3 Restaurants We Like Better Than McDonald's

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The following video is from Monday's MarketFoolery podcast, in which host Chris Hill and analysts Jason Moser and Andy Cross discuss the top business and investing stories of the day.

Shares of McDonald's finished up today after it was reported that same-store sales rose 2.6% in May. Results were particularly strong in the U.S. and Europe. Despite the good numbers, our analysts are not excited about McDonald's, the stock. In this installment of MarketFoolery, they analyze the key core strength McDonald's is missing, which companies have it, and why they believe Chipotle , Panera , and Buffalo Wild Wings are a smarter bet for most investors.

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The relevant video segment can be found between 6:59 and 11:12.

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Andy Cross owns shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill and Buffalo Wild Wings. Chris Hill owns shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill. Jason Moser owns shares of Chipotle Mexican Grill and Panera Bread. The Motley Fool recommends and owns shares of Buffalo Wild Wings, Chipotle Mexican Grill, McDonald's, and Panera Bread. Try any of our Foolish newsletter services free for 30 days. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy.

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