Opinions on mandatory tips in restaurants in the U.S. as of June 2014

This statistic shows consumer opinion on mandatory tipping in restaurants in the United States as of June 2014. During the survey, 15.5 percent of respondents said tipping should be reserved for exceptional service.

Do you think it should be mandatory for people to tip servers?

Share of respondents
Yes23.4%
No, but people should tip most of the time48.4%
No, tipping should be reserved for exceptional service15.5%
No, service charges should just be included in food prices9.2%
No opinion3.4%
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Source

Release date

June 2014

Region

United States

Survey time period

June 24, 2014

Number of respondents

400 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

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