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Jan 5, 2007 06:00 PM

How do you IN-N-OUT?

Not trying to stir up a debate on whether In-N-Out makes a good burger or not.

Just want to know HOW you like your burger when you do go to In-N-Out.

Here's how I like mine:

2 patties
1 slice of cheese (in between the patties)
Ketchup (none of that faux 1000 Island-ish sauce/spread)
Tomato (1 slice only)
Onions (grilled)
Untoasted bun

And you?

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  1. So exactly how do you place your ORDER when you want that?

    I'm pretty easy:
    Double-Double (either Animal style or regular no onions)
    Fries "well-done"

    10 Replies
    1. re: allegro805

      This is my script:

      "Double-double, with one slice of cheese, in the tuck, lettuce and single tomato, hold the sauce, but with ketchup, grill the onions, but leave the bun raw."

      Just like those uber-Starbucks customers with their ultra complicated orders, when I all want is a "short drip"! :-)

      1. re: ipsedixit

        Way too much trivial information stuck in my head... the way to order the burger part itself on that is a 2x1. By the same token, a Double-Double with extra cheese is a 2x4. If you want a Double-Double without the cheese, it's called a Double Meat.

        Then there's the Flying Dutchman... two patties of meat, two slices of cheese. And that's it.

              1. re: SRosie

                protien style is just a normal burger, but lettuce wrapped.

        1. re: ipsedixit

          And how often do they screw it up? I always hesitate when making an order too custom because of that fear.

          1. re: sasha1

            Happily, if something does go wrong, they are amazingly good at fixing it. You get the new one cheerfully done right in a couple of minutes, and if you sounded the least bit perturbed about it then you might end up with some coupons for the next time you're there, too.

            1. re: sasha1

              They really don't screw it up that often (at least at the 2 locations that I frequent).

              Also, when they do flub the order, more often than not they let you keep the "defective burger" and offer you a free "correct burger" as a replacement.

          2. re: allegro805

            cheeseburger w/grilled onions ~~ protein style

            Fries, well-done ~~ animal style

            Diet Coke

          3. DD animal style...crispy fries.

            1. -a 2x1 "with"
              -fries well done

              (edit: fries animal style on occasion)

              3 Replies
              1. re: OCAnn

                we dont have in and out in canada...what the heck is animal style?

                1. re: icey

                  It's fries topped w/extra sauce, a slice of cheese & grilled onions. On your receipt it comes out "Grrr" (=animal style).

                  1. re: OCAnn

                    A burger animal style, though, has grilled onions and is fried in mustard... and it's listed as "ANIMAL" -- the "GRRR" designation is only for fries. :)

                    You can also get protein-style, which is with lettuce leaves in place of the bun -- and getting it both ways results in your receipt being notated "DBL DBL ANIMAL PROTEIN". :)

              2. Double-double with grilled onions
                Fries well done

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                1. Being a Vegetarian - I go for the grilled cheese animal style - fries (A/S or not...depends on how fat I wanna get) and a chocolate shake! Mmmmm..we need one here in Asheville!

                  4 Replies
                  1. re: jbyoga

                    i'm not a vegetarian but i like the grilled cheese too for a nice light lunch.

                    however, i used to get 3 cheeseburgers with onions (not grilled) and i would order them one at a time so i could have a piping hot burger each time. I got a coke and regular fries with that. that was lunch back in the day when i had a good metabolism.

                    1. re: choctastic

                      time delayed ordering... one of the signs of a true chowhound!

                      1. re: amkirkland

                        i did get strange looks one time. ah well, hot burgers are worth a few strange looks.

                      2. re: choctastic

                        I use to know people that would order a 4x4 or 2.