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Restaurants in Morris and Grundy County are adjusting their operations as mandatory closures of dine-in services are now in effect.
Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker took an unprecedented step Sunday to stem the spread of the coronavirus pandemic by ordering bars and restaurants in the state closed to the public starting on Tuesday, March 17.
Establishments can remain open to drive-thru and delivery service, but in-store dining will be closed through at least March 30.
The following is a list of local businesses that are incorporating curbside pickup or delivery options.
Paisano's — 840 N. Division St. in Morris, 815-513-5110
Paisano's is offering free delivery on all online orders ($20 minimum order required). Please keep in mind that delivery times may be delayed based on the number of orders. In addition, there is a new menu on our online ordering site named “CORONAVIRUS ESSENTIAL ITEMS." This list includes basic staples from our market including Fresh Meat Packages, Sugar, Flour, Cheeses and even a few sweet treats should you have a sweet tooth during isolation. Items which read “Random” will be replaced with the closest substitute available for any requests not have in stock.
Paisano's will continue to offer this service as long as it is possible to do so.
Senior Citizens are exempt from any minimum restaurant orders, however any market orders will need to amount to the $20 minimum. Paisano's noted also that in the spirit of transparency that these market items will have a slightly higher than normal markup in order to allow us to absorb some of the cost of offering this service.
Habanero Grill — 1228 Division St. in Morris, 815-942-9422
Habanero grill will be offering curb side pick up, and owners said they are also working on adding delivery drivers for possible delivery options.
La Mex — 115 E. Jackson St. in Morris, 815-941-1075
La Mex will be open for carry out orders.
Corleone's — 110 Liberty St. in Morris, 815-942-6965
Corleone's will be open during regular hours for carry out orders as well as deliveries.
Carson's Tap House — 823 Liberty St. in Morris, 815-513-3924
Carson's will be offering curbside pickup and delivery. The kitchen will be open with a full menu and staff, with a goal is to keep employees working and able to provide food to customers. Carson's will also have crowlers of our craft beer will be available for curbside pickup only. Hours of operation are as follows: Monday through Saturday 11 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday noon to 9 p.m.
Al's Family Restaurant — 306 Liberty St. in Morris, 815-513-5556 or 815-909-0131
Al's will be serving for carry out and delivery orders. Delivery orders for $20 minimum please.
Sherwood Oaks Family Restaurant — 1571 North Division St. in Morris, 815-941-0427 or 815-941-0428
Sherwood Oaks will be open for carry out orders only! Feel free to call and place a carry out order for the time being during the dining room closure. Hours will be 7 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Greenhorn Saloon – 303 Bedford Road in Morris, 815-513-5671
Greenhorn will be open for carryout and will start delivering locally in Morris on Tuesday. The delivery service is a new addition, so the restaurant advises folks to order for pick-up if possible. Delivery will be available during lunch and dinner rushes. Greenhorn will also have the walking taco trailer from Cornfest set up in the parking lot. Walking tacos, loaded nachos, pulled pork, lemon shakeups and more will be available.
Tullys Monster Pub & Grill – 104 Liberty St. in Morris, 815-941-5098
Tully's will still be offering its free delivery or curbside pick-up service. Call for details on times as they will vary as demand changes.
Sam's Pizza –123 W. Washington St. in Morris, 815-942-5675
Sam’s Pizza in Morris will still remain open, delivering during normal times from 4 p.m. to 2 a.m. on weekdays and 4 p.m. to 4 a.m. on weekends. Pick-up also is available with a full menu.
Brewed Awakenings – 1359 Division St. in Morris, 815-513-5567
The drive-thru at the coffee shop will be open, as the restaurant works on plans to possibly add curbside pick-up options.
Morris Chop Shop – 701 Liberty St. in Morris, 815-710-5006
The Morris Chop Shop will operate kitchens for curbside pick-up and delivery orders. The restaurant is working to put together a plan to provide uninterrupted service to the community, including delivery.
Maria's Ristorante – 1591 N. Division St. in Morris, 815-942-3351
Maria's will remain open during regular hours for carryout and delivery, and also has many catering options available as well for your family at home.
Liberty Street Cafe – 511 N. Liberty St. in Morris, 815-941-4355
Liberty Street will be offering curbside pick-up as well as delivery options.
Montage Wine Bar & Spirits – 307 Liberty St. in Morris, 815-941-1006
Montange is offering curbside pick-up and delivery in Morris. Charcuterie boards, take-and-bake flatbreads, wine, spirits and beer are all included.
Here's how it works: Send a message with your order, and they'll send you an invoice with a Paypal link to pay. You can also call to order and pay by phone. Payment upon delivery will not be accepted.
Delivery and curbside pick-up times are from noon to 2 p.m. and then 5 to 7 p.m. Monday though Saturday and could vary depending demand. Please note, all alcohol deliveries are 21 and over and only to the person who placed the order. Valid identification of the person placing the order will be required upon delivery. Closing hours may vary.
Bellacinos's Pizza & Grinders – 100 Gore Road in Morris, 815-941-1110
Bellacino's will continue to offer carryout and delivery to all of our customers. The restaurant is working on plans and will update on social media when available.
Honest Abe's Tap & Grill – 3586 N. State Route 47 in Morris, 815-941-2485
Honest Abe's will have carryout orders available.
Ebbey George's Bar & Grill – 402 Liberty Street in Morris, 815-942-5892
Ebbey George's will have carryout orders available.
Fergy's Bar & Grill — 272 Main St. in Seneca, 815-357-8809
Fergy's will be open for deliveries, and curb side pick up. Fergy's is also able to deliver 6-packs of beer for $8 and a case for $30, and has Bloody Marys to go. Delivery charges will be $3 within 5 miles and $5 for more.
Shrimp Barn — 125 W. Mondamin St. in Minooka, 815-828-5526
Shrimp Barn in Minooka will be doing carry-out, curbside, and deliveries. Great seafood for those who celebrate lent.
This is a developing list. Check back for updates. Send tips on restaurants or businesses offering pickup or delivery options to email@example.com.