Local restaurants from around the state are banding together to launch their own online food ordering and delivery services, in a bid to compete with national players — like Uber Eats and DoorDash — that are often the target of restaurateur’s scorn for charging exorbitant fees or offering of lackluster customer service.

Two such companies, Greater Hartford Menus and Nosh Haven, launched in the Hartford and New Haven markets in late 2021. A third, Shoreline Menus, launched a few years ago.

All three companies are owned by local restaurateurs and use a technology platform developed by another Connecticut-based company, Eatzy.

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