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Stewie
07-01-2011, 03:39 PM
A survey of 40,000 people that ate 100,000 meals at the big fast food restaurants. I'm glad Quizno's is at the bottom of the sub category. That place sucks.

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AustinChief
07-01-2011, 03:44 PM
WHAT the fuck is the obsession with In-n-out burger? It's decent but absolutely NOTHING SPECIAL...

Same with Five Guys...

Pestilence
07-01-2011, 03:45 PM
WHAT the fuck is the obsession with In-n-out burger? It's decent but absolutely NOTHING SPECIAL...

Same with Five Guys...

:spock: As compared to what on that list?

Pants
07-01-2011, 03:45 PM
Firehouse Subs are complete garbage.

I feel sad for those who don't have a PlanetSub around.

Rain Man
07-01-2011, 03:47 PM
How is Little Caesar's not rated last on the pizzas? It's ketchup on bread, not pizza.

Stewie
07-01-2011, 03:50 PM
How is Little Caesar's not rated last on the pizzas? It's ketchup on bread, not pizza.

If you look at the ratings, the food is shit, but it's cheap and fast. People value cheap these days.

AustinChief
07-01-2011, 03:55 PM
:spock: As compared to what on that list?

Not a HUGE fan of any of them... but Fuddruckers is better then most... Krystal is probably the best on that list. I might put 5 guys 3rd... but at that point they all are about the same garbage.

In n out would be close to the bottom of my list... I'd eat Jack n the Box 1000x over In n Out's bland crap.

ElGringo
07-01-2011, 03:56 PM
It does amaze me a little to see a&w on the list when in another thread it is listed as a brand that will go out of business next year.

Rain Man
07-01-2011, 03:59 PM
If you look at the ratings, the food is shit, but it's cheap and fast. People value cheap these days.

You're right now that I look at it. That's kind of sad.

Rain Man
07-01-2011, 04:00 PM
I haven't eaten at a Schlotzky's in 15 years, but I remember liking them more than any of those other sandwich places.

Just Passin' By
07-01-2011, 04:00 PM
Jason's Deli is a great choice. Chick-Fil-A is excellent. I've never eaten at In-N-Out Burger or Burgerville, but Whataburger and Five Guys are overrated. CiCi's and Papa John's being above Pizza Hut is a national embarrassment.

Having Subway above Quizno's just might be a sign of the Apocalypse.

Stewie
07-01-2011, 04:00 PM
As for the burgers. The only convenient place for me on the list is Sonic. It's OK. Wendy's works in a pinch but low on my list. White Castle being listed so high blows my mind.

Predarat
07-01-2011, 04:04 PM
The thing with Five Guys is their damn Cajun Fries, those things are awesome! Chick Fil A is damn good too.

AustinChief
07-01-2011, 04:05 PM
The thing with Five Guys is their damn Cajun Fries, those things are awesome! Chick Fil A is damn good too.

I agree with you there... great fries. But, nothing special about the burgers... they are fine but pretty normal.

ClevelandBronco
07-01-2011, 04:05 PM
Count one more take-it-or-leave-it vote for (and/or against) In-n-Out.

Count Zarth
07-01-2011, 04:06 PM
How the shit is Popeye's so low on that list?

Retards.

Okie_Apparition
07-01-2011, 04:06 PM
I hope rednecks are keeping "a loaf of bread & a roll of red" alive. Slinging the bologna ring out the window & on the hood of other cars was a sport

Stewie
07-01-2011, 04:08 PM
How the shit is Popeye's so low on that list?

Retards.

Anything within three points of another rating is considered equal. They just rank them by the absolute numbers.

Rain Man
07-01-2011, 04:15 PM
I agree with others so far the Chick-Fil-A is rated appropriately. It's so good it's barely even fast food.

Pestilence
07-01-2011, 04:19 PM
Jason's Deli is a great choice. Chick-Fil-A is excellent. I've never eaten at In-N-Out Burger or Burgerville, but Whataburger and Five Guys are overrated. CiCi's and Papa John's being above Pizza Hut is a national embarrassment.

Having Subway above Quizno's just might be a sign of the Apocalypse.

Pizza Hut is officially the nastiest pizza I've ever had.

bevischief
07-01-2011, 04:25 PM
Can't believe Little Caesars is list that high. For burgers I can't believe Sonic is listed higher than Wendys. Never heard of the 2 ahead of Five Guys.

Thig Lyfe
07-01-2011, 04:57 PM
Where da fuck is Smashburger? Also Chipotle should win the Mexican category running away.

BWillie
07-01-2011, 04:58 PM
People just try to hate the successful chains to some degree though. There is a reason why McDonald's is #1. It's not because they suck. It's because they provide a inexpensive, decent tasting product that people are always familiar with.

Bearcat
07-01-2011, 05:06 PM
Huh, I'll got to a Quiznos before Subway or Jimmy John's (or Mr Goodcents)... then again, I'd rather just find a Planet Sub or DaBronx.

Rain Man
07-01-2011, 05:08 PM
Pizza Hut is officially the nastiest pizza I've ever had.


Y'know, I actually like Pizza Hut's pizzas quite a bit, especially the one with the cheese in the crust. If I get that and their cinnamon sticks, I'm a happy camper.

Fruit Ninja
07-01-2011, 05:40 PM
im all about Togo's i LOVE that place. Pay a little more, but so worth it! Turkey Club with avacado on wheat yum!

Predarat
07-01-2011, 05:43 PM
How the shit is Popeye's so low on that list?

Retards.

I agree, its damn good! Especially the Hot Chicken.

Gadzooks
07-01-2011, 06:04 PM
Y'know, I actually like Pizza Hut's pizzas quite a bit, especially the one with the cheese in the crust. If I get that and their cinnamon sticks, I'm a happy camper.

FYI - That's not cheese in those crusts!!!:eek:

Predarat
07-01-2011, 06:06 PM
There is no way Pizza Hut should be below Little Ceasers or Cicis, no way in hell. Not saying its the best, but that is crap. Papa Murphys is damn good though, Papa Johns as well.

KurtCobain
07-01-2011, 06:09 PM
White Castle holdin down the middle of the pack.

Gadzooks
07-01-2011, 06:11 PM
I've never heard of Papa Murphy's, who seem to be the highest rated overall. I usualy go to a local pizza joint for a good one, and Little Cesar"s to fill the kids bellies quick.
What so good aboot Murphy's?!?

CoMoChief
07-01-2011, 06:11 PM
Really.....there's Jack in the Box...then everything else.

Predarat
07-01-2011, 06:14 PM
I've never heard of Papa Murphy's, who seem to be the highest rated overall. I usualy go to a local pizza joint for a good one, and Little Cesar"s to fill the kids bellies quick.
What so good aboot Murphy's?!?

Its good but Im not sure why its #1, its a take and bake place, so they do not cook it there. Its good pizza though.

Dr. Facebook Fever
07-01-2011, 06:16 PM
Pizza Hut is officially the nastiest pizza I've ever had.

Then you've never had Little Caesars?

listopencil
07-01-2011, 06:17 PM
WHAT the **** is the obsession with In-n-out burger? It's decent but absolutely NOTHING SPECIAL...

Same with Five Guys...

It's probably the best tasting burger for the price I've had in recent memory from any fast food place. I used to consider Jack-In-The-Box to be the best fast food burger. It was a little higher priced than the others but it was better. In the last few fears they all started tasting like crap to me, and I noticed all of the prices went up substantially. In-N-Out isn't anything unusual or remarkable. They just use good fresh ingredients. That's it. Nothing special about the burger at all except the stuff they use to make it. I can taste the difference though, and the prices are good. Given a choice...I'd go there. Tastes like something you'd make in your own back yard.

listopencil
07-01-2011, 06:18 PM
im all about Togo's i LOVE that place. Pay a little more, but so worth it! Turkey Club with avacado on wheat yum!

Yep. Love Togo's.

AustinChief
07-01-2011, 06:20 PM
Tastes like something you'd make in your own back yard.

If your homemade burgers are as flat and tasteless as In-n-Out then you are doing it wrong! Ok I'm exaggerating by saying "tasteless" but damn, there is just NOTHING to them. Krystal just annihilates them!

listopencil
07-01-2011, 06:22 PM
What I find amazing is that Yumco managed to thoroughly destroy the "brand" that Pepsico built. Taco Bell, KFC, Pizza Hut...also a burger chain called "Hot-N-Now" and a Mexican (kinda) food place called "Chevy's".

listopencil
07-01-2011, 06:25 PM
If your homemade burgers are as flat and tasteless as In-n-Out then you are doing it wrong! Ok I'm exaggerating by saying "tasteless" but damn, there is just NOTHING to them. Krystal just annihilates them!


I got one of there burger-fries-drink meals and it was pretty good. Ordered it "animal style" following the advice of my kids. I've never eaten at Krystal though. How much for a combo like that?

listopencil
07-01-2011, 06:28 PM
If your homemade burgers are as flat and tasteless as In-n-Out then you are doing it wrong! Ok I'm exaggerating by saying "tasteless" but damn, there is just NOTHING to them. Krystal just annihilates them!

Well, in your own back yard for a bunch of people. If I were making burgers for just my family I'd add more seasonings to the meat and I'd have more toppings on hand.

ChiefsCountry
07-01-2011, 06:31 PM
Its shame a Whataburger isn't more national, bc its damn good. Jack N Box is probally better just bc of their tacos.

Now pizza, Little Caesar's isn't bad for the price but their best is the deep dish pizza. Its a grease bucket but man its good.

KurtCobain
07-01-2011, 06:31 PM
I've never heard of Papa Murphy's, who seem to be the highest rated overall. I usualy go to a local pizza joint for a good one, and Little Cesar"s to fill the kids bellies quick.
What so good aboot Murphy's?!?

I had it once, nothing special. But it's VERY popular around here, so much that people have to wait outside once in a while. Reason : You can buy it with fucking foodstamps. JFC, lazy ass people.

listopencil
07-01-2011, 06:33 PM
I had it once, nothing special. But it's VERY popular around here, so much that people have to wait outside once in a while. Reason : You can buy it with ****ing foodstamps. JFC, lazy ass people.

We have one in town. It's not great pizza but it's cheap and convenient. I don't care for the red sauce so much, too much basil. Chicken-Bacon-Artichoke on the light crust is pretty good, and I don't go for chicken on pizza normally.

ClevelandBronco
07-01-2011, 06:39 PM
I had it once, nothing special. But it's VERY popular around here, so much that people have to wait outside once in a while. Reason : You can buy it with ****ing foodstamps. JFC, lazy ass people.

That would never have occurred to me. It's brilliant.

I wonder why we haven't yet seen "McDonald's: D.I.Y."

listopencil
07-01-2011, 06:42 PM
That would never have occurred to me. It's brilliant.

I wonder why we haven't yet seen "McDonald's: D.I.Y."


Hard to fuck up a pizza but you can kill yourself under cooking a McD's burger patty.

Simply Red
07-01-2011, 07:45 PM
If your homemade burgers are as flat and tasteless as In-n-Out then you are doing it wrong! Ok I'm exaggerating by saying "tasteless" but damn, there is just NOTHING to them. Krystal just annihilates them!

Krystal is fair, but NOT as good as White-Castle - PERIOD - and NO they're NOT the same. These southerners keep saying they're the same as white-castle - well they're not!

Bump
07-01-2011, 07:55 PM
WHAT the **** is the obsession with In-n-out burger? It's decent but absolutely NOTHING SPECIAL...

Same with Five Guys...

I've never had an in and out, but five guys is far superior to most fast food burgers and it's nothing special, it's just fresh and you can taste that difference.

listopencil
07-01-2011, 07:59 PM
I've never had an in and out, but five guys is far superior to most fast food burgers and it's nothing special, it's just fresh and you can taste that difference.


Same with In-N-Out.

Simply Red
07-01-2011, 08:03 PM
Taco Johns can't be beat. That taco-burger is worth driving 13hours to get.

AustinChief
07-01-2011, 08:13 PM
Krystal is fair, but NOT as good as White-Castle - PERIOD - and NO they're NOT the same. These southerners keep saying they're the same as white-castle - well they're not!

To be honest I haven't had Krystal in over 10 years... but I plan on having some tomorrow! BUT last time I had Krystal it was better than White Castle... not by much, but it was better... I think it was due to their higher grease factor.

HoneyBadger
07-01-2011, 08:20 PM
My favorites are at the tops of all most all those lists. Yum!

Simply Red
07-01-2011, 08:22 PM
To be honest I haven't had Krystal in over 10 years... but I plan on having some tomorrow! BUT last time I had Krystal it was better than White Castle... not by much, but it was better... I think it was due to their higher grease factor.

honestly - the bread isn't as good - the cheese WC uses tastes a tad bettr.

well 'cheese-food'

Bump
07-01-2011, 08:23 PM
do you know why black people don't go to church's on sundays? Because popeye's is the only place open!

Simply Red
07-01-2011, 08:35 PM
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jspchief
07-01-2011, 08:55 PM
It's fast food. There's so much variation by location, I don't know how you can hardly form an opinion.

I could go to one Taco Bell and love it, and another and not want to feed it to a starving dog. You can find Subways with fresh veggies, and ones with nasty ass half rotten lettuce.

The one thing I will say is the winners of the categories are mostly on target. And Little Caesar's being ranked that high is completely beyond comprehension.

Simply Red
07-01-2011, 08:57 PM
It's fast food. There's so much variation by location, I don't know how you can hardly form an opinion.

I could go to one Taco Bell and love it, and another and not want to feed it to a starving dog. You can find Subways with fresh veggies, and ones with nasty ass half rotten lettuce.

The one thing I will say is the winners of the categories are mostly on target. And Little Caesar's being ranked that high is completely beyond comprehension.

Dude, real quick - while I'm here - STAY the FUCK away from the target brand frozen 'sliders!!!'

Simply Red
07-01-2011, 11:09 PM
It's not FF - but I'm going to drive this home, yet again: Houston's restaurant burgers - are simply the best available, in several states. Don't get it twisted..

BigMeatballDave
07-01-2011, 11:22 PM
Pappa Murphys is pretty Damn good.

BigMeatballDave
07-01-2011, 11:26 PM
WTF? Why isn't Penn Station on there?

Bacon Cheeseburger
07-01-2011, 11:28 PM
Pappa Murphys is pretty Damn good.
Agreed, but I wouldn't classify it as "fast food". You have to take the damn thing home and cook it for crying out loud.

Phobia
07-01-2011, 11:43 PM
Firehouse Subs are complete garbage.

I feel sad for those who don't have a PlanetSub around.

I've enjoyed them each time I've had them. Can't wait for a location to open in my neck of the woods.

Sweet Daddy Hate
07-01-2011, 11:59 PM
How is Little Caesar's not rated last on the pizzas? It's ketchup on bread, not pizza.

And it's only edible for a few minutes after leaving the oven.

Simply Red
07-02-2011, 12:32 AM
Firehouse is pretty 'so so' - their corned beef is nice, they slice very thin, which helps meats like that, that're a tad tougher in tex.

Dr. Facebook Fever
07-02-2011, 12:34 AM
I'm slightly addicted to the volcano burrito at Taco Hell and I'm not ashamed.

Simply Red
07-02-2011, 12:42 AM
I liked their nitrate hamburger better though - the new recipe tastes unseasoned. So i usually get a tostado, it only has beans, no meat, but add onions, add extra cheese.

CaliforniaChief
07-02-2011, 03:16 AM
In 'n Out is fine, but I agree with Austin in that the obsession with it is a bit strange. I mean, people get off the airplane at LAX with their eyes all bugged out mumbling "Gotta go to In 'n Out" like it's a two-month overdue drug fix.

The only thing that's phenomenal about In 'n Out is the service, IMO. The food is fine...but they've definitely cornered the market out here.

Silock
07-02-2011, 03:59 AM
Not a HUGE fan of any of them... but Fuddruckers is better then most... Krystal is probably the best on that list. I might put 5 guys 3rd... but at that point they all are about the same garbage.

In n out would be close to the bottom of my list... I'd eat Jack n the Box 1000x over In n Out's bland crap.

Eww. Krystal is fucking garbage (at least, the ones I've been to).

|Zach|
07-02-2011, 04:34 AM
Higher than I would have thought.

Firehouse Subs


Lower than I would have though.

Wendys
Pizza Hut
McDonalds
Arbys

BigMeatballDave
07-02-2011, 06:59 AM
Higher than I would have thought.

Firehouse Subs


Lower than I would have though.

Wendys
Pizza Hut
McDonalds
ArbysDo you actually think McDs is good?

Predarat
07-02-2011, 09:26 AM
Higher than I would have thought.

Firehouse Subs


Lower than I would have though.

Wendys
Pizza Hut
McDonalds
Arbys

The Arbys around here are damn good and you can get a good cheap lunch out of the Wendys dollar menu.

Rausch
07-02-2011, 09:41 AM
The best Pizza I ever had in my life was calling up a Sbarros. Ordered a whole pie (meat lovers type, with the crust on top and bottom) and could only finish 2 and 1/2 pieces.

When you buy that crap at your local mall after it sits there for 4.5 hours under a heat lamp it doesn't taste nearly as good.

Rausch
07-02-2011, 09:42 AM
BTW this seems to list what's "trendy" and not something new or better...

JD10367
07-02-2011, 09:49 AM
Jeez. We don't have half those places in New England. No Rubio's, Qdoba, Baja Fresh, Moe's, Taco John, Del Taco, Papa Murphy's, Round Table, Little Caesars, CiCi's, Chik-fil-A, Zaxby's, Bojangles', Church's, Jason's Deli, Firehouse Subs, Potbelly, Jimmy John's, Schlotzky's, Togo's, McAlister's... And we only have one El Pollo Loco that I know of (in Foxwoods Casino in CT) and Arby's are rare.

Simply Red
07-02-2011, 10:22 AM
Zagats rated Arbys 'value-menu' - One of the best available. IIRC

Sweet Daddy Hate
07-02-2011, 10:33 AM
I'm slightly addicted to the volcano burrito at Taco Hell and I'm not ashamed.

I enjoy me some Bell nows and agains...

Simply Red
07-02-2011, 10:37 AM
Do you actually think McDs is good?

If you break from it for about a year - a Big-Mac can taste good, depending on how fresh it is - or is not.

Sweet Daddy Hate
07-02-2011, 10:43 AM
If you break from it for about a year - a Big-Mac can taste good, depending on how fresh it is - or is not.

Yup.

Al Bundy
07-02-2011, 11:10 AM
Jeez. We don't have half those places in New England. No Rubio's, Qdoba, Baja Fresh, Moe's, Taco John, Del Taco, Papa Murphy's, Round Table, Little Caesars, CiCi's, Chik-fil-A, Zaxby's, Bojangles', Church's, Jason's Deli, Firehouse Subs, Potbelly, Jimmy John's, Schlotzky's, Togo's, McAlister's... And we only have one El Pollo Loco that I know of (in Foxwoods Casino in CT) and Arby's are rare.

Taco John's is really good IMHO.

Bump
07-02-2011, 11:12 AM
Jimmy Johns should be the #1 sandwich shop, that place pwns. Jason's Deli, ehh, no. Jersey Mikes sucks.

Al Bundy
07-02-2011, 11:24 AM
I also remember liking Checkers. Didn't they used to be here in Kansas City?

Just Passin' By
07-02-2011, 11:37 AM
Jeez. We don't have half those places in New England. No Rubio's, Qdoba, Baja Fresh, Moe's, Taco John, Del Taco, Papa Murphy's, Round Table, Little Caesars, CiCi's, Chik-fil-A, Zaxby's, Bojangles', Church's, Jason's Deli, Firehouse Subs, Potbelly, Jimmy John's, Schlotzky's, Togo's, McAlister's... And we only have one El Pollo Loco that I know of (in Foxwoods Casino in CT) and Arby's are rare.

There are 2 Chik-Fil-A locations in Massachusetts (Burlington and North Shore Malls) and a bunch of Little Caesar's in southeastern Mass and Rhode Island. Unfortunately, there isn't a Jason's north of Maryland.

Being in Rhode Island, you do have D'Angelo and Papa Gino's. Depending upon your tastes, that may help ease the sting a bit.

Rausch
07-02-2011, 11:38 AM
Jimmy Johns should be the #1 sandwich shop, that place pwns. Jason's Deli, ehh, no. Jersey Mikes sucks.

No mention of SubShop, by far my favorite...

Predarat
07-02-2011, 11:41 AM
Is there still SubNStuff in Wichita?

Just Passin' By
07-02-2011, 11:42 AM
Jimmy Johns should be the #1 sandwich shop, that place pwns. Jason's Deli, ehh, no. Jersey Mikes sucks.

In the city I lived in up until about 2 years ago, they brought in a Jimmy Johns. It closed in about a month. Jason's Deli, on the other hand, was thriving when I left, and Firehouse was doing well, too.

Rausch
07-02-2011, 11:44 AM
WTF is Arby's in with "sammitch" places and not "fast food?"

Stewie
07-02-2011, 11:50 AM
WTF is Arby's in with "sammitch" places and not "fast food?"

It's all "fast food" and their main fare is a roast beef sandwich. They don't fit under any other category.

Predarat
07-02-2011, 12:11 PM
WTF is Arby's in with "sammitch" places and not "fast food?"

That is true but its not Burgers, Arbys is kind of a bastard category. They may sell subs but I have never had one, thier Roast Beef sammiches are good, especially the chedder ones. And those spicy curly fries with cheese sauce are damn good too.

BigMeatballDave
07-02-2011, 02:23 PM
WTF is Arby's in with "sammitch" places and not "fast food?"Because they make sandwiches? :)

BigMeatballDave
07-02-2011, 02:25 PM
If you break from it for about a year - a Big-Mac can taste good, depending on how fresh it is - or is not.

If by 'good' you mean shitty, then yes. :)

|Zach|
07-02-2011, 02:55 PM
Do you actually think McDs is good?
This is a loaded question.

L.A. Chieffan
07-02-2011, 03:02 PM
Not a HUGE fan of any of them... but Fuddruckers is better then most... Krystal is probably the best on that list. I might put 5 guys 3rd... but at that point they all are about the same garbage.

In n out would be close to the bottom of my list... I'd eat Jack n the Box 1000x over In n Out's bland crap.

lol jack in the box. are you high?

Rain Man
07-02-2011, 03:55 PM
The six that I think I've eaten at most often in the past 12 months:

Pizza Hut
Chipotle
McDonald's
Subway
Papa John's
Taco Bell

Other than the top two, the last four have been visited once in the past year. Chipotle maybe three or four times, and Pizza Hut three or four times.

If they were all equally convenient and I wasn't worried about health, the pattern would most likely be more like this:

Chick-Fil-A
Pizza Hut
Jack in the Box
Qdoba
McDonald's (I like their fries, what can I say?)
Taco Bell

Realistically, and given the fact that french fries are very unhealthy, my more likely realistic scenario would be:

Pizza Hut
Boston Market
Chick-Fil-A
Qdoba
Quizno's
Sbarro

(Not that these are particularly healthy, but they're probably less bad than my natural preferences.)

As an aside, I don't understand why people go to sandwich shops. I can pretty much make anything at home that I would buy in a sandwich shop, and do it easily and quickly. If I eat out, I go for something I'm not going to be making at home. The only time I'll go to a sandwich shop is if I'm with someone else who wants to go.

BigMeatballDave
07-02-2011, 04:33 PM
This is a loaded question.McDs is the nadir of Fast Food. Even their fries are vastly overrated. Fucking Wendy's and Burger King have better fries now.

|Zach|
07-02-2011, 04:37 PM
McDs is the nadir of Fast Food. Even their fries are vastly overrated. ****ing Wendy's and Burger King have better fries now.

I disagree about Burger King...I have nothing bad to say about Wendys. When you go into McD you get good fries and a fast food burger that is consistent. I like going in and getting a few double cheese burgers. People love talking in hyperbole when talking about fast food for some reason. It isn't shit its just a fast food burger.

Rain Man
07-02-2011, 04:46 PM
I disagree about Burger King...I have nothing bad to say about Wendys. When you go into McD you get good fries and a fast food burger that is consistent. I like going in and getting a few double cheese burgers. People love talking in hyperbole when talking about fast food for some reason. It isn't shit its just a fast food burger.

The McDonald's double cheeseburger truly is a great value. I'm not ashamed to say that I like McDonald's.

Well, I'm a little ashamed, but it won't stop me from saying it.

|Zach|
07-02-2011, 04:47 PM
The McDonald's double cheeseburger truly is a great value. I'm not ashamed to say that I like McDonald's.

Well, I'm a little ashamed, but it won't stop me from saying it.

Haha.

Gadzooks
07-02-2011, 04:48 PM
Only 26% of the restaurants available on this list are available either close to work or home and I live in a thriving metropolis. When it comes to this type of food, I typically go the "ma n' pa" type places.

Rain Man
07-02-2011, 04:57 PM
Only 26% of the restaurants available on this list are available either close to work or home and I live in a thriving metropolis. When it comes to this type of food, I typically go the "ma n' pa" type places.


I can walk to 19 of the 53 if I'm at home or at work, though the A&W and KFC are a combined restaurant that does not equal the sum of the parts.

Interestingly, I can only reach 4 of the burger joints, one of which is the Frankenstein KFC/A&W. It and the Burger King aren't in my psychic consciousness at all even though they're somewhat near, and I've probably done the Wendy's two or three times in the past five years.

We have all sorts of local restaurants nearby, though, and they're generally preferable to me.

BigMeatballDave
07-02-2011, 04:57 PM
I disagree about Burger King...I have nothing bad to say about Wendys. When you go into McD you get good fries and a fast food burger that is consistent. I like going in and getting a few double cheese burgers. People love talking in hyperbole when talking about fast food for some reason. It isn't shit its just a fast food burger.Its not hyperbole at all. Of all the major fast food joints, its the worst. I will ALWAYS choose anyone else over them. I can go to Wendy's and get a far better double cheeseburger for a buck.

|Zach|
07-02-2011, 04:58 PM
Its not hyperbole at all. Of all the major fast food joints, its the worst. I will ALWAYS choose anyone else over them. I can go to Wendy's and get a far better double cheeseburger for a buck.

Cool dude!

BigMeatballDave
07-02-2011, 05:01 PM
Speaking of double cheeseburgers, Lights Snack Shack, in Belton, had some kick-ass burgers. I havent thought about that in years.

JD10367
07-02-2011, 05:14 PM
There are 2 Chik-Fil-A locations in Massachusetts (Burlington and North Shore Malls) and a bunch of Little Caesar's in southeastern Mass and Rhode Island. Unfortunately, there isn't a Jason's north of Maryland.

:eek: Are you shittin' me?!? There are Chik-Fil-As? Damn! I drive by the Burlington Mall when I go to my dentist. Next time I'm stopping. They have the best friggin' fries on the planet (especially when you dip them into their barbeque sauce).

Being in Rhode Island, you do have D'Angelo and Papa Gino's. Depending upon your tastes, that may help ease the sting a bit.

Yes, D'Angelo's rocks (a grilled sub is so much better than the stuff at Subway). And Papa Gino's is an underrated chain; their pizza is consistently good and tastes the same as it has since I was a kid. Nice spicy sauce, decent quality cheese, nice cornmeal dusted crust. I think I tried Papa John's once, haven't had Domino's in years, and haven't had Pizza Hut in literally a decade; no need, with Papa Gino's around.

SDChiefs
07-02-2011, 05:16 PM
How is fuddruckers listed so low and why is it even on this list? Everyone I've been to is a sitdown restaurant and its one of the best burgers I've ever had.

|Zach|
07-02-2011, 05:18 PM
How is fuddruckers listed so low and why is it even on this list? Everyone I've been to is a sitdown restaurant and its one of the best burgers I've ever had.

I don't go often because it isn't near me but I have always enjoyed my fudruckers experience. I do agree it has a feel of "one of these things is not like the other"

KChiefs1
07-02-2011, 05:22 PM
Papa Murphy's is by far the best of any of these.

|Zach|
07-02-2011, 05:28 PM
Papa Murphy's is by far the best of any of these.

I think it has to best quality for the money.

Sweet Daddy Hate
07-02-2011, 05:43 PM
How is fuddruckers listed so low and why is it even on this list? Everyone I've been to is a sitdown restaurant and its one of the best burgers I've ever had.

I always view Fuddruckers as a treat so I don't go there often. They are super high-quality, and I love the cheese dispenser for your fries.

Papa Murphy's is by far the best of any of these.

How much does a large pepperoni go for? I've never tried them and my curiosity is growing.

Al Bundy
07-02-2011, 05:48 PM
Isn't Checkers the same thing as Rallys?

Sweet Daddy Hate
07-02-2011, 05:53 PM
Isn't Checkers the same thing as Rallys?

Pretty much.

Sure-Oz
07-02-2011, 05:57 PM
I just had In-N-Out for the first time and it is the fucking shit!

I also had Hodads in SD, fucking amazing

BigMeatballDave
07-02-2011, 06:51 PM
Pretty much.Not pretty much, they are identical, basically. Its like Hardees/Carl's Jr.

Sweet Daddy Hate
07-02-2011, 07:10 PM
Not pretty much, they are identical, basically. Its like Hardees/Carl's Jr.

Hardees and Carl's have many degrees of separation, with Carl's clearly being the superior product.

SDChiefs
07-02-2011, 07:13 PM
Hardees and Carl's have many degrees of separation, with Carl's clearly being the superior product.

If carls is the superior product, remind me to never eat at hardees.

Sweet Daddy Hate
07-02-2011, 07:18 PM
If carls is the superior product, remind me to never eat at hardees.

Their SW Chicken Tacos are better than the Bell by far. What I don't get is the market-share Jack In The Box receives. The service is slow as shit, and the food is anything but worth the asking price.

BigMeatballDave
07-02-2011, 08:43 PM
Hardees and Carl's have many degrees of separation, with Carl's clearly being the superior product.Yes. I'm sorry, they're completely different. :rolleyes:

Sweet Daddy Hate
07-02-2011, 08:57 PM
Yes. I'm sorry, they're completely different. :rolleyes:

Are you going for some sort of Dane McCloud-lite trip in your posting style? There can be only one, and you Sir are NOT it.

Simply Red
07-02-2011, 09:08 PM
Taco Johns is the best restaurant in KC

BigMeatballDave
07-02-2011, 09:16 PM
Taco Johns is the best restaurant in KCLMAO

suzzer99
07-02-2011, 11:23 PM
FYI The Habit is a new chain out here in LA that blows In n Out out of the water. The shakes and onion rings are amazing too. I expect it to start expanding soon.

Groves
07-03-2011, 09:32 PM
Papa Murphy's is by far the best of any of these.

Apparently I'm in the minority, but that place is horrible even if you cook it right. I'd rather drink Murphy's Lemon Oil Soap than eat that stuff.

milkman
07-03-2011, 09:35 PM
Apparently I'm in the minority, but that place is horrible even if you cook it right. I'd rather drink Murphy's Lemon Oil Soap than eat that stuff.

Never had it.

I know that if I'm ordering pizza, I don't want to pick it up and cook it.

I'm not sure who defined fast food for the purposes of this rating, but in my world, fast food is cooked.

milkman
07-03-2011, 09:38 PM
FTR, Shakey's is the best pizza chain, IMO.

But since there aren't any here where I live, Round Table is the best available.

Rain Man
07-03-2011, 09:56 PM
FYI The Habit is a new chain out here in LA that blows In n Out out of the water. The shakes and onion rings are amazing too. I expect it to start expanding soon.


Is their slogan, "There's Nun Better"?

chefsos
07-03-2011, 10:23 PM
FTR, Shakey's is the best pizza chain, IMO.

But since there aren't any here where I live, Round Table is the best available.Shakey's? There's a blast from the past. Used to be one here but it's been gone for probably 20 years.

BigMeatballDave
07-03-2011, 11:24 PM
Never had it.

I know that if I'm ordering pizza, I don't want to pick it up and cook it.

I'm not sure who defined fast food for the purposes of this rating, but in my world, fast food is cooked.Yeah, the cooking part sucks, but it is very good pizza.

BigMeatballDave
07-03-2011, 11:26 PM
IMO, pizza isnt fast food anyway. Unless its that $5 crap from Little Caesars,

BigMeatballDave
07-03-2011, 11:27 PM
Apparently I'm in the minority, but that place is horrible even if you cook it right. I'd rather drink Murphy's Lemon Oil Soap than eat that stuff.Horrible? I bet you think Totinos pizza is good.