Five Guys Burgers & Fries

Friday, January 27, 2012
Five Guys Burgers & Fries – 1715 Post Oak Boulevard,
Houston, Texas, USA
Cheeseburger with Bacon
Dress Code:
7 minutes
Would we recommend:
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$6.79 USD

Established by a couple of guys (I can only assume it may have been….five?) in the Washington DC area in the 80s, Five Guys quickly grew in popularity, resulting in their eventual franchising in the early ‘thousands. In a mere 10 years, they’ve managed to franchise more than 900 locations. So you know homeboys have to be doing something right. As if they weren’t already popular enough, President Obama famously stopped in and bought his staff a round of burgers while the TV cameras were rolling, no doubt the presidential seal of approval has helped. Regular burgers at Five Guys are always doubles, so you need to make sure you order the “little” versions if you’re not feeling famished. I had the Bacon Cheeseburger with lettuce, pickles and mustard. Five Guys also don’t charge for additional toppings, so next time I may add the grilled onions

“This right here is In-N-Out’s strongest contender for “Multi-location Takeaway Burger Joint” glory. Yes, it’s ‘plasticised’ processed cheese, but it just melts so gloriously over the juicy beef patties. The bacon is always crisped perfectly, and the bun is perfectly sweet and soft, not interrupting the chi of the burger at all. Fries are served in cups – super crispy, but don’t make the mistake of choosing the Cajun seasoning – it’s too intense and it competes with the umami flavours of the burger. I would also like to award bonus points for their mobile app, I fully intend to order and run in to pick up my burger in my pyjamas one of these days…”

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and the unlimited free peanuts are an awesome addition whilst waiting!

Lee ( January 27, 2012 at 11:56 )

Definitely gives In-N-Out a run for there money but best of all now when I go to the States I can have a great burger on both the east n west coast

Michael ( June 7, 2012 at 15:50 )

get yo self a double cheese burga

Pooeater ( October 7, 2012 at 16:22 )

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