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The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip 

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List Rules Restaurant chains found along freeways, at highway rest stops, and in small towns

A list of the Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip. Are you planning a road trip in the near future? After listening to your perfect road trip playlist, one of the most important things on a trip is finding just the right restaurant to stop at for your meals. During a road trip, it is exciting to try different types of eating places. This list of restaurants is ranked in order of most popular restaurants to stop at during a road trip, to least popular. You can save and copy the list for a reference of best restaurants on your upcoming road trip, or you can make your own list to look at on the computer.

You can also vote for a favorite restaurant that you tried on your last road trip. See your favorite restaurant get ranked higher on the list so that others can try a good restaurant on their next road trip as well. You might even find a new favorite restaurant to eat at during your road trip.

Sometimes, people will try different restaurants on a road trip that they never have tried in their own hometown, simply because the restaurant is in a convenient place to stop at on a road trip. Often, the restaurants located right off the interstate are tempting to road trippers, and the ones located close to the hotels are also excellent restaurants to try on a road trip. So browse through the list before going on your next trip to find a new favorite vacation restaurant!

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In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Cracker Barrel is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Chick-fil-A is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Wendy's is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Five Guys is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Waffle House is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Steak 'n Shake is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Subway is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Dairy Queen is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Sonic Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Dunkin' Donuts is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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IHOP is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Whataburger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Arby's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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White Castle is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Denny's is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Big Boy Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Chipotle Mexican Grill ... is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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A&W Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Bob Evans Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Burger King is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Cinnabon is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip
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Hardee's is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Restaurants to Stop at During a Road Trip