As the WordPress platform continues to mature, more and more industries are turning to WordPress as their go-to CMS. One such industry is the food service and restaurant industry. Having a website is very important in promoting your restaurant since a lot of people check out the restaurants business before visiting the actual place. I’ve chosen 9 of our favorite free WordPress plugins for restaurant menu websites which you can use to create and manage your online menu, add Yelp reviews to your site.
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1. eCommerce Product Catalog by impleCode
Reward your WordPress website with a beautiful and easy to use 100% responsive product catalog plugin. eCommerce Product Catalog plugin is powerful, highly customizable and simple solution that works with any theme and most of WordPress plugins. It will make your web development even more effective.
Maintain your restaurant menu online and accept cash on delivery orders. Set categories, multiple prices per item and descriptions. Multilingual Frontend (just update labels in admin settings page and/or widget as required). WPML compatible.
3. WebKite for WordPress
The WebKite for WordPress plugin uses Google Spreadsheets to give you a familiar experience for data entry. Once you register with a Google account, you’ll have access to WebKite’s library of List types. Select the List type you’d like to build, and we’ll create and privately share a spreadsheet with you to fill with your data. Each spreadsheet row becomes a separate item and each column includes a unique detail for that item. Add or update items in your spreadsheet and you’ll publish content in minutes instead of hours.
4. Restaurant Menu Manager
Restaurant Menu uses default WordPress functionality and makes use of custom post types, taxonomies, and custom meta fields to do the job. This allows you, to easily import and export your data using the built in WordPress tools.
5. Ultimate Product Catalogue
Displays a product catalogue or menu for your store, restaurant, group, etc. Has three default responsive layouts and can accept custom CSS. You can use categories, sub-categories and tags to make your products easy to sort through for your visitors. You can also use categories and sub-categories in your catalogue(s) to make it easy to keep them up to date.
Foodlist is a plugin for restaurants, cafes, bars, etc. that want to display their menus online. With this plugin you can easily manage your menus (the same way as you do it with your widgets). Menus consist of sections and sections consist of items. You can reuse your items in multiple sections, as well as sections can be reused in multiple menus.
7. Easy Restaurant Menu Manager
Easy Restaurant Menu Manager makes it simple to add and update all your dishes in a way that’s easy for your site’s visitors to read and easy for you to maintain. You can add categories like appetizers, entrees or desserts – name them whatever you want – and set the order those categories should display in.
8. Food and Drink Menu
Create a restaurant menu for cafes, bars and eateries, and display it in templates, posts, pages and widgets. This plugin creates two new post types, Menu Items and Menus, which can be used to easily construct a menu. Create items on your menu, group them into sections and then build menus out of them.
9. MenuBaron for WordPress
This plugin is designed for restaurant owners who wish to have a high-quality presense for their restaurant on the internet. Edit your menus and inclue high-quality food pictures at MenuBaron.com and the data will be synchronized with your WordPress site in real time!