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Mar 20, 2011 11:12 AM

Best milkshakes in the Bay Area?

Scott Herhold a columnist in the SJ Mercury Newspaper drank a bunch of shakes for his column Tues 3/15. The best they found was Val's Burgers in Hayward for good strawberry & cookies & cream. $5 ea for taste, thickness. Classic Burger in Los Gatos was tasty & cheap $2.50 for banana chocolate shake. They found Falafel Drive-In in SJ for $3 banana shake lumpy & inconsistent.

Your favorites?

Val's Burgers
2115 Kelly St, Hayward, CA 94541

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  1. Used to be that my favorite was the chocolate-banana milkshake at Rico's Diner, but I've read several downhill reports (though not about the milkshakes specifically) and speculation that there might have been an ownership change, though I've not confirmed this myself.

    Rico's Diner
    400 15th Street, Oakland, CA

    1. falafel drive in def. isn't my favorite milkshake, but i've always found the combo of falafel and milkshake to be unique and delicious

      1. Peninsula Creamery

        Palo Alto.
        Get the Chocolate Malt, extra thick.
        Memories of late nights in grad school....

        Peninsula Creamery
        900 High St, Palo Alto, CA 94301

        1. taylor's in st helena makes a good milkshake.

          Gott's Roadside
          933 Main St, Saint Helena, CA 94574

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          1. I had a pretty awesome Chocolate Malt at The Original Mel's in Berkeley

            Original Mel's
            171 Nut Tree Pkwy, Vacaville, CA 95687