16 St. Louis restaurants offering Thanksgiving to go
Whether you’re looking for a festive plate for one, a complete meal that serves 10, or just a fresh, seasonal pie, takeaway specials for the holiday – including several that are entirely plant-based – abound.
The Complete Package
Cinder House’s Thanksgiving carryout special feeds 10 and features a grilled citrus- and herb-rubbed turkey, as well as sides like three-cheese cauliflower gratin and roasted winter squash with poached cranberries and goat cheese, two salads, apple-cranberry sauce, herbed turkey gravy and two desserts. Orders should be placed by phone by Nov. 18.
$385. 999 N. Second St., St. Louis, 314.881.5759, cinderhousestl.com
Cafe La Vie
Cafe La Vie, the restaurant inside Clayton’s Le Meridien hotel, has a special Thanksgiving package that feeds up to four. The meal features brined, roasted turkey breast and several sides, including roasted Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce, ciabatta dinner rolls and a 10-inch pumpkin pie. To preorder, call the hotel, visit opentable.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org by Nov. 21.
$175. 7730 Bonhomme Ave., Clayton, 314.863.0400, cafelaviestlouis.com
Make It Whole
Barbecue professionals know meat, so why not turn to them for your Thanksgiving main? Dalie’s has whole smoked turkeys, smoked, bacon-wrapped hams and whole smoked turkey breasts available a la carte, or get a whole turkey or ham as part of a package that includes green bean and sweet potato-peach casseroles and feeds eight to 10 people. Sides are available a la carte as well. Preorder at the restaurant or call by Nov. 19.
Prices vary. 2951 Dougherty Ferry Road, St. Louis, 636.529.1898, daliessmokehouse.com
In addition to whole roasted turkey, Hamilton Hospitality is offering non-poultry mains like rack of lamb and roasted salmon. A la carte sides like spinach salad and roasted cauliflower and carrots are available as well. All menu items serve six; order online at ezregister.com/events/35260 by Nov. 19.
Prices vary. hamiltonhospitality.net
Grace Meat + Three
Grace has whole turkeys and breasts available precooked or prepped for cooking in your home oven. Sides include bourbon-whipped sweet potatoes with sorghum and toasted mallow and green bean casserole with mushroom gravy and crispy onions; extras items like honey butter rolls and pies are also available. Order online at ordergraceholiday.com.
Prices vary. 4270 Manchester Ave., St. Louis, 314.533.2700, stlgrace.com
A La Carte Bonanza
The Lucky Accomplice
The Lucky Accomplice’s spin on Thanksgiving offers elevated techniques and surprising ingredients and flavors applied to holiday classics. Options for mains include the familiar (turkey breast with gravy) as well as the novel (roasted pork collar with malt soy glaze or smoked cabbage with yogurt sauce). Sides like sweet potatoes with chile, mushroom juice and maple syrup and the pumpkin ice cream bar dessert echo this balance between comfort and creativity. Preorder through Nov. 18.
Prices vary. 2501 S. Jefferson Ave., St. Louis, 314.354.6100, theluckyaccomplice.com
Winslow’s Table offers a la carte options for Thanksgiving staples like roasted Buttonwood Farms turkey breasts and thighs, fall vegetable stuffing and roasted carrots prepared with ricotta, pesto and honey. Sides serve three to four people; holiday cookie decorating kits, fresh apple and pumpkin pies and dinner rolls with Rolling Lawns Farm butter are also available. Preorder online by Nov. 11.
Prices vary. 7213 Delmar Blvd., St. Louis, 314.725.7559, winslowstable.com
Clara B’s Kitchen Table
For those who prefer a holiday brunch, Clara B’s has quiche Lorraine, cinnamon rolls and a smoked salmon platter available for preorder. Other entrée options include a vegetarian stuffed cheese polenta or smoked pork loin, and you can add on sides like roasted butternut squash and corn spoon bread dressing or dessert. Preorder online.
Prices vary. clarabs.com
SqWires has a whole roasted turkey for 12 plus sides like braised collard greens or sweet potato-gruyere bake (available by the pint or quart) and desserts like pumpkin bread pudding. A plated dinner with sliced turkey breast and three sides, a dinner roll and a slice of apple pie is also available. Preorder online by Nov. 19.
Prices vary. 1415 S. 18th St., St. Louis, 314.865.3522, sqwires.com
Southern-inspired restaurant Juniper offers several forms of turkey (smoked breast, confit leg and thigh and braised wings) and sides like savory leek bread pudding, collard greens and more mostly priced by the pound. A whole pumpkin pie with cinnamon whipped cream is also available. Preorder online. Prices vary.
4101 Laclede Ave., St. Louis, 314.329.7696, junipereats.com
Hooray For Plants
CC’s Vegan Spot
CC’s Vegan Spot’s plant-based Thanksgiving menu is available as a single plate or a family-style meal that feeds eight to 10 people. Gardein roast turkey will be served with sides like mac ‘n’ cheese, candied yams and green beans and apple or sweet potato pie. Preorder online through Nov. 11.
Single plate: $24; family-style dinner: $250. 4993 Loughborough Ave., St. Louis, 314.899.9400, ccsveganspot.com
Vegan Deli & Butcher
Need a vegan main for your Thanksgiving table? Vegan Deli & Butcher is offering a dressing-stuffed, crispy “skin” turkey roulade with gravy that feeds four. It’s available either as a stand-alone item or as part of The Whole Deal served with classic Thanksgiving sides and dinner rolls with cranberry compound butter (all vegan, of course). To order, visit their Instagram profile and use the link in bio.
Turkey roulade: $25; The Whole Deal: $55. Instagram: Vegan Deli and Butcher
The Center for Plant-Based Living
If you’re a plant-based eater looking for a Thanksgiving-themed meal for the days surrounding the actual holiday (vegan Friendsgiving, anyone?), The Center for Plant-Based Living is here to provide. The menu includes house-made herbed seitan turkey roast with mushroom gravy and sides like radicchio and walnut salad and pumpkin parfaits with cashew-vanilla cream. Warm apple cider and red and white wine are included as well. To order, email email@example.com.
$75 per person (minimum eight guests). 131 W. Jefferson Ave., Kirkwood, 314.394.2063, cpbl-stl.com
Plant-based pop-up 12oh7’s “gratitude plates” serve two and feature one main, five sides and one dessert (add more items for an additional charge). You can also order larger portions of each menu option that feed eight to 10 people. Options include mains like “chick-un” and “smoked phish,” sides like candied yams, green beans and Caesar salad, and desserts such as banana pudding and sweet potato pie. Preorder online.
Prices vary. 12oh7eats.com
Get the (Baked) Goods
Knead Bakehouse + Provisions
A quality pie is a crucial component of any Thanksgiving meal. Knead is offering three classic fall options – apple, pecan and pumpkin – for preorder, as well as bread loaves, buns and special holiday table decorations from local stationery designer Cheree Berry. Preorder online.
Prices vary. 3467 Hampton Ave., St. Louis, 314.376.4361, kneadbakehouse.com
Union Loafers Café and Bread Bakery
Freshly baked bread elevates any meal, and Thanksgiving dinner is no exception. Union Loafers is offering their classic light and mild sourdough loaves for preorder, as well as a half-dozen butter rolls and seasonal cranberry-oat loaf; special wines for the holiday, like a liter bottle of Olivier Minot “La Boutanche” gamay and a chenin blanc from South African producer Boschkloof, are also available. Preorder online through Nov. 21.
Prices vary. 1629 Tower Grove Ave., St. Louis, 314.608.5071, unionloafers.com
Please note: Some items may sell out; listing is not a guarantee of availability.
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