Like every release by Apple, Apple Pay was highly anticipated. Apple Pay went live October 20, but in order for this payment service to continue to be relevant– it has to be used by consumers. Large restaurant brands, such as Subway, Panera, McDonald's are offering this form of mobile payment– but what about the independent restaurant operators?
Well, Mountain View's Bierhaus is paving the way for local independent restaurants to offer this mobile payment. With the Bierhaus app, customers can now order and then pay from their iPhones, with only a few clicks.
OpenTable has also started to accept Apple Pay in lieu of credit cards for San Francisco, NYC, and D.C restaurants. Could San Francisco be the city where these payments take off? Read More