Facebook Page Menus (How To Add & Change Them?) [in 2021]

Written by: Emily Anderson
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If you are running a restaurant, café, pub or bar then one thing you should definitely do is to add a menu to your Facebook page so people can easily check it before they would visit your venue.

In this Facebook page setup guide, we are going to show you how to add a menu button to your Facebook page and then how to add, change or remove a menu on your Facebook page.

If you prefer a video tutorial, check out this one:

Without further ado, let’s dive in.

Facebook page layout for restaurants and cafés

The first thing you should do as a restaurant is to change the Facebook page template to the Restaurant and Cafe template.

This will enable features such as:

  • add the menu tab to your Facebook page
  •  so you can also add a menu button to your Facebook page
  • then add and customize the menu of your restaurant

How to enable the menu tab to a Facebook page?

To add a menu tab to a Facebook page, change the page template to Restaurant Facebook page template:

  1. Open the Facebook page
  2. Click on ‘Settings’ in the left column
  3. Click and ‘Templates and Tabs’
  4. In the ‘Templates’ section, click on the ‘Edit’ buttonedit Facebook page template
  5. Select ‘Restaurants and Cafes’Restaurants and Cafés templates for facebook pages
  6. Click on ‘Apply template’Restaurant and café Facebook page template

Now, the Menu tab should appear under the cover photo of your Facebook page

menu tab on Facebook page

How to add a menu to a Facebook page?

Once you switched to the ‘Restaurants and Cafes’ Facebook page template, you can add a menu to the Facebook page.

Here is how to add a menu to your Facebook page:

  1. Open the Facebook page.
  2. Click on the ‘Menu’ Facebook page tab.
  3. Click on ‘Get Started’.add a menu tab to Facebook page
  4. Add the photos of your menu.
  5. You can also add further information to the menu (see below)Restaurant business info on menu
  6. Select the one that applies (‘Dine in’, ‘Customer Pickup’, ‘Restaurant Delivery’.
  7. Click on ‘Save’

How to customize a Facebook menu?

First, you are not limited to one menu photo, you can add as many as you need.

You can also add food type and payment method when you are creating a new Facebook menu.

The food type can be really helpful when someone uses Facebook search to find local restaurants on Facebook. It will help the Facebook search algorithm to know that it can show your Facebook page for the appropriate search queries.

Food types on Facebook menus

There are plenty of food types you can add:

  • barbecue
  • brunch
  • buffets
  • breakfasts
  • Asian fusion
  • Chinese
  • Cuban
  • fast food
  • food stands
  • Greek and Mediterranean
  • Hot dogs
  • Japanese
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Mexican
  • Pizza
  • Sushi bar
  • Steakhouses
  • Seafood
  • Sandwiches
  • Soul food
  • Thai
  • and many more.

Payment methods of a Facebook menu

You can add the following payment methods:

  • Cash
  • Discover
  • Mastercard
  • American Express
  • Visa
  • Credit Cards

When you offer delivery, you can also add information about that such as:

  • delivery area
  • minimum order value
  • delivery fee type (free, flat rate, varies by distance)

QR codes for menus on Facebook pages

When you create a menu for your Facebook page, Facebook automatically creates a QR code for your menu.

Facebook Menu QR code

You can add this QR code to your physical menu card, so people can also check out your menu on Facebook on their phones.

How to remove a menu from a Facebook page?

Here is how to remove the menu from a Facebook page:

  1. Open the Facebook page
  2. Open the Facebook page
  3. Click on ‘Settings’ in the left column
  4. Click and ‘Templates and Tabs’
  5. Turn the ‘Menu’ toggle off.

The menu should disappear completely from your Facebook page.

You can also delete the menu from the Facebook page by changing the Facebook page template type to something else.

If you want to update or create a new menu, just simply edit the existing menu on your page. You can simply delete the existing menu pictures and add new ones and also change the menu options you have set up previously.

Can’t add a menu to a Facebook page

If you can’t add a menu to the Facebook page then there are two things you should check.

First, your Facebook page should use the Restaurants and Cafes Facebook page template to be able to add a menu.

You can find the step-by-step process of switching your Facebook page template to the Restaurants template.

Secondly, you have to be a Facebook page admin to be able to add a menu to the Facebook page.

So if you are not an admin on the Facebook page, you either have to send this tutorial to the Facebook page admin or request admin access to the Facebook page.

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