Google Maps.

To get specific food recommendations while searching in Google Maps, you can configure your dietary requirements in the app. We’ll show you how to do that on your iPhone, iPad, and Android phone.

In the Google Maps app on your phone, you can set various diet options, including alcohol-free, gluten-free, halal, kosher, vegan, and vegetarian. Then, when you look for food places, Google Maps will only show the locations that serve food according to your dietary requirements.

Note: This feature in the mobile version of Google Maps. You cannot access it in the web version on your desktop.

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Update Dietary Preferences in Google Maps

To set dietary requirements, first, launch the Google Maps app on your iPhone, iPad, or Android phone. At the top-right corner of the app, tap your profile icon.

On your profile page that opens, select “Settings.”

Select "Settings" in the profile menu in Maps.

In the “Settings” menu, tap “Manage Your Preferences.”

Tap "Manage Your Preferences" in "Settings" in Maps.

On the “Manage Your Preferences” page, tap “Dietary.”

Tap "Dietary" on the "Manage Your Preferences" page in Maps.

You will land on a “Dietary Preferences” page. Here, enable the boxes for which you’d like to get recommendations. Then, at the bottom of this page, tap “Update Preferences.”

Specify dietary preferences and tap "Update Preferences" on the "Dietary Preferences" page in Maps.

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And that’s how you tell Google Maps what kind of restaurants you’d prefer to eat at!


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