Boston’s Best Takeout and Delivery During the Coronavirus Shutdown
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Due to COVID-19, Boston’s restaurants are closed—for now. But the good news is that many of our favorite spots are finding innovative ways to feed the city and support their staff through takeout and delivery. Browse the list below to find your fill of Boston’s best eats while supporting our local restaurant industry in a time of need. And don’t forget that licensed Massachusetts restaurants are now able to sell beer and wine via takeout and delivery alongside meals—so add a drink pairing to your to-go order.
*Last updated 7/31/20
3 Little Figs
The Somerville cafe is offering takeout from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, and from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Breakfast and lunch are offered on the weekdays, while the weekend is breakfast only.
Angela’s Cafe is offering takeout and deliveries from both of its Eastie locations.
The Cambridge outpost of Area Four is offering takeout and delivery via DoorDash and Caviar between 11:30 a.m. and 8 p.m Tuesday through Friday, and 4 to 8 p.m. Saturday.
From Thursday to Sunday, Asta is serving a weekly changing menu that consists of one or two entree selections per night, plus sides and pantry staples like a half loaf of bread with butter or a quart of chicken stock. Orders can be placed by calling the restaurant at 617.585.9575, and picked up between 5 and 7 p.m.
B&G Oysters is open for takeout from Wednesday through Sunday from 12 to 8 p.m. Orders can be placed online, and should be made 24 hours in advance.
Bar Mezzana is open Thursday through Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. for takeout, serving a truncated menu that also features dishes from sister establishments Shore Leave, No Relation, and Black Lamb. Orders must be placed between 12 and 6 p.m. the same day.
The Baldwin Bar
The Baldwin Bar is offering takeout and delivery via Postmates, DoorDash, and Grubhub.
Bess’s Cafe is open for takeout and delivery via Postmates and Grubhub.
Bisq is open for takeout between 3 and 6 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays. Call the restaurant at 617.714.3693 between 12 and 3 p.m. on Tuesday or Wednesday to place your order ahead of time.
Blossom Bar is offering takeout and delivery through Postmates from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. daily. They’re also taking online orders for “home cocktail kits” for pick-up or delivery. The service includes fresh cocktail mixers, ice, garnishes, and glassware.
Blue Dragon is offering contactless pick-up and delivery via Caviar and Uber Eats. Head to their website for more information.
Bondir Cambridge is offering dinners to go, with details on ordering and menu items listed on its website. Takeout will be available on Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays to start, and orders can be picked up between 2 and 6 p.m. The menu features loaves of bread, six-packs of croissants, sides (like Butternut Squash and Spring-Dug Parsnips), and mains such as Pork and Veal Bolognese and Gloucester Hake, Artichokes, and Yellow-Eye Beans.
Watertown’s Branch Line, in cooperation with its Cambridge sister restaurant Shy Bird, is offering a menu of both restaurants’ favorites like Sugar Snap Pea Salad and a Whole or Half Bird (rotisserie chicken) for delivery via Caviar or pick-up at Shy Bird.
The Butcher Shop
On select weekdays, The Butcher Shop is making fridge- and freezer-ready foods—like Spicy Tomato Soup, handmade pasta, bread, a pot pie with bone marrow and Wagyu beef, and pasta sauces—available for takeout, in addition to wine, beer, and a Bourbon Smash cocktail kit. Sales of Spicy Tomato Soup and The Butcher Shop Bolognese will support staff. Orders can be placed online.
Cafe Madeleine is open for takeout.
Cafe Sushi is offering a limited selection of nightly specials via takeout from 4 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. Orders must be placed in advance online or by calling the restaurant.
Celeste is offering takeout or delivery Monday through Saturday from 4 to 9 p.m. You can find their special menu online.
Chickadee is open Tuesday through Saturday for takeout and delivery through Caviar. The menu includes dishes like Squid Ink Fusilli and Full or Half Fried Chicken. They’re also selling pantry items like fresh pastas, homemade sauces, butter, flour, and more.
All Chilacates locations are offering takeout and delivery via DoorDash or Grubhub through their normal business hours.
Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream
Christina’s Homemade Ice Cream is open until 10 p.m. nightly for take-away ice cream.
Clear Flour Bakery
The Brookline bakery is offering takeout every day except Monday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Order via their online store two days ahead of time between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. They’ll email you with a pickup time.
Coppa will be running a “Coppa Classics” menu for takeout or delivery via Caviar and Uber Eats.
Craigie On Main
Wednesday through Sunday Craigie On Main is offering pick-up between 5 and 7:30 p.m. or delivery via Caviar from a rotating menu posted on their Instagram. Expect dishes like a Spice-Rubbed and Roasted Whole Chicken with vegetable sides, and the “OG” Craigie Burger itself—which may never again be so easy to score.
Cusser’s Roast Beef & Seafood
Cusser’s is serving food to-go through its takeout window from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. each day. The menu includes the Cusser’s 3Way roast beef sandwich, Lobster Rolls, Whoopie Pies, and more.
Dakzen is offering takeout and delivery through Uber Eats.
Dave’s Fresh Pasta
This Somerville deli and specialty shop is open for curbside pick-up and free local home delivery. Check out their menu online.
Ebi Sushi is open for takeout and delivery via online ordering.
From 11:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. daily, Terra (Eataly’s rustic third-floor Italian restaurant) is offering an extensive menu for takeout and delivery via Caviar. Complement your Bistecca Fiorentina (dry-aged Porterhouse steak) or Pollo al Mattone (chicken grilled under a brick) with one of the Italian grocer’s bottles of vino, also available via Caviar.
Field & Vine
Field & Vine is accepting online orders for curbside pick-up. Their takeout menu includes the spot’s typical farm-fresh, seasonal dishes, as well as a “Snack Attack”: a $50 spread featuring assorted breads, toppings, olives, nuts, house-made ricotta, and more.
Flour Bakery + Cafe
Flour’s South End location is open for limited delivery and no-contact takeout from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday; the Harvard Square location is open for limited delivery and no-contact takeout from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday through Tuesday; and the Seaport location is open for delivery only from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Orders can be placed online for takeout and through Caviar for delivery.
Forage is selling a large selection of prepared foods including soups, pastas, preserves, and homemade ice cream via takeout Tuesday through Saturday. They are also selling CSA food shares that can be ordered online.
FoMu remains open at its normal hours for takeout only and is delivering pints of its dairy-free ice cream via Grubhub.
Fox & the Knife
From 4 to 8 p.m. nightly, Fox & the Knife is offering a limited menu of favorite dishes for takeout, including Broccoli alla Griglia “Caesar,” Tagliatelle Bolognese, and Milanese Di Maiale (pork Milanese). From 12 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays, fresh pasta, sauces, and more are also available for pick-up (check out the details on Instagram).
Galleria Umberto is open through its regular hours for takeout only.
The Gallows is open for takeout or delivery via Caviar.
Ganko Ittetsu Ramen
Ganko Ittetsu Ramen is making its ramen and gyoza available for takeout only.
Giulia is offering a limited menu posted on their website for takeout between 5 and 8 p.m.
The wine bar is open from 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday for takeout, serving charcuterie, tinned fish, and ready-to-eat dishes alongside a curated selection of natural wines. Order online or call 617.208.6000.
Hi-Rise Bread Company
Hi-Rise’s Concord Ave. location is open for takeout and delivery via Caviar. They are also selling pantry staples, produce, and other retail items through the new “Hi-Rise Larder.” Current hours are 11:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday, 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, and 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
Honeycomb Creamery is open for pickup and delivery on certain days of the week.
Juliet is open for dinner takeout from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. The Union Square neighborhood spot is also cooking its beloved weekend brunch, available via takeout from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. You can pre-order starting at 4 p.m. on Wednesdays or make a game-time decision when you’re craving Juliet’s food.
The East Boston location of KO Pies is offering takeout and delivery Wednesday through Saturday via DoorDash and Uber Eats.
Life Alive Organic Cafe
All Life Alive locations are open for takeout or delivery via DoorDash. In addition, meal plans consisting of ready-to-eat salads, sides, soups, entrees, and desserts can be ordered online.
Lone Star Taco Bar
The Cambridge and Allston locations of Lone Star Taco Bar are open for takeout between 12 and 9 p.m. In addition to food, each location is selling mixes to make Bloody Marys, Lone Star Margaritas, and more.
This macaron maker is selling treats online and offering no-contact pick-up at its Bow Market location between noon and 4 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.
The self-described “Thai Tapas Bar” is open for takeout and delivery, serving authentic dishes like scratch-made crab curry (Kang Pu), Had Yai Fried Chicken with sweet chili sauce and sticky rice, or Massaman Curry with slow-cooked beef shank and roti.
Check the Instagram menu for Mei Mei’s current bulk takeout offerings, from 20-piece boxes of Pork or Pierogi Dumplings to containers of Coconut Curry. Order in advance via Toast to pick up between 3 and 5 p.m. on weekdays and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on weekends.
Mike & Patty’s
Mike & Patty’s is open for takeout and delivery.
All Mike’s Pastry locations are open for takeout only.
Moona is open for delivery through Caviar, DoorDash, Grubhub, and Postmates, and also offers contact-free pick-up.
Momi Nonmi is serving its standard menu and omakase for pickup from 5 to 10 p.m. every day except Wednesday. From 6 to 8 p.m. on Wednesdays, you can get your omakase delivered. All omakase orders (takeout and delivery) should be ordered at least one day in advance. To place an order, call the restaurant at 617.945.7328 between 3 and 5 p.m.
Myers + Chang
Myers + Chang is offering takeout from 4 to 8 p.m Wednesday through Sunday (as well as delivery via Caviar on Wednesday, Thursday, and Sunday). Takeout orders must be placed in advance by calling the restaurant at 617.542.5200 between noon and 3 p.m. The restaurant’s truncated menu includes favorites like Mama Chang’s Pork + Chive Dumplings and Dan Dan Noodles.
Neptune Oyster is open for takeout daily from 11:15 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., serving favorites like the Neptune Johnnycake with smoked bluefish and caviar and the Hot Lobster Roll on toasted brioche.
Oleana is open for takeout from 5 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday. You’ll find classic standbys like Deviled Eggs with tuna and black olive, feta-brined Lamb Gyro, and even Baked Alaska, plus a number of pantry items including Whipped Feta, Tahini Sauce, and more.
Orfano is open for takeout from 4 to 9 p.m. Friday and Saturday, and 4 to 8 p.m. on Sundays.
The Japanese/Spanish tapas restaurant is open for takeout and delivery from 12 to 6 p.m. Wednesdays and Sundays and 12 to 9 p.m. Thursday through Saturday. The menu includes Pagu classics like Pork Belly Bao, plus a brand new range of inventive pizzas.
Petsi Pies is open for takeout and delivery (within a six-mile radius) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday. Orders can be placed online.
Picco is offering takeout and delivery between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. Sunday through Wednesday and between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. Thursday through Saturday.
Puritan & Company
Puritan & Company is offering takeout and delivery from 4 to 8 p.m. daily. You can order your food up to a week in advance.
Regina Pizzeria is open for takeout, delivery, and curbside pick-up.
Rino’s Place is open between 3 and 9 p.m. for takeout and delivery in East Boston, Chelsea, Revere, Winthrop, and Saugus.
In addition to Creamy Lobster Roll Kits and oysters by the dozen, Row 34 is also selling ready-to-eat takeout items like Crab Cakes, Clam Chowder and Butterscotch Pudding. Orders can be placed online starting at 9 a.m. each Tuesday for pick-up between 4 and 7 p.m. each Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. And from 12 to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, “The Window at Row 34” is selling Fried Clams, Fried Oysters, hot and cold lobster rolls, and more seafood shack-inspired fare to-go.
Roxy’s Grilled Cheese
Both Roxy’s locations are offering takeout and delivery via Uber Eats and Caviar from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Saltie Girl is offering takeout and delivery via Met Back Bay’s DoorDash and Grubhub between 12 and 7 p.m. through a special menu that includes favorites like the Gloucester Lobster Roll and Snow Crab Toast.
The Salty Pig
The Salty Pig is offering takeout and delivery via Caviar and DoorDash from 4 to 10 p.m. Thursday through Sunday. In addition to ready-made food, you can also order “Make Your Own Pizza at Home” kits that yeild two pies.
Santarpio’s will continue to deliver their famous pizzas via DoorDash.
Both locations of Santouka Ramen are open for takeout only.
Sarma is offering takeout between 1 and 8 p.m. via a menu posted on its Instagram.
Sofra will be open for takeout Tuesday through Sunday starting April 14th. Orders must be placed over the phone and picked up between 3 and 7 p.m.
Spoke Wine Bar
Spoke is open for takeout between 12 and 6 p.m. Friday through Sunday. Call the restaurant ahead of time at 617.718.9463 to order and schedule a pick-up time. You can view the food and wine menus online.
Sportello is open for takeout between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. Wednesday through Sunday, serving fresh pasta, homemade sauces, and cocktail kits prepared by its sister establishment Drink.
SRV has reopened as “SRVia,” offering takeout and delivery between 4 and 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday via sister restaurant The Salty Pig’s Caviar. SRVia will serve a weekly changing set menu priced at $36 per person, with dessert available a la carte.
Sweet Cheeks Q
Sweet Cheeks is open for takeout from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and from 12 to 6 p.m. on Sundays. Call the restaurant at 617.266.1300 to place an order.
Sycamore is open for takeout Thursday through Saturday. Call the restaurant at 617.244.4445 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. to place a same-day order that can be picked up between 5 and 8 p.m. You can find the menu online.
Tatte Bakery & Cafe
Tatte is accepting online orders that can be picked up at its Back Bay, Fenway, South End, Beacon Hill, Seaport, Summer Street, Northeastern, Harvard Square, Brookline, and Coolidge Corner locations.
Taqueria El Amigo
Taqueria El Amigo is open for takeout.
Taqueria Jalisco is open for takeout and delivery to East Boston, Chelsea, Revere, and Winthrop.
Tawakal Halal Cafe
The East Boston somalian restaurant is open for takeout or delivery via Uber Eats from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. Call the restaurant at 617.418.5890 to place an order for takeout.
Tiger Mama is open for takeout and curbside pick-up from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, and from 11:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sundays for brunch. To place an order, call the restaurant at 617.425.6262 between 12 and 3 p.m. Thursday through Saturday or by 11 a.m. on Sundays.
Trina’s Starlite Lounge
Trina’s Starlite Lounge is open for takeout from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Sundays for brunch. Yes, the latter includes favorites like Fried Chicken & Waffles and the Breakfast Sandy.
Union Square Donuts
The Union Square location of USD is open for curbside pick-up on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Orders must be placed online in advance.
Villa Mexico Cafe
Villa Mexico Cafe is open for takeout and delivery between noon and 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
Vinal Bakery is accepting online orders that can be picked up between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Wednesdays, and 10 a.m. to noon Saturdays. Orders for Wednesday can be placed starting at 10 a.m. each Tuesday; and orders for Saturday can be placed starting at 10 a.m. each Friday.
Vincent’s Corner Grocery Store (Café du Pays)
Vincent’s—a new concept in the Café du Pays space from the same owners—is offering more casual fare for takeout and delivery from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday.
Yume Ga Arukara
Yume Ga Arukara will offer its Cold Niku Udon (spicy also available) as a takeout dish from 5 to 9 p.m. Wednesdays through Sundays. Don’t forget that it’s cash-only.
Yume Wo Katare
Yume Wo Katare is offering Mazesoba—a brothless ramen with cabbage, bean sprouts, garlic, and char siu pork for takeout between 5 and 9 p.m. You can purchase one of a number of limited tickets for the dish online.