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8 Classic Fast Food Restaurants For Super Fast Food!

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Published April 26th 2021
8 Classic fast food joints for hungry souls
Life can be busy and sometimes we just need something to eat that is super quick and easy to grab on the go. Here are 8 of Brisbane's most classic fast-food restaurants that have been around since as early as the 1940s! Let's check them out.

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1. McDonald's

McDonald's is the world's largest and best known fast-food restaurant chain. It is also one of the oldest, being founded in 1940 by the McDonald brothers in California. Currently, greater Brisbane has 88 Mcdonalds restaurants, all of which are constantly teeming with hungry fans. To find a Mcdonalds near you, go to their store locator at

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2. KFC

Everybody loves their Kentucky Fried Chicken and their 11 secret herbs and spices recipe. Created by the world-famous Colonel Sanders in Salt Lake City in 1952, KFC is the world's second-largest fast-food chain after McDonald's. There are 247 KFC chains alone just in Queensland! Check out their menu at

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3. Dominos

Dominos has to be one of the most popular pizza places around with franchises in over 17,000 locations worldwide. Dominos are famous for their wide range of pizza options ranging from vegetarian to meat lovers to gluten-free. Founded in 1960 in Michigan, USA, these guys know their pizza well. With easy online delivery or in-store pick up, you can find a Dominos near you via their website at

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4. Pizza Hut

Another one of Brisbane's most loved fast-food pizza joints. Pizza Hut has been around since1958 and has been going strong for over 60 years. They not only have pizza, but also pasta, side dishes and desserts. Check out their online menu at

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5. Hungry Jacks

This year, Hungry Jacks are celebrating their 50th anniversary. Hungry Jacks is famous for their flame-grilled whoopers and are exclusively an Australian chain of the Burger King Corporation. Choose from their wide range of menu options and order online for pick up or delivery at

6. Red Rooster

Red Rooster is another exclusively Australian restaurant chain that was founded in 1972. Their speciality is in roast chicken and their product range includes whole roasts, half roasts, wraps, burgers, salads, beverages, desserts and of course their famous pineapple fritters. Visit

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7. Subway

The original footlong subway sandwich was founded in 1965 by Fred DeLuca who was only 17 years old at the time! With healthy style sub sandwiches and loads of fresh raw salads, Subway has to be the healthiest option out of these classic fast-food chains. Check them out at

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8. Donut King

Donut King is the baby of the group and was founded only 40 years ago in 1981 in Southport, Australia. They specialise in classic Australian-style Doughnuts and coffee. Their signatures are hot cinnamon donuts, quakeshakes, thick shakes and milkshakes, and barista-made DK Coffee Blend. You can find them in most shopping centres or on their website at
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