Home For The Holiday: Where To Order Your Thanksgiving Meal

If ever there was a year to break out of the norm for Thanksgiving, this is it. With a pandemic keeping us home for the holidays, plenty of local restaurants are preparing delicious Thanksgiving takeout dinner options with all the fixings to make your holiday festive and delicious.

We are thankful for our local restaurants and here’s an opportunity to show them some love, too. Order for your family meal and have a stress-free holiday or order a meal with all the fixings for a homebound relative you can’t sit down with in person.

Fitzgerald’s 1928 (13 Herman Street, Glen Ridge) – This Thanksgiving Dinner package includes a 14lb turkey and a choice of four sides from a list include all the classics. The meal is $150 and feeds 6-8 people. Orders must be placed by 11/13.

Ruthies BBQ and Pizza (64 ½ Chestnut Street, Montclair) – There are many options to choose from and because everything is sold by weight, you can choose how much or how little you need. Hickory smoked turkey is available; choose from a whole bird, half bird, or sliced portions, ranging from $8-$16 per pound. Gravy is included. Other menu selections include Louisiana Corn Bread Dressing, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Salmon Pastrami, Mac N’ Cheese, Collard Greens and more. Dessert is also available.  Get your order in early by calling or emailing. 

Sal’s Gastronomia (104 Walnut, Montclair) has a host of delicious side dishes to compliment your Thanksgiving turkey, including stuffing, as well as salads and desserts! Email your order to salstogoorders@gmail.com.

Faubourg Montclair (544 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) – The Thanksgiving at Home menu offers two Thanksgiving Dinner packages that serve 3-4 ($200) or 6-8 ($395). These packages include butternut squash soup, roasted turkey with stuffing, cranberry chutney, and gravy, fall vegetable fricassee, and pommes puree. Appetizer, entrée, and side add-ons are available and include shrimp cocktail, beef tenderloin, brussels sprouts, green bean casserole, and more. Finish off the meal with dessert; choose from a selection of pies, ice cream, and sorbet. Email or call to place an order by 11/18.

Montclair Diner (613 Valley Road, Upper Montclair) – Montclair Diner can “bring a taste of Southern & Caribbean Style Flavor.” Their Thanksgiving package includes a 12-15lb turkey with stuffing/dressing and cranberry sauce. Choose from a selection of starters, sides, and desserts. This package serves 6-7 and is $175.95 plus tax and gratuity. Additional main entrees include glazed spiral ham, seasoned chicken, or roasted pork. You can add on additional sides and desserts, as well. Orders must be placed by 11/22.

The Barrow House (1296 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton) – Choose between two packages, one for 4-6 guests ($145) and one for 8-10 guests ($250). Packages include gravy, cranberry sauce, carrots, stuffing, mashed potatoes, string beans and apple pie. Additional sides are available. There are also wine packages for $75-$100. Orders must be placed by 11/20.

Tia’s Food of Love (638 Bloomfield Avenue, Verona) – You have your choice of a wide variety of appetizers, main dishes, sides, and desserts from the a la carte menu, including whole oven-ready or cooked turkeys. Or select the Thanksgiving Dinner Package that feeds 4-6 for $249 and includes a choice of appetizers, main dishes, sides, and desserts as well. Orders must be placed by 11/19.

Cafe Giotto (42 Church Street, Montclair) – If turkey isn’t your thing and you’d like to go a different route altogether, Cafe Giotto is offering appetizers, entrees, sides, and dessert. Entree options include vegetable lasagna, lasagna bolognese, and chicken with mushrooms. Order by 11/20.

In the Company of Yum – If you’re looking for something a little smaller than the full turkey dinner, In the Company of Yum is offering a selection of savory pies for Thanksgiving. Choose from Southern Tomato Cheese, Quiche Florentine, Quiche Lorraine, or Turkey Pot Pie. Savory pies start at $32. There’s also a large selection of dessert pies available.

Montclair Bread (16 Label Street, Montclair) – Order from a selection of breads, rolls, and side dishes including green bean casserole, mac & cheese, candied yams, and roasted root vegetables. Stuffing bread bags are available, as is a large selection of doughnuts and pies for dessert. Order by 11/20 at 10:00 AM.

Ariane Kitchen and Bar (706 Bloomfield Ave., Verona) is offering everything but the bird to round out your Thanksgiving meal. Email your order to iwant2b@arianekb.com by Tuesday, November 24, for a Thursday at noon pick up.

La Rocca (21 Midland Ave., Montclair) is also offering a takeout menu for Thanksgiving; take a break from those labor-intensive side dishes and order a sweet potato gratin or mixed roasted root vegetables, brussel sprouts, roasted onion and cranberries. Of course, you can always add a tray of lasagna, too. Call 973-746-0707 to order.

Allegory at The MC Hotel is offering a Thanksgiving feast to go ($250; serves 6 guests) Call 973-329-5500 or email allegory@themchotel.com to order.

Custodi Caterers (551 Franklin Avenue, Nutley) – Custodi Caterers Thanksgiving 2020 will offer fresh whole roasted or sliced turkey specials that include stuffing, gravy, and a side dish. Prices range from $150 – $250. Appetizers, side dishes, soups, and desserts are also available a la carte.


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