restaurant reservations

  • Reserve unveils a full suite of tools to help restaurants manage their tables

    Reserve unveils a full suite of tools to help restaurants manage their tables

    Since it launched in 2014, Reserve has often been described as a “dining concierge” — which sounds cool but also maybe a little vague. Basically, the company combines a flexible reservation system with payments. Now Reserve is ready to do more, with the launch of something called Reserve for Restaurants. Peter Esmond, the company’s head of restaurant product… Read More

  • Fast Dining Startup Allset Comes To New York City

    Fast Dining Startup Allset Comes To New York City

    Lunch breaks! They’re great, right? But they can also turn into a huge time sink — I’ve definitely had moments where I’m frantically flagging down a waiter because everything’s taken longer than expected, leaving me to try to pay the check and get to my next meeting in just a few minutes. One (sad) solution is to eat at your desk, but Allset is taking a… Read More

  • ReservationHop Ditches Restaurant Reservations, Launches Scheduling Tool OK Shift

    ReservationHop Ditches Restaurant Reservations, Launches Scheduling Tool OK Shift

    Hey, remember ReservationHop? You know, the much-criticized service that promised to sell restaurant reservations to users? Well, founder Brian Mayer is officially abandoning the idea. The service seemed to attract the hatred of pretty much every tech journalist on Twitter (or at least the ones I follow) back in July — in fact, it spurred our own Josh Constine to write a post asking… Read More

  • Reserve, From Startup Studio Expa, Makes Restaurant Reservations Easier Than Ever

    Reserve, From Startup Studio Expa, Makes Restaurant Reservations Easier Than Ever

    A startup called Reserve is launching a beta version of its “digital concierge” app today, promising to help users snag reservations at top-tier restaurants and improve the dining experience overall. This is the first launch out of Expa, the “startup studio” created by StumbleUpon and Uber co-founder Garrett Camp. (Expa recently raised $50 million and announced the… Read More

  • With $13.3M In New Funding, Restorando Aims To Be The OpenTable Of Latin America

    With $13.3M In New Funding, Restorando Aims To Be The OpenTable Of Latin America

    Restorando, a startup offering reservation tools to restaurants in Latin America, is announcing that it has raised $13.3 million in Series B funding. The round was led by Flybridge Capital Partners, with participation from previous investors Emergence Capital Partners, Kaszek Ventures, Atomico and Storm Ventures. Flybridge’s Jon Karlen is joining Restorando’s board of directors. Read More