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Thanksgiving dinner can be a fraught experience, even in the best of times. And these...ain't that. As Covid restrictions curtail travel, more of us will be sticking around for the holidays; some hyper-organized restaurants have begun formalizing their turkey-related offerings. We'll add to this list as more spots confirm Thanksgiving details.

Thanksgiving Dinner, To-Go

Few chefs match Eric Rivera for hustle, so it's no surprise his virtual restaurant and pantry already has a full a la carte Thanksgiving situation that ranges from prime rib to spatchcocked turkeys to sides and candied apple ice cream. Addo also offers delivery...and its own Butterball-style hotline (via text). Ballard, Various


Make your own turkey and call upon Spinasse's sibling cocktail hangout to set you up with drinks and snacks. A two-person menu of appetizers plus a trio of two-person cocktail kits promises one hell of a good evening. Order on Tock or by calling 206-251-7673. Capitol Hill

Ba Sa

Bainbridge Island’s destination-worthy Vietnamese restaurant offers a remixed version of your classic Thanksgiving feast, including roasted duck, Szechuan jalapeño sausage, and honey walnut prawn toast. For dessert, an almond cassava cake, and to drink, why not pop a bottle of champagne? Customize orders as you like by Monday, November 23. Bainbridge Island

Bluwater Leschi

The Lake Washington stalwart will dispense family-style meals for takeout: Six people's worth of turkey, potatoes and gravy, stuffing, pie, and more. Dinner is $175, or about $30 a person and comes with a bottle of Oregon pinot. Call 206-328-2233 to order. Leschi 

D&E Pioneer Square

Oysters and clams, sold fresh by the dozen, rule Thanksgiving day at this quietly spectacular Pioneer Square hangout now that the traditional menu is sold out. Why not? Pioneer Square

Hearth at the Heathman

Four-course meals (short rib or turkey, with brussels sprouts, soup, and pumpkin tartlette) get boxed up at the Kirkland hotel, along with special kids menus. Call 425-284-5900 to preorder by November 24. Kirkland


Chefs Rachel Yang and Seif Chirchi present butternut squash with red curry, farro fried rice, and a figgy pudding mochi cake among other fall classics with a twist of Asian flavor. Pre-order this unique Thanksgiving meal by Monday, November 23 for pickup on Wednesday. Wallingford

Local Tide

Seafood is apparently the wave for this year's alternative Thanksgiving: the Fremont joint known for its limited quantity crab rolls now offers crab cake kits, complete with everything but the eggs, for pickup the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Order via Clover by November 23 at noon (or sooner, if crab roll demand is any indicator of how quick these'll go), and don't forget the sweet potato pieFremont

McMenamins Tavern on the Square and the Woodshop

This family-owned Pacific Northwest pub and hospitality chain wants to make sure you’ve got options next week: dine outside on the patio or take out a hearty, traditional Thanksgiving meal, complete with turkey, Caesar salad, pumpkin pie, and more from the Anderson School Hotel's restaurants. Order a spread for four or six by noon November 23. Bothell


Holiday familiars, reimagined with Levantine flair—brussels sprouts tabbouleh, spiced cranberry sauce, even halvah streusel pumpkin pie. Seattle’s singular modern Middle Eastern restaurant lets you order individual dishes of everything except your main protein. Order by  November 23. Capitol Hill


West Seattle Islanders can ditch the bird altogether with braised lamb shank from this Lebanese mainstay; though the protein skews Mediterranean, the meal for two feels classically festive with kale salad, roasted fingerling potatoes, and a pumpkin cheesecake for dessert. Place an order by November 23 for pickup the following day. West Seattle 

Plum Bistro

Makini Howell preps a full-on vegan Thanksgiving that's available a la carte, or as a family-style package. Or just head straight to her virtual (vegan) pie popup. Capitol Hill

Radiator Whiskey

Drop by the market tavern for a smoky Thanksgiving main, if you’ve got room for a 20-lb pine and applewood turkey complete with herbs and butter for basting at home. The dinner set comes with gravy, sides, and bourbon whipped cream atop a pecan pie, with an optional bottle of signature barrel-aged whiskey. Order ahead on Tock and email [email protected] to schedule a pickup time. Pike Place Market


Thanksgiving with a deli spin? Sign us up…the dinner menu that centers on smoked turkey is sold out, but the a la carte lineup of apple olive oil cake, rolls, pumpkin cheesecake, stuffing, or five kinds of pie, available whole or by the slice, is still kicking. Order by November 22. Northgate/Pinehurst


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