Fast food companies say they keep budget conscious consumers spending because they're adding more choices to their dollar menus.
Food chains say they're offering more food for less money.
Some Tallahassee residents say they get the most out of their dollar at fast food restaurants.
Tallahassee resident Patrica Hardy says, "We've come out and had lunch for two of us for less than five dollars, you know, and that's great for them."
McDonald's says they've been offering dollar menus since 2003, but now their biggest competitors Burger King and Wendy's have also expanded their own version of the dollar menu.