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Sep 13, 2008 02:24 PM

Apple Pan Questions

I've gone several times and usually order the Hickory Burger. But how are the other sandwiches? I always think about the combination but chicken out and order the usual.

Speaking of the usual, can you get swiss instead of cheddar since it's used in the sandwiches?

Finally, the pie. I've always had the banana and am not a fan of the apple. The pecan is the only one remaining for me to try. Would I regret ordering it?

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  1. Yeah, I'm sure you can get any cheese on the sandwiches. If you like Egg Salad, it's pretty good here in that old fashioned kind of way of course.

    Pecan Pie is very good, especially with some Danish Vanilla ice cream or 100% real whipped cream to top it all off. You'll need either on there to cut the sweetness and richness of the pecans in there.

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    1. re: kevin

      always love cutting sweetness and richness with ice cream

    2. I like the ham sandwich and you can ask for Swiss on it. Very tasty!

      1. The regular burger is one of the best I've ever had. I thought the ham sandwich was a definite disappointment, but the egg salad was good.

        1. i think the burgers are over-rated....but i LOVE the tuna salad. on toasted rye with cheddar it's great. i get it alone when i'm in a low-carb mode.

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          1. re: jay 1

            Another vote for the tuna salad! Usually my wife and I get one burger and one tuna salad and then split each.

          2. I am not a fan of the Pan. I can appreciate the nostalgia factor, the gruff servers, the old-fashioned cups and holders. But in addition to the hassle of parking and lining up for seats, I just don't appreciate paying twice as much as an In'n'Out double-double combo would cost. That being said, I do think their other sandwiches are better than their burgers. Then again, if I want to overpay for sandwiches right there, just go around the corner to Junior's. For a much better sandwich, Bay Cities to the west, Victor Jr.'s to the south, Philly West to the north.

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            1. re: nosh

              Concur 100%

              $20-$25 for a skinny patty fast food burger, fries and pie, tax & tip is just too much.

              Mr Taster