72% of consumers are more likely to sign up for a loyalty club through a text message1
84% of consumers say they have received a text message from a business2
80% of consumers respond to texts in 10 minutes or less3
67 million Americans redeemed coupons via mobile phones by 20214
Restaurant SMS Solutions
with EZ Texting
Text message marketing for restaurants, caterers, and food service companies provides affordable promotions and communications at scale. Increase your profit margins with SMS.
- Reliable Restaurant Paging System via Text Message
- Restaurants Can Text Coupons and Offers
- 1:1 Texting to Coordinate Pickups and Deliveries
- Promote New Menu Items and Seasonal Menus
- Manage Employees and Recruit Food Service Contractors
- Reduce No-Shows with Reservations Reminders
- Start and Manage a Mobile Loyalty Program
How Restaurants Are Utilizing Text Messaging for Marketing & Operations
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SMS Texting for Restaurants, Catering Companies & Food Service Businesses Can Improve Operations, Guest Service & Ordering
Increase Sales with
Grow Sales with Promo Codes
Boost brand awareness and sales with exclusive offers and discount codes to first-time visitors.
Mobile Loyalty Programs
Create mobile loyalty programs to increase engagement and sales from your most valuable customers.
Confirm Reservations & Reduce No Shows
Reduce costly no-shows with automated reservation confirmation and reminder texts.
Pickup & Delivery
Support Curbside Pickup & Delivery
Use text to coordinate deliveries and curbside pickup to keep customers and staff safe.
Delivery Driver Dispatch
Ensure employees are dispatched to the right location at the right time with text reminders.
Seat Tables Efficiently
Use text to send updates on table availability and when waiting patrons can see the host for seating.
Productivity & Engagement
Use Keywords to make it easy for interested candidates to apply for an open role.
Employee Welcome Campaigns
Use drip campaigns to welcome new members and share information about your organization.
Quickly inform staff about schedule updates and make it easy to reply via text to pick up an open shift.
TCPA Compliance: Above & Beyond
Our Customers Love Us. The Feeling’s Mutual.
Restaurants are growing their businesses every day with EZ Texting.
Great for employee communication!
Pricing is reasonable for the amount of use we can get out of it.The organization has been able to send mass texts during shutdowns due to weather.
Exactly what we were looking for!
The site is so easy to navigate. You can import your contacts and send group texts with no problem. I highly recommend EZ Texting to any company/business who is looking for a quick way to text their message to their group.
EZ Texting makes communicating super easy with interested people
I can upload contacts quickly and easily to send out messages. EZ Texting connects with my CRM for texting to my current database. Letting people know about my events via text is easy and gets more responses.
“We are a small dessert shop. Every time we send out a group text with an offer, customers quickly start showing up.”
Founder & CEO — SnoMo’s Shaved Ice
Powerful SMS Marketing Features
Dedicated Short Codes
MMS Picture Messaging
Streamline Your Workflows with Custom App Integrations
EZ Texting works closely with popular applications like Constant Contact, HubSpot, Shutterstock, and Squarespace to help you integrate texting into your campaigns with ease.
- With our easy-to-use integrations, you can quickly sync systems to one another — without the need for a developer.
- Automate contact management across platforms — including CRM tools, email marketing systems, and thousands of apps.
- Integrate food service and restaurant text messaging with your current workflows to be more organized, efficient, and productive.
How Restaurant Text Marketing Can Increase Sales & Improve Guest Service
From sending a restaurant opening invitation via text to an SMS alert for an upcoming delivery or reservation, text marketing can be utilized across the food industry.
Frequently Asked Questions
Yes, dining establishments can text message diners when their tables are ready as long as the text recipient has agreed to receive a restaurant text alert. Diners can verbally agree to this when giving their mobile phone numbers to the restaurant for this purpose. Text messages can be used as restaurant paging systems by integrating SMS into your reservation management system using EZ Texting’s API or Zapier integration. Or simply use your EZ Texting account to send 1:1 direct messages from your account’s textable number.
Text message marketing for restaurants offers a handful of solutions, from building a marketing list with an SMS Keyword campaign to running a loyalty program for guests who sign up for restaurant text offers and alerts through a POS system. Restaurant marketing teams are also leveraging text message to send coupons, holiday menus, and BOGO promos. Meanwhile restaurant managers love SMS for streamlining ordering and contactless pickup and rely on texting for reservation reminders and “your table is ready” paging.
Using text message marketing restaurants get to reach customers in the manner that they prefer. Plus with EZ Texting restaurants can be more reachable. That’s right, you can enable a restaurant landline or toll-free number to be textable and have guests text questions like opening hours, location, menu info, and reservations availability. In fact, research shows that most consumers would like to be able to text a business like a restaurant and are frustrated when they can’t.
When you are managing the marketing for a local or national chain, restaurant text messaging through a platform like EZ Texting is the ideal. Your team can have one single account with multiple textable numbers for each location or a parent account with connected sub-accounts. When you have a huge audience that needs a custom solution, our product specialists can help you find the right account type and payment option.