Mcdonalds: Found in over 100 countries, McDonald’s is the biggest conglomerate of fast food restaurants in the world. This U.S. chain focuses on assembly-line-style production and item consistency. Since its inception, the chain has primarily served burgers, fries, and chicken, but recently the company has added more diverse items such as wraps and smoothies. Aside from Walmart, no other privately-owned company employs more people than McDonald’s.. See Mcdonalds Application.
Subway: This fast food restaurant primarily sells submarine sandwiches, but it also serves salad and has a breakfast menu. Subway has more restaurants around the world than any other fast food chain, even McDonald’s, with over 44,000 locations. What sets Subway apart from its fast-food competitors is its commitment to providing affordable but healthy meals.. See Subway Application.
Burger King: This is the second largest fast-food burger chain in the world. It offers a diverse range of food items, such as hamburgers, fries, chicken, fish, and a variety of ice cream and pie desserts. Burger King’s most famous and popular item is the Whopper, its signature quarter-pound hamburger. The burger is so popular that Burger King often advertises itself as “Home of the Whopper.”. See Burger King Application.
Taco Bell: Taco Bell sells inexpensive Tex-Mex style fast food. These offerings include tacos, burritos, nachos, quesadillas, and more. Recently Taco Bell has added a breakfast menu and specialty items like Doritos Locos Tacos, gorditas, chalupas, and $1 Loaded Grillers with varying levels of spiciness. Taco Bell was once known for their talking Chihuahua commercials, but have since introduced a variety of new ads and changed their slogan to “Live Mas.”. See Taco Bell Application.
Wendys: The third-largest hamburger fast food chain in the world, Wendy’s is committed to “Dave’s Way,” the principles of its founder Dave Thomas. The chain focuses on providing fresh, high-quality food at affordable prices. Restaurants serve traditional fast food fare like hamburgers, which are square rather than round at Wendy’s. Uniquely, this chain also sells baked potatoes, chili, and their popular Frosty dairy desserts.. See Wendys Application.
Chick Fil A: Chick-fil-a is an American fast food restaurant that mainly sells chicken dishes, most notably pressure-fried chicken breast sandwiches. One of the first restaurants to be featured in shopping mall food courts, Chick-fil-a has expanded into a national chain of drive-thru restaurants. Because Chick-fil-a’s founder was a Southern Baptist Christian, each restaurant abides by his policy of remaining closed on Sundays.. See Chick Fil A Application.
Popeyes: Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen restaurants offer Cajun-inspired fast food. Most of their dishes involve fried chicken, but they also serve seafood along with an assortment of southern or Cajun side dishes. Popeyes chicken is known for its signature spice, and the restaurant chain is the second largest fried chicken company in the world, with over 2,000 restaurants around the globe.. See Popeyes Application.
Chipotle: Chipotle is a chain of Mexican quick service restaurants that offers a limited menu of customizable burritos, burrito bowls, tacos, and salads. Customers select from an assortment of toppings which include meats, rice, beans, salsas, dairy products, vegetables, and guacamole. Chipotle is known for its high standards of quality and environmental sustainability, using organic produce and free-range meats.. See Chipotle Application.
Jack In The Box: Located on the West Coast of the United States, Jack in the Box is a major fast food chain that mainly sells hamburgers, fries, salads, and chicken. They also sell more unique items like tacos, stuffed jalapenos, and egg rolls, and feature rotating and seasonal dishes. Jack in the Box also has breakfast and dessert menus, providing customers with a wide range of dishes to choose from.. See Jack In The Box Application.
Hardee’s: Hardee’s is a fast food restaurant chain that is famous for its large hamburgers, called Thickburgers. Burgers make up the majority of the menu, but Hardee’s also sells chicken dishes, a variety of sides, and features breakfast and dessert menus. Hardee’s restaurants are almost completely identical to Carl’s Jr. restaurants and have the same smiling star logo; both are owned by the company CKE Restaurants.. See Hardee’s Application.
Arby’s: Arby’s is a global fast food chain that focuses on serving high-quality meat sandwiches for low prices. They are most famous for their roast beef sandwiches, but they offer eight different meats and a variety of side items and desserts, including the popular Curly Fries and Jamocha Shakes. Arby’s is the second largest sandwich seller in the United States.. See Arby’s Application.
Panda Express: Panda Express is a quick service restaurant chain that serves inexpensive Americanized Chinese food. It is the largest Chinese food chain in North America and is often found in shopping mall food courts. Panda Express serves a variety of chicken, beef, and shrimp dishes, as well as rice, lo mein, and assorted appetizers.. See Panda Express Application.
White Castle: White Castle is the oldest fast food chain in America and is known for its inexpensive, small hamburgers topped with pickles and onions and called “sliders.” Restaurants are located in Midwestern and Mid-Atlantic U.S. states and their exteriors are often shaped like castles. White Castle pioneered assembly-line style food production and steam cooks their burgers.. See White Castle Application.
Zaxby’s: Zaxby’s is a relatively new southeastern American quick services chain that specializes in a variety of chicken dishes including tenders(their most popular items), wings, sandwiches, salads, and more. Items are made to order and restaurants offer dipping sauces with varying levels of spiciness. Zaxby’s often works with celebrities in their ad campaigns.. See Zaxby’s Application.
Jimmy John’s: Jimmy John’s is a quick-service restaurant chain that serves and delivers gourmet sandwiches in a range of sizes. The company has been rapidly expanding since its inception in 1983 and has locations in nearly all 50 of the United States. Most of Jimmy John’s locations are owned by franchises.. See Jimmy John’s Application.
Whataburger: Whataburger is a chain of family-owned fast food restaurants known for their large burgers. In the early days of fast food, hamburgers were small and intended to be held in one hand, but Whataburger offered bigger burgers that required two hands to eat. In addition to hamburgers, Whataburger sells chicken, fish, and a variety of sides and desserts such as milkshakes and malts in their southern U.S. locations.. See Whataburger Application.
Carl’s Jr: Carl’s Jr. is an American chain of fast food restaurants that is very similar to the Hardee’s restaurants because the Carl’s Jr. company acquired Hardee’s. Its locations are mainly in the western United States, while Hardee’s is found in the east. It also has expanded into multiple countries. Carl’s Jr. is famous for selling large hamburgers, and also offers chicken dishes, sides, desserts, and a breakfast menu.. See Carl’s Jr Application.
Firehouse Subs: Firehouse Subs is a privately-owned American fast food restaurant chain that sells steamed, hot , gourmet submarine sandwiches. This company was founded by firefighters and its locations have a firefighting theme, with various related memorabilia and menu item names. Firehouse Subs alsp participates in charitable activities that support firefighters.. See Firehouse Subs Application.
Sonic Drive In: Sonic Drive In is chain of fast food restaurants that do not offer dine-in options; customers can use the drive thru, or they order from their cars and have servers on roller skates bring them their food. Sonic offers a breakfast menu, burgers, chicken, sides, and a wide variety of ice cream desserts, slushes, and sodas.. See Sonic Drive In Application.
Church’s Chicken: Church’s Chicken is a privately-owned American chain of fast food restaurants with over 1,000 locations in the United States. As their name suggests, they primarily serve fried chicken, along with their honey butter biscuits. They also serve a variety of Southern side dishes such as okra, biscuits, mashed potatoes, cole slaw, macaroni and cheese and corn on the cob.. See Church’s Chicken Application.
Rally’s: Rally’s is an American fast food chain that has merged with the Checkers restaurants. Rally’s and Checkers locations are identical, with the same exteriors and menus. Rally’s has two drive thrus and does not offer interior dining, classifying it as a drive-in. Rally’s serves flavorful burgers and fries, but they also serve chicken dishes, fish sandwiches, hot dogs, and desserts.. See Rally’s Application.
Del Taco: Del Taco is an American chain of quick service restaurants that are mainly located in the western United States. Restaurants serve Mexican tacos, burritos and bowls, salads, quesadillas, and nachos. However, what makes Del Taco unique is that it also offers American foods like hamburgers and fries. They also serve breakfast and dessert items, and feature taco specials on Tuesdays and Thursdays.. See Del Taco Application.
Qdoba: Qdoba is an American chain of quick service restaurants that offers customizable Mexican-inspired meals. Customers can choose from a variety of burritos, bowls, tacos, nachos, quesadillas, salads, and request their desired toppings from a burrito bar. What makes Qdoba unique is that it offers guacamole and queso toppings for no extra charge; it also sells soups such as Mexican Gumbo and Chicken Tortilla, as well as offering a breakfast menu.. See Qdoba Application.
El Pollo Loco: El Pollo Loco is a quick-service restaurant chain that mainly serves Mexican-inspired grilled chicken dishes. Its menu includes chicken bowls and salads, burritos, soup, tacos, Mexican and American side dishes, and desserts. It also offers Baja shrimp as an alternative to chicken. This company operates hundreds of locations in the southwestern regions of the U.S.. See El Pollo Loco Application.
Quiznos: Quiznos is an American quick service restaurant chain that sells hot, made to order submarine sandwiches. It has thousands of franchised locations in the United States and around the world. Quiznos focuses on providing tasty sandwiches with high-quality ingredients. Their menu features steak, chicken, turkey, and deli meat subs, along with flatbreads, wraps, soups, salads, desserts, and breakfast items. Many locations also offer pasta dishes.. See Quiznos Application.
Which Wich: Which Wich Superior Sandwiches is a privately-owned American chain of quick-service restaurants with hundreds of locations in the Americas and the Middle East. As the name suggests, their menu consists of a variety of sandwiches as well as wraps and salads. Customers order food by marking their desired customizable items on menus that are printed on sandwich bags; employees then make the sandwiches and deliver them in the bags.. See Which Wich Application.
Taco Cabana: Taco Cabana is an American chain of quick-service restaurants that serve Mexican food. It has more than 100 locations, most of which have drive-thrus and patio dining options. Taco Cabana is usually open 24 hours a day, and their menu includes fajitas, nachos, tacos, quesadillas, burritos, and bowls. They also offer a breakfast menu.. See Taco Cabana Application.
Krystal: Krystal is a U.S. chain of fast food restaurants with more than 300 locations in the southern United States. It is best known for serving steamed hamburger sliders in a square shape; these burgers were inspired by White Castle’s sliders, but the companies serve different regions and do not compete. Krystal also sells fried chicken sliders, miniature hot dogs, sides, and desserts, and offers a popular breakfast menu.. See Krystal Application.
Wienerschnitzel: Wienerschnitzel is a U.S. chain of fast food restaurants that primarily serves hot dogs, rather than the German dish called wiener schnitzel. They have more than 300 locations in the western United States. Their restaurants also serve hamburgers, sandwiches, sides, and a breakfast menu. Wienerschnitzel and the company Tastee-Freez have the same founder, so Wienerschnitzel locations sell Tastee-Freez ice creams.. See Wienerschnitzel Application.
Kentucky Fried Chicken: Kentucky Fried Chicken is a major American chain of fast food restaurants that mainly sell fried chicken and other chicken dishes with side items and desserts. It has thousands of locations in the United States and in more than 100 countries around the world. KFC is famous for its large buckets of pressure-fried chicken with 11 secret herbs and spices, a cooking style pioneered by founder Colonel Harland Sanders.. See Kentucky Fried Chicken Application.
Chicken Express: Chicken Express is an American fast food restaurant chain that has more than 200 franchised locations in the southern U.S They primarily sell fried chicken; they offer a variety of pieces and even sell fried livers and gizzards. They also sell fried fish and Southern-inspired sides, such as okra, cole slaw, corn nuggets, fried pickles, biscuits and more. Another popular item at Chicken Express is their homemade iced tea.. See Chicken Express Application.
Taco Bueno: Taco Bueno is an American chain of quick service restaurants specializing in Tex-Mex cuisine. The company is committed to selling fresh, high-quality food at affordable prices. Their menu features a variety of nachos, enchiladas, tacos, burritos, soups, salads, and desserts. Taco Bueno offers large dinner platters of their popular items, served with rice, beans, chips, and guacamole. They also have a breakfast menu.. See Taco Bueno Application.
In N Out Burger: In N Out Burgers Inc. is a privately-owned American fast food chain that has over 300 locations in the southwestern United States. It is known for affordable prices, fresh food, and good customer service. In N Out Burger offers a limited menu of burgers, French fries, and milkshakes, and they are known for a “secret” menu with a variety of unusual burger options.. See In N Out Burger Application.
Schlotzsky’s: Schlotzsky’s is a privately owned American chain of franchised sandwich restaurants. There are more than 350 Schlotzsky’s locations in the United States, and the company is a subsidiary of Focus Brands. Their restaurants primarily sell sandwiches, but they also serve pizzas, pastas, salads, soups wraps, and more. Sandwiches are made with freshly baked bread and can be served with chips or a baked dessert.. See Schlotzsky’s Application.
Shake Shack: Shake Shack is an American chain of quick-service restaurants that serve classic American cuisine. They offer hamburgers, hot dogs, French fries, frozen custard, and milkshakes, which they are famous for. Shake Shack has more than 60 locations in the United States, the Middle East, and European countries. Their locations also serve beer and wine.. See Shake Shack Application.
Jason’s Deli: Jason’s Deli is a privately-owned American chain of quick service restaurants with more than 200 locations in the United States. The restaurants offer gourmet deli fare, such as classic and specialty sandwiches, salads, soups and salads. They also serve pasta, stuffed potatoes, and desserts. Jason’s Deli is known for all-natural ingredients and extensive collections for vegetarians, vegans, and allergy sufferers.. See Jason’s Deli Application.
A&W: A&W Restaurants, Inc. is an American fast food restaurant chain that is best known for its own brand of root beer, which is often served in frosted mugs or as part of a root beer float. Their restaurants also serve hamburgers, hot dogs, fries, chicken dishes, cheese curds, and ice cream desserts. A&W restaurants often share spaces with other fast food chain restaurants.. See A&W Application.
Moe’s Southwest Grill: Moe’s Southwest Grill is an American chain of quick service restaurants and a subsidiary of Focus Brands. There are hundreds of franchised and company-owned locations in the United States and a few other countries. Moe’s Tex-Mex menu offers a variety of burritos and bowls, tacos, nachos, and quesadillas, made with fresh ingredients.. See Moe’s Southwest Grill Application.
Taco John’s: Taco John’s is a small, privately-owned American chain of fast food restaurants that specializes in Mexican-inspired dishes. There are more than 400 locations in the United States, most of which are in the west. Their menu offers tacos, burritos, quesadillas, nachos, and chicken wings. Their specialty is Potato Olés—spicy fried potato bites. Taco John’s also serves breakfast and dessert.. See Taco John’s Application.
Big Boy: Big Boy Restaurants International, LLC. is a U.S.-based chain of casual dining restaurants that offers American cuisine. There are 100 locations in the United States and more than 250 in Japan. The company is famous for their Big Boy mascot and their large hamburgers. Their menu also features Velveeta cheeseburgers, sandwiches, salads, appetizers, soups, dinner entrees, and pastas. Big Boy also sells breakfast dishes and desserts.. See Big Boy Application.
Rubio’s: Rubio’s Coastal Grill is a privately-owned American chain of quick service restaurants that offer fresh Mexican dishes. There are nearly 200 locations on the west coast of the United States. Rubio’s menu focuses on fried and grilled fish and seafood tacos and burritos. They also offer enchiladas, salads, side dishes, and churros.. See Rubio’s Application.
Cousins Subs: Cousins Submarines, or Cousins Subs, is a privately-owned American chain of quick service restaurants. As their name suggests, they serve a variety of submarine sandwiches; they also serve soups and salads, along with fries, chips, desserts, and Wisconsin cheese curds. There are more than 100 locations in the United States.. See Cousins Subs Application.
Baja Fresh: Baja Fresh is an American chain of quick service restaurants specializing in Tex-Mex cuisine. As their name suggests, the company is committed to serving fresh ingredients. There are more than 350 locations in the United States, Asia, and the Middle East. Their menu offers tacos, taquitos, burritos, salads, quesadillas, nachos, and fajitas. Each location has a self-serve salsa bar.. See Baja Fresh Application.
Port Of Subs: Port of Subs is an American quick service restaurant chain that specializes in submarine sandwiches. They are a small sandwich chain with around 140 locations in the western United States. What makes their restaurants unique are their fresh meats and cheeses that are sliced in-house, to order. Their menu offers subs, flatbreads, salads, wraps, grilled sandwiches, sides, and desserts.. See Port Of Subs Application.
Jersey Mike’s Subs: Jersey Mike’s Subs is a privately owned chain of quick service restaurants that specialize in submarine sandwiches. There are hundreds of franchised locations in the United States. Jersey Mike’s sandwiches are made-to-order with fresh cheeses, meats, vegetables, and condiments. In addition to hot and cold subs, they offer wraps, salads, and cookies.. See Jersey Mike’s Subs Application.
Charley’s Grilled Subs: Charley’s Grilled Subs is a privately owned American chain of quick service restaurants that primarily serve grilled submarine sandwiches. There are hundreds of locations in the United States and in countries around the world. They serve a variety of made-to-order hot sandwiches and specialize in Philly cheesesteaks; they also serve gourmet fries with toppings and homemade lemonades.. See Charley’s Grilled Subs Application.
Lenny’s Sub Shop: Lenny’s Sub Shop is a privately owned chain of quick service restaurants that serve made to order submarine sandwiches and cheesesteaks. There are well over 100 locations in the southeastern United States, and their menu offers a variety of hot and cold subs, salads, name brand and privately branded chips, and cookies.. See Lenny’s Sub Shop Application.
Pollo Campero: Pollo Campero is a fast food restaurant chain that serves Latin-inspired chicken dishes. The company is based in Guatemala and has hundreds of franchised and company-owned locations in countries around the world. Pollo Campero serves fried or grilled chicken meals, along with empanadas, bowls, and Latin sides like fried yucca and sweet plantains. They also serve traditional desserts like flan and tres leches cake, as well as specialty Latin beverages.. See Pollo Campero Application.
Captain D’s: Captain D’s is a privately owned company that is based in the United States and operates a chain of quick-service seafood restaurants. They have more than 500 locations in the U.S., and are a subsidiary of Centre Partners. Captain D’s menu focuses on fried fish and shrimp, but they also serve a variety of grilled seafood options, along with fried chicken and some Southern-inspired sides.. See Captain D’s Application.
Checkers Drive In: Checkers Drive In is a major privately owned chain of fast food restaurants that is based in the United States. Some of their hundreds of locations are franchised, and all locations are identical to Rallys restaurants, as both are owned by Sentinel Capital Partners. Checkers have drive-thrus and their menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken, fish, fries, and desserts.. See Checkers Drive In Application.
Culver’s: Culver’s Franchising System, Inc. is a privately owned restaurant chain that operates quick-service eateries in the United States. They have more than 500 franchised restaurants in the country. Culver’s restaurants are known for their ButterBurgers and frozen custards, but they also serve chicken, seafood, and a variety of sandwiches. Additionally, they serve soups, salads, sides, and more.. See Culver’s Application.
Freebirds World Burrito: Freebirds World Burrito is a privately owned chain of quick service restaurants that is based in the United States. They have more than 60 locations in the western region of the country. Their restaurants focus on customizable California-style burritos, and they also serve burrito bowls, salads, tacos, quesadillas, and nachos, and desserts. Freebirds is committed to environmental sustainability practices, using recycled paper products and encouraging customers to recycle as well.. See Freebirds World Burrito Application.
Jack’s Family Restaurant: Jack’s Family Restaurants, Inc. is a chain of fast food restaurants that is based in the United States. There are just over 130 locations in the Southern region of the country, and their restaurants have walk-up and dine-in options. Jack’s menu offers a variety of burgers and sandwiches, along with chicken dishes, salads, sides, pies, and a large breakfast selection.. See Jack’s Family Restaurant Application.
Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken: Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken is a U.S.-based chain of casual dining restaurants. They have over 140 locations in the Midwestern and Southern regions of the U.S. and a few locations in Canada and Jordan. Lee’s serves Southern American cuisine with a focus on pressure-cooked and honey-sweetened fried chicken. Lee’s serves a variety of other chicken dishes and country sides.. See Lee’s Famous Recipe Chicken Application.
Long John Silver’s: Long John Silver’s is a privately owned chain of fast food restaurants that is based in the United States. They are a subsidiary of LJS Partners LLC. Long John Silver’s primarily serves fried seafood platters and sandwiches, and they also serve fried chicken fingers and Southern sides. In addition, they sell tacos and healthier baked seafood options.. See Long John Silver’s Application.
Noodles & Company: Noodles & Company is a publically owned quick service restaurant that is based in the United States. They have more than 400 franchised and company-owned locations around the country. Noodles & Company restaurants feature a global-inspired menu with pasta dishes from around the world. They also sell soups, salads, and sandwiches.. See Noodles & Company Application.
Penn Station Subs: Penn Station Subs is a privately owned chain of submarine sandwich shops that is based in the United States. They have more than 200 franchised and company-owned locations in the southern and Midwestern regions of the country. Penn Station specializes in Philly cheesesteaks, and their menu also features specialty and customizable hot and cold subs. For sides, customers can choose fries, cheese bread, chips, or cookies.. See Penn Station Subs Application.
Portillo’s Hot Dog: Portillo’s is a privately owned restaurant chain that is based in the United States. They have just over 30 locations around the country; these locations have drive thrus and casual dining rooms. Portillo’s menu specializes in hot dogs, sausages, and chili, but they also sell hamburgers, chicken dishes, ribs, and a variety of sandwiches. Additionally, they serve salads, a range of sides, baked goods, milkshakes, and smoothies.. See Portillo’s Hot Dog Application.
Potbelly Sandwich Works: Potbelly Sandwich Works is a chain of quick service sandwich shops that is based in the United States. They are a rapidly expanding chain with more than 300 locations around the country. Potbelly serves a variety of specialty and customizable sandwiches, along with soups and chili, salads, and sides. They also have a breakfast and dessert menu.. See Potbelly Sandwich Works Application.
Tacotime: TacoTime is a privately owned chain of fast food restaurants that is based in the United States. They have more than 300 locations around the country and in other nations around the world. As their name suggests, their menu specializes in tacos, but they also sell soft and crispy burritos, nachos, quesadillas, salads, and sides. TacoTime has a breakfast menu as well, mainly consisting of burritos.. See Tacotime Application.
The Pita Pit: The Pita Pit is a privately owned chain of quick service restaurants that is based in Ontario, Canada. They have hundreds of franchised locations in North America and countries around the world. As their name suggests, their specialty is pita sandwiches. They offer some Mediterranean-inspired pitas along with Westernized options. Pita Pit also serves breakfast pitas and smoothies. They are marketed as a healthier alternative to sub shops.. See The Pita Pit Application.
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