Thursday, November 10 2022 3:36

Thanksgiving Dine-In & Takeout Guide 2022

Written by Lydia Reiss & Peighton Schwalm

Prepare for the upcoming holidays while also supporting local restaurants

Need a little help this Thanksgiving? Let one of these local restaurants do the cooking for you! Order takeout or, better yet, dine in and keep your kitchen clean. Be sure to note deadlines and delivery times, and call or check online for the most up-to-date information.

Catering and Takeout

West Chester

Carlino’s Market
128 W. Market St. | 610-649-4046
Family-owned markets like Carlino’s have you covered this season with a pick-and-choose menu consisting of starters, sides, homemade breads, handmade desserts and turkey main course options for a gourmet twist to your traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Order by Nov. 18 and pick up Nov. 21–23.

Gramm’s Kitchen
557 E. Gay St. | 610-429-3903
When you place your order within a 24-hour notice, Gramm’s also offers the choice of a whole turkey or ham. Soup, extra sides and desserts available at an additional charge. Individual prime rib dinners with sides are available for $30 per person and require a 48-hour notice.

Iron Hill
3 W. Gay St. | 610-738-9600
This brewery prepares your family with a $75 heat-and-eat Thanksgiving dinner for four, including oven-roasted turkey for the main course and all the holiday fixin’s, like buttery mashed potatoes, green beans with bacon and onions, and cranberry-orange sauce. Add a fresh-baked apple or pumpkin pie to make your dinner sweeter for only $12. Reserve your order online for pickup on Nov. 23.

39 W. Gay St. | 484-887-0062
This farm-to-table restaurant will be offering a Thanksgiving “heat & eat” dinner serving four to six people, each item priced individually. Choose from marinated turkey breast (raw) and sides like brown butter country herb stuffing or baked mac and cheese. Order your to-go meals online only by Nov. 18. Pick up Nov. 23 from 1 to 5 p.m.

Northbrook MarketPlace
1805 Unionville Wawaset Rd. | 610-793-1210
You can find a full Thanksgiving dinner menu at Northbrook with plain or marinated turkey options (uncooked) and accompaniments priced by the pound. Don’t forget dessert! Choose from a full page of options including pumpkin roll and 14 different kinds of pies. Fill out the form on their website before Nov. 19. Pick up Nov. 21–23, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Four Dogs Tavern
1300 W. Strasburg Rd. | 610-692-4367
The tavern offers a four-person, family-style Thanksgiving takeout dinner for $58 per person — dessert included. Prepaid orders must be placed by Nov. 18. Pick up Nov. 24, 10 a.m. to noon.


Chadds Ford

The Meat House Market
200 Wilmington West Chester Pk. | 610-910-4030
Order some turkey and delicious slow-roasted sides for Thanksgiving at The Meat House Market. They offer beef, poultry and exotic meats as well as options for potato, vegetable and starch sides. If you’re going classic, order the set “Turkey Holiday Meal” menu for 4 ($140) or 8 ($260). Order online by Nov. 19.


Chester Springs

Montesano Bros
55 Seaboldt Way | 610-458-8065
Get a feast to satisfy your guests from Montesano Bros. Their takeout menu includes the preset “The Ultimate Turkey Day Package,” which feeds 10–12 guests and includes the entree, sides and dessert for $269.99. Or order a turkey and other items individually. Place your order by 3 p.m. on Nov. 20, by phone or email [email protected]. Pick up Nov. 23 by 5 p.m.



The Black Cat Café
42 Berkley Rd. | 610-688-1930
Vegan and gluten-free options can be picked up here, like the vegan pot pie with stuffing and homemade yams, plus a traditional turkey breast, stuffing, cranberry sauce and southern sweet potatoes meal for $49.95 a person. Place orders by Nov. 20, pick up Nov. 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Order online or call.



Amani’s BYOB
105 E. Lancaster Ave. | 484-237-8179
Make Amani’s BYOB a part of your holiday celebrations with a choice between Lemon and Thyme Sous Vide Turkey Breast ($150) or Smoked Porchetta with Chipotle Apricot Glaze ($130). Serves four guests. Heating instructions included. Order by email [email protected] by Nov. 17. Pick up Nov. 24 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.



Ron’s Original Bar & Grille
74 E. Uwchlan Ave. | 610-594-9900
Don’t feel like cooking for Thanksgiving? Catering at Ron’s is available for your holiday feast this year. Choose from a selection of traditional and specialty pastas, sandwiches, various party trays and five-pound entree trays. Place your order over the phone two days prior to pickup. Local delivery available.


Kennett Square

Talula’s Table
102 W. State St. | 610-444-8255
Full catering options are available for up to eight people, with starters, main course and dessert — each item priced individually. Breads & Beginnings include anything from cheese boards, soups and salads to rolls and biscuits. Turkey & Scrumptious Sides has all the classics with added twists like pumpkin risotto, cranberry compote and gourmet mac and cheese. Seasonal sweets include pies, special whipped cream and gluten-free options. Order online by Nov. 14 for a timed pickup on Nov. 22 or Nov. 23.



General Warren
9 Old Lancaster Rd. | 610-296-3637
Keep an eye out for last-minute openings or reserve Thanksgiving 2023 for General Warren because they are currently sold out for Thanksgiving dinner this year.

Malvern Buttery
223 E. King St. | 610-296-2534
Let Malvern Buttery serve up some delicious sides for you this year. They’re not selling turkey, but you’ll find everything from baguettes and sweet potato sourdough, to butternut squash or sausage quiche, to sweets like croissants and autumn cobbler pie (and, of course, variations of butter). Order online by Nov. 17. Pick up on Nov. 23.



243 N. Providence Rd. | 484-444-0850
If you need to feed a lot of people on Thanksgiving, DiFabio’s has you covered. Get the “Thanksgiving Full Dinner Special” for 8–12 people ($299) or 14–20 people ($349), which includes the turkey, stuffing, gravy, four side dishes and dinner rolls. Place your order by phone or online by Nov. 21 at 5 p.m. Pickup available on Thanksgiving Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.



Foresta’s Country Meat Market
1098 W. Bridge St. | 610-935-1777
Get your locally-raised Thanksgiving turkey from Foresta’s Meat Market, in sizes ranging from 8–30 lbs. Foresta’s also offers Thanksgiving dinner packages for $16.95 per person (10-person minimum). Meal packages include sliced white turkey breast, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy and dinner rolls. Call to order by Nov. 19. Hams, pies, pumpkin rolls, Foresta’s homemade stuffing and more options are also available to order until Nov. 17.



At the Table BYOB
11 Louelle Ct. | 610-964-9700
This year, At the Table BYOB serves their brined and herb-stuffed turkey, truffle mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie bars and more for takeout. Serve four to six guests for $300 with other add-on options. Order over the phone or by email at [email protected]. Pick up Nov. 23 from noon to 4 p.m.

1 West Ave. | 610-688-1888
Cornerstone’s seasonal catering menu has traditional turkey (ranging from 12 to 25 lbs.), stuffing, glazed veggies, pie and much more for you to enjoy with guests. Available for pickup or home delivery. Order online 24 hours in advance.

Dine-In Thanksgiving Menus

Chadds Ford

Brandywine Prime Restaurant
1617 Baltimore Pk. | 610-388-8088
Dine out at this dinner destination for a $55 three-course Thanksgiving dinner with turkey as the main course and kids (under 12) for $25 from 1 p.m. to last seating at 7 p.m. on Nov. 24. Beverages not included in the set price. Limited a la carte menu is also available.

The Gables at Chadds Ford
423 Baltimore Pk. | 610-388-7700 
If you’re in search of a place to eat Thanksgiving lunch or dinner, head over to The Gables at Chadds Ford. Open normal hours on Thanksgiving Day. Keep an eye out for their special Thanksgiving menu online.


Newtown Square

191 S. Newtown Street Rd. | 484-420-4010
At this location only, Teca will be offering a traditional, prix fixe menu Thanksgiving Day from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. for $43.95 a person. Including your choice of a first course: butternut squash soup or mixed green salad, a slow-roasted free-range turkey with sides for the main course and your choice of traditional apple or pumpkin pie for dessert. A modified a la carte menu is also available. Call for reservations or book online.



Black Lab Bistro
248 Bridge St. | 610-935-5988     
This BYOB will be open on Thanksgiving Day for dinner 4 p.m. to 8 p.m., serving an extensive Thanksgiving menu offering appetizers and entrees. Choose appetizer options like salads, seafood, fried brussel sprouts and duck confit spring rolls. And for entrees, try pan roasted duck breast and gulf shrimp, braised boneless beef short ribs and more!



Black Powder Tavern
1164 Valley Forge Rd. | 610-293-9333
Keep it colonial this season. The tavern is located just down the road from Valley Forge and will be featuring a traditional Thanksgiving buffet Nov. 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., non-alcoholic beverages included. Choose between a variety of sides, desserts and main course dishes like turkey, ham, salmon and short rib beef bourguignon. $55 for ages 12 and up, $25 for ages 11 and under.

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