Who doesn’t love yummy breakfast food? From golden brown pancakes all the way to salty hash browns – breakfast is one of the most versatile foods to have, and the best part?
If you aren’t in the mood to make it yourself, there’s a whole host of delicious fast food breakfast options available to you to try.
As of recent times, breakfast takeaway has become one of the most popular options at fast food chains – the only question is, which one is the best?
If you’re currently asking yourself this question, rest assured that you have come to the right place. In this post, we are going to be talking you through the top fast food breakfast menus in the country – so just read on!
We’re going to be ranking these fast food menus from lowest to highest, so that you can choose the best option for you and whatever it is that you’re craving. So, without further ado, just keep reading.
Last up on our list, we have selected Subway’s breakfast option. While this might not necessarily be the best of takeaway options out there, it’s not the worst – which is why it’s made it to our list.
Unlike some of the other fast food restaurants out there, Subway doesn’t have the most versatile of breakfast menu options.
If you’re interested in taking a visit to Subway to try out some of their breakfast options, you’ll be able to choose between a combination of egg, cheese, lunch meat of your choice and whichever bread you might like.
In the past, many have found Subway’s breakfast option to be tasteless and not worth the money.
However, in recent years Subway has definitely taken strides to improve the quality of its breakfast options so that it’s on par with the rest of its regular, daytime menu.
If you’re in a pinch and need breakfast, Subway isn’t the worst place to visit, although you might find yourself wishing that you had stopped somewhere else.
If there’s a Krystal in your area and you’re in the mood for some breakfast, the good news is that you have until 11am each day to enjoy their breakfast menu!
Even though this burger chain doesn’t make breakfast food their priority, they still offer a pretty decent breakfast menu that caters to a variety of different tastes and preferences.
The most popular “signature” food option that you have available during breakfast at Krystal is something known as the Sunrise, which consists of a burger patty with your choice of sausage or bacon as well as eggs and cheese.
Along with this staple breakfast food offered by Krystal, you might also be interested in some of the other breakfast food options offered by Krystal.
These include foods such as the Original Scrambler Bowl, which contains scrambled eggs, sausage, cheese and more.
While it’s not the most creative of breakfast foods, it’s perfect for those who are hungry and in the mood for a filling breakfast that’s going to be both affordable and tasty without breaking the bank.
Krystal also offers a bacon, egg and cheese biscuit that is surprisingly delicious – although some have reported that the biscuit is a little dry!
If you’re a vegetarian or vegan (or happen to have specific dietary requirements that would make some of the breakfast options offered by Krystal unsuitable) you can ask them directly to tailor the order to suit your preferences or requirements.
All in all? Not bad as far as fast food is concerned.
9. White Castle
When you think about breakfast foods and fast food chains – you’re certainly not going to be alone if White Castle doesn’t spring to mind!
Still, if you’re in the mood for White Castle at breakfast time and there are no other fast food chains nearby that you can go to instead – the good news is that White Castle does offer a pretty decent breakfast menu.
If you’ve already been to White Castle, we’re sure that you;ll already be well familiar with the small portions that this fast food chain is known to offer.
With that being said, if you are planning on taking a trip down to White Castle for some breakfast food, you’re going to need to make sure that you are offering plenty of different options in order to ensure that you aren’t left feeling hungry at the end of it.
One of the main benefits of White Castle as compared to some of the other fast food chains we have already mentioned is the impressive amount of variety that White Castle offers at breakfast time.
You’ll be able to choose from a variety of different delicious breakfast options to enjoy either solo or with your family/friends, including hash browns, eggs, chicken, waffles, pancakes, fruit and much, much more.
No matter whether you’re in the mood for something sweet at breakfast time or you’re craving something a little more savory – White Castle will be able to cater to your every taste preference.
Remember, though, you’re going to want to make sure that you’re ordering several things to ensure that you’re satisfied at the end!
8. Burger King
What would a fast food restaurant roundup be without mentioning the greats? On par with Mcdonalds and other leading fast food restaurants, Burger King (see also ‘20 Best Burger King Breakfast Items That You Have To Try‘) is a classic fast food chain that is available all over the world.
With that being said, then, it should come as absolutely no surprise to hear that this fast food chain offers a pretty darn delicious breakfast menu – albeit a little bland.
The good news here is that Burger King offers a versatile breakfast menu that caters to a variety of different tastes and dietary requirements, including vegetarians.
If you’re in the mood for fast food breakfast and you’re planning on paying a trip down to Burger King, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of different food options on the menu including hash browns, breakfast sandwiches and more (see also ‘25 Tasty Breakfast Finger Food‘).
There’s even something known as the Croissan’Wich, which is a cross between a sandwich and a croissant (see also ‘The Best Croissant Sandwich Recipies You Can Make At Home‘).
Some other favorite food options that you’ll be able to choose from if you decide to pay a visit to Burger King include foods such as french toast sticks, burritos and buttermilk biscuits.
All in all, even though there’s certainly room for improvement on this menu, there’s plenty of options to choose from which makes it ideal for early morning commutes and busy family days, alike.
Are you a biscuit lover? If you are, then you’ll be making a great choice to pay a visit to Bojangles next time you’re in the mood for some fast food breakfast.
For some reason, the breakfast menu at Bojangles seems to be limited almost exclusively to biscuits, so it’s the place to be if you’re craving some breakfast biscuits.
There are a variety of variations from the standard breakfast biscuit to choose from if you decide to pay a visit to Bojagles, including the iconic Pimento Cheese Biscuit – which is filling, heaty and one of the most popular biscuits sold at Bojangles.
There’s also a variety of other biscuits including cheese biscuits, meat biscuits and even a fruit-infused biscuit – so the options truly are endless here.
Named the Bo-Berry Biscuit, this unique biscuit is heart shaped and made out of blueberries.
To add a touch of sweetness, the Bo-Berry biscuit has been drizzled with a hearty helping of delicious icing, so it’s the perfect alternative to some of the more savory biscuit options currently offered on the Bojangles breakfast menu.
Unlike some of the other fast food breakfast options that we have already listed in this roundup, the main standout of Bojangles is that their breakfast is available all day – so you’ll be able to enjoy your favorite breakfast biscuits at any time of the day.
6. Carl’s Jr
If none of the other fast food chains that we have already mentioned are appealing to your breakfast cravings – then one place that might take your fancy is Carl’s Jr.
Offering an impressive breakfast menu containing a selection of different food options – Carl’s Jr is a great option for those that want the convenience of a fast food chain with the quality of a restaurant (see also “15 Best Chain Restaurants For Breakfast in America“).
At Carl’s Jr, you’ll be able to enjoy french toast, bacon, eggs, tortilla wraps, hash browns and just about anything else you can think of when it comes to breakfast foods.
If all that wasn’t impressive enough, Carl’s Jr are known for their generous portion sizes (especially with the hash browns) so if you pay a visit to this fast food chain for breakfast, besides ensuring that you’ll leave satisfied – you can also have the peace of mind that you’re getting the best value for your money.
5. Del Taco
If you’re in the mood for an authentic Mexican breakfast – then you’ll be making a great choice to pay a visit to Del Taco next time you’re in the mood for some breakfast fast food style.
If you’ve never been to Del Taco for breakfast before, then the good news is that you’re absolutely going to be in for a treat.
Here at Del Taco, they serve a meat that isn’t seen at any other fast food restaurant that we have included in this roundup – and that’s carne asada.
Along with this unique meat option (that’s packed full of protein and great for those in the gym or looking for a healthier meat alternative to some of the more traditional meat options at breakfast time) Del Taco also offers a variety of tortilla-style breakfast burritos and wraps to choose from that cater to a variety of different taste and dietary preferences.
One of the most popular options available to you to try out is the Breakfast Toasted Wrap that contains carne asada.
Not only does it smell absolutely delicious, but the taste of this wrap is absolutely mouthwatering. Trust us when we say that when it comes to breakfast wraps and burritos – no fast food chain does it quite like Del Taco can.
Along with all of that, you will also be able to choose from a variety of additional food breakfast options including hash browns, eggs, cheese and even salsa casera if you’re in the mood for it.
If you’re not in the mood for that, though, and you’d like something a little more simple – another popular breakfast food that Del Taco offers is the best selling breakfast burrito – which is one of their staple breakfast items.
This comes with your choice of either bacon or carne asada inside, and is great for those wanting a filling breakfast on the go!
Of course, we’re also sure that you;ll be pleased to hear that Del Taco also offers a variety of sweet breakfast food options to enjoy if you’re not in the mood for something savoey.
These include donuts and other sweet treats, as well as iced coffee for just a buck. It’s a great place for breakfast suitable for all the family, trust when we say that you won’t be disappointed!
4. Sonic Drive In
Coming in at 7th place we have selected Sonic Drive In (see also ‘11 Best Sonic Blast Flavors To Try‘)!
This awesome fast food chain (see also ‘The 15 Oldest Fast Food Chains To Come Out Of The US‘) offers one of the best breakfast menu selections in the country, so it’s easy to see why it’s made it so far up on our list of best fast food places for breakfast time.
If you happen to have a Sonic Drive In in your area or you come across one while on the road, make sure to stop by and try out their menu at breakfast, because you aren’t going to be disappointed (see also our favorite Starbucks breakfast items).
Here at Sonic Drive In, there’s plenty of different food options to choose from that we’re sure you and all the family will love.
From Texas French toast, all the way to burritos – the menu is super versatile and the portion sizes are great.
Not only that, but almost everyone that pays a trip to Sonic Drive In for breakfast remarks on the quality of the food, too.
If you’re planning on trying out Sonic Drive In next time you decide to try out some fast food breakfast foods – we recommend that you consider trying the SuperSONIC Breakfast Burrito sold at Sonic Drive In!
A bestseller and true staple of Sonic Drive In’s breakfast menu, this breakfast burrito is absolutely delicious and contains a variety of different ingredients including tomato, onion, tots, sausage, egg and more.
On the other hand, if you’re in the mood for something a little less heavy, then you might be interested in trying out the popular Bacon BREAKFAST TOASTER offered at Sonic Drive In.
This toasted sandwich contains grilled cheese, egg and bacon – so it’ll taste a lot like the breakfast sandwiches that you prepare for yourself already at home when you aren’t in a rush or pressed for time.
As for the sweeter food options on Sonic Drive Ins list?
Here at Sonic Drive In, you’ll be able to indulge in the deliciousness of the Cinnabob Cinnasnacks, which are sugary dessert rolls that have been dipped into cream cheese frosting.
The result is a super sweet yet satisfying breakfast option ideal for those that have a sweet tooth and want to satisfy their cravings.
Of course, if you’re planning on taking a trip to Sonic Drive In for breakfast, then it only makes sense that you should make sure to try out some of the iconic iced coffee poured over its legendary nugget ice.
Not only is it totally creamy, but it’s super refreshing and just perfect for pairing with any breakfast item that we’ve listed above.
Oh, and did we mention that Sonic Drive In serves their breakfast menu all day? That’s right, you won’t need to worry about making the cut off time if you’re in the mood for some breakfast from Sonic Drive In!
If you live in a Whataburger town or you’re going to be passing through one – we highly recommend that you make sure to take a trip to one in your area for breakfast time!
Whataburger (see also ‘17 Of The Best Menu Items To Order From Whataburger‘) offers one of the best breakfast menus that we have seen – which is why it’s made it so high up on our list!
As one of the most popular fast food chains in the country, we’re sure that you’ll have already had a Whataburger breakfast at least once or twice in your life so far.
But, if you haven’t and you’re yet to have one, trust us when we say that you aren’t going to be disappointed!
Whataburger offers a delicious breakfast menu that you won’t be able to get enough of.
From fluffy taquitos that have been filled to the brim with delicious eggs, meat and more – all the way to hash brown sticks, plenty of chorizo, ymmt breakfast burritos, sandwiches and more, Whataburger’s breakfast truly wows.
If you’re interested in paying a visit down to Whataburger but you’re not too sure what to order (hey, like we said, there’s a lot of options offered on Whataburger’s breakfast menu) then we recommend that you consider trying out the Honey Butter Chicken Biscuit!
Not only is it one of the most popular food choices for breakfast at Whataburger, but it’s also filling without being heavy.
2. Jack in the Box
Nearing the top of our list, we have selected Jack on the Box!
Totally deserving of its spot high up on our list, Jack in the Box offers 16 versatile breakfast options for you to choose from that caters to a variety of taste preferences and dietary requirements.
Yes, you read that right!
From yummy golden mini pancakes, crispy pancakes all the way to yummy biscuits – the options are truly endless when it comes to Jack in the Box.
If all that wasn’t impressive enough, Jack in the Box also offers their breakfast menu all day long, so you aren’t going to need to worry about any breakfast cut off times.
No matter what time of the day (or night) it is, you’re going to be able to enjoy Jack in the Box breakfast food whenever you get a craving for it.
If you’re in need of a food recommendation, then we recommend that you try out the stacked Loaded Breakfast Sandwich, which is perfect for those wanting a hearty breakfast that’s going to leave you feeling totally satisfied and full of energy.
This staple breakfast item on Jack in the Box’s menu contains bacon, sausage, cheese and ham, and tastes just as good as it sounds.
We also recommend that you make sure to try the Mocha Sweet Cream Iced Coffee. It’s absolutely delicious and pairs well with the rest of the menu – not to mention being a sugary treat just perfect for getting the day (or night) started.
We simply had to include Mcdonald’s in our roundup of the best fast food breakfast menus! A true classic, we’re sure that you’ll have had your fair share of Mcdonanlds’ breakfasts in your time -we certainly know that we have.
If you’re in the mood for fast food breakfast done right, opt for Mcdonald’s. Simply order your meal via either the drive thru or through the app if you want extra convenience, and you’ll have your breakfast in no time at all.
Alternatively, if you aren’t interested in going through the drive thru or you happen to have some time on your hands, you can also opt to go inside Mcdonald’s indoor seating area inside the restaurant instead.
We’re sure that you’ll agree with us when we say that no one does fast food breakfast quite like Micky D’s can! No matter what you’re craving – Mcodnladss has it.
From a variety of different McMuffins to choose from (including the classic egg McMuffin suitable for vegetarians) all the way to fluffy pancakes, breakfast burritos and, of course, their iconic hash browns – Mcdonald’s breakfast always hits the spot.
Along with their traditional breakfast menu, you can also order for the McCafe if you’d like, too.
Here, you’ll find a vast array of sweet breakfast items that you can’t typically find on the regular breakfast menu, including donuts, pies, croissants, muffins and much more.
Just remember, if you want to have a Mcdonalds you’ll need to be quick – as they stop serving their breakfast menu at 11am.