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Sure, restaurants have posted hours -- but, hey, when hunger calls, what's a diner to do? Does showing up before an establishment opens or just before closing a sign of poor etiquette?
I asked a few Valley chefs and restauranteurs and this is what they had to say.
Aaron May Chef and Restaurateur
Showing up early and expecting to be served is a little silly. As for showing up at closing, the hours are posted for a reason. I see nothing wrong with showing up at a restaurant right up until closing and expecting a fine meal and great service. If a restaurant wants to close earlier, it should change its hours.