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kel1971 Aug 19, 2008 12:10 PM

Want to know what the locals think of Ed Debevics, is it worth going to?

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    amoncada Aug 19, 2008 03:30 PM

    Don't bother, it's terrible! Yep, Johhny Rockets serves decent burgers and shakes.

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      NinaS Aug 21, 2008 02:10 PM

      Just FYI, if you're referring to the Johnny Rockets at Rush & Delaware, it's been gone for quite some time now.

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        Whosyerkitty Aug 22, 2008 06:11 PM

        It was originally Lettuce Entertain You, but not for a number of years.

        It's a popular tourist stop [please spend lots of money while you're here--we need it ;)] and it's a good menu provided there ARE kids or people who like diner style food. It's not BAD and can be kind of fun, there are just better for grownups.

    2. chicgail Aug 19, 2008 03:09 PM

      No. It may have been novel when it first opened -- what, 20 years ago? -- especially for children, but there's no reason to waste your time or money.

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        sis2catbat Aug 19, 2008 02:31 PM

        Another local "no" here. I wasn't even impressed with it as a teen.

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          jbw Aug 19, 2008 01:59 PM

          No, unless you've got young kids and don't mind sacrificing a meal in their interests.

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            gordeaux Aug 19, 2008 04:10 PM

            The perfect assessment.
            Ditto.

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            mmilanam Aug 19, 2008 01:31 PM

            No, no need to go. I would say Johnny Rockets is charming by comparison.

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              ferret Aug 19, 2008 12:50 PM

              Haven't been since my kids exited their adolescent years. It's a nostalgic diner, doesn't every town have its own version? Nothing to complain about but it's akin to Johnny Rockets or any other burger/fries/shake retro eatery.

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