What Restaurants Accept Cash for Delivery on Grubhub?

Last Updated on May 4, 2023 by Lauren Beck

As someone who regularly orders food delivery and takeout, I can attest to the convenience of these services. However, it can be frustrating when a restaurant only accepts cash payments, especially if you don’t have any on hand.

The good news is that while most restaurants on the Grubhub app accept credit and debit cards, there are still some that only take cash. The easiest way to find out is to use the “accepts cash” filter on the Grubhub website or app.

With just a few clicks, you can quickly find restaurants that take cash for delivery and takeout orders.

So next time you’re in the mood for delivery, don’t let the payment method hold you back – simply use Grubhub’s filter to find the perfect restaurant for you.

What Restaurants Accept Cash for Delivery on Grubhub?

If you’re looking for restaurants that take cash on Grubhub, here are a few popular options:

  • Chipotle
  • Chick-fil-A
  • Wendy’s
  • Denny’s
  • Hardee’s
  • Jack in the Box
  • Sonic
  • KFC
  • Taco Bell
  • McDonald’s
  • Burger King
  • Pizza Hut
  • Dominos
  • Jimmy John’s

While this list is by no means exhaustive, it should give you a good idea of some of the popular restaurants that take cash for delivery on Grubhub.

So, next time you’re looking for a quick and easy meal, be sure to check out these options!

What is GrubHub, and How does it Work?

Grubhub is a food delivery and takeout service that connects users with local restaurants.

It’s simple to use – just enter your location and choose from a list of nearby restaurants. Then, select the items you’d like to order and checkout. Grubhub will then deliver your food to you!

Grubhub is available in over 1,000 cities across the United States, so chances are there’s a Grubhub near you.

And with over 50,000 restaurants partnered with Grubhub, you’re sure to find something to your taste!

How to Find a Grubhub Restaurant That Takes Cash

If you’re looking for a Grubhub restaurant that accepts cash, simply check the “accepts cash” filter on the Grubhub website or app.

This will show you a list of all the restaurants in your area that take cash payments.

Which Restaurants on Grubhub only Accept Credit or Debit Cards?

Grubhub delivery signage

Here’s a list of some popular restaurants that don’t accept cash on Grubhub:

  • Applebee’s
  • Arby’s
  • Big Boy
  • BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse
  • Bob Evans
  • Buffalo Wild Wings
  • California Pizza Kitchen
  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill
  • Checkers
  • Dairy Queen
  • Del Taco
  • Dunkin’
  • Famous Dave’s
  • Five Guys
  • Hooters
  • IHOP
  • Jersey Mike’s
  • On the Border
  • Panda Express
  • Panera Bread
  • P.F. Chang’s
  • Popeyes
  • Primanti Bros.
  • Qdoba Mexican Eats
  • Red Lobster
  • Red Robin
  • Shake Shack
  • Steak ‘n Shake
  • Subway
  • White Castle

What If a Grubhub Restaurant Doesn’t Accept Cash?

If a Grubhub restaurant doesn’t accept cash, you can still place an order with them – you’ll just need to pay with a credit or debit card.

Grubhub accepts all major credit and debit cards, so you shouldn’t have any trouble paying for your food.

What Payment Methods Does Grubhub Accept?

In addition to cash and credit/debit cards, Grubhub also accepts PayPal and Grubhub gift cards as payment methods.

To use a Grubhub gift card, simply enter the 16-digit code during checkout. And to pay with PayPal, simply select PayPal as your payment method at checkout and log in to your account to complete the transaction.

Does Grubhub Charge a Delivery Fee?

Most Grubhub restaurants do charge a delivery fee [1], which is typically around $1-$12.

However, there are some restaurants that offer free delivery – just check the “free delivery” filter on the Grubhub website or app to find these restaurants.

Can You Tip GrubHub Drivers Cash?

Yes, you can tip Grubhub drivers in cash. However, it’s important to note that tips are not required – they are purely at your discretion.

If you do decide to tip your Grubhub driver, we recommend tipping them in cash. This is because Grubhub does not currently have a way to add tips to your credit/debit card payment.

So, if you want to tip your driver, cash is the only way to do it.


In conclusion, Grubhub is a fantastic option for those who want to enjoy a delicious meal without leaving the house. With over 50,000 restaurants partnered with Grubhub, you’re sure to find something that satisfies your cravings.

And if you’re worried about finding a restaurant that accepts cash, don’t be – Grubhub makes it easy to filter restaurants that take cash for delivery and takeout orders.

Whether you’re looking for a quick lunch, a romantic dinner, or anything in between, Grubhub has got you covered.

So next time you’re hungry, give Grubhub a try and enjoy a stress-free dining experience right at home.


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