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    Stupid people work at this McDonald's .. Is it really that hard for them to make an order the stupid lady ask me to pull forward, so I did.. I waited and waited finally 15 min I called them and ask them where's my order? the lady said " I think I sent that order out already" I said No I'm still out here waiting! She then tells me "I'm sorry I gave it to the wrong car"....dumb a** it was the little short Mexican girl that wears all black.. Forget McDonalds!!!
    I stormed through the doors yestarday demanding my money back on my half eaten cheeseburger because it got so cold while i was eating it... and i took 2 hours to eat just half of it. They would not give me refund but gave me a free apple pie and when THE SAME thing happened with THAT I JUST GAVE UP. I LEFT AND RAN OUT OF THE DOORS AND ACROSS BUSY TRAFFIC STREET SO OUTRAGED THIS IS NOT FAST FOOD
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    Food was cold, new value bacon cheeseburgers are awful. staff were on cellular phones in front.at registers...we know all about her drama and issues of her life. also it was odd to watch multiple staff members, including drama girl ring and pay for their own meals and a manager in uniform 5ft away....a retail recipe for deception and problematic concerns if we had ever seen one. to sum it up..... a cheep, bleek dinner and a live showing of world's dumbest as entertainment.

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    some of these are really long so i got excerpts

    They have the sacred relic that should be present in all fast food restaurants - self-serve drink machines. Yes. There is no reason to order a large soda here. Just get the small, and keep filling it up. Proper seating in proximity to this machine is key. You don't want to have to walk down three flights of stairs to get to it...Anyway - drink machine. Don't you hate asking the people for your 1 part Orange, 2 part Sprite, 1 part Root Beer drink? Tired of the looks they give you, the way they don't do it quite right, and the way it's never the same as that time you first tried it way back in nostalgia-re-written memories past?

    Fear not. Because here, get your soda cup, fill it your way, and off you go to the races.

    Then - and get this - then, you go downstairs, and sit. I know, I know, I said sit near the machine - and that's key. It is. But, downstairs? Dinosaurs. I'm not talking real ones. This is no "Return to the Cretaceous." This is no BBC documentary special. All you have are pictures. But they're on the wall - and dinosaurs? They're just about the most awesome things in the history of the entire freakin' world.
    I'm reviewing this little spot because it's just my special local joint. I'm always coming by, on my way home, feeling good after a long day...and yup...there she is...ready to put me into a hole of guilt and shame so deep it'll be 35 minutes of walking and listening to Zoe Chase before I feel good again.

    You wanna know how I do it? They've got this cleverly concealed multi-value menu that is half hidden by occupal illusion at the left hand quandrant of the mcdonalds visual menu. There thye have a series of items, priced at $1.39 which used (until recently) to include a double cheeseburger (that's over 75 grams of fat for $1...if I recall correctly). Also....it includes a tiny version of a mcchicken....called a smallfiletwich, I think. so grab a double cheese and quickfilet, turn up the volume on your planet money, and try to find a seat that isn't facing anyone. There you sit, trying to choose which morsel to unwrap first, in the heady racing delight that comes from knowing you've made a very bad (but economical) decision.
    it is pretty gross (even for a McD's).

    There are always at least 2-6 homeless people outside asking for change and/or for you to buy them food. I wouldn't mind so much but they occupy the small narrow steps so you have to walk over them or nudge them to get to the doors.

    Also, due to the central location and amount of homeless around, they close the downstairs bathrooms early in the evening and then you're left only with the one upstairs bathroom. There is generally a several minute wait for the single bathroom. And when you get inside, don't be surprised to find vomit, feces, urine, etc on the walls and/or floor.

    The staff are jaded from dealing with so many rude and classless people. Therefore, they tend to be short and quick to temper. They are quick to yell and assume the worst of people (which is to be expected given their usual clientele).

    The worst part is that they shut off the ice cream machine at 2am. So no McFlurries, no sundaes, no cones!
    This McDonald's is filthy. They don't bother to wipe the tables clean. On one occasion there was a homeless man sleeping, stretched out on the seating. Staff walked by and said nothing, nor did they bother to clean any tables while they were in the lobby. I worked at McDonalds 30 years ago. Their cleanliness standard has slipped.
    This magical space ship McDonald's is out of this world. Clean and magical it's a must visit for any fast food lover. With soda fountains up and down stairs it might even rival the flagship location. At least it's as close add you'll get in a non corporate location.

    While it doesn't have a McMuseum, it does have historic dates in McHistory on the walls, including a breakdown of the famous Big Mac in the closest thing you'll ever see to a hamburger blueprint.

    Funfact: Happy Meals? Invented in 1979.

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    The closest McDonald's to me isn't on Yelp, so I had to pick other ones in the area. :c

    So Rotten Ronnie's is Rotten Ronnie's right? Right.

    I popped through the drive through on the way home from work today. Staff lacked professionalism in their greeting and lack of "please and thank you". Not the end of the world but a pretty simple expectation.

    My food seemed freshly warmed up and was reasonably assembled and heck I won free fries from a monopoly thing... 2 stars.
    Great place to visit if you are on the go. Service was quick and the food was delicious. The play place is extremely tiny but suits most people.
    I don't have high expectation for McDonald's. All I know is I suppose to get acceptable fast food and fast service..........

    Walked in wanting to get a treat after having lunch next door and the place was crazily busy. The reason was not because this McDonald's is the coolest place to be, the staff here were just so disorganized and slow...

    Our Strawberry Sundae, Soft Serve Cone and Iced Coffee took forever to be ready! Not like those are custom orders or need to be cook!!

    Lines just kept getting longer and longer........ I just want my ice cream!!

    Sadly my ice cream was meh as the cone tasted stale............ FAIL!!

    The only good about this location is the dinner area opens 24 hours! Maybe I will be back if I am drunk, hungry and desperate........

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    Only one for McDonalds.

    Real good drive-thru service. Staff is fast and friendly. Food is fresh and great! Drive-thru is open 24 hours.

    Free Wi-Fi available here.
    A couple for Wendy's as well, but it's basically all praise with minor complaints, the worse of which is that Wendy's forgot to add a spoon to their bag.
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    Typical McDonald's joint, maybe the cleanest I've been to in CA thus far!

    There wasn't an odor in the restrooms, service was friendly and quick.
    I've ordered the same thing at McDonald's for years. Nothing crazy. Today the crewmember argued with me over the order. I ended up getting just a drink. I can understand policy changes but you don't have to be a jerk about it when ppl ask politely why
    McDonalds is McDonalds, but man, this place has got to have the all the brightest crayons in the box working for them, if you know what I mean.

    They get my order wrong 9 out of the 10 times I come here AND something is always missing. It's not exactly rocket science. It's just putting food into a bag!

    Place is clean and nice but be sure to check your bag before you drive off (if you order from the drive-thru.)
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    I heard in the bathroom that this McDonald's was remodeled. Evidently they didn't do any work on the staff.
    My server never smiled, checked her cell phone between cust****s, and never asked if the order was for here or to go. It was for here because I was driving and it came out in a to-go bag.

    The manager had a scowl on her face as she changed drawers for the new clerk to take over and never smiled or really looked at anyone she was serving either. The new clerk who took over the drawer smiled and talked with cust****s. (Maybe she should be manager). No salt/pepper or sugar/sweetener packets at the beverage counter. Had to ask for it. Beverage counter was wet and had trash on it. Just goes to show not all McDonalds are the same. The remodel wasn't what this McDonald's needed.

    There was a woman cleaning. She wiped some tables then sprayed the floor and used that towel to wipe the floor! The worst part was when she proceeded to wipe more tables and even high chairs after wiping the floor!! Yuck!
    Just because a place looks good overall doesn't mean they are clean and decent. I don't think I'd like to return to this one again!
    I can understand them not smiling. It's a bad job with little pay. I would be all for them getting the min. wage increase they are fighting for...
    If they ever got my order right!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Arri View Post
    10char/10 .
    k so you either live in the same city as me or those are bot reviews on a bunch of different mcdonalds. if it's the latter i'm gonna be disappointed.

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    I stormed through the doors yestarday demanding my money back on my half eaten cheeseburger because it got so cold while i was eating it... and i took 2 hours to eat just half of it. They would not give me refund but gave me a free apple pie and when THE SAME thing happened with THAT I JUST GAVE UP. I LEFT AND RAN OUT OF THE DOORS AND ACROSS BUSY TRAFFIC STREET SO OUTRAGED THIS IS NOT FAST FOOD
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    i want to give miccky d's a better review. I grew up with them, grew out with them (literally) and begged and pleaded my parents to take me there for a happy meal to my mid-20's. And while mcd's have tried to improve food quality, service has staggered back to the 80's. Only now, the poor guy making his 6/hr can't understand me, and vice versa when trying to order a frakking plain cheeseburger. At least the bk next door can take an order over the pa, shame one would think after eight years,mcdonald's could.
    we were cruisin' down 270 on a weekend adventure and needed a snack, saw the golden arches on the highway sign and took the exit. What followed was a confusing series of traffic circles and u-turns to actually get to the promised mcdonald's - i'm really not sure how that traffic pattern is supposed to work, but it's like the neighborhood's developers were actively trying to prevent you from taking advantage of your god-given right to two all beef patties, special sauce, lettuce, cheese, pickles, onions, on a sesame seed bun.

    Once we'd finished circling the building like confused vultures, we parked and entered. This is a very new mcdonald's, with their latest look and feel - rich decor and warm lighting that bear no resemblance to the plasticky red-and-yellow restaurants my family patronized when i was growing up. I was also pleased to see that this mcd's displays calories next to each item - sometimes it's a little vague or confusing, but it does help you understand the dietary horrors of any choice on the menu.

    While the drive-thru was fairly mobbed, there was no line inside and we quickly ordered our snack. Unlike many of the stores closer to dc, this one has a pretty extensive soda and condiments bar - which includes two dispensers of sweet tea and one of unsweetened. Everything was clean and neat, and our food was ready in no time flat.

    I was disappointed to see signs advising that spending any longer than 30 minutes consuming your food in this mcd's is considered loitering - while i understand that they don't want people to sit around all day using the wi-fi, that seems ridiculously short (have you seen a large family with children attempt to get everyone fed in 30 minutes?). I can't imagine that they have such a huge problem with actual loitering that they need to make people feel unwelcome with these signs.
    HUNGRY!

    It is amazing what one will do when famished to the point of stupidity. I was at that point and my Cheeseburger tasted SOOOO good with the french fries and coke.

    I apparently hadn't eaten all day. Do you see what happens when one doesn't eat? They go mad. Well, at least my bowels will soon be clean.
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    Sitting amongst the lunatics, halfcut, at two thirty in the morning.
    I slide along the greasy bench in an effort to avoid the insane gaze of one particularly lubricated reveller.
    Whilst guiltily enjoying my death burger with fries, I glance around the room, checking out the familiar but in no way comforting surroundings of an institution I've known all my life and wonder.... when will they start a goddamn delivery service.
    What can you say?
    In a make believe world where the salads turn out to be more deadly than the cheeseburgers and the shakes don't even wobble who are you supposed to trust.
    A terrifying flame haired clown with murderous eyes?
    How about a midget dressed up as a French burglar?
    I'm loathin' it.
    If you find yourself in McDonalds in the food hall in the Arndale you need to step back and really assess your life. What went wrong? When did life become so bleak? Is there anyway you can fix this at such a low point?

    Just remember the only way is up from here. A life without cheap greasy burgers in the Arndale is a life worth living again.
    Don't get fooled by this McDonalds on St Ann's Square. Yes, it might have a relatively inoffensive shop front that isn't plastic and red, but it's still a McDonalds.

    And that means flimsy, damp burgers and overly salted fries. If I do end up here because my brain is so fried that I literally can't think of anything else to eat, then a chicken burger and chips is just about ok. And I do confess that I have had a few sausage and egg breakfast muffins in my time. But that's about it. That isn't even a once-a-month thing.

    The thing about McDonalds is that its just small portions of very processed food that is only tasty because of the huge amounts of salt over everything, nothing else. Don't get fooled, there are plenty of better places to eat around St Ann's Square.

    Yeah, pretty much.
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    0 reviews :/

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    The only reason they get a 2 stars instead of 1 star is for the funky decor. It makes you feel like you are out a lounge and should be sipping a tropical drink, not eating McNuggets and drinking soda. The music though, needs some work.

    Besides the decor, we tried placing our order and had absolutely no idea what the cashier was saying; sounded like she was speaking 10% english and 90% something else. If I understood 1 word per sentence from her, I was lucky. She clearly didn't understand our order either, despite enunciating it to her 3 times. I even had a random lady ask to sit down at our table and join us while waiting for the food to be ready. Um, no thank you!

    The parking lot is ridiculously small and a major cluster $%^&. Just avoid this location, unless completely desperate!
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    Only 1 review of the closest McDonald's.

    This is actually a very unique McDonald's in terms of its surroundings. It's nestled in a park, with two doors to two separate unique spaces which will get you very close to nature. Expect it to be quite crowded during the weekends. It is a wonderful place for supper as well.
    It's alright, nice place I guess.
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheSkald View Post
    k so you either live in the same city as me or those are bot reviews on a bunch of different mcdonalds. if it's the latter i'm gonna be disappointed.
    Depends on what city you're talking about


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    OK I searched the second closest one, this was the only review -

    I once ordered a chicken sandwich here and received in the box *only* the chicken patty.
    I noticed after I drove all the day home.

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    None of the McDonald'ses in my city have reviews, so I'll post one for the places that I normally go to:
    Quote Originally Posted by Tim Hortons
    Always prompt and courteous service
    Quote Originally Posted by Siem Reap
    Great food. The best Thai soup I've ever had, save my moms. Delicious. Cozy restaurant not at all crowded. Maybe a little out of the way for us east enders but worth it!
    Quote Originally Posted by Panda Garden
    Delicious. I have a hard time reading the other reviews and believing what is said. Never had a bad experience in the 8 years I have eaten there.
    Quote Originally Posted by Panda Garden
    [...] We received our bill and proceeded to the cash. We told the guy at cash that the food was very dried out.. he stared off into space. So I put it bluntly that it was disgusting. He looked again and we started walking away and he thanked us, pretty sure he didn't understand

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    I am a bit scared to do this because the McDonald's nearest me is quite literally behind my house. Seriously, we share a fence (much to my dismay, I've had to have them fix it twice in a year.)

    Mcdonalds is more less mcdonalds however, I reject this mcdonalds because it is no longer a mcdonalds to me. They took away all the character from this place and it now looks like a prison. Where's the arches? Where's the hut roof? I hope all the money spent in remodeling was worth it to make it look like an industrial jail.
    The food is stale and looks like it sits there for awhile. The only thing I like about this place is that the frappe has extra caramel
    ... actually most reviews are pretty positive. Huh.
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    I jumped the fence behind my local McDonald's into the dudes pool in the lawn. I clipped my left toe on the fence and hit my face. I almost bit my tongue off, it was split like a snake but on the side. Lol.

    Improperly prescribed amphetamine salts and adolescence was a ridiculous combination.

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    I am on a new craze, called "find-the-elusive-Monster-High-Doll" for the neighbor's daughter, which involves digging around in a bunch of Wal-Marts around town, which also involves towing along a hungry, growing pre-teen son who couldn't care less about sexy undead monster dolls. The trade off for dragging along an unwitting son is the occasional treat; a kid's Happy Meal.

    Now I know a fast food joint is a fast food joint, so what do you expect? Well, for one, how about some seating? Or an orderly line so you know who is standing WHERE? Or how about some NAPKINS? Or how about a SPOON with your sundae? How about a TRAY to carry your food?!

    It's one of the smallest McD's that I've visited; limited seating area. The ones we sat on smelled like mild rancid socks.

    Orderly line? Nope. I asked a two people if they were waiting in line. Nope. Another man asked me if I was waiting in line. Nope. Too bad he was waiting behind me for nothing, but I thought I was standing off to the side. It's a weird set up. No clear lines, no clear signs.

    The food came out and there was no tray...I had to "self-serve" myself one of those cardboard drink carriers to pile up the food and balance it back to the stinky-socks table. I sit down and attempt to eat however there is no spoon. No napkins either. Stand back in line to get both....I have better things to do.
    Another McDonalds near me

    Horrible! No class! I decided to check the newly redone location located next to Chili's. The employees look unprofessional and have no care that cust****s are within an ear shot. It took 16 minutes to get my order and the cashier pretty much just tosses it on the counter as if I'm suppose to fetch it. they forgot to give me sauces and when I asked to speak to a manager none was available! They need to have the employees from the McDonald's next to Costco go there and train them on how to treat their cust****s....I will never return to this location.
    Id never thought Id ever give a 1 star and never thought it was even possible to give a 1 star but I guess there's always a first. Went to the drive thru to order food. No one at the drive but me. It took them 45 seconds till they asked what I wanted to order. Pull up to pay another 30 seconds to pay. I ordered a plain cheeseburger n fries. Both of them were cold. Service was very bad as they didn't say hi or thank u. Overall I guess it's a fast food restaurant and can't really complain but I had way better service than today in the past.

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