Google Maps Reviews API

Google Maps Reviews API allows you to scrape reviews from Google Maps.

Engine: google_maps_reviews

API Parameters
General Parameters
engine
Required

The engine of the API. Needs to be set to google_maps_reviews for this request.

Request Parameters
api_key
Required

Your API Key

device
Optional

The device used for your search. Can be set to desktop, mobile or tablet.

Search Query
q
Required

The place given for results. It has to be constructed in the next sequence: !4m5!3m4!1s + data_id + !8m2!3d + latitude + !4d + longitude

Geographic Location
location
Optional

Defines where do you want the search to originate from. A list of all the geotargetting locations can be found here

Google Maps Reviews API examples

Example for q:"!4m5!3m4!1s0x4786c6ace45fe3bd:0x126d84580eedebe5!8m2!3d45.4649853!4d9.1860224"

Google Maps Reviews API example
GET external-link
https://serpapi.webscrapingapi.com/v1?engine=google_maps_reviews&api_key=YOUR_API_KEY&q=!4m5!3m4!1s0x4786c6ace45fe3bd:0x126d84580eedebe5!8m2!3d45.4649853!4d9.1860224
Code to integrate
external-link
Response Example external-link
{
  "search_parameters": {
    "google_maps_reviews_url": "https://www.google.com/maps/place/data=!4m5!3m4!1s0x4786c6ace45fe3bd:0x126d84580eedebe5!8m2!3d45.4649853!4d9.1860224",
    "engine": "google_maps_reviews",
    "google_domain": "google.com",
    "device": "desktop",
    "query": "!4m5!3m4!1s0x4786c6ace45fe3bd:0x126d84580eedebe5!8m2!3d45.4649853!4d9.1860224"
  },
  "search_information": {
    "organic_results_state": "Results for exact spelling",
    "total_results": null,
    "time_taken_displayed": null,
    "query_displayed": null
  },
  "google_maps_reviews_results": {
    "place_info": {
      "title": "Starbucks Reserve Roastery Milano",
      "address": "Piazza Cordusio, 1, 20123 Milano MI, Italy",
      "rating": "4.4"
    },
    "reviews": [
      {
        "user": {
          "name": "Michael Karman",
          "link": "https://www.google.com/maps/contrib/101900122609647880653/reviews?hl=en-US",
          "thumnbail": "https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/a-/AOh14GiUhCTTUxi5PnR8odXgs32ISRwtJsicYHJ0hVEnJg=w36-h36-p-c0x00000000-rp-mo-ba5-br100",
          "reviews": "80 reviews"
        },
        "date": "a day ago",
        "snippet": "It is the most Willy Wonkiest Starbucks you'll ever visit.  Worth popping in if you're in the area just to appreciate the difference from your local corner shop."
      },
      {
        "user": {
          "name": "Claudiu Costea",
          "link": "https://www.google.com/maps/contrib/101124017212770160070/reviews?hl=en-US",
          "thumnbail": "https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/a/AATXAJyx55H9bNKWEvhN_PapyQL4nItVF32QxionOHM0=w36-h36-p-c0x00000000-rp-mo-ba5-br100",
          "reviews": "158 reviews"
        },
        "date": "a month ago",
        "snippet": "Unique Starbucks store! There is nothing like you’ve seen before! Big selection of coffees! They don’t have the regular Starbucks menu. You can buy coffee from 70euro/kg to 300euro/kg."
      },
      {
        "user": {
          "name": "Alan",
          "link": "https://www.google.com/maps/contrib/116306249316693535672/reviews?hl=en-US",
          "thumnbail": "https://lh3.googleusercontent.com/a/AATXAJyJbABeO8VD83bNYsMwh69rt3ASAo9vijsYqK5u=w36-h36-p-c0x00000000-rp-mo-ba4-br100",
          "reviews": "119 reviews"
        },
        "date": "4 weeks ago",
        "snippet": "One of the smaller reserve roasteries in the world, but definitely the one with the best tiramisu! Prices are high for Starbucks, but the quality is also notably higher. The carrot cupcake was delicious. Staff are all very helpful. It can get quite loud with the machines are running."
      }
    ]
  }
}