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Great Experiences At Five Guys

Updated on February 5, 2013
Five Guys in West Covina
Five Guys in West Covina | Source
1/2 Mini Burger
1/2 Mini Burger | Source
Decor Boasts About Its High Ratings Nationwide
Decor Boasts About Its High Ratings Nationwide | Source

Everybody's heard of McDonald's, Burger King, Jacks, Wendy's but have you ever heard of five guys? My husbund saw a Five Guys in Temecula and commented that he had heard great reviews about this hamburger place. So we decided to try it. When we entered the restaurant, the decoration was all white and red. Along the single waiting line we saw over 60 large sacks of potatoes and many boxes of roasted peanuts in their shells (not all Five Guys have the large sacks of potatoes as we found out by visiting the location in West Covina, but they all give out free roasted peanuts). The main specialties were hamburgers although they had hot dogs, grilled and veggie sandwiches. The regular hamburgers were the size of two hamburgers combined; thus, the mini burgers were regular sized burgers elsewhere. The larger burgers ranged from $5.19 to $6.What is unique was the custumers choice of adding free toppings ranging from grilled onions, grilled mushrooms, lettuce and tomato, green peppers,a number of different sauces and your regular condiments. My favorites are the grilled onions and mushrooms, green peppers, and barbecue sauce.

When the hamburger came out it tasted fresh and juicy loaded with generous toppings that we ordered. Unlike your other fast food the hamburger was sit-down restraunt quality.Good thing my daughter and I split a bacon cheeseburger hamburger because it was over 900 calories. Five Guys was really generous with the crispy bacon. I don't think other restraunts are so generous with their bacon.

Five guys offers two sizes of fries, either regular or cajun, during peak time the lines are very long and the wait time for the food may be equally long. The cajun fries tasted authentic and not too salty. It does have an undertone of celery salt. With the skin still on there Idohho potatoes they were more wholesome then other restraunts fries and yet addictive. What surpriseds us was the unlimented supply of peanuts to occupy our time waiting for the food. What a great idea for peanut lovers, and nutritious as well. The food came in a large brown bag and we notices that all the people cleared off all the peanut shells from their table leaving a suprisingly clean table for other custumers. One really didn't need to order the fries, but we never can finish the fries. And, there was the amazing free peanuts. How often can you receive something for free nowadays?

The cost is roughly $25 -$30 but is was well worth it. We give the restraunt a thumbs up and we will definitely go back and have gone back. Yummy!

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      formosangirl 5 years ago from Los Angeles

      Thanks, teaches12345. I saw some top ratings from Florida. I am glad you enjoyed the article. Hope you had a good July 4th.

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      Dianna Mendez 5 years ago

      Oh, now you have my cravings up for 5 Guys! I agree their unlimited supply of peanuts is what I really enjoy during the meal. And, as you say, those burgers are juicy! Thanks for the read on this one. Voted up.