It's a fine evening in Los Angeles, and all is going according to plan. You're firmly velcroed to your couch, staring at the Lakers-Clippers clash, monitoring your favorite sports talking-heads on twitter. But halfway into the 3rd quarter, reality strikes hard, as you realize you're hungry, got nothing in the fridge, and are staring at 45 minutes of brutal roundtrip traffic for your closest takeout meal.
It didn't have to be this way. The map below shows you why:
The Los Angeles Food Delivery Heatmap by AddressReport
Based on an analysis of over 2,000 restaurants offering delivery in LA, AddressReport's Los Angeles Food Delivery Heatmap reveals -- before you move into your next Los Angeles apartment -- how to pick an address where delicious burritos, nachos, pizza, sushi, and dumplings fight traffic to come to you.
Yes, food delivery is a beautiful thing!
How to read the map:
- Red indicates areas with a truly awesome selection of restaurants that deliver.
- Green indicates areas with at least decent food delivery options.
- Blue indicates areas where youd better get used to the traffic or pick up some cooking skills.
- The knife and fork icons highlight the top-rated restaurants that deliver in LA, according to reviews by LA denizens
Best Neighborhoods for Food Delivery in Los Angeles
A full review of the data reveals that neighborhoods in Central L.A. and the Westside offer, by a good margin, the most delivery options in Los Angeles.
Seven areas in particular stand out from the pack: