The company later expanded the service across the city, partnering with additional restaurants, but the platform was never heavily promoted or marketed.
Zomato, which is publicly traded, currently holds a small market lead over rival Swiggy, which is backed by SoftBank, Prosus Ventures, and Invesco.
Amazon’s announcement is part of a larger restructuring in India. It announced this week that it will close its Academy edtech service in the country next year.
According to analysts, Amazon’s 2021 gross merchandise value in the country will be between $18 billion and $20 billion, trailing Flipkart’s $23 billion.