The Best Printers for Restaurants

Restaurant tech has grown by leaps and bounds over the last two decades, making online ordering and portable order taking, including self-serve kiosks, even more prevalent. However, there's still one dinosaur from the earliest days of restaurant POS systems that's still necessary despite all the restaurant innovation – the restaurant printer. Restaurant tech has also made these printers faster, better, and more precise, making it easier for busy cooks to quickly prepare food.

While your purchased POS system will often provide printers that integrate with the system, restaurant owners may also choose their own printers, or may supplement the stock printers with other ones. Cuboh, however, integrates our restaurant Saas technology with printers to send them straight to the kitchen printers without manual input. This means that when orders come in from third-party sources or from your own website, they're sent directly to your cooks, allowing you to stay on top of business and deliver your customers their food promptly.

We're looking at some of our most popular printers today, including links to our affiliates.

Star Micronics, Ethernet TSP143IIILan, Thermal Receipt Printer

This is a faster and easier solution for any type of POS system, a grey printer that uses thermal paper for clearer, more easily read receipts. The digital transfer technology offers high-quality image printing, with a maximum resolution of 203 dpi. It has LAN connectivity, allowing it to integrate with any supported device, from a traditional POS to a tablet and even a server taking online orders. It offers 2.4GHz and ready-to-use installation.

With a built-in guillotine cutter, it's easy to quickly tear off new tickets, without damaging others in one clean swipe, and the printer can print up to 22 receipts per minute, which reduces lag times that can affect customer service. This printer connects via USB, type A, to either a power tablet or any other mobile device.

Star Micronics, Bluetooth TSP143IIIBi, Thermal Receipt Printer

For busy restaurants, the best choice for a printer may be Star Micronics' TSP143III, which is a faster, easier, and even better POS printing choice. From one of the industry's leading mPOS companies, this printer is equipped with LAN, WAN, USB, or Bluetooth connectivity. There's also a special web page from the manufacturer which makes it easier to connect the WLAN printer and set it up in AP mode, seamlessly pairing these to your Bluetooth devices or a "plug & play" USB connection.

The USB version has a serial number that allows your restaurant PC to detect the printer on any Windows platform. This printer is an upgrade from the TSP100, printing at almost twice the speed of its predecessor, and has a special non-curl function that your cooks are sure to appreciate.

Star SP742ME Ethernet Impact Printer

This printer is built for restaurants, including the ability to print either data from online orders or receipts for customs using a web browser-based application on your mobile device through the company's online system. Once it's installed, simply pair your restaurant's mobile ordering devices to the printer, allowing tickets to easily pop up in the kitchen or receipts to print out for customers. The printer also supports Cloud communication, sending print jobs directly through the cloud and reducing lags from order to kitchen. Plus, the printer itself creates two-color reports that are crisp and easy to read, in block font for quick viewing.

Fresh KDS

Fresh KDS allows users to print receipts or kitchen tickets directly from an app, reducing the chances of errors from servers taking orders or to-go associates making input errors from online orders. Tickets go directly from the app, connected with your website and POS system, right to the kitchen, This increases accuracy as well as timeliness of orders, improving customer service. This type of restaurant innovation improves the ability of virtual and ghost kitchens to operate.

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Choose Cuboh for your trusted Software as a Service provider, offering you the latest in point-of-sale technology. We also offer tablet integration for all major POS software, making it easier for your servers to take orders tableside and send them directly to the kitchen reducing errors and delays that happen from more traditional order-taking. Give us a call today or visit us online to learn more about how advanced restaurant tech can boost your customer satisfaction and sales.

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