Top Takeout Eateries for Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and if you’re not in the mood to cook or contend with a busy restaurant, Dallas has a variety of takeout options for you to enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving feast.

The Dallas Express has put together five go-to favorites with locations in Dallas to help you focus more on gathering than preparing this Thanksgiving. So, swap the pans for simply pulling up a chair and see which eateries tickle your tastebuds.


Touted as Dallas’ original farm-to-table, this family-owned restaurant has been in business since 1971 and serves fresh, local, and sustainable items. Celebration offers pre-ordered full Thanksgiving feasts and a la carte options, casseroles, holiday breads, and pies. The dinners range from a serving size of 4 to 16 and start at $120. Curbside pickup is available; the last day to order is November 15. Celebration is located at 4515 W. Lovers Lane in Dallas. For additional ordering information, look here.

Central Market

Central Market has holiday meals available to reserve for in-store pickup from November 20 through November 23. Place your order by 6 p.m. on November 19 to enjoy six chef-made meals and a la carte options, such as fire-glazed ham, green beans with toasted almonds, and bourbon pecan pie. View Central Market’s premium holiday selections here. Central Market has three locations in Dallas: E. Lovers Lane, Preston Rd., and W. Northwest Highway. Please note that the availability of the selections may vary depending on the store’s location.


Custom order your takeout scratch-made dishes from this local favorite and enjoy everything from bacon ancho glazed smoked turkey legs to a rosewood ranch wagyu smoked prime rib roast. Add macaroni and cheese along with creamy corn with bacon and sausage stuffing. Finish with a pumpkin cheesecake or a pecan pie, to name a few of their menu selections. Eatzi’s also offers a full Hanukkah takeout menu. The metroplex has six Eatzi’s Market & Bakery locations, with three in Dallas: Oak Lawn, Lovers Lane, and Preston Royal. For additional information, look here. Orders must be placed by 9 p.m., November 21.

One90 Smoked Meats

One90 Smoked Meats offers vacuum-sealed holiday meats to help set your table with flavor and freshness. Pre-cooked holiday meats come in various sizes to suit your needs and include options such as turkey, spiral-sliced ham, USDA prime brisket, salmon, beef tenderloin, and beef tallow. Prices depend on the meat selection and size, starting at $64.00 for a 3–4-pound turkey breast. Sides are also available for purchase, with serving sizes to feed up to 50+. You can purchase online and have it delivered directly to your door nationwide. One90 Smoked Meats is located at 10240 E. Northwest Hwy. in Dallas. Look here for additional information.

Sloane’s Corner

Sloane’s Corner offers cuisine with international influences, putting a twist on American classics. They provide a takeout Thanksgiving feast for $130 for two people and $60 for each additional person. The dinner includes starters such as baby mixed greens with dried cranberries, candied pecans, goat cheese, and a honey vinaigrette. Main course options include a Duroc pork rack with bacon and marmalade, herb-roasted turkey with sage gravy, and cranberry sauce. Sides such as buttermilk mashed potatoes and Brussels sprouts with chili crunch are also available. Pumpkin cheesecake with salted caramel and a caramelized honey crisp apple pie crumble are dessert options. The order deadline is November 21. For additional information, look here. Sloane’s Corner is in Dallas at 2001 Ross Avenue, Suite 125.

Local Mom-and-Pop Diners

As we enter the holiday season, please remember the small businesses that help to keep our communities thriving. Despite exceeding our original list, we urge you to consider supporting your local mom-and-pop restaurants, many of which are serving up delicious in-house dining and takeout options. Let’s savor the season together and help those who make our neighborhoods feel like home.

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