Fast Foods Gone Global Travel Guide

In Europe, fast food chains offer local twists on American classics.


Restaurants & Bars
McDonald’s
On January 31, 1990, shortly after the fall of Communism in Russia and the Eastern Block, McDonald’s opened this restaurant with the largest turnout of customers in history.
  • Various Locations
  • Moscow, Moscow Russia

McDonald’s

On January 31, 1990, shortly after the fall of Communism in Russia and the Eastern Block, McDonald’s opened this restaurant with the largest turnout of customers in history.
Various Locations Moscow, Moscow, Russia
Dunkin’ Donuts
Munchkins are a popular sweet in Russia’s Dunkin’ Donuts locations, along with strawberry-glazed donuts filled with either sweet Bavarian cream or mixed berries.
  • Various Locations
  • Moscow, Moscow Russia

Dunkin’ Donuts

Munchkins are a popular sweet in Russia’s Dunkin’ Donuts locations, along with strawberry-glazed donuts filled with either sweet Bavarian cream or mixed berries.
Various Locations Moscow, Moscow, Russia
Subway
Subway’s nearly 400 locations in Russia are popular among locals who love the menu’s variety. Menu items are designed to satisfy their palates, with options such as the mushroom sandwich with pork or Kvas beverage made from fermented rye bread.
  • Various Locations
  • Moscow, Moscow Russia

Subway

Subway’s nearly 400 locations in Russia are popular among locals who love the menu’s variety. Menu items are designed to satisfy their palates, with options such as the mushroom sandwich with pork or Kvas beverage made from fermented rye bread.
Various Locations Moscow, Moscow, Russia
McDonald’s
Just as in Russia, McDonald’s has taken off in popularity in Prague. Try the McSmazak made from deep-fried Edam cheese, chopped onions and a special sauce.
  • Various Locations
  • Prague, Hlavní město Czech Republic

McDonald’s

Just as in Russia, McDonald’s has taken off in popularity in Prague. Try the McSmazak made from deep-fried Edam cheese, chopped onions and a special sauce.
Various Locations Prague, Hlavní město, Czech Republic
Havelska Koruna
Since 1996, this cafeteria-style fast food restaurant has been feeding locals with its Czech comfort dishes such as pig knuckles, stew with beef hearts and chicken schnitzel.
  • Havelská 21 a 23
  • Prague, Hlavní město 11000 Czech Republic

Havelska Koruna

Since 1996, this cafeteria-style fast food restaurant has been feeding locals with its Czech comfort dishes such as pig knuckles, stew with beef hearts and chicken schnitzel.
Havelská 21 a 23 Prague, Hlavní město, Czech Republic
Phone: 420 224 269 310
KFC
This popular chain serves up its traditional crispy fried chicken, but also adds its own twist to the menu, including local beer.
  • Various Locations
  • Prague, Hlavní město Czech Republic

KFC

This popular chain serves up its traditional crispy fried chicken, but also adds its own twist to the menu, including local beer.
Various Locations Prague, Hlavní město, Czech Republic
Bageterie Boulevard
This Czech take on a sandwich shop opened in 2003 and has been a big hit with its local twist on fresh sandwiches, such as the Katalanska sandwich made with meat, chorizo, salami and cheese.
  • Various Locations
  • Prague, Hlavní město Czech Republic

Bageterie Boulevard

This Czech take on a sandwich shop opened in 2003 and has been a big hit with its local twist on fresh sandwiches, such as the Katalanska sandwich made with meat, chorizo, salami and cheese.
Various Locations Prague, Hlavní město, Czech Republic
McDonald’s
Every year, McDonald’s in France serves over 600 million customers thanks to the French flair added to many menu items. Try the McBaguette, made with 2 beef patties, spicy grain mustard and Emmental cheese on a baguette.
  • Various Locations
  • Paris, Île-de-France France

McDonald’s

Every year, McDonald’s in France serves over 600 million customers thanks to the French flair added to many menu items. Try the McBaguette, made with 2 beef patties, spicy grain mustard and Emmental cheese on a baguette.
Various Locations Paris, Île-de-France, France
Quick
For over 30 years, this fast food restaurant that originated in Belgium has served French-style hamburgers at over 400 locations.
  • Various Locations
  • Paris, Île-de-France France

Quick

For over 30 years, this fast food restaurant that originated in Belgium has served French-style hamburgers at over 400 locations.
Various Locations Paris, Île-de-France, France
KFC
Just as in the US, this chain became famous for its bucket of fried chicken, but in France Parisians gravitate towards the restaurant’s smaller finger food items.
  • Various Locations
  • Paris, Île-de-France France

KFC

Just as in the US, this chain became famous for its bucket of fried chicken, but in France Parisians gravitate towards the restaurant’s smaller finger food items.
Various Locations Paris, Île-de-France, France
Pizza Hut
Unlike the US chain, Pizza Hut in Paris serves pies with local cheeses and sweet ingredients alongside wine to complement the flavors.
  • Various Locations
  • Paris, Île-de-France France

Pizza Hut

Unlike the US chain, Pizza Hut in Paris serves pies with local cheeses and sweet ingredients alongside wine to complement the flavors.
Various Locations Paris, Île-de-France, France
Subway
This US import has 60 stores throughout Paris, and while they serve classic sub sandwiches, their breakfasts are a hit with locals.
  • Various Locations
  • Paris, Île-de-France France

Subway

This US import has 60 stores throughout Paris, and while they serve classic sub sandwiches, their breakfasts are a hit with locals.
Various Locations Paris, Île-de-France, France
Subway
Launched 15 years ago, Subway now has about 1500 stores that cater to English sensibilities, from hearty breakfast options to subs with Indian spices. Their Mega sub is a full English breakfast in a sandwich, complete with meat and eggs.
  • Various Locations
  • London, England United Kingdom

Subway

Launched 15 years ago, Subway now has about 1500 stores that cater to English sensibilities, from hearty breakfast options to subs with Indian spices. Their Mega sub is a full English breakfast in a sandwich, complete with meat and eggs.
Various Locations London, England, United Kingdom
Domino’s
India, which was formerly under the British Empire, has influenced modern British cooking. This is certainly evident in the pizzas at Domino’s, with options such as the Tandoori Chicken, with chicken marinated in yogurt and Indian spices.
  • Various Locations
  • London, England United Kingdom

Domino’s

India, which was formerly under the British Empire, has influenced modern British cooking. This is certainly evident in the pizzas at Domino’s, with options such as the Tandoori Chicken, with chicken marinated in yogurt and Indian spices.
Various Locations London, England, United Kingdom
KFC
Started in 1965, KFC has expanded its traditional menu to suit English taste buds.
  • Various Locations
  • London, England United Kingdom

KFC

Started in 1965, KFC has expanded its traditional menu to suit English taste buds.
Various Locations London, England, United Kingdom
Pret A Manger
Pret A Manger translates to “ready to eat” and is Britain’s version of local, fresh and healthy food-on-the-go with a focused social mission.
  • Various Locations
  • London, England United Kingdom

Pret A Manger

Pret A Manger translates to “ready to eat” and is Britain’s version of local, fresh and healthy food-on-the-go with a focused social mission.
Various Locations London, England, United Kingdom
Subway
A much sought-after fast food restaurant thanks to the ingredients added to accommodate Swedish tastes. The menu includes a Skagenrora of shrimp, Swedish dill, creamy mayonnaise and fish eggs.
  • Various Locations
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County 11435 Sweden

Subway

A much sought-after fast food restaurant thanks to the ingredients added to accommodate Swedish tastes. The menu includes a Skagenrora of shrimp, Swedish dill, creamy mayonnaise and fish eggs.
Various Locations Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
McDonald’s
For almost 40 years, McDonald’s has championed its traditional menu items along with Swedish favorites, such as the Frukostmackan, a sandwich on a soft roll with either Swedish ham and cheese or turkey and cream cheese for breakfast.
  • Various Locations
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden

McDonald’s

For almost 40 years, McDonald’s has championed its traditional menu items along with Swedish favorites, such as the Frukostmackan, a sandwich on a soft roll with either Swedish ham and cheese or turkey and cream cheese for breakfast.
Various Locations Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Gooh!
“Gooh!” stands for “get out of here!” and this local Swedish chain offers gourmet meals that can be heated in a microwave for just 3 minutes so you can get outta there!
  • Various Locations
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden

Gooh!

“Gooh!” stands for “get out of here!” and this local Swedish chain offers gourmet meals that can be heated in a microwave for just 3 minutes so you can get outta there!
Various Locations Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
Max Burgers
The oldest fast food eatery in Sweden has an environmentally sustainable business plan and has won international taste tests for its hamburgers.
  • Various Locations
  • Stockholm, Stockholm County Sweden

Max Burgers

The oldest fast food eatery in Sweden has an environmentally sustainable business plan and has won international taste tests for its hamburgers.
Various Locations Stockholm, Stockholm County, Sweden
McDonald’s
This may be a US import to Spain, but there are many homegrown dishes that Spaniards love and can order through the electronic kiosks. Popular items include the McIberica burger of Spanish ham, local manchego cheese, tomato and Spanish olive oil.
  • Various Locations
  • Barcelona, Catalonia Spain

McDonald’s

This may be a US import to Spain, but there are many homegrown dishes that Spaniards love and can order through the electronic kiosks. Popular items include the McIberica burger of Spanish ham, local manchego cheese, tomato and Spanish olive oil.
Various Locations Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Dunkin’ Coffee
These donuts and coffee have a Spanish flair that appeals to local palates.
  • Various Locations
  • Barcelona, Catalonia Spain

Dunkin’ Coffee

These donuts and coffee have a Spanish flair that appeals to local palates.
Various Locations Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Domino’s Pizza
Domino’s in Spain serves a very unique, melt-in-your-mouth product on its pizzas -- ham from black foot pigs raised in the wild and cured for months before serving.
  • Various Locations
  • CornellÆ de Llobregat, Catalonia Spain

Domino’s Pizza

Domino’s in Spain serves a very unique, melt-in-your-mouth product on its pizzas -- ham from black foot pigs raised in the wild and cured for months before serving.
Various Locations CornellÆ de Llobregat, Catalonia, Spain
100 Montaditos
100 Montaditos means one hundred little sandwiches, and that is exactly what this place serves in bountiful varieties that never get old and are easy on the pocketbook.
  • Various Locations
  • Barcelona, Catalonia Spain

100 Montaditos

100 Montaditos means one hundred little sandwiches, and that is exactly what this place serves in bountiful varieties that never get old and are easy on the pocketbook.
Various Locations Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
McDonald’s
McDonald’s innovative menu in Turkey takes into consideration Muslim dietary restrictions and uses Halal meats in their dishes. Try the McKofta, a double kofta burger with yogurt sauce, onion and cheese.
  • Various Locations
  • Istanbul, Istanbul Province Turkey

McDonald’s

McDonald’s innovative menu in Turkey takes into consideration Muslim dietary restrictions and uses Halal meats in their dishes. Try the McKofta, a double kofta burger with yogurt sauce, onion and cheese.
Various Locations Istanbul, Istanbul Province, Turkey
KFC
A central location for ancient spice traders, KFC in Istanbul takes the tradition of using a lot of spices in Turkish cooking to make some of its customers’ favorite meals, such as the filet of chicken with cheese, spicy mayo and muhammara sauce.
  • Various Locations
  • Istanbul, Istanbul Province Turkey

KFC

A central location for ancient spice traders, KFC in Istanbul takes the tradition of using a lot of spices in Turkish cooking to make some of its customers’ favorite meals, such as the filet of chicken with cheese, spicy mayo and muhammara sauce.
Various Locations Istanbul, Istanbul Province, Turkey
Pizza Hut
Pizza Hut was the first pizza chain restaurant in Turkey and has made its mark thanks to the local spin on flavors.
  • Various Locations
  • Istanbul, Istanbul Province Turkey

Pizza Hut

Pizza Hut was the first pizza chain restaurant in Turkey and has made its mark thanks to the local spin on flavors.
Various Locations Istanbul, Istanbul Province, Turkey
Simit Sarayi
This homegrown fast food chain has almost 100 restaurants serving variations of simit, a traditional Turkish street food stuffed with local ingredients to take on the go.
  • Various Locations
  • Istanbul, Istanbul Province Turkey

Simit Sarayi

This homegrown fast food chain has almost 100 restaurants serving variations of simit, a traditional Turkish street food stuffed with local ingredients to take on the go.
Various Locations Istanbul, Istanbul Province, Turkey

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