Editor’s note: This list has been updated for 2022. Be sure to book your meal and pick up time early.
The case for Thanksgiving takeout around the Seattle area: Cooking an 18-pound turkey with many side dishes is stressful. We’ve already clocked in over 1,000 home-cooked meals and snacks since the kids have gone back to school. Why not give yourself a break?
If you’re looking to celebrate with a Thanksgiving meal, but don’t want to deal with the mess of pots and pans, dishes and the kitchen clean-up, here are some places that offer Thanksgiving takeout (at various price points) with ready-to-eat or ready-to-heat turkey and sides. Vegetarian options are also available.
Tip: Make a decision and order soon. Some places have limited quantities or ordering deadlines.
Pre-made meals with all the fixins:
PCC: Reserve your centerpiece: Cooked turkey, rib roast and ham. Looking for sides? Go to the deli counter for a selection of fresh side dishes.
Whole Foods: Offering meals that serve a family of four or a group of 12 (you’ll have plenty of leftovers) order a traditional meal at least 48 hours in advance. Also offering a Paleo option. Order by Nov. 22.
Metropolitan Market: A fully cooked dinner for four along with a la carte items like Marionberry pie and a selection of wines.
QFC: They call it a holiday bundle: turkey, ham or prime rib. Reserve your meal to go with a variety of veggies, sides and dessert.
Safeway: Order a traditional meal or a spiral ham dinner along with platter of appetizers, cheeses and desserts.
Town & Country Markets: Order now for turkey and the trimmings. Serving 6-8 people with plenty of leftovers, The Market will help with the clean-up by providing containers that you can use to heat and then recycle.
Restaurants offering Thanksgiving meals:
The Pioneer Square location will be offering Thanksgiving dinner for adults and kids. Enjoy a 2 course meal, which includes turkey, mashed potatoes, greens beans and more. Choose between apple pie or pumpkin pie for dessert. $47.99 for adults; kids 12 and under are $25. Check for more information on their website about the Bellevue and SeaTac locations.
Thanksgiving classics plus specialties from the pastry chef. $75 per person; paired wines for an additional $30.
Blu Water Bistro, Leschi
Traditional 3 course meal offering a choice of turkey, prime rib, or baked ham. Adults dine in for $59, while kids 12 and under are $24. Make a reservation online or call. Opens at 11 a.m.
Four-course Thanksgiving meal with multiple options; $105 per person.
Buca di Beppo, Seattle
Open on Thanksgiving day, you can reserve your meal, hot or cold. Pick it up and have the feast at home.
Dine in: four-course vegetarian Thanksgiving meal with both a main and kids menu. Dinner by reservation only: 1-6:45 p.m. Thursday; $85 per adult, $28 per child under 12.
The restaurant at Cedarbrook Lodge will serve a four-course Thanksgiving menu and wine pairings.
Offering pies and caramelized onion rolls for pre-order: Bakehouse Pumpkin Pie, vegan/gluten-free pumpkin pie, pecan bourbon pie and caramelized onion rolls. Pickup will be Wednesday, Nov. 23; customer can choose a time.
Sign up to be put on the email list, and get notified when the Thanksgiving menu and ordering is available.
Daniel’s Broiler, Bellevue
Don’t miss the clam chowder and the choice of main entree: King Salmon, pork roast and plant-based ravioli are some highlights. Open 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Serving a special Thanksgiving menu from noon to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 24.
Thanksgiving buffet featuring traditional dishes plus fresh seafood bar and savory carving station; served in both Water’s Table restaurant and hotel’s Grand Ballroom.
Iconiq, Mount Baker
Portion sizes for two, choose between three dinner packages offering salad, soup, and main dishes like duck confit and roast pork. All dishes are to be taken home and reheated. You’ll have to stop somewhere else for dessert, all options are sold out. All orders must be picked up on Nov. 23 between 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Ivar’s, Mukilteo Landing
Offering a Thanksgiving takeout meal for families with a twist. Order for takeout before Nov. 18.
Lisa Dupar Catering, Redmond
Enjoy a Southern style Thanksgiving meal with drop biscuits, southern sweet potato pumpkin souflee, and mushroom and sausage stuffing along with roasted turkey and pecan pie. Named the Turkey-A-Go-Go meal kit, prepare at home in a snap. Order by Nov 17.
Mamnoon (sides only), Seattle
You handle the turkey and Mamnoon will do the rest! Thanksgiving is really all about the sides. Mamnoon offers a variety of vegetables, grains and desserts – roasted, toasted, spiced and ready to eat.
Serving by single plate or a meal for a family of 4-6. McCormick and Schmick’s offers a traditional Thanksgiving meal along with their traditional menu to-go.
Thanksgiving meal delivery and takeout are back at The Met (choice of prime rib, ham or turkey). Meals can be picked up or delivered on Tuesday or Wednesday, Nov. 22-23.
The restaurant in the Hotel Interurban will be serving a full Thanksgiving dinner.
Savor Seattle, Pike Place Market
Known for their tours around Pike Place, Savor Seattle has pivoted their business to support local businesses with their produce and market boxes. Choose from a variety of their locally inspired boxes. You supply the turkey and the box will help you with the sides.
Reservations for a Thanksgiving dinner in The Dining Room are now open. Spend your Thanksgiving at Salish and enjoy all the classics you know and love, elevated with honey from heaven harvested from the 12 on-site apiaries. Call to reserve your table, or book on Open Table.
Salty’s on Alki and Redondo Beach
Salty’s will be open on Thanksgiving day. Also offering Thanksgiving takeout kits. Order before November 16. Sign up for the VIP email list through their website to receive information about Thanksgiving offerings.
Sea Creatures, Seattle
Offering a traditional meal using locally-sourced foods, this thanksgiving kit adds in an option to give. Check out with your kit that feeds 4-6 people and also make a donation to the Ballard Food Bank. Orders can be picked up on Nov. 23 between 12 p.m. to 4 p.m.
A Thanksgiving Grand Feast buffet will be served on Nov. 24 in the resort ballroom. (Weekend lodging packages also available.)
Thanksgiving dinner to go also available; order by Nov. 18.
The restaurant at the Edgewater Hotel will be open on Thanksgiving Day for what it describes as “a delectable dining experience you’ll never forget.”
Try something new: a full, marinated chicken to bake at home. Smoked tandoori chicken is spicy and marinated in yogurt and spices; $25, pickup Wednesday, Nov. 23; call 206.466.5195 to order.
The Capital Grille
Put your cooking tools down and join the feast! Pre-order your dessert or sides soon.
The Catering Company, Seattle and Kirkland
The Catering Company offers two different types of holiday menus, the build your own and the package menu. Let your stomach do the talking, and choose from a wide variety of food items including main dishes, sides, and desserts.
Enjoy The Lake House traditional Thanksgiving offerings of turkey, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie, and etc. For those who don’t like or eat turkey there will be options of salmon or short rib from their regular menu. Book a reservation through their website, with a $25 deposit. Families are more than welcome to bring their kids to enjoy the special Thanksgiving kids menu. They also offer Thanksgiving to-go, which has a variety of kits and packages to choose from. Order online and pickup your Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 23 between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m.
Trail’s End Tap House, Snohomish
Turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, green beach casserole and even a peanut butter pie! A la carte platters serve up to 8 and individual Thanksgiving takeout meals also available.
At $30/person you can enjoy a full Thanksgiving meal. Purchase deli (Turkey legs!) and bakery items too to round out your meal.
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