Courtesy of Urban Spoon

Here, our top picks for three downloadable mobile food apps.

Travel + Leisure
August 12, 2009

Urbanspoon.com

Price: Free

Pro: Easy-to-access ratings by fellow users.

Con: The gimmicky “shake”feature—you literally have to jostle your phone to get a listing.

Wherethelocalseat.com

Price: 99 cents

Pro: Avoids national chains in favor of more authentic spots across the U.S.

Con: Alimited selection—only 100 choices per city.

Zagat.com

Price: $9.99

Pro: Maps and directions link up through your device’s built-in GPS.

Con: Distracting pop-up user quotes (“Cat food tastes better”).

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