Dave's Combo is Wendy's cheapest cheeseburger, fries, and drink at $9.89 (prices may change by location). It's not cheap, but it's under $10.
The classic Cheeseburger Meal is $8.29 at McDonald's. Sandwich is $1.99, fries are $3.39, and beverage is a buck.
Sonic is one of the few fast-food places where a combo meal is still affordable, according to Fast Food Menu Prices. At $5.99, the Cheeseburger Combo includes a cheeseburger, fries, and a drink.
Sonic Drive-Thru—Cheeseburger Combo
Burger King's Cheeseburger Meal is cheap if you get tiny fries and a small drink. The BK app says a cheeseburger, fries, and drink costs $5.99. Want a bigger meal? The small Whopper Meal costs $9.39.
Burger King—Cheeseburger Meal
In the western states, In-n-Out offers cheap, full meals. A Double-Double combo is $7.89, yet an In-n-Out Cheeseburger Combo is $6.65. It's only 30 cents extra than a standard burger combo, so get it.
Checker's Big Buford Combo isn't cheap at $10.49. This chain's cheapest cheeseburger and fries combo is also the beefiest on our list. It has two patties and two cheese pieces, so it won't leave you hungry an hour later.
Checker's—Big Buford Combo
A Jumbo Jack Cheeseburger Combo with small fries and drink costs $7.69. Medium costs $8.38, 70 cents more. Improve? Last check, a large Jumbo Jack Cheeseburger cost $8.58. Go big!
Jack-in-the-Box—Jumbo Jack Cheeseburger Combo
This is for a small fries and drink combo, however the medium is $5.70 and the large is $6.20, not much more than the other lowest combo meals on our list.
Hardee's—Big Cheeseburger Combo