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Bottle Service and Night Club Noobs

Discussion in 'Vegas Nightlife' started by obrien73, Sep 6, 2012.

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  1. obrien73

    obrien73 Low-Roller

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    We have a table reserved with comped bottle service on this Saturday night at PURE. The nightclub host asked me to text her a few minutes before we head up to the club so that she can make sure everything is in order. I'm guessing that I should tip her but have no clue how much as the club scene is new to us.

    Is it appropriate to tip her and if so how much? Also I assume that we will have some assistance from a server from time to time. How much should we tip her?
     
  2. Iceicecool

    Iceicecool Low-Roller

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    Is this entirely comped by the casino? Normally the tip for the server is 18% and is automatically added on to your tab. It's usually a 1 bottle minimum for every three people in your group, and bottles usually start at $500. In addition to the female server, you will also have a male assistant that will seriously be tending to your every need. He will be constantly refilling your mixers and your ice and pouring your drinks. If the entire bill is being comped I would probably tip around $80-$100 to the server at the end. I'm not completely sure about tipping the host you booked it through. I don't think they are normally tipped, I could be wrong.
     
  3. MangoPort

    MangoPort Low-Roller

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    Don't tip the server - 18% of your bill goes to them and this is less likely to be comped until explicitly stated or if you have a lot of leftover comps from your gaming.

    Tip the male assistant $20-$40. More if you guys make a huge mess, less if they are slow or sloppy.

    Tip the bouncer $0- $100; mostly if you're tipping the bouncer it's to help you get girls.

    The host is usually the only person that tipping is proper etiquette. The amount is hotly debated but it's between $50-$100 per bottle, usually capping off around $300 unless you're making a request for a great table location with a low minimum spend.
     
  4. DK528

    DK528 Low-Roller

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    Similar question (different location). Will be at the Borgata in AC this weekend for a bachelorette party. Have reserved a table at the club there by filling out a form online and then speaking with someone. She didn't give any discounts.

    There will be a 20% service charge added to the bill. I assume that means I don't have to tip the waitress/server. But I should tip the club version of the busboy?

    As for other people to tip, do I tip the person (if she's there) who I booked through? Even though she did almost nothing other than reserve the table? Anyone else?

    Thanks!
     
  5. paperposter

    paperposter VIP Whale

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    as long as they slam you for 20 percent your done,now if you want a better table than what the give you ,then grease some palms.if you feel generous you can take care of the bouncer who will watch your stuff but out of the 20 percent the waitress tips the bus boys
     
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