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Best Fast-Food Fries?

IMO - Swiss Chalet!

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    1. re: duckdown

      +1, if it's a swiss chalet restaurant. NOT the harvey's/swiss hybrid. Then you end up getting the harvey's fries and that is just wrong.

      1. re: mactabilis

        When I saw the topic, and while I was waiting for the thread to load, I started thinking about how I felt. I knew it wouldn't be McD's, BK, Harvey's, or Wendy's. I thought briefly about New York Fries, but then it came to me: Swiss Chalet. Imagine my surprise when that was the pick of the first three posts!

        1. re: Sinfulia

          Swiss Chalet. McD's are too thin.

          1. I like the waffle fries at Chick Fil A.

            1. A contradiction in terms.

              1. McDonald's if they are right out of the fryer and hot (and salty). Arby's curly fries.

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                1. re: Firegoat

                  Oh yes, curly fries!

                  I love dipping McDonald's fries in soft-served ice cream or their vanilla milkshakes. Divine!

                  1. I grew to enjoy McD's fries back in the day (working in high school) and always pulled them fresh and salty. Delicious! Even more so if you mix them into a mixture of ketchup, big arch sauce, and re-hydrated onions! Nowadays it has to be a more rustic fry, something with some skin on it.

                    1. Five Guys. They also give you a boat load of them. One order is enough for two people. Love 'em.

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                        1. re: diablo

                          Yep, Five Guys for sure. They get whole potatoes and cut them on site, then fry them in peanut oil and give you a ton. They taste more like homemade.

                        2. McDonald's...god I love them

                          1. This is tough... i really love fries.... I'm going to have to go top three.

                            I would have to say Checkers, for the crispy spicy factor. My perfect fry, if you will. I could find one, sitting cold in a bag from hours before, and I still can't resist it.
                            If I'm going for a straight up thin "fast food standard" I would have to say Burger King. Dipped into a pile of chilled Heinz ketchup.
                            Finally, Nathans does the thicker cut/ batter style just right. AND you can make them cheese or chili fries.

                            1. I believe Del Taco's crinkly fries in a big ol' cup are in the running.

                              1. In N Out Animal Style

                                1. I'd give my vote to New York Fries....

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                                  1. McDonald's. Also in the running for best fries.

                                    1. Penn Station makes some tasty fries.