Stressing out about Thanksgiving? Is it your first time celebrating at home? Overwhelmed by the thought of brining, cooking and basting a 20 lbs. turkey that you’ll be lucky to fit in your fridge? Make Thanksgiving stress-free with these 10 take-out options! Whether you are looking for a traditional Thanksgiving feast or a brand new way to celebrate we have the take out menu suggestions you need!
- Huckleberry Cafe, Santa Monica
Huckleberry Cafe is teaming up with sister wine bar, Ester’s, to make celebrating Thanksgiving as easy as one, two, three. First, order from their menu before November 19, 2020, second, pick up your order on Thanksgiving day, third, while you pick up your order peruse the Ester’s pop up shop at the Huckleberry Cafe parking lot and buy some tasty wine! Click here for the menu.
2. Baltaire, Brentwood
Looking for a high-end Thanksgiving feast to impress your household? The swanky Brentwood steakhouse offers a menu including a Mary’s Organic Turkey, along with sides of an autumn harvest salad, butternut squash bisque, sourdough stuffing, a cranberry and blood orange compote, olive-oil–whipped potatoes, turkey gravy, roasted heirloom carrots, baguette with Vermont cultured butter and, of course, pumpkin pie.
3. Jean Georges, Beverly Hills
Speaking of fancy dinners, the Jean Georges restaurant inside of the Waldorf Astoria in Beverly Hills is offering the priciest pre-fixe menu on this list. At $208 per person, you will get to choose between options like Foie Gras or Tuna Ribbons, Maine Lobster or Black Sea Bass, Wagyu Beef Tenderloin or Roasted Lamb, and Apple Dessert or Pumpkin Dessert. You can pick up curbside. Check out the menu here.
4. Angelini Osteria, Fairfax
Angelini Osteria is offering individual meals as well as larger holiday trays of some of its signature dishes. The individually packaged meals are available as a three-course ($45 per person) or four-course ($95 per person) “pod menu.” Both require a minimum of eight orders and each include San Pellegrino sparkling water, Acqua Panna still water, an Angelini placemat, custom printed menu, individually wrapped utensils and Gino’s playlist. You can also order large trays of lasagna, pasta and salad. Call (323) 297-0070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Nov. 23 to order for pickup on Nov. 25.
5. Eataly L.A., Century City
Like a good Italian Nonna, Eataly is offering a dizzying amount of food this holiday. Set dinners come with cheese and salami platters, pasta, a braised turkey leg, roasted bone in breast and focaccia stuffing. You can also add a la carte menu items such as house-made pizzas, fresh pasta kits, caviar, antipasto dishes and even tiramisu. Prices starting at $189.90 for a four-person dinner. Order here.
6. Monty’s Chicken & Waffles, South Los Angeles
2020 has been a year full of firsts, so why not order your holiday dinner from a restaurant specializing in chicken and waffles? Monty’s opened this year close to USC and has rave reviews. They are offering a $40 per person fried chicken (or turkey) and waffle Thanksgiving combo. Order here.
7. Rutt’s Hawaiian Cafe, Multiple Locations
Rutt’s is offering holiday plates for only $10 each. They include turkey, ham, yams, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, mac and cheese and a dinner roll! If you have large family they also offer Thanksgiving specials. The smallest special feeds 13-15 people and costs $160, which includes a whole turkey, half sheets of yams or mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, stuffing, macaroni salad, with sides of gravy, sweet rolls, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Order here.
8. Bar Ama, DTLA
If you’re looking for something new, Josef Centeno is putting a Tex-Mex spin on his Thanksgiving dinner menu! The menu includes a “Tex-Mex” turkey roulade, Brussel sprouts with chicken chorizo and cotija cheese, cornbread Johnnycakes and more sides. Dinner is $75 per person with a four-person minimum. Add a pumpkin pie with Ibarra chocolate graham cracker crust for $30 more. Order by Nov. 21 for pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 25.
9. Socalo, Santa Monica
Mary Sue Milliken and Susan Feniger are offering a menu for two ($40) or four ($80) that include roasted turkey roulade and sides like smashed potatoes with chimichurri. For an additional price you can also add cocktails, wine, starters and dessert.
Pre-order here by Nov. 21 for pickup or delivery on Nov. 24.
10. Manuela, DTLA
Manuela is offering a Thanksgiving supper for two for $100. The menu includes cream biscuits, a salad and a choice between smoked heritage turkey confit, honey ham, or a vegetarian pot pie, along with four sides and pumpkin pie! Orders must be placed by November 24 and picked up on Thanksgiving day. Place order here.