"Ask for the check/bill" Top 5 Page for this destination Salzburg Restaurant Tip by WrigleyTodd

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  Inside Gasthof Alter Fuchs (see restaurants page)
by WrigleyTodd

Many restaurants in Salzburg and Europe won't give you a check or bill until you ask for it because it is customary for the locals to sit and talk for a long time; whereas, tourists more likely want to eat quickly and go see more cool stuff. Ask for your check when your done or almost done eating to ensure a quick escape. Also, when you ask for your bill, you are expected to pay at that moment too. The waitperson will give you your bill, expect you to pay right then in cash or give a credit card and then if you give cash, they will give you your change immediately from a pouch they carry around their waste or in a pocket. As for tips, the standard is usually 10 percent or just rounding up the bill (37 euro to 40 euro). Finally, you may end up sitting next to strangers. Since most restaurants are tiny, they will frequently sit small groups at the same table.

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  • Updated Jan 10, 2004
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