Who Uses This Software?

Independent Restaurant Owners and Managers with 1-10 units doing between 1m and 10m in sales.


Average Ratings

9 Reviews

  • 5 / 5
    Overall

  • 5 / 5
    Ease of Use

  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $37.00/month/user
    See pricing details
  • Free Version
    Yes
  • Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • The Restaurant Boss
  • clickbacon.com
  • Founded 2008
  • United States

About ClickBACON

clickBACON is a food, beverage and labor cost dashboard designed for independent restaurants. If you don't know your recipe costs and don't want to spend hours every week taking inventory and updating prices, clickBACON is for you. Guessing is not a plan for success. You need quick access to real numbers to make the right decisions. ClickBACON will help increase your restaurant's profit by quickly helping you create a budget and then track your expenses against that budget in real time!


ClickBACON Features

  • Billing & Invoicing
  • Built-in Accounting
  • Employee Management
  • Inventory Management
  • Kitchen Management
  • Menu Management
  • Point of Sale (POS)
  • Reporting/Analytics
  • Reservations Management
  • Table Management
  • Wait List Management

ClickBACON Reviews Recently Reviewed!


Helped me to Focus on the right metrics for my restaurant

Aug 03, 2018
5/5
Overall

4 / 5
Ease of Use

4 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: As a new restauranteur I had heard the term "Prime Cost" before, and I knew what it was. The Bacon program highlights it on the dashboard so that you're constantly aware of your Prime Cost status. Prime cost includes wages, and I was pleased to find the program makes it easy to track your employment costs as part of the equation.

Cons: The software uses a special formula to replace the need for stock take data. Whilst I hope this formula works, it is difficult to let go and trust that stock take metrics are automatically taken care of.

Overall: ClickBACON has helped me to focus on Prime Cost. In addition I purchased the other learning modules and have been very impressed by the content. I haven't had time to implement much yet, but look forward to doing so. I must also add that the customer service is excellent. I had a couple of queries which were answered very promptly and effectively. Overall I am very happy with the program and associated learning modules.

Vendor Response

by The Restaurant Boss on August 06, 2018

Thanks for the review and honesty Anthea. The formula is never meant to give you 100% perfect data, but we have been testing it over 4 years and it gets pretty close. Nothing will ever substitute taking inventory and costing every single ingredient and recipe, but if we can get you data that is incredibly accurate in 5 minutes per day instead of 10-20 hours per week, you can spend that time working on the things that really matter in your restaurant. I appreciate your concern and if you or anybody reading this wants more info on how we calculate the "Rolling CoGS" without using inventory and recipes costs, I am happy to explain it further.

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Huge Fan of Bacon and The Restaurant Boss

Aug 08, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It definitely helps in the tracking and being proactive with hitting our Prime Cost goals.

Cons: Would be nice if you could take pictures of the invoices as the way of logging/ importing.

Vendor Response

by The Restaurant Boss on August 09, 2018

Hey Tom, thanks taking the time to post this review. We have had ".csv import" on our development roadmap for some time. We begin work on it next week. NO clue as to when it will be ready but I promise you and the entire user community will be updated with the progress. Be sure to send me any reports and details about where the reports came from, what data you want to go where etc via our support channel so we can include your specifics in our pre-built maps and testing.

Mermaid - Review of ClickBacon

Aug 03, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I think it is a very intuitive and helpful software. I love every part about it. I understand it is a newer/younger company, but I love growing with them and seeing the addition of new features.

Cons: I don't really have much in the way of cons. I understand how younger companies work and I believe that all of the kinks will get worked out and become a more useful tool everyday.

Vendor Response

by The Restaurant Boss on August 06, 2018

Thanks for the comments and understanding that we are still small. In exchange for the "kinks" we hope to offer that interaction to get your features added. Thanks for the support, we are here if you need us for anything.

Bacon will not let you down!

Feb 28, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: I'm just getting started with the bacon software. I can already changes in my managers attitudes about saving every dollar. It's great to see realtime numbers and not relying on my accountant for monthly P&Ls that are always a month late. No more guessing!!

Cons: Literally have none.......The few questions and concerns I had were dealt with ASAP and there was a fix or reason for all of them!

Overall: Brand new to the program....But I can honestly say my confidence in realtime numbers and budgets are at an all time high. I have been waiting for this type of software for a long time. The support team is always there to help and to provide guidance.

Vendor Response

by The Restaurant Boss on March 05, 2019

Thanks for taking the time to write this review Wayne. It has been a pleasure working with you and helping you get BACON setup in your restaurant.

Bacon review

Feb 11, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: ease of use, big help in running my business

Cons: Initial set up was difficult, I wish someone would look and see if it was set up correct

Overall: keeps us in touch with our numbers

Vendor Response

by The Restaurant Boss on February 12, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write this review Robert, we greatly appreciate the feedback. We will be happy to take a peek in your account and double check setup. We are also working on a new setup wizard to speed the on-boarding process. Lastly, we are training some team members to conduct a live review with each new user in the first week or so. Restaurant financials by nature of very complex and while we believe BACON itself is very easy to setup, often times the issues with setup are not because of BACON but because of the complexity of the numbers themselves. We have recognized this is a concern of our users and takin the steps to address it. Thank you again for your comments.

Roadmap to success

Dec 20, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: After using SimpleOrder and peach works bacon does it all at a fraction of the price and is a 1000 times easier for my manger to use. The other software company over complicated everything and made my manger not want to use it. With bacon it gives you the numbers you need to be profitable in a matter of minutes a day. Go BACON!

Cons: No cons. I love it. It so simple to use.

Vendor Response

by The Restaurant Boss on March 05, 2019

Hey Dan, I love the name of your restaurant, but I think I have told you that a few times. We are so happy to hear that you are getting everything you expected from BACON. Of course, if there is anything you need, please let us know.

OWNER OF RESTURANT

Aug 06, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: EASY TO USE AND RYAN'S STAFF IS ALWAYS READY TO HELP IF NEEDED.

Cons: NOTHING. IT SEEMS TO BE THE BEST APPLICATION FOR FOOD COST, BEV COST, AND LABOR COST I HAVE EVER USED.

Overall: GREAT!

Vendor Response

by The Restaurant Boss on August 07, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write this review Scott, we greatly appreciate your comments and the time it took you. If you ever have any suggestions or ways we can improve the product, do not hesitate to reach out to us.

Great program!

Mar 13, 2019
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

5 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: It's only been a week and I've been able to identify areas where I can save money.

Cons: Still a little buggy, but those things get fixed with time. No harm done

Vendor Response

by The Restaurant Boss on March 20, 2019

Hey Paul, thanks for all the great questions you have been asking in the BACON user group. We are so honored to have great operators like you improving profits with our system. Never hesitate to reach out if you need anything from us.

Great snapshot for your business

Jul 31, 2018
5/5
Overall

5 / 5
Ease of Use

5 / 5
Features & Functionality

4 / 5
Customer Support

5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The ease of set up and the great tutorial introduction. Virtually fool proof!

Cons: Sometimes when you log in, your data isn't there, a little worrying, but so far always there when you log out and in again.

Vendor Response

by The Restaurant Boss on August 06, 2018

Thanks for the review and also this is the first we have heard about the information issue...yeah cause for concern if that was happening to us. We will look further into the issue and address it immediately. Also just so you know, we store your data is 4 completely unique locations. The original database, the database companies back-up location, then we do 2 daily backups with 2 different companies at different storage locations.