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Best Fast-Food Fries?

JohnnyCake Sep 19, 2008 10:23 AM

IMO - Swiss Chalet!

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    robert4444 Jan 10, 2009 04:46 AM

    Penn Station makes some tasty fries.

    1. ccbweb Jan 9, 2009 07:21 PM

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

      1. im_nomad Jan 9, 2009 02:50 PM

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

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          kobetobiko Jan 9, 2009 10:14 PM

          +1 for New York Fries!

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          jensvp Jan 9, 2009 11:20 AM

          In N Out Animal Style

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            Big N Fat Sep 30, 2008 01:38 AM

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

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              jessicheese Sep 22, 2008 01:47 PM

              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.

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                AngelSanctuary Sep 21, 2008 08:13 PM

                McDonald's...god I love them

                1. diablo Sep 21, 2008 05:44 PM

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

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                    biscuit Jan 9, 2009 09:14 PM

                    I second this.

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                      bhamdining Jan 12, 2009 07:32 AM

                      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. raidar Sep 21, 2008 05:40 PM

                      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.

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                        rkaene Sep 21, 2008 04:58 PM


                        1. Firegoat Sep 21, 2008 03:58 AM

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

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                            shdiep Sep 21, 2008 07:07 PM

                            Oh yes, curly fries!

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

                          2. Passadumkeg Sep 21, 2008 02:01 AM

                            A contradiction in terms.

                            1. Suzy Q Sep 20, 2008 09:55 PM

                              I like the waffle fries at Chick Fil A.

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                                philly cheeze Sep 19, 2008 11:25 AM

                                Taco Bell

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                                  Sinfulia Sep 19, 2008 11:01 AM

                                  Swiss Chalet & McDonald's.

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                                    Teep Sep 19, 2008 11:41 AM

                                    Swiss Chalet. McD's are too thin.

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                                      shdiep Sep 20, 2008 11:44 PM

                                      I love the thin fries!

                                  2. duckdown Sep 19, 2008 10:51 AM

                                    +1, swiss chalet

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                                      mactabilis Sep 19, 2008 10:52 AM

                                      +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.

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                                        KevinB Sep 21, 2008 11:15 AM

                                        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!

                                      2. re: duckdown
                                        pengcast Jan 15, 2009 01:38 PM

                                        Swiss Chalet, eh!

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