Places (Search) API China - BETA Developer's Guide

100 - Eat and Drink

The Eat and Drink category is a top level category for Places where food or beverages are prepared or served.

This category contains the following level 2 categories:
  • Restaurant - An establishment that prepares and serves refreshments and prepared meals.
  • Coffee and Tea - An establishment that sells drinks, such as coffee and tea, as well as refreshments.

1000 - Restaurant

Category ID Category (Level 3) Description
100-1000-0000 Restaurant An establishment that prepares and serves refreshments and prepared meals. This is a base-level category that should be used for all Places that do not fit other categories defined for Restaurant (100-1000-xxxx).
100-1000-0001 Casual Dining A restaurant serving moderately-priced food in a casual atmosphere that usually includes table service.
100-1000-0002 Fine Dining A full-service restaurant that serves full-course meals in a formal setting. These Places usually have high quality décor, highly-trained chefs, wait staff and visually appealing food. Prices are typically higher than other types of restaurants.
100-1000-0003 Take Out and Delivery Only A restaurant that offers take-out service, delivery service, or both.
100-1000-0004 Food Market-Stall A restaurant that serves specialty foods at a food court, marketplace or outdoor setting including hawker centers (common in Southeast Asia).
100-1000-0005 Taqueria A street vendor stand or small restaurant that serves traditional Mexican food, such as tacos or burritos.
100-1000-0006 Deli A restaurant that sells ready-to-serve delicatessens including cold cut meats, cheeses and salads. This type of restaurant can be found as a stand-alone establishment or within a grocery store.
100-1000-0007 Cafeteria A restaurant that provides food service with little or no wait staff. This type of establishment is common in schools, large office buildings, hospitals and other public establishments.
100-1000-0008 Bistro A restaurant that serves moderately priced meals in a European-styled casual setting.
100-1000-0009 Fast Food A restaurant offering food that is prepared and served quickly.

1100 - Coffee-Tea

Category ID Category (Level 3) Description
100-1100-0000 Coffee-Tea An establishment that sells drinks, such as coffee and tea, as well as refreshments. This is a base-level category that should be used for all Places that do not fit other categories defined for Coffee-Tea (100-1100-xxxx).
100-1100-0010 Coffee Shop An establishment that primarily sells coffee, but may also serve light foods, such as pastries or other snacks.
100-1100-0331 Tea House An establishment that sells tea and other related products.