Most Dangerous Fries

The official American side dish sometimes masquerades as a heart attack on a plate. From a 2,100-calorie plate at Chili’s to Smokey Bones’ sodium-packed “Fire Stix,” The Daily Beast ranks the 30 unhealthiest French fry offerings.

Chili's


Texas Cheese Fries with Chili and Jalapeno Ranch
Calories: 2070
Saturated Fat (g): 64
Sodium (mg): 5950
Carbohydrates (g): 105

Friendly's


Loaded Waffle Fries
Calories: 1650
Saturated Fat (g): 28
Sodium (mg): 4720
Carbohydrates (g): 123

Old Spaghetti Factory


Garlic Fries Appetizer
Calories: 1410
Saturated Fat (g): 17
Sodium (mg): 2730
Carbohydrates (g): 106

Steak n Shake


Large Chili Cheese Fries
Calories: 1170
Saturated Fat (g): 22
Sodium (mg): 2150
Carbohydrates (g): 117

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Nathan's Famous


Super Size French Fries
Calories: 999
Saturated Fat (g): 10
Sodium (mg): 119
Carbohydrates (g): 75

Steak n Shake


Large Bacon Cheese Fries
Calories: 870
Saturated Fat (g): 12
Sodium (mg): 1470
Carbohydrates (g): 94

Smokey Bones


Fire Stix
Calories: 730
Saturated Fat (g): 12
Sodium (mg): 2540
Carbohydrates (g): 72

Denny's


Smothered Cheese Fries
Calories: 840
Saturated Fat (g): 17
Sodium (mg): 1070
Carbohydrates (g): 74

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Steak n Shake


Large Cheese Fries
Calories: 810
Saturated Fat (g): 11
Sodium (mg): 1270
Carbohydrates (g): 94

Sonic


Large with Cheese and Chili
Calories: 690
Saturated Fat (g): 13
Sodium (mg): 1290
Carbohydrates (g): 75

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Five Guys Burgers and Fries


Large Fires
Calories: 1464
Saturated Fat (g): 14
Sodium (mg): 213
Carbohydrates (g): 184

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Checkers


Fully Loaded Bacon Cheddar Ranch
Calories: 640
Saturated Fat (g): 17
Sodium (mg): 1880
Carbohydrates (g): 51

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Smokey Bones


Sweet Potato Stix side
Calories: 810
Saturated Fat (g): 1.5
Sodium (mg): 3510
Carbohydrates (g): 147

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Arby's


Curly Fries
Calories: 640
Saturated Fat (g): 5
Sodium (mg): 1460
Carbohydrates (g): 76

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Applebee's


Chili Cheese Side
Calories: 630
Saturated Fat (g): 12
Sodium (mg): 1670
Carbohydrates (g): 59

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White Castle


Sack Sweet Potato
Calories: 910
Saturated Fat (g): 7
Sodium (mg): 710
Carbohydrates (g): 89

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Sonic


Large with Cheese
Calories: 580
Saturated Fat (g): 10
Sodium (mg): 1230
Carbohydrates (g): 70

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Fatburger


Chili Cheese Skinny
Calories: 600
Saturated Fat (g): 10
Sodium (mg): 1280
Carbohydrates (g): 64

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Friendly's


Waffle Fries
Calories: 590
Saturated Fat (g): 5
Sodium (mg): 1430
Carbohydrates (g): 67

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Checkers


Bacon Cheddar
Calories: 560
Saturated Fat (g): 17
Sodium (mg): 1750
Carbohydrates (g): 44

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White Castle


Sack Fries
Calories: 810
Saturated Fat (g): 11
Sodium (mg): 95
Carbohydrates (g): 81

Checkers


Chili Cheese Fries
Calories: 550
Saturated Fat (g): 16
Sodium (mg): 1610
Carbohydrates (g): 48

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Arby's


Homestyle Fries
Calories: 590
Saturated Fat (g): 3.5
Sodium (mg): 1200
Carbohydrates (g): 82

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Culver's


Chili Cheese Fries
Calories: 607
Saturated Fat (g): 8
Sodium (mg): 482
Carbohydrates (g): 72

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Whataburger


Large Fries
Calories: 640
Saturated Fat (g): 6
Sodium (mg): 463
Carbohydrates (g): 7

Carl's Jr.


Natural Cut Fries
Calories: 500
Saturated Fat (g): 5
Sodium (mg): 1290
Carbohydrates (g): 65

Houlihan's


Disco Fries
Calories: 592
Saturated Fat (g): 15
Sodium (mg): 1015
Carbohydrates (g): 44

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Cheesecake Factory


Side Fries
Calories: 570
Saturated Fat (g): 10
Sodium (mg): 370
Carbohydrates (g): 70

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Burger King


Large Fries
Calories: 540
Saturated Fat (g): 6
Sodium (mg): 830
Carbohydrates (g): 69