Five Guys burgers tie with In-N-Out; McDonald's at the bottom of the McBarrel

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Consumer Reports gives Five Guys a high-five.
Consumer Reports takes on fast-food burgers in its October issue, and the results aren't good for the world's burger behemoth. The magazine asked 28,000 subscribers for their opinion on fast-food burgers, and McDonald's came in last -- by a margin much larger than a clown nose.

The highest-rated burgers? A tie between In-N-Out and Five Guys Burgers and Fries. In-N-Out is the cult classic from the West Coast (sadly, the closest the chain comes to Denver is New Mexico); Five Guys is an East Coast favorite that is developing quite a following out west and has opened several restaurants in Colorado, including two in Aurora and one in Lone Tree.

"In this case, the bigger-name burger wasn't better," Tod Marks, senior project editor for Consumer Reports told CBS. "The Five Guys patty was more flavorful, juicy and meat-tasting."

How does a burger not taste like meat? Ronald might have some 'splainin to do. Even though McDonald's has sold multiple billions of burgers, quantity doesn't necessarily equal quality.

Burgers from eighteen fast-food chains were rated on a scale from 1 to 10 -- from least delicious ever eaten to most delicious. The complete results will be available from Consumer Reports next month.

Location Info

Five Guys Burgers and Fries

2300 S. Parker Road, Aurora, CO

Category: Restaurant


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