Lavu Reviews

Learn about Lavu's point of sale (POS) solution for restaurant owners. Includes info on Lavu, free trials, pricing, customer reviews, and FAQs.

Updated on June 28th, 2019

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Lavu is an iPad point of sale (POS) solution created for full-service and quick-service restaurants. In addition to placing orders and processing payments, Lavu also allows users to oversee their restaurants through detailed reporting, real-time sales statistics, and employee management tools.


Lavu's only plan costs $69.00 per month for a single Lavu terminal. However, depending on the size of your business, you can request a personalized quote. To request a quote, go to and click on 'Pricing' in the main menu. Then, simply fill in your details and click "Request Quote."

Our Pick

Square Point of Sale

Easy to Set Up and Use

Sign Up Free

Automatically tracks customer purchases.

Used by more than 2 million businesses.

Robust reporting.


Pros: Solid application with a user-friendly design. Web-based application.

Cons: Not compatible with Android devices.

Bottomline: Good product. Offers an easy to use interface that can be used anywhere. However, it's not available to Android users.

Key Information:


Andy Lim, Corey Fiala




Albuquerque, NM

Number of Employees



Saleem Khatri


116 Central Ave. SW, Albuquerque, NM 87102


+1 855-767-5288


News & Activity:


News or Activity

December 20, 2018

Lavu and Dining Alliance Announce Joint Marketing Effort.

October 10, 2018

Lavu Partners with CardConnect to Offer Seamless Payment Processing.

September 27, 2018

Lavu names new CEO.




Donna Branch-Cottrell -

My restaurant has been using Lavu Inc. for a couple of months now and we were greatly overcharged. We've been told we would receive a refund weeks ago and nothing...This is almost $1,000. we're out because of the overcharge and we still can't get anyone to find out why we're still waiting. Even though they say we are owed this payment. Be careful before you get into a contract with them. It's almost impossible to get them on the phone and when you do you still get the blow off.

Connie Cooper -

Trying to get through to customer support to see status of outage as we are trying to close out customer tabs. Been on hold with no success.

MiggyMcGriggy -

We’ve been using Lavu for five years now. We generally have problems on a regular basis. Servers might’ve been attacked Friday for all I know. Doesn’t change the fact they go down all the time. I’ve had fifteen years experience before lavu. All POS systems have issues. Lavu seems to be more unreliable in general.

theshriekingpines -

My place used Lavu for about a year--we now have aloha. We had 3 iPads set up and several iPods. The iPods were rarely used due to unreliability. Nice interface, fairly intuitive layout and use. Few button presses to place orders. But, prone to crashing which would require a reboot of the iPad. Not a killer during slow shifts, but during busy brunches was the cause of many a hair pulled out.

squirrelau -

We've been using POS LAVU at work. It was average at best 2 years ago when we opened. But it has had some good improvements. Inventory keeping is hopeless, there is no easy way to create a decrementing button for say a cocktail of the day. So it throws out your stock levels in the inventory. Support in Australia is still lacking too. There are very little self help videos online.


How much does LAVU cost?

It may depend on your business.

View Lavu pricing details.

How do I get in contact with Lavu customer support?

You can contact Lavu customer support at 1 (855) 767-5288.

View Lavu key information for more.

Is Lavu available internationally?

Lavu is claims to be available in 93 countries.

See our review of Lavu.

Does Lavu offer a free trial?

Yes, Lavu offers a 14-day free trial. To access the trial, go to and click 'Free Trial' in the top right corner of the homepage menu.

Read customer reviews of Lavu.

Can Lavu integrate with restaurant software?

Yes, Lavu allows for easy integrations between your POS and third party restaurant software.