Is the New McDonald's Quarter Pounder Any Good? 

A new burger has arrived. McDonald's limited-time Smoky BLT Quarter Pounder with Cheese premiered Monday to draw people away from the chicken sandwich wars.

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The "new" burger is a 100% beef quarter-pound patty, two slices of American cheese, applewood

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smoked bacon, tomatoes, lettuce, and smokey sauce on a toasted sesame seed bun.

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Priced at $7.99 for burgers and $10.99 for meals, with tax and tip (and higher in California), they are comparable to restaurant prices.nor quick-serve meals. 

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"For $2 more, I can get a 6 oz burger, a side, and a beer at my local nice-ish restaurant/bar," added a Reddit user.

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Although expensive, is it worth it? The Takeout says the new smokey burger is like the Quarter Pounder Deluxe ($5.29; $8.69). This version

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has bacon, a different sauce, and no onion. Do those changes justify $3? Bacon is costly, but is McDonald's pushing it?

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"The smokiness is front and center, lending sort of a backyard barbecue feel to the overall experience," The Takeout says. "Since the

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basic under-the-hood specs are good, the Smoky BLT Quarter Pounder is therefore pretty good too, even if it's not groundbreaking."

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Not revolutionary and pricey are terms for cash-strapped clients who don't want the same old for more money.

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