Culture Poster Ch 5
French speakers tend to use understatements when it comes to their food. For example, if the food were bad they might say "C'est pas terrible." Comparably, rather than saying something is good, they would say "C'est pas mauvais."
In cafes or restaurants a 15% tip is left if the words "service compris" are posted or written on the menu. If you're not sure if it is or not, it's fine to ask "Le service est compris?"...
If the service was good, it is normal to leave a little extra.