In-n-Out Burger Santa Clara

In-n-Out Burger

Food style/ethnicity: Fast Food

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Chain: In-n-Out Burger

Price: 2 - 5 ($)

   **Location**:        <p>3101 Mission College Blvd

Santa Clara, CA 95054

USA

Food rating: 3 out of 5
Decor rating: 4 out of 5
Service rating: 3 out of 5

After my SF disaster of driving up, failing to get parking and driving back to Santa Clara, I grumpily decided to check out In-n-Out Burger for once and for all. This is California’s most famous burger chain and many burger fanatics rave about it.

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The decor is 50’s kitsch and works well. Service was friendly as with nearly everywhere in the US, even if I sometimes feel that Texans really mean it when Californians just say it. But he did miss half my order which was a bit annoying. The In-n-Out bit was a misnomer as I then had to wait ten minutes to actually get the food. The value was great - a “Double Double” burger, fries and a shake for just over $5.

Is it the greatest burger ever? Nah, but as fast food goes it is pretty bloody good. Juicy, tasty meat, a good bun and a great sauce. Excellent crispy fries and a lovely shake. Head and shoulders above a Micky D’s or Burger King.

Not worth flying to California for but I left with a nice full belly and a warm glow.

Whilst I am at it, the three other places we ate: Applebees, McCarthy Ranch- pretty crap but edibleish Tomatina, Mission College Blvd - excellent pizza and Sam Adams La Pastaia, downtown San Jose - good Italian food but empty

[tags]In-n-Out Burger, Fast Food[/tags]

Conor O'Neill

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