Here are a few of my favorite food delivery services in NYC. Some of them are restaurants and some are delivery services where you can order takeout, delivery or stop in for a quick bite to eat. Whether you’re tired from a long day at work and you don’t feel like cooking, grabbing a casual lunch with a friend or taking food to-go on your lunch break, these are the best food delivery services in NYC to eat clean, healthy food!
Sakara Life Food Delivery
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I’m honored to know two lovely founders of Sakara, Whitney and Danielle, who are incredibly authentic, grounded woman. They have created a gorgeous organic, plant-based, ready-to-eat meal delivery program that’s available nationwide. They also offer an array of foods, beverages and supplements in their Clean Boutique. Each meal and product Sakara creates is made with clean, organic, functional ingredients, which is why I love them.
Beyond Sushi takes a unique vegan and vegetarian approach to sushi using healthy, fresh ingredients. Beyond the typical sushi rolls (made with black and six-grain rice), Beyond Sushi offers dumplings, salads, soups rice paper wraps, and fun, refreshing drinks.
I am sure you have passed at least one sweetgreen roaming around the city lately – they are really everywhere! sweetgreen sources local and seasonal produce and meat, serving up salads and warm grain bowls that fit any palate. You can choose from their extensive menu or create your own. To avoid long lines during the peak lunch hour, you can order online or through the Apple Store sweetgreen application.
Hu Kitchen is a go-to healthy spot where you can dine-in, take-out or use the delivery service. At both the Union Square and Upper East Side locations, Hu Kitchen offers a plethora breakfast, lunch, dinner, dessert, baked goods, snacks, smoothies, juices, tea and coffee – basically, a healthy-eater’s cloud nine.
Ellary’s Greens is a dependable spot that serves high-quality nutritious foods at its uptown and downtown locations for any occasion. Ellary’s Greens serves up dinner, lunch, brunch, dessert, and beverages from cocktails, wines, beers and ciders to kombucha, juices, smoothies, coffee, tea and matcha. You can order online through seamless.com or grubhub.com or dine-in.
Bareburger is a new, hot chain that is popping up all over NYC and beyond. They believe in organic and sustainable food in a fun, upbeat and inviting atmosphere. You can order your burger straight off the menu or create your own burger masterpiece. You can choose from a variety of burger bases – beef, bison, elk, lamb, duck, turkey, chicken, fried chicken, sweet potato and wild rice, black bean and roasted corn, and finally, quinoa. In addition to burgers, there are salads, sandwiches, sides and shakes to top your meal off.
Dig Inn is a must as far as to-go food. Dig Inn serves seasonal produce sourced from local farms. You can create your own market bowl with a base of gluten-free grains or greens, and top your base with mainly veggies, protein (vegetarian options available) and avocado. Dig Inn has seating, or you can take your bowl to-go.
Roast Kitchen serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and juices, with seasonal veggies and greens, and wholesome grains and pastas. At any of Roast’s four locations you can choose from a menu of signature Roast Bowls, Salad Bowls, or create your own hot or cold bowl. Roast’s ingredients are are popping with flavor, from curries to a spiked caesar, that will satiate any palate.
Good + Seed
If you are passing through Midtown and craving a salad you have to check out this hot, new farm-fresh marketplace. Good + Seed has an extensive menu where you can create your own salad or grain bowl (or choose from a menu of signature salads or grain bowls), or picnic baskets (1 main and 2 sides). Good + Seed is a fun, hip atmosphere that is an excellent rival to the well-known sweetgreen!
The Little Beet
The Little Beet is a haven for those who are both gluten- and non-gluten-free. The Little Beet prides itself on its relationship with local farm vendors, which provide all of the locations with fresh produce. They have salad, grain and rice bowls that you can choose off of a menu, or create your own. They have various food options that accommodate dairy-free, soy-free, vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and nut-free individuals.