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Where to Order Thanksgiving Takeout When You Just Can't Cook Another Thing

Leave the cooking to the pros this year.

By Lauren Jackson November 2, 2022

Takeout for Thanksgiving.

Takeout for Thanksgiving.

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Thanksgiving is coming 'round the bend—and with it comes complex menus and hours in the kitchen. Or does it?

If you'd rather take it easy and avoid the restaurant crowds, try ordering in for a memorable meal with minimal clean-up leaving far more time for fun, family and football. Here's our ever-growing list of options.

Morton's Gourmet Market

1924 S. Osprey Ave., Sarasota, (941) 955-9856, mortonsmarket.com

Michael's on East

1212 S. East Ave., Sarasota, (941) 366-0007, bestfood.com


7275 S. Tamiami Trl., Sarasota or 101 Riverfront Blvd., Bradenton, (941) 921-3400, mattisons.com

Phillippi Creek Village Restaurant & Oyster Bar

5353 S. Tamiami Trl., Sarasota, (941) 925-4444, creekseafood.com


10670 Boardwalk Loop, Lakewood Ranch, (941) 893-4321, grovelwr.com

Bijou Garden Café

1287 1st St., Sarasota, (941) 366-1111, bijougardencafe.com

Duval's Fresh. Local. Seafood.

1435 Main St., Sarasota, (941) 312-4001, duvalsfreshlocalseafood.com

Harry's Continental Kitchen

525 St. Jude St., Longboat Key, (941) 383-0777, harryskitchen.com

Café Venice

101 W. Venice Ave., Venice, (941) 484-1855, cafevenicerestaurantandbar.com

Pier 22

1200 1st Ave. W., Bradenton, (941) 748-8087, pier22.com

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