'Someone's parents are doing a good job!' Waiter shares sweet note from a group of 13-year-old diners who stiffed him on the tip - then came back a week later when they realized their mistake

Mail Online | 1/22/2018 | Carly Stern For Dailymail.com
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A waiter in Los Angeles was both surprised and pleased to get a tip from a group of customers over a week after they'd dined at his restaurant.

The waiter had patiently served a group of four 13-year-old girls, who were dining on their own for the first time, but was frustrated when they finished their meal and left without leaving him much of a tip, despite thanking him for the good service.

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As he found out later, they didn't mean to stiff him — they just didn't know any better. But when they realized their error, they went out of their way to make it right.

'[There's] nothing more frustrating than when I get little to nothing for a tip and the customer is smiling and thanking me profusely as they exit,' the man, who goes by Seminole, wrote on Imgur.

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Many people who work in the food service industry are also quick to complain about teenage diners, who are at times more likely to be stingy when it comes to tipping.

Yet when this happened to Seminole with a group of four 13-year-olds in early October, there was a happy ending.

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A week and a half later, the teenage diners returned and left the waiter an envelope with cash and a note written in blue marker.

'About a week and a half ago, on October 7, my 3 friends and I came to eat at this restaurant as our own homecoming celebration,' the letter began. 'It was an exciting experience for us to be here alone, and it was all new to us.

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'And you were the best waiter we could ask for. You were kind, helpful, accommodating, didn't treat us like babies, and were even able to fir the food to all my allergies! So I wanted to say thank you for making our...
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