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Cleanest fast-food restaurant dining areas in America

Consumer Reports readers offer feedback on the cleanliness of the dining area

Published: July 2014
A bucket of KFC chicken.

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Readers in Consumer Reports’ latest fast­-food survey‚ covering 96,208 meals at 65 chains, were generally quite pleased with the cleanliness of the dining area; three-quarters of respondents were completely or very satisfied. Only 4 percent were dissatisfied in some way. The top-of-the-list chains listed here were particularly sparkling. Conversely, two restaurants received subpar grades for cleanliness: CiCi’s Pizza and KFC.

 

 

Top of the list

Chick-fil-A
Culver’s
Firehouse Subs
Freddy’s Frozen Custard & Steakburger
Jason’s Deli
McAlister’s Deli
Panera Bread
Pei Wei Asian Diner
Schlotzsky’s
Smashburger
Whataburger

Bottom of the list

CiCi’s Pizza
KFC

Editor's Note:

This article also appeared in the August 2014 issue of Consumer Reports magazine.



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