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Steak 'n Shake

It doesn't take an expert to figure this one out. There is a difference, a huge difference, between machine milkshakes and those made the old-fashioned way. And Steak 'n Shake hasn't changed the way they've made shakes for decades going back -- before most of us were born. But here's the deal: You can have all the variety you want, but it won't place No. 1 in our poll unless you begin, in this category, with real hand-dipped ice cream.

1. Steak 'n Shake
2. Crown Candy Kitchen
3. Ted Drewe's
4. South City Diner
5. Fitzs

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