Chick-fil-A is teens' favourite restaurant chain in America

Hollis Johnson/Business InsiderTeens love Chick-fil-A.
  • Chick-fil-A is teens’ favourite restaurant chain in the US, according to Piper Jaffray’s biannual survey of teenagers.
  • The chicken chain has dominated Piper Jaffray’s ranking of teenagers’ favourite chains in recent years.
  • Read on to see the ranking of teens’ top five favourite restaurant chains in the US.
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Teens love Chick-fil-A.

On Tuesday, Piper Jaffray released its biannual survey of teenagers across the US.

Chick-fil-A once again took the top spot among both upper-income and average-income teens.

This is the third survey in a row where Chick-fil-A has reigned supreme among average-income teens. The chicken chain increased the gap between itself and the No. 2 brand, Starbucks, with 13% of average-income teens saying that Chick-fil-A is their preferred brand.

Chick-fil-A dominates customer surveys across all age groups. Recently, Business Insider asked more than 3,000 readers of our fast-food coverage to tell us their favourite chains. Chick-fil-A dominated, with the best food, best customer service, cleanest restaurants, and best bathrooms in American fast food, according to readers.


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Here are teens’ top five favourite restaurant chains in America, according to the latest Piper Jaffray survey.


5. Taco Bell

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4. Olive Garden


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3. McDonald’s

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2. Starbucks

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1. Chick-fil-A

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