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Old 01-01-2011, 07:15 PM
 
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Default In-n-Out in Utah

During my Christmas vacation I visited the West Valley City In-n-Out twice. Both times revealed excellent service, decent food, and quick lines, (something I didn't expect, since most new In-n-out have long lines!)

The food, while tasty, didn't seem to have quite the same quality as SoCal locations. Could just be an abberation. The staff went out of the way to explain their culture (i.e. do you want onions?, do you want to eat in your car?, and of course their usual greeting, "how are you?", instead of "what can I get you?". Just the usual In-n-Out procedure, I'm sure SLC'ians will catch on quickly! Anyone else with some observations?
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Old 01-05-2011, 11:05 AM
 
Location: Knoxville, TN (Utah transplant)
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Well, after all the hype over this new provider of hamburgers bringing several new locations to our burger loving State, I just had to subject myself to the line and wait just to see what this was all about. Was this the hamburger and fries to take the top awards away from our beloved Crown Burger or Apollo Burger? Or outdo Smashburger, Sonic and all the others? Was all this talk about keeping it fresh, handcutting the fries and their handmade shakes going to reinvent the hamburgers of Utah?
.....Uhhhhhh, Sonic???? I don't think I can take somebody as a good judge of burgers if you consider Sonic good.
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Old 01-05-2011, 12:07 PM
 
Location: PA/FL/UT
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.....Uhhhhhh, Sonic???? I don't think I can take somebody as a good judge of burgers if you consider Sonic good.
I am not sure if I truly really like Sonic burgers, or if I just like their style of the drive-thru. Their cherry-limonade is awesome though.
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Old 01-05-2011, 11:08 PM
 
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I guess I underestimated the comments on In-n-Out, Moderator cut: not allowed . But In-n-Out tends to generate lots of opinions...

True, SLC has a lot of good local burger chains, and that is why In-n-Out is so interesting as a new entrant. My guess is the chain wants to stay somewhat "close to home", (i.e. CA, NV, AZ), but why enter a market with such competition? Just for the game? Or is there a true market?

Wonder where the new "In-n-out" is headed next. They are obviously in expansion mode with their new management. Perhaps Idaho, or Colorado? New Mexico and Texas? Thoughts?

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Old 01-05-2011, 11:45 PM
 
Location: South Jordan, Utah
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I guess I underestimated the comments on In-n-Out, Moderator cut: not allowed . But In-n-Out tends to generate lots of opinions...

True, SLC has a lot of good local burger chains, and that is why In-n-Out is so interesting as a new entrant. My guess is the chain wants to stay somewhat "close to home", (i.e. CA, NV, AZ), but why enter a market with such competition? Just for the game? Or is there a true market?

Wonder where the new "In-n-out" is headed next. They are obviously in expansion mode with their new management. Perhaps Idaho, or Colorado? New Mexico and Texas? Thoughts?
They are following those of us who left CA.

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Old 01-06-2011, 10:48 AM
 
Location: Herriman, UT.
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In retrospect having eaten there a few times now, I have to feel they are filling a specific niche. They are fairly fast, they are fresh, they DO have excellent fries and shakes, but I have to say I am so NOT impressed with their burgers. That in particular is the area I think Astro/Crown and others have them beat, but consider. The price of the In N Out is indeed MORE affordable so it will NO doubt continue to be popular for the fast inexpensive meal.
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Old 01-07-2011, 11:30 AM
 
Location: PA/FL/UT
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Is Apollo burgers any good? They built a new one in North SL and I am thinking of trying it.
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Old 01-07-2011, 11:40 AM
 
Location: North Texas
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I guess I underestimated the comments on In-n-Out, Moderator cut: not allowed . But In-n-Out tends to generate lots of opinions...

True, SLC has a lot of good local burger chains, and that is why In-n-Out is so interesting as a new entrant. My guess is the chain wants to stay somewhat "close to home", (i.e. CA, NV, AZ), but why enter a market with such competition? Just for the game? Or is there a true market?

Wonder where the new "In-n-out" is headed next. They are obviously in expansion mode with their new management. Perhaps Idaho, or Colorado? New Mexico and Texas? Thoughts?
They are already coming to DFW area- and building two locations right now. I happen to love the fast food chain.
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Old 01-07-2011, 01:49 PM
 
Location: The other side of the mountain
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Is Apollo burgers any good? They built a new one in North SL and I am thinking of trying it.
I think so. Give it a try!
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Old 01-07-2011, 02:04 PM
 
Location: Salt Lake City
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Is Apollo burgers any good? They built a new one in North SL and I am thinking of trying it.
A lot of people think they're almost identical to Crown Burgers, but I like Crown a lot better myself.
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