10 Beloved Restaurants From the 1980s

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Planet Hollywood - Founded in 1991 but reached the height of its popularity in the late 1980s and 1990s, known for its movie memorabilia and themed decor.

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Hard Rock Cafe - Established in 1971 but became a cultural icon in the 1980s with its rock 'n' roll memorabilia and themed restaurants around the world.

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Rainforest Cafe - Inspired by the lush environments of tropical rainforests, this restaurant chain began in the early 1990s but gained popularity in the late 1980s.

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Bennigan's - Known for its Irish pub-themed atmosphere and menu, Bennigan's was a popular chain restaurant in the 1980s.

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Chi-Chi's - A Mexican-themed restaurant chain that was popular in the 1980s, known for its festive atmosphere and menu items.

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Ruby Tuesday - Founded in 1972 but expanded rapidly in the 1980s, known for its salad bar and casual dining experience.

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T.G.I. Friday's - A casual dining chain that became popular in the 1980s, known for its American cuisine and lively atmosphere.

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Sizzler - A steakhouse chain that was popular in the 1980s, known for its steak, seafood, and salad bar.

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Houlihan's - Known for its eclectic menu and casual dining atmosphere, Houlihan's was a popular restaurant chain in the 1980s.

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Red Lobster - Founded in 1968 but gained popularity in the 1980s, known for its seafood menu and casual dining experience.

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