Toast POS Alternatives

Toast POS

Cloud-based Point of Sale solution for restaurants

Toast POS

How do Toast POS alternatives compare?

Lavu and NCR Aloha stand out as its top competitors based on similarity, popularity and user reviews. When comparing Toast POS to its top 100 alternatives, Brigade POS has the highest rating, with Menumiz as the runner-up, and Toast POS ranking 65th place. Square Point of Sale has the most reviews with a total of 1,626, while Toast POS has 264. Users say Ovvi tops the list for value for money followed by Brigade POS, while Toast POS comes in 66th. Users also say iZettle and Brigade POS are the easiest to use, while Toast POS takes 59th place.


How do I choose the best Toast POS 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 Toast POS?

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Top 100 alternatives

Lavu

Cloud-based iPad POS system for the restaurant industry

Pricing

Starting from

$69/month

Value for money

3.1

0.9

4.0

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

8

37

18

features in common

8

features in common

Lavu's unique features

  • Mobile Alerts

  • Sales Tracking

  • Document Storage

  • Time Clock Integration

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Automatic Notifications

  • Status Reporting

  • API

NCR Aloha

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

Pricing

Value for money

3.3

0.7

4.0

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

18

features in common

18

features in common

NCR Aloha's unique features

  • Sales Reporting

  • Accounting Integration

  • Sales Analytics

  • Order Processing

Toast POS's unique features

  • No unique features

Jolt

The Complete Digital Food Safety & Restaurant Ops Platform

Pricing

Value for money

4.6

0.6

4.0

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

4

36

18

features in common

4

features in common

Jolt's unique features

  • Activity Tracking

  • Email Notifications

  • Time Clock Integration

  • Performance Reports

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Loyalty Program

  • POS

Practi

Smart EPoS platform for SMBs

Features

Total

6

26

18

features in common

6

features in common

Practi's unique features

  • Partial Payments

  • CRM Integration

  • Real Time Updates

  • Gift Card System

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Contact Database

  • Real Time Reporting

  • Automatic Notifications

Ambur

iPad optimized POS system for restaurants

Pricing

Starting from

$59/month

Value for money

1.9

2.1

4.0

What users say about Ambur's value for money

Any business always wants to find ways to save money and time. This is the best solution for me and I'm sure many users feel the same way.

MY

Mark Y.

Training someone using Ambur is very simple, which in turn saves time and money. There are no hidden fees.

MY

Mark Y.

Total

4

23

18

features in common

4

features in common

Ambur's unique features

  • Attendance Management

  • Payroll Management

  • Financial Management

  • Payroll Integration

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Status Reporting

  • Automatic Notifications

  • Order Entry

iZettle

Accept credit card payments with a smartphone or tablet

Pricing

Value for money

4.8

0.8

4.0

What users say about iZettle's value for money

It has an attractive discount rate too, and hardware options are beautiful.

WT

Warren T.

Money transfers to the bank account very quick (about 1-2 work days). We enjoy this program and don’t want to change it for anything.

AK

Alena K.

Total

1

4

18

features in common

1

features in common

iZettle's unique features

  • Categorization

  • Commenting

  • Sales Reporting

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Automatic Notifications

  • Employee Management

Epos Now

Secure electronic point of sale (POS) system

Pricing

Starting from

$39/month

Value for money

3.9

0.1

4.0

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

9

55

18

features in common

9

features in common

Epos Now's unique features

  • Attendance Tracking

  • Returns Management

  • Payroll Management

  • Purchase Order Management

Toast POS's unique features

  • Automatic Notifications

  • Order Entry

  • Data Import/Export

  • Contact Database

Upserve POS

Restaurant & Bar iPad POS Management System

Pricing

Starting from

$59/month

Value for money

4.3

0.3

4.0

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

7

28

18

features in common

7

features in common

Upserve POS's unique features

  • Offline Access

  • Time Clock

  • Real Time Data

  • Inventory Management

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Contact Database

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Automatic Notifications

talech

Increase sales and grow your business with talech POS

Pricing

Starting from

$29/month

Value for money

3.8

0.2

4.0

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

3

26

18

features in common

3

features in common

talech's unique features

  • Gift Card System

  • Access Control

  • Purchase Order Management

  • Multi-Location

Toast POS's unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Automatic Notifications

eHopper

Free POS software for retail & restaurants

Pricing

Starting from

$19.99/month

Value for money

4.0
4.0

What users say about eHopper's value for money

Ease of use, price point. During the free trail it seemed that this product would work as we are still small and new but you must consider future growth as well.

DM

Duane M.

They have competitive pricing and are always adding new features and functions to help businesses grow and thrive.

Jaime R.

Total

17

76

18

features in common

17

features in common

eHopper's unique features

  • Multi-Language

  • Offline Access

  • Order Tracking

  • Inventory Management

Toast POS's unique feature

  • API

PointOS

Point your restaurant in the right direction with PointOS.

Pricing

Starting from

$39/month

Value for money

3.5

0.5

4.0

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

3

35

18

features in common

3

features in common

PointOS's unique features

  • Barcode Scanning

  • Accounting Integration

  • Credit Card Processing

  • Sales Tracking

Toast POS's unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Automatic Notifications

CAKE

Online Point of Sale (POS) software solution for restaurants

Pricing

Starting from

$69/month

Value for money

4.6

0.6

4.0

What users say about CAKE's value for money

Overall experience is I Love this system and I wish I had it sooner. It’s saved me a lot of time and money.

AC

April C.

Overall the system has assisted in staffing better, seeing trends with sales, reports are continuously being improved. Easy to update menu pricing and item changes.

KR

Kristin R.

Total

15

27

18

features in common

15

features in common

CAKE's unique features

  • Barcode Scanning

  • Clock In / Out

  • Progress Reports

  • Check Printing

Toast POS's unique features

  • Status Reporting

  • API

  • Activity Dashboard

Ovvi

POS software for retail stores and restaurants

Features

Total

9

30

18

features in common

9

features in common

Ovvi's unique features

  • Multi-Location

  • eCommerce Integration

  • Order Tracking

  • Inventory Management

Toast POS's unique features

  • Automatic Notifications

  • Order Entry

  • Data Import/Export

  • Contact Database

SpotOn Restaurant

Restaurant POS for payment processing

Pricing

Starting from

$65/month

Value for money

4.6

0.6

4.0

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

5

29

18

features in common

5

features in common

SpotOn Restaurant's unique features

  • Ad hoc Analysis

  • Labor Cost Reporting

  • Email Integration

  • Multi-Location

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Third Party Integration

  • Automatic Notifications

  • Inventory Tracking

Sapaad

Cloud-based Restaurant POS & Delivery Management System

Pricing

Starting from

$53.99/month

Value for money

3.7

0.3

4.0

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

18

features in common

9

features in common

Sapaad's unique features

  • Customer Database

  • Summary Reports

  • Reporting & Statistics

  • Call Center Management

Toast POS's unique features

  • Automatic Notifications

  • Employee Management

  • Discount Management

  • Contact Database

SmartSwipe

Mobile payment processing solution

Pricing

Value for money

4.8

0.8

4.0

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

5

25

18

features in common

5

features in common

SmartSwipe's unique features

  • ACH Payment Processing

  • Inventory Management

  • Digital Signature

  • Receipt Management

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Third Party Integration

  • Automatic Notifications

  • QuickBooks Integration

Appetize

Enterprise point of sale & inventory management for venues

Pricing

Value for money

3.7

0.3

4.0

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

3

26

18

features in common

3

features in common

Appetize's unique features

  • Gift Card System

  • ACH Payment Processing

  • Promotions Management

  • Offline Access

Toast POS's unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Contact Database

Lightspeed POS

The point of sale you'll love to use.

Pricing

Starting from

$69/month

Value for money

4.1

0.1

4.0

What users say about Lightspeed POS'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

18

76

18

features in common

18

features in common

Lightspeed POS's unique features

  • Multi-Currency

  • Offline Access

  • Order Management

  • Inventory Replenishment

Toast POS's unique features

  • No unique features

Brigade POS

The most reliable and easy to use restaurant POS.

Features

Total

3

19

18

features in common

3

features in common

Brigade POS's unique features

  • Drag & Drop Interface

  • Accounting Management

  • Search Functionality

  • Workflow Management

Toast POS's unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • API

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Contact Database

PDQ POS

Point of Sale (POS) System for Restaurants & Retail

Features

Total

10

47

18

features in common

10

features in common

PDQ POS's unique features

  • Accounting Integration

  • PCI DSS Compliance

  • Returns Management

  • Sales Tracking

Toast POS's unique features

  • Status Reporting

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Data Import/Export

Squirrel in a Box+

A POS system designed for small businesses

Features

Total

1

2

18

features in common

1

features in common

Squirrel in a Box+'s unique feature

  • Receiving

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Automatic Notifications

  • Employee Management

HungerRush

Restaurant management system for SMBs

Pricing

Value for money

3.6

0.4

4.0

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

18

features in common

10

features in common

HungerRush's unique features

  • Campaign Management

  • Activity Tracking

  • Inventory Management

  • Scheduling

Toast POS's unique features

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Activity Dashboard

  • QuickBooks Integration

  • Data Import/Export

Menumiz

Restaurant management & point of sale (POS) system

Features

Total

8

34

18

features in common

8

features in common

Menumiz's unique features

  • Mobile Alerts

  • Transaction History

  • Customer History

  • Order Processing

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Contact Database

  • Status Reporting

  • API

Pretàmenu

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Online order & payment management software for food service

Features

Total

8

32

18

features in common

8

features in common

Pretàmenu's unique features

  • Multi-Location

  • Geolocation

  • Order Management

  • Mobile Alerts

Toast POS's unique features

  • API

  • Data Import/Export

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Contact Database

Square for Retail

POS & inventory management for retail businesses

Features

Total

8

37

18

features in common

8

features in common

Square for Retail's unique features

  • Gift Card System

  • Search Functionality

  • Customer Accounts

  • Transaction History

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Contact Database

  • Status Reporting

  • API

Shopify POS

POS for unifying in-store & online sales

Features

Total

6

42

18

features in common

6

features in common

Shopify POS's unique features

  • Permission Management

  • Role Management

  • SOAP notes

  • Reporting & Statistics

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Contact Database

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Automatic Notifications

CleanCloud

POS system for dry cleaners & laundromats

Pricing

Starting from

$25/month

Value for money

4.5

0.5

4.0

What users say about CleanCloud's value for money

Clean Cloud App is the best for the money and value.

Tony T.

The new improvements are saving my staff time which saves me money. I love the fact that I can log in on my phone and do pretty much anything necessary from the field.

Mark C.

Total

7

40

18

features in common

7

features in common

CleanCloud's unique features

  • Receipt Management

  • Transaction History

  • Workflow Management

  • SSL Security

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Contact Database

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Automatic Notifications

Dessert POS

Restaurant POS system

Features

Total

3

25

18

features in common

3

features in common

Dessert POS's unique features

  • Inventory Management

  • Automatic Backup

  • Remote Update / Installation

  • Offline Access

Toast POS's unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • API

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Contact Database

TRAY

Self-service kiosks, POS, and online food ordering

Features

Total

6

29

18

features in common

6

features in common

TRAY's unique features

  • Email Marketing Management

  • Digital Signage

  • Online Booking Integration

  • Document Storage

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Contact Database

  • Real Time Monitoring

  • Automatic Notifications

Marketing 360

#1 Marketing Platform For Small Business

Pricing

Value for money

4.5

0.5

4.0

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

18

features in common

3

features in common

Marketing 360's unique features

  • Lead Generation

  • Accounting Integration

  • Multi-Channel Communication

  • Web Forms

Toast POS's unique features

  • Third Party Integration

  • API

  • Role-Based Permissions

  • Loyalty Program

Thr!ve POS

Pizza restaurant & delivery POS system

Features

Total

6

48

18

features in common

6

features in common

Thr!ve POS's unique features

  • SMS Integration

  • Mobile Signature Capture

  • Payroll Management

  • POS Integration

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Contact Database

  • Real Time Reporting

  • API

OrderUp

Self-ordering kiosk management software for restaurants

Features

Total

5

20

18

features in common

5

features in common

OrderUp's unique features

  • Barcode Scanning

  • POS Integration

  • Trend Analysis

  • Order Processing

Toast POS's unique features

  • Activity Dashboard

  • Status Reporting

  • Automatic Notifications

  • QuickBooks Integration

Marketman

Restaurant inventory management software

Pricing

Starting from

$149/month

Value for money

4.7