The Apps that deliver food on your table

19/06/2024 20mins
Shaibana S


Has cooking food been a concern for you? Or worst still deciding on what to order from a restaurant. Sometimes the busy voices behind the restaurant counter can just put you off with the wrong order arriving at the doorsteps. That is where food ordering apps come into play and the best food-ordering app gets you the right meal on your dinner table.

These apps open up a new world of things with a list of restaurants in and around your area. It just needs to know your location and the innumerable list of these restaurants just spring up with their offers all without having to leave your couch.

Bracing up with some of the most popular food ordering apps easily available.


UberEats is a standalone delivery app available in most of the cities worldwide. It is an app owned by Uber, the car booking app. Similar features it shares with Uber are the estimated delivery time and cashless transactions.

This app is available globally with delivery charges applicable. With the placement of your order, you’ll see your delivery address, an estimated delivery time, and the total price including tax and the booking fee. You can tap to seamlessly pay with your Uber account, or add a credit card. The order can be tracked in real-time as it heads your way.


Like Uber Eats Swiggy, lets you order from the restaurants online its app. The Swiggy app places no minimum order restrictions. They deliver from restaurants not just nearby but also from those far away, or even further away. They are extremely fast in their delivery with the food arriving hot and fresh. They also offer a live tracking of your order and take up even late night orders.

There are freebies and cashback offers and discounts that come by a Swiggy meal and what more delighting than getting amazing deals from a host of restaurants, banks and wallet partners.

Payments can be made online through credit/debit cards, Mobikwick wallets, and Sodexo meal cards or be paid later using LazyPay besides cash on delivery.


Foodpanda is yet another popular online food delivery service app in India. The popularity is due to its huge database of restaurants in metropolises, cities and major towns. They provide discounts and offers also.

They have a wide spectrum of cuisine to choose from North Indian, South Indian, Mexican, Chinese, Thai, Continental and more with the 15000 restaurants online. They have round the clock delivery system and the delivery is done pretty fast.

Foodpanda online food ordering app, as well as the website, is extremely convenient to use with speedy checkouts and deliveries. The payments can be done through all major wallets like, Paytm, Mobikwik, Freecharge, PhonePe, UPI or choose COD. The users can save money on exclusive deals, discounts, vouchers, and coupons that run all through the year.

The users have ranked this app as India’s most convenient online delivery platform.


Zomato is another popular ordering app that lets you search for and discover restaurants to eat out at or order in from. It helps in browsing through restaurant menus, photos, user reviews and ratings to decide where you want to eat and use the map feature to guide you there.

The features of this app include easy search for Restaurants, Cafes, and Pubs by location, cuisine (e.g. Chinese, Italian, Indian) and name (e.g. Starbucks, Domino's Pizza).

The use of search filters helps you locate the one that suits you best. It also lets you view menus, pictures, phone numbers, directions, user reviews, and all the other information you need to choose a restaurant for Dine Out, food delivery, Nightlife, or take away.

There are theme-based curated lists to discover places for the best burgers, perfect date spots, or the top trending restaurants. You can rate and review restaurants you've been to, and share photos of your foodie moments directly from the app.

You can maintain an easy reference list of your favorites or list places you want to visit with bookmarks. Use the map view to explore restaurants around you, or draw a circle to search in a specific area. Find and follow your friends to see where they're eating and what they like. Journal the restaurants you eat at using your Dineline.

In-app table booking at select outlets you can view and book yourself a table at all partner restaurants.


The Fassos app possesses a huge consumer base in top cities of India. The app delivers easy navigation for consumers to select best-offered menu for order.

It has a simple new minimalist UI that enables you to place orders in seconds. The dynamic delivery estimated time will be based on where you are. If you are near a delivery center why should you not get your order in 10 Minutes!

The payment interface is simplified and done using the wallet to preload money, and all the other usual payments modes. You can refer your friends and earn cash to pay for your orders. Each order can be customized and your friends can be tagged with each order, so the vegetarians should get only vegetarian. Though there had been problems with this feature before it has now become an event of the past.

All these apps can be downloaded on Android and iOS with some apps like Foodpanda available on the windows platform also. There are reviews and ratings of restaurant chains available with each of these apps.

Delivery apps and platforms are booming across major cities in the world allowing customers to order from a wide spectrum of restaurants with a simple tap on their phone or computer. These new online platforms have changed the landscape of the food industry segment.

Mostly these take-outs used to be associated with unhealthy, fast food. But now thanks to these delivery platforms consumers can eat at home with the same quality food they would enjoy at a fine-dining restaurant.

The Food Service

Maybe not every restaurant or cafe around the world would find it necessary to jump into offering immediate delivery but it wouldn't be long before every restaurant will have to confront the effect of delivery in their industry.

Restaurants will have to start rethinking traditional ways of doing business, not only because of an increase in the number of delivery apps, but also because of the changing consumer habits, which are making heads for newer, more convenient dining options such as meal kits, food trucks, and fast-casual restaurants.

With people migrating to cities there’s an increase in demand for these apps as never before.

How the Delivery system can cost restaurants.

The delivery system can help cultivate customer loyalty and aid in the expansion of new market segments. It has helped chains, with poor traffic garner new customers. Those in the food service industry who are not into the delivery system are certainly missing out on a mountain of opportunities.

Looking to build your own Food Ordering App?

Focaloid can quickly develop and deliver an exclusive Food Ordering app for your food business with the required features and information display as desired by you in considerably faster turnaround time. Also, you can custom design the app by adding your logo, company name, and tagline.



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