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While the supermarket is pretty much the only place we go during the pandemic, we still don't feel like leaving the house to actually go grocery shopping. But that begs the question: How do we get food? To avoid leaving the house every time we need to whip up lunch for the fam (or feel like ordering takeout), we rounded up the 22 best food delivery services, from meal kits to food delivery apps to grocery shipments.

Pro tip: To save money when ordering from major food delivery services like GrubHub, Uber Eats and DoorDash, use MealMe. It's an app that compares pricing and delivery times between food delivery apps to help you get the best deal (without you having to do the work of switching between apps yourself).

*Delivery times and availability may vary based on location, but luckily, there are plenty of options to keep you stocked. Check each site for further details.

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Best Food Delivery Services

Uber Eats

1. Uber Eats

Food delivery service with the best selection

What you get: Food from local eateries and restaurant chains in your area, including spots that otherwise wouldn't deliver

Why we love it: The app has a five-star rating for a reason. There are tons of spots to browse through, no matter what you're in the mood for; it's so easy to find new places in your own neighborhood that you didn't even know existed. And since there's Uber Eats wherever there's Uber, you'll maintain access to the area's greatest restos no matter where you travel. Our favorite feature during quarantine is no doubt the contact-free delivery, which lets the user tell the driver to leave their food at the door without risking exposure.

Delivery fee: Varies based on location and courier availability

Availability: Nationwide

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DoorDash

2. DoorDash

Best food delivery service for big cities

What you get: Food from small eateries and bigger chains in your area, including spots that otherwise wouldn't deliver

Why we love it: If there's ever a time you're undecided about dinner, DoorDash can help. (The app has millions of rave reviews, after all.) It's great at suggesting restaurants you're bound to love based on your order history and searches. Bonus? There's a Yum Score rating that lets you know how consistently a restaurant's deliveries arrive quickly (in case you can't stand lukewarm food).

Delivery fee: Varies by restaurant

Availability: Nationwide in large cities and metro areas

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Seamless

3. Seamless

Best food delivery service for local restaurants

What you get: Takeout or delivery from your favorite local restaurants

Why we love it: We can order our go-to dishes easily from the Seamless app or website for fast delivery or pickup. Plus, it saves all of our past deliveries to our account for quick reordering, when the "what should we eat?" question inevitably comes up. Even better, you can pay with PayPal, Apple or Android Pay, eGift cards or even cash.

Delivery fee: Varies by restaurant

Availability: 600+ U.S. cities (the selection in NYC is particularly great)

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Grubhub

4. Grubhub

Best food delivery service for group orders

What you get: Takeout or delivery from your favorite local spots and restaurant chains

Why we love it: Grubhub and Seamless are owned by the same parent company, so they're super similar. We can still order our go-to dishes easily from the app or the website for fast delivery or pickup. We love that you can place a food order for delivery up to four days ahead, making it a breeze to cater dinner for you and your quarantine pod in advance.

Delivery fee: Varies based on restaurant

Availability: 4,000 U.S. cities

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Caviar

5. Caviar

Best food delivery service for health-conscious eaters

What you get: Your favorite dishes from the best local and independent restaurants, via convenient delivery, pickup or catering

Why we love it: When you really want to find NYC's best Italian food, look no further. Caviar offers delivery from a curated list of exclusive restaurants that don't actually offer delivery themselves. Plus, Caviar will deliver beyond the usual delivery range of other services. The coolest feature is the nutritionist-curated collections (like Vegan and Healthy Enough), which allow you to order in without blowing your meal plan.

Delivery fee: $1.99-8.99, depending on delivery distance

Availability: 20 major cities/service regions in the U.S.

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Best Grocery Delivery Services

Instacart

6. Instacart

Best grocery delivery service for last-minute shopping

What you get: All of your favorite products that you know and love from local grocery stores, delivered the same day

Why we love it: If it's dinnertime and you realize you forgot to pick up a few pesky ingredients, don't panic. Instacart delivers groceries from trusted local stores within hours. First, make your list on the app, which will connect you with a personal shopper to hit the store for you. You can opt for curbside pickup or have it delivered straight to your door—no contact necessary.

Delivery fee: $3.99+, in addition to a minimum pickup fee of $1.99 and service fees

Availability: Nationwide

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Amazon Fresh

7. Amazon Fresh

Best grocery delivery service for lazy shoppers

What you get: All your groceries and everyday essentials delivered straight to your door

Why we love it: There's nothing that Amazon doesn't sell, including fresh produce and everyday groceries. So if you need food along with toilet paper, hand soap and other basics, Amazon Fresh is your one-stop shop. The service is free as long as you're an Amazon Prime member.

Delivery fee: Varies by product (free two-hour delivery on orders $35+)

Availability: Select U.S. cities

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Amazon Whole Foods Market

8. Amazon Whole Foods Market

Best grocery delivery service for organic food

What you get: Everything you can shop for at your local Whole Foods Market, delivered for free the same day within a two-hour delivery window

Why we love it: It's 2021, so there's no need to actually visit a Whole Foods to get organic groceries—just shop for the products via your Amazon Prime account. There's even an option to message your shopper in case any out-of-stock products are in need of substitution. The items are delivered from a local Whole Foods, so they arrive refrigerated and/or frozen when applicable, which is crucial when shipping meat, fish and dairy products.

Delivery fee: Varies by product (free two-hour delivery on orders $35+)

Availability: Select U.S. cities

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Fresh Direct

9. Fresh Direct

Grocery delivery service with the best coupons

What you get: All your weekly groceries, from produce and meat to toilet paper and Lysol wipes, delivered straight to your doorstep within a scheduled two-hour window

Why we love it: We can't always make it to the grocery store, but we can take a few minutes to submit our list online. With Fresh Direct, you can select a delivery time with a two-hour window and pre-pay for the items to be dropped off at your door in reusable grocery bags. You can even schedule your deliveries for the next day or up to a week in advance. There are also a *ton* of exclusive Fresh Direct coupons and deals to sift through while you shop.

Delivery fee: $5.99+

Availability: Select areas of Connecticut, Delaware, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.

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Walmart Grocery

10. Walmart Grocery Delivery

Best grocery delivery service for rural and suburban areas

What you get: All of your usual Walmart groceries, delivered to your home or office on the same day you order them

Why we love it: Walmart Grocery delivers groceries in many major cities across the U.S., all without the hassle of actually stepping foot inside (and inevitably spending money on things we don't need). While some apps are only accessible to those who live near a major city, delivery is available at multiple locations in every state except Maine and Vermont. Plus, they deliver everything the same day, so we never have to worry about scrounging in our pantry while waiting for the food to arrive.

Delivery fee: $7.95+

Availability: Most U.S. states

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Shipt

11. Shipt

Best next-level grocery delivery service

What you get: Anything you can get at your local grocery stores (food, household essentials and beauty supplies), delivered the same day as you place your order

Why we love it: We know our local grocery stores like the back of our hand, but that doesn't mean we always have time to breeze through and pick up every last essential. Shipt shopping pros make it easy to get everything we need delivered the exact day we need it, all while supporting local businesses. Shipt shoppers are "produce perfectionists" and fulfill your order with your preferences in mind. If you have a last-minute change, they're just a text away.

Delivery fee: $7 (free over $35)

Availability: Enter your zip code to see if Shipt is available in your area

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Chicago Steak Company

12. Chicago Steak Company

Best food delivery service for aspiring grill masters

What you get: Hand-selected, Midwest-raised Premium Angus USDA Prime beef, hand-cut by Chicago butchers with five generations of experience

Why we love it: It can be intimidating hunting down the right steak at the supermarket, nor do they always have what we're looking for (especially in times like these). Chicago Steak Company makes it easy to ensure we're getting exactly what we want without all the fuss.

Delivery fee: From $19.99

Availability: Nationwide

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Best Meal Kit Services

Blue Apron

13. Blue Apron

Best meal kit delivery service for budding cooks

What you get: Portioned ingredients to cook two to four meals per week for two or four people, plus cooking instructions

Why we love it: Blue Apron is ideal for beginner cooks who want to learn new skills (you've got to check out the handy video demos!). The O.G. food delivery service has remained best-in-class due to their inventive, seasonal recipes and focus on quality ingredients. There are also vegetarian and wellness meal plans available.

Delivery fee: $7.99

Availability: Nationwide

Cost: From $7.49/serving

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Hello Fresh

14. Hello Fresh

Meal kit delivery service with the most foolproof recipes

What you get: Portioned ingredients to cook three to four meals per week for two to four people, plus cooking instructions

Why we love it: Choose from plans that include meat and veggies, just veggies, low-calorie and family-friendly options. You'll also get to select the meals you want to make based on the recipes being offered that week. Whatever you decide to order, each Hello Fresh recipe is tested a whopping 45 times to ensure that anyone can pull it off.

Delivery fee: $7.99

Availability: Nationwide, excluding Alaska and Hawaii

Cost: From $9/serving

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Dinnerly

15. Dinnerly

Most affordable meal kit delivery service

What you get: Portioned ingredients to cook three to six meals per week for two to four people, plus digital cooking instructions

Why we love it: Dinnerly is by far the most economical meal kit on the market at just under $5 per serving. How do they do it? By using digital recipe cards instead of paper, fewer ingredients per dish (which means the meals are easier and faster to make) and packaging all the fresh ingredients in a simple, no-frills box.

Delivery fee: $8.99

Availability: Most U.S. states

Cost: From $4.69/serving

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Gobble

16. Gobble

Best meal kit delivery service for busy people

What you get: Portioned and prepped ingredients to cook three to four 15-minute meals per week for two to four people, plus cooking instructions

Why we love it: With Gobble, pro chefs do all the chopping and marinating for you, so your meal is ready to cook right out of the box—no prep necessary. The best part: Each meal will only take you 15 minutes to whip up from start to finish.

Delivery fee: $6.99

Availability: Most U.S. states

Cost: From $12/serving

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Home Chef

17. Home Chef

Most flexible meal kit delivery service

What you get: Portioned ingredients sent once or twice a week to make up to eight servings, plus cooking instructions

Why we love it: Sometimes, options are a must, especially when it comes to recipes. Home Chef not only lets you pick the number of meals you'll receive per week, but it also lets you customize each recipe to upgrade, double up, add or swap a protein. You can also choose meals based on cooking time, from five minutes to 30 minutes or more.

Delivery fee: $10

Availability: Most U.S. states

Cost: From $6.99/serving

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Green Chef

18. Green Chef

Best meal kit delivery service for dieters

What you get: Portioned ingredients to make two to three meals per week for two to four people, plus cooking instructions

Why we love it: Green Chef creates meals based on diet and meal-plan. Going keto, Paleo or plant-based? This delivery service does all the calculating and ingredient scanning for you, so all you have to do is open the box and cook.

Delivery fee: $8.99

Availability: Nationwide, excluding Alaska and Hawaii

Cost: From $10/serving

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Sun Basket

19. Sun Basket

Best meal kit delivery service for oven-ready dinners

What you get: Portioned organic ingredients or oven-ready dishes for two to four meals per week for two to four people, plus cooking instructions

Why we love it: All of Sun Basket's meals are chef-crafted and dietitian-approved, so you never have to worry about the logistics of cooking healthy dinners. Plus, you can choose from three different methods: classic cooking, pre-prepped (no slicing and dicing necessary) or oven ready (just heat in the oven or microwave and serve). These aren't your average heat-and-eat meals, either: Options include cheesy chicken tetrazzini with mushrooms, butter chicken with basmati rice pilaf and French cassoulet.

Delivery fee: $5.99

Availability: Most U.S. states

Cost: From $11/serving

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Daily Harvest

20. Daily Harvest

Best meal kit delivery service for smoothie diehards

What you get: Anywhere from six to 12 convenient, pre-portioned and frozen meals per week, or 24 per month

Why we love it: If you can't start the day without a fresh smoothie, your mornings are about to get a whole lot easier. Daily Harvest makes healthy living a no-brainer by packing essential smoothie, soup, grain and veggie bowl ingredients into convenient, pre-portioned and frozen packages that are easy to prep (just add the liquid of your choice).

Delivery fee: Free shipping

Availability: Most U.S. states

Cost: From $5.99/serving (nine-item minimum)

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Hungryroot

21. Hungryroot

Most personalized meal kit delivery service

What you get: A handpicked lineup of groceries and recipes with healthy, nutritious meals in mind

Why we love it: If you can't resist a Buzzfeed quiz, this is the meal kit for you. No, but seriously—Hungryroot uses a quiz to uncover your goals, who you're cooking for, allergens, diet preferences and meal habits to create your personalized grocery plan. You can customize your order every week, and it ships you everything you need to make healthy meals.

Delivery fee: $6.99

Availability: Most U.S. states

Cost: From $59/shipment

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Mouth

22. Mouth

Best indie food subscription box service

What you get: American-made, small-batch indie food (like gourmet pickles, jerky and fancy mustard) to your doorstep each month

Why we love it: Whether we want a monthly subscription box hand-picked by in-house experts or a box of treats that we select ourselves, this indie food purveyor makes it easy to discover new flavors and can't-live-without pantry staples.

Delivery fee: Shipping included

Availability: Nationwide

Cost: From $48/month

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