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The Year's Best Fast Food Restaurant

The Year's Best Fast Food Restaurant

As part of this year's Best of 2009 coverage, we wanted to know which fast food restaurant was your favorite. McDonald's came out on top, with more than a quarter (28 percent) of the vote, narrowly edging out south of the border rival Taco Bell. We are right there with you — there's a reason why McDonald's is the world's leading fast food chain, and it's also our pick for the year's best fast food joint.

We've never been able to stay away from those Egg McMuffins and hash browns, but in 2009, the burger chain took things to the next level with its McCafé menu and generously sized Angus Third Pounders, which received glowing reviews in our taste test. What do you love to order at Mickey D's?

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KadBunny KadBunny 7 years
I don't trust their meat anymore but I still give in to their chicken nuggets; it brings me back. With that said, I think Wendy's and In-N-Out are infinitely better.
insanitypepper insanitypepper 7 years
I'm not sure when I last ate at McDonald's.
suziryder suziryder 7 years
Are you guys getting sponsored by McDonald's?? What's with all the McDonald's related articles today? McDonald's is gross. I don't like to eat there.
weffie weffie 7 years
Yuck :P I'd rather eat Play-Doh, it tastes about the same but with much less oil!
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 7 years
Oh and I think McDonald's tastes totally different here in France than in the USA. I have had it 3 times in the USA and each time had to run to the it too much grease? I don't know but it cleans me embarrassing. Chick-Fil-A is amazing but the no-Sundays because of being Christians things makes me frustrated!! I love their chicken sandwiches and lemonade but HAAAATE their bad version of waffle fries (which were the original pomme frites invented here in France). They are soggy and fatty. Eww!
Mme-Hart Mme-Hart 7 years
People are so funny about admitting they eat at McDo. That said, I love their cheeseburgers...the small ones. They are my fave when I have a McDo moment. My son loves their nuggets and bbq sauce but HATES the fries. He has nuggets with apple sauce and yogurt...that's his happy meal and I'm pretty okay with that.
theseether theseether 7 years
Gross. My stomach hurts just thinking about McDonalds.
fuzzles fuzzles 7 years
Seriously??? *scratching head*
Spectra Spectra 7 years
Ugh, NOTHING. I hate McDonalds and I only eat there if I'm on a road trip with my husband and he wants to stop. But he hates it almost as much as I do, so we usually opt for Burger King or Subway. If I have a choice, I always pick Subway. They have a lot more healthy options than McD's does.
kitchenhacker kitchenhacker 7 years
You've got to be kidding.
rainydaybleus rainydaybleus 7 years
Their coffee is really good. Every time I am at the airport, I skip past the always way too long Starbucks line and get a cup of joe from McD, at a fraction of the price to boot.
danizzle danizzle 7 years
i eat a chicken nugget happy meal with apple fries and caramel sauce and a diet coke. brings me back to my childhood
VeggieLove726 VeggieLove726 7 years
I don't like anything
mallorycurtis mallorycurtis 7 years
chick-fil-a TOTALLY should have won! that being said, my favorite thing at mcdonald's are the chicken nuggets and fries. the southwest salad was amazing too but it's not there anymore =(
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