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These 10 Fast Food Burgers Have More Than 1,000 Calories Each 

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These 10 Fast Food Burgers Have More Than 1,000 Calories Each 

Today, in the 21st century, we find ourselves living a fast-paced lifestyle, and finding the time to prepare a meal can be quite challenging. For a quick meal, we often seek out a fast-food restaurant to satisfy our hunger. Burgers are usually a popular choice. However, it is important to be cautious of the calorie intake in burgers, as many can exceed 1,000 calories. In this article, we will explore 10 fast-food burger outlets that have more than 1,000 calories each.

Red Robin: A1 Peppercorn

©Courtesy of Red Robin via Yelp

Calories: 1,381

This American fast-food chain restaurant was founded in Seattle, Washington, in September 1969. The first franchised restaurant opened in Yakima, Washington, in 1979. Additionally, as of August 2020, 90 restaurants are operating as franchises, and the company has over 570 restaurants in operation.

This burger consists of A1 peppercorn spread, bacon, onion straws, tomatoes, and pepperjack cheese served on an onion bun. It may be high in calories; however, reviews from those who have tried it gave it a 9/10 rating. These reviews mentioned that the flavors were extraordinary and brought out the unique flavors.

Carl’s Jr: 1 lb. Thick Burger El Diablo

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1,270 calories

Founded by Carl Karcher and his wife Margaret today, this American fast-food restaurant chain is owned by CKE Restaurant Holdings Inc. As of 2016, there are 3,664 company-operated or franchised restaurants in North and South America, Africa, Asia, Europe, and Oceania.

This unique charbroiled 1 lb. 100% Black Angus high-quality beef Thick Burger is served on a freshly baked potato bun with slices of jalapenos, Pepper Jack cheese, 2 bacon strips, and fiery Habanero sauce with jalapeno poppers. It is the spiciest burger on the menu, and regulars keep coming back for more. Furthermore, if you didn’t know, this remarkable beef comes from Angus cattle, the most popular breed in America. These cattle are well known for their natural marbled meat, which makes them tender and full of flavor.

Sonic: Bacon Double Cheeseburger

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1,240 calories

Founded by Troy Smith in 1953, this American fast food chain, owned by Inspired Brands, currently has 3,545 sites in the United States of America.

Prepared on a golden toasted bun, the Sonic Bacon Double Cheeseburger is made of 100% pure, tangy beef patties that have crispy bacon, two slices of melted American cheese, lettuce, delicious creamy mayo, and tomatoes. Reviewers have mentioned that the buns are soft and that the ingredients used tasted vibrant and fresh.

Burger King: Texas Double Whopper

Texas Double Whopper

Calories: 1,090

Burger King was founded in 1953, originally as Insta-Burger King, and was later purchased by David Edgerton and James McLamore in 1959. It was then renamed “Burger King.”.

Before I get started on Burger King, I would like to add that Burger King may taste delicious and fans love the Texas Double Whopper; however, their menu does feature a few burgers that contain over 1,000 calories. So, with that being said, if you are a fan of Burger King, keep in mind the number of calories certain burgers contain. For your overall health, it is best to only treat yourself to one of these now and again. If you are in the mood to make your own Burger King burger at home you might like to try this zesty sauce.

Wendy’s: Pretzel Baconator

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Calories: 1,050

Founded in November 1969 by Dave Thomas, Wendy’s used to be the third-largest fast-food chain in the world. There were 7,166 Wendy’s restaurants as of November 2023. Furthermore, 6,751 are franchised and 415 are company-owned, of which 83% are in the United States of America. To further add, Wendy’s never uses frozen beef, only fresh.

This toothsome, half-pound Pretzel Baconator is legendary. Between two signature soft, pillowy pretzel buns, you will discover two grilled beef patties, American cheese, ketchup, strips of applewood-smoked yummy bacon, and mayo.

Jack in the Box: Sirloin Swiss and Grilled Onion With Bacon

Jack in the box

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Calories: 1,020

Founded by Robert O. Peterson in 1951, this American fast-food restaurant has over 2,200 chain stores, mainly on the West Coast of the United States. However, there are also restaurants outside the West Coast, including two in Guam.

This is a fan favorite with a sirloin patty, grilled onions, strips of pickle, lettuce, peppercorn mayo sauce, and Swiss cheese served on a delectable brioche bun. It has 49g protein, 52g total carbs, 2080mg sodium, and 69g fat.

Fatburger: XXXL Triple Kingburger 1.5 lb

Fatburger XXXL

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Calories: 1,686-2,050

Founded by Lovie Yancey in 1947 in Los Angeles, California, The menu consists primarily of hamburgers, which are offered in four different sizes, and condiments include eggs, cheese, bacon, and homemade onion rings.

The enormous burger that made Fatburger famous consists of 1.5 pounds of 100% pure lean beef. It is freshly ground and then grilled to perfection. This mouth-watering burger is served on a toasted sponge-dough bun. If you’re starving, Marvin, then you can order “The Works,” which includes relish, lettuce, onion, mustard, tomato, pickles, and mayo. Furthermore, you can customize your fresh toppings and add-ons to create the burger of your dreams. This could be the perfect burger to share with your partner on movie night.

In and Out Burger: 4×4 

In-N-Out 4x4

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Calories: 1,050

Founded in 1948 by Harry and Esther Snyder, In-N-Out Burger is mainly based in California, with a few locations from Oregon to Texas. The chain has loyal customers, and during a customer satisfaction survey, it was rated as one of the top fast-food restaurants.

Customers absolutely love the 4×4 burger, which weighs 724g, and keep coming back for more. It has a total of 69g fat, 39g total carbs, and 67g protein. This massive burger is stacked high on a brioche bun and consists of four 100% American beef patties with no additives, preservatives, or fillers. Four slices of cheddar cheese, lettuce, bacon rashers, plump tomatoes, onions, and their secret special sauce.

Five Guys: Bacon Cheeseburger

Five Guys bacon and cheese burger

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Calories: 1,060

Founded in 1986 in Virginia by Jerry and Janie Murrell, Five Guys has become one of the fastest-growing fast-food chains in the United States of America. In 2016, there were over 1,700 locations open worldwide. Fans love Five Guy Burgers. The Bacon Cheeseburger has 40g carbohydrates, 63g total fat and 1,310mg of sodium. This burger comes with two patties, two pieces of crispy apple-wood smoked bacon, and American-style cheese. Customers also enjoy the fact that you can choose as many toppings as you want from onions, peppers, mushrooms, tomatoes, lettuce, and more.

Native Grill and Wings: My Native Burger

The Native burger

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Calories: 1,340

Established in 1979, Native Grill & Wings brought Buffalo-style wings to the Southwest. Over the years, they have won over customers with their great taste in food. With over 18 franchises, they specialize in wings and have expanded their menu, offering a variety of meals, including tasty burgers that will tickle your taste buds.

The My Native Burger is a popular classic filled with a juicy patty, hardwood smoked bacon, lettuce, onions, pickles, tomatoes, and your choice of cheese, pepper jack, mozzarella, Swiss, American style, or cheddar. Reviewers have said this flavorful burger is great with extra avocado. 

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