Chowhound Presents: Table Talk with Nadine Levy Redzepi of Downtime: Deliciousness at Home | Ask Your Questions Now ›

Entertaining & Etiquette

another fun tipping thread :)


Entertaining & Etiquette 23

another fun tipping thread :)

luniz | Oct 10, 2007 01:18 PM

Say I go to a brewpub. Order a draught beer and a burger. Happy hour so the price is $8 instead of $11. Don't feel like tipping $3 - it seems exorbitant. But service was polite and efficient, $2 on what could have been an $11 is enough but doesn't communicate that I was pleased. So I tip $2.50. Does the server think I was just too cheap to give her the extra fifty cents, that I'm a "cheap tipper" even though it's over 20%? Do servers go strictly by %, do they expect customers to round up to the nearest dollar?

Want to stay up to date with this post?

Recommended From Chowhound