Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Top News

Server's note patron: Server leaves note for patron who paid couple's tab

See also

A server's note to a patron has gone viral in a much-needed feel-good story this week. On March 18, FOX News reported that Kirsten Kinzle was dining at Mimi’s Café in Victorville, Calif. when she noticed a couple sitting and enjoying a quiet breakfast together. Kinzle felt that her party was rather loud and she felt bad for the couple who had to be bothered so she decided to pay their $30 tab. Little did she know that she did more than just pay for a meal.

Server Stephanie Miller thought this was super thoughtful -- and she knew something about the couple that Kinzle obviously didn't, so she decided to leave a note.

The server's note to the patron read, "I just wanted to tell you that you did an amazing thing paying for that table's breakfast. They are in town because that man just lost his brother. So you lifted their spirits, even if just for a moment" (via FOX News).

Miller says that she couldn't bring herself to talk to Kinzle because she didn't want to start crying at work. Obviously this story is very touching -- not only because the gesture was sweet but because paying that $30 tab meant so much more than Kinzle could have imagined -- and once she read the note? The tears started flowing.

The server's note to the patron has since gone viral.

© Effie Orfanides 2014

Advertisement

News

  • Gaza school shelled
    Israeli airstrikes topple a school in Gaza suspected of housing rockets; dozens killed
    Video
    Video
  • Ebola outbreak
    An American with Ebola virus died shortly after boarding three planes
    World News
  • Why dogs smell butts
    Researchers figure out why dogs like to smell each other's butts
    Pets
  • Time to stop tanning
    The surgeon general advises us not to tan as melanoma cases are on the rise
    Health News
  • Zimmerman lands dream job
    George Zimmerman lands his dream job as a security guard at a gun/motorcycle shop
    Headlines
  • 10 smartest states
    Here are the 10 most educated states in the U.S., did yours make the cut?
    US News

Related Videos: