I know we all go out to dine BUT, are you making sure you are paying the right amount to the wait staff for their time in serving you at a restaurant/venue.

Please check out the appropriate fees for all.

What do you think?


Wait service (sit down): 15-20%, pre-tax

Wait service (buffet): 10%, pre-tax

Host or Maitre d’: No obligation for greeting you and showing you to your table.
$10-$20 for going above and beyond to find you a table on a busy night or on occasion, if you are a regular patron

Take Out: No obligation; 10% for extra service (curb delivery) or a large, complicated order

Home Delivery: 10-15% of the bill, $2-5 for pizza delivery depending on the size of the order and difficulty of delivery

Bartender: $1-2 per drink or 15-20% of the tab

Tipping jars: No obligation; tip occasionally if your server or barista provides a little something extra or if you are a regular customer.

Restroom Attendant: $0.50-$3, depending on the level of service

Valet: $2-$5. Tip when the car is returned to you.

And, you can pay extra of course, in most cases, this is the main source of income for waiters/waitresses.

If, you need further assistance please contact Karen@Detroit Delivers.com  for further information.