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Mar 6, 2008 07:59 PM

Does Starbucks make any good food?

I have a Starbucks giftcard and am not fond of their coffee. Since food is far more useful for me, do they make anything that's delicious? I've heard lots of complaints about their now-discontinued breakfast sandwiches.

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  1. Delicious? No. Decent for a quick and easy? Definitely.

    My husband's old roommate worked at Starbucks and would take home sandwiches and salads all the time. They were always pretty good. I was also a big fan of the cheese and fruit plate.

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    1. re: jessicheese

      Oh, and they have these chocolate covered graham crackers at the check out line that are awesome.

    2. If I'm getting anything to snack on at Starbucks it's usually only one of 2 items: the cheese and fruit plate (though they keep it too cold and you should let it come to room temp a bit) and their lemon cake (like a lemon pound cake with lemon icing). I'm not a big fan of most of their other items.

      1. no the food isn't that great, however with the gift card you could buy books, cd's, gift sets, journals and dvd's! lots of options besides food. Also check out the trail mix' at the front of the line by the register.

        1. I happen to love their egg salad sandwiches. The egg salad is on the chunky side, and the bread is very good as well.

          1. Before this thread gets too long, take into account that the food at Starbucks varies greatly by region. It might be helpful to narrow down your location. Unfortunately, the sandwiches, bakery, etc. at the Starbucks in my area (MSP) are much poorer quality and more limited in variety than other locations I've visited (DFW, Las Vegas, and Denver most recently).

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            1. re: MSPD

              I was just going to ask where all of you live, because we don't have anything resembling a cheese and fruit plate or egg salad sandwiches near me! Wish we did!

              I do, however, love the cinnamon chip scone. Yum.

              1. re: Suzy Q

                I live in Scottsdale, AZ. I've seen the egg salad sandwiches at all of our local Starbucks.