Whether you're traveling to the Dallas-Forth Worth metroplex to see friends or family for Christmas or just don't want to cook a full holiday meal in the DFW area, there are a number of restaurants offering Christmas meals to-go this holiday season.
Remember to plan ahead if you're planning to order take-out for Christmas as you're not going to be the only one in the DFW metroplex who opts for this hands-off holiday service—be sure to check out each company's website and place your order at least 48 hours ahead of your planned holiday feast.
This Christmas holiday, don't fret over meal preparation, enjoy time with your friends and family instead! Be a little naughty and order one of these take-out Christmas dinners—no one's going to judge!
La Madeleine is offering a Take-Home Holiday Feast for both Thanksgiving and Christmas this holiday season. The Turkey Holiday Feast includes all the trimmings and can be ordered for four to six, eight to 10, and 12 to 14 people parties or you can order the Ham Holiday Feast, which is suited for 10 to 14 people.
There are locations throughout the DFW metroplex, so be sure to check the website (listed above) to find one closest to where you'll be staying during the holiday season. Delivery is often available if you reserve your dinner catering in advance, so you might not even have to leave your holiday destination to enjoy a full holiday feast!
Although Dickey's Barbecue offers catering year-round, the holiday season brings a number of specialty Texas BBQ options to your table for Christmas and Thanksgiving feasts.
You can choose from a Cajun-fried or smoked turkey in the Turkey and Dressing Meal or get a Complete Holiday meal that includes spiral-cut honey ham, gravy, cornbread dressing, baked potato casserole, green beans with bacon, and buttery rolls.
There are numerous locations throughout the metroplex, and the feasts are made to order, so there's no real need to plan further than a few days in advance to order from this popular chain restaurant. Still, the food options are finger-licking good, so don't hesitate if you're a fan of southern barbeque.
Choose from a Traditional Turkey Dinner, Lavender White Hickory Smoked Turkey Dinner, Turkey Breast Dinner, Gluten Free Turkey Dinner, Glazed White Hickory Smoked Ham Dinner, Herb Roasted Rib Eye Dinner, and a feast of side dishes, too.
With locations in Dallas, Fort Worth, Plano, Southlake, and even Austin, Central Market is a one-stop shop for holiday catering for most of the state's urban areas. Make sure to book your holiday meal in advance though, because this service is extremely popular across the Dallas metroplex.
With locations in Allen, Colleyville, Coppell, Frisco, McKinney, and Plano, United Market Street is a DFW staple for catered meals during the holiday season, and each year, this company comes out with a new line of seasonal favorite meals that feed four to 12 people, depending on the package you select.
Each dinner selection includes an entrée, all the sides, dressings, and condiments—essentially it's a meal-made-easy for you and up to 12 loved ones, but keep in mind these meals have to be heated to be served, so there is a bit of prep time involved. Order online now or call your local Market Street Concierge to help you plan the perfect holiday dinner.
Where to Buy a Cajun Fried Turkey
A slightly different southern Christmas tradition, the Cajun Fried Turkey, is another option if you're visiting DFW for the Christmas holidays and want to order a holiday feast to-go, meaning there's no need for you to buy the 100 pounds of peanut oil it requires to make a fried turkey or to risk hurting yourself experimenting with the process this holiday season.
Check out our list of great locations to buy Cajun Fried Turkeys this holiday season—including Dickey's, Popeye's, Nate's Seafood & Steakhouse, and the Cajun Turkey Company.