At first glance, a cashless restaurant may seem impossible from an operational and customer service standpoint. But as credit and debit cards and other mobile payment technology improves and makes substantial gains in popularity, it may not be a completely unattainable goal after all.
A Gallup survey found that the number of Americans using cash for nearly all purchases dropped from 36 to 24 percent. And 12 percent reported that they don't use cash at all.
As more restaurants make the switch to cashless, like Chicago's Bonci Pizzeria and six Argo Tea locations did in April of last year, the pros and cons of going cashless have become a hot topic among restaurateurs. Many of those are listed below, and at the end of the article, industry insiders voice their opinions too.
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