• McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook demonstrates an order kiosk, with cashier Esmirna DeLeon, during a presentation at a McDonald's restaurant in New York's Tribeca neighborhood, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. On Thursday, the company said it wants to makes its fast-food outlets feel more like restaurants, with plans to eventually expand table service across its U.S. locations. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    McDonald's CEO Steve Easterbrook demonstrates an order kiosk, with cashier Esmirna DeLeon, during a presentation at a McDonald's restaurant in New York's Tribeca neighborhood, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. On Thursday, the company said it wants to makes ... its fast-food outlets feel more like restaurants, with plans to eventually expand table service across its U.S. locations. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (The Associated Press)

  • A preparer, center, hands off on order to a table server, right, in the kitchen of a McDonald's restaurant in New York's Tribeca neighborhood, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. On Thursday, the company said it wants to makes its fast-food outlets feel more like restaurants, with plans to eventually expand table service across its U.S. locations. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    A preparer, center, hands off on order to a table server, right, in the kitchen of a McDonald's restaurant in New York's Tribeca neighborhood, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. On Thursday, the company said it wants to makes its fast-food outlets feel more ... like restaurants, with plans to eventually expand table service across its U.S. locations. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (The Associated Press)

  • McDonald's Executive Chef Dan Coudreaut checks an outgoing order in the kitchen at a McDonald's restaurant, during a presentation in New York's Tribeca neighborhood, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. On Thursday, the company said it wants to makes its fast-food outlets feel more like restaurants, with plans to eventually expand table service across its U.S. locations. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    McDonald's Executive Chef Dan Coudreaut checks an outgoing order in the kitchen at a McDonald's restaurant, during a presentation in New York's Tribeca neighborhood, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. On Thursday, the company said it wants to makes its fast-... food outlets feel more like restaurants, with plans to eventually expand table service across its U.S. locations. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) (The Associated Press)

McDonald's says table service coming to US stores

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McDonald's says it plans to offer table service across its U.S. stores to make the ordering process less stressful, but did not say when the overhaul will be complete.

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The world's biggest burger chain says about 500 of its more than 14,000 domestic stores have been testing table service and ordering kiosks for people who do not want to wait for the cashier. People in those stores order at the counter or kiosks, then sit and wait for an employee to bring them their food.

Early next year, McDonald's says it will expand the offering in Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle and Washington, D.C.

The push comes as McDonald's tries to stage a comeback after losing customers in recent years, with executives conceding they failed to keep up with changing tastes.