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Izzy's Restaurant, Little Rock, AR"

"Lavu has decreased our order to table time by 5 minutes a ticket."

Rude Boy Cookies, Albuquerque, NM"

"We use Lavu to track sales, manage our menu mix and input employee schedules."

N.o.D.a. Brewery"

"With Lavu, it's reports, reports, reports. Data is everything in making our entire company more efficient."

Izzy's Restaurant

"Lavu has decreased our order to table time by 5 minutes a ticket. The ability for a waiter to hit send and get the order to the kitchen before they even walk away from the table not only reduces the ticket time dramatically but keeps the waiter on the service floor in front of their customers.”

Cloud access to her management tools were another prime reason that Izzy’s choose Lavu. “We love the remote capability to manage Lavu when away from the restaurant.”

— Heather Isbell, Owner, Izzy’s Restaurant, Little Rock, Arkansas, USA

Izzy's Restaurant, Little Rock, AR
Rude Boy Cookies

"Lavu has been proven to be a great tool for my business, Rude Boy Cookies. We use it to track sales, manage our menu mix and input schedules to name a few. I look forward to growing my business with Lavu along for the ride."

"One of the foundations of Rude Boy Cookies is to be active in our community. Lavu allows us to customize our POS to easily track our "Cookies for A Cause" program sales. The ease in which we can track the sales allows us to keep our charitable partners updated throughout the program and ultimately tally final sales figures quickly and checks to our charitable partners in a timely manner. A big thank you to Lavu for helping to make our "Cookies for A Cause" program easier to manage and thus far a great success."

— Michael Silva, Co-Owner, Rude Boy Cookies, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

Izzy's Restaurant, Little Rock, AR
NoDa Brewing - Tap Room

NoDa chose Lavu because of how efficient time management is compared to the speed of their old system. "Clocking in/out for all employees reduces paper usage of time sheets. We can hold multiple tabs without loss of efficiency. The new system allows us to enter various products with the assistance of modifiers."

“With Lavu, it’s reports, reports, reports. Data is everything in making our entire company more efficient.”

—Todd Ford, Owner, NoDa Brewing, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

Izzy's Restaurant, Little Rock, AR
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"The portability of the system gives me the ability to grow in the future and to attend local events."

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"With Lavu our servers can provide a level of service that many places cannot. "

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"Online real-time reporting is a game changer that greatly increases management effectiveness."

Walter's Coffee Now

"The simplicity and customizability of Lavu which allows me to change the products, prices, and pictures. Through the application on the iPad the guest can enter customized and unique creations and then send it precisely and rapidly to the kitchen. The portability and the self containment of the Lavu network offer the ability for future growth to attend local events."

"The Lavu system has given Walter’s Coffee Now credibility with our guests. We hear comments like ‘Oh I just saw this system last night on the food network’ or ‘Cool! Is that an app?‘"

— Sheryl Chile, Owner, Walter’s Coffee Now, Alberta, Canada

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Fortina Pizza

"Our servers can provide a level of service that many places cannot. The iPads gives us the ability to sell more product in a time efficient manner. The versatility of Lavu iPad POS allows Fortina to have 7 different printers; servers never have to leave their stations."

—Rob Krauss, Co-Owner, Fortina Pizza, Armonk, New York, USA

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Green Beans Coffee

"The Lavu system set up is fast and uncomplicated. It is super easy to train staff. The hardware contributes to a high-end look for our cafes, particularly at our new Green Beans Coffee Osteria restaurants now being rolled out at US airports."

"Superior system design of Lavu makes it easy to upgrade, maintain and/or replace as needed. Lavu is affordable and very cost effective vis-à-vis other POS systems. Online real-time reporting & ability to manage the system on a centralized basis are game changers that greatly increase management effectiveness."

—Jon Araghi, Co-Founder Green Beans Coffee

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squeezed juice bar"

"I love Lavu's hourly sales. For me this report is priceless because I am constantly monitoring them."

Clubhouse bar"

"Lavu makes service in my bar top notch because employees can spend more time with their guests."

Intelligentsia"

"Lavu provides a responsive and intuitive platform that allows our baristas to focus on serving our coffee to our customers."

Squeezed Juice Bar

"I love Lavu’s hourly sales. For me this report is priceless because I am constantly monitoring them. We have now opened 3 locations and we have to monitor: how early should we be open, how late should we be open, how much are we selling on an hourly basis."

"The other option that I love is Lavu Pilot, the app on my phone where I can see where my stores are at. If I am looking and see that one location went from $300 in sales to $600, I know that they are probably hammered and I need to get down there."

—Vickie Fellows, Co-Owner, Squeezed Juice Bar, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

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The Clubhouse Sports Grill and Bar

"We love how Lavu iPad POS has helped improve customer service efficiency. The handheld devices are especially helpful. They make service in my bar top notch because employees can spend more time with their guests and less time at the computers ringing things in.”

—Ryan Stroup, Owner, The Clubhouse Sports Grill and Bar, Columbus, Ohio, USA

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Intelligentsia

"Intelligentsia is a premium brand with discerning customers who are often very tech savvy. They expect us to have a leading edge POS solution that works well, and Lavu’s iPad-based solution not only meets the aesthetic demands of our award-winning retail stores, but also provides a responsive and intuitive platform that allows our baristas to focus on serving our coffee to our customers."

"Additionally, the back-end reporting and management interface allow our retail management team to monitor sales and customer traffic in realtime and accommodate new menu items, pricing, and dynamic service models. Finally, Lavu’s commonsense architecture allows us to move quickly, and we’ve converted all of our stores to it, with some installs taking as little as an hour after the store is closed."

—Intelligentsia Management, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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early bird"

"Our customers expect the best from us in a quick and friendly atmosphere which is what Lavu allows us to accomplish."

lanna thai"

"If you are thinking of giving a POS system a try, I can't think of a more cost effective solution. You owe it to yourself to give Lavu a try."

brothers drake"

"Lavu was one of the first things we implemented that really stood out to our customers at the bar and fit with our clean, streamlined, urban environment."

Early Bird Restaurant

"Early Bird Restaurant is a local, chef driven full-service restaurant serving our community in Northwest Denver with great food and service. Lavu is great for business because of the speed of delivery required for a breakfast and lunch establishment. Our customers expect the best from us in a quick and friendly atmosphere which is what Lavu allows us to accomplish.

From a financial perspective, we run reports easily and control inventory and labor costs through the back end. We also love that the backend is very user friendly with direct entry through our PC with no coding involved. Lavu has proven to be great for us and the management of our business for almost 3 years now! Look for more Early Bird Restaurants in the near future, of course utilizing the Lavu POS system."

—Daniel and Kristen Cofrades, Co-Owners, Early Bird Restaurant, Denver, Colorado, USA

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Lanna Thai Cafe

"We love Lavu. It has been easy to set up, easy to use. No paper, no scribble, the orders go right to the kitchen printer in a consistent easy to read format. The back end is terrific. You can view real time sales totals any time during the day to see where you stand. Reconciliation and closing are very easy.

I travel, and through the control panel, I can login and download the time clock data from anywhere. This solves huge problems for us when I am on the road because I can fully manage the business from anywhere. We think this is the direction of things for the future. This idea of having a high-cost, server-driven system is a thing of the past. If you are thinking of giving a POS system a try, I can’t think of a more cost effective solution. You owe it to yourself to give Lavu a try."

—Glenn Marshall, Owner, Lanna Thai Cafe, Reno, Nevada, USA

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Brothers Drake Meadery & Bar

"We work hard to create an environment that focuses on our people and our place. Lavu was one of the first things we implemented that really stood out to our customers at the bar and fit with our clean, streamlined, urban environment. The system helps create a seamless experience for our customers that is low key yet sophisticated.

The tools that Lavu integrates into it’s service have helped us structure and manage a small, local business by maximizing our most important resources - time and effort. Having our information easily accessible gets us back to the business of having a good time with our customers!"

—Sarah Benary, Owner, Brothers Drake Meadery & Bar, Columbus, Ohio, USA

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bacio pizza"

"Lavu is a great POS system that has helped us a lot over the years. We do not have to shout ticket items to each other anymore, or pass order tickets to each other on a busy night."

cenaduria"

"Lavu has increased efficiency and accuracy in our orders, as well as making our sales progress easier - this gives us in real-time results on how well our sales are doing."

tractor brewery"

"Lavu’s POS is the way we track everything night by night, hour by hour."

Bacio Pizzeria

"Bacio Pizzeria is a neighborhood pizza joint in the heart of Bloomingdale, DC. We specialize in phenomenal pizzas made from quality, fresh ingredients. Our restaurant has a friendly, family neighborhood feel to it. Lavu became a part of Bacio family around 2011. We are not really geeks but we know how to make good pizza. That is why Lavu is a great POS system that has helped us a lot over the years. We do not have to shout ticket items to each other anymore, or pass order tickets to each other on a busy night.

We love using Lavu’s control panel! We easily track our best seller items, sales, and timecards. It is like a whole office in our hands. We do not have to go through paperwork, calculate time cards or taxes. Lavu is part of our family, we grew up with Lavu. Anytime when we call for technical service, they are there for us and they are so patient. We love LAVU!!!"

—Atilla Suzer, Owner, Bacio Pizzeria, Bloomingdale, DC, USA

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Cenaduria Cristy

"Lavu has increased efficiency and accuracy in our orders, as well as making our sales progress easier - this gives us real-time results on how well our sales are doing. These applications make our restaurant differ from the rest, giving us an a considerable advantage."

—Gabriela Garibay, Owner, Cenaduria Cristy, Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico

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Tractor Brewery

Lavu’s POS is the way we track everything night by night, hour by hour. I can come in on a Monday and see how I did on Friday and Saturday night.

I have used a lot of other point of sale systems that were difficult to navigate. Lavu allows us to create a number of running tabs for our customers. It also allows us to manage two locations remotely and it gives us a lot of access to our numbers, especially as an event based business.”

—Carlos Contreras, Good Times Liason, Tractor Brewery, Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA

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