Snacks The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains  

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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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1,192 486
Chick-fil-A is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant

2
874 516
Wendy's is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

3
771 433
In-N-Out Burger is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant

4
784 454
Taco Bell is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

5
663 406
Sonic Drive-In is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant

6
593 472
Dairy Queen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

7
540 457
Starbucks is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Coffee and Tea Manufacturing, Coffeehouse, Limited-Service Restaurants

8
477 416
KFC is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

9
537 518
Burger King is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant

10
604 439
Arby's is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

11
470 373
Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

12
384 338
Subway is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

13
387 324
Steak 'n Shake is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing

14
383 323
Whataburger is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing

15
384 369
Dunkin' Donuts is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Bakery, Food and Beverage

16
297 228
Mcdonald's is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
alex-crowe added Mcdonald's

17
310 351
A&W Restaurants is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

18
293 352
Jack in the Box is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant

19
287 350
Carl's Jr. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

20
267 332
Checker's and Rally's is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

21
291 367
White Castle is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Food Manufacturing, Fast food

22
233 282
Jimmy John's is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
ChloeFletcher added Restaurant

23
283 319
Hardee's is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

24
235 368
Long John Silver's is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
Restaurant, Fast food

25
136 184
Baskin-Robbins is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Drive-Thru Restaurant Chains
KimberlyCase added Restaurant, Food and Beverage