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Jack In the Box shakes?

QueenB May 16, 2007 05:30 AM

I'm in the mood for a milkshake. How are the shakes from Jack In the Box? I've never had them and was wondering if they were good? The commercials have totally sucked me in. Which flavors are the best?

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  1. widehomehi RE: QueenB May 16, 2007 06:00 AM

    I like Jack in the Box shakes.Think Denny's is better though but thats me.Denny's is more like a true old fashion shake I think plus you get the extra in the metal mixer which is like another free shake.

    1. KaimukiMan RE: QueenB May 16, 2007 12:24 PM

      Gotta go for the Oreo shake. Others are ok, but Oreo are the bomb.

      The shakes can vary from location to location, hopefully the one near you makes the shakes nice and thick, can't stand a runny shake. It should be a chore to suck it through the straw.

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        KaimukiMan RE: KaimukiMan May 16, 2007 12:35 PM

        p.s.: they will give you a spoon if you ask.

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          QueenB RE: KaimukiMan May 19, 2007 08:34 AM

          I got the Oreo and it was impossible to suck through the straw. Really tasty milkshake!

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            KaimukiMan RE: QueenB May 19, 2007 10:46 AM

            Thanks for letting us know. I always apprreciate it when people share the results of a particular thread. And I'm glad you enjoyed it, would hate to have mislead you!

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            widehomehi RE: KaimukiMan Jun 8, 2007 11:11 PM

            ok just had an Oreo shake and almost crashed my car drinking it on the way home MMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMMM
            Had underlying thought how good this would be with mint.

          3. rworange RE: QueenB May 16, 2007 06:13 PM

            Yeah, I like Jack in the box shakes. They put whipped cream on top and a cherry. The current flavor of the month ... raspberry ... is good. I would say chocolate or vanilla on the regular menu are my favs. Usually the flavor of the month is good though.

            1. Eat_Nopal RE: QueenB May 16, 2007 07:14 PM

              We had to stop at a Jack In The Box driving through the Central Valley... the wife had the new Andes Mint shake.... pretty damn good if you like Chocolate - Mint flavor combinations.

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                ziggylu RE: QueenB May 16, 2007 10:27 PM

                The only one I"ve ever had was the Egg Nog one during hte holidays...I very rarely have a milkshake(once every few years kind of thing) but my husband really wanted to try this...and it was delicious! It took a lot of willpower to not have anymore while they were available....definitely gave me the impression the other shakes must be good as well!

                1. natalie.warner RE: QueenB May 17, 2007 01:54 PM

                  Pumkin is seaonal and the best by far-- Oreo is an old standby*

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                    kinipela RE: QueenB May 17, 2007 01:56 PM

                    ohhhh when i splurge on fast food shakes i get a jack in the box or in and out shake...yum... chocolate.. and my understanding is that they use real ice cream.. i think they had a haagen-daz campaign a few years ago, so i dunno if they are still usign haagen-daz.. regardless, their shakes are nice and think =) yum =)

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                      ziggylu RE: QueenB Jun 3, 2007 01:28 PM

                      We were just comign home from Costco and saw the "Blackberry Shakes" banner across the local JITB...so had to swing through the drive through to try one.

                      If you like their shakes and you like blackberry don't miss this flavor. It was pretty good!

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                        mojoeater RE: QueenB Jun 3, 2007 01:33 PM

                        I had a great rootbeer float there last year. Frothy and delicious!

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                          paprkutr RE: QueenB Jun 3, 2007 01:51 PM

                          They all sound good, but get the tacos and onion rings too.

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                            callitasicit RE: paprkutr Jan 6, 2008 05:15 PM

                            I was visiting San Diego from Toronto Canada and we don't get Jack in the Box here. I must say the Blackberry shake was amazing, perfect consistency and so goood!!

                          2. Honeychan RE: QueenB Jan 6, 2008 05:24 PM

                            I adore the eggnog shakes they do during the holidays. Totally addicting, and walking the convention floor in Vegas with one, had about 10 offers from people to buy it off of me! It was even half-drunk, and they didn't care! This con was the Cowboy Christmas, the first week of December- lest my fellow CH'ers think i'm wandering around some questionable event in Sin City! *LOL*

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