Instacart begins delivery service to San Angelo
SAN ANGELO — Grocery delivery service Instacart has come to make San Angelo residents’ lives easier.
The company, which was established in 2012 and serves cities across the U.S., started operating in San Angelo on June 7, 2018. The service will deliver products from local stores including Food King, Market Street, CVS Pharmacy and Petco.
Andrea Toch, an Instacart spokeswoman, said there has been a lot of demand for this service for San Angelo on the company's website.
"The demand we saw was from people going onto Instacart.com or the Instacart app and entering the zip codes in San Angelo and surrounding areas," Toch said.
To have Instacart deliver to your house, go to Instacart.com or open the Instacart mobile app on iPhone or Android, select a city and store, add items to a virtual cart, then choose a delivery window (within one hour, within two hours, or up to five days in advance) and check out. After that, an Instacart shopper will accept the order on his/her smartphone, use the Instacart shopper app to guide them through shopping, then deliver the order to the customer in the designated delivery timeframe. Delivery fee is $5.99 only when making purchases more than $35.
Instacart also offers a membership to its customers. The cost of being member is $14.99 per month, or a $149 annual fee. As a member, Instacart would waive the delivery fee. Instacart will provide their services to these zip codes; 76904, 76901, 76902, 76903, 76905, 76906, 76908, 76909.
Other delivery or pickup services in San Angelo
San Angelo has other local options that operate much the same. The Concho Concierge will deliver from grocery stores and also offers restaurant delivery. Its delivery time is 10-15 minutes, and delivery fee is $15 per order.
In addition, grocery stores in town such H-E-B, Walmart and Market Street offer curbside delivery. Instacart doesn’t deliver from H-E-B or Walmart.
Here is some more information about stores with curbside delivery in town, as well as the Concho Concierge and San Angelo To Go:
3121 Sunset Drive
WHAT: Most products in-store are available for online purchase, including fresh meat and produce, sliced deli meat, beer and wine and specialty products.
HOW: You must be a Rewards member. Punch in your grocery list at shopstreetside.com and select a pick-up time. An employee will gather your items, which you can pick up 3121 Sunset Drive. After finding a designated STREETside parking spot, call the number on the sign to have your items brought to your car.
WHEN: Orders can be placed 24 hours a day, up to seven days in advance, and be scheduled for pickup from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m., with same day pickup offered when possible.
COST: Orders must exceed $50, pretax, and are paid at check-out online.
WHAT ELSE: You can choose whether to allow substitutions if something you order is out of stock. Your shopper will select a similar item.
1852 Sherwood Way, 5254 Knickerbocker Road, 5501 Sherwood Way and 3340 S. Bryant Blvd. locations
WHAT: Items such as fresh produce, meat and seafood, dairy, bakery items, plus health and beauty products
HOW: Visit Walmart.com/grocery and enter your ZIP code, then fill up your cart. During checkout, choose a store and select a timeslot for pickup. You’ll receive a phone call telling you your order is ready and where the pickup spot is. There are reserved parking spaces for pickup customers and a designated number to call so you can alert an associate in the store, who will retrieve the order and load it into your car.
WHEN: Same-day pickup available; orders placed by 2 a.m. will be available for pickup from 8 a.m., and orders placed by 10 a.m. will be available from 1 p.m. Pickup can be scheduled seven days a week, up to three weeks in advance.
COST: $30 minimum purchase. You’ll pay online at checkout, but your credit card won’t be charged until your order is finalized in-store.
WHAT ELSE: When reviewing your order online, you can choose whether to allow substitutions on an item-by-item basis.
5502 Sherwood Way
WHAT: Most products in-store are available for online purchase, including fresh meat and produce, sliced deli meat, household and kitchen items, beer and wine and health and beauty items.
HOW: Visit hebtoyou.com, enter your zip code and fill up your cart. Schedule your curbside pickup by choosing a 30-minute pick up time slot and park in the designated curbside spot to have your car loaded for you.
WHEN: Orders can be picked up between 7:30 a.m. and 9 p.m. If you place your order by 9 p.m., you can get it as early as 7:30 a.m. the following day. If you place your order by 9 a.m., it can be picked up as early as 4 p.m. the same day. The last pick up time is 8:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
COST: There is a fee of $4.95 associated with H‑E‑B Curbside.
WHAT ELSE: Digital coupons cannot be used for curbside orders.
San Angelo To Go
WHAT: San Angelo To Go will bring your restaurant orders right to your door and on your schedule.
HOW: Visit sanangelotogo.com, enter your zip code, optional address and delivery time. Pick a restaurant from their list and tell them what you’d like to order. Check out.
WHEN: Food should arrive between 30 – 60 minutes.
COST: Delivery charge is based on the distance the driver has to travel from the restaurant. Their standard distance and charge is $4.99 for six miles.
WHAT ELSE: San Angelo To Go does not accept cash so be sure to have a credit card ready.
The Concho Concierge
WHAT: The Concho Concierge will do just about anything, from restaurant and food delivery, to house sitting, and transportation. They are also expanding into the concrete business, which means they can build sidewalks and driveways.
HOW: Visit ConchoConcierge.com, choose which assistance you need and fill out all the information needed. You can also give him a call at 325-450-5534.
WHEN: The Concho Concierge is available 24 hours, seven days a week. Delivery service service time usually takes 10-15 minutes.
COST: Delivery fee is $10. There is a $15 flat fee rate per transportation and $5 per every extra stop.
WHAT ELSE: They accept cash, card and check.