Now you can order food without food delivery apps via Google. On Friday, May 24, Google has announced that users can order food directly from Google Search, the Assistant, and Map. The tech giant has partnered with current delivery companies including DoorDash, Postmates, Slice and ChowNow. It means one will not have to download supplementary apps to order food from any of the companies mentioned above. Also, it will not require to visit their websites. Still, other companies like Zuppler and more are on the way to offer food delivery via Google.
It is not essential to create an account with any of the services to place an order; just a Google account is enough to do so. The Google apps will show the entire menu along with the minimal delivery charges and items price. The feature will also enable users to view the time of delivery. All in all, the ordering approach is similar to other food delivery apps. The tech giant has integrated the option to order food online in its Search, Maps, and Assistant apps. Besides, the feature will offer a complete start to end food ordering experience without coming out of Google. On Maps and Search, users can see a button, Order Online, for involving restaurants. After clicking the button, users can select a delivery service and place the order. After that, users can check out by using Google Pay as a payment gateway.
Along with Search and Maps, Google is also developing the feature into the Assistant. One can use Google Assistant to initiate an order from a restaurant. Users can also repeat the order for the meal which they have ordered previously. Yet it is unclear whether the feature exists via Google Assistant smart speakers or Google smart displays. Although current food delivery giants like Uber Eats, Deliveroo and Just Eat are not available on Google’s list.