Where to Order Delicious Thanksgiving Takeout Around DC

Whether you're looking for a full turkey dinner or a la carte sides, pies, and more.

A selection of main course options from Chef Matt Baker's Thanksgiving to-go. Photograph courtesy of LeadingDC.

Thanksgiving is our favorite food holiday—but just because you’re inviting friends and/or family over doesn’t mean you should be stuck in the kitchen. Here are restaurants offering full Thanksgiving dinners, a la carte menus, and globally inspired feasts.

Full Feasts

These restaurants are serving soup-to-nuts (or pie) Thanksgiving packages for groups, though you can often add on additional sides and sweets.

Alexandria Restaurant Partners
101 N. Union St., Alexandria
The group behind the Majestic, Ada’s on the River, and more are offering a whole feast to-go. The package includes a 20-to-22-pound turkey (serves up to 12) and sides for six like brioche stuffing, green bean almondine, mashed potatoes, a pie and more for $200 (a deal in our holiday books). You can also order additional sides and pies. Pickup is available from 10 AM to 5PM on November 23 and from 8 AM to noon on November 24.

Bar Ivy 
3033 Wilson Blvd., Suite 115R, Arlington
Bring home a nine-course Thanksgiving feast featuring tons of local ingredients from this new Clarendon restaurant for $225 (serves four). The package includes dishes like brown butter mashed potatoes, a green bean and wild mushroom casserole, and brussels sprouts served with lardons and honey mustard. They’ve also pre-selected some wines to go along with the meal. Pickup is on November 23 from 10 AM to 9 PM. You can place your order here.

613 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
This Capitol Hill restaurant will be offering a classic Thanksgiving feast with booze already included. For $270 (feeds four to six), get a 12-to-15-pound turkey (roasted, smoked, or uncooked), stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and more classic sides. What sets this offering apart is the 25-ounce barrel filled with a select cocktail. Take a look at the drink options here and email to place your order.

425 Seventh St., NW
The NYC-based Italian restaurant in Penn Quarter is offering a generous Turkey Day feast for big crowds (serves 8-10; $295). The package includes an 18-pound turkey, sausage and sage stuffing, sweet potatoes with marshmallows, caramelized brussels sprouts with bacon, and just about everything else that you need for a classic Thanksgiving dinner. Pies can be added for an additional $25. You can place your order and schedule pickup here.

Belga Cafe 
514 Eighth St., SE
Chef Bart Vandaele caters to parties of all sizes, whether you’re in the Thanksgiving market for a whole turkey (serves 8-10), smaller stuffed turkey breast (serves 4-6), or a roasted chicken perfect for two. Whichever you choose, five additional sides, stuffing, gravy, and cranberry jam are included in the price ($105-$395). Make sure to take a look at possible additions, too. Pickup is available on November 24 from 10 AM to noon and orders can be placed here

Beuchert’s Saloon
623 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Andrew Markert’s Capitol Hill restaurant will be offering takeout meals for gatherings of two ($175), four ($325) and six ($475). The menu will feature a turkey breast roulade, sausage stuffing (available pork-free or gluten-free), roasted rainbow cauliflower, pumpkin cheesecake and much more. Orders can be placed here  starting on November 3, and must be picked up from the restaurant. Pickup will happen on November 23.

Bourbon Steak 
2800 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
This Georgetown steakhouse is offering a classy lineup of Thanksgiving classics to-go. The package $395 (serves four to six) includes a 15-to-20-pound turkey, gravy, stuffing whipped potatoes, truffle mac and cheese, a fall salad, and more. Pickup is available from 11 AM to 2 PM on November 24 and you can place your order here.    

Chef Matt Baker at Home 
1201 K St., NW
Gravitas and Baker’s Daughter chef Matt Baker offers a variety of Thanksgiving packages—all available for pickup or delivery through Tock. The classic meal (serves four to six for $240) comes with the works: turkey and gravy, a soup or a salad, two sides and a bread. If you’ve got more mouths to feed, opt for the family package (serves six to eight for $405) or the baller package (serves eight to twelve for $600).

 The Duck and the Peach 
300 Seventh St., SE
Bring home a turkey roulade and tons of chef-y sides from Hollis Silverman’s New American restaurant in Capitol Hill. Get the whole feast for $300 (serves four) or opt for a la carte sides like cranberry bread, brioche stuffing, and a harvest salad served with pomegranate and acorn squash. Pickup is on November 23 and you can place your order here

Due South
301 Water St., SE
This Navy Yard barbecue spot is turning out smoked turkey breast and southern sides like cornbread leek stuffing, pumpkin bread pudding cups, and more for their to-go packages. The small package (serves two to four) costs $150 and a large package (serves six to eight) costs $250. Orders can be placed by calling 202-660-2165. Pickup is available from 2 to 4 PM and 5 to 7 PM on November 23 and from 10 AM to noon on November 24.

Federalist Pig 
1654 Columbia Road., NW & 4856 Cordell Ave., Bethesda
It’s Fedsgiving time at Rob Sonderman’s barbecue operations in Adams Morgan and Bethesda. Packages for $175 (serves four to six) include half a smoked turkey, gravy, cranberry barbecue sauce, four different ‘cue-style sides, and a dessert. Another option $295 (serves eight to ten) gets you a whole turkey, more sides and an extra dessert. Orders–along with pickup time–can be placed through Tock.

Money Muscle BBQ Silver Spring 
8630 Fenton St., Silver Spring
Not into traditional roast turkey? This barbecue spot has your Thanksgiving covered. The $195 meal (serves four) comes with the option of seared salmon, smoked prime rib (plus $50),  or fried or smoked turkey. Pickup is from 3 to 6 PM on November 23 and you can order here.

Rose’s at Home 
721 Eighth  St., SE
Bring some Michelin-starred expertise to the Thanksgiving table courtesy of Rose’s Luxury chef Aaron Silverman. His carryout feast features a lemon-pepper brined and roasted turkey breast, confit thighs and legs, a charred brussels sprout caesar salad, mushroom cornbread stuffing, and more. The meals are available for $250 (serves two to four) and $490 (serves six to eight). Orders for pickup or delivery can be placed on Tock.

Unconventional Diner
1207 Ninth St., NW
This modern comfort food spot run by Ana and David Deshaies in Shaw will be serving takeout feasts for groups as small as two ($90) and as large as 10 ($450). Menu highlights include a butternut squash velouté, roasted turkey, mushroom-sage stuffing, and pumpkin pie served with whipped mascarpone. Pickup will be available on November 22 and 23 along with reheating instructions. Place your order and schedule your pickup time here.

Thanksgiving To-Go
Whipped potatoes from Bourbon Steak’s Thanksgiving at home. Photograph courtesy of Stacey Windsor.

A la carte turkey, sides, pies, and more

These restaurants offer a la carte options—perfect for Friendsgiving or potluck-style gatherings—though some also make full packages to-go.

Call Your Mother 
Multiple Locations
This Jew-ish deli will be offering a selection of unique sides and desserts to spice up your  Thanksgiving dinner. Pick and choose between dishes like everything-bagel stuffing or a savory pesto babka loaf, or get all four options for $90. Desserts include chocolate pie, an apple-cranberry cobbler, and a pumpkin pie with candied walnuts. Place your order and schedule your pickup here.     

3221 Mt. Pleasant St., NW
Everything the Mount Pleasant restaurant and bakery is offering for Thanksgiving is portioned for smaller groups or those looking to add to a potluck-style dinner. Patrons can pickup a pound of herb-crusted turkey, baked mac and cheese, and a variety of homemade pies, sides, and toppings. Scroll through the menu options and order here. Pickup is on November 23 from 10 AM to 4 PM.

Farmers Restaurant Group
Multiple locations in DC, MD, and VA
Founding Farmers restaurants always go big—and it’s no different with their holiday menu, which includes options for complete Thanksgiving dinners, “leftover kits,” brunch for the next day, a la carte sides, and more. Full dinners for four include options beyond turkey, including herb-crusted prime rib ($220), honey-glazed ham ($150), or “veggie loaf” ($150)—plus sides and dressings. Pickup will be available on November 23 at various locations, and you can place your order here.

 Happy Gyro 
1509 17th St., NW
Scan through a variety of fancy snacks, unique wines, and ice cream pints from chef Johnny Monis and his team. Order mascarpone-stuffed dates, Jimmy Red cornbread served with bordier butter, pita with tzatziki and other accoutrements (a holdover from the Komi days). Make sure to take a look at Thanksgiving ice cream flavors and suggested pairings. Orders can be placed here and picked up on November 23.

Harvey’s Falls Church 
513 West Broad St., Falls Church
If you’ve got your centerpiece in place, Harvey’s can cover everything else. In addition to cornbread and sage sausage stuffing and garlic scallion mashed potatoes, they’re offering poultry brine kits, stocks, and wines that can help make life easier in the kitchen. Orders can be sent to and pick up is from 9 AM to noon on November 24.

Mount Vernon Inn Restaurant 
3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy., Mount Vernon
What’s more celebratory than getting a Thanksgiving meal prepared on George Washington’s historic estate? The restaurant is offering Thanksgiving takeout packages that include uncooked turkeys (or you can have them roasted for $25) or ready-bake ham, plus sides, pies, and dressings. They come in two sizes: $180 (serves four to six) or $290 (serves eight to ten). Place your order here and pick it up on November 23 from 10 AM to 4 PM. 

Neighborhood Provisions 
Delivery in DC, MD, and VA
Choices abound at the catering division of Neighborhood Restaurant Group. Pick up a whole Thanksgiving dinner for two ($95) or six ($225), or order a selection of ready-to-go appetizers, sides, and pies. Shoppers can also order turkeys a la carte. And why not add on your Thanksgiving wine as well? Orders can be placed here.

Pennyroyal Station
3310 Rhode Island Avenue, Mt. Rainier, Maryland
Chef Jesse Miller is offering an array of indulgent sides for guests to bring home from his popular New American restaurant—including vegetarian and vegan options. Look for biscuits (vegan and regular), pork-braised collard greens, bone marrow mac n’ cheese, sweet potato curry mash, and more. And if you’re not into turkey, a smoked brisket is a good way to go ($80 serves 6 to 8). Orders can be placed here through November 20.

Silver and Sons 
11910 Parklawn Dr., Unit O, Rockville
The popular Mediterranean-American barbecue food truck is offering a family meal featuring a 10-to-12-pound turkey with all the essential fixings like mashed potatoes, roasted vegetable and cranberry sauce for $340 (serves 8). Additionally, you can add mains, sides, and desserts a la carte—including vegetarian items like a mushroom moussaka. Orders can be placed here.

Smokecraft Modern Barbecue
1051 N. Highland St., Arlington  
This Arlington barbecue joint is letting customers pick and choose from an extensive Thanksgiving list of mains and sides. Bring home a smoked turkey ($135) or a prime rib ($200) along with smoked sausage stuffing, duck fat roasted potatoes, and a pecan pie. Pickup is on November 23 from Noon to 8 PM and on November 24 from 8 AM to 1 PM. Place your order here

Thanksgiving To-Go
Sweet potatoes with marshmallow and pecan topping from Smokecraft Modern Barbecue. Photograph courtesy of Andrew Darneille.

Global Spins on Thanksgiving Classics

These restaurants go beyond the traditional roast turkey with flavors from Vietnam, Italy, Lebanon, and beyond.

974 Palmer Alley NW
Chef Amy Brandwein’s Italian restaurant and market at CityCenterDC is offering an a la carte menu to-go. Guests can pick two birds; choose a whole raw chicken, which comes trussed and oven-ready with a pan (serves two for $27) or an 8 to 10 pound organic raw, cider-brined turkey and comes oven-ready with a pan, twine, and cooking instructions ($9 per pound). Add on appetizer platters with cheeses and salumi, and ready-heat sides such as parmesan mashed potatoes or Joan Nathan’s pappardelle kugel. Orders can be placed here by November 18.

Lebanese Taverna 
Multiple Locations in DC, MD, and VA
The contemporary Lebanese restaurant group serves an a la carte holiday menu featuring turkey or prime rib served over a bed of aromatic rice. After you pick a main, choose from a selection of traditional American or Lebanese Thanksgiving sides. Pickup is on Wednesday from 2 to 7 PM and you can order your meal here.  

Moon Rabbit
801 Wharf St., SW
Chef Kevin Tien’s modern Vietnamese restaurant is offering an Asian-American twist on Thanksgiving classics. His menu–which will be available for carryout or dine-in—includes a 10-pound “Peking turkey,” scallion biscuits, fried brussels sprouts, and a sweet potato pie amped up with curry spices. The menu costs $250 (serves four to six) and pickup is from noon to 1:30 PM on November 24. Place your order here.

Osteria Morini 
301 Water St., SE 
The wood-fired Italian restaurant in Navy Yard offers a three course, $130 dinner for two on Thanksgiving. The holiday menu blends American classics like turkey and mashed potatoes with vegetable lasagna and prosciutto-and-mortadella meatballs. Diners can pre-order the meal here.

Paraíso Taqueria
1101 Pennsylvania Ave., SE
Order a takeout package with a little Mexican flare from this Capitol Hill spot. There are two different options for dinner packages that feed four ($160-190), including grilled turkey breast with mole gravy and heirloom blue cornbread, or roasted salmon and a fall salad with butternut squash. You can also order sides, desserts, and drinks a la carte. Pickup is on November 23 from 10:30 AM to 8 PM and you can place your order here.  

RPM Italian 
650 K St., NW
Mt. Vernon Triangle’s modern Italian eatery is putting their own spin on Thanksgiving dishes. Expect classics like turkey breast and stuffing served alongside baked cacio e pepe and spicy broccolini. The menu costs $145 for two and $290 for four. Order your meal here and pick it up on November 23 between noon to 5:30 PM. 

Rumi’s Kitchen 
640 L St., NW
Leave the turkey behind this year, courtesy of Mt. Vernon Triangle’s Persian kitchen, and order a feast that swaps in a whole roasted lamb shoulder accompanied by pickled vegetables, yogurt, and green chili chutney (serves eight to ten). The meal costs $350 and can be ordered here. Pickup is on November 23 from 11:30 AM to 9 PM.

Peter Njoroge
Editorial Fellow