In search of a new favorite fast food spot?
Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top fast food spots around Kansas City, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to venture next time you're on the hunt.
Winter is the top season of the year for consumer spending at quick serve food and beverage businesses across the Kansas City area, according to data on local business transactions from Womply, a software provider that helps small businesses manage customer reviews. The average amount spent per customer transaction at Kansas City-area quick serve food and beverage businesses rose to $15 for the metro area in the winter of last year, 14% higher than the average for the rest of the year.
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1. Dominic's Casual Italian
First on the list is Dominic's Casual Italian. Located at 6209 N.W. 63rd Terrace, the Italian and fast food spot is the highest-rated fast food restaurant in Kansas City, boasting 4.5 stars out of 127 reviews on Yelp.
Next up is Go-Chicken-Go, situated at 5101 Troost Ave. With four stars out of 93 reviews on Yelp, the fast food and traditional American spot, offering chicken wings and more, has proven to be a local favorite.
The Coves's Chick-fil-A, an outpost of the chain located at 6501 N.W. Barry Road, is another top choice, with Yelpers giving the fast food spot four stars out of 55 reviews.
An outpost of the chain Culver's, a fast food spot that offers burgers, ice cream and frozen yogurt and more in Waldo, is another go-to, with four stars out of 53 Yelp reviews. Head over to 7953 State Line Road to see for yourself.
5. Five Guys
Over in Coves North, check out this location of the chain Five Guys, which has earned four stars out of 51 reviews on Yelp. You can find the fast food spot, which offers burgers and more, at 8952 N.W. Skyview Ave.