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rockawayguy Mar 22, 2009 09:34 PM

Are there any Chow Worthy places in or near Jackson.

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  1. porkchop RE: rockawayguy Mar 24, 2009 08:00 PM

    It's been about 5 years, but the two best places I found in Jackson are Buscaglia's, and Theresas; both conveniently located across the street from each other. Avoid the Bonanza.

    1. EmoryJ RE: rockawayguy Mar 24, 2009 08:18 PM

      There's a great burger stand there, that's been there forever, on the main road by the Safeway ...It's a person's name I think I wish I could be of more help....I had in-laws there for a while...I don't remember anything being particularly wonderful that we didn't cook ourselves........there's a great little city near there that has some good "quaint" kinda goldrush-ey places.....Sutter Hill (and Sutter Creek, but that's a bigger city than Jackson I think)

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        goodfeeder RE: EmoryJ Mar 25, 2009 01:44 PM

        The hamburger place would be Mel and Faye's Diner, now located up on the hill before you reach the center of town. Safeway has moved to Martell.

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          EmoryJ RE: goodfeeder Mar 25, 2009 01:47 PM

          Thanks....Have you been there? Pretty good burger right?

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            goodfeeder RE: EmoryJ Mar 25, 2009 02:08 PM

            Yes, I have been there many times. If I were grading the burger, however, I would give it a C+.

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              ricepad RE: EmoryJ Mar 25, 2009 05:18 PM

              Burgers at Mel & Faye's are ok, but the shakes are better. In the area, I prefer the burgers at Sequoia Drive-in, on Highway 88 at Red Corral Road. Beware of their garlic fries, tho...it's a monster order!

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