BOSTON (AP) - Amid the chaos and fear in the moments after the Boston Marathon explosions, customers at the Rattlesnake Bar and Grill evacuated the restaurant without settling their tabs.
Owner Tony Castagnozzi, while understanding the gravity of the situation, figures the unpaid bills totaled about $3,000.
Since the April 15 blasts, he says about a dozen customers in the Boylston Street restaurant at the time have made good on their bills, and included tips, helping him recoup about $1,200.
The honest customers come from Colorado, Florida, Virginia, and across New England.
Castagnozzi tells the Boston Herald "there are so many good people out there."
Customer David Christmas of Acton says he paid his $35 tab and added a $15 tip because "it's the right thing to do."
Other restaurants report similar experiences.
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