These are scary and uncertain times. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the fewer trips to the store, the better.  Nonetheless, people need groceries and supplies. Among those on the front lines of this pandemic are the grocery store workers and delivery drivers who are working to ensure that our consumer needs are met. The following is a list of services that deliver food and groceries to the Boston market. Using these services can ensure support of social distancing efforts, which is a critical component in the fight against the spread of this virus.

By the same token, the people who are delivering your groceries are putting their own health at risk to serve your needs. Be respectful and appreciative of that fact, and tip accordingly. Additionally, high demand may impact delivery availability for each of these services. Your patience is appreciated.

Grocery Delivery

Instacart

Instacart is a personal shopping service in which users order items through the app and then get groceries delivered by a dedicated shopper.  The entire transaction, including scheduling of drop off and payment, is done through the app.

Shipt

Like Instacart, Shipt is a grocery delivery service that allows users to select grocery items and have them delivered to their doorstep by a dedicated personal shopper.

Walmart

Walmart Same-Day Grocery Delivery service lets you set a scheduled drop-off time and get your purchase items delivered right to your door.

Task Rabbit

Task Rabbit connects users to essential services, including grocery delivery.  Tasks also include home repairs, cleaning, moving, assembly, and handyman work.

Restaurant Delivery

DoorDash

Unlike the above services, DoorDash is specifically restaurant delivery.  For some good takeout delivered right to your doorstep, try this service.

Grubhub

Another restaurant delivery service is Grubhub, a service that allows you to order from the menus of multiple restaurant locations and get the food delivered.

Uber Eats

Like Grubhub and DoorDash, Uber Eats specializes in restaurant delivery.  Simply place your order and schedule a delivery time.

Eat Street

Looking for some good delivery?  Eat Street is yet another restaurant delivery service that will bring your favorite menu items to your doorstep.

Seamless

Another restaurant delivery service.  Get take out orders delivered right to your doorstep.

Restaurant and Grocery Delivery Hybrid

Postmates

Postmates is a service that delivers food, drinks, and groceries.

Final Word

There you have it.  These are the major grocery and restaurant delivery services in Boston. Again, keep in mind that these delivery workers are doing great work to meet your needs. Tip them accordingly. Stay safe and healthy!

Did we miss a service? Tell us about it in the comments below!

Claire Carpenter