Skip the hassle of being stuck in the kitchen all day on Thanksgiving with these take-out options.
15 places to get Thanksgiving dinner to go:
1. Whole Foods
Whole Foods offers a full Thanksgiving menu whether you are serving just family, or the whole block. Classics like turkey and mashed potatoes are on the menu alongside specialty picks like macaroni and cheese and Brussels sprouts. Most items come pre-cooked and simply require some preheating before serving.
A celebrated favorite is back this year — Popeyes' Cajun-style turkey! Marinated with a blend of Louisiana-style seasonings, the Cajun-Style Turkey is slow-roasted and then flash-fried to help guarantee a crispy, flavorful coating. Starting Oct. 18, customers can order their birds to be delivered to their doorstep.
3. Bob Evans
The American chain will once again be offering its famed Farmhouse Feast options — for all different group sizes — this holiday season. Thanksgiving Celebration Platters, which include turkey, dressing, cranberry relish, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, buttered corn, and a dinner roll, will also be available.
4. The Honey Baked Ham Co.
Skip the prep work altogether with a home cooked Honey Baked Ham Co.'s Thanksgiving meal. The franchise also offers turkeys — Cajun, roasted or smoked — for $73.99. Combination packages of sides, like sweet potato soufflé, stuffing, green beans and gravy, are available too.
Goldbelly is offering "Pies, Thighs & All The Thanksgiving Sides" this year for its holiday spread. From whole smoked turkeys to festive cakes from Duff Goldman himself, there is no shortage of festive fare for all palates.
6. Marie Callender’s
Get ready to feast with Marie Callender's home-cooked Thanksgiving dinners. Available to serve parties of four to eight, each dinner includes, "your choice of turkey breast, spiral-glazed ham, or whole turkey along with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, yams, stuffing, cranberry sauce and cornbread with honey spread." Availability is based on location.
7. Boston Market
Let Boston Market put "a little joy on your table" this year with heat and serve style Thanksgiving meals offered buffet-style or as individually plated meals. Orders can be placed online for premium meals, which include three sides, for $15.49 per person or deluxe meals that have two sides for $13.99 per person. Mains include turkey, ham or chicken options, and both packages require a 10-person minimum order. A spokesperson for Boston Market shared its holiday menus are available from Oct. 24, 2022 through Jan. 3, 2023.
8. Buca di Beppo
Turkey, stuffing and all the fixings, plus dessert, are what makes the Thanksgiving feast offered by Buca di Beppo so special. 2022 availability hasn't been revealed yet, but thanks to the popularity of the pre-made meals in 2021, the company plans to unveil pre-made meals this year, too.
Leave the guesswork to the professionals with a complete Thanksgiving menu (sold a la carte) from Williams-Sonoma. A selection of whole turkeys, as well as turkey breasts, are available alongside side dishes like lobster mac and cheese ($119.95), stuffed potatoes ($59.95) and beef Wellington ($99.95). And don't forget the pecan pie!
Let Sizzler do the cooking this year with its "heat and eat" meals, which include fresh roasted turkey with stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potatoes with maple topping and cranberry sauce. Find a location near you — and don't forget a slice of pie!
11. Cracker Barrel
Cracker Barrel wants to help you make Thanksgiving special, not stressful, which is why it offers "Heat-n-Serve" Thanksgiving meals that are ready to serve with two hours of prep time. Meal sizes are available for up to 10 people and include turkey and dressing with gravy, cranberry relish, turkey gravy, country green beans, macaroni and cheese, sweet potato casserole and dinner rolls. Prices start at $14 per person.
12. Omaha Steaks
Customize everything you want online and Thanksgiving will show up on your doorstep thanks to Omaha Steaks. A custom Thanksgiving meal for eight, which includes a choice of turkey breast or ham, three sides and two desserts starts at $274.40.
The big-box retailer is putting turkeys on tables this season. The "complete meal in a box" includes antibiotic-free turkey breast, mashed potatoes, old-fashioned stuffing, Brussels sprouts casserole and more. Of course, two pies for dessert are included. The meal, which serves eight to 10, is $269.99.
14. Harry & David
A gourmet turkey feast is just a click away thanks to Harry & David's ready-to-heat Thanksgiving meal, which includes a 10-pound turkey, apple sausage stuffing, black truffle and almond green beans, brown sugar sweet potatoes, pumpkin cheesecake, classic turkey gravy and sliced cranberry chutney for $249.99. Already set on the main course? Side dishes like Parmesan creamed spinach and acorn squash with maple glaze start at $39.99.
15. Trader Joe's
The Turkey & Stuffing en Croute from Trader Joe's is an easy life hack to a Thanksgiving meal. According to the website, "Flavorful turkey tenderloin and sweet cornbread stuffing are hand rolled into flaky, buttery puff pastry. A sprinkling of herbes de Provence on top of the pastry adds an elegant touch." Serve it alongside a scoop of mashed potatoes or your favorite green side for a near-instant Thanksgiving meal.