8 Calgary Restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinner to-go

Let Calgary's legendary chefs take care of the mess and hassle of Thanksgiving dinner and enjoy a delightful three or four-course meal pre-cooked and ready to go.

By Calgary Citizen Staff | October 6, 2021 |8:58 pm

Take-home Thanksgiving spread from Hawthorn Dining Room.

Photo: @Hawthorndiningroom // Instagram

If we’re being honest, the worst part about Thanksgiving is the mess that ensues afterwards. If your kitchen doesn’t look like a bomb went off, did you really do Thanksgiving right?

This year we’re determined for that to not be the case. Instead of tackling the job solo, let Calgary’s chefs take care of the mess and hassle of Thanksgiving dinner, and enjoy a delightful three or four-course meal pre-cooked and ready to go.

Here are some of the best restaurants offering delicious feasts for Thanksgiving dinners that you can pick up and enjoy in the comforts of your home!

Hawthorn Room 

The Hawthorn Room in the Fairmont Palliser is offering delicious Turkey to-go options and home meal kits with options ranging from Chicken, Short Rib, and Duck.

Heritage Park

Heritage Park is known for its delicious Thanksgiving feasts, and this year they’re offering an option to enjoy the same decadent options at home. Their to-go pack consists of a gourmet turkey dinner kit for 2 that also includes their iconic Selkirk Pumpkin Pie. Kits can be picked up either Saturday or Sunday.

The Nash

This Inglewood staple is be offering large Turkey or Chicken dinner packages that include many of their off-cut signatures, such as Brussel sprouts, spaghetti squash toasted almonds and bacon, and the Nash cranberry compote

Flores and Pine

Indulge at Flores and Pine with their Thanksgiving dinner-to-go packages that include a 3-course dinner with all the fixings. This includes a roasted basil and tomato soup, a roasted pear and goat cheese salad, turkey, prime rib, an array of fresh vegetables, and buns and butter. Last but not least, end off the evening with a taste of their mouth-watering pumpkin cheesecake.

One18 Empire

One18 Empire’s takeaway Thanksgiving dinner is perfect if you’re hosting a larger gathering. Their menu is loaded with delicious dishes with options that are also vegan and gluten-free. They even include two bottles of wine to pair with the meal.

Hotel Arts

For anyone celebrating a small friends-giving or even larger a Thanksgiving — adhering to AHS restrictions, Hotel Arts has a fantastic set menu that is affordable and filled with traditional favourites. Take-home dinners can either be picked up this Sunday or Monday depending on group size. Did someone say Spiced Pumpkin Mascarpone Cheesecake?

Flower and Wolf

Choose a dinner for six or a dinner for 12 and enjoy a set menu of brined Alberta Turkey, roasted pumpkin soup. butter whipped mashed potatoes, honey glazed root vegetables, apple & herb stuffing, pumpkin pie and more. You can also add on a variety of delicious vegetables or desserts, including their notorious hazelnut cheesecake.

The Calgary Zoo 

Yes, even the Calgary Zoo has got you covered with their takeaway Fall Harvest Dinner. Enjoy a delicious four-course turkey dinner and time with friends and family and support the Calgary Zoo’s wildlife conservation initiatives at the same time!

**Please note, Calgary Citizen does not encourage any gatherings that are unsafe or that go against the current guidelines and restrictions set in place by AHS due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Currently, indoor private social gatherings are limited to 2 households up to a maximum of 10 vaccine-eligible, vaccinated people and no restrictions on children under 12. Please refer to this link for more details.

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