Delivery App DoorDash Steps Into Yelp’s Turf With New ‘Objective’ Restaurant Ratings

March 24, 2016

They’re based more on cold hard data than Yelp reviews

Delivery service and In-N-Out Burger nemesis DoorDash launched new versions of its app and website today, and the most notable feature is a new ratings system for restaurants that the company is calling an “industry first.”

The new star ratings are called “Delight scores”: “By combining a number of data points including restaurant popularity, customer feedback, and much more, the Delight score can help you discover new restaurants in your neighborhood or help you decide between two different spots with similar food,” the Bay Area startup explains on its blog.

As VentureBeat…