Why Table Needs
Table Needs is a real-time, end-to-end restaurant solution, hosting menus, simplifying sales and ordering, and managing payments — both onsite and online. Designed specifically for restaurants by restaurant people, Table Needs is the comprehensive, integration-free POS your restaurant, staff and customers need.
No contracts or surprise fees
What we say is what you get. That means no surprise fees, rate hikes or contracts that are full of tiny print and difficult to escape. Promise! Our mission is to provide total transparency, right from the start, so you can focus on running your restaurant.
Built for local restaurants
Table Needs POS is designed specifically for independent counter-service, and food trucks. Our nimble approach gives you control every step of the way and is easy for both your staff AND your customers to use (they’ll love it!).
Exceptional customer service
24/7 customer service. For real. Call, text, email, live chat – we are available. Have a question? We’re here! Something seems a little buggy? We’re on it. Ready to try something new? We’ll walk you through it.
Your success = our success
We are your cheerleaders, your supporters, your ride-or-dies. We want you to succeed, not just with our POS, but with every aspect of your restaurant. Our team is always thinking up ways to help you create more efficiencies, improve marketing, support staff, optimize workflows, interpret reports and more. Go you!
Table Needs vs Square
Table Needs POS does a lot, but not everything under the sun – and neither do our competitors. Here’s an honest restaurant POS comparison so you can make an informed decision.
The real-deal on money transfers
The term “Next Day Transfers” is mentioned a lot in the restaurant POS world, but here’s the truth: even though many companies, like Square, say transfers are Next Day, it’s really 2 business days before your sales are deposited into your bank account. Square offers a quicker same-day transfer but at a cost of 1.5% of the amount being transferred – which adds up quickly!
Transferring your money with Table Needs is fast and easy – we automatically batch and finalize your daily transactions, then ensure your money is transferred to your bank within 2 business days.
A POS that grows with your restaurant
Square is great for getting your food truck or counter-service restaurant off the ground. You probably don’t need all the bells and whistles right away so Square’s straight-forward system works great.
As you grow, you’ll quickly realize that Square can’t keep up. It’s not built to support a growing fast-casual restaurant that needs a comprehensive POS, integrated online ordering, customizable KDS, robust reporting and more.
Table Needs grows with your business. You can start with order-and-pay and easily add more features or utilize the power of our full POS. Our team will walk you through each step, answer your questions and make sure you have exactly what you need to run – and grow – your restaurant.
Restaurant POS Comparison Chart: Table Needs vs Square
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