Need some new ideas for lunch during the workweek? Tired of ordering the same thing from the same place? Check out these restaurants and services that deliver lunch in downtown Toledo.
Delivering your favorite gems of Toledo right to your door, Deliver Toledo is a service that will bring you whichever food your heart desires. Simply go to their website, enter your address, pick from a large selection of menus, and pay with your card online (no cash) then wait for your food to arrive. See restaurant options online at delivertoledo.com.
Have you always dreamed of having your favorite fast food restaurant delivered right to your door? Say no more and download the UBER Eats app on your phone. It’s paired right with your Uber account, and based on your location, there is a variety of fast food and restaurants waiting to be brought to you. McDonald’s, El Vaquero, Hooters, and many more have already hopped on this bandwagon, so you should, too.
601 Monroe St
If you can’t get to the pub, have the pub brought to you! Order before 11:30am, and The Blarney can deliver its hearty Irish fare to your office. Named after Blarney Castle in County Cork, this downtown eatery features many classic and classic-with-a-twist dishes. Try the fish and chips, bangers and mash or the Guinness BBQ burger. The Blarney also offers lighter options, such as build-your-own wraps, a chicken salad sandwich and the Emerald Green Garden Salad. Order online at theblarneyirishpub.com, only while the restaurant is open, or call 419-418-2339.
34 S Huron St
This award-winning cafe offers just about everything you could want for lunch: soups, sandwiches, wraps, burgers, salads, cookies and pies. Although their slogan is “Eat Here and Diet Home,” you can have Grumpy’s delivered Monday through Friday, provided they have 24-hour notice. Catering is also available for larger lunchtime meetings. Try the enormous “Garbage salad” with their famous poppy seed dressing, a Sweet Potato Vegan Burger or a bowl of Hot Texas Chili. Online ordering is not currently available, but you can see their full menu at grumpys.net and place your order by calling 419-241-6728.
337 N St Clair St
Lebanese food, made fresh daily. It doesn’t get better than this. Lazeez Mediterranean now offers delivery in downtown Toledo, so what are you waiting for? Order your falafel and shawarma, and get ready to have a delicious lunch at home.
419-243-8485 | lazeezeatery.com
Photo courtesy: Shabbaz Merritt on Google photos.
1039 N Summit St
From its unassuming location, this eatery offers no shortage of lunchtime options. Its menu of classic diner fare includes meatloaf dinner, BLT sandwich, fish filet, Philly steak sandwich, mushroom Swiss burger and apple pie. Lighter options include the tuna salad wrap or garden salad. Place your order the same day, or up to two weeks ahead of time. The diner offers delivery within a 1-mile radius of its location—$15 minimum and $2 delivery charge. Order online at summitdiner.com, or call at 419-242-5200.
519 Monroe St
What’s a list of delivery options without pizza? This regional chain boasts “premium Wisconsin cheese” and tomatoes from the Agro Nocerine Sarnese region of Italy. Options include deep dish, thin crust or regular pan pizzas, with toppings such as the spinach special, seafood and bacon cheeseburger. The menu also includes stromboli, soup and salad, sub sandwiches, pasta and calzones. For even more lunch options, Papalis partners with Rio Wraps to offer a variety of Mexican-inspired lunch options from a single location on Monroe Street near Hensville. Find both menus online at pizzapapalis.com/location/toledo, and order by calling 419-244-7722. Closed Mondays; no delivery on Sunday.
1701 Adams St
According to the restaurant website, Manos has been Toledo’s “go-to” authentic Greek restaurant for 30 years. Located at 17th & Adams, Manos is technically uptown, but offers delivery during lunchtime. Traditional Greek menu items include gyros, spinach pie, fatoush, stuffed grape leaves and mousaka. Dessert options include classic baklava and the “Athenian Delight” ice-cream sundae. They do not have a set radius for their delivery, but call ahead and give your location to see if they are available. Find their menu online at manosgreekrestaurant.com, and order by calling 419-244-4479.
We all love the gourmet sandwich shop for their “freaky fast” commercials, and the truth to that slogan. Delivery from Jimmy John’s is anything but subpar, and will arrive on your doorstep in record breaking time. Order your favorite sub, Jimmy Chips, and maybe even a jumbo dill pickle. Locations available on Secor, Talmadge, Glendale, Central, and Adams.
419-242-7776 | jimmyjohns.com
Eat meow with a full menu of fun themed pizzas from Pizza Cat. This family owned business provides the opportunity to create your own pizza should none of their extensive and fun themed pizzas work for you. As an added bonus, each time you order from Pizza Cat, you are helping them to support a local charity as 3% of their top line sales go to support charities around the area. For a full menu, delivery and catering options head to pizzacatinc.com. 419-214-1640
333 N Summit St
This New York-style deli specializes in providing a wide variety of breakfast and lunch options for those working in Toledo’s downtown. Specialties include your standard soups, salads, sandwiches and desserts, as well as seasonal and daily specials. The menu includes a “snacks” section, featuring items like original potato salad and a hummus platter, with the option to order three snack items with focaccia bread if you can’t decide on just one. You can also try their deep-dish quiche or in-house stuffed cabbage roll. Orders must be made by 10:30am for same-day delivery. Try their online ordering at focacciasdeli.com, or call them at 419-246-3354.
Experience an alternative fast food option in the form of a pita sandwich delivered to you from Pita Pit. This restaurant provides a wide array of options for you to create the perfect pita sandwich tailored to your individual tastes. Need drinks or chips with your order? Not a problem. Pita also serves drinks and chips to provide a full meal experience in one package right at your door. Full menu and online ordering is available from various different locations.
419-214-0980 | pitapit.com
Photo courtesy: Jimel J. on yelp.
1122 N Byrne
Not just for the nighttime and college crowd, this local favorite is also great for downtown professionals who don’t mind getting a little messy. Sure, you could get a grilled chicken salad or a turkey BLT, but as their name says, they’re known best for their chili dogs, butter burgers and chicken wings. Order a “Lord of the Rings” (homemade onion rings on a chili dog), a serving of wings and waffles or an “ultimate” butter burger with mushrooms and jalapeños. Grab plenty of napkins! Order online at jojosfamouschilidogs.com, or call them at 419-536-5764.
If it’s variety you’re after, or you and your coworkers can’t agree on where to get lunch, Mr. Gyros is a solid option. Although the menu options are predominantly Greek, Mr. Gyros also offers pizza, Mexican and seafood options, as well as standard sandwiches and salads. Choices include fattoush salad, corned beef on rye, fried catfish dinner, chicken quesadillas, giant beef burritos and veggie-topped pizza. This carryout/delivery-only restaurant delivers all over the Toledo area. See their menu at their Facebook—“Mr. Gyros and Family.” Order by calling 419-214-1116.
524 Main St
Whatever type of pizza you want, chances are Vito’s makes it. There’s the old standards like pepperoni, Hawaiian and veggie, but this regional chain of pizzerias also offers more indulgent options like the mac ‘n’ cheese, bacon cheeseburger and taco pizzas. Vitos also pays homage to another Toledo eatery with the Tony Packo’s pizza, featuring Tony Packo’s hot dog sauce and sliced Tony Packos Hungarian sausage. If you’re not in the mood for pizza, you can also order it as a sub sandwich. Salads and other sub choices round out Vito’s menu. Call their Main Street location at 419-693-3333 to order for downtown delivery, or order online at vitos.com.
1512 Broadway St
A list of lunch delivery options should always include at least one Chinese restaurant. For downtown Toledo, that option is Rice King on Broadway. Choose from all your favorites, including crab rangoon, mushu pork, beef with broccoli, lo mein, fried rice and General Tso’s chicken. Don’t forget a side of wonton soup and egg rolls! Delivery requires a minimum order of $10, and includes an added charge of $2-4, depending on the distance. Cash and credit cards are accepted. See their full menu and order online at riceking-broadway.com, or call 419-255-3968.
149 Main St
One of the region’s most prevalent pizza chains, Marco’s serves authentic but highly customizable pizzas made with fresh ingredients. Try their “White Cheezy” pizza with butter garlic sauce, Southwestern chicken pizza or Pepperoni Magnifico. Get creative with the build-your-own slice options. Other lunch options include subs, chicken wings and salads. Check your specific location online for the full menu, since some items may not be available everywhere. For delivery downtown, call their Main Street location at 419-698-1511, or order online at marcos.com.