iconic fast-food restaurants you can only try in certain states

In-N-Out Burger

Known for its fresh and customizable burgers, In-N-Out Burger has a cult following primarily in the western United States.


A beloved fast-food chain famous for its larger-than-life burgers, Whataburger is predominantly found in the Southern United States.

Bojangles' Famous Chicken 'n Biscuits

Specializing in Southern-style fried chicken and biscuits, Bojangles' has a strong presence in the Southeast.

White Castle

White Castle, often credited with being the first fast-food chain in the U.S., is famous for its small, square-shaped sliders and is most prominent in the Midwest and parts of the East.


Known for its ButterBurgers and frozen custard, Culver's is a regional chain with a strong presence in the Midwest and the South.


Wawa, a convenience store chain, offers a variety of fast-food options, including hoagies, soups, and breakfast items. It's primarily found in the Mid-Atlantic region.


Similar to Wawa, Sheetz is a convenience store chain known for its made-to-order food offerings and is prevalent in the Mid-Atlantic and parts of the East.


Specializing in Southern-style breakfast biscuits, Biscuitville has a presence in the Southeastern United States.

Skyline Chili

Skyline Chili is a regional favorite known for its unique take on chili, served over spaghetti or hot dogs. It's popular in Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana.


Runza, based in the Midwest, is known for its signature stuffed sandwiches filled with ground beef, cabbage, and other ingredients.

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