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Magellan Press Releases LocalEats® for Android Now Available on Google Play

Magellan Press, Inc., creator of the bestselling LocalEats® iPhone and iPad apps, online dining guide (, and the publisher of the Where the Locals Eat® series of books, is pleased to announce the release of a new LocalEats® app designed specifically for Android devices.

LE AndroidLocalEats® for Android guides discerning diners to the best independently owned restaurants across America and select international cities. Users can search restaurants by city Top 100 lists as well as category winners, all sortable by price, neighborhood or type of cuisine. The “nearby” feature utilizes GPS mapping to identify great local restaurants near the user’s precise location. All selections are made by the LocalEats editorial staff, who research local media and relevant dining blogs, monitor social media, survey food-savvy locals and travelers, and take into account their personal dining experiences. There are no national chains listed, and restaurants cannot pay for inclusion.

From LocalEats editorial director Pat Embry, “There are a lot of dining apps that rely solely on user contributions for their content, but depending on anonymous opinions yields wildly inconsistent results. We take the guesswork out of choosing a restaurant by doing the homework for you. If we list a restaurant, you know it’s good. We’ve been publishing dining guides over 15 years, and we believe our method for selecting great restaurants works – it’s why folks trust our recommendations.”

Some of the features available on LocalEats® for Android:

  • Lists the best independently owned restaurants across the U.S., plus 50 international cities
  • 100% curated listings
  • No national chain restaurants are included.
  • Quickly locates nearby restaurants
  • Finds restaurants near a particular address, city or landmark
  • Offers dining deals and specials
  • Provides restaurant reservation
  • Displays maps and directions to your dining destinations
  • Saves your favorite restaurants
  • Filters restaurants by cuisine, price, neighborhood, awards and amenities

You can download LocalEats® for Android devices from the Google play store for $0.99. Search for “LocalEats” or find in the Travel & Local category.

Download a PDF version of this press release.

Contact: Rachel Lawson

About LocalEats
Founded in 1991, Magellan Press, Inc. is a company dedicated to providing the leading curated restaurant guide in America. The company began as an independent book publishing company, which created the popular Where the Locals Eat dining guide. In 2008, the guide went digital as LocalEats® and has since become the top paid dining app in the iTunes App Store. Their iPhone, iPad and Android apps and website are leading sources for the best regional dining information nationwide. More information is available at


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