Curbside Pickup and Delivery Are the New Normal Here in San Antonio as Restaurants Adjust to Covid-19 Related Mandates. These Nine San Antonio Restaurants Are Offering Delivery Services Throughout the Covid-19 Outbreak
Don’t let self-isolation keep you from your favorite food. These restaurants are prioritizing safety by following gathering restrictions and eliminating dine-in services but will continue to serve the San Antonio area by providing curbside pickup and delivery options for their meals while following health regulations.
This burger joint is a charming old-school diner with a perfect vintage flair, and their no-fuss American classic menu is as nostalgic as it is delicious. This casual diner is reminiscent of “the good old days.” Their juicy burgers come in eight variations: their jalapeno cheddar burger is perfect if you’re craving a little heat, and the chili cheeseburger may be messy, but it’s packed with flavor that you won’t be able to resist. Plus, you can’t go wrong with a classic old-fashioned hamburger or cheeseburger. If you’re not in the mood for a burger, their menu features other American favorites, such as chicken-fried steak or fried chicken, pork chops, and fried catfish. Ordering online is made easy with a direct link on their website so that you can enjoy a Candy’s Old Fashion burger anytime.
Since 1988, this restaurant has been serving San Antonio and, despite the current hardships, they are continuing to bring Hunanese food to our community. Located on Fredericksburg Road, Mencius Gourmet Hunan Restaurant has one of the largest selections of Chinese cuisine in the city. Their menu is overflowing with delicious dishes such as honey walnut chicken, scallops with black bean sauce, and pan-fried pork dumplings. Vegetarians will love their vegetable egg foo young and eggplant in garlic sauce. Their house-favorite Chef Specials include dishes like lamb Hunan-style, crispy duck, and Mencius shrimp served with a lychee sauce. All of their entrées are free of MSG, so when you order from Mencius you can rest easy knowing you are eating a high-quality meal.
By serving popular dishes from the Chiang Mai region of Thailand in the northeastern portion of the country, Tong’s Thai Restaurant has brought a taste of freshly made Asian cuisine to San Antonio. Order your favorite menu items like tom kha kai soup and pad see ew to-go for curbside pickup or delivery. Try their haw mok, a specialty dish with fresh seafood like mussels and squid in a spicy red curry, or opt for a familiar favorite like pad thai. Tong’s was one of the first restaurants in San Antonio to serve bubble tea, a milk tea served with flavored boba that has been popular in Asia for decades, and they have unique flavors like banana split and Saturday morning, which is made with taro root, strawberries, and banana. Although we miss dining outside at Nong Garden, it’s nice to still be able to enjoy the Thai cuisine Tong’s is famous for during these times.
In this difficult season, this San Antonio classic and self-proclaimed “Crawfish Capital of Texas” is still dishing up surf and turf for you to take home. Willie’s Grill & Icehouse is known for its crawfish boils, and they’re still your go-to destination for crawfish if you’re ordering delivery. Order three, four, or five pounds of boiled crawfish to take home with their To Geaux Boil, which comes packed with fresh corn, mushrooms, potatoes, onions, and sausage. Other menu favorites include their shrimp po’ boy, icehouse tacos, and baby back ribs. After dinner, try their Willie Wonka dessert, a triple chocolate brownie topped with whipped cream, vanilla ice cream, chocolate sauce, and chopped pecans, or keep it simple with a serving of bourbon bread pudding. All three Willie’s Grill & Icehouse locations across the city are offering curbside pickup and delivery so that you can enjoy a hot meal while keeping your distance.
French baking finds a home in San Antonio at La Madeleine. This café serves delicious savory meals like croque-monsieur as well as finely-crafted French pastries such as pain au chocolat and lemon madeleine cookies. To help protect our community, La Madeleine has implicated several safety procedures to ensure the health of both employees and diners. Family bundles starting at $29.99 make dinner easy. These meal bundles come with options for each meal of the day and can be delivered safely to your car with curbside pickup or delivered directly to your door. Bundle menu items include homemade quiche, chicken salad, and chicken la madeleine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, respectively. If you’re craving something sweet, you’ll want to check out their dessert menu. Items like coconut cream cake, Linzer cookies, and three-layer chocolate sacher torte will make your mouth water. Additionally, their #HELPINACUP initiative donates $1 to charities benefiting COVID-19 relief with the purchase of a cup of soup.
Pizza is a food often associated with delivery, and Julian’s Italian Pizzeria & Kitchen is continuing to make sure their delicious pies can be delivered safely to your door during the COVID-19 outbreak. Since 2006, this restaurant has cultivated a family atmosphere here in San Antonio that keeps people coming back for seconds. Their menu offers more than just pizzas. Their recently updated menu boasts incredible pasta dishes, fresh salads, submarine sandwiches, and Italian appetizers that will please the whole family. Start your meal with Luke’s Pepperoni Rolls and be sure to order plenty because these made-to-order delicacies won’t last long at your table. Choose from one of their specialty pizzas or craft your own with their huge selection of toppings. Specialty pizzas include their Pizza Bianca white pizza with fresh garlic and five variations of cheese, a traditional Tutta La Carne meat lovers pizza, and the Pizza Padrone, a Sicilian-style house special pan pizza with veggies, olives, sausage, and pepperoni cut in squares. If you’re not in the mood for pizza, opt for their house-made lasagna, a crisp Caesar salad, or a four meat stromboli with a side of marinara. Items from Julian’s Italian Pizzeria & Kitchen can be ordered online from GrubHub
For a midweek treat, consider ordering organic fares from Sweet Yams. This local café is open for takeout and delivery, and their menu
is filled with fresh ingredients that will fuel your body. This gluten-free and vegan-friendly establishment is determined to continue providing healthy and satisfying meals to the San Antonio community. Menu favorites include lemon garlic shrimp over organic brown rice, organic mushroom burgers, and Texas turkey chili. This café is only open on Wednesdays and Saturdays, so if you’re hoping to dig into a bowl of vegan chili or veggie po’ boy, make sure to check the calendar before ordering online.
Serving up traditional Japanese cuisine in San Antonio, Yummi Sushi was recently voted the best sushi in the city. This family-owned restaurant has been a staple in San Antonio for over a decade, and they are prioritizing health and safety by continuing to offer their dishes by delivery and pickup during this outbreak. Their extensive menu features noodle dishes like yakisoba and yaki udon, fried rice, soups and salads, and a massive sushi and nigiri selection. Whether you’re dreaming of a piping hot bowl of tonkatsu pork ramen or a deep-fried sake roll, Yummi Sushi has a little bit of everything.
This Stone Oak café is a fan favorite, and in response to the restrictions on dine-in services, they are offering free delivery on to-go orders. When you’re craving Tex-Mex, think Alamo Cafe. Their menu boasts incredible meals such as brisket enchiladas, sizzling char-broiled beef fajitas, chicken chimichangas, and a spin on street tacos and quesadillas. Don’t forget an order of chips and chili con queso for the table! During this time, Alamo Cafe is offering family meals with large portions of fajitas, enchiladas, or chicken tenders to-go starting at $29.99, as well as take-out margarita kits for drinks at home. Alamo Cafe is offering contactless deliveries with all delivery orders for the safety of its customers and employees. This excludes purchases including alcoholic beverages for age verification purposes only.
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