The Best Places in Los Angeles for Thanksgiving Dinner to Go

During Thanksgiving, even if you love to cook, sometimes you would rather spend more quality time with family and friends than in the kitchen, stressing over the internal temperature of the bird in the oven. Other times the idea of the pile of post-meal dishes feels simply like too much work. If ever there was a year to hang up the apron and pick up the phone to order a Thanksgiving feast, 2018 would be it. This year, why not celebrate the holiday in the comfort of your own home without spending all day preparing, slicing, and mixing? All of the restaurants and stores below offer holiday meals for any size party at a wide variety of price points. All you’ll have to do is heat and serve.

Loreto’s Fried Turkey
If, for your family, it’s all about the turkey then you may want to try a popular fried turkey from Loreto’s. Each turkey is “seasoned and then deep-fried whole in 100% peanut oil.” Be sure to contact them before the holiday to ensure availability.
Price: $75 for a 15 pound turkey.
Barrel & Ashes
Studio City
The BBQ outpost is going full-on comfort food for this year’s Thanksgiving menu, offering the full spread à la carte and brimming with hearty classics. Opt for an entire smoked turkey, then fill your table with hoe-cake stuffing, green bean casserole, mac and cheese, candied sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes and more, for an indulgent and smoky Southern feast.
Price: whole turkey, $80; sides, $10-$45; whole pumpkin pie or apple crisp, $35
The Main Course
10509 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90064
One of the entrees The Main Course is known for is its “American Fresh Roast Turkey Dinner.” They describe it as “Thanksgiving dinner every day,” complete with mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, broccoli, and carrots. Also on the menu are $30 sides of mashed potatoes, vegetables, and more for $30. And they feed 10.
Price: $65 per dinner. $30 for sides that serve 10.
Santa Monica
You deserve to indulge AND feel good about it. By far the priciest option on this list, Belcampo’s so-called “Luxegiving” is the year’s most decadent dinner, with a full spread for up to 14 people and a bottle of champagne. Begin with a Belcampo-made charcuterie board, then follow that with a menu of butternut squash soup; kale salad; a roasted 20-to-26-pound Belcampo Farms turkey; truffled mashed potatoes; mustard-and-whiskey-braised Brussels sprouts with guanciale; green bean casserole with a trumpet mushroom Béchamel; and both a pumpkin pie and pecan pie, among other dishes.
Price: $759.95
Harissa Restaurant
Put an entirely kosher and dairy-free meal on the table with a little help from Fairfax’s Harissa Restaurant (formerly calledGot Kosher?) This Tunisian and Moroccan restaurant is preparing a prixe-fixe meal that includes salt-roasted turkey with rosemary pan gravy; cranberry sauce with orange, almonds and dates; spinach gratin; roasted vegetables; pretzel rolls; apple, pecan and cranberry cornbread stuffing; and three choices of dessert. There are even plant-based alternatives to the turkey, which makes this a killer vegan option.
Price: $40 per person
Huckleberry Cafe
Santa Monica
Chef Erin Eastland and head baker Zoe Nathan teamed up for a hearty, traditional feast this year. 
They offer a large Thanksgiving menu including bread from Milo and Olive, organic turkey, braised brisket, yukon gold smashed potatoes, garlic roasted broccoli, and an assortment of pies including gluten free. All catering orders must be placed by 5 pm on Thursday Nov. 15th and picked up between 9 am and noon on Thursday, November 22nd.
See the full menu here.
Price: Turkey leg and thigh for 3-4, $55; turkey breast for 4-6, $70; turkey breast for 8-10, $140; brisket for 4-6, $75; brisket for 8-10, $145; sides $5-$60; whole pies $45-$55

Lawry’s the Prime Rib
Beverly Hills
Prime-rib and spice institution Lawry’s offers a full Thanksgiving feast that has a little something for all. Opt for turkey or prime rib, whether you’re buying your mains à la carte or as part of a family-style meal. Then add your sides, including the options of Yorkshire pudding batter, extra jus, creamed spinach, mashed potatoes, whipped horseradish, creamed corn, cranberry sauce and cornbread stuffing.
Price: Family-style turkey dinner, 10-12, $255; family-style prime-rib dinner, six-eight, $300; family-style prime-rib dinner, 12-15, $495; sides $3-$20; whole pie, $25

Santa Monica
No matter your party size, the talented team behind the all-day café and the moody, seasonal Santa Monica restaurant is cooking up herb-roasted turkey breast with cranberry sauce and gravy, plus sides for varying party sizes, including maple-and-bacon Brussels sprouts; garlic mashed potatoes; green bean casserole; and chestnut, apple and cranberry stuffing. Don’t miss dessert options, nor the gourmet cheese platter add-on.
Price: turkey for 4, $190; turkey for 8, $350; sides, $35-$50; salads $40-$75; whole pies or pumpkin bread pudding, $40

Maple Block Meat Co.
Culver City
The Culver City BBQ restaurant will be offering whole wood-smoked, all-natural, free-range, antibiotic-free turkeys in three sizes, so you’re covered no matter your party size. And hey, if you order the largest —a 17-to-18-pound bird— you’ll probably have some for Thanksgiving leftover sandwiches the next day. Sides include cornbread-and-sausage stuffing; buttermilk biscuits with whipped honey butter; roasted root vegetables; braised greens; and of course the dessert, chocolate bread pudding.
Price: turkey, 12-14 pounds, $217; turkey, 15-16 pounds, $252; turkey, 17-18 pounds, $276; sides, $14.50-$90; dessert, $45-$90

The Larder
San Vicente
Families can order a complete Thanksgiving dinner that serves 8 and includes an oven-ready brined organic Diestel turkey, traditional stuffing, vegetables, Larder Baking Co. rolls, a pumpkin pie and a pecan tart.
Price: $75 per person.

Wexler’s Deli
Downtown Historic Core
This Thanksgiving, they’re offering an entire 10-to-12-person dinner that includes an entire smoked turkey, challah stuffing, gravy, salad, squash soup and cheesy pull-apart rolls.
Price: Smoked bird Thanksgiving Dinner, $350; whole-pie add-on, $40

Choose between the more traditional brined-and-spatchcocked turkey with mashed potatoes and gravy, or opt for the salmon with cauliflower cream and romanesco. Either way, you’ll also enjoy kale salad, squash soup, cranberry sauce, chestnut stuffing and roasted root vegetables, and to top it all off, a pumpkin-and-banana bundt cake.
Price: dinner for 2, $250; dinner for 4, $300; dinner for 6, $450

Joan’s on Third
two locations: Studio City and Third Street
At Joan’s on 3rd, you can pick and choose from their Thanksgiving menu so your family can get all their favorites. Choose from hors d’oeuvres, soup and salad, a large list of side dishes, oven roasted turkey, and desserts. The deadline for ordering is Friday, November 16th at noon. Joan’s will be closed on Thanksgiving day (pick-up will be on Wednesday, November 21st).

several locations including Silver Lake
Gelson’s offers several Thanksgiving meal options so whether you’re hosting a holiday meal for 2 or 12, you can find what you need on Gelson’s Thanksgiving meal menu. And, you also have the option of ordering items a la carte, so if your family is bringing the side dishes and desserts, you can just order the turkey.
Bristol Farms
several locations including West Hollywood
You can order your Bristol Farms Thanksgiving meal online or in a store. All Bristol Farms turkeys come from a farm in California’s Central Valley. They are raised free to roam and are free of any hormones or antibiotics. But, if your family would prefer something besides turkey, Bristol Farms also offers hams and prime dry-aged beef as well. Don’t forget the side dishes and of course dessert, such as apple cobbler or pumpkin crumb.
several locations including Eagle Rock
Sprouts offers both a classic turkey dinner and a Spiral Sliced Ham meal if ham for Thanksgiving is more up your alley. And that’s not all. They also have a USDA Choice Beef Rib Roast Meal. What sets Sprouts dinners apart is they include healthy sides. The Beef Rib Roast includes Scalloped Potatoes, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Creamed Kale & Spinach, and  Creamy Cauliflower. The turkey dinner includesSprouts Natural, Fully Cooked Whole Turkey, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Homestyle Stuffing, Creamed Kale & Spinach, Homestyle Gravy, Cranberry Sauce and Hawaiian Dinner Rolls. The dinners are fit for 4-6 and range in price from $69 to $79.
several locations including Glendale
Load your holiday table with a perfect roast turkey, no antibiotics, ever. Comes complete with classic favorite sides for your holiday meal. Always reliable, Whole Foods is offering a Roasted Turkey Breast Dinner for 4 at $69.95 and a much heartier Classic Roasted Turkey Dinner for 8 at $119.95. Classic Roast Turkey, Creamy Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans with Crispy Garlic and Parsley, Traditional Herb Stuffing, Holiday Turkey Gravy, and Cranberry Orange Sauce that is sweet, tart, and sublime
Have a wonderful Thanksgiving! Be sure to call ahead to confirm pricing and availability!

Jacqueline Tager | CalBre#: 1476997
jacqueline.tager@sothebyshomes | (323) 697-3040
Sotheby’s International Realty – Los Feliz Brokerage
1801 N Hillhurst Avenue Los Angeles, CA 90027

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