Best Places to Pre-Order a Thanksgiving Meal

Discover the best places to pre-order a Thanksgiving meal for the holiday this year. Make things quick and easy while enjoying good food!

By: Sara Skirboll, Shopping and Trends Expert at The Real Deal Blog

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The Blue Apron Thanksgiving Dinner Kit

This year, Blue Apron is offering their first-ever holiday feast delivery to help you celebrate stress-free. With a mix of meal options featuring main courses, side dishes and desserts, Blue Apron’s Thanksgiving kit features a fun and delicious twist on classic family favorites. You can get a full Southern-inspired turkey dinner or mix-and-match dishes to your preference ($135). These are available to order starting November 2 and will arrive the week of November 23.

Plus, to complete the meal, you can order a hand-selected bundle of red and white wines.

Bob Evans

Bob Evans’ Premium Farmhouse Feast ($125) arrives packed cold and serves up to 10 people. It includes slow-roasted turkey, hickory-smoked ham, bread and celery dressing, corn, mashed potatoes with gravy, rolls, green beans with ham, cranberry relish, macaroni and cheese, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie and apple pie. 

Boston Market

Boston Market can deliver a complete Thanksgiving meal right to your doorstep for various gathering sizes. They can cater to groups ranging from four to six people to as many as 12 people. You can choose from turkey or ham, both complete with sides like mashed potatoes, stuffing and desert ($89.99–$129.99). As always, they are offering Heat & Serve complete dinners available for pre-order and pickup at restaurant locations, as well as à la carte entrées.

Also, their individual Thanksgiving dinners can be ordered the day of, and these include a sliced roasted turkey breast or half signature rotisserie chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable stuf­fing, a dinner roll and a slice of apple or pumpkin pie ($13.99).

Buca di Beppo

If you want an Italian-inspired take on Thanksgiving, Buca di Beppo is the place to go! You can pre-order a meal with sliced turkey, gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. This meal comes in various sizes, with a serving for three people ($69), a feast for six ($138) and more options.

Chart House

This Thanksgiving, order from Chart House’s Thanksgiving to-go menu! You can choose from their famous slow roasted prime rib or turkey dinner ($115) that serves three to four people, or their turkey dinner ($95) with a turkey and sides. Pre-order by November 20 at 3 p.m. and pick it up with contactless curbside pickup.


CookUnity is the first chef-to-consumer meal subscription platform offering more than 200 restaurant-quality, fully-prepared meals from over 37 local, independent and restaurant chefs to weekly subscribers. Starting mid-November, CookUnity’s Thanksgiving meal offerings will be available to be delivered straight to your door. Choose from delicious meals like Red Wine Braised Short Rib with Maple Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Brussels Sprouts with Bacon!

Cracker Barrel Old Country Store

Cracker Barrel’s Heat n’ Serve Holiday Family Meal To-Go ($145) is back this year! It feeds up to 10 people and includes two turkey breasts, cornbread dressing, turkey gravy, cranberry relish, sweet yeast rolls and three sides.


The classic Denny’s Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner Pack ($40) serves four and includes turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce and a choice of side. You can also order a desert for $10.


This year, Dickey’s fans can order individualized holiday box lunches containing slow-smoked carved turkey sandwiches, sides of cornbread dressing, bags of chips and cookies along with a to-go sauce. They are also offering a deluxe version that includes a side of southern-style green beans. Prices vary.

Harry & David The Wow Holiday Meal

Harry & David now offers a Gourmet Turkey Feast ($215) that includes a 10-pound ready-to-heat, oven-roasted turkey, apple sausage stuffing, creamy Brussels sprouts with bacon, brown sugar sweet potatoes and New York-style pumpkin cheesecake. It even comes with their famous turkey gravy and spiced cranberry chutney.

Hickory Farms Premium Turkey Dinner

Hickory Farms is letting you celebrate Thanksgiving with tons of great gifts! Their selection of Thanksgiving baskets and gifts are filled with iconic Hickory Farms flavors that are the perfect way to welcome the season. You can send them to family or enjoy the gifts around the table during your Thanksgiving feast. Prices vary.

Martha Stewart Complete Thanksgiving Sides Bundle at Williams Sonoma

If you’re looking for tasty Thanksgiving sides, Martha Stewart is the perfect answer! This box ($250) contains everything but the turkey! These side dishes are big enough for at least eight people, and you can choose from great options like mushroom, leek and herb stuffing, celery root and Yukon potato puree and cranberry sauce. Plus, dessert!

Omaha Steaks Thanksgiving Dinner

Omaha Steaks has a great build-your-own Thanksgiving Feast deal ($160), with a choice of a ham or turkey, customizable potato, vegetable sides and a dessert. It all comes frozen and can be reheated.

Pasturebird Thanksgiving Chicken Change-Up

Pasturebird’s limited-edition Thanksgiving roast chicken dinner kit (called the Thanksgiving Chicken Change-Up) makes it super easy to have a delicious feast on November 26. The full kit includes a Piment d’Ville chile powder from the Boonville Barn Collective, ENZO Organic Medium Extra Virgin olive oil, a Jacobsen Pure Kosher sea salt and four half Pasturebird chickens ($109).

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