Dinner Is Served! San Diego’s Best Meal Delivery Services

When life gets too crazy to cook or your family’s packed schedule leaves no time for meal prep, or you’d just like a night off from preparing dinner, toss that apron to the wind because we’ve got you covered. We’ve found a bounty of local meal delivery services in San Diego that drive delicious eats right to your doorstep. Read on to feast your eyes on nine of our favorite local meal delivery services and give yourself a break today.

Michaela’s Meals

Fresh and easy! Michaela’s meals are organic, gluten-free, and contain no GMOs. She’s known for answering the phone to take your order herself, and she shops at the local farmer’s market to source her ingredients. Michaela will customize meals to fit your needs––even catering to Keto and Paleo diets. You can order breakfast too! Half-pints will love the high protein cinnamon roll pancakes.

Delivery: San Diego Area
Cost: From $65 for 5 meals/week

Online: michaelasmeals.com


Food Made Fresh

Locally-made and organic! We love that you can order from breakfast and lunch to dinner and snacks with Foods Made Fresh. Even more, the menu changes weekly, so the family gets a variety of meals. Dig in to the blueberry French toast to start the day and delight in the roasted chicken with green tahini sauce, and quinoa salad delivered fresh to your door for dinner.

Delivery: Most of San Diego (see map on website).
Cost: Minimum order $35, plus $9 delivery fee.

Online: foodmadefresh.com


Farm Fresh Delivery

Farm fresh goodness! We love that these meals are local, organic, farm-to-table meals that offer options like going grain-free. One of our faves is the orange basil Salmon with organic quinoa pilaf and organic heirloom ginger carrots. Even more, if you want to take a week off or not commit to a subscription, then this delivery service is for you. Further, you’ll enjoy large portions and get to choose from Keto or Paleo options too.

Delivery: North County San Diego
Cost: Minimum $45 order per delivery. Plus $7 delivery fee.

Online: farmfreshmeals.com

Eat Clean Meal Prep

Calling all vegans! This meal delivery service offers a selection of delicious meals that contain no animal products, and they arrive in plant-based containers too. The vegan meal plan offers dishes like kung pao “beef” (made with vegan beef substitute), steamed broccoli, snap peas and brown rice. Moreover, you can order a family subscription (it’s non-vegan) with dishes like maple BBQ chicken with potatoes if you want too. There are many choices to fit your family’s tastes.

Delivery: San Diego Area
Cost: Vegan from $53.55 for 5 meals/week; Family Plan from $54.99 for 5 meals/week 

Online: eatcleanmealprep.com

The Lean Machine

We love this local husband and wife owned meal delivery service with a focus on lean, healthy food. Firstly, if you call, there’s a good chance you will talk to Anthony, the friendly customer-oriented owner. From chicken breast bites with asparagus and brown rice to vegetarian chili, you’ll find plenty of options to fill your family’s dinner table. So what are you waiting for? Try them out today.

Delivery: San Diego Area
Cost: From $52.50 for 5 meals/week

Online: theleanmachinesd.com

photo: One Potato

One Potato

Ingredients at your door! You’ll find organic, non-GMO ingredients that are pre-chopped and pre-measured ready to go. Make your nightly meals easy on you with these 30-minute meals from box to table. The meals are perfect for families and offer from two to six servings based on your choice. Even more, there is a pint-sized (kid’s) meal option. From the ground beef tacos to the many vegan and gluten-free options, we give this meal prep service a thumbs up!

Delivery: California (San Diego included)
Cost: From $59.79 for 2 meals/week; Plus $7.99 delivery fee.

Online: onepotato.com

Clean & Colorful Kitchen

All the hues of the rainbow! We love that this San Diego delivery service lives up to its name. So, expect plenty of healthy (and colorful!) food on a plate, from spicy shrimp and veggie pad Thai to rainbow veggie tacos. What’s more, you’ll find smoothies and sweet treats like vegan peanut butter cups.

Delivery: San Diego Area
Cost: From $33 for 3 meals/week

Online: cleanandcolorfulkitchen.com

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If your family wants clean protein, organic produce and delicious gluten-free meals, SoCalFRESH has got you covered. Grass-fed beef, pasture-raised chicken and wild-caught salmon mix with heart-healthy oil and Himalayan pink salt. What you won't see is any white sugar, dairy or wheat flour. With tasty dishes like Moroccan chicken or Beef Bolognese, we're pretty sure your family will want seconds.

Delivery: San Diego, Orange County and Riverside
Cost: From $67 for 5 meals/week

Online: socalfresh.com

Rustic As Cluck

Rustic as Cluck is about as local as you can get. Essentially a one-woman show, Kathleen Wise chooses a weekly menu for her "Eat My Box" vegetarian meal delivery, which is available a few times per month. She specializes in vegetable based, locally sourced, homemade, farm-to-table food. Each meal feeds two and usually includes a salad, entree, homemade bread and dessert—even your kids will gobble up this deliciousness!

Cost: $30 per box; $35 for North County box; Extra loaves of bread cost $7.

Online: rusticascluck.com

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