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The Check

How do we handle the check, anyway?

We often order family-style and split the check evenly. However, we leave it up to each dinner party to decide.

Possible ways:

  • Split it evenly
  • Order one check for food (split evenly), one for drinks (split among drinkers)
  • Split it evenly, except for some people request their own check
  • One bill, everyone figure their contribution using your item total times 1.3 (to cover tax and tip)
  • Separate checks (usually restaurants don't like this)

Table of Contents

Page title Most recent update Last edited by
RSVP POLICIES June 16, 2017 4:19 PM Duane
At the Restaurant August 21, 2011 10:11 AM Frances
The Check June 11, 2013 8:07 PM Frances
No-Show Policy January 14, 2013 9:00 PM Frances
About Bay Eats May 7, 2011 3:25 PM Frances

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