Cooking on Thanksgiving can be a daunting task for anyone, but if you’re celebrating with a small crowd or just want to take the “stress out” of desserts, then ordering Thanksgiving dinner to go might be the best option.
According to a 2021 survey by LendingTree, Americans Hosting Thanksgiving Dinner Will Spend $391.60 to feed the people around the table.
Not sure where to start? Here are 10 places to go for Thanksgiving dinner.
10 places to dine this Thanksgiving
Looking to impress your family and friends with a lot less hassle? whole foods offers a full Thanksgiving menu, whether you serve just the family or the whole block. Classics like turkey and mashed potatoes are on the menu alongside specialties like mac and cheese and Brussels sprouts. Most dishes are precooked and simply require preheating before serving.
A representative for Bob Evans Restaurants confirmed to TODAY Food that the American chain will once again offer its famous Farmhouse Feast options – for all group sizes – this holiday season. Thanksgiving celebration platters, which include turkey, dressing, cranberry relish, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, buttered corn and a bun, will also be available.
Just in time for the holiday season, Publix Deli will be offering a variety of fully cooked dinner options. A representative for the grocer told TODAY that dinners will include turkey or ham options, with side dishes like old-fashioned cornbread dressing, sweet potato casserole and risotto with harvest vegetables. Prices are not yet available.
The Honey Baked Ham Co.
Forget the prep work altogether with home cooking Honey Baked Ham Co Thanksgiving Meal. Sure, there’s juicy ham available, but the franchise also offers turkeys — Cajun, roasted, or smoked — for $73.99. Combo packs of sides, like sweet potato soufflé, stuffing, green beans, and gravy, are also available, because what’s Thanksgiving without the sides?
Let Boston Market put “a little joy on your table” this year with warmth and serving Thanksgiving-style meals offered buffet style or as individual dishes. Orders can be placed online for Premium Meals, which include three sides, for $15.49 per person or Deluxe Meals, which have two sides for $13.99 per person. Main courses include turkey, ham, or chicken options, and both packages require a minimum order of 10 people. A Boston Market spokesperson shared that its holiday menus are available from October 24, 2022 through January 3, 2023.
Buca di Beppo
The turkey, stuffing and all the toppings plus the dessert are what make the Thanksgiving party offered by Buca di Beppo so special. 2022 availability has yet to be revealed, but thanks to the popularity of pre-prepared meals in 2021, the company plans to unveil pre-prepared meals this year as well.
Leave the guesswork to the pros with a full 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!
Cracker Barrel wants to help you make thanksgiving special, not stressful, which is why it offers ready-to-serve “Heat-n-Serve” Thanksgiving meals with two hours of prep time. Meals 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 small breads. Prices start at $14 per person.
Customize anything online and Thanksgiving will appear on your doorstep thanks to Omaha Steaks. A custom Thanksgiving meal for eightwhich includes a choice of turkey breast or ham, three sides and two desserts starting at $274.40.
Harry & David
A gourmet turkey feast is just a click away thanks to Harry & David’s Thanksgiving meal ready to reheat, 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 a sliced cranberry chutney for $249.99. Already fixed on the main course? Side dishes like Spinach with Parmesan Cream and Acorn Squash with Maple Glaze start at $39.99.