Madras Cafe | 408.737.2323
1177 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale
One of many Indian restaurants in Sunnyvale currently doing serious take-out business, this idly classic South Indian vegetarian place at El Camino and Bernardo drums up delectable vibes of Chennai. Dosas, uttapam and so much of what the South is known for all come to light in this humble-yet-evocative joint.

China Wok | 408.733.7386
1211 S Mary Ave, Sunnyvale
Open only for lunch, China Wok is still the same legendary place as always, in that a small-yet-rich aromatic experience awaits when you arrive to pick up your to-go order. Like several restaurants in Sunnyvale trying to forge their way through these uncertain times, China Wok’s menu is widely available, in a multitude of different online services. You can’t go wrong.

The Crepevine | Multiple locations
Crepevine is almost always jammed with families, especially on weekends. You can’t even walk down Castro Street in Mountain View without the breakfast ambience overflowing out onto the sidewalk—it’s that popular! But right now, their famous wares are takeout only. Salads, crepes, olive oil; it’s all here. Come make your haul.

West Coast Beef Company | 408.440.0116
3129 Meridian Ave, San Jose
For every meal you buy, West Coast Beef Co. will donate another to the police, paramedics, doctors, nurses and other workers on the pandemic front lines. Just log onto the restaurant’s website, order an Italian Beef Sandwich, type in “Meal for a Hero” in the text box and let the fine folks at Beef Co. take care of the rest.

Tee Nee Thai | 408.947.9727
1423 The Alameda, San Jose
Family-owned restaurant with 25 years of experience serving authentic Thai dishes in San Jose. Todd is an American and an old-school San Jose character, while his wife, Somsamai, was from Thailand originally. Together they created a small, intimate eatery to complement their former location, House of Siam. You can’t relish the unique décor at the moment, but the recipes make for great takeout.

Cascal Restaurant | 650.940.9510
400 Castro St, Mountain View
Restaurateur and owner Don Durante describes Cascal as “Old World taste meets New World appeal.” The tapas restaurant, located in the heart of Downtown Mountain View, has crafted a special stay-at-home menu. Family meals, which include options such as paella, pork adobo and braised short rib, come with a salad and dessert and cost $50 for two people and $75 for a family of four. Cascal also has a number of a-la-carte options and select cocktails-by-the-quart. All orders come with a 20 percent discount for when the restaurant reopens its dine-in service.

Las Cazuelas | 408.293.0115
55 Race St, San Jose
Just off Race and the Alameda, this locally-owned family restaurant usually does a tremendous lunch business, often grilling chickens outdoors on the sidewalk. Now with the pandemic, everything on the menu is available for pick-up only, but the dishes still carry an authentic panache. The red salsa is some of San Jose’s best.

Tony & Alba’s | 408.246.4605
3137 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose
Since 1982, one of the most popular family-owned pizza restaurants in the history of Silicon Valley. Everything on the menu is available for curbside pick-up or through various delivery apps. Also currently selling bread from both Roma Bakery and Original Joe’s while those two businesses remain closed. People recently featured Tony & Alba’s Pizza and Pasta for their heroic work in delivering free pizza to nearby seniors during the pandemic.

Sundance the Steakhouse | 650.321.6798
1921, El Camino Real, Palo Alto
Sundance the Steakhouse has launched what it calls the “Butcher Box.” Customers can build their own box with Sundance’s selection of steaks, seafoods, sides, desserts and cocktails. Steaks and burgers are vacuum sealed for maximum freshness, and herbed steak butter and seasoning comes with every prime steak order. Sundance is also offering a variety of pantry staples, such as sugar, butter, eggs and pastas.

New Indian Cuisine | 408.993.8730
895 Willow St, San Jose
A small, family-owned business with amazing North Indian dishes, at least as good as many competitors, but for several dollars cheaper. Full dinners or a-la-carte dishes, all available for take-out or delivery by most common apps. There is nothing to look at, even when they’re open for dining in, but especially right now. They will provide the best to-go mixed-vegetable curry anywhere in town.

La Bodeguita del Medio | 650.326.7762
463 California St, Palo Alto
La Bodeguita del Medio has been bringing a little slice of Havana to Silicon Valley since 1997. The Cuban restaurant has a rotating menu that includes family meals and dishes like arroz con pollo ($22.20) and shrimp ceviche ($16.20). Beers on tap are also available for $5.

Sweet Mango
1040 Willow St, San Jose | 408.293.2268
This Chinese/Burmese crossover haven near the celebrated Willow Glen crossroads of Willow and Lincoln may not look like much on the outside, but inside one is flooded with Southeast Asian spices, languages and colors. As with many restaurants, this one remains open for takeout. In particular, their amazing tea leaf salad is great with just about any other dish on these warm, spring nights.

Boba Drive | 669.264.2094
677 Tasman Drive, Sunnyvale
Ever wanted to try to make bubble tea from home? Now you can with Boba Drive’s DIY cravings kit. Each order comes with ingredients for five drinks in one flavor. Kits start at $19 and aren’t available on weekends. Boba Drive is also offering its regular drink menu for to-go and delivery orders.

Swaad Indian Cuisine | 408.947.2030
498 N 13th, San Jose
Quite possibly the best Indian restaurant anywhere near downtown San Jose. This small, intimate place near Backesto Park offers an ample menu that totally does the job. The simplicity is what makes this place stand out. Fantastic, flavorful dishes for both carnivores and vegetarians alike. Everything available for takeout.

Punjab Cafe | 408.295.5470
322 E Santa Clara St, San Jose
A primo operation with a huge professional kitchen, and normally a thriving takeout and delivery business. But right now everything is limited to what you can carry away or order via the standard delivery options. An extensive menu with authentic North Indian fare. Vegetarians and carnivores will feast on the dazzling array of options available.

Bushido Izakaya Restaurant | 650.386.6821
156 Castro St, Mountain View
Bushido Izakaya Restaurant has been serving up Japanese cuisine on Mountain View’s main thoroughfare for more than a decade now. The restaurant is influenced by the concept of izakaya, which is akin to tapas-style dining. Besides its regular menu, which consists of salads, seafood, noodles and rice, Bushido Izakaya is also offering a DIY Ramen Kit ($12) and DIY Sukiyaki kit ($30). Both kits come with all the required ingredients and a recipe card.

Pizza Jack’s | 408.292.7947
849 W San Carlos St, San Jose
As San Carlos Street fades away from downtown and further into midtown, these people are heroes for not selling out to the condopocalypse currently characterizing the rest of that neighborhood. Years ago they had a place on Monterey Highway as well, but for right now, you can’t miss their makeshift, hand-created sign in the middle of the median on San Carlos.

The Oxford | 408.245.8503
195 S Murphy Ave, Sunnyvale
London’s calling at downtown Sunnyvale’s The Oxford. The British gastropub is open for take-out, curbside pickup and delivery. The Oxford has also crafted special family dinner packs of some of its most popular menu items like shepherd’s pie and tikka masala.

Falafel’s Drive-In | 408.294.7886
2301 Stevens Creek Blvd, San Jose
One of the most “San Jose” places in the history of the universe, and dating back to 1966, Falafel’s needs no introduction. The mural near the outdoor patio just plain rocks. The cramped space inside the building likewise rocks, although right now you’re limited to what you can haul away from the window. Even during a pandemic, people are lining up across the parking lot to order food. What more needs to be said?

Tom’s Depot | 650.948.8515
991 Fremont Ave, Los Altos
Located right off of Foothill Expressway, Tom’s Depot has been a Los Altos breakfast and lunch staple for many years. Antonio and Maria Gonzalez took over the Loyola Corners restaurant 19 years ago and have been cooking up their famous omelettes ever since. The diner is offering its full menu for takeout-only from 7am to 3pm daily.

5 Spot Chivas Grill
869 S First St, San Jose | 408.294.4979
In 2007, the old 5 Spot Drive-in location was transformed into a family-owned and operated Mexican restaurant themed after the legendary Guadalajara football club, Chivas. Featuring many authentic old-fashioned recipes available for take-out during the pandemic era. Try the nopales. Fantastic stuff.

Burger Bar
1101 S First St, San Jose | 408.293.0900
Depending on which decade you last showed up here, the sign may have said “BURGERS 5 for $1.99,” or “BURGERS 5 for $4.99” or “BURGERS 5 for $6.49.” As of right now it’s 5 for $7.99. Yes, fries are also available separately. And ice cream. You can even waltz out of there with a quart of chili beans. Everything’s up for grabs. The legendary intersection of First and Keyes is yours for the takeaway.

State of Mind Public House & Pizzeria | 650.383.5210
101 Plaza North, Los Altos
State of Mind Public House & Pizzeria opened up in downtown Los Altos in 2018 after taking home first place in the non-traditional category at the International Pizza Expo the year prior. The pizzeria serves thin-crust pies reminiscent of Pizza My Heart, where owners Lars Smith and Amy Betz originally met. But these days, State of Mind is offering more than just pizza on its menu. To boost business, the restaurant is selling a produce market box ($35) and an organic farm box ($45). Each comes with a selection of fresh produce right from California farms. Boxes must be ordered Wednesday for Friday pickup.

Blue Rock BBQ | 408.978.2583
3001 Meridian Ave, San Jose
Blue Rock BBQ owners Owen and Marie Jobson live by the motto “barbeque without borders.” The Southern transplants believe that good barbeque can be found anywhere—even San Jose. Blue Rock BBQ specializes in Tennessee-style barbeque and serves up staples including pulled-pork sandwiches ($10.45) and mac ’n’ cheese. The restaurant also offers its meats by the pound.

Bagel Bar | 408.628.4114
519 E Campbell Ave, Campbell
Located on the outskirts of downtown Campbell, the Bagel Bar bakes and boils up a number of traditional flavors such as asiago (“Say Cheese”), cinnamon raisin (“Raisin the Roof”) and sesame seed (“Open Sesame”). But this isn’t your ordinary bagel joint. Owner Amy Lee-Elrite has crafted a menu with creative selections like “Bacon Mac” ($8), which is topped with a bacon-garlic-jalapeno spread, mac ’n’ cheese and bacon, or the “Blueberry Situation” ($8)—a blueberry bagel topped with a lemon cheesecake spread, strawberries, blueberries and fresh lemon curd. A bagel six-pack runs $13.50, while a dozen cost $23.

Pompeii Ristorante | 650.949.2400
100 State St, Los Altos
Pompeii Ristorante is a downtown Los Altos favorite. At the moment, the Italian restaurant is offering a limited menu of pastas, insalates, antipastos and calzones, among other dishes. Pompeii isn’t available for delivery, but patrons can pick up their meals at the curb. All bottles of wine are also 30 percent off through June 1.

Flights | 408.354.3434
165 Los Gatos-Saratoga Rd, Los Gatos
Everything comes in threes at Flight’s in Los Gatos, but owner Alex Hult has pivoted that model to instead offer a “no touch” market of family and individual meals, alcohol and pantry staples. Patrons simply pull up in their car, place their order and their groceries are delivered to their trunk. Can’t find what you need in stores for baking? Flights also sells butter by the pound ($5), flour and sugar by the quart ($5) and eggs by the flat ($12). Don’t forget to snag a pack of toilet paper ($6) while you’re at it.

Academic Coffee | 499 S 2nd St, San Jose
With residents encouraged to stay at home as much as possible, Academic Coffee is bottling its most popular drinks in 32-ounce growlers to keep customers stocked up on caffeinated essentials. The jugs range from $12 to $20 and include a variety of cold brews, chai concentrate and honey jasmine au lait with oat milk. If you’re low on cleaning supplies or paper products, Academic is also selling a gallon of bleach for $5 and six rolls of two-ply TP for $4.50.

LUNA Mexican Kitchen | Multiple locations
LUNA is paying it forward during the shelter-in-place order. The Mexican restaurant has instituted its “Family First” program, which offers free meals to those facing food insecurity during the coronavirus pandemic. LUNA has also asked customers who can “pay it forward” to donate a few extra bucks to help support the program.

Dusita Thai Cuisine | 408.247.5199
2325 El Camino Real, Santa Clara
Heat lovers beware, Dusita Thai Cuisine’s menu is chock-full of spice and flavor. From curries to pad see ew to spicy chicken, Dusita offers a wide variety of Thai favorites. The restaurant has taken a number of precautions to protect both customers and employees from Covid-19, such as installing a plastic guard in front of the counter. Dusita also delivers to homes within a five-mile radius for a $10 delivery fee.

Blue Line Pizza | Multiple locations
Over the last two months, Blue Line Pizza has partnered with a number of organizations to donate its mouth-watering pies to healthcare workers. The pizzeria, which has seven locations across the Bay Area, is open for both takeout and curbside pickup. Small pies start at $16.10 and larges start at $20.50 and are available in both thin crust and deep dish. Want to pay it forward? Blue Line is also taking donations from customers to help feed front-line workers.

300 Orchard City Dr, Campbell | 408.379.6340
Nestled next to the Campbell Water Tower, Khartoum has been serving up drinks since 1974. The bar, which is best known for its trivia nights and Cheers-like atmosphere, now offers curbside pickup for beer, wine and other liquor. A gift card purchase of $50 or more will also get you two free drink tickets for when the bar reopens.

Willow Street Pizza | Multiple locations
Going strong since 1991, Willow Street Pizza is still open daily at both locations for new, temporary hours. Recognized as one of the first establishments to bring gourmet, wood-fired pizza to the area, each location is offering menu items for delivery, takeout and curbside pickup. Customers can score 30 percent off wine and beer bottles with takeout orders, and Willow Street is giving a $20 bonus certificate for every $100 gift card purchased online or in-store.

Southern Kitchen | 408.354.7515
27 E Main St, Los Gatos
Southern Kitchen is now serving wholesome, quality comfort from a distance. With limited hours from Wednesday to Sunday for breakfast and lunch, and a Southern fried chicken family-style dinner offered Wednesday to Saturday, Southern Kitchen continues to offer its wide menu selection through pick up and delivery. When there are seven French-toast options on the menu, you know it’s going to be a good meal.

Poor House Bistro | 408.292.5837
91 S Autumn St, San Jose
Poor House Bistro is celebrating its 15-year anniversary this month with commitment to transferring the restaurant’s New Orleans-style menu and atmosphere to takeout and delivery. Serving Cajun and Creole favorites like po-boys, shrimp, pastas and gumbo, Poor House Bistro ensures South Bay residents have access to the best New Orleans cuisine this side of the “Big Easy” from home. Just substitute the restaurant’s daily live music with some past performance videos from Poor House’s website.

Main Street Burgers | Multiple locations
Born out of a cross-country trip in search of inspiration for the perfect burger, founders of Main Street developed a commitment to serving quality burgers and milkshakes to Bay Area customers at its two locations. Their burgers are made with all-natural beef that is ground fresh daily and custom fresh-baked buns that are garnished with local produce. Main Street’s famous milkshakes are made with ice cream from a local, family-owned business. The restaurant’s high standards for ingredients culminates into a flavorful menu that can still be enjoyed through takeout, curbside pickup and delivery.

Henry’s Hi-LIfe
301 W Saint John St, San Jose | 408.295.5414
Henry’s Hi-Life has been cooking up mouth-watering steaks for more than half a century now. In compliance with the shelter-in-place directive, the smoky steakhouse will continue to serve locals with takeout and delivery options, offering curbside service by request. Experience the high life from the comfort of your own home while enjoying Henry’s world-famous steaks, burgers, ribs and delectable sides.

The Last Round Tavern
354 E Santa Clara St, San Jose | 408.286.9710
This tavern is known for its brisket, meatballs and pizza crust—and none of those are going away. With altered hours, The Last Round is offering takeout, delivery through Doordash and curbside service upon request. The brisket is still braised for 12 hours, the pizza crust is still housemade and the menu is still unique—looking at you, taco pizza. A downtown San Jose fan favorite, this restaurant won’t have its own last round too soon.

GrandView | 408.251.8909
15005 Mt Hamilton Rd, San Jose
The view’s a bit different from home, but the food can taste the same with GrandView’s farm-to-table boxes. Filled with meat, vegetables, pastas and more depending on the box theme, GrandView delivers the makings for a delicious meal—within two days after ordering—for free with purchases over $100. GrandView wines can also be delivered to top off a quality meal that serves a large group of people.

Taiwan Restaurant | 408.289.8800
1306 Lincoln Ave, San Jose
This restaurant has been serving Szechwan, Cantonese and Chinese specialties for more than three decades. Taiwan Restaurant is family-oriented and its staff follows the motto that they would not serve their customers anything they wouldn’t serve their family. This applies to the restaurant’s new curbside service, along with takeout and delivery, which the restaurant has implemented to keep its customers safe.

Kirk’s Steakburgers | 408.371.3565
2388 S Bascom Ave, Campbell
Steakburgers at Kirk’s have been prepared the same way since 1948: over a charcoal flame and customizable so customers can choose their own condiments. A restaurant that relies on family values and tradition, Kirk’s has several second- and third-generation employees. Its expanded menu of burgers, sandwiches, salads and more is still available with takeout, delivery and curbside service. Participate in a Silicon Valley tradition by ordering from Kirk’s.

Parktown Pizza | Multiple locations
Parktown Pizza is known for its original, Indian-style pizzas that can still be ordered by takeout, delivery and curbside service. With over 60 craft-style beers on tap and ice-cold beers available to go, this restaurant aims to please. Parktown is open until 1:30am for those late-night cravings that come with binging an entire series in quarantine.

Pizza My Heart | Multiple locations
For nearly 40 years, Pizza My Heart has been serving up slices to surfers, stock brokers, techies, farmers and everyone in between. Each store’s surf theme truly becomes part of the decor of each street lucky to have one. The beloved family-owned chain is a perfect alternative for when you forgot to pull dinner out of the freezer. Online ordering, free delivery options and takeout. Hours vary depending on location.

Piatti Italian | 408.330.9212
3905 Rivermark Plaza, Santa Clara
Seasonal Italian favorites for curbside pickup and delivery from 11am to 6pm daily. Call to place your order for pick up and a server will bring it straight to the trunk of your car. The restaurant also offers six-packs of bottled beer for $12 mix/match and half-off a bottle of vino.

Sam’s BBQ | 408.297.9151
1110 S Bascom Ave, San Jose
A South Bay BBQ legend, Sam’s is still cooking up its classic menu for parking lot pickup from 11am to 8pm Tuesday through Sunday.

St. John’s Bar & Grill | 408.738.8515
510 Lawrence Expy, Sunnyvale
Famous for burgers, Philly cheesesteaks, fresh chicken sandwiches and some of the best French fries around, try St. John’s to-go. There’s a limited menu, but still plenty of crowd favorites. Check out the website to see what’s cooking.

Teske’s Germania | 408.292.0291
255 N 1st St, San Jose
San Jose’s storied authentic German eatery is now offering all the classics for takeout and delivery from 4 to 9pm throughout the week.

Habana Cuba | 408.998.2882
387 S 1st St, San Jose
SoFA Market’s resident purveyor of Cuban cuisine is open from 11am to 7pm daily for pickup or delivery only. Order on the restaurant’s own website or find them on DoorDash, Grubhub or UberEats.

Lulu’s Mexican | 408.559.8226
1875 S Bascom Ave, Campbell
Lulu’s at The Pruneyard will dish out its menu of Mexican staples to go from 11am to 7pm every day. Call directly or order online through your favorite delivery app.

Smoking Pig BBQ | Multiple locations
Call in an order of the Smoking Pig’s unrivaled smoked brisket, burnt ends, wolf turds and any number of the BBQ legend’s irresistible sides. Pickup and delivery from 11am to 8pm daily.

Kumako Ramen | 408.286.2111
211 Jackson St, San Jose
Call in a takeaway order for a bowl of ramen voted by our readers as one of the best in the valley for eight years in a row. Takeout only from 11am to 7pm Monday through Sunday.

Pezzella’s Villa Napoli | 408.738.2400
1025 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale
Enjoy some fine Italian cuisine—pasta, pizza, fresh seafood—by dialing up Pezella’s for an order to go. Check out their website for new limited hours.

Orchard City Kitchen | 408.340.5285
1875 S Bascom Ave, Campbell
Curbside pickup is now available from 4 to 7pm Wednesday through Friday. To find out what’s on the menu, check the website for the latest offerings. For pickup, just call when you’re out front next to the orange umbrellas and a server will bring your order right up to your car.

ADEGA | 408.926.9075
1614 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose
ADEGA is San Jose’s sole Michelin-star restaurant. Located in the city’s Alum Rock neighborhood, ADEGA serves up authentic Portuguese cuisine. The restaurant is offering pick-up Thursday through Sunday and select wines are currently 50 percent off.

Clandestine Brewing | 408.520.0220
980 S 1st St, San Jose
Enjoy some craft beer to go. Clandestine will be open for pickup from 4 to 8m Wednesday through Friday, 2 to 6pm Saturday and noon to 4pm Sunday. Don’t forget your ID.

Zazil Cocina Mexicana
377 Santana Row, San Jose
Feed your whole family with a rotisseries chicken meal to go. Open from 11am to 8pm daily, the Santana Row traditional Mexican eatery also has a deal on wine—buy a bottle, get a second for half off—and BOGO margaritas if you buy them with food.

The Basin | 408.867.1906
14572 Big Basin Way, Saratoga
Fine dining may not be a necessity right now, but the Big Basin kitchen wants its patrons to eat well. When it switched to takeaway and pickup, the restaurant rolled out a back-to-basics menu with offerings for the whole family. Check out its website for the latest offerings and order from 5 to 10pm Saturday through Thursday or 5 to 11pm Friday for parking lot pickup.

Multiple locations
Enjoy a fine dining experience in the comfort of your own home by ordering from Silicon Valley’s premier steakhouse and butcher shop, which has locations in Cupertino and Palo Alto.

Armadillo Willy’s | Multiple locations
Choose from seven locations to pick up some real Texas-style BBQ—now with a limited menu—or have it delivered. To find out what’s available, look up the closest branch on your preferred delivery app or order straight from their website.

Amato’s | Multiple locations
Specialising in cheesesteaks with authentic Philly fixings and fresh-baked hoagies, Amato’s will keep feeding its customers with takeout and delivery from its Saratoga Avenue and Willow Glen locations.

Britannia Arms | Multiple locations
Order some fish and chips and a pint of ale from a limited menu of European brews and pub grub. Call ahead or check out the website to ready your order for pickup.

Adamson’s French Dip | 408.830.9024
806 W El Camino Real, Sunnyvale
Select from a range of sandwiches paired with a side of au jus. Though the menu is now limited, it still features the Adamson family favorite: Prime Rib French Dip. To find out what’s available, check out the website or download the app by texting “ADAMSONS” to 33733.

Chef Chu’s | 650.948.2696
1067 N San Antonio Rd, Los Altos
Call ahead for priority curbside pickup and enjoy some of the best Chinese food in Silicon Valley from the comfort of your own home.

Crawdaddy | Multiple locations
Call in an order for the freshest Cajun-style crawfish, shrimp or crab boil around. Full menu available and regular hours for takeout and pickup only.

Palo Alto Sol | 650.328.8840
408 S California St, Palo Alto
Palo Alto Sol is best known for its Cocina Barroca Poblano—food from the Puebla region in Central Mexico. The restaurant’s takeout menu includes some of its signature dishes like rajas poblanas and carne asada. Don’t forget to order one of Palo Alto Sol’s margarita pitchers with your meal.