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35 South Bay Restaurants Offering Takeout and Delivery

New operations comply with recommendations to curb possible COVID-19 spread

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After a County mandate ordering restaurants to end dine-in service was issued on Monday afternoon, many restaurants in the South Bay remain open for carryout and delivery orders.

Here’s a frequently-updated guide to restaurants offering off-premise dining options.

To further support the region’s restaurant industry, consider purchasing a gift card or gift certificate to be used at a later date.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Babycakes Imperial Beach

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874 Seacoast Dr
Imperial Beach, CA 91932
(619) 575-2253
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Delivery is available through all major delivery apps. The shop will be including a free small coffee with all curbside orders.

2. Doggos Gus

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805 Seacoast Dr
Imperial Beach, CA 91932
(760) 427-2409
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Doggos Gus’ Baja dogs are still available through Uber Eats and Doordash. Grill-at-home “doggo kits” are also available, containing six Tj-style wrapped franks and bolillo buns plus and all the fixings, for $20.

3. Coronado Brewing Company - Imperial Beach

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875 Seacoast Dr
Imperial Beach, CA 91932
(619) 423-4900
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The Imperial Beach outpost will remain open along with Coronado Brewing’s two other locations with a limited food menu and beer, wine, kombuchas and cider to-go at 15% off. All kegs are 20% off. Place orders by phone for pick-up. More info here

4. The Waterfront Grill @ Pier 32

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3201 Marina Way
National City, CA 91950
(619) 718-6240
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The Waterfront Grill @ Pier 32 in National City will keep its doors open for takeout orders and retail sales of beer and wine. The restaurant recently added delivery through Doordash to serve its regulars. 

5. Esquina Vintage and Coffee

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640 National City Blvd & 6th St b, t E 7th St Ste 130
National City, CA 91950

This newcomer to National City Boulevard will continue pouring coffee and serving Mexican desserts to go for walk-ins. Business hours will vary, with notifications through social media. 

6. Trident Coffee

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536 13th St #6
Imperial Beach, CA 91932
(619) 522-4905
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Takeout and retail sales will continue at the Trident Coffee tap room in Imperial Beach. Roasted beans will also be available through the company’s online shop.

7. Naturale Deli

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310 E 8th St
National City, CA 91950
(619) 512-1599
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Chef Priscilla Curiel’s side project will be taking orders via Doordash, Postmates, and Grubhub. Walk-in service will continue for takeout customers only. Check Instagram stories for any updates. 

8. Gorditas Don Andres

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1903 Highland Ave #5832
National City, CA 91950
(619) 474-2244
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The South Bay’s only gorditas specialist will continue offering its 17 guisado flavors via all major food delivery apps. Pick up orders available via phone.

9. Machete Beer House

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2325 Highland Ave
National City, CA 91950
(619) 773-6986
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After shutting down for a week, National City’s premier taproom will reopen for retail and to-go sales with abridged hours. Fill up a growler or pick up some rare bottles from 2 p.m through 7 p.m.

10. Tacos El Gordo

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556 Broadway
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 271-7222
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The perennially popular Tacos El Gordo will be altering operations at its Chula Vista locations in different ways. It’s main location on Broadway will only be accepting call-in orders for curbside customers at (619) 271-7222.

The original H Street location will be operating its drive thru window, doing Doordash deliveries and taking in phone orders at (619) 207-0144.

The Palm Avenue location will be closing until further notice. 

11. BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

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555 Broadway Suite 1019
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 591-2490
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Pick up and delivery of food and retail sales of beer and wine remain active at this Chula Vista Center eatery.

12. Grindhouse

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260 1/2 Third Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 576-0582
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Grindhouse is closing down its shop space and offering window service for to-go orders. While the full menu remains available, hours will be shortened to 8 a.m. through 6 p.m.

13. Thr3e Punk Ales Brewing Co.

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259 3rd Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 271-4853
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Window service for 32-ounce crowlers is available as of Monday. Deliveries can be arranged through Instagram messages. 

14. Tacos el Vaquero

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269 3rd Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 678-4177
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A common stop on Third Avenue bar crawls, El Vaquero will keep slinging tacos to-go. Check Instagram for daily hours.

15. Brew Bar.

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277 3rd Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910

Take out orders will only be available at this Third Avenue coffee shop and vegan kitchen. Shorter hours are from “10-is to 8-ish”  and no-contact payment through Apple Pay is available. 

16. California Sushi

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337 3rd Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 422-4488

Regular hours are in place at this inventive downtown Chula Vista sushi spot. Call for curbside orders.

17. Taqueria 2 Potrillos

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1655 Broadway #20
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 420-2222
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This Tijuana-style taqueria will be taking carryout orders via phone and offering delivery services through Doordash.

18. Los Pollos Rotisserie & Cuban Bakery

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1372 3rd Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 870-1225
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Chula Vista’s only Cuban bakery and rotisserie will be offering delivery through Doordash and Postmates. Pick-up orders can be called in at (619) 870-1225. Check Instagram updates for specials and packages. 

19. Carnitas Las Michoacanas

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1333 3rd Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 420-2626

Carnitas plates sold by the pound with rice and beans are available to go. Phone in to place an order.

20. JL China House

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(619) 691-1285

Carryout service from the buffet bar is still available at this Tijuana-style Chinese kitchen via phone. 

21. Los Tapatios Mexican Food

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2335 Reo Dr
San Diego, CA 92139
(619) 434-6836

Pick up service is still available at this Paradise Hills favorite for taco shop fare. Phone in to order.

22. Project Reo Collective

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2335 Reo Dr No. 6
San Diego, CA 92139
(619) 434-8464
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You can get your favorite coffee drink from PRC delivered via Postmates, or call in for pickup at (619) 434-8464, with card information taken over the phone. 

23. Taqueria Revolucion

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3001 Bonita Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 934-9191
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Taqueria Revolucion will keep its marquee Bonita location and new Otay Ranch outpost open for takeout and delivery during the health advisory. UberEats orders are encouraged to prevent call volume delays, but orders can be called in for Bonita at (619) 656-0450 and for Otay Ranch at (619) 934-9191. Cashless payment only. 

24. Tu Taco Taco Shop

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1419 Hilltop Dr suite d
Chula Vista, CA 91911
(619) 882-2920
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Anyone craving Tu Taco’s famous Trojan burrito or rich quesatacos can still grab these items to go. Check the shop’s Instagram for updates and specials.

25. Caffe Tazza

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374 E H St
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 420-6460
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Takeout orders of coffee, tea, and pastries is still available at this East H Street coffee house. The lounge area and bar seating will remain closed until further notice.

26. Canada Steak Burger

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409 Telegraph Canyon Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 420-1300
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The full burger menu, including gyro-topped burgers and other regular favorites, is still available for pick up and delivery via Doordash.

27. Lolita's Mexican Food

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413 Telegraph Canyon Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 585-0232
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All locations of this local chain will remain open for takeout orders only. Order via phone or online to your nearest Lolita’s location. 

28. Tuetano Taqueria

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143 W San Ysidro Blvd
San Ysidro, CA 92173
(619) 598-4325

Starting today, San Ysidro’s famed bone marrow and birria hotspot will be accepting takeout orders via phone, text, or Instagram messages.

29. Korean Kitchen Tofu & Galbi

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509 Telegraph Canyon Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 216-8882
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Management will be giving customers a 10% discount off all orders. The full menu is curently available. Order curbside by phone and delivery via Menufy and Doordash.

30. Sushi House

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509 Telegraph Canyon Rd suite A
Chula Vista, CA 91910
(619) 656-6818

The always-packed Sushi House will only be taking carryout orders via phone.

31. Holy Paleta

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4230 Bonita Rd suite b
Bonita, CA 91902
(619) 773-6568
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The Holy Paleta team will be doing weekend drops of orders taken during Monday through Friday. Place an order via direct message on Instagram, with no delivery fees on orders of 12 packs of pops.

32. Snoice

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8423 Paradise Valley Rd B
Spring Valley, CA 91977
(619) 432-5735
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This shop specializing in bubble tea and FIlipino halo halo will be operating on a takeout-only basis. The shop will also be donating boba drinks to on-duty healthcare workers.

33. Taco Lounge

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1924 E Palomar St #101
Chula Vista, CA 91913
(619) 600-4489
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Eastlake’s Taco Lounge remains open for deliveries via Uber Eats, Doordash, and Grubhub. Carryout orders available via phone.

34. Novo Brazil Brewing - Otay Ranch

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2015 Birch Rd #1017
Chula Vista, CA 91915
(858) 294-3175
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To-go sales of canned beer and Nova kombucha will be available at the brewery’s new Otay Ranch taproom. The new kitchen will also be offering pickup and delivery through Toasttab. 

35. Cocina 35 - Otay Mesa

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9335 Airway Rd #112
San Diego, CA 92154
(619) 591-9973
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Cocina 35’s Otay Mesa location is offering delivery through Postmates. Pick up ordering is available through Google and via phone.

1. Babycakes Imperial Beach

874 Seacoast Dr, Imperial Beach, CA 91932

Delivery is available through all major delivery apps. The shop will be including a free small coffee with all curbside orders.

874 Seacoast Dr
Imperial Beach, CA 91932

2. Doggos Gus

805 Seacoast Dr, Imperial Beach, CA 91932

Doggos Gus’ Baja dogs are still available through Uber Eats and Doordash. Grill-at-home “doggo kits” are also available, containing six Tj-style wrapped franks and bolillo buns plus and all the fixings, for $20.

805 Seacoast Dr
Imperial Beach, CA 91932

3. Coronado Brewing Company - Imperial Beach

875 Seacoast Dr, Imperial Beach, CA 91932

The Imperial Beach outpost will remain open along with Coronado Brewing’s two other locations with a limited food menu and beer, wine, kombuchas and cider to-go at 15% off. All kegs are 20% off. Place orders by phone for pick-up. More info here

875 Seacoast Dr
Imperial Beach, CA 91932

4. The Waterfront Grill @ Pier 32

3201 Marina Way, National City, CA 91950

The Waterfront Grill @ Pier 32 in National City will keep its doors open for takeout orders and retail sales of beer and wine. The restaurant recently added delivery through Doordash to serve its regulars. 

3201 Marina Way
National City, CA 91950

5. Esquina Vintage and Coffee

640 National City Blvd & 6th St b, t E 7th St Ste 130, National City, CA 91950

This newcomer to National City Boulevard will continue pouring coffee and serving Mexican desserts to go for walk-ins. Business hours will vary, with notifications through social media. 

640 National City Blvd & 6th St b, t E 7th St Ste 130
National City, CA 91950

6. Trident Coffee

536 13th St #6, Imperial Beach, CA 91932

Takeout and retail sales will continue at the Trident Coffee tap room in Imperial Beach. Roasted beans will also be available through the company’s online shop.

536 13th St #6
Imperial Beach, CA 91932

7. Naturale Deli

310 E 8th St, National City, CA 91950

Chef Priscilla Curiel’s side project will be taking orders via Doordash, Postmates, and Grubhub. Walk-in service will continue for takeout customers only. Check Instagram stories for any updates. 

310 E 8th St
National City, CA 91950

8. Gorditas Don Andres

1903 Highland Ave #5832, National City, CA 91950

The South Bay’s only gorditas specialist will continue offering its 17 guisado flavors via all major food delivery apps. Pick up orders available via phone.

1903 Highland Ave #5832
National City, CA 91950

9. Machete Beer House

2325 Highland Ave, National City, CA 91950

After shutting down for a week, National City’s premier taproom will reopen for retail and to-go sales with abridged hours. Fill up a growler or pick up some rare bottles from 2 p.m through 7 p.m.

2325 Highland Ave
National City, CA 91950

10. Tacos El Gordo

556 Broadway, Chula Vista, CA 91910

The perennially popular Tacos El Gordo will be altering operations at its Chula Vista locations in different ways. It’s main location on Broadway will only be accepting call-in orders for curbside customers at (619) 271-7222.

The original H Street location will be operating its drive thru window, doing Doordash deliveries and taking in phone orders at (619) 207-0144.

The Palm Avenue location will be closing until further notice. 

556 Broadway
Chula Vista, CA 91910

11. BJ's Restaurant & Brewhouse

555 Broadway Suite 1019, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Pick up and delivery of food and retail sales of beer and wine remain active at this Chula Vista Center eatery.

555 Broadway Suite 1019
Chula Vista, CA 91910

12. Grindhouse

260 1/2 Third Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Grindhouse is closing down its shop space and offering window service for to-go orders. While the full menu remains available, hours will be shortened to 8 a.m. through 6 p.m.

260 1/2 Third Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910

13. Thr3e Punk Ales Brewing Co.

259 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Window service for 32-ounce crowlers is available as of Monday. Deliveries can be arranged through Instagram messages. 

259 3rd Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910

14. Tacos el Vaquero

269 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910

A common stop on Third Avenue bar crawls, El Vaquero will keep slinging tacos to-go. Check Instagram for daily hours.

269 3rd Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910

15. Brew Bar.

277 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Take out orders will only be available at this Third Avenue coffee shop and vegan kitchen. Shorter hours are from “10-is to 8-ish”  and no-contact payment through Apple Pay is available. 

277 3rd Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910

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16. California Sushi

337 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Regular hours are in place at this inventive downtown Chula Vista sushi spot. Call for curbside orders.

337 3rd Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91910

17. Taqueria 2 Potrillos

1655 Broadway #20, Chula Vista, CA 91911

This Tijuana-style taqueria will be taking carryout orders via phone and offering delivery services through Doordash.

1655 Broadway #20
Chula Vista, CA 91911

18. Los Pollos Rotisserie & Cuban Bakery

1372 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91911

Chula Vista’s only Cuban bakery and rotisserie will be offering delivery through Doordash and Postmates. Pick-up orders can be called in at (619) 870-1225. Check Instagram updates for specials and packages. 

1372 3rd Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91911

19. Carnitas Las Michoacanas

1333 3rd Ave, Chula Vista, CA 91911

Carnitas plates sold by the pound with rice and beans are available to go. Phone in to place an order.

1333 3rd Ave
Chula Vista, CA 91911

20. JL China House

Chula Vista, CA 91911

Carryout service from the buffet bar is still available at this Tijuana-style Chinese kitchen via phone. 

21. Los Tapatios Mexican Food

2335 Reo Dr, San Diego, CA 92139

Pick up service is still available at this Paradise Hills favorite for taco shop fare. Phone in to order.

2335 Reo Dr
San Diego, CA 92139

22. Project Reo Collective

2335 Reo Dr No. 6, San Diego, CA 92139

You can get your favorite coffee drink from PRC delivered via Postmates, or call in for pickup at (619) 434-8464, with card information taken over the phone. 

2335 Reo Dr No. 6
San Diego, CA 92139

23. Taqueria Revolucion

3001 Bonita Rd, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Taqueria Revolucion will keep its marquee Bonita location and new Otay Ranch outpost open for takeout and delivery during the health advisory. UberEats orders are encouraged to prevent call volume delays, but orders can be called in for Bonita at (619) 656-0450 and for Otay Ranch at (619) 934-9191. Cashless payment only. 

3001 Bonita Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910

24. Tu Taco Taco Shop

1419 Hilltop Dr suite d, Chula Vista, CA 91911

Anyone craving Tu Taco’s famous Trojan burrito or rich quesatacos can still grab these items to go. Check the shop’s Instagram for updates and specials.

1419 Hilltop Dr suite d
Chula Vista, CA 91911

25. Caffe Tazza

374 E H St, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Takeout orders of coffee, tea, and pastries is still available at this East H Street coffee house. The lounge area and bar seating will remain closed until further notice.

374 E H St
Chula Vista, CA 91910

26. Canada Steak Burger

409 Telegraph Canyon Rd, Chula Vista, CA 91910

The full burger menu, including gyro-topped burgers and other regular favorites, is still available for pick up and delivery via Doordash.

409 Telegraph Canyon Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910

27. Lolita's Mexican Food

413 Telegraph Canyon Rd, Chula Vista, CA 91910

All locations of this local chain will remain open for takeout orders only. Order via phone or online to your nearest Lolita’s location. 

413 Telegraph Canyon Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910

28. Tuetano Taqueria

143 W San Ysidro Blvd, San Ysidro, CA 92173

Starting today, San Ysidro’s famed bone marrow and birria hotspot will be accepting takeout orders via phone, text, or Instagram messages.

143 W San Ysidro Blvd
San Ysidro, CA 92173

29. Korean Kitchen Tofu & Galbi

509 Telegraph Canyon Rd, Chula Vista, CA 91910

Management will be giving customers a 10% discount off all orders. The full menu is curently available. Order curbside by phone and delivery via Menufy and Doordash.

509 Telegraph Canyon Rd
Chula Vista, CA 91910

30. Sushi House

509 Telegraph Canyon Rd suite A, Chula Vista, CA 91910

The always-packed Sushi House will only be taking carryout orders via phone.

509 Telegraph Canyon Rd suite A
Chula Vista, CA 91910

31. Holy Paleta

4230 Bonita Rd suite b, Bonita, CA 91902

The Holy Paleta team will be doing weekend drops of orders taken during Monday through Friday. Place an order via direct message on Instagram, with no delivery fees on orders of 12 packs of pops.

4230 Bonita Rd suite b
Bonita, CA 91902

32. Snoice

8423 Paradise Valley Rd B, Spring Valley, CA 91977

This shop specializing in bubble tea and FIlipino halo halo will be operating on a takeout-only basis. The shop will also be donating boba drinks to on-duty healthcare workers.

8423 Paradise Valley Rd B
Spring Valley, CA 91977

33. Taco Lounge

1924 E Palomar St #101, Chula Vista, CA 91913

Eastlake’s Taco Lounge remains open for deliveries via Uber Eats, Doordash, and Grubhub. Carryout orders available via phone.

1924 E Palomar St #101
Chula Vista, CA 91913

34. Novo Brazil Brewing - Otay Ranch

2015 Birch Rd #1017, Chula Vista, CA 91915

To-go sales of canned beer and Nova kombucha will be available at the brewery’s new Otay Ranch taproom. The new kitchen will also be offering pickup and delivery through Toasttab. 

2015 Birch Rd #1017
Chula Vista, CA 91915

35. Cocina 35 - Otay Mesa

9335 Airway Rd #112, San Diego, CA 92154

Cocina 35’s Otay Mesa location is offering delivery through Postmates. Pick up ordering is available through Google and via phone.

9335 Airway Rd #112
San Diego, CA 92154

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