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Thanksgiving Turkey To Go in the Washington DC Area

Take Out Turkey and All the Trimmings

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Why spend hours slaving away in the kitchen? The Washington DC area has several restaurants and gourmet food shops that offer a complete Thanksgiving turkey dinner to go. You can pick up delicious dishes professionally prepared and spend the day with your guests, not stuck in the kitchen. Most locations require you to reserve your meal in advance.

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Georgia Browns
950 15th Street, NW Washington, DC (202) 393-4499. Pre-order turkey and all the trimmings from the popular restaurant specializing in Southern hospitality.

BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant
4883 MacArthur Boulevard, NW Washington DC. (202) 342-9101. Order a full Thanksgiving feast to go. A variety of gourmet dishes are available.

Pearl Dive Oyster Palace
1612 14th Street, NW, Washington, DC (202) 986-8778. A five-course catered meal is available as well as a wide range of options for every at-home need. Orders must be placed by November 25th and picked up on November 26th or 27th. Complete this form to place your order.

Acadiana Restaurant
901 New York Ave NW, Washington, DC (202) 408-8804. Thanksgiving Dinner for Eight includes a 16- to 18-pound roasted or fried Cajun-style Turkey, choice of Giblet or Eggplant Gravy, any four sides, a Pumpkin or Pecan Pie, and Acadiana’s famous Biscuits with House-made Pepper Jelly. Full dinner $175, or simply the bird for $105. All items are also available à la carte starting at $12. Orders due before 5PM on Thursday, November 21.

Blue Duck Tavern
Park Hyatt,  24 & M Streets, NW, Washington, DC (202) 419-6620. Three-star feast to-go (feeds 6-8 people) includes a 10 to12 pound free-range roasted turkey, two freshly baked breads, four traditional sides from the award-winning restaurant’s menu and a pumpkin or apple pie.  Priced at $300 (excluding tax and gratuity). Orders must be placed by November 23.

Carmines
425 7th Street NW Washington, DC (202) 737-7770. The legendary New York City family-style Italian restaurant offers a hearty feast with all the trimmings for $225 (serves 8-10). Eat in the restaurant or have it delivered.

Hill Country Barbecue Market - 410 7th St. NW Washington DC. (202) 556-2044 or email events@hillcountrywdc.com. Thanksgiving Pick-Up Service. The menu features turkeys brined, rubbed with Hill Country’s signature spice blend, and smoked low and slow for that classic holiday flavor with a Texan twist. A Thanksgiving feast for 9-12 people includes a whole Pit-Smoked Turkey (14-16lbs), Cornbread with Ancho-Honey Butter, four sides (64oz. each), and two pies for $275, with a similar offering for 5-8 people for $195. Meats, sides, and desserts can be purchased separately for carryout. Orders must be placed by Friday, November 22.

Balduccis
Three locations in the DC Area: 10323 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD (301) 564-3100. 600 Franklin Street Alexandria, VA (703) 549-6611, 6655 Old Dominion Drive McLean, VA (703) 448-3828. The Thanksgiving menu showcases traditional turkey and a selection of modern side dishes and desserts.

HoneyBaked Ham
Many locations in Maryland and Virginia. Known for their cooked hams, during the holiday season, you can also order a fully-cooked whole turkey, oven-roasted or smoked. Side dishes and desserts are also available.

Wegmans
The popular grocery store offers a wide range of holiday fixings for small and large parties.  Local locations include Germantown, Columbia, Frederick, Crofton, Fairfax, Sterling, Woodbridge, and Leesburg.

Safeway
Many locations throughout the Washington DC Area. Safeway offers several different heat and serve turkey dinners with side dishes and desserts.

Whole Foods Market
Many locations throughout the Washington DC Area. The organic food store offers complete Thanksgiving dinners with an organic turkey with the traditional trimmings stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, and cranberry sauce. Orders can be placed in person at each store, over the phone, or online.

Ritz Carlton Tysons
1700 Tysons Boulevard, McLean, Virginia. (703) 506-4300. Thanksgiving Turkey To-Go, $295 plus tax, serves 6 guests, pick up on Thanksgiving between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

Willard Hotel
Willard on Wings Thanksgiving Takeaway, Willard Hotel, 1401 Pennsylvania Ave., NW Washington, DC. This carry-out holiday feast includes a 10- to 12-pound or 18- to 20-pound turkey (serving four to six people for $320, or eight to ten for $425) with cranberry sauce and gravy, four side dishes, freshly baked rolls and pies. To order, please call (202) 637-7350.

Fairmont Washington, DC, Georgetown
The Fairmont is offering Turkeys To-Go. Thanksgiving dinners are $75 for two, $140 for four and $195 for six people.  Dinner for 10 is $295.  Additional ala carte items are also available.  Orders must be placed by Monday, November 25, 2013. Call (202) 457-5020 to place orders.


Assaggi Mozzarella Bar, 4838 Bethesda Avenue in Bethesda, MD, and its sister restaurant Assaggi Osteria,, 6641 Old Dominion Drive in McLean, VA will offer three Thanksgiving feasts “to go.” Guests can choose from three pre-cooked options: the Italian Roasted Turkey Dinner; Italian Roasted Turkey Breast (only) Dinner, and the Italian Style Turkey Dinner Three-Ways. The “to go” menus are priced at $180, $140 and $210, and serve between six and eight people. Each “to go” menu also includes a choice of dinner rolls, two condiments, three sides and one dessert. Desserts can also be ordered a la carte, and are priced between $25 and $30 each. All “to go” orders must be placed by close of business on Wednesday, November 14.

Maggie’s Downtown Bakery & BBQ
Complete Thanksgiving dinner for pick up includes: Wood smoked turkey, sourdough sausage stuffing, bourbon-glazed sweet potatoes, garlic mashed potatoes and green bean casserole. Meals also include choice of dessert: pumpkin cheesecake, chocolate cream pie, pecan pie and chocolate pecan pie. Three sizes available from 4-18 people. Reserve by November 21st. Pricing: 4 person meal - $175, 10-12 person meal -$355, 15-18 person meal - $425. Orders can be placed online or by emailing orders@maggiesdowntown.com.

Lansdowne Resort
44050 Woodridge Pkwy, Leesburg, VA (703) 726-1449. Family Style Dinner with turkey, sides and dessert. $175.00. Pre-payment required.  Pick up time 11:00 a.m. or 3:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. 

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