The Best Fast Food French Fries

Del Taco crinkle cut fries
Del Taco crinkle cut fries

Del Taco

The popular Mexican restaurant offers up a crinkle cut fry. The fries tend to be on the soggier/mushier side in my experience, but there’s definitely an X factor about them. Sometime you just crave that big, dense potato flavor, and aren’t really craving an overly crisp fry.

Mcdonald's French Fries
Mcdonald’s French Fries

McDonald’s

These skinny fries from the Golden Arches are arguably iconic at this point. If you manage to catch a fresh batch from the fryer they can be legendary. There’s something special about this very thin style of fry, lots of sizzling crisp exterior and a minimal amount of fluffy potato inside.

KFC Secret Recipe Fries plated
KFC Secret Recipe Fries plated

KFC

In 2020 the colonel ditched potato wedges and instead launched these Secret Recipe Fries. The fries are larger with an exterior coating. Sadly we found the fries heavy and stodgy and somewhat of a chore to work through. You can read our full review here (including the secret secret poutine fries!).