This Is the Most Hated Fast Food Chain in America

Despite its ubiquity, Americans say this is their least favorite convenience restaurant.

Americans disagree on innumerable issues, from politics to sports to the correct pronunciation of the word "caramel." However, there's one issue Americans are more than willing to come together on: proclaiming their disdain for one particularly maligned fast food restaurant. A new poll, which was compiled by data from The Daring Kitchen, scanned mentions of hated fast food restaurants in over 180,000 geotagged tweets. The results, posted by CBS affiliate KUTV, found that there was one fast food chain in particular that drew the most backlash from customers: Burger King. In fact, the burger chain, which has more than 7,200 locations in the U.S., was found to be the most hated fast food chain in 15 separate states.

However, Burger King was far from the only fast food chain to earn some considerable ire from its patrons. The poll tracked mentions of Burger King, McDonald's, Taco Bell, Wendy's, Arby's, KFC, Jack in the Box, and White Castle, revealing which chain scored the lowest marks in each state. Read on to discover which fast food chain is the least popular where you live. And for the store people get frustrated with the most, check out This Store Has the Worst Customer Service in America.

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Alabama

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Most hated fast food chain: McDonald's

2
Alaska

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Most hated fast food chain: McDonald's

3
Arizona

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Most hated fast food chain: Jack in the Box

4
Arkansas

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Most hated fast food chain: Arby's

5
California

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

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6
Colorado

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Most hated fast food chain: McDonald's

7
Connecticut

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

8
Delaware

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

9
Florida

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Most hated fast food chain: Arby's

10
Georgia

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Most hated fast food chain: Arby's

11
Hawaii

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

12
Idaho

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Most hated fast food chain: Wendy's

13
Illinois

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Most hated fast food chain: Arby's

14
Indiana

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Most hated fast food chain: Wendy's

15
Iowa

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

16
Kansas

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

17
Kentucky

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Most hated fast food chain: Taco Bell

18
Louisiana

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

19
Maine

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

20
Maryland

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

21
Massachusetts

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Most hated fast food chain: KFC

22
Michigan

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Most hated fast food chain: McDonald's

23
Minnesota

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Most hated fast food chain: Taco Bell

24
Mississippi

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

25
Missouri

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Most hated fast food chain: Taco Bell

26
Montana

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Most hated fast food chain: McDonald's

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Nebraska

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Most hated fast food chain: McDonald's

28
Nevada

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Most hated fast food chain: Wendy's

29
New Hampshire

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Most hated fast food chain: McDonald's

30
New Jersey

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

31
New Mexico

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Most hated fast food chain: Wendy's

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New York

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Most hated fast food chain: Taco Bell

33
North Carolina

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

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North Dakota

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

35
Ohio

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Most hated fast food chain: White Castle

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Oklahoma

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

37
Oregon

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Most hated fast food chain: Taco Bell

38
Pennsylvania

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Most hated fast food chain: Taco Bell

39
Rhode Island

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Most hated fast food chain: KFC

40
South Carolina

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Most hated fast food chain: Taco Bell

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South Dakota

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Most hated fast food chain: McDonald's

42
Tennessee

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Most hated fast food chain: McDonald's

43
Texas

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Most hated fast food chain: KFC

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Utah

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Most hated fast food chain: Taco Bell

45
Vermont

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Most hated fast food chain: McDonald's

46
Virginia

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Most hated fast food chain: KFC

47
Washington

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Most hated fast food chain: McDonald's

48
West Virginia

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Most hated fast food chain: Burger King

49
Wisconsin

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Most hated fast food chain: Wendy's

50
Wyoming

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Most hated fast food chain: Taco Bell

 

 

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