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Bonefish Grill ranks No. 1 for national favorite casual restaurant

Bonefish Grill was voted the No. 1 favorite casual dining restaurant in a survey by Market Force Information of 8,000 consumers. | [Chris Urso, Times]

Bonefish Grill was voted the No. 1 favorite casual dining restaurant in a survey by Market Force Information of 8,000 consumers. | [Chris Urso, Times]

Following flat sales and an adversarial investor, Tampa-based Bloomin' Brands finally has a bit of good news: Americans love its Bonefish Grill restaurant chain. The company, one of four chain restaurants owned by Bloomin', was ranked the top overall favorite casual dining restaurant in a survey of 8,000 consumers by Colorado-based Market Force Information.

"Guests believe it has the highest food quality, friendliest service and most inviting atmosphere," a release said.

The study ranked casual restaurant chains in the following categories: general menu, pizza, Italian, breakfast, buffet, steakhouse and seafood.

Bonefish Grill ranks No. 1 for national favorite casual restaurant 12/01/17 [Last modified: Friday, December 1, 2017 4:46pm]
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