If spending the day in the kitchen isn’t your idea of a holiday, be thankful that you might not have to prepare your own meal this Thanksgiving. Miami has myriad options: Consider ordering a pre-cooked Thanksgiving dinner from a grocery store or one of your favorite restaurants.
You can order a full Thanksgiving meal to-go, or sometimes just individual dishes, from the stores and restaurants below. In some cases, dinners can be picked up hot and ready to serve, while in other cases they may come cold, needing to be cooked or reheated. Either way, your feast will take way less preparation than if you made it all from scratch.
Some venues let you order Thanksgiving dinner online; for others, you might need to call or place an order in person.
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If you’d rather skip cleanup as well, here’s a list of restaurants that are open for dine-in on Thanksgiving. If you decide to eat out, plan to make your reservations quickly as restaurants often fill up fast.
Please note that the prices and offerings for these to-go meals may vary by location. We will continue to add to this list as more grocery stores and restaurants announce their Thanksgiving plans.
Which stores sell pre-cooked Thanksgiving dinner?
$104.99 (order by Nov. 19 for a $15 discount)
Schwan’s 8-person Thanksgiving meal includes 2.25 pounds of turkey breast, creamy mashed potatoes and gravy, roasted sweet potatoes, whole green beans, corn, southern-style biscuit dough, a traditional pumpkin pie, an old fashioned apple pie, and classic vanilla ice cream.
A membership is required to order. The meal will be shipped to you frozen. Orders will only ship Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday for Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday delivery. Any order placed after 12 p.m. on Wednesday will be delivered the following Monday.
Whole Foods is offering a festive feast for 12 featuring a classic roast whole turkey, spiral sliced ham with maple-bourbon glaze, green beans with roasted shallots, creamed spinach and kale, roasted butternut squash with cranberries and sage, creamy mashed potatoes, traditional herb stuffing, gravy, cranberry orange sauce, brioche rolls, apple pie, and pumpkin pie.
They’ll also have other Thanksgiving dinner packages available, including a paleo-friendly turkey dinner, a vegan meal, a prime rib dinner, and other variations on the turkey and ham dinner. Pick-up days for Thanksgiving will be November 19 and 26. All orders must be placed 48 hours ahead of pick-up time.
Which restaurants offer prepared Thanksgiving dinner to-go?
Unless otherwise noted, restaurants offering fully cooked Thanksgiving meals for pickup will also be open on Thanksgiving day for in-person dining.
Boston Market is offering a Turkey Dinner meal with a whole roasted turkey, spinach artichoke dip and crackers, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable stuffing, cranberry walnut relish, 12 dinner rolls, an apple pie, and a pumpkin pie. Other variations and options are available, including turkey breast meals and a a la carte items.
Meals are heat-and-serve, and can be picked up the week of Thanksgiving. Delivery options are also available.
The Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go features sliced white meat turkey, homestyle gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, and add-on Italian favorites. There’s also an option for a small dinner that serves 3 for $68.99.
Pick-up times are available between November 23 and 26. Hot or cold pick-up is available.
Serves up to 10
Cracker Barrel’s Heat ‘n’ Serve Holiday Family Meal includes two oven-roasted turkey breasts, dressing, gravy, cranberry relish, choice of three country sides, yeast rolls, a pumpkin pie, and a pecan pie. They’re also offering other to-go meals that serve 8-10, with ham, for $139.99, and another turkey dinner that serves 4-6, available for $69.99.
The meals will be available for pick-up November 21 to November 29. If you schedule your pick-up for November 23 or 24, you’ll receive a free $10 bonus gift card (valid in January and February 2021).
$45 per person
Fleming’s is offering a three-course Thanksgiving carry-out meal that includes individual entrées, and family-style salad, sides, and dessert. You can also order a large party meal that serves 12 people with items priced individually.
Call your local restaurant for information on pick-up dates and times.
Serves up to 10
This year, Popeyes is offering a pre-cooked, hand-rubbed Cajun style turkey breast for Thanksgiving dinner. They’ll also have a la carte side items available for order, including their mashed potatoes and gravy.
Most stores are currently taking pre-orders for both turkeys and sides. Call or visit your local restaurant to learn more.
The Take-Home Feast features your choice of salad, oven-roasted turkey breast, sausage and herb stuffing, homemade turkey gravy, cranberry relish, choice of one side, and four personal pumpkin cheesecakes. A la carte sides and salads are also available for order.
The Doral location, at 10740 NW 74th St., is promoting a Thanksgiving offer that includes:
- 12-14 lb. turkey … $45
- 20-24 lb. turkey … $85
- Combo featuring a 12-14 lb. turkey, 10 tamales, a “pan de jamon” (Christmas bread filled with ham, raisins and more), and one cheesecake … $179.99
You’ll want to check with other locations to see if these same holiday deals are available.
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