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

Google Maps application API key. Get a key here.

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 Jan. 20, 2022, 6:30 a.m. 🚩  Report

⚡️ Endpoint

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