Who likes to eat at restaurants with friends? I know I do! Eating out with friends is a lot of fun – and a great way to catch up on a break at work.
Being a singleton and dining out with friends can be an exciting experience if, for example, your friends are trying to impress you or generally do not want to pay for their drinks.
Instead of finding yourself paying for everyone’s food, it might be more beneficial if the group spent for each other when dining out. This article will explain how to split the bill when eating out with friends!
There are many ways to go about this, but no set formula. I will show you what I know!
How to Split the Bill When Eating Out with Friends?
It’s great with friends, and you can all eat out together. But what happens when one person orders an appetizer and another order a dessert? Or someone takes a drink while everyone else is ordering their food?
Luckily, there are ways to split the bill when eating out with friends. But first, remember: don’t be a cheapskate! It’s nice to split the bill so everyone gets what they want, but if you’re one of those who pay for everything, this article isn’t for you.
When you’re eating out with friends, there are two ways you can split the check: by each person paying their fair share or by everyone paying their fair share.
No one gets left out when everyone pays their fair share and gets a good meal! But be warned: this method is much more expensive than splitting the check.
1) If you’re eating at a restaurant in Vancouver, check their menu beforehand to see what each person’s meal costs. The cost of each person’s meal should be on the menu or the receipt. You can also use online menus if they have one available.
2) Make sure that everyone has enough money in their wallet for the bill. If not, ask your friends for money so that you can pay for food before your meal arrives (this is called “covering”).
3) Divide the bill between everyone who ordered food, including drinks and appetizers, if there were any.
3 Major Tips on How to Split the Bill When Eating Out with Friends
If you’re anything like me, you hate figuring out how to split the bill when eating out with friends. It’s always a pain to calculate who had what and who owed it. But don’t worry, there’s an easy way to do it!
1. Talk about it beforehand:
If you know you’ll be splitting the bill, discuss it with your friends before ordering. That way, everyone knows what they’re getting into and can budget accordingly.
2. Order similar items:
To simplify, try to order similar items so that the cost can be divided between everyone. For example, suppose two people order appetizers and two order entrees. In that case, it’s easy to split the cost of each category evenly between all four people.
3. Use a calculator:
When in doubt, bust out that calculator! Adding up each person’s total can help avoid later arguments about who owes what money. Plus, most restaurants these days have apps or websites that allow you to view an itemized breakdown of your bill – so take advantage of those resources!
Use The Masosa app!
The most awkward thing about splitting the bill is talking about it from your first meet-up. How about using an application dedicated to helping you avoid that?
On Masosa, you can Check the Option of splitting the bill before even talking to the person!
Download the Masosa app and start socializing now!