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What do you do at a restaurant if you received poor service?

This happened to me, where the waitress didn't believe that I was 21, and didn't think my ID was real, and had to call her supervisor over. She was also rude to me and my friends. I gave her a 10% tip. Was this a good move in that situation. Would you have given her anything?

Asked By: - 8/14/2011
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In a situation like that I can understand being annoyed, but bear in mind how many fake ids they probably run into and how much trouble a restaurant can get into for serving underage kids. I know it's embarrassing to have a manager get involved, but since you did nothing wrong don't let things like that get to you... More
Answered By: dolce - 8/14/2011
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Don't go back is your best weapon. Note that in most states staff is fined for serving booze to minors so they are very cautious. This means THEY get fined not the restaurant so yeah sometime people will get pissy about it.
Answered By: Elijah - 8/14/2011
 
I'd have given her a penny. She'd know EXACTLY why. (I would say "give her a tip: the tip of your boot!" but I won't.)
Answered By: Mark - 8/14/2011
 
Im only 16 but this happened to my dad. He didn't leave a tip and he also went and talked to the manager about the rude behavior and the bad service. Other than that there really isn't anything more you can do, at least you didn't cause a scene and you seemed like the better person in this situation.
Answered By: I wouldn't do that - 8/14/2011
 
we went to a resturaunt and this lady was such a b*tch. my mom asked for those sheets of paper you put on your paper and she waitress was like "oh why do you need one of those." so for a tip my mom left a penny. its the perfect thing. if you leave nothing, the waitress might think that you just forgot to tip, but if... More
Answered By: Kelly Gill - 8/14/2011
 
U would have left her 1 dollar. I realize that those people work hard for their money so I'm going to leave something, but if she is an absolutely horrible waitress theb she doesn't deserve a normal tip. My mother was a waitress wheb I was really young and people knew her by name and asked fir her, so I'm guessing she... More
Answered By: T.C - 8/14/2011
 
I live in Australia where tipping isn't mandatory (thank the lord!). Tipping is stupid!!! ESPECIALLY if you receive bad service. If I get great service, it's worth it to tip them because great service is very rare. For bad service like that, I would do whatever I can to punish them for it. Like complain about my meal... More
Answered By: Brett Wilson - 8/15/2011
 
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