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Old 11-25-2012, 03:30 PM   #1
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Top 5 favorite fast food restaurants

I was reading on business insider about the most popular fast food restaurants in the country which got me thinking about my favorite restaurants. According to them, the top 5 most popular fast food restaurants in the country are:
5. Burger King
4. Wendy's
3. Starbucks (how this counts, I'll never know)
2. Subway
1. McDonald's (absolutely no surprise there)



So what are your top 5 fast food restaurants? For me:
5. Whataburger
4. Subway
3. Spangles
2. Chick-fil-a
1. McDonald's
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:36 PM   #2
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Hate almost all fast food places, but I admit that I love Taco Bell! I will also eat a White Castle cheeseburger with onion rings and an occasional sausage Egg McMuffin.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:36 PM   #3
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In no particular order:

Taco Bell
Subway
Jack In The Box
Lion's Choice
Culver's
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:36 PM   #4
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1. Ringerhut (Japanese noodles, not sure if they're even around anymore)
2. Baja Fresh
3. El Pollo Loco
4. Panda Express
5. In and Out Burger
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:38 PM   #5
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I don't eat at fast food places often, but here goes ...

1. Culver's
2. Starbucks, since it counts
3. Noodles & Company
4. Subway
5. Panera Bread


I don't know if Noodles and Panera count since they are slower than drive-up fast food.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:40 PM   #6
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I don't eat at fast food places often, but here goes ...

1. Culver's
2. Starbucks, since it counts
3. Noodles & Company
4. Subway
5. Panera Bread


I don't know if Noodles and Panera count since they are slower than drive-up fast food.
According to Business Insider, Panera counts. It was number 13. Then again, I'm not sure about some of the other places that they listed and whether or not I would classify them as fast food (Pizza Hut, Starbucks).
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:41 PM   #7
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I'll play. I don't eat much fast food anymore. In no particular order

Mighty Taco
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Tim Hortons
Wendy's
Arby's
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:41 PM   #8
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I don't know if Noodles and Panera count since they are slower than drive-up fast food.
In considered including Panera (called STL Bread Co here), but left it off the list since it's kind of slow and has a different feel than a typical FF place if you eat inside. Ditto for Steak N Shake. But, I suspect it would fit the definition I probably should have included Qdoba though.
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I think I need to get out more. Thus far, 8 different restaurants have been named that I have never heard of.
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I think I need to get out more. Thus far, 8 different restaurants have been named that I have never heard of.
5 for me - one of which was on your list: Spangles. What kind of food is that?
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:49 PM   #11
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:50 PM   #12
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5 for me - one of which was on your list: Spangles. What kind of food is that?
Burgers and shakes. I had never heard of them until I met my husband. He is from Kansas and they are only up there. Now, whenever we visit his family, we have to eat there.
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Old 11-25-2012, 03:56 PM   #13
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Burgers and shakes. I had never heard of them until I met my husband. He is from Kansas and they are only up there. Now, whenever we visit his family, we have to eat there.
Cool, if things go as planned we'll be crossing KS next Summer (first time in YEARS), so I'll have to be on the lookout for Spangles
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