The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has halted the city’s restaurant industry. With sit-down dining no longer an option, many places have turned their focus to offering delivery and curbside pickup. Some are throwing in extra discounts and incentives for ordering while others are featuring special family-style meals. For even more great spots, check out Eater Chicago’s map of best restaurants that deliver.Read More
20 Great Chicago Restaurants Offering New Delivery Options
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1. Artango Bar & Steakhouse
2. Brass Heart
Uptown fine-dining destination Brass Heart is taking a distinctly casual approach in its new delivery options, including a $15 “Brass Burger” (Hooks two-year cheddar, lettuce, tomato, onion, garlic aioli, potato chips) and fried chicken sandwich (cole slaw, hot sauce aioli), as well as tagliatelle alla chirrata ($18). Chef and partner Matt Kerney is also featuring baked-to-order chocolate chip cookies that come in sets of six for $8.
3. Parachute and Wherewithall
Beverly Kim and Johnny Clark are offering delivery at their Michelin-starred Korean restaurant, Parachute, and their newer restaurant which is down the street, Wherewithall. Kim said they’ve created a brand new menu, and for the first time they’re opening on Sunday. Call Parachute at (773) 654-1460 or use Caviar. Wherewithall is also on Caviar and customers could call (773) 692-2192.
Carb out on pastas and pizzas from this Italian spot in Avondale. In addition to the regular menu, Pisolino is also offering fresh groceries and family-style meals. Call (773) 293-6025, email email@example.com, or visit Uber Eats to order pickup or delivery.
5. Chiya Chai Cafe
6. Middle Brow Bungalow
7. Sweet Shot Cookies
8. Stan's Donuts & Coffee
The popular doughnut chain with 12 shops across Chicagoland has delivery service as well as pickup. The menu has been expanded to include breads, such as dinner rolls and baguettes. Customers who purchase a $25 gift card will also receive an extra $5.
9. Mott St
Devour Mott St’s famed burger at home with delivery service. Edward Kim’s Asian fusion spot is also cooking family suppers, available for pickup only, that feed up to four people. Check the website for menus and ordering info.
10. Maple & Ash
One of the city’s best steakhouses can still be experienced during the shutdown. Gold Coast’s Maple & Ash is offering a truncated version of its menu, featuring favorites like fire-roasted seafood, ricotta agnolotti, and a dry-aged bone-in rib eye. Orders are available for pickup, or delivery by calling (312) 944-8888 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Guests who order pickup will receive a gift card in the amount of what they spent. Sister restaurant Etta is running the same promotion.
Whole animal service specialist Frontier is doing what it does best and offering “4 for $44” family dinners. Designed to serve four people, the meal kits include choices like smoked chicken, pulled pork, and fried chicken sliders. Call (773) 773-4322 or email email@example.com to schedule pickup or delivery.
Turn dinner into a Michelin-star-caliber affair with Temporis’ prix fixe package. The meal for two comes with a baby kale salad, short ribs and cheddar grits, and brownies. A la carte options are available too. Call (773) 697-4961 for delivery or carryout.
13. Bar Biscay
The Spanish restaurant is taking delivery and pickup orders for “Real Good Dinners.” Each meal will include choice of entrée and an appetizer, salad, and dessert for two people. Additionally, Bodega Biscay will deliver grocery items like dairy, produce, rice, pasta, alcohol, and more to customers.
14. All Together Now
While its standard selection of wines, cheeses, and sandwiches are deliverable, the lauded café will also offer a family dinner package for pickup. Priced at $36 for two people and $65 for four people, the menu will change daily and is viewable online. Folks can call (773) 661-1599 for personalized recommendations as well.
15. Lawry's the Prime Rib
The classic steakhouse and its sister restaurant SideDoor are taking 20% off all pickup and delivery orders. Menu standouts include the original spinning bowl salad, roasted prime rib, and mac and cheese. Diners can order by calling (312) 787-5000.
16. Weber Grill Restaurant
Diners can enjoy any of Weber Grill’s three locations via delivery or pickup. An abridged version of the dinner menu is available alongside family-style grill packages that serve 4-5 people. The restaurant is also selling Grill-Out packs containing burgers, steaks, and seasonings.
Lettuce Entertain You’s Mediterranean restaurant led by chef CJ Jacobson is now on DoorDash. Nosh on hummus, spreads, mezze, kebabs, and more without going outside. Carryout orders can be placed by calling 773-645-1400.
Get Bonci’s world famous Roman-style pizza to go or delivered to the door. Both the Wicker Park and West Loop locations will offer a variety of different boxes for purchase. Choices include a $10 Signature Sampler (sausage and mushroom; soppressata; margherita; zucchini, ricotta, lemon, and black pepper) and a $7 Vegan Sampler (arrabbiata; spicy eggplant; mushroom rosa).
Pilsen residents will be able to enjoy chef Stephen Gillanders’s acclaimed cooking without leaving the house. The contemporary restaurant’s highlights include lobster dumplings, truffle croquettes, and fried chicken. Call 312-846-1077 to order. Pickup is available too.
Bridgeport restaurants Nana, Ajo, and Taco E are providing the neighborhood with a number of delivery and carryout options. Locals can order breakfast items, burritos, quesadillas, taco kits, and more. Most items are priced under $10.