Tipping ~ How to Respond to Hospitality


Tip: $1 per complex drink

Notes: At large chains, tip s completely optional. At smaller shops, tip $1 per cup or more for difficult orders.


Tip: 15-20%

Notes: Minimum of 50 cents per soft drink, $1 per alcoholic drink.

Coatroom Attendant

Tip: $1

Notes: There is no tip necessary for accessories such as scarves.

Parking Valet

Tip: $2-5

Notes: Tip when the car is returned to you.


Tip: 15-20% of cost of the bottle

Notes: At most restaurants, it’s okay to just tip the 15-20% of the final bill and let the restaurant divvy it up.


Tip: 10-20%

Notes: No less than 10% for poor service.

Washroom Attendant

Tip: $1

Notes: Consider giving more for extras such as mints, perfume or cologne.

Information borrowed from http://www.hospitalitymanagementschools.org/tipping/