Free alternative to ChowNow

Kyte offers a free web menu with unlimited online orders and no commissions. You also get a Point of Sale app with everything you need to run your restaurant.

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Kyte is an excellent alternative to ChowNow. Here's why.

PRO: FREE web menu with domain

PRO: FREE web menu with domain

🚫 ChowNow requires you to have a website. As you know, websites usually cost a lot of money to design, plus you have to pay for hosting and domain.

✅ Kyte gives you a beautiful custom online menu and domain for free. Use it as your main site if you don't have one, or link it to your current website to take orders online.

PRO: Free unlimited orders with no commission

PRO: Free unlimited orders with no commission

🚫 In order to get no order limits with ChowNow you must subscribe to their paid plan that costs $139 a month (plus $399 setup fee).

✅ Kyte offers unlimited orders for free. We also don't take any commissions. 100% of your money is yours to keep.

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PRO: Tools to manage your restaurant

PRO: Tools to manage your restaurant

🚫 ChowNow comes with some very basic features to process your orders, organize your menu and an analytics dashboard.

✅ Kyte gives you all that plus a Mobile Point of Sale System, Inventory Management, Customer Profiles, Staff Accounts, Digital and Print Receipts, and a lot more.

PRO: Save lots of money

PRO: Save lots of money

🚫 As mentioned above, ChowNow's monthly plan starts at $149 a month plus a $399 setup fee. You can get your subscription price down to $99 a month and a $199 setup fee if you sign up for a two-year plan.

Kyte's online ordering, digital menu, and point of sale are free to use. We do offer a no-contract paid plan for $9.99 a month (and no setup fee) to use our inventory management, process dine-in, create staff accounts, and get more comprehensive reports and analytics. Plus, you get to use your own devices.

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PRO: Free chat support

PRO: Free chat support

🚫 ChowNow's support is part of their paid plan. Free users have access to guides and tutorials.

✅ All Kyte users get free chat support. We also offer email support, tutorials, videos, and community.

CON: Where ChowNow beats us

CON: Where ChowNow beats us

✅ ChowNow beats us when it comes to table reservations and online payment processing. They can also make a custom-built app for your restaurant.

🚫 Kyte currently does not offer table reservations. However, you can add a direct contact link to your digital menu. We also don't process payments for you. Customers would have to pay on the spot, over the phone or with another payment solution.

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Accessible plans for businesses of every size
Point of sale
Ring up sales with or without an Internet connection from anywhere and on multiple devices at the same time.
Online catalog
The easiest way to showcase your products online. No need to worry about web design or all that tech stuff. Get started in minutes.
Digital receipts
Create custom, professional receipts with your business and share them with customers via WhatsApp, email or text message.
Customer directory
Create as many customer profiles as needed to track purchase history and improve contact during an online purchase or store visit.
Unified inventory management
One centralized inventory to rule them all. Items sold in-store, web or social media are updated automatically across all channels.
Commission-free online ordering
Set up your own online ordering platform that works on any smartphone, tablet or PC. Get notified every time a new order comes in and discover new ways to boost your sales.
Facebook and Instagram Shopping
Connect your catalog with Facebook and Instagram to take advantage of every tool two of the most popular social platforms have to offer.
Meta Pixel and Ads
Understand the behavior of people visiting your catalog and create custom ad campaigns that can improve your sales conversion.
Whatsapp ordering button
Give customers a streamlined way to contact and shopping with you using the world's most popular messaging service directly from your online catalog.
Store credit system
Customers love convenience. Give them the choice to shop with you now and pay later in-store. Create customer accounts and place some or all of an invoice balance onto it.
Extra product photos
Add up to six extra images to cover all details about a product and increase the chances of customers hitting the "buy button".
Unlimited staff accounts
Bring the whole team aboard and keep tabs on all orders placed and sales performance in real time on all your devices.
Print receipts
Kyte works with most thermal Bluetooth printers in the market so that you can offer a physical copy of receipts, payments or account statements.
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