Woman Asks if She Was Wrong to Order Delivery From a Restaurant Only a Few Blocks Away

Okay, it’s confession time…

Sometimes if I have a lot of work to do, I will have food delivered from places that I should probably be driving to in order to pick up the food.

Is that the worst thing in the world?!?!

Aren’t I only human?!?!

Anyway, the reason I bring it up is because the woman you’re about to hear from wants to know if she’s an a**hole for doing what I just talked about.

Hmmm…let’s see…

AITA for ordering delivery food when I only live a few blocks away from the restaurant?

“There’s a local burger joint that my family and I love. It’s about 10 blocks away from our house and they do both delivery and pick up. I’m a ft student and SAHM to a toddler (1.5) while my husband works ft.

I had a big exam and a couple of lab practicals due today and was too tired to cook dinner so I decided to order a couple burgers and fries from the local joint. It was already dark out, really cold, and I didn’t feel like trying to wrangle my kid into their snow suit or the stroller to walk over there as we don’t have a car, so I ordered delivery on their website for an additional fee (this wasn’t a delivery service like Door Dash or Uber Eats, the restaurant uses its own online platform and hires its own drivers to delivery food). I paid online and left a 20% tip.

About 30 minutes later I got a notification the delivery driver was at my building so I went downstairs to pick my food up. When I got to the door the delivery person was very rude and told me that next time I should get off my a** and pick up my own d**n food and that she doesn’t get paid enough to deliver food less than a mile. I just grabbed my food and didn’t say a word to her and headed back toward the elevator.

I heard a pound on the (locked) door as I walked away and turned around to see she’d hit the door with some snow and was flipping me off. I went upstairs kind of frazzled and ended up calling the restaurant to let them know what happened and to please reimburse me for my tip. The manager I talked to was horrified and apologized and ended up returning my tip.

He also offered a 20% off coupon for a future visit. We love this burger shop so this poor experience isn’t going to stop us from eating their food, I just am not going to get delivery from them again.

AITA for ordering delivery from a restaurant a few blocks away? Is this some kind of unwritten rule of delivery that I didn’t know about?”

Now see what Reddit users said about this.

This reader said this woman is NTA and that a delivery this close is actually good for the driver.

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And this Redditor agreed and said that the driver had no idea what the situation at this person’s house was…so why get mad about it?

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Another individual who worked as a driver said that deliveries like this were the ones they looked forward to because you could rack up the cash.

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Now it’s your turn to tell us what you think.

Let us know in the comments.

Thanks in advance!