This holiday season, spend less time cooking and more time with family, as restaurants and businesses across the Valley make Thanksgiving dinner easy. Although uncertainty seems like the norm, one thing you can be certain about is that these local business have your back when it comes to serving up a delicious turkey dinner. Traditionalists will not be disappointed, and those looking for unconventional meals have plenty to choose from.
Below is a list of spots that are providing Thanksgiving meals and specials. Order soon — many places have a cut-off time for preorders. And stay posted with each week’s Eight Great Things To Do This Weekend, where we will be including a growing list of local restaurants and businesses.
Artisan Chef Catering Co.
With a full meal set for 15 people, Artisan Chef Catering Co.’s Thanksgiving package is perfect for large families (or families looking to have seconds, thirds and fourths). The full package has everything a turkey dinner needs, including a 22-pound turkey, dinner rolls, homemade gravy, stuffing, mashed potatoes, and much more. The half meal package includes a 14-pound turkey and all the necessary sides (feeds 8). Save room for dessert; there are cream pies, apple crisp and cheesecake! Order by Nov. 18 at (978) 970-0212 or by visiting here.
Buono Bistro Restaurant
With Buono Bistro Restaurant, customers can dine in-house or take their meal to go. Buono’s menu features white and dark meat with traditional stuffing, herbed corn, whipped potatoes and more. Visit here to place your reservations and orders.
Cakes by Erin
Pre-order your favorite Thanksgiving desserts — pumpkin, apple and chocolate cream pie; large and mini cupcakes; and apple cider donut cake — by Nov. 21. These treats are fun, festive and so well crafted you’ll almost feel bad for digging in! Click here for more.
Cobblestones of Lowell
Priced and packaged for two, Cobblestones of Lowell offers everything couples need for Thanksgiving dinner. Start off with a butternut squash bisque with toasted pumpkin seeds, pickled apple and five-spice creme. Then, feast down on a main coarse of roasted turkey with stuffing, gravy, roasted potatoes, dinner rolls and house-made cranberry sauce. After, finish off the night with sweet potato cheesecake. To order or to see a complete Thanksgiving menu click here.
The Common Man
This Thanksgiving, The Common Man is offering you oven-roasted turkey breasts with house-made pan gravy, whole berry cranberry sauce, signature stuffing, country mashed potatoes, sweet bread, pumpkin pie with cinnamon whipped cream and much more. Place your order here by Nov. 20.
Grazie Italian Restaurant
Whether you want to dine in or take out, Grazie has you covered this Thanksgiving. Chow down on carved turkey, butternut squash, green beans, apple pie, cranberry stuffing, buttermilk mashed potatoes, and the list goes on. Place your order or reservation by Nov. 23 at (978) 455-0054 or by visiting here.
The Homestead Restaurant & Tavern
The Homestead Restaurant and Tavern is now accepting Thanksgiving reservations. With a multitude of meal options, there’s something for everyone in this diverse Turkey Day menu. You can make reservations and takeout orders by clicking here.
Jocelyn’s Mediterranean Restaurant & Lounge
Jocelyn’s will be open Thanksgiving Day from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. by reservation only. Dive into some roasted turkey, homemade mashed potatoes, vegetable medley, stuffing, whipped butternut squash, cranberry sauce and pita bread. Orders can be made for take out as well. Visit here to make a reservation.
Mission Oak Grill
This Newburyport-based eatery is offering in-house dining for your Thanksgiving dinner. Book your reservations now to enjoy a selection of savory entrees, decadent desserts and one-of-a-kind company. Mission Oak Grill is offering all the Thanksgiving essentials and more this holiday season. You can make a reservation by clicking here.
The Paddle Inn
The Paddle Inn is offering a Turkey Day package perfect for individuals. Get mashed potatoes and gravy, delicata squash with goat cheese, pomegranate cornbread stuffing, Brussels sprouts with bacon, Paddle Inn dinner rolls with maple butter, and a choice of apple, pumpkin or bourbon pecan pie. Buyers can choose to add a herb-roasted turkey. Order by Nov. 23 at (978) 572-1242 or by visiting here.
Purple Carrot Bread Co.
Purple Carrot Bread Co. wants to bring you fresh home-cooked food that you can simply heat up and serve. The Full Turkey Dinner Meal includes dark and white meat fully roasted and carved, as well as sage turkey gravy, bourbon cranberry sauce, pie (pumpkin, apple or cranberry apple), bread stuffing, and your choice of three additional sides. Order at (978) 455-4188 or by visiting here.
Seaglass Restaurant and Lounge
Seaglass’s Complete Turkey Dinner Package serves 6 to 8 guests and includes Thanksgiving essentials like roasted Brussels sprouts, gravy, mashed potatoes and, of course, plenty of turkey. Seaglass’s special also offers plenty of sides, dinner wines and Chef Harley’s gourmet hot d’oeuvres. Order by Nov. 25 at (978) 462-5800 or by visiting here.
Looking for a fresh and local turkey for Thanksgiving? Shaw Farm has what you need. These hormone-free, farm-fresh birds are from Jordan Farm in Rutland, Mass. To preorder yours by Nov. 19, visit here.
Simply Elegant Catering
If you’re looking for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, look no further than Simply Elegant Catering. Ready to feed six people, this meal package includes all of the classics: mashed potatoes, butternut squash, glazed carrots, dinner rolls, and a 12-pound roasted turkey with traditional stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce. Save room for pumpkin pie and bread pudding. Order by Nov. 20 at (978) 372-7329 or by visiting here.
For traditionalists, the Whole Roasted Turkey Dinner includes a carved 12-pound roasted turkey, insalata mista, maple-roasted sweet potatoes, mascarpone whipped potatoes, and more (feeds 6-8 people). Tuscan Market’s Standout sides showcase an artisan Italian twist with prosciutto-stuffed shells, green beans with almonds, and acorn squash cups with sage crema. Order by Nov. 23 at (603) 912-5467 or by visiting here.
Andover Classic Wines
No Thanksgiving meal is complete without wine. Just for the holidays, use promo code THANKSMVM for $5 off your next $50+ purchase at Andover Classic Wines. You can visit here to see a full selection.