Popular Opinion The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains  

Restaurant Chains
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List Rules Only restaurants with drive-through windows

Get in the car - easy meals coming up! This is a comprehensive list of the best drive-thru restaurant chains, including Chick-fil-A, Taco Bell, and Wendy's. Are you looking for a new favorite restaurant with drive-through windows? Look no further than our list of favorite restaurant chains that let you just zip on by without getting out of your vehicle. This list of drive-thru restaurants is listed in order from most popular to least, and can be changed depending on which ones the voters prefer the most—even more than McDonald's or Burger King. So pick your favorite chain restaurants in order depending on which ones you most like to visit for drive-through, or copy the list to make your very own list of drive-thru chain restaurants.

Did you forget the name of that delicious chain restaurant that you stopped at on your last vacation? Chances are good that you will find it listed here and can then search for the nearest location to enjoy another visit with delicious drive-thru food. With over 40 restaurants with drive-through chains listed here, most of your favorites will already be on the list. Even if a particular favorite chain restaurant is not in your area, a short drive to the nearest big city may bring you the eating pleasure you were longing for.

Get a pen and paper, browse through the list, and then search for the location closest to you. It’s time for a road trip to experience all your favorite drive-thru restaurants in one trip!

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1,398 549
Chick-fil-A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
2
1,012 611
Wendy's is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
3
903 497
In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
4
907 534
Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
5
672 539
Dairy Queen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
6
751 467
Sonic Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
7
558 476
KFC is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
8
622 595
Burger King is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
9
616 528
Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Coffee and Tea Manufacturing, Coffeehouse, Limited-Service Restaurants
10
677 500
Arby's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
11
545 423
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
12
457 407
Subway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
13
449 363
Steak 'n Shake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing
14
448 363
Whataburger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing
15
441 414
Dunkin' Donuts is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Bakery, Food and Beverage
16
365 301
Mcdonald's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
alex-crowe added Mcdonald's
17
355 393
A&W Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
18
333 399
Jack in the Box is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
19
103 56
Culver's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
MaureenM added Restaurant

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20
303 370
Checker's and Rally's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
21
315 368
Hardee's is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
22
326 411
White Castle is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing, Fast food
23
312 399
Carl's Jr. is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
24
264 322
Jimmy John's is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
ChloeFletcher added Restaurant
25
164 215
Baskin-Robbins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
KimberlyCase added Restaurant, Food and Beverage