Our 50 Best Fast Food Items Of All Time is a fun look back at the most enjoyable and legendary Fast Food Sandwiches, and everything else fast food in modern history. Fast Food has come a long way over the past 100 years since the days when McDonald’s was king. Funny, but in many ways, one could argue that Mcdonald’s still wears the crown. We tried to keep this to just the fast-food joints where you could get whatever you wanted in under five minutes as long as there were no lines. That’s what we call fast food!
# 50 – Wetson’s “Big W” Burger
They closed in the mid-1970s but I will never forget how good this burger was.
# 49 – Chick-fil-A Frozen Diet Lemonade
This is the only diet option on this list. It’s the most amazing diet drink we have ever tasted.
# 48 – Nathan’s Clam Strips
I can’t believe just how good these are.
# 47 – Mcdonald’s Sausage, Egg & Cheese Mc Griddle.
It’s amazing how McDonald’s delivered such a perfect breakfast sandwich.
# 46 – 7-Eleven Slurpee – Cola Flavor
Hand’s down Cola is the best flavor, but cherry and blue raspberry are a close second and third.
# 45 – Kenny Rogers Roast Chicken
It was so good, much better than Boston Chicken, but it’s gone……….
# 44 – Roy Rogers Double R Bar Burger
There are not as many Roy Rogers stores as there used to be, but they are still around, especially at highway rest stops.
# 43 – Burger King Whaler
Replaced by the Big Fish, we liked the Whaler better.
# 42 – McDonald’s Double Cheeseburger
One of their hidden gems.
# 41 – Subway Sweet Onion Chicken Teriyaki Sub
# 40 – Whataburger Honey BBQ Chicken Strip Sandwich
# 39 – McDonald’s Apple Pie
# 38 – Burger King Onion Rings
I will always take these over their french fries in my combo meals.
# 37 – Arby’s Turkey Sandwich
We love Arby’s. They have one of the biggest fast-food menus out there.
# 36 – Chipotle Chicken Burrito
# 35 – Aunt Annies Cinamon Pretzels
All their pretzels are great, but the cinnamon ones are extra special.
# 34 – Shake Shack ShackBurger
# 33 – McDonald’s Milk Shakes
# 32 – Taco Bell Mexican Pizza
Why on Earth did they just discontinue this one.
# 31 – Cinnabon Caramel PecanBon
# 30 – A&W Root Beer Famous Float
# 29 – Churchs’s Orginal Smokehouse Chicken
# 28 – McDonald’s Egg McMuffin
A true classic.
# 27 – Dairy Queen Blizzard Reeses Flavor
I don’t care if there don’t fall out upside down. Please stop that, it’s annoying, just give me my drink.
# 26 – Wendy’s Baconator
Boy did they get this one right
# 25 – McDonald’s McRib
Do we love it so much because we can’t always have it?
# 24 – Orange Julius – Orange Flavor
The taste of the seventies!
# 23 – Burger King Whopper With Cheese
A perfectly named burger. It’s huge……!
# 22 – Krispy Kreme – Any flavor donut
# 21 – Taco Bell Beef Burrito Supreme
# 20 – McDonald’s Quarter Pounder With Cheese
# 19 – Jack In The Box Basic Taco
# 18 – Hardees Steak Sandwich
This has been discontinued, but it was the best sandwich they ever produced.
# 17 – Chick-fil-A Spicy Chicken Sandwich
# 16 – Nathans French Fries
The most underrated french fires in the. business.
# 15 – McDonald’s Orginal Hamburger
I still buy this one and it always brings me back to being ten years old and tasting my first fast-fast burger in my life. It’s all about those onions and the pickle. It all works in perfect unison.
# 14 – In-N-Out Double-Double Burger
It would be interesting to see how successful they would be if they ever started opening up on the East Coast in cities like New York.
# 13 – Roy Rodgers Fried Chicken
They never get enough credit for how good their fried chicken is.
# 12 – Wendy’s Single With Cheese
Wendy’s uses really good quality meat and they know how to cook it. This is the sandwich in which you can really taste how good their meat is.
# 11 – Burger King Orginal Chicken Sandwich
It may not be all-white meat chicken, but the spices in the breadcrumbs in this one are highly addicting.
# 10 – McDonald’s French Fries
We arrive at the top 10 section of our Best Fast Food Items of All Time List with the greatest french fries we have ever tasted. McDonald’s French Fries was an easy choice.
# 9 – Taco Bell Beef Taco
How are these outstanding tacos so good and still so cheap. The best buy on the list!
# 8 – Arby’s Beef ‘N Cheddar
In the number eight spot on our Best Fast Food Items of All Time List list, we present the grand Arby’s Beef ‘N Cheddar. The mix of Arbys barbeque sauce, fresh roast beef, and cheddar on an onion bun make this one an exquisite, culinary fast food experience that is of this world.
# 7 – CHICK-FIL-A Fried Chicken Nuggets
In the number seven position on our Best Fast Food Items of All Time List list is CHICK-FIL-A Fried Chicken Nuggets. No other fast food item ever came as close to mom’s home cooking as these ravishing chicken nuggets.
# 6 – Popeyes Chicken Sandwich
Landing in the number six spot on our Best Fast Food Items of All Time List list we present the Popeyes Chicken Sandwich. Amazing real white meat chicken on a superb role with the perfect blend of mayonnaise and pickles make this the greatest chicken sandwich we have ever tasted.
# 5 – Mcdonald’s Filet O Fish
Are we just so used to McDonald’s that we can’t help but love most of their classic items better than all the others? Most fast-food fish sandwiches taste somewhat similar to each other. Not this one.
# 4 – White Castle Cheeseburger
At the number four spot on our list, we present the White Castle Cheeseburger. This is probably the oldest fast food item on the list. They call them belly bombers, but it’s so worth it.
# 3 – Kentucky Fried Chicken Orginal Recipe
Have you ever tasted fast-food fried chicken as good as KFC’s phenomenal original recipe? If you have please let us know where.
# 2 – Nathan’s Original Hot Dog
How do they do it? Why is this amazing Nathan’s Original Hot Dog so much better than any other Hot Dog we have ever tasted? And more importantly, why do the supermarket prepackaged Nathans Hot Dog taste no way as good as the ones you buy at the actual Nathan’s stands?
# 1 – McDonald’s Big Mac
We close out our 50 Best Fast Food Items Of All Time list with maybe the most famous and most successful fast food item of all time. McDonald’s marketed this sandwich brilliantly when it was first introduced in the early 1970s. It may have gotten smaller in size over the years, but it tastes the same in 2022 as it did in 1972. Like my friend Tom says, nothing else in the fast-food world taste like it.
Written by Brian Kachejian and Thomas Neokleous
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