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198 Awesome iPhone Apps for 2015

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What’s Around Town

We’ll build out this section further in the future, but for now, look here to find restaurants, bars, movie theaters, and other things near you. And if you want to stay in, we’ve got a few apps for foodies as well.

Dining In

BigOven

Free

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This has 250,000+ recipes, and will give you grocery lists based on them, let you add your own, or import recipes from your friends. If you like (or want to like) to cook, start with Big Oven.

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iTunes

Allrecipes Dinner Spinner

Free

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If you hate deciding, this app makes it easier. Choose a dish type, some ingredients, and how much time you have and it will give you a recipe. AllRecipes also has a Video Cookbook app.

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iTunes

GrubHub

Free

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If you’re like me, GrubHub will get used far more than any app that requires you to cook for yourself. It works almost anywhere and lets you order delivery or pickup from most restaurants.

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iTunes

Seamless

Free

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Seamless makes it easy to get food to your front door. Browse a selection of chains and local restaurants, place your order, pay in app, and the food will be on its way to you in no time.

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iTunes

Restaurants and Bars

Foodspotting

Free

Foodspotting

This is food porn. If you like looking at pictures of food from friends and random Internet strangers, then this is the app to do it. It’s a social network for finding great dishes around town.

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iTunes

OpenTable

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If you plan to dine out at a nice place (or any place on a busy night), it might be good to reserve a spot using OpenTable. It has 20,000 restaurants and is the industry standard for reserving.

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iTunes

Yelp

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Yelp is good for looking up almost any location, be it a restaurant or hardware store. Yelpers review places and you can read all their nasty and nice comments. It has a helpful map view, too.

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iTunes

Beer and Spirits

Beer Buddy

$4

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Don’t drink alone – do it with Beer Buddy. This app allows you to scan the barcodes of booze with your camera and points you to reviews and information about the beverage in question so you pick the perfect drink.

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iTunes

Drync Wines

Free

Drync Wines

You’re a few glasses deep into a great bottle of wine and you want to remember what it is, but there’s no way you’ll wake up with anything but a headache. Drync will do the tracking for you and help you discover new favorites.

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iTunes

Untappd

Free

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Untappd is the social network for the social drinker. Check in to your favorite drinks to keep track of what you’ve tried and show off to your friends. You’ll gain followers, suggestions, and awards along the way.

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iTunes

Next Glass

Free

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Not sure what to drink? Next Glass will give you an answer tailored to your taste. It’s the Netflix of booze, tasking you with rating favorites and using its algorithm to produce expected scores for thousands of beers and wines.

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iTunes

Beer?!

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A simple messaging app to ask a friend to get a beer. Beer!? was inspired by Yo, the app that lets people message Yo. All you do is select a name from your Beer contacts and the app will send them a message that reads Beer!? It’s a fun way to pester friends.

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iTunes

Things To Do

Eventbrite

Free

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With Eventbrite, you can find out what events are around you, get directions to those events, and find out what your friends are up to. Everything from concerts to expos, can be found right here.

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iTunes

StubHub

Free

StubHub

Want to buy or sell tickets for the next game, concert, or any other event? This app is perfect for you. While it won’t wow you with its looks, the interactive maps and huge marketplace will.

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iTunes

WillCall

Free

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A treat for the eyes, this app curates content to let you know what bands, DJs, and other performers are playing in your area. You can purchase tickets, merchandise, and tip the artists.

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iTunes

Places to Visit

Field Trip

Free

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If you’ve ever wanted to learn about places around you, this app will do the trick. Google wants you to learn more about places near you while also giving you deals and suggesting places to visit.

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iTunes

AroundMe

Free

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From restaurants to movie theaters, from taxis to parking, and just about everything in between, this app lets you know what’s around you while boasting a clean, straightforward interface.

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iTunes

Viator Tours

Free

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Have you ever wondered what’s to do when you visit a major city? This app gives you a curated to-do list and offers a stunning interface that also allows for you to purchase tour passes.

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iTunes

Superb

Free

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Find out about the best places and things to do in your vicinity from people you trust. This social network is all about finding great restaurants, bars, and other cool places.

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iTunes

Shopping

LevelUp

Free

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LevelUp makes your shopping experience more rewarding. When you go to a new place and pay with LevelUp, you’ll earn cash credits toward more purchases, encouraging you to return.

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iTunes

Ibotta

Free

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If you’re always looking for ways to save money while shopping, this app is sure to make you happy. Whether you’re picking up groceries or apparel, Ibotta rewards your purchases with cash back.

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iTunes

Movies and Theater

Flixster

Free

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Flixster keeps trying to become more than it is, but we like it to look up movie times at local theaters. It’s also good for viewing Rotten Tomatoes scores for new releases and watching trailers.

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iTunes

Fandango

Free

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If you want to buy movie tickets in advance, Fandango is the best. The iPhone app works well and can mean the difference between making a sold-out show or going home broken hearted.

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iTunes

MoviePass

Free

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MoviePass lets you see a new movie every day for about $30 a month. It works with all theaters that take credit cards. If you don’t see  at least one movie a week, it may not be worth it for you.

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iTunes

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