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If you're not quite ready to give up the tradition of Thanksgiving Dinner at home, but still hate all the fuss and mess, why not try Thanksgiving dinner "to go"? There are a few places in Pittsburgh which will, with advance reservation, prepare a full Thanksgiving Dinner for you and your guests, ready for you to pick up on Thanksgiving Day. How cool is that?

Thanksgiving Dinner to Go

Chelsea Grille
515 Allegheny Ave., Oakmont
Order your Thanksgiving dinner for 12-15 people from Chelsea Grille for pickup on November 28 (Thanksgiving Day) between 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Whole turkeys will be fully cooked and all sides are oven ready. Field greens and romaine salad with dried cranberries and walnuts, traditional mashed potatoes and stuffing, cranberry orange relish, your choice of another side vegetable, roast turkey, gravy and rolls. $279.00 plus tax for a dinner that serves 12-15. Order by Thursday, Nov. 21 at 12:00 p.m.

2 Fine Caterers
119 State Street, Speers
Two great restaurants -- The Back Porch restaurant and Speers Street Grill -- have come together together to form 2 Fine Caterers. Their Thanksgiving Dinner Special includes a 12-14 pound turkey and all the trimmings (serves up to 10 people) for $120 plus tax. A 8-10 pound boneless turkey breast dinner also available for $135 and a 10 pound apple glazed ham dinner is available for $115 plus tax. Pumpkin pie is not included in the package price. Available for pickup on Thanksgiving Day in Upper Speers, PA, 30 miles south of Pittsburgh near the Mon River. Order by November 19th.

1 Wexford Square, Wexford
This charming European-inspired restaurant will prepare a complete gourmet Thanksgiving dinner for you, and have it ready to pick up on Thanksgiving day. $159 for 8-10 people; $209 for 12-14 people; $259 for 18-20 people. Pick up items on Thanksgiving at 11:00 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. or 3:00 p.m.

Giant Eagle Market District
Various Pittsburgh locations
The chef at Giant Eagle Market District locations can put your entire Thanksgiving meal on the table for you, including a 10-12 pound fully-cooked turkey, stuffing, mashed potates, green bean casserole, green beans almondine, carrot souffle, cranberry orange sauce and pumpkin pie. Don't need the entire meal? You can order just the turkey if you wish, and sides are also available individually, or as a package. Order by November 21 and pick up at your convenience November 22-28.

Grand Concourse
One Station Square, South Side
Order a full turkey "Feast to Go" for 10-12 people, including a 20-pound turkey, cornbread stuffing, giblet gravy, cranberry sauce, whipped potatoes, candied sweet potatoes, marinated vegetable salad, spaghetti squash, house made bread and desserts. $250 includes tax and all fees. Order by November 26, 2013, for pickup on Thanksgiving, November 28 between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.

1922 Murray Avenue, Pittsburgh
Gullifty's is closed for Thanksgiving this year, but their award-winning desserts can still grace your holiday table. Call in your order a few days in advance, and they'll prepare your desserts just the way you want them.

Habitat Restaurant
510 Market Street, Downtown
Turkey-To-Go dinners from Habitat include herb roasted turkey with traditional bread stuffing, sage pan gravy, cranberry sauce, mashed Yukon Gold potatoes, seasonal baby vegetables, butternut squash and apple cider bisque, corn muffins, rolls and butter, and homemade miniature pumpkin, pecan, or apple pies. Reheating and finishing instructions are included. They even offer a "Turkey Hotline!" Call (412) 773-8848 to place orders. $75 for two people, $140 for four people, $198 for six people, and $295 for ten people (plus tax/service charge). Pickup in the Fairmont Driveway between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving day.

McGinnis Sisters
Adams Township, Monroeville and Brentwood
Fully cooked turkey dinners are available for order including a fully-cooked Plainville Farms turkey, herb stuffing, gravy, and cranberry relish for 10-12 people. A full array of holiday sides and desserts are also available for Thanksgiving order.

Michael's Restaurant & Lounge
Part of the Baldwin community for nearly 50 years, Michael's offers a popular Holiday-by-the-pan menu. Orders must be placed and paid for one week in advance. Pickup at 12:30 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Half pans serve 12 people and Full pans serve 24. Options include roasted sliced turkey, sliced ham, stuffing, mashed potatoes, candied yams, scalloped potatoes, buttered corn, green beans and salad. Prices range from $10 for a half-pan of veggies or stuffing, to $99 for a full-pan of roasted sliced turkey.

The Pines Tavern
6050 Route 8, Bakerstown
The Pines Tavern is once again offering their traditional Thanksgiving to Go. A dinner serving 12-15 guests is $295 plus tax for a whole 16–18 lb organic fresh cooked turkey or a 10–11 lb boneless cooked turkey breast and all the trimmings, and must be reserved in advance (by 12 noon, November 21). Homemade desserts are extra. Pick-up on Thanksgiving Day (November 28, 2013) between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Located in Pine Township, Allegheny County.

Rania's Catering
Mt. Lebanon
Seasoned, ready-to-roast turkeys, holiday soups including seafood bisque and wild mushroom, whipped or garlic mashed potatoes, cranberry mold or relish and vegetables are available to put together your personalized Thanksgiving dinner. Each dish is ordered separately.

Six Penn Kitchen
Downtown Pittsburgh
Stop in or call to place an order for chef-made Thanksgiving desserts from Six Penn Kitchen. Choices include pumpkin roulade, pumpkin pie, pecan pie and apple pie for pick up the week of Thanksgiving.

Whole Foods
5880 Centre Avenue, East Liberty
Stop by Whole Foods in East Liberty to pre-order your Thanksgiving dinner, including an option to order Thanksgiving dinner for two. You can also place your order online! Free-range, uncooked turkey in aluminum pan all ready to pop in your oven, plus traditional holiday sides and a pie for dessert. Dinner for 6–8 $119.99 (organic $129.99). Dinner for 12-16 $199.99. Dinner for 2 (plus a few) $45.99. Vegan Dinner for 2 (plus a few $39.99). "Health Starts Here" Dinner for four $$39.99. A-la-carte ordering is also available with a nice selection of entrees, sides, soups, starters and desserts.

The Wooden Nickel
Thanksgiving dinner for 8 is available for $99 including a whole turkey, pumpkin pie, apple pie and trimmings. Dinner must be pre-ordered by November 24 and picked up by 4:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving day. You can also pick up the day before by request only.

Best wishes for a delicious Thanksgiving Dinner!

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