Updated: 09/25/2018 3:49 PM | Print Story |  Email

Ranking Food Delivery Services

Food Critic Joy Summers stopped by with a breakdown of food delivery services. And although the same thing was ordered, the prices varied greatly.

Joy's article in Minnesota Monthly
 

BiteSquad

  • Charged a $2.99 booking fee
  • Defualted to a $3 service tip 
  • Delivery time: 40 minutes -- the slowest delivery time
  • Total: $21.84 -- cheapest option

Postmates

  • Charged a $1.99 small cart fee -- goes to orders under $20
  • Charged a $3.99 delivery fee
  • You tip after the food arrives
  • Delivery time: 35 minutes -- the fastest delivery time
  • After a $3 tip is given, the total is $24.41 -- the most expensive

DoorDash

  • Claim they have free delivery
  • Defaulted to give a $3 "Dasher Tip" 
  • Delivery time: 36 minutes
  • Total: $21.90 -- more expensive that BiteSquad

Uber Eats

  • Although we found a menu, Twin Cities Live producers couldn't place an order