A bartender at a Mexican restaurant has spoken out after allegedly receiving an offensive message on a receipt in lieu of a receipt.
Hehsus Baeza, of Texas, claims a customer left a rude message and no gratuity after dining at Tkilaz Mexican Restaurant Bar and Grill on Sunday (February 17).
After finishing a $17.55 meal – which included ‘a plate of asado’ and a drink of ‘Dos XX’, the patron reportedly wrote the following message:
My tip is to build the f*cking wall now!
Baeza took to Facebook to share a picture of the receipt in question, calling out the customer’s apparent hypocrisy:
F*ck you! How are you going to come eat a plate of asado and drink a Dos XX and write this! #hypocrite.
Baeza’s Facebook post quickly went viral, with many people expressing shock and outrage at the spiteful message.
One person commented:
Very hypocritical. It’s one thing to have an opinion, but to write it down as a ‘tip’ …then …to write it down on the merchants copy at a Mexican restaurant, is disgusting for sure. #Hypocrite #CheapAss
While another person noted:
They want the wall but sure love Mexican food
Well they have his name, ban that MFer from the restaurant.
— 🦝 Nat Nørgaard 🇩🇰🇧🇪🇻🇳 (@niners_nhatty) February 18, 2019
However, others have been left unsure, claiming the receipt in question is a ‘hoax’.
One person commented:
If this turns out to be fake you will get sued for blasting this persons name. This happened in Odessa sometime last year and the server was punished.
I guess you people never learn, last time this happened it WAS FAKE! Ya just a bunch of sheep that jump off the cliff without any evidence.
Seems a bit suspicious to me, I rarely believe these stories.
— Michael Forsyth (@RealMDForsyth) February 18, 2019
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Jules studied English Literature with Creative Writing at Lancaster University before earning her masters in International Relations at Leiden University in The Netherlands (Hoi!). She then trained as a journalist through News Associates in Manchester. Jules has previously worked as a mental health blogger, copywriter and freelancer for various publications.