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Are we meant to tip at a Sonic Drive-In? Or others?

ennuisans | Oct 16, 201402:28 AM     34

It was only 15 or so years ago that I realized, if someone was bringing my order to the car, they might be expecting a tip. I was kind of mortified, because I never had, and the one time I tried asking a server she of course demurred. Which usually means yes.

Nowadays they have drive through windows and I always use those, but if you pull up to the speaker box and receive your order from a server (and there are other old-school carhop diners besides Sonic still around) are we supposed to tip?

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