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Jul 8, 2014 08:08 PM

Tipping during happy hour

When you go to a place during happy hour, do you tip on the check amount,or what it would have been without happy hour prices? The wait staff doesn't work half as hard if prices are 50% off. They likely work harder. I've asked a few people, and the opinions vary. A lot of people say they tip on the check, but had never really thought about it.
What do you do?

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    1. i tip based on the "regular" prices with a minimum floor amount per drink.

      i have really thought about it.

      1. I would tip 20% on the check amount and then possibly add a few dollars depending on what I thought of the service and how much food and drink was actually ordered by my party.

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        1. re: pamf

          Agree with this. For a start, it's not always easily apparent what the initial price would be. So if there's a drink special on a chalk board saying "X brand caipirinha for the World Cup" - I'm not really going to track down the regular price of the drink.