ANSWERS: 46
  • My margarita was crunching in my teeth. When I removed what was crunching, it was fine pieces of glass. I think a glass must have broken into the ice and the ice and glass went into the blender and that was my drink.
  • My belt got stuck and I really needed the loo, and the incredibly attractive waiter had to cut me out of my belt, which was incredibly mortifying to a 13 year old. I was with my cousin Lizzy, and she still pisses herself laughing at the memory to this day
  • I got salmonella from clams a few years ago. Talk about misery.
  • I once was working as a waitress in a bar when one of our regulars, a mildly retarded man, apparently swallowed his garnish (?!) (I never did really get how he could do that.) The garnish was a HUGE quarter of an orange with a cherry sworded on. A manager did CPR and the orange went FLYING across the bar like a deadly missile. A little bit of vomit afterwards. And...you know you LOVE it when your friends see you vomit on yourself. Oh yes, and of course, I didn't eat oranges for years.
  • A restaurant in Oslo, Norway. Me and my GF came over to visit while we were living in London, went to what was supposed to be a great fish restaurant yet they had no fish on the menu! We then proceeded to order our food, 2 of their famous big burgers, mine without mushrooms (I have a mild allergy to them). The waitress brings over our food, I immediatly see I have mushrooms so ask for a diffrent plate, she takes it to a food trolly and puts it down, about 30 minutes later I call over to her (I have seen her the whole time and she had not told anyone about it) asked her about my food, she said sorry and went and got the plate she put down, scrapped the mushrooms into the bin then brought the plate back to me! I got up, told her to shoove the food up her *ÆÅ#, grabbed my girlfriend and walked off without paying the bill and after having drank a full bottle of wine, eaten 2 starters (which were quite good) and my GF had finished her meal! I will never go back again!
  • Being totally ignored by our waitress while she doted on my husband.....what she didn't realize was that I was paying for that meal and it showed in her tip....nothing...but I had the good manners to tell her why.
  • was sitting in a nice place enjoying my meal and three guys came in and rob the place and all the customers. I have always kept my money hidden and they only got away with a few bucks of my money but they did scare a lot of people.
  • I was in a restaurant and my husband's meal arrived and mine never did. We waited an hour. People kept saying it was on the way but it never arrived. Finally, we left and we never went back.
  • We had a girls night out at a local restaurant. Everything we ordered they were out of, when we finally found something thay had, it took over an hour to get, asked for the check... another 20 minute wait, asked to talk with the manager.. he was out at the moment, food tasted like cardboard... but the beer was cold... and always served in a timely manner by the bar tender who comp'd us severeal rounds, we managed to make the whole night one long joke.
  • My family went to a chinese restaurant after the Chinese New Year Parade. They were pretty busy. We had our three kids with us. The service was a little slow but not too bad. The waiter was a little rushed and hard to understand. The real kicker though was when my food came it was the wrong dish. I ordered almond chicken. I corrected the waiter and he basically said, "I brought you sweet and sour chicken instead, then walked off." I wasn't going to get my almond chicken.. Perhaps its wasn't the "worst experience" at that point in the meal it became rather comical..It had become a running joke at our house..
  • 2 years ago at a Bennigan's. Great food....the WORLD'S Worst service and S..l...o...w..... There was a convention in town but they hadn't prepared or just didint' want to prepare for many people. There were tables open but what? Not enough servers working??? We had to wait over an hour they told us before a table would be ready. SO we went up to our room to change clothes and rest. Came down. Still not ready. There were lots of empty tables. The night was early still. They were having a special for the night and we really wanted that. In another 1/2 hour we finally got seated. The waitress came immediately and asked for our drink orders and gave us time to read the menu. She didnt' come back for over 1/2 hour. FINALLY we got her to come over and we ordered. It took forever for the food to get there. Went through the same thing for dessert. Then we had to practically twist someone's arm to get our check. If we had been able to leave the hotel and go somewhere else we wold have. But this was the only available place. We complained but the manager didnt' see the problem. And this is a place where they advertise a quick lunch or it's free. Apparently they are different at dinner time. We checked online and just about everyone has had bad service from them, all over the country. It must be them, the way they run their business. TOo bad, because their food was pretty good, for once. I usually don't like chain food but theirs was very good.
  • this didn't happen to me but to my friend's mom. ok so they went out to eat at a nice place and she ordered a salad. Well she took a few bites and then suddenly cruched onto something hard- so she spit it out and sure enough it was something metal (not sure what it was) anyway so she calls the waiter over and he apoligizes and brings back a second salad. Well she took a few bites of this and started choking on a piece of hair- and she looked inside the salad and found a few more peices of hair- so she obviously wasn't going to eat it and she asked to speak with the manager- well needless to say- she didn't have to pay for dinner and they didn't go out to that place again. ok I'm sorry for the long answer but I thought of two more stories when my mom was younger she went out to a burgers and fries place with her family and when she bit into her burger she found a washer :( Last story, I was there- My sister and I were at mickey d's and she had like a cheeseburger or something and she would always take the pickles out of her burgers. Well she opened up the burger to find two nicely formed bites in the patty- we sent it back but we still don't know who the hungry worker was-lol
  • Whiskey Creek in Sioux City, IA. (It's was either replaced by a different restuarant or had it's name changed.)
  • A friend and I had gone to lunch at a resturant in Thousand Oaks years ago and had order the special of the day. When we got it, the food was still cold we sent it back 3 times to have it heated up which they never really did. All the waitress would do was set our plates under the heatlamps. Well my friend and I left without even paying for our food at all. I have since moved from there and have never been back.
  • The guy I went out with dumped me for our waitress.
  • New Years Eve, Dhaka Bangladesh. A bloody westerner out of his mind on Ganja started bullying the waiters and staff in the small roadside teahouse myself and a German buddy were whiling away the time in. He ensured our involvement when he spat at a waitress. A big fight ensued that resulted in lots of broken stuff, screaming and blood spatters (Thank God AIDS was not as widespread then as it is now) and police and military types getting over-excited when they finally arrived. Harald and I ended up paying the fifty quid or so the damages cost and the witnesses then insisted on us staying half the night drinking endless cups of (free) Chai....but it was a dampner I can tell you....
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  • It was at Red Lobster ...which is really sad because I love seafood. They brought my girlfriend the wrong meal three fucking times! She pointed at a table tree when ordering her meal so it should have been a foolproof order, ...I mean there was only one special on the little paper deal. We left a 46¢ tip, I'm surprised her meal was even on the bill.
  • Once my family and I were at a restaurant and there was this huge cockroach on the wall. I called the waitress and she came over, crushed the insect with her foot, and left it stuck on the wall, guts and all! She served us the food but we understandably lost our appetites.
  • Fuddrucker's.. when they refused to bring me my apple pie a la mode.
  • It is difficult to go out with my grandfather. He hasn't been well lately and generally menaces the waitresses. He'll be grumpy and wave his cane around and gripe about the coffee. He thinks two dollars is a good tip. We have tried and tried to explain to him how wait staff is paid, but he doesn't get it. So I always sneak extra tip. When we were at Chi Chan's, I slipped a few dollars under my plate, feeling like a genius until the waitress picked up my plate, leaving the money there in plain view. I got a lecture. Boy, did I get a lecture. I excused myself to the restroom while he paid the bill and slipped the poor waitress some more money.
  • i don't know if it was the restuarants fault but i was on medication and i had some chinese food from a take out.. lets just say i spent the next 2 days in the bathroom
  • I ordered 'fish of the day' off the menu, & out came a plate full of whitebait (tiny little minnows deep fried whole, guts & poop & everything still intact!) I gingerly bit into one of them, but they were gritty & I could see their ahem 'poop' still inside. (it was sandy & gritty & awful) I left the plate & paid the bill for it- $80.00. Next day I got told that whitebait was what you buy at the petstore for your cat to eat. Not something an expensive restaurant should serve.. Uck.
  • Max and Erma's in Rochester Hills, Michigan. I ordered a salad there and there was a RUBBER GLOVE in the bottom of the bowl. I ran to the bathroom I was so disgusted and almost vomited all over the giant bathtub they fill with ice cream condiments.
  • Being totally ignored by all of the 5 waitresses that passed by our table and passing the manager who was watching the whole time to hear not a peep from him to "Why are you leaving?" Not a single ounce of help from that restuarant. Never going back.
  • In France my family and I dumped a dish on the floor and a bottle of wine and a bottle of water all over ourselves. We weren't expecting what we ordered to be looking at us, and we all got sick in some way afterwords. It was like the perfect storm of terrible experiences.
  • The Vinegar had about 5 flies floating inside it and my sister, very young at the time, started shouting "THERE'S FLIES IN THE VINEGAR, THERE'S FLIES IN THE VINEGAR". The resturant promptly became empty.
  • I went to boston pizza before.......thats it, boston pizza sucks
  • Once my Grandma and I were eating at a local breakfast joint, and we both had waffles. My grandma almost finished hers and found a dead fly inside.
  • I like steak, and I like sauted onions but they need to mix in my stomach, not on my plate. I ordered sauted onions on the side and they brought it out with the onions (and all of the greese) dumped on top of my steak. I was not a happy camper.
  • I have a few stories so... 1)We went to a Craker Barrel and the whole day my brother had been complaining about his stomach(I think ya'll see where this story is going) Anyways, my mom kept telling him it was because he was hungry cause we hadn't had breakfast yet. So, we get our food and start eating then all of a sudden my brother starts throwing up. This is the first time he's ever really puked we all sat there astonished. My dad grabs him and brings him to the bathroom and the poor waiter had to clean up our table and everything. We paid for the meal and eat nothing. We were very embaressed because there were people around us. 2)My mom had scalding hot coffee spilled on her at a Waffle House. 3)There's multiple other stories about too slow service, or just bad service.
  • And I thought army food was swill until I read some of these poor peoples experiences! I guess I've had a gourment life so far!
  • A buddy and I were eating lunch at a pizza joint and this little toddler came toddling by and plopped down on his bottom and a huge load of poop squished out of his diaper and splattered our shoes.
  • Well my experience has nothing really to do with the resturaunt or resturaunt staff specifically. Rather this had to do with a jackass Patron who let his girlfriend go out looking like a hooker then got pissed cause some guy had the nerve to keep staring. Anyway this was about 6 years ago I was at a diner in Bensonhurst Brooklyn with my now ex wife and my son who was lik almost 5 at the time. We were sitting at a table waiting for our food to comewhen in walks about 4 or 5 guys and sat in a booth across from us and one ofdd the guys in the group had been staring right directly behind me so I looked over too to see what was up. At the table behind us was a young couple in thier late teens or early 20's. It was a hot summer night and the girl was wearing what appeared to be a very tiny bikini top and lets just say she had to be at least a 40 or 42 D Cup and everything was spilling out everywhere. Anyway her boyfriend or hubby finally caught on to what was happening and asked the guy who was staring if he had a problem. The guy said no he was just admiring the view to which this guy gets up goes over to the guy sitting at the table across pulls out a gun stickes it in the guy's face and tells him if you don't put your eyes back in your head right now and quit staring at my girl you'll never be looking at another womnan again cause I'll kill ya. Of course the cops got called and it was a whole big mess we had to go to court as wittnesses and all.
  • I found a hunk of chewed gum in my tossed salad. If that wasn't bad enough the next week different place, I had a used band-aid in my macaroni salad. I didn't have my glasses on and I thought it was a piece of ham. That was where I worked. The cook said oh, you found it? You can eat free now. Never again did i eat at either place. The people were so "oh well" about it...
  • Some friends and I were having lunch. A waitress climbed on top of a table next to ours and started cleaning the ceiling fan directly above it! The dust and gunk were flying EVERYWHERE! I asked her to stop and we asked for the manager. It turns out the manager wasn't there but had left her with instructions to clean the ceiling fan. We left. It was disgusting.
  • someone reached across the table and knocked over the centerpeice and then after i cleaned myself off someone spilled HOT soup on my lap .. ouch that hurt
  • Bennigan's what a nightmare! Great food but the worst service in the world. Took forever to get seated, to take out orders, to bring the food, to remove the food, for dessert, even for our check. Unbelievable and it wasn't even busy!
  • When I found a cooked cockroached in the honeyed carrots on my plate. I felt so sick about it, one of my workmates had to tell the waitress. At least they brought me a new lot of honey carrots. I got cross at another place because this guy was serving out roast meat and gave others a good serving but mustn't have liked the look of me and only gave me a couple of shrivelled little pieces. Most of the dining experiences I've had have been positive but another bad one was when I was at a Maccas and this stupid little kid was screaming in the toilets. I don't know why. Maybe they'd pooped themselves and their mum was cleaning them up. Nothing to have a force 10 tantrum about!
  • My experiences haven't been all that bad...getting a wrong order..overdone, underdone food -- the usual stuff. The worst food I ever tried in a restaurant was uni -- which are the gonads of the sea urchin. I didn't like it at all, but my Japanese friends tell me I should try it again if I can get it VERY fresh. I may.
  • I once went into a chinese restaurant and first they bring me a dinner plate that still had rice stuck to it...I asked for another plate. They brought me another plate. This plate also had pieces of Kung pao chicken stucke to it....finally after the third time I asked them once again for a clean plate. They come back with yet another plate that has food particles stuck to it....I got up...I walked out....and funny, I never went back there again....
  • in new york city...a sushi restaurant (nothing fancy or too swank either)...after paying the bill, the waitress came back and told us that we didnt tip her enough (after receiving very slow and unfriendly service, she's lucky we left her anything at all - bad food too, but that wasnt her fault)....we were so shocked that we figured she either owns this place or doesnt care about insulting customers....one of us quickly answered "sorry about that, we'll take care of it" of COURSE we took the entire tip out, leaving her $0.00 thanked her politely, and left, still in shock
  • God, it was a moment of pure horror!! Lol :)) It was at a restaurant in Kuala Lumpur. My boyfriend and me where sitting there and we actually had a great dish to eat. It tasted really nice. Then, from the corner of my eyes, I saw something moving on the walls. Now, imagine, those walls where from.. I don't know the English word, bits of wood. So there was some space inbetween the wood. My boyfriend said, with a sudden pale look on his face: "Don't look at the walls!" But it was already too late, I had to look. And it was really infested with creepy-crawlies!! Insects of about 1 inch long, all over that wall! Must have been hundreds, maybe thousands of them! I think they had hid themselves before and now all came out or something, I couldn't imagine myself missing them when sitting down! Of course I couldn't eat one more bite, and we left immediately. It still turns my stomach to think about them. Nasty!!
  • Horrible service, no good food, and a high bill.
  • I had a group of smokers who sat next to our table. I had to complain to the captain and requested they moved away from us. This group of smokers was most unhappy and all of them stared at me when they moved reluctantly. I knew they would want to swallow me if they could.
  • I was out to dinner with my dad, and someone came up to us and asked us if we had any kids. I'm seventeen, and my dad is forty-nine.

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