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July 9th, 2021 at 11:02:43 AM permalink
Just when we had gotten used to the Concession Fee comes this: there's now a $2 "processing fee" at some of the restaurants at New York New York, including America. What's worse is, the fee has the 8.375% sales tax applied to it as well!

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July 9th, 2021 at 11:21:16 AM permalink
Is the process fee applicatble only to bills paid with a credit card?

I see that all the time with purchasing gasoline, but haven't seen such a brazen play yet for food.
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July 9th, 2021 at 11:25:30 AM permalink
Maybe where the tip line is, you should write "See process fee" Then leave.
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July 9th, 2021 at 11:32:27 AM permalink
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Maybe where the tip line is, you should write "See process fee" Then leave.



The problem with that is that the waiter/waitress gets the sheety end of the stick there when they had no part in the decision to add that to the bill.
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July 9th, 2021 at 11:41:48 AM permalink
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I see that all the time with purchasing gasoline, but haven't seen such a brazen play yet for food.


Man, where do you buy gas? Grocery stores too?

So far, in the southeastern U.S., not happening.
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July 9th, 2021 at 11:43:29 AM permalink
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The problem with that is that the waiter/waitress gets the sheety end of the stick there when they had no part in the decision to add that to the bill.



Yeah, I know, but I can't think of anything better for the moment.
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July 9th, 2021 at 11:43:48 AM permalink
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Just when we had gotten used to the Concession Fee comes this: there's now a $2 "processing fee" at some of the restaurants at New York New York, including America. What's worse is, the fee has the 8.375% sales tax applied to it as well!



As someone told me in another thread, don't go there.
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July 9th, 2021 at 11:46:03 AM permalink
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The problem with that is that the waiter/waitress gets the sheety end of the stick there when they had no part in the decision to add that to the bill.



Here's a solution: Also, Go ahead and give the waiter/waitress a cash tip on the side. : )
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July 9th, 2021 at 2:06:32 PM permalink
The problem is false advertising - fraudulently advertising prices that are lower than the actual price.

I would plan to not return to any restaurant that does that. If that's not an option, then:

Deducting the phony processing fee from the tip may indeed hurt the staff, but they are part of the fraud as accomplices. If they complain to management it may cause a change.

Its okay to be indignant and intolerable of fraud -and tips are not mandatory.
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July 9th, 2021 at 2:08:11 PM permalink
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Man, where do you buy gas? Grocery stores too?



Portland, Oregon.

Gas stations usually have two prices; the higher price includes passing on to the purchaser the fee the credit card people charge them when a purchase is made with a credit card.

I have not seen it elsewhere, yet.
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