Don’t have time to cook a big holiday meal this year? If you would rather spend Thanksgiving morning outside with the family while still enjoying a traditional holiday meal in the comfort of your home, you are in luck! Read on for our 6 favorite Thanksgiving-To-Go options in the Portland Metro Area. Dial up, order a delicious meal, and prepare to spend your Thanksgiving totally stress free!  

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Grocers

New Seasons
A year-round Portland favorite, New Seasons is the place for Oregonians to find all things local! Here you’ll not only discover the most delicious organic fruits and vegetables ranging from local dried cherries to brussel sprouts, but you may also find a new best friend! The friendliest grocer in town offers community oriented events and classes for everyone! Check out their schedule here. With nutritionists on staff and local farmers still growing the food, New Seasons is working hard to provide you with the most comprehensive Thanksgiving-To-Go menu yet! This year they will be adding more plant based meal options for all of the vegetarians and vegans out there. Check out the New Seasons closest to you, or visit their reservations site after November 1 to choose your Thanksgiving meal. Then simply pick it up and pay in the store. It’s all happening at newseasonsmarket.com/reservations.

Starting Monday November 6 New Seasons will be opening a Thanksgiving Hotline. Staff will be available to answer nutritional questions and help with ordering. Meat eaters, you have until November 18 to reserve your meal while all other ordering closes on Tues. November 21.

Online: newseasonsmarket.com

Zupan’s 
Zupan’s is a family-owned and family-friendly specialty market that will inspire your next great meal! For the picky eaters out there you may want to order your Thanksgiving meal a la carte. If you don’t have time to individually select your side dishes don’t worry! You can order a complete turkey meal for $169.99. Don’t like turkey? Try the ham package for $149.99 instead. Both options serve 8 people and include classic mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, turkey gravy, Willamette Valley Pie Co. pumpkin pie, Grand Central buttermilk dinner rolls, with your choice of stuffing & an additional side. You can start placing orders online on Wed. November 1 until noon on Tues. November 21.

2340 W Burnside
503-497-1088

16380 Boones Ferry
Lake Oswego
503-210-4190

7221 SW Macadam
503-244-5666

Online: zupans.com/holidays

photo: via Sal Flickr

Restaurants

Elephant’s Deli
Elephant’s Deli is the perfect stop for picky eaters!  Expect a mouthwatering experience just perusing their menu. You can order everything from brunch to appetizers to a main entrée, sides, and delicious desserts. Either let them do all the work by ordering a 6 person Oven Roasted Turkey or Applewood smoked Ham Package or purchase items a la carte. The turkey option costs $150 and comes with sliced turkey breast, mashed potatoes, savory stuffing, turkey gravy, green beans with mushrooms, cranberry relish, dinner rolls and sweet potato pumpkin pie.  Ham lovers get Applewood smoked ham with a pineapple bourbon sauce, potatoes au gratin, roasted seasonal vegetables, dinner rolls and sweet potato pumpkin pie all for $135.

You can order online, via phone, or in person until 2 p.m. on Mon November 20. New this year they’ve added pickup at the NW 22nd or Kruse Way locations on November 21 and 22. Pick-ups are also available on November 22 at the East side Central Kitchen location.

115 NW 22nd Ave
503-299-6304

5885 SW Meadows Rd
503-620-2444

1611 SE 7th Ave
503-238-8140

Online: elephantsdeli.com

Podnah’s Pit
If all you need this year is a delicious free range, organic, brined & smoked turkey, Podnah’s Pit is your place! It’s Delish. This year they have 40 turkeys available with only 29 left. Call now and put in your order! Each turkey costs $65 and ranges in size from 12-15 lbs. Pick up between 11-1 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

1625 NE Killingsworth
503-281-3700
Online: podnahspit.com

photo: via Michael Stern flickr

Old Salt Marketplace
At Old Salt Marketplace they proudly offer the finest meats available. You can order a whole turkey, available raw, brined, fully roasted or smoked. If you’re not a big turkey fan, this year they are adding Roasted Ham as a secondary option. Their turkeys are limited in numbers and they tend to go fast! Don’t forget to check out their selection of sides and add-ons like buttermilk biscuits, dinner rolls, gravy stock, sausage stuffing and more. Call them after November 1 to place your order and plan to pick-up between November 21-22.

5027 NE 42nd
971-255-0167
Online: oldsaltpdx.com

Irving Street Kitchen
If you’ll be keeping things small this year then Irving Street Kitchen is a fantastic option for your family. Order all the trimmings for $115 serving up to 3 people.  It comes with 1/2 Maple Bourbon Roasted Bird, smashed potatoes, country red eye gravy, collard greens, Barbara’s stuffing and Ken’s baguette with salted butter. Other optional add-ons including the crowd pleasing butterscotch pudding are available. Orders must be placed by November 15 and can be picked up Thanksgiving morning from 10 a.m. to noon.

701 NW 13th
503-343-9440
Online: irvingstreetkitchen.com

 

Where will your Thanksgiving meal come from this year? Let us know in the comments below!

—Elissa Cirignotta