Top Restaurants During the Pandemic


By Cooking Panda

Fatigued, exhausted, or not in the mood to cook at home?  Because of COVID-19, eating out options have changed drastically.  While our choices are not as convenient, many restaurants are jumping in to offer services during this dreadful pandemic.

What are some of the top restaurants doing with dining rooms, take-out and delivery?

Applebees is offering free delivery.  Go to, or visit their mobile app.  And although it isn’t every location, some dining rooms continue to be open.

Bonefish Grill has also kept some of their dining rooms open, but also offer carry-out and delivery for all locations, regardless of an opened or closed dining area.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill does not have any open dining rooms, but continues to offer take out and delivery.

Chili’s is delivering at no charge.  They have heightened their cleaning and disinfecting operations in high traffic areas.  Relief pay is being given to hourly workers, and those workers diagnosed with the Coronavirus are receiving emergency paid leave.

Denny’s.  While dining rooms have remained open, fewer patrons are permitted at a time.  This franchise is offering free delivery until April 12th.

Outback Steakhouse will be delivering free through April 30th, and they are offering curbside services.

Red Lobster has closed all of its dining rooms, but some locations are offering take-out, free delivery until April 12th, and curbside orders.

Texas Roadhouse has converted some of its parking areas into temporary drive-thrus, along with offering curbside and to-go orders.

Olive Garden if open for take-out or delivery only.  Delivery is free if the order is over $40. To-go orders can also take advantage of the Buy One, Take One promo.

Waffle house has closed 418 restaurant locations.  Over 1,000 still remain open for carry-out in the United States.  They are calling this the “Waffle House Index”.

IHOP has reduced its number of employees that are working in the restaurant at any given time.  Place your orders at or through their mobile app for free delivery through April 19th.

Longhorn Steakhouse is taking curbside orders and offering pick-up.  Dining rooms are closed.

Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen has no dining in, but they are offering curbside to go.  Beer and wine are available at some locations.

Image source: WAFF-TV

Related  Panda Express is Limiting Their Menu (But Keeping All Your Favorites)
related articles