Top Definition
Abbreviation for Quick Service Restaurant, the modern PC way to say Fast Food Restaurant. Instead of being seated at a table, placing your order with the waitstaff, and the food is brought to you on dishes -- a QSR has a drive-thru or you place your order with a cashier at the front counter and take the food in a bag or similar disposable carrier. The food is mostly pre-packaged and reheated, so you get your food faster than if it were made to order. "Fast food" carries a negative connotation as unhealthy, so the industry uses QSR instead to avoid the stigma and to account for the increasingly high-priced "premium" fast food options.
QSRs: Taco Bell, McDonald's, Burger King, Qdoba, KFC, A&W, Long John Silver's, Arby's, Wendy's, Chester's, Popeye's, etc.
by Coell May 29, 2006
Free Daily Email

Type your email address below to get our free Urban Word of the Day every morning!

Emails are sent from We'll never spam you.