Sure, you know that McDonald’s, Wendy’s, and Burger King are some of the biggest names in fast-food. But do you know how the chains compare with one another? Which one is the most popular fast-food spot of all?
To get to the bottom of it, we looked at QSR‘s 2020 rankings of the top 50 fast-food restaurant chains in the United States. From the Golden Arches to Dairy Queen, all of your favorites are here.
Here are the top five spots on QSR‘s list, along with an iconic menu offering from each of the top spots. Tonight’s dinner plans: solved.
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McDonald’s Big Mac
Did you think McDonald’s wouldn’t land on top as America’s favorite fast-food joint? With more than $40 million in sales and thousands of locations across the country, the Golden Arches are tough to beat.
Starbucks Cold Brew
Whether you head to the chain for a Frappuccino or an unsweetened latte, Starbucks is an incredibly popular coffee chain. In May, Starbucks CEO Kevin Johnson shared on a Q2 conference call that the nitro cold brew, along with the Coconutmilk Latte and Almondmilk Honey Flat White, is popular right now, according to Fool.com.
Chick-fil-A Waffle Fries
Despite its controversial politics, Chick-fil-A is America’s foremost non-burger fast-food chain. In a post on its Chicken Wire blog in 2018, the chain named waffle fries as its #1 most-popular item. Don’t forget the Chick-fil-A sauce to dip them in!
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Taco Bell Burrito Supreme
You can’t go wrong with this classic burrito at Taco Bell. The chain’s menu changes often, but this one is here to stay.
Burger King Whopper
The Big Mac is #1, but Burger King’s Whopper is a close second in terms of fast-food burgers. The size alone makes it an appealing fast-food choice.
Wondering about the rest of the top 50 fast-food spots? Head over to QSR to get the full list.
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