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Grubhub Expands Partnership with Foursquare to Bring Restaurant Delivery to More Users Nationwide


Companies uncover favorite local dishes and highlight top restaurants

CHICAGO and NEW YORK, Feb. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Grubhub (NYSE: GRUB), the nation's leading online and mobile food-ordering company, today announced an expansion of its partnership with Foursquare, a technology company that uses location intelligence to build meaningful consumer experiences and business solutions. Foursquare City Guide users across the country now have the ability to order from over 57,000 local Grubhub restaurants that have listings on Foursquare's online and mobile platforms. While browsing Foursquare City Guide, users can click the "order now" button to be directed to Grubhub's online or mobile platforms to quickly and easily place an order.

"Foursquare City Guide is all about delighting users by suggesting new restaurants and providing rich information like photos, tips and ratings to help them find the best experiences, whether at home or abroad. But every good explorer needs a night in," said Marissa Chacko, senior director of consumer products, Foursquare. "Adding Grubhub directly into the app makes it easier for our community to take a night off, while still enjoying the best local restaurants they can find."

"Grubhub is always looking for ways to make it easier for people to browse the best and broadest set of restaurants and order the food they're craving," said Maria Belousova, chief technology officer, Grubhub. "By working with Foursquare, we're offering consumers yet another easy way to discover and order takeout from great local restaurants. Adding Foursquare's location intelligence to Grubhub's database of hundreds of millions of takeout orders created unparalleled opportunities to find ideal matches between diners and restaurants across the country."

Data Partnership Results and Methodology:
With this expanded partnership that now encompasses more than 57,000 restaurants across the country, Foursquare and Grubhub combined their data to help diners uncover locally loved dishes and explore the best restaurants. Grubhub data reveals the most ordered dishes across major U.S. cities, and Foursquare highlights some of the best restaurants known for these trending foods based on taste data from its apps, Foursquare City Guide and Foursquare Swarm.

New York: Bagel and Cream Cheese from Ess-a-Bagel

  • Dish popularity: 318% more popular in New York vs. the rest of the U.S.
  • Restaurant Rating: 8.74

Chicago: Cheese Curds from Bangers & Lace

  • Dish Popularity: 542% more popular in Chicago vs. the rest of the U.S.
  • Restaurant Rating: 8.92

San Francisco: Shrimp Dumplings from Kingdom of Dumpling

  • Dish Popularity: 301% more popular in San Francisco vs. the rest of the U.S.
  • Restaurant Rating: 8.61

Los Angeles: Poke Bowl from Sweetfin Poke

  • Dish Popularity: 375% more popular in Los Angeles vs. the rest of the U.S.
  • Restaurant Rating: 9.29

Miami: Cuban Sandwich from La Carreta

  • Dish Popularity: 274% more popular in Miami vs. the rest of the U.S.
  • Restaurant Rating: 8.8


  • Grubhub's data analysts looked at the most ordered dishes in each city, in comparison to the rest of the U.S. The time frame used for the analysis was Jan. 1, 2017 to Dec. 31, 2017.
  • Foursquare's data analysts found the restaurants with the highest affinity score and rating for the dishes identified by Grubhub in their respective cities. These venues had a combination of the highest rating and most positive mentions of these tastes in Foursquare City Guide tips and Foursquare Swarm shouts.

About Grubhub
Grubhub (NYSE: GRUB) is the nation's leading online and mobile takeout food-ordering marketplace with the most comprehensive network of restaurant partners and largest active diner base. Dedicated to moving eating forward and connecting diners with the food they love from their favorite local restaurants, the Company's platforms and services strive to elevate food ordering through innovative restaurant technology, easy-to-use platforms and an improved delivery experience. Grubhub is proud to work with over 80,000 restaurant partners in over 1,600 U.S. cities and London. The Grubhub portfolio of brands includes Grubhub, Seamless, Eat24, AllMenus and MenuPages.

About Foursquare
Foursquare is a technology company that enriches consumer experiences and informs business decisions through location intelligence. A community of more than 50 million people use the Foursquare City Guide and Foursquare Swarm apps and websites to discover new places, explore the world and check in. They have written more than 95 million tips and checked in over 12 billion times. Foursquare powers location data for Snapchat, Apple, Uber, Twitter and 125,000 other developers. Foursquare's business solutions also include Pinpoint, Attribution, Pilgrim SDK and Foursquare Analytics, which empower brands to understand and connect to targeted audiences as well as measure foot traffic and advertising success.

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