Assuming that you are not a cheapskate, you will be leaving a tip. The restaurant only places the temporary authorization there to make sure enough available credit in place to cover the tip. Shortly after the credit card is closed out on their system, the authorization is removed. Usually when they batch their system (weekends can delay this).
Depends on place restaurant is. In Europe it would usually be the Sous-Chef de Fromage.
No, it would be a violation of the merchant's agreement with the credit card company, and they would lose their right to accept that credit card.
It is legal, but against the Merchant Agreement that the club would of signed to process credit cards.
Most financial companies will not charge for loans for computers if you have bad credit. However, if you want to take a loan from a bank, they would ask you to apply for a traditional credit loan.
If the pre-payment charge is considerably less than would be the amount of interest that would be paid through the duration of the loan, then it could be beneficial financially, but might also have a minor and temporary affect on the borrower's credit score.
I would say about 3.00 for 3 pancakes. Charge 1.00 per pancake.
Many restaurants now have portable credit processing machines that can be brought to your table. However if you are really that concerned you would be better to use cash.
I run a putt putt golf course, which would probably be more equivalent of a fast food restaurant in terms of cash to credit. But we usually get 70% of revenue through cash and 30% through credit/debit cards.
Yes, but the card issuing bank would charge you over limit fee and other additional fees if you exceed your credit limit