standby options certain to deliver delicious and hearty dishes. This list, presented in no particular order, explores chains that are making a splash in the food service industry.

The #1 entry is JINYA Ramen Bar, a chain with locations in the United States and Canada. It is known for its noodle dishes, especially its broth, which is simmered for more than ten hours and made with whole pork bones, chicken, or vegetables, and flavored with bonito, dashi, kombu, and other traditional Japanese ingredients.

JINYA's noodles are handmade, and diners can choose to top their ramen dishes with pork chasu, a poached egg, fresh garlic, and more. The restaurants also serve tapas and craft beer. JINYA has been featured in numerous press outlets, including Thrillist, the Las Vegas Sun, and LAist.

Next up, at #2, we have Del Taco. It was opened in Yermo, California in 1964 by Ed Hackbarth and David Jameson, and has since expanded to hundreds of locations, mostly in the western US. The chain sells a variety of Mexican-influenced fast food dishes, like burritos, quesadillas, nachos, and of course, tacos.

For diners on a budget, the company offers a Del's Dollar Deals menu in which several dishes cost the advertised low rate or less. Many items are available for those who identify as vegetarian or vegan, like the Beyond 8 Layer Burrito, made with a plant-based protein.

Coming in at #3, we present Blaze Pizza. The company has several franchised locations across the United States and in the Middle East. It sells various pizzas, salads, sides, beverages, and desserts. There are also combo meals available to purchase, which include a pie plus a salad or dough knots.

For families wishing to cook at home while keeping things simple, Blaze sells a DIY pizza kit, which comes with a dough ball, dusting flour, sauce, and up to seven toppings. The company prides itself on its eco-friendly packaging, which is recyclable, compostable, or made from post-consumer reclaimed materials.

The #4 entry is Native Grill & Wings. It was founded in Phoenix, Arizona, by New York natives Floyd and Judy Anderson. The menu includes many types of wings in flavors such as Chicken and Waffles, Asiago Parmesan, and Mango Chamoy.

Native Grill offers party platters with plenty of small bites like onion rings, mozzarella sticks, and potato skins for those hosting a soiree. Frequent diners can download a loyalty app to their smartphone and receive reward points for purchases. Native Grill has been featured in many media outlets, such as Fox 10 Phoenix.

Rounding out our list, at #5 is Atomic Wings. The restaurant serves antibiotic and hormone-free chicken in over 14 proprietary sauces, most of which are gluten-free. Founded in New York City in 1989, the chain is predominately located in the northeastern United States.

The restaurant serves antibiotic and hormone-free chicken in over 14 proprietary sauces, most of which are gluten-free.

In addition to wings and a variety of appetizers like waffle fries, Atomic sells sandwiches and salads. Large orders are available, including buckets or party platters of wings. Atomic has been featured in the press multiple times, in outlets such as Cheddar and the Long Island Business News.