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The latest Apps for your Restaurant, Takeaway or Coffee Shop

29 October 2018

Running an eating establishment can be complicated and time consuming – we’ve tracked down some of the best apps to make your life easier.  Since most restaurant owners we know are always on the go the most convenient and useful tools are usually found on your smartphone – here are some of the smartest apps for your business


The 7shifts app allows you to manage employee schedules and labor costs. You can drag and drop employees into shifts based on their availability and shift requirements. Employees receive instant notifications about their shifts and you can approve or decline employee requests with a click of a button. The labor cost savings calculator helps you make important scheduling decisions. Also, 7shifts can integrate to your POS.

iOS and Android

DineTime App

The DineTime restaurant waitlist app also doubles down as a reservation system. This helps create a better dining experience and improves the overall efficiency of your restaurant. The consumer app allows your customers to view restaurant information, check wait times, and reserve a table. You can easily integrate with loyalty reward programs with DineTime as well.

iOS and Android


Every restaurant needs a reliable point of sale (POS) system to keep your operation running smoothly. So, if you only have the money to choose one restaurant management app, Ambur should be your pick. It’s a complete point of sale app designed specifically for the restaurant industry.

iOS and Android

Waitlist Me

Having a busy restaurant Waitlist Me is a mobile app that makes waiting for tables easier for customers and staff. The easy-to-use restaurant management app uses text and phone call notifications to alert diners when their table is ready.

iOS and Android

Crunch Time

If you need a robust back office system for your restaurant, Crunch Time is a good option. It offers a mobile app for both iOS and Android. The app is also web-based so you can access it on a computer in addition to your mobile device. This makes it easy to see detailed information about your business on any device.

iOS and Android


Bizimply lets you manage multiple restaurant locations from the palm of your hand. The app helps you manage shift scheduling, employee attendance, human resources (HR) issues, and payroll from your mobile device.

iOS and Android


Square is the POS app that you might recognize most often when you are patronizing a food establishment. Whether you have a router (brick and mortar) or you are on the go (like a food truck), there is a solution for you here. It’s worth noting that TSheets has an integration with Square for time tracking purposes.

iOS and Android
coffee shop Restaurant Takeaway

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