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“Quality Food For A Fast Food Joint”
Review of Steak 'n Shake

Steak 'n Shake
Ranked #14 of 101 Restaurants in Galesburg
Cuisines: American, Fast food
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Dining options: After-hours, Takeout
Description: Steak 'n Shake, a classic American brand, was founded in 1934 in Normal, Illinois by Gus Belt who pioneered the concept of premium burgers and milkshakes. For over 80 years, the company's name has been symbolic of its heritage. The word "steak" stood for steakburger. The term "shake" stood for hand-dipped milkshakes. Gus was determined to serve his customers the finest burgers and shakes in the business. Today, Steak 'n Shake remains the "better burger" leader, serving premium 100% beef steakburgers, hand-dipped milkshakes, thin crispy fries, and more. Steakburgers are made without preservatives or artificial ingredients, topped with fresh produce, and always hand-crafted to order. Other classics include the Frisco Melt, 7x7, Prime Steakburgers, and fan favorite M&M milkshakes.
Reviewed 13 December 2017

When it comes to quality in food, their usually isn't much of that when it comes to fast food. But is Steak 'n Shake really a fast food restaurant? I'm not sure if you can call it fast food. It's more like food served fast; fast considering everything is made to order, unlike McDonald's where everything is usually sitting in a pan of water keeping warm (or however the technique they use to keep things warm).

Steak 'n Shake uses good quality ingredients and meat in their burgers. When you place your order, it doesn't take very long to get it. Everything is made to order and served fresh and fast.

Their prices are very reasonable as well. They have the traditional dine in as well as the drive thru and take out as well. They even have an app where you can pre-order and pick it up in the drive-thru or carry out.

I had their Origninal Double Cheese Steakburger with a side of fries for $3.99. I had also ordered a side salad. You can not touch this type of meal, nor the quality at a traditional fast food joint like McDonald's.

If it is quality food at a fair price that you want, then Steak 'n Shake is where you want to go. Good food made to order. Exactly how food should be. Oh, did I mention that they are open 24 hours a day too? Now, who could ever pass up a place like that!

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Reviewed 17 November 2017

Stopped by early on a Thursday afternoon waited a while to be seated although not many tables taken. Food arrived hot and the shakes were delicious.

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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The wife and I love an early supper. Service is great. Several college kids working here so I tip a little extra. Ladies take a sweater as it seems it's always cool in side!

Thank ronniearnold3
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

I ordered the Hamburger (w/o bun) and had a Raspberry Chocolate Chip shake. I was a little worried it would be too much and keep me bouncing off the ceiling, but it was awesome.

Thank 2DALOU
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Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

2 business associates and I are here last week. We all had different meals and it came timely, hot and tasty. We were surprised as it was the lunch hour. The help was friendly and quick. If you just need a common lunch. Stop there.

Thank Kira-nerece
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