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Amazon Launches Restaurant Delivery in the District of Columbia

Prime members in D.C. can now enjoy delivery from popular restaurants, including Maketto, Ben’s Next Door, Hill Country Barbecue Market, Kapnos, b DC Penn Quarter, and many more

SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2017-- Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that Prime members in the greater Washington, D.C. area can now enjoy delivery from 150 popular restaurants, including Maketto, Ben’s Next Door, Hill Country Barbecue Market, Kapnos, b DC Penn Quarter, and many more. Amazon Restaurants is expanding its delivery territory from Northern Virginia to customers in the Capitol Hill, Georgetown, Adams Morgan, H Street, Shaw, and Downtown neighborhoods, to name a few.

“The hustle and bustle in the nation’s capital can make it difficult to try all the amazing restaurants around town,” said Gus Lopez, general manager of Amazon Restaurants. “Now, Amazon Restaurants makes it easy to skip traffic and get delicious meals from top restaurants conveniently delivered to your office or home in an hour or less.”

Using the Amazon or Prime Now mobile apps or by visiting www.amazon.com/restaurants, Prime members in D.C. can order from participating restaurants, browse menus, track the status of their delivery, and watch as their delivery driver travels from the restaurant to the delivery address in real time.

Once an order is placed, the food will be delivered in one hour or less. Amazon Restaurants offers customers transparent pricing—there are no menu markups. If a customer finds a restaurant item on Amazon Restaurants that is priced higher than the regularly priced item on the restaurant’s current online menu within 24 hours of placing the order, Amazon will refund that customer the price of the item.

“Who doesn’t love being a Prime member and all the benefits that come with it?” said Jesse Hiney, general manager of Osteria Morini DC. “Now my customers will be able to get our delicious pasta delivered right to their doors. Sounds dangerous in a delicious way!”

New Participating Restaurants in Washington, D.C. include:

  • Absolute Noodle
  • Acacia Bistro
  • Addis Ethiopian Restaurants
  • Al Volo DC
  • Amsterdam Falafelshop
  • Appioo African Bar & Grill
  • Arepa Zone
  • b DC Penn Quarter
  • Banana Leaves Asian Restaurant & Sushi Bar
  • Bangkok Joes
  • Bar Deco
  • Bolt Burgers
  • Bozzelli’s
  • Cafe of India
  • Coppi’s Organic Restaurant
  • Das Ethiopian
  • DC Pizza
  • DC Wisey’s
  • DCity Smokehouse
  • District Doughnut and Coffee
  • Duffy’s Irish Restaurant and Pub
  • Dupont Pizza
  • Espita Mezcaleria
  • Hill Country Barbecue Market
  • Indique
  • I-Thai Restaurant & Sushi Bar
  • Johnny Pistola’s
  • Kapnos
  • Khepra’s Raw Food Juice Bar
  • Kogod Liquors & Deli
  • Le Caprice DC Cafe Bakery
  • Lore Lounge
  • Maketto
  • Masala Art
  • Mayur Kabob House
  • Merzi
  • Moe’s Southwest Grill
  • Moxie’s
  • Mythology
  • Nazca Mochica
  • Nerds & Nibblers
  • New Dynasty Chinese Restaurant
  • New Heights Restaurant
  • Osteria Morini
  • Panda Gourmet
  • Pasha’s Kitchen
  • Pizza Mart
  • Pow Pow
  • Prescription Chicken
  • Quara Ethiopian Fusion Restaurant
  • Rakuya
  • Rasoi Indian Kitchen
  • Rice Bar
  • Rito Loco
  • San Antonio Bar & Grill
  • Shanghai Tokyo Cafe
  • Shawafel
  • Simply Banh Mi
  • Sloppy Mamas
  • Thai Chili
  • The Chickery
  • The Deli
  • Toku Japanese and Asian Cuisine
  • Tono Sushi
  • Uni Bistro
  • Uprising Muffin Company
  • Ventnor Sports
  • West Wing Cafe
  • Zorba’s Cafe

Prime members can download the Amazon or Prime Now apps or visit www.amazon.com/restaurants to enter their ZIP code and see if the service is available in their area. In ZIP codes where restaurant delivery is available, customers will see Restaurants on the home page.

To learn more about Amazon Restaurants or to download the Amazon and Prime Now mobile apps, visit amazon.com/restaurants. For restaurants interested in working with Amazon Restaurants, please visit amazon.com/restaurants-merchants.

About Amazon

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