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Want to be a 'Karen'? Vancouver pop-up cafe offers terrible service and a bizarre dining experience

It's part of a worldwide chain.

Looking for a terrible night out?

Then Karen's Diner is coming for you.

The concept restaurant looks like a friendly '60s-style diner, but offers a very different experience with staff specializing in being rude. And that's the fun of it.

"Karen's is an interactive diner and an absurdly fun experience. At Karen's you will be greeted and waited upon by rude waiters and forced to play a variety of games," states the company's website. "Karen's Diner is a place where you can complain until the cows come home because we literally don't care."

In videos from locations around the world staff at Karen's Diners flip people off, swear at them, start arguments, toss menus on the ground, give people rude hats and, occasionally, break into dance.

Essentially, it's a place where being a 'Karen' (a name that's often used to refer to someone who's short-tempered, uptight, privileged, and complains, often to the manager) does the customer no good.

"Come on, ask for the manager...WE DARE YOU," the company says on their website.

The concept started in Australia where there are several restaurants now, and it has spread with locations or pop-ups across England, the U.S., New Zealand and other countries.

It's arriving in Vancouver this winter, according to the reservation site, and leaving at the end of May 2023. Right now it's taking reservations for its wait list for when it releases openings.

Warning: The language in the video may not be appropriate for all viewers.

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