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Who has the best national chain french fries?
McDonalds 11%  11%  [ 2 ]
Burger King 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Wendys 5%  5%  [ 1 ]
Arbys 11%  11%  [ 2 ]
Chick-fil-A 5%  5%  [ 1 ]
Red Robin 11%  11%  [ 2 ]
Hardees/Carl's Jr. 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
KFC 11%  11%  [ 2 ]
Five Guys 26%  26%  [ 5 ]
Popeyes 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Chilis 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Steak & Shake 5%  5%  [ 1 ]
Shake Shack 5%  5%  [ 1 ]
Sonic 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Dairy Queen 5%  5%  [ 1 ]
Checkers 5%  5%  [ 1 ]
Buffalo Wild Wings (lol) 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
White Castle 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Jack-in-the-Box 0%  0%  [ 0 ]
Total votes : 19
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Going to run a poll, but want to include as many as I can. Can't include things like in and out, etc. as they aren't national. But want to include more than fast food.

*edit, poll added. I'm not adding all of those white trash suburb places like applebees, etc. I added Chilis. If you really think one of those places has the best fries out there, vote for chilis so we can laugh at you. I think this is a pretty good sampling.

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Popeyes
Applebee's
Chili's
Dave and Busters
Shake Shack (not national? I know they've expanded but...)
Steak 'n Shake
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Not sure if Popeye's, steak and shake, and shake shack are national

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I haven't tried most places in the OP but out of the ones I've had Five Guys is the clear winner

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Good one!

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E.H. Ruddock wrote:
Not sure if Popeye's, steak and shake, and shake shack are national

Really?

Oh, okay. I wasn't sure about Shake Shack. But I thought everywhere had Popeye's and Steak 'n Shake. Ah well.


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Kelly's (but not national)

Five Guys is very good.

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Thanks for suggesting a not national one. :/

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E.H. Ruddock wrote:
Thanks for suggesting a not national one. :/

Well, I think it's worth a trip the next time you're up here!

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Some other places that I'm not sure qualify (don't know how national they are, but I've found them in multiple places)

Fuddruckers
Checkers
Smashburger
Spangles
Outback Steakhouse
Buffalo Wild Wings
Yard House


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TGIFridays
Famous Dave's BBQ
Ruby Tuesday


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i'll take an arby's potato cake over all the fries


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doug rr wrote:
i'll take an arby's potato cake over all the fries

Arby's curly fries are also legit. The seasoned ones, I mean.


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Don't we already have about this topic? Mods, please merge

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durdencommatyler wrote:
E.H. Ruddock wrote:
Not sure if Popeye's, steak and shake, and shake shack are national

Really?

Oh, okay. I wasn't sure about Shake Shack. But I thought everywhere had Popeye's and Steak 'n Shake. Ah well.

Even we have both of those! Our Steak 'n' Shake has been here for over 20 years. And we're always the last place to get anything. Our Popeyes just opened last year.

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doug rr wrote:
i'll take an arby's potato cake over all the fries

Fuck yeah.

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Damn that’s a lot of chains.

Dairy Queen

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DQ is a great call. Can't believe that hadn't been mentioned yet.


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durdencommatyler wrote:
E.H. Ruddock wrote:
Not sure if Popeye's, steak and shake, and shake shack are national

Really?

Oh, okay. I wasn't sure about Shake Shack. But I thought everywhere had Popeye's and Steak 'n Shake. Ah well.

Even we have both of those! Our Steak 'n' Shake has been here for over 20 years. And we're always the last place to get anything. Our Popeyes just opened last year.

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