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Feb022018

Restaurants Can Now Add Menus to Google My Business Listings

Google My Business has started providing restaurant owners with an abilitiy to add menus to display in their mobile search listings.

The new update announced Thursday, now let listing owners to showcase their structured menus directly on their Google listing for consumers on mobile and also let them edit their menu links directly in the Info tab of the GMB dashboard.

Restaurant owners who are managing listings on GMB now have access to a new editor that let them add or edit menu items, including title, description, and price. In addition, owners can also create multiple sections of the menu, i.e. appetizers, entrees, and desserts.

The editor can abe access from the Info tab in the Google My Business dashboard.

Google My Business Info tab

Prior to current update, Google offered the ability to use the GMB API or third-party menu service to create and edit structured menus. That said, this feature is only available to listing “that is not currently connected to a third party provider,” says Google.

Also, the feature is only applicable for listings in English speaking locals.

To be clear, this feature is different than the feature that existed and let restaurant owners add menu tabs to their local panel listings in the search results and add links to their menus.

You can see this help center page for more information on how to correct or remove the link, if any of your listings is currently displaying an incorrect menu.

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