Our Enterprise POS Systems Give You Everything You Need to Run Your Restaurant.

Purpose-built for full-service, quick service, and everything in between.

Why NCR Aloha Essentials

Table stakes:

✓ Never lose a transaction

✓ Secure payments of all types, including contactless

✓ Durable hardware

✓ Over 200 third-party integrations

✓ Mobile POS capabilities

✓ Robust, end-to-end restaurant management platform 

✓ Personalized customer phone and onsite support services 

Only with NCR:

✓ #1 rated by restaurant staff

✓ Backed by 35,000 employees

✓ Global-ready

✓ Over 135 years of experience helping businesses

✓ Expert NCR and multivendor technology support enabled by 20,000 service professionals worldwide

More restaurant employees are trained on NCR Aloha than any other restaurant software.

"I taught myself, that's how easy the system was to use" - Eli, Server, Ecco


Solve your restaurant's greatest challenges.

Make off-premise & third-party delivery smoother and more profitable

Retain your talent

Attract next-generation customers with digital

Manage the pace of technology & stay up to date

Compete for more share of stomach


Get everything you need to run your restaurant from end-to-end.

Get all the POS must-haves to run your restaurant end-to-end.

NCR Aloha Essentials brings together best-in-class software, hardware, and services you need to run your operations, drive off-premise revenue and meet new customer expectations today and tomorrow.

Fixed and mobile POS stations

Use a mix of both fixed and mobile POS stations, depending on your business operations.  From enforcing your business rules automatically to ensuring accurate sales tax calculations, we’ve got you covered.

  • Designed for all restaurant concepts – table service, quick service, fast casual and bars
  • Supports complex combo, pizza and wing functionality
  • Supports suggestive sales prompting, conversational ordering, items configured with forced modifiers, nested modifiers, tip share and creation of multiple revenue centers
  • Mobile version of the software available on iOS and Android devices
Contactless dine-in

Give your guests a safe, easy and frictionless order and pay experience.

  • Print QR code that can be affixed to a table, your door or in parking spaces for curbside
  • Guests easily and securely scan the QR code with their own smartphone to open a check, place an order and pay – all without touching anything
  • Tipping is easy with suggested gratuity percentages or the option to add a custom tip available for the guest to choose
  • After payment, a receipt is emailed to the guest and gives you the ability to collect their contact information
Online ordering

Increase your average check size, expand your brand reach and accelerate your digital ordering strategy.

  • Access a web portal that shows you detailed views of consumer orders and makes it simple to customize and preview images and font options
  • Create and own your own branded channels to directly connect with your guests
  • Leverage for a single site or multiple locations
Takeout and curbside pickup

Execute all our call-in, takeout, future and repeat orders easily with the ability to quickly import data and personalize the experience

  • Manage digital orders through one system – on-the-fly quote time management, integration to Kitchen and capacity management
  • Associate loyalty and payment information with checks to enable customers to earn rewards
  • Enable guests to schedule and hold future orders to automatically move to production – protects future orders from getting lost with automated kitchen scheduling
  • Includes recognition capabilities like caller ID lookup and association of multiple phone numbers/addresses with each customer
  • Direct integration with third party delivery marketplaces
Gift cards and basic loyalty

Create basic loyalty programs and easily manage distribution and redemption of physical and digital gift cards

  • Apply real-time promotions on the POS automatically when a reward is earned
  • Configure stored value physical and virtual cards from one location for all stores or at the store level
  • Create basic loyalty program (i.e. points or punches)
  • Track reward milestones like enrollment and birthdays
  • View reporting that tracks enrollment, program details, and ROI
Secure payments & payment devices

Maintain your cash flow and accept and process EMV payments, mobile wallets and all types of current and future payment types securely.

  • Accept cash, credit, debit, EMV, EBT, gift cards, RFID and mobile wallet payments
  • Use point-to-point encryption (P2PE) and tokenization to enable secure routing of payment data
  • Centrally manage and track payment devices, PIN pads and more
  • Easily add contactless payments via QR codes to your operations
Advanced reporting

Get a detailed understanding of your business performance

  • Includes 380 standard reports and an export builder that enables customization
  • Schedule reports and alerts emailed on a periodic basis
  • Integrates with many accounting packages – QuickBooks, Great Plains, Lawson, MAS 90/200, Solomon, ACCPAC and others
  • Integrates to payroll packages including Automatic Data Processing (ADP), Millennium and others
Data & Analytics
  • Up-to-the-second real-time synch of transaction data between the POS and the mobile management app on your phone
  • Breakdown of net sales by hours, day part, revenue center, category and order mode
  • Scorecard ranking of each employee’s sales, tip averages and other analytics
  • Ability to drill into check level detail on your phone
  • Compare number of guests in your restaurant to the number of staff clocked in for better coverage
  • Compare and contrast sales and labor KPIs across multiple stores with time over time comparisons
Cloud-based Systems Management

Remotely monitor and access your systems; and centralize management of your menu, promotions, items and price changes across your operations.

  • Update your database on demand in real-time to make immediate menu and item changes
  • Easy and secure one-click access to site systems, configurations and status of resources
  • Enterprise-wide insight and management of all POS, kiosk and back office devices


Get everything you need to run your restaurant from end-to-end.

Technology that's trusted by more than 75,000 restaurants around the world.

Get everything you need to run your restaurant from end-to-end.

“Throughout our partnership NCR has helped plan and grow our technology infrastructure, outfitted over 130 of our restaurants with state-of-the-art POS systems and provided us 24x7 service to ensure our technology runs smoothly.” - Jason Smylie of Capriotti's Sandwich Shops


More global reach than any restaurant POS software provider.

We know restaurants—and we have reach. And whether you’re a food truck, table service restaurant or global franchise, we’ve got a solution that fits. Plus 35,000 employees around the world not just ready to help you win more business by delighting your locals…but ready to help you scale like no one else can.


Most adaptable POS on the planet.

Mobile order-ahead. Third-party delivery. Chatbots. Tableside ordering. Dark kitchens. Kiosks. No matter your concept or how you want to expand, with our open platform and wall-to-wall services, you’ve got the flexibility you need to add new features while offering the same great experience, no matter how you choose to grow.


More servers are trained on NCR Aloha than any other POS.

Not only are more restaurant staff trained on NCR Aloha than any other POS, but a majority also rate Aloha as their favorite. So why waste time and money training staff on another system that's less familiar and harder to use? 

With NCR Aloha, you'll lower the time and cost to train your staff, so they can spend less time focused on the technology and spend more time focused on delighting your customers.


Powers more restaurants than any other platform.

More than 100,000 restaurants worldwide use NCR Restaurant Solutions. Why does this matter for your restaurant? Because we use insights from this global technology footprint in every feature, service and product decision we make. So you always know you’re bringing the most comprehensive and trend-ready restaurant technology to the table.

What makes NCR products and services different?


Go beyond point-of-sale.

Get the software, hardware, and services you need to deliver what customers want, when they want it.


Increase revenue and streamline operations with a point of sale platform designed to power your entire restaurant.

Consumer Engagement

Consumer Engagement

Drive brand loyalty and reward your best customers with restaurant loyalty, stored value programs, guest feedback, and digital engagement.


Contactless Restaurant Technology

Contactless Restaurant Technology

Get set up for online ordering and curbside payments–lightning fast

Kitchen Production

Kitchen Production

Send out fresh, high-quality food fast with kitchen production software and hardware designed by the best in the business.

Back Office

Back Office

Reduce your labor and food costs with flexible restaurant management capabilities.

Digital Signage

Digital Signage

Create a captivating brand experience that drives revenue.




Digital Connected Services

Digital Connected Services

Rely on NCR to implement, support, maintain, and monitor your technology.

Network & Security Services

Network & Security Services

Protect your restaurant from cyber attacks and data security threats.

Simple, made possible

Your restaurant, made simple. Schedule a demo now.