SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- DoorDash -- the technology company connecting customers with the most local restaurants by offering door-to-door delivery -- today announced its launch in Austin, TX. This announcement marks DoorDash's expansion into its 28th major metropolitan market to date across the U.S. and Canada.
Beginning today, customers in the Austin area will be able to order from hundreds of local restaurants via the DoorDash Android or iOS apps or online at DoorDash.com. During the first week of launch, the delivery fee will be free, and from then through the end of September, the delivery fee will be $1.
At launch, delivery will be available in South Congress, Downtown, Central Austin, Hyde Park, North Loop, Allandale, Crestview, North Lamar, North Burnet, The Domain, East Austin, Zilker, Bouldin, Travis Heights, Barton Hills, and Clarksville, with more neighborhoods to be added later this year.
Fast and fresh delivery will be available in under one hour from hundreds of Austin's favorite restaurants including:
- Green Mesquite BBQ
- Southside Flying Pizza
- Arpeggio Grill
- Pelon's Tex-Mex
- Gino's East
With today's launch, DoorDash's national partnerships with Buca di Beppo, California Pizza Kitchen and Taco Bell will also extend to the Austin area.
"Pizza is synonymous with delivery and we are incredibly excited to be offering our customers another easy way to get their favorite pizzas delivered," said Josh Bergmark, General Manager of Gino's East. "DoorDash is easy, fast, and cares about the customer experience as much as we do."
"We're looking forward to sharing our data-driven technology platform with restaurants across Austin's world-renowned food scene to help them provide the best possible experience for their customers," said Tony Xu, CEO and co-founder of DoorDash.
DoorDash is a Silicon Valley technology company that brings the very best of the city to your doorstep by connecting customers with local businesses. Founded in the summer of 2013, DoorDash empowers business-owners to grow their businesses by offering on-demand delivery, data-driven insights, and better in-store efficiency. By building the on-demand delivery infrastructure for local cities, DoorDash is bringing communities closer, one doorstep at a time. Read more on the DoorDash blog or at www.DoorDash.com.
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