When it comes to cashing out customers, most restaurants need more than simple cash register. A good POS system enables front-of-house and kitchen staff to operate more efficiently, with features like discount management, inventory alerts, no hassle bill splitting, menu customization and table management.
But, finding the right POS system for a restaurant can be a daunting task. That’s where we can help! We work with 100s of software partners, so we can help you can select the one that best suits the needs of your business. Plus, we’ve put together a handy chart to help you navigate the features of the top restaurant POS systems.
Handle seating and table assignments with your custom floorplan. Tables can be color coded according to their server.
With a fully customizable floor plan that lets you view table availability in real-time, draw new tables and merge existing ones
Hosts and managers can oversee tables on the customizable interface on your iPad.
enter customer orders at the table which are sent directly to the kitchen or bar.
bring an iPad to the table to place orders and send straight to the kitchen.
Save time and avoid confusion with seamless order taking. You can see your order; add items and modifiers all from a single screen.
With tableside ordering you can reduce time between meal and check
Split bills with a few simple swipes and taps across any combination of guests and assign different forms of payment to different guests.
Merging, transferring, and splitting checks is quick and easy. Just a few taps and you’re done.
Take the frustration out of splitting checks and processing credit cards. You can easily customize payment methods to what works best for you and your customers.
Also included is the ability to split checks with ease, set gratuity and void any order
Quickly process payments tableside. ✘ NO more running between table and counter.
Fast, efficient payments with signature on screen and customizable tip suggestions.
Taking orders should be simple, precise, and quick. Save time by taking and sending orders table-side.
Accept any payments everywhere Plus enjoy better tips from customers, delighting your employees and increasing retention.
Organize your menu items, merchandise, and drinks under pre-defined categories
Customize menus, create courses, and automatically fire items.
Add, edit, or delete menu items right on your iPad at any-time. Organize them into categories for faster ordering
With a simple dragging motion staff can add, edit or rearrange categories and items.
Staff members can log in and out for each shift from the iPad
Clock in. Clock out. Pay your workers easily and accurately.
Ambur will automatically calculate employee payroll from clock-in/clock-out data.
Automate clock-ins and clock-outs with fewer mistakes and greater accuracy. Bonus – add your employees pay rate and we can calculate real time labor cost at any given moment.
Managers can easily choose different discount reductions: percentage discounts, dollar discounts, or a fixed discount
Not at the restaurant but need to approve a discount? No Problem! Managers can apply discounts even when they can’t physically be there.
Managers can add or remove at both the item and check level.
Reward customers for how much they spend, magically and painlessly without slowing the checkout line.
NO internet? NO problem. Continue to create checks, send orders to the kitchen and capture credit cards.
data is stored locally on your iOS device; you can run even with NO internet.
When stock gets low, TouchBistro warns staff. When items go out of stock, they’re removed from sale. Now that’s smart!
Inventory countdown alerts servers when items are running low and automatically adds 86ed items when they run out.