has launched a new restaurant delivery service in Richmond called
Restaurants is similar to its grocery delivery program with the
exception that the service users Amazon drivers to bring
restaurant-prepared food to customers. The Amazon Restaurants
service is just one of many food delivery companies offered in the
area – DoorDash, Postmates, GrubHub, UberEats, Seamless, to name a
Amazon Restaurant delivery service operates in a limited area and
does not include Chesterfield and Hanover counties or the Southside.
Much of Henrico County is also not eligible for the service. The zip
codes eligible for the service are: 23221, 23219, 23230, 23220,
23294, 23227, 23228, 23222, 23226 and 23223.
Amazon representative said the coverage for the Richmond area is
quite large, and customers are sure to be happy about that. The
representative said new zip codes are being added so more Prime
members can take advantage of the service.
has more than 130 area restaurants participating in its service
including the Urban Farmhouse, Lemon Cuisine of India, Sugar Shack
Donuts, Red Lobster, Casa del Barco and others.
Urban Farmhouse founder Kathleen Richardson said it was always her
mission to bring wholesome farm fresh food to the city and
surrounding suburbs. She said partnering with Amazon Restaurants is
helping her to fulfill the mission that dates back to 2010 when she
started the business.
launched its Amazon Restaurants in 2015 and is currently available in
200 cities around the nation.
Restaurant General Manager Jerry Rapisarda said the culinary scene is
expanding rapidly in Richmond and is one of the nation’s top food
Amazon Prime members ($119 a year) are eligible for the service with
delivery fees of $1.99 to $6.99 tacked on. How much one pays for the
delivery service depends on the restaurant. Restaurants may also wave
the delivery fee if you purchase a certain amount. Gratuity is not
celebration of the launch, Amazon is providing a $10 off the first
two orders promo code. Just type in 10EAT10 when checking out. Go to
amazon.com/restaurants to use the service.