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31 Convenient QSR Innovations

From Line-Free Express Cafes to Breakfast Cocktail Bars

— May 7, 2015 — Marketing
These convenient QSR innovations range from line-free express cafes to breakfast cocktail bars that introduce a family franchise to a more mature clientele. As pop-up eateries and cafes become more prevalent within urban centers, independent brands are not the only ones adhering to this marketing strategy.

When looking at top-tiered companies like Taco Bell and McDonald's, their eco-friendly, shipping container restaurants and fashion inspired pop-up venues illustrate a knowledge of the millennial demographic.

In addition to branded pop-up eateries, standouts from this list also include artisanal cafes that introduce consumers to a brand's history and heritage along with burger joint hotels that serve up a fast food focused menu. Other favorites include collaborative tea shops and refined fast food eateries that cater to young professionals and even consumers who are looking to dine and get married at the same time.
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Chicken Burger Motels
Chicken Burger Motels
The Burger King Motel Allows Chicken Lovers to Cheat on Beef
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30
Retro Cafe Makeovers
Retro Cafe Makeovers
This Tim Hortons Cafe Immerses Itself in Its 1964 Roots
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29
Energy-Efficient Pizzerias
Energy-Efficient Pizzerias
The Vest Pizza Campaign Rewards Eco-Consciousness with Food
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28
Fast Food Nuptuals
Fast Food Nuptuals
Couples Make Vows Over Bean and Beef Chalupas at Taco Bell Wedding
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27
Cozy Holiday Trucks
Cozy Holiday Trucks
A Sweater-Clad Truck Promotes Tim Hortons' Holiday Cups
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26
Coffee Chain Phone-Charging
Coffee Chain Phone-Charging
Starbucks is Rolling Out Wireless Charging Mats Across American Stores
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25
Adult-Intended Food Joints
Adult-Intended Food Joints
Tokyo’s KFC has a Adult Kentucky Fried Chicken with Pasta and Beer
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24
Personal Fast Food Soundtracks
Personal Fast Food Soundtracks
Burger King Introduces 'Musical Showers' in Tokyo
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23
Fast Food Bird Feeders
Fast Food Bird Feeders
This DIY Birdhouse of Burger King by Brian Wolter is Open Late
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22
Artistic Fast Food Interiors
Artistic Fast Food Interiors
Koncept Stockholm Designs Stook for Busy Lunch-Goers
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21
Breakfast Cocktail Bars
Breakfast Cocktail Bars
This Denny's Restaurant in Manhattan Serves Decadent $300 Brunches
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20
Chicken Chain Cafes
Chicken Chain Cafes
KFC's Japanese Cafe Serves Coffee, Tea, Dessert and Fried Chicken
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19
Professionals-Targeting Fast Food
Professionals-Targeting Fast Food
The New KFC Concept Store Design Near Sydney Mimics Chipotle's
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18
Giant Fries Hotspots
Giant Fries Hotspots
The Burger King 'What the French Fry' Campaign Promotes 'Satisfries'
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17
DIY Burger Eateries
DIY Burger Eateries
Flexoarquitectura's Restaurant Oval Embodies Industrial Elegance
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16
Pop Art Burger Joints
Pop Art Burger Joints
This Paris Burger Restaurant Features Bright Geometric Shapes
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15
Hi-Tech Coffee Chains
Hi-Tech Coffee Chains
A Concept Tim Hortons Store Proposes a Hi-Tech New Design and Coffee Beer
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14
Artistic Fast Food Joints
Artistic Fast Food Joints
The McDonald's in Batumi, Georgia is a Feat of Fast Food Architecture
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13
Futuristic Fast Food Shops
Futuristic Fast Food Shops
The McDonald's by Patrick Norguet is a Contemporary Take on a Classic
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12
Airport Food Halls
Airport Food Halls
This Helsinki Airport Restaurant is Almost a Vacation in Itself
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11
Artisan Streetfood Eateries
Artisan Streetfood Eateries
Pizzacafe Latorre Changes the Way Fast Food is Marketed
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10
Shipping Container Pop-Ups
Shipping Container Pop-Ups
Taco Bell Opens Up an Eco-Friendly Store at SXSW
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9
Laboratory Coffee Shops
Laboratory Coffee Shops
Second Cup Debuts 'Cafe of the Future' in Toronto
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8
Fashionable Fast Food
Fashionable Fast Food
McDonald's UK Makeover
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7
LEED-Certified Coffee Huts
LEED-Certified Coffee Huts
The Starbucks Colorado is Smaller & More Portable for World Domination
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6
Scattered Stick Cafes
Scattered Stick Cafes
The Starbucks Tokyo by Kengo Kuma Features A Bold and Dynamic Design
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5
Apothecary-Inspired Coffee Shops
Apothecary-Inspired Coffee Shops
The New Orleans Starbucks Looks Like an Old-Fashioned Pharmacy
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4
Building Block Cafes
Building Block Cafes
The Starbucks Amsterdam Rembrandtplein is Dynamically Designed
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3
Upscale Fast Food Cafes
Upscale Fast Food Cafes
This Fast Food Restaurant Design Encourages Lounging
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2
Traditional Pizzeria Foodtrucks
Traditional Pizzeria Foodtrucks
Jon Darsky Del Popolo Delivers Pizza to the San Francisco Area
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1
Industrial Box Coffee Shops
Industrial Box Coffee Shops
Starbucks Shipping Container Location Opens in Washington
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