+
Chain Restaurants

FIVE GUYS - AN EAR-SPLITTING ATMOSPHERE!!!

BuckCarnell | Dec 16, 201303:20 PM     19

Went to the Chattanooga Gunbarrel Road location of Five Guys this afternoon to get what I consider a really good burger. The burger and fries was great, as always, but the overhead music (and I use the term sarcastically...) was LOUD! It was grunge, metallica, hard rock, which, really, everyone doesn't care for, including me, but the real put-off was the volume! Screaming, hissing, yelling overhead does not a pleasant environment make for conversation or enjoying what should otherwise be an enjoyable meal!
Came home, went to Five Guys website, wrote to whomever their website complaint e-mails go to, and 30 minutes later, the franchisee of the location calls, asks what the issue was. He didn't get all my e-mail, just name and phone number. I explain, he says "corporate" mandates what "music" they MUST play. I ask who at "corporate" I can call or write, and he doesn't know!
I tell the dude that (1) Everyone doesn't like this type of "music"; (2) Some people are susceptible to headaches at loud music; and (3) Whatever m"music" you play, why MUST it be so loud???
Next time I go back to Five Guys, if nothing has changed, I'll never go back!!

Want to stay up to date with this post? Sign Up Now ›

More from Chowhound

Target Launches New Line of "Clean" Home Cleaning Products
Food Trends

Target Launches New Line of "Clean" Home Cleaning Products

by David Watsky | Target has announced a new line of clean home cleaning products, Everspring. The environmentally friendly...

The Ultimate Guide to Picnicking
Guides

The Ultimate Guide to Picnicking

by Chowhound Editors | The picnic is one of the annual joys of warm-weather (and sometimes cool-weather) eating, and our...

Celebrate Spring with These Harvest Salad Recipes
Recipe Round-Ups

Celebrate Spring with These Harvest Salad Recipes

by Miki Kawasaki | Summer may seem like prime time for salads, but fresh spring produce also shines in simple preparations...

Celebrate Spring with These Seasonal Cocktails
Recipe Round-Ups

Celebrate Spring with These Seasonal Cocktails

by Brittany Loggins | There’s no better way to shed your winter layers and ease into spring than with a delicious cocktail...

See what's new!

View latest discussions ›

Get fresh food news delivered to your inbox

Sign up for our newsletter to receive the latest tips, tricks, recipes and more, sent twice a week.