New Krystal Is Anounced

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2004/08/20 18:18:04 (permalink)

New Krystal Is Anounced

Last night, TV news announced a new Krystal planned for Georgetown, Texas.

Georgetown is in central Texas, it is on I-35 between Austin and Temple. The closest Krystal that I know of is in Mississippi. Now Texas will have them.
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    Lone Star
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/08/23 17:48:46 (permalink)
    We are getting one in Houston too! I hear it is going to be in the 1960 area. Will finally get to try them.
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/08/23 18:13:58 (permalink)
    Thanks, Steve!! I hadn't heard. Civilization has finally arrived to central TX!
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/08/23 18:49:49 (permalink)
    We got Krystals here and now wish for Culvers

    Paul E. Smith
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/08/24 00:03:57 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by Sundancer7

    We got Krystals here and now wish for Culvers

    Paul E. Smith
    knoxville, TN


    Yes you do, and I ate at one of them on the way back from Gulf Shores last week. Excellent as usual. I even had my daughter pumped up to try one, but once she saw the onions, that was over. (When she saw the pickle..........ooh, that was a look I'd just as soon forget.) We also stopped for breakfast at a Krystal's just north of Montgomery, AL and I was surprised to see that they're branching into the chicken wings business. My son loves wings and was a little put off when he found that they weren't serving them in Knoxville. Do you think this was just a local thing or could Montgomery be a test bed for a new product?
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/08/31 14:54:53 (permalink)
    Help me if I am remembering wrong, but I think back in the late 70's , we stopped at a Krystals close to Atlanta and they also sold fried chicken along with the little hamburgers. Maybe my memory is failing, but I really think I do remember this.
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/08/31 15:25:56 (permalink)
    here in Tampa,we are getting 3 new Krystals,we had one that was closed when their lease ran out and lo and behold,now we have these additional ones. they have also started a TV ad campaign. Good coffee and the burgers are fine(so are the FF)....I wish them well.
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/08/31 15:40:23 (permalink)
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    Originally posted by peppertree
    The closest Krystal that I know of is in Mississippi. Now Texas will have them.
    We have two in LA, one in Hammond and one in Lafayette. Sure would like one in Natchitoches!!
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/08/31 16:06:57 (permalink)
    Why does everyone say Krystal's? It's Krystal. Just one of my many pet peeves. BTW any old school Krystal's J/K remember the Krystal King? It was a full sized double cheeseburger very similar to a Big Boy sandwich or a Big Mac. Thousand Island dressing was used. Oops, gotta go to Wal-Mart's now! Just kidding around ya'll.
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    Rusty246
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/08/31 16:27:27 (permalink)
    I remember the Krystal King, I also remember the Country Style Breakfast for under $3, it was huge. Now all you can get there is a "scrambler". All in a cup, grits on the bottom, scrambled egg next, then a sausage patty. No thanks, never again.
    BTW, I was ALMOST had by the "Walmarts's" thing....
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/08/31 16:29:39 (permalink)
    Ever since my computer crashed I can no longer edit, so excuse the "Walmarts's" thing.
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/09/02 15:43:28 (permalink)
    quote:
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    I remember the Krystal King, I also remember the Country Style Breakfast for under $3, it was huge.


    They would cook eggs to order, had the world's greatest waffles (so good they sold the batter in cups to take out). They also had good chili, at least compared to Wendy's, excellent banana, chocolate, and coconut cream pies. They did indeed have fried chicken for a while too.
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/09/02 19:26:17 (permalink)
    The Krystal B.A. (Black Angus) burger is positively the BEST "fast food" burger around.
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/09/02 20:57:37 (permalink)
    quote:
    Originally posted by emsmom

    Help me if I am remembering wrong, but I think back in the late 70's , we stopped at a Krystals close to Atlanta and they also sold fried chicken along with the little hamburgers. Maybe my memory is failing, but I really think I do remember this.


    Yes, they did. I remember this from late '70's in Montgomery, AL. As I remember, they even had a separate section of the restaurant devoted to this... Sh_t... I am getting OLD...
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/09/03 10:05:58 (permalink)
    The first Texas Krystal opened last fall in Beaumont. A co-worker brings two dozen Krystals to me when he visits his parents in Beaumont. Wish northeast Texas (Longview/Marshall area) would get one!

    Buckshot
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/09/30 09:42:41 (permalink)
    We're putting an offer on a house in Georgetown. DH will be very happy, he loves Krystal!!
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/09/30 16:28:51 (permalink)
    A new Krystal is under Construction in Carrollton Texas near Dallas @TRinty Mills and Midway RD.
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/10/14 15:34:16 (permalink)
    Buckshot, my niece in Longview comes back here for Krystals (to Mississippi).



    The Krystal Resturants did serve fried chicken. Most of the older locations (the ones that had previously had stool and counters and counter service with waitresses and waiters) built an addition to the rear of the existing buildings.

    The newer ones which were built just sold it from the walk-up counter.

    The chicken was good, but the cole-slaw was my favorite. The potato salad was also good. I am not sure if they even served mashed potatoes or not.

    There is also a Krystal on Bourbon Street, unless it has closed.

    There used to be a lot of Krystals in New Orleans but they closed around 1967 or 1968. One of the buildings on St. Charles became a Zack's Frozen Yogurt when that chain was around.


    I thought that the Krystal King was good, but I preferred the Krystals with no mustard or the Cheeseburgers.

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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/10/20 22:02:40 (permalink)
    it's official.. the Houston Krystal on 1960 FM is scheduled to open on Monday, November 1 @ 10:30am.. first 72 in line before 10am will receive free food... w/ the first 12 receiving a sackful (12) of krystal burgers a week for a year.... same thing for Dallas in Carrollton.. and that store is schedule to open on Monday, November 8 @ 10:30am
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    RE: New Krystal Is Anounced 2004/10/21 07:28:59 (permalink)
    I noticed the Krystal in Destin, FL has closed. I hope they build another nearby. Give me 2 Double Krystal CB and 2 Krystal Chicks, Large fries and a large coke please.
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