Call me shocked, but the Garlic Herb Fries from Jack in the Box did not live up to the marketing pictures. Take a look at the advertised vs actual.

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To be fair to Jack in the Box, the three fries that actually had the garlic oil were pretty good. To be even more honest, the fries themselves were cooked really well. I liked it. The garlic wasn’t overpowering and tasted real (not just garlic powder), there were some genuine green herbs, and it wasn’t too salty.

Would I order them again? Heck, I don’t know…maybe? I don’t eat a lot of fast food and I wouldn’t make a special trip, but the garlic is definitely an enhancement to the regular fry so I’d say “why not?”.

I’m not going to do a whole lot of fast food fries on this blog, but when special promotions come around like this I’ll try to make a point of checking them out, see if they’re something special. This was decent, and I’ll give it a 4.5 out of 7. Had they tossed the fries instead of dumping a tiny label of sauce they might have been a 5. Even a 5.5. As arbitrary as my ratings are I have to draw a line somewhere.

Sampled on 7/30/2016 at Jack in the Box in Lynnwood, Washington. $2?

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