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How Chick-fil-A Delivery Works and How to Order

If you decided to stay in but have a craving for your favorite Chick-fil-A items, you can order online and have them delivered to you.

Key Takeaways

  • You can order Chick-fil-A delivery on the Chick-fil-A website or app, and your order will be delivered by a Chick-fil-A team member or a third-party delivery driver.
  • You can also order Chick-fil-A delivery directly on DoorDash, GrubHub, Uber Eats, or Postmates.
  • Chick-fil-A delivery hours are from restaurant opening until 30 minutes before closing.

In this article, we’ll cover how Chick-fil-A delivery works, how much it costs and how you can order using the Chick-fil-A app.

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How Does Chick-fil-A Delivery Work?

You can have Chick-fil-A delivered by ordering online from their website or app. You can place your delivery directly on third-party apps like Uber Eats, DoorDash, and GrubHub. If you are a member of Chick-fil-A’s One Rewards, ordering through the Chick-fil-A app or website allows you to use your points.

When you order delivery through the Chick-fil-A website or app, you will be redirected to third-party delivery services like DoorDash, which fulfill deliveries for Chick-fil-A.

In most areas, third-party delivery services such as Uber Eats, Postmates, and GrubHub will deliver Chick-fil-A without having to go through the company’s website.

However, prices may be higher when ordering directly on third-party delivery apps.

Most of Chick-fil-A’s menu items are available for delivery; however, delivery menu items may vary by restaurant.

When ordering delivery from Chick-fil-A, available menu items in your location will be displayed for you to choose from.

Chick-fil-A delivery hours are from restaurant opening until 30 minutes before closing.

Since restaurants may have different hours, delivery times may also vary. However, you can confirm if delivery is available at a specific time in your location using the Chick-fil-A app.

If you’re a Chick-fil-A One member, you can use your rewards and points when ordering delivery on the Chick-fil-A app or the website if your order is fulfilled by DoorDash. However, you cannot redeem your rewards for free delivery.

DoorDash is the only delivery service that allows Chick-fil-A One points to be redeemed. Other delivery services do not have this option.

Chick-fil-A keeps testing and expanding its delivery service at many locations, so if delivery is not available near you at this time, it may be available soon.

If you’re a Chick-fil-A fan, you’ll already know this, but all Chick-fil-A restaurants are closed on Sundays and do not deliver.

How Much Does Chick-fil-A Delivery Cost?

If DoorDash fulfills your Chick-fil-A delivery order, you can expect to pay delivery fees typically ranging from $1.99- $5.99 and service fees 10-11% of the order total. The cost of your delivery order will vary, but it will be more expensive than ordering at a restaurant or online for pickup.

Before you place your Chick-fil-A delivery order, there will be a full price breakdown showing you the cost of any fees and taxes included in the final total.

Third-party delivery services have fees of their own that are included in the final cost of your order.

For example, DoorDash delivery fees usually range from $1.99 to 5.99, and the service fees make up 10-11% of the final total.

The delivery and service fees will vary depending on which food delivery service fulfills your order.

Is Ordering Delivery From Chick-fil-A More Expensive?

Due to service and delivery fees, ordering delivery from Chick-fil-A is more expensive compared to in-restaurant or pickup orders. Depending on your area, prices and fees vary, but delivery prices are typically 20-30% higher.

Ordering delivery from any restaurant will be more expensive due to delivery and service fees, and Chick-fil-A is not different.

We looked at some of the favorite Chick-fil-A menu items and compared prices between delivery and pickup.

We’ve seen Chick-fil-A delivery prices were on average 20-30% higher than in-restaurant or pickup prices.

Keep in mind that Chick-fil-A restaurants are franchise-owned, and prices will vary by location.

However, you can use our price comparison as a quick guide.

The chart below shows the price differences of ordering Chick-fil-A online for pickup versus delivery in our location.

Menu ItemPickup PriceDelivery Price
Chick-fil-A Chicken Sandwich$4.39$5.40
Spicy Chicken Sandwich$4.69$5.80
Grilled Chicken Sandwich$6.09$7.20
Chicken Nuggets$4.45$5.79
Chicken Strips$4.59$6.19
Waffle Fries$2.25$2.89
Chocolate Milkshake$3.89$5.45
Chick-fil-A Pickup vs. Delivery Price Comparison

How To Order Delivery From Chick-fil-A

To place a Chick-fil-A delivery order online, download the app, create an account, then choose to order delivery. You can choose the Chick-fil-A location you want to order from and make your menu selections. The Chick-fil-A delivery will be fulfilled by DoorDash.

Here is how to place a Chick-fil-A delivery online through the app.

Step 1. Select “Delivery” from the list of ordering options.

Step 2. Fill out your address, and from there, you can select the Chick-fil-A location you want to order from.

Step 3. Now you can look through the Chick-fil-A menu. Then you can head to your cart to place your order.

Step 4. Before checking out, make sure you are signed in to your Chick-fil-A account to access any reward points you want to redeem.

Step 5. Enter your payment details, confirm your order, and select a tip amount for your driver. The delivery is fulfilled by third-party delivery apps like DoorDash, so you will be subject to their service and delivery fees.

Ordering on the Chick-fil-A website is a similar process as above.

Can You Order Chick-fil-A Delivery on DoorDash, GrubHub, or Uber Eats?

You can bypass the Chick-fil-A website or app and order delivery directly through DoorDash, GrubHub, and Uber Eats. You can search for Chick-fil-A in one of these apps and find the closest one in your area. From there, make your selections and place your order.

These third-party delivery apps each have their own subscription membership program that offers free delivery and lets you earn points that go towards reduced fees and rewards.

The Uber Eats Pass or “Eat Pass” costs $9.99 a month but offers unlimited $0 delivery on eligible restaurant and grocery orders, 5% discounts on orders over $5, and exclusive discounts.

DoorDash’s subscription service, DashPass, is $9.99 a month and offers $0 deliveries from eligible restaurants. However, if the restaurant is not eligible, the service fees are still lower if the total is $12.

The monthly subscription for GrubHub is the GrubHub+ (GrubHub Plus) membership.

Costing $9.99 a month, GrubHub+ gives members $0 delivery fees from eligible restaurants, VIP access to Elite Care for priority customer service, deals, perks, and local events.

Can You Use Chick-fil-A One Rewards or Points for Delivery Orders?

You can use Chick-fil-A One rewards or points on delivery orders. Points will only be honored when an order is placed through the Chick-fil-A website or app. Chick-fil-A One rewards and points cannot be used when ordering through Uber Eats, GrubHub, and Postmates. In addition, rewards cannot be redeemed for free delivery.  

The Chick-fil-A One rewards program is a free tiered loyalty program that allows customers a chance to save money by accumulating points that can be redeemed for free sandwiches, desserts, sides, and drinks.

For every pre-tax dollar, you earn 10 points as a basic member. The point values increase by status; Silver, Red, and Signature earn 11, 12, and 13 points per pre-tax dollar.

Each status has a required number of points you need to earn to reach.

To reach Silver, you will need to earn 1,000 points—4,000 for Red and 10,000 for Signature. The points need to be accumulated within a year to be eligible.

Do You Tip Chick-fil-A Delivery?

Chick-fil-A delivery orders are fulfilled by third-party delivery services like DoorDash, and it is recommended to tip the drivers 15-20% of the order total. The tip amount can be added to the ordering process at checkout.

Drivers for GrubHub, Uber Eats, Postmates, and DoorDash receive 100% of the tips and rely on them since the base pay is low.

Delivery drivers are considered contract workers and rely on tips to cover most of their expenses.

All service and delivery fees are shown to you before you place the order, but these are not shared with your driver since these fees are not part of their payment.

It is not required, but it is recommended to tip the driver between 15-20% of the order’s final total.

Conclusion

Whether you’re too busy or don’t want to leave the house, you can still get a delicious Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich and crispy waffle fries delivered to your door. If you are a rewards member, you may still earn points.

With Chick-fil-A delivery, just place your order online, then sit back and decide on a new show to binge while you wait!

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Last Updated: March 31, 2022

About the Author

Eril Eti is the founder of Shopfood.com.  He has over a decade of experience in consumer goods and launched many products sold at retailers like Walmart, Costco, Amazon, Target, Kroger, Publix, and more.

Eril loves food, traveling, and trying out new restaurants. Outside of work, you can find him on a hiking trail in New England or playing soccer with his kids.

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