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New Bay Area Fatburger - Anyone tried it yet?

Kent | Aug 29, 200510:50 AM

The Fatburger in Pleasant Hill is now open. Has anyone tried it? How does the food compare to the SoCal/Seattle/Vegas locations?

For those who are unaware - Fatburger is a SoCal burger chain like In n Out. In n Out is now up here, so it's common stuff. 3-4 years ago, we ended up trying and loving Fatburger while down in LA for E3(this year we also found a great Churrasco restaurant not too far from our hotel/the convention center in the heart of all the Korean restaurants on Wilshire. Look forward to going back there). They offer standard burgers with lots of toppings (it was the first place I'd seen fried eggs on burgers at and supposedly have been since they started) as well as grilled chicken, fat (steak) or skinny (seasoned) fries and really good creamy strawberry milkshakes.

If you get the burgers normal, they grill it like In n Out or many other places and they're good, but if you want a REALLY good burger you can ask them to grill it on the gas grill and it's just like a freshly bbq'ed burger and tastes great, better than most fast food burgers.

The people behind this first location plan to open 4-5 more in the bay area and I look forward to them. I just hope this first location isn't done half-assed and turns the bay area off to Fatburger (when you know how to order it and make it really tasty).


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