At a time where social distancing and extra precautions are being encouraged because of the outbreak of coronavirus around the United States, many restaurants are emphasizing their carryout and delivery options or making them available for the first time.

Restaurants are making changes to their operations constantly, so we'll be updating this list frequently as more restaurants evaluate their options for takeout, delivery and curbside pickup. In the meantime, we encourage you to keep an eye out for updates on social media during this uncertain time. 

Here are some of the places in Columbia where you can still get meals without having to dine in.

This post will be updated as information becomes available. Have a favorite restaurant that is doing carryout or delivery during the coronavirus outbreak? Email us at

Jessica is a freelance writer based in Columbia, Missouri. She lives by the words of M.F.K. Fisher: "First we eat, then we do everything else."