Best Fast Food Restaurants In the United States


The Top Ten

1 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.

God of sex

Not subway, SOOUBWAY! (Odd1sout fans will get this)

I love subway! The workers are kinda rude subway makes up for it with delicious food.I don't even like sandwiches but I still love subway. Now I know that you're are probably thinking, Chloe, you just said you loved subway but you don't even like sandwiches how is that possible? Because they have the best pizzas there. I like there pizza better than pizza from any pizza place. They have two layers of cheese. One over and one under the Giant deli pepperoni covering the the entire pizza. They bake it really fast so you don't have to wait long. After that the cut in into quarters and then sprinkle parmesan on top. And I don't even have to share it since it's personal size. I'm really craving subway now. Too bad it's 3 in the morning. - Chloe21

Hey Can me have sand wich with Cheese and Hony Ham

2 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.

Burgers are not bad.
America didn't even invent the burger, where do you think Hamburger came from. The name, there is no ham on it.

No. Food is mediocre at best - Randomator

First of all, you know by commenting your voting, "ididots"
second of all mce de's is delicous
third of all its actually more healthy than most fast food restaurants, its not even in the top ten, where sonic is number one.
Third of all quit hating on mcdonalds. There food isn't greasy at all, and it has tons of options, and is super cheap.

Anything in McDonald's is gross and greasy.

3 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.

Best fast food ever - Randomator

This is the best

Chick-fil-A also has amiable employees-something that many fast food restaurants sadly lack.

Chick-fil-A has awesome chicken sandwiches, very good fries, wonderful hand-crafted milkshakes, good lemonade and iced tea, and has a very supplementary breakfast.

4 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.

Fast food greasy taco I love, food like this can only come from above!

Best place ever. Best things to get: Cheesy Gordita Crunch, Loaded Grillers, Burrito Supreme, Fresco menu, ok, EVERYThING!

Food is prefrozen, not authentic Mexican, and it's just simply very bland, especially the taco meat. There is no flavor because everything is pre-frozen! - thekoolkritic

its not authentic mexican food but it is flipping awesome

5 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.

BK is literally the slightly healthier twin to McDonald’s - Randomator

I meant to click Chick-fil-a - RalphBob

Mmm amazing food I could go for a whopper now!

I mean't to click Wendy's

6 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.

Food is pretty decent - Randomator

I'm not a big sandwich person

Certainly better than mcdonalds or burger king. - thekoolkritic

Why did they remove the spicy chicken nuggets though. That's my favorite thing from Wendy's... ;-;

7 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.

Love it or hate it, KFC has the world famous chicken and you know it. It's so unheathly but delicious and it is unique too. KFC chicken KFC mac n cheese KFC mashed potatoes = HEAVEN!

Every time I get KFC it always makes me sick, usually leading to persistent vomiting. They literally deep fry it like 3 times! - thekoolkritic

Why is this lower than Chick Fil A? They think they're a five star restaurant when they are really a 2 1/2. KFC is good.

Kyle Finds Chicken, maybe not. Oh well, why not. - DapperPickle

8 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.

How is mcdanolds higher then in N out?

Five Guys is above this? Wow that's a shame that the people on the east coast can't have the best hamburger on the planet at Inn-n out

mmm... animal style french fries. yummy burgers #1! 1

It was Summer Vacation, and my family and I were traveling to California to see family, and the beautiful Yosemite. We would stay at my Grandpa's for the first few days, then start our first road trip together. (In case you're confused, I've lived on Maui all my life, and there it's too small for a road trip) When staying with Grandpa, we were at the park in the afternoon. Some obnoxious kids suddenly yelled "Look! A baby bird! " I looked behind me, and mom and I saw these two kids picking up this tiny thing and putting it in the tree, throwing it, trying to make it fly, and other terrible stuff. I was about to give the idiots a piece of my mind, but then their dad called them and the (insert whatever nasty word you want here)s left. My mother and I, knew very well how to take care of baby birds. We'd rescued, and raised, a baby mynah, who is now living with us, and trained to talk (they are excellent talkers). It was the absolute cutest thing I'd ever seen in person. A ...more

9 Dairy Queen Dairy Queen Dairy Queen is a chain of soft serve ice cream and fast-food restaurants owned by International Dairy Queen, Inc., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway.

The blizzards are the only thing going for them honestly - Randomator


Awesome Ice Cream Love the Blizzards especially Reese's Peanut Butter Cups and MMS They re delicious god thank you for creating this wonderful restaurant

10 Dominos Pizza

This is an excellent pizza chain. It has changed its crust and menu and is now the best that you can buy. I LOVE DOMINOS

The Contenders

11 Pizza Hut Pizza Hut Pizza Hut is an American restaurant chain and international franchise which was founded in 1958 by Dan and Frank Carney.


Really? An average American's favorite pizza is always Pizza Hut for whatever reason. If you hold the pizza up by the crust, the rest of the pizza sags down due to the unnecessary amount of grease used to make the pizza. Also the service is really bad. - thekoolkritic

Everybody is gabbing about Papa Johns and Domino's, but despite the grease, I prefer Pizza Hut hands down. The dough and crust is made and baked perfectly, and I've never had a wrong order, since I am extremely picky (I hate cheese). - benhos

Love their pizzas! Their pastas are good too and the restaurant looks warm and welcoming. And who doesn't love pizza!

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12 Steak n' Shake

Severely underrated - Randomator

Steak n' Shake have wonderful burgers, a very wide variety of milkshakes, have awesome chili cheese fries, and it's awesome that you can add shots of flavor to your drink. Steak n' Shake and Pilot/Flying J Travel Stops are the only places I know that have flavor shots.

Steak n' Shake is awesome. The best fast food burger joint I have been to.
Maybe a little pricey, but it is definitely worth the wait, because they always take their time cooking their food to perfection.

Pretty good burgers for a fast food chain restaurant. - thekoolkritic

13 Popeye's

Popeyes should be higher up on the list!

14 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.

There are no Jack in the Boxes where I live, but I love them when I go on vacation.

Curly fries

15 5 Guys Burgers and Fries

If five guys was a fast food chain, it should be everyone's number 1 but it's not fast food - Dandeman7

5 guys is amazing! My mom, friend, and I went there a while ago, and let me tell you, IT WAS ABSOLUTELY AWESOME. they have a wide variety of drinks, have amazing fries, and their burgers are so good I could've died they have the best burgers

This is no doubt the BEST place to go to for burgers! - kaitlynrad11

In-N-Out is higher now, screw this and other burger restaurants out there!

16 Culver's

This should be number 3 they have the best butterburgers - Dandeman7

Never heard of it but it sounds similar to Freddy’s - Randomator

The best burgers I've ever had with amazing custard and delicious cheese curds

I love Culver's!

I am from Wisconsin. Some people from Florida came here, went to a culverts. But ten burgers

17 Carl's Jr.

Carls Jr is amazing because its so good on cutting the fat on there burgers and there milkshakes are. Amazing I went there in grande prairie I had Oreo not high on sugar

The King of American-Style Burgers

18 Panera

Panera is not fast food it shouldn't be here - Dandeman7

Definitely the healthiest fast food - Randomator

Not fast food, but is really good. I never eat fast food

Panera should be #1

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19 Papa John's


20 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)".

Arby's should be number one sorry - Dandeman7

21 Chipotle

Chipotle is awesome but its not fast food - Dandeman7

Not a fan of it honestly - Randomator

Everybody keeps saying that they poop blood every time they eat it. If this is really true, then why do you keep eating it?! - thekoolkritic

The burritos are amazing and the workers are nice but it's unhealthy which is why I only have it once every couple of months as a treat

22 Sonic

Has good drinks but everything else is mediocre - Randomator

GROSS. Sonic is just as disgusting as McDonald's.

Should be number 1 choice

*stomach growls*only sonic satisfies you with roller skates, breakfast/lunch/dinner/dessert, mouthwatering food toppings and an amazing menu

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23 Raising Cane's

Raising Cane's has the best fast food chicken they are a very underrated chain - Dandeman7

24 Checkers

BACONZIRRA! Great food, better than the tofu burgers that McDonalds puts out, not better than Red Robin though

25 Hardee's

It’s mediocre at best - Randomator

Their fries are slightly different from Arby's or Jack in the Box, which adds a little kick to it. Their burgers are pretty good, and service is always max. highest. - benhos

Best burgers I have ever had.

26 Long John Silvers
27 Round Table Pizza
28 Panda Express

Mediocre at best - Randomator

The best restaurant in the United States. You must be joking. Their rice is crunchy, and their shrimp is dry. Overall this place is horrible

This place is amazing

29 White Castle
30 TacoTime
31 Krystal

Personally every time I get money I go straight to krystal's. it's so good, it has such good food

32 Whataburger
33 Fosters Freeze
34 Cafe Rio
35 Smashburger

It’s so underrated. Sadly there’s none in my area anymore - Randomator

36 Taco Cabana
37 Showmars

You think In-N-Out Burger is the only good regional fast food restaurant chain here in the United States? Nope, North Carolina's got some of our own good regional fast food restaurant chains as well, and one of them is Showmars! It serves splendid American and Greek cuisine over there. - ModernSpongeBobSucks

Everybody loves Showmars, and it shows! - ModernSpongeBobSucks

38 Red Robin

Love the food they do good for allergie people only downside sometimes they ess up your order well its only heppened twice for me once theh gaee buns instead o lettuce twice they gave me sauce I am allergic to - epictoonsfan1

39 Captain D's
40 Spizzico
41 Gatti's Pizza
42 Burger Dive
43 Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits
44 Gordy's
45 Sarpino's
46 Tasty Pizza

Best pizza in the world.

47 Fatburger

FFatburger? Who wants to eat a burger that makes you fat?

48 Wienerschnitzel
49 Wingstop
50 Chuck E. Cheese's Chuck E. Cheese's

How is this on here it is one of the worst food places.

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Top Remixes (10)

1. Wendy's
2. Dairy Queen
3. Pizza Hut
1. Subway
2. Taco Bell
3. Burger King
1. Chick-fil-A
2. Carl's Jr.
3. Dairy Queen

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