Chick Fil A is well-known for its delicious chicken sandwich, chicken nuggets, and grilled chicken. Their fried chicken and spicy chicken have shown up their competitors like Wendy's, reigning supreme over fast food establishments. One menu item you might not realize CFA sells is their 5lb bag of ice. Chick-Fil-A ice costs only $1.59 per bag, making it a pretty good deal. While we thought Chick-Fil-A was the only one to sell ice, we quickly realized that other fast food restaurants like McDonald's, Sonic, and Burger King also allow customers to purchase a bag of ice.
If you want to purchase ice from Chick-Fil-A, you'll need to check ahead of time to make sure your local location will sell it. A quick search on the CFA website will show you whether or not you can purchase the ice. If it is available, you have the option to drive-thru or pick-up in-store.
What Makes Chick-Fil-A Ice So Good?
Many customers agree that the Chick-Fil-A ice is superior in texture to regular ice. CFA ice is also known as pebble ice or nugget ice which is a softer and chewier type of ice that soaks up the sweet flavor from the drinks. It's also easier on the teeth for the ice chewers out there. People love Chick-Fil-A ice so much, that there's even a special ice maker out there designed to get that desired ice texture.
Wamife Nugget Ice Maker Countertop
This countertop unit is perfect for serious home bartenders and makes 26lbs of ice in 24Hrs. Iced coffee, cocktails, you name it, this ice machine will chill and fill all your needs. Except for the steep price tag.
For those who can't fathom spending more than a car payment on an ice machine (myself included), silicone mini ice cube trays may be the perfect solution. These molds make 320 crunchy ice cubes, which is the perfect amount for a few drinks and then some.
Silicone Mini Ice Cube Trays
Chick Fil A Ice Hack
A TikTok video went viral for showing CFA fans how to order ice and how to hack the beloved frosted lemonade. Brooke Anderson shares that you can turn any drink into a frosted drink. She's seen people ask for frosted Coke, frosted sweet tea, and frosted Powerade. While many customers have done this successfully, some say it depends on the location and employees.
If you're not in the mood for a frosted drink, you still can't go wrong with a Chick-Fil-A-Icedream. This vanilla soft serve ice cream cone is one of the chain's most popular items. Many locations report that you can ask to swap out the toy in the kid's meal and score a free cone instead.
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