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POSitouch vs. TouchBistro® Comparison
POSitouch Pros and Cons

Pros

  • The Kitchen Display (KDS) system sends menu items to the prep stations based on the length of time preparation takes
  • Accurately manage and distribute tip pools by job and hours worked
  • Pay-at-the-table and order at the table solutions available

Cons
  • Pricing isn't published so you have to call for a quote

POSitouch is Best For:

  • Full-service restaurants and bars
  • Fine-dining restaurants
  • Regional or national chain restaurants
  • Pizza shops
  • Quick service restaurants

POSitouch Cost
  • Quote-based pricing
  • Traditional purchase option: Local POSitouch POS dealers can provide specific pricing
  • Monthly "POS-as-a-Service" fee option available
TouchBistro® Pros and Cons

Pros
  • TouchBistro® offers customer support 24/7/365
  • You can try before you buy by enrolling in their free trial
  • Integration to a variety of business management solutions

Cons
  • Lacking functionality to support multi-location restaurants
  • The naturally harsh environment of restaurants is no match for consumer-grade hardware (iPads)
  • No local support

TouchBistro® is Best For:
  • Coffee shops
  • Small restaurants
  • Food trucks
  • Breweries
  • Bars

TouchBistro® Cost
  • Upfront equipment costs
  • Monthly fees starting at $69/month
Side-by-Side POS Comparison

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Restaurant
Features
TouchBistro®
POSitouch
Real-time Inventory management
Item modifiers
Item variants
Ingredient tracking
Kitting (Combos)
Cost Tracking
Split checks
Table management
Tips management
Delivery management
Table management
Waitlist management
Reservation management
Happy hour pricing
General
Features
TouchBistro®
POSitouch
Cloud-based
Ease of use
Multi-location support
Discount and promotion management
Consumer-grade hardware
Commercial-grade hardware
Digital receipts
Custom user interface
Cash management
Offline access
Bulk inventory import and export
Age Verification
Free trial
Reporting &
Analytic
Features
TouchBistro®
POSitouch
Real-time reporting
Sales reports
Commission reports
Shift reports
Customer reports
Predictive analysis
Tax detail reports
Discount detail reports
Void reports
Cash drawer reporting
Track pay-ins and payouts
Vendor
Management
Features
TouchBistro®
POSitouch
Purchase order management
Vendor management
Item price history
Employee
Management
Features
TouchBistro®
POSitouch
Employee commission
Time clock
Employee Scheduling
3rd party app
Payroll
Role-based &
custom
user permissions
Payment
Acceptance
Features
TouchBistro®
POSitouch
NFC
EMV
Swipe
Keyed-in
Electronic signature capture
Offline payment processing
Payment processor agnostic
Pay-at-the-Table
Mobile payments
PCI DSS compliance
Customer
Loyalty and
Marketing
Features
TouchBistro®
POSitouch
Gift cards
Customer database / CRM
Email marketing
Loyalty program
Customer (House) accounts
Third-Party
Integrations
TouchBistro®
POSitouch
Ecommerce
n/a
n/a
Online ordering and delivery
Email marketing
Reputation management
Employee scheduling
Loyalty program
POS Hardware
Features
TouchBistro®
POSitouch
Touchscreen monitor
iPad
Android tablet
Windows tablet
1D barcode scanner
2D barcode scanner
Digital scale
Cash drawer
Customer facing display
Keyboard
Digital Signage
Industry
TouchBistro®
POSitouch
Full-service restaurant
Quick-service restaurant
Retail
Salon and spa