Restaurant POS System

Quick Service Restaurant POS System

Toast QSRs have higher sales

Quick service restaurants on Toast outperformed reported industry average in YoY sales in 2021. Get results with a system designed to serve more guests without extra hands.*

Zoom through every line with a system designed for on-the-go service

Make your takeout business hum
  • Add another revenue stream with commission-free online ordering.
  • Delivery integrations send third-party orders directly to your POS. Bye bye, extra tablets.
  • Offer delivery for online orders via Toast Delivery Services and save on fees.
Restaurant-specific design makes every task easier
  • Work with menus built specifically for food service, so your team doesn’t have to constantly cook up workarounds.
  • Make updates directly from any terminal (or even home), no backend work required.
  • All the detailed reports you need to make smart decisions as you grow.
Tools to take the pressure off when you’re slammed
  • Speed up every order with guest-facing screens and lightning fast processing.
  • Handhelds and QR code ordering help you shorten lines and upsell guests tableside.
  • Internet down? Offline Mode lets you keep taking cards and firing orders to the kitchen.

Built for fast-paced dining, no matter how you do it

See how your restaurant type can turn up the heat with Toast:

“Our throughput increased by 20%.”

Join tens of thousands of quick service concepts that are leveling up service with Toast.

"The product is so user friendly - I feel like I can teach anybody. Doesn’t matter how big one of our restaurants is or how small, Toast can accommodate what our needs are for every location."

Audra Chandler

IT manager Velvet Taco

"Training is 10x easier [and] has made a huge difference in wait time - we’re at least a few minutes faster on each order."

Tanya Li

Associate Director of Operations Flour Bakery
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"Toast is just what we needed - it saves us money while providing the functionality and tech support we needed so we can focus on serving our customers."

Mike Miller

Technology Consultant Beach Hut Deli
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"Tips went through the roof with the suggested tip amount. With Order & Pay, our tips more than doubled. My employee retention is now through the roof, it’s pretty awesome.”

Danny Rosa

Manager New England Lobster Market & Eatery

"Having Toast all-in-one system - it’s almost like having three additional employees. [It gives] me time to focus on creating great recipes and sourcing good beer."

Justin LeGore & Alex Benbassat

Co-founders Barkhaus
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Designed by restaurant people — you’ll feel the difference

Step up to a POS partner that has your back when service gets messy.

24/7 support from food service pros
  • Live support is a phone call away, no matter when your shifts start or end.
  • Talk to people who speak your language — 70% of Toast employees have food service experience.
  • Find answers fast in Toast Central when you’re too busy to chat.
Durable hardware that can handle the kitchen
  • Spilled drinks and grease splatters won’t get through spill proof construction.
  • Heat-resistant gear that runs fine near the stove.
  • Tough enough to survive accidental drops.
Offline Mode to save the day if wifi drops
  • Put down the pen and paper — orders still fire to the kitchen.
  • No more switching to cash only.
  • Keep taking cards. Payments process as soon as you’re back online.

*Based on a comparison of 2020-2021 gross sales among quick service restaurants on Toast and limited service restaurants nationally, as reported by the National Restaurant Association's State of the Restaurant Industry 2022. This is not intended as a direct comparison and restaurant populations and methodologies may vary. **Based on Toast internal data from 2021 among restaurants using Toast Payroll. Individual results will vary.

See how Toast works for your quick-service restaurant

Now you can run your business on one platform — from POS to payroll and beyond.

Flexible plans make it easy to start or switch

0% financing
Free setup assistance
24/7/365 support
Starter Kits

For small restaurants looking for one to two terminals to get up and running.

Starting at¹


$0 upfront*

Explore Starter Kits
  • Toast Flex POS terminal + cloud-based POS software.
  • Toast Tap payment device + router.
  • Free setup support + customer care.
Point of Sale

Ideal for restaurants looking to get started with core functionality and flat-rate processing.

Starting at


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  • Cloud-based point of sale.
  • Custom hardware configuration.
  • Additional add-ons included,
Build Your Own

Ideal for all restaurants ready to drive more revenue and optimize operations with the full Toast platform.


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  • Cloud-based POS + digital ordering + marketing, gift cards and loyalty.
  • Team management, payroll & scheduling.
  • xtraCHEF by Toast - Automated back-office management solutions.

Everything your quick service POS software needs now and down the road, all in one platform

Toast has pretty much everything else you’ll need (when the time comes) — so you can keep operations simple and vendors to a minimum.

Frequently Asked Questions

Toast is built specifically for restaurants, including quick service concepts like cafe/bakeries, fast casual, pizzerias, food trucks, breweries and bars, and more. Toast POS was ranked in 2023 as G2’s leading restaurant point of sale.

Yes — you can access in-depth reports on sales, labor, customers, and much more from anywhere.

The Toast Flex terminal with guest-facing display is designed specifically for speeding up the line in quick service restaurants. Kiosks and Mobile Order and Pay™ are also popular with restaurants that want to offer guests easy ways to bypass the line and get their order in fast.

Toast’s Online Ordering suite is also perfect for those who want to do more to-go business and simplify your workflows for delivery app orders. Direct integrations with Doordash, GrubHub, and Uber Eats send orders straight to your POS so you don’t need extra hands to re-enter them.

Yes, there are specific plans and pricing options available for new restaurants.  Book a free demo to get the details.

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[1] Based on a comparison of 2020-2021 gross sales among quick service restaurants on Toast and limited service restaurants nationally, as reported by the National Restaurant Association's State of the Restaurant Industry 2022. This is not intended as a direct comparison and restaurant populations and methodologies may vary.

[2] Disclosure: Toast has a direct relationship with G2 involving incentivizing reviews.

* Pricing applies to new customers and single locations only.

** Toast Easy Pay is a 180-day lease with an option to purchase. Toast will hold back 1.75% of your sales and any unpaid amount will be due at 180 days via ACH. Software is billed monthly.

*** Pay-as-you-Go pricing applies to new customers and single locations only. Plan is subject to a Platform Fee which is applied to each transaction and begins when customers start transacting. Plan is subject to a 2 year agreement.

****Includes installation, shipping, handling, and taxes.