Reddit user Coppin-it-washin-it posted a photo of a note his mother recently received from a server at Red Lobster that has gained a lot of popularity.

After his father passed recently his sister decided to take their mother out to her favorite restaurant, Red Lobster, on her and her late husband’s anniversary. When the server asked if they were there for a special occasion his sister explained that her parents had been going to Red Lobster for the past 31 years for their anniversary, but since her father had passed away in March she decided to take her mother and keep the tradition going. From then on the mother and daughter continued to enjoy their visit at the restaurant but never expected to get this when they received their bill…


The note reads:

We are sorry to hear about your husband’s passing, but we appreciate your loyalty in spending 31 years of your anniversary with us. For our appreciation your meal is on us! We look forward to spending your next anniversary with us!


Red Lobster + your server, Taylor

When Coppin-it-washin-it posted it on Reddit on Wednesday night he never expected it to go viral:


A Red Lobster spokesperson was contacted by BuzzFeed about the heartwarming moment:

“We’re truly proud of the Columbia team. We also extend our wishes to the family who dined with us and look forward to serving them again next year!”