It's the end of a long day, and your stomach is starting to growl. You've got nothing appetizing within reach, you don't feel like venturing outside again, and you certainly don't feel like being put on hold by the local deli. It's time to order in online.
Domino's recently announced that has enhanced its site for online delivery ordering, and even though the pizza business seems to be leading the restaurant industry in online ordering, there are quite a few online services that will help orchestrate your next meal delivery.
Although the sites in this roundup provide varying degrees of usability--and I can't vouch for their reliability--you should find use for at least one of them.
Restaurant delivery services
Delivery.com Enter your address on Delivery.com's home page, and it provides a list of all the restaurants in your area with which it has partnered to deliver food to your area. Those located in metropolitan areas will naturally have a better selection of restaurants than those in more rural areas, and even in the city, third-party delivery may mean longer waits than usual.
That said, the ordering process is pretty simple. After you choose the restaurant you want (you can sort your results by cuisine, distance, and ratings), you can click through its menu, customize your meal, and select a delivery time. Delivery.com then contacts that partner, places your order, and collects a fee from the restaurant for referring you. You'll pay for the price of the food and delivery only.
Domino's Domino's recently revamped its site to improve the online-ordering experience, and it has succeeded.
Create a Domino's account, and you'll find Domino's locations in your area. If ordering a pizza, you can easily select its size, type, and toppings. Domino's says you will be able to track your pizza from the point of order to delivery. It even has the option to track your order on Facebook and Twitter.
Although I didn't have the opportunity to try out Domino's delivery, one person who has used the service, "KJ," said she "loves" the site's "pizza tracker."… Read more