June 23, 2017

Amazon launches free restaurant delivery starting today in Irvine

View slideshow Want this burger from Beach Barrel in Newport Beach? Now you can get it within an hour as the restaurant is among 50 servicing the Irvine area through Amazon Restaurants. The meal delivery program will deliver restaurant meals in one-hour for free to Prime members. Online giant Amazon is bringing its speedy and free meal delivery program to Irvine with more than 50 restaurants offering one-hour delivery on everything from poke to pizza.

Irvine and surrounding fringe neighborhoods join 20 cities across the country where the fledgling Amazon Restaurants is available to Prime members who pay an annual membership fee of $99.

Amazon Restaurants, which launched in fall 2015, is a service within the 2-year-old Prime Now program. The latter offers free, two-hour delivery on goods, and charges $7.99 for one-hour delivery. Amazon Restaurants, however, never charges a delivery fee, making it a serious threat to leading industry competitors DoorDash and Postmates.

In Irvine, Prime members can choose from more than 50 restaurants, most of which are in Irvine. A few are in Newport Beach and Costa Mesa, including Newport Beach Brewing Co., Mezzet Mediterranean Cuisine (Costa Mesa) and North Shore Poke (Costa Mesa/Huntington Beach).

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