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IndustryOnline food ordering
FounderDanny Leshem
Yoav Amit
HeadquartersUnited States, Delaware (2014–present)

OpenRest (founded 2011) was a software company that provided restaurant owners with online ordering websites before being acquired by in October 2014.[2] The company was based in Delaware with research and development offices in Tel Aviv.[citation needed]


OpenRest was founded in 2010 by Danny Leshem and Yoav Amit.[3] The company first focused on Web applications, before shifting towards mobile development in 2011.[1]

By 2013, 300 restaurants had launched their OpenRest-powered ordering application on the App Store. Its R&D office was based in Tel Aviv.[1] In June 2013, OpenRest and RestCloud announced a collaboration.[4]

In late 2013, OpenRest partnered with Bits of Gold to be the first restaurant online ordering system to provide bitcoin payments to all its clients.[5][6] In June 2014, OpenRest launched in French.[7] In July 2014, OpenRest integrated with BitPay to expand its bitcoin payment offering.

OpenRest was acquired by in October 2014 for $12 million.[3]


  1. ^ "OpenRest is Joining!". Retrieved 2022-05-28.
  2. ^ a b Acquires OpenRest to Bring Online & Mobile Ordering to Restaurants Worldwide,, 29 October 2014
  3. ^ OpenRest integrates with RestCloud's restaurant-specific messaging terminal,, 19 June 2013
  4. ^ "Buy and Sell Bitcoins in Israel". Bits of Gold. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  5. ^ "חשיפת פעילי קהילת ביטקוין ישראל". Telecom News. Retrieved 2017-03-09.
  6. ^ (in French) Les infos à ne pas rater: OpenRest en français, My Little Paris va ouvrir sa marketplace,, 6 June 2014