Lightspeed vs Toast

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Find out why ex-Toast customers switched to Lightspeed.

Check out a side-by-side comparison and see why ambitious restaurateurs prefer Lightspeed as their #1 POS. Get a live comparison.

Main features Toast

Order and pay at table

Core sales reporting

In-depth insights

 

Integrated payments reporting

Multi-location management

Advanced inventory management

Fast and transparent integrated payment processing

Extensive PMS integrations

 

Free 1:1 onboarding

 

Free 24/7 support

Cloud-based across all devices

Offline mode

 

Advanced coursing and bill-splitting options

Extensive network of integrations

Flexible hardware options

 

Order and pay at table

Toast

Core sales reporting

Toast

In-depth insights

Toast

 

Integrated payments reporting

Toast

Multi-location management

Toast

Advanced inventory management

Toast

Fast and transparent integrated payment processing

Toast

Extensive PMS integrations

Toast

 

Free 1:1 onboarding

Toast

 

Free 24/7 support

Toast

Cloud-based across all devices

Toast

Offline mode

Toast

 

Advanced coursing and bill-splitting options

Toast

Extensive network of integrations

Toast

Flexible hardware options

Toast

 

Why ex-Toast restaurants are falling in love with Lightspeed.

Unified payment processing

Let customers pay the way they want. No hidden fees—just fast, reliable payments straight from your POS.

Hardware your way

Get new hardware, use your own or mix and match different brands. With Toast, you are limited to choosing from their proprietary hardware. Lightspeed gives you the flexibility to customize your setup with user-friendly iOS hardware.

Personalized onboarding and support

With Toast, onboarding is only available through an online classroom. Our onboarding is free so you can get started serving right away. We'll be right there with you to ensure your platform is configured for success.

Make better decisions with industry leading insights

With Lightspeed, you automatically unlock insights from guest profiles, menu items and staff performance to give you confidence in your choices.

Free 24/7 support

Lightspeed sticks with you every step of the way. Get free, 24/7 support over phone, email and chat.

A full suite of restaurant software

Get everything you need to run your business. Our one-stop platform comes in packages built for every level of operation.

POS recommended by

Logo Software Advice 4.5 stars
Logo G2 4.5 stars
Logo Capterra 4.5 stars
Logo SourceForge 5 stars

Over 167K of the world’s best businesses rely on Lightspeed.

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