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NYC Restaurants Offering Expanded Delivery & Takeout Options

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Don Angie
Don Angie | Ashley Sears
Don Angie | Ashley Sears

Eating restaurant-quality food at an actual restaurant is now a real possibility again for New Yorkers. We’ve officially entered Phase 2 of reopening so restaurants polished up their patios, backyards, and sidewalks to offer outdoor dining and guests no longer have to sip cocktails curbside. 

But regardless of any loosened restrictions, many city dwellers will still opt for takeout and delivery from their favorite restaurants because as we continue social distancing to prevent the spread of COVID-19, it’s the safest way possible to show our support. 

And if you fall in that camp, you’re in luck. Some of NYC’s hottest restaurants have expanded their menus to never-before-tasted dishes or are offering takeout for the first time ever. So whether you’re still completely hunkered down or want to mix in takeout between visits to restaurants with outdoor dining, we’ve got a list of some of the best takeout and delivery NYC has to offer.

Don Angie

West Village
Crowd favorites from this West Village mainstay for modern Italian are finally available to take home, thanks to the Don Angie at Home package. Signature lasagna roll-ups, chrysanthemum salad, and black cocoa tiramisu for two make up the package, but you can tack on stuffed garlic flatbread, cocktails, and plenty of wine to round out your meal
How to order: Call 212-889-8884 or via website

The Wild Son

East Village
At the latest spot from the folks who brought us Goodnight Sonny and The Lost Lady, they celebrate “casual anytime fare.” That means you can get cafe classics like avocado toast, a soft scramble topped with chimichurri and sweet chili aioli, and charred chicken sandwiches whenever you please, and it’s especially true with its debut takeout and delivery menu.
How to order: Via website

Sushi Noz

Upper East Side
This once tough-to-land reservation is now impossible to get for other reasons, but the Michelin-starred sushi counter opened up its menu for takeout and delivery. With a focus on oversized rolls, you can get a top-notch sushi experience for two, plus fine wine and sake all delivered to your door.
How to order: Via website

Bad Trip
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Bad Trip

Dumbo
Your partying days may have been put on pause, but Dumbo’s new trippy burger shack has the late-night vibes you’ve been missing. The menu is stocked with smash burgers and “thicc ass vegan patties” alike, and with summery frozen cocktails and music playing on the patio, you’ll be just fine social distancing for a little while longer.
How to order: Visit the takeout stand

Bunna Cafe

Bushwick
Some of the best Ethiopian food in the city is now available for takeout and delivery. Scoop up curry and vegetable sides with injera, enjoy colorful entrees like gomen with collard greens, ginger, and herbs, and expand your spice rack with spices such as berbere -- “the essence of Ethiopia” -- that are separately available for order.
How to order: Via Caviar, Doordash

232 Bleecker

West Village
The wood-burning hearth at 232 Bleecker roasts veggies and other ingredients to perfection, so takeout and delivery from the restaurant will surely upgrade your healthy eating game. You can get bento boxes, bowls, and other main courses, or let the restaurant supplement your trips to the store by ordering pantry staples.
How to order: Via website

RezdĂ´ra
RezdĂ´ra | Cole Saladino/Thrillist

Rezdôra

Flatiron District
Get your hands and tastebuds on Italian dishes from Rezdôra like the cacio e pepe salad and bolognese lasagna for two. If you're local, Rezdôra is also offering a pickup option with a selection of fresh pastas and sauces to make at home, and tiramisu and gelato for dessert. 
How to order: Call 646-692-9090 or via website

Northern Tiger

Financial District
Dumpling-making is an art and Northern Tiger is getting you in on the action. The restaurant's dumpling kits are available for delivery and takeout and include 25 frozen premium dumplings along with housemade jars of chili crisp and dumpling sauce.
How to order: Via websiteCaviar, Seamless/Grubhub, Doordash

Madame Vo

East Village
You can now bring The Madame Pho (beef broth, flat rice noodles, brisket, and more Pho goodness) to your kitchen table.
How to order: Call 917-261-2115 or via Caviar, Grubhub

Dell'Anima

Hell's Kitchen
Although Gotham West Market is closed for indoor dining, they're still offering delivery and pickup options so you can satisfy your pasta cravings with Italian classics from Dell'Anima.
How to order: Call 212-366-6633 or via Caviar, Doordash

Breads Bakery

Multiple locations (Union Square, Lincoln Square, Bryant Park)
You can still fill your home with the aroma of the shop’s fresh artisanal and handmade breads, but don’t stop there. This New York bakery staple is also offering popular sandwiches and salads, desserts, and a new picnic box with enough cheese, fruit, crudite, and dessert to make an epic outdoor meal.
How to order: Call 212-633-2253 or via website, Caviar, Postmates

Boucherie

West Village, Union Square
Both locations of this French bistro have reopened for outdoor seating, but you can still get staple dishes like steak frites, rigatoni bolognese, and coq au vin for lunch or dinner through the restaurant’s takeout and delivery service.
How to order: Receive 20% off if you’re a local and mention “neighbor” when calling for takeout
Union Square: Call 212-353-0200 for takeout, delivery via Caviar, Grubhub
West Village: Call 212-837-1616 for takeout, delivery via Caviar, Grubhub

Thai Diner

Nolita
Thai Diner was one of NYC’s hottest openings when it debuted in February. And though it had to quickly close the doors, you can get the restaurant’s signature dishes at home along with favorites from sister spots Uncle Boons and Uncle Boons Sister.
How to order: Call 646-559-4140 for takeout, delivery via Caviar, Doordash, Seamless

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que

Gowanus
Ribs, brisket, BBQ pork, and burgers from Dinosaur Bar-B-Que’s Brooklyn location are calling your name. Luckily you can cure your craving with takeout and delivery of its full menu.
How to order: Via website

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Fieldtrip

Harlem
Contactless delivery is a growing trend among restaurants, and rice bowl-centered Fieldtrip has joined the wave. If you live within half a mile of the Harlem restaurant, you have the option to do a contactless delivery. But if you're outside of the local area, you can still do pickup or regular delivery.
How to order: Via website

COTE

Flatiron District 
For the first time in its history, Cote is offering takeout and delivery service. This Korean steakhouse is offering everything you need to grill up top-notch steaks at home, or order up favorites like the Korean omelette or Butcher's Bowl with three chef-selected cuts and rice, pickles, and kimchi. The restaurant also recently opened up a “summer stand” where you can walk up Thursday through Saturday and order froze, soft serve ice cream, fried chicken, and other summer favorites.
How to order: Via website

Concord Hill

Williamsburg
Brunch, lunch, dinner, cocktails and happy hour? Concord Hill has everyone covered with their expanded takeout and delivery options. If you call the restaurant directly to place your order instead of using a third-party app, you'll even receive 15% off alcohol beverages. 
How to order: Via website

Atoboy
Atoboy | Cole Saladino/Thrillist

Atoboy

NoMad
You can select from a variety of menu items like Berkshire pork ribs, harissa pork, and a variety of sides, or opt for Atoboy’s family meal which feeds two to three people with rice, kimchi, and a mix of hearty portions of main dishes and sides for sharing.
How to order: Call 646-476-7217 or via website

Contrair by Contra and Wildair

Lower East Side
The team behind the two New American restaurants have created a new delivery concept called Contrair, which features a menu with family-style meals and a few items from Contra and Wildair. Jeremiah's Jerk Chicken from Contra and Wildair's Sunday Biscuits are just a few favorites for you to try. 
How to order: Call 212-466-4633 or order via Caviar

Vinateria 

Harlem
Located just a few blocks from Morningside Park, Vinateria’s takeout and delivery menu is just as expansive as its regular one. You can get prepared dishes or fresh pasta and sauce ready to throw together at home, plus bottles of wine for 20% off and cocktails to-go.
How to order: Call 212-662-8462 or via website

Socarrat

Midtown East
Soccarat is serving five of their signature paella dishes for $35 each through Grubhub, UberEats, and DoorDash. Each one serves two people and includes the namesake paella which has free-range bone-in chicken, chorizo, shrimp, white fish, and squid, & the carne paella, made of short ribs, free-range bone-in chicken, snow peas and chorizo. Take a look at the full takeout menu here.
How to order: 
Chelsea: Call 212-462-1000 for takeout, delivery via Grubhub, UberEats
Midtown East: Call 212-759-0101 for takeout, delivery via Grubhub, UberEats

GupShup
GupShup | Cole Saladino/Thrillist

GupShup

Gramercy
The Delhi butter chicken from GupShup is calling your name, and luckily for you it is available for pickup and delivery along with other popular dishes like saag paneer and chicken tikka. 
How to order: Via website

Burger & Barrel Winepub

SoHo
We know you’ve been craving the Bash Burger, topped with caramelized onion and bacon ham, pickles, cheese, and, of course, the special sauce. The award-winning burger and other dishes like rigatoni bolognese and a selection of beer, wine, and cocktails are now available for curbside pickup and delivery.
How to order: Call 212-334-7320 or via website

Rucola

Boerum Hill
In the Boerum Hill area and craving Italian? Take a few minutes and check out Rucola’s delivery and takeout menu, which features pastas like fusilli with walnut pesto, pecorino, and and sunchoke and casarecce with tomato, Fresno chili, rock shrimp, and oregano. For dessert, try the Four & Twenty Blackbird’s Pie or chocolate pudding.
How to order: Call 718-576-3209 or email orders@rucolabrooklyn.com

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Kristen Adaway is a travel and local editorial assistant. Follow her on Twitter @kristenadaway
Liz Provencher is an editorial assistant at Thrillist. You can follow her on Twitter or see what she eats on Instagram.