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sharing/seating charges in a restaurant

smartie | Feb 25, 2007 07:34 PM

what do you think of a seating or sharing charge in a restaurant?

many places charge if one member of a party doesn't want to order anything but still sits at the table and has water (with ice lemon and sweet n low), eats bread and butter, unrolls a roll up and sticks his fork into his friends' dinners or puts some on a sideplate.

Is it reasonable for a restaurant to charge for this?

I think yes it is. Especially if the seating charge includes a soup or salad.

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