Features

Restaurant Web design

Custom Branding

Your Site. Your Brand.
With Appetizing Sites, you get to choose the restaurant website design that best fits your brand and then customize it to establish your unique identity. Choose from one of our beautifully designed themes, enter some basic information, upload your logo, customize your colors, add photos, and you’re done! It’s that simple!

Want more brand identity? Customize your colors, fonts, and layout using our simple site admin tools.

And… if you don’t have time to set up your new website or want a completely customized design, choose our Full Course web design plan and we’ll take care of everything for you so you can get back to doing what you love – making your customers happy.




restaurants mobile websites

Mobile & Tablet Ready

Adapting to the Growing Mobile Market.
Currently over 30% of internet searches are mobile, and that number is growing every day. According to a Google study, mobile optimized sites increase click-to-call by 10-30% for businesses.

Making sure that you’re equipped for these mobile users will ensure that you make it easy for EVERYONE to find information about your business. Utilizing responsive mobile web design for restaurants, we ensure your website will display properly on any mobile smartphone, tablet or desktop with only one set of content to manage!

Our built-in mobile website feature saves you time and increases both online and offline visitors.




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Online Reservations

Take online reservations 24 hours a day.
Whether you use Open Table, Livebookings, Freebookings or need a custom online reservation solution, it’s easier than ever for your customers to make an online reservation with Appetizing Sites.

All plans have built-in Open Table, Livebookings, and Freebookings integration. Don’t use these services? Use our simple email-based default reservation contact form that you can drop into your site within seconds.

And if you want something more capable than an email contact form, check out our Full Course web design plan. It comes with a custom-built online reservation system that allows your customers to make online reservations just as easily without the extra monthly fees other third-party systems may charge.





Synced Menu Publishing

Tired of updating your menu across dozens of sites?
We have the solution for you. Manage your menu from one place and it automatically publishes and syncs to hundreds of other websites, services, and directories. Need to make an update? No problem, just login and update your menu – it will automatically update on every other site across the web!

Our partner network includes search engines, travel sites, local directories, city guides, review sites, newspapers, mobile apps, and social media sites, including Yelp, Facebook, Yellow Pages online, Foursquare, TripAdvisor, CitySearch, UrbanSpoon, Google, Twitter, Menuism, New York Times and many, many more.

What’s even better is that you get discovered by new customers as they look for restaurants on the most popular sites and mobile apps.

*Call or email us for special pricing for this feature.




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Hosting Included

No hidden hosting fees.
We take care of serving up your website, so you can focus on serving your customers. All website plans include our basic hosting package. You can even use your own domain name.

Just sign up for one of our plans – no extra costs or hidden hosting fees!




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Your Content At Your Fingertips

A website that you can control anytime, anywhere.
We’ve made it easy to manage your content without requiring a web developer or knowing code by leveraging one of the most intuitive and streamlined platforms on the web. Every Appetizing Site gets an easy to use “Content Management System”, so you can edit your website on the fly. Our system is easy to use for the web novice while powerful enough for web pros. You can even update your site on the go via a smart phone or tablet!

Your design, colors, logo, layout, fonts, text, hours, menu, and supporting graphics can all be customized so that your restaurant website can be taken seriously as a truly branded entity and not just another restaurant website template thrown together haphazardly.




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Deals Manager

Offer deals that keep your customers coming back.
Coupons are a great way for you to build good will with your customers and increase customer loyalty. Studies show that more customers are satisfied with their consumer experiences when deals are involved.

Our deals manager makes it easy create and manage custom coupon offers that can be viewed, shared, and printed by your visitors. Plus your coupons are text-based, which is great for your SEO!







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Social Media Integration

Connect with your customers with ease.
Connect all your social networks to your website to make it easier for your customers to connect with you using the power of social media. Facebook, Twitter, Yelp, Foursquare, Twitter, YouTube and others… it’s as easy as copying and pasting your social media links. We’ve also enabled you to integrate your Facebook Page news feed and recent Tweets right onto your website.

And… if you want to take your social media engagement to the next level, sign up for our Synced Menu Publishing feature and get the ability to manage your menu from one place and instantly publish to hundreds of sites and directories including Yelp, Yellow Pages online, TripAdvisor, CitySearch, UrbanSpoon, and more!



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SEO

Manage Your Search Engine Optimization.
For those that like to get more in-depth with their digital marketing efforts, we provide SEO controls that allow you to manage the title tags, meta-descriptions, keywords, image tags, link tags, and more for each and every one of your pages.

Not sure what SEO is? That’s OK, we can help you to understand it better – just give us a call. Plus, we offer additional services for full monthly SEO campaign management for those that are looking for the best possible “organic” search engine placement.



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Google Maps Integration

Making it easier for your customers to find you!
With so many decisions out there for consumers to choose from, having maps integration on your website can make a significant difference in reaching new customers searching for a great place to eat. Appetizing Sites makes it easy to add an interactive Google Map to your site using your location address, making it easier for first-time customers to find you, get directions, and visit you.



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Photo Gallery

Showcasing your brand.
Seeing images of your restaurant and your dishes will give your visitors a more compelling and appetizing experience. They can make a huge impact in how your potential customers search for the perfect place to dine.

You’ve spent so much time and attention to detail crafting the perfect atmosphere and the perfect dishes – why not showcase them with your website Photo Gallery. Easily create unlimited galleries and show unlimited pictures in just a few clicks.

And if you don’t have any professional photos of your restaurant or dishes, we can help with that too! We have established relationships with local food photographers that can provide those appetizing photos that your brand deserves.



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Google Advertising Setup

Get traffic to your new website immediately!
Anyone can create basic Google AdWords campaigns, but it takes a great deal of time and skill to develop and maintain campaigns that are both efficient and effective. We get more from your ad dollars because we know what works and have the expertise to get you new customers offline from your online ads.

Plus, you get your first $100 of Google Adwords spending for FREE – just for signing up!



Other Great Features!



Contact Forms

Contact & Booking Forms

Customize your contact forms to fit YOUR needs. Each plan includes default contact forms that email to one or more addresses of your choice. Forms are fully customizable based on what information you wish to collect, and can be updated at anytime – day or night!
Free Set Up

Free Set Up

Free site set-up is available for Entree and Full Course plans. Once you sign up, an Appetizing Sites representative will contact you to collect the information we require to get you launched quickly.
Integrations

3rd Party Integrations

Integrating great apps for restaurants is easy with Appetizing Sites. We support integration for Open Table, Livebookings, Freebookings, Constant Contact, Mailchimp, Google Analytics, Open Dining* and many others. Don’t see a particular app listed? Drop us a line to make sure we support a specific app.
*Additional 3rd party fees may apply for certain 3rd party apps.
Web Standards

Web Standards Compliant

We believe that websites should be accessible to as many people as possible. That is why Appetizing Sites are cross-browser compliant and cross-platform accessible. We use cutting edge interactive web development technologies and enhanced user interface design with emphasis on simplicity to hand-code beautiful, simple, clean, and engaging websites based around your brand, products, and services.
Restaurant Blog Design

Blog Integration

Have a great recipe you’d like to share? Want to post a video or photos from a recent event? Want to express your opinions on all things food and drink? No better place to do this than on your very own Appetizing Sites blog.
Maintaining a blog is a great way to engage current and potential customs and drive more traffic to your website. Not only does it help your SEO, but it keeps driving people to your main website. All Appetizing Sites plans have built-in support for blogging so you can get started right away and post a blog entry within seconds.
Plus, your blog will reside on your site and not some 3rd party site – which means visitors stay on YOUR site!
Restaurant Mailing List

Mailing List Integration

We support 3rd-party mailing list applications by allowing you to embed contact form code into your pages and other sections of your website. Don’t use a 3rd party emailing list provider? Use our default simple email collection form to collect emails and manage them on your own.
support

Support & Customer Service

Having issues with your site? We are just an email or phone call away. Contact us and we’ll help you through your troubles.