THE ORIHUELA COSTA HOSTS some of the finest restaurants and takeaway food venues in Spain, and great food is one of the things we all miss during these weeks of confinement.
But some of our beloved establishments are adapting to life under lockdown and providing first class takeaway food that we can all enjoy at home.
If you don't want to cook yourself and you're looking for freshly prepared, beautifully cooked food, check out our list of Orihuela Costa restaurants that offer a home delivery service.
Fresco's takeaway food delivery menu consists of freshly prepared salads, lighter sandwiches, burgers, authentic kebabs and pitas, and create-your-own pizza options. A minimum order value of €12.00 applies, but with free delivery throughout the entire Orihuela Costa area.
The home delivery service operates from 18:00 to 22:30 Thursday to Saturday each week, with a longer service that covers lunchtime on Sundays. You can find their menu here, call 965 073 737 to place your order, or get in touch via their Facebook page.
Píccolino is offering an extensive menu of salads, Italian pasta dishes, and what must be the largest selection of freshly cooked pizza in the Orihuela Costa region. Prices offer excellent value, with a basic Margarita pizza starting at just €6.50.
Home delivery to Torrevieja or our local area costs just €1.50 per order with kitchens open daily from 13:00 until 22:00. Call 603 137 223 or visit their Facebook page for more information.
Isabela´s menu offers a complete gamut of antipasti and speciality pasta, fish and meat dishes, and authentic Italian-style pizzas cooked to order. Local Orihuela Costa delivery is free in association with Costa Delivery with a minimum order of €20.00.
Orders can be placed online via the Costa Delivery website, or by WhatsApp on 685 243 440. Cash and card payments are accepted, and food can be delivered seven days a week from 17:00 until 22:00. Find their menu on Facebook here.
There´s no need to miss out on the full English breakfast while you´re isolated at home. Local 48 in Playa Flamenca is offering a free delivery service on their breakfast menu on Wednesdays and throughout the weekend from 10:00 until 13:00.
The venue offers a variety of freshly cooked breakfast treats including a Scottish breakfast, American breakfast, vegetarian breakfast, and a Spanish Bacon breakfast option with prices from just €3.75. Find the menu on their Facebook page or call 620 044 983 to place your order.
One of the area's most respected takeaway food shops located in La Fuente Commercial Centre, the popular chip-shop menu consists of fried fish dishes, pies, a variety of sausages, burgers, chips, and (of course) mushy peas and a host of additional extras.
Food is freshly cooked with prices for a standard cod and chips starting at €7.40 with cheaper fayre available from the menu. Local delivery takes place every day except Sunday from 17:00 and hungry diners can place an order by calling 635 425 102. Find their menu on Facebook here.
Connoisseurs of spicy food alternatives might be tempted by the extensive menu offered by Rajhastan in the Plaza. The restaurant is offering free local delivery six days a week from 18:00 until 22:00 (excludes Sunday evenings).
Freshly prepared Biryani's, Karahi's, Vindaloo's, and other South Asian speciality dishes can be ordered alongside rice and vegetable options, with prices that offer very good value. Find the menu on their Facebook page, and call 965 321 799 or WhatsApp 632 122 219 to place your order.
Bar-Inn has prepared a complete home delivery menu with a popular selection of burgers, sandwiches, and pizzas, including speciality calzone pizza takeaway options and create-your-own pizzas with the unusual option of a Kangaroo meat topping.
The restaurant is offering free local delivery for orders over €25.00 (€4.00 fee for smaller orders), and deliveries are made daily from 18:00 until 22:00. Find the menu on their Facebook page or call 711 006 693 to place an order.
Fancy a little taste of Spain in your own home? Los Cucalos restaurant can serve up a genuine fresh Spanish Paella and deliver it to your door in association with Costa Delivery, offering a selection of fifteen different mouthwatering paellas.
The restaurant provides free delivery from midday until 21:00 (every day except Monday), with a minimum order of paella for just two persons and prices from €10.50 per person. You can find the menu and order online, or call or WhatsApp your order to 685 243 440.
One of Villamartin Plaza's favourite local eateries, Che is offering a complete 3-course home dining experience with free local delivery for orders over €20. A range of tempting starters accompany pizzas, pasta dishes, and speciality meat dishes or salads, with a gourmet burger from just €8.00.
Deliveries take place daily from 18:00 until 22:00 and the complete takeaway food menu can be found on their Facebook page. Call 966 765 297 or WhatsApp 699 973 281 to place your order.
Balti Tower is renowned locally for its authentic Indian cuisine, and its home delivery menu will be a welcome addition to residents' dining choices.
The restaurant is offering its complete menu of Tandoori dishes, flavourful curries, rice and naan, and with prices for a typical Chicken Madras starting at just €7.95, the menu offers super value. As a bonus, local delivery is free.
Unfortunately, Balti Tower hasn´t updated its Facebook page since February last year, but you can find their takeaway food menu in our Community Facebook group. Delivery can be made from 18:00 until 22:00 every evening except Sunday, and orders can be placed on 965 321 799 or via WhatsApp on 632 718 740.
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