Don’t want to cook this year? No problem. Need to round out your spread with a few pies and sides? Chefs have you covered. Here’s a guide to Thanksgiving takeout and delivery options, ranging from fancy spreads to casual barbecue and a bunch in between.
Finer Dining Feasts
1402 Okie St., NE & 1201 K St., NW
Gravitas chef Matt Baker’s Ivy City and downtown DC cafes are offering a $175 Thanksgiving package (serves four to six) with ready-made classics, or a $475 “baller” Thanksgiving dinner spread (serves six to 10) featuring more dishes and a breakfast item. Both packages allow you to add more menu items a la carte. Pickups are available November 23 to 25, and orders can be placed here.
623 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Chef Andrew Markert is preparing a seasonal American holiday spread from his newly revived Capitol Hill restaurant. Available for groups of two ($90), four ($165), or six ($250), the package comes with roasted turkey, rolls, veggies and mash, stuffing, gravy, and pumpkin cheesecake. Pair your meal with a $25 pint or a $45 quart of mulled wine. Pickup is available on November 23 and 24.
1906 14th St., NW
Chef Ryan Ratino is pulling out all the stops for Thanksgiving takeout from his Michelin-starred restaurant. A $1,500 package (feeds 6 to 8) includes caviar and foie gras tarts, meats like bacon-wrapped suckling pig and dry-aged duck, indulgent sides, and a whole truffle (slicer included for shaving over everything).
Blue Duck Tavern
1201 24th St., NW
The Park Hyatt hotel restaurant is serving a seasonal American to-go feast for six to eight people ($495), which includes a turkey, freshly baked bread rolls, six sides, and both apple and pumpkin pies. Groups can add a charcuterie board for $125. Place orders by November 11.
974 Palmer Aly., NW
Chef Amy Brandwein’s downtown Italian restaurant is offering a ton of options to make a custom feast. Select from several antipasti platters (each serving six), centerpieces like a whole turkey, side dishes (serves 4), breakfast pastries (serves 4 to 6), whole pies, and dinner rolls. Pre-order by November 19, and pickup is available on November 24 from 4-7:30 PM and November 25 from 10 AM to noon.
1100 15th St., NW
Downtown DC’s trendy New Orleans-inspired restaurant is offering a bunch of individually priced prepared foods, which you can mix and match to create your own Thanksgiving spread. Choose starters like pepper jelly, bake-at-home biscuits, and Dauphine’s fried saltines, and even add some restaurant-quality ingredients like citrus-ginger turkey brine, duck fat, and branberry cane vinaigrette. Pickup is available starting November 21.
The Duck & The Peach
300 7th St., SE
Order a seasonal Thanksgiving feast for four-to-six from chef Kat Petonito. You can get a full dinner package for $200, just the turkey and gravy for $110, or just the sides for $110, all of which come with storage and heating instructions. Add a pumpkin or apple pie to your order for $35, or one of the three-bottle wine packages. Orders are due by November 17, and pickup is available on November 24.
79 Potomac Ave., SE
Chef Jerome Grant is offering a $350 feast fit for four to six people from the American bistro in Navy Yard. The package comes with turkey and gravy, cranberry compote, leek and mushroom stuffing, cornbread, sweet potato pie, and salted caramel apple crumb pie. There are three pickup windows between November 23 and November 24, and you can reserve your spot on Resy.
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak, and Stone Crab
750 15th St., NW
Joe’s is offering both dine-in and takeout options this year. For those who want to dine out, the holiday spread is available from 11:30 AM to 9 PM at $64.95 per adult and $34.95 per child, and reservations are required. Bring the menu home for $250, which will be delivered cold with reheating instructions provided. Orders are due by November 19, and pickup is available from 11:30 AM to 3 PM on November 24.
Knightsbridge Restaurant Group
All of restaurateur Ashok Bajaj’s eateries are sharing special Thanksgiving feasts and menus, whether you’re looking for an Indian spin (Rasika, Bombay Club), craving Mediterranean flavors (Sababa, Modena), seeking upscale American fare (Annabelle), or looking to try something new at just-opened French brasserie La Bise near the White House.
1120 Maine Ave., SW & 1525 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Pick up full Thanksgiving meals to-go from both the Wharf and Georgetown locations of chef Nicholas Stefanelli’s Italian markets. Choose between turkey, brined and roasted ham, or a Roseda beef roast, plus a selection of side dishes such as sweet potato gnudi, focaccia and black truffle stuffing, and potato-parmesan gratin. Orders start at $175, and preorders are open through November 18.
717 8th St., SE
Feast on a lemon-pepper brined turkey, Brussels sprouts caesar salad, mushroom cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, and more from chef Aaron Silverman’s catering arm, Rose’s at Home. Diners can order a $240 dinner that feeds two to four people, or a $480 meal that serve six to eight. You can also order “just the sides” for for $96. Meals are available for pickup or delivery, which is free within 30 miles of the restaurant. Place orders on Tock.
1250 5th St., NE
It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without buttermilk biscuits—and you can snag some tasty ones from this Stephen Starr restaurant ($11). The tavern is also offering a $90 package for two, which includes turkey, an endive salad, whipped potatoes, brioche stuffing, collard greens, port cranberry sauce, plus dessert slices of apple spice cake and pumpkin pie. Pickup is available on November 23 and 24, and preorders must be placed by November 22 by emailing email@example.com.
2404 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Bring your Thanksgiving feast home from Danny Lledó’s Michelin-starred Spanish restaurant. Choose between a $440 whole heritage turkey, $220 half a turkey, or $40 per pound spit roasted suckling pig, which all comes with sides and dessert. You can add in extras like wine, cocktails, and beer. Order by November 19, and pickups are available on November 24.
Thanksgiving for one, two, or more
CUT at Rosewood
1050 31st St., NW
Both couples and families can get a Thanksgiving spread to-go Wolfgang Puck’s Georgetown steakhouse, which offers takeout packages in two sizes: $135 for two, or $425 for 6 to 8. Dinner à deux features sliced Amish turkey breast and leg roulade, while the group package includes a full bird. Both come with appetizers, sides, and desserts. There’s also a three-course dine-in meal ($155 per adult and $55 per child).
3221 Mt Pleasant St., NW
Chef Brad DeBoy’s Thanksgiving menu is made with two diners—and deliciousness—in mind. Cue the slow-roasted turkey breast with a crust of herbs, mustard, and Duke’s mayo ($25). Sides (all vegetarian) include pimento mac n’ cheese, stuffing with miso-roasted veggies, garlicky mashed potatoes, and homemade breads and sweets. All are priced individually so you can mix and match.
Fare Well and Sticky Fingers
406 H St., NE & 1370 Park Rd., NW
Vegan restaurateur and baker Doron Petersan is serving a bunch of plant-based offerings available from Fare Well and Sticky Fingers. Get an $80 Thanksgiving for two, also available as a gluten-free package, that comes with a main, cranberry jalapeno relish, mashed potatoes, mushroom gravy, brussels sprouts, and stuffing. There are a ton of pie options — apple ($30), pumpkin ($30), pecan ($50) — plus a gluten-free pumpkin cheesecake ($50) and cookie decorating kit ($25). Pickup is available on November 23 and 24.
1601 14th St., NW
Stephen Starr’s buzzy French bistro takes a Parisian spin on Thanksgiving takeout with a $120 feast for two. The package comes with pumpkin soup, a winter lettuce salad, roasted turkey breast and leg confit, pumpkin pie, and pecan pie. Both pickup and delivery options are available from noon to 10 PM.
1110 Vermont Ave., NW
The presidential restaurant is offering both dine-in and to-go menus for Thanksgiving. Takeout packages with maple-brined turkey, sides, and dessert can be customized for as few as one diner and as many as 10, ranging from $50 to $400. Pickup is from 11:30 AM to 8 PM on November 25. In-house diners can reserve seats for an all-you-can-eat carving station and buffet ($60 per adult, $20 per child).
301 Water St., SE, Suite 109
This waterfront Italian spot is offering dine-in and to-go options. A $150 to-go package serves two with a centerpiece of turkey or vegetable lasagna, and is available to pickup at Morini or Nicoletta Italian Kitchen. The restaurant is open from noon to 8 PM for a three-course meal, priced at $65 per adult and $35 per child.
2275 L St., NW
Chef Ris Lacoste’s American eatery in West End is offering a generous $45 turkey dinner for one, which comes with a roast bird, a ton of sides, and your choice of pie. You can also order individually priced a la carte sides and desserts, and a sommelier’s pick of three wines. Both pickup and delivery options are available on November 23 and 24.
Casual Feasts and Neighborhood Favorites
514 8th St., SE
Build a custom Thanksgiving feast at chef Bart Vandaele’s Capitol Hill spot. Choose between a family-style meal with a beer braised turkey centerpiece , a smaller stuffed turkey breast, or roasted chicken for two. Sides and appetizers include holiday classics like Brussels sprouts, or more unique options like a sweet potato-cornbread waffle stuffing. Add on a pumpkin cheese pie, salted caramel chocolate pecan bar, or Belgian chocolate mousse party for dessert. Packages with sides and desser range from $365 with the whole turkey centerpiece, to $97 for two. Pickup is available from 10 AM to noon on November 25.
425 7th St., NW
A feast from this Penn Quarter spot is available for takeout or dine-in. Priced at $275 for 8 people—or about $35 per person—you get roasted turkey, sausage and sage stuffing, brussels sprouts, string beans, baby carrots, sweet potatoes topped with marshmallows and maple syrup, and mashed potatoes. And an apple or pumpkin pie for $24.99. Need to feed more than 8? Add an additional person for $34.38 each. Pickup is available starting at 10 AM on Thanksgiving, and make a reservation for in-person dining.
301 Water St., SE
Chef Rusty Holman dishes up a crowd-pleasing Southern Thanksgiving package. The meals includes an apple cider brined smoked turkey, cornbread leek stuffing, roasted autumn veggies, pumpkin bread pudding cups, and more. The packages start at $115 that serve two to four people, and $210 to serve five to seven. Pickup is available on November 24 and 25.
3068 Mount Pleasant St., NW
This Mount Pleasant marketplace is offering mix-and-match options to create a unique Thanksgiving dinner. You can select an entree, sides, and pies, or make it easier and choose the fully-cooked Thanksgiving dinner, which costs $175 for four and $350 for eight.
5120 MacArthur Blvd., NW
Build your own to-go feast from this French-Belgian bistro in the Palisades. Turkeys come in three different sizes, starting at $82. Choose any number of appetizers, main courses, and desserts, which come in single or four-person servings. The bistro even selected wine and beer offerings to pair with your meal. Place your order by November 18, and pickup is available from 10 AM to 2 PM on Thanksgiving day.
Farmers Restaurant Group
Multiple locations in DC, VA, and Potomac, MD
True to form, Farmers Restaurant Group is offering a ton of options for Thanksgiving. You can mix and match items to build your own feast, choose a complete dinner for four ($150-$220), grab a $75 leftover kit, add some brunch treats, and order a variety of chocolates, pies, and more. Pickup is available on November 24 at all restaurant locations, and orders are due by November 19.
1654 Columbia Rd., NW
Put a smoky twist on Thanksgiving this year with a to-go feast from the Adams Morgan barbecue spot. The $160 package serves four to six people and comes with smoked turkey, mac and cheese, Texas toast stuffing, a pecan pie from Ted’s Bulletin, and more. They even offer a reheat guide.
1120 19th St., NW
Place a custom Thanksgiving order from this Downtown Greek spot. Choose staples like a whole roasted turkey or roasted turkey breast, stuffing, mashed potatoes, a seasonal vegetable medley, fresh vegetables and fruit platters, hummus and pita platters, and housemade bread. Any special requests? Just ask owner Kostas Fostieris. Call 202-296-2111 to place your order by November 19, and pricing is determined per order based on sizing. Pickup is available between 11 AM and 2:30 PM on November 24.
Hank’s Oyster Bar
1624 Q St., NW & 701 Wharf St., SW & 1026 King St., Alexandria
Diners can get a $160 feast for four from the local New England-inspired restaurants. The package comes with half a citrus-glazed turkey, rolls, wild mushroom and caramelized onion stuffing, sweet potato and parmesan gratin, Brussels sprouts, green bean casserole topped with goldfish crackers, and more. There are also a ton of options to add-on. Pickup is available from all three locations between 3 and 8 PM on November 24.
2641 Connecticut Ave., NW & 2001 International Dr., Tysons Galleria, McLean & 1101 South Joyce St., Arlington & 4400 Old Dominion Dr., Arlington
Put a home-style Lebanese twist on your Thanksgiving this year with catered platters from the local chain-let. The family-style meals are extremely customizable: choose lamb, turkey, or chicken for your main, add sides with options like za’atar potatoes, autumn vegetables, or spiced pilaf, and dessert choices such as baklava-crusted pumpkin cheesecake or a whole knafeh (a sweet cheese dessert). Pickup is available on November 24.
1731 New Hampshire Ave., NW
The new Dupont Circle hotel restaurant from the Lore Group is offering dine-in and to-go dinners. The latter is a build-your-own feast offering traditional staples, plus mac and cheese and three types of pie. The turkey offerings start at $40, and sides are priced individually in the $22 to $34 range.
Money Muscle BBQ
630 Fenton St.,, Plaza 5, Silver Spring
Get a meal for four from this Silver Spring barbecue spot. The $175 package includes your choice of smoked turkey, fried turkey, or roasted ham, plus rolls, mashed potatoes, a variety of veggies, stuffing, chocolate chip cookies, and more. Order by November 21, and pickup is from 3 to 6 PM on November 24.
Delivery in DC, MD, and VA
The at-home catering arm of Neighborhood Restaurant Group has all the bases covered for Thanksgiving: free-range raw turkeys and bringing kits from Red Apron, smoked whole turkey breasts, ready-to-heat sides and gravy, and Buzz Bakeshop pies. There’s even curated wine, beer, and cocktail pairings. Too many options? There’s also a set $120 dinner for two. Place orders online here.
2928 Georgia Ave., NW
Celebrate Turkey Day sans turkey from this vegan spot, which offers a meatless feast. Dishes include an herb-infused seitan roast, pineapple glazed “ham,” mac and cheese, candied yams, and more. Fill out the order form and email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, specifying a pickup time between noon and 5 PM on Thanksgiving day.
3310 Rhode Island Ave., Mount Rainier
Chef Jesse Miller is serving comfort food favorites from the Mount Rainier restaurant. Diners can order a la carte dishes like smokey brisket mac n’ cheese and collard greens, plus special vegetarian and vegan options and whole apple pies. Orders are due by November 21, and pickup is available on November 24.
Smokecraft Modern Barbecue
1051 N. Highland St., Arlington
Let this Arlington barbecue restaurant do the smoking this year. Wood-smoked meats range from $75 to $225, including smoked ham, lamb, turkey breast, or brisket. There are a ton of sides to choose from: stuffing variations, lots of vegetables, different potato options, and cornbread. End the meal with one of the three traditional pie offerings or a chocolate cherry bread pudding. Orders must be placed by November 20, and pick-up is available from noon to 8 PM on November 24 and from 8 AM to 1 PM on November 25.
Schlow Restaurant Group
Order a Thanksgiving feast from restaurateur Michael Schlow. The $200 package serves four, and it includes all the classics and a pumpkin pie for dessert. You can even add discounted bottles of wine. Order by November 18, and pick up is available at both Alta Strada DC and Alta Strada Mosaic on November 24.
1314 U St., NW & 9th & F Sts., NW
For $65 per person, get starters, your choice of turkey (roasted breast, braised leg, or turkey pot pie), a bunch of sides, and dessert from these American brasserie. Both the U Street and Penn Quarter locations are offering pickup and delivery options.
2340 Wisconsin Ave., NW
Select Thanksgiving favorites prepared by chef Naomi Gallego to make a custom holiday feast. A la carte selections include kale broccoli salad, sourdough stuffing, potato leek soup, green bean casserole, and meats like herb roasted turkey or glazed ham. Don’t forget to add one of the tasty pies for dessert. Pickup is available from 2 to 6 PM on November 24.
7134 Main St., Clifton
Feed a group of five to six people with a feast from the American Bistro. The $282 package comes with a whole turkey and a bunch of sides, including cornbread, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, and brussels sprouts. Pickup is available on November 24 from 2 to 6 PM.