Want to cut back on some (or all) of the cooking for Thanksgiving? Check out this list of Cincinnati area restaurants that offer Thanksgiving dinners and desserts for pickup.
My own family gathering will be smaller this year and I decided to really hunt through the offerings to see if maybe this would be the year to just scale it back. And I have to admit that I’m pretty blown away by some of these offerings! By the time you buy a turkey and all the sides and make the desserts… wow! Ordering it for pickup is looking better and better.
Yep, these Thanksgiving to-go combinations look pretty sweet for 2022!
The following Cincinnati area restaurants do the prep work and/or the cooking – you do the serving at home.
🦃 = Locally Owned. This is a great time to support your locally owned and operated restaurants!
Restaurants are listed in alphabetical order and include both Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky locations.
Please note: Make plans and order early for 2022. Turkeys are in short supply this year!
Bob Evans locations are offering their Farmhouse Feast®, a complete Thanksgiving meal with their signature slow-roasted turkey, farmhouse sides, pie, freshly-baked rolls & more. Place your Farmhouse Feast® order in advance for delivery or pickup for your Thanksgiving meal. Just heat, serve and enjoy!
Bob Evans has multiple locations. Find a restaurant near you here.
Bravo Italian Kitchen will do the cooking this Thanksgiving! Order their Thanksgiving Feast for pick up. Their traditional meal includes sliced white meat turkey, homestyle gravy, Italian sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, seasonal vegetables, cranberry sauce, fresh bread, and pumpkin pie. They offer a variety of serving sizes including Family Style: feeds 3 or feeds 6, Half Pan / Catering that feeds 10, or Full Pan / Catering that feeds 20. To Go Feasts are prepared hot or cold.
2022 Ordering info coming soon.
Bravo has multiple locations. Search for a restaurant near you here.
🦃 Brothers Barbecue Smokehouse is taking orders for Thanksgiving Turkeys or Spiral Sliced Hams. They offer a Bourbon Brined or Butter and Herb smoked turkey and a bourbon & cherry glazed or apple & cherry glazed ham. Ask them about sides as well.
Buca di Beppo is offering a Thanksgiving Dinner to go. Their Thanksgiving Feast includes sliced white meat turkey, homestyle gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, seasonal vegetables, cranberry sauce, fresh bread, and pumpkin pie. You can choose from a 3 person or a 6 person offering. They also offering Thanksgiving Catering (10 and 20 people options). To Go Feasts are prepared cold for pickup between Nov. 21-23 or prepared hot for pickup Nov. 23 and 24. Pre-orders are due by 8am on November 22, 2022.
Buca di Beppo has multiple locations. Search for a restaurant near you here.
🦃 Butler’s Pantry Market and Cafe – 2022 details are not available yet
Butlers Pantry: 50 E. Rivercenter Blvd., Covington, KY 41011
The Capital Grille is offering Thanksgiving Sides to go. The sides can be stored in your refrigerator and reheated. Enjoy brioche stuffing, housemade gravy, mashed potatoes, pecan-crusted sweet potatoes with hot honey, French green beans, cranberry-pear chutney, and seeded rolls. Order online, to go, and choose Nov. 23 or 24, 2022 as the pickup date.
The Capital Grille: 3821 Edwards Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45209
🦃 Cartridge Brewing – 2022 details are not available yet
Cartridge Brewing: 1411 Grandin Rd., Maineville, OH 45039
Chart House has Thanksgiving to Go Family Packs available for 2022. These are available HOT on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 24. They’ll have everything you need and it serves 3-4 people. Choose from slow roasted prime rib or turkey dinner. Each pack is served with a seasonal salad, entree accompaniments, and dessert. Order by November 18, 2022.
Chart House: 405 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY 41071
🦃 Chloe’s Eatery is offering individual Thanksgiving Meals. Order the items from a variety of traditional Thanksgiving meal options.
Chloe’s Eatery: 2872 Lawrenceburg, North Bend, Ohio 45052
City Barbeque has their slow-smoked holiday meals back for 2022. Choose from smoked bone-in hams, whole smoked turkeys, and a slow-cooked turkey breast plus sides. Due to limited supply, these aren’t available for online order: these meals and meats are only available to order over the phone or in-store.
City Barbeque has multiple locations. Search for a restaurant near you here.
🦃 Clybornes has Thanksgiving Meal Kits which include “everything you need to serve a delicious holiday meal for your family and friends”. It includes a marinated turkey breast (prepped for roasting), mashed potatoes, stuffing, green beans, cranberry relish, green salad, dinner rolls with butter, and pumpkin pie. Gluten free meal kits available. Supplies are limited. Order online and pick up November 23 between 11am and 2pm (must schedule your pickup time)
Clyborne’s: 5948 Snider Rd., Mason, OH 45040
Cooper’s Hawk is offering a Heat and Serve Thanksgiving Package that serves 6 and includes pretzel bread and butter, traditional stuffing, Mary’s potatoes, roasted green beans and carrots, butternut squash soup, slow roasted turkey, and Eli’s pumpkin praline cheesecake. Kits must be ordered by Friday, November 18th, 2022. Based on available quantity.
Cooper’s Hawk: 8080 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45236
Cracker Barrel has a Thanksgiving Heat N’ Serve Feast for you (plus additional offerings). Choose your number of servings (4-6 or 8-10). The meal comes chilled and ready to heat in 2 hours. Choose from the traditional meal of turkey, sides and dessert or select their holiday meal featuring ham, sides, and dessert.
Cracker Barrel has multiple locations. Search for a restaurant near you here.
🦃 Crown Republic Gastropub has their To-Go Thanksgiving Meals available for pre-order. Choose from 3 different Thanksgiving Kits (entree choices: pork loin, turkey, or Lasagna Bolognese). They will be available for pick up on Wednesday, November 23, 2022.
Crown Republic Gastropub: 720 Sycamore St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
🦃 deSha’s is offering a Thanksgiving Carryout Menu for 2022. You’ll order your meals individually and it’s all fully cooked and ready to eat. Choose from roast turkey and sides, a Thanksgiving Prime Rib Dinner and sides, desserts, salads… even Kid Meals! Preorder now at 513-247-9933.
deSha’s: 11320 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45249
🦃 Eat Well is hosting a pop-up store for Thanksgiving. Choose from their Turkey Dinner Bundle, Beef Burgundy, Individual Thanksgiving Meals, and more. They’re preparing their most requested Thanksgiving side dishes and desserts for pick-up this year including classics like traditional sausage stuffing, vegan stuffed acorn squash, and Kentucky pecan pie with bourbon & dark brown sugar.
Deadline to order is 11:59pm on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. eat well Thanksgiving Orders will be available for pickup on Wednesday, November 23, 2022. Prefer delivery? Delivery is available to most addresses within the I-275 loop. Enjoy reduced price delivery on orders that are more than $75.00 and FREE delivery on orders of $150.00 or more.
🦃 Fausto at the CAC is offering a Thanksgiving Dinner Kit. The meal includes confit turkey leg; local mashed potatoes with confit garlic, creme fraiche, and fines herbes; roasted root vegetables with salsa verde and walnuts; braised kale. Thanksgiving Kits will be ready for pick-up on November 23, 2022, 10:30am-2:30pm. You can even add on a pie from their pastry team at Mom ‘n ’em!
Fausto: 44 East 6th Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
The Fresh Market has lots of options for your Thanksgiving ordering. Choose from a whole roast turkey meal, a fully cooked turkey breast, spiral sliced honey ham, or even a Turducken! Some of their items are fully cooked and ready to heat at home. Some of their items require you to do the cooking so be sure to read the descriptions. Online ordering begins on Nov. 2, 2022.
Fresh Market has multiple locations. Search for a market near you here.
🦃 Garnish Catering is accepting orders for their Thanksgiving Menu but you must order early (deadline to order a turkey is Nov. 11; all other items – deadline is Nov. 17 at 5pm). Orders will be ready for pickup and delivery on Nov. 23, 2022.
Garnish Catering: 9648 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242
🦃 Hometown Cafe has a Thanksgiving Carry Out Meal for 2 that includes a roast turkey, stuffing, salad, sides, rolls, and two slices of pumpkin pie. All orders must be placed by Thursday, November 17, by 8pm. You’ll pick up in oven-ready containers on Wed., Nov 23, 2022 between 5 and 7pm.
Hometown Cafe: 111 Railroad Ave., Loveland, Ohio
🦃 Incline Smoke Shack is offering Thanksgiving Meal Kits for pre-order. The kit feeds 4 people and includes 1 lb. house smoked turkey breast with smoked gravy, stuffing and smoked gravy, 1 lb. of either bourbon and brown sugar carrots OR country style green beans, and 1 lb. of either bacon and walnut mashed sweet potatoes OR loaded mashed potatoes. Pick up the day before Thanksgiving.
Incline Smoke Shack is located at 13 Below Brewery so be sure to pick up a growler on the way out!
🦃 Just Q’in BBQ has a great offering for Thanksgiving 2022. Choose from a turkey that’s smoked fresh Thanksgiving morning with gravy, half pans and full pans of sides, or get the full meal (turkey, 3 sides, cornbread, and gravy). Pickup is from 11am to 1pm on Thanksgiving Day.
🦃 Losanti – see the Crown Restaurant Group listing for Crown Republic Gastropub (above)
🦃 Lucius Q is smokin’ for Thanksgiving. Choose between whole birds or all-white turkey breasts, depending on how many people you plan to feed. Whichever you choose, your turkey be smoked on-site at Lucius Q. Reheating instructions will be provided. You can pick up turkey breasts and sides on Wed., Nov. 23 between 3 and 7pm or on between 11am and 1pm on Thanksgiving Day. Whole turkeys will be given to you hot and can only be picked up on Thanksgiving Day, 10:30am-1pm (sides will need to be reheated).
Deadline to order is November 16, 2022 at noon (or until they sell out).
Lucius Q: 1131 Broadway St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Metropole – 2022 details are not available yet
Metropole: 609 Walnut Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
🦃 Midwest Best BBQ has Thanksgiving Meals for pre-order. The Ready to Bake Thanksgiving Meal includes smoked turkey breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, homestyle stuffing and gravy, green beans, mac n cheese, sweet potato souffle, and rolls. They also offer a whole turkey, smoked turkey breast, pies and a la carte sides. Order by 11-13-22 and pickup on Wednesday, November 23, 12-2pm.
Midwest Best BBQ: 669 Justice Ct., Loveland, Ohio 45140
🦃 Moerlein Lager House – 2022 details are not available yet
Moerlein Lager House: 115 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202
🦃 Out of Thyme Kitchen is offering a variety of Thanksgiving Dinner Choices that include a Complete Turkey Package (oven ready turkey, 4 sides, soup or salad, bread, cranberry sauce; serves up to 8), Classic Sides, Homemade Bread, and Scratch Desserts. Orders can be placed until November 19 with pickup on November 23, 2022.
Out of Thyme Kitchen: 11915 Montgomery Rd., Cincinnati, Ohio 45249
🦃 The Phoenix – 2022 details are not available yet
The Phoenix: 812 Race Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
🦃 The Pickled Pig – 2022 details are not available yet
The Pickled Pig: 645 E. McMillan St., Cincinnati, Ohio 45206
Ruth’s Chris Steak House is ready to help you prepare your Thanksgiving meal. Their Thanksgiving at Your Table serves 4 and is a Thanksgiving meal to enjoy at home. They are also offering Holiday Sides to Go as well. The full meal is available for pickup on Wed., Nov. 23, 2022, 12-4pm and the Sides at Home menu is available for pickup from November 14 thru 22 from 4-6pm and November 23 from noon to 4pm.
Ruth’s Chris Cincinnati: 100 E. Freedom Way #160, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
🦃 The Schoolhouse Restaurant – 2022 details are not available yet
🦃 Soul Secrets Catering is accepting Thanksgiving Pre-Orders. Choose from a variety of homemade southern sides, smoked turkey, roasted chicken quarters, spiral glazed ham, vegan salisbury steak, and a number of desserts. They also have a Family Meal Deal that serves 6-8. Orders can be picked up on Tuesday or Wednesday of Thanksgiving week.
Soul Secrets Catering: 1434 Vine Street, Cincinnati, Ohio
🦃 Sweets and Meats BBQ has some great Thanksgiving to go offerings! Their selections are plentiful and include items such as a Smoked Bone-In Turkey (16-20lb), Smoked Spiral Ham, and lots of sides. Pickup slots are available on Wed., November 23 and Thursday, November 24 (2022).
Sweets and Meats BBQ: 2249 Beechmont Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio 45230
🦃 Tablespoon Cooking Co. is ready to help you with some great instruction for your Thanksgiving dinner! Join in for their Thanksgiving Turkey Prep Party on Nov. 23, 2022 (advance ticket purchase required).
Tablespoon Cooking Co.: 1731 Elm Street, Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
🦃 Tortilleria Garcia (College Hill location) -2022 details are not available yet
Tortilleria Garcia: 5917 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, Ohio
Whole Foods Market is serving up a variety of options including a Classic Thanksgiving Dinner Menu, Simple Thanksgiving Supper Menu, Small Thanksgiving Gathering Menu, a Vegan Thanksgiving Feast, a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast, and more. All holiday orders must be placed at least 48 hours in advance. Order from the Mason store here.