Eating takeout can be a hassle, but the prospect of turkey, stuffing, and all the trimmings can be downright enticing. With this in mind, we’ve compiled a list of some of the best Thanksgiving takeouts in Los Angeles. The following restaurants offer an array of dishes including traditional Thanksgiving fare as well as holiday-inspired specialties.
Whether you’re a local at the City of Angels or a tourist who’s looking for a quick and delicious Thanksgiving meal, we have the perfect place for you. Ideally, a thanksgiving dinner should be as simple as picking up the phone and calling in an order. But if you don’t have a favorite takeout restaurant in LA, you’re in luck. Below, we’ve compiled a list of great places to get your Thanksgiving fix.
So whether you’re looking for something traditional or something special, these restaurants are ready to serve you up some of the best Thanksgiving fare in Los Angeles.
Kismet, a critically acclaimed restaurant in Los Feliz, is offering to cook a chicken rotisserie instead of a traditional holiday dinner. It will include lots of delicious side dishes like sweet potatoes and baba ganoush, and delicious pita bread with a homemade garlic sauce on top.
There are plenty of other delicious sides available a la carte. One more thing that’s on the menu is a holiday gift to show how much Kismet appreciates the Native Americans and the people who own the food that they make.
Dear Bella Creamery
Dear Bella Creamery is serving up an ice cream pie made with beans from a recipe they found on their website that they hope will help Asian Americans fight for fair treatment. In collaboration with chef Ted Lai of Plant Alchemy, the recipe combines beans and potatoes, while also being very healthy.
This recipe uses only natural ingredients and is made with butter-roasted ube, torched marshmallows, and candied pecans poured over a graham cracker crust. It serves eight to ten people and costs $40. This dessert will serve 8 to 10 people and costs $40. Anyone who wants to try the pie right away can grab one at the store or online. Dear Bella Creamery is donating a portion of the profits from its popular ice cream pies to Asian Americans Advancing Justice.
Superba Food + Bread
We’re bringing you a delicious Thanksgiving dinner to take out from Superba’s Venice location and out of their restaurants in North Hollywood and Pasadena. There are plenty of main dishes, sides, breads, and pies on the menu. In Venice, they’re also offering a special wine pairing with some of their dishes.
There are plenty of options for groups that are 10-12 people or smaller parties of four to six people. There are plenty of turkey options, as well as a Glazed Beeler’s Heritage Ham. Superba’s bakery will be making pies to commemorate the holiday, and you can choose from a range of sweet treats including Honey Crisp Apple and their signature Pumpkin Pie.
This BBQ shack in Beverly Grove will be serving a big turkey dinner complete with smoked and browned bacon, cornbread stuffing, collard greens, mac & cheese, and more. Smoked meats like brisket can be added to any Thanksgiving dinner for a special price. This is a great value for four people.
You can make anything you want to eat at your Thanksgiving meal if you use the services of Eataly. Take to the markets this Thanksgiving to enjoy meat and cheese platters, aperitivos, and even pizza! If you choose to dine as a family, you will have your choice of a Pumpkin Soup or a Pumpkin Ravioli, Glazed and Sliced Turkey Breast and other side dishes. Then, for dessert, you will receive an Apple Pie with a creamy mascarpone filling.
At the outdoor Italian market at Westfield Century City, you can choose from many different Italian dishes for Thanksgiving, like a curated board of specialty meats and cheeses, and a braised turkey with apples and cider. Check out their website for a list of all the special options that they offer.
Huckleberry Cafe in Santa Monica wants to make Thanksgiving dinner for you and your family easy. They have a large Thanksgiving menu that includes things like turkey and stuffing, plus a wide array of pies and desserts. There’s a huge menu at Huckleberry Cafe that includes everything from homemade bread to organic turkey to mashed potatoes and gluten free options. And their restaurant chain is joining in on the fun, with special items being offered.
This fine restaurant in Beverly Hills and Malibu offers takeout family dinners. These come fully decked, with steaks and various side choices like ready-to-bake dishes, salads, and cakes. There is a recipe for a perfectly cooked three-bone rib roast that can be finished in the oven and then put on top of mashed potatoes and creamed corn. These are great for families who don’t like turkey.
This soul food joint offers full Thanksgiving menus to-go at both of its restaurants, including locations in Long Beach and Anaheim. Restaurant serves fried chicken, ribs, and many other southern favorites, like green beans, cornbread, and rice. There are many different sides and desserts available. Menu, ordering, and more information can be found on the chain’s website.
Barton G. also will have an a la carte menu available for the day. Los Angeles restaurant Barton G. is offering a special three-course menu at the start of the Thanksgiving holiday. It is priced at $85 per person.
It includes a Roasted Squash and Chicory salad, Smoked Duck Breast and Leg with Brown Butter Sage Stuffing, a variety of sides and a Brown Butter Blondie topped with salted caramel and vanilla ice cream and served with vanilla ice cream. Brown Butter Blondies with a creamy pumpkin pie filling, salted caramel bourbon sauce and snickerdoodle popcorn are served to accompany the dinner. Guests can enjoy a Thanksgiving menu available at any time during the day.