Best Food & Gourmet Apps

Food & gourmet apps are found in this category. These apps allow the user to access information related to cooking, drinking, and dining out. Types include recipe book, restaurant locator, and food review apps. Food & gourmet apps are great for those who love to cook and discover new restaurants to visit.

Last updated 03-26-2017

Simple Feast - Recipes
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Simple Feast - Recipes

Android

Seller: Simple Feast

35 3.5

Finding recipes online is great and all, but it can be a bit disappointing when their steps are complicated, or if the ingredients can be just a little too hard to come by. The good news is that this app presents a vast library of dishes that are excellent kitchen creations while being easier to pull off than they appear.

These recipe cards are authored by prestigious chefs from all over the world. Discover a wide variety of cuisines, from Korean-style beef to classic roast chicken. It even allows you to control the recipe’s number of servings and automatically calculates the exact amount of ingredients you will need. Additionally, the steps are not only well-detailed but they also list the specific ingredients you will be using, making them easier to organize.

It even helps convert the recipe into a convenient grocery list to quickly get you started on shopping for its ingredients. There is no need to rush for some cooking classes just to make a good meal every day. A couple of recipes from this app are enough!

▲ Learn to create culinary wonders and even modify them to suit a set number of servings.

▲ Keep track of what ingredients you need at every step.

▲ The recipes are made by a host of expert chefs. Discover other recipes they have made!

Android
Simple Feast - Recipes

Simple Feast - Recipes

Free

Untappd - Discover Beer
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Untappd - Discover Beer

Android

Seller: Untappd

35 3.5

When you have had your fill of the best beers in town, it makes sense to shift your attention to others across the globe. However, you can also save up time on the research simply by looking through this app.

Here you will find a dedicated community of fellow drinkers and see their ratings for the most trending brews. Whether you are Budweiser fan or looking for something more exotic, this app can help you expand your horizons. It also helps you locate nearby bars and even lets you know if they got some new stuff to try out.

Finally, this tool further comes with its own barcode scanner. It is a great reference to have when traveling and you end up enjoying a beer with a brand you have yet to recognize. Begin your journey on discovering the hottest and tastiest brews around the world with this handy companion!

▲ Look up your most favorite beers and start discovering others you might like.

▲ See what new brews are trending and where to get a taste!

▲ Use the built-in barcode scanner to find the proper name for brands you don’t recognize.

Android
Untappd - Discover Beer

Untappd - Discover Beer

Free

Zomato - Restaurant Finder
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Zomato - Restaurant Finder

Android

Seller: Zomato

35 3.5

Whether or not food is all you ever think about, it is always an enjoyable thing to have the best food places suggested to you without having to do anything! With this tool, you will get to enjoy instant suggestions about restaurants, diners, and even eateries near you – wherever you are, anytime and anywhere.

Simply sign up to begin using the app. The app will automatically detect your location and will present a feed filled with restaurant options. You can mark a restaurant as your favorite or add to your collection. You can also contribute to the feed by posting a food or restaurant review!

▲ Searching for cafes or places with special desserts? The app will instantly show you nearby options!

▲ Look at what everybody else is digging into! Browse through the trends to know.

▲ Trying to get into a hungry mood? Get instantly enticed through your feed!

Android
Zomato - Restaurant Finder

Zomato - Restaurant Finder

Free

SideChef: Step-by-step cooking
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SideChef: Step-by-step cooking

Android
iOS

Seller: SideChef

40 4

We all know how in this modern era of busy lifestyles and microwaveable convenience, we often forget to slow down and put our health first. Remember those warm, home-cooked meals that mom used to make? No need to tirelessly flip through dusty old cookbooks - bringing back those lip-smacking memories is easier than you think!

Swipe up and down on the home screen to browse through featured recipes, which are updated daily and seasonally. When you find something that makes your mouth water, tap onto it to bring up its step-by-step and recipe list. Ready to roll up your sleeves and get to work? Tap “Start Cooking” to activate the full-screen, voice controlled instructions that guide you every step of the way!

▲ Salivate over scrumptious dishes provided by food bloggers and chefs – tap their image to see their full profile and recipe uploads!

▲ View all the steps on one screen, or tap “Start Cooking” to view each one-by-one. Save a recipe for later by tapping the bookmark icon to the top right, or like it by tapping the heart.

▲ Plan meals up to five weeks in advance – tap on a day and then type of meal (from breakfast to dinner and dessert) to set each dish.

Tap the magnifying icon at the bottom of the screen to browse recipes by region, type, and keywords to find your next delicious dish. If you have a recipe of your own that you think others may enjoy sinking their teeth into, tap the plus icon at the bottom-center to upload your very own recipe.

Tapping the checkmark icon takes you to the “Meal Planner” – organize your eating for the weeks ahead by tapping on a day and adding the recipes you plan to dine on. When you are done tap “Create Shopping List” to automatically create a list of ingredients you need and make your next trip to the supermarket a snap. With this handy assistant chef by your side, you will never go hungry again – so get cooking!

Android
SideChef: Step-by-step cooking

SideChef: Step-by-step cooking

Free

iOS
SideChef: Step-by-step cooking

SideChef: Step-by-step cooking

Free

Distiller - Your Liquor Expert
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Distiller - Your Liquor Expert

Android
iOS

Seller: Distiller LLC

40 4

See what others think about various brands of wine and liquor by reading different reviews and suggestions in one handy app. Designed with a dynamic database of original reviews and notes on whiskey, rum, gin, and brandy, this app collates everyone’s points of view when it comes to spirits.

In just one tap, you can access diverse flavor profiles of various brands, including personalized spirits recommendations for you to know what is inside the bottle before you purchase. Also, with this app, you can collect, review, and rate bottles as well. Track flavors and add them to your collection, including their taste. Make this simple wine collector’s forum your guide to the best proof!

▲ Learn about spirits by skimming through reviews from different drinkers around the globe.

▲ This app can give you the opportunity to share your knowledge about wine or liquor as well.

▲ Register your personal email to receive more interesting reviews while on the go!

Android
Distiller - Your Liquor Expert

Distiller - Your Liquor Expert

Free

iOS
Distiller

Distiller

Free

Yelp
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Yelp

Android
iOS

Seller: Yelp, Inc

35 3.5

Looking for fun events, or the next place to have dinner out? Use Yelp! to check out what is around you and how other people like it! Categories range from coffee & tea and shopping to education and local flavor, so there is bound to be something that will delight you.

When you do find, for example, that new, hole-in-the-wall restaurant, you can look at the average ratings, prices, hours of operation, and a whole lot more. Dig a little deeper, and read through the reviews, see what people had to say about service, the food, the decor, and anything else that crossed their mind - real people giving real opinions!

▲ Use your GPS to find businesses around you, or enter your destination to find out where to go!

▲ If you are looking for a food restaurant, check out popular menu items, ingredients, and prices!

▲ Read reviews, rate them, and then if you choose to eat there, send in your own review!

As you begin documenting the service, quality, and friendliness that you come across, there are achievements and honors that you can earn. You can earn a receive compliments from other Yelpers, earn badges, and even get the coveted "Elite" status which is based on combination of several reviewing activities!

If you are wondering what to write in a review (besides "it's good!"), then there are a couple of things that Yelp does to help you out. First, there is a example of what to talk about when you start writing. Second, you can choose to see previous reviews at the same time, for a little helpful boost. So now, when you see a great place, yelp! and share your experience!

TripAdvisor Hotels Restaurants
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TripAdvisor Hotels Restaurants

Android
iOS

Seller: TripAdvisor

35 3.5

Planning ahead for your trip is very important for a multitude of reasons. If you are a traveler and want to get the best out of your trip, then plan ahead with this convenient app so you can save time and money!

This app is not only for booking hotels and restaurants, but also used to make the best possible decision based on informative reviews written by other users. Learn about the quality of hotels, attractions, and restaurants. You can even check out flights - making it that much easier to plan your next weekend getaway or backpacking adventure!

▲ Type in the city or the destination you wish to visit for your next trip.

▲ Find fun things to do in the location of your choice.

▲ Find honest reviews to help you make better decisions for your trip, and write your own to help out others.

This app not only gives prices and assistance to travelers by providing advice, but it also helps you narrow down your options, save your favorite hotel or restaurant, gives you contact details, and even a handy map that lets you see exact locations. Plus, you can also download the location for offline use in case later a connection is not available!

For your next vacation, don't limit yourself on the number of activities to do. The valuable advice of other users will inspire you on what to do next, including tips that might be outside the usual tourist spectrum. This tool is fantastic for travelers, backpackers, families or honeymooners. It is sure to become your go-to in order to have that "best vacation ever"!

Android
TripAdvisor Hotels Restaurants

TripAdvisor Hotels Restaurants

Free

iOS
TripAdvisor Hotels Flights Restaurants

TripAdvisor Hotels Flights Restaurants

Free

Starbucks
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Starbucks

Android
iOS

Seller: Starbucks Coffee Company

35 3.5

Do you need a coffee to kick start your day, but deterred by the thought of standing in a line? Starbucks have recognized this issue and thus have made this app to help you buy that next drink hassle-free. Find your nearest store, browse the menu, pay online, and your drink will be waiting for you to grab!

Link your loyalty card to the app to be able to view your current status, or create one right away. After filling out your details, you can receive stars which will up your rank from green to gold. Receive enough stars to win free refills or snacks on your next visit.

▲ Buy your next beverage online and pick it up at a time convenient to you!

▲ Tons of added features to make your experience as convenient as possible - even check out the songs playing in-store.

▲ Gain stars to exchange for prizes such as free drink refills!

Send your barristers a digital tip to thank them for their hard work, and send friends eGifts to put a caffeine smile on their face! Ever wondered what song is playing in-store? You can check that out too to stay in-the-know of the latest tunes!

Have complete control over your card, and track previous purchases to see how you managed to achieve stars. The simple designs allows even the most untech-savvy of mobile users to find ordering coffee a piece of (caffeine flavored) cake. Enjoy the convenience of taking your time to choose your order, and repeat previous ones too for the same flavorsome experience as last time!

Android
Starbucks

Starbucks

Free

Coyotea
4

January 21, 2017

Not bad, being able to order before getting to my local Starbucks has been pretty handy from time to time when I'm busy. Sometimes the menu hasn't been updated quick enough though, but that's usually for the seasonal items.

iOS
Starbucks

Starbucks

Free

Cookbook Recipes
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Cookbook Recipes

Android
iOS

Seller: Riafy Technologies

35 3.5

Skip industrialized microwave meals and unhealthy takeouts, and get inspired to use local, sustainable food to create meals everyone can enjoy. Whether you need an answer for quick game day snacks, or you are looking to impress friends or relatives for a dinner party, simply search and browse until you find that gold-crusted recipe!

Search various food categories, discover new takes on favorites, or try something a little out of the ordinary. Tap on a recipe that looks appealing to you and scroll down to view ingredients, cooking instructions, and even user comments personally uploaded images.

Calculated prep time and nutritional information helps you choose healthy and time efficient ideas.

▲ Search a variety of impressive recipes made for numerous occasions.

▲ High quality images showoff meal potential. Read up on details and add recipes to favorites!

This pocket companion allows you to view recipes offline, and download pages as a PDF file for printing, to ensure that wobbly internet connections don't interfere with your cooking masterpiece. Whether you are looking to dive into a new hobby, or you are a seasoned professional in the culinary arts, let this app help you discover new kitchen tips and ideas you may never have known, you didn't know!

This app takes you through every step required to produce food of every kinds. The only thing it doesn't include is a sous chef and a toque blache (white chefs hat).

Android
Cookbook Recipes

Cookbook Recipes

Free

iOS
Cookbook - Free Recipes

Cookbook - Free Recipes

Free

All Delicious Tasty Recipes
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All Delicious Tasty Recipes

Android

Seller: Last Gear Publishing

35 3.5

Learn how to cook the most scrumptious food! With just a single click, spoil yourself with an app that provides you different recipes made by master chefs from around the world.

Cook top dishes — your family will feel as if they are eating out at some fancy restaurant every day! Feed them different meals that will leave their stomachs happy and satisfied. Say goodbye to that usual fried food and hello to various, delicious, and healthy plates!

▲Improve your cooking skills and prepare the most scrumptious and juiciest meals!

▲Filter your search to find the specific recipe you desire to cook.

▲Add recipes to shopping lists before your next outing. Easily check off your items as you shop!

Constantly worried about your family’s health? Prepare them nutritious meals and snacks to start feeding them right. Feel relieved and get informed with the different nutritional facts about your meals!

Out of ingredients for a specific dish? Add it to your shopping list and go to the nearest grocery store; simply check on the box of the specific ingredient which you already placed in your cart.

Satisfy your family members' empty stomachs with meals, snacks, and delicious desserts! Proceed to the kitchen and start arranging the specific ingredients. Watch various videos to learn how to prepare the different dishes.

Android
All Delicious Tasty Recipes

All Delicious Tasty Recipes

Free