Secret Menu Items You Didn't Know Existed At Your Favourite Fast Food Chains

Secret Menu Items You Didn't Know Existed At Your Favourite Fast Food Chains

Secret Menu Fast Food Items

We love our classic fast food favourites like the Big Mac, the Baconator, and Pumpkin Spiced Lattes, but did you know, there exists a whole world of secret menu items? Just when you thought you knew everything about your favourite fast food chain, you're about to uncover a list of 20 secret menu items that not everyone knows about. Hidden behind the menu, these wondrous treats are about to blow your mind. Which ones are you going to try to order next?

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1. Chipotle: Quesarito

A blend between a quesadilla and a burrito, the Quesarito is a Chipotle secret menu item full of cheesy goodness. It takes your burrito and wraps it inside a cheese quesadilla to create the ultimate bite. 

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2. In-N-Out: Animal Style Fries

In-N-Out's not-so-secret menu features these fries topped with cheese, their special spread, and grilled onions. This indulgent option takes their fries to a new level of flavor and messiness. If you're not a fan of their regular fries (which people tend to say are overrated) definitely get this option instead.

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3. Starbucks: Cotton Candy Frappuccino

A fun and whimsical addition to their list of famous Frappuccinos, this secret menu items blends a Vanilla Bean Frappuccino with raspberry syrup to create a sweet drink that's reminiscent of cotton candy. It's not officially listed on their menu, so give it a try!

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4. McDonald's: Land, Sea, and Air Burger

This shocking burger combines the best of all three worlds: it's a beef patty, chicken patty, and Filet-O-Fish patty all in one bun. It's a carnivore's dream and an option to consider if you're ever unsure about which of the three you want to get. Why not get all three in one?

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5. Jamba Juice: White Gummi Bear Smoothie

If your favourite gummi bear flavour is the white one (whatever that is!), you should seriously consider getting the White Gummi Bear Smoothie at Jamba Juice. Blending a mix of peach juice, soy milk, and a variety of fruits, the result is a sweet and tangy treat just waiting to be devoured.

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6. Burger King: Quad Stacker

The Quad Stacker at Burger King is a beast of a meal; it's a secret menu item that most employees are familiar with. This towering burger has FOUR beef patties, four slices of cheese, bacon, and their special sauce. It's certainly not for the faint of heart. You better order this when you've got a big appetite!

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7. Chick-fil-A: Blueberry Cheesecake Milkshake

Here's a fun secret: the next time you go to Chick-fil-A, ask the workers to mix a slice of blueberry cheesecake with their vanilla milkshake. The result? This secret menu item, the blueberry cheesecake milkshake! It's absolutely decadent and delicious, perfect for anyone with a sweet tooth.

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8. Five Guys: Patty Melt

Spice up your fast food order by grabbing this secret menu item at Five Guys: The Patty Melt. It's a delicious concoction that takes a burger patty, melted cheese, and grilled onions and smashes them in between two tasty slices of toasted, buttered bread. It's a cheesy, savory treat you won't be able to resist.

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9. Taco Bell: The Incredible Hulk

A twist on their standard bean and cheese burrito, The Incredible Hulk replaces the red sauce with guacamole and adds extra cheese, creating a green, monstrous, and healthier version. It's a secret favorite among Taco Bell lovers.

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10. Wendy's: Meat Cube

Part of the "T-Rex" burger legend, the Meat Cube is essentially a square hamburger featuring an absurd amount of beef, typically four quarter-pound patties stacked together. Yeah, we weren't joking when we said A LOT of meat. It's every meat lover's dream, and a hidden challenge just waiting to be attempted.

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11. Dunkin' Donuts: Raspberry Hot Chocolate

Put a twist on your traditional hot chocolate with this fun secret menu hack. Inspired by the delicious combination of chocolate covered raspberries, ask for a Raspberry Hot Chocolate, which is an additional shot of raspberry in your hot cocoa. It's sweet, a little bit tart, and oh so comforting.

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12. Sonic: Purple Sprite

For a fun pop of colour, get this refreshing twist on the classic Sprite, the Purple Sprite at Sonic. This secret mix includes lemonade, Powerade, and cranberry juice; it's fruity, tangy, and a favourite among Sonic customers.

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13. KFC: Triple Down

When the Double Down seems a little too tame for you, level up by getting this secret menu item at KFC, the Triple Down. Stacking three chicken fillets with cheese and bacon, this hearty meal skips the bread entirely, giving you a protein-packed meal. 

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14. Starbucks: Mermaid Frappuccino

A delicious, colorful blend not found on the regular menu, the Mermaid Frappuccino mixes a Vanilla Bean Frappuccino with freeze-dried blackberries and a drizzle of matcha powder. It's a secret, Instagram-worthy treat for those who love to try unique flavors.

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15. Wendy's: Quadruple Baconator

Just when you thought the Baconator couldn't get more intense, behold, the Wendy's secret menu item: the Quadruple Baconator. Yup, it's exactly what it sounds like. Piling four beef patties high between ample servings of bacon, cheese, ketchup, and mayo, this burger is not for the tame.

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16. Jack In The Box: Loaded Grilled Breakfast Sandwich

Adding to their already popular Grilled Breakfast Sandwich, this secret version includes extra cheese, ham, and a hash brown, making it a loaded, hearty start to the day. It's a secret but satisfying choice for breakfast lovers.

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17. Subway: Old Cut Sub

A nostalgic nod to Subway's original sandwich preparation style, the Old Cut involves slicing a V-shaped trench into the top of the bread rather than cutting it horizontally. This method, often referred to as the "hinge cut," is believed by some to hold ingredients better and distribute them more evenly. While not officially advertised, you can still ask to have your prepared this way; see which method of sub preparation you prefer!

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18. Arby's: Meat Mountain

The ultimate challenge for meat lovers, the Meat Mountain piles every type of meat Arby's offers, including chicken tenders, turkey, ham, corned beef, brisket, Angus steak, roast beef, and bacon, topped with cheese. It's a towering secret menu item that looks even more shocking in person. 

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19. In-N-Out: The Flying Dutchman

Simple yet satisfying, that's the motto when it comes to In-N-Out's secret menu item, the Flying Dutchman. Consisting of two juicy beef patties with two slices of melted cheese sandwiched between them...that's pretty much it. There's no lettuce, buns, onions, nothing. 

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20. Carl's Jr.: Shake Cake

Finish off your fast food meal with a super indulgent dessert: the Carl's Jr. Shake Cake. It's pretty much what it sounds like: just order a slice of chocolate cake along with your milkshake and have the workers blend them up together for you. It's a thick, decadent shake that will have you feeling fully satisfied.

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