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Ask Adam: If a Restaurant Already Adds a 20% Gratuity to the Bill, Do I Need to Tip More?

2 monthes ago   |   By Vine Pair

Some restaurants operate on a no-tipping policy in which taking care of the staff to offer a living wage is factored into the overall price of the food. Others may automatically include gratuity when the bill is drawn. If either of these instances is the case, then no, you do not need to tip on top of this price. However, if the service was exceptional and you had a wonderful experience, an additional tip is never a bad idea .
If you're at an establishment that provides no way for you to leave an extra tip, besides leaving cash on the table - and by the way, who has cash these days?...
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