Actually talking to a maître d' on the phone: Out. Tapping your iPhone a few times to get a dinner reservation at a veritable assload of restaurants: In.
Just like its namesake website, OpenTable gloms together a healthy mix of restaurant listings, contact info and reviews, with an all-important reservation feature, which is literally the most painless, passive, shut-in-friendly way to get a table for
the anniversary of your pet fish's death
From The App Developers: For years OpenTable.com has enabled diners to make free restaurant reservations the easy way - online. Millions of OpenTable users have found a place to have a romantic dinner, conduct a comfortable business lunch or relax for Sunday brunch. OpenTable for iPhone combines the power of OpenTable.com with the unique location features of the iPhone to make finding and booking the perfect restaurant for your dining occasion even easier.