10 food delivery services in Birmingham you need to try now

Good eats delivered straight to you. (Cecilia Wood / Bham Now)

Need food but don’t want to leave the house to get it? With a few quick taps on your phone, you can have delicious eats delivered right to your doorand it doesn’t even have to be pizza! Here are eight food delivery services in Birmingham, plus a quick lesson on how to use them.

How To Order

While each food service is unique in its own way, they all basically follow the same process for ordering.

  1. Download the apps!
  2. Pick your delivery location and input the address where you’d like your meal delivered.
  3. Browse Birmingham’s restaurants to find just what you’re craving.
  4. Place your order. It can be delivered right away or you can schedule a time that’s convenient for you.
  5. Track the progress of your order and receive updates as its prepared and on its way to your door.

*Don’t forget to tip your delivery person!

Now that you know how to order, you just have to figure out which food delivery service is your favorite. Here are eight to choose from:

1. DoorDash

The pizza pies at Pizza Grace are drool-worthy. (Nathan Watson / Bham Now)

Tasty meals from hundreds of local restaurants are just an order away thanks to DoorDash. Choose from pizza joints and Black-owned restaurants to top spots for Boba tea.

Want deals? Browse current DoorDash deals here.

Download: App Store | Google Play

2. Grubhub

From burgers and fries to savory Asian cuisine, consider Grubhub for your next food delivery. Bonus: The app has no hidden fees and lots of exclusive deals from local restaurants. Plus, if you’re planning ahead, you can order up to seven days in advance!

Download: App Store

3. KATs Delivery

From the Birmingham metro area to Shelby County, KATs Delivery is another food delivery service to have on your radar. Whether you order fast food or a five-star meal, expect quick and efficient service.

Know someone in the cities of Clanton or Troy? KATs Delivery also serves these areas, so spread the word.

Contact: 205.624.0777

4. Postmates

Whether you want food in the morning, evening or late at night, Postmates has speed delivery from tons of Birmingham-area restaurants. Some include:

  • Bogue’s
  • Post Office Pies
  • Sam’s Super Samwiches

Download: App Store | Google Play

5. The TakeOut Bham

The TakeOut Bham
The TakeOut Bham. (Matthew Niblett / Bham Now)

The TakeOut Bham has offered food delivery service in Birmingham since 2010. Locally owned and operated, feed your hunger from restaurants like:

  • Chez Lulu
  • Fish Market
  • SoHo Social
  • Taj India
  • Urban Cookhouse

Score free first-time delivery—use code BRINGMEFOOD.

Download: App Store | Google Play

5. Trussville to Go

Live in Trussville? I’ve used Trussville to Go many times and they have always provided speedy and efficient service. Just browse their lengthy list of food delivery options, place your order and track it by the minute.

Download: App Store | Google Play

7. Uber Eats

Birmingham, Uber Eats
Do you use Uber Eats? (Uber Eats / Facebook page)

The Uber Eats app launched in Birmingham in 2020 and has been a main source of food delivery service ever since. 

Offering delivery service for around 200 restaurant options in Birmingham, here are some to choose from:

  • Cookie Dough Magic
  • La Paz
  • Little Donkey
  • Post Office Pies
  • Real & Rosemary

Download: App Store or Google Play

8. Waitr

Waitr delivers food from over 2,000 restaurants so you definitely won’t go hungry with help from this food service. In fact, feel free to order the whole menu or just a drink because Waitr does not set limits on how much or how little you can order.

Download: App Store | Google Play

Don’t forget the drinks!


New to the Birmingham delivery service list is BUZD. Based in The Magic City, it offers speedy and inexpensive delivery of alcohol (and CBD products).

This June, BUZD was named one of the 11 finalists competing for $75K at the Alabama Launchpad Finale in Huntsville on August 30. Learn more.

Download: Google Play

10. Dippi

Stock up on your favorite spirits, beers and wines from Dippi, recently launched in October 2021. What will you order first?

Download: App Store

What’s your favorite food delivery service in Birmingham? Let us know—tag us on social @bhamnow.

Patience Itson
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