Yelp makes it easy to find five-star PokéStops


Pokémon Go
Yelp will help trainers catch em all.
Photo: The Pokémon Company.

Want to chow down at a five-star restaurant while luring Pokémon to your location and battling other trainers? Finding the perfect spot is about to get a lot easier thanks to Yelp.

The popular location reviews app is ready to capitalize on the Pokémon Go craze by adding new filters that show players whether a restaurant, store, bar or other venue has a PokéStop or gym nearby.

You can add Yelp’s built-in PokéStop filter to the growing list of Pokémon Go tips and hacks that can boost your performance in the augmented-reality game. With more than 21 million active users per day, Pokémon Go has quickly become the biggest mobile gaming hit in history.

How to find PokéStops in Yelp

To access the PokéStop finder on the Yelp iOS app, all you have to do is swipe through the list of filters at the top and tap “PokéStop Nearby.”

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PokéStop locations are important to players of Pokémon Go because they allow them to get free items that help them level up. Pokémon trainers can also attach lures to PokéStops, allowing them to catch Pokémon without having to walk around and find them.

Yelp’s update also adds the ability to report if a location has a PokéStop. When checking in to a location on Yelp, users will be able to let other Yelpers know if it’s a honeypot for catching Pokémon.

The update is set to go out today on iOS, Android and web.


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