To access the feature, users just search for the restaurant on Google, open the business listing, and a Popular Times section will be displayed with an estimated wait in real time. You can also tap on any hour on the bar graph to see how long the wait will be for that period, in case you want to plan ahead for dinner. There’s also a summary of how long people spend at the restaurant on average, and how long people will wait during peak times. Google says the estimates are based on “anonymized historical data,” which is how it calculates wait times for businesses like museums and grocery stores. Get the full story at The Verge and Google