Best Fast Food Restaurants

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21 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!

I like too eat actual food that doesn't make me look like a blob fish later. These chains are ruining children around the world. by the way Teen Burgers are actually the best thing ever.

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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.

Never tried it. - Lunala

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23 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

This is a good pizza place and it is cheap, yet good. - AnimeDrawer

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24 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.

The burgers are so good that sometimes I just do not know what to pick. The chicken star nuggets are delicious, and the fries are tasty! My favorite burgers from there are the Sante Fe and the Big Chicken Fillet, by far the place with the best burgers. Their fries are almost as good as that of KFC and Jack In The Box. - AnimeDrawer

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25 Chick-Fil-A Chick-Fil-A Chick-fil-A is an American fast food restaurant chain headquartered in the Atlanta suburb of College Park, Georgia, specializing in chicken sandwiches.

This is already on here, on number 8

This company came in 1946 and it's a newcomer? For real? Those waffle fries are to die for.

So good it's on the list twice - MaxPap

My first favorite is Raising Cane's,but this is my second favorite.Once my dad got me a kids cheeseburger from McDonald's,and the meat was undercooked.I will NEVER go there again,because I don't want to die from undercooked meat.Chick-Fil-A is delicious and I highly recommend it.In fact I had it tonight.

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26 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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27 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. )

I live in Canada where I don't have it, but when I visit Texas, it's instantly becomes my super all time favorite.

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28 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.

What the help Popeye is truly better than kfc it's delicious the biscuits are super soft and it's very filling

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29 Tim Hortons

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

Everything is nice.service,food,cost.the perfect place to get a cup of coffee and relax

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30 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

This is so much better than mc Donald's

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31 Five Guys Five Guys 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.

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!

32 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 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

33 White Castle

White Castle is much better than McDonald's. While the fries are barely better than the ones you get for lunch at school, the sliders are delicious, and there are many varieties to keep you coming back. Plus, White Castle is cheaper than most fast food chains.

I've had it a couple of times and it actually isn't that good same thing my friends have said it's not that good either

White Castles sliders are the best fast food burgers of all time

I live in the South so we don't have these. What's it like? - Ratman18

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34 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.

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35 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

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

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36 Jimmy John's

The owner of jimmy johns hunts endangered animals, subway for the win - Trollsfan536

I absolutely love jimmy johns with their French bread and their own chip brand. Seriously why is McDonald's even a restaurant they don't even cook anything it s all science there

They have awesome subs especially the Italian sub. - Ajkloth

People be sleepin on Jimmy John's, way better quality food then any of these places above ^^^

37 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.

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

Never heard of it but subway is better in my opinion cause Quiznos makes subs I guess like subway

I tried it once and it was okay, the sandwhiches taste good, but Subway is better. - AnimeDrawer

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38 Cold Stone Creamery

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

They make the best ice cream. - Pony

Deserves to be higher

I like their toppings and I go here occasionally. Their icecream is very good, but it might get too sweet once I eat it many times. - AnimeDrawer

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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

I wanna eat IHOP right now. I love their
chocolate pancakes with chocolate chips,
chocolate syrup,and powdered sugar.

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40 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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