First of all, let’s understand the meaning of e-menu/digital menu. E-menu or digital menu boards are electronic display of menu list. Currently, this technology is used by many restaurants, coffee shops or cafe. E-menu is a digital menu which is displayed on a tablet to the customer in spite of giving them the paper menu. By using Restaurant Menu Apps it is easy to display an attractive picture of food with its cost and description. If a cafe or restaurant is using a tablet for taking orders then they can easily switch to the E-menu or provide services to customers like choosing them food, order and pay for it using the online method. Some features are also added to e-menu like split bill and online transaction.

Why switch from paper Restaurant Menu Apps to E-menu?

Because it is an easy way to show upsells, calories and prices of food item. E-menu is easily customizable, the restaurant can change their menu according to their needs. And as it is not limited like a paper menu.

  • Boxy structure of menu, easily re-presentable of dishes with its picture, cost and video is also included.
  • Unlimited menu list can be added because it is easy to add other section like breakfast, lunch and dinners.
  • Easy to search in E-menu as we can use the search bar in this.
  • By using e-menu customer can order their own food directly. As kitchen management can get notification of food item directly to their smartphones.


Let’s know some advantages of using E-menu for restaurant or cafe:-

  • It is way how you represent your menu:- When you handover tablet to the customer, they find high-resolution images, clear description of food.
  • Electronic menus are a great cost-saver:-It is a cost saver. As in digital menu, the restaurant can easily add coupons, offers and discounts because E-menu is customizable. It is timesaver also, as paper menus are time-wasting, printing time is more and restaurant can’t edit the paper menu, they have to print it again which is time-wasting.
  • The Service is faster:-E-menu is simple as a Food Ordering App and service is also faster, as a customer can choose the food, order it and it directly notify the kitchen management and they start preparing.

How e-menu works and maximize profit?

As e-menu is adaptive, easy and flexible. Customers are more likely to use this kind of app like a digital menu rather than the paper menu. So using E-menu attracts more and more customers and by this, you gain more profit.

  • When a customer visit to a restaurant, they hand over the tablet to the customer and ask them to choose the food item or choose the dishes according to their need. Quantity can be adjustable according to requirement.
  • Customer order the food and if the customer is comfortable then like food ordering app, customers can do billing through online transaction.
  • The order directly notifies the kitchen management, they prepare food and deliver to the table
  • At last, the restaurant asks the customer to give feedback or review of food and services.

Features Of E-menu/Digital Menu

  • Sign in
  • Dashboard
  • Menu display
  • Sorting and filtering module
  • Upload media
  • Upload template
  • Add menu, description
  • Delete menu, description
  • Multiple language compatibility
  • Add offer, discount and manage coupon code
  • Payment module (various payment method)
  • Review /rating/feedback of service, food and restaurant.

How much it cost to make an E-menu or digital menu?

The Cost of a digital menu mainly depends upon the features added, the layout requires, in which technology you want your app. It also depends on the additional feature to add or different module to add. For developing an app like E-menu / Digital menu is in the range of 2000 USD-3000 USD and it takes 200-300 working hours.

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