With the recent spike in coronavirus cases in the U.S., you might not want to (or even be able to) eat in a restaurant for Thanksgiving this year. But that doesn’t mean you have to saddle yourself with holiday meal preparations.
Plenty of restaurants will offer Turkey Day feasts you can grab to go this Nov. 26. Want a simple, down-home dinner – or a feast fit for a king? Keep reading to learn what you’ll pay to take out Thanksgiving dinner from these 10 restaurants.
Last updated: Nov. 24, 2020
Price: $139.99-$154.99 (prices vary by location)
Cracker Barrel’s Thanksgiving Heat N’ Serve Feast serves eight to 10 people. The feast includes two turkey breasts, dressing, gravy, cranberry relish, three sides of your choice, yeast rolls, pumpkin pie and pecan pie. You can pick up your feast chilled. Allow two hours for heating.
If you need a smaller Thanksgiving spread, choose the option that serves four to six people for $69.99 to $79.99, depending on your location.
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Buca di Beppo
Buca di Beppo is offering Thanksgiving Feasts that serve six. You can choose to pick up the meal hot or chilled. Here’s what’s for dinner: sliced white meat turkey with homestyle gravy, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, green beans, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie.
If Buca di Beppo’s larger option is too much, the restaurant also sells a smaller option that serves three for $68.99.
Marie Callender’s Turkey Breast Feast serves four to six, but there are also four other options, including a Ham and Turkey Breast Feast that serves six to eight for $164.99. Besides the main course, all feasts include apple-sage stuffing, fresh mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, chef’s vegetables, fire-roasted yams with cranberry streusel topping, cranberry sauce and fresh-baked cornbread. Plus, you’ll get your choice of one of the chain’s famous pumpkin or apple pies. Allow three hours for reheating time.
Mimi’s Bistro and Bakery
A Turkey Take-Home Feast from Mimi’s Bistro and Bakery (formerly Mimi’s Cafe), which serves up to 10, includes simple reheating instructions. The holiday meal includes a whole herb-buttered turkey, buttered cornbread stuffing, homemade gravy, whipped mashed potatoes, cranberry-orange relish, green bean casserole topped with crispy onion strings, buttered cornbread stuffing and candied pecan mashed sweet potatoes. You’ll also get a couple of carrot raisin nut loaves, a pumpkin pie and a pecan pie.
If you’re not feeling turkey this year, you can opt for Mimi’s Ham Take-Home Feast for the same price.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit
Price: Starts at $112
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit gives families a choice of meats to suit even the most discerning palate with The Complete Feast. Options include smoked turkey, spiral cut ham, Cajun fried turkey or prime rib. To round things out, you’ll also get cornbread dressing, gravy, baked potato casserole, green beans with bacon and 12 buttery rolls. If you want to relive summer barbecue magic with your autumnal feast, Dickey’s feast serves 10 to 12 of your nearest and dearest.
Maggianno’s Little Italy
Maggiano’s is offering Thanksgiving Carryout Packages with an Italian twist. Each package includes traditional roasted turkey with giblet gravy and focaccia sausage stuffing, country-style smoked ham with whipped sweet potatoes, spaghetti and meatballs, four-cheese ravioli, Caesar salad, garlic mashed potatoes, cranberry relish and freshly baked bread. To top it all off, you’ll also get a seasonally appropriate pumpkin praline cheesecake. This holiday carryout deal feeds four to five.
The Capital Grille
If you’re picking up your turkey from the grocery store or a local farm, why not consider spending a little extra on gourmet sides? The Capital Grille is offering a Sides At Home Thanksgiving dining package that serves four to six people. The sides include french green beans, Sam’s mashed potatoes, cranberry-pear chutney, brioche stuffing, gravy, seed rolls and pecan-crusted sweet potatoes with hot honey.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill
Macaroni Grill’s Take and Bake Thanksgiving Package comes in two sizes. The larger size costs $190 and serves 10 people, while the smaller size costs $95 and serves five people.
You can pick up the meal chilled and warm it at home. Here’s what’s on the menu: choice of fresh greens salad or Rosa’s signature Caesar salad, roasted turkey breast, garlic mashed potatoes, sausage and apple stuffing, choice of Brussels sprouts or broccolini, rosemary peasant bread, and choice of pumpkin cannoli, traditional cannoli or pumpkin tiramisu for dessert.
Boston Market is offering a Complete Turkey Meal that serves 12 — and it even includes an appetizer. The holiday feast starts with spinach artichoke dip and crackers and also includes one whole roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, vegetable stuffing, cranberry walnut relish, dinner rolls, apple pie and pumpkin pie.
You can also opt for a Complete Spiral-Sliced Ham Meal or a Complete Combo Boneless Roasted Turkey Breast and Boneless Ham Meal for $129.99 each, all featuring the same sides. And if you want to take your Thanksgiving dinner to the next level, Boston Market has a Complete Prime Rib Meal for $159.99.
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