I want to extract some data from Google Maps, I tried before with OSM but the result doesn't satisfy me enough.

What I need exactly, is there any way to take the data description from a feature on Google Maps like "phone number from some store".

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    Please describe what you tried, how the result is not satisfactory, how you imagine your final workflow and what your research yielded.
    – Erik
    May 6, 2020 at 6:33
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    I downloaded data from "open street map" but I could not find the data I need, such as the phone numbers of the stores, It only gave me incomplete data when I looked inside the data, Some data don't even have a name! May 6, 2020 at 6:41
  • What did you expect from a free, open source service with data added by volunteers? Feel free to contribute, if you're that unsatisfied. This still leaves the second part of my question.
    – Erik
    May 6, 2020 at 6:50
  • I mean the "data"not the people who provide the service! May 6, 2020 at 6:56
  • Please get familiar with the concept of OSM.
    – Erik
    May 6, 2020 at 6:57

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StackOverflow has a good answer to this question. Basically it involves these steps:

  1. Get an API key for the Google Places API
  2. Use Place Search request
  3. Use returned token in a Place Details request
  4. Retrieve formatted_phone_number and international_phone_number

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