Over the last few months, Sioux Falls has seen dozens of new restaurants open in town, with others slated to open soon. But there are still more restaurants out there.

Recently we asked our Facebook fans to tell us what restaurants they would like to see open in Sioux Falls. We then took the dozens of nominations and asked people to vote online. And boy did you - over 5,000 votes! So, here are the top 12 restaurants people would like to see come to Sioux Falls.

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    Steak 'n Shake

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    Steak 'n Shake Operations, Inc., or simply Steak 'n Shake, is a casual restaurant chain located primarily in the Midwestern and Southern United States with locations also in the Northeastern and Southwestern United States, and Europe. - Wikipedia

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    Dunkin' Donuts

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    Long-running chain serving signature donuts, breakfast sandwiches & a variety of coffee drinks.

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    The Old Spaghetti Factory

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    The Old Spaghetti Factory is an Italian-style chain restaurant in the United States and Canada. The U.S. restaurants are owned by OSF International, based in Portland, Oregon, while the Canadian restaurants are owned by The Old Spaghetti Factory Canada Ltd. In 2003, the U.S. company alone had 45 restaurants, in 14 states and Japan, and sales of $105 million. The U.S. firm also operated an Old Spaghetti Factory in Hamburg, Germany, from 1983 to 1993, but that was its only European location. - Wikipedia

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    Bubba Gump Shrimp Company

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    The Bubba Gump Shrimp Company Restaurant and Market is a seafood restaurant chain inspired by the 1994 film Forrest Gump. As of July 2015, forty Bubba Gump Shrimp Co. restaurants operate worldwide. Twenty-nine of these locations are in the United States, four are in Mexico, three are in Malaysia, and one each in London, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, and the Philippines. The company is based in Houston, Texas, and has been a division of Landry's Restaurants since 2010. - Wikipedia

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    T.G.I. Friday's

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    TGI Friday's is an American restaurant chain focusing on casual dining. The company is a unit of the Sentinel Capital Partners and TriArtisan Capital Partners, who purchased the company from Carlson Companies in May 2014.[2] The name is asserted to stand for "Thank Goodness It's Friday", although as of 2010 some television commercials for the chain have also made use of the alternative phrase, "Thank God It's Friday's."[3] The chain is known for its appearance, with red-striped canopies, brass railings, Tiffany lamps, and frequent use of antiques as decor.

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    Joe's Crab Shack

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    Joe's Crab Shack is an American chain of beach-themed seafood casual dining restaurants owned by Ignite Restaurant Group. Founded in Houston, Texas, the restaurant now operates locations all across the United States of America. It serves seafood and American cuisine. The restaurants also have a gift shop that sells t-shirts featuring phrases advertising Joe's seafood choices. It is based in Houston. - Wikipedia

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    Golden Corral

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    Golden Corral is an American family-style restaurant chain serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, and featuring a large all-you-can-eat buffet and grill offering numerous hot and cold dishes, a carving station and their Brass Bell Bakery. It is a privately held company headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States, with locations in forty-one states.

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    In-N-Out Burger

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    In-N-Out Burger is a regional chain of fast food restaurants with locations primarily in the American Southwest and Pacific coast.[3] Founded in Baldwin Park, California, in 1948 by Harry Snyder and his wife Esther Snyder, the chain is currently headquartered in Irvine, California. In-N-Out Burger has slowly expanded outside Southern California into the rest of California, as well as into Arizona, Nevada, Utah, Texas and recently Oregon. The current owner is Lynsi Snyder, the only grandchild of the Snyders. - Wikipedia

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    Chick-fil-A is an American fast food restaurant chain headquartered in the Atlanta suburb of College Park, Georgia, specializing in chicken sandwiches. Founded in May 1946, it has more than 1,950 restaurants, mainly in the southeastern United States. The company's culture is influenced by its founder Truett Cathy's Southern Baptist beliefs; all Chick-fil-A restaurants are closed for business on Sunday as well as Thanksgiving and Christmas. - Wikipedia

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    P. F. Chang's China Bistro

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    P. F. Chang's is an Asian-themed US casual dining restaurant chain owned and operated by Centerbridge Partners and headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona. As of October 2014, P. F. Chang's operated 204 restaurants in the United States and 56 in international markets under licensee agreements. Countries include Canada, Puerto Rico, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Panama, Turkey, Lebanon, Philippines and the Middle East.[3] It is the largest full service, casual dining Chinese restaurant chain in the United States with locations across the country. - Wikipedia

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    Dave & Buster's

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    Dave & Buster's is an American restaurant and entertainment business headquartered in Dallas, Texas.[2] Each Dave and Busters has a full-service restaurant and a video arcade. As of November 2014, the company has 73 locations across the United States and one restaurant in Canada. The company does not license the D&B concept internationally or domestically. - Wikipedia

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    The Cheesecake Factory

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    The Cheesecake Factory, Inc., is a distributor of cheesecakes and restaurant company based in the United States. The company operates 185 full-service dining restaurants: 165 under The Cheesecake Factory brand, 11 under the Grand Lux Cafe brand and one under the RockSugar Pan Asian Kitchen brand. The Cheesecake Factory also operates two bakery production facilities—in Calabasas, California and Rocky Mount, North Carolina—and licenses two bakery-based menus for other food service operators under The Cheesecake Factory Bakery Cafe marque. Its cheesecakes and other baked goods can also be found in the cafes of many Barnes & Noble stores. - Wikipedia