Colorado has a flair for craft cuisine, but sometimes you have to bite the bullet and ditch the local restaurants for something simpler: fast food.

Whether you're short on time between work meetings or just don't feel like cooking, there's no shame in hitting up the occasional drive-thru. But which ones should you visit?

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SavingSpot might have your answer. The company used Google Maps to find the highest-rated fast-food chains in Colorado — here's what they found out.

Colorado has a sweet tooth

When it comes to dessert, Coloradans crave LaMar's Donuts and Coffee. We crave it so much, in fact, that it's our favorite fast-food joint overall.

LaMar's Donuts and Coffee // Facebook
LaMar's Donuts and Coffee // Facebook
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Where to find it in Northern Colorado: 

  • 1101 W Drake Rd | Fort Collins
  • 140 Boardwalk Dr | Fort Collins

Colorado is on that In-N-Out Burger train

The In-N-Out Burger bug has officially bitten Colorado residents — it's our favorite place for patties. Hopefully, we'll see more locations in the Centennial State soon.

In-N-Out Burger // Facebook
In-N-Out Burger // Facebook
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Where to find it in Northern Colorado: 

  • 111 E 136th Ave | Thornton

Chicken is Colorado's pleasure

Despite the line at the Fort Collins Raising Canes, Coloradans' preferred choice for fast-casual chicken is Chick-fil-A. We aren't alone, either — it's SavingSpot's top-rated fast-food chain in the U.S.

Chick-fil-A // Facebook
Chick-fil-A // Facebook
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Where to find it in Northern Colorado: 

  • 3605 S College Ave | Fort Collins
  • 4531 Weitzel St | Timnath
  • 1545 Rocky Mountain Ave | Loveland
  • 4555 Centerplace Dr | Greeley

Colorado is proud of its roots

Regarding Mexican fast food, Colorado residents are sticking with their native Chipotle. According to CNBC, Steve Ells founded the chain in Denver in 1993.

Chipotle Mexican Grill // Facebook
Chipotle Mexican Grill // Facebook
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Where to find it in Northern Colorado: 

  • 649 S College Ave | Fort Collins
  • 2120 E Harmony Rd | Fort Collins
  • 1421 W Eisenhower Blvd | Loveland
  • 1569 Fall River Dr | Loveland
  • 807 17th St | Greeley

Colorado loves a take 'n' bake

Colorado residents don't need their pizza delivered. When they're not stopping at a local Beau Jo's or Krazy Karls, they prefer to pick up their pies from Papa Murphy's.

Papa Murphy's Pizza // Facebook
Papa Murphy's Pizza // Facebook
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Where to find it in Northern Colorado: 

  • 737 S Lemay Ave | Fort Collins
  • 238 Harmony Rd | Fort Collins
  • 1550 Main St | Windsor
  • 986 E Eisenhower Blvd | Loveland
  • 1131 Eagle Dr | Loveland
  • 6628 W 10th St | Greeley
  • 2800 W 10th St | Greeley

These might not be our favorite fast-food restaurants if others came to town. Check out eight fast food chains Northern Colorado is missing in the gallery below.

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