'Pokémon Go' Is Creating Horrible Restaurant Customers
By now you should all be well attuned to the phenomenon that is the real-life Pokémon hunt, Pokémon Go, in which legions of nerds use their camera phones to catch fictional creatures partially owned by Nintendo. It's already bigger than Tinder! And because of the mobile game's augmented-reality interface, it's having a huge, completely unanticipated effect on restaurants and bars.
Turns out, servers are getting pretty damn exasperated with the annoying way customers are behaving while trying to catch a rogue Snorlax. Check out the tweets below to see for yourself.
me: *sees customer playing Pokemon go*— • (@klebz_10) July 11, 2016
customer:"hey you know your restaurant is a pokestop?!" me:"oh trust me, I know"
today a customer almost ran into me chasing a Pokemon through the restaurant ..— Breanna Burd (@breaannanicolee) July 10, 2016
I fr just asked the server at old Chicago if she could go catch this Pokémon that's in the kitchen at the restaurant for me with my phone 😂— Young. Wild. & Free. (@xcedaire) July 11, 2016
daisy got a video of me trying to find Pokemon standing on a bathroom counter in a restaurant 😂😂😂😂— lil c ☯ (@chesss__) July 11, 2016
When a grown male customer leaves because there was no pokémon in the restaurant......— Riiiii (@homegurlriri) July 10, 2016
A customer told my coworker "u guys need to really step up ur game here. there are NO pokemon in this restaurant."— HANAH (@interstella4444) July 10, 2016
last night, our host went to offer a menu to a customer, but it turns out they were only in the restaurant to catch a pokemon hahahhaa fuck— kirst (@kirst243) July 8, 2016
*At restaurant— Haylee Cox (@hayleec333) July 11, 2016
Waiter: Table or booth?
Me: Heh? Oh srry I'm just here for Pokémon Go...
I literally can't even eat out a restaurant anymore without mother fucking Pokemon Go being around me— R.i.p Sean (@TruePussyfucker) July 11, 2016
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