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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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1,340 528
Chick-fil-A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
2
980 582
Wendy's is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
3
865 478
In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
4
870 508
Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
5
649 517
Dairy Queen is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
6
725 450
Sonic Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
7
596 572
Burger King is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
8
593 504
Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Coffee and Tea Manufacturing, Coffeehouse, Limited-Service Restaurants
9
530 459
KFC is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
10
658 481
Arby's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
11
522 409
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
12
438 383
Subway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
13
430 351
Steak 'n Shake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing
14
428 351
Whataburger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing
15
422 399
Dunkin' Donuts is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Bakery, Food and Beverage
16
344 277
Mcdonald's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
alex-crowe added Mcdonald's
17
340 380
A&W Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
18
320 383
Jack in the Box is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant
19
85 45
Culver's is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
MaureenM added Restaurant

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20
307 352
Hardee's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
21
306 383
Carl's Jr. is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
22
291 361
Checker's and Rally's is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food
23
255 308
Jimmy John's is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
ChloeFletcher added Restaurant
24
313 399
White Castle is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing, Fast food
25
156 205
Baskin-Robbins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
KimberlyCase added Restaurant, Food and Beverage