9 ways the OpenTable app helps you discover the best restaurants near you

OpenTable App

There are more choices than ever when dining out. Most major cities boast cuisines from all over the world, and compared to pre-pandemic times, seated diner reservations have increased by 152% in Australia. No one has time to narrow down where they’d like to eat, and then check different websites to find out who has a table available—and that’s where OpenTable can help. 

With over 50,000 restaurants worldwide, OpenTable makes it easy to find where to eat next. Discover new places by reading guides from local experts on topics such as the must-book or the most romantic restaurants in different cities, or by using all of the features the app has to offer, such as: 

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  • Search filters: Choose filters such as cuisine type, price range, seating options, or neighbourhood to quickly narrow down your options.
  • Restaurant profiles: Find everything you need to know about a restaurant in one convenient place, such as menus, dress code, operating hours, location, and more. 
  • Verified diner reviews: See real reviews from real diners — OpenTable only allows reviews from diners who booked and dined at the restaurant. 
  • Instant booking confirmation: Know that you secured the table with instant booking confirmations via email or SMS text message. 
  • Availability Alerts: Secure a spot at those hard-to-get-into restaurants by setting availability alerts that will notify you when tables become available. 
  • Direct Messaging: Make requests, send dietary restrictions, or ask the restaurant questions directly through the built-in chat feature in the OpenTable app. 


  • Reservation management: Easily see and manage all of your upcoming reservations as well as past dining plans. You can even bookmark restaurants you like to remember them! 
  • Dining guides: Get inspired to try new places with curated lists written by local dining experts, as well as diner-driven lists that show the places other people are booking over and over again. 

What are you waiting for? Start finding great restaurants today.

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