How Do You Tell a Restaurant that their food sucks?

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  1. Lady Guinevere profile image59
    Lady Guinevereposted 5 years ago

    How Do You Tell a Restaurant that their food sucks?

    This is a fairly new restaurant in our area.  They told me their food is fresh, but it is canned and frozen. U cn tell the diff.  They told me that they also butter their buns and toast them on the grill.  They didn't do that when we went there yesterday.  The mashed potatoes were awful and they were not from real potatoes, they were from a box.  You can tell the difference.  The gravy was out of a can and that you can tell the difference also.  The corn was from a can and and I hate canned corn.  Onion Rings were frozen and not fresh.....

  2. PegCole17 profile image93
    PegCole17posted 5 years ago

    Have you ever watched the program Kitchen Nightmares with Gordon Ramsay? He tells Restaurant owners in no uncertain terms and with a lot of expletives. I wouldn't recommend that method. Trouble is, most people won't tell the restaurant owner, they just penalize the waiter/waitress on the tip for the kitchen's ineptitude or the owner's cheap food budget. It is amazing how people think they can fool people by telling them things are homemade when they aren't.

    1. Lady Guinevere profile image59
      Lady Guinevereposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I do watch that show and gave her the link to Restaurant Impossible.

  3. FatFreddysCat profile image97
    FatFreddysCatposted 5 years ago

    I have asked to see the manager in the past when I had a complaint about the food. If they're a reputable business then they usually try to do something to make it right for you.

    1. Lady Guinevere profile image59
      Lady Guinevereposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I was talking to the Manager.

    2. FatFreddysCat profile image97
      FatFreddysCatposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Well, in that case, go on Yelp or Foursquare or whatever other sites allow you to "review" restaurants and let others know of your poor experience there, word will get around and the restaurant will either shape up or close up.

    3. Lady Guinevere profile image59
      Lady Guinevereposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      I posted it on Yelp.  I don't think they read the comments about them on  I didnt want to make a new account, but there are some bad comments about their restaurant there.

  4. duffsmom profile image60
    duffsmomposted 5 years ago

    Carefully, after you have your food in hand lest someone do something nasty to it.  A letter to the owner after eating there might be the most effective way.

    1. DzyMsLizzy profile image94
      DzyMsLizzyposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Yes, you would already have the food in hand, in order to realize it 'sucks.'  I'd tell the manager, AND ask for the owner's contact information.  They refuse?  It's public record--you can find it.

  5. sallieannluvslife profile image84
    sallieannluvslifeposted 5 years ago

    Best way is to never go back and tell all your friends...they'll get your message loud and clear when their restaraunt is empty and they are losing money.

  6. The Examiner-1 profile image72
    The Examiner-1posted 4 years ago

    Call the waiter to the table, quietly tell him to remove the food it is not cooked. While he is doing that, gather who is at the table and leave.

    1. Lady Guinevere profile image59
      Lady Guinevereposted 4 years agoin reply to this

      They are out of business as of a few months ago.


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