- May 7, 2023
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- U.S. Virginia
- Tanzania,BC, Ontario, Quebec, Mexico, Alaska, WY, MT, KS, ME, PA, ID, AL, NC, SC, NJ, NY, VT, NH, TX,
I’m from VA and NJ and tip in restaurant as follows:A question - how much do you tip in a restaurant at home?
I heard that in the USA it's approaching 30%.
Is that true?
Totally crazy if that's the case.
1). 15-17% for a standard meal w/average service.
2). 25% - 30% for a good meal in a restaurant i frequent often or some extra good service.
3). 35%-50% for something “outstanding” and in a restaurant I frequent - know the staff and get treated “above average” - free drink/desert, good table w/No reservation.
4). 10% or less for a disaster - rude/smug or indifferent waitress/waiter, poor food that is Not removed from the check, extremely slow service or multiple “mistakes” (wrong main course delivered, dessert forgotten etc..)