Thanksgiving Turkey To Go in the Washington, D.C. Area

Take Out Turkey and All the Trimmings

Turkey to go at Hill Country Barbecue Market
Courtesy of Hill Country Barbecue Market

Why spend hours slaving away in the kitchen? The Washington, D.C. area has several restaurants and gourmet food shops that offer a complete Thanksgiving turkey dinner to go. You can pick up delicious dishes professionally prepared and spend the day with your guests, not stuck in the kitchen. Most locations require you to reserve your meal in advance.

  • Georgia Browns - 950 15th Street, NW Washington, D.C. (202) 393-4499. Pre-order turkey and all the trimmings from the popular restaurant specializing in Southern hospitality.
  • BlackSalt Fish Market & Restaurant - 4883 MacArthur Boulevard, NW Washington, D.C. (202) 342-9104. Order a full Thanksgiving feast to go. A variety of gourmet dishes are available. 
  • Blue Duck Tavern - Park Hyatt,  24 & M Streets, NW, Washington, D.C. (202) 419-6620. Three-star feast to-go (feeds 6-8 people) includes a 10- to 12-pound free-range roasted turkey, two freshly baked breads, four traditional sides from the award-winning restaurant’s menu and a pumpkin or apple pie.  
  • Carmines - 425 7th Street NW Washington, D.C. (202) 737-7770. The legendary New York City family-style Italian restaurant offers a hearty feast with all the trimmings (serves 8-10). Eat in the restaurant or have it delivered.
  • Hill Country Barbecue Market - 410 7th St. NW Washington, D.C. (202) 556-2044 or email events@hillcountrywdc.com. Thanksgiving Pick-Up Service. The menu features turkeys brined, rubbed with Hill Country’s signature spice blend, and smoked low and slow for that classic holiday flavor with a Texan twist. A Thanksgiving feast for 9-12 people includes a whole Pit-Smoked Turkey (14-16lbs), Cornbread with Ancho-Honey Butter, four sides (64oz. each), and two pies, similar offering for 5-8 people. Meats, sides, and desserts can be purchased separately for carryout.
  • The Bird  - 1337 11th At. NW Washington, D.C. (202) 518-3609. Thanksgiving "To-Go" orders must be pre-ordered. The menu includes traditional sides and Roasted New York Duck (2-4 people),or Roasted Heritage Amish Turkey (6-8 people).
  • Balduccis - Three locations in the D.C. area: 10323 Old Georgetown Road, Bethesda, MD (301) 564-3100. 600 Franklin Street Alexandria, VA (703) 549-6611, 6655 Old Dominion Drive McLean, VA (703) 448-3828. The Thanksgiving menu showcases traditional turkey and a selection of modern side dishes and desserts.
  • La Madeleine Country French Café  - Locations in D.C., Maryland and Virginia. (800) 96-LAMAD. Thanksgiving meals catered for families can serve up to eight people and include turkey, stuffing, side dishes,  plus your choice of two desserts.
  • HoneyBaked Ham - Many locations in Maryland and Virginia. Known for their cooked hams, during the holiday season, you can also order a fully-cooked whole turkey, oven-roasted or smoked. Side dishes and desserts are also available.
  • Wegmans - The popular grocery store offers a wide range of holiday fixings for small and large parties.  Local locations include Germantown, Columbia, Frederick, Crofton, Fairfax, Sterling, Woodbridge, and Leesburg.
  • Safeway - Many locations throughout the Washington, D.C. area. Safeway offers several different heat and serve turkey dinners with side dishes and desserts.
  • Whole Foods Market - Many locations throughout the Washington, D.C. area. The organic food store offers complete Thanksgiving dinners with an organic turkey with the traditional trimmings stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, and cranberry sauce. Orders can be placed in person at each store, over the phone, or online.
  • Fairmont Washington, D.C., Georgetown - The Fairmont is offering Turkeys To-Go. Thanksgiving dinners are for two,  four, six or ten people.  Orders must be placed in advance.  Call (202) 457-5020 to place orders.
  • Ritz Carlton, Tyson's - 1700 Tysons Blvd, McLean, VA (703) 506-4300. Enjoy a home cooked turkey or prime rib dinner with all the fixings – pumpkin bisque, whipped potatoes, herbed roasted vegetables, and seafood pasta with goat cheese. Sweet treats for you to take home include chocolate brownies and your choice of apple or pecan pie. Each meal serves six. Orders must be received by the Monday before Thanksgiving. 
  • Texas Jacks Barbecue  - 2761 Washington Blvd., Arlington, VA. (703) 875-0477. Take home catering menu features their barbecue classics.  Choose from two packages, one serving five to nine guests featuring a 14-16 lb. smoked turkey, three 32 oz. sides, and one 10-inch pie, or the ten to twelve guest package featuring a 14-16 lb. smoked turkey, three 62 oz. sides, and two 10-inch pies. Quantities are limited.