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  • Chick-fil-A is American teenagers’ favorite restaurant chain, according to a new Piper Jaffray survey.
  • This is the third biannual survey in which the chicken chain has kept the No. 1 spot.
  • Chick-fil-A beat out chains including McDonald’s, Chipotle, and Starbucks.

Chick-fil-A is keeping its crown as teenagers’ favorite restaurant chain.

The chicken chain nabbed the No. 1 spot in Piper Jaffray’s biannual survey of teenagers across the US.

Chick-fil-A took over as teenagers’ favorite restaurant a year ago, following the chain’s steady rise as an obsession among young people. The chicken chain first made Piper Jaffray’s top-five list in spring 2012, and it spent the next five years edging up the list one spot at a time.

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Here are teens’ favorite restaurant chains in America.


5. McDonald’s

5. McDonald's