Waitlist App and Paging System

Waitlist management and text messaging made easy.

Text customers on your waitlist when their
table food order car prescription appointment doctor stylist trailer bowling lane

is ready.

How it works

  • Load TablesReady on your favorite device's browser
  • Add guests to your waitlist by phone number and name or order number
  • Click to text or call with your custom message
  • View customer responses
  • Mark the customer as served or canceled to clear them from your waitlist
TablesReady waitlist pager app screenshot

"We were one of the earliest TablesReady customers and couldn't be happier. Before TablesReady, we were spending several hundred dollars a month replacing lost and broken pagers. Now we don't have to deal with any expensive pagers, and our customers love the text message notifications."

Eric Barriere, Cheers Boston

Cheers Boston
Flexible for you

Not Just For Restaurants

We make it cheaper and easier to manage your waitlist, order backlog, and just about any other waiting scenario.

See how our waitlist is used in your industry:


Run your business better, Make your customers happier

save money
  • Save money
  • Unlimited texts and calls.
  • No more expensive pagers to buy, replace, or clean.
  • No long-term contract — cancel during your slow season.
grow your business
  • Grow
  • Eliminate crowds and stop losing guests.
  • Promote specials and social media in your SMS notifications.
  • Recognize your repeat customers.
streamline your business
  • Streamline
  • Never miss a name scribbled on your paper waitlist.
  • Syncs in real-time across multiple devices.
  • Use analytics to improve your staff scheduling.
simplify your business
  • Simplify
  • Create your waitlist in minutes.
  • Feature rich, zero learning curve.
  • Runs on any internet-connected device.
Waitlist Feature Comparison


  TablesReady Pagers Pen & Paper
Upfront hardware cost $0 $1,500-$3,000 $0
Monthly cost $69.95 ~$100 per lost or broken pager $0
Wait time analytics
Customizable alerts
View guest responses
and chat back
Multiple notification types
(confirmation, next in line, follow-up)
Guests can self-sign up
Public waitlist view
Integrates with Square for automatic customer/order import
Unlimited range How loud can you shout?
Concurrent waiting parties Unlimited One per expensive pager How big is your foyer?
Real-time sync across stations/devices
Free trial

Public Waitlist

Display your waitlist in your waiting area or link to it from your website
Public Waitlist View
Let customers add themselves to your waitlist from your website or a kiosk
Public Waitlist Add
Or let people sign up via text

Simply have them text "ADD {your venue}" to your TablesReady phone number and they'll be added!


Understand your traffic and waits


No tiers, no hardware, no contract, no worries.

$69.95 /MO

  • Unlimited texts and calls
  • No long-term contract
  • Support via email and phone
  • SSL security
  • Available worldwide!