Best Places to Buy Pre-Made Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go

November 20, 2023 | by Egpin

Best Places to Buy Pre-Made Thanksgiving Dinner
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Stress less and enjoy more family time with a premade Thanksgiving dinner to go!

Costco turkey dinner

Thanksgiving 2023 is Thursday, November 23! 🦃🙏🍗

If cooking Thanksgiving dinner isn’t your idea of a good time, skip the stress and consider buying a fully prepared meal instead! We’re sharing restaurants and retailers that offer delicious options for a premade Thanksgiving dinner to go so you can let someone else do the cooking this year.

All you have to do is turn your oven on (required in most cases to heat up the food), set the table, light a few candles, and spend all that time you saved relaxing with your loved ones. It doesn’t get any easier than that!

Here are the restaurants & retailers that will be serving up premade Thanksgiving dinners to go in 2023:

smoked turkey next to stuffing and gravy

Albertsons Market offers premade Thanksgiving dinners to go.

Albertson’s has three different turkey dinners for Thanksgiving 2023, starting at just $85.99! Customers can choose from a whole smoked or baked turkey (serving 8-10), or opt for a fully-cooked turkey breast (serving 6-8).

No matter which meal you choose, it comes cold, fully cooked, and ready to heat.

Here’s what’s included in Albertson’s Turkey Holiday Dinner:

  • Your choice of Turkey (choose a whole smoked or baked turkey, or a whole baked turkey breast)
  • Cornbread Dressing
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Cranberry Relish
  • Giblet Gravy
  •  dozen rolls

Thanksgiving dinner plate of turkey green beans mashed potatoes

Bob Evans’ heat & serve dinners are an affordable choice for Thanksgiving 2023.

Bob Evans’ signature Farmhouse Thanksgiving Feast always makes for an easy and delicious Thanksgiving Day meal! All you have to do is heat it up, and they even provide step-by-step directions so everything is done perfectly at the same time.

Bob Evans’ Turkey Farmhouse Feast feeds 4 people for just $89.99. You have the option to add additional bakery treats and extra sides if needed, too.

Buca Di Beppo premade Thanksgiving dinner feast on table with to go bag

Buca di Beppo is serving up a piping hot Thanksgiving celebration to go.

At Buca di Beppo, their delicious Thanksgiving feasts are available to pre-order now. You can choose to pick up your meal cold in advance, or piping hot on the day of your celebration.

Buca di Beppo’s prepared dinners are priced at $90 (serves 3) and $145 (serves 6). You also have the option to add any of their delicious Italian side dishes to round out your holiday dinner.

Here’s what Buca di Beppo’s Thanksgiving Feast includes:

  • Caesar or Mixed Greens Salad
  • Choice of pasta (Spaghetti Marinara, Fettuccine Alfredo, or Penne alla Vodka)
  • Sliced White Meat Turkey
  • Homestyle Gravy
  • Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Spicy Italian Sausage Stuffing
  • Seasonal Vegetables
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Pumpkin Pie

thanksgiving dinner

Chart House is selling hot Thanksgiving meals to go.

Chart House is selling family meal packs to go, and they will be available to pick up hot between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day! Choices include their famous Slow Roasted Prime Rib ($130) or Turkey Dinner ($105).

Each pack serves 3-4 people and comes with a seasonal salad, entrée, signature sides, and dessert for the whole family.

Here’s what comes in the Chart House Turkey Family Meal Pack for 3-4:

  • Butter & Sage Roasted Turkey served with Pan Gravy
  • Field Green Salad with Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • 3 Potato Garlic Mashed
  • Creamed Spinach
  • Savory Cornbread Stuffing
  • Cranberry + Citrus Compote
  • Your choice of either a Pecan Pie or Pumpkin Pie

prepared turkey dinner at Costco

Costco’s easy and affordable Thanksgiving meals are back for one week only.

Every year, Costco sells its popular Kirkland Turkey Dinners. Hip readers always love this affordable option because these meals require minimal work to get them ready to eat!

Costco also has prepared sides such as Loaded Mashed Potatoes, Mashed Sweet Potatoes w/ Brown Sugar, and their famous 58-oz. Pumpkin Pie. Costco’s sides and desserts can be another great time-saving option for anyone preparing their own turkey but wanting a little help with the extras.

Here’s what Costco’s Turkey Dinner includes:

  • 1/2 Bone-in Raw Turkey Breast
  • Herbed Stuffing
  • Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
  • Turkey Gravy
  • Buttered Green Beans
  • Cranberry Sauce

Thanksgiving feast on table

Cracker Barrel is selling a premade Thanksgiving dinner fit for a crowd.

Cracker Barrel’s Thanksgiving Heat & Serve Feast feeds 8-10 people for $154.99. For anyone keeping their celebration small, the restaurant’s Thanksgiving Heat & Serve Family Meal serves 4-6 for $104.99.

Cracker Barrel’s holiday meals are available between November 18 and November 25, 2023.

Here’s what’s included in Cracker Barrel’s Heat & Serve Thanksgiving Feast:

  • Two Oven-Roasted Turkey Breasts
  • Cornbread Dressing
  • Turkey Gravy
  • Cranberry Relish
  • Sweet Potato Casserole with Pecans
  • Choice of 2 Country Sides
  • Sweet Yeast Rolls
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Pecan Pie

Pre-order and receive a FREE $10 bonus card when you schedule your pickup for 11/20 or 11/21!

Thanksgiving turkey on platter with stuffing and rolls

Dickey’s has several heat-and-eat options for Thanksgiving, including a Complete Feast (serves 10-12 starting at $128), à la carte holiday meats & sides, and other non-turkey options.

They also have a Holiday Big Yellow Box, which feeds up to 12 and can be ordered hot and ready-to-eat for $185.

Here’s what you get with Dickey’s Complete Feast:

  • Your choice of Cajun Fried Turkey, Smoked Turkey, Prime Rib, or Spiral Cut Ham
  • Cornbread Dressing
  • Gravy
  • Baked Potato Casserole
  • Green Beans with Bacon
  • 12 Buttery Rolls

roasted turkey and side dishes

The Fresh Market has a Thanksgiving meal option for every gathering.

The Fresh Market offers a variety of fully cooked holiday meals featuring everything from prime rib to ham, to turkey breast, to whole turkeys.

The Fresh Market’s Traditional Holiday meal serves 8-10 with turkey and all the sides for $99.

Here’s what you get in The Fresh Market’s Traditional Holiday meal for 8-10:

  • Fully Cooked Turkey (10–12 lb.)
  • Yukon Gold Whipped Potatoes (3 lb.)
  • Traditional Herb Stuffing (3 lb.)
  • Homestyle Turkey Gravy (30 oz.)
  • Cranberry Relish with Walnuts (16 oz.)
  • Soft Golden Dinner Rolls (12 ct.)

carving a turkey

Golden Corral has turkey dinner available for pre-order.

Golden Corral has a complete family meal for 6-8 that you can preorder up until the day before Thanksgiving. Main entrées include Holiday Glazed Ham, Holiday Beef Roast, and Whole Roasted Turkey. All options are priced at $129.99.

Here’s what comes in Golden Corral’s Holiday Meal:

  • Your choice of a Whole Roasted Turkey or another entrée
  • 2 quarts of Mashed Potatoes
  • 2 pints of Gravy
  • 1 quart of Stuffing
  • Your choice of Homestyle Side
  • 1 pint of Cranberry Sauce
  • 1 dozen Yeast Rolls
  • Your choice of Pumpkin or Pecan Pie

turkey dinner on table

Harry & David lets you create your own gourmet turkey feast, but it’s one of the pricier options!

Harry & David offers an impressive Thanksgiving dinner that you can have shipped directly to your doorstep. But at $269.99 plus shipping, this meal could end up costing over $316! 😬

Harry & David’s Create Your Own Gourmet Turkey Feast is a totally customizable heat-and-serve meal that feeds 8-10. A roasted turkey is the mouthwatering main course, and the rest of the meal is yours to customize!

Here’s what’s included in Harry & David’s Gourmet Turkey Feast:

  • Whole Roasted Turkey (serves 8-10)
  • Choose 1 of 4 available appetizers
  • Choose 2 of 15 available sides
  • Choose 1 of 6 available desserts
  • Gravy
  • Cranberry Chutney

Enter your email in the pop-up window to receive an exclusive coupon code for 15% off your Harry & David order!

overhead view of Thanksgiving dinner on red tablecloth

Thanksgiving meal kits from Home Chef will be available during the week of November 20.

During the week of Thanksgiving, Home Chef will offer all your favorite Thanksgiving essentials delivered straight to your door!

This year, Home Chef’s Thanksgiving meal kits will be available to order through noon CT on November 19, 2023.

Here are the holiday dishes that Home Chef has available to order now through 11/19/23. Each one serves 6:

Read this helpful post to learn how to save on your first delivery from Home Chef!

Thanksgiving dinner

Honey Baked Ham is serving up a turkey feast for pick-up or home delivery.

Honey Baked Ham can ship a premade Thanksgiving dinner to go right to your home, including a fully-cooked turkey that will be ready to heat and eat upon thawing! This year, you can order just the turkey or the entire Thanksgiving meal with all the sides and desserts.

Honey Baked’s Oven-Roasted Whole Turkey Feast feeds 10-12 for $134.99. It requires 48-96 hours to thaw in the refrigerator and then about 2 hours in the oven before serving.

Honey Baked’s Oven-Roasted Whole Turkey Feast includes:

  • Oven-Roasted Whole Turkey (11-13 lb.)
  • Country Cornbread Stuffing (22 oz.)
  • Maple Sweet Potato Souffle (24 oz.)
  • Roasted Turkey Gravy (24 oz.)
  • 9-inch Southern Pecan Pie

thanksgiving dinner served on yellow placemat

iGourmet has frozen turkey dinners available to order.

iGourmet sells fully-cooked Holiday Turkey Dinners that ship frozen to your door for $18.75 – $21.99 per person. All you have to do is heat and eat!

With iGourmet, you can order enough meals to feed a crowd or order a single serving if you’re dining alone.

Note that additional shipping charges apply, as detailed in this chart.

thanksgiving dinner on marble countertop

Kroger has complete heat & eat holiday meals.

The Kroger deli is partnering with Home Chef to offer a variety of heat-and-eat holiday meals, each one with your choice of protein and all the holiday sides! Choose from Butterball bone-in turkey, Boar’s Head Carve and Serve Boneless Turkey, Home Chef Boneless Ham, and more!

There are three ways to order your holiday meal from Kroger: online at, by phone, or in person at your local Kroger deli.

Here’s what’s included in Kroger’s heat & eat Butterball Bone-In Baked Turkey meal (feeds 6-8 for $80): 

  • 10 – 12 lb. Butterball Bone-in Baked Turkey
  • 32 oz. Home Chef Old Fashioned Bread Stuffing
  • 32 oz. Sweet Potato Soufflé
  • 28 oz. Home Chef Green Bean Casserole
  • 24 oz. Home Chef Mashed Potatoes
  • 13 oz. Turkey Gravy

Thanksgiving dinner served on a white tablecloth

This Thanksgiving, Maggiano’s will have hot and cold prepared carryout bundles that serve 4-5 people. Cold-prepared bundles are $210 and available for pick-up Tuesday, November 21st and Wednesday, November 22nd. Hot-prepared bundles are $220 and available for pick-up Thursday, November 23rd. Orders must be placed by 8 pm the night prior to pick-up.

Maggiano’s will also be open for dine-in guests on Thanksgiving. Reservations can be made via phone, online through and in the Maggiano’s app.

Here’s what you get in Maggiano’s Thanksgiving carryout bundle (feeds 4-5 for $210 – $220)

  • Caesar Salad
  • Traditional Roasted Turkey with Giblet Gravy
  • Sage & Sausage Stuffing
  • Country-Style Smoked Baked Ham with Whipped Sweet Potatoes
  • Spaghetti & Meatballs
  • Four-Cheese Ravioli
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Cranberry Relish
  • Pumpkin Praline Cheesecake
  • Freshly Baked Bread

marie callendar's thanksgiving food spread on table

Marie Callender’s has a Thanksgiving dinner for every celebration.

Marie Callender’s is selling several different types of holiday feasts, with one to fit every family’s needs. Whether you need a traditional turkey dinner or want to splurge on a ham too, they have you covered!

Marie Callender’s holiday feasts come pre-cooked and require 2-3 hours of reheating time. Marie Callender’s dinner feasts serve either 4-6 or 6-8 people and range in price from $159.99 up to $229.99 with additional à la carte options and legendary holiday treats available at an extra cost.

Here’s what’s included in Marie’s Ultimate Whole Turkey Feast (feeds 6-8 for $184.99): 

  • Whole roasted turkey
  • Apple-Sage Stuffing
  • Fire-Roasted Yams
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Fresh Mashed Potatoes
  • Turkey Gravy
  • Chef’s Vegetables
  • Fresh Baked Cornbread
  • Whole Pumpkin Pie

serving a turkey dinner

Omaha Steaks lets you build your own premade Thanksgiving dinner.

That’s right – the company famous for its juicy mail-order steaks can deliver Thanksgiving dinner directly to your doorstep too! This year, you can select 6 of your favorites from a menu of main dishes, sides, and desserts, and have dinner for four people delivered to your home for $199.94 shipped.

Here’s what’s included with Omaha Steaks’ Custom Thanksgiving Feast for 4 (one from each of the following choices):

  • 32 oz. Turkey Roulade en Croute or a 5 lb. Duroc Boneless Country Ham
  • Family Sized Smashed Red Potatoes or Family Sized Whipped Sweet Potatoes
  • Green Beans in Butter Sauce or Green Bean Casserole
  • Steakhouse Cauliflower Gratin or Steakhouse Creamed Corn
  • Caramel Apple Tartlets
  • Individual Baguettes with Garlic Butter

For a limited time, get free shipping and four 4-oz. Omaha Steaks Burgers FREE with your order of $149+.

publix thanksgiving meal

You can grab a premade Thanksgiving dinner from the Publix deli.

Once again this year, you can take home a quick and easy Thanksgiving dinner from Publix for just $69.99!

Publix’s Fully Cooked Turkey Dinner serves 7-10 and includes a whole, fully-cooked Butterball Turkey along with some of the store’s holiday favorites!

The Publix Deli Fully Cooked Turkey Dinner for 7-10 includes:

  • 10-12 lb. fully-cooked turkey
  • 2.5 lb. Publix Deli Old-Fashioned Cornbread Dressing
  • 2.5 lb. Publix Deli Homestyle Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
  • 32 oz. of Publix Homestyle Gravy
  • 28 oz. of Publix Marshmallow Delight
  • 16 oz. of Publix Cranberry Orange Relish

premade Thanksgiving dinner meal on table

Shoprite sells a complete Friendsgiving dinner fit for a crowd.

Shoprite’s deli department offers a heat-and-eat Friendsgiving Bundle for $199.99. It serves a whopping 15 people for just $13.33 per person!

The store requires 72 hours’ notice to prepare your order, and you must allow about 48 hours to defrost your meal in the refrigerator.

Here’s what’s included in Shoprite’s Friendsgiving Bundle:

  • Herb-Roasted Turkey Breast
  • Applewood-Smoked Cider Maple-Glazed Ham
  • Green Beans with Roasted Garlic
  • Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes
  • Fall-Spiced Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries
  • White Cheddar Mac ‘n’ Cheese
  • Country Stuffing
  • Thanksgiving Turkey Gravy
  • Cranberry Orange Relish
  • Gourmet Apple Pie

serving a citrus-brined turkey

You can order a premade Thanksgiving dinner from Whole Foods.

Whole Foods has a classic Thanksgiving dinner available online for easy pickup, but it costs a pretty penny! Whole Foods’ Thanksgiving Feast for 12 includes two entrées, loads of classic sides, and two iconic desserts for $399.99.

In addition to Whole Foods’ Holiday Meal packages, the store also offers the option to order additional sides and desserts à la carte.

All holiday orders must be placed a minimum of 48 hours ahead of your desired pickup date and time.

The Whole Foods Thanksgiving Feast for 12 includes:

  • Classic Roast Whole Turkey with Turkey Gravy
  • Maple Bourbon Ham with Brown Sugar Citrus Glaze
  • Sea Salt & Cracked Pepper Green Beans
  • Classic Creamed Spinach
  • Roasted Butternut Squash with Cranberries and Sage
  • Creamy Mashed Potatoes
  • Traditional Herb Stuffing
  • Cranberry Orange Sauce
  • Aromatic Butternut Squash Soup
  • Brioche Rolls

Now that you have a little more free time, plan your Black Friday shopping accordingly!


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