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Some Restaurants Are Charging Covid-19 Surcharges And People Are Upset About It

Have you gotten takeout lately? Did you look at your receipt? Were you charged a COVID surcharge? It’s quite possible you paid one, and didn’t even realize it happened.

Some restaurants have resorted to charging a COVID 19 surcharge, in order to keep prices stable.

Why? They have had to pay extra for cleaning supplies, face masks, and everything they are required to use to protect the public from possible contamination.

Not only THAT, the meat prices have gone, hopefully temporarily, THROUGH THE ROOF, so businesses have to recoup the money somehow. Have you heard there is a meat shortage?

Of course, they are passing the extra fees on to customers.

It only makes sense. I mean, they are having to pay more to stay in business.

Some argue that the restaurants are lucky we are still patronizing their establishments.

Some argue that it’s a small price to pay to stay protected and — you know — eat meat.

Customers have noticed fees upwards of 26% charged in excess, while some places are charging a flat $1 fee.

What do YOU think? Are you team “How DARE they charge me extra,” or team “Meh, it’s a small price to pay”?

If you think you are a victim of actual price gouging, you may report the situation to your attorney general’s office.

Otherwise, let’s pay the fee, and get on with our lives.


Sunday 2nd of August 2020

They need to post there is a Covid 19. Surcharge. Then you can cancel your order and go somewhere else. B.S on the surcharge.


Sunday 12th of July 2020

A surcharge is very understandable. Only so many people allowed . The surcharge should be posted .We already know what they have to go through to be open . If you don't like it , eat at home. If you can afford to eat out you can afford a few extra dollars to keep the place open .


Sunday 2nd of August 2020

well i know is small if you spend a few dollars is a percentage of what you purcharsed so price increases. I think is not a good time to increase prices people has lost jobs and still trying to support their favorite restaurant, if is a few buck how you said why to bother to charged. They need the business not people running away from them. We all in this togeher and is harsh for a lot of us.


Sunday 12th of July 2020

Not only restaurants. I got charged $5 covid fee on a haircut.


Tuesday 16th of June 2020



Monday 15th of June 2020

Are we all going bonkers Everyone hase a hard time on there case flow Calm down, this is just making things more Difficult For everyone Stop this nonsens