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DoorDash is here to deliver food from more than 1,500 local restaurants | Next Pittsburg

Between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m, people in those areas can order from hundreds of local restaurants including Primanti’s, Kaya and Bluebird Kitchen, as well as national chains such as  Houlihan’s, PF Chang’s and Buca di Beppo.

“Delivery is something we see as the future of restaurant dining, and we are excited to be a part of it,” said Jim Prezioso, regional marketing manager for Primanti Brothers, in a statement about DoorDash’s arrival. “Bringing Primanti to people’s homes through DoorDash is something we are excited for as a business.”

During their debut in the Pittsburgh market, first-time deliveries will be free and additional deliveries incur only a $1.99 delivery fee during the first two weeks. We’re also told that Pittsburgh-area customers will get $5 off an order of $15 or more (use the promo code DASHPITT) now through April 30.

How will costs work after that? As with Uber, it can be a little complicated. In a blog post about the service, CEO and Co-founder Tony Xu explains it this way: “When ordering on DoorDash, customers pay for the price of their food and any local taxes, plus a delivery fee, an optional Dasher tip and a service fee.” But, he says, some restaurants that enter into formal partnerships with DoorDash share some of the delivery costs, meaning there won’t be service fees for some restaurants.

A DoorDash spokesman has told Quartz that they have tested “surge pricing” in some markets. No word yet as to whether or not Pittsburgh customers will see that here.

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DoorDash is here to deliver food from more than 1,500 local restaurants.

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