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.

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

This is the best not only do you make your own sandwich but you see how they instead of not looking like McDonalds and it's healthy for people

So good when it's a pizza sub and it's also healthy to eat hmm this Restaurant found a cure to Taste good and also healthy hmmm so good - SmoothCriminal

I like the food, but the employees are always so rude. - thunderstar1124

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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.

This place is one of the main reasons why so many people are obese today there is so much grease on them SURE ITS OK TO HAVE MCDONALDS ONCE IN A WHILE BUT NOW ONCE A WEEK!. Think about it the workers don't care about you they care about your money, this place is so unhealthy nothing is super healthy here its all a grease - fest

I refuse to help a chain that uses such cheap horrible toxic things in the food they call things like "good" or "healthy". Well its not.

Fat people use TheTopTens I see

Anything in McDonald's is gross and greasy.

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3 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.

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

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

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4 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.

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.

Healthier than most fast food options. Plus, their chicken nuggets are better quality than McDonald's. - ethanmeinster

Better than McDonalds. Anything is better than McDonalds but this place is amazing! - RiverClanRocks

This is the best

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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.

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.

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... ;-;

Fresh hot food, great salads. Clean

I'm not a big sandwich person

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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.

This place has the best chicken! At least not the crispy ones...

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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.

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

How is mcdanolds higher then in N out?

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9 Dairy Queen Dairy Queen

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

The Contenders

11 Pizza Hut Pizza Hut

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!

Not real pizza lol. You should go to your local pizza place instead.

12 5 Guys Burgers and Fries

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!

I die saying it has the best food

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13 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

14 Steak n' Shake

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

Foods good

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15 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

16 Popeye's

Popeyes should be higher up on the list!

17 Culver's

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

I think it is a midwestern restaurant, it originated in Wisconsin. Its frozen custard will blow you away! Its butterburgers are to die for!

So many memories eating here as a kid!

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18 Panera

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

Panera should be #1

Love panera!

19 Raising Cane's
20 Papa John's


21 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)".
22 Chipotle

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

I want to try chipotle so much I don't care if I have to take a 15 minute drive to get here

It's so good, but there's blood coming out from my ass every time I eat some...

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23 Sonic

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

I think sonic is SO GOOD MY OPINON

24 Checkers

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

25 Hardee's

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

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 TacoTime
30 Krystal

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

31 Whataburger
32 White Castle
33 Fosters Freeze
34 Cafe Rio
35 Smashburger
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

I agree with ModernSpongeBobSucks! The food is really good, although a bit pricey in my opinion. - WindWakerFan

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

Best pizza in the world.

46 Fatburger

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

47 Wienerschnitzel
48 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

49 Wingstop
50 Chuck E. Cheese's Chuck E. Cheese's
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1. Wendy's
2. Dairy Queen
3. Pizza Hut
1. McDonald's
2. Subway
3. Burger King
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