There are plenty of factors to consider when choosing a restaurant—the quality of the food, the price point, and the location are typically at the top of the list. But sometimes the full experience is the real draw, which is why themed restaurants are so popular.
Of course, there are always the tried-and-true chains like Rainforest Cafe, Planet Hollywood, and The Hard Rock Cafe—but if you’re looking for a more unique experience, a little digging shows that there are themed restaurant gems all over the country. Popular themes include retro (whether it’s throwing it back to the 1950s or all the way to the Medieval era), but that’s just the tip of the iceberg because some restaurant owners get seriously creative when it comes to choosing their theme.
Thanks to reviews and feedback from locals and tourists alike, we put together a definitive list of the best themed restaurants