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Restaurant Startup Ideas



1 year ago

A social network for people who love to eat. Users can browse menus, find restaurants that fit their budget, and chat to other food lovers.

3,659
3 years ago

A company that’s building software for restaurants that helps them manage their menus, guest lists and food orders.

2,889
5 months ago

A logistics startup that wants to help restaurants with on-demand food delivery.

1,227
3 years ago

Idea: A startup that uses AI to help restaurants optimize their menus, ensuring that no item is priced too high or too low for the quality that it offers

762
2 years ago

A place where you can find restaurants, hotels, and attractions (like museums, parks, and hiking trails) in your area.

677
1 year ago

A way for restaurants to put online menus online with pictures and videos

672
2 years ago

A tool for restaurants to help them create menus and sales and reservations.

634
1 year ago

A startup that allows you to hand-write restaurant check on your smartphone.

633
2 years ago

A high-tech restaurant platform that tracks how food is being served and how it is being prepared in real-time.

559
2 years ago

A restaurant review app that allows customers to leave feedback about their meal directly on the receipt for the wait staff to see.

533
1 year ago

A tool for helping those in the restaurant industry manage the financial, administrative, and HR aspects of the business.

494
2 years ago

This is a startup that wants to bring restaurant table reservations to the web. The startup works with restaurants and offers a way for them to provide table reservations via the web. They’re looking to partner with companies who have a big customer base but have been slow to adopt technology.

465
1 year ago

A real estate startup that focuses on the small commercial space and works with clients like hotels and bars/restaurants.

465
1 year ago

This company helps restaurants and bars sell their food online by offering delivery and same day pick up options.

433
1 year ago

A company that converts food waste into biofuels. The company works with large food companies and restaurants to find them the right waste to convert.

433
6 months ago

A food delivery company that helps restaurants spot and avoid waste.

374
3 years ago

 Grow is building a set of tools for restaurants, enabling them to manage their menus, design their menus, and automate their ordering and delivery processes.

353
3 years ago

A platform that helps people find out if a restaurant is halal, or if it’s clean and healthy.

348
2 years ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for restaurants to find chefs. It says that 10,000 chefs are searching for jobs online every day.

331
3 years ago

A review platform for restaurants. Users can rate restaurants on their service, experience, and food quality.

327
2 years ago

The company offers a platform where you can order and deliver a meal from a restaurant you’ve never heard of before.

316
2 years ago

A platform that’s like a meal-kit delivery service but for restaurants with a focus on healthy food. It’s a big market that’s hard to crack.

316
1 year ago

A restaurant discovery app that caters to the Indian market by listing only Indian restaurants.

307
3 years ago

A company that helps restaurants review their food, and give customers ratings, which they hope will help improve online food ordering.

304
2 years ago

This is a product-tracking app for restaurants, allowing them to track all their orders, send notifications to employees, and manage payments. It’s currently only available in the US but has recently secured seed funding.

304
2 years ago

A platform that connects hungry customers with nearby restaurants to help them find the closest places to eat.

301
3 years ago

A platform that makes it easy for restaurants to streamline the food order process for both customers and their back-of-house staff.

293
5 months ago

A tool for restaurant owners to help them track customer social media posts, which the startup says can help them improve their service.

289
2 years ago

A digital platform for those who operate small businesses (like restaurants, cafes, and beauty salons) to serve as a one-stop shop to track and manage their business. It’s a tool that aggregates all of the paper and online paperwork into a single platform.

287
3 years ago

A platform for “pay-at-the-table” service restaurants.

276
3 years ago

Find a bar or restaurant where you’re headed.

275
3 years ago

A gift card company that helps restaurants and retailers transfer money between countries.

272
2 years ago

A supply chain management platform for restaurants and other food-related businesses. Growth is strong and the founders say they’re trying to make a dent in the $8.5 trillion food and beverage industry.

246
2 years ago

A tool for restaurant owners and employees that helps them with the everyday tasks of running a restaurant. With the app, you can order takeout, track tips, and review your shift.

245
3 years ago

A new startup that wants to help small businesses and restaurants keep track of their inventory, and the cost of their items.

240
2 years ago

A platform that helps the restaurant industry grow and scale.

240
2 years ago

Startup that wants to make it easier for restaurants to better manage their waitstaff, using a real-time scheduling system that will allow managers to see how many customers are waiting.

236
2 years ago

A mobile app that connects restaurants with nearby drivers, who can pick up and drop off diners on their way home.

230
3 years ago

An aggregator of local content apps for restaurants, retailers, travel, beauty, and more.

229
2 years ago

A startup where people can vote on what they’d like to see on the menu at restaurants.

223
2 years ago

A startup for travelers to find the best hotels, restaurants and attractions for their trip.

223
2 years ago

A company that helps you find the best restaurants in your city

221
3 years ago

The startup is building an on-demand remote delivery service for restaurant takeout and delivery orders.

220
2 years ago

A tool for finding the highest-rated local restaurants, bars, or retail locations.

217
3 years ago

A food delivery service that uses a network of personal chefs to create a personalized meal based on the order. The startup has also launched a restaurant-delivery service that provides delivery 24/7.

216
3 years ago

A new online service for monitoring food safety by connecting restaurants to their city’s local health department, so they can get regular reminders about things like food safety.

216
3 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants quickly take and sell photos of their food

215
3 years ago

A startup that helps customers book restaurant tables, with a check-in and payment feature. It’s the first startup in India working on a restaurant booking app.

215
3 years ago

A startup that connects restaurants with home delivery services, so that customers can order food that’s ready when they get it. The startup has already raised $2.4 million in funding.

214
1 year ago

A startup that helps restaurants and bars display their offerings in real time, instead of one menu at a time.

212
3 years ago

A tool that helps small businesses, specifically those in the restaurant industry, manage and pay all of their in-house expenses, from utilities to payroll. In the US, their core customers are restaurants.

210
2 years ago

A startup building a tool to help restaurants, cafes, and bars manage their employees.

210
2 years ago

A delivery platform for restaurants that lets them track the progress of their orders and instantly communicate with customers.

209
2 years ago

A food delivery app for restaurants that allows them to get their orders out quickly by cutting out the middlemen.

209
1 year ago

A startup that helps restaurants figure out the best way to sell their products and byproducts. They have clients in the US, Canada and Australia.

207
3 years ago

A platform for restaurants to offer delivery and delivery drivers to order delivery items.

201
3 years ago

A startup building a tool that helps companies track and manage their expenses. The startup is working on tracking and managing expenses for restaurants, hotels, and other businesses.

199
2 years ago

A handheld scanner that simplifies the process of getting restaurant inspections.

198
3 years ago

A simple online platform to measure and compare ratings, recommendations and reviews for restaurants, bars, spas, salons and more.

194
2 years ago

The startup’s pitch is that “we help people save money by visiting restaurants that are good, but not the best.” The app now has 100,000 users in the UK, and its founders say they’ll be able to expand globally if their funding round meets its goal.

194
3 years ago

The app makes it easy to find the best nearby restaurants and their reviews, and the business can then make money off the data it collects about online reviews.

193
2 years ago

A mobile solution to ensure that restaurant kitchens aren’t overworking staff during busy periods.

193
2 years ago

A platform that helps users find the best restaurants in their town based on ratings, reviews, and menus.

191
2 years ago

A way to find and pay for items at different restaurants and cafes.

190
3 years ago

A food delivery business that uses an app to make a restaurant delivery within 15 minutes.

189
2 years ago

A startup that helps people find and book restaurants and make reservations. It’s already used for over 1,000 reservations.

188
1 year ago

A startup that aims to bring the “sharing economy” to farmers, who are often left out of the vast majority of transactions related to food, be it restaurants or grocery stores. The founders say that since they can use shared resources, they can cut the cost of a farm by 75%.

188
3 years ago

A SaaS-based solution meant to help restaurants manage their “digital kitchen”.

186
3 years ago

Fetch is a platform for food delivery. Unlike Grubhub, Fetch offers more than just food delivery. The startup is using the same data it collects on its deliveries to help restaurants build better menus and make food-ordering easier.

186
2 years ago

A startup building an AI system to track food expenses at restaurants.

184
2 years ago

A startup that wants to make it easier for consumers to order pickup and delivery from local restaurants and businesses.

184
3 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants and hoteliers use their smartphones to manage reservations and reservations via SMS.

183
3 years ago

A B2B company that provides software solutions to restaurants and bars wherein you can order ahead by text, email, and phone.

181
2 years ago

A startup building an “Uber for food” app that lets you order delivery from popular restaurants that are rated online by others.

181
3 years ago

A food truck that turns every meal into a voucher, for use at any restaurant. The startup wants to make food more efficient, so that everyone can eat more.

178
1 year ago

A company that helps restaurants and retailers maximize their profits with a payments and marketing platform.

178
3 years ago

Food delivery for restaurant kitchens — the company provides a central platform for kitchens to manage orders, and payment is handled via a proprietary service that only the restaurants can use

177
2 years ago

This is a service that helps restaurants and stores collaborate with their customers. The startup’s platform helps businesses use the customer data they already have to better serve them.

177
1 year ago

A marketing tool for restaurants that helps them compare sales data from different nights, track their performance and revenue, and learn about their customers.

177
3 years ago

A company helping small businesses in India, mainly restaurants and food trucks, find more customers through SMS.

176
2 years ago

This startup wants to build a platform where users can order food from their favorite restaurant, have it delivered to their door, and track its progress.

175
2 years ago

A restaurant that allows customers to order food on their phones. The app is meant to be a more human interface to the kitchen and to reduce wait times at the restaurant.

173
3 years ago

A platform that helps restaurants manage their food waste, cutting down on food waste.

172
2 years ago

A wireless, location-based personal assistant that helps you find the nearest coffee shop, store, or restaurant while walking or riding your bike.

172
3 years ago

A startup that allows restaurant workers to accept tips with their smartphones rather than just their cash registers

171
3 years ago

Let’s call this app the “Uber for food”. This is a restaurant-on-demand service that can be triggered via a mobile app.

171
2 years ago

A company that helps restaurants manage their social media presence with their own digital presence.

171
3 years ago

A delivery app that uses Uber, GrubHub and Postmates to dispatch delivery orders from a restaurant menu. This is a B2B app for restaurants to manage their delivery operations

170
2 years ago

A startup that wanted to combine the ease of Instacart and the ability to order from local stores on the web. The app lets you order groceries from local stores, but also from a list of your favorite local restaurants.

170
2 years ago

An on-demand e-commerce platform for retail and wholesale customers (e.g. restaurants, bars, and importers/exporters).

170
3 years ago

Aspiring to be a Tinder for food delivery, this startup is building a mobile app that helps users find food from local restaurants.

169
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a service that allows users to search for nearby restaurants, bars, and other places to eat or drink, and then book reservations on their phone.

168
3 years ago

A B2B platform that allows restaurants to print their own takeout menus.

167
3 years ago

A "social media for food" that brings restaurants and chefs together to create new menus and recipes.

167
2 years ago

A restaurant-ordering app to make it easy for people to order food at a restaurant without talking to a server.

167
3 years ago

If you’ve been to a restaurant in the United States, chances are you’ve left a tip. But what happens to that tip What if that tip was shared with the next person who dined at the same restaurant Farbric’s app cuts out the middleman, allowing the restaurant to keep more of that cash.

166
3 years ago

A startup that does "reverse auction" for restaurant, bar, and retail seats. It charges a fee to the seller for the listing, and pays the buyer a percentage of the sale price.

166
3 years ago

A company that helps restaurants secure contracts with their suppliers.

165
3 years ago

A platform for restaurant review sites to share data about their users.

165
2 years ago

A startup for on-demand, personalized, restaurant recommendations. The startup plans to launch in the fall of 2019.

165
3 years ago

A last-mile delivery service for restaurants. The startup's founders say food deliveries are a $21 billion market and it's growing 15-20% per year.

164
2 years ago

The first NFC app to let users order food directly on their phones, in advance, and pay using just a tap. It’s currently being used in Paris to order ahead at restaurants, hotels, and cafes.

164
2 years ago

A startup for consumers to help support and grow the community of restaurants they frequent.

164
2 years ago

A platform that lets restaurants post photos and video of their food to social media, allowing customers to see what the restaurant looks like, and even eat the food.

164
2 years ago

A platform that helps restaurants track and report their food waste. The startup’s main goal is to reduce food waste nationwide by 10% by 2025.

164
3 years ago

A startup that delivers meals from restaurants to people who are too sick to cook for themselves

163
3 years ago

A platform that allows restaurants to create reservations in real time

163
2 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants and bars with their POS systems, and provides them with recipes, ordering, and payment integration.

163
3 years ago

A Facebook Messenger bot that helps you order takeout or delivery without having to call a restaurant.

162
3 years ago

A platform to connect suppliers to restaurants with the goal of increasing food security in the developing world.

162
2 years ago

A mobile app that helps restaurant workers stay in the kitchen, letting them monitor orders, prep, and cook more efficiently.

162
1 year ago

A predictive analytics tool that helps restaurants better understand their customers and plan accordingly.

162
1 year ago

A food delivery service that uses data on traffic flow, restaurant proximity, and market demand to make restaurant and delivery orders more efficient.

162
3 years ago

From the founders of digital agency All Day I Dream About Food, a platform aimed at helping restaurants and chefs improve food quality and service.

161
3 years ago

A mobile app that helps people find local cafes and restaurants. The startup, based in San Francisco, is pitching its app as a Yelp for food.

161
3 years ago

This startup is selling a B2B service that helps restaurants, drug stores, and grocery stores bring back leftover food from customers.

161
1 year ago

A startup for people to find, book and review local services for things like travel, booking a table at a restaurant, pet sitting, childcare, plumbing, and more.

161
1 year ago

A startup that partners with Indian restaurants to automate their ordering processes. This can help restaurants better manage inventory and deliveries, save money, and increase customer satisfaction.

161
3 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants to monitor what people are eating in their restaurants

160
3 years ago

A platform that helps restaurants manage their supply chain and order inventory to keep the stores stocked. The startup was acquired by the parent company of Whole Foods.

160
3 years ago

A tool that automates some of the manual steps involved in running a company. It’s designed to help companies like restaurants and hotels manage expenses.

160
1 year ago

Is a company that provides a mobile application for restaurant owners who are looking to buy or sell.

160
3 years ago

A startup for restaurants that helps them track and manage their food-related costs and inventory.

159
3 years ago

This is a company that is teaming up with a local restaurant to help you order food from a menu directly online. The idea is that you can then order a meal to be ready in the same spot that you want to pick it up from.

159
3 years ago

A tool for restaurants that allows them to sell their surplus food at lower prices to their customers.

159
1 year ago

A startup that connects a restaurant’s cooks with customers who want to eat at the restaurant without actually going there. The startup is building a restaurant’s online ordering system, delivery service, and payment system, with the goal of having customers order online, with their food coming directly to them.

159
3 years ago

This is a platform for businesses that produce food and drink to manage their inventory. The startup aims to make life easier for food producers, food retailers, and restaurants.

158
3 years ago

A free mobile app that helps you find things to do in your neighborhood for free, offering nearby events, nearby restaurants, nearby bars, and more.

158
3 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants track their daily expenses using a combination of Near Field Communication (NFC) and wireless data.

158
3 years ago

A platform for sharing, finding, and verifying restaurant ratings, based on the way Yelp operates.

157
3 years ago

A company that helps small businesses and restaurants list and promote their restaurant on Yelp.

157
3 years ago

A platform that allows food service companies to automate sales, customer management, and accounting. The startup is building a system for restaurants to sell to their customers.

157
2 years ago

A food delivery service that uses a combination of machine learning and data science to predict how busy a restaurant or store will be, and places the orders accordingly.

157
2 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants outsource their delivery needs, to save money and cut down on delivery time.

157
3 years ago

A restaurant-booking app that pairs with your favorite restaurant so you can just look at the menu and book a table. The company has raised $1.3M to date.

156
3 years ago

A company that looks to make it easier for people to order delivery from restaurants through their cell phone, using an app.

156
3 years ago

A platform for food safety and quality control, building a “food stamp for restaurants”

156
3 years ago

A startup that wants to compete with the likes of Yelp and Uber with a streamlined, all-in-one platform for restaurants and small businesses. It’s a one-stop shop for everything from customer scheduling, to sales and marketing, to communication between staff and owners.

156
3 years ago

A shortcut to finding new restaurants in a given city

156
3 years ago

A platform for people looking to hire restaurant workers.

156
3 years ago

A B2B company that helps restaurants manage employee tips and keep them straight.

156
3 years ago

The team behind @TOH, a restaurant recommendation app, is building a system to help restaurants track their food waste and find solutions to it.

156
2 years ago

A startup that lets people book restaurants online for days or weeks in advance.

156
1 year ago

A startup that uses mobile phone cameras and Google Street View to give people street-level perspectives on things like sports stadiums, restaurants and buildings.

156
3 years ago

A platform for users to rate their favorite restaurants, and a business for restaurants to use to grow their customer base.

155
3 years ago

Small but growing business that helps retailers and restaurants get paid faster

155
3 years ago

A tool for finding your nearest restaurant’s menu items online.

155
2 years ago

A company that connects users with restaurants and bars in their area via a single app. The startup is looking to take on Yelp’s dominance in the food and drink category.

155
3 years ago

An online tool for the restaurant industry that enables companies to manage inventory, control orders, and order supplies from a single dashboard.

154
3 years ago

A simple tool for cafes and restaurants to manage and track the flow of their daily payments, with the ability to see trends and gain insights. The team came up with the idea while working at a local cafe in San Francisco.

154
3 years ago

A startup that allows you to order take-out from a local restaurant and pay for it with your phone.

154
3 years ago

Amira is helping the restaurant industry automate its back-of-house operations. Amira currently works with a few hundred restaurants.

154
2 years ago

A mobile app for restaurants to easily manage their wait times and track customer satisfaction.

154
3 years ago

A startup that allows restaurants to become cashless.

153
3 years ago

A customer retention platform for restaurants, meant to help restaurants close deals with repeat customers.

153
3 years ago

A startup that works with restaurants to provide them with the tools they need to “self-serve” their customers. The startup wants to make it easier and more profitable for restaurants to provide meal delivery.

153
3 years ago

A startup that provides a service where people can hire someone to go to restaurants with them and make suggestions about the menu

152
3 years ago

A company that’s building search engine tools for search engine optimization for restaurants.

151
3 years ago

A startup that turns the receipt from a restaurant into a QR code. The startup is looking to turn receipts into a way to promote restos and one-off experiences.

151
3 years ago

An online food ordering and delivery platform that uses an in-app feature to review restaurants and take reservations.

150
3 years ago

A startup that helps businesses manage their membership programs. The startup is currently focusing on the restaurant industry.

150
2 years ago

A company that offers “digital signage,” or message-enabled displays in stores, restaurants, and other venues.

150
10 months ago

A tool that helps restaurants and bars manage their food and alcohol costs and workflow. It helps them better manage their food costs by automatically ordering and tracking inventory and sales.

150
3 years ago

This is a tool for helping restaurants manage employees, including payroll and schedules.

149
3 years ago

A startup that makes an app for ordering and picking up food at restaurants

148
3 years ago

A startup that wants to provide a way to share, review, and rate restaurant meals and their service

148
3 years ago

A startup that lets you order a batch of custom-made grilled cheese or pizza from 24 different restaurants, and have them delivered to your door. The startup is still in the R&D phase, but hopes to launch the service early next year.

148
3 years ago

A company that automates and improves the process for running a restaurant

148
3 years ago

A firm that helps 1,500+ restaurants and other food establishments sell food online in the US

148
3 years ago

A new way for restaurants to sell their wares, working with local farmers and restaurants to offer a new way to buy local food.

148
3 years ago

This app for restaurant managers lets them manage their restaurant’s food costs. The app is designed for restaurants with a large number of employees and several kitchens, and helps them track costs and improve efficiency.

148
3 years ago

The startup is building a system that lets restaurant operators do inventory management automatically, which is difficult because of the high number of variables involved in managing inventory, from the type of food to how it’s portioned and stored.

147
3 years ago

A company that wants to use search engine optimization to help restaurants pay less in sales tax. Currently the startup is trying to go through the tax process to prove that it can save restaurants money.

147
3 years ago

A startup that helps you find the cheapest places to go in the US (60,000 restaurants, 2,500 hotels, and 2,500 attractions) and then helps you price-compare them. The startup is profitable and has 75,000 users, and is profitable again after a $2 million round in late 2019.

147
7 months ago

A startup that helps you find a restaurant in the nearest city and pay for it with your loyalty card.

147
3 years ago

A startup that provides a directory for people to find local restaurants with vegan options

146
3 years ago

A startup for finding out which restaurants are open on a given day, with 6,000 cities and 1,500,000 restaurants.

146
3 years ago

A platform that lets restaurant customers rate their experience and recommend nearby businesses. The startup, which has raised $400,000 from investors in three rounds, says they currently cover the Bay Area and Los Angeles.

146
3 years ago

A mobile app that helps restaurants with inventory management. The app’s software syncs with a customer’s phone to check if a product is available and to notify the restaurant of changes in the status of the product.

146
3 years ago

A startup that wants to make the process of buying a meal much simpler, giving restaurant owners online tools to manage and track reservations and billing.

146
3 years ago

A location-based service that aims to bring the real-time chatter of restaurant reviews to the table. It’s targeting customers with $25 meals or more that don’t have a reservation.

146
3 years ago

A company that helps restaurants deliver delivery right to customers’ doorsteps. The founders say they have over 200 restaurants, including Shake Shack, that they’re working with

146
3 years ago

A way to help fast food restaurants manage the waste they produce in their kitchens and on their premises. For every burger they’re able to cut, the startup is able to feed a human in need.

146
3 years ago

A new type of restaurant that delivers meals, but instead of ordering food online, you get to pick it up at a store. The app will be available in the next few months.

146
3 years ago

A mobile point of sale system for restaurants that works with existing POS systems. The startup is seeking to raise $50M.

145
3 years ago

The company is building a platform that brings restaurant recommendations to digital platforms, allowing users to receive a personalized dining experience that’s tailored to their preferences.

145
3 years ago

A company that lets you “quickly build out your own restaurant”, with a kit that includes everything you need to get going.

145
3 years ago

A mobile app that helps people track down the best restaurants nearby for whatever occasion they are looking to host.

145
1 year ago

A social network for foodies, which creates a “virtual tasting menu” for restaurants.

145
1 year ago

A cloud platform that connects hotel guests, restaurants, and stores.

145
3 years ago

A startup that helps people who are visiting a new city know what the best restaurants are to eat at

144
3 years ago

This startup is working on a platform that will allow restaurants to track what customers are ordering without the restaurant having to install and manage a server.

144
3 years ago

A smartphone app that helps people find the closest restaurant to them based on their proximity

144
3 years ago

A startup looking to help restaurant workers and their customers manage their time more efficiently, with a dashboard and scheduling software.

144
3 years ago

This startup is building a tool that helps restaurants manage the costs of delivery, predicting when customers will order and then using predictive analytics to ensure food is available when they need it.

144
3 years ago

A company that allows owners of small kiosks, restaurants, cafes, and retail stores to sell their wares via a mobile app.

144
3 years ago

A tool that lets restaurants and venues book and manage live performances.

144
3 years ago

A food delivery service that will deliver “all-natural” meals from a community of home cooks that the company says will be better for the environment than restaurants.

144
2 years ago

A food delivery app that departs from the usual model, charging for delivery to non-customers. Instead of waiting for a customer to order, you can order from a restaurant from the app and have it delivered. The startup is currently in the pilot phase.

144
3 years ago

A free app that helps users find local restaurants, which uses Yelp data. It’s currently in closed beta.

143
3 years ago

A startup that makes crockpot meals. Crockpot enables users to pre-order a custom meal from a variety of restaurants and have it delivered. It’s currently in the test phase, and looking to raise a seed round to grow and launch.

143
3 years ago

A startup that lets you buy food delivery from your favorite cafes and restaurants from your phone.

143
3 years ago

A software-as-a-service provider that allows restaurants to create, manage, and promote their loyalty programs.

143
3 years ago

A company that buys the leftover food from the restaurants it serves, packaging and reselling the food for a profit.

143
3 years ago

A platform that helps restaurants provide better service while still being able to spend less on labor.

143
3 years ago

A local delivery service for restaurants to deliver lunch to people who are out and about.

143
3 years ago

A software company that partners with restaurants to provide delivery and catering services. The startup has signed up more than 3,000 restaurants and is profitable.

142
3 years ago

A mobile app that scouts new locations and suggests nearby restaurants.

142
3 years ago

Deliveroo is a food delivery service that allows restaurants to use their app to take orders for their customers, with the option to customize the meal or package it for individual delivery. It already has 2.4 million users within the UK and a service that is growing more than 100% year-over-year.

141
3 years ago

A company that wants to help retailers and restaurant chains build their own online storefronts from scratch. The startup helps with building the critical first step of a business, from creating a landing page to getting the store’s inventory all set up.

141
3 years ago

A B2B platform that helps restaurants manage their food delivery operations. The startup, in operation in San Francisco and New York, has raised $5.6 million to date.

141
3 years ago

A food delivery app that lets restaurants offer free delivery on orders over $25. It’s testing this in Nashville.

141
3 years ago

A startup that allows you to create an “Airbnb for Food”, allowing you to find and discover local restaurants that also allow you to book tables in advance. The company says it has already helped to book a hundred tables in New York City.

140
3 years ago

A food delivery service that delivers meals from local restaurants to users' homes

139
3 years ago

A platform for finding chefs that can cook for you, for a fee, across a variety of restaurants. Peers who want to hire a chef post what they’re looking for, and chefs can bid on each request.

139
2 years ago

The idea is that you can share a credit card and an amount, and restaurant will then provide you a receipt for that amount. The company is based in the Bay Area, but has customers in all 50 states.

139
3 years ago

A restaurant delivery app for Miami. The startup helps restaurants deliver food to customers in their homes for pick up.

138
3 years ago

A startup that offers data-driven insights into the performance of a restaurant’s kitchen team.

138
1 year ago

This startup is building a SaaS platform that helps restaurant chains create a more customized dining experience.

138
3 years ago

An API that gives developers access to a database of all the restaurants in a given area, with frequent check-ins and comments, and the ability to customize the menu.

137
3 years ago

The startup has developed a tool that can print a custom home-pickup menu for nearby restaurants. The startup’s first customer is a chain of Mexican restaurants in the US.

137
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a location-based search engine for restaurants, highlighting the cuisine of a city via an interactive map.

136
2 years ago

The founders walked away from their jobs in the technology industry to focus on food, and built a tech app that makes it easier and cheaper for restaurants to source from local farmers.

136
3 years ago

A startup that helps connect farmers with restaurants and retailers, allowing them to order food on a real-time basis.

135
3 years ago

An online service that allows customers to order the same dish from thousands of restaurants.

135
1 year ago

A startup that helps restaurant guests decide which dish is best for them.

135
3 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants reduce costs by automating their point-of-sale systems, so they can focus on other areas of their business.

134
1 year ago

A platform for restaurants to publish and manage recipes, photos, etc.

134
3 years ago

A restaurant-like space in a building that lets local entrepreneurs run a curated collection of food businesses — a quick-service restaurant, a coffee shop, an ice cream parlor, a bakery, etc. — in a single location. The space also offers shared office space and has a private chef who can cook for customers.

133
3 years ago

A SaaS platform that builds and sells business software. Their most recent product was a payroll software for restaurants, which they’ve sold to multiple chains.

133
3 years ago

A food delivery startup that allows restaurants to stay open later and deliver food to people who don’t live in their neighborhood.

132
3 years ago

A customer engagement platform that helps restaurants, banks, and other businesses engage with customers.

131
3 years ago

A platform that allows restaurants to automate their delivery processes and create a more consistent delivery experience.

131
3 years ago

A company that creates a system for connecting restaurants with service industry workers.

131
3 years ago

A next-generation restaurant delivery app that allows users to order food, track it and pay, all through a mobile app. What They Deliver is putting a new business model on the table to help restaurant owners grow their companies.

131
3 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants and other places sell their leftover food for a profit.

131
1 year ago

A restaurant discovery site/app that pairs diners who would like to dine with a restaurant and diners who are willing to open their own restaurant

131
3 years ago

The startup is looking to help independent restaurants compete with the larger chains. It’s currently in closed beta and is looking for a round of funding.

130
3 years ago

One of the original investors in OpenTable raised a $1 million seed round to help “Bring the magic back to the restaurant industry.”

130
3 years ago

A new kind of restaurant reservation platform that works across telephone, mobile, and web. The company says it’s building a “digital concierge” that can quickly answer questions on the fly and will be available in 6 languages.

130
2 years ago

A tool for restaurants and bars to manage their supply chain and food inventory.

130
3 years ago

A booking system for restaurants, with a focus on those in the travel and hospitality industries in the US.

129
3 years ago

Foodway is a startup whose goal is to make it easier for people to eat healthy food. It’s building a subscription service that connects restaurants with local food suppliers and curates food for its users.

129
3 years ago

A company that helps restaurants see how many people are dining in their restaurants. They are currently working with over 80 restaurants in the UK.

129
1 year ago

Viable is a startup that develops software for restaurants, the company says it’s already working with over 500 businesses in the UK. The company is looking for a CFO to help them grow.

129
3 years ago

A delivery service that gives customers the option to order a dozen or so items from a list of popular restaurants, which will be delivered to the customer’s home or office within an hour.

128
3 years ago

A food delivery app that uses the same home delivery process as Uber Eats and Instacart, but for restaurants. It’s currently in the beginning of a round led by a VC firm that recently invested in Zume Pizza.

128
3 years ago

This startup is building a tool for restaurant operators to track their food waste online

128
3 years ago

A platform for franchised restaurants to provide a dashboard of key performance indicators to their franchisees, which allows them to make better, more informed decisions.

128
1 year ago

A B2B food delivery business that prioritizes fresh, local ingredients to help restaurants avoid food waste.

128
3 years ago

A startup that helps connect the world’s food supply chain, from farmers to factories to distributors and restaurants. It will also offer apps to help track and improve inventory management.

127
3 years ago

A platform designed to help small businesses with specialized needs, such as farming, travel, or restaurants.

127
1 year ago

A restaurant management system for Indian restaurants that helps them grow

127
3 years ago

A digital assistant that helps you complete tasks, like finding a restaurant, booking a table, or helping with a reservation. The assistant is currently only available in the US, but the company wants to expand to more countries.

125
3 years ago

A team of entrepreneurs is building a platform that helps people with disabilities complete simple tasks, like filling out online forms, paying bills, or making restaurant reservations. The startup has raised $500,000 in seed funding, and is targeting a launch date of mid-October.

125
3 years ago

A new company that makes it easy for people to order from their favorite restaurants while they’re away, and have them delivered. It started in 2012 and announced a $1.3 million Series A in 2017. They’re growing fast.

125
3 years ago

A startup that makes it easier for restaurants to manage their supply chain through a single software tool. The startup is trying to take on the role of the general contractor, managing everything from inventory to ordering to delivery.

125
3 years ago

A startup that wants to build an analytics platform for restaurants, which they claim will allow restaurants to engage in more precise, targeted marketing, and track employee satisfaction.

124
3 years ago

A digital concierge that helps people find the best options for a variety of services, including the best hair stylist, the best car service, or the best restaurant.

124
10 months ago

A restaurant booking platform that lets users pay with a debit card or credit card, then get delivery within 30 minutes.

124
3 years ago

A platform that brings together the local food community, including farmers, chefs and restaurants.

123
3 years ago

A startup that lets guests book rooms and restaurants directly on Airbnb, without having to go through the service’s own reservations system.

123
1 year ago

This startup is building a tool to help you find the best place to eat at any given restaurant, allowing you to specify your location, type of cuisine, and budget.

123
3 years ago

A company that’s building a network of food delivery services that can deliver meals at a time when many restaurants are closing at night

121
3 years ago

An AI-powered chatbot that helps people find and make reservations at restaurants with the ease of an automated messaging system.

120
3 years ago

A tool that can be used to create “mini apps” that can be used to run tiny tasks on a business’s phone, like taking a picture with a tablet, or looking up a restaurant’s location.

120
1 year ago

This app basically allows you to order food from your favorite restaurants. It’s a way to cut out restaurants and make the entire process of ordering food a lot more simple, similar to Grubhub.

120
3 years ago

This startup wants to help restaurants and bars with a tool that helps them keep track of their inventory.

119
3 years ago

A solution for restaurants to manage their daily operations, including ordering, inventory, and payroll. The founders say that they currently have over 80 customers, including Chipotle and Starbucks.

119
3 years ago

A social network for restaurants, startups and developers. It’s a platform where restaurants can find users to fix their tables, answer the phone, and do general upkeep.

119
1 year ago

A food delivery startup from San Francisco, offering delivery from local restaurants to San Francisco residents.

119
1 year ago

We’re big fans of Y Combinator and have been for a long time. The startup wants to help restaurants manage their food waste and make it easy for customers to donate excess food to local shelters.

119
3 years ago

A software company that makes it easier for restaurants to track standard operating procedures and create a standard operating procedure manual. The platform is currently in use by 25% of all restaurants in the US.

118
3 years ago

A platform that connects food trucks with nearby restaurants, allowing the food trucks to order supplies from the restaurants.

118
3 years ago

A platform for businesses (mostly restaurants) to offer delivery services without having to depend on third parties.

118
2 years ago

A platform connecting customers with their favorite local restaurants and markets, enabling them to access a wide selection of local products and services.

118
3 years ago

This is a fully automated dairy company that aims to sell its milk in a box. The startup uses a robot to make the milk, and plans to distribute in 100,000 restaurants.

117
3 years ago

A software suite with a native app on iOS and Android. It helps restaurants manage their restaurant operations such as food preparation, ordering, scheduling and ordering.

117
3 years ago

An iOS app for restaurants to help them grow

117
3 years ago

A startup that helps hotels and restaurants get their online marketing more focused and effective.

117
2 years ago

A startup based in India that helps fast food restaurants to manage online ordering and payment.

117
3 years ago

This startup is looking to bring the power of location, social, and commerce to micro-businesses like restaurants and flower shops.

116
3 years ago

A startup called Shift is building an algorithmic platform to help restaurants figure out which dishes to prepare to meet the demands of busy days.

116
3 years ago

A startup that’s building a platform to help people take advantage of free food and services. It’s a way to get free food and services from restaurants, or even the government.

116
3 years ago

A startup that helps you find nearby restaurants that offer delivery and online ordering

116
3 years ago

A “location intelligence platform” that provides insight into the performance of restaurants (sales, etc) across the country.

116
3 years ago

A food delivery app in the US that is working with a handful of restaurants to get deliveries in under an hour. It has already raised $6M.

116
2 years ago

A platform that connects restaurants and their customers, and allows them to order take-out and delivery from their phones.

116
2 years ago

This startup is building a social-based platform where people can share, rate and review restaurant dishes and locations

115
2 years ago

A startup that helps restaurant workers keep track of multiple job applications and reviews.

115
3 years ago

 A startup focusing on retail space management, with specific knowledge of the restaurant industry. They want to build a system that can help restaurants to manage their space and inventory more efficiently.

114
3 years ago

A platform that helps large restaurants that cater to groups share information about menu items and manage catering orders.

114
2 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants, caterers, and event planners book their events online. The startup wants to make it easier for event planners to get the most booked events.

114
3 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants with digital marketing and sales, including analytics, web and social tools, and systems for scheduling.

113
1 year ago

A mobile app that’s effective at helping consumers find the best deals at their favorite restaurant.

113
3 years ago

A tool for restaurant managers to book their staff, and track their performance.

112
3 years ago

A new startup helping small businesses like grocers, restaurants, and events get new customers. They say they’ve already generated over $1,000 in revenue from 5 customers.

112
3 years ago

A startup that allows businesses, restaurants, and other organizations that have a point of sale system to accept payments with just a swipe of a card.

112
3 years ago

Recruiting software for restaurants.

112
2 years ago

A food delivery service for restaurants. The startup offers customers a subscription model, giving them access to a $20-30 menu of food available between the hours of 8am and 2am.

112
2 years ago

A digital marketing agency that works with food brands and restaurants.

112
3 years ago

A mobile app providing users with recommendations on where to eat in their city based on their location. The company says it processes over 20 million restaurant reviews every month.

111
3 years ago

A startup for hotels and restaurants to manage their supply chain. The business is run by ex-Googlers.

111
1 year ago

A platform that helps independent restaurants stay in touch with their customers, allowing them to reach out to customers, providing deals, and keeping track of orders.

111
10 months ago

A web-based service that helps restaurant owners manage their cash flow, including bills, bank accounts, and inventory. It’s also an accounting app that offers local inventory lookup and payment acceptance.

111
9 months ago

A restaurant management platform for mobile devices, with the goal of making it easier for restaurants to manage all of their restaurant technology from a single app.

111
3 years ago

A company that helps restaurants, bars and coffee shops optimize their ordering process. The startup’s platform lets customers search for locations, get delivery options from there, and track orders.

110
3 years ago

A platform that helps restaurants manage their inventory. The startup allows restaurants to manage their inventory in real-time, ensuring they have enough stock for delivery, and it also gives them insights into when and what to order for delivery. The startup is backed by $4 million from Peloton Ventures and New Enterprise Associates.

109
3 years ago

This startup is building a platform for restaurants to manage their staff’s schedules and payments. Redshift is essentially a company payroll app that helps restaurants manage their scheduling and payroll in a scalable way.

109
3 years ago

The startup is initially focused on the US, but plans to expand into Europe in the future. It’s a “one-stop shop” for local food, covering restaurants, grocery stores, and specialty shops.

108
3 years ago

A company that helps improve the efficiency of service delivery for restaurants. Their model is to use automation to eliminate the costs of inefficient or underutilized staff and equipment, allowing restaurants to focus on creating more value.

108
3 years ago

A point-of-sale application for restaurants, allowing them to accept payments online and mobile.

108
1 year ago

A startup that helps restaurants build a digital storefront on their own websites. The platform allows restaurants to build their own landing pages with a toolkit that is easy to use.

108
3 years ago

This company is building a service for restaurants that will help them manage their money and track the cost of food. The startup aims to keep a more accurate tally of expenses, which will allow restaurants to save money.

107
1 year ago

Order food from a restaurant in your area.

107
3 years ago

A startup that wants to help restaurants get paid more quickly by having customers pay for their food with Square.

106
3 years ago

A tool aimed at helping restaurant owners and managers perform their jobs more effectively.

106
2 years ago

A mobile app that connects you to the best local restaurants based on your search results.

106
1 year ago

Enter a city’s zip code, the app will give you a list of local LGBTQ-friendly businesses, including restaurants, bars and bathhouses.

106
1 year ago

The startup behind the Pizzamobile says it’s the first service that allows you to order pizza in a car without coming to a restaurant, or even needing to step foot out of your office.

106
2 years ago

A food delivery platform for small businesses that is focused on reducing the financial burden of running a brick and mortar restaurant. It aims to lower the cost of running a restaurant by providing the owner with the tools to order their own food and have it delivered. The company has raised $10 million in funding.

105
2 years ago

A startup for restaurants that allows them to create menus and send those menus to partners like catering companies and delivery services. The startup wants to help restaurants “monetize” the in-between area of their menu by letting them send a whole menu with price information and order details to partners.

105
3 years ago

A merchant-focused transaction app for restaurants and bars.

104
3 years ago

A software company that helps companies like restaurant chains track and improve customer loyalty, as well as use the data to segment customers into groups that can be targeted with different marketing.

104
1 year ago

Web-based scheduling app used by more than 15,000 restaurants in the US.

104
3 years ago

A payment system for small businesses in the Philippines, with a focus on remittance, based on a user’s location. The startup wants to target merchants with a high volume of transactions but low capacity, such as small shops and restaurants.

103
3 years ago

A cloud-based inventory management system for restaurants. The company wants to help restaurants track inventory across the supply chain, and integrate with other systems like POS and bar management software. They’ve already raised $2.5M.

103
10 months ago

An online and mobile platform for restaurants to accept online payments in-restaurant.

103
3 years ago

A digital point-of-sale system for restaurants that minimizes friction and drives more sales. The platform uses a credit card reader and is simply hooked up to an existing Wi-Fi network.

101
3 years ago

 A web and mobile platform for restaurants to manage their orders, with a mobile app that makes it easier to manage all the different parts of a restaurant.

101
3 years ago

A platform that helps restaurants manage their back-of-house operations, from food ordering to scheduling and more.

101
2 years ago

This is a way for restaurants to manage their food waste, using a mobile app

101
2 years ago

A startup that makes it easy for restaurant managers to automate their workflow, letting them have immediate access to an employee’s schedule and other information.

101
1 year ago

This startup is building an app that helps people find a place to purchase an item. The app is built on the same technology that allows users to find a movie to watch, or find a nearby restaurant.

101
9 months ago

A platform for restaurants to tell customers about the people in the restaurant who made them what they were eating.

101
3 years ago

A company that helps restaurants, cafes and other foodservice entities track social media and driver reviews, and use those to increase sales.

100
2 years ago

A startup for ordering local delivery food from restaurants, with delivery promised in under 30 minutes. The startup has raised $1.6 million in pre-seed funding.

100
1 year ago

A startup that aims to help restaurant workers work smarter to reduce wasted food

100
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a “self-serve” payment system for restaurants. It’s a product of the food-tech world, with the goal of streamlining the process of paying for orders.

99
1 year ago

A paperless billing and payment system for restaurants. The startup collects past-due bills and hangs them on a wall to shame customers.

99
3 years ago

A messaging system for restaurants that allows hosts to manage reservations, ticket sales, and reservations.

98
3 years ago

A list-management app for restaurants. The company is focused on bringing a reasonable price to the market for customers who want to see a list of all the restaurants in their area, and offering a platform to send out reminders to the wait staff.

98
2 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants offer online delivery services. The startup is focused on getting delivery to happen at the right time, with the right food, at the right place.

98
1 year ago

A weekly show for people interested in food and restaurants, with a focus on the best new restaurants.

98
3 years ago

A platform for serving meals to customers who walk into your restaurant. The startup wants to enable customers to order food from a menu, have it made when they arrive, and pay for it through a mobile app.

97
2 years ago

A wearable for the visually impaired, which uses machine learning to convert a video of the world, like a restaurant or a landscape, into an audio guide.

97
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a $20 million logistics marketplace for restaurants, enabling them to outsource their delivery and inventory management.

97
3 years ago

A startup that helps people discover new restaurants

96
3 years ago

A company that focuses on customer engagement for retailers and restaurants. It’s currently in beta for 10,000 users, and the founders say they’re looking to expand to markets outside the US.

96
2 years ago

A company that uses social media to track the performance of restaurants and other eateries. It’s created a system that automatically posts photos of food and service to Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

96
2 years ago

A meat delivery service for restaurants. The startup, which has raised a $500,000 seed round led by Khosla Ventures, is working with restaurants and chains to deliver lunch and dinner to customers in San Francisco, New York City, and Boulder, Colorado.

96
1 year ago

A San Francisco-based company that’s building a “virtual assistant” that can make restaurant reservations, book flights and call the cops, among other things.

96
3 years ago

A startup that manages the billing cycle for restaurants and other service companies, with a goal of reducing the number of times customers have to reconcile with their bank account.

95
2 years ago

What if the internet let you check on your stocks, find a doctor, and pay your bills The company’s app connects users to the information they need, from financial news to local restaurant reviews. The company has raised $6.4 million in funding.

95
3 years ago

 This is a company that brings the star rating feature used by restaurant critics to hotel reviews.

94
2 years ago

A company that helps small restaurants and cafeterias provide food for their employees. The co-founders say they have taken on $1 million in orders in their first year.

94
2 years ago

A startup that allows users to trustlessly review and share their favorite restaurants on a map.

94
2 years ago

A simple-to-use tool that helps restaurants with online marketing automate the process of setting up social media accounts and managing them.

94
2 years ago

A restaurant search engine that uses both Yelp and Zagat.

94
2 years ago

In this world, your phone knows what song you’re listening to, when you’re at work, when you’re in bed, when you’re in a restaurant, and when you’re in a grocery store. The startup wants to turn that into a single app that can be used to control your music.

94
2 years ago

 A company that uses AI to help restaurants decide which dishes to sell based on the type of food they have.

94
2 years ago

The problem with a lot of online shopping apps is that they are difficult to find, with users sometimes having to search for it. They want to change that by building a one-stop shopping app for finding anything from a local store to a nearby restaurant.

93
2 years ago

The startup is in the process of building a network of personal chefs. Its current focus is on the restaurant industry.

93
1 year ago

A subscription-based order tracking tool for restaurants.

93
3 years ago

A startup that’s building the infrastructure for an on-demand delivery system for restaurants.

92
2 years ago

This startup is building a bot for managing your restaurant’s social media accounts.

92
2 years ago

A restaurant search engine that uses Rotten Tomatoes to show the best of the best.

92
2 years ago

A global network of local markets, with local farmers who are able to sell their produce directly to consumers. The company’s customers are typically top-tier restaurants and grocery stores.

92
1 year ago

A company that wants to create a better, more secure vendor rating system for restaurants.

92
1 year ago

The startup is launching a B2B LinkedIn for suppliers for restaurants and other food-related businesses. It will connect them with investors, customers, and other local vendors.

92
3 years ago

This company markets what it calls a "virtual assistant" to serve restaurant owners. The software helps manage the workflow of ordering, food prep, and more, allowing cashiers to focus on other tasks. The startup has raised $400,000 in funding to date.

91
2 years ago

A startup that helps hoteliers and restaurants manage their supply chain. It lets them build their own supply chain management platform for managing their vendors.

91
2 years ago

An online service that lets customers see what their favorite restaurants are like without leaving their house. The startup is flipping the restaurant model, serving up the mood and vibe of eateries for customers to enjoy.

91
2 years ago

 A daily deals app for restaurants.

91
1 year ago

A system that helps restaurants learn which customers will pay for their meal based on information like previous orders, and which ones will not.

91
10 months ago

The startup wants to help small businesses, like restaurants, open their own e-commerce website. Using a combination of marketing and technology, they say they can help companies save money on commission and get more visibility to their products.

91
2 years ago

A tool that helps you manage your restaurant right on your phone. The startup is currently doing a seed round with $1 million.

90
2 years ago

This New York City startup is building a subscription service for the restaurant industry. The founders behind the company believe that the industry is plagued by high costs and a lack of execution.

90
2 years ago

A restaurant reservation app in the US that works as a marketplace for bookings.

90
3 years ago

A startup that creates apps for restaurants, choosing to partner with restaurants that have a “local” feel. The startup is currently focusing on the US and UK, but plans to expand to other countries.

89
1 year ago

A company that builds software to help companies track the performance of their food and beverage teams, as well as their overall restaurant operations.

89
3 years ago

A white-labeled tool for restaurants to manage their online ordering. The startup wants to help restaurants build an online ordering feature that integrates with their existing website. The product is built for restaurants, but the company imagines that it will be able to be used by other companies as well.

88
3 years ago

A web and mobile app for restaurants, allowing them to manage their kitchen operations from anywhere in the world. The startup also works with the restaurant delivery companies Postmates and DoorDash.

88
2 years ago

A social app (currently only in the UK) that helps people share their experience of using a service at a “near restaurant”. The startup aims to help people find restaurants they like, without needing to physically go there.

88
2 years ago

A chatbot platform that helps restaurants manage the back of their house. It’s built on top of the same language processing technology that Facebook uses to turn user chat messages into ads.

88
2 years ago

A startup that’s building a service that allows restaurants to offer customers a ‘pay per dish’ model for their food.

88
2 years ago

This startup is building a platform that makes it easier for restaurants to manage staff schedules, getting them up-to-date with their shifts and either reducing the number of wasted hours between shifts or giving employees more hours.

88
2 years ago

This startup is building a platform for small businesses to make payments with their smartphones. It’s already has 30 merchants, including a restaurant in Detroit.

88
2 years ago

A platform that allows restaurants to send out real-time texts, emails, and social media messages to their menu items.

87
2 years ago

Postmates is a food-delivery service similar to UberEats. But Postmates focuses on delivering food from local restaurants rather than order-in restaurants.

87
2 years ago

Helping restaurant chains manage their menus.

87
2 years ago

A “virtual assistant” for finding, hiring and managing restaurant staff.

87
3 years ago

A startup that helps bars, restaurants, and retailers engage customers with digital menus and order-ahead functionality. It’s currently running pilots in Chicago and New York.

86
2 years ago

A “new kind of community management” for restaurants.

86
2 years ago

Web-based software that gives restaurants a way to track guests from table to table, and find out how much money they spend.

86
2 years ago

A search engine that aims to provide a direct answer to the question “What is the best restaurant in this city”

86
2 years ago

A real-time scheduling software for restaurants. It aims to replace the clunky, paper-based scheduling systems that exist today, and allow restaurants to manage wait staff, kitchen schedules and more.

86
2 years ago

A social app that helps users find restaurants, bars and other local businesses on their phone, with a list organized by category like food and drink or nightlife.

86
2 years ago

 A dating app for the elderly, for the first time giving older adults a way to look for love in their own neighborhood. The app is designed to be easy for the elderly and disabled to use, and have a handy feature that lets them order from their favorite restaurant.

86
1 year ago

This startup is building a tool for restaurants to allow customers to order food and drinks without ever talking to a waiter or waitress, and without giving out their phone number.

86
2 years ago

The startup is looking to build a “messaging platform for restaurants” designed to simplify restaurant communication. The platform would allow customers to share photos of their meals with each other, and track the progress of those meals through their restaurants.

85
2 years ago

A startup that’s partnering with local restaurant brands to deliver their food via drone.

85
2 years ago

A simple web-based tool that helps restaurant owners track their expenses.

85
2 years ago

A delivery service that matches a person’s schedule to a nearby restaurant.

85
1 year ago

A food and beverage startup that wants to provide a way for restaurants to track and manage their inventory in a centralized database.

85
1 year ago

A platform for restaurants to manage reservations and book reminders for customers, as well as manage loyalty programs. Users can manage reservations, add or edit menus and order delivery from the platform.

85
2 years ago

A food delivery app that lets you order from small restaurants in your neighborhood. It’s different than the usual delivery app in that it’s not just you and your food. You’re buying from a restaurant and they’re buying from you.

84
2 years ago

“A tool that helps you optimize your restaurant's food waste.”

84
2 years ago

A startup that helps restaurant chains create loyalty program. The company’s founders want to use the same tech that powers the loyalty program at Expedia to help businesses like Chipotle and Panera create their own.

84
2 years ago

A startup to help restaurants and restaurants to find customers.

84
2 years ago

A startup that connects customers with restaurants that deliver, to get fast food and takeout delivered to your door. It’s an attempt to solve a problem that has been around for decades, but for which there is no easy solution.

84
1 year ago

A food delivery system for restaurants, grocery stores, and other food producers. It’s a way to bring food to your door, in a more fast and efficient way.

84
1 year ago

This company is building an AI chatbot platform for restaurants, retail, and hospitality. The startup is focusing on hospitality, a huge industry for chatbots.

84
2 years ago

A system for managing payments and inventory for restaurants, including a point of sale system. It’s also a local marketplace with delivery services. It currently has 14 employees.

83
2 years ago

A is a startup that allows restaurants to track and monitor customers’ orders, and speed up deliveries.

83
2 years ago

Builds a tool that helps restaurants and bartenders implement a simple order-ahead system.

83
2 years ago

This is a tool to help restaurant cooks manage their recipes better, through a unified recipe book that combines all of their existing recipes across different platforms.

83
2 years ago

The startup’s app helps smartphone users to make the most of their conversations with a local by providing a database of local restaurants, hotels, and attractions. The startup says it has $6 million in sales, and $500,000 in cash, and recently closed a $3.5 million seed round led by the European Investment Fund.

83
2 years ago

A startup to help people find gluten-free, vegan, and allergy-friendly options at restaurants.

82
2 years ago

This startup creates a point-of-sale platform for small restaurants, allowing them to manage all of their sales, inventory, and finances via a cloud-based SaaS platform. The company is currently focused on the US market.

82
2 years ago

This app, which is currently only available in the US and Canada, uses a mobile app to help provide customer service to restaurants and other food and retail suppliers.

82
2 years ago

A platform for hiring in the restaurant industry, connecting restaurant owners to workers and making it easier for restaurants to get their staff and pay them.

82
2 years ago

A startup that lets you share your meal with your friends and family. The startup is looking to upend the delivery model by integrating with restaurants and other food sites to place orders.

82
2 years ago

A platform for retail and restaurants to give customers advice and recommendations on products to buy.

82
1 year ago

A startup that offers a way to review and rate the quality of restaurants before you dine there, to help diners decide where to eat. It’s a similar concept to Yelp, but for food.

82
2 years ago

A startup for restaurant workers that allows them to pick up shifts from other employees on the app, serving as an alternative to hiring.

81
2 years ago

A POS vendor for restaurants and bars.

81
2 years ago

A “tapping service” for restaurants that allows them to tap-in the orders that come in over their phone line. The startup is targeting restaurants and catering companies that don’t have a phone line.

81
2 years ago

Helping local restaurants get better access to food delivery services, with the goal of scaling delivery to a national level

81
2 years ago

A B2B service that’s been in beta for over a year that helps restaurants manage their finances. The service helps restaurants manage their business from a single location and get a better sense of how they’re doing and where their money's going. The company was founded in 2013 and is profitable and growing.

81
2 years ago

A mobile application that lets users connect with local restaurants.

81
1 year ago

This social media platform is creating a space for people to post and discuss the things they’re interested in, which could include a new project, a new restaurant, or even a new way to get to work.

81
1 year ago

A company that brokers and manages deals for restaurants, hotels and retailers in the US.

81
2 years ago

A web-based system for managing and scheduling your restaurant’s service time and labor.

80
2 years ago

A chat app that lets you order food at home and pay ahead of time. The startup has already worked with two restaurants in New York City to demonstrate the concept.

80
2 years ago

A food ordering app for restaurants, allowing diners to order from anywhere and track the status of their order.

80
2 years ago

A “hyperlocal food delivery service” that wants to be a “Uber for food” – a company that gives you a list of local restaurants and gives you a choice of what you want to eat, with a pickup time and a location.

80
2 years ago

This startup wants to help restaurants with their delivery needs by creating a system that uses an app to manage and organize delivery drivers.

80
2 years ago

An AI that helps people review restaurants. The AI can be used for speed dating, by restaurants to review their guests’ faces, and for booking books at restaurants.

79
2 years ago

Tastebuds helps restaurants and home cooks save money by paying suppliers directly and automating day to day operations.

79
2 years ago

A platform for people to explore and share the best restaurants in the world

79
2 years ago

A restaurant database that lets you search through menus, order food, and find nearby restaurants that deliver. It’s the opposite of EatWith, which is focused on finding people to eat with.

79
2 years ago

A startup that makes it easy for restaurants to serve their customers on their smartphones, without having to pay for a server to do it.

79
1 year ago

A startup that helps retailers and restaurants use their existing inventory to get temporary employees that are currently not being used.

79
1 year ago

This is a mobile app that analyzes and organizes restaurant reviews, with the goal of simplifying the notoriously impenetrable world of online restaurant reviews.

79
1 year ago

A self-serve order management system for restaurants and food trucks.

79
3 years ago

A platform for connecting people to their favorite foods, which will help people find new foods they might like. The startup’s developers have been known to check out new restaurants and talk to restaurant workers to understand the space.

78
2 years ago

This startup wants to help contractors get paid on time, by giving them a virtual presence on restaurant sites.

78
2 years ago

Yieldify is building an app that lets restaurants track the sales of their dishes, so they can use that data to manage their business.

78
2 years ago

A company that is building a platform to help restaurant owners and workers manage logistics and inventory. The startup’s founders say their focus is on reducing waste.

78
2 years ago

A startup that lets you order fresh food from a local restaurant, stored in the app so it can be ready the moment you arrive.

78
2 years ago

This company helps restaurants and hotels to automate their email marketing campaigns. They want to make email marketing easier and more scalable.

78
2 years ago

A tool for restaurants to manage their online presence, including online ordering, reservations, background checks, and all of the financials.

78
1 year ago

A startup that brings together restaurants and their customers through a service that sends an automated check to customers for their meal.

78
1 year ago

A startup that allows users to think of a location and the app will find nearby bars and restaurants

78
8 months ago

This startup wants to turn self-driving cars into a service, allowing users to book a ride in advance so they can go home from the airport, or just get a ride to a nearby restaurant. Uber has a similar service in a few cities.

78
3 years ago

 This is a tool that helps restaurants make better use of their kitchen space. The startup’s product is a kitchen hand-held scanner that helps chefs size up customers to decide what to cook based on their food orders.

77
2 years ago

A platform that lets restaurants share menus and business plans with local chefs, and then helps them get orders from consumers.

77
2 years ago

A platform for independent retailers and restaurants to sell and deliver items directly to customers

77
2 years ago

A company that makes a way for restaurants to provide a delivery service with minimal cost. With low overhead, they say they can provide delivery service for $0.50 per delivery.

77
2 years ago

A customer service app for restaurant and retail businesses. The startup is looking to use AI to help businesses resolve customer issues in real time.

77
2 years ago

A startup that helps people who want to start a restaurant in a different country get their business off the ground.

77
2 years ago

A startup that wants to help restaurant chains and their suppliers improve the way they track their food production.

77
2 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants collect payment for their services via direct debit and credit card.

77
2 years ago

An iPad app that lets people book a reservation to a restaurant. Starting with the San Francisco Bay area and a few other cities.

77
2 years ago

A startup that allows restaurants to adjust the pricing for their dishes depending on who is eating them.

77
1 year ago

A digital marketing platform for restaurants. The startup wants to help restaurants track and analyze customer data and make targeted marketing adjustments.

77
1 year ago

This company is building an online marketplace for small businesses that run in restaurants and retail stores to sell services like delivery and inventory management.

77
8 months ago

This is a website that allows you to search for local restaurants and get the information you need about their hours, menus, and prices.

77
2 years ago

Handy helps companies like Red Robin and Chipotle restaurants use their existing customer management software to manage their operations.

76
2 years ago

The startup’s platform allows you to make a food delivery order from a website, without having to visit a restaurant physically.

76
2 years ago

A free service that helps restaurants optimize their inventory. The startup says they’ve built software that helps restaurants optimize their inventory for each day of the week by allowing them to manage their orders.

76
2 years ago

As of November 2017, Tastebuds was a top-2 startup in the food & beverage category on AngelList. Tastebuds is building a way to share tasting notes, recommendations, and experiences in a social network for restaurants.

76
2 years ago

A solution for managing restaurant wait times. The startup is one of the few in this space, and is focused on being a single number that shows how long a customer can expect to wait for a table.

76
10 months ago

A company that builds tools for restaurants to manage the back-end of their operations, including reservations, food deliveries, and site maintenance

76
2 years ago

A platform geared toward helping restaurants build out their delivery infrastructure.

75
2 years ago

A platform and API for the sharing of restaurant data, with the goal of helping restaurants be more efficient and gain insights into their business.

75
2 years ago

A crowdsourced site that lets users review local restaurants, then make reservations and order takeout.

75
2 years ago

Helps restaurants automate ordering and delivery of food through a mobile app.

75
2 years ago

A startup that helps restaurants discover new locations and build relationships with potential customers and track what people are saying about them.

75
2 years ago

A small business that makes an app that helps people find their closest and cheapest pizza restaurant.

75
2 years ago

A new app for Google Glass that will help people find restaurants, bars, and coffee shops that are open to people with mobility impairments.

75
2 years ago

This app aims to help people find a local bar or restaurant, and lets you order food or drinks through your mobile device.

75
2 years ago

Launched in April, a company that helps restaurants streamline their food ordering and payroll process.

75
2 years ago

Mobile-first media for small businesses. The startup is also looking to work with food delivery services and restaurants in order to help them integrate their services into their app.

75
2 years ago

A B2C startup that supplies restaurant fitting room merchandise to their customers.

75
1 year ago

FatCow is a platform that helps restaurants and food trucks manage the entire process of ordering, payment, and delivery of a food service.

75
1 year ago

A platform that enables restaurants to quickly and easily build their own website. The company says their software saves restaurants an average of $2,000 annually in web design and development costs.

75
1 year ago

A restaurant recommendation app that uses crowdsourcing and AI to recommend places to dine.

75
2 years ago

A startup that helps users find and share the best places to go within their city, then make reservations directly with the restaurant.

74
2 years ago

A software platform aimed at helping restaurant managers automate their operations.

74
2 years ago

A startup that makes it easier for people to get home deliveries from local restaurants, as well as offers a mobile payment system.

74
2 years ago

A startup for restaurants that aims to bring a more local, community-focused approach to the restaurant business. The startup is looking to help restaurants manage their operations through a system of bots and a more community-oriented approach.

74
2 years ago

A SaaS business that helps restaurants manage their menu data, allowing them to manage and plan out menus and keep track of what is selling and what is not.

74
2 years ago

A way for restaurants to track how much customers spend on food, and how satisfied they are with the experience.

74
2 years ago

A digital concierge for the food industry, providing recommendations for restaurants, and ordering for you.

74
1 year ago

A tool that helps restaurants plan and manage their catering. It’s an alternative to the standard big-box caterer, which requires a big investment and a lot of custom work.

74
1 year ago

A tablet-based, subscription-based reservation system for restaurants. The service allows restaurants to book tables by text, mail or phone.

74
1 year ago

A startup that makes it easy for restaurants to accept online orders. They, like many other startups, are trying to tackle an all-too-common issue in the digital space: how to make online ordering a seamless experience for customers.

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