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"Jack in the Box closing nearly 70 Qdoba restaurants"

donw9876 Jun 19, 2013 10:43 AM


I've never really enjoyed eating at any of the counter service burrito places. Chipotle, Qdoba, and the favorite of this board, Hot Head Burritos :).

They all make me feel hurried and hassled when I have to pick ingredients at top speed while there's a line of people behind me. I don't even get this feeling at Subway which has a similar service format.

The Qdoba I've been to locally always seems much less "personable" than any other fast food restaurant. So, no big surprise.

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  1. mrbigshotno.1 RE: donw9876 Jun 20, 2013 02:45 PM


    1. mrsbuffer RE: donw9876 Jun 20, 2013 03:02 PM

      Good. They suck. Went one time in Rockville MD and they served my husband partially cooked chicken. I mean, it was friggin pink. Never went back, never will.

      1. monkeyrotica RE: donw9876 Jun 21, 2013 07:09 AM

        Fast casual taco chains serve a broad niche: they're less revolting than Taco Bell but not as scary authentic as real-deal tacquerias that serve menudo and tripe. Still, places like Moe's and Baja Fresh seem to be closing left and right. Maybe it's the economy. Or maybe people don't want to pay extra for "fresh" food that tastes like nothing.

        1. Boston_Otter RE: donw9876 Jun 21, 2013 10:23 AM

          When a friend of mine recently said that he loved going to Qdoba, everyone in the vicinity looked at him like he was insane and said "Why!?"

          1. RealMenJulienne RE: donw9876 Jun 24, 2013 01:35 PM

            Qdoba: a bland, lousy Chipotle with nachos. Good riddance.

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