Thanksgiving Dinner at Home (Without The Work!)

Thanksgiving dinner in the comfort of your own home may be exactly what you need, but that doesn’t mean all the cooking has to be on you! Spare yourself the dishes and clean up by letting others cook for you so you can enjoy your time with your loved ones. These local restaurants and caterers have dinner covered. Now hurry up and order!

Faubourg Montclair (544 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) – The Thanksgiving at Home menu offers two Thanksgiving Dinner packages that serve 3-4 ($225) or 6-8 ($425). 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 mezza platter, roasted salmon, mac & cheese, sweet potato gratin, and more. Pies by Jayce Baudry French Pastry are available for dessert. Email or call to place an order by Friday, November 18.

Ruthies BBQ and Pizza (64 ½ Chestnut Street, Montclair) – A whole hickory smoked turkey is available by weight at $12.50 per pound and comes with gravy. Choose from cornbread dressing, collard greens, 4 cheese mac n’ cheese, whipped potato, roasted brussels sprouts, and cranberry and apricot relish to round out the meal. You can also make selections from the regular catering menu. All orders will be oven ready and available for pick up until Thanksgiving Day.

Sweet T’s Southern Eatery (387 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair) is offering a variety of starters, entrees, sides, and desserts. Entrée options include turkey, short rib, salmon, fried chicken, shrimp and grits, and lasagna. For sides, choose from cornbread dressing, mac and cheese, potato wedges, collard greens and more. Everything is available a la carte, so you can choose the foods your family enjoys most. Order by November 15.

Pineapple Express Barbeque (1 Lackawanna Plaza, Montclair) is offering two Thanksgiving dinner packages. The first is the Goffle Road Smoked Turkey & Giblet Gravy for $195. The second is Texas-style Brisket & Horseradish Sauce for $220. Both packages serve 4-6 people and come with sides including smoked sausage and fennel stuffing, roasted mustardy brussels sprouts, winter salad, orange and cranberry sauce, a fig sourdough loaf, and whipped butter. Orders must be placed by November 18.

Montclair Diner (613 Valley Road, Upper Montclair) – Montclair Diner is offering a Thanksgiving package that feeds 6-7 people for $195.95. Their Thanksgiving package includes a 14-16 lb fried turkey with stuffing/dressing and cranberry sauce. Flavor injections are available for an additional charge. You can also select a glazed spiral ham or baked season chicken instead of turkey, or you can order additional main dishes with the turkey package. The package also includes a choice of a starter, three sides, and a dessert. You can add on additional sides and desserts as well.

Calandra’s Italian Market & Deli (234 Bloomfield Avenue, Caldwell) has two packages available as part of their Thanksgiving Catering Menu. Package one serves 10-12 people and is $425 plus tax. Package two serves 13-20 people and is $575 plus tax. For each package, you’ll have a choice of butter and honey baked turkey breast or honey baked spiral ham. Each package includes salad, vegetables, pasta, a starch, and dessert. Orders must be placed by November 22.

The Barrow House 1296 Van Houten Avenue, Clifton) has a Thanksgiving Day meal package available for $350 that serves 4-6 people. It includes turkey breast, delicata squash salad, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, roasted brussels sprouts, stuffing, gravy, cornbread, and pie. A la carte orders are also available. All orders will be delivered on Wednesday, November 23. Orders must be placed by November 16.

Cafe Moso (307 Orange Road, Montclair) has Thanksgiving holiday packages for $249.99 that feeds six people and features Moso’s famous mac and cheese.

Tia’s Food of Love in Verona has everything you need for your Thanksgiving celebration, from hors d’oeuvres to salads, sides, mains (choice of turkey, ham or stuffed chicken) and of course, desserts! Order online by Friday, November 18.

Custodi Caterers (105 Franklin Street, Belleville) is offering a turkey breast and whole turkey packages. The small packages feed 8-10 people ($215 for breast only and $255 for a whole turkey) and the large feed up to 15 people ($385 for breast only and $395 for a whole turkey). Each package comes with sides, gravy, pie, and cranberry sauce. Side options include three kinds of stuffing, two kinds of mashed potatoes, two kinds of sweet potatoes, and a number of vegetable dishes. Order by November 14.

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