The Best Things To Eat At Dairy Queen, Ranked

Over 600 Ranker voters have come together to rank this list of The Best Things To Eat At Dairy Queen, Ranked
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Known for its cool treats and hot eats, there’s more to try at Dairy Queen than just the Blizzards (though they are pretty rad). From burgers to hot dogs and more, we’re ranking the best things to order at DQ, with the calories listed for each (ya know, because health is wealth, even when you're eating fast food).

Founded way back in 1940, Dairy Queen has more than 4,500 locations around the country. Chances are, there’s a Dairy Queen near you. From fan-favorite classic DQ menu options like the Honey BBQ Glazed Chicken Strip Basket and the zesty Pretzel Sticks, to lighter options like the Chicken BLT Salad and Turkey BLT, you’re sure to find something you love. Dairy Queen also has its own breakfast and lunch menus, so make sure you plan accordingly.

Vote up your favorite Dairy Queen menu items at, and vote down all the ones you’ve tried and didn’t like. And if your favorite DQ menu item is missing, add it to the list -- that way other readers can see how popular it is. And if you didn't know, Dairy Queen's secret menu also goes hard.

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  • Chicken Strip Basket
    380 votes

    Chicken Strip Basket

    940 cal. (4 pc.)

  • 3-Pc. Chicken Strip Lunch
    217 votes

    3-Pc. Chicken Strip Lunch

    1020 cal. 

  • Crispy Chicken Sandwich
    153 votes

    Crispy Chicken Sandwich

    550 cal. 

  • 1/3 lb. Double with Cheese Lunch
    187 votes

    1/3 lb. Double with Cheese Lunch

  • Onion Rings
    168 votes

    Onion Rings

    360 cal. 

  • FlameThrower GrillBurger
    151 votes

    FlameThrower GrillBurger

    720 cal. (1/4), 900 cal. combo