Terrible app. Did not make it clear on the app's website or in the app that you need to check in with the restaurant to be seated. We waited 30 minutes past our wait time to be seated until we went up to ask how much longer would have to wait. I did not get a text message telling me that I need to check in until after I had already checked in with the host. Would not recommend.
The app is only as useful as the implementation at the restraunt. Putting ourselves in line via the app when we pulled up didn't actually put us in line, until we 'checked In' with the hostess, we weren't actually in line. What's the point? I could've just walked up and dine the same exact thing. Also the app doesn't take into account folks who just walk up. So the wait time is thst of those using the app, not of the entire waiting line
Twice now I've tried to get in line with a party of 5 and told that "the restaurant doesn't allow parties of this size to get in line, please call the restaurant", both times it turned out that the restaurant said this was the app's restriction and not theirs. The first time I blamed the restaurant. To have the same exact thing happen with two different restaurants leads me to question how transparent the makers of this app are being. On top of that, this time, the app advised a 13-29 minute wait, but when I called the restaurant they told me they had no one in line, so where is this app getting its data? Great idea. Pretty poor execution in practice so far.
App works great to get you in line, but the algorithm they use to estimate wait times needs to be reworked. I arrived at the suggested time, only to have to wait an additional 45 minutes...
Just need to know my place in line. Had to download app, sign up, do the whole shebang and then it doesn't even work. Fail.
If there was a "Time Wasted" tally on the app, ours would be 90 minutes. Our party of 4 "got in line" at Lolo in Stillwater, MN and the app showed 11 parties in front of us. Arrived at the time suggested and were told there were 3 parties ahead of us. Grabbed a drink next door and watched the app change the # of parties ahead of us go to 4, then 5. Went back 1/2 hour later and were told there were 3 parties ahead of us. Host told us we shouldn't use the app because it doesn't work well. Seemed like it was working fine but the restaurant wasn't using it right? We went to another restaurant and have no desire to try the restaurant or the app again.
-Minor bug fixes and improvements
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