Food The Best Drive-Thru 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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1,230 497
Chick-fil-A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant

2
899 534
Wendy's is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

3
792 443
In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant

4
806 468
Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

5
675 420
Sonic Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant

6
603 487
Dairy Queen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

7
552 531
Burger King is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant

8
551 469
Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Coffee and Tea Manufacturing, Coffeehouse, Limited-Service Restaurants

9
491 427
KFC is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

10
619 450
Arby's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

11
480 381
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

12
397 348
Subway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

13
394 330
Whataburger is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing

14
394 333
Steak 'n Shake is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing

15
392 377
Dunkin' Donuts is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Bakery, Food and Beverage

16
307 240
Mcdonald's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
alex-crowe added Mcdonald's

17
315 361
A&W Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

18
299 360
Jack in the Box is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant

19
287 330
Hardee's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

20
290 362
Carl's Jr. is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

21
240 287
Jimmy John's is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
ChloeFletcher added Restaurant

22
272 339
Checker's and Rally's is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

23
61 28
Culver's is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
MaureenM added Restaurant

Great butterburgers, frozen custard including a flavor of the day

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24
293 377
White Castle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing, Fast food

25
238 377
Long John Silver's is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food