There’s nothing quite like getting food delivery right to your doorstep—the anticipation, the convenience, the relief of not having to prepare a meal. Now imagine that inside that little brown box is one of the world’s finest delicacies: tinned, glistening caviar, delivered on ice and ready to pair with your favorite Champagne.
It’s no secret that caviar is one of the most luxurious delicacies on the planet, but it’s usually something enjoyed at a five-star restaurant or only on special occasions. However, several esteemed companies within the U.S. offer quick caviar delivery options that put this specialty food right on your doorstep in a matter of hours. Below, our favorite caviar delivery services in the U.S.—and get ready for buttery, melt-in-your-mouth quality.
Anyone who loves caviar has probably heard of Sterling Caviar, a NorCal-based company founded by Norwegian fisherman Jacob Stolt-Nielsen, who brought his aquafarming operations from coastal Norway to Elverta, California in 1988. Here, the team at Sterling Caviar quickly became the lead producers of domestic caviar, as well as leaders in sustainable sturgeon farming and sturgeon caviar production. From the company’s website, you can order imperial, supreme, two color, royal, and classic caviars, delivered right to your door via FedEx Overnight Shipping anywhere in the U.S.
Pacific sturgeon, Siberian sturgeon, and various types of Caspian sturgeon are all on the menu at Caviar Russe, one of the most well-established caviar purveyors in the U.S. The company exclusively sources caviar from every harvest at the brand’s artisanal, small batch sturgeon farm in Germany, ensuring 100 percent authentic product. In addition to having fresh caviar available at both the company’s restaurants (the Michelin-rated Caviar Russe New York and Caviar Russe Miami), the brand delivers all orders via overnight FedEx nationwide.
Los Angeles-based Imperia Caviar offers club-style, direct-to-consumer kaluga and ossetra caviar delivery within the U.S. All products are responsibly sourced from sustainable caviar farms around the world and shipped via FedEx Overnight Priority shipping. While a less-than-typical model for caviar food delivery, it allows subscribers to sample a variety of caviar on a regular basis.
Marky’s Gourmet Store
Marky’s, a fine foods institution since the ‘80s, is operated by the same owner of Florida’s own Sturgeon AquaFarms, the only facility that can legally sell beluga sturgeon caviar in the entire country. Beluga caviar is especially hard to find (and thus quite pricey) because the wild population has been suffering in recent years. Fortunately, Sturgeon AquaFarms sources all of its caviar from the fish they keep on-site in their aquifer-fed, sustainably built facility. You can order an impressive array of hybrid caviars, beluga, osetra, and sevruga caviar, and much more (truffles, fine cheese, foie gras, etc.) from their online store, which ships to all U.S. states using FedEx Priority Overnight shipping for perishable items and FedEx Ground for non-perishable items.
Russ & Daughters
This East Houston Street landmark is perhaps one of the most recognizable specialty food stores in the U.S. New York’s own Russ & Daughters, founded in 1914, only carries Malossol caviar, which is “the freshest, highest grade caviar with the least amount of salt,” as stated on the restaurant’s menu, with product sourced from both U.S. farms and locations abroad. All orders are prepared right behind the Russ & Daughters counter and then shipped via Goldbelly (UPS or FedEx) to your doorstep.
Founded in Paris in 1920, this legendary French caviar company has a U.S. site that ships anywhere in the country using FedEx PerShip service. With options ranging from Osterra and kaluga huso hybrid to baika and shassetra, there is no shortage of top-tier, sustainably farmed caviar from all over the world available through Petrossian. Pro tip: use the brand’s caviar concierge service on the website to find the ideal fit for your palette.
Seattle Caviar Co.
Founded more than 30 years ago, Seattle Caviar Co. is the most well-known seller of sustainably sourced, high-grade caviar in the Pacific Northwest. The company sources all caviar from Finland, Israel, and the U.S., with a wonderful graphic explaining where each sturgeon comes from, and what the raising conditions are. Caviar orders from Seattle Caviar Co. are shipped via FedEx Overnight Priority shipping.
Tsar Nicoulai Caviar
Tsar Nicoulai Caviar was founded in 1984 with the goal of providing U.S. caviar enthusiasts with farm-to-table, small-batch California White sturgeon caviar. The company manages their own brood stock and spawning, enabling them to maintain their own unique caviar grades: Classic, Estate, Select, Reserve, Golden Reserve, and Crown Jewel. Their sturgeon farm is located just 10 miles away from the rivers where California White sturgeon thrive in the wild, and all caviar food delivery ships via FedEx Overnight Priority shipping to ensure freshness.