5 Best Places to Get Your Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go

From Chestnut Hill to West Chester, you can be home for the holidays—minus the work.



Carlino's Pies//All photos courtesy of Carlino's.

Thanksgiving is almost here, and if you would rather spend more time with the family than over a hot stove, check out these local options for letting someone else do the cooking.

Paris Bistro

Allow chef Al Paris to take all the stress out of cooking on Thanksgiving. Order a whole roasted breast of turkey with truffle-cognac gravy, plus sides including confit of baby root vegetables, wild mushroom and leek brioche stuffing and so much more. Find the full menu and pricing options online. 8229 Germantown Ave., Chestnut Hill, (215) 242-6200, www.parisbistro.net.

Carlino’s Market

There's still time to order a hand-crafted feast from Carlino's. From soups, hors d'oeuvres and sides, to a hormone-free, Lancaster-bred bird, Carlino’s has your menu covered. Don't forget the handmade pies, pumpkin rolls and hostess gifts, too! Order by November 22 and thank us later. More menus and information on Carlino’s website. 128 W. Market St., West Chester, (610) 696-3788; 2616 E. County Line Rd., Ardmore, (610) 649-4046, www.carlinosmarket.com.

Di Bruno Bros.

Di Bruno Bros. has your Thanksgiving catering options covered, whether you want to buy a bird or leave all the cooking to them. The Thanksgiving menu is available for in-store pickup, with a separate delivery menu available for select items.

The Thanksgiving dinner package serves six and includes a choice of turkey braciola or sliced oven-roasted turkey and a choice of two vegetables, one stuffing, one potato and one dessert. Dinner rolls with butter and cranberry relish are also included. The Thanksgiving sides package is perfect for families preparing their own turkey and includes a choice of two vegetables (try the salted caramel roasted root vegetables), one stuffing and one potato. A la carte sides, hors d’oeuvres and desserts are also available. Of course, don’t forget the cheese and charcuterie! 120 Coulter Ave., Ardmore, (484) 416-3311, www.dibruno.com.

Iron Hill Brewery & Restaurant

For Thanksgiving, pick up a growler and serve award-winning Iron Hill beer as a perfect pairing with a lavish meal of traditional fare. Growlers are available in both 32-ounce (Phoenixville and New Jersey locations only) and 64-ounce sizes. From Sunday, Nov. 22, through Wednesday, Nov. 25, all growler glassware is complimentary with a full growler fill. All Iron Hill locations will feature at least one style of pumpkin beer on draught, too, alongside classic offerings. Pumpkin beer styles will vary by location. Iron Hill has locations in Ardmore, Chestnut Hill, Media, Phoenixville, West Chester and more. Visit www.ironhillbrewery.com for more information.

The Tasting Room/JPM Catering

Whether you need just the trimmings, only the turkey, or the whole big dinner for your family and friends, JPM Catering has got your Thanksgiving Day needs covered. In addition to the turkey, butternut squash soup, chicken liver mousse, sausage/apple/fennel stuffing, there is much more on the menu. Place your order by noon on Friday, Nov. 20, with pickup available on Wednesday, Nov. 25, or get free delivery on orders over $200. Standard delivery charge is $25. See the full menu and pricing online. 8 E. Lancaster Ave., Ardmore, (610) 642-2670, www.jpmcatering.com.

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