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Pizza "service" charge in dining room


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Pizza "service" charge in dining room

eamcd | Sep 29, 2012 04:10 PM

We're researching places for an elderly relatives birthday dinner out with family. In looking up the suggested places (trying to find something to meet a range of tastes and ages), I came across this on a pizzeria;/restaurant menu.

They have a $3 additional charge "per pie" for "pizza service" in the dining room. So if a large pizza is $13 on the menu, it will be $16 in the dining room.

From the look of the pictures on their Web site, there's a casual pizzeria side (basic booths) and a separate dining room with table cloths, etc.

Here in NJ there are plenty of such places, and we've done large group gatherings at several (on the other side of the family, in a different part of the state).

But I don't think I've ever seen a charge (no less per pizza) for "service" to the dining room. And we've certainly ordered pizza for some of the group (especially kids) while others had full dinners.

Anyone else run into this?

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