McDonald’s now available on UberEATS in Lexington

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McDonald's UberEATS McDelivery logo. Started in Lexington on 11-8-17

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Whether at home, at the office, between classes, or hanging out with friends and family, customers in Lexington now have the choice to have their favorite McDonald’s food and beverages delivered right to them through UberEATS. McDelivery on UberEATS has officially launched at nine McDonald’s restaurants in Wildcat CountryMcDelivery expanded into 3,500 U.S. restaurants earlier this year, bringing the global total offering delivery to more than 7,800 McDonald’s restaurants in 47 countries and six continents.

“We want to raise the bar on everything we do for our customers and make it as easy as possible for them to enjoy their favorites from McDonald’s on their schedules,” said Gist Heinrich, McDonald’s owner/operator in Lexington. “Delivery is one of the top requests by our customers, and we’re proud of the partnership with UberEATS to make it happen for them here in the Bluegrass.”

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Customers can place McDonald’s orders on the UberEATS mobile app or on UberEATS.com, using the same account they use to take Uber rides and track their order, as an UberEATS delivery partner brings their meal directly to them. An UberEATS booking fee applies to each order. New UberEATS customers can get $5 off their first McDonald’s delivery order by using the coupon code EATSMCDS.

“With UberEATS, you can get the food you want, where you want it, delivered at Uber speed,” said Berry Kennedy, UberEATS Kentucky General Manager. “We’re thrilled to partner with McDonald’s to give fans in Lexington easy access to their McDonald’s favorites at the tap of a button. McDonald’s is one of the most-searched restaurants by customers in the UberEATS app, so we’re excited to expand our reach and deliver what they’ve been craving.

“McDelivery is all about convenience, giving them the choice and control to enjoy their favorites wherever and whenever they want,” said owner/operator Heinrich. “It’s easy, it’s fast, it’s fun and we think our neighbors in Lexington will be lovin’ it.”

Here are the participating McDonald’s restaurants in Lexington:

-2359 Richmond Road

-2012 Harrodsburg Road

-357 South Limestone

-768 Winchester Road

-1620 Leestown Road

-1499 Russell Cave Road

-2483 Nicholasville Road

-2321 Versailles Road

-1114 New Circle Road

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