If you’re someone who usually travels for Thanksgiving, but will instead be spending time at home, let our restaurants bring Thanksgiving to you. Several Madison-area spots are offering easy-to-reheat dinners and desserts that will make the festive day go as smoothly and as stress-free as possible.
This list is not all-inclusive and will be updated as more information is available.
Bonfyre American Grille
Bonfyre’s to-go meal serves four to six. Meals include choice of roasted turkey breast, bourbon-glazed ham, or a combo of both. Take your pick from a variety of sides: autumn salad or butternut squash soup, stuffing, mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, candied yams, green beans and brussels sprouts. Includes pumpkin cheesecake for dessert. Full menu here. Call 608-273-3973 to order.
Buck & Honey's Restaurant
Chef Sammy of Buck & Honey’s is cooking up a Thanksgiving take-and-bake meal that includes turkey, rolls, garlic mashed potatoes, cranberries, stuffing, gravy and green bean casserole. Additional a la carte items are available, including pumpkin pie, apple pie and gourmet mac and cheese. Call the Sun Prairie or Monona location to place your order by 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 23, with pickup on Nov. 25 between 4 – 6 p.m.
Casetta Kitchen & Counter
Casetta's serving a variety of a la carte options, allowing you to mix and match to build a whole meal, or add on to what you’re already cooking. Choose from turkey, scalloped potatoes, green bean casserole and stuffing. Plus cranberries, gravy and the illustrious Rush Creek Reserve cheese. Wine packages available, too. Order here.
CIRC at the Concourse Hotel
The Concourse Hotel is offering three ways to celebrate Thanksgiving. Seeking something special? Book a private dining experience for your group of six to 10. Served in the event halls, you’ll be treated to a plated, coursed dinner. CIRC is also taking in-restaurant reservations ($50 for unlimited refills). And if you’d rather eat at home, their heat-at-home dinner includes options for just sides, or a full meal – and bottles of wine 50% off. Choose your favorite and reserve here.
This to-go feast from delecTable features vomFASS oils and vinegars and serves six to eight people. Dinner includes a 12-pound brined turkey, seasoned and ready for the oven. Plus mashed and au gratin potatoes, a savory bread pudding, brussels sprouts, acorn squash, greens and rolls. For dessert, there’s pumpkin pie and apple caramel crisp. Order here by Monday, Nov. 23.
Delta Beer Lab
The Edgewater Hotel
The Edgewater is offering in-person and to-go dining options. Make reservations for Thanksgiving brunch or family-style dinner at The Statehouse. Dinner includes turkey, potatoes, cornbread, brussels sprouts, sweet potato, local greens, rolls, and pumpkin and apple pies. Rather take it to-go? Options include a full Thanksgiving meal and an appetizer sampler featuring shrimp cocktail, spinach artichoke dip and butternut squash soup. Plus a la carte pies, too. Order here.
Portioned for two or four people, Eno Vino has a full dinner ready to-go. Their meal includes sage roasted turkey breast, green bean casserole, cornbread cranberry bacon stuffing, brussels sprouts and carrots with pepitas, and for dessert, an apple pie tart. Order here by Nov. 22 and pick-up at either location.
Dinner at the Essen Haus will be served family-style with bottomless sides. Reserve a table for up to six, for a meal that includes half or whole turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, yams, veggies and assorted veggies. Take out orders are also available. Details here. Call 608-255-4674 to reserve by Nov. 20.
Food Fight Restaurant Group
Food Fight is offering a comforting meal full of Thanksgiving favorites. Fill your table with turkey, potatoes, stuffing, green beans, cranberry apple sauce, rolls and gravy. Plus your choice of pumpkin, apple, pecan or French silk pies. Available in portions of one, two, four or six. Meals are available for pick-up from Hubbard Avenue Diner, Market Street Diner and Monty’s Blue Plate Diner. Order here by Sunday, Nov. 22.
Great Dane Pub & Brewing
The Dane’s take and bake meal includes turkey, gravy and whipped potatoes, cornbread stuffing, cauliflower gratin, green bean almandine, a fall harvest salad, rolls and your choice of apple or pumpkin pie. The meal serves five to six people and is available for pick-up at the Hilldale, Fitchburg and East locations. Order here.
You’re in for a feast! Chef Dan Fox puts a Heritage Tavern spin on Thanksgiving. The reheatable meal includes a half dozen deviled eggs and veggie sides of root veggie slaw, market greens, roast potatoes, heirloom squash and haricot verts. Plus turkey three ways: roast, confit and smoked. And of course, stuffing, gravy and a Dutch apple pie. Add-ons like charcuterie, butternut squash soup and pumpkin pie are also available. Order here for downtown. Order here for Fitchburg. Select Nov. 25 pick-up between 12 – 4 p.m. and choose ‘Thanksgiving’ from the drop-down menu.
Thanksgiving pizza is back at Ian’s. The 16” pizza comes ready to cook at home, and is paired with a pack of Great Lakes beer. The pizza has a mushroom crème base, mozzarella and is loaded with all the turkey day fixings. Order here and pick-up at Ian’s Garver on Nov. 25.
L’Etoile’s Head of Pastry, Kristine Miller has put together a great selection of pies for Thanksgiving. Take your pick from hickory nut bourbon, caramel apple, cranberry oat streusel, and of course, pumpkin. Favorite desserts like Estrellon’s basque cake and bourbon caramel brownies are also available, with various pick-up dates before Thanksgiving. Order here.
Thanksgiving meals at Liliana’s come with several sizes and options. Heatable meals include sliced turkey or seitan. And cook-your-own birds come half or full spatchocked and brined. Sides include green bean casserole, honeycrisp apple salad, mac and cheese, roasted sweet potatoes and cornbread. Add on a pie (mini or whole), extra cornbread, or pay it forward and provide a dinner for others. Order here.
The Lone Girl Brewing Company
The Lone Girl will be serving up some delicious Thanksgiving sides! Enjoy creamy mashed potatoes, gooey mac and cheese, cranberry and goat cheese salad, pumpkin, pecan and apple pies and, of course, fresh craft beer. Multiple portion sizes available for two to 10 people. Orders should be called in to the brewery at 608-850-7175 by Sunday, Nov. 22, and items will be available for curbside pickup or carryout on Tuesday, Nov. 24, or Wednesday, Nov. 25.
Longtable Beer Cafe
Sold Out – Beverages still available to-go.
Metcalfe's is offering heat and serve Thanksgiving meals in three different sizes: single-serving, six-to-eight servings and 10-12 servings. Full dinner includes turkey, mashed potatoes, hot Hungarian sausage stuffing, savory gravy, cranberry orange relish, French onion green bean casserole, rolls and Elegant Farmer apple pie. Appetizers, salads and wine available too. View the full menu and place your order in store at the deli or by phone before Saturday, Nov. 21.
The kitchen teams at the Nitty Gritty (all three locations) are preparing hearty and comforting Thanksgiving reheat and eat dinners with easy-to-follow instructions. Meals include choice of roasted turkey, Grandma Ginny's meatballs or vegetarian impossible cranberry meatballs. Side dishes include mashed potatoes and gravy, cornbread stuffing, roasted green beans, buttered corn, maple bacon brussel sprouts and cranberry sauce. Round it out with a piece of pumpkin, caramel apple or tin roof pie. Place your order by Nov. 21 with pickup available at your location of choice on Nov. 25.
Serving Thanksgiving dinner for over 40 years, Quivey’s Grove continues their tradition with limited seating in the Stone House & Stable Grill. Their meal includes soup or salad, plus choice of entrée – turkey, prime rib, duck, squash or salmon. Full menu here. Call 608-273-4900 to reserve. Or order pick-up here.
Rare on the Square is serving dine-in and carry out Thanksgiving meals. Start with a roast beet salad and butternut squash soup. Herb crusted turkey breast and confit turkey legs, plus thyme sage sourdough stuffing, mashed potatoes, roasted tricolor carrots and popovers. Plus pumpkin cheesecake for dessert. Kids meals available, too. Full menu here. Call 608-204-9000 to order.
The Roman Candle
For the perfect post-Turkey Day treat, pick up a pizza kit from The Roman Candle. After all the traditional flavors of turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce, a nice tomato and cheese pie hits the spot and is an easy snack or dinner to make to feed the crew! Place your order for delivery or takeout.
Choosing wines for Thanksgiving is always harder than it should be, so let Table Wine make the decision for you. Their curated wine packs come in three sizes (ranging from three to 12 bottles) and include whites, reds and rosés. Order here.
Vintage Brewing Company
All three Vintage locations are offering to-go meals, serving four to six. Served fresh, and ready to warm, the meal includes turkey (boneless, light and dark meat), stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy. Plus green bean casserole, a dinner salad and pumpkin pecan bars for dessert. Order here by November 20.
Willy Street Co-op
Head to the deli section at all three co-op locations for a selection of grab and go Thanksgiving foods. Turkeys and a variety of pies– apple, pumpkin, pecan and Door County cherry are also available. Please note: turkeys and meatless entrees are no longer available for pre-order. Order here.
The catering team at the Wisconsin Union is offering reheatable dinner options in both family-size and personal portions. Plus a vegetarian meal, too. Choose from mains of roast turkey, gingersnap mustard glazed ham or butternut squash lasagna. Sides include sage stuffing, mashed sweet potatoes and herbed green beans. And for dessert, your choice of pie – including the famous fudge bottom pie. Order here by Nov 20.
Give to Goodman Community Center
This year, demand for Thanksgiving baskets is expected to be at an all-time high. If you are able, consider making a donation to the Goodman Community Center, who will be preparing Thanksgiving meals for at least 4,000 families in Dane County.
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