SMS marketing is a perfect way for Restaurants to gain customers. You can easily send out text messages to let customers know when you have deals on certain meals, or if you are starting a 'themed night' for example.
A lot of restaurants ask customers to fill out a review sheet either online or offline, this is a perfect opportunity to gain customers phone numbers. After you have these numbers, you can send text messages out such as: Fill in our online review form for a free dessert next time you come. This will urge people to not only fill in online reviews but to visit the restaurant again.
Sending out daily specials through SMS is a quick and simple way to let your customers know what's on offer. This could even persuade them to book a table. You can market special events such as Mother's’ Day or Christmas, by letting them know prices, times and even availability. Using SMS for bars is also a great way to pull the customers in, you can advertise entertainment that you may have on a certain night, for example, a live band or an open mic night.