Spending time with family and friends is one of the most joyful aspects of the holiday season. However, large groups can also present a logistics nightmare as well – especially when it comes to coordinating dinner plans and other family affairs.
Fortunately, websites like OpenTable.com make it easy to place restaurant reservations in advance by connecting diners with more than 32,000 restaurants worldwide.
Through its online reservations platform, diners can read restaurant reviews, book their dining preference in real time and earn points towards free meals. During the holiday season especially, OpenTable can help your family beat the crowd and avoid lengthy wait times.
Whether you are booking your reservation for two or twenty, OpenTable.com can make booking restaurant reservations a breeze. Here’s how:
Choose Your City
OpenTable features restaurants in every state in the United States – as well as international locations, too. Some of the most popular cities are listed on the homepage. The features 3,641 restaurants in New York City alone!
Before selecting your date and time preference, it’s important that you first read real reviews from other diners. These authentic testimonials can help you finalize your reference of choice.
Select Date and Time
The holidays are a busy time for most restaurants, so be sure to select your date and time preference well in advance. In fact, according to the site, users can book reservations in house on OpenTable as far as 18 months in advance! Plus, when you search by date you’ll know for sure that your holiday pick will be open.
Download the App
The OpenTable App, available on all smartphone devices, provides the convenience of the desktop application in hand. Use the app to discover, explore, reserve, and manage restaurant reservations free and instantly—anytime, anywhere.
Pay For Your Meal
Want to pay without the wait? At participating restaurants, diners now have the option to view and pay the check – all from the mobile application! Once the server has closed the check, you will have the option to view and pay it from your device. For added convenience, your receipt will be e-mailed to you for safekeeping.
Have you used OpenTable.com website or mobile application before? We’d love to hear about it! Share your experiences in the comment section below.