Yelp’s Newest Feature Eliminates Long Restaurant Waits

October 18, 2016

Here’s what that means for users and restaurants

From food delivery by drone to pay-for-play VIP restaurant reservations, the technology sector is trying to smooth every bump in the road to dining in or out. The latest innovation isn’t new, but is launching wide today: Yelp has partnered with Nowait, an app that allows users to put their name down on a wait list without showing up to the restaurant. The partnership, first announced in August, goes live for all Yelp users this morning.

How it works:

Open Yelp

Browse restaurants

Find suitable wait times (based on how