Online Grocery Resources For Jersey City and Hoboken
With everything going on with coronavirus, you must be worried about where you would be able to get your supplies and groceries. Stepping out may not be an option and if you are worried to do so we have created a detailed list of all places you can order your groceries from right to your doorstep. Yes, it may be a bit of struggle since a lot of the items are back-ordered and delivery windows are on the limited side, but if you check throughout the day, you will find a delivery window available. It is a process and patience is key especially with the situation right now.
One of the most convenient options is Amazon. They offer food delivery and to shop and get free grocery delivery, you must be a Prime member. They carry many brands including products from Whole Foods, fruits, meat, vegetables, dairy and more. Of course, the inventory has been lower than usual but the best option would be to put all the items you want in your cart and rechecking Amazon to see if you can find a delivery window. We recommend checking early mornings or late nights.
With Instacart, you can shop at KeyFood and Acme in Jersey City. Instacart now has “Leave at My Door Delivery” available to all customers. You can place an order and get your orders within two hours depending on the availability. It is $5.99 per delivery. You can choose from a ton of products whether its produce, meat or packaged foods, KeyFood and Acme have been stocking their inventory pretty fast and making sure they are able to fulfill orders as fast as they can. Key food is also running deliveries from their store. You can simply email them at [email protected] and request information.
Peapod is another delivery option that many residents are using for the delivery of fresh groceries. Stop and Shop has a delivery system with Peapod but they do have limited delivery time slots which is why they recommend reserving a time slot before you start building your cart. They also have a contactless delivery option where they will leave your groceries at the door. Their inventory can also be limited depending on the day but they do offer a substitution option on their site that can help you pick another item instead.
FreshDirect has limited windows currently in the area, but this is another site you keep on your list and can recheck in a few weeks to see if delivery is available. You can order everything you need, fresh produce, meat, bread, packaged goods and more with a minimum order of $30 and a $6.99 delivery fee.
ShopRite in Jersey City and Hoboken are both offering deliveries at the moment. You have to have a Shoprite Price Plus Club card though. It is free so you can easily create an account online and apply for the membership. If you have a club card already then you can start placing your order. You can shop on their website for all the groceries you need and pick a time slot for them to deliver. They are also receiving many orders so be prepared to wait patiently for an open time slot.
Panera Bread announced the launch of a new delivery service called Panera Grocery to give people another alternative to ordering in-demand food items amid the coronavirus pandemic. They are offering a variety of groceries including bread, milk, apples, avocados, cheese, berries, and more. The service can be accessed by selecting the Panera Grocery option on Panera Bread’s app or website.
Shipt is another online delivery service that will deliver groceries right to your front door. Shipt actually delivers from a few local stores in the area. There is a shortage of delivery windows but the best suggestion would be to fill a cart and go back to the app periodically to get an open window. In the Jersey City area, you can get groceries delivered from 99 Ranch, Acme, CVS, Kings, Morton Williams, and Target through them. They do have a delivery fee which is around $7.
A good option for organic local stores is Mercato. They have limited delivery windows but they are offering delivery from Jersey City Fish Stand, Organic Basic Food, and Kikos Supermarket. Mercato has a free 14 day trial at the moment on their site. The minimums are different for each place that you order from so make sure to check that in your cart once you start building it.
Bone in Food is a local weekly delivery service based in Jersey City. They are on the pricier side and unlike other grocery stores, they don’t carry the ‘typical’ items you need. They have more locally sourced products like meats, broths, fresh produce, sauces, and more. They have prepared foods that you can reheat and use. They bring all these directly to you from your LOCAL regenerative & sustainable farmers. They do have delivery windows open in case you are looking for a healthy fresh meal or produce.
Walmart is offering pick and delivery for groceries. They have limited time slots so make sure to check throughout the day. Also, the retailer is reserving a one-hour time slot for grocery pickup daily from 7 a.m. to 8 a.m. for first responders, people with disabilities, and people over the age of 60, as well as anyone designated as high-risk by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the company said Tuesday.
Order directly from your local Morton Williams Supermarket by sending them your shopping list. According to their website, they will try to deliver orders placed by 2 pm the same day. As most places are, they are also experiencing very high volume and your order may be delayed. This is another good option to try out as they have a ton of different groceries.
Our local favorite Bucket & Bay is doing farm to stoop deliveries! Free same-day delivery in Jersey City & Hoboken of home-made pies, craft gelato, and Fresh Dairy from the farm: 100% grass-fed organic milk, cheese, bacon, eggs and more. Order direct from www.bucketandbay.com
If you would like to step out, most grocery stores around the area have been restocking as fast as they can. Also, N.J. supermarkets, must limit customers to 50% of capacity and all inside must wear masks under new coronavirus restriction so make sure you are wearing a mask and gloves before you step out to shop. Most of the bigger stores have lines outside so be prepared to wait.