Cartoons: Oh, Waiter!

These waiters are serving a heaping helping of humor, with just a little snark on the side.

Waiter speaks with a patron

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Waiter looks at a father with pity after the man's family had finished their meal
“Stop looking at me pityingly. How much?”
Goldstein
June 9, 1951

 

Waiter delivers a patron's order
“I’m glad you ordered this, sir – it’s one of the few dishes the management makes a real profit on.”
Leo Garel
June 9 1951

 

Waiter checks in on a couple as they peruse a menu in an expensive restaurant
“Find anything you can afford?”
Goldstein
June 2, 1951

 

Waiter speaks with a patron
“We’re suggesting the special fillet of sole today, sir – and if you ask me, we should have suggested it yesterday.”
Gardner Rea
June 2, 1951

 

A waiter leaps for joy in a restaurant
“I’d certainly like to know the size of that tip.”
Dan Q. Brown
May 21, 1955

 

Waiter speaks with a patron
“I can’t honestly recommend anything – I’ve watched them make the stuff.”
Roy Fox
May 1, 1954

 

Waiter speaks with two patrons
“I’ve waited five years to see you two guys have lunch together!”
Gallagher
April 10, 1954

 

Patron notices a full waiter's tray resting between his seat and the wall.
“I’ll get that out of your way in just a second.”
Tom Henderson
March 1, 1952

 

Waiter speaks with a patron
“The only thing I can honestly recommend is an extravagant tip.”
January 23, 1954

 

A frog leaps off of a dinner plate
“Now – that’s what I call fresh frog legs.”
Frank O’Neal
July 16, 1955

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Comments

  1. These are some of the best cartoons yet, wonderful Post editors!

    # 1 is something I might say under the circumstances, in all honesty.

    Numbers 2, 3, 6 and 9 are BRUTALLY honest.

    Numbers 5, 8 and 10 are really outrageous!

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