13 Server Horror Stories That'll Make You Think Twice About Not Tipping

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The bottomless refills from hell.

The bottomless refills from hell.

“I used to work in a restaurant where we would leave empty glasses on the table. A woman in the restaurant didn’t feel well and started to vomit, but instead of running to the bathroom, she started grabbing the empty water glasses and vomiting in them. She filled all the glasses on her table, and even started grabbing them from others. She filled about five glasses with her vomit in the middle of the restaurant, then left them on the table for the server to clean up. She didn’t even tip.”



The customer with shedding problems.

The customer with shedding problems.

“Had a customer complain about hair in his food. After an apology, I got him a fresh plate. Two minutes later, the guy loses his shit and dumps the food on the floor because he found more hair in it. As I cleaned up the food from the floor, I realized there was quite a lot of hair on the floor and chair where the man sat. Turns out, it was his own hair!



The spicy Valentine’s Day drama at table seven.

The spicy Valentine's Day drama at table seven.

“I was working on Valentine’s Day last year and there was a couple at a table that seemed perfectly fine. Five minutes later, I walk by the table and witness the boy throw a bowl of salsa in his girlfriend’s face and storm out of the restaurant. He threw salsa. In her face. ON VALENTINE’S DAY.”

Lexi Mcintosh


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