‘How Long Before We Get a Table?’—Now You Can Google It

Tech giant will now show you wait times for nearly a million sit-down restaurants worldwide.

November 8, 2017 10:00 am
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Ever get tired of going out to your favorite restaurant and then being forced to wait for what feels like forever once you arrive? Or maybe you’re traveling and want to know how long it’ll take to get a seat at the top-rated foodie spot nearby? Well Google is here to help. It will now show you wait times at nearly a million sit-down restaurants worldwide, reports Engadget.

When you search a restaurant on Google, you can open the business listing and scroll down to the Popular Times section. You will see the estimated wait time at that very moment. But if you are trying to plan ahead, you can also tap on the hour bars to see an estimated wait for when you might want to eat. Engadget reports that you can also scroll left and right to see a summary of the day’s total waiting times.

So go on ahead and plan that night eating out and don’t worry so much about spending more time in the lobby than at your table.


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