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The 18 Best NYC Delivery and Takeout Restaurants

NYC is full of delicious restaurants that have expanded their delivery options since the pandemic. Whether you live in The Bronx or Staten Island, there are amazing dishes that are just a quick drive away, or that can be delivered right to your door. There are so many restaurants to choose from that deciding what to eat can sometimes be overwhelming. But never fear, CitySignal is here, and we have found some of the best places to order delivery or takeout in each borough. So ditch the “takeout near me” search on Google and check out some of the places listed below!

Takeout Restaurants Near Me

Manhattan Restaurants that Deliver

Charles Pan Fried Chicken

Fried chicken is an American staple, and some of the best in the city can be found at Charles Pan Fried Chicken. With two locations at 72nd Street and 145th Street, this stunning menu is available to a large swath of the city. You can order online via their website and try some fan-favorite foods like their BBQ chicken, gravy-smothered turkey wings, or their half rack of ribs.



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Listed as one of the best new restaurants by Timeout New York, Atoboy is a perfect takeout option for folks who like to share meals family-style. Located in NoMad, this fabulous Korean restaurant has a prix fixe menu that features delectable meats, veggies, and more! Some favorites from returning customers are the sea urchin and the pork belly. The restaurant’s number and menu can be found on their website, so give them a ring and order some takeout today!



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Serving the residents of Central Harlem since 1988, this Eritrean and Ethiopian restaurant is one of the best in the city. It’s one of the first Eritrean and Ethiopian restaurants in the country, and offers delicious plates like Ful, Birsin, and a variety of beef, lamb, poultry, and seafood dishes. You can order takeout or delivery on their website, where you can also find their menu. You’ll become a regular customer after your first order.

Baar Baar


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This Indian Gastro Restaurant is in the small neighborhood of Two Bridges in lower Manhattan, and it’s one of the best Indian spots in the city.  They do takeout and delivery from 5pm-9:30pm Tuesday through Sunday, and the selections here will leave your mouth watering. Try some of their most popular items like their seasonal vegetable curry, mushroom biryani, and malai paneer pinwheel. You’ll have them listed as a favorite contact in no time.

Takeout Restaurants in Brooklyn



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This Michelin Star Mexican restaurant can often be found on “Best Restaurants in New York City” lists, and there’s a good reason. Their restaurant is beautiful, sure, but their food tastes amazing no matter where you are. One might even find it more delicious in the comfort of their own home! Their number is on their website, and you can call for takeout today! Try their lamb barbacoa tacos or their shrimp ceviche tostada.

Modern Love

Serving the Williamsburg area, this vegan restaurant offers delicious alternatives to meat heavy dishes. With options like bean burgers, chickpea parmesan, and tofu fried chicken, you’ll be coming back here again and again when you’re in the mood for a meal or a snack. These delicious meals are available to anyone in a two mile radius of the restaurant, so head to their website and order an amazing meal today!



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Fausto has hundreds of great reviews on Google and has been listed on many “Best Italian Food in NYC” articles. Dishes like gemelli, mezze rigatoni, and house-made focaccia, have earned this restaurant the reputation of being one of the best restaurants in the city. This magnificent place even offers options from their extensive wine list for delivery! If you live around the Flatbush area, then you can order takeout or delivery through their website. You’ll be ordering from there so much, that you’ll probably just end up bookmarking it.

Shelsky’s Brooklyn Bagels


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The only restaurant on the list to not offer a dine-in option, takeout and delivery are this spot’s bread and butter. Sporting two locations, one in Park Slope and one in Cobble Hill, this place ships its amazing food all over the world. With kosher favorites like their tuna salad bagels, lox cream cheese bagels, and a specialty dish called Jewish Christmas, you’ll be coming back here again and again. You might even order their bagels in bulk so you can have as much as you want, whenever you want.

Restaurants that Deliver in The Bronx

Zona De Cuba


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One of the best restaurants in The Bronx, Zona De Cuba serves the finest Cuban cuisine you can find. They have a special menu for takeout orders, which includes phenomenal dishes like paella como nos gusta, cómete mi falda, and como pollo con grano. You can even order some of their specialty cocktails like the margaritas and mojitos! It’s the star of the South Bronx, so give them a call and order a meal today! Their number is on their website, or you can order through Grubhub.

Zhongzhong Noodles


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Located in Belmont, this ramen place has bright and colorful foods that will have your mouth watering. With an extensive menu, including favorites like Szechuan braised beef noodles, fried chicken rice bowls, and delicious dumplings, you’ll be ordering from here every time you have a case of the munchies. Bringing authentic Chinese flavors right to your door, you can order right from their website, and a delicious meal will appear at your door.

Nana’s Kitchen


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Serving the residents of Morris Park, this Mediterranean delight has some of the best reviews for a restaurant in The Bronx on Seamless and GrubHub. With classics like fried calamari, bronzino, and stuffed peppers with ground beef, and Albanian bites like suxhuk, qebapa, and tave dheu, you’ll be coming back here again and again. Order from their website today, and have one of the best Albanian meals of your entire life.

Food Delivery Options in Queens

Spot Dessert Bar


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Specializing in sweet treats, Spot Dessert Bar in Flushing, Queens will provide you with your guilty pleasure. Creative and colorful options like the matcha lava cake, the honey butter golden toast, and a variety of cookies will ensure that any sugar fiend will get their fix. They even have a wide variety of homemade ice cream for you to enjoy! Deliciously decadent, this restaurant will leave you satisfied. Order your first dessert on their website, and you’ll be hooked in no time.


Astoria is known for its spectacular Greek food, and Stamatis is considered the best of the best. A staple of the community since 1990, Stamatis has been family owned and operated that entire time. They bring traditional Greek dishes like pastitsio, stuffed cabbage, and papoutsaki, right to your door at a reasonable price. Perfect for family meals, their number is right on their website. So give them a call and order some takeout today!

Manetta’s Ristorante


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Many reviews on Tripadvisor, Grubhub, and Seamless, call this place the best Italian restaurant in the city. With a wide array of pasta, pizza, and desserts, this restaurant is one of Long Island City’s favorite places to get takeout and delivery. Some of their best menu items include their oven baked focaccia, penne alla vodka, and tagliata alla padana. Their pizzas are also out of this world, so head to their website, call them up, and place an order today!


A treasure in the neighborhood of Woodside, this Thai restaurant is one of the best in the city. The chef’s picks for this place include green curry, crispy Chinese watercress salad, drunken noodles, and the chicken curry puff. This institution has been around since 1990, and have perfected each one of their dishes. You really can’t go wrong here, so call them today! Their number is on their website. 

Staten Island Food Delivery Options

Mimmo’s Brick Oven Pizza and Trattoria


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Located in the neighborhood of Great Kills, Mimmo’s is a restaurant that’s raved about by locals and visitors alike. They have a little bit of everything including calzones, pizzas, pasta, desserts, and more! Try their Grandma or Grandpa specials, a thick and thin crust pizza, respectively. Takeout might be hard for those without cars, but they also have delivery options that you can order right off their websites!

Miyabi II Asian Fusion

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Quite possibly the largest menu on this list, this Elm Park favorite is an expert in a wide variety of cuisines. They have special noodles, bento boxes, rolls, dumplings, and much, much more! With food options for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert, you can check out their extensive menu on their website, where you can also order one of their delicious meals.

Dolce Fantasia

One of the few restaurants that has a perfect score on Yelp, this Italian restaurant is a favorite amongst the residents of Elm Park. This American Academy of Hospitality Science award winning restaurant has a fabulous menu with a wide variety of pastas and seasonal dishes. They even have restaurants for specific regions of Italy and France! You’ll soon become a regular customer here, so make your first order on their website today!


Takeout and delivery workers were the backbone of NYC during the pandemic. Heck, they’re still one of the best parts about living in the city now! There’s nothing like getting food from a ton of different cultures and styles delivered right to your door. It’s amazing that you can get anything from Greek to Ethiopian dishes on your commute home from work! NYC has some of the best restaurants in the world and you don’t even have to make a reservation to enjoy a lot of them. So support these restaurants and order delivery from them today! Make sure to order directly with the website if you can.

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