googleway (version 2.7.1)

google_place_details: Google place details


Once you have a place_id from a Place Search, you can request more details about a particular establishment or point of interest by initiating a Place Details request. A Place Details request returns more comprehensive information about the indicated place such as its complete address, phone number, user rating and reviews.


google_place_details(place_id, language = NULL, simplify = TRUE,
  curl_proxy = NULL, key = get_api_key("place_details"))



string A textual identifier that uniquely identifies a place, usually of the form ChIJrTLr-GyuEmsRBfy61i59si0, returned from a place search


string The language code, indicating in which language the results should be returned, if possible. Searches are also biased to the selected language; results in the selected language may be given a higher ranking. See the list of supported languages and their codes


logical - TRUE indicates the returned JSON will be coerced into a list. FALSE indicates the returend JSON will be returned as a string


a curl proxy object


string A valid Google Developers Places API key

API use and limits

The amount of queries you can make to Google's APIs is dependent on both the service and the API you are using.

Each API has specific quotas and limits. Check Google's API documentation for details.

View your usage at the Google Cloud Console

Each API can only accept and return one request at a time. If you write a loop to make multiple API calls you should ensure you don't go over your quota / limits during the loop.

See Also



## search for a specific restaurant, Maha, in Melbourne, firstly using google_places()
res <- google_places(search_string = "Maha Restaurant, Melbourne, Australia",
                     radius = 1000,
                     key = key)

## request more details about the restaurant using google_place_details()
google_place_details(place_id = res$results$place_id, key = key)

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