Toronto’s freshest homegrown restaurant apps
By Jesse Ship
Published Oct. 23, 2014
Source: The Toronto Star
Whether you’re a fan of Steak Queen or Scaramouche, Torontonians and their smartphones are hungry for restaurant apps, and a host of developers are well aware of that. With India’s multimillion-dollar restaurant-finding app Zomato just launching in town, here are a few homegrown options for finding a bite and maybe getting a little extra service.
Cost: Free, comes with $1-$2 in promotional credit at most locations
Locations in use: 45 plus
What it does: With a focus on quick-service cafés and lunch spots around Toronto. SmoothPay lets customers buy meals through a mobile wallet system on your smartphone that connects to your credit card. SmoothPay also services frequent use customers with customized loyalty rewards programs.
Main competitors: PayPal mobile
The edge: The app has support from Bruce Croxon, formerly of Dragons’ Den.