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What Is a Menu QR Code?

Users scan the QR code to view your digital menu. They can explore all the menu items, prices and details. A QR code menu generator is a great tool for restaurants and cafes. 

Restaurant owners can make a QR code menu with online generators and update the dishes without having to reprint the QR code each time.

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How does a menu QR code work?

Menu QR code opened on a smartphone

Upload a menu

There are 2 options to create a QR code for restaurant menus. It is possible to either upload your existing PDF menu or to generate a new one with our menu builder tool.

Adding QR code details and URL in the menu generator tool

Create a menu

Add your product images, prices and other details In the QR code generator For a restaurant menu. You can also add opening hours and more general information.

Customizing the Menu QR code in the tool

Add styles

Customize your QR code by adding your restaurant’s logo or the colors that represent your brand. You can change the shape of the QR code or add a frame to it.

A Menu AR Code placed on a restaurant table

Scan QR

Save your finished QR code and make sure it works by scanning it with your smartphone. If everything works you can print the QR code for your restaurant or cafe.

How to create a menu QR code?

Sign up

To make a QR code for menu, sign up with Pageloot and start the 14-day free trial. You can also choose to create a QR code menu for free with a static link.

Creating a free account on the Menu QR code generator platform

Make a menu QR code

Once registered, create a new QR code. Use our menu builder tool to create beautiful menus. You can build your menu from scratch, separating meals into categories with translations for different languages. Change it any time you update your menu. If you already have a menu PDF yourself, you can upload it.

Adding link to the menu for the QR code

Add your details

Make sure you don't leave your landing page blank. Include your opening hours. Add a menu description or some photos of the seasonal meals you offer. You can also include some information about discounts or propositions you have on the daily menu.

Adding more information about the restaurant and items on the menu, as you create QR code

Add style

When you are done with the content part of the QR code, you can design the visual look of the QR code. On the QR Menu Creator, you can add custom logos to the code, change its colors, add frames, and even change its shape.

In Style & Frame section, editing the shape and frame of the menu QR code

Download menu QR code

With all the details finished, you can save and download your ready Menu QR code. The QR code is printable on all surfaces and can be shared anywhere online.

Downloading the finished QR code for menu from the generator platform

All done!

Why do I need a QR menu creator?

QR code for menu on the street billboard leading to the manu of the sushi place

QR codes allow customers to quickly view your menu without having to wait for a waiter.

Nowadays every restaurant and cafe can have a digital menu in the form of a QR code. It’s also a great alternative to paper menus which don’t offer the best hygiene and don’t need to be reprinted when a menu item changes or new meals are introduced.

Such factors will positively impact all customers who come to the restaurant. Moreover, it will allow people to access the menu online even before they come to the restaurant, which will save time when deciding what to order. They can also leave a review or leave a tip quickly after they are done.

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions about how to create a QR code menu
  • What do I need to create a QR code menu?

To generate a Menu QR code all you need is our QR code generator tool. If you do not have an existing PDF menu file, you can use our menu QR tool to create an entirely new one. Even if you have a menu, we invite you to try our interactive features.

  • Can I have my QR menu in multiple languages?

Yes, you can easily have your QR code menu in multiple languages. Restaurants often have tourists and clients who prefer different languages. You can have one just QR code for multiple languages.

  • How to schedule different menus for different times?

Choose the different time segments you need. For example, maybe you have a breakfast menu separately from lunch and dinner. Or perhaps you have a seasonal or special weekend menu. Automating this will save you many hours per month.

  • Can I get a QR code menu for restaurants for free?

To use a free QR code generator for a restaurant menu, you can use our static link QR code. This means that you need to upload your menu file into Dropbox or Google Drive and copy paste the link into the QR code. This QR code can not track scans or be changed later.

  • How much does it cost to create QR code PDF menus?

You can generate a QR code for Menu Free on your 14-day trial. You will be able to try all the features in that time and decide which subscription plan to choose for further QR code creation. It depends on the amount of QR codes and extra features you need to use.

  • Do I need a new QR code if I change my menu?

No, you won’t have to remake or reprint your menus QR code. If you want to add seasonal specials, or temporarily remove meals, you can easily do so.

More questions?

Contact us and we’ll be happy to help!

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Hugo Laurent
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The most easy and reliable QR code Generator ever. PDF files can be uploaded instantly. Our restaurant menus are now digital.
Lucas Jansen
Lucas Jansen
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This is an excellent tool and the QR codes take you to just where you want. We only use the location QR code but there are so many useful features.
Emma Moretti
Emma Moretti
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Easy to use and quick. It works great and creates a perfect images, so employees can download my vCard.
Hugo Laurent
Hugo Laurent
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The most easy and reliable QR code Generator ever. PDF files can be uploaded instantly. Our restaurant menus are now digital.
Lucas Jansen
Lucas Jansen
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This is an excellent tool and the QR codes take you to just where you want. We only use the location QR code but there are so many useful features.
Emma Moretti
Emma Moretti
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Easy to use and quick. It works great and creates a perfect images, so employees can download my vCard.

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Where to use a menu QR code?

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Restaurant & cafe

The most popular way to use a menu QR code is on restaurant and cafe tables. With a digital version available, a paper copy doesn’t always have to be handed out. What is great is that the customer can instantly access the menu as soon as they reach the table.

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Public space

Including your restaurant’s menu on a bus or subway billboard is a great way to get new customers. People traveling can access your menu. If they are hungry they are more likely to get interested in the food and will make plans to come and taste it.

The Menu QR code printed big on all sides of a food truck

Any service or business

Whether that’s a food truck or a car repair shop – you need to include menu QR codes so that customers can decide what to order before they reach checkout. This will ultimately speed up how many people you can serve in a small amount of time.

Menu QR code flyer on a nightstand in a hotel room

Hotel & spa

Hotels with restaurants often provide catering to the room. Include Menu QR codes so that visitors in hotel rooms can access the menu and decide what to order without having to exit their rooms.

How to get more scans for a menu QR code?

Best practices & tips for a menu QR code

Make it actionable

Always add a CTA description, a small phrase, explaining where the QR code will take you.

Adding menu items for the menu QR code landing page
Adding new foods to the menu QR code
Update the menu

With a paper menu, you can’t cross out dishes that are currently unavailable. You can do so with a digital QR code. So if a dish is currently not available, remove it. Customers won’t get upset when it comes to ordering.

Add images & prices

Adding images of the food and seasonal specials is a mouth-watering marketing tool. The images will stimulate more people to order.

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The restaurant's logo inside of the QR code that is printed on a flyer
Add your logo to the QR design

If you are printing your menu on billboards and bus stations, make sure a logo is incorporated into the design. People will be able to recognize your restaurant more easily.

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Different styles of QR codes created

Benefits of using a a menu QR code

A stack of old paper menus vs QR codes

Save printing costs

With a digital QR code restaurant menu you only have to print it once, also it’s much smaller than a full menu. Paper menus are easily ruined and require replacement. Not to mention the fact that they need to be replaced each time a new dish is introduced. 

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Contactless safe menu

Reusable paper menus aren’t safe. They can carry many germs since every person is touching them daily. To avoid spreading germs and viruses, restaurants can simply use the Menu QR code, which each customer can access from their personal device. 

Using the Menu QR code generator to edit the menu list

Completely editable

Unlike paper menus, a QR code Menu can automatically update its URL and the customer will be transferred to a new menu page. The actual QR code doesn’t need to be reprinted every time an edit is done. You can also change the colors, design of the text, and whatever you need. 

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A detailed menu

On paper menus, restaurants often include the name of the dish without ingredients as it takes up too much space. A QR code Menu can include all the ingredients and even calories so that customers can clearly understand what they are ordering. Make sure they aren’t allergic to any ingredients. 

A social media link next to the menu

Call-to-action buttons

In addition to menu items, you can add CTA buttons that lead to the restaurant’s social media pages or review websites. All information is stored in one QR code making it accessible and comfortable for customers.

People sitting at a restaurant table scanning the Menu QR code

Track QR code scans

With a digital menu QR code, you can track the scans of your QR code. You can also track places where it was most scanned and how long people had the page open. This is great for collecting statistics about restaurant visitors daily.


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Get more scans with frames

Call-to-action frames help your customers interact with the QR Code easily. Try them out!

Add more style with shapes

QR Codes don’t have to be square. Try switching it up to fit your brand’s image.

Add a logo to your QR Code

Make your QR code stand out by adding your logo and brand to it.

Smart App Store redirects

Add your App links to our smart App Store QR Code. The users are redirected based on their device.

Upload an image to a QR Code

Share your images easily. Change any image dynamically within seconds.

Share your PDF files

Upload and display everything you need:

  • Menus & price lists
  • Instructions
  • Any documents

Edit later without printing

Dynamic QR Codes let you change the contents of your QR Code without having to print new ones.

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