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    Best Fast Food Value

    I spend a lot of time driving around the state. Also spend a lot of time grabbing food for the road. What do you guys think is the best fast food/convenience store value for food, or even best food at one of those places in general?
    Personally I have become a huge fan of QT and the 2/$2 jalapeno cheese dogs. Then a fountain drink and I am out the door for around $3.
    Also like the corndogs there.

    Casey's food I think tastes the best but for the price I could hit up a buffet in town.
    How great is it to be able to get already made pizza rolls???!!!!


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    Re: Best Fast Food Value

    I also travel a lot for my job, I am not a QT fan I typically will grab Caseys, or depending on the town i will grab Wendys, i can get 2 double cheeses and a drink for 3 bucks and im gone



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    Re: Best Fast Food Value

    Quote Originally Posted by clonefreek View Post
    I also travel a lot for my job, I am not a QT fan I typically will grab Caseys, or depending on the town i will grab Wendys, i can get 2 double cheeses and a drink for 3 bucks and im gone
    Yup, pretty tough to top Wendy's for combination of price, selection, and tastiness.



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    Re: Best Fast Food Value

    I love Wendys as well, but its the only fast food chain that can cause my body to liquify food that fast. Im curious as to their secret dietary ingredient.



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    Re: Best Fast Food Value

    Depending on what part of the state you're in, if you come by a Kwik Star or Kwik Trip on a Wednesday, I'd stop in there. They have an item for $1 every Wednesday and it rotates every week. Sometimes you can get a slice of pizza for $1, then next week it could be a chicken sandwich or cheeseburger and such.




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    Re: Best Fast Food Value

    Wendy's or caseys 2 slices and a fountain drink for 3.99



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    Re: Best Fast Food Value

    Quote Originally Posted by CarolinaCy View Post
    Yup, pretty tough to top Wendy's for combination of price, selection, and tastiness.
    Wendy's dollar menu, and it's not even close. I will sometimes splurge for a spicy chicken go wrap (I think around $1.39).

    Also, I don't think value meals have much value any more. It seems like when they started offering them, you basically were getting either the drink, or fries for free. Now I don't think you really save much.


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    Re: Best Fast Food Value

    Taco Bell's value menu is good, and the $2 meal deals are awesome.

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    Taco Bell and Wendy's are the two best values right now, IMHO.



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    Re: Best Fast Food Value

    When in Ames, Jeff's Pizza has two enormous slices and a pop for $5. Otherwise, I go for the BK $1 doubles.



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    Re: Best Fast Food Value

    McDonalds, 2 mcchickens, double cheeseburger, large drink for just over $4. i am adddicted to those double cheeseburgers


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    Re: Best Fast Food Value

    Arbys has a sweet new value menu, lots of variety, and its cheap.



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    Re: Best Fast Food Value

    Quote Originally Posted by heitclone View Post
    Arbys has a sweet new value menu, lots of variety, and its cheap.
    This.

    My dad and I travel a lot. What we do before we hit the road is buy some bags of chips. Which takes the place of the fries. Then buy a 12-pack of pop and throw them in the cooler. That way we can stop at Arbys and get 2 or 3 of the junior roast beefs instead of paying $8 per person for a full meal.




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    Re: Best Fast Food Value

    Tasty Tacos is the best. Whenever I'm in town I stop in to grab a few flour tacos.



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    Re: Best Fast Food Value

    BK Doubles. How could I forget about those. Throw in the value rings and you've got a great meal.


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    Had a stop at KFC yesterday and spent 3.49 on a BBQ sandwhich, side salad, and a water. Not bad


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