When it comes to fast food, proximity is one of the biggest reasons we choose where we eat.

For example, you're leaving Lowe's in Rockford and you're hungry, and you see Chick-fil-A in the very same parking lot. There's a better chance you're going there than crossing East State Street and fighting the insane parking and drive-thru area at the McDonald's near Red Robin.

So in this case, Chick-fil-A is more than likely going to get your business.

It's a good thing too because apparently, Chick-fil-A is Illinois' most popular fast food joint according to Eat This, Not That.

Eat This, Not That!:

The Home of the Original Chicken Sandwich is a serious fan favorite in the Prairie State...But let's not kid ourselves: people keep coming back because the joint does poultry perfectly.

The popular food website does call out the Fairview Heights location as the best Chick-fil-A in Illinois, but their lone Rockford location is no slouch.

Rated 4.5 stars out of 5 on Yelp, with Simioriah L. saying 'I mean, it's chick fil a! Service is always amazing. We did drive-thru, and the line was very long. Luckily we weren't there long at all because they are so fast!"

if you love Chick-fil-A you're not alone. The chain restaurant is so popular in the Rockford area, they announced a second location is coming to Machesney Park.

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