Grubhub: Local Food Delivery

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Rated 4.74367 From 3,007,858 Votes
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  • Last Updated: 2021-06-14
  • New version: 2021.22
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  • Compatibility: Requires iOS 11.0 or later. and Android 4.4. KitKat or later

Grubhub: Local Food Delivery


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Grubhub: Local Food Delivery is an iPhone and Android Food & Drink App, made by GrubHub.com. Today, it has gone through many interations by the developers - GrubHub.com, with the latest current version being 2021.22 which was officially released on 2021-06-14. As a testament to the app's popularity or lack thereof, it has gathered a total of 3,007,858 Reviews on the Apple App Store alone, with an average user rating of 4.74367 out of a possible 5 stars.

How does it Work?


With the largest selection of restaurants, Grubhub delivers your favorite foods to your door. Order with a few simple taps in the iOS Grubhub app and get the restaurants you love, delivered. Feel like getting out for a bit? Great! We also offer pickup for takeout orders. Whether it’s your favorite local spot, a restaurant with a little more fame, or a new place to try while traveling, Grubhub’s got the eats you’re looking for. Join Grubhub+ and get unlimited free delivery from restaurants nearby, exclusive rewards, access to our Elite Care team and so much more! Plus, Grubhub will match any donations Grubhub+ members make to No Kid Hungry, so you can double your community impact. Try Grubhub+ free. After that, it’s $9.99/month. Wondering what your next meal could be? Each Grubhub city has different restaurants that you know and love. Arby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Cinnabon, Denny’s, KFC, McDonalds (NYC only), Pizza Hut, Potbelly, Taco Bell and more are just a tap away. Here’s a little taste of the foods, local flavors, and cuisines you should be excited about: burgers, donuts, pizza, sushi, pho, wings, Italian, Korean, Vietnamese, Chinese, Greek, vegan, vegetarian and more! Order takeout or delivery and get exclusive Grubhub deals. Download today! What Grubhub offers: THE MOST RESTAURANTS - Grubhub offers the largest selection of restaurants in the nation! - Whether it’s Chinese, Greek, Italian, or any other food type you’re craving, it’s covered. - With exclusive local restaurant partners like Taco Bell and McDonalds, you’ll find that mom and pop shop AND the national spot you love. EASY TAKEOUT ORDERS - When you order using the iOS app, you'll avoid the hassle of over-the-phone mistakes. - You can also count on Grubhub’s 24/7 customer support. REAL-TIME ORDER TRACKING - Grubhub offers real-time order tracking so you know exactly when to dash to the door for your delicious meal. MULTIPLE ORDERING OPTIONS - The Grubhub app provides lots of great features. - Order now or preorder your next meal. - Re-order your favorite meals with a tap. - Order takeout and pick up your meal to save time and money. - Pay through a variety of options including Apple Pay, Venmo and Grubhub gift cards. DEALS AND SPECIALS - Gain access to exclusive benefits only available through Grubhub+ QUALITY RATINGS AND REVIEWS - Grubhub has lots and lots of restaurant ratings and reviews, so you can count on getting the best food in your area. - Review the restaurants and menus you try to help other Grubhub customers. Order the eats you love from local restaurants near you. Download Grubhub now! Ready to start ordering with Grubhub? Great! Here’s what to do next: • Download the app • Sign in or set up your account (you can even use Facebook) • Choose from your favorite restaurants or try something new • Pick your perfect meal We suggest you post up with your mates and order your next food delivery in some of these Grubhub cities: Albany, Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Boston, Bridgeport, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Hartford, Houston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Miami, Minneapolis, Nashville, New York City, Orlando, Philadelphia, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Portland, San Diego, San Francisco, San Jose, Seattle, St. Louis, Sacramento, Tampa, Washington DC Just in case you needed a few more reasons to get into Grubhub, here are some rave reviews: • “I love that I can order food while laying on the couch. Grubhub strikes again!!” - @DrFlunkenstein • “Thank god for @Grubhub. The delivery guy and I are going to be the best of friends” - @beatz6 • “Just when I thought I was ready to be an adult and cook, Grubhub” - @kima_jones • “@Grubhub is becoming VERY familiar with my food preferences. I love this app!” - @madelinedenise Free delivery terms: Must be a first-time Grubhub diner; offer limited to one use per diner. Order must be $15.00, before tax, tip and fees. Discount is capped at $5.00 off your order. Valid for Delivery orders only.

Top Reviews

  • Continually frustrated


    By Izzlefoshizzlemanizzle
    So many frustrations with this company. One huge one is when my orders are randomly cancelled, but nobody lets me know for an hour. By the time I’m told I need to figure out different food everything is closed half the time. And it’s usually with no explanation. Delivery time is entirely unpredictable, it will give you an estimate that ends up being literally half of how long it actually takes. But one of the biggest complaints is price discrepancies. I’m not even talking about the ginormous delivery fees, but rather the difference I price of the actual food items as listed on Grubhub compared to the restaurant’s website. I only noticed this recently, but they often charge a higher price for the food itself than the restaurants, which seems so screwy. High delivery fees are one thing, but the food itself is more expensive too?? What?? And so very often my order is missing items or just wrong, so what was I even paying extra for? Lastly, they used to make up for some of these annoyances (at least in my head) with fairly frequent coupons, and that fun wheel thing you spun with every order. It doesn’t feel worth ordering anymore unless I have a coupon, but they took those away (except for the ones that you have to use within like 24 hours of receiving them, which I seem to only get after ordering when I’m not trying to shell out the delivery money twice in 24 hours) so I guess that’s that. Disappointed and hungry.
  • VERY Hit or Miss


    By PeachTheTeach
    We have ordered from this app several times. Sometimes it’s okay, although it seems like on every order the delivery time gets extended from what they originally tell you (for example it was supposed to take 40 minutes but it actually took 50-60). This happens a lot which in my opinion is not a good business practice. There have been several times (including right now) where the driver seems to sit in one spot and stay there until AFTER the delivery window. And then eventually they get to the restaurant to pick up the food. Because of this many times our food will arrive cold or soggy. This has happened with multiple drivers in our area, so often that we have started using other apps over Grubhub. Also for whatever reason, the app GPS never gets the address right. Usually it’s not a problem but one delivery we had a driver get very lost and couldn’t tell me where he was, and then had the nerve to tell me that it was MY fault that the address was “wrong” or hard to find. I get it, these are tough times especially for delivery drivers and such. But that doesn’t excuse bad business practices, not holding drivers accountable, and a really bad working app. It seems like many other people have had similar problems that date back 1-2 years, which means that higher ups don’t value feedback or just aren’t in the business for customer satisfaction. I’m sorry if it sounds harsh but it seems to be the truth.
  • Never using this service again


    By I just wanted my wings
    I placed an order last night at 8pm. I was told the order would arrive at 9:30. After three calls, two text conversations and 5 hours later I never received my order. The first two conversations plus the first text conversation said the food would be delivered and remade and I was even told that they were in contact with the driver. By 1am I had had enough and I was very vocal with my frustration. The only compensation I was told I would receive was 10% off my next order and a refund. Great. My money back and an extra $4 next time I decide to use this service. I tried to explain that the compensation was very lackluster and I was unhappy with my situation, and the GrubHub person told me I should try ordering something else At 1:30am? Even after explaining how unrealistic this compromise was, I was told for the fifth time of the night that they were “sorry for my inconvenience” and asked what else they could do for me. Extremely unsympathetic and I will never use Grubhub again. You better hope you’re in a highly populated area. The order is confirmed no matter if there are any drivers in the area. If not, just be ready to accept an apology for an inconvenience. And as a side note. I would have driven to pick up my order if I was told it wasn’t coming. I know I’m paying at least a 20% mark up for the delivery. I’m tipping after that too. The point was I was told in multiple occasion it was coming, just a terrible delay. Ridiculous.
  • Two strikes, might not get a third


    By Merp8472619484628
    Today was my second horrible experience. Driver parks in a parking lot around the corner for 20 minutes, then marks my food delivered. I texted the fake phone number they get 4 times and called it about 5 or 6 with no response. Call customer service, at first they tell me I don’t exist in their system using the phone number I was calling from, after telling me the wrong number 3 times. Once the guy miraculously finds my account he says it was delivered. I tell him it wasn’t and explain that the driver literally sat in an empty parking lot and he offers me $5 dollars for a $9 meal. I told him no thanks and I hung up. I called back to get another person. They call the driver after managing to find my account instantly and the guy said he was calling a number (mine but all out of order) and that he delivered it on my houses doorstep... I was ordering from the bowling alley I work at... After saying I can send proof the driver basically stole my food and refused to contact me, the offer changed to $25 dollars. I’m giving one more order to use it and then I probably won’t use the service again. Foch from Portland, ME, I hope you enjoyed my Applebee’s and that tip you didn’t deserve. Tip for Grubhub, add a rating system for drivers, I have a ton of friends who have all had a similar experience. If I could report a driver and rate him this review wouldn’t be written, just a bad one for him.
  • Horrible service


    By Ethan_xander
    First off their GPS can never find my home. Every time the food comes late and cold/soggy. Second I bought $35 worth of food that was never delivered to my door even though they app said it was delivered. I went through their help service and the person told me since it says delivered they cannot refund the money to me but they could offer me a coupon for 10% off my next purchase. I said that I would either like my money back or the food that I ordered. Again they refused. Then I said I want to become a Grubhub driver, just check that the food was delivered, and eat for free all day. After some time the person agreed to give the full refund “as a courtesy”. When I asked why that is a courtesy and not a standard the person said they gave me the full refund and will not get the 10% off coupon that I never wanted. That person’s before I could answer said I was taking to long and hung up. The next person then said that the food was set for pick up not delivery. Once I told them in had proof otherwise they said it was my fault for not going out to the delivery person’s car to get the food. I did not order to walk out to some random person’s car I bought it to be delivered to the door. After realizing the person was just trying to give me the run around I ended the chat. On top of it all when I looked at the receipt Grubhub charged the restaurant for the refund even though it was their Grubhub driver that failed to do their job.
  • How on earth do they have 4.8 stars?!


    By Ellemno
    The quality of Grubhub must depend on the area because we have NEVER had a smooth delivery with them, yet we’ve never had any issues with UberEats or DoorDash. Grubhub is HORRIBLE. Food arrives super late if it ever arrives at all! One driver apologized profusely stating that her COMPANY credit card had been denied upon paying for our food at the restaurant so she had to wait 45 minutes for customer service to assist her. Thankfully, she insisted that the restaurant remake our food so it would be warm for us. We’ve waited & waited for several orders & called customer service to find out what the hold up is, only to have our orders CANCELED in which “no further information as to why, can be given at this time, but we apologize for the inconvenience.” Seriously?! I’m pregnant, I have a 2 year old & when I order food for delivery, it’s not because I’m lazy, it’s because I’m having a moment of desperation & a NO SHOW order is NOT cool. Some of our favorite restaurants have switched to Grubhub & I’ve told them all of our horror stories & they’re seriously thinking about going back to UberEats or DoorDash. If you’re not able to be consistent in certain areas Grubhub, you’ll only damage your rep & lose clients. If you’re not ready &/or equipped to deliver in our area, pull yourselves until you are!
  • Not happy...


    By javevwhirro
    So today I ordered Taco Bell through Grub Hub (obviously). It was like my fourth or fifth time doing so, all of the other times were all good. But today I ordered it at 1:02pm and it usually takes less than 30 minutes for them to be at my house with my food. I noticed the time for my ETA was getting later and later, so I call and tell them what’s going on. I was super nice because accidents happen and I’m an understanding person. They tracked the driver and said I should get a call from them in the next ten minutes. Ok. I get text ten minutes later saying my food should be there around 2:17pm. Ok great. 2:30pm...still not here. I got annoyed and called again to cancel my order. All was fine, she didn’t seem very sorry but whatever. I’m probably not going to order again, just because getting my food isn’t guaranteed. The only bad part about all of this, is that I had a hungry two year old waiting for his food that never came. Of course I gave him snacks to keep him happy until his actual food came, but he needed a real meal. I couldn’t drive anywhere to get food because my baby was sleeping. Also I’m breastfeeding, so when you don’t eat for a while it messes with your milk supply. Once my baby woke up we went to DQ. Because we had a late lunch, that meant no nap, and because no nap, I couldn’t get my shower for today. So thank you grub hub for making me hungry and stinky. That is all. (I never write reviews, I honestly just want to know how this even happened.)
  • I love it.


    By Anon.43
    IAs a college student, I know how to get cheap food. My friends and I have used every other delivery app you can think of and tried all the free premium trials of them so I also know how valuable it is. All this to say I use Grubhub the most out of all the delivery apps out there and it’s by far the best. They have a great selection, they don’t have ridiculously high fees like UberEats and (the worst delivery app ever(Postmates), and they have excellent customer service! They rarely ever cancel your order(Postmates), they typically have speedy delivery and wonderful, kind drivers who deliver your food without spills or mess. Like I’ve mentioned I’ve also tried the premium of almost all delivery apps and imo Grubhub’s premium is definitely worth it. You get perks every week which invited me to find new local restaurants I fell in LOVE with, prompt customer service, and free delivery almost every time. Some premium accounts are completely useless(Postmates) and others just don’t give you as many reasons to pay monthly. It’s just a reliable app which is what I count on when ordering food. It also uniquely caters to students! I love it, I tell anyone who asks, and will continue using it.
  • No Guaranteed Delivery Driver


    By Jackson 5
    Ordered my food on a Sunday morning at 8:00am. Estimated delivery time was 40-50 minutes. It came upon 50 minutes and the tracker still showed that the food was being prepared, along with adjusting the estimated delivery time to 10:00am. I called the restaurant and they told me the food had been ready for 20 minutes but nobody had showed up to pick up the food. The app, at least at this point, doesn’t say who the delivery driver is or allow you to contact the driver, if there even was one assigned yet. I called grub hub (very pleased they have customer service on a Sunday morning) and the first option they gave me was to wait for the food and if there was anything wrong with the food to call them back again and say there was something wrong with it (it was pancakes and eggs, chances are after them being ready for over an hour they would not be how anyone would want them to be). The second option was to just cancel the order and receive my money back in 3-5 business days (4-6 days with it being a Sunday). So then at this point, of course, I need to go find a different means of breakfast. While breakfast is not the biggest deal, this is not a pleasant way to start a Sunday, nor to have your one and only experience with Grubhub to tell your friends about. There are many good reviews out there about Grubhub, I just wish I had the same experience as the others.
  • Overpriced and ridiculous


    By Rinthsda
    I ordered food from this app/service and noticed first that they charge an additional fee they don’t mention, which should’ve been my first red flag. But with a coupon on your first order, fine. It was $10 off, and yet I still paid a several dollars over my order subtotal(basically the tip). So it literally just covered the fees, which I was choosing a very close restaurant so it was the smallest delivery fee they charge. My order arrived nearly 20 minutes late and was missing THREE items. There’s not way to log a quick problem with your order like with other similar services so I had to contact their support. Who took at least 5 minutes to just “look up my order details” before even asking what I was missing. When I tell them my missing items they just say, “you’re all set! You’ll get an email for your refund. Is there anything else I can assist with?” Without telling me what the refund is or anything. The email comes and I see they only refunded me part of what was missing, for the the third item. When I asked they said it was “a free part of the order”. It wasn’t. It was part of my combo. They start to list off the prices of my combo items individually and this happened to be the “free” item in it, which is so ridiculous. It was food that was supposed to come as part of my meal, so I should’ve had something come off of the price of the combo. Needless to say, I will never use this app/service again.

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