The battle for burger supremacy is on with the latest in a seemingly endless tally of ‘best of’ lists!
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Who makes the best burger?
This time it’s respected market research firm Harris Poll wading into the debate.
They’ve named In-N-Out Burger as the best thing since patties were first planted between two halves of a hamburger bun.
Runners-up in the tally included Five Guys Burgers and Fries, Culver’s, Wendy’s, Sonic America’s Drive-In, Whataburger and Steak ‘n Shake.
Several other burger joints ranked below category average in the study. Listed alphabetically, they include Burger King, Carl’s Jr., Checkers/Rally’s, DQ Grill & Chill, Hardee’s, Jack in the Box, McDonald’s and White Castle.
America’s other favorite restaurants
In addition to looking at the burger world, Harris Poll also turned its eye toward other segments of the restaurant industry. Here’s what they found:
Casual Dining Restaurant Brand of the Year
IHOP (International House of Pancakes)
Chicken Restaurant Brand of the Year
Coffee & Quick Service Restaurant Brand of the Year
Pizza Chain Brand of the Year
Italian Dining Restaurant Brand of the Year
Olive Garden Italian Restaurants
Sandwich Shop Brand of the Year
Fast Casual Mexican Restaurant Brand of the Year
Moe’s Southwest Grill
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