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[USA (West Coast)] In-N-Out Burger

In-N-Out Burger
I can haz double-double cheezburger?

One of the most satisfying eats I found in San Francisco was a humble, inexpensive burger served at In-N-Out Burger, a fast food joint. This fast food chain is found mainly on the western part of US.

[One distinct difference I discovered from travelling from the west coast to east coast is the availability of its popular fast-food joints. For example, while I practically see a McDonald's outlet at almost every turn in the eastern part, McDonald's outlets are rarer sightings in the western cities I visited (L.A and SF). And like I said earlier, there isn't any In-N-Out burger outlets in the east coast (correct me if I'm wrong).]

In-N-Out Burger
In-N-Out Burger at Fisherman’s Wharf, San Francisco

(I love the idea of the ‘In-N-Out’ logo at the entrance … clever!)

What I like most about this fast food outlet was that you could tell that the ingredients used (from the hand-leafed lettuce to the freshly baked buns to the preservative-free patties) were pretty fresh. And talking about freshness – you could even see the entire process of French Fries-making at the outlet. Behind the cashier, you could see the crew peeling the potatoes, cutting them to fries, soaking the uncooked fries in water for a while and finally deep frying them, draining the oil, etc.

We are on tight spending budget in US, where dining out is so expensive, so hurray for delicious and affordable fast food!

In-N-Out Burger
Website: In-N-Out Burger
Locations: Western coast of US – namely California, Nevada, Utah, Arizona (view the locations here)

In-N-Out Burger

Other eats in San Francisco:
- Pho Bo at Golden Flower Vietnamese Restaurant


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29 Responses to “[USA (West Coast)] In-N-Out Burger”

  1. rita — August 14, 2008 @ 5:22 pm

    oh gosh, look at that double double. i gotta get me some of that hehe


  2. didally — August 14, 2008 @ 6:30 pm

    This post is making me craving for burgers!! Love the plentiful fresh ingredients in between the bun. :-)


  3. Lydia (The Perfect Pantry) — August 14, 2008 @ 7:49 pm

    This is the one place I didn’t get to on our recent visit to SF — and everyone kept telling me they have the very best burgers. Next time….


  4. Ning — August 14, 2008 @ 11:16 pm

    Hello! You have a surprise in my blog! :-)


  5. Little Corner of Mine — August 15, 2008 @ 1:35 am

    I heard so much about this burger but I have yet to try it. This chain is not in Colorado. :(


  6. White On Rice Couple — August 15, 2008 @ 1:57 am

    we love in & out!! you gotta try the french fries in “animal style”. It’s got the secret sauce, grilled onions and a slice of cheese melted on top!!!!!!


  7. Jaden, Steamy Kitchen — August 15, 2008 @ 12:04 pm

    did you hear that?

    that was the sound of my heart pitterpattering over a photo of In N Out.



  8. pablopabla — August 15, 2008 @ 3:23 pm

    We can’t get that kind of quality burger here in Malaysia :(


  9. E for KC — August 15, 2008 @ 8:15 pm

    A cheeseburger might be my favorite food and this one looks spectacular!


  10. Sera — August 16, 2008 @ 12:37 am

    I just moved from California to Florida, and In-N-Out is definitely something that I miss a lot… I must say, we were definitely proud to have them in our state haha.


  11. Foodie — August 16, 2008 @ 12:55 am

    I think food in general is fresher, more diverse and basically just all around better in California versus in the Eastern US. I think Californians demand and appreciate (and expect) higher quality food overall.


  12. Essemm — August 16, 2008 @ 1:06 am

    It is an absolute shame they don’t have In-N-Outs here on the east coast. As a former west coaster, you now have me craving one of their cheeseburgers. Mmmmmm. Best fast food burgers ever.

    I wonder how cheap airfare is to California, Arizona, or Nevada ;)


  13. Ami — August 16, 2008 @ 1:23 am

    This is one of the things that makes me regret moving cross-country… because, alas, you’re right. There are no In-and-Out Burgers here on the eastern sea board.:(


  14. Blake — August 16, 2008 @ 1:26 am

    I know what I’m having for lunch! I guess working in Irvine, living in Orange, and having 2 In’N'Outs on my way from home to work isn’t a bad thing ;-)


  15. Nate — August 16, 2008 @ 2:42 am

    Hey, great pictures of a really tasty burger! How long will you be in the US?


  16. gomez — August 16, 2008 @ 5:19 am

    Worst food I’ve had in a LONG time! I’m SO GLAD I cook.
    Great photo though.


  17. Bee — August 16, 2008 @ 5:45 am

    There’s nothing better. In-N-Out is one of the reasons I refuse to move out of California.


  18. Jessi — August 16, 2008 @ 6:43 am

    I like to get their cheeseburgers animal style (extra veggies, extra sauce, pickles and grilled onions). Yum!!


  19. Vicki — August 16, 2008 @ 7:21 am

    Double-double with grilled onions and pickles…mmm…

    In the midwest, Steak & Shake is a good substitute.


  20. brooke — August 16, 2008 @ 9:17 pm

    I am with the person above. LOVE the burgers ANIMAL style. One of the things we miss, moving from AZ. . .


  21. cindy — August 17, 2008 @ 12:19 am

    i had in-n-out last night. soooo good. i was so excited when they started to show up in nevada.


  22. wiffy — August 17, 2008 @ 12:33 pm

    rita, didally, Ning, Jaden, E for KC – thanks!! ;) :XO:

    Lydia, LCOM, Ami – Hope u get a chance to eat it soon … at least you girls are much, much, much nearer than me ;D Or hopefully they start opening outlets in the east!!

    Essemm – You will travel inter-state to get a burger? :XO:

    Nate - This is a posted dated blog post/review … my visit to SF was last year, heh :D

    Foodie - hee, I kind of agree with you ;)

    gomez - sorry to hear u didn’t like it :P Thanks for your comment abt my photo :)

    Bee - I wouldn’t move if I were u too, hee :D

    pablo - awww… but there are so many other fantastic foods in M’sia ;)

    Sera, Bee, Blake, cindy – heh, I’m so jealous about your proximity to In-N-Out :up:

    WORC, Jessi, brooke – I gotta try it in animal style if there’s a chance in future! Sounds good! :XO:

    Vicki - thanks for the recommendation .. will stalk out S&S if I ever go US in future ;)


  23. tigerfish — August 18, 2008 @ 10:02 am

    My fav burger chain in California leh…..sigh…
    you made me “California-sick”….


  24. sarah — August 21, 2008 @ 7:50 am

    Oh man I am so jealous…and hungry…right now. They aren’t even available on all of the West coast. Last time I checked this fabulous awesomeness came only in shades of California and Nevada. *whine* We have Dick’s :mrgreen: in Seattle, but it doesn’t even come close. Oh, and definitely, try everything Animal style- so good!


  25. Alex — August 26, 2008 @ 2:56 am

    In N out beats any other fast food burger… Period. Its the best, and Im glad there everywhere in AZ now. Culver’s (Midwest Chain) Is the Second best, Then Steak N Shake. I love them all though


  26. Josh — September 7, 2008 @ 9:50 pm

    Nice post. Some of my favorite burgers in LA reside at The Nook, Ford’s Filling Station and Father’s Office.


  27. wiffy — September 10, 2008 @ 12:23 pm

    tigerfish:: Opps … sorry, hehe

    sarah:: Thanks for visiting! Argh… I really need to check out this animal style dressing if I get to visit california again!!

    Alex:: Glad I manage to try your fave! :lol: :up:

    Josh:: Hope I get to try out these burgers some day :-)


  28. RCherie — February 16, 2009 @ 8:06 am

    I LOVE In & Out Burgers.. A Locals Tip::: Order your Burger OR/and Fries “Animal Style” and also Grab a Neopolitan Shake while your at it…

    I know its not on their menu, but every employee knows the lingo (and there is special buttons on the screen/receipt).

    TOP QUALITY FAST FOOD. above all and a great price. Nothing is ever FROZEN.

    I <3 Neopolitan Shakes & Animal Style Fries!!!



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