Diner Leaves $10,000 Tip For Workers At Florida Restaurant

Staff at the Wahoo Seafood Grill in Gainesville, Florida received the surprise of a lifetime when a customer tipped them $10,000.

The owner of the diner said a man, his wife, and their son finished their meal and afterward the man gathered the 10-person staff and thanked them for their hard work.

The diner’s owner said, “Watching these guys get their check was almost as good as Christmas morning.”

What’s the biggest tip you’ve ever received? Do you consider yourself a big tipper? What factors do you base the tip amount on; food quality, service, cleanliness?

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