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The Fast Food You Could Eat Every Day If You Had To

Updated April 6, 2020 41.3k votes 2.1k voters 13.3k views45 items

List RulesVote up the fast food and fast casual restaurants that are worth returning to daily. Restaurants that are primarily sit-down experiences like Olive Garden or Panera Bread are not eligible.

Imagine your worst-case scenario: You're trapped on a desert island with no restaurants, grocery stores, or kitchens. Just one airdrop per day of the same food, over and over... and over... and over again. Sure, you can pick and choose off a menu, but it's the same menu. Every. Single. Day. What do you choose? That's the delicious quandary we offer to you here. Vote up the fast food restaurant you could eat at every single day for the rest of your life if you had to. Vote down the ones you know would drive you batty if you were forced to eat it. Enjoy... if you can!

  • Chick-fil-A
    Photo: v343790 / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY 3.0

    Featured Main Dishes: Chicken Sandwich, Spicy Chicken Sandwich, Grilled Chicken Sandwich, Chick-n-Strips

    Side Dishes: Waffle Potato Fries, Mac and Cheese, Kale Crunch Side, Greek Yogurt Parfait, Chicken Tortilla Soup

    Wild Cards: Grilled Cool Wrap, Fish Sandwich

    Breakfast? Yes

    Pepsi or Coke? Coke

    Unlike fellow chicken chain Popeyes, Chick-fil-A offers breakfast, plus numerous healthy options like kale. Just keep in mind that in this scenario, you still can't get it on Sunday.

    Could you eat it daily?

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  • Wendy's
    Photo: Jordan W. / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0

    Featured Main Dishes: Double Stack, Dave's Single, Bacon Jalapeno Cheeseburger, Barbecue Cheeseburger, Spicy Barbecue Chicken Sandwich, Chicken Nuggets

    Side Dishes: French Fries, Seasoned Potatoes, Apple Bites, Honey Butter Biscuit, Side Salad

    Wild Cards: Spicy Chicken Wrap, Chili, Baked Potato, Chili and Cheese Baked Potato, Garden Salad

    Breakfast? Yes

    Pepsi or Coke? Coke

    Besides their square burger patties (and famous commercials with founder Dave Thomas), Wendy's is known for wild cards like its line of decadent baked potatoes. 

    Could you eat it daily?

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  • Featured Main Dishes: Turkey Breast Sub, Italian BMT, Spicy Italian, Subway Club

    Side Dishes: Potato Chips, Cookies, Applesauce

    Wild Cards: Subway Sliders, Chopped Salads, Signature Wraps

    Breakfast? Yes

    Pepsi or Coke? Coke

    After experimenting with wild cards like pizza, Subway has refocused on its core items. Still, there are plenty of oddball choices like sliders and wraps to keep you from getting bored of choosing between 6-inch or footlong.

    Could you eat it daily?

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  • Taco Bell
    Photo: Unknown author / Wikimedia Commons / CC BY-SA 3.0

    Featured Main Dishes: Burrito Supreme, Chalupa, Crunchwrap Supreme, Taco Supreme, Soft Taco Supreme, Nachos BellGrande

    Side Dishes: Chips and Salsa, Chips and Guacamole, Cheesy Fiesta Potatoes

    Wild Cards: Triplelupa, Loaded Taco Grande Burrito, Quesarito, Beefy Fritos Burrito

    Breakfast? Yes

    Pepsi or Coke? Pepsi

    Taco Bell has one of the most wild card-heavy menus on our list. It seems like every other day, there's a new weird item like the Triplelupa to choose from. If you remember the Naked Chicken Chips, you deserve an award.

    Could you eat it daily?

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