The 11 Worst Fast Food Restaurants In America

The 11 Worst Fast Food Restaurants In America
The 11 Worst Fast Food Restaurants In America

The Worst Fast Food Restaurants In America, You should defiantly not eat at the following Restaurants if you care about your health and well-being.

Sure, it might seem like there’s a Starbucks or McDonald’s on every corner…but what’s even more ubiquitous than the coffee chain or iconic burger restaurant?

 

The  Worst Fast Food Restaurants In America

 

1. Sbarro

Sbarro
Sbarro

Consumer Reports’ Grade: 65/100
Sbarro, which specializes in New York-style pizza, placed exceptionally low on this year’s list because of its poor food quality and lack of freshness. The company filed for bankruptcy earlier this year – the second time it’s done so in about three years.

 

2. KFC

KFC
KFC

Consumer Reports’ Grade:  69/100
KFC’s food quality and freshness, value, and the cleanliness of its dining area all got bad reviews. The chain, which has famously sold its fried chicken in buckets since the 1950s, has restaurants throughout the country.

 

3. Church’s Chicken

church's chicken
church’s chicken

Consumer Reports’ Grade: 71/100
Church’s Chicken, also established in the 1950s, sells fried chicken, fries, biscuits and jalapenos. The chain, known as Texas Chicken outside the U.S., has more than 1,600 locations worldwide.

 

4. McDonald’s

McDonald's
McDonald’s

Consumer Reports’ Grade: 71/100
McDonald’s sells Americans nearly 1,500 burgers every minute, which it touts as being 100 percent USDA-inspected beef, free of preservatives, fillers, extenders, and so-called pink slime. But none of that prevents Consumer Reports’ readers from eating its food quality and freshness as one of the worst.

 

5. Burger King

Burger King Restaurant
Burger King Restaurant

Consumer Reports’ Grade: 71/100
Another burger giant chain fared poorly in the rankings, with mediocre food quality and freshness and wrong value for its food. Burger King, which debuted a Gay Pride Whopper this week, has about 13,000 franchised restaurants

 

6. CiCi’s Pizza

CiCi's Pizza
CiCi’s Pizza

Consumer Reports’ Grade: 72/100
CiCi’s Pizza, which launched in the 1980s in Plano, Texas, now has about 500 restaurants in 34 states. Although the chain received bad grades for the quality of its food and the cleanliness of its restaurants, it did okay with the speed of its service and politeness of its waiting staff.

 

7. Pizza Hut

pizza hut restaurant
pizza hut restaurant

Consumer Reports’ Grade: 73/100
One of the most famous pizza chains globally, Pizza Hut, was started by two brothers more than 55 years ago in Kansas. Now part of Yum! Brands has about 6,000 restaurants in the U.S.

 

8. Domino’s

Domino's Pizza
Domino’s Pizza

Consumer Reports’ Grade: 73/100
Another global pizza chain ended on the worst fast food restaurant list. Domino’s fared poorly on all criteria, including the quality of the food, the value of its food, the speed of its service and the cleanliness of its dining areas – but its wait staff received a relatively high mark for politeness.

 

9. Little Caesars

little caesars
little caesars

Consumer Reports’ Grade: 73/100
Pizza restaurant Little Caesars, which was started in Michigan more than 50 years ago, ranked especially low on the quality and freshness, despite advertising its fresh quality ingredients.

 

10. Taco Bell

Taco Bell
Taco Bell

Consumer Reports’ Grade: 73/100
The best-known Mexican fast-food chain in the country, Taco Bell, also ranked as the worst Mexican fast-food chain in America, receiving terrible grades for its mediocre food quality and freshness. It recently entered the breakfast market, going head to head with McDonald’s.

 

11. Panda Express

Panda Express
Panda Express

Consumer Reports’ Grade: 73/100
The only Asian fast-food chain on this list, Panda Express, allegedly offers gourmet Chinese cuisine, but the quality and freshness are only so-so, and its dishes are too pricey, according to the survey. Meanwhile, the quality of its service fared relatively well.