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Where to Get Takeout and Delivery While Philly’s Dining Rooms Are Closed

A guide to delivery and pickup options at local restaurants

round cheesy pan pizza with stripes of sauce and chees
New South Philly pizza shop Pizza Plus is taking pickup orders.
Pizza Plus [official photo]

With all restaurant dining rooms in Pennsylvania officially closed, takeout and delivery has become the only way for customers to access restaurant food during the novel coronavirus crisis. Many restaurants that normally don’t offer their meals to go have quickly added pickup and delivery options, with several putting together special menus and dishes. Delivery services like Caviar and Uber Eats offer a lot of choices, and are waiving delivery fees for some restaurants.

Restaurants are taking extra steps to emphasize food safety as well. Customers can order by phone to maintain social distance and in some cases opt for no-contact delivery, with the driver dropping food off on the doorstep.

This list includes a selection of places currently offering takeout and delivery. It does not include every option — more restaurants are joining in, and others are stopping service, so if a favorite spot isn’t here, call or check the restaurant’s social media.

Note that to limit contact restaurants are no longer accepting walk-in orders. Takeout is still permitted, but the food must be ordered online or via phone in advance.

several pizzas with red and white sauce
Gigi in Queen Village
Caviar Staff

Pizza

Gigi Pizza — Open for takeout or delivery via Caviar from noon-9 p.m.

Pizza Plus — Order online or by phone. Only one customer is allowed in the shop at a time, so the staff will send a text when the pizza is ready.

Pizzeria Vetri — Available on Caviar.

Italian / Mediterranean

Fiore — Fiore’s chefs are making rotating batches of soup. It’s $16 for a quart, including delivery, and the profits are going to their hourly employees. Order online and pay through Venmo.

Cry Baby Pasta — Order meals for two or four people online for delivery. The food arrives cold, with reheat instructions. Bottles of wine are also available.

Bistro Romano — Get delivery or curbside pickup of a dinner for two from Bistro Romano. For $49, the meal comes with an entree (like lasagna or chicken parmesan), a side, salad, bread, and dessert.

DaMo Pasta Lab — Order delivery or pickup online. Also available on Uber Eats.

Di Bruno Bros. — Available on Caviar, Grubhub, and Instacart.

Ralph’s Italian Restaurant — Available on Uber Eats, Caviar, and DoorDash for delivery; call for takeout.

Sandwiches

Hatch & Coop — Available for pickup on ToastTab or delivery on Uber Eats, Postmates, Grubhub, and DoorDash.

Porcos Porchetteria and Small Oven Pastry Shop — Available on Caviar or call for takeout. The team has expanded the coffee and pastry menu for the time being. Get there early; they sold out before 3 p.m. one day.

Woodrow’s Sandwich Shop — Available on Caviar.

Cheesesteaks

Geno’s — Available on Uber Eats, DoorDash, and GrubHub.

Pat’s — Available on Uber Eats, DoorDash, and GrubHub.

Joe’s Steaks + Soda Shop — Available by phone or on Uber Eats, DoorDash, and Caviar.

Barbecue

Angry Deekin Ribs — Pay by phone and pick up anything from the menu (except wings) at the restaurant.

Baby Blues BBQ — Open every day from noon to 8 p.m. for delivery and curbside pickup. Order via GrubHub, Caviar, DoorDash, Uber Eats, or Delivery.com, or by calling.

Mike’s BBQ — Available on Caviar and through the restaurant’s website.

Classic American

The Olde Bar — Order individual dishes or a family-style meal for delivery via Caviar or Uber Eats or to pick up.

Chickie’s & Pete’s — Available on Uber Eats and DoorDash or call for 10 percent off curbside pickup orders, for those who want crab fries for dinner.

Olly — Get takeout from Olly’s bar from 4-8 p.m. The menu is changing regularly and can be found on Instagram.

Redcrest Fried Chicken — Available on Uber Eats or call for pickup.

Sidecar Bar & Grille — Available on Caviar for delivery or call for pickup (including wine and beer to go).

Village Whiskey — Available on Caviar.

New American

Cadence — Call or email ahead and pick up a three-course dinner featuring a half duck or porchetta for two for $60.

Vernick Food & Drink — Not only is Vernick offering a curbside pickup menu of entrees, sides, sourdough bread, and dessert, but customers can include a bottle from Vernick Wine next door.

High Street on Market — All-day takeout and delivery menu available on Caviar.

Little Fish — Grab a $15 bento box by calling ahead and picking up curbside. Rumor has it the kitchen is also spinning up caramel ice cream for $7 a pint.

Pumpkin — The South Street BYOB will deliver a three-course meal for $35 within 10 blocks, or you can pick it up. Each day’s menu is posted on Instagram.

Seafood

Pinefish — Call (267-519-2850) to order for pickup.

Jewish Deli

Famous 4th Street Deli — Available on Caviar. The big portions that come with sides are a good deal.

French

Bibou — Pierre Calmels is cooking up something special each day for pickup in South Philly. Wednesday was cassoulet; Thursday and Friday bring crab galettes. Order by phone.

Forsythia — Check the website each day to see what Chris Kearse is cooking. On weekends, he’ll change things up with a $30 tasting menu. Free delivery within a mile or pick it up at the restaurant.

June BYOB — Be patient for $5 pasta from East Passyunk Avenue’s June. It’s first-ordered, first-served starting at 6 p.m. and cash or Venmo only. Check Instagram for the daily offerings. Or email the restaurant to order a whole chicken and three sides for curbside pickup, for $38.

Mexican

Nemi — Call for delivery or takeout. Virgin margarita mix is also available.

Café Ynez — Available for delivery on Caviar, GrubHub, and EatStreet, or call for pickup.

Taqueria La Veracruzana — Available on Uber Eats, Postmates, and DoorDash.

Los Gallos — Call for delivery or takeout.

Central and South American

El Merkury — Available on Caviar for delivery or call for curbside pickup. Meal kits are also available through Baology’s new delivery service.

Jezabel’s — Available on Caviar or call to pick up.

Vegan

Bar Bombon — Available on Caviar and DoorDash, or call for pickup.

Unit Su Vege — The mostly vegan Chinese menu is available on Uber Eats.

Veganish — Available on Black and Mobile, DoorDash, and Menufy.

Chinese and Taiwanese

Baology — Available on Caviar. Also launching a meal kit delivery service.

Han Dynasty — Available on Caviar and for pickup with 20 percent off for hospitality industry workers.

Tom’s Dim Sum — Available on Uber Eats, Caviar, DoorDash, and GrubHub.

Dan Dan — Order online for delivery or pickup.

bowl of thai noodles, basil, and shrimp
Kalaya in Bella Vista
Rebecca McAlpin

Thai

Circles — Available on Caviar.

Kalaya — Not only is Kalaya offering curbside takeout and delivery options, but the acclaimed Thai restaurant also launched “Phamily meals” for hospitality industry workers in need of a to-go meal. Other local restaurants that have had to close — including Mike’s BBQ and Suraya — have been dropping off extra food for these 3-5 p.m. events.

Korean

Crunchik’n — Available on Caviar and the restaurants’s website.

Tampopo — Available on Caviar, GrubHub, and DoorDash or for pickup.

Seorabol — Order online.

Japanese

Ginza — Available on Uber Eats and for pickup.

Terakawa — Available on DoorDash.

Hiroki — The omakase-only restaurant is selling smaller versions of its usual set menu through Caviar.

Vietnamese

Vietnam Cafe — Available on Caviar or by phone.

Pho 75 — Call for takeout.

Pho Cali — Available on Uber Eats and GrubHub.

Indonesian

Jembatan 5 — Call for delivery or pickup (215-238-1898).

Sky Cafe — Call for delivery or pickup (215-271-1983).

Indian

Tiffin — Order delivery or pickup online.

Veda — Order delivery or pickup online.

Middle Eastern

Al Zaytouna — Available on Caviar.

Halal Guys — Order delivery or pickup online.

Saad’s Halal — Available on Uber Eats.

Southern and Soul Food

Tasties — Available for pickup.

Butter’s Soul Food To Go — Available for pickup.

The Twisted Tail — Available on Uber Eats, or call for free delivery within three miles.

Bagels

Philly Style Bagels — This no-phone shop has enlisted a burner phone (267-333-8812) to take bagel orders for the time being. Pay via Venmo (@phillystylebagels) and pick up at the takeout window. Bagels are also available for delivery on Uber Eats.

Spread Bagelry — Order on the website and pick up at 2401 Walnut or Fifth and South. Also available on Grubhub.

Dessert

D’Emilio’s Old World Ice Treats — Order via text message (215-514-3930) or Caviar for pickup and delivery. The shop accepts cash or credit but prefers contactless payment via PayPal or Venmo.

Isgro Pasticceria — Available on Caviar, Uber Eats, and Mercato.

Sweet Box — Cupcakes are available on Caviar or by calling for pickup. Check Instagram for flavors.

Miscellaneous

The Bourse

Several vendors at the Bourse food hall — including Grubhouse, Abunai Poke, Scoop DeVille, Prescription Chicken, and FreeByrd — offer delivery through delivery apps.

Reading Terminal Market

This list shows which Reading Terminal Market vendors are open and what delivery platforms they use. Or use the code RTMFREE on Mercato.com for free delivery within 16 miles from a variety of merchants.