How many of you guys tip when you order take-out? And does it depend on the type of restaurant? Likewise, do you tip the recommended 15-20% at a nice restaurant with a very high bill? We debated this over dinner the other night. Hypothetically, suppose you had a meal at a nice place that cost $400.00 for two people. 20% would be $80.00. Does anyone think that's right if the service was essentially the same as it would have been for your two person meal at, say, Applebee's or Outback Steakhouse, where it may have cost $50 or $60 for the two of you? Your server would still be doing the same work: take your order, bring your drinks, bring your appetizer, bring your entree, bring your dessert, bring your alcohol, and clean up your table. The main difference would be cost and possibly quality of the food you're eating, but that doesn't have anything to do with the waiter/waitress. The server's job is simply to bring you stuff you order. Should the Outback Steakhouse server get on $10 and the Nice Hotel Restaurant server get $80 for the same work? What do ya think?