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Mad Money Mailbag: Restaurant Stock Appetite

Cramer likes best-of-breed Darden Restaurants.

Editor's note: The following are questions received from viewers of "Mad Money," seen every day at 6 p.m. EST on CNBC.

What do you think of the recent rise in shares of Jack in the Box (JBX) ?-- Thomas from Texas

James J. Cramer:

Good little quick-service joint, if they're in your area. Funny commercials, too! That said, this chain is not the best in breed -- so I'm not bullish on the stock here.

I'd rather go a little further upscale to

Darden Restaurants

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