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Top 40 fast-casual chains

smashburger burger fries food

40. Newk's Eatery

newks eatery salads

39. Donatos Pizza

donatos pizza

38. Taco Bueno

taco bueno breakfast tacos

37. Café Rio Mexican Grill

cafe rio burrito salad

36. Shake Shack

shake shack roadside double burger

35. Baja Fresh Mexican Grill

baja fresh steak shrimp burrito

34. Bruegger's Bagels

brueggers bagels soup

33. Which Wich Superior Sandwiches

which wich sandwich

32. Rubio's

rubios taco trio

31. Fazoli's

fazolis meatball sandwich

30. Zoës Kitchen

zoes kitchen quesadillas

29. The Habit Burger Grill

habit sb style burger sandwich

28. Fuddruckers

fuddruckers burger fries

27. Portillo's

portillos italian beef

26. Smashburger

smashburger food burger

25. Schlotzsky’s

schlotzskys deli

24. Taco Cabana

taco cabana food table

23. Pei Wei Asian Diner

pei wei lemon pepper chicken

22. Au Bon Pain

au bon pain ciabatta sandwich

21. Pollo Tropical

pollo tropical chicken caesar wrap

20. Potbelly Sandwich Shop

potbelly soup sandwich

19. Corner Bakery Cafe

corner bakery salad

18. Einstein Bros. Bagels

einstein bros bagel sandwiches

17. Noodles & Company

noodles company japanese pan

16. Dickey’s Barbecue Pit

dickeys barbecue food

15. McAlister’s Deli

mcalisters deli

14. Raising Cane’s Chicken Fingers

raising canes chicken fingers

13. Boston Market

boston market plate

12. Moe’s Southwest Grill

moes southwest grill nachos

11. Firehouse Subs

firehouse sub sandwich

10. Jason’s Deli

jasons deli reuben

9. Jersey Mike’s Subs

jersey mikes cold sub

8. Qdoba Mexican Eats

qdoba salad bowl

7. Wingstop

wingstop wings

6. Five Guys Burgers and Fries

five guys burger

5. Zaxby’s

zaxbys chicken fingers sauces

4. Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches

jimmy johns sub

3. Panda Express

panda express plate app

2. Chipotle Mexican Grill

chipotle chips bowl burrito

1. Panera Bread/Saint Louis Bread Co.

panera broccoli cheese soup bread bowl

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