Food & Drink

A Definitive Ranking Of Fast Food Menu Items (PHOTOS)

From gut-wrenchingly bad to kind of delicious.

When we asked you guys which fast food chain makes the best burger, we were kind of surprised by how many of you had something to say. We were happy that everyone agreed on Five Guys' total awesomeness (they slammed cult-favorite In-N-Out), but here's what we really took away from that experience: as much as people dog fast food for being gross, deep down a lot of us really love it. It's our guilty pleasure. And it's not just about the burgers, either.

Naturally, we decided that meant it was time to do a definitive ranking of all the best fast food menu items. Because, why wouldn't we? We decided, for the sake of fairness, to keep it to national chains -- unless it really couldn't be helped. We also made the choice to keep out chains that try to be healthy -- like Chipotle and Subway -- because that's a whole different category. With those parameters in place, this is how the best (and not so great) fast food items ranked, in order from questionably good to down-right kick-a**.

Please note: If you are a health food fanatic or just snub your nose at fast food in general, this list is clearly not for you. But if you enjoy your occasional Big Mac or Frosty, read on. Also, keep in mind that this list is the opinion of this sole editor and not The Huffington Post as a whole. If you don't approve of the list presented below, we dare you to make your own in the comments below. We double dog dare you.

22
McDonald's McRib
21
Jack In The Box Monster Taco
Jack In The Box
20
Hardee's Monster Biscuit
Hardee's
19
McDonald's Fries
McDonald's
18
Culver's ButterBurger
Culver's
17
Burger King's Bacon, Egg & Cheese CROISSAN'WICH
Burger King
16
McDonald's Big Mac
McDonald's
15
Wendy's Baconator
Wendy's
14
McDonald's Snack Wrap
McDonald's
13
Wendy's Baked Potato
Wendy's
12
McDonald's Sundae
McDonald's
11
Checker's Seasoned Fries
Checker's
10
Wendy's Chicken Nuggets
Wendy's
9
White Castle Slider
White Castle
8
Burger King Whopper
Burger King
7
Taco Bell's Chalupa
Taco Bell
6
Wendy's Frosty
Wendy's
5
McDonald's Sausage Egg McMuffin
McDonald's
4
Burger King's Original Chicken Sandwich
Burger King
3
In-N-Out Burger's Animal Style Burger
2
Taco Bell's Doritos Locos Tacos
Taco Bell
1
Five Guys Cheeseburger
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