Seattle Restaurants Expanding Delivery and Takeout Due to Coronavirus Measures

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Seattle Restaurants Expanding Delivery and Takeout Due to Coronavirus Measures

In an attempt to slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee has ordered restaurants and bars across the state to close their dining rooms for at least the next two weeks. That means many Seattle spots are quickly pivoting to delivery, takeout, curbside pickup, and more.

There have been lists compiled from The Intentionalist (highlighting businesses owned by people of color and the LGBTQ+ community), the Seattle Times, Catch22 Delivery (a platform launched by the owner of Piroshky Piroshky), the blog Eat, Drink, Travel, Ya’ll, the website Down Home Seattle, and several neighborhood blogs (such as GreenLaker, Capitol Hill Seattle, and West Seattle Blog).

The city of Seattle has also developed an interactive map, for those looking for even more options.

Below is just a sampling of notable restaurants that have either expanded such services recently, are planning to do so soon, or are stepping up a delivery system already in place.

Bainbridge Island

— The modern Vietnamese restaurant Ba Sa is now offering curbside pickup.

— French fine-dining spot Marche has “comfort food to go” and a menu on its Facebook page.

— Famed chef Brendan McGill’s Italian restaurant Bruciato offers its full menu for takeout or delivery from 12-8 p.m. daily with the full menu, along with bottles of wine.

— Fish and chips purveyor Proper Fish is taking orders for pickup and delivery, and working on some family meal options.

Ballard

— Per usual for chef Eric Rivera, Addo is experimenting with a variety of options, including Addo at Home (three meals delivered per week with a bottle of wine for $95), Addo Pantry (sauces, stock, and more), and Addo for the People (affordable meals with a charitable component).

— Venerable Mexican restaurant (and mole masters) La Carta de Oaxaca has curbside pickup available, along with delivery within three miles.

— The new Sri Lankan-influenced Rupee Bar is now doing takeout and delivery, with items such as mutton rolls, roasted cauliflower, and jackfruit curry.

— Korean brunch destination Watson’s Counter is offering a limited menu for takeout, including a new muffin sandwich: ssamjang, pork or mushrooms, green onions, and eggs.

Sawyer (from James Beard Award-nominated chef Mitch Mayers) plans to do some pickup “pop-ups,” which will be posted on Instagram.

— French-American restaurant Copine has expanded its Sunday Suppers (now Thursday through Sunday), offering meals for two.

— Popular wood-fired pizza place Delancey is open daily now, serving to-go orders. It has opened a wine shop in its dining room for those who want to booze it up.

— Brunch favorite Porkchop and Co is serving a limited menu of breakfast burritos and bagels for takeout.

Stoup Brewing is among quite a few breweries in the neighborhood offering pre-filled crowlers to go (here are the rules for beer delivery as well).

Beacon Hill

— The acclaimed Mediterranean-influenced Homer has a selection of lunch and dinner items available for takeout, as well as some pantry offerings, such as cookie dough balls and loaves of sourdough.

— Star chef Melissa Miranda’s Filipino restaurant Musang recently debuted its takeout offerings for Lutong Bahay (which means “home cooked” in tagalog). It features variety of comfort food dishes, such as pork and shrimp with spiced vinegar and adobong ribs na baboy. Miranda also runs Musang Community Kitchen Sunday through Tuesday.

— Italian mainstay Bar del Corso has a rotating lunch menu for pickup from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.

Bellevue

— Spanish restaurant Castilla will be open for curbside pickup orders on some menu items, including its lentil stew with chorizo and patatas bravas.

— Mega-popular dumpling chain Din Tai Fung has delivery available seven days a week from DoorDash, GrubHub, and Postmates.

Belltown

— Caribbean restaurant Jerk Shack is offering kid-friendly, microwavable meals for $11 each.

Boat Street Kitchen and Bistro is doing drive-thru, along with heat-at-home meals.

— Kaiseki restaurant W’az has bento boxes to-go Tuesday through Sunday.

— The Thai street food restaurant Bangrak Market offers pickup and delivery within a three mile radius.

Capitol Hill

— The eclectic restaurant Nue, with street food from all around the world, is offering takeout options and delivery via DoorDash and GrubHub.

— Vietnamese staple Ba Bar is offering 20 percent off call-in ordering at its Capitol Hill location (the South Lake Union and U Village outposts are also open for takeout and delivery from 11am-8pm daily).

— Greek restaurant Omega Ouzeri is extending its takeout service, with retail wine available as well.

— Popular Middle Eastern spot Mamnoon has a family meal for $40, which includes mezze, pita, arnabeit (cauliflower), fattoush salad, and other items, available to order by email or phone for curbside pickup.

— Burger hot spot Two Doors Down is doing curbside pickup, and also has locals offering to purchase $500 worth of burgers and fries for laid-off restaurant workers on the last two Mondays in March.

— Longtime dive Linda’s Tavern (along with sibling King’s Hardware in Ballard) is open every Thursday and Friday from 4 p.m. to 8pm for a burger pop-up, slinging wings, tots, beer, cocktail kits, and boilermakers.

— Chophouse Row’s omakase lunch counter By Tae has leaned into its popular grab ‘n’ go boxes, which rotates daily and has included sushi, chicken curry, and spam musubi.

— Renee Erickson’s French steakhouse Bateau is offering to-go orders.

Elysian Brewing has beer delivery within a wide range (and will donate five dollars for every sold case to The Seattle Hospitality Emergency Fund). It also has vegetable boxes available to Capitol Hill diners for $31.50.

enjoy full meals designed for two or more people (or the savvy solo diner who wishes to stock up and have leftovers for the next day). Select locations will have three meal packages available that range from $40 to $55 per package.

— Chef Ethan Stowell’s Tavolàta has takeout daily from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Orders can be placed via the website. Curbside pickup is available.

— Star chef Shota Nakajima’s new kushikatsu spot Taku is now open for to-go orders, from 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

— Vegetarian specialist Cafe Flora has takeout and delivery through Caviar, plus take-and-bake cinnamon rolls.

— Famed oyster spot Taylor Shellfish on Melrose is offering curbside pickup and delivery. The restaurant promised to take its oysters straight from the tank and pack them in bags, and/or boxes, on ice.

Harry’s Fine Foods has takeout for menu items, such as pasta, soups, burgers, and charcuterie, along with bottled wine.

— Well-loved Malaysian street food restaurant Kedai Makan has a smaller menu and smaller staff at the moment, but is still doing takeout.

— Mediterranean restaurant Terra Plata has instituted a new to-go menu and curbside pickup, with items including roast pig.

— Upscale seafood-focused Lark has four-course meals available for takeout, packaged with reheating instructions.

— Indian fusion spot Zaika offers curbside pickup from 11 a.m. until midnight daily on items such as seekh kebabs and dahi jeera cauliflower.

— Chophouse Row’s French comfort food spot Marmite has pickup and delivery with a menu that includes nettle soup, fried rabbit legs, and beef au jus sandwiches.

— Jewish deli Dingfelder’s has a takeout window and curbside pickup, with a Passover menu.

— Filipino speakeasy Knee High Stocking Company is offering its full menu for curbside pickup (no cocktails, though).

— The decadent dessert shop Hot Cakes is doing a delivery service called Birthdays Don’t Stop, offering sweets delivered three times per week with a fee.

— New Laotian restaurant Taurus Ox has a limited menu on offer for takeout, and is working on delivery. There’s the coveted smash burger, along with sticky rice wine.

— Italian spot Due Cucina is adding to its online takeout menu, with pasta boxes for diners to cook at home, as well as our porchetta sold by the pound.

— This was supposed to be the full opening week for Surrell, a Pacific Northwest wine bar and restaurant based on the popular pop-up, but instead it will start by offering food and wine for pickup and delivery.

— New hotspot Meet Korean BBQ has launched a takeout and delivery service in conjunction with sibling restaurant Chan (items include chicken wings, ssam bowls, and bulgogi sliders).

Central District

— The Vietnamese-leaning Reckless Noodle House has a takeout menu for its wok specialties, plus discounts on some of its beer, wine, and cider offerings.

Columbia City

— Caribbean-Cajun spot Island Soul is switching to phone-in orders and take-out only.

— Acclaimed brunch spot Super Six is back in action for takeout and delivery, with a selection of tacos, sliders, and luau packs (from sibling spot Marination), cocktail kits, wine, and cans of beer from Stoup Brewing.

Downtown

— Usually located at Ethan Stowell’s Cortina Cafe (now temporarily closed), fermented bagel specialist Rubinstein Bagels is offering bagels and smears for delivery throughout the area with 48 hours notice.

— Hyatt Olive 8’s restaurant Urbane is putting together family meal kits for pickup.

— Revered steakhouse Metropolitan Grill is launching its first-ever delivery service, with entrées, sides, desserts, and bottles of wines.

— The State Hotel’s Ben Paris will keep its door open for takeout, adding a new family-style menu, in addition to its regular one.

Eastlake

— Upscale Japanese mainstay Sushi Kappo Tamura offers its full sushi menu to-go, as well as a nigiri omakase for takeout at $70, which includes 12 pieces of seasonal selections.

First Hill

— Chef Monica Dimas’s celebrated Mexican restaurant Little Neon Taco is shifting to curbside pickup and no-contact delivery.

Fremont

— Fancy tasting menu restaurant Art of the Table is currently offering a $60 takeout family meal, with roasted chicken and Beecher’s mac ‘n’ cheese, that it says will feed 3-4 people.

— Famed chef Renee Erickson’s hip fine-dining spot The Whale Wins is now offering curbside pickup and “social distance safe hugs from the patio window.”

— Highly-acclaimed soba specialist Kamonegi has switched to takeout (diners must order 24 hours in advance), and curbside pickup. There are also free onigiri (rice balls) and yakult drinks for kids 12 and under with each order.

— Starting March 31, Mexican restaurant El Camino is ramping up takeout again, including some margarita kits.

— The health conscious farm-to-table spot Eve now has a takeout menu, with online preordering.

— Laid-back French restaurant Le Coin started takeout orders from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. daily, with a rotating menu.

— Sweets purveyors Theo Chocolate is now offering curbside side pickup and delivery.

— Popular patty slingers Uneeda Burger has curbside pickup.

Georgetown

— The elegant Corson Building in Georgetown is now offering takeout dinners on Thursday and Friday nights.

Green Lake

— Farm-to-table restaurant Eight Row will have menu items available for pickup and delivery, along with wines to go.

— Brewhouse Latona Pub (well known for its burgers is offering takeout for lunch and dinner, along with curbside pickup.

Greenwood

— Casual French restaurant Gainsbourg has takeout from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday on all menu items, including poutine, duck confit, steak frites, burgers, and more.

International District

Maneki, the oldest sushi restaurant in Seattle, is offering takeout with a new online ordering system.

— Top Japanese spot Tsukushinbo (known for its shoyu ramen) has delivery and takeout (but still no sign outside).

— Dim sum specialists Jade Garden are still plugging along, with a bare bones takeout operation, and is listed on DoorDash and GrubHub.

Hood Famous Cafe and Bar launched its new delivery service this week, offering ube cheesecakes, cookies, and buko pie for no-contact dropoff within the Seattle area.

— Little Saigon’s well-known Vietnamese restaurant Pho Bac offers two takeout options: ready-to-eat pho for pickup, or meal kits with instructions on preparation. There are also family meal combos and take-home bottles of wine.

— Seattle’s original Viet-Cajun hot spot Crawfish King is offering one pound of crawfish free for orders on delivery apps such as GrubHub and Ubereats.

Kirkland

— The Northern Italian fine-dining mainstay Cafe Juanita has launched a pickup service that has its chefs prepare meals with reheating instructions, along with a wine list (the restaurant requests 24 hours notice on orders).

— The Kirkland and South Lake Union locations of Mexican restaurant chain Cactus are offering pickup and delivery on Caviar, Uber Eats, DoorDash, and GrubHub.

Lake City

— German coffee shop Kaffeeklatsch is open for takeout, serving up hot cross buns, cardamom cake, and other sweets.

— New Chinese dumpling restaurant Mount & Bao has its popular spicy hand-pulled noodles and xiao long bao available for takeout.

Maple Leaf

— Butcher shop and bar The Shambles is offering meat boxes to go and growler fills.

Pike Place Market

— The flaky pastry favorite Piroshky Piroshky has just launched its pickup and delivery service in partnership with Pike Place Chowder and Pike Place Fish Market to form a Pike Place power trio.

Pioneer Square

— Street food takeout spot Halal Guys is offering a buy one get one free deal for its whole menu.

— There’s a limited menu available for takeout and delivery at acclaimed Indian restaurant Nirmal’s, through DoorDash, Uber Eats, and Postmates.

— Family-owned neighborhood restaurant Pioneer Square D&E offers pickup and no-contact delivery on its burgers, soups, salads, and shareable plates.

Phinney Ridge

— Hugely popular deep dish pizzeria Windy City Pie (and its South Seattle sibling Breezy Town Pizza) has added delivery in addition to takeout, including beer and wine.

Barking Dog Ale House has extended its takeout business and added local delivery, as well as family meals in collaboration with other local breweries for growler fills.

Queen Anne

— Buzzy modern Korean restaurant Paju (known for its smoky, squid-ink fried rice) is offering takeout and curbside pickup.

— Family-friendly spot Eden Hill Provisions has started takeout and delivery, plus subscription meal boxes (including wine). Also, chef Maximillian Petty will be auctioning off private dinners, with 100 percent of proceeds going to the restaurant’s staff.

— Ethan Stowell’s How to Cook a Wolf has takeout and curbside pickup is available on items such as campanelle with arugula pesto, rigatoni with spicy sausage, or roasted pork chuck loin. Delivery available via GrubHub.

— Korean gastropub Lazy Susan is open for takeout with items such as crunchy wings, kimchi mac and cheese, japchae and the beef bulgogi burrito. It’s also offering 50 percent off meals for all restaurant, bar, food industry workers unemployed or recently laid off.

Ravenna

— Star chef Edouardo Jordan has transformed Salare into a community kitchen, and JuneBaby is now doing takeout with different three-course menus each day.

Redmond

— Comfort food-focused Pomegranate Bistro is offering family meals for four that can be reheated at home.

— Vietnamese hot spot District One Saigon has delivery service that packages two meals per week, with items such as spring rolls, pho, and banh mi.

SoDo

— Though the popular barbecue restaurant Jack’s BBQ has offered delivery in the past, it’s now instituting curbside pickup for takeout orders as well at the SoDo location (the SLU outpost will stick with the usual takeout/delivery options).

South Lake Union

White Swan Public House is teaming up with sibling restaurants Matt’s in the Market and Radiator Whiskey (from Pike Place Market) on a takeout menu that features ingredients from local farms.

— Breakfast spot Portage Bay Cafe is open for delivery and pickup from the South Lake Union location, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. daily.

— Well-regarded steak destination The Butcher’s Table is offering some prepared foods for takeout, as well as cuts from its butcher case.

Sunset Hill

— Wood-fueled bistro Samara is offering some items on its full menu and wine list for takeout Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights.

Vashon Island

— Butcher shop-restaurant-bar hybrid The Ruby Brink is open for groceries and takeout items, including its popular meat and noodle soup.

Wallingford

— One of the city’s original organic restaurants, Tilth has new family lunch and dinner meals for pickup, which can be reheated at home, and the option to order bottles of wine.

West Seattle

— Smokehouse Lady Jaye is offering takeout family meals named after the co-owners, which the restaurant says can feed anywhere from 2-6 people, depending on the selections.

Ma’ono is now open for takeout and delivery, Wednesday through Sunday from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Items include the fried chicken dinners, mac n’ kimcheese, triple garlic fried rice, spam musubi, and whole banana cream pies. Delivery available through Caviar.

— Both the Bakery Nouveau in West Seattle and the location in Capitol Hill have designated pick up areas for call-in orders. The bakery also requests that walk-in diners line up with “appropriate personal space and to avoid clustered groups inside.”

— Chef Brian Clevenger’s newest restaurant Haymaker has devised a simple family meal of roast chicken and jus, mixed green salads, and baguettes, that can feed two or more, available for pre-order and pickup.

— Middle Eastern spot Falafel Salam has takeout, featuring chicken shawarma, lamb gyros and, yes, falafel, all made from scratch.

White Center

— Korean “drinking food” specialists Anju Bar and Eatery starts takeout, curbside pickup, and delivery Wednesday.