Meals and Food During COVID-19


This page has been created for the purpose of assisting those looking to find local food pick-up, drive-thru and/or delivery service information during the COVID-19 state of emergency.

This page can also provide assistance to those vulnerable to COVID-19 or affected by COVID-19 or state of emergency and who are in need of having food and/or meals delivered.

Need Help with Food or Meal Delivery?

Go to the State RI Delivers Site


Call the EOC:  401-643-0379

Portsmouth Community Emergency Food Bank 

A Food Bank has been established at St. Johns Hall (81 Sprague St) 

More Information on the Food Bank Page 

Senior Center Meal Pickup Service

Portsmouth Senior Center Mealsite 110 Bristol Ferry Rd

These meals are for 60 or disabled. Delivery is not available to homes. All Portsmouth participants must pick up lunches at the Portsmouth Senior Center 110 Bristol Ferry Rd at NOON.

We ask for a suggested donation of $3.00 in order to sustain the program, as this plan may need to continue for a month or two.

All new meal sites participants are required to complete a Personal Information Form (PIF), this can be done over the phone.

Meals need to be made by 11 AM the day before. 

Participants can call Cynthia (Director-Portsmouth Senior Center)at 401-683-4106. If no answer call (401) 297-6102. Call if your are unable to come to the Senior Center.


Monday’s Menu 1.Turkey and Cheese Sandwich. 2.Healthy Chips. 3.Fresh Fruit. 4.Juice or Water and Milk.

Tuesday’s Menu 1.Ham and Cheese Sandwich. 2.Healthy Chips. 3.Fresh Fruit. 4.Juice or Water and Milk.

Wednesday’s Menu (NEW) 1. Chicken Salad Sandwich, 2. Healthy Chips. 3. Fresh Fruit.4. Juice or Water and Milk.

Thursday’s Menu 1.Ham and Cheese Sandwich. 2.Healthy Chips. 3.Fresh Fruit. 4.Juice or Water and Milk.

Friday’s Menu 1.Tuna Salad Sandwich. 2.Healthy Chips. 3.Fresh Fruit. 4.Juice or Water and Milk.

Newspaper Articles/Lists

Portsmouth Press has a great list of Portsmouth only food/drink establishments, but, never fear -  other area businesses are welcome via their social media channels!

Newport Daily News has a pictorial report of area restaurants open for take out or delivery!

What's Up Newp is collecting a list of Newport County restaurants offering take out and delivery

Local Food Delivery Services

Farm Fresh RI

They are currently offering home delivery to Providence, Pawtucket, and East Bay only. If you are outside of these delivery areas, you are welcome to place an order for curbside pickup at their packhouse, located in The Hope Artiste Village building (1005 Main St) in Pawtucket. They require a minimum order size of $60 for pickup or delivery.
Phone: 401-312-4250  Email: 

Savory Fare

Savory Fare is a Rhode Island based meal delivery service that offers single servings of fresh and frozen dishes. Their service is great for seniors, those recuperating, new parents, and busy individuals looking for convenience. They deliver to Providence, Pawtucket, East Providence, Cranston, Warwick, as well as to Barrington, Warren, and Bristol, and now also to Newport, Middletown, and Portsmouth. If you do not live or work in one of these areas, you can pick up your order at Hope & Main, 691 Main St., Warren, RI 02885.
Phone: 401-454-4955

National Food Delivery Services

Omaha Steaks

This website provides every kind of meat you could possibly want and also has a wide selections of things such as wine, desserts, and other gifts. Costs range by types of meats and also come in different combinations.


You can choose between a two person meal box (2) or a family meal box (4) and can get either delivered 3, 4, 5, or 6 times per week. It costs $4.99 per adult portion. They cater to a variety of needs, but none of the options are vegan. The box sent contains all ingredients necessary to prepare the meals and it gives a link to the online recipe. Email:


Goldbelly is a food delivery service that specializes in more well known restaurants and bakeries. You can get things such as shake shack and Magnolia Bakery delivered to your front door. The price is dependent on which food you are looking to get delivered and what restaurant its from.
Phone: (888) 675-6892 Email:

Hello Fresh

HelloFresh- this is a more structured meal delivery service and it is built around being able to cook easy and health recipes. You can customize the type of meal plans you want and the price per serving is $7.49.

Blue Apron

Blue Apron- this food service has three plans available that can all be delivered 2-4 times a week. The 2 person and vegetarian meal plans both cost $10 per serving and the 4 person plan costs $9 per serving. You have to pick your plan and pay before you choose your meal cards. Phone: (646) 891-4349 Email:  

Green Chef

Green Chef- this delivery service has cut its prices solely for the corona virus and has five different plans to choose from: Keto, Paleo, balanced living (diverse and customizable), plant-powered (veg and vegan), and the family plan. Each plan is around $6 dollars a serving and sends 2-3 recipes per week including everything to make them. This site doesn’t tell you what your getting in your box though.
Phone: (888) 236-7295 Email:

Individual Restaurants

Valley Inn Restaurant- Take Out

On Facebook @valleyinnrestaurantri
2221 West Main Rd Portsmouth, RI

Foodworks - Take out or Delivery

2461 East Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI
Mon-Fri 10 am to 6 pm offering FULL menu take out PLUS family style dinners available for take out!
Sat-Sun 7 am to 2 pm Breakfast and Lunch (call about dinner take out)
Call ahead and use curbside pick-up.
Free delivery to any senior citizen complex in Portsmouth (Atria, Anthony House, Sakonnet View, Quaker Manor)


Localz - Take out

657 Park Ave, Portsmouth, RI
Mon-Thurs 4 pm to 8 pm
Fri-Sat 4 pm to 9 pm
Sun 2 pm to 6 pm

Subway - Pick-up only

2005 East Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI
10 am to 8 pm

Steve's Famous Pizza - Curbside Pick-up & Delivery

2460 East Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI

Martino's Pizzeria - Pick-up only

3001 East Main Rd, Portsmouth, RI in the Portsmouth Plaza
Daily 12 pm to 9 pm; closed Wednesday
Customers are encouraged to order and pay online at, or over the phone when ordering

Yiayia's Cafe at the Sea Breeze Inn 

- Pick-up only

147 Aquidneck Ave, Middletown, RI 
7 am to 3 pm

Cindy's Country Cafe

1324 West Main Rd, Portsmouth