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Where to Get a Good Takeout Thanksgiving Dinner This Year

Want turkey and stuffing without having to cook? Order a feast to-go from one of these Sarasota restaurants.

By Allison Forsyth November 10, 2021

A Thanksgiving meal from Mattison's.

Want to enjoy turkey, stuffing and all the fixings this Thanksgiving without the hassle of cooking? Order a feast to-go from one of these Sarasota restaurants and stores. Your guests will thank you.

Brick's Smoked Meats

1528 State St., Sarasota, (941) 993-1435,

Brick's family feast serves from eight to 12 people with roasted turkey or ham, traditional sides and desserts. Or you can build your own meal, with two smoked main dishes, sides and fixings. Place your order at least 48 hours in advance by emailing [email protected]. Pickup takes place 9-11 a.m. on Thursday, Nov. 25. Reheating instructions included.

Der Dutchman

3713 Bahia Vista St., Sarasota, (941) 955-8007,

Enjoy Amish kitchen cooking this Thanksgiving from Der Dutchman. Select a date and time for carry-out on the restaurant's website. Ordering ends on Sunday, Nov. 21, and pickup takes place on Wednesday, Nov. 24. Order roasted turkey, delicious sides and signature homemade pies.


Mattison's Forty-One, 7275 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, (941) 921-3400; Mattison's Riverwalk Grille, 101 Riverfront Blvd., Ste. 120, Bradenton, (941) 896-9660;

Order from Mattison's this Thanksgiving and pick up at Mattison's Forty-One in Sarasota or Mattison's Riverwalk Grille in Bradenton. Enjoy a whole oven-roasted turkey, apple walnut stuffing, mashed potatoes, a maple ginger veggie medley and more. Call or place your order online and pick it up on Thursday, Nov. 25, 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Mattison's Forty-One or 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Riverwalk location.

Seasons 52

170 University Town Center Drive, Suite 103, Sarasota, (941) 702-9652,

Order a complete Thanksgiving meal for between four and six guests from Seasons 52. The meal includes a salad, a turkey dinner with gravy, mashed potatoes and a brioche and sage stuffing, plus green beans and cranberry relish. Enjoy six mini-pumpkin pies, too. Order online and pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 24.


Multiple locations,

Publix supermarkets have a holiday meal section when you order online. Choose from ham or turkey, sides like mashed or sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, roasted vegetables, gravy and more. There are also turkey dinners that can serve seven to 10 people or 14-18 people. A 48-hour advance notice is required for orders. Pick up at your local store on Thursday, Nov. 25.

The Fresh Market

5251 University Parkway, University Park, (941) 355-0417,

Build your own holiday meal by mixing and matching sides or enjoy a prepared meal from The Fresh Market. The meals serve from three to five people and include a fully cooked turkey breast, mashed potatoes, stuffing and more. Or do a Thanksgiving brunch with quiche and biscuits. Online ordering ends Monday, Nov. 22. Pickup runs from Monday, Nov. 22, to Thursday, Nov. 25.

Whole Foods Market

1451 First St. Sarasota, (941) 316-4700; 5298 University Parkway, Sarasota, (941) 806-6130;

There are a variety of Thanksgiving menus to choose from at Whole Foods, with simple heat-and-serve instructions. Enjoy a classic menu, simple six-dish menu, a small gathering menu or a vegetarian or vegan Thanksgiving feast. Order online or call your local store to place an order and pick up on Thursday, Nov. 25.

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