Let’s be real, not everyone enjoys making Thanksgiving dinner, but we all love devouring it.
If you still want to celebrate with a holiday meal at your home, but don’t want to commit to prepping, cooking, and cleaning – we’ve got you covered. Here are some places you can grab dinner on the run in Vancouver.
Railtown Catering has brought back its popular Thanksgiving To-Go package. You can order this online for delivery or pick it up yourself. Offered in both ready-to-eat and ready-to-bake formats, this meal includes a 16-pound sage-roasted organic turkey along with all of your seasonal favourites. You can order Railtown’s package until Friday, October 7 at 3pm. A portion of the proceeds from each package go towards serving meals at Mission Possible, a non-profit organization that provides street-level care for those with immediate and critical needs in the Downtown Eastside.
Feeds: 8-10 people
Price: $299 plus tax
Pick up/Delivery: Option for both, available for pick up at Railtown Cafe. Ready-to-eat packages may be picked up between 3 and 5pm and ready-to-bake packages may be picked up between 10am and 5pm on Sunday, October 9 and Monday, October 10.
Address: 397 Railway Street, Vancouver (Railtown Cafe)
Whole Foods has an impressive selection of to-go Thanksgiving dinners including vegan and vegetarian options that you can cook at home. With six full-meal options, a package of exclusively side-dishes, and all individual dishes available for order (great for potlucks), you really can’t go wrong getting your dinner from here. The traditional meal for 8 is a full feast that includes a rosemary turkey, green beans, fruit and herb stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry relish, dinner rolls, and pumpkin pie.
Feeds: 8 people
Pick Up: Go online to see what your local Whoel Foods Market is offering
Address: 5151 Oak Street, Vancouver
Why not skip straight to dessert? Choose from an exclusive collection of fall-themed sweets available at two locations in North Vancouver and Kitsilano. These treats include pumpkin crates, small chocolate pumpkins filled with handcrafted truffles, Thanksgiving truffles filled with cinnamon-spiced pumpkin, and classic pumpkin pie with caramelized apple.
Address: 998 Harbourside Drive, North Vancouver
Address: 2539 West Broadway, Vancouver
Truffles is offering a Thanksgiving meal of oven-roasted turkey with gravy and homemade cranberry sauce, whipped garlic mashed potatoes, root vegetables, and creamy pumpkin pie.
Feeds: 4 people
Pick Up: Orders can be made by calling 604-505-4961 or emailing Truffles and they must be placed before Wednesday, October 5. Pick up is from Friday, October 7 to Sunday, October 9.
Address: 5151 Oak Street, Vancouver
Try something new this year and order the Thanksgiving To-Go feast from Copper Chimney. This Indian-flavoured meal includes cumin and coriander roasted turkey, creamy Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, traditional vegetarian stuffing, roasted root vegetables, cranberry mango chutney, curry gravy, and pumpkin pie.
Feeds: 4-6 people
Pick up: Orders can be placed by email or by phone and must be called in no later than 5 pm on Thursday, October 5. Pick up is on Sunday, October 9 between 3 and 6 pm at Copper Chimney in the Executive Hotel Le Soleil.
Address: 567 Hornby Street, Vancouver
The catering team at Sutton Place wants to take the stress of your dinner off your hands with their Turkey-To-Go feast. This meal includes an 18-pound roasted turkey (whole or sliced), herb stuffing, seasonal vegetable medley (baby carrots, Brussels sprouts, corn, cauliflower, red and yellow peppers), mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce and gravy, assorted dinner rolls (12), and a pumpkin pie.
Pick Up: Orders will be taken until Thursday, October 6 at 12 pm. Call 604-682-5511 ext. 34 to make one for your holiday. Pick up will be October 7 and October 10 between 11am to 7pm.
Address: 845 Burrard Street, Vancouver