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Lindseyup67
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Culvers restaurants - Thu, 10/6/11 8:01 PM
I have to say that these restaurants are awesome, heads above the "normal" FF chains. Tried their new french onion butterburger, which has grilled onions, Gruyère and Swiss cheese, caramelized onion and a creamy mayo. It was delicious! I highly recommend fellow roadfooder try this one out!!

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Thu, 10/6/11 10:11 PM
You could taste the meat under all of that?  I had a regular Butter Burger when I was in McKinney, Texas and didn't finish it because I couldn't taste the meat.
 
I'm hoping my experience was not the norm and hope to give them another try, another time.

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Fri, 10/7/11 9:22 AM
I agree, Mar. Couldnt taste the meat on a simple butter burger. Havent been back since.

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Fri, 10/7/11 11:04 AM
Good frozen custard and everything I've eaten there has been good. All the Midwest snowbirds flock there in the winter and the first ones have started arriving. The migration is in full swing very soon!

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Fri, 10/7/11 12:04 PM
Foodbme
 

All the Midwest snowbirds flock there in the winter and the first ones have started arriving. The migration is in full swing very soon!

 
That's because the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday that we are going to have the snowiest and coldest winter ever this year!


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Re:Culvers restaurants - Fri, 10/7/11 12:09 PM
I usually choose the double Bacon Cheesburger with grilled onions and tomato on it. Skip all the other decorations. The Fries are the usual crinkle-cuts, but get them "extra Well Done" and they are pretty good.

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Sun, 10/9/11 5:45 PM
Culvers serves what I term a "thin, crispy" burger - much like Steak 'n Shake and Dairy Queen Brazier.  I like this style burger as they remind me what was typically served in my pre-McDonald's Pittsburgh youth.
 
I enjoy a thick, juicy burger as much as anyone, but I still have that occasional atavistic craving for a thin 'n crispy patty topped only with sweet relish. 
 
Too many toppings can easily overwhelm this tasty treat.  So, if you want more "beef taste" at Culver's, order a double! 

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Sun, 10/9/11 5:51 PM
Lindseyup67


I have to say that these restaurants are awesome, heads above the "normal" FF chains. Tried their new french onion butterburger, which has grilled onions, Gruyère and Swiss cheese, caramelized onion and a creamy mayo. It was delicious! I highly recommend fellow roadfooder try this one out!!

 
That does sound good. 
 
Fortunately, the Culver's where Mar52 couldn't taste the beef is only two miles from where we live.  Tomorrow for lunch, for sure!
 
Thanks for the menu update. 


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Re:Culvers restaurants - Sun, 10/9/11 6:33 PM
I went to Culver's this summer for one of the few fast food burgers I have had in a while. I could not believe how good it was, much better than I recall at Culver's before.  I just kept saying over & over to my wife how good it was.  Juicy and flavorful with enough greasy beef and salt flavor to really satisfy me.  It was a double, which may be the difference from what others have said here. I've been back since and was equally happy with the burger.
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Re:Culvers restaurants - Mon, 10/10/11 2:08 AM
kland01s


Foodbme
 

All the Midwest snowbirds flock there in the winter and the first ones have started arriving. The migration is in full swing very soon!


That's because the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday that we are going to have the snowiest and coldest winter ever this year!

They come regardless of the weather report to root for their beloved Cubbies who do their Spring Training in Mesa, AZ. The city is building a new multi-million dollar ball field for them.

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Mon, 10/10/11 8:56 AM
Foodbme


kland01s


Foodbme
 

All the Midwest snowbirds flock there in the winter and the first ones have started arriving. The migration is in full swing very soon!


That's because the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday that we are going to have the snowiest and coldest winter ever this year!

They come regardless of the weather report to root for their beloved Cubbies who do their Spring Training in Mesa, AZ. The city is building a new multi-million dollar ball field for them.


That's really nice of Mesa. 
 
Maybe they make the trip because all the money in Chicago (and Illinois) has already been spent both for now and for the next four generations!

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Mon, 10/10/11 11:35 AM
I haven't had a Culver's burger in ages; maybe I should give a double a try.
 
As far as FF chains go, Culver's fried cod and walleye are pretty good.
 
Brad

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Mon, 10/10/11 12:40 PM
I haven't had a burger at Culver's in years but I do like the pork tenderloin sandwich, the rueben melt sandwich and the pot roast dinner. We only go there maybe once a year if there is nothing better near by.

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Mon, 10/10/11 2:21 PM
MetroplexJim


Foodbme


kland01s


Foodbme
 

All the Midwest snowbirds flock there in the winter and the first ones have started arriving. The migration is in full swing very soon!


That's because the Chicago Tribune reported Wednesday that we are going to have the snowiest and coldest winter ever this year!

They come regardless of the weather report to root for their beloved Cubbies who do their Spring Training in Mesa, AZ. The city is building a new multi-million dollar ball field for them.


That's really nice of Mesa. 

Maybe they make the trip because all the money in Chicago (and Illinois) has already been spent both for now and for the next four generations!

We love snowbirds! They have a big economic impact out here. Communities even have "Snowbird Appreciation Days"!

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Mon, 10/10/11 2:46 PM
I did love the frozen custard at Culver's and wish they'd build one here just for that.
 
MetroplexJim...  skip Culver's and go to Del's in Richardson.
 
It was my favorite of the trip.  (Have the root beer)

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Mon, 10/10/11 2:50 PM
MetroplexJim


Culvers serves what I term a "thin, crispy" burger - much like Steak 'n Shake and Dairy Queen Brazier.  I like this style burger as they remind me what was typically served in my pre-McDonald's Pittsburgh youth.

I enjoy a thick, juicy burger as much as anyone, but I still have that occasional atavistic craving for a thin 'n crispy patty topped only with sweet relish. 

Too many toppings can easily overwhelm this tasty treat.  So, if you want more "beef taste" at Culver's, order a double! 

 
I agree with the thin and crispy burger, I think the triple with swiss and fried onions is one of the best burgers out there, I know I don't need a triple but darn they are good

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Mon, 10/10/11 2:54 PM
I do agree, Brad(er.., screaming chicken) I HAVE had their walleye and thought it pretty good. Based on JRPfeff's assessment, Mayor Al's, and all others, I will give the burgers a second try.
 

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Mon, 10/10/11 4:27 PM
mar52


I did love the frozen custard at Culver's and wish they'd build one here just for that.

MetroplexJim...  skip Culver's and go to Del's in Richardson.

It was my favorite of the trip.  (Have the root beer)


Been there (thanks to Twinwillow's suggestion) and done that.  Loved the burger and the home-made root beer.  Hope you enjoyed your visit to McKinney as much as we enjoy living here.

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Re:Culvers restaurants - Mon, 10/10/11 4:30 PM
Lindseyup67


I have to say that these restaurants are awesome, heads above the "normal" FF chains. Tried their new french onion butterburger, which has grilled onions, Gruyère and Swiss cheese, caramelized onion and a creamy mayo. It was delicious! I highly recommend fellow roadfooder try this one out!!

 
As intended yesterday, I had one for lunch today.
 
As you described, it was "awesome".
 
Thank you. 


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Re:Culvers restaurants - Mon, 10/10/11 10:17 PM
MetroplexJim


mar52


I did love the frozen custard at Culver's and wish they'd build one here just for that.

MetroplexJim...  skip Culver's and go to Del's in Richardson.

It was my favorite of the trip.  (Have the root beer)


Been there (thanks to Twinwillow's suggestion) and done that.  Loved the burger and the home-made root beer.  Hope you enjoyed your visit to McKinney as much as we enjoy living here.

 
Being a City Girl who loves to shop, McKinney was perfect!
 
I will return dependant on employment and the price of a gallon of gas.