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These are the Top Restaurant Companies in San Francisco (2021)

This article showcases our top picks for the best San Francisco based Restaurant companies. These startups and companies are taking a variety of approaches to innovating the Restaurant industry, but are all exceptional startups and companies well worth a follow.

We tried to pick companies across the size spectrum from cutting edge startups to established brands.

We selected these startups for exceptional performance in one of these categories:

  • Innovation
    • Innovative ideas
    • Innovative route to market
    • Innovative product
  • Growth
    • Exceptional growth
    • Exceptional growth strategy
  • Management
  • Societal impact

Top San Francisco Restaurant Companies

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Allset

Allset

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Allset is a food pre-ordering service that offers a platform that connects local restaurants to its busy diners. The company focuses on diners looking for quick meals, has seen rapid shifts in neighborhood demand patterns, as well as surging interest in promoting contactless pickup options.

Its platform connects local restaurants and diners for everyday dining that is easy, frictionless, and healthy with the help of advanced technology. Headquartered in Los Angeles, California, Allset was co-founded by Stas Matviyenko and Anna Polishchuk in 2015..

Luka (dba Replika)

Luka (dba Replika)

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Luka is a software development company based in San Francisco, California. The company created Luka app, a new messenger with AI-powered chatbots.

They help you find places to eat, do web search, make plans together, pick places to eat, play trivia games and lots of other things in a messenger. In 2016 Luka launched a closed testing of Replika, a new app that allows to create a personal AI that you teach through text conversations.

The app is powered by a proprietary deep learning architecture.. .

ZeroStorefront

ZeroStorefront

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ZeroStorefront consists of an all-in-one platform that connects point-of-sale, delivery platforms, reviews sites, chat, phone, and other applications. It illuminates the customer path, provides attribution for customer behavior, and provide the tools necessary to safely share customer data across applications.

Founded in 2019, ZeroStorefront is a proud YCombinator alum, and a diverse, venture-backed, high-growth company. Its customers include brands like Frank Pepe’s, Halal Guys, and more..

ZeroCater

ZeroCater

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With a mission to build a better workplace through food, ZeroCater is on the path to becoming the #1 food company serving the workplace. Founded in 2009, ZeroCater has become a leading provider of office catering and snacks, serving companies of all industries including Pagerduty, Salesforce and Cisco Systems.

Technology, people, operations and top-notch food partners allow for ZeroCater’s seamless process and provide customers with in-depth insight into their food programs. ZeroCater provides office catering and snack services in San Francisco; New York; Washington, D.C.; Chicago; Austin and Los Angeles, with plans to expand nationally.

For more information visit zerocater.com. Thus far, ZeroCater has raised over $17.6M from investors including Cleveland Avenue, Justin Kan, Romulus Capital, Struck Capital, Y Combinator, Paul Buchheit, Keith Rabois, SV Angel, and Yuri Milner..

Philz Coffee

Philz Coffee

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Philz Coffee focuses on making the best drip coffee. Each cup is handcrafted and made one cup at a time at our retail stores served by friendly Baristas dedicated to customizing your cup of love.

We don’t do espresso, lattes, cappuccinos. We believe in being great at a few things – Handcrafted Drip Coffee & Customer Service..

Prime Roots

Prime Roots

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Prime Roots offers plant and protein based food products. It offers vegetarian-based fungi super protein food products that include salmon burger that replicates the taste, texture, and nutrition of meat and seafood products.

Prime Roots also organizes food events for its members. It serves the food sector.

Joshua Nixon and Kimberlie Le founded Terramino in 2017 that later became Prime Roots. It has its headquarters in San Francisco in California..

Plate IQ

Plate IQ

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Plate IQ is accounts payable automation software designed for restaurants. It saves time, increases data accuracy, and provides insight into spend by extracting line item data from invoices and automatically coding purchases to GL accounts.

Invoice data also powers: *Approvals – Create custom approval policies for invoices. *Bill Pay – Manage payments via ACH or paper check.

*Statements – Reconcile vendor statements automatically. *Reporting – Gain up-to-date cost and vendor pricing insights.

Plate IQ integrates with top accounting and inventory software, virtually eliminating data entry from the AP process.. .

Zira

Zira

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Zira designs and develops employee management solutions that leverage technology to empower companies. Its platform is a robust AI, capable of creating fully optimized schedules in seconds to increase employee productivity, increase employee morale, and retention all while reducing labor cost.

The company was founded in 2019 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.. .

Pared

Pared

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Pared is an on-demand tool for restaurant workers. The company’s mission is to make restaurant life easier by connecting restaurant owners and operators with the restaurant staff they need, when they need them.

Founded in 2015, the company is headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States.. .

Creator

Creator

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Creator is a part designer, part food revolutionary and part roboticist. It is a collective of food lovers and engineers with decades of robotics and restaurant experience.

The company has solved some of the most complex mathematical and engineering challenges to bring the world technology that can touch billions of people. Its first device makes gourmet burgers from scratch.

Not only that, the company literally grind the meat to order, also slice tomatoes, onions, pickles, and a brioche roll fresh for clients. The team consists of roboticists from institutions including Berkeley and Stanford and firms like Tesla and NASA.

Its culinary teams are veterans of Chez Panisse and Fat Duck. Its advisors include experts across fields like engineering, culinary, design, intellectual property, and even a NRN Restaurant Operator of the Year Award winner.

Additionally, we’re further advised and supported by some of the top investors in the Silicon Valley.. .

EatWith

EatWith

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EatWith is a community that invites people to dine in homes, connect with hosts, share stories and enjoy homemade cuisine.

Suggestic

Suggestic

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Suggestic’s platform enables health-related organizations to build and deliver personalized nutrition programs in a fraction of the time and cost through white label solutions or direct API integration. Powered by proprietary artificial intelligence, the Suggestic platform allows for the encoding of dietary programs as rulesets.

It then enables data acquisition from users and members in the form of assessments, lab tests, and devices. Based on the rulesets of the program and the user data, the platform delivers personalized food recommendations in the form of meal plans, smart shopping lists, recipe and restaurant recommendations, food logging, and more..

2ndKitchen

2ndKitchen

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2ndKitchen enables businesses without a kitchen to serve food seamlessly using restaurants around them. They help businesses create a custom menu from neighboring restaurants and install integrated kiosks for easy ordering.

Because of short distances and order bundling, food is delivered to customers’ seats hot and fast. It’s a win-win-win where businesses add food to their menu, customers enjoy great food delivered to their seat, and restaurants serve additional dining rooms in their neighborhood..

Sourcery Technologies

Sourcery Technologies

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Sourcery is developing a payments and commerce platform that focuses on the wholesale foodservice industry, a $220B market that still runs on 1980s technology: buyers search for products in paper catalogs, submit orders by fax or phone, and deal with paper invoices and checks. Sourcery’s platform brings all of these transactions online.

Sourcery enables companies of all sizes to handle their AP needs in one place. We turn a stack of invoices into a boatload of insights automagically.

We work with leading restaurateurs, operators and accountants to build the best accounts payable solution for the industry. Owners and executives of multi-unit restaurant organizations rely on Sourcery to provide a scalable solution to help them create efficiencies, and, ultimately, grow their business, while impacting their bottom line.

Sourcery integrates with most accounting software and restaurant management applications. We use a combination of computation and human verification to have the best in class extraction of structured data from invoices down the the line item.

Our data analytics automatically detect anomalies and notify purchasers about rising prices. Customers include Palantir, Dropbox, Airbnb, Stripe as well as restaurants, caterers, and other food businesses.

Call toll free on +1-(866)830-0691. .

OrderAhead

OrderAhead

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OrderAhead powers mobile ordering for pickup at thousands of restaurants and local merchants

Marble Technologies

Marble Technologies

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Marble Technologies is a startup provides cashier-free checkout kiosks for restaurants, running on iPads. Marble’s founders say their solution increases customer spending by 16%.

They have three national restaurant chain contracts in the works, and have processed $3 million in sales to date. They charge $12,000 per location, per year..

Partender

Partender

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Partender is a SaaS platform that reduces bar inventory time from a frustrating 6-24 hours to just 15 minutes. We do this by digitizing the archaic paper-pen-clipboard process into a few taps and swipes on any Android, iOS, or web-enabled device, providing detailed cloud-based analytics on the bar’s consumption.

As a result, bar owners and managers can inventory as often as they count the cash in their registers; reducing shrinkage, optimizing orders, and driving more successful beverage programs. We have a rapidly growing revenue base fueled by tons of sales hustle and featured appearances on the television show Bar Rescue.

Bar inventory is just the starting point to a much deeper strategy.. .

Bloomspot

Bloomspot

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Bloomspot provides exclusive offers for renowned local restaurants, spas, salons, weekend getaways, events, and international resorts. A highly targeted member base, expertly sourced partners, and individually designed promotions ensures member satisfaction and profitability for merchant partners.

Bloomspot has featured the highest-rated experiences including 100 Zagat-rated restaurants and AAA Four Diamond hotels in some of the largest U.S. markets..

á la couch

á la couch

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á la couch is a delivery-focused restaurant group

Proper Food

Proper Food

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Proper Food is a new fast-casual food and beverage concept offering delicious, wholesome, grab-and-go fare, designed for the food-savvy. The made-from-scratch menu of sandwiches, salads, soups, and Chef’s specials evolves with the seasons.

It was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.. .

OpenTable

OpenTable

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Founded in 1998, we’ve been powering dining experiences for more than 20 years. Chuck Templeton started OpenTable in San Francisco in 1998, after getting frustrated by the need to call multiple restaurants to find the right place to go to dinner with his in-laws.

Since then, OpenTable has become the world’s leading provider of online restaurant reservations with over 54,000 restaurants across 20 countries. OpenTable’s workforce has grown to 1200 employees in 10 offices around the globe.

OpenTable has a passion for hospitality and helping restaurants grow their business with many of our employees having worked in the service industry. OpenTable continues to focus on leveraging data to provide personalized restaurant recommendations for you.

With over 2 billion seated diners since 1998, we have a wealth of data we leverage to help diners find the right restaurant every time.. .

eThor.com

eThor.com

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eThor has the most powerful POS integration platform and tools to provide complete 2-way communication between retail point of sale systems and user devices. Unlike work-around solutions that bypass the POS integration problem with either hardware or disconnected apps, eThor tackles the problem of POS integration head on by creating a common data language that enables consumer applications to connect and speak with any integrated POS system.

Central to eThor’s business is the POS common data platform but further to that, they offer retailers a simple-to-use powerful dashboard to create and manage all online content and promotions, thus giving consumers the ability to seek and find retail products, menus and inventory information and then transact back directly to the retail POS system when they want to buy.. .

Spot Tech

Spot Tech

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Make connecting people and places personal

4505 Meats

4505 Meats

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4505 Meats is a food and beverage company that produces of porcine products and meaty magic. The 4505 Meats began with a singular product of meaty deliciousness the mighty chicharron.

Today, they partner with small farmers and ranchers to produce the highest quality all-natural pork rinds on the market. We provide our customers with humanely-raised meat from ranchers committed to good husbandry practices and sustainability.

4505 Meats makes irresistibly delicious meaty snacks sourced from all-natural ingredients and responsibly raised meats. It also offers fries, burgers, sausages, smoked meats, and beverages.

The company was founded in 2009 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California, United States.. .

PayMyTab

PayMyTab

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Running a restaurant has never been more complex and time consuming. Restaurant technology meant to simplify and speed up operations, has instead added extra complexity and more discounted systems to support and pay for.

With PayMyTab and DinerIQ, you will finally have one solution the provides you with a branded mobile app including pay from smartphone. A table side EMV solution that shifts the chargebacks back to the banks.

A loyalty and email marketing program to reward your loyal guests and drive new guests in and a complete Guest CRM solution. One platform that is integrated into all major POS systems and credit card processors PayMyTab is a U.S.-based company that was founded in 2016 by Tom Holmes..

MealHi5

MealHi5

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Mealhi5 is a free service where you can Order Meal Online!

JoyUp

JoyUp

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JoyUp is a digital marketing assistant for Small-to-Medium businesses. It helps engage customers with the right email and social messages at the right time.

Its platform serves as a virtual employee that runs personalized 1v1 marketing campaigns on social media and messaging channels. By providing visibility into POS data, Joy helps clients to make better real-time decisions..

Encounter AI

Encounter AI

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Voice AI for Kiosks and Drive-Thrus

Brightloom

Brightloom

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Brightloom is a restaurant technology company that provides an end-to-end, cloud-based software as a service platform that weaves digital solutions into the entire guest experience. Brightloom’s configurable technology suite combines convenience (digital ordering channels), personal connection (personalized marketing) and engagement (loyalty) for restaurant brands in today’s new digital era.

Brightloom was originally incubated as a technology powered fast casual restaurant concept (eatsa).. .

Pepper

Pepper

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Pepper provides an API that helps health, food, insurance, and technology companies build better user experiences.

Copilot Labs

Copilot Labs

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Copilot Labs owns and operates an online portal that provides point-of-sale connected marketing intelligence information to restaurants. Copilot Labs was formerly known as Eat Metrics, Inc.

The company was founded in 2010 and is based in San Francisco, California.. .

Munch

Munch

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Munch is changing the way customers experience restaurants by allowing them to self-order food and drinks from their mobile devices. We take the friction out of the ordering and payment process so people can enjoy themselves more.

The Munch Point-of-Sale that runs on any Tablet or Mobile device making it easy for waiters to split bills, take orders and payments. In the kitchen, the Munch Cook provides seamless order management and is integrated with 3rd-party food delivery services for the fulfillment of takeaway orders.

Restaurant managers can easily create content-rich menus and analyze business performance one the Munch Web Portal to ensure that their restaurants operate efficiently. Munch is the only solution a modern restaurant needs.

Go to the website for more information https://munch.cloud. .

Craftable

Craftable

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Craftable is a complete restaurant management platform designed by Silicon Valley tech experts partnered with hospitality industry veterans. We collaborate with restaurateurs, operators and accountants to unite businesses with best-in-class technology to drive profit and reduce labor for restaurants, bars and hotels.

Built to handle the most demanding beverage programs in the country, our platform is made to control every feature of your bar program and menu offerings. From ordering with vendors, costing every dash and counting every bottle, now you can keep a watchful eye on variance and cost percentage without needing a stiff drink at the end.

With menu engineering, recipe costing and price comparison, your team behind the burners can easily adjust their culinary creations to protect margins in our cost-sensitive industry. Easily manage multiple locations, different vendors, and complex recipes with subrecipes and batches.

Craftable is built to accommodate operators from independent restaurateurs to regional and national chains. Craftable is proud to serve the leading hospitality operators including Hakkasan Restaurants and Nightclubs, Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants, Employees Only, Slanted Door, Dead Rabbit, BOKA Restaurant Group, Barcelona Wine Bar and Station Casinos..

Treatful

Treatful

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Treatful enables users to send personalized, online gift certificates of any local restaurants in U.S. cities to others.

Dandelion Chocolate

Dandelion Chocolate

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We make amazing bean to bar chocolate in San Francisco

Eat24

Eat24

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Eat24 is a web-based food and delivery service that partners with local restaurants. Eat24 provides many services for its customers, including delicious apps available for iPhone, iPad, Android, Google Chrome; over 40,000 restaurants in over 1,500 cities with more being added each day; live chat, email, and 24 hours phone support; a service that is free and intuitive to use; a completely free mobile site; easy re-ordering and pre-ordering; and exclusive offers and content through its Eat24 VIP program.

Eat24 was established in 2008 and is based in San Francisco, CA.. .

THE MELT

THE MELT

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THE MELT is an American restaurant serving made-to-order grilled cheese sandwiches.

Go Dish

Go Dish

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Go Dish provides deals up to 50% off on amazing, hand-picked dishes at nearby San Francisco restaurants.

Chef Robotics

Chef Robotics

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Chef Robotics is a robotics and artificial intelligence company serving the food industry.

Cater2.me

Cater2.me

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Cater2.me connects food vendors with companies and groups that require delivered catering services.

EasyVino

EasyVino

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EasyVino is a mobile wine recommendation app that helps users pick out the best wine for them in restaurants and stores. Easy Vino is targeting those consumers who struggle with long wine lists.

Using a proprietary tasting profiling algorithm, Easy Vino combines the user’s taste preference and wine data from restaurants and stores to recommend the best wine available. The company has recently launched in closed beta and is planning to release the public beta in the Summer of ’12..

Yelp Reservations

Yelp Reservations

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Yelp Reservations (formerly known as SeatMe,inc) is reservations and waitlist management system for restaurants.

Kwali

Kwali

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Quality control automation for fast-food franchises

Munch On Me

Munch On Me

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Munch on Me is a food discovery portal that connects people with food in local communities.

Eatsee

Eatsee

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Eatsee brings the restaurant experience to the Instagram generation. We create beautiful, visual menus for cafes and restaurants to showcase photos of each dish on their menu for customers to see before they order.

Eatsee’s dish based discovery app (likened to Tinder for food) allows customers to discover new places to dine by swiping left and right through photos of dishes personalised to discovery settings like distance, price, dietary requirements and meal types.. .

Tartine Bakery

Tartine Bakery

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Pastry chef Elisabeth Prueitt and her husband, renowned baker Chad Robertson, are the co-owners of Tartine Bakery and Bar Tartine in San Francisco. They both trained at the Culinary Institute of America in New York.

Elisabeth and Chad traveled, trained, and cooked in France and upon their return, opened Bay Village Bakery in Point Reyes Station, California. Using a wood fired brick oven, they baked bread and created rustic, elegant pastries using many of the techniques they had learned abroad.

Chad’s bread garnered the attention of Alain Ducasse, who wrote about the couple in his book, Harvesting Excellence. After 6 years of baking in the countryside, they relocated to San Francisco to open Tartine Bakery in 2002.

Elisabeth was named Pastry Chef of the Year in San Francisco Magazine. Tartine Bakery is continually rated in the Zagat Survey as Best Bakery and Best Breakfast in San Francisco.

Elisabeth and Chad were nominated for James Beard Award for Outstanding Pastry Chefs in 2006 and 2007, and won the award in 2008. Their first book, ‘Tartine’, published by Chronicle Books, was chosen by Corby Kummer of the Atlantic Monthly in the New York Times list of selected top ten cookbooks of 2006.

It was also nominated for a James Beard award for the photography of France Ruffenach. Tartine Bread, Chad’s second book, published by Chronicle Books is in current release: Fall 2010..

Qathena

Qathena

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Digitizing the fragmented restaurant technology landscape into a single order management touch point

Perfect Venue

Perfect Venue

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Find the perfect venue for your next event.

Dashy Dash

Dashy Dash

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Dashy Dash is changing the way bars and restaurants manage their businesses by harnessing the power of a network.

ChefMealKits

ChefMealKits

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ChefMealKits is an e-commerce platform that allows you to buy meal kits from your favorite restaurants and chefs.

Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group

Kimpton Hotel & Restaurant Group

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Kimpton was established in 1981, and is the largest independent boutique hotel and restaurant business in the US. It manages 62 hotels (11.3k rooms) across 28 cities in the US in attractive urban and resort locations such as Boston, Chicago, Florida, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington D.C.

There are a further 16 hotels in the development pipeline (3.0k rooms), of which 10 are under construction. Kimpton also operates 71 hotel-based destination restaurants, bars and lounges across the US..

Pacific Catch

Pacific Catch

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Pacific Catch is a San Francisco based fresh fish grill serving innovative and craveable food that provides a high value to their guests. It’s an everyday place that’s great inclusive to families, individuals and couples.

They are a dynamic company of smart, aware and fun individuals committed to making a difference to their guests and their community.. .

YumList

YumList

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Tinder for food

Mixt Greens

Mixt Greens

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Mixt Greens is a restaurant business that offers a wide variety of items on menu for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It also provides catering services for various meetings and events.

Mixt Greens was founded by Leslie Silverglide in 2005 and is headquartered in San Francisco, California.. .

menu app

menu app

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menu lets you see dishes before you order them. menu is aiming to replace all the offline menus out there allowing people to discover great food visually through a easy-to-use user experience and interface design.

menu encourages users to bring their food pictures into context so that they and other users know what to expect from a dish in future and not only guessing it.. .

Ike’s Place

Ike’s Place

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Ike’s Place, a chain of restaurants in the United States, offers a range of sandwiches, including gluten free, meat, vegan, and veggie.

Menuism

Menuism

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Menuism is an online platform enabling users to discover, rate, review and recommend food dishes.

INVINE

INVINE

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InVine is the leading provider of next-generation menu technology for restaurants, enabling a boost in revenue generation while providing diners with a much needed modern purchasing experience. Its online platform helps restaurants print and publish their menu online, or move to full digital by deploying their menu on InVine’s smartphone app or in-house digital menu technology.

InVine’s proprietary digital menu technology was designed to help consumers easily find what they love, featuring natural language input and high quality product information. Restaurants are using digital menus to unlock intelligent and dynamic pricing and generate a revenue boost of 10% to 50%.

We launched in 2015, our clients include everything from ‘mom & pop’ restaurants to high-end businesses such as the Four Seasons and 3-Michelin star restaurants. About 1,000,000 diners have used InVine.

InVine is venture-backed and headquartered in San Francisco with offices in Portugal.. .

Order Tiger

Order Tiger

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Order Tiger is an online ordering system provider.

Zofari

Zofari

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At Zofari, their mission is to deliver brilliant local recommendations, super fast. They want to help people spend more time interacting with their world and less time looking at their phone.

Which is why they’re building a new, cutting edge local recommendation engine. Utilizing the latest machine learning tech and a proprietary linguistic-based NLP system, they extract data about businesses, neighborhoods and cities, and transform it into the abstract concepts like vibe and experience that people use to make actual decisions..

Nommery

Nommery

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Nommery is a social dining platform. We match like-minded individuals for shared meals at great restaurants.

Whether you’re looking to meet new friends, build business connections or even find the love of your life, Nommery will help you meet the right people. You can reserve your seat at one of our tables with a simple RSVP fee or purchase all-inclusive tickets for our family-style feasts.

We currently have +20,000 beta users on MeetUp in San Francisco, Chicago, New York, Los Angeles, Boston, Portland, Seattle, Washington D.C., Las Vegas, New Orleans, Texas, Palo Alto, Berkeley, Santa Cruz and Hawaii. After meeting over a meal, members have gone on to travel the world together, help each other find their next jobs and we have had two known marriages..

Simmr

Simmr

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At Simmr, we want to help you get to know your favorite restaurants and discover new ones through behind the scenes experiences like cooking classes, kitchen tours, and special tastings. We believe that upon having a memorable experience at a business and making friends with the people behind it, you are more likely to spread the word, and all of your subsequent visits will be different because you now know “the guy behind the counter.” We do this all in a way that is profitable for the business.

After all, running a restaurant, bar, or cafe isn’t easy. The small business owners that create exceptional food and unforgettable experiences for us are passionate, hard-working, and often unthanked.

Join us in helping them thrive.. .

NileGuide

NileGuide

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NileGuide is a travel planning site allowing users to search for hotels, restaurants and other tour destinantions.

tapviva

tapviva

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tapviva offers a mobile application that enables its users to order and pay restaurants, cafes, and food trucks ahead of time.

Ambrosed

Ambrosed

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Ambrosed facilitates an online food ordering service that enable its customers to connect with local restaurants. Ambrosed was founded by Nizar Ayadi in November 2015.

It is based in San Francisco, California.. .

La Boulange

La Boulange

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French Restaurant bought by Starbucks

Meerchant, Inc.

Meerchant, Inc.

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Meerchant builds solutions that bring automation and new revenue opportunities to brick and mortar businesses. It applies IoT technologies to improve operational processes and create new revenue opportunities for SMBs.

Meerchant was founded by Mark Aronica and Gerardo Capiel in 2014.. .

Luke's Local

Luke’s Local

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Luke’s Local delivers amazing local food that helps people eat well.

Robot Owl

Robot Owl

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Business intelligence SaaS for restaurants. Clear and actionable data-driven advice in everything from food cost to product promotion.

Fisher Development inc

Fisher Development inc

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Fisher Development inc is a general contractors specializing in the construction of retail space, restaurants and corporate offices.

HackerTable

HackerTable

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HackerTable is an online platform, allowing its users to make reservations at elusive restaurants.

Golden Gate Restaurant Association

Golden Gate Restaurant Association

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GGRA’s mission is to celebrate and empower the restaurant community through advocacy, education, marketing, events and training. In 2016, we’ll celebrate the GGRA’s 80th anniversary.

Founded by restaurateurs in 1936, to give restaurants a collective voice and bargaining power, the GGRA has evolved to be the singular representation and trusted one-stop resource for the culinary community in the Bay Area and beyond. The GGRA exists to advocate for restaurants’ unique interests.They do that within the corridors of City Hall and through education and training programs to make sure their members are apprised of evolving legislation and stay in compliance.

They celebrate and showcase their members through great annual events like Eat Drink SF and SF Restaurant week. Their member community includes restaurants of all sizes and profiles and they have a valuable network of resources to support them through all stages of growth.

Considering opening a restaurant? The GGRA can advise you. Looking for a new POS system? The GGRA has vetted providers and can get you preferred pricing.

Have a product that you think is indispensable to restaurants? The GGRA can help it gain traction. San Francisco has an unparalleled culinary landscape that includes the nearby farms that supply many local restaurants, waste reduction efforts adopted broadly, and an unwavering commitment to charitable partnerships that the restaurant community tirelessly supports.

Today, San Francisco is writing its food future. The GGRA is proud to represent the restaurant and foodservice industry’s voice, support its advancement, and elevate its profile in their community and beyond..

PictureMenu

PictureMenu

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PictureMenu is the simplest way a restaurant can have their menu viewable on a smart phone or tablet.

Onigilly

Onigilly

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Onigilly is a fast-casual restaurant chain specialized in japanese rice balls. Onigilly serves traditional Japanese rice balls made with partially milled organic brown rice and savory fillings wrapped in seaweed.

Their product Onigilly is their version of traditional Japanese fast food staple known as onigiri, or rice balls, that dates back over 2,300 years.. .

PlatterPix

PlatterPix

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Discover, Decide and Dine! Have you ever been in a restaurant trying to figure out what a menu item looks like? PlatterPix helps you to visually find delicious dishes around you. Whether your diet is gluten free or vegan, you can seamlessly switch between dazzling restaurants and menu pix to discover your next dish! They enhance your dining experience by changing the way you interact with restaurant menus.

They collaborate with restaurants so you can view your menu in pictures before you ever order a dish. Discover It.

Order It. Rate It.

af&co

af&co

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af&co is an innovative lifestyle marketing and media relations firm. af&co provides a unique blend of expertise in marketing, public relations and creative services.

The firm has developed and launched concepts for over 100 restaurants and hotels. “.

Dyce

Dyce

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Dyce is a smartphone app that randomizes the fun of finding a restaurant or bar. Dyce will find six of the best bars or restaurants close to you and a roll of the Dyce will decide where you and your friends go.

Dyce provides instant directions on how to get there and tips and ratings for when you arrive. Break your habits.

Be bold. Dyce up your night! Featuring: – A dynamic selection algorithm that uses Foursquare ratings to find six of the best restaurants or bars in your area – A range filter to select bars or restaurants within ½ mile, 1 mile, 2 miles or 5 miles – The ability to filter results based on the type of restaurant or bar you are in the mood for (eg Dive Bars, Lounges, Cocktail Bars, Sports Bars etc) – Instant directions on how to get from where you are to the chosen venue – Tips from other users for every venue using Foursquare Tips Availability Native applications on iOS and Android will be released in January, 2014.

About Dyce Mike Lancaster Founder, Chief Mayhem Officer – Dyce Mike is a successful entrepreneur living in San Francisco, and is the Founder and CEO of AthNet, an online college sports recruiting service. In July 2013, Mike asked the question “Imagine if Yelp and Roulette had a baby”.

Six months later after self funding and leading development on the project, Dyce was born. Contact For any enquiries about Dyce, please email [email protected]

Foodmapps

Foodmapps

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Locate exciting dishes and experience new restaurants through images and food dish descriptions shared by the restaurants themselves!

Plumfare

Plumfare

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Plumfare is a social gifting mobile app and website providing a solution for sending fast, easy, and thoughtful gifts and experiences. For the merchant, it acts as a commerce referral program by providing an organic way for customers to introduce businesses to one another.

Plumfare changes the way consumers and restaurants interact. The application enables people to not only record great meals and drinks, but also share and gift their dining experiences to others.

It is available on the Apple iOS platform. Plumfare was launched in 2011 and is based in San Francisco,C.A..

PrimaTable

PrimaTable

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PrimaTable offers an application that enables its users find and book restaurant reservations. It offers its services for restaurants based in New York and San Francisco.

PrimaTable is acquired by HotelTonight. Provider of a platform to help restaurants to manage their scarce table resources.

The company develops last-minute perishable inventory demand forecasting and pricing tools for the restaurant industry. PrimaTable was founded by Jamie Davidson and Colin Zima in 2012..

Chicken As Cluck

Chicken As Cluck

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Chicken as Cluck is a virtual restaurant that specializes in Nashville style hot chicken sandwiches.

Burma Bites

Burma Bites

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Burma Bites offers burmese cuisine restaurants.

Stone Korean Kitchen

Stone Korean Kitchen

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Stone Korean Kitchen is a Restaurants company.

SliceFinder

SliceFinder

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SliceFinder is a web-based platform that allows its users to search for, rate, and review the best and worst pizzas in the United States.

Darwin

Darwin

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Darwin is a restaurant that provides catering services.

Yogavive

Yogavive

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Young, vibrant and hooked on healthy living! Yogavive® brings you healthy snacking alternatives made from highest quality USDA certified organic fruit. “Yoga” is the union of mind and body, a natural balance.

“Vive” means life. At Yogavive, they offer mindful food choices for a sustainable and healthy life.

They believe in providing the body with the best possible fuel to get you through the day. Naturally sweet and bursting with real flavor, their products contain the nutrients of fresh fruit in convenient snacks portions, making them part of a well balanced diet.

Yogavive is a leading producer of USDA certified organic fruit products. They work directly with growers to bring top quality and innovative organic products to their customers.

There are no added chemicals or preservatives, and each of their products has more certifications than ingredients. Yogavive® apples and mangos are a healthy fresh fruit alternative..

ReservationHop

ReservationHop

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ReservationHop is a web-based platform that enables its users to buy and sell reservations at local restaurants.

Housetaurant

Housetaurant

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So, how does Housetaurant℠ work? First, qualified nonprofit charities authorize monthly fundraiser dinner parties online at Housetaurant.com. Second, private homeowners list their kitchens and availability at Housetaurant.com, too.

Next, hosts voluntarily agree to cook gourmet meals ordered from approved meal-kit delivery service providers. Lastly, member donors receive alert notifications or find local events using the Housetaurant℠ mobile application.

After choosing an activity, users submit quid pro quo contributions and then they may personally invite guests via e-mail and sms text. It’s that easy.

And, it’s legal. As a service mark of WHOmentors.com, Inc., a Housetaurant℠ fundraiser dinner party is exempt from regulation as a food facility! For more information, visit housetaurant.com https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kkRJBIoETs8.

Back of The House

Back of The House

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Back of The House is a group of restaurants creating memorable experiences for guests.

Culini

Culini

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Culini is a site that helps restaurant owners manage their online presence easier, faster, and more professionally. Culini is a first-of-its-kind site.

Never before has a content management site been specifically designed with restaurants on mind. Yet, they are some of the most frequented sites on the internet.

The days of hiring your nephew to whip up some simple website are over. Culini provides everything you need at a price that won’t cost you an arm and a leg..

Aliment

Aliment

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Aliment is an American restaurant and cocktail bar that offers food and winery products.

Jones

Jones

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Jones is a restaurant in San Francisco, California.

Work of Art

Work of Art

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Work of Art is a catering company that focuses on creating menus and hospitality experience.

Ladle & Leaf

Ladle & Leaf

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Ladle & Leaf is a restaurant that offers food, natural products and catering services.

China Live

China Live

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China Live is a chinese cuisine restaurant.

Locals Bar Guide

Locals Bar Guide

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Locals Bar Guide is dedicated to helping users craft the ultimate San Francisco experience the way locals take in the city by the bay. By offering our unique, no-nonsense perspective, along with technology built specifically for anyone looking to raise a glass in the city; Locals Bar Guide is the premier destination to create the perfect night out on the town for tourists and locals alike.

Locals Bar Guide is a unique tool to tailor each and every night of the week with the best possible settings and amenities this city has to offer. If you’re trying to find the right happy hour after work or something to do tonight, we can help.

If you’d like to enjoy some rare sunshine and bottomless mimosas – we can point you in the right direction; if you’re looking for darts, a nice view and a place to play pool – we’ll send you to the perfect place; and if all you want to do is find a bar with cheap drinks, we can do that too. Locals Bar Guide is your tour guide to San Francisco nightlife..

Piña Colada SF

Piña Colada SF

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Piña Colada SF connects groups of six like-minded singles over great food in SF’s best restaurants.

Yapsie

Yapsie

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Yapsie connects pet owners and animal lovers to the best pet-friendly businesses. Yapsie members can review their experiences with local pet-friendly people, places, and things, helping others find the best local businesses and services.

This is especially valuable when reviews are written by friends in the community. Members can also create special profiles for their pets, sharing their stories in words and photos, and makes it easy to meet new furry, fuzzy, and feathered friends locally..

SF Bartenders

SF Bartenders

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SF Bartenders is a fully licensed bartending company committed to raising the bar on the typical bar catering experience. We take pride in building beverage packages tailored to fit your event, vision and budget.

Legally able to provide alcohol, pour and serve you, and your guests, anywhere in the state of California, you can rest assure you’ll be working with the right team. Whether you’re hosting a corporate party, non-profit fundraiser, company launch, corporate holiday party, concert, wedding or having guests over for dinner, we want you to have peace of mind knowing you’ll be a guest at your own event.

Hire SF Bartenders for full bartending services, or a plethora of other services such as: mixology, craft cocktail and menu design, vendor recommendations, bar rentals, tastings and education, even alcohol and ice delivery and pick up services. From 12 guests to 5000 plus, no event is too small, or large to hire SF Bartenders..

GrubShire

GrubShire

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We’ve built an automated restaurant order system, wherein users can place orders directly from an Android tablet. Our plan is to place one tablet per table.

When a user places an order, a ticket is printed in the kitchen, notifying kitchen staff about the order placed. We also have a backend system that provides important metrics like : trending items, sales info, wait staff performance, to name a few..

CookScanner

CookScanner

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Cookscanner is one of the world’s leading personal chef’s marketplaces.

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