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Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/19/10 4:43 PM
From a discussion on another thread about Steak n' Shake chili I think we need an updated SnS thread. They no longer wheel in the steaks so everyone can see them being ground up. So what is good there now?
 
Fishtaco said on the other thread that he likes their baked beans. I didn't even know they had those.
 
Who else likes, or dosen't like something at SnS?
 
But oh, one great thing about this section here at Roadfood is that when we, for whatever reason, venture into a Fast Food place we might know what is a best bet to order.
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/19/10 8:13 PM
In my opinion, their food is just so-so, although they do have fairly decent burgers.  Their fries aren't too bad.  The big draw for me is their shakes, and the fact that you can mix and match flavours.  I cannot stand their chili, but then I don't do chili with pasta in it.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/19/10 9:37 PM
Felix, you are not the only one here who likes their shakes. With your input I will fo sure have one next time I am there. Chili/pasta, don't tell the folks in Cincinatti that!!!
 
Have you tried a can of Wolf Brand over sketty latley? Add some cheese and chopped onions to tha mix! Oh, helps if you have been out and about and are REAL hungry. :~)
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/20/10 7:24 AM
We have a SnS about 15 miles away in the area of our medical services. I seldom go there. If we are out for a sit down lunch I prefer one of the 'Roadhouses' steak places for their lunch specials or Cheddars for their Catfish. Our other alternative is the drive-thru at one of the FF Burger places, Rally's being high on that list. SnS just doesn't appeal to us these days.
I do recall enjoying the FRISCO MELT there when we did stop in the past.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/20/10 8:13 AM
I like their 5 way chili for breakfast. It is very mild chili so it works well for me for early in the morning. I also enjoy their shoe string french frys. Great malts and shakes.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/20/10 1:50 PM
Al, kinda like Ellen once said about some chain restaurant... if she is dragged in kiking and scraming she would like to know what to order. Who knows? You might somehow end up there someday? I have heard somewhere that the Frisco Melt was good.
 
HD, the only thing I have had at SnS was the 3 Way. I liked it but the batch I was served needed a bit more chili. SnS has not always been in the N. Texas area. So you like the fries. I think you can even get those w/ chili? And I have heard other good reports on their shakes. I saw somewhere that there were over 1,000 ways to have one.
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/20/10 3:12 PM
PJ,
  I don't dislike SnS, but it has a difficult access way off a busy street, and there is a Logan's Roadhouse within 100 yds of the SnS with easy access and parking. Logan's runs a good 'Lunch for Two' for $14.99 that satisfies us when we want a big burger or steak sandwich. SnS  has good stuff, but it has a couple of nearby competitors that put it further down 'our' list.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/20/10 3:26 PM
Al, I understand. Is Logan's a local place or are there more of them?
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/20/10 3:38 PM
I love their  skinny azz fries, but ya gotta get them right out of the frier.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/20/10 3:51 PM
Good to see you here Fish! How do you accomplish getting those frys right outa the fryer?
 
There are some very popular skinny frys sold at the State Fair of Texas. They are called Jack's Frys. They have a big pump bottle of vinegar to put on em. If SnS are anything like Jack's I must try them.
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/20/10 3:59 PM
Logan's is a chain much like Texas Roadhouse or Longhorn. I seldom drive out of my way to go there...but if it is lunch time and we are looking for a cheap sit-down lunch, It fits the requirements.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/20/10 4:04 PM
Thanks Al! I will do some googling to see if they have locations in Texas.
 
Does SnS have vinegar to put on anything I wonder? If not maybe I could sneak some in from Long John's. :~)
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Thu, 10/21/10 3:30 PM
PapaJoe8


Good to see you here Fish! How do you accomplish getting those frys right outa the fryer?

There are some very popular skinny frys sold at the State Fair of Texas. They are called Jack's Frys. They have a big pump bottle of vinegar to put on em. If SnS are anything like Jack's I must try them.
Joe

 
I always sit at the counter and just ask them for fresh cooked fries.
 
Also to answer your question below, they have those bottles of peppers that are
packed in vinegar, pretty tasty on a lot of stuff.


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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Thu, 10/21/10 6:50 PM
Mellow, please check your PM box. Who knows... I may have sent you a tiny Prime Mnister? It' right next to the "forum menu".
 
Fish, ahh, nice tip! Vinegar on frys is kinda a Brittish...  and Texas thing. We DO NOT put it on fried catfish here in Texas though! Those crazzy British even put it on fried fish. Just kidding you Britts! I love vinegar w/ my fish n chips! More than yall love catfish I bet? :~)
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sat, 10/23/10 3:53 PM
I posted about a make believe sign at the SnS drive through over in the SnS chili thread. It is a real hoot and much of it could apply to many drive-thu's. I tried to do the link but *&%#. Maybe someone smarter than me could do it if ?? you think it's as funny as I did.
 
But... it comes up first w/ a google for ;
 
steak n shake drive through sign
 
#15 is what caused me to find this. #9 is my personal fav.
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sun, 10/24/10 10:32 AM
I've always been a fan of the S&S Orange Freeze.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sun, 10/24/10 12:58 PM
CSD, I must try an Orange Freeze then! I am not sure what a Freeze is though. I knew they had shakes but...
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sun, 10/24/10 3:27 PM
I like the Frisco Melt, double steakburger with cheese, pickles, onions, mustard.
Chili 3 ways with onions, parmesan cheese, oyster crackers.  Not your traditional chili but I have been eating S & S chili for 35 plus years. 
I also like their milkshakes,from 2pm-4pm the milkshakes are 1/2 price.
Also, a great family place,  we like to take the grandkids there.  A good sitdown place for kids.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sun, 10/24/10 5:58 PM
Clara, thanks for tha good info! Parmasen, oyster crackers, I didn't know. Those would for sure liven up a 3 way! Some talk at the SS chili thread about a secret menu. This sure fits! 35 years... wow. You know your SnS then! You, and mellow, might be the SnS experts here. Happy Hour, nice to know the times. Grandkids, wonder if tha Great Grandzillas will fit in? They are ages 2-4. Hmm, haybe I'll stick w/ CC's for them.
 
Oh, great pic of a 3 way at that chili thread!
 
Frisco melt, several mentions of that here somewhere. Must be good.
 
Thanks yall ! This thread is beyond expections.
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/26/10 1:19 AM
I've given the SnS a few trys and I dont like it. The burgers are thin and dry, the baked beans are generic tasting, the fries are awful (although I like thicker fries anyways), and the chili is horrible.
 
I guess its just not my place.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/26/10 3:26 AM
I've always loved the burgers at S&S but the baked beans taste just like pork and beans poured out of a can and warmed. Absolutely nothing special about them. Choose something different.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/26/10 7:51 AM
I'm in Massachusetts today ... BUT, had SnS day before yesterday.
 
Had to meet a friends kids and SnS provided decent food in a quantity over quality situation -- where I also had to tolerate, if not be actually pleased.  SnS fit the bill.
 
The burgers are thin, but of consistent quality, making them the only FF burger I'll "tolerate" ... there are a million better burgers out there, but in my opinion, you can never go wrong there. 
 
I always have the "chili" ... It too tastes like it is fresh from the can, because I am sure it is exactly that.  I'm sure the beans use the same can opener.
 
I had my first milkshake in 150 years (vanilla) and can say I enjoyed it.
 
SnS = "Not bad" ... a true FF compliment coming from me.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/26/10 12:29 PM
Gregg, being kinda a chili nut, I was surprised to also like SnS chili. I also like Wolf Brand so "fresh from the can" doesn't scare me away. The basic flavor is quite unique. I have not had a burger there but from what I hear I would maybe get a double. I have heard nothing but good about their shakes and the fact that you enjoyed yours does it for me. I'm having one next time I go.
 
CSD likes their freeze but... what is a freeze?
 
Who does tha SnS drive thru???
 
A quote from the make beleive SnS drive thru sign; 
 
#42. Do NOT start talking about "Drive-Thru Protocol" like you know what it is. Do you work here? No! I guess you have no idea what "Drive-Thru Protocol" is, now do you?"
 
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/26/10 12:37 PM
PapaJoe, They're finally selling Wolf brand chili around here and I had my first can recently. It is the best canned chili I've ever tasted.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/26/10 12:54 PM
Michael... neat. Since I have been saying its good, around here for 5 years or so years, I am so glad you liked it! Now keep an eye out for their "hot" version. It won't be to hot for you. The spice mixture is just a bit different and I like it even better than the origional Wolf I grew up eating.
 
Oh, when making my last post, and re reading that make believe sign, I had a vision of you, and TJ, going through the SnS Drive Thru together. If only we could make a video!!!  :~)
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/26/10 4:28 PM
I generally don't eat burgers at all.  Steak 'n' Shake are the only ones I eat.  I like them the way they cook them -- thin and well done.  I realize that makes me a distinct minority on this site.  I also like their french fries, but agree that they need to be freshly cooked.
 
And their fountain carbonated drinks are good.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/26/10 4:33 PM
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I'm in Massachusetts today ... BUT, had SnS day before yesterday.

Had to meet a friends kids and SnS provided decent food in a quantity over quality situation -- where I also had to tolerate, if not be actually pleased.  SnS fit the bill.

The burgers are thin, but of consistent quality, making them the only FF burger I'll "tolerate" ... there are a million better burgers out there, but in my opinion, you can never go wrong there. 

I always have the "chili" ... It too tastes like it is fresh from the can, because I am sure it is exactly that.  I'm sure the beans use the same can opener.

I had my first milkshake in 150 years (vanilla) and can say I enjoyed it.

SnS = "Not bad" ... a true FF compliment coming from me.


FF?  I've never been to one, but I thought they were sit-down restaurants with waitstaff.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/26/10 4:40 PM
They are sit down with wait staff ... I guess I should say it is a "FFF & NRFC (Fast Food Franchise and Non-Roadfood Chain) compliment coming from me."

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/26/10 5:17 PM
Rumaki, your not the only one who likes those thin burgers. Those who like em but want more meat just stack em up. Hey, a thick med rare burger is just a whole different kinda deal. And, others have said they like the thin cut fries. And... the fountain drinks... your the first to mention those. I love a good old fashion fountain drink made like they used to. Maybe that is what SnS does?
 
Well put Gregg!
 
Don, what you thought was correct. But... most, or all?, have a drive thru.
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/26/10 8:02 PM
They bill themselves NOT as fast food, but as good food, fast.  I've done the drive-through a lot, but it takes FOREVER to get your food.  Although I don't really mind, as the reason it takes forever is they truly don't make burgers ahead, so you have to actually wait for them to cook.  Mostly the reason I do drive-through is I'm often stopping after work around 3am, and SnS has taken the place of Denny's around here for after the bar eating.  I rarely have the patience to go inside.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 10/26/10 10:56 PM
Two Words...Frisco Melt.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/27/10 3:34 AM
Intel, you are the third or? forth to say they like the Frisco Melt but... no one has said what's on it that makes it so good. Is it the sauce, or the cheese, or the bub, or....?
our fellow Roadfooders always want the details. Sometimes way to many. :~)
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/27/10 3:34 AM
Oh, Intel caused me to have a question. How many kinds of sauces, and cheeses, does Steak n' Shake offer. We need a list.
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/27/10 11:10 AM
It may vary from store to store, but I've always enjoyed the fountain drinks at Steak 'n' Shake. The mix of syrup to carbonated water is just right. They serve Coca-Cola products, and you can add cherry, vanilla, or chocolate flavoring to your Coke.  They also offer Cherry Limeade, but I've never had it.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/27/10 6:32 PM
Regardless of what others say; I like the burgers. I get a triple cheese with everything add extra onions and tomatoes.  The fries are good also but they go south quickly.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Wed, 10/27/10 8:26 PM
PapaJoe8


CSD, I must try an Orange Freeze then! I am not sure what a Freeze is though. I knew they had shakes but...
Joe

 
The S&S orange freeze is an orange flavored milk shake topped with whipped cream and a cherry. This is different from other orange freezes that are made with orange juice and crushed ice. The S&S version is made with ice cream.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Thu, 10/28/10 12:07 AM
In my experience the Steak 'N' Shakes in Evansville, Indiana have always been clean, and the food has been good--and so has the service.  Overall, I'd say they are a better run operation than many other restaurant chains I can think of.  I like their shakes the best; and they try new food items from time to time for people like me who get bored with the same old same old.



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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Thu, 10/28/10 8:36 AM
I tried, but I just didnt care for anything I had there. I have not returned.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Thu, 10/28/10 11:57 AM
Ramuki, good to know. I used to ;ove the old time drug store fountain drinks. Sounds like SnS would be good also.
 
CSD, thanks for "freeze" details! Hey, they sound good to me.
 
Louis, many like the shakes. And sounds like some locations are run very well. Is that location a franchaise or company owned? Bored? With all the cheeses and sauces for the burgers it would take me awhile to get bored. But, what have they had new recently?
 
Ann, many folks have tried it once and just did not like it. They have sooo many options that it confused me. I think they need to give new customers more special attention, so that they might have a better chance of picking out something they would like, on their first visit. Like you, not happy first time, probably no second time.
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Thu, 10/28/10 8:00 PM
PapaJoe8, I don't know if the Steak and Shakes around here are company owned or not.  I can tell you this much.  I've been to the Steak 'N' Shake in Terre Haute, Indiana (about 70 miles north of Evansville, IN) and I was not impressed.  It hovered on the dingy side when I visited there one morning two months ago.  I was rather surprised, because I had never seen one of that chain's restaurants so shabby-looking before.  Maybe I am spoiled by the two locations in Evansville.
 
I've had a similar experience with the Burger King in my own town.  Most people on this site would equate their BK's with a vomitorium.  And I have to assume that they are right, so one-sided is the opinion.  However, the one where I live is very well run and produces quality food.  It's been a real head-scratcher for me.  It could be that it is a company-run store and is strictly managed.  Best explanation that I have!  Anyway, that could be the reason the Steak 'N' Shakes in Evansville are well-run.


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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Thu, 10/28/10 8:11 PM
Louis, yep... ether a well run company store or good owners of the franchise. Or bad / bad. Most big chains are like that. Even the Waffle House has a few bad eggs. :~(  :~)
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Fri, 10/29/10 7:21 PM
We get a lot of coupons for SnS around here. You can B1G1 on their shakes some weeks and that's a good deal. I've been a big fan for years but like
a lot things not as big a fan as I used to be. I used to be strictly a dbl steakburger w/cheese guy but recently I enjoyed their BBQ burger with the crunchy little onion things on it. Don't like their frisco melt, tolerate the baked beans and sort of like the chili not on the pasta.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Fri, 10/29/10 7:59 PM
I guess the one good thing about the Steak & Shakes near me is the fact that there are some good places to eat nearby.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sat, 10/30/10 1:02 PM
Ces, I think you are the first to mention the onion rings. Can you get those on any burger?
 
I have a few questions about SnS. It was mentioned that Chili Cheese Frys are on the hidden menu. I know you can mix all the Shake flavors and end up w/ over a thousand combinations. Can you do the same w/ their other menu items?
 
Also, what types of cheeses are available?
 
And, what sauces do they offer?
 
Oh, and what other toppings, like the onion rings, can you get on their burger type menu items?
 
If you can mix and match all their cheeses, sauces, and other toppings, then there are allot of combinations possable.
 
And it sounds like anyone who likes very much meat on their burger needs to get a double, or triple, or......
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sat, 10/30/10 1:09 PM
Oh, Michael, that's good to know. There are probably over 50 other restaurant choices close to the nearest SnS near me, in Rockwall Texas. Looks like they like to be near allot of other eat out places.
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sun, 10/31/10 5:45 PM
PapaJoe8


Oh, Intel caused me to have a question. How many kinds of sauces, and cheeses, does Steak n' Shake offer. We need a list.
Joe

 
@PapaJoe8 The thing about the Frisco Melt that does it for me is the combination of the American and Swiss Cheese, the Special Frisco Sauce (sort of tastes like a tomatoey version of 1000 Island Dressing but better), and the Buttery Toast.
Okay for the second question you asked, I will give a list of the sauces and cheeses that I know Steak N Shake offers on their burgers/sandwiches/hotdogs.
 
Sauces: Frisco Sauce, Melted Wisconsin Cheddar Sauce, Garlic Mayo, Spicy Chipotle Mayo, sweet n' smokey BBQ Sauce, A1 Sauce, and Buffalo Sauce
 
Cheeses: Swiss, American, Wisconsin Cheddar, Pepperjack, and Bleu Cheese (for the Bacon 'N Bleu Burger).
 

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Mon, 11/1/10 1:35 PM
Intell, thanks! Good start on a list of sauces cheeses. I wonder if you can mix n match them? And, they have buttered toast. I would like better that a burger bun I think.
 
Anyone out there have a menu? It's hard to track down all the options from the SnS web site. I can't even find the Chili Mac there.
 
I heard someone say they have jalapenos... pickled or fresh? I wonder if they make any kinda jalapeno sauce? Pickled jalapeno mayo sauce is BIG at my house for dogs, sausage wraps, and whatever.
 
Ann, what did you have that you didn't like? I have heard only good about the shakes and freezes. Some like the burgers but some say they need to have extra meat added. Some like the skinny frys and some don't. Some like the chili and some don't. Oh, and some like the service and atmosphere.
 
I am sure, like almost all chains, some locations are better than others though.
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 11/2/10 10:00 AM
I dont remember the actual name of the sandwich I had, but I felt it was skimpy for the price, the toppings overwhelmed the meat...I also had chili and the skinny fries and was underwhelmed by it all. We are fortunate to have independent places that serve a fine burger and I will stick to them.But I tried!!

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 11/2/10 12:09 PM
Thanks Ann! The chili and the fries or ether your cup a' tea or they are not. I have heard many say the burgers need to be a double, tripple or... One point of this thread was to find out what might be good at SnS.. just in case you happened to end up there. The things so far that have had praise w/ no negatives are the Shakes and Freezes. Might be something to try just in case you suddenly find yourself at SnS? Neat that you have some good Roadfood burger places near by.
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Tue, 11/2/10 2:02 PM
Definitely the shakes.  The burgers, fries and chili are okay but nothing I could not live without.  Some of their side items probably just need to go away, like the salad.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Fri, 11/5/10 8:19 PM
everything!!!! wish they come to new england area .have to wait to visit ohio to get my fix. recommend the shakes ,burger and the fries.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Fri, 11/5/10 11:41 PM
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Anyone out there have a menu? It's hard to track down all the options from the SnS web site. I can't even find the Chili Mac there.

 
Here's a SNS Menu...it's kinda old...they have a little more on the menu now...like more hot dogs and stuff.  You can zoom using the zoom button at the bottom of the page.
 
http://www.scribd.com/doc...-n-Shake-Carryout-Menu
 
 
 
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sat, 11/6/10 8:06 AM
You are right, Joe. In discussions with Bob, he stated he really enjoyed the chocolate shake he had. And he has a shake anywhere he can...so I concur on that.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sat, 11/6/10 2:28 PM
Colin, I have just had the 3-Way at SnS but I liked it. I just thought it needed a bit more Chili, to go w/ the pasta. I thought. I have not had the Chili Mac yet but since it has NO chili, just Chili Meat and Sauce, it is a completly diff dish. We have a thread about the SnS chili in the Chili section. I'm a Chili nut and this was sure not Texas Chili but I thought it had a good, and unique flavor.
 
Anpmarble, welcome to Roadfood! Others have said they like the fries also. I can tell from the responses here that is you like very much meat on your burger the you need a Double or larger. I think the extra patties are just a buck or so. Oh and, Ohio? Do you like Cincinnati Style Chili?
 
Intel, my old PC wouldn't load that. I also have probs at the SnS web site. It did say this was a take out menu. I wonder how that differs from the sit down menu? I have seen a few older menus on the net. I have heard that they changed some things recently.
 
Oh, I mentioned earlier a REAL funny make believe SnS sign to be posted at the Drive-Thru.  I promise at least one LOLOL! It is written from the perspective of someone who works at the Drive-Thru. It is worth a read and most of it aplies to all Drive-Thrus. Maybe if someone could post a link here??? I tried but *&^$#@
 
Ann, that is good to know! If Bob likes the Chocolate Shake then it is a defenite Must Have next time I wind up there. Now about that McRib Shake? Oh, that's on the other thread. :~)
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sat, 11/6/10 5:24 PM
I know they offer less items in the drive-through than they do if you sit down...could be that's what on the take-out menu as well.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sat, 11/6/10 5:41 PM
Felix, good question. I doub't they have a seperate Drive-Thru, and also Take Out menu If you wre inside eating and then wanted something to go I wonder if you could order some stuff that is not on the Drive-Thru menu?
 
The reason I hoped someone had a menu was to maybe see if there was an easy way to see all the kinds of cheeses and sauces they have. Oh, and buns / toast / breads.
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sun, 11/7/10 12:28 AM
Well, shoot.  Now I'm going to have to go there and see what I can find out.  Besides, mom told me today they've brought their white chocolate shakes back already.  I'll see what I can do for you.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sun, 11/7/10 1:22 AM
Felix, thanks! It's just the hunt for the answers that is so much fun with this kinda stuff. And others will learn from what we dig up.
 
I can usually google around and find out most things but not w/ SnS. We solved most, but not all, of their Chili item mysteries over at the SnS chili thread. And much has been learned here.
 
Big question is can you mix and match all their stuff, kinda like for their hidden menu Chili Cheese Fries? If you can then they have a BIG hidden menu!!!
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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Sun, 11/7/10 3:00 PM
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Clara, thanks for tha good info! Parmasen, oyster crackers, I didn't know. Those would for sure liven up a 3 way! Some talk at the SS chili thread about a secret menu. This sure fits! 35 years... wow. You know your SnS then! You, and mellow, might be the SnS experts here. Happy Hour, nice to know the times. Grandkids, wonder if tha Great Grandzillas will fit in? They are ages 2-4. Hmm, haybe I'll stick w/ CC's for them.

Oh, great pic of a 3 way at that chili thread!

Frisco melt, several mentions of that here somewhere. Must be good.

Thanks yall ! This thread is beyond expections.
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Papa Joe,
Your 2 & 4 year old Great Grandzillas would do fine at S n S.  They have a great children's menu & a children's size milkshake.  Since S n S has a tile floor & lot so metal & formica it is already a noisy place so the grandkid fit right in.

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Re:Steak n' Shake, What's Good There? - Mon, 11/8/10 1:17 PM
Good to know Clara! If it comes up right I will take them there. Not that I don't like the salid bar at CC'S. :~)
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