How Much Should You Tip a Bartender?

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So, the amount you should tip a bartender probably shouldn’t be determined by bartenders—they’re a little self-interested here. But we gathered a group of America’s best so they could make a case for how much gratuity you should throw their way the next time you order a drink or 10.

CHECK OUT THE BARTENDERS FEATURED, LISTED IN ORDER OF APPEARANCE:
Ryan Wainwright, Terrine, Los Angeles
Nicholas Bennett, Porchlight, New York City
Bryan Dayton, Oak at Fourteenth, Boulder
Eric Alperin, The Varnish, Los Angeles
Naomi Levy, Eastern Standard, Boston
Joaquín Simó, Pouring Ribbons, New York City
Tim Cooper, Sweetwater Social, New York City
Karen Grill, Sassafrass, Los Angeles
Devon Tarby, The Normandie Club, Los Angeles
Jennifer Colliau, Interval at Long Now, San Francisco
Erick Castro, Polite Provisions, San Diego
Julie Lacoste, The Chart Room, New Orleans
Chaim Dauermann, The Up & Up, New York City


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