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Jan 21, 2010 09:47 AM

How does everyone feel about Tommy's?

I love it and i would like you guys to share your feelings :)

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  1. A double chili cheeseburger, when done right at the right location, is literally perfection.

      1. The sorriest excuse for chili I ever tasted. If you don't care for chili on your burger, it's a good burger. If, like me, chili is a requirement, Fatburger is a much better choice. Actually, now that I think of it, Fatburger is better in every way. But then, I realize this is a religious discussion, so all opinions are correct.

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        1. re: farmertomato

          I have to go to Fatburger next time I'm in LA. I didn't know it was still there. I used to work in south Central and we'd make Fatburger runs for lunch - greasy, chili, fabulous. I can smell that greasy paper bag now.

          1. re: farmertomato

            Tommy's Burger chili is really unique. Not your regular stuff. It's even a tiny bit creamy, like there's a little soft chorizo and cream cheese in the mix. I LOVE IT !

            1. re: farmertomato

              The chili is perfect. If I'm having a burger, I don't want a lot of meat in my chili. That's redundant. Fatburger's chili is great for the chili cheese fries (some of the best I've had, in fact), but it has too much meat to complement a burger. Tommy's meat is also high quality, with not a lot of gristle ground into the meat like at most other places.

              My perfect fast food meal would be Tommy's burger, Fatburger's chili cheese fries, and an In-N-Out Chocolate shake.

              1. re: Hoc

                You DO realize that chili is really supposed to be all meat, spices and tomatoes? So, you want what? .................. tomato sauce with spices on your Tommy's burger? :o)

            2. I love Tommy's - although I have found I cannot eat it as often as I did in my teen years. I have found, though, that when I order the #2 (chili cheese burger combo) the best thing for me is to order it always no tomatoes, easy onions and pickles - chili on the side. That way, I can put whatever chili I want on the burger AND have chili fries and not have to pay extra (unless I ask them to put cheese on the side of chili). YUMMMMMMMMMM..............................

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              1. re: WildSwede

                When I went there in my lawschool days many years ago, ordering without the tomatio was called a sissy burger and if your teens are far enough behind you, you will remember they had no napkins.

                1. re: Hughlipton

                  Yeah. I am glad they have them now! That is the exact reason I get them sans tomato! ;-)

                  1. re: Hughlipton

                    Yeah, Hughlipton! Those were the days, eh?....when clean shirt and jeans were required for a reason! These days you can run into Taco Bell, kitty corner, to get your sissy napkins! :)

                2. Love it too - all the combined ingredients make it a heavenly mess!