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Get the full Thanksgiving spread at Breadwinner’s Cafe — without the work.
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14 Places to Snag Thanksgiving Dinner To Go in Dallas

This Thanksgiving, treat yo' self to no cooking and no dishes

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Get the full Thanksgiving spread at Breadwinner’s Cafe — without the work.
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For those tasked with the preparation of Thanksgiving dinner, the holiday isn’t just all about eating and watching football. It means standing over a hot oven, praying the turkey doesn’t burn and potentially ruining the pumpkin pie. Then, when the meal is over and everyone’s in a pie coma, there are all those dishes to do.

This year, say no thanks and order a prepared holiday feast from one of these Dallas-area restaurants located on the ancestral Indigenous lands of the Lenapehoking Kiikaapoi (Kickapoo), Jumanos, Tawakoni, and Wichita people.

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TJ's Seafood Market & Grill Preston Royal

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Do something a little different for Thanksgiving from the seafood to-go menu at TJ’s. It is offering holiday platters, shrimp, smoked salmon, oysters, gumbo, and more. It requests orders be placed at its website by November 21 for pickup on November 22.

Eat Thanksgiving en Casa with a little help from Jose. Order a to-go meal that feeds four to six with Thanksgiving classics with a twist, like stuffing, sweet potato puree, and poblano mac and cheese. It’s $180 for the order, which can be placed online.

Evan's Meat Market

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For those who want to up their meat game for the holidays, Evan’s has some deals. Order a whole turkey at 12 to 14 lbs., prime rib that serves two to 16 people, or a whole beef tenderloin at approximately 2.6 lbs — all are uncooked. It will also offer sides, including cornbread dressing, green beans, brussels sprouts, mac and cheese, scalloped potatoes, yams with marshmallows, brown gravy, cranberry sauce, and biscuits. Plan to pick up pre-orders by Wednesday, November 22.

Quarter Acre

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Take home one of Dallas’s fine restaurants for the holidays, with food enough to serve four. Order a choice of smoked turkey breast with confit turkey leg (for $295) or slow cooked leg of New Zealand lamb (for $325) for a main, with turkey gravy for the turkey or mint chimichurri with the lamb. It also comes with cranberry sauce and three sides: charred carrots with maple gastrique and yogurt, glazed shallots, and pomme dauphinoise. And, of course, a bread course of sourdough with New Zealand butter and Tajin popcorn. If that’s not enough, add-on orders are also welcome. Place an order by calling by November 15 and pickup on November 22 between 1 to 5 pm.

Get a take-and-bake Thanksgiving order from this restaurant that has mix-and-match options include farm-rasied turkey, smoked gouda mac and cheese, whipped potatoes, green bean casserole, cornbread stuffing, smoked cippolini onion gravy, Brussels sprouts salad, and cranberry sauce with orange and rosemary. Orders online allow add to cart selection — so pick what you want and leave the rest.

Petra and the Beast

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Take home the Beast for Thanksgiving. This monster meal feeds eight to 10 and includes an 18 to 20 pound fermented honey and peppercorn glazed smoke turkey; three-day Shio KOJI and Petra mustard brined turkey breast, thighs, and wings smoked and glazed; five-day Tasso brined turkey legs that are smoked and glazed; 32 ounces of black vegetable and allium gravy; whipped black butter Texas potatoes; preserved pepper and corn bread dressing; burbon washed KOJI butter roasted koginut squash from Comeback Creek with herbed goat cheese; braised greens; and black pepper and parmesan herb focaccia. Order online for pickup on November 20 — the cost is $550. There are add-ons for an additional fee.

Bread Winners Cafe & Bakery

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Looking for a classic Thanksgiving package? Order the whole oven-roasted turkey meal here. The meal includes pecan cornbread stuffing, leek mashed potatoes, sage turkey gravy, cranberry orange sauce, and two pull-apart rolls per person with the option for white or whole grain. It feeds six to eight for $168 and Breadwinners requires 72-hour notice on the order. Or if you just need a few things, order a la carte and get: a one lb sliced oven-roasted turkey breast, a 1 lb sliced cider-glazed ham, or a 10 to 12 lb whole roasted turkey. And, of course, it has pies and other treats to order.

Have a meal full of Asian-inspired dishes from Loro, with a meal of post oak-smoked turkey breast with smoked apricot chutney, turkey and sage gravy with miso, kale and apple salad hazelnut cabbage, confit marble potatoes smoked in beef fat with whole grain mustard and tarragon, toasted brioche stuffing with Thai-style sausage and lemon grass, creamed spinach and arugula with brown butter and Szechuan bread crumbs, and yuzu and peach cobbler yuzu with spiced mascarpone. The meal serves four to six and costs $190. Orders can be placed until November 17 for pick up on November 21 or 22.

Go for a sushi Thanksgiving with one of the Metroplex’s most popular sushi restaurants. The menu includes hama chili (yellowtail, ponzu, thai chili, and orange supreme), zero sen (yellowtail, avocado, shallot, cilantro), turkey katzu with japanese curry, Uchiba salad, and okashi (a fried milk ice cream). The package costs $175 plus tax and gratuity and feeds two. Pre-order online for pickup between Monday November 20 to the 22nd.

Billy Can Can

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Order a Thanksgiving meal for Texans from this spot. It features turducken and sharable sides such as sage and sausage stuffing, acorn squash gratin, braised greens, and potato puree. Call in to place an order for pickup on November 22.

Cafe Momentum

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Order a turkey dinner for four from the cafe that’s helping kids learn a trade. It includes a sweet tea brined turkey breast, Texas Fungus mushroom gravy, sausage and apple dressing, CM biscuits, a choice of three sides, a choice of bourbon pecan or pumpkin pie, and the option to add a bottle of wine. That’s all $145, with additional add-ons available. Order online now for pickup on November 22.

Metropolitan Cafe

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Order a Thanksgiving meal for two that includes two meats, three sides, and two desserts. The options include stuffed Cornish game hen, smoked gouda mac and cheese, brioche stuffing, garlic whipped potatoes, cumin glazed carrots, chocolate pecan pie, and apple pie. The cost is $64. Orders should be placed by calling the restaurant between November 6 and 15 for pickup on November 21 and November 22.

Restaurant Beatrice

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Order an array of options a la carte from this award-winning local restaurant for a Thanksgiving with a Cajun twist. It includes appetizers such as the house charcuterie and cold-smoked salmon and salmon roe with cream cheese and crackers for six, and mains including a whole cajun fried turkey and a vegan jambalaya with smoked vegan sausage, plus an array of sides, breads, sauces, and whole pies. See the full list of options and place an order online by November 19 for pickup at pre-scheduled times on the 22nd and 23rd.

Loop 9 BBQ

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Bring home the smoke with a turkey from this barbecue joint. For $95, order one whole smoked turkey that chilled for safekeeping and comes with reheating instructions. It comes with a signature homemade gravy. and a TX whiskey chocolate butterscotch pecan pie from Fort Worth’s Sweet Lucy’s Pies. Order online for pickup by November 21.

TJ's Seafood Market & Grill Preston Royal

Do something a little different for Thanksgiving from the seafood to-go menu at TJ’s. It is offering holiday platters, shrimp, smoked salmon, oysters, gumbo, and more. It requests orders be placed at its website by November 21 for pickup on November 22.

Jose

Eat Thanksgiving en Casa with a little help from Jose. Order a to-go meal that feeds four to six with Thanksgiving classics with a twist, like stuffing, sweet potato puree, and poblano mac and cheese. It’s $180 for the order, which can be placed online.

Evan's Meat Market

For those who want to up their meat game for the holidays, Evan’s has some deals. Order a whole turkey at 12 to 14 lbs., prime rib that serves two to 16 people, or a whole beef tenderloin at approximately 2.6 lbs — all are uncooked. It will also offer sides, including cornbread dressing, green beans, brussels sprouts, mac and cheese, scalloped potatoes, yams with marshmallows, brown gravy, cranberry sauce, and biscuits. Plan to pick up pre-orders by Wednesday, November 22.

Quarter Acre

Take home one of Dallas’s fine restaurants for the holidays, with food enough to serve four. Order a choice of smoked turkey breast with confit turkey leg (for $295) or slow cooked leg of New Zealand lamb (for $325) for a main, with turkey gravy for the turkey or mint chimichurri with the lamb. It also comes with cranberry sauce and three sides: charred carrots with maple gastrique and yogurt, glazed shallots, and pomme dauphinoise. And, of course, a bread course of sourdough with New Zealand butter and Tajin popcorn. If that’s not enough, add-on orders are also welcome. Place an order by calling by November 15 and pickup on November 22 between 1 to 5 pm.

Rye

Get a take-and-bake Thanksgiving order from this restaurant that has mix-and-match options include farm-rasied turkey, smoked gouda mac and cheese, whipped potatoes, green bean casserole, cornbread stuffing, smoked cippolini onion gravy, Brussels sprouts salad, and cranberry sauce with orange and rosemary. Orders online allow add to cart selection — so pick what you want and leave the rest.

Petra and the Beast

Take home the Beast for Thanksgiving. This monster meal feeds eight to 10 and includes an 18 to 20 pound fermented honey and peppercorn glazed smoke turkey; three-day Shio KOJI and Petra mustard brined turkey breast, thighs, and wings smoked and glazed; five-day Tasso brined turkey legs that are smoked and glazed; 32 ounces of black vegetable and allium gravy; whipped black butter Texas potatoes; preserved pepper and corn bread dressing; burbon washed KOJI butter roasted koginut squash from Comeback Creek with herbed goat cheese; braised greens; and black pepper and parmesan herb focaccia. Order online for pickup on November 20 — the cost is $550. There are add-ons for an additional fee.

Bread Winners Cafe & Bakery

Looking for a classic Thanksgiving package? Order the whole oven-roasted turkey meal here. The meal includes pecan cornbread stuffing, leek mashed potatoes, sage turkey gravy, cranberry orange sauce, and two pull-apart rolls per person with the option for white or whole grain. It feeds six to eight for $168 and Breadwinners requires 72-hour notice on the order. Or if you just need a few things, order a la carte and get: a one lb sliced oven-roasted turkey breast, a 1 lb sliced cider-glazed ham, or a 10 to 12 lb whole roasted turkey. And, of course, it has pies and other treats to order.

Loro

Have a meal full of Asian-inspired dishes from Loro, with a meal of post oak-smoked turkey breast with smoked apricot chutney, turkey and sage gravy with miso, kale and apple salad hazelnut cabbage, confit marble potatoes smoked in beef fat with whole grain mustard and tarragon, toasted brioche stuffing with Thai-style sausage and lemon grass, creamed spinach and arugula with brown butter and Szechuan bread crumbs, and yuzu and peach cobbler yuzu with spiced mascarpone. The meal serves four to six and costs $190. Orders can be placed until November 17 for pick up on November 21 or 22.

Uchi

Go for a sushi Thanksgiving with one of the Metroplex’s most popular sushi restaurants. The menu includes hama chili (yellowtail, ponzu, thai chili, and orange supreme), zero sen (yellowtail, avocado, shallot, cilantro), turkey katzu with japanese curry, Uchiba salad, and okashi (a fried milk ice cream). The package costs $175 plus tax and gratuity and feeds two. Pre-order online for pickup between Monday November 20 to the 22nd.

Billy Can Can

Order a Thanksgiving meal for Texans from this spot. It features turducken and sharable sides such as sage and sausage stuffing, acorn squash gratin, braised greens, and potato puree. Call in to place an order for pickup on November 22.

Cafe Momentum

Order a turkey dinner for four from the cafe that’s helping kids learn a trade. It includes a sweet tea brined turkey breast, Texas Fungus mushroom gravy, sausage and apple dressing, CM biscuits, a choice of three sides, a choice of bourbon pecan or pumpkin pie, and the option to add a bottle of wine. That’s all $145, with additional add-ons available. Order online now for pickup on November 22.

Metropolitan Cafe

Order a Thanksgiving meal for two that includes two meats, three sides, and two desserts. The options include stuffed Cornish game hen, smoked gouda mac and cheese, brioche stuffing, garlic whipped potatoes, cumin glazed carrots, chocolate pecan pie, and apple pie. The cost is $64. Orders should be placed by calling the restaurant between November 6 and 15 for pickup on November 21 and November 22.

Restaurant Beatrice

Order an array of options a la carte from this award-winning local restaurant for a Thanksgiving with a Cajun twist. It includes appetizers such as the house charcuterie and cold-smoked salmon and salmon roe with cream cheese and crackers for six, and mains including a whole cajun fried turkey and a vegan jambalaya with smoked vegan sausage, plus an array of sides, breads, sauces, and whole pies. See the full list of options and place an order online by November 19 for pickup at pre-scheduled times on the 22nd and 23rd.

Loop 9 BBQ

Bring home the smoke with a turkey from this barbecue joint. For $95, order one whole smoked turkey that chilled for safekeeping and comes with reheating instructions. It comes with a signature homemade gravy. and a TX whiskey chocolate butterscotch pecan pie from Fort Worth’s Sweet Lucy’s Pies. Order online for pickup by November 21.

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