Interview: Why Wait app connects you with local eateries


by WHAS11 editors

Posted on July 16, 2012 at 2:05 PM

Updated Monday, Jul 16 at 2:21 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11 and ) -- Have you ever shown up to a restaurant and felt surprised when there's a long wait? Well, no waiting or surprises because now there’s an app for that.

The “Why Wait” app was developed by a local start up looking to help restaurants grow their business.

The app is available for i-Phone and Android users, and if you are a restaurant owner Why Wait is offering a 30-day free trial.

Click here to get the app or sign up for the free trial.

For users:

Trying to find a happy hour after work? Looking for live music? Want to search through menus to find your favorite entrees? WhyWait can help you do all of that and more! Search the WhyWait app to plan your next local experience.

• Find happy hours
• Find local events on the calendar
• Receive deals and specials from your favorite restaurants!
• Get easy directions to restaurants
• Search restaurants by cuisine, location, and distance
• Write reviews for the restaurants
• Share with your friends on Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare!

How it works:

Restaurants update their profile information; you simply check the WhyWait app to find happy hours, deals, menus, local events, and more.
Favorite restaurants and receive exclusive deals and specials directly from them!
Easily review restaurants and share information with your friends with one simple touch. 

Eric Littleton from Why Wait LLC stopped the WHAS11 studio to talk about the app. Click the video player above to hear the entire interview.