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How to develop an app like UberEats and how much will it cost?
02 Apr 2019

How to develop an app like UberEats and how much will it cost?

An online food ordering App is UberEATS that is launched by San Francisco. You can order your food by their website or with their mobile app. Their delivery period is between 30 minutes. As UberEATS is a standalone app, so that users can download it separately from the Uber app. In another way, they can log in with their Uber account. It is totally free to download from the Apple Store and Google Play. They were connected to over 100 local restaurants of varying quality and differing cuisines.

If you are interested to create an app like UberEATS and want to know the development cost, this article is for you. We, Royex Technologies are here to give you the whole details of UberEATS App.


UberEATS is a food delivery platform providing your desired food from your favorite restaurants. It will give you a chance to make an order from the full menus of your local favorites whenever you want. In the last 18 months, it has grown extremely fast and is now available in 26 countries and in 78 cities around the globe including India.


(1) Information Access

Proper information is the main point of an app. Restaurants, their menus, ingredients, pricing, hours, locations, calories are the most important and mandatory part for a food app to attract their customers for setting up their minds and place their orders.

This is happened because of API. API helps you to obtain this information from different and various restaurants.

(2) App Payment Integration

Paypal, Braintree, Stripe, and many other online payment gateways allow customers to make the payment using their debit and credit cards. If you are considering creating an UberEats Clone, making sure you integrate this feature

(3) Real-Time tracking

The real-time tracking feature was recognized by Uber. For on-demand service, real-time tracking is one of the essential features of the mobile application. First step of identifying the user’s location. Once the location is identified, customer can track his order delivery from his customer-side of app and driver can see the route to the customer’s delivery address on his courier-side app.

(4) Order Now or Schedule for Later Feature

You have the option to schedule a food order ahead of time. And there is another option for those customers who want to order for next week or next month.

(5)Promo Code & Referral

Promo code & referral marketing program can keep the customers occupied. So timely promotion is the most significant metric to gain most from a promo code & referral feature. The push notifications will help you to inform and update the latest referral programs.


There are two options presented by the company : instant Delivery and Real Time Ordering. If you choose from limited Menu and it will deliver to you in the shortest period. This is known as instant Delivery. If you choose extensive items from the menu and it will deliver to you at a prefixed longer time. This is called Real Time Ordering.

Sign up for UberEATS

The signup process is easy. What you have to do is :

-- Browse with your pc/laptop and search for you required restaurant's food.

-- Now add the menu items to the cart that you want to order. Fill up the form with your name, address and phone number. There you will notice the  expected delivery time and the cost of the order.

-- To place your order, the app will use your card on file for payment.

-- When your required order will be ready, a nearby Uber driver will pick it up and moving out to go for delivery. Through the app, you can see his name and photo and track his progress on the map.

How Does UberEATS Work for Drivers?

You will be lucky, if you are already an Uber driver. You can do both drive and make food deliveries. It is really an amazing job opportunity for people to earn money through Uber Eats.

What Are UberEATS Driver Requirements?

An UberEATS driver must have :

-- A valid state driver’s license.

-- Valid vehicle insurance.

-- Must be at least 19 years old in the USA and 21 in Canada.

-- At least 1 year of driving experience.

-- Be able to lift at least 30 pounds.

Once you have accepted yourself as Uber driver, you have to complete their training for safety purpose. You have to download the Uber App and use it to radio so that you can get updates of your deliveries up-and-running.

How Much Can You Earn?

To enjoy a flexible schedule, UberEATS drivers have to maintain their own vehicles. Your income through the app will depend on location basis. It varies on areas. If you are in reasonable price, then passengers will look for you as you are competing with other drivers. But remember, you should not ask for tips. You can only take tips if they are happy with your services.


UberEATS works through an application where its users can find a wide range of restaurants where to order food. When you complete your order, the UberEATS driver will pick up the food from the restaurants and make it deliver to the respective places. Customer can pay for the food with their credit card.

Who can be a delivery driver for UberEATS?

For Deliveries by Car:

- You have to be at least 19 years old.

- Need a car with insurance.

- At least one year of driving experience and must have a license.

- Be able to lift 30 pounds.

For Deliveries by Bike or Scooter:

- You have to be at least 19 years old.

- Be able to lift 30lbs.

The payment for each and every trip will be counted as based on mileage and time and with delivery fee.

Development Cost to Make an App Like UberEats

Development cost to make an app like UberEats between AED 30000 to AED 80000. But if you have detailed requirements on your apps, will give you the exact idea about the app’s cost. Royex Technologies can make your app at a very much affordable price adjusting your budget. You can contact us for more information to make any iOS and Android mobile application.


If your aim is to start-up business and build the next successful business in food app like UberEATS, then please contact us today. We, Royex is a leading Mobile App Development Company in Dubai, possesses extensive experience in mobile app development in iOS, Android, native and html5 cross-platform apps. Our experience and consultative approach will help you to shape an outstanding and scalable on demand food app. Call on +971566027916 or mail at


Nisha kar
Thanks for this development info, which open the door to many.
4/25/2019 11:05:05 AM

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