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Automatic Gratuity for Party of 2?

tabletopjournal | Apr 16, 201107:29 AM     34

A recent visit to a white tablecloth restaurant brought a surprise ending tour meal. When greated with the bill, I found a automatic gratuity of 18% had been added. For larger parties, this is sometimes an acceptable practice, but since there were only two of us, I was more than a little surprised. In addition, there was another line on the bill to leave an additional gratuity.

Is this a common practice?

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