As a year marked by mayhem and masks finally draws to a close, the holidays offer a welcome distraction. We made it through Halloween by trading trick or treating for curb-side candy stations, so let’s switch up Thanksgiving too! Don’t let this season of social distancing dampen your spirits, and don’t spend the day in the kitchen. Instead, feed your family a fantastic meal, without making ANYTHING (but a click or a call) to one of these 10 great places to order Thanksgiving dinner!
If you’re looking for a healthy, organic, and delicious dinner for Thanksgiving, Alfalfas is currently taking holiday orders. Offering a vast variety of gluten-free and plant-based choices, Alfalfas made-from-scratch, chef-inspired menu starts at just $49.
Make your selections on the website, choose your pickup time, day, and location, and a holiday specialist will call to confirm your order. Some of their dishes include:
- Stuffed Butternut Squash
- Apricot & Sage Stuffing
- Spiced Maple Cranberry Marmalade
- Housemade Spiced Pumpkin Pie
- Breadworks Brioche Dinner Rolls
Chautauqua Dining Hall
A Boulder tradition since 1898, Chautauqua Dining Hall serves fresh, Colorado bistro cuisine with lots of local beer and wine on the side. For Thanksgiving, they’re offering a full, to-go feast that serves 4 to 12 guests.
All orders are to be picked up on Wednesday, November 25 at an assigned time to adhere to social distancing requirements. Menu items include:
- Whipped potatoes & gravy
- Brussel sprouts & glazed carrots
- Whole pies
- Seasonal cocktails
Known for their farm-to-fork mentality, Fresh Thymes serves delicious, wholesome food. Catering to the gluten-free, paleo-centric, vegetarian, and vegan lifestyles, expect only non-GMO, grass-fed, organic selections.
Thanksgiving meals at Fresh Thymes are available two ways this year. Stop by the Marketplace on November 24th or 25th and shop, or pre-order your meal for pickup on either one of those days. Holiday selections include:
- Herb-Brined Turkey Breasts
- Sweet Potato & Sausage Stuffing
- Green Bean Casserole
- Cauliflower Parsnip Soufflé
- Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars
Jules Gourmet Catering
A full-service catering company, Jules has been serving the Boulder and Denver metro areas for over 20 years. Known for their event, corporate, and specialty menus, Jules is offering a gourmet, heat and eat selection for Thanksgiving.
Jules holiday feast comes fully cooked and feeds 6 to 8 people for just $69.99. If you want to add dessert, it’s an additional $20. The deadline to order is Friday, November 20th with pickup on either November 24th or 25th. Select menu items include:
- Citrus sage whole roasted turkey
- Creamy garlic mashed potatoes
- Green beans with almond and lemon
- Fresh dinner rolls
- Southern maple pecan pie
Sprouts Farmer’s Market
Best known for making natural, organic foods affordable and accessible for everyone, Sprouts is pulling out all the stops for Thanksgiving! From great deals on holiday staples to party trays and fully prepared meals, Sprouts is a one-stop-shop for everything on your holiday meal list.
Ranging in price from $39.99 to $69.99, Sprouts is offering five heat and eat meals made from simple, healthy ingredients. Adhering to social distancing measures, all meals must be ordered online by November 23rd. On your assigned pickup day, head inside with your pre-printed barcode and walk out with your feast. Meal selections include:
- Natural turkey meal
- Boneless turkey breast meal
- USDA choice beef rib roast meal
- Spiral-sliced ham meal
- Vegan holiday roast meal
Using the best local ingredients, The Cork has been a Boulder fine dining tradition for more than 50 years. Best known for their seafood and steak, The Cork has two dining options for Thanksgiving, this year. You can dine inside the restaurant or pick up a fabulous feast to take home to the family.
Delivered curbside between 12 pm and 7 pm on Thanksgiving Day, The Cork is offering a three-course meal, for $55 per person, along with a 20% discount on their entire wine list. Select dishes include:
- Mixed greens tossed salad
- Barber’s Local Roast Sliced Turkey
- Mashed potatoes
- Cranberry sauce
- Chocolate mousse
Using ingredients sourced from local farmers, The Kitchen serves approachable, sustainable food to its guests. From bright, vibrant veggies to fully intact fish, each meal at The Kitchen is an experience.
This year, The Kitchen will be open on Thanksgiving with a fresh and varied menu available for parties of up to eight. Should you prefer to dine at home, they have two feasts for four available – starting at $150 – along with numerous a la cart sides and desserts. Both pickup and delivery are available. Select meals include:
- Roasted turkey meal
- Roasted red kuri squash
- Harvest salad
- Milk bread soft rolls
- Pumpkin cheesecake
The Old Mine
What started as a brewery in 2013, quickly morphed into an epic place to hang with friends while eating some really great food! From artisan pizzas to Taco Tuesday platters, The Old Mine never disappoints.
For Thanksgiving, they are offering two identical dinners – one large and one small. Order online then pick it up with heating instructions on Wednesday, November 25th, between 4 pm and 7 pm at The Handlebar Factory. Menu items include:
- Smoked turkey
- Baked brussels sprouts
- Mac & cheese
- Creamed corn
- Baked beans
Under the Sun
With a commitment to hearth and home, Under the Sun cooks all of their amazing food in a wood-burning oven. From breads, pizza, roast veggies, and char food, their tasty treats are made from scratch and locally sourced. They also happen to have 21 Mountain Sun Ales, ten guest beers, and eight wines on tap at all times.
This Thanksgiving, Under the Sun is offering a to-go turkey feast for only $24.95 per person. For pre-orders and pickup times, call (303) 927-6921. Menu selections include:
- All-natural turkey breast
- Garlic mashers
- Roasted Brussels with bacon
- Cranberry sauce
- Herb butter glazed carrots
As a USDA Certified Organic grocer, Whole Foods sells products free from hydrogenated fats, artificial colors, flavors, and preservatives. Environmentally friendly and ecologically responsible, Whole Foods vows to never sell meat or milk from cloned animals and only carries products certified as cruelty-free.
In addition to copious amounts of products on its shelves, Whole Foods is also offering fully prepared Thanksgiving meals. Simply make your selection online, then pick it up in the store along with heating instructions. Available meals include:
- Classic Thanksgiving Menu
- Simple Thanksgiving supper
- Unexpected Thanksgiving menu
- Vegan Thanksgiving feast
- Vegetarian Thanksgiving feast