Checking nearby points of interest with quick access to reviews, likes and checkins makes Facearound a very useful discovery tool for iPhone users.
iPhone and iPad apps tagged "local recommendations."
LoveThis - Recommendations with Friends
There is no shortage of recommendation and social sharing apps in the app store. If you want to recommend your favorite TV show, that new restaurant you tried last night, or your playlist for running, there’s an app for that.
Tiny Review Features Short, and Often Clever, Location-Based Reviews
Wouldn’t it be nice to have a go-to source that could potentially provide reviews of places and things at a glance? Who wouldn’t want a quick, efficient and to-the-point review of a place, its service, food or current occupancy?
Ness for iPhone Provides Personalized Restaurant Recommendations
Ness for iPhone – a personal search engine offering restaurant recommendations - is similar to Yelp or Google Places Hotpot, only much more attractive.
Bizzy is Perfect Mix of Yelp and Foursquare
I'm a big fan of Foursquare and while I like leaving "tips" at the places I check-in at and earning badges such as "I'm on a boat", I've always wanted more integration of a rating system for the places I've explored kind of like Yelp offers.
Maui Revealed is a Location-Aware Travel Guidebook
Between booking accommodations, packing and somehow making it through airport security, traveling can become very stressful and that's before you even reach your destination. Once you do arrive, you now have to make the most of it so you'll have stories and pictures for your envious friends.
GoodRec Focuses Recommendations by Highlighting Friends
Geo-location applications are cool when then they are simple, easy to use and don’t feel overdone. Goodrec is one of those apps. Goodrec offers recommendations on books, movies, wine, bars and restaurants.