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List Rules The best fast food and fast casual chain restaurants

Be it because of a craving for a greasy burger, a need for a hangover cure or simply a needed meal on the run, millions of people eat fast food each day, but which are the top fast food brands of all? That is where you can be the judge folks. Add your list of the best fast food brands and vote for your favorite quick-service eatery.

Kentucky Fried Chicken, McDonalds, Wendy's, Burger King and Taco Bell are just a few of the largest fast food chains in the world, but the jury is out on which is actually the best. Some may even argue that regional joints like In-N-Out Burger would take the cake while others would debate that the healthier options, like Subway and Panera Bread, are where it's at. Or maybe Del Taco's menu featuring Mexican and American options puts them near the top.

So tell us fast food lovers, which of the top fast food restaurants are the best and why? Which artery-clogging grease famous fast food factory rules and which would you never visit even if it's the last thing on Earth?

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6,534 3,453
Wendy's is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Wendy's Restaurant, Fast food

2
5,775 3,981
Subway is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Subway Restaurant, Fast food

3
4,496 4,252
KFC is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
KFC Restaurant, Fast food

4
7,120 2,619
Chick-fil-A is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Chick-fil-A Restaurant

5
6,043 3,420
Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
goinmike56 added Taco Bell Restaurant, Fast food

6
4,691 2,946
Dairy Queen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Dairy Queen Restaurant, Fast food

7
5,670 2,442
Five Guys is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Five Guys Restaurant

8
4,602 3,346
Burger King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Burger King Restaurant

9
4,584 3,051
Arby's is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Arby's Restaurant, Fast food

10
4,420 2,353
In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
In-N-Out Burger Restaurant

11
4,020 2,983
Chipotle Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands

12
3,817 2,587
Sonic Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Sonic Drive-In Restaurant

13
3,758 2,534
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen Restaurant, Fast food

14
3,413 2,475
Dunkin' Donuts is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
zxray added Dunkin' Donuts Restaurant, Bakery, Food and Beverage

The Top 7 Fast Foods with Cult Followings

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2,967 2,014
Steak 'n Shake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Steak 'n Shake Restaurant, Food Manufacturing

16
2,200 2,221
A&W Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
A&W Restaurants Restaurant, Fast food

17
2,557 2,474
Jimmy John's is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Jimmy John's Restaurant

18
2,882 3,002
Little Caesars is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Little Caesars Restaurant

19
2,717 2,511
Carl's Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Carl's Jr. Restaurant, Fast food

20
2,997 2,629
Papa John's Pizza is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
mwesigwa added Papa John's Pizza Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

21
2,367 2,449
White Castle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
White Castle Restaurant, Food Manufacturing, Fast food

The Best Nursery Bedding Brands

22
3,107 2,119
McDonald's is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
ElijahKaganer added McDonald's Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places, Fast food

23
2,346 2,298
Jack in the Box is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Jack in the Box Restaurant

24
2,194 1,831
Whataburger is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
HarleyCartee added Whataburger Restaurant, Food Manufacturing

25
2,254 2,088
Hardee's is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Jabapac added Hardee's Restaurant, Fast food

26
1,923 1,894
Checker's and Rally's is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Checker's and Rally's Restaurant, Fast food

27
2,104 2,439
Quiznos is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Quiznos Restaurant, Fast food restaurant

28
1,713 1,761
Culver's is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Culver's Restaurant

The Most Unhealthy Fast Food Items in America

29
1,868 2,191
Boston Market is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Boston Market Restaurant

30
1,705 1,570
Firehouse Subs is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Firehouse Subs Restaurant

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1,224 1,659
Smash Burger is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Smash Burger

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1,640 2,129
Long John Silver's is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Long John Silver's Restaurant, Fast food

33
1,291 1,827
Qdoba Mexican Grill is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
ChangesDownClub added Qdoba Mexican Grill Restaurant

34
1,397 1,794
Moe's Southwest Grill is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands

35
908 1,584
Tim Hortons is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
zxray added Tim Hortons Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

The Most Annoying Corporate Buzzwords

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2,549 1,582
Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Starbucks Coffee and Tea Manufacturing, Coffeehouse, Limited-Service Restaurants

37
1,934 1,363
Pizza Hut International, LLC is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands

38
1,711 2,011
Sbarro is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Sbarro Restaurant

39
1,017 1,823
Del Taco is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Lee Kirby added Del Taco Restaurant, Fast food

40
869 1,510
Jason's Deli is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
zxray added Jason's Deli Restaurant

41
1,908 1,314
Domino's Pizza Enterprises is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands

42
1,009 385
Krispy Kreme is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Rod Robeson added Krispy Kreme Restaurant, Bakery, Food and Beverage Stores

Dairy Queen Secret Menu Items

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1,799 909
Red Robin is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Christian Shewcraft added Red Robin Restaurant, Fast casual restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places

44
737 1,733
Baja Fresh is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Baja Fresh Restaurant

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1,102 1,334
Zaxby's is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
icoachfb added Zaxby's Restaurant, Food Manufacturing

46
677 1,487
Fatburger is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
Fatburger Restaurant, Fast food

47
955 1,380
Schlotzsky's is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
zxray added Schlotzsky's Restaurant, Bakery

48
842 1,413
Fazoli's is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
looksharp added Fazoli's Restaurant

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1,082 797
Fuddruckers is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
liplip added Fuddruckers Restaurant

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879 1,555
El Pollo Loco is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Top Fast Food Brands
El Pollo Loco Restaurant, Fast food