Popular food delivery app Waitr bringing jobs to Virginia city

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Popular food delivery app Waitr is launching in Lynchburg on Thursday, May 2. 

Waitr lets residents order from restaurants and a delivery driver brings the food to their doorstep for a $5 flat fee. The app can also be used for carryout orders. Anyone that chooses carryout will have no charge. 

The app was founded in Lake Charles, Louisiana in 2015 with a mission goal of developing local food culture for communities. 

Thursday’s launch is expected to create 100 jobs for the City of Lynchburg. 

As part of the app’s launch, residents will get free deliveries through May 12 using the promo code “LYNCHBURG.”

Restaurants that will offer delivery through Waitr include: 

  • Magnolia Foods
  • Yogurt Yeti
  • Big Lick Tropical Grill
  • Market at Main 
  • Tres Mure
  • Daughters & Sons
  • Mama Crockett’s 
  • Blue Ridge Bagels
  • Montana Plains Bakery
  • Fifth & Federal Station 
  • Muscle Maker Grill 
  • Cold Stone creamery
  • Moore’s Country Store
  • Iron & Ale 
  • Waterstone Fire Roasted Pizza
  • The Water Dog
  • Stoney Badger Tavern 
  • Chill City Pops
  • Farmers Garden 
  • Tropical Smoothie Cafe
  • Blue Marlin Seafood
  • Roti Kabob
  • Mister Goodies
  • Sawa Japanese Steakhouse
  • White Hart Cafe
  • Vito’s Pizza Truck 
  • I Scream You Scream 
  • Rio Acai Bar
  • Liberty Korean Market
  • World Famous Stadium Inn
  • Cafe Bliss
  • Fuji Japan 
  • The Crown Sterling
  • Original Italian Pizza
  • Mission House Coffee
  • Urbavore
  • Wasabi Japanese Steak House & Sushi Bar
  • Tahini’s Grill
  • Buffalo Wild Wings 
  • Koto Japanese Steakhouse
  • Kenko Hibachi 
  • Zero Subs
  • IHOP
  • T&E Catering
  • Third Wave Coffee
  • RIvermont Pizza 
  • MayLynn’s Creamery Downtown 
  • Tacos Locos
  • Rookie’s 
  • Farmbasket
  • Taste of India Market
  • The Leaf
  • Pok-E-Joe’s 
  • Philippine Delight
  • Bean Tree
  • Charley’s Restaurant & Catering 
  • Tokyo Hibachi Grill 
  • Caribbean Jerk Pot 
  • The Depot Grille
  • La Caretta

A launch party will be held Thursday at Waterstone Fire Roasted Pizza at 5 P.M. for the public. 

To apply as a driver, click here

If you want to add your restaurant to the list of options, you can also apply as a partner on the Waitr website

Virginia will be the 14th state in which Waitr operates. 

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