It does not matter what state the economy is in, people would buy their grocery. They may not catch a movie but buying groceries is a daily necessity.
However, now you do not have to go to a mall or bazaar for errands. You can do it online.
Today there are many online grocery stores in India where you can go and shop all your daily need from the comfort of your sofa.
Although there are many online grocery stores but we have listed here 15 of the best stores. Out of these 15 stores, 12 are websites & remaining are Smartphone.
You can go there and shop whatever you like.
Some of the advantages of online grocery stores are
- You can shop whatever you like at one place. There are many products you can find in the local market. Mostly all items are fresh.
- Daily you can find 5% to 15% discounts on one of the store.
- The online store will deliver the groceries to your home.
- There is also free delivery if the order is more than certain amount.
- You can order on COD or pay online.
Top Online Grocery Stores
Here is a list of top 12 online grocery stores in India.
1. Big Basket
Big Basket is the number one online grocery store in India. It has over 14,000 products and 1000 brands in its catalogue.
You can shop any grocery item that you would like to at from its website. They have delivery slots where they deliver goods at your doorsteps. You can pay via credit card.
However it is in only 7 cities Bangalore, Mysore, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai and Delhi.
Above order of Rs 1000/- delivery is free. Find out more at their website.
- Alexa Rank in India: 288
- Website: www.bigbasket.com
2. Local Banya
Second in our countdown list is Local Banya. They operate in cities Mumbai (including Thane & Navi Mumbai), Pune, Hyderabad, Delhi, Noida, Ghaziabad & Gurgaon only.
Just you need to register and start ordering items. Any order below Rs 500/- will be charged with an Rs 49/- delivery fee.
They offer you 3 subscription plans.
- Time – 3 Months, Cost – Rs 1999/-
- Time – 6 Months, Cost – Rs 3999/-
- Time – 12 Months, Cost – Rs 7999/-
In my previous post on Local Banya, I have mentioned why the above subscription plans can’t save you good money.
They accept net banking as well as credit cards. No COD.
- Alexa Rank in India: 1509
- Website: www.localbanya.com
ZopNow is also a great online grocery store for shopping. The best part of ZopNow is it allows cash on delivery options for its customers.
Moreover all its deliveries are free because there are no shipment charges as such.
They deliver items in 5 time slots just within 3 hours of order.
They also offer loyalty program where they give you benefits if your order is worth Rs 500 and above. For more visit their website.
- Alexa Rank in India: 1572
- Website: www.zopnow.com
4. Nature Basket
Nature Basket is an online grocery store run by Godrej. It has over 15000 products in its catalogue.
They give free shipping if order is above Rs 1000/- otherwise they charge you Rs 30/-
They also accept cash and credit cards. They have 5 delivery slots and deliver within 3 hours for locals.
Nature Basket delivers all over India however delivery timing depends.
- Alexa Rank in India: 2981
- Website: www.naturesbasket.co.in
5. Reliance Fresh Direct
Reliance Fresh Direct has all kinds of products. For order below Rs 750/- they charge you Rs 25/- There are four delivery slots all together.
They accept COD, Net Banking, and credit as well as debit cards for making payments.
However Reliance is limited to only people living in Mumbai.
- Alexa Rank in India: 6948
- Website: www.reliancesmart.in
6. Green Cart
Green Cart is also for customers living in Mumbai only just like Reliance Fresh Direct.
The delivery is free for order worth Rs 399/-, they do not accept order below this amount. They have only 2 delivery time slots.
Along with COD and net banking they also accept credits cards, Paytm as mode of payment.
- Alexa Rank in India: 9491
- Website: www.greencart.in
7. Aaram Shop
Aaram Shop is also a popular online grocery store in India. Although they sell all kinds of grocery however they don’t sell fresh vegetables.
Only mode of payment they accept is COD so it is really good for you.
- Alexa Rank in India: 9627
- Website: www.aaramshop.com
Eemli grocery shop is really great for fresh vegetables and organic food items.
They accept only cash on delivery (COD) as a mode of payment. They do not accept COD above Rs 50,000/- . They have some exotic fruits.
However Eemli could be costly because the minimum order is Rs 2000.
They deliver to main cities in the country.
- Alexa Rank in India: 16462
- Website: www.eemli.com
9. Day to Day Fresh
Day to Day Fresh is based in NCR only. For orders below Rs 1000/- you have to pay Rs 30 as delivery charge.
CoD is mode of payment. Their product is mainly dry items.
- Alexa Rank in India: NIL
- Website: www.daytodayfresh.com
10. Naturally Yours
Naturally Yours is an organic superstore. They have over 1500+ products and 50+ brands on the catalogue.
In Mumbai they deliver you in 48 hours and outside it takes 4 to 5 days.
They accept COD, net banking and credit cards as mode of payment.
The delivery is free only if order is worth Rs 699/-. However, they do charge Rs 50 for delivery charges.
- Alexa Rank in India: 30375
- Website: www.naturallyyours.in
11. Dilli Grocery
Dilli Grocery is mainly about dry items not fresh vegetables. They offer free delivery of goods.
However they are located only in Delhi and area nearing the city. They accept only Cash on Delivery as mode of payment.
- Alexa Rank in India: 60, 123
- Website: www.dilligrocery.com
Kirana walla is the last online grocery shop in our top 12 list. It is for people living in Bangalore only.
They accept Cash on Delivery only as mode of payment.
- Alexa Rank in India: 68,400
- Website: www.kiranawalla.com
So these were 12 online groceries stores in India. However there are some great apps also for online grocery shopping.
Here are some of the best online grocery shop apps that you can download and run on your phone.
Online Apps to Buy Grocery
1. Grofers: Really good for solid staples.
- Alexa Rank in India: 1095
- Website: www.grofers.com
2. Pepper Tap: Pepper Tap is also a great app for online grocery shopping. No delivery fee for order above Rs 250/-
- Alexa Rank in India: 1226
- Website: www.peppertap.com
3. Jiff Store: Free home delivery and COD.
- Alexa Rank in India: 14 715
- Website: www.jiffstore.com
4. Taza Stuff: Only two cities Chandigarh and Mohali.
- Alexa Rank in India: 129, 413
- Website: www.tazastuff.com
Do you use any of the online stores for your grocery need? Share your shopping experience & feedback with these sites..