Sunset Restaurants Living Wage Surcharge Class Action Settlement

Class Eligibility

Class Members” are all persons, who between January 1, 2012, to May 31, 2017, purchased a meal at one of the Restaurants and paid an undisclosed state living wage surcharge.

The following restaurants are included

  • Cabo Cantina
  • Baja Beach Café
  • Fiesta Cantina
  • PB Cantina
  • Jameson’s Irish Pub
  • Sunset Trocadero Lounge

Estimated Amount

Full Refund

Each Class Member that can produce receipt(s) of his or her transactions at one of the Restaurants will receive a full refund of the amount of surcharges paid. Each Class Member that does not have a receipt, but signs a Declaration under penalty of perjury attesting that he or she visited one of the Restaurants between January 1, 2012, to May 31, 2017 and paid an undisclosed state living wage surcharge, will have the option of selecting to receive a $3 check in the mail, or a Voucher for 10% off the customer’s next visit to any of the Restaurants.

Proof of Purchase


Keep in mind that without a receipt your will only get $3 check or a 10% off voucher that will not expire

Case Name

South v. RMG Sunset Inc., et al.,
Case No. BC 652905,

Los Angeles County Superior Court

Case Summary

The case is entitled South v. RMG Sunset, Inc, Los Angeles Superior Court Case No. BC652905. The Honorable Ann Jones is the judge presiding over this case. The party who brought the lawsuit is called the Plaintiff (in this case, Jay South), and the parties that he sued are called the Defendants (in this case, the Restaurants and their managing company).

The lawsuit alleges that the Restaurants engaged in unfair, deceptive practices and false advertising by adding a living wage surcharge to customers’ bills, in violation of consumer protection laws. The Restaurants deny that they engaged in any unfair business practice, and deny that Plaintiff or other consumers have been harmed in any way.

Settlement Pool





South v. RMG Sunset Inc. Settlement Administrator

c/o Heffler Claims Group

P.O. Box 42764

Philadelphia, PA 19101-2764