Delivery Deconstructed

At the end of a long workday, the last thing many of us want to do is start chopping veggies and preheating the oven. Here are some details about popular delivery services to help you decide what’s best when cooking is out of the question.
Check out our Marin food delivery service comparison to find the best choice for you.
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CAVIAR

Pros:

Some restaurants deliver through Caviar only. Easy and unique category sorting options.

Cons:

Varied delivery fees of up to $8.99, service fees up to 18 percent. Higher order minimum for busy times.

DINE IN MARIN

Pros:

No service fees. Phone ordering available.

415.927.9007

Cons:

$8.95 phone delivery fee, $6.95 online fee. A 22 percent surcharge for orders from non-partner restaurants.

DOORDASH

Pros:

Free delivery with DashPass subscription on orders $15 or more for $9.99 a month.

Cons:

11 percent service fee.

POSTMATES

Pros:

Restaurant, fast food, grocery and convenience store options. Free delivery on orders $15 or more with $9.95 monthly Postmates Unlimited membership.

Cons:

Small cart fee for orders under $12. Varied service fee, up to 19.99 percent, for non-partner restaurants.

UBER EATS

Pros:

Restaurant, fast food, grocery and convenience store options. Uber Rewards members can apply credit toward Uber rides or food orders.

Cons:

Small $2 fee for orders under $10; 15 percent service fee added to all orders.

 

*Keep in mind that service fees are used to cover company operating costs and do not replace tips.

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