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    1. Why do you only go out for spaghetti while wearing a white shirt? (Contributed by Don F.)
    2. Can't we just get rid of wine lists? Do we really have to be reminded every time we go out to a nice restaurant that we have no idea what we are doing? Why don't they just give us a trigonometry quiz with the menu instead? (Contributed by Don F.)
    3. Why do restaurants leave the lettuce leaves so big in a Caesar Salad? (Contributed by Don F.)
    4. Why do you only crave fast food AFTER the restaurant has closed for the night? (Contributed by Don F.)
    5. How come Alberta restaurants advertise New York Steak made with 100% Alberta Beef on their menus? Do their Chefs not know anything about geography? (Contributed by Don F.)
    6. Why is a waiter called a "waiter" when the customer is the one that actually waits? (Contributed by Sean Brockway)
    7. Why do customers get faster service when a restaurant is crowded than when it is half empty? (Contributed by Don Woods)
    8. Do you have to tip if you wait on a waiter? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    9. If you go to a restaurant in Idaho or Prince Edward Island and you don't order any potatoes with your meal will they ask you to leave? (Contributed by Don F.)
    10. In a restaurant why do you always want to eat what someone else is eating? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    11. When you and your spouse walk into a restaurant by yourselves why do they ask you "Table for how many"? (Contributed by Al J.)
    12. How come the Round Table Pizza restaurants only have square and rectangular tables? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    13. How come we order a BLT in a restaurant but never a LBT? (Contributed by Jim Adams)
    14. When you go to a fancy restaurant where they give you a fork with three teeth is it called a threek? (Contributed by Warren Kramer)
    15. Why do waiters/waitresses come and ask if everything is okay when you have a mouthful of food? (Contributed by Nina)
    16. Back in the year 1488 was 'Ye Olde Tea Shoppe' called 'Ye Brande Newe Tea Shoppe'? (Contributed by Alex Petty)
    17. When you dine out and all the waiters are wearing gloves do you ever wonder what's in the food that they're afraid of? (Contributed by Jim Moore Jr.)
    18. Should you drink the water in authentic Mexican restaurants? (Contributed by Jim Moore Jr.)
    19. Why is a 4 year old's voice always louder than 200 adults in a crowded restaurant? (Contributed by Sinnful)
    20. Why do restaurants call it a Blue Plate Special when they don't serve it on a Blue Plate? (Contributed by Don F.)
    21. When people think they have been served bad food why do they always ask the people they're with to taste it? (Contributed by Phil)
    22. Where do the Chinese people go when they want to eat out? (Contributed by Jim Moore Jr.)
    23. If Buffaloes don't have wings why do so many restaurants sell Buffalo wings? (Contributed by MailBits.com)
    24. Sitting at your favourite table ready to order you realize the menu is not very good. Why can't you then just press the spacebar to invoke the last good known menu? (Contributed by Kristofer Magnusson)
    25. In restaurants why do they put soap in the washrooms? Don't you still have to touch the same door knob that everyone that never washed their hands have used before? (Contributed by giroux)
    26. Why is it that when you finally get the right amount of cream and sugar in your cup of coffee the waitress comes along and pours more coffee into your cup? (Contributed by Don F.)
    27. Why is it that in most nite-clubs the tables are reserved but the customers aren't? (Contributed by Jim Moore Jr.)
    28. Can an orphan eat at a family restaurant? (Contributed by Tim Williams)
    29. When you order a chicken sandwich how do you know if you're getting a hen or a rooster? (Contributed by Brian C.)
    30. Is a restaurant the only place where people are happy when they're fed up? (Contributed by Shenandoahvalley)
    31. Everyone knows that when you are travelling, the best places to eat are where the truck drivers eat, right? So why do you never see trucks parked outside a fancy French Restaurant? (Contributed by Life_Is_A_Joke)
    32. If Madona (the singer) went to a fancy restaurant where they refer to their patrons by their last names, what exactly would they say to her? (Contributed by Ossie Michelin)
    33. What do they do with the rest of the lobster when restaurants serve lobster tails? (Contributed by MailBits.com)
    34. Why do the restrooms at some IHOPs need signs saying 'Please lock door to insure privacy'? Do people ever not lock the door? (Contributed by aguytono)
    35. How come the waiter who hovered over your table before you were ready to go is no where to be seen when you're ready to go and waiting for the bill? (Contributed by Terry Galan)
    36. Why do restaurants call it the check when it's really the bill? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    37. Why do most restaurants only sell FAMOUS ribs? Do the not-so-famous ribs taste any different? And just whose ribs were they in the first place to make them so famous? (Contributed by Pat F.)
    38. Is the waiter who comes around to your table with the pepper grinder called the Peppier? (Contributed by John Foster)
    39. Why is it that in restaurant bathrooms, the door usually pushes in to the bathroom and after you've washed your hands, you have to pull on the handle to get out? Wouldn't it be easier the other way around? (Contributed by L. Dosa)
    40. How come in every restaurant, the Men's Washroom always comes first? (Contributed by Dusty)
    41. Why is it that the person who orders the most expensive dinner and the most drinks, never gets stuck with the check? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    42. When you receive bad food at a restaurant, why does everybody else insist on tasting it? If it is gross, then shouldn't people be backing away from it? (Contributed by Valerie)
    43. Just how do those restaurants manage to play music without commercials? (Contributed by Valerie)
    44. What do they call Japanese steakhouses in Japan? (Contributed by Electric Blue)
    45. Is the 'Outback Steakhouse' really from Australia? (Contributed by Electric Blue)
    46. How come in restaurants we always tell our waiter or waitress that the service is 'fine', even if it is not? (Contributed by Valerie)
    47. Do we tip, for services rendered, on the total BEFORE or the total AFTER the tax is added? And who makes up this rule? (Contributed by Janis G.)
    48. Can't anybody who has a job go in the 'Employees Only' doors at restaurants? (Contributed by T.M.)
    49. Why are square meals served on round plates? (Contributed by C.T.)
    50. Why do restaurants give you a 'Guest Check'? If you're a guest then why do you have to pay? Do you ask guests to pay when they visit you? Shouldn't they be called something like 'Bill'? (Contributed by Evaonne)
    51. Do people who have split personalities ask for two checks at a restaurant? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    52. If it were a real Family Restaurant, wouldn’t every table have an argument going? (Contributed by W.J.)
    53. Why is there never a full English dinner or tea but there is always a full English breakfast? (Contributed by C.T.)
    54. When you are at a restaurant and order a pop, you get a straw with it, right? So how come when you get served just ice water, they don’t give you a straw? (Contributed by PK)
    55. Why do they call it a Bill? Why not a Ted or a Frank? (Contributed by Allan Strong)
    56. Why do restaurants, especially the better ones, ruin a meal by serving lousy coffee? (Contributed by The Vent on AccessAtlanta.com)
    57. If bald people work as chefs in a restaurant, do they have to wear hairnets? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    58. Is anyone else uncomfortable with bathroom faucets knowing where you're at? (Contributed by Ralphie)
    59. At an 'all-you-can-eat' restaurant, is there a penalty for eating less than you can? (Contributed by O.C.)
    60. How come restaurants sell back ribs and side ribs but they don’t sell front ribs? (Contributed by Don F.)
    61. How come whenever you go to a restaurant, whatever you order doesn't look half as good as what the people at the next table ordered? (Contributed by Henry G.)
    62. What do tourists eat at chain restaurants? (Contributed by Jaylin Zimm)
    63. When you go out to eat, why is the meal you want to order always the most expensive item on the menu? (Contributed by Valerie)
    64. Is it called "Dim Sum" because you have some and "dim sum" more? (Contributed by Zagros)
    65. Why do restaurants have doggy bags but no kitty bags? (Contributed by Stretch20)
    66. Why do some restaurants have a sign that says ‘All-day breakfast served 8.30 – 10.30 only’? (Contributed by S.S.)
    67. Aren't people always telling you to try new foods when they take you out to eat? So how come when you order something you’ve never had and don't like it, they get mad at you because they have to pay for it? Didn't they tell you to try it in the first place? (Contributed by Imameatlover)
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