Frankie and Bennys: Pay for your meal via the web

Whenever I see a restaurant say that you can pay on mobile, I always check it out, mostly so I can bemoan the fact that you need to use an app. Imagine my surprise when the QR code lead to a web-based payments flow….. and it worked.

Awesome work Frankie and Benny’s!

A QR code to a mobile app?
Pay on mobile QR Code
Select your restaurant
Check your bill
Select your payment

At this point, I did select Google Pay, but it didn’t work (email internally sent!)

Processing
Payment selected
Payment processed

Rather awesome stuff, and it was roughly about a minute end to end.

Picture of me smiling.

Paul Kinlan

I lead the Chrome Developer Relations team at Google.

We want people to have the best experience possible on the web without having to install a native app or produce content in a walled garden.

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