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Point of Sale Software for Small Restaurants & Bars: Top Features

Sep 13, 2023

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The Top Features to Look for in Point of Sale Software for Small Restaurants and Bars

Small restaurants and bars often rely on traditional systems for order taking, inventory tracking, payment processing, and more. While there is nothing wrong with going the low-tech route, it typically takes more time. And more time spent doing everyday tasks means less time spent on streamlining and scaling your business. So, if you are ready to take your small restaurant or bar to the next level, consider adding point of sales (POS) software. Doing so will improve efficiency and help grow your business. Here are the top features to look for when evaluating POS software/

Online Ordering

Let's face it, not as many people dine out anymore. The public loves the idea of online ordering. That could be directly through the restaurant or via a third-party delivery service. So why not make it easier to find your restaurant or bar and order from you?

Inventory Management

There's no escaping hand-counting at inventory time. But it can go much smoother and faster using an inventory management system.

Security Features

The options here are fairly endless. But the ultimate goal is to protect your customer (and employee) data. Look for EMV and PCI-compliant solutions and secure payment processing software.

Accounting Integration

It's time to move away from those old ledgers where all the accounting numbers used to live. Seek out a system that can do it all for you. A solid POS system will include features for time clock management, payables, receivables, payroll, and more.


Switching to POS software shouldn't be difficult. Take time to thoroughly vet the software you are interested in. It should be user-friendly for everyone involved.

Are you ready to make the switch to an integrated POS system? Contact Business Software Solutions today to learn about how we can help.

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