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Takeout Thanksgiving

Hopeless in the kitchen? Too engrossed by the game to leave the couch? Whatever your excuse, these restaurants have you covered.


Clockwise, from top left: City Bakery's butternut squash, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, and roasted Brussels sprouts.   

The City Bakery
3 W. 18th St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-366-1414
Birdbath Soho: 160 Prince St., nr. Thompson St.; 212-612-3066
Birdbath New Museum: 235 Bowery, nr. Prince St.; 212-219-1222
Birdbath West Village: 145 Seventh Ave. South, at Charles St.; 646- 722-6570
Birdbath East Village: 223 First Ave., nr. 13th St.; 646-722-6565
Birdbath Tribeca: 200 Church St., nr. Thomas St.; 212-309-7555

Price: Turkey, cooked and uncooked, $110 to $200; sides, $12 to $50; dessert, $25 to $40 (serves four to six, eight to ten, or ten to twelve)
Highlights: Toasted-pumpkin-seed dip and cassava crackers; sweet potatoes with grilled pineapple and homemade marshmallows; macaroni and cheese
Order by: November 20
Pick up: November 24 by 6:00 p.m. Full Thanksgiving orders can be picked up from either City Bakery or from Birdbath's Tribeca location. Pumpkin pies and all other desserts can be reserved and picked up at any Birdbath location.

8 E. 18th St., nr. Fifth Ave.; 212-691-1300
Price: Package $300 (serves four)
Highlights: tandoori turkey; masala red potatoes
Order by: November 23
Pick up: November 22 until Thanksgiving Day

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que
700 W. 125th St. at Twelfth Ave.; 212-694-1777
Price: Turkey Deluxe package, $149 (serves eight to twelve)
Highlights: Roasted turkey with giblet gravy; corn-bread stuffing; choice of two pies (key lime, peanut butter, sweet potato pecan, or pumpkin)
Order by: November 22
Pick up: November 23 and November 24

200 Fifth Ave., at 23rd St.; 646-398-5100
Price: Turkey porchetta, $10.80 per pound (raw) or $21.80 per pound (cooked)
Highlights: Turkey porchetta!
Order by: November 23 (requests must be made in person, at the meat counter); 24 hours notice required
Pick up: November 20 through 24, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. (raw); November 22 through 24, 3:30 p.m. to 11 p.m. (cooked)

Fatty 'Cue
91 S. 6th St., nr. Berry St., Brooklyn; 718-599-3090
Price: Thanksgiving Package, $419 (serves eight)
Highlights: Smoked Heritage Turkey; Brussels sprouts with 'Cue bacon, chili, maple syrup; à la carte Doc's Draft Framboise Hard Apple Cider (22 ounce, $14) or Farnum Hill Semi Dry Cider (750 milliliter, $35) also available
Order by: November 20, 12 p.m. Place orders seven days a week between 2 p.m. and 6 p.m.
Pick up: Thanksgiving Day, 8 a.m. to noon (Call ahead for reservation)

Friedman's Lunch
75 Ninth Ave., nr. 15th St.; 212-929-7100
Price: Complete meal $280 (serves eight), $420 (serves twelve), or $600 (serves 22)
Highlights: Entire Thanksgiving menu is gluten-free, including peach-glazed whole turkey; stuffing (with vegetarian option); corn bread
Order by: November 22
Pick up: Thanksgiving Day, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. (Delivery available in Manhattan)

Hill Country
30 W. 26th St., nr. Broadway.; 212-255-4544
Price: Complete meal, $185 (serves five to eight) or $265 (serves nine to twelve); additional à la carte sides for $14 to $18
Highlights: Texas-toast stuffing; corn bread and honey butter; white shoepeg corn pudding
Order by: November 22
Pick up: November 24, 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.; Thanksgiving Day, 9 a.m. to noon

505 Columbus Ave., nr. 84th St.; 212-873-0200
Price: Package, $25.95 per person; Meze menu also available for $21.95 (serves three to four)
Highlights: Grilled branzino; braised lamb shank; turkey-avgolemono soup
Order by: November 23
Pick up: Thanksgiving Day, noon to 9:45 p.m.

Mandarin Oriental
80 Columbus Circle, at 60th St.; 212-805-8800 ext. 8321
Price: Package, $60 per pound with a minimum of eight pounds that serves two to four
Highlights: Miso-glazed salmon with cauliflower purée; roasted heirloom squashes in thyme brown butter; pecan pie with pumpkin cream
Order by: November 23, before 2 p.m.
Pick up: Thanksgiving Day, after 11 a.m.

Momofuku Ssäm Bar
207 Second Ave., at 13th St.; 212-228-0031
Price: Package, $350 (serves eight)
Highlights: Whole slow-roasted pork shoulder; turkey hash; autumn-squash pie
Order by: November 22
Pickup: Thanksgiving Day, noon to 2 p.m.

Prime Meats
465 Court St., at Luquer St., Brooklyn; 718-254-0327
Price: Package, $300 (serves ten); additional apple and pumpkin pie ($22) and raw turkeys ($5.95/lb) also available
Highlights: Roasted organic Lancaster County turkey; pretzel stuffing; roasted sweet potatoes and Brussels sprouts
Order by: November 22
Pick up: Package and turkey on Thanksgiving Day, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.; pie by November 24, 9 p.m.

158 Bedford Ave., at N. 8th St., Williamsburg; 718-782-2744
Price: Basic Thanksgiving Meal, $215 (serves six) or $420 (serves twelve); Deluxe Thanksgiving Meal, $280 (serves six) or $550 (serves twelve). À la carte: turkey, $20 per pound; ham, $16 per pound; sides, $10 to $45 (feeds six) or $24 to $85 (feeds twelve), desserts $20 to $38, bread $5 per loaf
Highlights: Maple-glazed all-natural turkey breast; shallot-glazed ham; roasted pumpkin salad with goat cheese and kale; horseradish mashed potatoes
Order by: November 19, 5 p.m.
Pick up: November 24, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (delivery available in Williamsburg)

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