Consistency in terms of menu and food quality as well as exterior store appearance is a defining characteristic of Wendy’s, an international chain of fast-food restaurants. But as many observant customers will attest to, every store has fairly unique interior décor, pricing scheme, and hours of operation as well as staff uniform. Despite these differences, every Wendy’s restaurant has a warm and welcoming vibe that attracts families as well as the young and old population.
The Wendy’s logo of a child in pigtails is also part of the attraction. After all, how can you resist the charms of a cute child with a charming smile? Wendy’s prices are always competitive and they’re always introducing fresh new items on their value menu.
Below are the latest the Wendy’s menu prices.
Combo Includes A Drink and Choice of a Side
|Dave's Single with Cheese (Sandwich Only)||$4.29|
|Dave's Single with Cheese (Combo)||$6.79|
|Dave's Double with Cheese (Sandwich Only)||$5.29|
|Dave's Double with Cheese (Combo)||$7.79|
|Dave's Triple with Cheese (Sandwich Only)||$6.19|
|Dave's Triple with Cheese (Combo)||$8.69|
|Baconator (Sandwich Only)||$6.19|
|Son Of Baconator (Sandwich Only)||$4.79|
|Son Of Baconator (Combo)||$7.29|
Made to Crave
|Barbecue Cheeseburger (Sandwich Only)||$4.79|
|Barbecue Cheeseburger (Combo)||$7.29|
|S'awesome Bacon Cheeseburger (Sandwich Only)||$5.29|
|S'awesome Bacon Cheeseburger (Combo)||$7.79|
|Peppercorn Mushroom Melt (Sandwich Only)||$5.29|
|Peppercorn Mushroom Melt (Combo)||$7.79|
Combo Includes A Drink and Choice of a Side
|Spicy Chicken (Sandwich Only)||$4.79|
|Spicy Chicken (Combo)||$7.29|
|Homestyle Chicken (Sandwich Only)||$4.79|
|Homestyle Chicken (Combo)||$7.29|
|Grilled Chicken (Sandwich Only)||$4.89|
|Grilled Chicken (Combo)||$7.39|
|10 Pc. Chicken Nuggets (Combo)||$6.39|
Made to Crave
|Barbecue Chicken (Sandwich Only)||$5.39|
|Barbecue Chicken (Combo)||$7.89|
|S'Awesome Bacon Chicken (Sandwich Only)||$5.39|
|S'Awesome Bacon Chicken (Combo)||$7.89|
|Avocado BLT Chicken (Sandwich Only)||$5.79|
|Avocado BLT Chicken (Combo)||$8.29|
|Asiago Ranch Chicken Club (Sandwich Only)||$5.59|
|Asiago Ranch Chicken Club (Combo)||$8.09|
|Berry Burst (Half)||$4.89|
|Berry Burst (Full)||$6.89|
|Parmesan Caesar (Half)||$4.79|
|Parmesan Caesar (Full)||$6.79|
|Apple Pecan (Half)||$4.39|
|Apple Pecan (Full)||$6.39|
|Southwest Avocado (Half)||$4.39|
|Southwest Avocado (Full)||$6.69|
|Frosty (Chocolate) (Small)||$1.19|
|Frosty (Chocolate) (Medium)||$1.99|
|Frosty (Chocolate) (Large)||$2.29|
|Frosty (Vanilla) (Small)||$1.19|
|Frosty (Vanilla) (Medium)||$1.99|
|Frosty (Vanilla) (Large)||$2.29|
|Cookie (Chocolate Chunk)||$1.39|
|Cookie (Double Chocolate Chip)||$1.39|
|Frosty Cookie Sandae (New)||$1.99|
|Fries (Natural-Cut Fries with Sea Salt) (Junior)||$0.99|
|Fries (Natural-Cut Fries with Sea Salt) (Small)||$1.69|
|Fries (Natural-Cut Fries with Sea Salt) (Medium)||$1.99|
|Fries (Natural-Cut Fries with Sea Salt) (Large)||$2.19|
|Baconator Fries (Large)||$1.99|
|Chili Cheese Fries (Large)||$2.69|
|Sour Cream & Chives||$1.59|
|Bacon & Cheese||$2.99|
Side Salads & Fruit
|Strawberries & Blueberries||$1.99|
|Nuggets (4 Pc.)||$1.19|
|Nuggets (6 Pc.)||$1.99|
Upgrade Your Combo
|Medium Fries & Drink||$0.60|
|Large Fries & Drink||$1.10|
|Add Avocado to Any Sandwich or Salad||$1.00|
Comes with a Side and Drink. Ask For A Special Toy For Children Under Age 3.
|Grilled Chicken Wrap||$3.79|
|4 Pc. Chicken Nuggets||$3.69|
|All-Natural Lemonade (Small)||$2.29|
|All-Natural Lemonade (Medium)||$2.69|
|All-Natural Lemonade (Large)||$3.19|
|Strawberry Lemonade (Small)||$2.29|
|Strawberry Lemonade (Medium)||$2.69|
|Strawberry Lemonade (Large)||$3.19|
|Peach Lemonade (Small)||$2.29|
|Peach Lemonade (Medium)||$2.69|
|Peach Lemonade (Large)||$3.19|
|Tropical Berry Lemonade (Small)||$2.29|
|Tropical Berry Lemonade (Medium)||$2.69|
|Tropical Berry Lemonade (Large)||$3.19|
|Wildberry Lemonade (Small)||$2.29|
|Wildberry Lemonade (Medium)||$2.69|
|Wildberry Lemonade (Large)||$3.19|
|Soft Drink or Iced Tea (Small)||$1.69|
|Soft Drink or Iced Tea (Medium)||$1.89|
|Soft Drink or Iced Tea (Large)||$2.19|
|Bottled Water (Bottle)||$1.59|
4 for $4 Meal
Get Fries, 4 Pc. Nuggets, Drink, and Choose an Entree Below.
|Crispy Chicken Sandwich||$0.99|
|Jr. Cheeseburger Deluxe||$1.99|
|Grilled Chicken Go Wrap||$1.89|
|Spicy Chicken Go Wrap||$1.89|
|Jr. Bacon Cheeseburger||$2.09|
|Crispy Chicken BLT||$2.09|
Dave Thomas founded Wendy’s on November 15, 1969 in Columbus, Ohio. Today, it’s among the top five largest hamburger-centric fast-food chain in the world with more than 6,500 locations across the world. Most of its restaurants – about 77% – are in the United States, Canada and Mexico.
The chain’s current owner is The Wendy’s Company, an entity formed by the merger of Wendy’s and Triarc Companies, Inc. on April 24, 2008. The chain’s corporate headquarters are in Dublin, Ohio.
What They’re Famous For
Wendy’s is arguably most famous for its square-shaped hamburgers, as well as for its Frosty drink and sea salt French fries.
Why Eat Here
Keep in mind that Wendy’s is a hamburger-centric fast-food chain and, thus, its menu consists mainly of standard fare including hamburgers, chicken sandwiches and French fries as well as beverages from soft drinks to Frosty. But while the menu consists of the standard items, the food quality is above par so customers keep coming back.
There are several notable items on the menu. The Dave’s hamburger is considered as the de facto signature item on the menu for good reasons – it’s made of fresh ground beef shaped into a square albeit slightly more rounded at the edges than previous versions. The thicker patty perfectly complements the bakery-style buns, the cheese melts over the grilled patty for a cheesier flavor, and the sweetness of the red onions contrasts well with the savory flavors.
Even the condiments – currently, these include only ketchup and mayonnaise since the mustard was dropped – have been chosen for their subtlety. Many fast-food chains overload their burgers with condiments and, thus, overwhelm the flavors of the beef patty and vegetables.
The Big Classic consisted of a thick fresh beef patty grilled to perfection and topped with lettuce, tomato, onions, and pickles with a dressing of mayonnaise and ketchup, all sandwiched between a Kaiser-style roll. You can have bacon with it, too – order the Single, Double, or Triple Baconator; the common ingredients are the patty albeit of different weight as well as strips of bacon and slices of cheese in different quantities. The Triple Baconator is the biggest with two pieces of quarter-pound patties, nine strips of bacon and four slices of cheese.
The Bacon Mushroom Melt is even more decadent, as hamburgers go, with its beef patty, smoked bacon, and Portobello mushrooms with a topping of creamy cheddar cheese sauce. The Ciabatta Bacon Cheeseburger appeals to people with a taste for Italian cuisine with its quarter-pound patty, thick-cut applewood smoked bacon, aged Asiago cheese, oven-roasted tomatoes, and rosemary garlic aioli. The black bean burger is only available in selected locations but it’s becoming a popular choice among people who want meatless veggie-burgers; the ingredients include black beans, farro, wild rice, brown rice, onions, quinoa, green and red bell peppers, and corn while the sauce and seasonings including cumin, cilantro, chili peppers, sea salt, and oregano.
A breakfast menu is also available in selected locations. It’s similarly structured as the lunch and dinner menu but with more sides and value meals; the choices include breakfast sandwiches, Kaiser rolls, breakfast burritos, hash browns, cinnamon sticks, and muffins.
The bestselling drink aside from the usual soft drinks at Wendy’s is Frosty. Actually, it’s more of a dessert than a drink and, in most locations, it can also be enjoyed as a float. It’s a frozen dairy dessert in two flavors – chocolate and flavors – but many locations also sell it blended with chocolate fudge, caramel, or strawberry syrup.
Wendy’s is also known for its satisfactory customer service. The staff always seem to be ready to provide assistance to diners, whether it’s getting more condiments or asking for recommendations on the menu. The tables are cleaned as soon as the previous patrons have left their chairs so there’s always a sense of the restaurant being clean, not cluttered.
Keep in mind that Wendy’s is a fast-food restaurant chain so there are no waiter services. Customers line up at the counter, choose from the menu, and pay for their orders at the counter.
Wendy’s restaurants are great for families and children to hang out, enjoy each other’s company, and eat filling and flavorful food at affordable prices. These may not be suitable places for working because of the noise level, especially during peak hours.
To learn more about Wendy’s or to find a location near you, visit their website at www.wendys.com.