I compared the most expensive burgers at McDonald's, Burger King, and Wendy's, and it was clear only one was worth the premium price
Irene JiangNov 24, 2019, 19:44 IST
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I tried the most expensive burgers at McDonald's, Burger King, and Wendy's to see whose burger best justified its price tag.
Bigger isn't necessarily better, especially when it comes to fast-food burgers.
Sometimes, a higher price tag means a better burger. Sometimes, it just means a bigger burger.
I tried the most expensive burgers at McDonald's, Wendy's, and Burger King to see whose burger was most worth the elevated price. McDonald's double quarter pounder with cheese and bacon was the only burger with ingredients and a taste that justified its high cost.
Bigger doesn't always mean better, and that's especially true when it comes to burgers.
Sure, burger size may matter when it's the difference between a filling meal and an unsatisfying one, but there definitely is such a thing as "too big" when it comes to America's favorite meal-in-a-bun.
So when it comes to the most expensive burgers fast food has to offer, which ones are better, and which ones are just bigger?
I tried the most expensive burgers at McDonald's, Burger King, and Wendy's to see whose bougie burger best justified its elevated price tag. Here's how they compared:
Prices below are for items sold at Manhattan locations of each chain. All prices are before tax.