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About Order Ahead

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Order Ahead is an integrated web app for online ordering.  Customers specify their preferred pick up or delivery time, pay online, and track their order all from the mobile-friendly, web app platform. On the business side, Order Ahead seamlessly integrates with Lightspeed Restaurant POS so incoming orders are immediately received and processed for your staff. 

Keep up with demand by providing your customers online ordering, curbside pickup or delivery, and contactless payments. Customers look for restaurants offering mobile and on-the-go ordering options - with Order Ahead, you can make sure yours stands out.

With Order Ahead, you can:

  • Add a new revenue stream through online ordering and allow customers to place orders for pick up or delivery, from wherever they are.
  • Streamline your business workflows and reduce error - Order Ahead fully integrates with your POS to save time, consolidate your data and improve order accuracy. 
  • Adapt to your customers needs by offering immediate or scheduled in-store & curbside pickup.
  • Offer a fully customizable online ordering experience.


Access the tutorials below according to your needs: whether you're getting set up, managing your account, or using Order Ahead with Restaurant POS.  Let's get started!

Getting started

Getting started with Order Ahead

Creating or editing your online menu 

Configuring Restaurant Manager settings 

Setting up payments with Stripe

Managing Order Ahead

About the Order Ahead Manager

Editing location details

Adding a logo or banner

Adjusting account settings

Using the QR code generator

Sharing Order Ahead online

Using Order Ahead

Processing orders with Restaurant POS

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