Read this survey if you stop for breakfast on your morning commute

Chick-fil-A needs to get faster at fast-food.

The Southern king of chicken sandwiches was found to have the slowest drive-thru service, according to a new survey analyzing the speeds of fast-foot competitors.

QSR Magazine ran the numbers to find which fast-foot restaurant had the longest wait time at the drive-thru, with customers at Chick-fil-A waiting an average of wait time of five minutes and 23 seconds.

Despite the long wait times, an independent study earlier this year found Chick-fil-A to have the best overall fast-food customer experience in the US.

The average wait time of all drive-thru lines was 255 seconds, or four minutes and 25 seconds.

Long wait-times aren’t necessarily due to bad service. For most, longer waits usually correlates with more business due to lines being longer.

The three fastest drive-thrus were Dunkin Donuts, Wendy’s, and Burger King, according to the survey.

When you’re looking for a quick bite, try avoiding late afternoons because wait times were the longest at 275 seconds.

  • Dunkin’ Donuts: 216.75 seconds
  • Wendy’s: 230.38 seconds
  • Burger King: 235.48 seconds
  • Taco Bell: 240.38 seconds
  • Carl’s Jr.: 240.51 seconds
  • KFC: 243.73 seconds
  • Arby’s: 263.46 seconds
  • Hardee’s: 266.34 seconds
  • McDonald’s: 284.05 seconds
  • Chick-fil-A: 322.98 seconds