There were an astounding 717 million smartphone shipments in 2012, and 2013 smartphone sales are projected to increase by 30 percent. Now, there are mobile apps available for each and every phase of the restaurant experience. If you want to locate a restaurant, Urbanspoon and OpenTable are available to you. Want to read restaurant reviews before making a commitment? No problem—just use the Local.com or Yelp apps. If you want to find healthy restaurants, great deals, or places that deliver, there are several apps to choose from as well. You can even use your smartphone to pay the check and earn loyalty rewards.
About 24.2 percent of U.S. smartphone users have used a mobile device to place an order ahead of time. Moms seem to love restaurant-related apps. Thirty-two percent of moms have used their smartphones to look for fast food restaurant promotions or coupons, and 71 percent have used their phones to search for fast food restaurants on the go.
Check out the infographic below to learn more about the top restaurant apps consumers are using currently and what resturants are available on these apps as well.