15. Lucky (CA)
Reader Score: 73 out of 100
Year founded: 1935
What you need to know: In 8 of the 12 categories, this chain pulled only “fair” scores with readers, including checkout speed, produce quality, meat and poultry quality. This chain did not receive any “poor” ratings, but neither did it win any accolades in any category.
The Consumer Reports ratings are based on responses in a dozen categories, including service, food quality and selection, price and cleanliness.