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Feb 13, 2014 USA Today

NoWait app promises easier restaurant wait

Meet the "anti-reservation" app, NoWait, a new app which promises to get folks in the door quicker and easier, even on the most crowded nights.

Developed in Pittsburgh, the app is targeted to "fast casual" restaurants like Chili's and TGI Fridays that don't normally take reservations.

Feb 13, 2014 Inc.

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NoWait: For dodging a restaurant wait (even when you haven't made reservations)

The app allows you to view a list of nearby restaurants, their wait times, and their distance from your current location. Once you settle on a spot, join the wait list from your phone.

Feb 7, 2014 VentureBeat

NoWait lets you join restaurant wait lists from your phone

Americans spend roughly 37 billion hours a year waiting in line. NoWait can save you some of that time by letting you join restaurant wait lists from your phone.

NoWait is rolling out its consumer app nationwide. The company has put 29 million diners into seats to date and claims that it reduces wait time from 90 minutes to 5 minutes.

Feb 6, 2014 Fox Business

Check a restaurant's wait time before you arrive

NoWait app lets you join a restaurant's wait list from your phone

Watch Ware Sykes' interview on Fox Business with Lauren Simonetti.

Jan 30, 2014 TechCrunch

NoWait, The App That Lets You Join A Restaurant Wait List From Your Phone, Goes Nationwide

Mobile wait listing service for restaurants, NoWait, is now expanding the rollout of its consumer-facing mobile app to reach diners nationwide, the company says. The app shows you a list of nearby restaurants, wait times, and distances, and lets you join wait lists from your phone. [...] Over the course of this week, NoWait plans to add a hundred more restaurants to the service across the U.S.

Jan 7, 2014 WTAE-TV (ABC Pittsburgh)

Pittsburgh-born app promises tables at reservation-free restaurants with 'NoWait'

At Mercurio's on Walnut Street in Shadyside, you can get your pizza any way you'd like. The one thing you can't get is a reservation. But thanks to a new app called NoWait, restaurants can offer a system for customers to be seated with virtually no wait without investing in expensive and cumbersome reservation systems.