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Das Lokal is one of the participating restaurants.

Love Local Delivery connects Ottawa eateries with the patrons who miss them

By Hannah Manning on April 3, 2020

Editors’ Note: Apartment613 is crowdsourcing a directory of Ottawa restaurants offering takeout and delivery throughout COVID-19. Click here for the growing list.


Love Local Delivery is a delivery service that launched mid-March to connect local eateries with the patrons who miss them dearly. With drivers from Responsible Choice (a designated driving service), local restaurants are able to deliver ready-to-serve and heat-and-serve meals right to your door. In their own words, extraordinary circumstances bring out extraordinary responses, and our caring community is no exception.

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Welcome to @lovelocaldelivery, a new locally run food delivery service in support of your favourite local restaurants 😋 ⠀ ⠀ Next time you're taking a break from cooking, share some local love and order from one of our current participating restaurants:⠀ ⠀ •⠀ @olacocinataqueria •⠀ @daslokalrestaurant •⠀ @eatatbibis •⠀ @heartbreakerspizza •⠀ @northandnavy •⠀ @grayjay613 •⠀ @gruntottawa ⠀ Contact each restaurant directly to order and schedule your delivery. A charge of $5 applies for deliveries within a 5km radius of restaurants. Additional charges apply for further distances. #lovelocaldelivery #ottawa #613 #yow #ottawaeats #ottawafood #ottawarestaurants #ottawarestaurant #yowfood #yoweats #myottawa #igersottawa #ottawafoodie #ottawafoodies #ottawastrong #support613 #supportlocal #locavore

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The list of participating restaurants grows every time I take a look. Hours and days vary by restaurant, and you order directly through the participating restaurant. Payment is accepted by credit card over the phone. Delivery is a set $5 fee and open to anyone within a 5km radius of the restaurant. Curbside pickup is also an option.

While the service started out in three neighbourhoods, the list has grown to over 30 participating restaurants in many of the downtown neighbourhoods. Are you a local restaurant who wants to get involved? Get in touch with Love Local Delivery online.

Participating restaurants (Screen capture: https://responsiblechoice.ca/lovelocaldelivery)

Participating restaurants (updated as of April 2, 2020)

ByWard Market/New Edinburgh/Vanier

  • Ola Cocina Taqueria
  • Das Lokal
  • Bibi’s Middle Eastern Kitchen
  • Baccanalle
  • Bistro Ristoro
  • Fraser Café
  • Khao Thai
  • Ahora
  • Coconut Lagoon
  • Sushi Me
  • Zak’s Diner

Westboro/Hintonburg

  • Heartbreakers Pizza
  • Grunt
  • Churchills
  • Absinthe
  • Thyme & Again
  • Wellington Butchery

Glebe/Old Ottawa South

  • Eldon’s
  • Oat Couture
  • Pelican Seafood
  • Patty’s Pub
  • Sweet Basil
  • Thanjai

Centretown

  • North & Navy
  • Gray Jay
  • Orto
  • Pirho
  • Pascale’s ice cream
  • The Buchipop Burrow Shop
  • La Fiesta Latina
  • Kuidaore
  • Cumin Indian Grill
  • The Prescott

For the latest additions, follow Love Local Delivery on Instagram @lovelocaldelivery or visit their website