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Apr 3, 2013 11:13 AM

Tipping on Brown Rice

Let me just preface this with saying, that I do, in fact, tip on the brown rice. And I'm a pretty consistent over tipper....

I've been going to the same sushi place and ordering the same thing for lunch for years. and I'd like your opinion on something.

Sushi deluxe is $14.50. It's on white rice
brown rice is a $4.00 up charge.

do you tip on the brown rice? I've gotten different answers from different people.

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  1. Do you eat the brown rice? If the answer is yes, then you tip on it.

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    1. re: srr

      actually, even if you don't eat the brown rice, and you just order and receive the brown rice, you should be tipping on it.

        1. I always tip on the total bill before tax. So, yes.
          If I am getting an addiotional item "to go" I give a tip on that too. Servers are not getting rich and they work hard. Been there and done that!
          $4 extra for brown rice does seem excessive. What town/city?

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          1. re: Motosport

            boston. like i said, i tip on everything. what's an extra buck?

          2. Yes. Absolutely. Just as I would tip on the full cost of an $18 entree when there were also $14 entrees on the menu.