CAKE Alternatives

CAKE

Online Point of Sale (POS) software solution for restaurants

CAKE

How do CAKE alternatives compare?

Brigade POS and PointOS stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing CAKE to its top 100 alternatives, Brigade POS has the highest rating, with Menumiz as the runner-up, and CAKE ranking 42nd place. Marketing 360 has the most reviews with a total of 902, while CAKE has 372. Users say Brigade POS tops the list for value for money followed by Menumiz, while CAKE comes in 38th. Users also say Brigade POS and PDQ POS are the easiest to use, while CAKE takes 24th place.


How do I choose the best CAKE alternative?

Browse our list of competitors to find the tool that's right for your team and workflow. Filter apps by features, pricing, ratings, integrations, devices and more. Read verified reviews and discover what other people in your industry are using. Compare apps side by side to find the best match for your business.


What are the top 5 alternatives to CAKE?

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Top 100 alternatives

Brigade POS

The most reliable and easy to use restaurant POS.

Features

Total

4

19

27

features in common

4

features in common

Brigade POS's unique features

  • Appointment Management

  • Accounting Management

  • Workflow Management

  • Expense Tracking

CAKE's unique features

  • Reservations Management

  • QuickBooks Integration

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Real Time Updates

PointOS

Point your restaurant in the right direction with PointOS.

Pricing

Starting from

$39/month

Value for money

3.5

1.1

4.6

What users say about PointOS's value for money

It really is a great system for the price. Aside from a few of the glitches, it's well worth the money.

AP

Anthony P.

Everything starting from the software to the costumer service. Been facing a problem with it since I got it never fixed.

BA

Bader A.

Total

6

35

27

features in common

6

features in common

PointOS's unique features

  • Appointment Management

  • Email Alerts

  • Returns Management

  • Inventory Management

CAKE's unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Trend Analysis

  • Role-Based Permissions

Lavu

Cloud-based iPad POS system for the restaurant industry

Pricing

Starting from

$69/month

Value for money

3.1

1.5

4.6

What users say about Lavu's value for money

Cost us over huge and despite them never getting the system fully functional.

jj

joe j.

Servers cannot send orders to the kitchen, we cannot run cards, servers loose track of what the final cost of the bill is for the customers and what their order is.

JT

Jennifer T.

Total

12

37

27

features in common

12

features in common

Lavu's unique features

  • Custom Charts

  • Sales Analytics

  • Social Media Integration

  • Payroll Management

CAKE's unique features

  • Clock In / Out

  • Check Printing

  • Third Party Integration

  • Barcode Scanning

SpotOn Restaurant

Restaurant POS for payment processing

Pricing

Starting from

$65/month

Value for money

4.6
4.6

What users say about SpotOn Restaurant's value for money

The support is award winning in my opinion. Quick responses to early on questions and transparent pricing.

BD

Bart D.

I love the ability to control overrides on pricing, discounts, voids all from my phone and I can be anywhere.

BA

Bret A.

Total

7

29

27

features in common

7

features in common

SpotOn Restaurant's unique features

  • Real Time Notifications

  • Status Reporting

  • Multi-Location

  • Sales Analytics

CAKE's unique features

  • Trend Analysis

  • QuickBooks Integration

  • Third Party Integration

  • Check Printing

NCR Aloha

Technology to help you run your restaurant end-to-end

Pricing

Value for money

3.3

1.3

4.6

What users say about NCR Aloha's value for money

Costly, but great operating, staff enjoyed, easy system.

TS

TJ S.

Set up is brutal, cost is high, customer service was non existent. System did crash more than once.

TS

TJ S.

Total

18

50

27

features in common

18

features in common

NCR Aloha's unique features

  • Order Processing

  • Analytics

  • Order Tracking

  • Summary Reports

CAKE's unique features

  • Monitoring

  • Trend Analysis

  • Gift Card System

  • Progress Reports

Toast POS

Cloud-based Point of Sale solution for restaurants

Pricing

Starting from

$100/month

Value for money

4.0

0.6

4.6

What users say about Toast POS's value for money

We also have the inventory module and love the costing and menu mapping.

GC

Gregg C.

I enjoy how many items can be displayed throughout the system within endless categories. It is very simple to edit the spelling of a product, the price or the quantity you have remaining.

JT

Jill T.

Total

15

18

27

features in common

15

features in common

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • API

  • Status Reporting

CAKE's unique features

  • Data Import

  • Clock In / Out

  • Check Printing

  • Monitoring

Upserve POS

Restaurant & Bar iPad POS Management System

Pricing

Starting from

$59/month

Value for money

4.3

0.3

4.6

What users say about Upserve POS's value for money

This is actually a great product, with the platform that is more expensive than any other that I've seen without costing $ and being hardware focused.

DK

Desta K.

This software lets me keep a closer eye on my employees, and my gross sales while breaking down what items work better for my bar. This is going to help cut inventory costs and become more profitable.

KG

Kevin G.

Total

8

28

27

features in common

8

features in common

Upserve POS's unique features

  • Visual Analytics

  • Sales Analytics

  • Time Clock Integration

  • Labor Cost Reporting

CAKE's unique features

  • Reservations Management

  • Trend Analysis

  • Check Printing

  • Automatic Notifications

Ovvi

(0)

POS software for retail stores and restaurants

Features

Total

9

30

27

features in common

9

features in common

Ovvi's unique features

  • Stock Management

  • Order Tracking

  • Sales Tracking

  • Inventory Management

CAKE's unique features

  • Reservations Management

  • Clock In / Out

  • Automatic Notifications

  • Real Time Updates

Epos Now

Secure electronic point of sale (POS) system

Pricing

Starting from

$39/month

Value for money

3.9

0.7

4.6

What users say about Epos Now's value for money

We are extremely happy with our purchase overall. The solution is leagues beyond our previous POS software and the cost to switched worked out to be less that the cost to upgrade.

JC

Jo C.

Ve bought the integration with Shopify and this sync is not working either and they are blaming Shopify about this. No product or refund data to be synced during the day, nobody to reach for help.

ZD

Zehra D.

Total

13

55

27

features in common

13

features in common

Epos Now's unique features

  • Returns Management

  • Time Clock

  • Real Time Analytics

  • Offline Access

CAKE's unique features

  • Data Import

  • Contact Database

  • Trend Analysis

  • Check Printing

Appetize

Enterprise point of sale & inventory management for venues

Pricing

Value for money

3.7

0.9

4.6

What users say about Appetize's value for money

This system has turned a fun job into a nightmare of stress and has cost several of us money. These guys seriously have no idea how much suffering they have caused us.

BM

Be M.

Total

6

26

27

features in common

6

features in common

Appetize's unique features

  • Cash Management

  • RFID Scanning

  • Receiving

  • Warehouse Management

CAKE's unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Trend Analysis

  • Role-Based Permissions

talech

Increase sales and grow your business with talech POS

Pricing

Starting from

$29/month

Value for money

3.8

0.8

4.6

What users say about talech's value for money

It was easy to go into Talech and update prices/names.

AK

Alexandra K.

Price-wise, nothing else even comes close, but it lacks some really basic features that can be extremely annoying - such as partial (percentage) refunds - for example, a restocking fee.

JR

James R.

Total

6

26

27

features in common

6

features in common

talech's unique features

  • Barcode Support

  • Attendance Tracking

  • Scheduled Reporting

  • Transaction History

CAKE's unique features

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Third Party Integration

  • Reservations Management

Squirrel in a Box+

A POS system designed for small businesses

Features

Total

1

2

27

features in common

1

features in common

Squirrel in a Box+'s unique feature

  • Receiving

CAKE's unique features

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Order Management

  • Real Time Reporting

  • QuickBooks Integration

Sapaad

Cloud-based Restaurant POS & Delivery Management System

Pricing

Starting from

$53.99/month

Value for money

3.7

0.9

4.6

What users say about Sapaad's value for money

I hope they address the outstanding gaps. A but pricey compared to others in the market but has a unique value in delivery management.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

Cost-effective, scalable solution for entrepreneurs.

JC

Justine C.

Total

9

40

27

features in common

9

features in common

Sapaad's unique features

  • Stock Management

  • Real Time Data

  • Order Tracking

  • Reporting & Statistics

CAKE's unique features

  • Reservations Management

  • Clock In / Out

  • Automatic Notifications

  • Real Time Updates

PDQ POS

Point of Sale (POS) System for Restaurants & Retail

Features

Total

12

47

27

features in common

12

features in common

PDQ POS's unique features

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Inventory Management

  • Returns Management

  • PCI DSS Compliance

CAKE's unique features

  • Data Import

  • Clock In / Out

  • Third Party Integration

  • Check Printing

SmartSwipe

Mobile payment processing solution

Pricing

Value for money

4.8

0.2

4.6

What users say about SmartSwipe's value for money

The actual work flow was well thought out and it completes a transaction in record time. The cost of SS has shown to be less than it competitors over time.

TB

Ty B.

The actual work flow was well thought out and it completes a transaction in record time. The cost of SS has shown to be less than it competitors over time.

TB

Ty B.

Total

8

25

27

features in common

8

features in common

SmartSwipe's unique features

  • Returns Management

  • ACH Payment Processing

  • Real Time Data

  • Receipt Management

CAKE's unique features

  • Reservations Management

  • Trend Analysis

  • Clock In / Out

  • Automatic Notifications

HungerRush

Restaurant management system for SMBs

Pricing

Value for money

3.6

1.0

4.6

What users say about HungerRush's value for money

Great software fir the money. Very easy to use and track inventory.

DB

Don B.

The customer service is horrible. They raise the price by 30% in the middle of your contract without any warning or notice at all.

CK

Chris K.

Total

10

38

27

features in common

10

features in common

HungerRush's unique features

  • Reminders

  • Order Approval

  • Scheduling

  • Promotions Management

CAKE's unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • Clock In / Out

  • Real Time Updates

  • Check Printing

Pretàmenu

(0)

Online order & payment management software for food service

Features

Total

9

32

27

features in common

9

features in common

Pretàmenu's unique features

  • Shopping Cart

  • Order Confirmation

  • Receipt Management

  • Mobile Alerts

CAKE's unique features

  • Reservations Management

  • Clock In / Out

  • Barcode Scanning

  • Real Time Reporting

Menumiz

Restaurant management & point of sale (POS) system

Features

Total

12

34

27

features in common

12

features in common

Menumiz's unique features

  • Commenting

  • SMS Integration

  • User Management

  • Ratings & Reviews

CAKE's unique features

  • Data Import

  • Contact Database

  • Third Party Integration

  • Clock In / Out

TRAY

Self-service kiosks, POS, and online food ordering

Features

Total

7

29

27

features in common

7

features in common

TRAY's unique features

  • Promotions Management

  • Space Management

  • Multi-Location

  • Reporting & Statistics

CAKE's unique features

  • Trend Analysis

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Check Printing

Dessert POS

Restaurant POS system

Features

Total

4

25

27

features in common

4

features in common

Dessert POS's unique features

  • Budgeting

  • Self Service Portal

  • Sales Analytics

  • Support Ticket Management

CAKE's unique features

  • Real Time Updates

  • Progress Reports

  • Reservations Management

  • Real Time Reporting

Lightspeed Retail

The point of sale you'll love to use.

Pricing

Starting from

$69/month

Value for money

4.1

0.5

4.6

What users say about Lightspeed Retail's value for money

This by far has been my favorite asset to the system. Of course it does rely on setting up your inventory accurate, which is a process but a process that is undoubtedly an INVESTMENT.

JB

Jennifer B.

Lightspeed is an integral and powerful tool which we use to organize, track and run our business. Its automation and calculations save us time and money.

TB

Traci B.

Total

23

76

27

features in common

23

features in common

Lightspeed Retail's unique features

  • Digital Signature

  • Promotions Management

  • Customizable Reporting

  • Online Catalog

CAKE's unique features

  • Trend Analysis

  • Reservations Management

  • Progress Reports

  • Check Printing

Marketing 360

#1 Marketing Platform For Small Business

Pricing

Value for money

4.5

0.1

4.6

What users say about Marketing 360's value for money

Madwire is constantly showing me that they are working for me, and that our money isn’t going to waste. They make sure that I know that I’m a priority, and has great support to our success.

JL

JOE L.

They have helped us generate leads effortlessly by using the most cost effective adwords, designing our website and personalize our promotional flyers.

SA

Sasha A.

Total

3

65

27

features in common

3

features in common

Marketing 360's unique features

  • Forms Management

  • Channel Management

  • Email Integration

  • Web Forms

CAKE's unique features

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • POS

  • Real Time Updates

  • QuickBooks Integration

Thr!ve POS

Pizza restaurant & delivery POS system

Features

Total

9

48

27

features in common

9

features in common

Thr!ve POS's unique features

  • Payroll Management

  • Employee Time Tracking

  • Offline Access

  • Order Confirmation

CAKE's unique features

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Contact Database

  • Barcode Scanning

  • Reservations Management

OrderUp

(0)

Self-ordering kiosk management software for restaurants

Features

Total

9

20

27

features in common

9

features in common

OrderUp's unique features

  • Order Tracking

  • Custom Development

  • Permission Management

  • Sales Tracking

CAKE's unique features

  • Real Time Updates

  • Clock In / Out

  • Automatic Notifications

  • Real Time Reporting

Plate IQ

Streamline your accounts payable process

Features

Total

5

30

27

features in common

5

features in common

Plate IQ's unique features

  • Accounting Management

  • @mentions

  • Real Time Data

  • Inventory Management

CAKE's unique features

  • Reservations Management

  • POS Integration

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Real Time Updates

xtraCHEF

(0)

Automated accounts payable & food cost intelligence platform

Features

Total

4

31

27

features in common

4

features in common

xtraCHEF's unique features

  • Approval Process Control

  • Profit / Loss Statement

  • Visual Analytics

  • Real Time Data

CAKE's unique features

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Order Management

  • Real Time Updates

  • Progress Reports

ResyOS

Restaurant reservation and waitlist management system

Features

Total

6

29

27

features in common

6

features in common

ResyOS's unique features

  • Administrative Reporting

  • Promotions Management

  • Status Reporting

  • Multi-Channel Management

CAKE's unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • QuickBooks Integration

  • Trend Analysis

  • Role-Based Permissions

DiscoverLink

Library and learning management solutions for restaurants

Pricing

Starting from

$15/year

Value for money

4.8

0.2

4.6

What users say about DiscoverLink's value for money

DiscoverLink Talent is a great program to use and is easy on the budget. This program works well on tablets and phones but will work even better when the new app is fully functional.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

If you have any familiarity with flash based builders, this will be a breeze. The cost is also extremely affordable, especially considering the support that comes with the program.

DB

Dave B.

Total

0

25

27

features in common

0

features in common

DiscoverLink's unique features

  • Assignment Management

  • Progress Tracking

  • Student Portal

  • Mobile Alerts

CAKE's unique features

  • QuickBooks Integration

  • Order Management

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Progress Reports

Wisetail LMS

Custom branded web-based learning management system

Features

Total

0

18

27

features in common

0

features in common

Wisetail LMS's unique features

  • Assessment Management

  • Surveys & Feedback

  • Receiving

  • SCORM Compliance

CAKE's unique features

  • QuickBooks Integration

  • Order Management

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Progress Reports

Apicbase F&B Management

F&B Management Solutions

Features

Total

7

52

27

features in common

7

features in common

Apicbase F&B Management's unique features

  • Multi-Currency

  • Serial Number Tracking

  • Permission Management

  • Ratings & Reviews

CAKE's unique features

  • Trend Analysis

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Third Party Integration

  • Clock In / Out

Parsley

Cloud-based restaurant management solution for SMBs

Features

Total

2

23

27

features in common

2

features in common

Parsley's unique features

  • Built-In Database

  • Purchasing Management

  • Order Tracking

  • Resource Allocation

CAKE's unique features

  • Real Time Reporting

  • POS Integration

  • Real Time Updates

  • Real Time Monitoring

Jolt

The Complete Digital Food Safety & Restaurant Ops Platform

Pricing

Value for money

4.6
4.6

What users say about Jolt's value for money

The price is great and the training/support has been top notch. There is a ton of flexibility and customization in the system and we are really excited about all of the things Jolt can help us do.

JF

Jason F.

Jolt offers very good value for money for a number of features it has and the support is excellent from the Jolt team, we had this up and running within two weeks of signing up.

MR

Matthew R.

Total

6

36

27

features in common

6

features in common

Jolt's unique features

  • Attendance Management

  • Employee Time Tracking

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Labor Cost Reporting

CAKE's unique features

  • Reservations Management

  • QuickBooks Integration

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Real Time Updates

Marketman

Restaurant inventory management software

Pricing

Starting from

$149/month

Value for money

4.7

0.1

4.6

What users say about Marketman's value for money

Our best tool to manager our food and beverage cost.

AR

Anonymous Reviewer

EASY TO USE, RELIABLE REPORTS. THEORETICAL VS ACTUAL REPORT ALLOWS TARGETED RESPONSES TO COSTING ISSUES.

Phillip M.

Total

14

45

27

features in common

14

features in common

Marketman's unique features

  • Permission Management

  • Vendor Managed Inventory

  • Vendor Management

  • Real Time Data

CAKE's unique features

  • Contact Database

  • Clock In / Out

  • Check Printing

  • Data Import

When I Work

Staff scheduling, time tracking, communication & attendance

Pricing

Starting from

$1.50/month

Value for money

4.5

0.1

4.6

What users say about When I Work's value for money

When I Work is such a great scheduling solution for almost any business with more than one employee. It offers tons of great features at reasonable prices compared to some of their competitors.

SB

Skyler B.