We can all pretend that we don't eat fast food and tell people that we gave it up for Lent...but let's be honest....we love it....heck....I "hate" McDonald's breakfast....but I got a Sausage Egg McMuffin this morning....I'm not proud...but I did it. Here are the top ten most "liked" restaurants on Facebook.
Flickr/jwrb10. Burger King: 4,689,909 Current Likes (+356%)
At last count, having it your way has garnered Burger King at least 4,689,909 'likes' on Facebook.
Likes as of April, 2011: 1,028,243
Locations worldwide: Over 12,300 locations in 76 countries
Chick-fil-A9. Chick-fil-A: 4,976,154 Current Likes (+27%)
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
Locations worldwide: over 1,500
Wikimedia Commons/purplellamas08. Domino's Pizza: 5,946,771 Current Likes (+148%)
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
Locations worldwide: over 9,000 locations in 60 countries
Dunkin' Donuts7. Dunkin' Donuts: 6,041,776 Current Likes
The second coffee-based chain to land on this list, Dunkin' Donuts has 6,041,776 likes on Facebook.
Locations worldwide: 9,760 locations in 30 countries
Flickr/skyliner726. Buffalo Wild Wings: 6,925,386 Current Likes (+52%)
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
Locations worldwide: over 800
Wikimedia Commons/Myeongdong5. Pizza Hut: 7,068,482 Current Likes (+119%)
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
Locations worldwide: 12,800 locations in 90 countries
Flickr/Mike Baird4. Taco Bell: 8,420,419 Current Likes (+36%)
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
Locations worldwide: 5,896
Subway3. Subway: 11,626,974 Current Likes (+186%)
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
Locations worldwide: 36,426 locations in 99 countries
Dave_mcmty2. McDonald's: 18,155,580 Current Likes (+132%)
McDonald's is holding it down at number two with 18,155,580 likes on Facebook.
Likes as of April, 2011: 7,813,854
Locations worldwide: over 33,000 locations in 19 countries
Flickr/samantha-celera1. Starbucks: 29,299,522 Current Likes (+36%)
Starbucks is the clear winner on this list with 29,299,522 likes on Facebook.
Likes as of May, 2011: 21,596,340
Locations worldwide: over 17,000 locations in 55 countries