Lavu - Top 13 Alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Jun 27, 2021

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The two main competitors of Lavu iPad POS includes TouchBistro and iVend POS. TouchBistro software is a is an iPad-based POS (point of sale) solution built to serve restaurants of any type, and that is offered through the cloud and on-premise solutions. On the other hand, Lave software is a cloud-hosted iPad Point of Sale (POS) system that is specifically engineered to serve the restaurant industry.

Both TouchBistro and Lavu iPad POS platforms offer phone, online, knowledge base, and Video tutorial support. TouchBistro software supports iPhone/iPad, Mac, and Web-based devices whereas Lavu iPad POS supports iPhone/iPad and Android devices.

iVend POS is a cloud-based and on-premise omnichannel retail management system that enables businesses to manage their daily operations while On the other hand, Lave software is a cloud-hosted iPad Point of Sale (POS) system designed for the restaurants industry.

Both POS systems offer their clients Online and 24/7 (Live Rep). iVend POS is a product of CitiXsys but in comparison, Lave iPad POS is a product of Lavu Company.

2021's Top Lavu Alternatives

Here are the top 4 alternatives to Lavu that are worth checking out: TouchBistro for SMBs, Yelp Reservations for large size business, CAKE Point of Sale for growing companies, and SlickPOS for startups and SMBs.

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Score ITQlick Score is a 1 to 100 score, based on pricing, and functionality Vs. alternative solutions
Pricing pricing Score is a 1 to 10 score, based on the TCO (cost of licences, customizations, training, hardware when relevant) Vs. alternative solutions
License pricing license pricing (if provided by the software vendor)
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Lavu
ITQlick rating
3.5/5
Score
95/100
Pricing
2.4/10
License pricing
$69 per user/month
Functionality
13
Review
Best for SMBs
TouchBistro
ITQlick rating
4.3/5
Score
93/100
Pricing
3.2/10
License pricing
$69 per month
Functionality
10
Best for Enterprise
Yelp
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
88/100
Pricing
9.4/10
License pricing
$249 per month
Functionality
9
Review
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Growing
CAKE
ITQlick rating
4.6/5
Score
87/100
Pricing
2/10
License pricing
$69 per month
Functionality
7
Review
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Free version
SlickPOS
ITQlick rating
4.5/5
Score
77/100
Pricing
2.8/10
License pricing
$19 per month
Functionality
3

1. TouchBistro - Best for SMBs

TouchBistro is an alternative Restaurant POS software, TouchBistro installed on-premises or used cloud based, Lavu can be used on-premises and on the cloud. TouchBistro, with a pricing score of 3.2 is considered more expensive to implement than Lavu with a score of 2.4.

TouchBistro is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (TouchBistro offers 10 main features). compare head to head: TouchBistro Vs Lavu

2. Yelp Reservations - Best for Large Business

Yelp Reservations is an alternative Restaurant POS software, Yelp Reservations installed on-premises or used cloud based, Lavu can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Yelp Reservations, with a pricing score of 9.4 is considered more expensive to implement than Lavu with a score of 2.4.

Yelp Reservations is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Yelp offers 9 main features). compare head to head: Yelp Reservations Vs Lavu

3. CAKE Point of Sale - Best for Growing Companies

CAKE Point of Sale is an alternative Restaurant POS software, CAKE Point of Sale installed on-premises or used cloud based, Lavu can be used on-premises and on the cloud. CAKE Point of Sale, with a pricing score of 2 is considered less expensive to implement than Lavu with a score of 2.4.

CAKE Point of Sale is rated 4.6 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (CAKE offers 7 main features). compare head to head: CAKE Point of Sale Vs Lavu

4. SlickPOS - Best for NO Budget or Start up Companies

SlickPOS is an alternative Restaurant POS software, SlickPOS installed on-premises or used cloud based, Lavu can be used on-premises and on the cloud. SlickPOS, with a pricing score of 2.8 is considered more expensive to implement than Lavu with a score of 2.4.

SlickPOS is rated 4.5 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (SlickPOS offers 3 main features). compare head to head: SlickPOS Vs Lavu

5. POSbistro

POSbistro is an alternative Restaurant POS software, POSbistro installed on-premises or used cloud based, Lavu can be used on-premises and on the cloud. POSbistro, with a pricing score of 2.8 is considered more expensive to implement than Lavu with a score of 2.4.

POSbistro is rated 4.3 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (POSbistro offers 3 main features). compare head to head: POSbistro Vs Lavu

6. MarketMan

MarketMan is an alternative Restaurant POS software, MarketMan installed on-premises or used cloud based, Lavu can be used on-premises and on the cloud. MarketMan, with a pricing score of 8 is considered more expensive to implement than Lavu with a score of 2.4.

MarketMan is rated 4.7 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (MarketMan offers 11 main features). compare head to head: MarketMan Vs Lavu

7. Restaurant Manager

Restaurant Manager is an alternative Restaurant POS software, Restaurant Manager installed on-premises or used cloud based, Lavu can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Restaurant Manager, with a pricing score of 3.6 is considered more expensive to implement than Lavu with a score of 2.4.

Restaurant Manager is rated 2.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Restaurant offers 32 main features). compare head to head: Restaurant Manager Vs Lavu

8. SynergySuite for Restaurants

SynergySuite for Restaurants is an alternative Restaurant POS software, SynergySuite for Restaurants installed on-premises or used cloud based, Lavu can be used on-premises and on the cloud. SynergySuite for Restaurants, with a pricing score of 7 is considered more expensive to implement than Lavu with a score of 2.4.

SynergySuite for Restaurants is rated 4.8 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (SynergySuite offers 15 main features). compare head to head: SynergySuite for Restaurants Vs Lavu

9. Squirrel POS

Squirrel POS is an alternative Restaurant POS software, Squirrel POS used on the cloud, Lavu can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Squirrel POS, with a pricing score of 3 is considered more expensive to implement than Lavu with a score of 2.4.

Squirrel POS is rated 4.9 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Squirrel offers 9 main features). compare head to head: Squirrel POS Vs Lavu

10. BIM POS

BIM POS is an alternative Restaurant POS software, BIM POS used on the cloud, Lavu can be used on-premises and on the cloud. BIM POS, with a pricing score of 3.6 is considered more expensive to implement than Lavu with a score of 2.4.

BIM POS is rated 4.1 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (BIM offers 11 main features). compare head to head: BIM POS Vs Lavu

11. Schedulefly

Schedulefly is an alternative Restaurant POS software, Schedulefly installed on-premises or used cloud based, Lavu can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Schedulefly, with a pricing score of 6 is considered more expensive to implement than Lavu with a score of 2.4.

Schedulefly is rated 4.9 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Schedulefly offers 4 main features). compare head to head: Schedulefly Vs Lavu

12. Sapaad

Sapaad is an alternative Restaurant POS software, Sapaad installed on-premises or used cloud based, Lavu can be used on-premises and on the cloud. Sapaad, with a pricing score of 2.8 is considered more expensive to implement than Lavu with a score of 2.4.

Sapaad is rated 4.4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (Sapaad offers 18 main features). compare head to head: Sapaad Vs Lavu

13. 2TouchPOS

2TouchPOS is an alternative Restaurant POS software, 2TouchPOS installed on-premises, Lavu can be used on-premises and on the cloud. 2TouchPOS, with a pricing score of 6.4 is considered more expensive to implement than Lavu with a score of 2.4.

2TouchPOS is rated 4 stars by ITQlick experts, both software products offer a good range of features (2TouchPOS offers 17 main features). compare head to head: 2TouchPOS Vs Lavu

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.