Restaurant Tipping: America’s Best (and Worst) Tippers

2015 has come and gone, and with the no-tip movement generating what seems like a headline every day, it sounds as though the custom of tipping in restaurants may be on its way out as well. In reality, the no-tip movement is practiced only in a handful of restaurants and tipping contributes billions of dollars to the economy each year.

Thousands of employees rely on the generosity of tippers to make ends meet, which inspired us to look at the tipping habits of Americans. This infographic pulls dining transaction data from thousands of restaurants across the U.S. that used Lavu’s iPad point of sale system in 2015.


America's Best (and Worst) Tippers