Hunger hits, the cupboards are bare and the thought of getting presentable and heading out the door is unthinkable; we’re not going to judge, we’ve been there too. Sometimes the only option is to act like an emperor and demand food be brought to your presence.
Thankfully, food delivery in Salt Lake City is no longer simply a choice between pizza and Chinese food (not that they aren’t still great options!); today there exists a bevy of useful third parties who will bring practically any cuisine, right to your doorstep; of course there’s usually a small fee to pay too, but when the mood hits, who cares, show me the food!
Note: with all food delivery services, be aware that ordering at peak times, weekends and holidays can sometimes mean added delay. Most of the service listed here are third parties that order your food and bring it from the restaurant to you. Plan accordingly and build a little slack into your schedule.
DoorDash hit the SLC dining scene in 2017 and is quickly becoming THE restaurant food delivery service in town. Not only does the service deliver from the most extensive selection in Salt Lake City, the fees are ultra low too. The service offers just about every cuisine you can imagine, and delivers right to your door or desk.
Door Dash is a national service and like similar offerings has both iOS and Android apps. Prices for the restaurants seem to be largely the same as eating in, you pay only a small delivery fee and tip your drive in the app (the tip goes 100% to the driver). One particular feature I love about DoorDash is the ability to schedule an order for delivery later. If you know you have plans at a set time, you can schedule earlier in the day, kick back and relax. If you need more convincing, see my detailed DoorDash review.
Another national operation that offer an iPhone and Android app for the truly couch embedded diner. The service operates seven days a week and hours are based around restaurant opening times. Delivery costs vary but expect to pay $2.99 for restaurants close to your location rising to $7.99-$9.99 for restaurants several miles away.
The app automatically updates you as your order is being prepared, and once it hits the road. At that time you can even track your driver on a live map, just like Uber and Lyft. You can tip your driver right in the app using a credit card, making hunting for change down the sofa a thing of the past. I’ve used Grub Hub many times and have had nothing but great experiences.
A brand new service to SLC as of September 2017. Get Uber to bring restaurant food right to your doorstep. UberEATS state their average order to delivery time is just 35 minutes.
Get Go Delivery | Aimed mainly toward downtown dwellers, is this bike powered service. Simply choose your restaurant within a five mile radius of downtown and let them know. They aim to have your food to you within 15-45 minutes.
Get Go Delivery | Ecologically minded and hungry? Live within a five mile radius of downtown Salt Lake City? Look no further than this eco friendly, bike powered service. Simply choose your restaurant within a five mile radius of downtown and let them know. They aim to have your food to you within 15-45 minutes – all via pedal power.
Eat 24 Hours | Another larger operation powered by Yelp, that also provides iPhone and Android apps for ease of use. For the indecisive, Eat 24 Hours also offers a “what’s good” feature that shows previous diner’s orders and their rating. Delivery fee’s range from $2-$5.99 with a number of free delivery options listed too.
Restaurants that directly deliver in Salt Lake City
New Golden Dragon – One of my own staple restaurants to order delivery food in Salt Lake City from. Great Chinese cuisines that offers standard Americanized fare everyone will enjoy but also plenty of more exotic selections. My personal favorite? The funky and aromatic Salted Fish and Chicken Fried Rice.
1716 South State Street, Salt Lake City, UT 84115
The Pie – Now with locations all over the valley, including a recent opening in South Salt Lake, this SLC institution will satisfy your pizza cravings seven days a week. And all right to your doorstep late into the night.
Salt Lake | South Salt Lake | Midvale | South Jordan | Ogden
Grocery delivery in Salt Lake City
Walmart online groceries. Not quite delivery but all you do is have to do is order online and drive to the store, they’ll do the rest from shopping your order to loading your car: https://www.gastronomicslc.com/walmart-grocery-online-order-pickup-review-slc/
Looking to get groceries delivered to your doorstep? Check out my review of Instacart in Salt Lake City. Instacart can even deliver to your doorstep in as little as 1-2 hours.
For the referral links above, we get a small kickback in service credit when you place your first order. We have no official affiliate relationship with these delivery services beyond earning a little free delivery credit.