I've actually been keeping this list for years. The key is to not be so lowbrow as to be kitschy but just off enough to make the girl think "did he really think this was a good place to take me?"
  1. Au Bon Pain
  2. Max Brenner: Chocolate By The Bald Man
  3. Heartland Brewery
  4. Cosi
  5. Sushi Samba
  6. Caliente Cab Company
  7. Dallas BBQ
  8. Chopt
  9. Baluchi's
  10. Rosa Mexicano
  11. Le Pain Quotidien
    Suggested by @julia
  12. Hale and Hearty
    Suggested by @anu