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Best Payment Solutions for Restaurants

For a successful restaurant, it is vital to find a reliable credit card processing solution with merchant services that streamline your restaurant’s business operations in addition to saving your business costs. Restaurants require payment processing terminals with added features for front of house and back of house benefits.

Electronic Merchant Systems (EMS) was established in 1988 and has proudly become the largest independently owned credit card processing company in North America. With that pedigree, we have grown familiar with the unique needs of the restaurant industry and are here to provide unparalleled restaurant credit card payment solutions and merchant services to grow your restaurant business!

Payment Processing

How Partnering with EMS Could Benefit Your Restaurant

Whether you run a 5-star establishment or a cost-friendly pub, having a safe and straightforward way to conduct your electronic payments and transactions is a must. All of the products EMS offers our restaurant partners are of the utmost quality, and our merchants can attest to the dedication we have to their financial well-being.

With the most competitive credit card processing fees in the food and beverage industry, your restaurant will be able to invest more back into the business than with any other merchant systems company.

Restaurant Payment Processing Provided by EMS

In addition to protecting data and successfully processing credit card transactions and payments for more than 30 years, our services and products allow our merchants to accept all major credit and debit cards, electronic checks, and mobile payments.

Electronic Merchant Systems offers a wide variety of restaurant credit card processing and merchant services that a restaurant like yours would greatly benefit from:


Best Merchant Services


Total Touch POS System

  • Comprehensive point of sales system
  • Manages sales,  inventory, operations, and customers
  • Saves time 
  • Provides the best dining experience for your guests

Payment Processing

  • Improved cash flow
  • Debit and credit card processing
  • All major cards accepted

EMV & Apple Pay

  • EMV Chip card certified
  • Handles gift and loyalty cards
  • Accepts credit and debit cards
  • Android Pay compatible

EMS Mobile Payment Processing

  • Turns a smart device into a credit card POS
  • Supports Android
  • Supports iOS
  • Faster service

Gift & Loyalty Cards

  • Customized card production
  • Generate new customers
  • Retain existing customers

Web Solutions

  • In-house creative team
  • Responsive web design
  • Reliable hosting

When you combine all of these fantastic services with our competitive fees and unbeatable customer service, you will see why EMS is the best option for you and your restaurant.

Restaurant Credit Card Processing

Tips We've Gathered in Our Experience With Restaurants

After years of experience providing merchant services to restaurant owners like you, here are a few useful tips that pair seamlessly with our payment processing solutions.

  1. Explore additional commerce options, both on and offline: Facilitate conversations in your restaurant and online to drive additional sales using our in-person credit card machines or our contactless payment solutions.
  2. Explore loyalty programs for recurring sales: Extending your customer lifecycle by encouraging repeat visits through gift cards and loyalty programs can drive your sales.
  3. A Self-Payment Processing Machine could delight your crowd: Many chain restaurants are jumping on the trend of having payment processing machines on the table for the customer's convenience.

Safeguarding Your Transactions is the Ultimate Priority

We understand that the valued patrons at your restaurant want to feel confident about spending their money. With EMS, you will be able to proudly reassure the customers at your restaurant that the credit and payment processing you utilize is safe and secure.

EMS takes extreme precautionary measures to ensure that our merchants and their customers are safe from fraudulent activity.

Since 1988, EMS has proven time and again that our commitment to financial safety is regarded as a top priority. That is why we have maintained our status as a Level 1, PCI Certified Service Provider for the last decade.

Rest easy knowing that all of our payment processing terminals are certified as secure and safe by PCI DSS. This means that we meet the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard.

Contact EMS to See if Our Merchant Services are Right for Your Restaurant!

Choose the Best Payment Solution For Your Restaurant

If you want an excellent payment processing solution for your restaurant, contact Electronic Merchant Systems today. You will not find a better credit card payment processing company or one that has a higher customer satisfaction rating, competitive processing fees, and comprehensive services.

Click the link below to contact EMS about building a partnership for your restaurant today!

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