Best Fast Food Restaurants

The Top Ten

1 McDonald's McDonald's McDonald's is an American fast food company, founded in 1940 as a restaurant operated by Richard and Maurice McDonald, in San Bernardino, California, United States. They rechristened their business as a hamburger stand. The first time a McDonald's franchise used the Golden Arches logo was in 1953 at more.

How the hell is McDonald's even on number 1 while Burger King number 3?! Man, have you ever tasted the chicken/beef burgers of Burger King's?! If so, I bet the arrangement of this list would totally change. The McDonald's idea itself just gives you a bad taste in the mouth, it just forces you to forget experience tasting it. The first time I remember ordering a meal of McDonald's left me a bad memory, ending up vomiting my way home (literally). Fortunately, I found myself not puking the second time I ate a meal of it, though I just realized that the taste of a meal wasn't exactly the main ingredient to a person's enjoyment but the toy just seem to eat those highly-sugared meals to get those toys. The whole thing might be obvious, thinking that it might be deceiving. Dear taster, if you want the real taste of beef patties dipped in a variable types of sauces with some vegetable and bacon slices...I suggest you to leave this trash restaurant and go to a better one, Burger ...more - xXLittleQueensXx

I really have no idea why this #1 McDonalds chicken is so bad and I cannot eat it without something to add to it. The chicken might be real but it looks and taste fake. Their fries usually are like burnt. Chick fil should be #1 because you can tell their chicken is real, they have good sauce and fries. Although their are many things wrong with McDonalds I still eat it, it is very classic and it might always be really popular

The good thing is that the French fries in McDonalds are good and that they put little toys in kiddie meals but the bad thing is the chicken Mcnuggets taste HORRIBLE! Burger King has much more fair deals like the 2 for 5 and they have chicken fries back in Burger King and they were the most tastiest chicken fries I have ever tasted. The dollar menu is sucks because they should know that they really don't make their burgers good somehow. Another thing is that the chicken select tenders they sell there, that idea was first made by Burger King's tenders and they copied that idea! Whoever likes McDonalds is sucks!


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2 Subway Subway Subway is a privately held American fast food restaurant franchise that primarily purveys submarine sandwiches (subs) and salads. Subway is one of the fastest-growing franchises in the worldand, as of June 2017, has approximately 45,000 stores located in more than 100 countries. More than half of the more.

How the hell is McDonalds above Subway? Subway is delicious AND HEALTHY FOR YOU! I love Subway. The food is always fresh, their cookies are delicous, their fountain drinks are tasty. And come on people, you get to pretty much make your own meal. You decide what goes on your sub, type of bread, what more could you ask for? Even if your not a fan of vegetables, you can choose your favorite veggies, meat, cheese, bread, and make something you truly like. This place is 1000 times better than McDonalds. Mcdonalds just clogs your arteries. - dragonfly99

Not healthy, but probably better for you than most other fast food places. - 3DG20

I love the cookies, I love the subs. I love Subway. It's the bomb! Sometimes I just go to Subway to get me a delicious Cookie :) They are so good and so delicious. Dang, just writing about this makes me want to go to Subway now

I love Subway. You can get whatever you want and with about over 9 million combinations of sandwiches, you will never get bored with the food. Plus, they have delicious cookies, chips, pretzels, ICEEs, and pizza! The service is good, and there's one about everywhere. And it's HEALTHY. Vote for Subway! - bubbles1111

Subway is just the best, period. - Userguy44

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3 Burger King Burger King Burger King (BK) is an American global chain of hamburger fast food restaurants. Headquartered in the unincorporated area of Miami-Dade County, Florida, the company was founded in 1953 as InstaBurger King, a Jacksonville, Florida-based restaurant chain. After Insta-Burger King ran into financial difficulties more.

Course McDonald's is great, but Burger King's food is much better and much more quality. The fries are so much better at Burger King, and the chicken is so much better it's insane. Compare Burger King's Chicken Royale to McDonald's McChicken Sandwich, the Chicken Royale is so much better. However Burger King is more expensive here in Britain, but still, it's worth the extra few pounds. - EvilAngel

McDonalds- Fried burgers, greasy fries, Small burgers, expensive prices good breakfast

Burger King- Flame broiled burgers, tasty fries, good hershey pies, big burgers, cheap.

Overall: Burger king can kick mcdonalds a

I'm always having a menu (at McDonald's as well as at Burger King). Actually I don't see a big difference between the burgers - I love the 1955-Burger and the Big Tasty Bacon as well as the Double Steakhouse), but the salad you get at Burger King is not only much better than the McDonald's salad, it's also much bigger and many more components. That's why Burger King is better than McDonald's.

For kings mf

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4 Wendy's Wendy's Wendy's is an American international fast food restaurant chain founded by Dave Thomas on November 15, 1969, in Columbus, Ohio. The company moved its headquarters to Dublin, Ohio, on January 29, 2006. As of 2016, Wendy's was the world's third largest hamburger fast food chain with 6,500+ locations, more.

Ten years ago they were pretty good. Then 3 years ago they were terrible and disgusting. Now they got terrible ratings and a bad reputation. Now they went fresh, and they truly are. You know how you look at the commercials and it looks so good yet when you get it its slop. Well wendys has improved 101 percent and what you see on the commercial is what it looks like. It drips with juice. Not grease, juice and is made when you order. They have improved and I promise they have. I got the 1/2 pound hamburger because I'm in good health and the lettuce was taken strait off a head of lettuce, fresh tomatoes and I don't know about the cheese but the meat was steaming and juicy and not at all greasy. I felt just fine for the rest of the day. The fries are not that great because they were not soaked in grease for instance COUGH MC COUGH COUGH DONALDS COUGH. Oh sorry had something in my throat. Anyways the fries were made when ordered and I could tell because they were hot and had the outside ...more

Wendy's has the best fast food burgers by far! Baconators are the greatest sandwich ever created! Wendy's by far has the best chicken products of any fast food chain as well. Their wraps are the best and their salads are the best too.

I used to work at several Wendy's, in about a 12 year span. They have no microwaves to reheat cold food. No heat lamps to keep your burger warm until it's ordered. When you order a burger it comes straight off the grill and on to your tray or bag. Freshest toppings around!

I went to Wendy's and can say I was easily dissapointed. I thought they had improved, but they're just as mediocre as ever. I waited in a line of cars for 35 damn minutes and when I finally got my burger, large fries, and drink, it tasted bland. - shiftaltkey

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5 KFC KFC KFC, until 1991 known as Kentucky Fried Chicken, is an American fast food restaurant chain that specializes in fried chicken. Headquartered in Louisville, Kentucky, it is the world's second-largest restaurant chain (as measured by sales) after McDonald's, with almost 20,000 locations globally in 123 more.

No no no! How is KFC 7th on this list? McDonald's is absolutely disgusting! Little kids only like McDonald's because there's some stupid little toy inside and because of that stupid clown!

I love KFC rarely get the chance to eat it. Dream and droll over the thought of it most off the time. The coating on the chicken is to die for.

KFC is heaven. Everyone in my class loves it! Their chicken wings are glorious. Mcdonald is ok. Subway is another great one I love the honey mustard. Pizza hut is epic but not as good as subway or mcdonald. Dominoes pizza? Their disgusting I mean there pizzas are fantASTIC but there's probaly a 75 percent chance there's a booger in there. So be careful!

KFC has all of my favorite chicken, I just ate a chicken bucket today at 25/1/2019 I love about how they make the chicken, it’s so delicious and their cookies are so good
I hope 1 day I get to eat it again!

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6 Chick-fil-A Chick-fil-A Chick-fil-A is an American fast food restaurant chain headquartered in the city of College Park, Georgia, specializing in chicken sandwiches. Founded in May 1946, it operates more than 2,200 restaurants, primarily in the United States. The restaurant serves breakfast before transitioning to its lunch more.

oh my goshh it is amazing
and i love the waffle fries

The best restaurant ever it's so yummy, the chicken, waffle fries, and ice cream!

Yummy, I love this restaurant it's so good, the chicken, the ice cream, and the waffle fries are amazing!

How is chick fil a # 6. The food is yummy and better than the crap you get at the other fast food restraunts - GentlemanJonathan

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7 Pizza Hut Pizza Hut

Everyone who voted for McDonald was either lying or an idiot. Nobody likes cheese burgers more than pizza and nobody likes McDonald more than Burger King or Wendy's.

Pizza Hut is the best of them all though.

Since pizza is the PERFECT junkfood, this had to get my vote. - RdrTech

tastes like the best pizza I've ever tasted and for me pizza hut is alawys around theres so many - wildog47

Pizza Hut isn't fast food. Do you see any drive thrus here? - Smash64

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8 Taco Bell Taco Bell Taco Bell is an American chain of fast food restaurants based out of Irvine, California and a subsidiary of Yum! Brands, Inc. The restaurants serve a variety of Tex-Mex foods that include tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, novelty and specialty items, and a variety of "value menu" items. As of 2018, more.

The way I see it? Mc Donald's? How can anyone eat that stuff? And all that other burger stuff? People like that over tacos and burritos! Taco Bell isn't the best best Mexican restaurant. Not even close... but you can't go wrong with burrito goodness. (Actually you can but that's another story)

I gotta go Taco Bell because Mexican food is just amazing. McDonalds is nasty. I don't know how people can eat there all the time knowing how they make they're food. Also the comment about 7-layers and Indiana is so true. (I made it a long time ago)

7-layer burritos are like sitting on a tropical beach in Indiana and flying into the sky...

It’s good and all until you consider the aftermath... I’m talking about in the bathroom - Randomator

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9 Dairy Queen Dairy Queen

If you love REALLY good deserts and food you gotta come here its latterly HEAVEN I mean every time I go there my mouth waters like crazy and once I start eating I can't stop! That's how good it is there! (unless your allergic to dairy I mean its in the name... Dairy Queen )

Best Cakes, Ice Cream and desert for a fast food joint. However DQ has only okay burgers personally just go in for the dessert if you are going to eat there.

Why is Dairy Queen all the way down here at #9? Unfortunately, there aren't very many of these where I am, but when I visit family in Minnesota, we always visit Dairy Queen to get that amazing Royal Blizzard. All the desserts here are great. The quality is much better than McDonalds.

I would only go in for the dessert. - shiftaltkey

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10 In-N-Out Burger In-N-Out Burger In-N-Out Burger is an American regional chain of fast food restaurants with locations primarily in the American Southwest and Pacific coast. It was founded in Baldwin Park, California in 1948 by Harry Snyder and Esther Snyder. The chain is currently headquartered in Irvine, California and has slowly more.

Only those who have tasted the In-n-Out burger have reached true cheeseburger enlightenment. Their toasted bun, melty cheese, delicious tomatoes and lettuce, and that steamy cooked-to-order patty fresh off the griddle make them king. Vote for McDonald's only if you love nuggets that come from genetically modified geriatric chickens and low-quality burgers that aren't cooked-to-order and are kept under the heat lamp for HOURS.

What the hell is In-n-out only number 9 on this list? In n out is amazing. I love and everybody else should to. The Buns are warm, the cheese is melty and it tastes so good, the meat taste like heaven, and the lettuce and tomatoes add flavor to the burgers and the "special sauce"(thousand island dressing) adds even MORE flavor to the burger. They Also have fries that aren't too greasy or too salty. The fries are just perfect. Also, the secret menu items have a lot to offer and most of the items on there are really good. Another good thing to get there is the milkshakes. The milkshakes there tastes so good and I love. The last thing I'd like to say is that I always feel comfortable there. The tables are clean, its got a nice cool feeling, and I feel like I can just sit there for hours just relaxing. I know that people really shouldn't eat fast food, but if you are going to go out for a nice run for fast food, I recomend in n out burger.

This is the place. To. Get. BURGERS! The reason why it is not 1st place is because it's only in about 3 states, too bad most people can't try it-unlike its all over the world counterpart McDonald's.

100% pure beef

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The Contenders

11 Domino's Pizza Domino's Pizza Domino’s Pizza, Inc. is an American pizza restaurant chain founded in 1960. The corporation is headquartered at the Domino's Farms Office Park in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In February 2018, the chain became the largest pizza seller worldwide and in the United States based upon global retail sales.

Domino's Pizza should at least be on the top 10!
It's the best pizza in the world! - BeautifulPrincess

Simply horrible; not even pizza as far as I'm concerned. Insipid (tasteless) sauce, cheese with totally the wrong viscosity (way too soft and runny to be normal mozzarella), horrible fake butter / garlic flavor to the crust. Of course, this is all based on a pizza I got from Domino's over a year ago -- after that experience I never went back, the only local location closed and the building was torn down (there is now an auto parts store in a new building at this location).

It is the best because the crust is seasoned well and they don't hold back on the toppings! The sauce is plentiful too! The costumer service is wonderful! EAT DOMINO'S, YOU WON'T REGRET IT!

Hell no. Domino's is not even good Pizza. I'm from Texas, the land of crap Pizza, and I think Domino's is worse than the other places. - shiftaltkey

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12 Five Guys Burgers and Fries Five Guys Burgers and Fries Five Guys Enterprises LLC (doing business as Five Guys Burgers and Fries) is an American fast casual restaurant chain focused on hamburgers, hot dogs, and French fries, and headquartered in Lorton, Virginia, an unincorporated part of Fairfax County. The first Five Guys restaurant opened in 1986 in Arlington more.

Five Guys has the best burgers and fries ever. Why is McDonald's at the top? McDonalds is disgusting.

Come on five guys is a hell of a lot better that disgusting McDonald's the burgers at McDonald's are flavorless and gross tasting the fries also upset your stomach unlike Five Guys, Five Guys has very tasty, great burgers and way better fries made out of peanut oil. Five guys have real burgers not crap like McDonald's or Burger King. You just have to go there and try them yourself to understand my comment.

Although it's kind of fatty, it's MUCH more organic than McDonald's and Taco Bell, and it just tastes awesome, like something you'd get at a nostalgic diner. The fries just taste amazing, and you can also have Cajun seasoning on them! Suck on that McDonald's! Plus, did I mention the free peanuts? - ethanmeinster

This one I can't judge because I've only been to Five Guys once in my life..and it was decent food. Wouldn't mind going there again if I could find one. - shiftaltkey

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13 Arby's Arby's Arby's is the second-largest quick-service fast-food sandwich restaurant chain in America in terms of units with more than 3,300 restaurants system wide and third in terms of revenue. In October 2017, Food & Wine called Arby's "America's second largest sandwich chain (after Subway)".

Arbys is great;) I used to be in love wit mc donalds but now its just not good! Arbys is the place to go not too expensive like KFC not to gross like wendys burgers, not to rude like mc donalds has a great ATMOSPHERE never had a problem there and the simplicity of a fast good tasty meal on the go with the greatness of a diverse community of people that show their customers wit respect Arbys 100% and let me tell you I have not always been a fan...

THIS is how you make fast food. Forget about McDonald's, Popeye's, White Castle, Chick Fil-A, Taco Bell, Wendy's, Jimmy John's, Long John Silver's, Ground Round, OR Burger King. Arby's has the perfect balance of healthy and unhealthy, and the curly fries are delicious. Truly unique, and a nice break from McDonald's.

Arby's is the best. No one comes close to its roast beef goodness! - tjvallejos

Arby's sucks. - shiftaltkey

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14 Sonic Sonic

Best hamburgers around= The Hamburgers from SONIC! I have an idea.
Replace Sonic with McDonalds because McDonald's food is fake and comes out of a machine.

Sounds like a plan to me!

Their food has gotten better, but what really makes Sonic killer is the drinks. Slushed, Shakes, Sodas, nearly an infinite amount of combinations. And their always adding to their drink menu. Also they have now added real fruit slushes

Sonic is definitely killer with awesome drinks and happy hour. - Randomator

Sonic has the best chicken sandwiches, the onion rings are to die for, just like eating dessert. The diet cherry cokes are amazing. Love the service.

Food is meh but they have good tater tots and drinks - Randomator

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15 Chipotle

What? What is wrong with the world? Chipotle is my life! This should be number 1! Not only is chipotle heaven in a burrito/bowl/taco it's healthy for you! You can get your protein, dairy, veggies, fruits and grains. Come on now... McDonalds is probably the main cause of OBESITY! You don't know what those people are doing to your food. But at chipotle you can watch your food! So I'm a need everyone to vote for chipotle because I just don't understand y this isn't number one... Or Evan the top ten! It's sick!

! Chipotle should beat McDonalds! The food here is amazing. Gotta love that spice! Not to mention, the food is healthy and humanely raised!

Love this place. Pretty much a mexican resturaunt but get your food like subway. Burrito Bowl is the best way to go becuase you can get a bag of chips and eat it with it. Too bomb

Chipotle is #15 while McDonald's is at #1? What is the world coming to? - shiftaltkey

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16 A&W

A&W... By far my favourite! McDonald's uses horse meat in their God-awful burgers, Burger King has terrible service, and Wendy's has mushy burger patties. Now let's start anew, A&W is the KING of root beer, A&W's burgers (especially the Teen Burger) is not too fatty, not mushy, not made of horse meat (all beef patties) with the right amount of ingredients, is DELICIOUS! I am currently waiting on a Spicy Blue Cheese Teen Burger! And at least where I'm from, the employees literally greet me with a heartwarming smile. -

The Mozza Double Cheeseburger is the GREATEST BURGER EVER! at least at a fast-food place. Plus, A&W Rootbeer out of a giant frosty mug... it's hard to top - VADERtheIMPALER

Where I live we only have McDonalds and Burger King, but when I'm in the States I ALWAYS go to A&W at least once!

Best fast food burgers by far.Fries are delicious as well as frosty root beer

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17 Jack In The Box Jack In The Box Jack in the Box is an American fast-food restaurant chain founded February 21, 1951, by Robert O. Peterson in San Diego, California, where it is headquartered.

Jack In The Box is awesome, their curly fries are the bomb! Their burgers are good, this place has one of the best fries. I like the Jack Spicy Chicken, very good burger. Even their regular fries are extremely good and the best in any restaurant.

Jack in the box is so underrated. It makes the best nuggets, fries, and burgers. Also, they have a teriyaki bowl, something most fast food restaurants don't have. - Oliveleaf

More of these in Cali than McDonald's. Amazing food! Open 24/7 breakfast all day

You can never go wrong with Jack in the Box. Everything they serve here isn’t expensive and tastes so good!

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18 Panda Express

Gotta love the orange chicken

I love their orange chicken, chow mein, honey-walnut shrimp, and cream cheese wontons. The food from these fast food places should be as cheap to buy as the ones from McDonald's. - DinoLover4242

Panda Express has some really good food and I always get full there. The chowmein is tasty, especially with soy sauce, the fried rice is by far the best I have tasted out of all the American Chinese places I have been to. The Veggie Springs Rolls are healthy, crunchy, delicious, and make a great snack. And I love their Honey Walnut Shrimp, Broccoli Beef(without the beef, but love the broccoli and sauce), and their Orange Chicken is good too.

It's the best. There's no other way to say it.

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19 Panera Bread Panera Bread Panera Bread Company is an American chain of bakery-café fast casual restaurants in the United States and Canada. Its headquarters are in Sunset Hills, Missouri, a suburb of St. Louis, and operates as Saint Louis Bread Company in the St. Louis metropolitan area. Offerings include soups, salads, pasta, more.

Are you serious? Number 48? Panera is the classiest restaurant and healthiest fast food restaurant I have ever been to. The staff is polite and has a sense of humor, the food is top quality and also healthy. The appearance of Panera will appeal to everyone, whether the elderly, kids, teenagers, anyone. Their soups are excellent, the sandwiches are top-notch, and their desserts (which are freshly made) are to die for. I don't understand how Panera Bread is in 48th place, with all the fatty restaurants at the top. I mean, you can eat DELICIOUS food without having it spurt grease. Panera is OBVIOUSLY the best one, no doubt.

If you're sophisticated and like bread, Panera is the place for you. And that's why I go there. Also, their mac and cheese is excellent. - RiverClanRocks

I see a lot of people commenting that this place is so healthy... No guys, some of their sandwiches are still be high in calories. Lets not mention the sodium for most of those sandwiches. That being said I still love Panera Bread. Can't wait for the one right up the street from my work to open.

You can’t go wrong here! - Randomator

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20 Dunkin' Donuts Dunkin' Donuts Dunkin' Donuts is an American global doughnut company and coffeehouse based in Canton, Massachusetts. It was founded in 1950 by William Rosenberg in Quincy, Massachusetts and has become one of the largest coffee and baked goods chains in the world, with more than 12,000 restaurants in 36 countries. more.

The way I see it its the one place to get donuts, crosonts, ice cream and other stuff you might get for lunch and dinner.

Dunkin donuts have the best burgers ever

I could walk to Dunkin donuts because it is next to my neighborhood and it is the best ever!

I tried it and it’s pretty mediocre - Randomator

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21 Whataburger

Whataburger blows In-n-out out of the water. When they first came to Texas I was so excited to try the best fast food burger in town. I tried it 3 different times. It is good, but to call it the best is an overshot. Whataburger is the winner in my opinion.

Way better than In n out and white castle, the south knows how to make a good burger, not the north or California! Best burgers ever made in the history of fast food and it never disappoints.

Frankly, this is the best fast food restaurant I've ever tried. Unlike most fast food burgers, theirs was big and tasted great. Service wasn't all that bad either (at least at the place I was at. )

If you're from the South, then you know exactly what I'm talking about. Best fast food place you will ever visit. They have tenders that blow away McDonald's chicken nuggets, and even their breakfasts are high quality. - KeyboardHero

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22 Starbucks Starbucks Starbucks Corporation is an American coffee company and coffeehouse chain. Starbucks was founded in Seattle, Washington in 1971. Today it operates 23,768 locations worldwide, including 13,107 in the United States, 2,204 in China, 1,418 in Canada, 1,160 in Japan and 872 in South Korea.

Fun fact: 99% of people who drink Starbucks do it to look cool.

The coffee is too darkly roasted therefore it tastes terrible. Dunkin Donuts is so much better tasting and it is priced for the non-plastic people crowd.

Starbucks just makes the best coffee for teens and adults! I just love starbucks.

Extremely Overrated - Randomator

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23 Buffalo Wild Wings

It is so good there just hanging out watching sports and eating wigs. I am not an adult so I can't drink beer but I bet it taste amazing. It beats any wing place. All the American football, Soccer, and Basketball all in one restaurant. Why is McDonalds number 1 they put all grease in there food and yucky stuff. No one really knows what they put in there. Well if you're a worker or a VIP you know but if you are a customer like me there could be something very groose in there. Also I have seen some workers without gloves. I am not saying McDonalds is not good just my trusted old Buffalo Wild Wings is on my side. - Christos123

Dude beer may taste good but its dangerous to drink it. And I don't know why people even drink 🍺 beer 🍺 - DanteTopTenners

Wings, Beer, Sports... Come on guys. What else could you ask for while enjoying some hot wings with a nice cold beer and all the same time watching your favorite sport.

Buffalo Wild Wings has the best Chicken Wings, but the Drinks aren't that great. They serve Pepsi Products (which they probably can't do anything about), and the beer is just stupid. I don't know why people drink it, but I'd probably just order a Dr. Pepper or Pepsi when I go, although I like Coke.

I wouldn’t consider it fast food - Randomator

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24 Little Caesars Pizza

#1 spot for lunches at work. I live in Ottawa and have lots of options and it seems like beyond myself, the other 40+ employees at my work also agree.

great if your on a budget those hot and readys are like 6 bucks.

I do not know why but I can only eat the cheesy bread because I am allergic to the sauce. When I eat it I break out in hives

Best pizza ever..! - BestCoasters

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25 Cold Stone Creamery

Their ice cream is so good and they have awesome toppings - Ajkloth

Ice cream here is really good

Not really a fast food place - Randomator

Not fast food. - Smash64

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26 Tim Hortons Tim Hortons Tim Hortons Inc. is a Canadian-based multinational fast food restaurant known for its coffee and donuts.

For all you Americans this is like Starbucks, but cheaper and tastes better. A must try for everyone

Best place to go if you want coffee that tastes like COFFEE! Too bad they left the US. Now I just make my own. Sadly, no other place really compares.

There are over twice as many Tim's locations in Canada than McDonalds. There's a reason for that. - BKAllmighty

Never heard of this - Randomator

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27 Carl's Jr.

To me it is Hardee's, and yes, it PWNS. - Cbatower

Carl's Jr has the freshest Vegetables and has biggest tastiest burgers out there! And the Crisscut fries don't even get me started! There's no doubt in my mind that Carl's Jr. is the best Fast Food restaurant out there!

Amazing. Thick. Delicious. Juicy. Perfect. Best quality. Those are just some of the words I use to describe there burgers.

Hardees is the same as Carl's Jr. - Kwaysar

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28 Five Guys Five Guys Five Guys Enterprises LLC (doing business as Five Guys Burgers and Fries) is an American fast casual restaurant chain focused on hamburgers, hot dogs, and French fries, and headquartered in Lorton, Virginia, an unincorporated part of Fairfax County. The first Five Guys restaurant opened in 1986 in Arlington more.

I think this is already on this list.

This is already on the list

Great burgers, tons of fixings, amazing franks; they sell a bacon burger w/ extra bacon, tomato and lettuce topping, hold the burger, and it's a really top notch BLT at a top notch burger joint. Could even just go there for the never frozen fries. Plus free peanuts!

29 Steak N' Shake

This is my favorite restaurant ever!

I have no idea why this is not #1. I guess America just likes greasy McDonald's

Can't be beat for the combination of taste, consistency and price!

They are getting so successful, it is LITERALLY giving McDonalds a run for their money. - Pony

Decent - Randomator

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30 Long John Silver's

THE most pathetic excuse for "seafood" I have ever had the misfortune to try. They SUCK! No loss that this rip off chain is folding up. Good!

This is a joke, right? Long John Silvers has the most undercooked, bland fish I have ever tasted. I have no sympathy for the locations closing down.


31 Bojangles

Only on the east coast. Mainly in the Carolinas. Once you go to Bojangles, you'll never go back to any other fast food joint.

Dude it's the best you may not be able to have it on the west coast but it's awesome So don't be stupid

Sadly this isn't around where I live. I've always wanted to try a bo-berry biscuit (not sure how you spell it) - Btd

Never heard of this place must be crappy or not really known by many people cause it's in 43rd place lol

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IHOP has a big amount of topping on your table to choose from. There is from strawberry syrup to butter and all the way to your finest plate! Pancakes win so IHOP your way over there!

International House of Pancakes.

Way better then Denny's need to add a bar section though

Eh it’s okay but not the best - Randomator

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33 Jersey Mike's Subs

I don't like subs, so it's saying something when I liked and ate ( very slowly though) a Jersey Mike's Sub. Then again, I do live near the Shore ( hell, I live next to Point Pleasant). - Pony

! This is only 71?! This should be at least 5!

A Jersey Mikes just opened up in Mt. Kisco, NY, and it's right next to Subway. I think Jersey Mikes should stick to opening up in New Jersey. - Sandwiches

The meatball sub is pretty good, but then again I’m not a big fan of meat and I don’t like meatballs that much

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34 Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

This is such an underrated restaurant but it is by no doubt my favorite and it deserves the number one spot.

I ate here and had 5 pieces of fried chicken just plain fried chicken with BBQ It was great.I know people say the fresh batch is the best but I did not get fresh and it was still good. - Ilyas678

This is already on the list - Trollsfan536

This is my second favorite fast food restraunt and its #70?!

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35 Cafe Rio

This is my favorite it is mostly from the west coast but when we got one on the east I tried it and it was 100 times better than chipotle and I liked chipotle. - Ilyas678

This should be higher. One of the best Mexican fast food places I've ever been to. I hope we have one in my hometown.

This is hands down the best ever. Everything is fresh. They don't have a microwave or a freezer in the building. The salsa fresca is awesome and the slow roasted roast beef is delicious.

This is the best dang restaurant in America I am ashamed and I repeat ASHAMED on yallz choice this just goes too show how obesity has struck this here merica

36 Quiznos Quiznos QIP Holder, LLC, doing business as Quiznos, is a franchised fast-food restaurant brand based in Denver, Colorado that specializes in offering toasted submarine sandwiches.

Tastier than Subway's for sure, at least here in Canada. I remember when they first started showing up, their "large" subs were absolutely huge - something close to 18" and had to be cut in thirds; now their largest is closer to 12". Too bad my local Quiznos shut down, because I've *always* picked it over Subway's more limited choices.

Definitely better than Subways. Their bread is wonderful and food very tasty. Wish there were more in the Northeast. - mgenet

Before Subway I would have had this a lot higher, but subway kind of left Quiznos in the dirt. Don't worry Quiznos I still remember you guys

Rip-off of Subway to me. Their food is cheap and not good

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37 Hungry Jacks

This is just a stupid list of people please opinions just voting! Who cares if Hungry Jack's is 38! If you believe that Hungry Jack's is number one, put it as number one! Make another list and put Hungry Jack's as fist and put reasons! I think Hungry Jack's is number one as well and it's number one for me, so put it as number one for you!

they burgers are way better than mcdonalds, but I think hungry jacks is only Australian

They make yummy and juicy burgers and it should be at least in the top ten

Guys this is in the top ten, burger king is hungry jaks, duh

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38 Hardees

HARDEES IS so GOOD! Sadly, there isn't even one where I live ( I was lucky enough to even find one, in Pennsylvania! Yes, I ate there if you think I'm lying). McDonald's is crap, but at least I enjoy it. But, not as good as this. Just wanted to show my 2 cents... - MrBrony8675309

I have heard of Hardee's before, but for a long time, I never been there. That is until I went to York, PA, and passed through not one, but TWO Hardee's. That is more Hardee's than I've seen before. But that is just the first time I have ever SEEN a Hardee's. I went to both locations and oh my god, I sure as hell enjoyed it. Definitely worth the wait. By the way, I am the same person who commented before, MrBrony8675309. - Pony

These people know how to make a burger, or should I say thickburger. Sometimes I Find it upsetting this wonderful idea is not here up in the northeast anymore. Hardees is just a once in a year opportunity when I go to Myrtle Beach for February or April.

I live over a HUNDRED miles from the nearest one (I checked once)

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39 Papa John's

Papa John's has a very good use of cheese in it's pizza. It has a very authentic and very greasy, cheesy and delicious flavor! It gives a feel to luxury in your taste buds so what are you waiting for!

Papa johns is number 1 by far

The best it has fresh ingredients tastes awesome especially with the garlic sauce. Way better than Dominoes Pizza and Pizza Hut

Without a doubt, the nicest. - CrispyDuck

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40 Harvey's

Simply the best BURGERS out there. SO UNDERRATED. - leol

If I went to Canada, I would immediately go there for lunch. I have a feeling I would love it, and rave about it here. - Pony

Good option for vegetarians.

It's definitely the best fast food chain of all time. - NickelodeonYesAddminNo

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41 Baskin Robbins

Not a fast food restaurant - Randomator

42 Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits

There is only one of these in Maine, but worth every last mile... chicken strips with barbecue sauce... m

It's amazing chicken when it's fresh, and it would have taken my vote if it were consistently fresh, but more than a few times I've gotten chicken that has sat out for a few hours and it's chewy and nasty.

Best fried chicken I've ever tasted! And the fries. They taste bomb. KFC is terrible. Why is it 5th? Popeyes has crispy, tender as hell, juicy, delicious chicken and super flavorful fries.

I’ve been wanting to try this place...

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43 Fatburger

Much better than 'the well-known' fast food restaurants.

44 New York Fries

I live in New York and everybody eats them!

Their poutines and hotdogs are SUPER good.

45 Potbelly Sandwich Works
46 Mighty Taco

Very good tacos at a reasonable price. If They went global they would run Taco Bell out of business.

The best taco place that rules WNY and upstate.
They put Taco Bell to complete shame and you can find one about a few blocks from each other in Buffalo.
Everyone does the Mighty!

47 Wienerschnitzel
48 Pizza Inn

They have a cheese pizza with no tomato sauce. It's great

I like this restaurant for pizza!

The third comment made me laugh!

It's a delight to pay just twenty dollars and have all you can eat

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49 Krispy Kreme

I could eat like 8 glazed donuts but don't want to have a heart attack best donuts in the world everything on the menu is good. - Ilyas678

Better than Dunkin' Donuts. - xXLittleQueensXx

Best donuts when you get them and there hot

Not fast food - Randomator

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50 Wingstop

Good - Minecraftisawesone

For anyone who hasn’t tried wing stop, I highly recommend it because their food is so tasty especially the boneless Cajun and Hawaiian wings which I always get and they have amazing fries. This fast food is a must go for everyone. This place is my favey.

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