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Here's how much restaurants mark up your food

GOBankingRates Logo By Grace Lin of GOBankingRates | Slide 1 of 26: You can always make a dish at home for less than what you’d pay at a restaurant — that’s a given.
A restaurant has to factor in overhead costs when they price out a menu, but certain items provide restaurants with more opportunity to overprice than others. You might choose to do a little more home cooking after finding out these restaurant secrets.
Click through to discover sneaky ways restaurants trick you into spending more money.

Here's how much restaurants mark up your food

You can always make a dish at home for less than what you’d pay at a restaurant — that’s a given.

A restaurant has to factor in overhead costs when they price out a menu, but certain items provide restaurants with more opportunity to overprice than others. You might choose to do a little more home cooking after finding out these restaurant secrets.

Click through to discover sneaky ways restaurants trick you into spending more money.

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