Restaurant POS

What is Casual Dining?

Toast for casual dining

Turn more tables, eliminate bottlenecks, and keep service in sync. Grow check sizes and grow your regulars, whether guests dine on or off-prem.

Streamline FOH and BOH for seamless service

Everything you need for smoother operations in one platform.

Give servers & guests more control
  • Give servers & guests more control
  • Split checks and take payments on the spot with Toast Go® 2.
  • With Apple Pay, guests can pay in less than 10 seconds.
More upsells & revenue. Less comps & voids.
  • Get every order right and let guests upsell themselves.
  • Restaurants using Toast Mobile Order & Pay™ typically see an average 10% increase in revenue. [1]
  • Designed to improve margins with commision-free online ordering. Manage all takeout and delivery with Orders Hub.
One-stop-shop for the back-office
  • Analyze performance and optimize operations with actionable insights from Performance Center.
  • Run payroll in under 30 minutes with Toast Payroll. [2]
  • Integrate with tools you already use with our ecosystem of 100+ partners.

Trusted by tens of thousands of casual dining restaurants

"We have faster turn times and fewer comps because the customer is placing the order. A server can handle 30% more tables, and the upsell is baked into the system."

Ryan Rose

President Zacalo
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"We had a reduction in our commission fees this last year which saved us almost $25,000. If you get Toast, you’re going to get the most bang for your buck."

Shandor Collins

IT Director Trapper's Sushi
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"Our restaurant runs more efficiently with fewer mistakes during our busiest hours. No double-firing, no lost tickets, no system troubleshooting, faster turn times - it all adds up to more revenue."

Nathan Rivera

Director of Operations The Goat and Vine
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"Speed of service is better for everyone. Not having to do the administrative work of cashing out, that’s better for everyone. Being able to order what you want, when you want - that’s better."

Kevin Healy

Owner HOUSEpitality Restaurant Group
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"With Toast Mobile Order and Pay™, the average check size is up 15%. That's another $120,000 per year when we're at full capacity. It's transformed our business."

Chef Wayne Carrington

Founder & Owner Roc 'N' Ramen
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Built for restaurants, by restaurant people

Operate with confidence, knowing Toast is with you every step of the way.

Innovating and advocating for restaurants. Always.
Reliable though every rush
  • Restaurant-grade hardware that's built to withstand everyday spills.
  • Hardwired connections and offline mode to keep service flowing.
Free award-winning support 24/7/365
  • Stevie Award winner for customer service.
  • Choose your preferred way to get help, whether live or self-serve.
  • Lean in to a trusted community to learn from and share with your peers.

See how Toast works for your casual dining restaurant

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Solutions built for every budget

0% financing
Free setup assistance
Offline mode
24/7/365 support
Starter Kits

For small restaurants looking for one to two terminals to get up and running.

Starting at¹


$0 upfront*

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  • Toast Flex POS terminal + cloud-based POS software.
  • Toast Tap payment device + router.
  • Free setup support + customer care.

For restaurants wanting the fundamentals for success.


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  • Cloud-based POS.
  • Digital ordering & delivery tools.
  • Custom hardware configuration.

For restaurants ready to supercharge operations with a customizable end-to-end solution.


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  • Cloud-based POS + digital ordering + marketing, gift cards and loyalty.
  • Team management, payroll & scheduling.
  • xtraCHEF by Toast - Automated back-office management solutions.

Frequently Asked Questions

Toast is built specifically for restaurants. Toast POS was ranked in 2021 as G2’s leading restaurant point of sale.[4]

The upfront costs for Toast are hardware and implementation****, which vary depending on your specific hardware packages and installation needs. We have flexible payment options available, including payment as a percentage of your sales* or fixed monthly payment using our third-party financing partner. These solutions are not just for restaurants with great credit, they have no interest or fees, and our Easy Pay option has a 100% approval rate and no credit check. Within our Starter Kit, we also offer the Pay-as-You-Go plan that reduces your upfront hardware and installation costs through an all-in-one platform rate.

The most popular Toast products for casual dining include our kitchen display systemToast Go® 2 handheldonline ordering and Toast Mobile Order and PayTM. All of the products on the Toast platform work seamlessly together – so you can spend less time troubleshooting and more time doing what you love.

Toast's New Restaurant Basics is ideal for new restaurants who want to get started with Toast and save money by bundling POS and Payroll, starting at $110 per month, plus $4 per employee/month fee.

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[1]Toast restaurants who add Toast Mobile Order & Pay™ typically see an average increase between 10% and 12% in Toast processing volume. Based on the average impact seen across different Toast restaurant segments. Based on at least 12 months of Toast internal data. Individual results will vary.
[2]Over 50% of Toast Payroll & Team Management customers process payroll in 30 minutes or less. Results may vary
[3]Based on Toast internal data from 2021 among restaurants using Toast Mobile Order & Pay™. Individual results will vary.
[4]Disclosure: Toast has a direct relationship with G2 involving incentivizing reviews.
*Pricing applies to new customers and single locations only.
**Toast Easy Pay is a 180-day lease with an option to purchase. Toast will hold back 1.75% of your sales and any unpaid amount will be due at 180 days via ACH. Software is billed monthly.
***Pay-as-you-Go pricing applies to new customers and single locations only. Plan is subject to a Platform Fee which is applied to each transaction and begins when customers start transacting. Plan is subject to a 2 year agreement.
****Includes installation, shipping, handling, and taxes.