Let’s say a woman has been driving for three hours; she’s hungry and could use a bathroom stop. Where does she pull off the highway? That may depend on what her gas gauge reads. But if she doesn’t need to stop at a gas station, she could be stopping at a conveniently located fast-food joint. And bathroom cleanliness may factor into her choice.
So which leading quick-service chains have the best—and worst—bathrooms, according to consumers?
Recent customers rated quick-service restaurant bathroom cleanliness in a Technomic Consumer Brand Metrics survey. On average, fewer than half (47.4%) of customers say the fast-food restaurant’s bathroom they recently frequented was very clean, suggesting that many chains have room to improve.
Click through to uncover the five cleanest and five least-clean chain bathrooms, according to the percentage of recent customers who said the brand did a “very good” job of offering clean restrooms.