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Add, edit, or delete Google Maps reviews & ratings

On Google Maps, you can write reviews for places you visit. You can also leave info or post photo updates about a place, like if it’s quiet and romantic or if it’s under renovation.

Tip: Your reviews and opinions are voluntary. We don’t pay reviewers to add reviews to Google Maps.

About public info

All reviews are public and anyone can find what you add. You’re unable to add an anonymous review.

Here's some more info others can find when you write a review:

Tip: If you’re a Local Guide, you can get points when you add photos and videos to Google Maps. Learn how to provide high quality reviews and photos.

Add a rating or review

To help you share an experience, or help others choose or make a better decision, you can add ratings or reviews.

Before you add a rating or review, make sure to follow the content policy. Reviews and ratings may be removed from the page, and in most cases, they are removed for policy violations like spam or inappropriate content.

We don't reinstate reviews that were removed for policy violations. These removal measures help make sure that reviews on Google properties are relevant, helpful, and trustworthy. Learn about prohibited and restricted content for reviews.

To add a rating or review:

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Search for a place or tap it on the map.
    • If you get multiple locations in your search, tap the location you want to update.
  3. At the bottom, tap the place's name or address.

In Google Maps app, a Google office location is displayed. At the bottom of the app, the location name and average ratings are shown with buttons to find directions, start navigation, call, and more.

  1. At the top, tap Reviews.

In the Google Maps app, information about a Google office location is displayed. There is information such as average review rating, photos, address, and phone number. In the middle of the screen, there are tabs available to tap. They are labeled Overview, Updates, and Reviews.

  1. Tap the 5 empty stars.

In the Google Maps app, the Reviews tab of a Google office location is shown. At the top, there are tabs labeled Directory, Reviews, Photos, and About. Below, there are review details such as average rating, rating distribution, and a list of all reviews. In the middle of the screen, there is a "Rate & Review" section that shows 5 empty stars.

  1. Create your review:
    • To score the place: Tap the stars.
    • To write a review: Under “Share more about your experience,” enter what you want to say.
    • To add details about your experience: Under the questions that show up, choose the details that best fit your experience. You may not get questions for every place you review.

In the Google Maps app, a rating and review page is shown. The icon of a user is at the top with a note that says "Posting publicly." Five stars are selected and there is a text box to enter additional review details. At the bottom, there is a button that says "Add photos."

Your review, score, and details about a place show up in Google Maps and on your profile until you take them down. After your review is published, you can edit it or change the rating and pictures you included. Learn how to post a photo update instead.

Find & share your reviews

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Tap Contribute Contribute.
    • To find places you’ve reviewed, tap View your profile.
    • To find places you can review, tap Write review.
  3. To share a review, go to the bottom of the review and tap Share Share.

Edit or delete your review

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Tap Contribute Contribute.
  3. Scroll and tap See your reviews.
  4. Next to the review you want to edit or delete, tap More More.
  5. Select Edit review or Delete review and follow the on-screen steps.

Read & respond to other people’s reviews

Read other people's reviews

The reviews and ratings you see in Google Maps were added by other users. 

Tip: The date on a review is the date it was published.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Search for a place or tap it on the map.
  3. At the bottom, tap the place's name or address.
  4. At the top, tap Reviews.

To read reviews in another language:

  1. On your Google Account, go to your languages settings.
  2. On the right, tap Edit Edit and select a language.
  3. Reload Google Maps and check the review again.

Tip: To find high-quality reviews, look for Local Guide . This icon means the review is from a Local Guide.

Mark a review as helpful or unhelpful

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Maps .
  2. Search for a place or tap it on the map.
  3. At the bottom, tap the place's name or address.
  4. At the top, tap Reviews.
  5. Choose from the following:
    • To mark a review helpful, tap Helpful . The author is notified but your name and info aren’t shown. The total number of helpful votes is shown.
    • To mark a review unhelpful, tap Unhelpful . The author isn’t notified, and the total number of unhelpful votes isn’t displayed.

Tips:

  • To remove your vote, tap the icon again.
  • If the review is illegal or violates Google policy, you can report a review.
  • Google shows reviews marked helpful to more people, and reviews marked unhelpful to fewer people.

Report a review

You can't contact someone who left an inappropriate review, but you can request that Google remove it.

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Maps app Maps.
  2. Find the review that violates Google's review policies.
  3. Next to the review, tap More More and then Report review.
  4. Select the reason you want to report the review.
    • If you select Not helpful, the review isn’t reported. Google will show this review to fewer people.

Tip: We can take down reviews that are flagged as inaccurate or don't comply with Google’s review policies. We also take down reviews to comply with a legal obligation.

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