Your state’s most popular fast food chains

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When COVID-19 shut down many indoor dining options during the pandemic, more Americans decided to hop in their cars and pull through drive-thrus for a quick meal. McDonald’s, Wendy’s and Taco Bell, as well as more regional favorites like Culver’s and In-N-Out have all seen a boost in drive-thru traffic since the start of the pandemic.

Top Agency released a report that examined which fast food restaurants have seen the most amount of traffic since the beginning of COVID-19. The report found the top five choices for each state to determine which fast food chains are the most popular.

America’s top fast food choice is Sonic, which got the No. 1 spot for 14 states. Wendy’s and Taco Bell tied for No. 2.

Keep reading to find out what your state’s top fast food restaurants are!

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Note: Hawaii and Alaska were not included in the report.

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Alabama

1. Sonic2. McDonald’s 3. Chick-Fil-A4. Taco Bell5. Subway

Image Credit: Sonic.

Arizona

1. Sonic
2. McDonald’s
3. Taco Bell
4. Subway
5. Wendy’s

Image Credit: Sonic.

Arkansas

1. Sonic2. McDonald’s 3. Taco Bell4. Subway5. Chick-Fil-A

Image Credit: Sonic.

California

1. McDonald’s2. Taco Bell3. In-N-Out4. Subway5. Panda Express

Image Credit: Johnnieshin.

Colorado

1. Chick-Fil-A2. McDonald’s3. Wendy’s4. Taco Bell5. Subway

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Connecticut

1. Wendy’s2. Taco Bell3. Burger King4. McDonald’s5. Subway

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Delaware

1. Chick-Fil-A2. Taco Bell3. Burger King4. McDonald’s5. Subway

Image Credit: Chick-Fil-A.

Florida

1. Chick-Fil-A2. McDonald’s3. Wendy’s4. Burger King5. Subway

Image Credit: Chick-Fil-A.

Georgia

1. McDonald’s2. Taco Bell3. Subway4. Chick-Fil-A5. Wendy’s

Image Credit: Corey Coyle / Wikimedia Commons.

Idaho

1. Sonic2. Burger King3. Subway4. Taco Bell5. McDonald’s

Image Credit: Sonic.

Illinois

1. Wendy’s2. Burger King3. McDonald’s 4. Taco Bell5. Subway

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Indiana

1. Chick-Fil-A2. McDonald’s3. Wendy’s4. Taco Bell5. Subway

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Iowa

1. Taco Bell2. McDonald’s3. Arby’s4. Subway5. Burger King

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Kansas

1. Sonic2. McDonald’s3. Subway4. Taco Bell5. Wendy’s

Image Credit: Sonic.

Kentucky

1. Sonic2. Taco Bell3. McDonald’s 4. Wendy’s5. Subway

Image Credit: Sonic.

Louisiana

1. Popeyes2. Sonic3. Raising Cane’s4. McDonald’s5. Subway

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Maine

1. Taco Bell2. KFC3. McDonald’s4. Subway5. Burger King

Image Credit: Taco Bell.

Maryland

1. Chick-Fil-A2. Taco Bell3. Burger King4. McDonald’s5. Subway

Image Credit: Chick-Fil-A.

Massachusetts

1. Taco Bell2. Wendy’s 3. McDonald’s4. Burger King5. Subway

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Michigan

1. Taco Bell2. McDonald’s3. Burger King4. Wendy’s5. Subway

Image Credit: Taco Bell.

Minnesota

1. Taco Bell2. Culver’s3. McDonald’s4. Subway5. Chipotle

Image Credit: Tacos.

Mississippi

1. Sonic2. Wendy’s3. McDonald’s4. Subway5. Taco Bell

Image Credit: Sonic.

Missouri

1. Sonic2. McDonald’s3. Taco Bell4. Burger King5. Subway

Image Credit: Sonic.

Montana

1. Wendy’s2. Arby’s3. Taco Bell4. McDonald’s5. Subway

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Nebraska

1. Sonic2. Arby’s3. McDonald’s4. Subway5. Burger King

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Nevada

1. McDonald’s2. Del Taco3. Subway4. In-N-Out5. Panda Express

Image Credit: McDonalds.com.

New Hampshire

1. Taco Bell2. Wendy’s3. McDonald’s4. Burger King5. Subway

Image Credit: Taco Bell.

New Jersey

1. Wendy’s2. McDonald’s3. Taco Bell4. Burger King5. Subway

Image Credit: Wendy’s.

New Mexico

1. Sonic2. Taco Bell3. McDonald’s4. Burger King5. Subway

Image Credit: Sonic.

New York

1. Wendy’s2. McDonald’s3. Taco Bell4. Burger King5. Subway

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North Carolina

1. McDonald’s2. Taco Bell3. Wendy’s4. Chick-Fil-A5. Subway

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North Dakota

1. McDonald’s2. Taco Bell3. Burger King4. Subway5. Buffalo Wild Wings

Image Credit: McDonald’s.

Ohio

1. Taco Bell2. Wendy’s3. McDonald’s4. Burger King5. Subway

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Oklahoma

1. Sonic2. McDonald’s3. Taco Bell4. Subway5. Chick-Fil-A

Image Credit: Sonic.

Oregon

1. Taco Bell2. Burger King3. McDonald’s4. Panda Express5. Subway

Image Credit: Taco Bell.

Pennsylvania

1. McDonald’s2. Wendy’s3. Chick-Fil-A4. Burger King5. Subway

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Rhode Island

1. McDonald’s2. Wendy’s3. Burger King4. Taco Bell5. Subway

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South Carolina

1. Sonic2. McDonald’s3. Chick-Fil-A4. Wendy’s5. Subway

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South Dakota

1. Culver’s2. McDonald’s3. Burger King4. Subway5. Taco John’s

Image Credit: Culver’s.

Tennessee

1. Sonic2. McDonald’s3. Wendy’s4. Taco Bell5. Subway

Image Credit: Sonic.

Texas

1. Sonic
2. Whataburger
3. McDonald’s
4. Chick-Fil-A
5. Subway

Image Credit: Sonic.

Utah

1. Wendy’s2. Burger King3. Subway4. McDonald’s5. Chick-Fil-A

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Vermont

1. Taco Bell2. KFC3. Burger King4. McDonald’s5. Subway

Image Credit: Taco Bell.

Virginia

1. McDonald’s2. Taco Bell3. Chick-Fil-A4. Wendy’s 5. Subway

Image Credit: urbanbuzz / iStock.

Washington

1. Wendy’s2. Taco Bell3. McDonald’s4. Burger King5. Subway

Image Credit: Wendy’s.

West Virginia

1. Wendy’s2. Taco Bell3. Arby’s4. McDonald’s5. Subway

Image Credit: Wendy’s.

Wisconsin

1. Culver’s2. Wendy’s3. McDonald’s4. Taco Bell5. Subway

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Wyoming

1. Wendy’s2. McDonald’s3. Arby’s4. Subway5. Taco John’s

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