Top Ten Worst Things In Resturaunts

What are the most annoying things when visiting restaurants?

The Top Ten

1 Long Waiting Times

I can understand an hour or two waiting time if the food is prepared completely fresh. That is just natural. However, I have experienced some downright RIDICULOUS waiting times before in the past. One resturaunt I went to we ended up spending five hours in it overall; a good chunk of that was waiting for the food to come. Worst thing is that was only the main course.

A message to all future resturaunt managers and employees out there: people get bored. When you end up giving the customer you are serving a 4 hour waiting time it is very unlikely they will come again. Also, what the hell are you doing in there? Performing a ritual for the pigs you just slayed?

Who actually goes to a restaurant and expects complete freshness, when there are often over 50 people in its premises?

To those that ask me "but Raine, what about the slow cooking they have to perform? " Wouldn't it be common sense to put the slow cooker on prematurely and not when the consumer orders the ...more - RaineSage

No joke, I once had to wait over 2 and a half hours for my food. Other people were in and out in like, a half hour. And if that's not bad enough, I had the flu, so I was gagging every 5 minutes.

I'm so happy bout the buffet - Toucan

Been to the famous Beijing Peking Duck restaurant. Four hours, even with reservations. Reservations are made one month before hand.

Others like Amada's are one week reservations, plus two hours of waiting.

But many restaurants in which you have to wait r delish! - Silverfroststorm

2 Bad Food

When you feel like eating something at a quick place when you can't be bothered or can't cook yourself a meal, even as a romantic date or getaway, resturaunts are your best friends. However, when the food tastes like rotten shoes then it would be best to eat at an accomplice's house. - RaineSage

My dad found a dead spider in his drink once. - Popsicles

Especially after the waiting time. - DynamicDuo

Instant ramen saves the day. - Silverfroststorm

3 Hair in Food

Hair falling in food is often entirely accidental. The hygiene of the hair isn't. When the hair is covered in head lice and looks like it was dragged through the sewer a couple of times, do you think that would make them want to come back to the resturaunt again? I don't think so.

When talking about the actual hair in the food then try and wear hear nets in the future. Unless you cannot get your hands on one, which I very much doubt as you can find them in many clothing shops and hair shops, then you are simply being lazy. - RaineSage

4 Bad Service

Waiters need to be pleasant hearted, or at least put on some kind of believable act, in order to be considered good service to the customers. Why are you even in this job? You always walk around like you swallowed a hornet and try to succeed in a competition to be the most annoying person to walk the planet. If it is the only job open to you then TRY to at least be a little bit kinder to the customers. They are not trying to start a glaring contest.

You are only shooting yourself in the foot with the lack of tip money you will end up earning, and the fact that the manager won't be that amused with the customers you will be turning off from their complex again. - RaineSage

5 Dirty Tables and Eating Areas

Anything I can mention about this one that hasn't already been beaten to death by many other ranters and list makers out there? It is disgusting and makes you not want to eat the food, which is precisely what you went there for! - RaineSage

Well, I've been to a lot of high per class restaurants, like in China, Europe, and Spain. Holy cow everything is so squeaky clean! - Silverfroststorm

Yes this is the worst one once me and my family were at Micky d's (McDonald's) and there was dirt and mild on the tables really? This is the worst thing about a resteraunt

6 Over Expensive Prices For What The Food is

You all know what I mean. Those resturaunts that think people would like to spend a ludicrous amount for one small meal or batch of chips, honestly should reevaluate their judgement a little. - RaineSage

7 Crying Babies
8 Overratedness

You know what I mean. The public say they are good, accomplices recommend them, and in truth you wonder how they are considered so good. - RaineSage

9 Over Advertisement

Every time I get ice cream. The package shows it with tons and tons of chocolate or whatever is in it but when I open the container I'm like, "Where's the chocolate? " - RiverClanRocks

SAME. Where's the cookie dough in the cookie dough ice cream? Nowhere. We just put cookie dough to make it sound good.

When they do an ad and the food is excellent but you go there and is not the same

10 Overpreservation

Wait, this is bad?

The Contenders

11 Vermin

It is extremely unhygienic to have a bunch of mice running around when preparing food. - RaineSage

12 Smells Bad Everywhere
13 Bathroom


Hell in China I've been to a restaurant with a screen in front of you. It's like watching T.V. while your pooping there. - Silverfroststorm

14 Kids with Lack of Manners
15 Barking Dogs

Only service dogs, but they're mostly quiet.

16 Parents changing their kids' diapers at the table

Very common in Chinatown restaurants.

17 Frozen Food
18 Vomit
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