6 places in Calgary to get Thanksgiving dinner to-go

Sep 21 2017, 10:42 pm

Imagine a stress-free Thanksgiving dinner where nothing gets burnt, no one gets hangry from waiting for dinner, and someone else does the dirty work for you.

Thanks to these Thanksgiving dinner to-go options, you can enjoy the holiday as much as you will enjoy eating these deliciously Chef-prepared meals.

Here are 6 places to get delicious Thanksgiving dinner to-go.

1. River Café

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You can have all of the great fresh flavours from River Café for Thanksgiving in your own home. The honey brined free-range turkey with five delicious trimmings including Wild Rose ale glazed carrots, smoked butter mashed potatoes, and wood grilled kale salad with poached pear takes your at-home Thanksgiving dinner to the next-level. You can smother your turkey and mash in sweet lingonberry preserve and pan gravy with fresh sage. There is a limited quantity sold. To order call 403-261-7670.

Price: $450, serves 8-10 guests. $550, serves 12-14 guests
Pick-up/Delivery: Pick up October 8th between 9 to 10am
Address: 25 Prince’s Island
Phone: 403-261-7670

2. Urban Butcher

The Urban Butcher and the Canadian Rocky Mountain Resort kitchen collaboration has got you covered if you’re looking to have an unforgettably delicious meal. The naturally and locally raised (from cage-free flocks near Pincher Creek and Fort Macleod) turkey is roasted to perfection all while your oven keeps its cool. This classic dinner for four includes roasted butternut squash, carrots, brussel sprouts, creamy mash, pistachio and dried cranberry stuffing with homemade gravy and cranberry sauce. Order by October 2nd before 4pm and choose to pick up from three locations.

Price: $95 for dinner for four
Pick-up/Delivery: Pick-up October 7 or 8 before 5:00 p.m.
Locations: Mission, 3 – 2100 4 Street SW
Willow Park Village, 114 – 10816 Macleod Trail SE
Granary Road Market, 226034 112 St W

3. Hotel Blackfoot

Starting Friday October 6th until October 9th, you can have Hotel Blackfoot’s Carve-a-deal Thanksgiving meal. With each item wrapped in oven-ready foil, all you have to do is choose from a 13-pound or 20-pound turkey and from the menu items for sides and dessert, pop it in your oven and then serve up the deliciousness without the sweat. It needs to be ordered four days in advance and can be reserved by phone 403-259-1709.

Price: $295 for the small 13-pound turkey dinner (serves 8 to 10 people)
$445 for the large 20-pound turkey dinner (serves 16 to 20 people)
Pick Up/Delivery: Pick up times are available every 30 minutes via you request from 3 to 7pm during the four days of the offer.
Address: 5940 Blackfoot Trail SE
Phone: 403-259-1705

4. Westin

Westin Calgary’s popular Reserve-A-Bird offer is back and so is the happiness of not having to worry about messing up. Choose from a 15-pound or 22-pound free-range turkey and get all the fixin’s like locally grown buttery whipped potatoes and sage stuffing with sautéed Okanagan apples. À la carte enhancements and gluten-free options are also offered. To order visit their website.

Price: $375 for a 15-pound turkey dinner (serves 10-12 people)
$575 for a 22-pound turkey dinner (serves 20-22 people)
Pick-up/Delivery: Pick up October 7 to 9
Address: 320 4 Avenue SW

5. Sunterra Market

You can confidently take the night off from cooking with Sunterra’s reliably, and downright delicious, prepared Thanksgiving meals. Individually portioned, choose from herb-rubbed turkey breast with classic stuffing, housemade cranberry sauce, gravy, and fall veggies or honey ginger glazed spiral ham with roasted vegetable medley. Both entrées come with mashed potatoes, harvest vegetable soup, and succotash salad with deep dish pumpkin pie topped with ginger whipped cream for dessert. Order online.

Price: $25.99 per person
Pick-up/Delivery: October 7 to 9
Address: Locations across Calgary

6. Fairmont Palliser

Get Fairmont Palliser’s traditional Thanksgiving dinner to-go and all you have to do is set the table. You can choose from a small or large slow-roasted Alberta turkey or succulent beef tenderloin that’s served with a side salad, whipped potatoes, sage stuffing, honey-roasted vegetables, dinner rolls, and orange cranberry sauce and, of course, gravy. The downside about this (besides not able to take credit for the meal) is that you have to choose between freshly baked pumpkin or apple pie. Order must be placed by October 4 by phone or email.

Price: $533 for 22 to 26-pound large turkey for 15 people
$285 for 11 to 13-pound small turkey for 8 people
$508 for slow-roasted beef tenderloin for 8 people
Pick-up/Delivery: Pick-up on October 8 between 11am to 4pm
Address: 133 9 Avenue SW
Phone/email to order: 403-260-1222 or [email protected] by October 4th








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