20 Most 'Liked' Fast-Food Brands on Facebook Slideshow

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#1 Starbucks: 29,299,522 Likes
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#1 Starbucks: 29,299,522 Likes
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Starbucks is the clear winner on this list with 29,299,522 likes on Facebook.

Likes as of May, 2011: 21,596,340

Number of stores worldwide: over 17,000 in 55 countries

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Flickr/samantha-celera

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#2 McDonald’s: 18,155,580 Likes
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#2 McDonald’s: 18,155,580 Likes
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McDonald's is holding it down at number two with 18,155,580 likes on Facebook.

Likes as of April, 2011: 7,813,854

Number of stores worldwide: over 33,000 locations in 19 countries

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Dave_mcmty

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#3 Subway: 11,626,974 Likes
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#3 Subway: 11,626,974 Likes
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As noted before, Subway has more locations than any other fast-food chain in the world — even McDonald's. But on this list, the 11,626,974 likes it has on Facebook puts it two spots back from Starbucks and just behind McDonald’s.

Likes as of April, 2011: 4,059,970

Number of stores worldwide: 36,426 locations in 99 countries

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Subway

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#4 Taco Bell: 8,420,419 Likes
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#4 Taco Bell: 8,420,419 Likes
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Taco Bell comes in fourth with 8,420,419 likes on Facebook, nearly 20 million less likes than the top-ranking chain on this list.

Likes as of April, 2011: 6,170,475

Number of stores worldwide: 5,896

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Flickr/Mike Baird

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#5 Pizza Hut: 7,068,482 Likes
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#5 Pizza Hut: 7,068,482 Likes
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At last count, Pizza Hut scored 7,068,482 likes on Facebook, putting it at number five on this list of the most popular chains.

Likes as of April, 2011: 3,231,540

Number of stores worldwide: 12,800 locations in 90 countries

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Wikimedia Commons/Myeongdong

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#6 Buffalo Wild Wings: 6,925,386 Likes
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#6 Buffalo Wild Wings: 6,925,386 Likes
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Buffalo Wild Wings comes in at number six on this list with 6,925,386 likes on Facebook.

Likes as of April, 2011: 4,542,508

Number of stores worldwide: over 800

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Flickr/skyliner72

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#7 Dunkin’ Donuts: 6,041,776 Likes
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#7 Dunkin’ Donuts: 6,041,776 Likes
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The second coffee-based chain to land on this list, Dunkin’ Donuts has 6,041,776 likes on Facebook. 

Number of stores worldwide: 9,760 locations in 30 countries

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Dunkin' Donuts

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#8 Domino’s Pizza: 5,946,771 Likes
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#8 Domino’s Pizza: 5,946,771 Likes
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It's a significant jump up from Chick-fil-A to Domino's when it comes to likes on Facebook — 5,946,771 people like this pizza chain.

Likes as of April, 2011: 2,402,240

Number of stores worldwide: over 9,000 stores in 60 countries

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Wikimedia Commons/purplellamas0

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#9 Chick-fil-A: 4,976,154 Likes
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#9 Chick-fil-A: 4,976,154 Likes
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Despite the flurry of controversy that Chick-fil-A has faced over the past year, they still managed to pull in a whopping 4,976,154 likes on Facebook at last count.

Likes as of April, 2011: 3,931,888

Number of stores worldwide: over 1,500

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Chick-fil-A

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#10 Burger King: 4,689,909 Likes
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#10 Burger King: 4,689,909 Likes
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At last count, having it your way has garnered Burger King at least 4,689,909 people who like it on Facebook.

Likes as of April, 2011: 1,028,243

Number of stores worldwide: Over 12,300 locations in 76 countries

 

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Flickr/jwrb

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#11 Dairy Queen: 4,633,368 Likes
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#11 Dairy Queen: 4,633,368 Likes
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Dairy Queen is a master of social media. On Facebook 4,633,368 people like them.

Likes as of April, 2011: 2,919,113

Number of stores worldwide: 5,700 locations in 24 countries

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Flickr/ferret111

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#12 KFC: 4,201,342 Likes
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#12 KFC: 4,201,342 Likes
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The Colonel has more than 15,000 restaurants in 109 countries and territories around the world. In America alone, KFC operates more than 5,200 restaurants. That amounts to 4,201,342 people who like it on Facebook.

Likes as of April, 2011: 2,975,804

Number of stores worldwide: over 15,000 locations in 109 countries

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Arthur Bovino

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#13 In-N-Out Burger: 2,589,461 Likes
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#13 In-N-Out Burger: 2,589,461 Likes
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In-N-Out has a devout following, with many people waiting for the chain to expand east. Because of this, the chain has a substantial 2,589,461 likes at last count on Facebook.

Likes as of April, 2011: 1,721,818

Number of stores worldwide: over 270

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Flickr/Aaron Friedman

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#14 Papa John’s: 2,297,545 Likes
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#14 Papa John’s: 2,297,545 Likes
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There are more than 3,500 Papa John's across the U.S. and on Facebook 2,297,545 people like them.

Likes as of April, 2011: 1,603,001

Number of stores worldwide: over 3,500

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Flickr/Bong Ong

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#15 Panda Express: 2,197,816 Likes
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#15 Panda Express: 2,197,816 Likes
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Panda Express has more than 1,500 locations in 42 states and 2,197,816 likes on Facebook.

Likes as of April, 2011: 1,181,285

Number of stores worldwide: 1,500 locations in 42 states

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Wikimedia Commons/Cool Caesar

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#16 Wendy’s: 2,111,268 Likes
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#16 Wendy’s: 2,111,268 Likes
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The first Wendy's opened in November 1969. Some 43 years later and 2,11,268 people like it on Facebook.

Likes as of April, 2011: 822,356

Number of stores worldwide: 6,500 locations in 28 countries

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Flickr/Dave_mcmt

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#17 Chipotle: 1,719,628 Likes
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#17 Chipotle: 1,719,628 Likes
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The first Chipotle opened at a former Dolly Madison ice cream location. By 1996, there were seven more. It went public in 2006 on the New York Stock Exchange and now it's starting to seem as ubiquitous as Starbucks. On Facebook, that adds up to 1,719,628 likes and counting.

Likes as of April, 2011: 1,288,150

Number of stores worldwide: over 1,000

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Flickr/N. Thorton Photography

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#18 Carl’s Jr.: 1,029,246 Likes
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#18 Carl’s Jr.: 1,029,246 Likes
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Charbroiled burgers, turkey burgers, teriyaki burgers, and The Big Carl are among some items that have inspired 1,029,246 people on Facebook to like Carl's Jr. on Facebook at last count. A new commercial campaign starring Sport’s Illustrated’s cover girl, probably helps, too.

Likes as of April, 2011: 673,803

Number of stores worldwide: Over 1,200 locations

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Wikimedia Commons/Griffin5

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#19 Panera Bread: 1,008,514 Likes
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#19 Panera Bread: 1,008,514 Likes
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This sandwich café and bakery chain boasts an admirable 1,008,514 likes on Facebook. 

Number of stores worldwide: 1,504

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Wikimedia Commons/kmf164

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#20 Sonic Drive-In: 995,343 Likes
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#20 Sonic Drive-In: 995,343 Likes
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More than 3,500 drive-ins from coast to coast have garnered Sonic enough popularity so that 994,343 people like them on Facebook.

Likes as of April, 2011: 570,533

Number of stores worldwide: Over 3,500 drive-ins

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Flickr/wfyurasko