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The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains

List RulesOnly 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 the best fast food restaurant chains 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
    3,359
    2,112
    Restaurant
  • 2
    2,587
    1,793

    Wendy's

    Restaurant, Fast food
  • 3
    2,369
    1,653

    In-N-Out Burger

    Restaurant
  • 4
    2,385
    1,729

    Taco Bell

    Restaurant, Fast food
  • 5
    1,852
    1,356

    Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen

    Restaurant, Fast food
  • 6
    1,936
    1,510
    Restaurant, Fast food
  • 7
    1,885
    1,487

    Sonic Drive-In

    Restaurant

    Sonic is a drive-thru only restaurant with a cult following. If you're a fan or you just wanna try it for the first time, be sure to check out our list of the best food at Sonic so you're ready to order when you pull up.

  • 8
    1,662
    1,426
    ACwolf added

    Mcdonald's

    Restaurant, Eating and Drinking Places
  • 9
    1,729
    1,502
    Restaurant, Fast food
  • 10
    1,538
    1,196

    Whataburger

    Restaurant, Food Manufacturing
  • 11
    1,127
    856
    MaureenM addedRestaurant

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  • 12
    1,545
    1,349

    KFC

    Restaurant, Fast food
  • 13
    1,678
    1,479
    Restaurant
  • 14
    767
    603
    Angela Smith0 addedRestaurant
  • 15
    1,205
    1,109

    Steak 'n Shake

    Restaurant, Food Manufacturing
  • 16
    1,398
    1,243

    Subway

    Restaurant, Fast food
  • 17
    1,197
    1,102
    Restaurant, Bakery
  • 18
    1,426
    1,367

    Starbucks

    Coffee and Tea Manufacturing, Coffeehouse
  • 19
    1,027
    998
    Restaurant, Fast food
  • 20
    1,018
    1,016

    Hardee's

    Restaurant, Fast food
  • 21
    935
    1,033
    ChloeFletcher added

    Jimmy John's

    Restaurant
  • 22
    624
    560
    20bmcghee added

    Raising Cane's Chicken Fingers

    Restaurant
  • 23
    875
    945
    Restaurant, Fast food
  • 24
    944
    993

    Jack in the Box

    Restaurant
  • 25
    617
    811
    KimberlyCase addedRestaurant, Food and Beverage