TouchBistro - IPad POS System

Touch Bistro Best in Class IPad POS

TouchBistro #1 Ranked Restaurant POS System

Designed specifically for restaurants and the food & beverage industry.

TouchBistro Hardware Setup

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TouchBistro Hardware Setup
Mini Mac Server Apple Airport Extreme Thermal Printer Impact Kitchen Printer Cash Drawer Stationary iPad Stands Table or Counter iPad Stands iPad Terminals

Mini Mac Server

  • Acts as the "brain" of the system.
  • Stores all of the restaurant's TouchBistro data.
  • Syncs all iPads, so changes on one iPad are made to all others.
  • Will continue to work even if internet connection is lost.
  • Only required for multi-iPad setups.

Apple Airport Extreme

  • Apple router that provides a secure, local wi-fi network.
  • Lets the terminals (iPads) and printers communicate wirelessly.
  • Different wi-fi network than your internet (for staff use).
  • Will continue to work even if internet connection is lost.

Thermal Printer

  • Silent Ethernet printer for front of house.
  • Printes receipts or tickets directly from an iPad.
  • Requires no ink (uses thermal paper).

Impact Kitchen Printer

  • Ethernet printer for printing kitchen tickets.
  • Makes noise to alert kitchen staff of new ticket.
  • Prints a double copy receipt directly from an iPad.
  • Requires no ink (uses impact paper).

Cash Drawer

  • Traditional printer-driven cash drawer.
  • Opens at cash-out or on demand wirelessly from a terminal (iPad).
  • Connects to a printer via RJ12 cable.

Stationary iPad Stands

  • Cases or enclosures for iPads and iPad minis.
  • Additional protection from breakage, spillage, wear and tear.
  • Safely secures your terminals to a counter to prevent theft.

Table or Counter iPad Stands

  • Protect units from spillage, breakage or wear.
  • Place on tables for menu display and on-demand ordering.
  • Use as self-checkout kiosk for quick-service applications.

iPad Terminals

  • iPad terminals are the main interactive devices of the system.
  • All terminals are linked and synced together.
  • Changes made on one device instantly shows on all devices.
  • Seamlessly run the whole system from any device.

One Solution for Any Size Venue

TouchBistro is the flexible POS solution that will scale with any business.

Small: Coffee shop counter running a solo-iPad system.

Large: Restaurants with multiple floors, bars, and patios running many iPads on a fast & synced POS solution.

TouchBistro can handle it all!

Solo iPad Configuration

TouchBistro Solo iPad Configuration comes fully functional on a single iPad.

It’s the perfect solution for small restaurants, quick-serve counters, cafes, and food trucks.

Multipad Configuration

When you need your POS to break free from the counter, TouchBistro Multi iPad Configuration is your best solution.

Ideal for venues that need multiple iPads, all synchronize with one another.

Work with multiple floor layouts, centrally administered from your server.

Full-service restaurants, breweries, bars, and nightclubs love the Multi iPad Configuration.


  • Intuitive front-of-house management
  • Visual menu with full screen images of menu items and descriptions
  • Table-side ordering and payment processing
  • Menu item search
  • Inventory tracking with pop-up warnings when items are low
  • Fast buttons for cash payments
  • Quickly create takeout/delivery orders & bar tabs with one tap
  • Automatically generate route for delivery orders


  • Robust reports for sales, food, alcohol, discounts, modifiers, labor, cost, and taxes
  • Built-in reservation tool
  • Customize venue floor layout
  • Direct receipt printing to any printers remotely on the iPad
  • Track and control staff login history, rate of pay, and access levels
  • In-app staff messaging center
TouchBistro hybrid technology

Complete System Reliability

Stay Connected: TouchBistro, is built on hybrid technology that does not rely purely on the internet to keep you connected.

The system uses its own network to assure you are always connected to the data cloud even when the internet goes down.

Cloud Convenience: Access all of your data from any device, any time.

Remotely manage your business with ease and security.

Get real-time reports, manage inventory and track sales with a huge variety of categories.


Freedom to Work More Efficiently

Tableside Order Placement

Faster & More Accurate: TouchBistro gives servers unmatched flexibility and mobility.

Tableside order placement allows even the most complex orders to be placed directly from the table, straight to the kitchen. No time-delay or need to walk back and forth to place an order.

Upselling with Images: A picture is worth a thousand words. The tablet can be used to display specials, menu item pictures and descriptions. This allows servers to visually show off items and not just describe them verbally. They can also be set to change automatically for happy hours or hourly menus.

TouchBistro Tableside Orders