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Restaurant Startup Ideas



2 years ago

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

2,179
2 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

678
5 months ago

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

517
3 months ago

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

516
6 months ago

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

413
4 months ago

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

351
2 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.

306
7 months 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.

295
3 months ago

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

262
6 months ago

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

256
1 year ago

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

227
1 year ago

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

213
1 year 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.

213
11 months 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.

195
1 year ago

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

185
1 year ago

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

178
1 year ago

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

177
4 months 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.

172
2 years ago

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

170
2 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.

166
5 months ago

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

164
10 months 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.

161
1 year ago

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

159
1 year 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.

156
1 year 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.

151
1 year ago

Find a bar or restaurant where you’re headed.

149
1 year ago

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

148
2 years ago

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

144
2 years ago

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

143
2 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.

141
1 year ago

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

140
1 year 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.

138
2 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.

137
1 month ago

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

135
2 years ago

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

134
2 years ago

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

132
2 years ago

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

130
2 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.

130
1 year ago

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

129
2 years ago

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

125
2 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

125
1 year ago

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

124
2 years ago

A platform that allows restaurants to create reservations in real time

121
2 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.

120
2 years ago

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

120
2 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.

120
1 year ago

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

120
1 year ago

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

120
1 year ago

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

120
2 years ago

A company that helps restaurants secure contracts with their suppliers.

119
2 years ago

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

119
2 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.

118
2 years ago

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

118
2 years ago

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

118
1 year 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.

118
2 years ago

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

117
2 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.

117
2 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.

117
2 years ago

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

116
2 years ago

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

116
2 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.

116
2 years ago

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

115
2 years ago

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

114
2 years ago

A shortcut to finding new restaurants in a given city

114
2 years ago

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

114
2 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.

114
2 years ago

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

113
2 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

113
1 year 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.

113
2 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

112
2 years ago

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

112
2 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.

112
1 year 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.

112
2 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

111
2 years ago

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

111
1 year 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.

111
1 year ago

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

111
2 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.

110
2 years ago

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

110
2 years ago

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

110
2 years ago

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

110
2 years ago

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

109
2 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.

109
2 years ago

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

109
2 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.

109
2 years ago

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

109
2 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.

109
2 years ago

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

108
2 years ago

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

108
2 years ago

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

107
2 years ago

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

107
2 years ago

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

107
2 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.

107
2 years ago

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

107
2 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.

107
2 years ago

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

107
2 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.

107
1 year ago

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

107
1 year 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.

107
2 years ago

A startup that allows restaurants to become cashless.

106
2 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.

105
2 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.

105
2 years ago

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

105
2 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.

105
2 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.

105
2 years ago

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

105
2 years ago

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

105
1 year 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.

105
9 months 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.

105
2 years ago

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

104
2 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.

104
2 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.

104
2 years ago

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

104
2 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.

104
2 years ago

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

104
2 years ago

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

104
2 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.

104
1 year 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.

104
9 months ago

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

104
2 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.

103
2 years ago

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

103
2 years ago

A platform for people looking to hire restaurant workers.

103
2 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.

103
1 year ago

A platform that helps the restaurant industry grow and scale.

103
2 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.

102
2 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.

102
2 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.

102
2 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.

102
2 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.

102
2 years ago

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

101
2 years ago

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

101
2 years ago

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

101
2 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.

101
1 year ago

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

101
2 years ago

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

100
1 year 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.

99
2 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.

98
1 year 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.

98
2 years ago

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

97
2 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.

97
2 years ago

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

97
2 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.

97
2 years ago

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

97
2 years ago

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

97
1 year ago

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

97
1 year 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.

97
2 years ago

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

95
2 years ago

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

95
1 year ago

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

95
1 year ago

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

95
1 year ago

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

95
2 years ago

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

94
2 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.

94
1 year ago

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

94
2 years ago

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

93
2 years ago

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

93
2 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.

93
1 year ago

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

93
2 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.”

92
1 year 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.

92
2 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.

91
1 year ago

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

90
1 year ago

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

90
2 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.

89
2 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.

89
1 year 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.

89
1 year 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.

89
1 year 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.

88
8 months ago

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

88
2 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.

87
2 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.

87
2 years ago

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

87
2 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.

86
1 year 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.

86
1 year 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.

86
2 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.

85
1 year ago

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

85
2 years ago

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

84
2 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.

84
2 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.

84
1 year 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.

84
1 year 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.

84
1 year 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.

84
1 year ago

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

83
1 year ago

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

83
1 year 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.

83
1 year ago

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

83
1 year ago

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

83
9 months ago

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

83
1 year 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.

82
1 year 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.

81
1 year 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.

81
1 year ago

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

81
1 year ago

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

80
6 months 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.

80
1 year 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.

79
1 year 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.

79
10 months ago

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

79
2 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.

78
2 years ago

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

78
1 year ago

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

78
1 year ago

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

77
1 year 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.

77
1 year 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.

77
1 year ago

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

76
1 year 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.

76
1 year ago

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

75
1 year 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

75
1 year 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.

75
1 year ago

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

74
1 year 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.

74
1 year ago

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

74
1 year 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.

74
1 year 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.

74
1 year ago

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

73
1 year ago

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

73
1 year ago

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

73
1 year ago

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

73
4 months ago

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

73
7 months ago

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

72
2 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.

71
1 year 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.

71
1 year 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.

70
1 year 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.

70
1 year ago

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

70
11 months 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.

70
11 months ago

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

70
1 year ago

A merchant-focused transaction app for restaurants and bars.

69
1 year ago

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

69
1 year ago

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

69
1 year 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.

68
1 year ago

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

68
1 year ago

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

68
1 year 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.

67
1 year ago

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

67
1 year ago

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

67
1 year 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.

67
1 year ago

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

67
10 months ago

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

67
1 year ago

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

66
1 year 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.

66
1 year 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.

65
1 year 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.

65
1 year ago

An iOS app for restaurants to help them grow

64
1 year 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.

64
1 year 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.

64
1 year 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.

64
11 months ago

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

64
1 year 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.

63
1 year 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.

63
1 year ago

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

62
1 year 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.

62
1 year ago

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

62
1 year 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.

62
11 months ago

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

62
10 months 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.

62
1 year 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.

61
1 year 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.

61
1 year 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.

61
1 year ago

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

61
1 year 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.

61
10 months 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.

61
1 year 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.

60
1 year 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.

60
1 year ago

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

60
1 year ago

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

59
1 year ago

Recruiting software for restaurants.

59
1 year 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.

59
9 months 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.

59
2 months ago

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

59
1 year 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.

58
1 year ago

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

58
11 months ago

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

58
9 months ago

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

58
1 year ago

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

57
1 year 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.

57
11 months ago

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

57
1 year 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.

56
1 year 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.

56
8 months ago

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

56
6 months ago

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

56
1 year 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.

55
1 year 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.

55
1 year ago

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

55
1 year ago

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

54
9 months ago

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

54
8 months ago

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

54
1 year 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.

53
10 months ago

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

53
4 months ago

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

53
1 year ago

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

52
1 year 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.

51
1 year 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.

51
1 year ago

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

51
4 months 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.

51
1 year 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.

50
1 year 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.

50
6 months 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.

50
10 months ago

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

49
10 months 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.

49
8 months ago

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

49
7 months ago

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

49
1 year 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.

48
1 year 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.

48
1 year 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.

48
8 months 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.

48
1 year ago

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

47
1 year ago

A “new kind of community management” for restaurants.

47
11 months 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.

47
5 months ago

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

47
5 months ago

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

47
10 months 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.

46
10 months 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.

46
9 months ago

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

46
8 months 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.

46
5 months 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.

46
3 months ago

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

46
1 year 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.

45
1 year ago

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

45
11 months ago

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

45
10 months 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.

45
9 months ago

A startup to help restaurants and restaurants to find customers.

45
4 months ago

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

45
1 year 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.

44
1 year ago

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

44
1 year ago

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

44
1 year ago

A startup that builds a point-of-sale system for all sorts of retailers, including restaurants, bars, and coffee shops. The startup aims to make the process of opening a business as simple as a phone call.

44
1 year ago

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

44
10 months ago

A mobile application that lets users connect with local restaurants.

44
10 months 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.

44
2 years ago

A startup that helps people discover new restaurants

43
1 year ago

A POS vendor for restaurants and bars.

43
1 year 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.

43
1 year 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.

43
11 months 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.

43
10 months 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.

43
5 months 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.

43
11 months ago

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

42
9 months 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.

42
7 months ago

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

42
6 months ago

A startup that makes it easier for retailers to place orders from restaurants, creating a new source of revenue for them.

42
6 months ago

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

42
1 year ago

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

41
1 year 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.

41
11 months 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.

41
6 months 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.

41
1 year 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.

40
1 year 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.

40
1 year 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.

40
1 year ago

A restaurant search engine that uses both Yelp and Zagat.

40
11 months ago

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

40
10 months 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.

40
10 months ago

This is a platform for small businesses to manage their inventory. The startup provides a way for people to manage their inventory for retail shops, restaurants, and boutiques.

40
6 months ago

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

40
2 years ago

Idea: A cashback service for blockchain payments (eg paying with bitcoin for a meal at a restaurant)

39
1 year ago

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

39
1 year ago

 A daily deals app for restaurants.

39
1 year ago

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

39
1 year ago

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

39
10 months ago

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

39
8 months 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.

39
1 year 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.

38
1 year ago

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

38
1 year 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.

38
11 months ago

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

38
9 months 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.

38
6 months ago

Helping restaurant chains manage their menus.

38
1 year ago

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

37
1 year ago

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

37
1 year 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.

37
11 months 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.

37
8 months ago

A virtual assistant for restaurants to help them deal with customer orders, reservations, and payroll.

37
1 year ago

A food delivery app for restaurants and food trucks, with the goal of helping them cut down on wasted food by bringing it right to the front door.

36
1 year ago

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

36
11 months ago

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

36
10 months ago

A startup that wants to give new restaurant owners the tools they need to start a food-focused business. It’s a digital menu, a store, and a way to book reservations from a single app.

36
8 months ago

This startup is building a platform that connects companies in the food industry with people who are gluten free. Users can use the platform to create a grocery list or order groceries, or to buy items from a local restaurant or bakery.

36
5 months 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.

36
3 months ago

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

36
1 year ago

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

35
1 year ago

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

35
1 year ago

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

35
10 months ago

The Talent Ally platform helps restaurants and hotels identify and hire the best employees. The startup is working with over 1,300 restaurants and hotels to offer training, job listings, and improvements to their business.

35
10 months 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.

35
10 months 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.

35
6 months 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.

35
5 months ago

An analytics app that gives restaurant managers insights into their business and makes it easier to manage and grow.

35
4 months ago

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

35
3 months ago

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

35
3 months ago

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

35
2 months 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.

35
2 months ago

The restaurant chain is building a tool for managing and scheduling orders for delivery and takeout, as well as for dine-in ordering. It’s meant to automate the back-and-forth that has been the backbone of fast food ordering.

35
1 month ago

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

35
1 year ago

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

34
1 year 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.

34
11 months 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.

34
8 months 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.

34
8 months ago

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

34
7 months 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.

34
4 months 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.

34
3 months 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.

34
1 year ago

A social enterprise that sells a monthly subscription to its members, who can use the service to get a cup of tea in their home or a drink in a restaurant. The company hopes to provide a service to the growing number of people who do not have access to this basic human necessity.

33
1 year ago

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

33
11 months 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.

33
10 months ago

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

33
9 months ago

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

33
9 months ago

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

33
8 months ago

A “library of points of interest” that allows users to search a 3D Spatio-temporal map, which they can then mark as favorites. The startup says their “points of interest” are more than just “coffee shops, restaurants and art galleries” and that their map will be “a more inclusive, relevant and vivid alternative to Google Maps”.

33
6 months ago

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

33
6 months ago

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

33
5 months ago

Amped is a personal assistant platform that aims to help people “get unstuck” and get back to doing the things they love. Amped helps people make phone calls, book restaurants through OpenTable, and book other things that help them get back to doing the things they love.

33
5 months ago

A startup that helps you find the right restaurant based on a few factors, including the price, the food, and the location.

33
2 months ago

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

33
21 days ago

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

33
1 year ago

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

32
10 months 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.

32
9 months 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.

32
9 months ago

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

32
8 months ago

A startup that provides a digital assistant to help with the everyday tasks on your to-do list. It helps you organize your schedule, pay bills, plan your meals, and even get personalized recommendations for restaurants.

32
6 months ago

a way to feed customers in a restaurant or other establishment. The startup is looking to build on their model in Asia, and is currently in talks with investors.

32
1 year ago

An online marketplace that connects restaurants with local delivery services. It helps restaurants fill orders from customers, and makes it easy for customers to order delivery from restaurants they’ve already tried and like.

31
1 year 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.

31
1 year ago

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

31
11 months ago

A delivery app that integrates with existing couriers and delivery services that allows people to order food from local restaurants and have it delivered to their front door in an hour.

31
9 months ago

A hybrid of Yelp and OpenTable that allows you to order from a restaurant, but pay a la carte rather than getting a set meal.

31
8 months 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.

31
6 months ago

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

31
6 months ago

A cloud-based e-commerce platform for restaurants, which also includes a loyalty program, recipe sharing and ordering, and a restaurant finder.

31
6 months ago

A tool for businesses to manage and track their employees. For example, HR can use it to manage the performance of a salesperson in the field, or a restaurant can use it to manage their waitstaff.

31
6 months ago

A startup that builds mobile apps for restaurant owners, including data and analytics, marketing and lead management.

31
5 months 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.

31
5 months ago

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

31
4 months ago

A startup that builds and sells a tool for restaurants to manage their food costs, both inside and outside of their restaurants. The founder said it’s a complicated space, with lots of moving parts and big, regional differences.

31
2 months 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.

31
2 months ago

A food delivery platform for restaurants that will let them deliver food orders quickly, choose a unique delivery option, and let customers see the food being prepared.

31
1 month ago

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

31
1 year ago

This startup is looking to make it easier for people to share their ride requests, whether it be a ride with friends, a ride to the airport, or a ride to a restaurant.

30
1 year ago

A company that helps chefs easily sell directly to customers via a mobile app that brings together a range of products from a variety of restaurants.

30
11 months ago

This startup is a grocery delivery service that serves the entire San Francisco Bay Area. It has a total of 400 restaurants on its platform.

30
9 months ago

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

30
9 months 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.

30
8 months ago

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

30
7 months ago

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

30
7 months ago

A platform designed to bring the best local restaurants to your door in cities across the US. The startup charges restaurants a fee for each meal ordered, with the idea that the startup will eventually partner with restaurants at an increased rate of the fee, expanding their reach and the number of meals delivered.

30
3 months 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.

30
3 months ago

A startup that’s trying to build an online platform that provides an interface between restaurants, chefs, and customers. With the platform, restaurants can message chefs who can then respond to customers, and also send customers notifications and time-sensitive offers.

30
2 months ago

A startup that wants to be the digital version of a concierge, helping people find the best restaurants, concerts, and other experiences that are close to them.

30
6 months ago

 A platform for restaurants that allows them to better manage their staff and order system, as well as doing things like pay employees and manage food safety.

29
6 months ago

A web-based app that helps you find and organize high-quality, verified local restaurants near you. The app has been downloaded over 5,000 times since its launch in early September.

29
2 years ago

Idea: A software company that helps restaurants, grocery stores, and other food businesses manage waste data and track what gets thrown away.

28
11 months ago

A startup that wants to send your food back to the restaurant so you can get a refund.

28
10 months 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.

28
10 months ago

A mobile app that lets people easily make and track purchases at stores and restaurants

28
7 months ago

This startup is building a service for restaurants to grow their business through digital marketing, performance analytics and automation.

28
5 months ago

A mobile app that connects users to local restaurants with an app, allowing users to make reviews, get recommendations and see other reviews.

28
3 months 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.

28
2 months ago

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

28
11 months ago

A platform for restaurants to order and pay for delivery from their mobile apps, and later take those same orders through their restaurants’ existing POS system.

27
11 months ago

A startup that helps restaurants and bars use social media to gain more traction and improve their image.

27
8 months ago

A real-time, location-based messaging platform for restaurants, bars, and other businesses.

27
7 months ago

 This startup helps restaurants connect with their communities, by allowing local chefs to share discounts and win money to donate to local food pantries.

27
6 months ago

A decentralized social network for food lovers and entrepreneurs, which lets restaurants and culinary businesses “employ” community members to help out at each location. Customers can also share their favorite dishes, and restaurants can advertise their products to people who like the same cuisine.

27
1 month ago

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

27
1 month ago

A startup that wants to help small companies like restaurants and other local businesses get a leg up in the e-commerce race by providing tools to help them design and market their own products.

27
10 months ago

A subscription-based service that enables you to access a database of maps and information on things like nearby restaurants, hotels and attractions, and sends you hyperlocal recommendations based on your location.

26
9 months 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.

26
9 months ago

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

26
6 months ago

This startup is building a management app for restaurants, allowing managers to see which tables, employees, and guests are on the premises and track their purchases.

26
6 months ago

A company that helps small retailers and restaurants in the UK sell online. They’re working with around 1,000+ merchants today.

26
5 months ago

This is a tool for chefs and restaurants to easily create menus from existing files. It’s a way for restaurants to expand their offerings without having to create new menus from scratch.

26
2 months ago

An invitation-only startup that helps restaurants and bars find and pool bartenders, kitchen staff, and more through a specialized job aggregator. The company wants to improve the bar industry experience.

26
2 years ago

Idea: This startup helps restaurants streamline operations through an app that lets customers order their meals on a tablet and then pick them up at a counter inside the restaurant

25
6 months ago

A new way for restaurants to advertise on Facebook

25
5 months ago

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

25
4 months ago

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

25
3 months ago

A social network for restaurant employees and customers, with a focus on the restaurant’s culture and the people who go there.

25
2 months ago

Another online-to-offline ordering platform for the restaurant industry. The company allows restaurant operators to use their own brands and menus in their apps.

25
11 months ago

A platform for ordering food from your favorite restaurants. The startup offers a platform that connects restaurants with their customers, allowing users to order food directly from the restaurant’s website by speaking to a live agent.

24
9 months ago

A platform for restaurants to accept online orders and better manage their relationships with customers. The startup helps restaurants find and track customers, manage orders, and build loyalty.

24
7 months ago

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

24
7 months ago

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

24
4 months ago

A contract-based service that helps small businesses run more smoothly. It’s originally a tool for restaurants, but is now a general-purpose HR tool that helps handle all of an employee’s needs, from payroll to benefits to taxes.

24
2 months ago

A new way for restaurant workers to report instances of harassment or abuse on the job.

24
2 months 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.

24
11 months 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.

23
7 months ago

A tool for scheduling reservations at hotels and restaurants.

23
7 months ago

A platform that leverages a “social network” of local restaurants to help you find what’s nearby with a “localist” approach.

23
3 months ago

A company that helps restaurants create menus, then helps them adopt a digital ordering system.

23
2 months ago

A product that creates a way to connect small restaurants and bars with customers who want to eat and drink.

23
28 days ago

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

23
2 years ago

Idea: A social network for the food service industry. The startup wants to connect chefs and restaurants with new employees and customers.

22
1 year ago

A platform for restaurants to streamline their entire food supply chain from farming to delivery. They’re a bit like a cross between a restaurant registry, a restaurant marketplace, and a logistics warehouse.

22
11 months 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.

22
9 months ago

The startup is looking to create a marketplace that allows bars and restaurants to connect with their customers via an in-app chat feature rather than by phone.

22
9 months ago

A startup that allows customers to book restaurants by the hour. The app is already in use in the UK, and has been linked to the likes of Pizza Express and Jamie Oliver.

22
8 months ago

A platform that helps restaurants connect with customers who have left reviews. The startup is using the software to help restaurants improve their management software, which is used for everything from ordering to inventory to ordering takeout.

22
2 months ago

A digital payments platform for the restaurant industry, building tools to help restaurants manage cash flow and optimize sales.

22
9 months ago

A free app that helps people find good places to eat in a given city by rating and mapping the restaurants, and providing reviews by community members.

21
7 months ago

A mobile app that lets you order and pay for your meal easily by tapping where you’re sitting in the restaurant. It’s in its first beta test, and is looking to build the startup into a national brand.

21
7 months ago

A startup for food waste and unsold food, connecting restaurants with chefs, farmers and consumers.

21
2 months ago

A cloud-based platform that helps restaurants track food safety and food prep operations.

21
2 months ago

A restaurant delivery service for people in Singapore

21
1 month ago

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

21
1 month ago

A location-based service that helps people find nearby restaurants, bars, and coffee shops.

21
17 days ago

A “food-delivery-as-a-service” startup that has launched in LA, San Francisco and New York. It’s a Web-based ordering system for restaurant kitchens, letting them order food for pickup or delivery and track delivery times.

21
8 months ago

A directory for finding the nearest dry cleaner, restaurant, and other types of businesses. The company launched in Boston with the goal of landing in New York and Los Angeles by December.

20
7 months ago

combines a food delivery service with a restaurant review app, helping consumers find the best place to eat and giving them all the information they need to make that decision.

20
4 months ago

A platform that helps restaurant operators build and manage loyalty programs. The startup has already built out a marketplace to help restaurants sell gift cards and loyalty cards directly to consumers.

20
3 months ago

The founders at this startup want to help restaurant owners around the US increase sales and profits for their businesses.

20
2 months ago

A restaurant reservation platform that connects customers and restaurants with an AI bot.

20
1 month ago

A non-profit that’s using a platform for urban farmers to sell their produce to nearby restaurants, making the product accessible to low income communities in cities like Philadelphia.

20
7 months ago

This is a startup that teams up with restaurants to build a shared table that customers can reserve. The tables are in a different part of the restaurant, and the customer can reserve them via their phone. It has a very interesting model, but the market it’s targeting is sticky, and they’re looking to expand past the pilot they’ve begun.

19
5 months ago

A “consistent and simple way to share your restaurant experiences with others”.

19
3 months ago

A startup delivering Thai food to the US by way of a food truck. The startup wants to use the food truck to experiment with new dishes and create new menu items, which can be used at other Thai restaurants.

19
3 months ago

A startup that helps restaurants manage their suppliers, with a mobile app that helps restaurants work with their suppliers easier. It has customers in the US, the UK, and Australia.

19
3 months ago

A platform to help people order takeout or food from their favorite restaurants

19
2 months ago

Cloud-based delivery service for food from restaurants.

19
2 months ago

A company that offers a mobile app that allows users to order meals from local restaurants, or request that one be delivered to them.

19
2 months ago

A startup that allows restaurant owners to scan their receipts and have them turn into email receipts.

19
2 months ago

A startup that provides local, food-based restaurant recommendations based on your location. It’s the product of a recent startup accelerator.

19
2 months ago

A startup that helps restaurants, small businesses, and homeowners get more cash back from their credit card rewards.

19
2 months ago

An online marketplace for top chefs that connects restaurants with diners for dinner and catering.

19
1 month ago

A B2B2C mobile platform that connects restaurants to chefs and chefs to restaurants.

19
1 month ago

A dashboard for restaurants to monitor their food sales, accounting for everything from the inventory of ingredients to the hours that employees work.

19
9 months ago

A B2B company, which is building a platform that helps small and medium sized businesses, including restaurants, hotels, and retailers like Costco, Amazon, or Walmart, manage their inventory.

18
7 months ago

The startup is building a system to help fast-food restaurants deliver more quickly by using drones to deliver takeout orders.

18
4 months ago

A startup for local restaurants to organize themselves and share reviews and tips.

18
4 months ago

An AI-powered assistant that can help you find the best nearby restaurants that serve food you like.

18
3 months ago

A company that allows you to search for restaurants, bars, and more, coming up with the best suggestions for you. After you make your choice, the app automatically tracks your food and drink consumption, and then rewards you with gift cards when you go out.

18
3 months ago

A startup that is building a commerce platform for the world’s $2 trillion restaurant industry. It helps restaurants create, manage and sell their menu.

18
1 month 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.

18
6 months ago

An intuitive, desktop-based app that allows a restaurant to manage their menu items and ingredients. The startup gets data from local grocery stores, which it then uses to create an automated interface where a person can have a single, intuitive experience to search for a new dish at a restaurant using their phone.

17
4 months ago

A tool designed to help restaurant employees track and manage tips. The startup builds a CRM for the restaurant employees that helps them manage and track tips and better understand their customers.

17
19 days ago

A loyalty card for your favorite local restaurants. Once you become a member, you get points on every purchase and redeem them for discounts or cash. Currently, you can only redeem them online.

17
5 days ago

A startup that uses machine learning and data science to build intelligent chatbots that can do things like make restaurant reservations

17
7 months ago

A startup that helps restaurant owners track the number of people who order from their restaurant’s menu, helping them to improve their online presence and track key metrics.

16
4 months ago

A web-based recommendation platform for restaurants that recommends their best dishes based on past reviews and data from the restaurant themselves. Just Eat is trying to help restaurants find the best dishes to showcase to their customers.

16
3 months ago

A product that aims to help restaurant owners and operators get a better handle on their operations.

16
3 months ago

A mobile payment provider for restaurants, like Square, but for restaurants in the US and Canada.

16
2 months ago

A startup that hopes to aggregate restaurant reviews and ratings into a single, centralized website, so you can read them without having to click through to Yelp or Facebook.

16
1 month ago

A SaaS HR software company that helps businesses like hotels and restaurants manage their staff, find new hires, and end-of-employment benefits. The company had its first round of funding in June.

16
1 month ago

A subscription based service for restaurant accounts, similar to a tool like Loom.

16
1 month ago

A local commerce startup that wants to help local retailers and restaurants sell directly to consumers with a marketplace app.

16
1 month ago

A startup that builds an app for customers to see what their favorite restaurants are offering when they’re out to eat.

16
8 months ago

A company that is building a platform for food and drink delivery that helps restaurants get delivery orders in on time.

15
4 months ago

A startup that aims to offer a new way for restaurant and entertainment venues to charge an app-based membership system that allows customers to buy tickets to in-demand events at lower prices than tickets would be otherwise. The startup is currently building a test platform for the Los Angeles concert industry.

15
3 months ago

A B2B company that allows restaurants to take payments in Bitcoin, one of the more popular types of cryptocurrency, to avoid the fees associated with credit card transactions.

15
1 month ago

This company wants to use visual AI to help retail and restaurant managers visualize operations, from seasonal patterns to labor costs, and make informed decisions.

15
1 month ago

A platform that connects food companies with restaurants and caterers to enable providers to accept payments online and track spending by diners.

15
10 days ago

A social network for finding restaurants, bars, and other businesses in your area, then book online.

15
7 months ago

Devolution’s job is to help clients like restaurants and hotels find individual employees to fill vacancies. The company uses a combination of algorithms and human-rating to match candidates to specific jobs.

14
2 months ago

A startup that makes it easy to book discounts at restaurants. The startup wants to make it easy for clients to book reservations and get discounts at restaurants.

14
14 days ago

A self-serve restaurant where customers order from a menu of pre-made meals that’s delivered in 30 minutes. By using robots to prepare meals in advance, the company is able to offer a consistent menu across its locations.

14
2 months ago

A network of local farmers, distributors, delis, grocers and restaurants that allows consumers to share what they’re eating and where they’re getting it. It’s a sort of “eat local” app, but rather than trying to force the idea on people, it’ll be a way for people to voluntarily connect over food and share the experience.

13
1 month ago

This startup aims to help small businesses like restaurants, beauty shops, and massage parlors easily buy and sell their products, with a focus on customers who want to sell products.

13
12 days ago

A digital payments startup that offers a way for customers to pay for goods at restaurants, bars, and stores without cash. Payfirma users have transacted $15 million in the United States and Europe since launching in early 2019.

13
8 months ago

An online service for finding and recommending top quality, value for money restaurants.

12
3 months ago

The startup’s mission is to “solve the nightmare of finding a restaurant with food you love”.

12
3 months ago

A platform that helps restaurants and bars manage their inventory of wine with the help of a virtual wine steward.

12
1 month ago

 A platform that helps restaurants work with baristas to train them on things like cleaning, to-go items and how to deal with customers. The company helps restaurants scale their operations by hiring a number of baristas to run these training programs.

12
1 month ago

A product recommendation engine for restaurants

12
6 days ago

A food-delivery startup that takes the hassle out of eating at home by delivering food prepared by local chefs — a much more inexpensive alternative to restaurants.

12
1 month ago

A startup that’s building a custom mobile app for the food industry, which they say will help restaurants run more smoothly.

11
1 month ago

A platform that allows restaurants, bars and retailers to get food and drinks to patrons faster, with more accurate delivery estimates.

11
4 days ago

Yupi is an app-based ordering system designed to replace the need to call in an order or visit a restaurant. The startup is building an app that allows customers to order food, and the app will call the chef and place the order, which gets then sent directly to the kitchen. The chef can also text back and tell the app when they’re done with their orders.

11
3 months ago

A chatbot for restaurant reservations.

9
1 month ago

An AI assistant that can help hoteliers, restaurants and other hospitality businesses find the best nearby restaurants and bars.

9
1 month ago

A Yelp-style review platform, built to highlight obscure trending restaurants, bars, and other local businesses.

9
5 days ago

This startup is building a tech platform for the food industry to allow for automated, real-time ordering and tracking of food from local restaurants. The goal is to make ordering food more efficient and reduce food waste.

9
2 days ago

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

9
2 years ago

Idea: A startup that’s built a platform for restaurants to manage online delivery orders, featuring a dashboard to help restaurants manage customer feedback and track their online orders.

8
13 days ago

A startup that offers restaurant managers insights on how to grow their business.

8