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Old 11-27-2007, 09:21 PM    (permalink
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Default How much do you tip at Restaraunts?

I usually try to tip around 15-20%. I always tend to round up though. For example, a month or so back when i went to a steak place, i got a bill that was $20.16- i paid $25. And a couple of weeks ago i got a bill that was $57.12 (treating my friend)- i paid $70. I try not to round down and stay in the 15-20 % range.
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Depends on the service. Usually 10-15%. If I'm on a date 20% so I don't look cheap if my girl notices the check.
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15-20% usually like to round things off to even numbers of dollars
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I always tip 20% if service was good, but 20% of total bill after tax if service is great. I've only tipped below 15% once and that was when the waiter was just a ****. Waiters make nothing for crap work, so they deserve a lot of tip.
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Usually 17%-20%. It depends though. I always round up as well.
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If I remember correctly, the old man goes on to own Mr. Pink in the next 30 seconds after the clip ends.


15% of the next rounded dollar amount + whatever makes it semi-rounded out. (ie a 12.68 bill gets a $1.95, which means I'd give 14.75).
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If I remember correctly, the old man goes on to own Mr. Pink in the next 30 seconds after the clip ends.
He does and that is the cool part.
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12-15% for good service depending if they do a lot. But if you make sure my glass of coke is full you get 20%+

I do the rounding thing too though.
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Most occasions i'll just leave the change, if the waiter was acting like a jerk i'll take it. Tipping just isn't customary in Australia and i am so thankful for it, the whole process just seems plain awkward.
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I work at Ruby Tuesday's. The tips I usually get are between 15-20%. It sucks. We make less then minimum wage because it's a tip position. I make $4.50/hr.

I used to work ToGo, thats also a tip position, but people don't realize that, they just assume it's like McDonald's, so i made crappy tips there.

To date, I haven't gotten any complaints with customers, so I would say I'm pretty good at what I do.
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Why do you still work there again?
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Why do you still work there again?
It's the best place for me because of my schedule. I still make good money, just occasionally there will be days that just suck. Normally i make about $40-$50 a day at lunch, and when i work weekends $100
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hahaha the minimum wage in America ******* sucks. The minimum wage in Ontario is $8/hour, and they will probably raise it sometime soon. Also DChess, thats a pretty racy comment, I dont think most could get away with that.
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