Ordering Food Online in China, How Easy Could It Be?


By Wang Hai

China undoubtedly has one of the world’s fastest growing e-commerce industries. You can do almost anything with your smart phone and the numerous services provided by local IT giants like Baidu, Tencent and Alibaba.

As you might have imagined, it’s no longer a big deal to order food online in China. But, the question is, how easy could it be? Before you get yourself the answer, please follow us for a full online food ordering process via smart phone.

Step 1: Choose your preferred platform/app and your preferred meal brand. 

The most welcomed platforms includes ele.com. Meituan and Baidu Takeout.


Sept 2: Order yourself anything you like via cellphone. 

Almost all well known food brands are already on those platforms, some even do online order only.



Step 3: Pay your bill online via any of the well-known online payment services like Apple Pay, Wechat, Ali Pay or others.

To attract more users, all the platforms have different kinds of discounts, using E-Coupon. You also have the chance to win a free lunch if you’re lucky enough!



Step 4: Being updated about the status of your order until you finally have it.

The apps even allow you to track the progress of the delivery guy.



Did you enjoy your meal? Dissatisfied with the delivery speed? Want to share your favorite food with your friends?  You can also leave comments about either your food quality or service experience after eating.

Order, pay, eat, comment… all in a little app. Do you want to try ordering your very first meal online in China?



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