Where to Order Thanksgiving Dinner 2012


(Note: this is the 2012 list.  For 2013, see “Where to Order Thanksgiving Dinner 2013”)

To save time this Thanksgiving, you can order fully-prepared Thanksgiving dinners for take-out.  Just place your order, schedule a pick-up time, then heat, serve and eat.  Most of these take-out dinners include a main dish and sides, some also include rolls and dessert.

Here’s where to order Thanksgiving dinner in 2012 (click each for more info):

Thanksgiving Dinners from Restaurants

Thanksgiving Dinners from Grocery Stores

  • BI-LO.  Turkey or ham dinners from $45-55.  (in GA, SC, NC, TN)
  • Copps, Pick ‘n Save, Rainbow.  Ham or turkey dinners; save $10 when you order 2.  (in MN, WI, IL)
  • Costco.  $149.99 for Thanksgiving dinner shipped to your door.  (nationwide)
  • Fresh and Easy.  Turkey, ham, or beef roast dinners from $50-65. (CA, NV, AZ)
  • Fresh Market.  Turkey dinners.  Unique dessert options at additional cost. (eastern US)
  • Gelsons.  Many dinner options from $35 to $160. (Lost Angeles area)
  • Giant.  Turkey or ham dinners for 2 or 6-8 people. (in MD, VA, DC, DE)
  • Harris Teeter.  Ham, Turkey, or prime rib Thanksgiving dinners for $50. (in GA, SC, NC, TN, VA, FL, MD, DE, DC)
  • H-E-B. Turkey or ham dinners. (TX)
  • Kroger.  Turkey or ham dinners; save $5 when you order by Nov 10. (Includes Baker’s, Dillons, Fred Meyer, Fry’s, QFC, Smith’s stores.)
  • Meijer.  Turkey dinners for $48. (in IL, IN, MI, OH, KY)
  • Price Chopper.  Turkey or ham dinners with pie. (in CT, MA, NH, NY, PA, VT)
  • Publix.  Turkey dinners for 7-10 or 14-18. (in AL, FL, GA, SC, TN)
  • Raley’s. Turkey, ham, or vegetarian dinners. Has a free-range turkey option. (CA; includes Bel Air and Nob Hills stores)
  • Stop & Shop.  Ham or turkey dinners to-go.  Has a 2-person option also. (CT, MA, NH, NJ, NY, RI)
  • Wegmans. Turkey and ham holiday dinners.  Offers pre-sliced turkeys. (in NY, PA, NJ, VA, MD, MA)
  • Whole Foods.  Regular, organic, vegan, and gluten-free Thanksgiving choices.  (national)
  • Winn-Dixie.  Turkey or ham dinners; one choice includes rotisserie turkey breast. (in FL, AL, LA, GA, MS)

Though they don’t offer pre-packed complete dinners, we also took a look at Thanksgiving dinner options at Aldi, Trader Joe’s and Walmart.

If you can’t get to the store, mail-order Thanksgiving dinners are also an option.

Wherever you decide to order, hope everyone has a great Thanksgiving dinner in 2012.