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Aug 8, 2010 03:34 PM

Why is Quiznos charging for napkins and bags after purchase???

So I go in for lunch , the place is miniature with maybe 10 seats, no where to sit , order my sub and I've given a singular napkin w/ my meal and ask to get it to go as there is no where to sit and I am charged extra for the bag - when I ask for a couple more napkins , those will be extra too - thats after I allready paid via debit. I should reswipe for 15 cents? Are they loony?

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  1. Are they trying to get you to buy the reusuable bag instead of handing out more paper ones? Could be they're going with the stick now as well as the carrot (the free drink when you bring the bag in with you)

    1. The short answer is because Quizno's is a total dump, without even the saving grace of being cheap. It doesn't surprise me that they are charging you for the napkins and bag, when they had the stones to charge me $10 for a dried-out shredded beef sandwich and chips. This is the place that thought it was a good idea to air commercials with lopsided discordant singing rats, which are still the ugliest things I have seen on TV. Another commercial had a baby talking in a deep grown-up voice. I. HATE. TALKING. BABIES. Every time I drive by a Quizno's, my blood pressure goes up a little and I fight the urge to crash my car through their storefront. Every time I drive by a closed Quizno's, the skies seem to clear, the sun shines brighter, and the birds sing sweeter. I wish them, and all their franchises, nothing but unadulterated ill will.

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      1. re: RealMenJulienne

        Geeeze, RMJ, don't hold back. Tell us what you *really* think about Quisno's.

        1. re: RealMenJulienne

          Go for it.

          I ate at one once. I was dumbfounded with they picked up a three nozzeled goop squirter and really laid the goop on my sandwich. I was still trying to regain my speech when they gooped the other side of my sandwich. It wasn't very good goop, but they sure are efficient at squirting it on their sandwiches.

          1. re: RealMenJulienne

            Don't eat at Quizno's anymore if you don't like it, change the channel when the commercials come on TV, change your driving route so you don't have to pass one anymore and most important...CALM DOWN!

            1. re: ttoommyy

              Don't worry ttoommyy, I've been saving it up for a while. It's possible that I don't feel about anything - person, place, or thing - the same way I feel about Quizno's.

            2. In some places it's now the law to charge for plastic bags. Haven't heard of napkins, though.

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              1. re: spinachandchocolate

                Where are these awful places so that I know to avoid them?

                Regarding Quizno's, it's been a while since I have been, but I've never been very impressed. Part of it is probably the sesame seed rolls though, for whatever reason I've never liked the taste of sesame seeds, especially toasted ones.

                1. re: TuteTibiImperes

                  Ontario. You get charged for plastic bags at the grocery store, etc. New law.

                  Get used to it. It's the way of the future.


                2. Yes. You might want to call or write (and I mean mail a letter, not e-mail) the corporate offices and let them know one of their franchisees is charging for things normally expected to be included in the price of the sandwich.

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                  1. re: JK Grence the Cosmic Jester

                    I happen to prefer Quizno's to the godawful Subway (neither are expecially good, but Subway is truly bad). I have 2 near my home and would frequent one to pick up subs for the kids on occasion. I happened to be near the other once and stopped in for a sandwich. They used about half the amount of ingredients that my usual location did for the same sandwiches and I complained. The owner said "that's how we make them." I walked out and sent an email complaint to Quizno's complaining about their franchisees conduct but it fell on deaf ears. I'd second the suggestion of an actual letter but don't expect much.

                  2. I have been boycotting the entire chain ever since they refused to honor a coupon I had printed out because it was in black & white rather than color.

                    Quiznos can kiss my ass, and that is easy to say because the food ain't so great.

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                    1. re: Andrew in Alabama

                      Quizno's always plays that game with me, only it's because I get the coupons e-mailed to me, and they won't accept printouts. WTF? I actually LIKE their sandwiches, overpriced though they may be, but I haven't been to one in forever.