Pay-at-the-table (Pay-At-Table), a variety of line busting, is a POS system that prioritizes convenience for the customer. Widely used by restaurants, pay-at-the-table allows diners to conduct a transaction without ever leaving their table, as mobile devices – like tablets – are within arm’s reach. Alternatively, servers may come to patrons with a smartphone or tablet in hand, enabling customers to pay for their meals electronically, including the tip if they so choose. Pay-at-the-table mPOS systems for restaurants can often be found in fast-casual restaurants, bringing greater convenience to the consumer and added dexterity to restaurateurs. Tableside payment options have proven popular among diners, with nearly two-thirds saying they enjoy using them to pay via check when they’re available and 54 percent for ordering their meals, according to polling conducted by the National Restaurant Association.