Ranking the top 50 fast food chains in America

BOCHUM, GERMANY - MARCH 25: (BILD ZEITUNG OUT) The McDonald's logo is seen on the facade of the fast food chain on March 25, 2020 in Bochum, Germany. (Photo by Mario Hommes/DeFodi Images via Getty Images)
BOCHUM, GERMANY - MARCH 25: (BILD ZEITUNG OUT) The McDonald's logo is seen on the facade of the fast food chain on March 25, 2020 in Bochum, Germany. (Photo by Mario Hommes/DeFodi Images via Getty Images) /
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Coming in hot, we open with a pizza joint, and end with some classic fast food!

13. Domino’s

The crust, the crust, the crust. I don’t know if it’s garlic butter type of crust or what, but normally, I hate garlic or anything just even with the smallest amount of garlic; however, there are a few exceptions for me, and Domino’s pizza crust is for sure one of them.

Domino’s, consider it an honor.

12. Jersey Mike’s

What a solid sandwich place. Like most, every sandwich is not only made fresh, but made fresh right in front of you, kind of like an elevated version of Subway (still good, though).

My personal favorite from here is their Chipotle Cheesesteak. Haven’t tried it yet? Do it!

11. Jimmy John’s

I know a lot of people hate on Jimmy John’s, but there’s just something, and I’m still not quite too sure what, about their bread that just truly takes the cake for me.

What’s my order? A #4 (Turkey Tom) with Cheese, Bacon, and Avocado added to it. Throw me a side of legit any of their chips and a nice cold fountain drink, and you’ve got yourself a meal, folks!

10. Pizza Hut

My favorite pizza from here: Meat Lovers. However, I think I enjoy eating from Pizza Hut is their Chicken Alfredo with Parmesan Breadsticks. Top notch, let me tell ya. And thank you to my wonderful boyfriend for introducing me to it and getting me completely hooked! Don’t sleep on it!

9. Culver’s

Culver’s is delicious. Their classic Butter Cheeseburger is nothing to shy away from. Their cheesecurds? Awesome. Their onion rings? Perfectly crunchy. Their chicken and fried fish dinners? Superb. Their custard, mixers, concrete creations, and plain ole vanilla custard? Fresh and cold!

8. Panera Bread

Such a fresh and delicious place to have lunch. For some reason, I definitely associate Panera Bread as more of a lunch or breakfast place, rather than a dinner place; however, it really doesn’t make a different because it’s delicious no matter the time of day.

If you’re like me and you can never decide on just one thing to eat and enjoy, try the You Pick Two. Mine usually consists of some sort of sandwich and almost always consists of the Cream of Chicken Rice Soup (get it in a Bread Bowl – don’t worry, you can thank me later – you’re welcome)!

7. Panda Express

The best Chinese fast food take out that there is. They have fresh choices, choices that make you wanna splurge, appetizers, and all kinds of sauces, meats, shrimp, chicken, and veggies that one could possibly think of.

My go-to order is usually a plate with half white rice and half fried rice or half super greens with half rice of some sort (white or fried) with String Bean Chicken for sure and either Teriyaki Grilled Chicken, Orange Chicken, Honey Walnut Shrimp, or really anything else that looks good to me at the moment (like Black Pepper Chicken or Beef as well)! Eat up and enjoy, folks!

6. Steak ‘N Shake

I’ve been here a handful of times for both breakfast and lunch/dinner, and let me tell ya – both are absolutely delicious! For breakfast, ask for the hashbrown patty with whatever else you order. For your main meal, the BBQ Burger is so smoky and delicious – great choice. For dessert, don’t sleep on just a plain Reese’s PB Shake, Hershey’s Special Dark Shake, Peppermint (Christmastime), Banana, etc….(basically what I’m trying to say here is that any ice cream shake is delish)!

5. Wendy’s

Okay, so with these last five here, we’re getting into some of the more nationally known chains, ones that you may find at every other street corner, that is. One thing to note: don’t get their Biggie Bag (it used to have 10 nuggets of your choice with either a burger or a crispy chicken sandwich; now, it’s not even worth it).

Their Taco Salad is also super delicious to dress up with some sour cream, chili, and salsa! Their celebration Birthday Cake frosty was also super delicious. Or swirl their chocolate and vanilla with the vanilla on the bottom because that’s clearly the superior flavor on over there – don’t argue!

4. McDonald’s

Delicious. Classic. Everyone loves it. There’s something for everyone. Don’t sleep on the Quarter Pounder with Cheese, their Nuggets with all of their sauces. Now call me crazy, but everyone says that they have the best Coke. I don’t see it, I don’t get it, but think whatever you’d like. I’m more of an Orange Soda or Sprite kind of gal (or spice it up with one of those Freestyle machines to customize whatever sort of flavor(s) that you’d like that you also never see in stores as well alike!