7 Restaurant Apps and Sites You’ll Actually Use

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When you must have that prime reservation, this site scans OpenTable and sends texts and e-mails when space is available.


Take a photo of a wine bottle—or a menu—and the app will pull up ratings, retail price, and more.

UberEats and Caviar

Forget chain pizza. These two apps are best for delivery from high-quality restaurants such as Central.

Seafood Watch

Monterey Bay Aquarium’s app tells which fish are eco-friendly—and what to avoid.


Hosting a party and run out of booze? This service will deliver beer, wine, and spirits in under an hour for a fee of less than $4.


This OpenTable competitor now manages reservations at top restaurants including The Dabney, All Purpose, and Masseria. One perk: It also sends alerts when tables open up at booked restaurants.

This article originally appeared in the February 2017 issue of Washingtonian.

Jessica Sidman
Food Editor

Jessica Sidman covers the people and trends behind D.C.’s food and drink scene. Before joining Washingtonian in July 2016, she was Food Editor and Young & Hungry columnist at Washington City Paper. She is a Colorado native and University of Pennsylvania grad.