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.
Freddy's Frozen Custard & Steakburger
Pei Wei Asian Diner
This article also appeared in the August 2014 issue of Consumer Reports magazine.