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SmackDaniels
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When picking up an order to go, do you tip?

They print out a receipt to sign and it has the spot to fill in for the tip.
I always feel obligated to tip. I tip usually 10% for a pick up order and 20% if I sit in and eat.

I've heard people say they don't tip at all for a to-go order.

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LSU lilly
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Member since Aug 2010
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
If I tip, it's to someone super nice. Otherwise, nope.

I tip at least 20% for sit-down meals.


TigerDik86
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Member since Oct 2011
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
Do you tip at sonic?


Crawdaddy
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?


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colorchangintiger
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Dan Carlin
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
sometimes, depends on the vibe i get from the person that gave me the food.


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AmosMosesAndTwins
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Member since Apr 2010
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
Nope.


FiddleHead
Louisiana Tech Fan
Jacksonville, FL
Member since Aug 2011
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
Maybe a dollar I mean all they did was hand me food why do they get a tip?


1999
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
dollar or two at most.


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Walt OReilly
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Mi Patria
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
yep, always do

even if its 1-3 bucks


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Hermit Crab
Gonzaga Fan
Under the Sea
Member since Nov 2008
5150 posts

re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
I only tip when I have an actual waiter. if I am ordering at a counter and getting my own drinks, utensils, etc. then I don't tip. definitely don't for a take out order, I am paying for only the food in that situation, not for the service or atmosphere.
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Sofa King Crimson
Alabama Fan
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
Hell yes. Always at least a couple bucks.


I'm not poor trash, though.
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Geauxld Finger
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Jan 2005
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
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Maybe a dollar I mean all they did was hand me food why do they get a tip?


exactly


LSU lilly
LSU Fan
Member since Aug 2010
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
The worst is at hair/massage places when they ask "Do you want to close out at $____?" with the person who did your hair/massage standing right there.


Napoleon
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UVC Brah
Member since Dec 2007
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
I try to always tip $2 at minimum. Those people don't make that much.

If they bring it to my car (I don't eat at chains so this is rare) I will tip more. Or if they are nice or something.

I wish I could tip good cooks. Back of the house never gets the credit they deserve./


teke184
LSU Fan
Zachary, LA
Member since Jan 2007
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
I'm more likely to tip the carhop at Sonic than the chick sitting on her arse at the Chili's To Go window waiting for me to drive through.

The main exception I've made before was when a restaurant did me a favor with a to-go order when it was supposed to be a dine-in only place. I tipped them as if I dined in on that occasion.


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Tiger n Miami AU83
Auburn Fan
Miami
Member since Oct 2007
38117 posts

re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
For a to go order, never.

And I eat to go orders every day, sometimes twice a day. Place I eat lunch at 2-3 days a week has that tip line when I am just picking up food and I never tip.


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nevilletiger79
LSU Fan
Monroe
Member since Jan 2009
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
You're giving them business and all they're doing is taking your $ and handing you the order.....so no


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Tiger n Miami AU83
Auburn Fan
Miami
Member since Oct 2007
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re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
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I only tip when I have an actual waiter. if I am ordering at a counter and getting my own drinks, utensils, etc. then I don't tip. definitely don't for a take out order, I am paying for only the food in that situation, not for the service or atmosphere.


That would be me as well.


TigerDik86
LSU Fan
Baton Rouge
Member since Oct 2011
2940 posts

re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
If it's a sit down place that has a to go section with a tip jar.. no..

If its a sit down place where someone brings my food out to my truck... depends on the attitude of the person on the phone and the person who gofers to my truck... usually $5 because that person is hourly anyway.. their salary does not depend on tips.


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Wooly
Washington Fan
Member since Feb 2012
12686 posts

re: When picking up an order to go, do you tip?
no I dont tip on to go orders.... I used to work at rotolos in the kitchen.... on to go orders, waiting staff does jack shite. if someone gets a tip it should be the cooks. but they dont, so.I dont tip


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