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by Anonymousreply 10906/15/2013

Courtesy Diner on South Kingshighway in St. Louis.




by Anonymousreply 102/23/2013


by Anonymousreply 202/23/2013

geez it must suck to live in a flyover state.

by Anonymousreply 302/23/2013

Great burgers. Great fries. What's not to like?

by Anonymousreply 402/23/2013

[quote]Great burgers. Great fries. What's not to like?

Having to go down the street to a different restaurant to get great burgers and fries.

by Anonymousreply 502/23/2013

[quote]geez it must suck to live in a flyover state.

It must suck to be such a pretentious twit that the conversation can't even turn to diner food without your trying to use it as an opportunity to trot out your tired, off-the-shelf queeny snobbery.


by Anonymousreply 602/23/2013

What's Red Robin?

by Anonymousreply 702/23/2013

They're fine -- nothing for little pee pees to tremble in indignation about...

by Anonymousreply 802/23/2013

It would be awesome if, for once, some of you guys would stop acting so above it all. I'm not a particular fan of chain restaurants, but they're fine for some and they won't hurt you if you eat in one from time to time. Calm down, get a Red Robin burger and fries and shut the fuck up.

by Anonymousreply 902/23/2013

I love watching fat people argue over which fast food is best!

by Anonymousreply 1002/23/2013

Not healthy. Why spend money eating out when tossing a salad together is so simple?

by Anonymousreply 1102/23/2013

I'm not fat. I'm 6'4" and 180lbs.

And there's a totally hot waiter at my local Red Robin who is extremely flirty with me. That's in addition to the decent food... I usually get the California wrap. The Bruschetta Chicken sandwich is pretty good too.

It's not like I eat there all the time. Once every 2 or 3 weeks maybe.

And the reality is -- a sad, sad reality -- is it's one of the best burger places in the area. And the fries ("steak fries") are pretty good as well. I don't eat French fries very often (they're so not healthy) but I make the occasional exception for these.

They also have good drinks. And bottomless raspberry lemonades in the summer really hit the spot.

by Anonymousreply 1202/23/2013

[quote]Why spend money eating out when tossing a salad together is so simple?

That has got to be one of the stupidest questions ever. Are you [italic]serious[/italic]??

by Anonymousreply 1302/23/2013

Red Robin! yuck! loud! full of breeders! fried slop!

Just another hog trough.

by Anonymousreply 1402/23/2013

[quote] tossing a salad together is so simple

Plus, you can get hepatitis, which is a fabulous diet.

by Anonymousreply 1502/23/2013

It would have been helpful, OP, had you told us to what you were referring or had linked to their website. I thought this thread was about a bird.

by Anonymousreply 1602/23/2013

R9, where do you think the term "prissy queen" comes from?

by Anonymousreply 1702/23/2013

...there are people who don't know what Red Robin is? Or have never heard their jingle?

by Anonymousreply 1802/23/2013

No, R18. In what part of the country are they in?

by Anonymousreply 1902/23/2013

We do not have "Red Robin" in my metropolitan area.

There is a hotel chain named Red Roof, but no Red Robin.

I too must assume it is another one of those flyover things like Piggly Wiggly and Shoneys

by Anonymousreply 2002/23/2013

Not to mention the Golden Corral

by Anonymousreply 2102/23/2013

I live in southern CT, hardly flyover territory, and we have Red Robin here. I go every once in a while and their burgers are delicious. I don't get these uptight queens who are so pissy about certain places to eat. If you want a quick meal and don't want to spend a lot of $$, I don't see what the big deal is. We also have a chain here called Friendly's that's been around forever and their burgers are also quite good.

by Anonymousreply 2202/23/2013

R11 because salads don't taste like fries, hush puppies, and burgers

by Anonymousreply 2402/23/2013

Hush puppies! Arggggh!

by Anonymousreply 2502/23/2013

R13, Yes I'm serious. It is very simple (and Healthy) to toss a salad together. Going out doesn't have to mean eating. My social doesn't revolve around restaurants.

by Anonymousreply 2602/23/2013

I love a lot of arugula tossed with craisins and almonds....with a splash of Italian dressing. Dinner.

by Anonymousreply 2702/23/2013

Almonds on salad? Let me guess. You wear flip flops, too.

Turkey or Black bean burgers to fill you up and eat healthy at the same time. Come on now.

by Anonymousreply 2802/23/2013

r26 Enjoying a homemade salad doesn't necessarily mean you have to quizzically ponder restaurant meals, as if they're some bizarre, incomprehensible ritual performed by the inhabitants of Mars.

by Anonymousreply 2902/23/2013

Anyone else like Backyard Burgers?

by Anonymousreply 3002/23/2013

I despise flip-flops and veggie burgers, r28!

by Anonymousreply 3102/23/2013

R30, all the Backyard Burgers around here disappeared. Which is too bad. They were expensive, but utterly delicious. Best burgers ever.

by Anonymousreply 3202/23/2013

Chain restaurants don't make me clutch my pearls quite as tightly as some on this thread, but ...

The one time I was in a Red Robin is was so fucking loud I had to leave. Dreadful music over the PA which only made the customers talk louder and then the hardwood floors, walls and ceilings were an acoustic nightmare.

So I never even got near the food.

by Anonymousreply 3302/23/2013

I don't go during the busy times, so I haven't had issues with noise.

by Anonymousreply 3402/23/2013

[quote] I live in southern CT, hardly flyover territory

Ghetto. Lots of ghetto in soconn.

by Anonymousreply 3502/23/2013

Somehow, I find R11 cute and naive.

by Anonymousreply 3602/24/2013

R20 - we have Red Robin here. Do you consider Seattle as "flyover country"?

by Anonymousreply 3702/24/2013

It's really good! The only place with planck/steak fries,YUM! The hookworm queens here,are the answer to the, "why are so many gay men single?" thread LOL!

by Anonymousreply 3802/24/2013

Mall food for after enduring the department stores.

Burger, fries, and a beer.

by Anonymousreply 3902/24/2013

I live in a smallish town that doesn't even have that. It would be a treat here.

by Anonymousreply 4002/24/2013

For those who've never heard of Red Robin, if you've been to Applebees, TGIFridays and that ilk, you've been to this chain.

As for Friendly's - I haven't been in years, but they're an ice cream chain, that sells meals, too. My recollection is that their burgers were pretty mediocre.

by Anonymousreply 4202/25/2013

No, R42, Red Robin is absolutely nothing like Applebees or TGIFridays. You're an idiot.

by Anonymousreply 4302/25/2013

Yeah, Southern Connecticut is so ghetto. I'll give you New Haven and Bridgeport, but everything else is the wealthiest area in the entire United States.

by Anonymousreply 4402/25/2013

Rather than being an idiot, I felt Red Robin's "ambiance" was on a par with those chains. There's nothing particularly remarkable about Red Robin to me was my point.

by Anonymousreply 4502/25/2013

We're talking about food, not "ambiance" ... and besides, the inside of Red Robin is nothing like Applebees. You really don't know what you're talking about.

by Anonymousreply 4602/26/2013

I've been in the Red Robin by me a couple times and hated it each time. I suppose the food was okay but it was packed with a somewhat low-brow crowd - the sort who thinks it's fine dining and can't wait until payday to eat there.

by Anonymousreply 4702/26/2013

I like Red Robin. They have a nice variety of burger styles. The burgers are huge and comes with unlimited fries. When I go, I'll split a burger and fries. It is very kid friendly so I don't normally go on the weekend.

by Anonymousreply 4902/26/2013

They are not bad, but I'll have my burger at Flemings or Ruth's Chris or another very nice local restaurant if I want to pay those prices.

by Anonymousreply 5002/26/2013

I don't care about it one way or the other but it is super-funny if you're there and that dude in the big Red Robin suit stops by your table. It goes from a hamburger-for-lunch spot into the set of a Fellini film in about five seconds.

by Anonymousreply 5102/26/2013

R50, Flemmings & Ruth's Chris have far better food in general, and their food is MUCH more expensive, including the burgers.

At least at Red Robin, you get free refills on fries and raspberry-lemonade :)

by Anonymousreply 5202/26/2013

Does anyone remember that elderly woman who wrote that restaurant review for the local Oliver Garden? It was in Minnesota or something. She was famous for 5 minutes. This thread reminded me of her.

by Anonymousreply 5302/26/2013

There is no Red Robin near me (I am also in CT) but I've seen the commercials. If it was more like Friendly's I'd try it. Applebees or TGIF, not so much.

R11, I work to make money, to have money to spend. Sometimes I don't feel like making food at home. I want someone to give me choices, make my food, bring it to me and take it away when I am done. For this I happily pay them money.

by Anonymousreply 5402/26/2013

I like the bacon guacamole burger, personally.

The California Chicken Sandwich is good too (also with bacon and guacamole).

by Anonymousreply 5502/26/2013

Cheddar's is my favorite, but Red Robin isn't bad. Something we can all agree on, though: NYC is dead.

by Anonymousreply 5602/26/2013

Just tried their fried shrimp... it was really good.

by Anonymousreply 5703/04/2013

Why spend money eating out when all of your nutritional needs can be met with an intravenous drip?

by Anonymousreply 5803/04/2013

[quote] local Oliver Garden

LOVE their gruel!

by Anonymousreply 5903/04/2013

The food's OK, but i hate the way it's served. If I go to a sit-down restaurant, I want my burger served on a plate, not in a plastic basket.

by Anonymousreply 6003/04/2013


by Anonymousreply 6103/04/2013

I get their California wrap, but substitute diced grilled chicken for the processed sliced turkey.

It's great.

by Anonymousreply 6204/12/2013

Love their fries, love their shrimp, they have great chicken sandwiches, and their wraps are good too. Oh yeah, and their burgers are decent if not exceptional.

What's not to like? Free refills on the strawberry lemonade!

by Anonymousreply 6304/15/2013

I go to the one near me in northern NJ and the food is pretty good. Parmesan fries are great, in fact. However, the service ranges from mildly inattentive to infuriating regardless of how busy it is, so I need to really be craving Red Robin to actually eat there.

by Anonymousreply 6504/15/2013

I know for a fact I can get a cheeseburger and fries at Flemings for $10. Probably not Ruth's Chris.

by Anonymousreply 6604/15/2013

Daycare center with hamburgers.

by Anonymousreply 6704/15/2013

R65, at my local Red Robin, the service is soemwhere between amazing (there are two really hot very attentive and flirty male waiters there), to 'suffocating' (I had one waiter stopping by every two minutes to ask if I needed anything... Jesus, go away)

by Anonymousreply 6804/15/2013

OP, I'm with you. Their fries are great when dipped into ranch dressing (No, I'm not fat! I just don't eat it every day...or even month).

by Anonymousreply 6904/15/2013

I have never eaten there. Maybe one day.....

by Anonymousreply 7004/16/2013

R4 writes:

[quote]Great burgers. Great fries. What's not to like?

The prices.

Red Robin was a rip-off back around 1997, when I first went there. Burgers and fries were already up to about $10.

They were pioneers of their time.

by Anonymousreply 7104/16/2013

R14 lives alone....totally alone.

by Anonymousreply 7204/16/2013

[quote]hookworm queens

Uh, what?

by Anonymousreply 7304/16/2013

R71, it's not that expensive. Free refills on drinks and fries, and the burgers are big and good. Hell, McDonald's will set you back $6-7 for a meal these days, spending $11-12 at Red Robin for a propr sit-down place with far better food and more options, isn't that bad at all.

by Anonymousreply 7404/16/2013

They're the only place around here that has raspberry milkshakes...

by Anonymousreply 7504/16/2013

Umm,[R73],...a queen who looks like she has hookworm. Like McCauly Kulkin in Party Monster,like Marilyn Manson,w/or w/o makeup,like Gina Davis' little boy in The Accidental Tourist,like Anne Hathaway before she dies in Les Miserables,like the exhausting gay shemales who ALWAYS have to post about how healthy they eat (thereby implying how thin they are,and as such,superior to the rest of us) every time they spot a thread about food that non-anal retentive people eat! Like you! Does that clear it up for you dear?

by Anonymousreply 7604/16/2013

Seems that OP's imagination is as small as his world. Every two or three weeks? Really?

Never heard of Red Robin or seen commercials. I've heard of Red Lobster, though.

Why support a big chain and big agribiz factory food where the workers with forced smiles don't get healthcare -- when you could probably get a better burger at a locally-owned joint?

You can get the best burger and fries you've ever had at this place...

by Anonymousreply 7704/16/2013

There was a red robin commercial a few years ago that had a hot boy in it.

by Anonymousreply 7804/16/2013

[quote]There was a red robin commercial a few years ago that had a hot boy in it.

It's this one.

by Anonymousreply 8004/16/2013

[R79],Please read [R76].

by Anonymousreply 8104/16/2013

r80, there were no hot guys in that commercial. One was a child, the other was pear-shaped and blah looking.

by Anonymousreply 8204/16/2013

Oh shut your old prissy ugly face r82. The boy behind the curtain was hot. But yeah, we all know you could never get with anyone that hot.

by Anonymousreply 8304/16/2013

Somebody please give R84 another radish. I think he's starving to death.

by Anonymousreply 8504/16/2013

r84, the fact that you so naturally used the word "queen" tells us all we need to know about you.

by Anonymousreply 8604/16/2013

r87's used of "tired" is another giveaway. You're revealing far more than you seem to know.

by Anonymousreply 9004/16/2013

R90 = apparently working for the Psychic Friends Network. She knows ALLLLLLL sorts of things about me!

by Anonymousreply 9104/16/2013

r91, NO ONE uses the term "tired" that way except a certain kind of person. They are always boner killers

by Anonymousreply 9204/16/2013

Thanks for the free reading, Miss Cleo.

by Anonymousreply 9304/16/2013

They have the best ketchup too.

by Anonymousreply 9404/16/2013

Kindly shut the fuck up, r77.

by Anonymousreply 9504/16/2013

Food Nazis are so fucking tedious... so closed-minded, judgmental, and such bitchy hateful harpies.

by Anonymousreply 9604/16/2013

Kindly eat shit, r95. Oh, wait. You already are.

by Anonymousreply 9704/16/2013

(NOT BRACKETING,JFC!!!),dear r79,r84,r87,r88,r89 JESUS FUCKING CHRIST!?!? One of the reasons you are thin and yet alone,is you are the sort of person who is not satisfied with being practically perfect in every way. You are pathologically compelled to impose your perfection on other people. Case in point: extolling the virtues of good nutrition and healthy food,on threads about fast/junk/unhealthy food. I recognize your shrill sanctimonious preaching from the McDonalds thread(among others). It took me awhile to learn to control these same impulses myself. Once I realized people avoid the person who always has THE ANSWER TO A QUESTION NOBODY ASKED,I began to catch myself closing my mouth just before I felt myself about to put my two cents worth into the conversation. Sometimes people just want to talk about onion rings,or bacon,without some Debby Downer Jr. ranting about carcinogens and salt! YUM!?

by Anonymousreply 9804/16/2013

God bless you, R98. Thank you.

by Anonymousreply 9904/16/2013

Kindly take the stick out of your ass, r97.

Your mood will improve.

by Anonymousreply 10004/17/2013

bump for R98

by Anonymousreply 10104/17/2013

[quote]When people are saying, "I treat myself with really cheap food" it says VERY DEEP things about how they seem themselves, and how they value themselves. And that is what is making you really angry.

No, actually it doesn't. Apparently it makes YOU so angry you can't keep from balling your fists and pounding out shrill screeds on your keyboard, and it says things VERY DEEP about what a horrible, annoying person you are.

You're projecting.

by Anonymousreply 10304/17/2013

R104, take your own advice.

by Anonymousreply 10504/17/2013

Yeah, r103 is spot on.

by Anonymousreply 10704/17/2013

I know crazy's going to be home from her job at the nursing home,any minute. So, I'm wondering how to tell her it's boyfriend is doing the neighbor while she's at work. Also,it is not normal to drink a whole bottle of Pinot Noir by yourself,on "school nights"!?

by Anonymousreply 10804/17/2013

great fries!

by Anonymousreply 10906/15/2013
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