19 food delivery promo codes and offers to help you save money on your next meal

Sep 11, 2021

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There are lots of ways to save money on food delivery and takeout orders. One of the most conventional methods is by using promotional codes.

DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats routinely offer promo codes that allow you to save cash on your orders. Keeping track of these promotions can be tough, so we’ve built this guide to round up the best discounts available regularly.

Many of the promo codes listed below are available to both new and existing users. However, some promotions may be targeted. So not all codes will necessarily work for you.

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DoorDash promo codes

Promo code Discount Expiration
Sign up using this link $5 off your first order of $10 or more (new users only) N/A
No code necessary 25% off your next gift order (up to $5 value) 9/12/21
No code necessary $5 off your next KFC order of $20 or more placed over the weekend 9/12/21
GETNICE10 $10 off your next order of $30 or more from select restaurants 9/17/21
No code necessary $2 off your next order of $15 or more with the purchase of a Coke product (only on weekends) 9/26/21
ANNUAL30 $10 off your next two or three orders when you upgrade to a DashPass annual plan 9/30/21
No code necessary Get $5 off your first two orders as a DashPass member when paying with a World or World Elite Mastercard. More info here. 9/1/22
GUESSWHOSBACK 25% off your next order (up to $5 value; targeted users only) Limited time offer
25OFF3 25% off your three convenience store orders (up to $20 value). Eligible merchants include CVS, Walgreens, The Convenience Store and 7-Eleven Limited time offer
REORDER20 20% off your next two convenience store orders of $12 or more. Eligible merchants include CVS, Walgreens, The Convenience Store, Rite Aid and 7-Eleven Limited time offer
CONV25 25% off your first convenience store order (up to $20 value). Eligible merchants include CVS, Walgreens, The Convenience Store, Rite Aid and 7-Eleven Limited time offer
RAR3OFF $3 off your next order of $10 or more for requesting a new restaurant (targeted users only) Limited time offer
No code necessary 5% back in DoorDash credit on pickup orders with DashPass N/A
GROCERY40 40% off your next three grocery orders of $40 or more (up to $30 value) 8/10/21
40OFF3 40% off your next three convenience store orders of $12 or more (up to $30 value) 8/10/21
THIRSTY $10 off your next liquor store order of $40 or more (starts Aug. 10) 8/16/21
SNACKY $10 off your next convenience store or DashMart order of $20 or more. Eligible merchants include CVS, Walgreens, The Convenience Store and 7-Eleven and more (starts Aug. 17) 8/23/21
SEPT15 15% off all pickup orders (up to $5 value) 9/7/21

Best credit card for DoorDash

In addition to the discount codes listed above, you can save even more on your DoorDash orders using the Chase Sapphire Reserve. Cardholders get up to $60 in DoorDash credits in 2021. The statement credit applies automatically after you make an eligible purchase, up to the $60 cap. Beyond that, you’ll earn 3x points (a 6% return based on TPG valuations) on all your dining spending, including DoorDash.

The card also comes with a year of complimentary DashPass membership. This unlocks lower service fees and free delivery on qualifying DoorDash and Caviar orders over $12, saving an average of $4 to $5 per order, according to DoorDash.

Related: How to use the Sapphire Reserve DoorDash credit

(Photo by Wyatt Smith/The Points Guy)
(Photo by Wyatt Smith/The Points Guy)

Grubhub promo codes

Promo code Discount Expiration
POINTSGUY $10 off your first order of $15 or more (new users only) N/A
Get code via this link Verified students get $12 off their next order of $15 or more Limited time offer
NYCGH5OFF $5 off your next order of $10 or more (only valid in New York City) Limited time offer
MAGICBAG5 $5 off your next two orders of $15 or more (only valid in select markets) Limited time offer
JUNEPLUS $7 off your next two delivery orders of $15 or more 6/30/21
GOLDCUP $5 off your next order of $15 or more (while supplies last) 8/1/21

Best card for Grubhub

The American Express® Gold Card comes with an up to $120 annual dining statement credit (each calendar year). It’s distributed as up to $10 statement credits per month when purchasing from a participating dining partner. These include restaurants like The Cheesecake Factory, participating Shake Shack locations and Grubhub. Enrollment is required for select benefits.

The card earns an impressive 4x points on restaurant purchases (an 8% return based on TPG valuations), including Grubhub orders. There are also regular Amex Offers for Grubhub, allowing cardholders to earn extra points or save more on their orders. You may also be able to save even more on your order through Grubhub’s “Perks” program. The card has a $250 annual fee (see rates & fees). Enrollment is required for select benefits.

Related: How to register for the Amex Gold dining credit

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Uber Eats promo codes

Promo code Discount Expiration
US25WELCOME $25 off your first order (new users only) N/A
WELCOMEBACK25 $25 off your next delivery order (Valid only in Boston, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Worcester, Western MA, Vermont, New Hampshire, Portland, ME, Greater Maine) 9/12/21
BROADWAY $25 off your next delivery order from select restaurants 12/31/21
No code necessary Earn up to 6x Marriott Bonvoy points on Uber Eats deliveries when linking your Uber and Marriott accounts. N/A
WENEEDFOOD $12 off your next two orders of $25 or more 6/10/21
YUM25 25% off your next two orders 6/20/21
FOODLOVE2H6 50% off your next three delivery orders (up to $15 value) 7/29/21
FOODLOVELT3 $15 off your next delivery order of $20 or more 7/29/21
FOODLOVEMYM6 50% off your next three delivery orders (up to $15 value) 8/12/21
CALI50 50% off your next three delivery orders (California only; up to $15 value) 8/12/21
50YUM2 50% off your next two orders (max $20) 8/29/21
EAT30NOW 30% off your next two orders 9/7/21

Best card for Uber Eats

The Platinum Card® from American Express cardholders receive up to $200 in Uber Cash (for use in the U.S.) each calendar year, distributed as up to $15 monthly credits, plus up to $20 in December. These credits don’t just apply to Uber rides – they apply to Uber Eats orders, as well. This way, you can score a meal delivered from your favorite local spot every month. The card has a $695 annual fee (see rates & fees). Enrollment is required for select benefits.

The American Express Gold Card offers a similar Uber Cash benefit of its own. It works the same way, except cardholders get up to $120 in annual Uber Cash, distributed as up to $10 credits per month when the card is added to the Uber app. This is only applicable to U.S. Uber Eats orders and Rides. Enrollment is required for select benefits.

Related reading: How to use Amex Gold’s new $10 monthly Uber Cash

In addition to the discount codes, you may be able to save even more on your order with an Eats Pass subscription*. For $9.99 per month, you’ll receive unlimited free delivery and can save up to 5% on all orders over $15 at eligible restaurants (state taxes and fees may apply and do not count toward order minimum).

However, with both of the Amex cards mentioned above, you could get a complimentary 12-month subscription when you enroll by Dec. 31, 2021. The pass will auto-bill starting 12 months from initial enrollment in this offer, at the then-current monthly rate.

Related: Marriott and Uber launch new partnership, earn Marriott points on rides and food delivery

(Photo by Isabelle Raphael / The Points Guy)
(Photo by Isabelle Raphael / The Points Guy)

FAQs

How do you apply promo codes on food delivery apps?

It’s easy to redeem promo codes with DoorDash, Grubhub and UberEats. Add the items you’d like to order to your cart. Click the “Add Promo Code” button in the payment section and enter your code on the checkout page. If your order is eligible for the discount, you will see the lower price before submitting the order.

Related: A complete list of online grocery delivery promo codes

How do you get free delivery on DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats orders?

There are several ways to get free delivery on DoorDash, Grubhub and Uber Eats orders. Firstly, all of the companies offer subscriptions for free deliveries from eligible restaurants. DoorDash offers DashPass, Grubhub offers Grubhub+ and Uber Eats offers Eats Pass. Each subscription costs $9.99 per month and gets you free delivery on eligible orders over $12 or $15.

As previously mentioned, you can get a complimentary year of DashPass membership with the Chase Sapphire Reserve or certain cobranded Chase cards. Or, you can get three free months with a World or World Elite Mastercard. You can also get complimentary access to Grubhub+ with Lyft Pink — another Chase Sapphire Reserve perk. Likewise, you may be able to get a complimentary Eats Pass membership with an eligible Amex card.

Some restaurants offer promotions, such as free delivery on your first order. Uber Eats also sometimes offers free or discounted deliveries for non-Eats Pass users.

Related: DashPass members now get free delivery through Caviar

Do DoorDash, Grubhub or Uber Eats offer student discounts?

Of the major food delivery companies, Grubhub is the only one to offer discounts for students. Grubhub is currently offering verified students $12 off their next order of $15 or more. You need to go through Unidays to get your custom code.

Related: 10 programs that reward you for dining out

Bottom line

Promo codes are a great way to save on your food delivery and takeout orders. With the right dining credit card or rewards credit card, you might be able to stretch your savings even further. Enrollment is required for select benefits.

Keep in mind that some of these promotions are targeted. If you received an email about a promotion not listed above, please feel free to forward it to us.

*For Uber Eats Pass terms and conditions, click here.
For rates and fees of the Amex Gold card, please click here.
For rates and fees of the Amex Platinum, click here.

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Delta SkyMiles® Platinum American Express Card

Earn 90,000 bonus miles and 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new card in the first three months of card membership. Offer ends 11/10/2021.

With Status Boost™, earn 10,000 Medallion Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, up to two times per year getting you closer to Medallion Status. Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels, 2X Miles at restaurants and at U.S. supermarkets and earn 1X Mile on all other eligible purchases. Terms Apply.

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More Things to Know
  • Limited Time Offer: Earn 90,000 Bonus Miles and 10,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) after you spend $3,000 in purchases on your new Card in your first 3 months. Offer expires 11/10/2021.
  • Earn up to 20,000 Medallion® Qualification Miles (MQMs) with Status Boost® per year. After you spend $25,000 in purchases on your Card in a calendar year, you can earn 10,000 MQMs two times per year, getting you closer to Medallion® Status. MQMs are used to determine Medallion® Status and are different than miles you earn toward flights.
  • Earn 3X Miles on Delta purchases and purchases made directly with hotels.
  • Earn 2X Miles at restaurants worldwide, including takeout and delivery and at U.S. supermarkets.
  • Earn 1X Miles on all other eligible purchases.
  • Receive a Domestic Main Cabin round-trip companion certificate each year upon renewal of your Card. *Payment of the government imposed taxes and fees of no more than $75 for roundtrip domestic flights (for itineraries with up to four flight segments) is required. Baggage charges and other restrictions apply. See terms and conditions for details.
  • Enjoy your first checked bag free on Delta flights.
  • Fee Credit for Global Entry or TSA Pre✓®.
  • Enjoy an exclusive rate of $39 per person per visit to enter the Delta Sky Club® for you and up to two guests when traveling on a Delta flight.
  • No Foreign Transaction Fees.
  • $250 Annual Fee.
  • Terms Apply.
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Regular APR
15.74%-24.74% Variable
Annual Fee
$250
Balance Transfer Fee
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Terms and restrictions apply. See rates & fees.

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