<< Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving Dinner
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
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 $109.99 plus tax. A 8-10 pound boneless turkey breast dinner also available for $129.99 and a 8–10 pound apple glazed ham dinner is available for $109.99. 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 13th.
515 Allegheny Ave., Oakmont
Order your Thanksgiving dinner for 12-15 people from Chelsea Grille for pickup on November 22 (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. 15 at 12:00 p.m.
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. Order by Monday, November 19. 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. Sides available individually, or as a package. Call at least three days in advance.
One Station Square, South Side
Order a full turkey dinner 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 20, 2012, for pickup on Thanksgiving, November 22 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.
510 Market Street, Downtown
Turkey-To-Go dinners from Habitat include herb roasted turkey with gravy, sage and onion stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed Yukon Gold potatoes, green bean casserole with Pennsylvania mushrooms, roasted butternut squash, corn muffins, rolls and butter, homemade apple and pumpkin pies. Reheating and finishing instructions are included. Call (412) 773-8848 to place orders. $195 for four people or $350 for eight people (plus tax/service charge). Pickup from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Thanksgiving day, November 22.
Adams Township, Monroeville and Brentwood
Fully cooked turkey dinners are available for order including a fully-cooked Plainville turkey, herb stuffing, gravy, and cranberry dressing for 10-12 people. A full array of holiday sides and desserts are also available for Thanksgiving order, along with special items such as Holiday Pheasant, Goose, Boneless Turducken and Holiday Duck.
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 between 10:30 a.m. and 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 $279 plus tax ($319 for all organic roast turkey), and must be reserved in advance (by 12 noon, November 18). Homemade desserts are extra. Pick-up on Thanksgiving Day (November 24, 2011) between 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Located in Pine Township, Allegheny County.
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
Place orders through November 19, for chef-made Thanksgiving desserts from Six Penn Kitchen. Choices include pumpkin roulade ($8), pumpkin pie ($8), pecan pie ($10) and apple pie ($12) for pick up by 10 a.m. Nov. 20 or 21. A dollar per item will be donated to Caring for Kids Campaign through the Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh.
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 $189.99. Dinner for 2 (plus a few) $45.99. Vegan Dinner for 2 (plus a few $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 preordered 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!