Although Thanksgiving may look a little different this year, restaurants around New Jersey are ready to help bringing the holiday to your dining room table. Mashed potatoes, stuffing, green bean casserole, and all of your favorite plates will be prepared by some of the best chefs in the state, and will save you the hassle of cooking a full Thanksgiving meal. With all of your favorite traditional dishes included, enjoy Thanksgiving from the comfort—and safety—of your own home.
Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill, Fairfield
Offering packages for parties of four, six and eight, Calandra’s is putting together two different menus to celebrate the holiday. The Thanksgiving Lovers menu is packed with holiday classics, including Butternut Squash Soup, Roasted Turkey Breast, Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Vegetables, and Pumpkin Pie. Menu #2 is for Thanksgiving Haters, with Italian options of Minestrone Soup, Eggplant Rollatini, Penne Vodka, Baked Salmon, Vegetables, and Apple Pie. Check out the full menu online and call Calandra’s to place your order.
Calandra’s Mediterranean Grill, 118 U.S. Highway 46 East, Fairfield; 973-575-6500
The Hutton Bar & Grill, Jersey City
A Thanksgiving meal for four is prepared by The Hutton, including Boneless Turkey Breast, Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Carrots, Cranberry Sauce, and Gravy for $145. Additional sides are available on the menu, like Brussels Sprouts with Bacon, and desserts such as warm Apple Cider Cake. Order by Wednesday November 18th before 8pm and pick up Wednesday November 25 between 3 pm and 8 pm.
The Hutton Bar & Grill, 225 Hutton Street, Jersey City; 201-356-9169
Enjoy Thanksgiving at home with a prepared dinner, appetizers, sides, and pies from Faubourg. The to-go menu includes Butternut Squash Soup, Roasted Turkey, and sides of fall vegetable fricassée and pommes purée. Add on your choice of appetizers (Shrimp Cocktail and Cheese Plates), entrees (Beef Tenderloin or Salmon), sides (like Mac and Cheese and Green bean Casserole) and desserts (Pumpkin, Apple, or Pecan pie with homemade ice cream and sorbet). Check out the full menu online and order by Wednesday, November 18.
Faubourg, 544 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair; 973-542-7700
Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen, Morristown
Gather around your own dining room table and order out at Jockey Hollow. Their four-course Thanksgiving menu includes a Pomegranate Salad (with arugula, blue cheese, and pear), Mushroom Bisque, Turkey Roulade (with cornbread stuffing and Brussels sprouts), Squash Lasagna, and Apple Cobbler (with cereal milk whipped cream and caramel). Order online and schedule your pickup time for Thanksgiving morning.
Jockey Hollow Bar & Kitchen, 110 South Street, Morristown; 973-644-3180
The Yacht Club, Edgewater
Executive chef Gregory Zapantis crafted a special four-course Thanksgiving meal. The first course is a choice of Cream of Turkey soup or Lobster Bisque and the second course is a family-style Caesar Salad. The main entree includes Oven Roasted Turkey with Apple and Turkey Sausage Stuffing, Brussels Sprouts, and Candied Sweet Potato Mash. Top off your meal with your choice of Pumpkin Pie, Coconut Custard Pie, Chocolate Cheesecake or Fresh Fruit.
The Yacht Club, 541 River Road, Edgewater; 201-945-3300
Bistro D’Azur, South Orange
Chef Rich Krug has crafted a menu with delicious fall-inspired dishes, available in two sizes—half turkey option serves 4-6, and whole turkey serves 8-12. Choose from an array of plates, including appetizers like the Goat Cheese and Beet Salad and Butternut Squash Soup, Roasted Turkey and NY Strip for entrees, and side dishes like Glazed Carrots, Cranberry Compote, and Creamed Spinach. Choose from Lemon Meringue, Apple Tart Tatin, and a Chocolate Torte for dessert. Order online or call Bistro D’Azur. Pick up times between 11 am and 1 pm on Thanksgiving Day.
Bistro D’Azur, 14 Academy Street, South Orange; 973-327-9725
Osteria Morini, Bernardsville
Enjoy Thanksgiving Italian style with Osteria Morini’s takeaway trays. The featured trays include Battillardo (your choice of 5 cured meats and cheeses), Turkey (with white and dark meat), as well as Cappelletti, Rigatoni Bolognese, and Gnocchi Pomodoro. Thanksgiving sides, breads, and desserts are also included on the menu, with each tray feeding 6-8 people.
Osteria Morini, 107 Morristown Road, Bernardsville; 908-221-0040
Bell Market, Holmdel
Bell Market is teaming up with Deliboy to bring you an authentic Thanksgiving Dinner Kit. The customizable package includes dinner for 10-15 people including a whole turkey, half pan of stuffing, a quart of cranberry sauce, two quarts of gravy, and your choice of three sides and two desserts. They are also offering an À La Carte Menu, with smaller items like macaroni and cheese and maple roasted Brussels sprouts. Orders will be scheduled for pickup and delivery on Wednesday, November 25.
Bell Market, 101 Crawfords Corner Road, Holmdel; 732-365-2110
Salt Creek Grille, Rumson
An individual menu is being offered at Salt Creek Grille for only $30, including Turkey, Apple Rosemary Stuffing, Sage Candied Yams, Green Beans, Mashed Potatoes, Cranberry Orange Relish and Turkey Gravy. The Family Menu includes white meat turkey that serves 4–6 for $60, and sides must be purchased separately. To-go dinners must be picked up on Tuesday, November 24 or Wednesday, November 25 by 4:30 pm.
Salt Creek Grille, 4 Bingham Avenue, Rumson; 732-933-9272
Drifthouse by David Burke, Sea Bright
This beachfront favorite is serving Grab-n-Gobble Turkey Dinners for both 6-8 people and 9-12 people, each one coming with an abundance of Thanksgiving sides. The menu includes either a half or full turkey with the best traditional sides, such as Sausage stuffing, Maple Whipped Sweet Potatoes, Brussels and Bacon, Roasted Autumn Vegetables, and more. Desserts include Cheesecake Lollipops and an assortment of apple, pumpkin, and pecan pies. Check out the full menu online and call to order.
Drifthouse by David Burke, 1485 Ocean Avenue, Sea Bright; 732-530-9760
Blu Grotto, Oceanport
Thanksgiving meal packages have been prepared by executive chef James Corona at Blu Grotto. The classic menu includes Turkey Breast and Gravy, Turkey Drumsticks, Whipped Sweet Potatoes, Stuffing, Maple Glazed Bacon Brussels Sprouts, and more. For dessert, choose between Pumpkin or Apple Pie served with Bourbon Maple Whipped Cream. Place orders by Friday, November 20 and pickup times will be staggered between 9:30am and noon on Thanksgiving morning.
Blu Grotto, 200 Port au Peck Avenue, Oceanport; 732-571-7900
Deauville Inn, Strathmere
“Gobble Till You Wobble” this Thanksgiving at the Deauville Inn. This waterfront restaurant on the Jersey Shore has made a traditional Thanksgiving menu for you to enjoy at home. Including classics like Roast Turkey Breast, Mashed Potatoes, Stuffing, and Cranberry Sauce, the Deauville Inn is also serving up Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta and creamy Pumpkin Pie for dessert. Call to place your order.
Deauville Inn, 201 Willard Road, Strathmere; 609-263-2080