|First appearance||The One Where Joey Tells Rachel|
|Last appearance||The One With The Blind Dates|
|Number of episodes||2|
|Portrayed by||Sam Pancake|
|Relationships|| Ross Geller (crush)
Joey Tribbiani (crush)
The Waiter is a man who works in a restaurant where the friends sometimes go on dates. He appears to be homosexual, as he seemed to be attracted to both Joey and Ross, stating that in his opinion Joey was "really cute" and flirting with Ross when the latter stated that '[Ross] really wanted to have sex [that night].' He appeared in The One With The Blind Dates and The One Where Joey Tells Rachel.