Bag'd Atlanta offers delivery of local fruits and vegetables with optional add-ons of other food staples.
Bag'd Atlanta offers delivery of local fruits and vegetables with optional add-ons of other food staples.

Grocery Delivery Services in Atlanta: When There Are No Amazon Fresh Time Slots

Grocery shopping used to be as simple as creating a list, running to the store, and filling your cart. But, in the age of coronavirus, we're forced to wait to enter the store and stand in extended lines to check out. Then, there's the added stress of shortages or limits on necessary supplies like ground turkey, chicken, paper towels, toilet paper, and even dishwashing detergent. Yet, with families sheltering in place, it's inevitable your supplies need replenishing. To limit your exposure, and save time, it might be worth considering a grocery delivery service.

The Atlanta area had several options for grocery delivery before shelter-in-place orders were announced, and now, even more stores, local farms, and restaurants have begun offering these services.

A few tips for using a delivery service: Plan ahead and shop a few days out. You'll have a better chance of getting your preferred date by selecting less popular early morning or late evening windows. If you choose to use these services, remember to tip your delivery person generously.

Read on for 21 Atlanta-area services offering grocery delivery or pick up. Because of the changing landscape, we're including as many services as possible. A surge in demand means some may be limiting new signups or offering waiting lists.

Find more helpful coronavirus tips in our Stuck at Home Guide, where we've got everything from boredom busters, to homeschooling resources and ideas to help cooped up kids get their wiggles out.


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Local Grocery Delivery and Curbside Pick Up Options in Atlanta

1. Universal Joint – Lawrenceville
Curbside pick up only
Universal Joint offers curbside pick up of family-style meals, plus a full pantry to shop with items like milk, eggs, vegetables, pasta, meat, and seafood. Beer and wine can also be purchased. Order via phone, 770-299-1898, between 11am and 8pm for same-day curbside pick up.

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2. 8Arm Atlanta – Atlanta
Curbside pick up only
After closing its restaurant, 8Arm Atlanta is offering weekly CSA bags with fresh vegetables and eggs from local farmers. There are add-on options, including bread, meat, coffee, soap, and other basics. CSA bags are offered in two sizes and can be ordered up to a week in advance. Orders are available for pick up on Thursday and Friday afternoons.

3. Candler Park Market – Atlanta
Curbside pick up only
Candler Park Market is offering a full pantry to shop with items like milk, eggs, vegetables, pasta, meat, and seafood. Ordering comes with a disclaimer that the pantry website is in beta mode, and inventory may vary. Orders must be placed online and are ready for pick up within 2-4 hours.

4. Sun in My Belly – Atlanta
Curbside pick up and limited delivery area
Sun in My Belly has turned its restaurant into a general pantry, stocking groceries, toilet paper, and alcohol, which is available via online ordering for pick up or delivery in the Kirkwood, Candler Park, Lake Claire, and Oakhurst neighborhoods.

5. Little's Food Store – Atlanta
Curbside pick up and limited delivery area
Little's offers not only take-out meals but also general grocery services. Visit its Facebook page for a selection of offerings. Little's offers phone-in ordering services and can provide real-time updates on inventory. You can also email littlesdelivery@gmail.com, and the staff will call you to take your order.

6. Cedarcrest Grill – Dallas
Curbside pick up and delivery
Cedarcrest Grill is offering a full-service grocery with items like milk, eggs, vegetables, pasta, meat, and seafood along with its take-out services. It also accepts requests for items not shown on its website, based on supplier availability. Orders must be placed online by noon Friday for Monday pick up. Delivery is available for a $10 fee.

7. King of Pops Rainbow Provisions – Atlanta
Delivery only
Rainbow Provisions offers delivery from its general store with selected items from local makers. It provides free next-day delivery services to most of the Atlanta metro area with an order over $35.

Produce Delivery and Pick Up Options in Atlanta

8. Bag'd Atlanta – Atlanta
Delivery only
Bag'd Atlanta offers delivery of local fruits and vegetables. Add-on options include bread, dairy, pantry items, and several plant-based, diet-friendly options. Orders of $25+ are delivered free to Intown Atlanta, Decatur, and Avondale Estates; there's a small delivery fee for other areas. All orders over $75 are delivered free. Order before 1pm for same-day delivery; orders after 1pm are delivered the next day.


No membership is needed to get deliveries from Eat Right Atlanta.

9. Eat Right Atlanta – Metro Atlanta
Delivery only
Eat Right Atlanta offers a weekly delivery of local vegetables and fruits. Several different sizes and various options are available. No membership is needed to purchase items, though a $25 annual membership grants you a discount on all orders.

10. Tucker Farmers Market – Tucker
Curbside pick up and delivery
The Tucker Farmers Market has moved to an online-only model. Shoppers can order baked goods, vegetables, soaps, and even hard-to-find items like hand sanitizer. Orders are picked up on Thursdays from 4-6pm for a $4 fee with no minimum. Thursday delivery is also available to locations with Tucker for a $15 fee with a $50 minimum order.

11. Trefoil Gardens – Woodstock
Curbside pick up only
This local food co-op offers weekly pick ups of assorted packages of vegetables, eggs, mushrooms, herbs, honey, and other locally produced foods. Packages are offered in various sizes. Orders are available for pick up on Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays, depending on your location.


Local Harvest Atlanta offers easy access to a wide variety of local produce purveyors.

12. Local Harvest Atlanta – Multiple Locations
Curbside pick up and delivery
Local Harvest Atlanta is a directory of locally grown producers. The site includes listings of CSAs, farms, and farmers markets, which can be quickly sorted by area and type of products.

Meat and Seafood Purveyors for Pick Up and Delivery in Atlanta

13. Swanson Family Farm – Hampton
Curbside pick up only
A family-owned and operated farm, Swanson Family Farm offers grass-fed and pasture-raised beef, lamb, goat, and pork. Swanson also sells whole animals processed and prepared.

14. Farmers & Fisherman – Metro Atlanta
Delivery only
A long-time provider of meats and seafood to Atlanta's best restaurants, Farmers & Fisherman has pivoted to provide free home delivery of fresh and frozen seafood, poultry, beef, pork, lamb, and essential pantry items. Farmers & Fisherman also offers Glatt-Kosher processed and sealed veal and lamb produced under Star-K supervisions in Brooklyn, New York.


Shipt lets members order groceries and alcohol from local stores for delivery.

Big Box Retailers and Grocery Delivery Services in Atlanta

15. Shipt – Atlanta Metro Area
Delivery only
Shipt provides delivery services for several major chains in the area. A membership of six- or 12 months is required before you'll be able to place an order. A 12-month membership sets you back $99, but you'll receive a $25 credit on your first order.

16. Kroger – Atlanta Metro Area
Curbside pick up and delivery
Kroger offers free curbside pick up when ordering through its website. Free shipping of non-perishable orders is also available on purchases of more than $35.

17. Instacart – Atlanta Metro Area
Curbside pick up and delivery
Instacart provides delivery services for several major chains in the area, including Publix, Kroger, Sprouts, Aldi, Lidl, Costco, Sam's Club, Target, and several others. It allows you to order from multiple stores and pharmacies within a single order. While delivery can happen in as little as one hour, Instacart windows are hard to come by.

18. Walmart Grocery – Atlanta Metro Area
Curbside pick up and delivery
Walmart Grocery offers free curbside pick up when ordering through its website. Delivery Unlimited services are available for most of the Atlanta area for $12.95 per month or $98 per year.

19. Whole Foods – Atlanta Metro Area
Curbside pick up and delivery
Whole Foods offers Amazon Prime members free two-hour delivery on orders over $35. Curbside pick up is provided at most locations.

20. Target – Atlanta Metro Area
Curbside pick up and delivery
Target offers free grocery pick up on orders completed via its app. Computer orders are serviced via Shipt.

21. Postmates –Atlanta Metro Area Delivery only
Postmates provides delivery services for several partner merchants. Fees vary based on the merchant and cost of items. Postmates also offers an unlimited service at $12.95 per month or $98 per year.

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