The City of Tukwila this week launched its “Great Tukwila Carryout” marketing campaign to help support Tukwila restaurants offering takeout and/or delivery services during the Governor’s “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order.
“The Coronavirus pandemic is impacting all businesses in Tukwila, both large and small,” said Allan Ekberg, Mayor of Tukwila. “We are looking for ways to support our business community during this unprecedent time and hope that this campaign will help drive business to Tukwila restaurants offering carryout and delivery options.”
The City of Tukwila is home to nearly 200 restaurants, including well-known national chains and small unique local restaurants. Many are offering takeout and delivery options during the “Stay Home, Stay Healthy” order. Patrons are reminded to follow social distancing guidelines when picking up order or receiving orders from delivery drivers. The complete list of Tukwila restaurants offering services can be found at TuwkilaWA.gov/restaurants. Patrons are encouraged to use the hashtag #GreatTukwilaCarryout on social media and to tag @discover_tukwila on Instagram.
The City’s campaign includes a billboard ad at the busy intersection of S. 180th Street and West Valley Hwy, social media posts, limited digital ad buys with South King Media, and third party promotion from various partners including the Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce, @SeaSouthChamber.
“We appreciate the City’s efforts to help promote Southside businesses during the ‘Stay Home, Stay Healthy’ order,” said Andrea Reay, President/CEO, Seattle Southside Chamber of Commerce. “We are happy to partner with the City on this great campaign and to serve our community. We are stronger together.”
Funding for this campaign comes from the City’s Lodging Tax funds, which under State law, can only be used for tourism promotion activities.
Carry-Out Support Our Restaurants!
Many Tukwila restaurants are providing carryout and delivery options during the Stay Home order.
Below is a current list of restaurants by services*.
*Please call ahead to confirm a restaurant is still offering services. This is not a complete list of restaurants open and will be updated. If you know of a restaurant to be added, email Business@Tukwilawa.gov.
About the City of Tukwila
Tukwila’s earliest residents were members of the Duwamish tribe, who lived, traveling and trading along the many flowing rivers of the land. The Duwamish, Green and Black Rivers remain a powerful feature of The City of Tukwila, serving as the root of the city’s strong economic background. The City of Tukwila is a diverse and rapidly growing community with more than 80 different languages spoken in local schools. Tukwila has quickly become a destination in the Seattle Southside with a thriving business community, 200 restaurants, increased efforts towards public art, and 180 acres of sprawling parks and trails for residents and guests to enjoy. Tukwila is home to Westfield Southcenter, the largest mall in the Pacific Northwest, the Museum of Flight, Starfire Sports, which serves as the home to two time defending Major League Rugby Champions, Seattle Seawolves and is the training facility for the defending Major League Soccer champions, Seattle Sounders FC.
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