No takeout option 3/5
This thing desperately needs a takeout option!
Great app 5/5
Great app, rewards me for what I’d do anyways (eating out). Amazing restaurant selection and frequent new additions.
Vegan Yum! 4/5
The place is gorgeous, the food delicious, but the service doesn’t match up to everything else. Don’t expect attentive service and you’ll be fine.
More restaurants please! 4/5
There were some really cool restaurants such as Avec and Blackbird in Chicago but for some reasons they are no longer there :(
Too many app errors 2/5
By J.L. Stark
I think the app is great from a concept standpoint. However, I continually get errors when trying to load nearby restaurants or submit a review of a restaurant.
Just moved to NYC 5/5
Just moved to NYC and what a great way to explore all the great restaurants this city has to offer. They've got some awesome places which I will def be returning to. This app generally allows me to eat out more often!
Good Burger 5/5
Good hamburgers, a little over-priced and the menu seemed to be a little too much for burgers and fries but i enjoyed my experience nonetheless!
Awesome App! Great for Foodies 4/5
This app is a game changer for foodies out there. If you already love dining out at restaurants and finding new places to eat, this is the app for you. They have many great restaurants listed on the app, and all you have to do is make a reservation, dine in, and upload your receipt! Extremely user friendly. I love getting big rewards!
Seated is garbage and anyone who tells you otherwise is lying!
Great App for foodies 5/5
By Gaite xo
Not really sure why I just became aware of this being a thing a couple weeks ago but holy crap!! I eat out a lot to begin with and the fact that I wasn’t getting uber credits, starbucks e-gift cards, and amazon credits before just seems unreal. I like this app a lot because of all the good restaurant options on it. I haven’t had a bad experience at one of their recommendations yet. Every time I’ve eaten out at a restaurant on seated I’ve had delicious food. I used to go through open table for my reservations but there’s no point now because 1. they don’t give me rewards like this and 2. Anybody can get on open table. I like this app because it looks as if they only put cool and trendy restaurants. I appreciate that they have a good list of restaurants. I also like that I’m finding and genuinely enjoying these places that I either never even heard of or never cared to give a try. Overall I’ve had a good experience and have introduced a lot of my friends to just booking through these guys because it really doesn’t make sense not to. Only recommendation I would give is to maybe offer more reward options through more companies but so far I don’t mind these at all. I use them all the time anyways.
Best dining app! 5/5
I love this app so much!! This is the best way to discover all the greatest restaurants in Boston and earn rewards just for trying the restaurants out. I don’t even know how they pull this off, but it really adds up when you earn $15-$25 per reservation and it’s really helped get my Uber an Amazon spending get under control! Having someone make the reservation for you and not have to worry about anything in the restaurant is ideal. Every place I’ve tried so far has blow me away so I know that Seated only goes after top tier restaurants. This app is great for dates or if you just want to grab a meal with some friends. It seems like they’re always adding new venues so that’s awesome as well. This app has given me the opportunity to try all the restaurants I’ve always wanted to try but without breaking the bank! It almost seems too good to be true but I am so thankful that I discovered this app and I hope you guys keep up the good work!!
I love the new version of the app, now you don’t have to link your bank account so you can simply upload a picture of the receipt, which I love because it made me feel unsafe putting out there my bank information! In my city it’s pretty hard to discover new restaurants. I was used to going to the "same old" and it got very monotonous going out for dinner/lunch with friends. Thanks to Seated, I've been able to discover SO many restaurants that I was not even aware of before. I’ve discovered many places that I’ve had to go back multiple times because they were that good. As they've increased the party sizes now I can book for larger parties and try out new places with more than 3 friends. The rewards have also gotten even bigger and better, I cant even begin to describe the amount of rewards I’ve accumulated that have come in SO handy. The app also works great for my Diner’s Club, we simply go to the app platform and look at restaurants that are willing to take reservations for large parties and it makes the entire process much simpler because Seated takes care of getting us our reservation. Whenever I’ve had any issues with the app I reach out to the support team and they are pretty quick at getting back to me and also help me with any issue I had. I love that Seated is much more than an app, its an experience that I don’t get tired of repeating over and over again!
This App Actually Works! 4/5
When I first got referred to Seated by my friend a few months ago, it seemed too good to be true. Now, a couple months and 10+ successful meals later, I am happy to say that it has surpassed my original expectations. Not only are the rewards great, but I have been pleasantly surprised by the restaurants themselves and how many awesome places I have discovered.
They have so many great NYC options and I am always eager to try another great one. I've discovered a few of my alltime favorites with the app.
Also since they put in minimum spends the rewards have gotten so high!! I go out once a week or two and I've gotten well past $100 in Amazon credit in a couple months. It really seems to good to be true, but, as a regular user, I am pleased to report that it is in fact true! They also just introduced larger party sizes, so I was able to make a reservation for 8 for my birthday and got a $50+ reward! Happy birthday to me 😊
Keep up the good work Seated! Excited to keep using and hopefully get up to $1000 of Amazon credit 💪
Amazing improvements 4/5
It’s refreshing to see a company actually listen to what customers are saying. I was wary of linking my card to the app but as soon as they added the option for receipts I was hooked! All I have to do is go to a restaurant and take a picture of my receipt after my meal, then they send me gift cards for my favorite places! It’s super easy to use and there’s a ton of places to choose from! A lot of my favorite restaurants are already on it as well so it’s been super easy to find somewhere to eat! Plus now they allow large party sizes so I can bring my entire film club with me. I made all my friends and family download the app- I recommend it to anyone who dines out ☺️
Easy to Discover New Eats 5/5
By Scott fielding
Downloaded the app a few months ago and have been using it with my girlfriend to try new restaurants. We love that we can basically cover our ride there and back and we’ve always found the restaurants to be great!
Last update is awesome! 4/5
I am glad that they listen to their customers. The last update is awesome as you can verify the spend by taking a picture of a receipt. No need to link a card anymore which makes it much easier to use. It’s very convenient and easy to use. They also been adding many new restaurants so there are many choices. Their customer support are very friendly. They reply quickly and are super nice. They try their best to help you and make sure you are happy :) good to see such amazing customer service.
I have been a seated used for a while. Using the rewards, I no longer pay for my Uber! It allows me to try new places which is quite awesome as I got bored from the same places I used to go to. The search and filter have been very helpful in narrowing down what I want and the cuisines I like.
The only reason I give it 4 stars is I wish if they can add more recommendations. I hope they add this feature soon. Keep up the good work! This app is awesome especially after the new update. Glad you listened to the feedback and quickly released the feature we all wanted!
Happy eating! I hope you discover new places and enjoy using this app the same way I do. So far I made over $300 in rewards!!! I am trying to hit $1000 🙌🙌 The rewards quickly add up especially if you go to places with higher rewards. Keep them coming!!
No-brainer Money-saver 5/5
Used it last week and I’m NEVER going out to eat again before first checking Seated’s restaurant list. Enjoyed Korean-American food, and must have been in a noticeably good mood (because I was getting a $30 gift card for the meal) that the server even surprised me and my friend with free shots at the end!
Whenever I'm going out to dinner with friends, The first thing I do is check seated! When I first started using the app it seemed like they didn’t have many weekend options, but recently they’ve added plenty of dinner and brunch options on the weekends, so that’s why I’m upgrading my rating from 4 stars to 5!
Also while I usually only book parties of 2 or 3, I noticed now they give you the option to book parties of 1, all the way up to 8. Haven’t used it, but good to know I now have that option.
DO NOT USE 1/5
By sunny from nyc
Most of the restaurants do not honor the credits. If you must make a resv, call the place to ask first. According to the place I went to, apparently the app works by listing a bunch of restaurants without even consulting them so a lot of then dont even know what the app is for. Surprise! I just deleted this app.
Need Facebook? 1/5
My friend told me about this app and it sounds wonderful. She sent me an invite and I downloaded but I can ONLY sign up if I have a Facebook account. Believe it or not, we're not all on the Facebook wagon! Would be great if there was an option to just sign up without going through Facebook. Such a shame- was really excited to try this out.
Love the concept 5/5
The app works as advertised. I’m not sure why people are so bitter in reviews. They advertise $15-$40 in rewards and that’s what you get. I got $60 for one my reservations actually.
Yes there’s a minimum spend, but there has to be to make sure people spend enough money. How does that make sense that you could order a water and walk out with a $30 Amazon credit?
If you like dining out and discovering new restaurants in your city, then get this app right now. I’ve earned like $250 so far and it’s great. Use my promo code KATIE74 for an extra $10 on your first time out
I mean it’s free money 4/5
I love Seated because I love eating out but it can get expensive. Seated is continually evolving. They now require proof of a minimum spend to get the reward $, which is why I’ve lowered my rating from 5 stars.
Enter promo code LISA146 (in settings menu) to get an extra $5 reward when you first dine out.
Add more cities 5/5
By Good couponer
Wow this service is very cool suggestion please let me use seated app in the Kansas City Missouri and Kansas City Kansas areas it would be cool if this service came to these areas.
Can’t search by restaurant name? 1/5
I don’t like that I can’t search by name.
Simply The Best! 5/5
Who doesn't like eating? And who doesn't like incentives?!?
Seated allows users to dine with more than just a check to look forward to at the end of the meal! Being a user for Uber, Starbucks & Amazon this is an amazing opportunity to discovery the new, and still know the comfort of my old Starbucks order will be rewarded to me after my dining experience.
Seated has accommodated more reservations for me than any platform I have used thus or since and allows you to make reservations at times that both help restaurant volume And that gives you the feel of a city by city restaurant guide.
As a frequent traveler for work, I have eaten my way through nothing less than 3 Star restaurants in over 13 cities including LA and Providence RI and have been delighted with my discoveries. I can almost always find a restaurant with an availability that accommodate my crazy hours and seemingly rewards the restaurant, in return.
I recommend Seated to all my Foodies and Service Industry veterans who love Great Food and Bonuses!
This app is lit! 5/5
I have been using seated for the past year and cannot stop suggesting it to friends and family! It’s a great way to find new amazing places to eat and the best part is you get rewarded for it! There are plenty of restaurant options with unique cuisines and ambiance. The rewards are pretty awesome too making it even easier to step out of your comfort zone and try something new! Even if your friends don’t end up liking it you and they each receive a discount code just for signing up And giving it a shot! I’m looking forward to my dinner and reward tonight and am excited to watch the app continue to change!
Unreal App 5/5
By Larry platt<3
Seated has completely changed the way I go about eating. Before discovering this app I was constantly eating meals at home or in my school's dining hall. I can now eat out at my favorite restaurants without having to worry about money, because my Uber is free or I'm getting Amazon or Starbucks credit. Would recommend this to anyone that loves eating out and getting rewarded. The min spends are very fair as most are around an avg. entree price.
Seated is a must have app!! 5/5
I’ve been using Seated ever since it first came out and it has never disappointed me. I love the rewards and the restaurant options are phenomenal. I can’t think of a single complaint that I have for this app! I really appreciate the minimum spend option. I like the fact that you spend a certain amount in order to get a huge reward. It really pays off in the end! I get to try new restaurants, that I know will be delicious, AND get rewarded for going out. Its a no brainer. Every update gets better and and better. Keep crushing it Seated!!
Must have Facebook. 1/5
Purchase minimums + fake reservation times 1/5
This app used to be better until it implemented the "minimum purchase" rules for each restaurant. I'm one person, and even with an app, entree and drink I sometimes don't reach $75 at a restaurant. The purchase minimums defeat the purpose of the app. Also the reservation times are never accurate. If you book a time, there's a 50% chance you'll get a text from the app like 10 minutes before reservation time saying "we're sorry, there are no reservations available at the time you selected" even though the app (a) listed the time available, and (b) approved the reservation booking. I'd give the app 1 star but the gift card reward did work once (but that was before the purchase minimums were implemented). There is also some serious false advertising after the update:
The rewards on the app say ~$20 reward except not a single restaurant provides a $20 reward, or $19, $18, $17....you get the idea. The highest reward is $15. No restaurant yields $20 and certainly nothing over $20 (hence the false advertising of the ~$X). So go in knowing you will need to spend $60-80 bucks in restaurants (not nice restaurants either) in order to get a $5-$15 reward. App legal team needs to review the false advertising issue.
Didn’t make reservation. 1/5
You had one job... They confirmed the reservation but never made it. I only found out when I called to change the table from outdoor to indoor. Did not apologize. Total amateur hour.
Used to love not anymore 1/5
I used to love this app. I thought it was great to visit restaurants that I previously may not have. Additionally, it was helpful when visiting new cities. However, I don’t like the update which requires you to link your card to their account. I’m not fond of the idea of you seeing my card activity. Also why are you no longer in New Orleans!? So sad.
Minimum spend is extremely high 2/5
By Chicagoan - foodlover
I've been using Seated a lot previously, but after the recent updates, it doesn't make sense for me to use this app anymore.
There is no way I would spend minimum $50 before tax and tips in any restaurant for a lunch of 2.
The older version with lower rewards and no minimum fare worked best for me.
In addition, I won't share my personal bank account with anyone else. So Seated is not my app for restaurants reservation anymore unless the aforementioned issues are corrected.
The minimum spend is annoying. I end up sitting at the dinner table with a calculator to ensure the meal isn’t under. Sometimes I end up ordering useless extras just to make it. Some of the locations now only allow a single booking. Having to link the card is annoying. Every week using this app gets more difficult.
I was a HUGE fan of Seated and used it nearly every time I went out to eat (only exceptions being if I wanted to eat somewhere that wasn’t on the app). Unfortunately, they decided to take New Orleans off their list of cities, leaving me in the lurch. If you live in a more important place than I do, go ahead and download Seated... just hope they don’t decide to take it away from you a few months later!
Flawed app and design 1/5
This app makes you sign in through Facebook. I don't have Facebook account. Do developers consider these things when developing an app?
Reservations not real-time 1/5
App is not synced up well with restaurant availabilities, so you may have the reservation canceled on you anytime after Seated says that you are “confirmed”.
App requires highly personal info 2/5
That you’re often warned about with anti fraud warnings. During to sign up process, you are required to enter the username and password of the banking institution that your credit card is associated with. Inquired the legitimacy of this requirement and have yet to receive a response. No one should be privy to the username and password of your banking information!
New minimum spend stinks 2/5
Wish it could go back to a lower reward for no minimum spend. I can easily spend enough at the restaurant to meet the requirement, but I’ll never give out my credit card account login and password in order to get the reward. I’ll be deleting this app soon if it doesn’t change back. I assume that all the recent data breaches will deter more people from sharing their information, and I’m not the only one who feels like this is an invasion of privacy.
I️ Really Like Amazon Gift Cards 5/5
Seated is pretty cool - it’s a good app to find new restaurants and there’s a really good selection in Boston. Very straight forward too, you just book a reservation through the app - go to your reservation - and 24-48 hours later they send you a gift card of your choice to places like Starbucks/Uber/Amazon. $20+ in gift cards each time you dine at one of the restaurants in the app has for sure made me a fan. Not familiar with any other apps that offer these types of rewards - but if you’re not using Seated to find places to eat then you’re honestly missing out.
I went out last week to GenkiYa in Boston for the first time and it was amazing. Definitely worth checking out! I gotta say it’s a lot better to try new restaurants when your Uber ride there and back is free from Seated!!
Great app! 5/5
Seated brings forth a unique premise in which you receive an Amazon, Uber, or Starbucks reward after dining at partnered restaurants. It’s a great way to discover new places to eat while getting a reward in return. There is a minimum that you have to spend in order to receive the award, but the more you spend, the bigger the reward! It’s a really great way to find new restaurants. I like routine and don’t typically choose to eat at new places, but the reward is a great incentive to step outside my comfort zone. I also have talked to support and they respond really quickly! I’ve already made all my loved ones download this app!
Ruined by latest update 1/5
This app used to be great. It was one of my favorite apps ever and I recommended it to everyone I knew. But with the latest update, you don’t get any rewards unless you enter your bank account login information. Not just your card number, but your actual user name and password for your bank account. I don’t see how this is necessary and it makes the whole thing super sketchy whereas it used to be flawless. If you don’t mind sharing your most personal financial information and being required to spend obscene amounts of money ALL BY YOURSELF, not just in your party, just to get the rewards, then maybe you will still like this app, but I don’t think I’ll be using anymore and I regret recommending it to people. Go back to the old model please, you ruined a great thing.
Be aware! Not as amazing as you thought! 2/5
They are very fluctuated with their rate. 1st of when you started ( months ago) when you prefers a friend you get $10 if a friend signed up and dine out. Later they dropped back to $5.
Again, months ago, their reward is $15 and there is no minimum spend. Then they raised the reward up to $25 (for 2 parties) and minimum spend is $40. Recently, it was changed to $15 reward for 2 and minimum spend is $50. I feel like it try to get ppl spend more than what they need. Maybe without minimum spend or $40 seem reasonable to me ( and the reward is at $15, which is a good rate)
Plus, to be fair, the restaurants choices aren't well known, which is understand caused the app wants to expand their business. But consider we are consumer giving them a try and our $, I think setting a high minimum spend is a deal breaker.
Linked Card and Minimum Spend made this great app useless 1/5
It's too complicated for me to actually get a reward from the app - basically, it requires you to have one person (who made the reservation) pay for everything and Venmo. That's just a frustrating experience - everyone gets points from their cards and it's just easier to use your own card and split.
If Seated got rid of this and let me just stick with the original $15 reward, I'd happily use it. But it's dead for me now
Min spend ruined app 1/5
I used to love this app but now I will never use it again. While i appreciate the rationale for having a minimum spend, the minimum spend amounts recently imposed are not reasonable at all. Roughly $40-$60 minimum spend for a party of 2 - that is outrageous to expect particularly at lower priced restaurants. I could never spend that much for 2 in one meal. Never using this app again unless they revert back to no minimum spend.
Edit:delusional app developer thinks they can console me by suggesting that $20-30 per entree is a reasonable price to pay at a hole in the wall sushi restaurant. Unreasonable. They created a business model that wasn’t sustainable and now they’re trying to make consumers pay for it. Also they are trying to incentivize by offering a “bigger reward” but the high minimum spend negates the benefit. Don’t be fooled.
Privacy scam? 1/5
So first the app wanted to know your location all the time, even when it wasn’t in use. Now it requires you log into you bank so they can track your spend. Let’s see trust a random app paying way too much to acquire users with my banking info? No way!
Edit; thanks for the developer response, but that claim of only having access to the specific transactions is laughable. Once you have bank synced using the credentials require by seated then seated will have access to any and all transactions and bank info. The only thing limiting it is seats own policies, which there is no way to verify.
Perhaps set up a way to verify the spend with the restaurant instead of using this very shady way to get the information.
False Branding - Decreased Reward Value 1/5
Prior to the most recent updates, Seated would offer $15 for any completed reservation at one of their restaurants. Now they have increased rewards ($20-$40), but they require spending minimums to receive your credit. While the rebranded rewards may seem like an upgrade to the Seated system, unfortunately they decrease the overall return you can receive from the system. If you need to spend $50 to receive your $15 reward, you are only receiving a 30% discount, but in the previous system, the less you would spend per restaurant, the more percentage return you would receive. For example, if you could manage to get two meals for $20, and you received your $15 amazon credit, you would be getting an effective 75% discount. I understand that power users like myself were probably the reason that this spending limit was put in place, because I was cutting into the company’s profits, but the rebranding of the rewards system has actually decreased the system’s usefulness. The company is advertising the update as an upgrade in rewards, but it is really a decrease in net customer return to increase revenue for the company.
The premise of this app is good, and it used to be great. But as others have pointed out, the spending minimum makes it hard to use. All of the (surprisingly few) places in my college city have a $60 minimum for two. Who are you catering to? I was excited to use this app to go out to eat more this year but have not been able to because it's actually hard to spend that much at some of these spots. Perhaps a tiered system, as there is with party size, would be good. Better yet, just revert to the old system, please!
Reservations cancelled twice. 1/5
By Onion God of stuff
I made one reservation it was cancelled. It was recommended to make another reservation for another suggested time. Ok. I agreed. Put wife and two kids in the car got almost to restaurant and reservation cancelled again! What a scam!
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