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Anybody try Earl of Sandwich in DT Disney?

js76wisco Nov 5, 2012 10:51 AM

Have heard mostly positive things from people who have tried in Vegas and other locales. Wondering if you did go how long was the line during lunch?

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    ns1 Nov 5, 2012 11:04 AM

    Friends went last week during soft opening, 2 hour wait.

    1.5 hours in line, 30 minutes for food. Same deliciousness. (not 2 hours worth of deliciousness IMHO)

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      js76wisco Nov 5, 2012 02:35 PM

      Yikes. 2 hours. I usually go when the park opens with my toddler. Will have to try one day when the wait is substantially less.

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        ns1 Nov 5, 2012 02:49 PM

        They had a promotion during the soft opening which may explain the super long lines.

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      ns1 Oct 14, 2013 06:28 PM

      the wifey brought me back some Earl's. That Original is SO FREAKING GOOD. It's like everything Arby's wished it could be.

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        Xan7hos Oct 14, 2013 10:03 PM

        I tried the original at DT Disney after hearing ravings from friends that had it in Vegas. The bread was very strange for me, almost like trying to be part baguette part sandwich white bread but it ended up being somewalk chalky in texture and taste (dense crumb, crust that lacks flavor and proper browning). I understand they are semi-baked and enter its final bake cycle in their moving oven (a la Quiznos sandwich baking). Definitely miles ahead of all fast food sandwich shops...but otherwise nothing extraordinary or stand out. Don't get me wrong, absolutely worth trying if your in the area and I would be ECSTATIC if someone brought it for me for breakfast lunch or dinner.

        Funny to note I just had an Arby's roast beef w/ cheese sandwich for the first time in nearly a decade and though it was microwaved from take out it was a strange experience...rubbery overprocessed meat slices, velveeta like cheese, characterless bun. Honestly it was everything I expected it to be and I think it had mostly to do with nostalgia but it was a very enjoyable sammich.

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          A5 KOBE Oct 14, 2013 10:47 PM

          I found the bread funky too. Not worth going to unless you are in the area and even then, I would probably go to wich'wich(sp?) just because of the customization.

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        ricepad Oct 22, 2013 12:57 PM

        There's no way I'd be able to eat in a place called "Earl of Sandwich" without wondering if the salads get a light vinegar and water dressing...

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          JeMange Oct 22, 2013 01:31 PM

          "Give me a sandwich and a douchebag and there is nothing I cannot do!"

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            ricepad Oct 22, 2013 02:03 PM

            Thank you for getting that reference!

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