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Christmas Dinner Takeout in Los Angeles: Best Choices

Updated for 2023

Christmas dinner can be fun and fancy, and let’s face it — it can be a lot of work, too. So why not give yourself a gift this year and get takeout? We’re not talking about fast food. Many terrific restaurants in Los Angeles are offering their signature meals to go.

And don’t worry about missing out on tradition, because there are so many cuisines to choose from. In fact, we think you’ll have so many great options on this list, you may just start a new family tradition.

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Plus, since contactless delivery is now the gold standard, you may not even have to leave your house! Enjoy Christmas Dinner this year, no matter who does the cooking.

Holiday Ordering at Lazy Acres
Multiple Locations in SoCal including:
Los Feliz, 1841 N. Western Ave. 90027
Long Beach, 2080 N. Bellflower Blvd. 90815
Hermosa Beach, 2510 Pacific Coast Highway 90254

Enjoy a relaxed holiday season with Lazy Acres! Our menu features responsibly-raised entrées that celebrate both great taste and ethical farming practices. Our housemade sides like creamy mac & cheese and crispy green beans, perfectly complement your main dishes.

Of course, no festive feast is complete without a touch of sweetness! Our freshly baked pies, made from wholesome, non-GMO ingredients, offer a delicious balance of flaky crust and rich filling.

We can easily cater to all dietary needs, with vegan, gluten-free, and organic meal options available. Each dish is mindfully assembled to provide a balanced, memorable meal.

Place your holiday orders by 12/20 and let us handle the cooking. We’ll ensure your meals are prepared with care and precision, ready for you to enjoy with your loved ones.

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christmas dinner to go table set with greens and cranberries and red goblet

Christmas Dinner To Go in SoCal — updated for 2023

Rutt’s Café and Catering Holiday Dinners To Go
Multiple Locations, including:
11707 Washington Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90066
15322 Normandie Ave., Gardena, CA 90247
425 Foothill Blvd., Azusa, CA 91702

This year Rutt’s is offering you 4 different size turkey combos to enjoy throughout your favorite holiday season. With meals ready to serve from 10 – 50 people, menu options include roasted turkey, ham, yams, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green bean casserole, gravy, rolls, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pie, pineapple bread pudding, and more! Get the whole meal or just some side dishes a la carte.

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Multiple locations including:
2725 Hyperion Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90027

Gelson’s offers holiday meals for Hanukkah, Christmas, and New Year’s — and actually anytime in between as well. Order online for Christmas dinner by December 21st and pick up your meals between December 21st and 24th.

Boston Market
Multiple locations including:
8606 Firestone Blvd., Downey, CA 90241

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

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nutcracker on table for christmas dinner

Bristol Farms
Multiple locations including:
606 Fair Oaks Ave., South Pasadena, CA 91030

Bristol Farms has a delicious menu of pre-cooked holiday meals that can be picked up ahead of time, including desserts and wine. But if you’re busy and need your meals delivered, they can do that too!

Buca di Beppo
Multiple locations including:
17500 Ventura Blvd., Encino, CA 91316

The signature Buca di Beppo catering meal would be delicious any day, but especially on Christmas — and it’s available in two sizes: the small meal feeds around 10 people and the large meal feeds up to 20. Or, if your “crowd” is a bit smaller this year, you can still enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving Feast to Go from Buca di Beppo in two smaller sizes to feed 3 people or up to 6.

Angelini Osteria
7313 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036

Angelini will offer large trays and shole portions of Gino Angelini’s signature dishes. Holiday highlights include Whole Porchetta, Braised Short Ribs, Butternut Squash Lasagna, Chestnut Soup, Roasted Vegetables, Panettone and more. 

The Cat & Fiddle Pub & Restaurant 
742 N Highland Ave, Hollywood, CA 90038

Order your meal from the Cat and Fiddle for pick-up on Christmas Eve. They’ll be serving a three-course meal featuring most popular items such as, our Beef Wellington, or our Holiday Roasted Turkey w/ Chestnut Herb Stuffing, or our Nut Roast Wellington (vegetarian). For dessert, our Sticky Toffee Pudding w/ Fresh Whipped Cream is a delight. Pair your meal, feel warm and cozy with our Holiday mulled Wine. Limited menu of our popular items. 

Christmas Cracker included with every Holiday order. Prices range $38-$50. See their website for more details. Reservations required in advance for dine-in or order for takeaway for pick up on 12/24. CLOSED 12/25, 12/26 and 1/1/24.

Related: Restaurants Serving Christmas Dinner in Los Angeles

Socalo Christmas dinner to go
Photo credit SOCALO/Suzanne Lanza

Greenleaf Kitchen and Cocktails
Multiple locations around SoCal

Greenleaf has got you covered for all your holiday meals, with entrées like roasted salmon filet, almond-crusted chicken, spiral sliced ham, roasted turkey breast, or braised short ribs. A few of their sides include garlic mashed potatoes, stuffing, and maple roasted yams as well as gravy and specialties like dinner rolls with homemade maple butter. And don’t forget dessert! Check out their entire menu online — and order early!

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

Honeybaked Ham is a classic choice for Christmas dinner — or even for New Year’s Day. It’s hard to go wrong with their signature seasonings.

Noor To Go
300 E. Colorado Blvd., Ste. 200, Pasadena, CA 91101

Get the signature Christmas Dinner package from Noor To Go and you’ll have your choice of entrées like roasted turkey, spiral-sliced ham, seafood pasta, or grilled salmon, among others. You can also have your choice of side dishes like au gratin potatoes, rice pilaf, organic harvest stuffing, and seasonal vegetables. Noor’s Holiday Dinner catering packages are available for curbside pick-up or delivery for an additional fee. 

Porto’s Bake at Home Treats
Order Online

SoCal’s famous Porto’s Bakery and Café is letting you bake some of their most delicious goodies at home now. Your order arrives frozen and you bake when ready. And their menu has perfect food for everything from Christmas breakfast to dessert, and plenty of things in between. Try potato balls, cheese rolls, chicken empanadas, guava strudel, dulce de leche besito cookies, or their signature Milk and Berries cake.

Christmas dinner table set with a lily

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