How much do you tip? Are you a good tipper or a poor tipper, do you even tip at all? Tipping is something we all think about when we go out to eat. In case you did not know, the standard tip rate is 15-percent and most people on average tip between 15 and 20-percent. According to an article in the Contra Costa Times, San Francisco restaurant workers are asking for a mandatory 25-percent tip rate that they will add to your bill for you.