Five Guys?! $9.21 for a Cheeseburger??

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  1. jannodude

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    The price didn’t bother us as my wife and I enjoy a good meal. We were fully aware of how much it cost before we ordered. It was more shocking then anything!
     
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    Good fries. Nothing else there tastes good. The music sucks.
     
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    I hate Fives Guys, it took forever for them to open stores here and man what a let down. The whole place stinks of peanut oil, those stupid boxes of peanuts all over the place, bags of potatoes and cans of oil, for what they charge, I don't want to feel like I'm eating in their storage room. Also IMHO, the burgers are not that good, especially if you like a simple burger without a lot of stuff on it. The shakes were good, I'll give them that.
     
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    Hmm. Single cheeseburger with grilled mushrooms is $8.75. Can’t find what they charge for a second patty. Let’s assume that’s at least the same $1 they get for premium toppings. Bringing it to $9.75 (likely that’s low).

    Basically the same price sparking outrage for a 5G burger. Yet I don’t hear the same outrage directed at Fudruckers.
     
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    That's because Fuddruckers' burgers are worth it.
     
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    Bay Area is a weird place to live. Burger’s are $16 where I’m at right now. But The restaurant’s owner is really nice and he works really hard so I come here when I can


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    Yeah, but that's Canuckistan dollars. $25 CDN Is like $0.76 US.
     
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    5guys sucks. I gave them multiple chances at multiple locations. Nasty, nasty, nasty... How do they manage to eff up hand cut fresh potatoes twice fried in peanut oil???
     
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    Five Guys is way, way overpriced. I didn't mind paying more at Fuddruckers because of the different types of burger I could get (ostrich, bison, elk etc.) or I could get a ribeye steak sandwich. Ununfortunately, both of ours closed down. Most of the chain restaurants I liked have closed and left over the last couple of years, Macaroni Grill, Carabas, Johnny Corinos, Famous Daves, TGIFs. It's really strange, considering the explosive growth in the area.
     
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    Any burger that is better with ketchup isn't worth eating.
     
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    I accept 33% food cost, but not for trained monkey could cook it items like burgers or steaks. I want stuff that takes advance prep work, multiple courses of small plates - things that aren't practical at home.
     
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    Hmm.. last time I checked $25 CAD is $18.54 USD.
     
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    Ahem, you are supposed to make fun of Canada.
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    Er, eh?
     
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    You guys get way more choice than us here in the UK. We get Fat Donalds and Burglar King and that's about it. Most of the KFCs have rebranded but sell the same rubbish.
     
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    Now that's the proper polite response.
     
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    Haven't been to the king or the clown in 20 years. Hit up KFC on Monday. Love your salt.

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    They suck the water for that stuff out of the estuary that has all the local farm run offs feeding into it.
     
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    Here in Switzerland a BK Whopper is about $14, standard not double, o cheese, no bacon. A meal with fries and coke is about 20$.

    If you eat a ‘nice’ burger in a restaurant, I’ve seen 30$+ pretty frequently.
     
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    They used to be anyway. I haven't been to one since they closed down all but a few stores during their bankruptcy and subsequent sell off. Like a lot of companies, they went downhill heading into bankruptcy. They were good before all that though and sold substantial burgers. That's unlike 5G where their current burgers have gotten where they're like a Krystal/White Castle patty served on a big bun.
     
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