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Fish noodle soup from Rangoon
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Eater NY Staffers’ Favorite Restaurants Offering Delivery Right Now

Delivery stand-outs hand-picked by the Eater staff, updated for the novel coronavirus shutdown

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Fish noodle soup from Rangoon
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It’s not an easy time for restaurants; most of them in New York have temporarily closed, an important measure to help curb the spread of COVID-19 in NYC. But many are also opting to stay open in hopes of bringing in some revenue to cover costs such as rent and taxes, while others are using it as a way to employ a few staffers.

Here are some of the favorite places of Eater staffers that are still offering takeout or delivery to some extent. It’s not an exhaustive list — check in on the Instagrams and websites of your favorites, too — and details such as hours and menu items may change, as restaurateurs adapt to reduced business and a new business model.

Remember to tip well and call before using a delivery platform such as Seamless or Caviar, which comes with hefty fees for consumers and restaurants.

Note: This map is an updated version of one originally published on March 23.

Staffers who contributed to this compendium include Erika Adams, Emma Alpern, Matt Buchanan, Sonia Chopra, Terri Ciccone, Serena Dai, Patty Diez, Brittany Holloway-Brown, Luke Fortney, Amanda Kludt, Jaya Saxena, Robert Sietsema, Ryan Sutton, and Tanay Warerkar.

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The Handpulled Noodle

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For tingly noodle dishes like spicy cumin beef, and more inventive ones like the Beijing bolognese, Handpulled Noodle is the place to go. The dumplings here come in four different flavor options and are served steam or fried — opt for the latter. [Order via Seamless.]

La Morada

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This celebrated restaurant is known just as much for its immigrant activism as it is its Oaxacan fare. The moles, tlayudas and enfrijoladas are the stars on the menu here, but you can’t really go wrong. [Order delivery on the restaurant’s website]

Charlies Bar & Kitchen

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Part of a new wave of restaurants that have brought several new dining options to the Bronx, Charlie’s menu leans Southern with items like buttermilk fried calamari, fried chicken, and jerk barbecue ribs. [Order on Grubhub and Uber Eats]


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A variety of rice-based dishes are the focus at Eater Young Gun JJ Johnson’s Harlem restaurant. Some of the top selections here include fried fluke with herbed rice and tartar sauce, barbecue brisket with Texas brown rice and peanut hoisin sauce, and best of all, spicy seafood gumbo with scallops, okra, shrimp, chicken sausage, and red rice. [Order via Caviar, Seamless, GrubHub, and Doordash]

Salmon, shrimp, and beef bowls at FieldTrip
Salmon, shrimp, and beef bowls at FieldTrip
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Bangklyn East Harlem

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While chef Prasong “Pat” Kanhasura playful approach to creating new dishes on the spot may be on hold right now, Bangklyn’s delivery menu still has some solid options like the spicy and sour tamarind coconut milk noodle dish that’s best enjoyed with crab meat, and the zingy papaya salad. [Direct message the restaurant’s Instagram page or call 646-429-8128 to order.]

Two plates of mushy-looking food placed on a wooden table Serena Dai/Eater

Jacob's Pickles

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Biscuit sandwiches are the stars of the menu at this Upper West Side institution with options like sausage gravy smothered chicken, hot chicken biscuit, and barbecue smothered pepper jack chicken. The variety of pickled vegetables here are also go-to options. [Available for delivery and takeout on Grubhub, and Uber Eats]

Jacob’s Pickles Photo via Jacob’s Pickles on Instagram

Kaia Wine Bar

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In addition to offering its full menu for pick up and delivery, this South African restaurant is also offering up meal plans for $10 per meal that goes beyond the menu. Highlights here include the meat pie called bobotie and the lamb burger. [Order on Seamless, Postmates and Caviar]

Up Thai

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One of the neighborhood’s best Thai restaurants is dishing out spicy curries, noodle soups like khao soi, and Northern Thai-dishes like the spicy pork ball. [Order on Chow Now]

Bolivian Llama Party

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When this Bolivian counter appeared at the Turnstyle Market in the passage that led to the Columbus Circle subway station, it caused a sensation with its meat stew-filled turnovers. Called saltenas, they were so juicy that eating them required special techniques, and we readily learned those techniques. For now, only the saltenas are available for bulk orders by DMing the business on Instagram or by texting SALTENA to 347-395-5481.

Bolivian Llama Party’s chicken salteña spills out onto a plate Nick Solares/Eater

Hahm Ji Bach

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Established in 1999, Hahm Ji Bach is a Murray Hill, Queens, Korean barbecue, offering a full Korean menu that also includes sushi, stews, hot pots, fried fish, noodles, and banchan. Delivery is free within the confines of Flushing, with prorated delivery charges elsewhere. Call 718-460-9289 for details.

A buffet of Korean dishes with pork belly in the middle, ready to be cooked. Photo courtesy of Hahm Ji Bach

Tulcingo Del Valle

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Named after a southern Pueblan town, Tulcingo Del Valle was one of the city’s earliest bodega taquerias, offering groceries and antojitos simultaneously, and eventually spinning off a separate dining room. Check out chicken enchiladas with mole poblano, a chorizo cemita, a cheese stuffed chile relleno, or pork ribs with verdolaga (purslane). Call 212-262-5510 for delivery.

A cheese stuff chile flooded with tomato sauce, alongside rice and beans. Robert Sietsema/Eater NY

Corner Slice

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One of the city’s top pizzerias is located inside the fod hall Gotham West Market. Called Corner Slice, the counter offers cheese and soppressata slices, but the tomato slice is nearly unparalleled. Take a whiff of roasted garlic and sweet Sicilian oregano as a tray of pizza comes out of the oven. [Available for delivery or pick up]

A white clam slice and a red tomato slice sit on paper plates at Gotham West Market Ryan Sutton/Eater NY

Black Thai

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This Thai restaurant is about as northerly as Thai restaurants get in Queens, and though the decor won’t matter at the moment, trust us, it’s distinctive. The duck salad here is unsurpassed, and so is the drunken noodle if you’re in a noodle mood. If you live within a mile of the restaurant, delivery is free at the above phone number; otherwise there’s Grubhub and

A duck salad with pineapple and shredded carrots. Robert Sietsema/Eater NY

Nurlan Uyghur Restaurant

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NYC’s Uyghur restaurants are few and far between but in the last few months three opened in the city. Nurlan is one of them, and it’s offering up dishes like lamb dumplings, pearl noodles with beef and minced vegetables, and a meat-stuffed bread called gosh nan. [Available for takeout by calling 347-542-3324]

Four kebabs on metal skewers. Robert Sietsema/Eater

Taste of Persia

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Saeed Pourkay became famous for his Persian food, first at a holiday market in Union Square, later at his own concession in a Flatiron pizzeria. Now he is working on his own Chlesea restaurant, but until then is offering Saturday deliveries, in Manhattan (no charge), Brooklyn and Queens ($15 fee). Here’s how it works: Check the menu on his Instagram page on Monday, then call him at 917-592-3467 for delivery the following Saturday.

A red Persian stew in a paper cup. Robert Sietsema/Eater NY

Her Name Is Han

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The delivery menu at Her Name is Han, a staple of rustic-chic Korean soul food, does not run 28 pages long like at the restaurant itself. But one can still find the venue’s greatest hits: the crispy kimchi pancake, the country fried chicken with radish pickles, the succulent grilled bulgogi, the giant budae hotpot with rice cakes and sausages, and most importantly, the spicy and jiggly raw blue crab. [Order online]

Budae jjigae stew on an induction burner Gary He/Eater

Bourke Street Bakery

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The NYC outpost of Sydney’s acclaimed Bourke Street Bakery is open for same-day pickup Wednesday through Sunday. Sesame seeded sourdough, creme brulee tarts, and lamb and harissa sausage rolls are all on the menu here, as is a rotating selection of daily breads. [Order here.]

Tarts from Bourke Street Bourke Street Bakery [Official]

Di An Di

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Di An Di is usually a tough table for its playful Vietnamese fare in Greenpoint, but now its noodle soups and takes on street food are available for delivery. Spring rolls, beef pho, and chicken pho are all available, plus some new merchandise. [Order through Caviar or over the phone at 718-576-3914]

Chicken over rice, pho ga, and clam pizza Alex Staniloff/Eater

Fish Cheeks

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The standout Thai fried wings, spicy coconut crab curry, and bright som-tum corn salad of Fish Cheeks are available for delivery and takeout. Check Instagram for specials, like a current 25 percent discount on wine, beer, and food. [Delivery]

A colorful restaurant interior with a light wooden ceiling, wooden tables, and red, yellow, and blue chairs. Fish Cheeks [Official]

The Izakaya NYC on 4th

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At just 29 years old, restaurateur Yudai Kanayama has already opened a staggering five restaurants in New York City, including the East Village’s Izakaya and Chinatown’s newly-opened Dr. Clark. All but one of his restaurants may be temporarily closed, but Kanayama is using its kitchen to serve a daily menu of Hokkaido staples, like lamb over rice and a pork katsu sandwich that’s been marinated for seven hours. [Direct message the restaurant’s Instagram page or order here.]

Russ & Daughters

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The legendary smoked fish shop has closed all but its original Houston Street location for pickup, though delivery is available in Manhattan on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Lox, cream cheese, bagels, sandwiches, and salads are available, plus boxes of Jewish pastries. Nationwide shipping is also available, and Brooklyn delivery starts soon. [Delivery]

Pieces of salmon jut out of a bagel sandwich sliced in half, that’s placed on a white cermaic plate. A sign for Russ & Daughters hangs in the background. Bess Adler/Eater

Thai Diner

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From the hit Uncle Boons team, Thai Diner serves up American classics with a Thai twist, with dishes like Thai tea babka French toast served with condensed milk butter. More classically Thai dishes like khao soi noodles or Massaman curry are also available, from the menu of companion restaurant Uncle Boons Sister. [Order for takeout and delivery on Seamless or on Caviar]

The exterior of a restaurant that is located at a corner with the words thai diner emblazoned on the exterior wooden paneling


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Cozy Malaysian cafe Kopitiam is doing takeout and delivery daily — even its usual closed day of Wednesday — from noon to 2 p.m. and then 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Check the website for what’s available, though its classics like the anchovy-packed rice dish nasi lemak and the pandan coconut jam-stuffed kaya butter toast are musts. [Call 646-609-3785 or Caviar]

Pan mee at Kopitiam Louise Palmberg/Eater

Hot new Williamsburg pizza purveyor Leo — from the same people as Bushwick darling Ops — has wood-fired pizza, square pies, and sourdough bread available for pickup and delivery. Also let the team choose a bottle of natural wine for $28 from the restaurant’s robust and inventive selection. [Order delivery]

An overhead shot of the margherita pizza at Leo, showing off the pizza’s red tomatoes, green basil, and white mozzarella Ryan Sutton/Eater NY

Golden Diner

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Chef Samuel Yoo’s solo debut is a culinary gift to the Two Bridges neighborhood, with a menu that features Asian and sometimes Latin tweaks on New York diner classics. Expect a hefty, hash brown-laced egg sandwich, tempura-battered salt and pepper calamari, Korean-fried chicken wings, a chicken katsu club, and a stunningly bright vegan Italian hero with charred yuba. [Order through Seamless, Grubhub, and Postmates]

The chicken katsu club on a plate at a table inside Golden Diner. Joyce Kim for Golden Diner [Official Photo]

BK Jani

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Some of the city’s best grilled meats — and a must-try spicy burger — can be ordered from BK Jani, a Pakistani meat specialist. Lamb chops, chicken, and seekh kaba are all available alonside paratha and fries. See Instagram for specials. [Call (347) 460-5110 or order delivery online]

Pies 'n' Thighs

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The chicken biscuit is by far the most popular item here — and for good reason — but also worth getting are the burnt end baked beans which come with pieces of pork in it, and the wide selection of pies. In light of the shutdown, the restaurant has expanded its delivery zone to Bushwick, the Navy Yard, Greenpoint, and some of Fort Greene as well. [Delivery]

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This southern Italian restaurant in the oldest part of Williamsburg down near the river has become a favorite brunch destination, but it is so much more. Smoke from a wood oven permeates many of the dishes, including a smoked mozzarella app, a salad of raw and roasted brussels sprouts, and a grandma style pan pizza; but there are also distinguished pastas such as tagliatelle and trumpet mushrooms, and desserts that include a buttermilk panna cotta with rhubarb sauce. All obtainable by calling 347-987-4500 for bicycle delivery.

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Win Son

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Evolved Taiwanese American restaurant Win Son is now offering takeout and delivery via Caviar at its restaurant and bakery. While the full menu of either place will not be available, such favorites as fly heads and black sesame noodles will be offered at the restaurant (dinner only), and milk bun sandwiches and scallion pancakes at the bakery (lunch only).

Win Son Serena Dai/Rater NY

Roberta's Pizza & Bakery

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Famed NYC pizzeria Roberta’s is delivering pizza, pastries, and pasta making kits out of its Bushwick bakery. Pizza rolls, garlic knots, and Italian combo sandwiches round out the carb-friendly menu, with sides like Mike’s Hot Honey and Roberta’s housemade butter available for delivery, as well. [Order here.]

Roberta’s pizza bites lie on a white plate
Roberta’s Pizza Bites


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This resolutely Italian-American place concentrates on red sauced specialties in a largely familiar vein, representing a rather spectacular species of comfort food. Our favorites include mafalde (a ribbon pasta with wavy edges) with beef bolognese, and the meatball parm hero, available in medium and large sizes. Smaller snacks like rice balls, garlic bread, and caesar salad also available. [Order here]

Archie's Bar & Pizza

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This neighborhood bar hidden away on Bushwick’s Central Avenue also produces amazing pizzas and New England hoagie sandwiches, the former in satisfying, bready pies cooked in a pan with plenty of toppings. The cupping pepperoni is a favorite, but the once-rollicking place also has one of the best clam pies in town, loaded with bellies and topped with a lemon. It’s a beautiful sight. [Order here]

A round clam pizza with a lemon slice in the middle. Robert Sietsema/Eater NY

Yemen Café

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Around since 1986, Atlantic Avenue’s Yemen Cafe offers familiar Middle Eastern dishes, but also some food unique to the Arab Peninsula, such as the fava bean stew called foul, and the bubbling pot of goo called saltah, topped with a foamy fenugreek emulsion. Apart from that, there are quite wonderful kebabs, bread dips, and over-rice dishes of chicken and lamb shank (shown). Order from either the Atlantic Avenue or Bay Ridge branches: [Delivery]

Lamb shank over rice in a carryout container. Robert Sietsema/Eater NY

Bar Camillo

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This recently opened offshoot of Flatbush’s Camillo also specializes the the flatbread called pinsa, which supposedly dates to ancient Roman times. Don’t dare call it pizza! Antipasti run to chicken liver pate, anchovies with buttered toast, and artichokes with mint and breadcrumbs, but why not order a pinsa and carb it up? The one called Romana features two contrasting sauces, amatriciana and cacio e pepe, as if were pasta. Bottled Negronis and wines are available, too. [Delivery.]

The Roman pizza called pinsa, a thick oblong of dough with two sauces. Robert Sietsema/Eater NY

Industry favorite natural wine bar June is doing pickup from its Cobble Hill space, where its wine cellar is available for sale at 50 percent off. But more food and pantry staples are now available, including curry chicken salad, kale-lentil soup, and milk chocolate pudding. Those who are getting into making bread can also purchase flour — and get a sourdough starter for free. Wine is available for delivery, too. [Order delivery]

Claro is a Gowanus restaurant famous for its casual vibe, relaxing backyard, hand-patted tortillas, and menu that includes Oaxacan specialties, now available for delivery via Seamless and Grubhub. Standout menu items, depending on what is currently in season, include memelas and pork cheek in red mole. And the black beans are killer, too.


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Prospect Heights and Crown Heights Burmese newcomer Rangoon is now offering takeout and delivery of its prawn curry, lemongrass fish soup, and tea leaf salad, among other dishes, via Grubhub and Seamless. And don’t forget a side of coconut rice!