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How much of a tip would you leave

for a $45.98 tab at a nice steak place with GREAT service?


Asked by Anonymous at 10:40 PM on Apr. 15, 2011 in Just for Fun

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Answers (16)
  • No offense to your sister, but she is being cheap. Maybe she doesn't know that most servers are paid less than minimum wage because their tips count toward their wages. If lots of people are cheap like her, a server can come home with less than minimum wage. At 40 hrs/week, minimum wage grosses (before taxes) about $17,000. The government says it takes $30,000 per year for basic needs to be met. The only time I tip cheap is when the service was very bad; otherwise I always leave a good tip. PS, 30% was very well deserved by your server, so if it was in your heart to give it, I commend you!

    Answer by RobotLady at 11:06 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • 20%, or roughly $10 if the service was really great.

    Answer by anng.atlanta at 10:41 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • Five is just CHEAP!!

    Answer by PrincessStacy at 4:05 PM on Apr. 16, 2011

  • I always double the tax.

    Answer by Mel_in_PHX at 10:41 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • 15% FOR OK SERVICE AND 20% for excellent service

    Answer by MexTexmom2 at 10:44 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • We left just over 30% ($14.02) because the waitress was excellent. She brought me soup that she didn't charge me for because I couldn't decide on which side (it was a Greek place and it all sounded great), gave us each a 3rd dipping sauce for our meat and gave me chocolate sauce for my dessert. She kept the drinks full and just over all did an excellent job. She earned $14 for an hour's worth of work. I was talking to my sister and she said she would have left $4.02 no matter what the service was like.

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 10:55 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • $10.02 making my total and even $56

    Answer by kaylan010 at 10:56 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • I'd probably leave $8-10

    Answer by kayslay at 10:57 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • If you felt she deserved it then that is what matters!

    $4.02??? That isn't even 10%.

    Answer by ItsJustMe1017 at 11:13 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

  • I would have left about $15 if the service was really good.

    Answer by LovingSAHMommy at 11:14 PM on Apr. 15, 2011

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