One of the great aspects of mobile devices is their ability to be used for more than just phone calls. In fact, smartphones have opened the door to a whole wealth of on-the-go information. So wherever you are, you can find out what you need to know, when you need to know it. This includes finding somewhere to grab a bite to eat. If you are looking for somewhere which offers quick and easy food or a place which offers much more of a refined dining experience, restaurant finding apps are designed to put you in easy reach of a restaurant that suit your needs. Here are ten restaurant finding apps for Android currently worth checking out.
What better way to start off a restaurant finder app list than with an app entitled Restaurant Finder. This is an app which looks to offer users a quick and easy way to find restaurants nearby. You can search for restaurants by type of food or simply by your zip code. As well as offering comprehensive finder information in the U.S., this one also works with a number of European and worldwide countries. Making an ideal solution for those who travel often.
Zomato - Food Menu & Reviews
If you have yet to try Zomato, this is one of the more popular options available. Although, they might be unfamiliar to some, this is the company who acquired Urbanspoon and since then, most of the functionality and features have moved over to this app. So if you were an Urbanspoon user previously, this is the app to check out.
OpenTable - Restaurant Near Me
For those who dine out often and especially for those who book reservations online, then you will already be familiar with OpenTable. This is one of the leading reservation booking companies and this is their dedicated app which looks to help you find the restaurant you are looking for and of course, make a reservation if needed.
Yelp should need little introduction. This is one of the biggest review apps for just about every shop, business and restaurant. As well as comprehensive reviews, the app also easily helps you find restaurants that are near to your current location. Of course, you can also check in and leave your own reviews too.
TripAdvisor Hotels Restaurants
Like Yelp, TripAdvisor is another extremely popular review service although, this one is probably more commonly associated with Hotels. That said, they do also provide a wealth of information on nearby restaurants and is another great tool to have at your disposal.
Of course, if you prefer Google's way of doing things, then Maps is always a solid option for finding restaurants near to your location. In fact, this is an app which has been seeing massive updates in recent times and is increasingly becoming a more go-to option for many including those looking for restaurants.
Eat24 Food Delivery & Takeout
If you are more interested in a delivery than a dining out experience, then it is always worth checking out Eat24. This is one of the biggest delivery apps available and you might just be surprised at how many of your local restaurants offer food delivery services through this app.
Fast Food Locator / Finder
More often than not, you might just want to know where your nearest outlet is to grab some food on the go. If that is the case, then Fast Food Locator is one app worth checking out. As the name suggests, this app will keep you informed on the location of all your nearest fast food outlets.
HealthyOut Healthy Meal Finder
If you are someone who is is put off by eating out due to a preference for healthier eating, then this might be an app worth checking out. HealthyOut looks to provide you with information on local healthy dishes at restaurants near you. This one is only available for U.S. residents at the moment though.
Find Me Gluten Free
If you are in particular, someone who looks to avoid gluten, then this app is the answer. As well as providing details on local restaurants which cater to gluten free customers, this app also will tell you where the nearest gluten free grocery stores, bars and cafes are as well.