Google Maps Find Place - Data API Endpoint

Find Place by query, api key, location bias, fields and input type.

Get bulk Find Place data from the Google Maps API | Official API: | 👥  Contributors: steve 🚩  Report

✏️ Inputs

Query input Required

Text input for the place you’re looking for (e.g. name, address, or phone number)

API Key api_key Required

Your Google Maps Places API Key. If you already have a Google Cloud account, you can retrieve it in your Google Maps API Credentials. If you’re new to Google Cloud, you can sign up for a free Google Maps Places API Key.

If you get the error message This API project is not authorized to use this API, you may need to check your Google Maps Credentials restrictions, or create a new, unrestricted key to use with our platform (you can always remove it later on).

Location Bias location_bias Optional

Prefer results within a certain location. From the official documentation:

To use a single latitude & longitude, simply enter point:lat,lng

Fields fields Default place_id,name,formatted_address

Fields to return back (note, each field will be an additional cost on your quota). Enter a list, separated by commas.


  • formatted_address
  • geometry
  • icon
  • name
  • permanently_closed
  • photos
  • place_id
  • plus_code
  • types


  • opening_hours


  • price_level
  • rating
  • user_ratings_total
Input Type input_type Default textquery

Can be either textquery or phonenumber, where phone numbers must be international and prefixed by a + sign.

📝 Notes

Wrapper around the Google Maps Find Place API endpoint for finding an individual place from a search request.

Posted by steve on Aug. 10, 2022, 6:30 a.m. 🚩  Report

⚡️ Endpoint

GET{{api_key}}&input={{input}}&inputtype={{input_type}}&locationbias={{location_bias}}&fields={{ fields }}