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“Decent burgers, but slightly overpriced”
Review of Five Guys

Five Guys
Ranked #124 of 425 Restaurants in Cape Coral
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Cape Coral, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
485 reviews
407 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 357 helpful votes
“Decent burgers, but slightly overpriced”
Reviewed November 18, 2013

My wife and I tried 5 Guys after her telling me the burgers were almost as good as Foster's. I'm glad I tried it, for I now know that Foster's is the place to go for good burgers for a good value.

5 Guys is a chain that seems to live off of touting that their french fries are cooked in peanut oil. Yes, the fries taste good, but most people go first for the burgers and second for the fries. Their burgers are good, no doubt, but nothing to rave about. In fact, I would not even put them in my top ten, ranking In and Out, Fatburger, Culver and Steak and Shake to be better burger chains, in addition to a half dozen other non-chain burger places throughout the country that provide a better tasting burger for a better value.

Compared to Foster's, their chief competition in this side of town, 5 Guys' burgers taste about the same but Foster's has a heavier char flavor that I personally enjoy. Most noticeable, however, is the fact that if you add the cost of a burger, fries and soda together, 5 Guys charges nearly $2.00 more than Foster's. So even if the burger tasted as good, it still wouldn't be as good a value.

I have no plans on going back.

  • Visited March 2013
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North Fort Myers, Florida
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120 restaurant reviews
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“Tasty Burgers”
Reviewed October 6, 2013

Decent staff, great burgers, yummy fries. It is in a good location, easy to get to!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Visited August 2013
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Brooksville, Florida
Level 6 Contributor
378 reviews
246 restaurant reviews
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“Love the Burgers”
Reviewed May 27, 2013

If you enjoy a real burger, I'm talking a juicy flavorful burger, Five Guys will not disappoint. The Little Burgers are plenty big enough, plus you get your choice of any of the free condiments including grilled onions or mushrooms, jalepenos. Fries are wonderful. You just need one order to split between two people. They have malt vinegar for your fries, too!
I've never had to wait long for food. The dining room is clean. People who work here are pleasant.
Get out of the drive-thru lane and come on in side for a truly delicious burger experience.

  • Visited May 2013
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