Let These CT Restaurants Prepare Your Thanksgiving Meal



Thanksgiving dinner doesn’t have to be stressful. These local restaurants can handle it all for you, whether you want to relax in their dining room or take home a turkey and prepared sides.

Luna Azzurra in Fairfield offers a full $ 200 Thanksgiving dinner for 6-8 people, including a cooked whole turkey and sides like apple and nut stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans with almonds, cranberry sauce and gravy. Individual turkey dinners with “all the trimmings” cost $ 30 each. Orders must be received by November 19. 203-292-8202.

The pantry in Fairfield offers a full Thanksgiving menu, with options of raw and cooked turkeys, appetizers, sides, salads, rolls, pies and other desserts. The order deadline is November 14 at 5 p.m. 203-259-0400.

Lobster Burger Match in Westport offers a holiday menu with turkeys ranging from 14 to 22 pounds, reheatable sides like charred baby Brussels sprouts, Match scallop potatoes, bourbon sweet potatoes with a drizzle of marshmallow and gravy with cranberries. Dessert options include a 12-tier chocolate cake and assorted pies.

Orders from Turkey will be accepted while stocks last. The deadline for ordering side dishes is November 21. Order online at toasttab.com.

Centro Ristorante in Fairfield offers a Thanksgiving dining menu with appetizers and antipasti, sides, macaroni and cheese entrees and sweet lasagna with Italian sausage, pies and turkeys from Gozzi Farm, ready to bake on Thanksgiving morning. Turkeys range from 10 to 28 pounds. Place your orders before November 19; 203-255-1210.

BBQ Hoodoo Brown in Ridgefield offers whole smoked turkeys between 18 and 20 pounds, for $ 150, and whole breasts for $ 125. Half-platters of side dishes like macaroni and cheese, potatoes, Brussels sprouts and cornbread are also available. Pre-orders are mandatory; place online at hoodoobrownbbq.com.

Hoodoo Brown BBQ in Ridgefield

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Brick promenade tavern in Fairfield offers a take-out turkey dinner of $ 200 for 5 people, including roasted turkey breast, choice of 3 sides and choice of a bottle of red or white wine. A la carte side dishes like mashed potatoes, loaded sausage stuffing, maple roasted Brussels sprouts, and sweet yams cost between $ 40 and $ 50. Order online at brickwalktavern.com/orders/thanksgiving-to-go/order by November 17th.

Roberto’s restaurant and banquet facilities in Monroe offers a Thanksgiving take-out menu featuring roasted and stuffed turkeys (12 to 24 pounds) with stuffing, gravy and cranberry gravy. Side dishes and extras include potatoes, pasta, eggplant parmesan, salads, stuffed breads, and apple and pumpkin pies. Individual Thanksgiving dinners with turkey, sides, and pie slices cost $ 34. All orders must be placed before November 21; 203-268-5723.

AMG Catering & Events in Wilton offers a full Thanksgiving dining menu with appetizer platters, herb roast turkey with pan sauce, stuffing, truffle mac and cheese, vegetable sides, salads, cookies, cornbread, pies and mini parfaits. Call 203-227-5535 to place orders before November 15th.

Seasonal catering in Milford offers a menu of starters, sides, salads, roast turkey and pork loin dishes with autumn spices, desserts and even cocktails. Order by 5 p.m. November 17 at seasoncatering.net/greenmeals.

Apple crisp with vanilla ice cream and spinning caramel drizzle

Apple crisp with vanilla ice cream and spinning caramel drizzle

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Taste twist in Shelton offers Thanksgiving dinners for two or four, with turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry gravy and gravy, and buns. The cost is $ 45 for two; $ 90 for four. Turkey à la carte, sides and sauces are also available. Order by November 22 at 203-954-7257.

The bear’s smokehouse, with locations in Hartford, New Haven and Windsor, offers Smoked Whole Turkeys and Turkey Breast, Ham, Breast, Ribs and Impossible Meatloaf. The menu also offers sides, salads, appetizers, breads and pies. A $ 175 meal for 6 to 8 people includes a whole smoked turkey, assorted sides and cornbread. Place your orders online at bearsbbq.com.

The spinning wheel in Redding offers family meals to feed four to six people, including White Meat Roast Turkey, Braised Beef Brisket, and Orange Bourbon Salmon. All meals are accompanied by mashed potatoes, vegetables, house salad, dessert and cookies. Call 203-664-4000 to order.

The capital grid, with locations in Hartford and Stamford, is offering a $ 125 package of accompaniments for meals at home, including brioche stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans French, pear chutney with cranberries and seed buns. All sides serve four. Place your orders online at thecapitalgrille.com.

Britannia Oatmeal in Fairfield offers a Thanksgiving menu with entrees, soups, sides, salads and desserts. Entrees include roast turkey breast, whole turkeys prepared for roasting with instructions, and sweet soy ginger glazed salmon. Place your orders by November 21 at 203-292-6466.

Tavern at GrayBarns at Norwalk is open from noon to 7 p.m. on Thanksgiving, with a prix fixe three-course $ 125 menu ($ 65 for kids.) Book online at tavernatgraybarns.com.

The cottage in Westport offers a four-course prix fixe menu from 1 p.m. to 7 p.m., with a choice of roast turkey entrees in herb butter, braised short ribs, king salmon baked in cedar paper and porridge. wild mushrooms. The cost is $ 95 for adults, $ 45 for children under 12.

Call 203-557-3701 for reservations. A $ 50 deposit will be charged at time of booking and is fully refundable if canceled outside of 48 hours.

Fire at the crest in Middlefield hosts Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., with a four-course meal. Starters include roast turkey, rib eye steak or eggplant lasagna. The cost is $ 34 for adults, $ 19.99 for children ages 4 to 12. Reserve online at fireattheridge.com.

The restaurant also offers a $ 129 take-out dinner package to feed up to 6 diners, with half a turkey, soup, salad, whipped potatoes, brown sugar yams, cranberry sauce, Brussels sprouts, prawns and a choice of pie. Call 860-852-5444 to order by November 22.

Shell & Bone in New Haven is open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., with specialties like roasted butternut bisque, cider-brined turkey, spaghetti squash, rack of lamb, pumpkin cheesecake and apple crumble with caramel.

Specials are priced from $ 12 to $ 40. The restaurant also offers a $ 180 take-out meal plan to feed four people. Order by November 22 at 203-787-3466.

The Griswold Inn in Essex

The Griswold Inn in Essex

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Griswold Inn in Essex offers a fixed-price three-course Thanksgiving menu with choices of carved butter turkey entrees, beef ribs, seared salmon, or pumpkin risotto ($ 38 to $ 54, depending on starter.) A Gris-To-Go dinner, with four servings, includes roast turkey and choice of three sides.

Call 860-767-1776 to order before November 22 at 2 p.m.

Seaside resort and spa by the water at Westbrook offers a special Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. The cost is $ 59 for adults, $ 25 for children 6-10, free for children 5 and under. Call 860-399-5901 ext 2021 for reservations.

Saybrook Point Beach Resort and Marina at Old Saybrook offers a special Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The cost is $ 79.95 for adults and $ 39.95 for children over 4 years old. Call 860-388-1111 to reserve.

Madison Beach Hotel hosts its Thanksgiving buffet in its ballroom from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reservations are required and available for evenings of 2 to 12 people. Pre-payment required: Adults are $ 84, children 6 to 12 are $ 29, and children under 5 are free. Make reservations online at thewharfmadison.com. The Wharf also offers full turkey take-out dinners, for 4 to 12 people, at $ 65 per person.

Hilton Mystique offers a Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The cost is $ 58 for adults, $ 29 for children aged 5 to 11, and free for children under 5. Book at https://bit.ly/MysticThanks.

G-Zen in Branford offers a fully vegan “ThanksLiving” menu, available on site and take out on November 24-26. The meal includes salted turkey with seitan, whipped potatoes, roasted vegetable and herb sauce, a mixture of roasted root vegetables, maple. Glazed sweet potatoes, sautéed garlic leaves, gluten-free herb and cornbread stuffing, and cranberry and rosemary chutney.

For a completely gluten-free meal, G-Zen offers a millet lentil bread option to replace the seitan turkey. The cost is $ 29 per person. Call 203-208-0443 to order Nov 24 for same day pickup.

RD86 in New London has a full Thanksgiving menu, with a Maple Pickled Smoked Turkey Dinner Kit, a Pineapple Glazed Brown Sugar and Ham Dinner Kit, and a variety of sides like stuffing, sprouts of Brussels, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry relish and a cobbler cherry for dessert. Order online by November 17 at rd86space.com/thanksgiving-2021.

Grass and bones in Mystic offers local Ekonk Hill Farm turkeys for $ 6.75 a pound, with turkey sizes ranging from 11 to 30 pounds. Order online at grassandbonect.com.



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