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Biltmore - Strange Billing

kenb Sep 6, 2013 12:22 PM

Went to the Biltmore in Newton yesterday for lunch. Good food, good service. When the bill came I perused it to see if it was mine and that the things ordered were correct. All good until I mentally addded the entries (it was computer generated). My total was different than the computer's total! I checked and rechecked, called the waitress and she checked. The computer's total was $2.00 more than the sum of the items. How can this happen? The manager came over and said "I don't see how that can happen and I can't correct it so I will take one item off the bill. Strange, how can a computer fail to add a column of numbers correctly?

Ken B

  1. Science Chick Sep 6, 2013 01:14 PM

    Hmm.....we're headed there tonight, so I'll keep an eye out for that one!

    1. trufflehound Sep 6, 2013 02:59 PM

      If you had alcohol the tax may already be added into the price. It's done so bar patrons get even number totals like a bud comes to $3.00, already taxed.

      1. Science Chick Sep 7, 2013 07:50 AM

        Had a lovely meal here and bill arrived correct on all accounts.

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