The Best Waitlist App for Cafés

Make your cafe's waitlist run smoothly with the best waitlist app around. TablesReady's waitlist, reservations and to-go food order management allows you to maximize your team's efficiency while enhancing your guests' experience – all with just the click of a button!

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The SMS Waitlist App That's Trusted by Thousands of Restaurants and Businesses

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TablesReady waitlist app Features for cafes

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Keep your café waitlist organized with TablesReady

TablesReady is the best waitlist app for keeping your cafe's front-of-house organized. With our user-friendly interface, you can easily manage and organize your cafe waitlist with ease. Our automated notifications keep customers informed and help you to stay organized. Plus, our analytics provide insight into your busiest times and help you to plan ahead.

Free up your employees' time by allowing self check-ins on your cafe waitlist

Take pressure off your host and free up your employees' time by allowing your customers to check themselves in. Our system enables customers to join the waitlist directly from their phones or a kiosk and they can get real-time updates on their place in line via SMS or your cafe's public TablesReady waitlist page.

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Book cafe reservations quickly and easily

Our built-in reservation system allows you to book table reservations at your cafe quickly and easily, saving time and effort for both you and your customers. With flexible options for managing walk-in guests, reservations, and online bookings, cafe owners can ensure their customers have a smooth and hassle-free experience.

Send & receive SMS notifications for the full visit lifecycle

Streamline your customers waiting experience and keep them informed throughout their entire wait with SMS notifications from TablesReady. Receive notifications when customers arrive for their reservation, when they're added to your waitlist, and when they're ready to be seated. A happy and informed guest keeps them from bothering your host!

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Create a seamless cafe guest booking & waitlist experience with TablesReady

With our efficient and intuitive platform, TablesReady is the best waitlist app for cafes to streamline the waiting experience and improve customer satisfaction. TablesReady allows cafes to customize waitlist times, manage walk-ins, and accept reservations easily - all while providing guests with an enjoyable, hassle-free visit to your cafe.

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Your new quick-service order ready notification & waitlist app is here.

  • ✓ 14-day free trial
  • ✓ Cancel anytime
  • ✓ No credit card required


Thousands of Happy Customers Can't Be Wrong

All of Our Plans Include

  • Flexible, Digital Waitlist
  • Square POS Integration
  • Customizable Notifications
  • Estimated Wait Times
  • Data Exports
  • Reserve with Google Integration
  • Real-Time Page Updates
  • Fully Embeddable
  • Public View to See Their Place
  • Pick-Up Order Management
  • SMS Sign-Up
  • Saved Replies
  • 2-Way Chat
  • Detailed Analytics
  • Supports All Devices
  • No Downloads Required
  • Fully Customizable
  • Quick, Friendly Email Support

Upfront Pricing,
No Hidden Fees

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Flexible Digital Waitlist

We've designed our food order pickup notifications & waitlist management system from the ground-up to be fully customizable and flexible to meet the needs of almost any waiting situation.

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Customizable Notifications

What you say, when you want to say it. We also offer 2-way texting just in case you need to get in touch!

Take your business to new heights by asking for reviews in a follow-up SMS.

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Sync With Square POS

Automatically pull in customer and order information when you connect your Square account. Data syncs between cashier and order pickup station tablets in real-time.

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White-Labeled Branding

Your customers who interact with your waitlist will see your custom messaging and branding – not ours!


For 2,500 Messages

  • 2,500* texts and calls for one low price — about the same monthly cost as replacing your lost or broken coaster pagers.
  • Public Waitlist & Check-in Page
  • Organized Pick-Up Order Management
  • Estimated Wait Times
  • Square POS Integration
  • Embed On Your Website
  • Cancel Anytime
  • TLS Encryption
  • Email Support from Real, Live Humans

*Monthly messages are limited to 1,000 outside the US & Canada. Contact sales if you think you'll need more domestic or international messages.

What are you waiting for?

Your new Waitlist App is ready.

    • 14-Day Free Waitlist App Trial
    • No Credit Card Required
    • 100% Risk-Free
    • Easy Setup
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