NCR Aloha Essentials

A Simple All-in-One Subscription Solution

NCR Aloha Essentials brings together best-in-class software, hardware, and services you need to deliver on what customers want, when they want it.
Aloha Essentials is a comprehensive restaurant management package with critical operational functionality including the world’s #1 fixed and mobile restaurant POS, ultra-convenient advanced cloud reporting and centralized site and system management that makes updates quick and easy. Aloha Essentials also includes takeout capabilities, contactless payments, online ordering, integration with order aggregators and delivery marketplaces, EMV-enabled payments, hardware, support and maintenance — all for one low monthly subscription fee.
  • You’ll never lose a transaction even if your internet goes down, your software corrupts or a device fails
  • You have access to over 250 certified, third-party partners in our open, API-led system, so you can plug in new features that help you compete

With us by your side, you can do anything.

Payments of all types

Process payments securely – including mobile wallet, EMV and online – so it’s easy for your customers to pay how they prefer

3rd party integrations

Minimize the risk and cost of integrating and adding third-party capabilities through our 250+ certified technology partners

Centralize everything

Centrally manage your menu, promotions and price changes across all customer touchpoints, saving you time and hassle while keeping things accurate

Never lose a transaction

Aloha’s high levels of redundancy keeps your business “always on”

Durable hardware

Get durable hardware devices that fit your design with countertop, wall-mounted or handheld POS options

Break free from the counter

Serve your customers anywhere in the restaurant with mobile POS capabilities

Why NCR Aloha?


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

Fixed & Mobile POS Stations

  • Designed for quick service, fast casual, table service, bars, and more
  • Training order mode
  • Suggested sales promoting
  • Robust modifier support

Advanced Reporting

  • Compare KPIs across multiple stores
  • Understand product mix trends by time and team
  • Insights into labor costs by day, week, month
  • Compare actuals to targets and forecasts, and even the weather!

Real-time Mobile Alerts

  • Alerts for issues needing immediate attention
  • Sales by hour, day part, rev center, and more
  • See tables, number of guests, and check details from anywhere

Takeout Operations

  • Call-in, takeout, future, and repeat orders
  • Robust personalization and integrated loyalty
  • Automated kitchen scheduling
  • Powerful customer profiling, including multiple phone numbers and addresses per customer

Site & Systems Management

  • Manage menus from anywhere
  • Remotely monitor and access your systems
  • Easy and secure one-click access
  • Enterprise-wide management of all POS, kiosk, and back office machines

Secure Payments

  • Accept cash, credit, debit, EMV, EBT, gift cards, RFID and mobile wallet payments
  • Card data never stored on the POS
  • Point-to-point encryption (P2PE) and tokenization
  • Centrally manage and track payment terminals, PIN pads, and more

Learn more in our whitepaper.

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