Facts and Questions
How is this different from Yelp or TripAdvisor? Yelp or TripAdvisor display restaurants by location. BestFoodNearMe shows food dishes and drinks by location.
Does it cost anything for Restaurants to post dishes or drinks? The site is free to use for everyone. There is no cost. Anyone that signs up for an account, can post food and drinks.
What are the benefits of using this site? Restaurants can share their best dishes. Foodies can find great food, share dishes, bookmark food they love, and bucketlist food they want to try. Most social media apps do not focus on food, so food has to compete with all the other types of posts. Things get lost in all the noise. Here on BestFoodNearMe everything is focused on just the food dishes including taste, cuisine, allergies, diets. Your favorite dishes will never get lost in an endless timeline and they always be accessible under your profile.
I Clicked on the Browse Food by Category but I see categories of dishes from another location? The site asks for access to your devices location. If it is successful in getting the location before you click the browse button, the result categories will be filtered by your location.
What is the difference between Dishes Voted For list and Bucketlist? Dishes you voted for are dishes you have tried before and would recommend to others. Bucketlist is a list of dishes you want to try in the future.
When I type in a city to search, I do not see the city I want from the auto complete options The search will start to show auto complete options after 3 letters have been typed. The options shown for autocomplete are limited to cities where food entries exist. If you do not see your city, you can be the first person to add a dish there.
How can I post a dish on social media? Simply view the dish, copy the link, and paste it into Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, or Google+ we automatically add special meta tags to create a nice display for you. If you provide a description to the dish, this will also be visible in a social media post.
Do I have to write a long review in order to post the dish? No, you do not have to write a review. You simply provide the location, business name, food name, meal type, and dish type. Everything else is optional.
Can I search on multiple criteria? Initially you can only search on city. We are working on adding multiple criteria search such as meal type, cuisine, diet, allergy, etc
I found a bug, or I have a suggestion, how do I contact you? At the bottom of each page, there is a Share Your Opinion link you can use to contact us.