Five Guys Coming to Ames

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  1. Cycl1

    Cycl1 Well-Known Member

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    The burgers are delicious. Find me the price of McDonald's fancy burger with the same amount of custom toppings and it is probably around 10 bucks as well. Fries are meh. You get a ton but thicker fries aren't my jam.
     
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  2. mcblogerson

    mcblogerson Well-Known Member

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    I like Five Guys but its not twice as good as Wendys which is half the price. Also Wendys has a drive thru so I dont have to risk falling over when Im drunk, or getting anxiety from dealing with people face to face because Im too high, or some combination of both.
     
  3. Gunnerclone

    Gunnerclone Well-Known Member

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    They just go to all the places that don’t have a shake shack. Then once shake shack comes in they die off pretty quickly.
     
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  4. CloneGuy8

    CloneGuy8 Well-Known Member

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    Good burgers, way too expensive.
     
  5. dahliaclone

    dahliaclone Well-Known Member

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    5th and Nicollet
     
  6. SplitIdentity

    SplitIdentity Well-Known Member

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    Haven't read the thread, but I'm assuming all 85 posts are just synonyms for gross or overpriced?
     
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  7. dahliaclone

    dahliaclone Well-Known Member

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    Trumball, CT has two Targets. Population: 36,000 :)
     
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  8. IASTATE07

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    I could go for some Shake Shack right now.
     
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  9. Skidoosh

    Skidoosh Well-Known Member

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    Weird way to bring up drinking and driving.
     
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  10. Gunnerclone

    Gunnerclone Well-Known Member

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    We’re going from zero to two Shake Shacks in CBus come July. Can’t wait.
     
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  11. DFWClone

    DFWClone Active Member

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    Iowans are so damn cheap. My goodness... sometimes if you want something good you have to pay a little bit more for it.
     
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  12. Shawker

    Shawker Well-Known Member

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    It's not that good to justify $10. I can get a really good burger at B-Bop's for $4 less. In n' Out is way better. I'll happily spend money on really good food. 5 Guys just doesn't qualify.
     
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  13. jsb

    jsb Well-Known Member

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    What kind of burger are you ordering? No one should be eating anything but their little burger. You should share the small fries because it's like 8 orders of regular fries.
     
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  14. jsb

    jsb Well-Known Member

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    Yep, the little burgers are basically a quarter pounder, I think. The fries are massive.

    I'm fine with 5 guys occasionally. I think what I like is all of the toppings you can get on it.
     
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  15. SplitIdentity

    SplitIdentity Well-Known Member

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    I'm sorry, $10 for grease is a lot.
     
  16. CyclonesRock

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    And then you have the additional $10 in dry cleaning bills to get the greasy smell out of your clothes. I was a one and done with 5 Guys. Not impressed.
     
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  17. cycloneG

    cycloneG Well-Known Member

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    You lost me at In n' Out. In n' Out is literally the worst fast food I've ever eaten.
     
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  18. jcisuclones

    jcisuclones Well-Known Member

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    I wouldn't say its the worst, but it is VERY overrated. It was decent, but not worth the hype.
     
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  19. IASTATE07

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    You've got to get their fries "animal style". No thanks.
     
  20. jcyclonee

    jcyclonee Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. I suppose I could have used the google machine myself but it was easier to ask you.
     

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