Whether you're a UTA agent, a Hooters girl, a UCLA undergrad, Reese Witherspoon, a Nike ambassador or an ArcLight usher, chances are you've probably taken down your fair share of In-N-Out
burgers. You already know about In-N-Out's Not So Secret Menu
, but do you know how to crank that Animal Style Double-Double up to beast mode? We tapped some of the city's most prominent palettes—chefs like Michael Voltaggio, Brooke Williamson and Mei Lin—for their go-to orders. There's even something for your furry friend!
The classic Double-Double. Image courtesy of @perapayan
Scratch, Frankland's Crab and Co., Woodley Proper
The order: “My go-to order is far from normal: Double-Single (two meat, one cheese) with lettuce, tomato and onion ONLY, Protein Style with fried mustard. It’s a real game changer.”
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The order: “Easy, I’m old-school Double-Double Animal Style, with Animal Style extra crispy fries."
Winner of Knife Fight season 1
The order: "I generally order a Double-Double Animal and Protein Style and fries well done, with an Arnold Palmer."
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The Church Key
The order: “Since I race triathlons throughout the year and eat like a fat kid most of the time anyway, I make it a point to reward myself with a proper In-N-Out meal, especially after big races. I order two Double-Doubles Animal Style, fries well done, a strawberry shake and an Arnold Palmer with extra lemons.”
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Winner of Top Chef Season 12
The order: "Extra toasted hamburger with whole grilled onion, pickles and chopped chilis. Also, fries lite well."
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Mexicali Taco, Salazar Mexican Food, 11 Westside
The order: “Double-Double with extra tomato, grilled onion and raw onion, Protein Style. Regular fries and a rootbeer. I never, ever drink soda of any kind ... unless it’s with a burger and it’s gotta be a root beer."
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Owner of Same Same Thai
The order: “I usually go for a Double-Double Animal Style with chopped chilis and fries extra crispy. I also order a strawberry shake."
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The Mar Vista
The order: “3x3 with extra pickles, extra sauce and yellow chopped peppers only. Delicious!!! Try it.”
Boneyard Bistro, SOCA
The order: “My go-to is a Double-Double Animal Style with raw and grilled onions, well-done fries, and pink lemonade.”
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Winner of Top Chef Season 14, Playa Provisions, The Tripel
The order: "Number 1 Animal Style and Protein Style."
Owner of Tinfoil, Nighthawk
The order: “Animal Style Double-Double, no lettuce, no tomato, add raw onion and extra cheese. I get my fries well done and add on an ice water because I like to be healthy.”
The order: "Hamburger Protein Style with grilled onions, a Neapolitan shake and fries with extra ketchup. If Felix (my beloved Bichon) is with me, I also order a pup patty (just a single, no salt patty!)."
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The order: “My order is a 3x3 animal style burger with whole grilled onions, fries medium well done. In a separate bag, my wife orders a Double-Double, no spreads, raw onion, chopped pepperoncini with a double toasted bun cut in quarters."
The order: “A Double-Double burger prepared animal and protein style off of In-N-Out’s secret menu. A must!”
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Alma at The Standard, Hollywood
The order: “Pretty basic, Double-Double, fries and a vanilla shake.”
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Hanjip Korean BBQ, Seoul Sausage Co.
The order: “Double-Double just meat ‘n cheese. Animal fries well done and a Neapolitan shake. Side of spread and yellow peppers.”
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Little Meats LA
The order: "Double-Double with both kinds of onions, chopped chilis and an extra toasted bun."
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The order: “Double-Double, Animal Style with extra crispy fries”
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The order: "I [Lauren] order a cheeseburger with a mustard-grilled patty with extra cheese, grilled onions and extra chilies. Peter goes for a Double-Double Animal-Style with chilies and a Diet Coke. Then, we share an Animal-Style fries and a Neopolitan milkshake."
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Arden Shore is the editorial director at Citizine. She orders a Number 1 Animal Style with raw onions, whole grilled onions, chopped chilis and an extra toasted bun. Fries well done. Follow her on Instagram at @ardyparty.