OC Dining Alternatives–Take-Out and Delivery Options!


With the ongoing crisis, many OC restaurants had to temporarily close their doors to the public, but people still want to eat! The Good News is that many are still offering take-out or delivery for those to indulge at home!

Are you planning on doing a roundup of OC restaurants that are offering alternatives to dining in? Please let me know if you need any additional information or photos– we’d love your help supporting local businesses during this time.

Mess Hall Market (Tustin)

Mess Hall has temporarily closed their dining room to the public but the following concepts are currently offering delivery & take out for those craving worldly eats:

Fonda Moderna

Fonda Moderna 6

Fonda Moderna, a modern Mexican taqueria that serves prime meat cuts, seafood, street, guisados and vegetarian tacos and burritos, will be available to order from Doordash! Fonda Moderna focuses on elevating guests’ experience by featuring meat cuts such as Wagyu Mishima, Filet Mignon, and Surf n Turf options, while also catering to guests looking to indulge in vegetarian delicacies by offering Mexican Squash and Birria de Mushroom alternatives!

VaKa Burger 

Vaka Burger

Vaka Burger is ready for delivery! Vaka’s award winning burgers are made with all organic, grassfed, and pasture raised products to create a mouth-watering experience for all guests! Vaka Burger can be ordered from GrubHubPostmatesDoordash, Ritual, Uber Eats, & Eat Street. 

Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen (Irvine & Downtown Brea)

Cha Chas Carnitas

Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen located in Irvine and Downtown Brea is ready to serve fan-favorite signature dishes through third-party delivery services! The Latin-inspired menu at Cha Cha’s adapts the culinary heritage of Mexico and Latin America to a fresh modern style. Cha Cha’s Latin Kitchen can be ordered through Postmates, Grubhub, and Doordash or by calling 714.408.7819 for the Irvine location or 714.255.1040 for the Brea location to place an order for take-out


Brunos Italian Kitchen (Downtown Brea)


  • Call Brunos directly at (714) 257-1000 to order the Lasagna Family Meal which includes a caesar salad, Brunos’ award-winning lasagna, and a tiramisu dessert
  • $20 per person
  • Brunos’ full menu is also available on DoorDash, Postmates, and Uber Eats or by calling 714.257.1000.

Brunos fans can now enjoy a soul-satisfying Italian meal from their own homes. Located in Downtown Brea, Brunos is known for its homemade pasta and fresh ingredients. Guests can now experience Brunos’ full menu on third party delivery services while socially distancing themselves from the outside world!

Curry Up Now (Irvine Spectrum)

Curry Up Now

It’s time to spice up social distancing! You can enjoy flavorful, creative Indian eats from Curry Up Now without ever having to leave the comfort of home. Located at the Irvine Spectrum, Curry Up Now is an innovative Indian fast casual eatery that is known for its creative approach to classic Indian flavors with menu items such as the Tikka Masala Burrito, Sexy Fries, and Naughty Naan. Through the Curry Up Now app, those looking for Indian eats can order take-out and delivery options–with some great deals! Use code DELIVERUPNOW for $20 off your next 4 delivery fees on the app! Not on the app yet? Download it now and receive $5 off your first order with code CURRYUP5!

SAJJ Mediterranean (Irvine & Rancho Santa Margarita)


Craving something on the healthier side? SAJJ Mediterranean is known for its healthy, customizable Mediterranean cuisine, unique to each guest’s preferences. Guests can choose their format (salad, sajj wrap, pita sandwich or grain bowl) and top it with Mediterranean-inspired proteins like chicken kabobs and steak shawarma, and finish it with a variety of toppings, sauces, and chutneys that are all made with the freshest ingredients available. Using the SAJJ Street Eats app, take advantage of Buy One Entree, Get One Free through April 1st! Families can also enjoy the Feast For 4 deal which includes falafel, chicken shawarma, rice, hummus, tzatziki, mixed green salad, lentil soup, pita bread, and sajj sauces–all for $29.95!

The Blind Pig Kitchen + Bar (Yorba Linda & Rancho Santa Margarita)

The Blind Pig

Dine with The Blind Pig Kitchen+Bar from the comfort of your own home with Chef-driven, pre-prepped dinner items! A la carte dinner options are available to purchase by the quart, or by the pound for those looking to stock up. Guests are welcome to call from 12-8 p.m. to pre-order and pick up from 3-7 p.m., Monday-Friday. New menus will drop every Sunday! Wine and beer bottles will be available for purchase, as well as pre-batched mixes in order to create a perfectly balanced cocktail at home — just add your favorite spirit! And for guests looking for alternative ways to support local businesses, The Blind Pig will be offering 20% off gift cards to be used for future use.

The Butchery (Brea, Costa Mesa, and Crystal Cove)

The Butchery

Shop local to stock up on your meat and grocery staples at The Butchery. All locations are still open, with fully stocked shelves offering a wide variety of high-quality beef, pork, poultry, pre-marinated meats, locally-made sausages, ground beef prepared in-house, and a full deli case of charcuterie meats and artisan cheeses. Their selection also extends to specialty grocery items like marinades, spice blends and seasonings, deli accompaniments, and a curated assortment of hard-to-find craft beers and wines.

Old Vine Kitchen + Bar (Costa Mesa)

Old Vine

Old Vine Kitchen + Bar is now offering “Heat and Serve” meals to-go! Their to-go menu consists of cinnamon rolls, chile verde quiche & potatoes, spicy pork and beans with a side of cornbread, and lasagna with fresh baked focaccia. Old Vine’s Six for Sixty wine packages are also available for pickup, and come complete with tasting notes and suggested food pairings. All menu items serve 6, and orders must be placed 24 hours in advance by calling (714) 545-1411, or by emailing [email protected].

Coastal Kitchen (Dana Point)

Costal Kitchen

Coastal Kitchen is offering take-out menu options from 4-8pm nightly! From starters and salads, to entrees and sandwiches, and most importantly, DESSERT, Coastal Kitchen offers a variety of to-go options that can be easily ordered by calling (949) 449-2822. For the full menu, please go to http://coastalkitchendanapoint.com/.

Slater’s 50/50 (Huntington Beach)


Slater’s 50/50 in Huntington Beach is offering a variety of ways to order your favorite ‘slaterized’ grub to enjoy in the comfort of your home. Through March 27, the restaurant is offering $15 off orders of $75 or more, and also offering a FREE kids’ meal with the purchase of any adult entree. The Huntington Beach location also offers the convenience of curbside pickup so guests can simply drive up to the restaurant and receive their order without ever leaving their car. Slater’s 50/50 in Huntington Beach can be contacted at (714) 594-5730 and is located at 17071 Beach Blvd. on the corner of Beach Blvd. and Warner Ave.

Daphne’s (Irvine, Tustin, Quail Hill, and Lake Forest)


In need of a healthier option? Daphne’s is known for its flavorful Greek cuisine made with healthy, fresh ingredients. Enjoy the flavors of the Mediterranean and order online through their website for curbside pickup and take-out options! Receive $5 off the Family Feast for take-out with code FAM500 and $2 off Adult Entrees with code LS444.

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