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Best Places To Get Thanksgiving Take-Out Dinner in LA

If you want to celebrate Thanksgiving in the comfort of your own home, without spending a great deal of time preparing and cooking, consider getting Thanksgiving to-go. Several restaurants, markets, and speciality shops offer an extensive Thanksgiving menu allowing you to enjoy your ideal Thanksgiving feast — and all you have to do is heat and serve.

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Thanksgiving To Go at Bottega Louie

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Thanksgiving To Go
Bottega Louie
700 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90017

Bottega Louie will provide you with an elegant Thanksgiving meal without the work involved. Their “Thanksgiving To Go” menu features Diestel Ranch free range organic turkeys, house made pies, and a variety of side dishes. Orders can be made online or over the phone.

Maple Block Meat Co.
3973 Sepulveda Blvd., Culver City, CA 90230

Families can order their wood-smoked Thanksgiving turkeys from Maple Block Meat Co. These special turkeys were raised in California without antibiotics, steroids, or growth stimulants. You can also choose to add on from a variety of sides (offered in a small tray and large tray size). Check the website for complete details.

Bristol Farms
several locations including
9039 Beverly Blvd., West Hollywood, CA 90048

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
2725 Hyperion Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027

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.

Joan’s on Third
two locations: 12059 Ventura Place, Studio City, CA 91604 and
8350 W. 3rd St., Los Angeles, CA 90048

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. Joan’s will be closed on Thanksgiving day (pick-up will be on Wednesday, November 23rd).

Huckleberry Cafe
1014 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, CA 90401

Huckleberry Cafe in Santa Monica wants to help make Thanksgiving dinner easier for you and your family. They offer a large Thanksgiving menu including side dishes (available in small, medium, and large sizes); breads, rolls, and biscuits; desserts; and of course, turkey.

Loreto’s Fried Turkey
983 W. Compton Blvd., Compton, CA 90220

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.

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. If you’re looking for the traditional Thanksgiving taste without the fuss, this may be the place for you.

Boston Market
several locations including
4320 Riverside Dr., Burbank, CA 91505

Boston Market offers Thanksgiving meals designed for 4 to 12 guests. They offer turkey or ham options. You can select from a complete holiday meal or create your own holiday meal, ordering a la carte from a large variety of appetizers, side dishes, and desserts.

HoneyBaked Ham
several locations including
547 N. Glendale Ave., Glendale, CA 91206

You can either select a traditional turkey or go a different route and opt for a HoneyBaked ham. Holiday dinner options vary depending on how many you’re planning on serving, if you prefer just the star of the show (the ham or the turkey), or if you’re also needing the side dishes and dessert. Check the website for additional information.



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