Best Burger Joint Is ... Five Guys tops new survey; McDonald's near bottom By John Johnson, Newser Staff Posted Sep 19, 2012 3:44 PM CDT 45 comments Comments A Five Guys burger. (?miamism) (Newser) – The folks at Five Guys will be pretty happy with a new survey from Market Force Information. The chain easily ranked as the No. 1 burger joint in a poll of 7,600 consumers across the nation, reports the Huffington Post. It scored the best in taste, quality, service, cleanliness, and atmosphere. The only gold medal it didn't get was in value, where In-N-Out scored first. McDonald's and Burger King ended up near the bottom. Top five: Five Guys, In-N-Out, Fuddruckers, A&W Restaurant, and Smashburger. Bottom five: Burger King, Hardee's, McDonald's, Jack in the Box, and, lastly, Dairy Queen.