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How to order groceries through DoorDash

Learn how to use DoorDash to order your groceries.
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May 20, 2020

The popular food delivery app, DoorDash, has teamed up with several grocery stores in order to make shopping even easier. Depending on where you live, you will be able to order the essential items, ranging from fruit and vegetables to medicines and baby food, and have it delivered right to your doorstep.

Whether you are at home or at work, you can use DoorDash to conveniently bring your groceries to you, which is extremely useful at the moment with social distancing measures in place. If you want to learn how to take advantage of this handy service, check out our guide below.

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How to buy groceries using DoorDash

1. Open the DoorDash app on your phone or head to the website at doordash.com.
2. Log in or sign up and select groceries/convenience using the bar at the top of the screen.
3. Choose a store to order from.

4. Add the products you want to your cart.
5. When you’re ready, click continue and enter your billing information.
6. Then hit the checkout button and confirm your order.

The benefits of using DoorDash

The grocery delivery functionality of DoorDash makes the already great app that much better, and it will be fairly straightforward for those that have used the app before for things like restaurant orders and fast food deliveries. It makes it even easier to practice social distancing and so is great for those that don’t want to face the stores, but it is also handy for those that struggle to get to the shops for other reasons too.

Some things to bear in mind

There are a few things to bear in mind however, starting with the delivery times. DoorDash does estimate delivery times for you, but during busy periods, and particularly amid the current crisis, these can vary quite a lot. Also, some stores have low stock on popular lines, and so you should be prepared to have replacements in mind should your first choice not be available.

Finally, prices are sometimes higher, but for the convenience of having your groceries brought to your door, we think it is definitely worth it!

What stores can you buy from?

DoorDash already works in partnership with restaurants and fast food locations around the country, but now they are also working with some of the big names in the grocery market too. 7-Eleven is one of the chains involved, and Target and Circle K are also available to buy from. Walmart also recently teamed up with DoorDash, and so there are lots of options to choose from when it comes to buying your daily or weekly essentials.

The convenient layout of the app allows you to instantly check for stores near you under lots of different categories, and so you can quickly see what nearby stores offer DoorDash’s delivery service.

A simple way to shop

If you are looking for a fast and effective way to do your grocery shopping online, then DoorDash is definitely a brilliant solution. You can find it for free on the Google Play store, the iOS App Store, and also on your browser by going to doordash.com.