A Delaware Thanksgiving: Dine-in or Take Out
Delaware restaurants are serving up a table full of delicious dine-in and tasty take-out options for Thanksgiving feasts this year. From family-style, to twists on traditions, and desserts galore you’re sure to find a memorable feast with this grateful guide. (All dinners are on Nov. 24 unless noted)
Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront
10:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
The day is all about deliciousness at Big Fish, which celebrates Thanksgiving inside and out: Step inside for the buffet spread, riverfront views & pumpkin spice martinis, or order a take-home family style meal with all the fixings.
Buffet: $46.95 per person / $21.95 for ages 6-12 / $9.95 for 12-and-under. To-Go Options: Prices vary.
For dine-in reservations, call the restaurant at (302) 652-3474. Place to-go orders here by November 17.
11:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Make your Thanksgiving one for the history books in Historic Odessa at Cantwell’s Tavern. Butternut squash soup, citrus sage turkey, maple glazed salmon, champagne cranberry sauce, and cinnamon ice cream are just a few of the festive offerings on their dine-in and takeout menu.
3 Course Dinner: $42/person; children 10 and under $18. To-Go Options: $30 per plate Main Course and sides only (add a pumpkin or apple pie for $27).
For dine-in reservations and to place to-go orders, call 302.376.0600.
11:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
For a uniquely elegant family-style experience this Thanksgiving, head for the historic Columbus Inn, a place where the traditional flavors are given an added twist, a wall of wines is offered, and the atmosphere is contemporary yet cozy.
Adults: $76 / Children Ages 4-10 $36
Reservations can be made by calling 302.571.1492
Middletown and Lewes
11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Here's your chance to try Chef Ted's magical "Shreducken," a juicy, savory mix of pulled Turkey, Duck and Chicken. It comes with a feast of other treats, including honey-glazed sweet potatoes and cheddar mac-and-cheese.
Adults: $30 / Children Ages 10 and under $20
Click here for reservations.
12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Change up your traditional Thanksgiving plans with a visit to the Deerfield Country Club, where you can journey through the buffet featuring tomato and roasted red pepper bisque, carved Wagyu New York Strip, flourless chocolate torte and more.
Adults: $74.95 / Children Ages 7-12 $18.95 / Kids 6 and Under Free
Reservations can be made online here, or by calling 302.368.6640 x 2.
Harry’s Savoy Grill
1:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Head to Harry’s Savoy Grill for the return of their beloved Thanksgiving buffet, loaded with a variety of hot and cold hors d’oeuvres, a carving station, fan-favorite side dishes and a grand dessert buffet.
Adults: $57.95 plus 22% service charge / Children Ages 5-12 $19.95 / Kids 5 and Under Free
Reservations can be made by calling 302.475.3000.
1:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
This Thanksgiving, Le Cavalier is grateful for the nostalgic and comforting flavors the season brings. This regal setting is ideal for a sumptuous feast featuring steak tartare, Brussels sprouts, and lobster, along with innovative riffs on Thanksgiving classics like roasted turkey and branzino amandine.
Reservations can be made online here.
Rudy’s Family Restaurant
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Rudy’s has everybody covered this Thanksgiving: They’re offering a turkey dinner special that’s also available to-go, or you can explore the Thanksgiving Day buffet, including turkey, pot roast, seafood lasagna and beef stroganoff. If you’re trying to feed a crowd, Rudy’s also has a Thanksgiving dinner take-out feast, including turkey (or ham) and all the trimmings.
Single roast turkey or ham dinner $21.99. Thanksgiving Day Buffet $24.99 per person. Family-size Thanksgiving dinner $199.
Surf & Turf Bar & Grill
11:00 a.m. 9:00 p.m.
This is an elegant setting for a family feast, and their Thanksgiving Day spread has something for everyone: Diners get to choose between turkey, steak, fried shrimp and fried flounder, with soup, sides and dessert included.
$29 per person. $15 for children 10 and under.
For reservations, call 302.503.5555
Kee's Cookies & Cupcakes
The question of the season is pumpkin or apple? Why not both! Kee's Cookies & Cupcakes has offerings sure to please everyone, including such classic Thanksgiving pies as apple, pecan, pumpkin, sweet potato, white potato, Reese's pie, gluten-free pumpkin, vegan pumpkin and vegan sweet potato.
November 22-23, 2022
Show your gratitude to all things locally grown & locally made for your feast this year. At Fifer Orchards you can order just that -- from Delaware-grown turkeys, fruits and veggies and apple cider, to breads and pies, all ready for convenient pick-up.
Order online here.
La Baguette Bakery & Catering
This delightful French bakery is ready to make your Thanksgiving dinner dreams come true with a menu featuring oven-ready or pre-cooked turkey, three kinds of stuffing, mounds of mashed potatoes and (of course) La Baguette’s famous desserts.
View the full menu on their website here.
Painted Stave Distilling
Being surrounded by those you love at a table full of festive food calls for a toast! Choose from libations worthy of such a celebration when you order to-go cocktails at Painted Stave Distilling. Try a fall-flavored White Russian, or pick up a bottle of Butter Pecan Old Fashioned.
Place your online order here.
4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m., Nov. 25-26
This charming Tuscan-inspired restaurant draws fans for its generous servings of Italian food, and will keep the generosity flowing this Thanksgiving: They’re closed on Turkey Day, but reopen on Nov. 25 and 26 with a seafood buffet and an oyster bar, along with a prime rib carving station.
Call 302.265.2652 to reserve your table.
Harvest Tide Steakhouse
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Enjoy a delightful twist on tradition in an atmosphere that has a touch of elegance and a feeling of rustic, family-friendly joy. The buffet includes hors d’oeuvres, a salad station, family sides, a carving station, and luscious desserts. Check out the whole menu here.
Adults: $50 / Children Ages 5-12 $19 / Kids 5 and Under Free
The Clubhouse at Baywood
11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Some Delaware traditions are sweet for the soul. One of those includes the Thanksgiving Buffet at Baywood. A delicious offering of seasonal favorites like stuffing, whipped potatoes, and an assortment of holiday sweets.
Adults: $45 / Children 12 and Under $19
Reservations can be made by calling 302.947.9225. See the day’s menu here.
12:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
A Thanksgiving meal by the water is certainly something to be thankful for. Visit the wheelhouse for offerings like apple cider brined roast turkey, toasted panko mac & cheese, fresh cornbread and many yummy desserts. (They’re also offering Thanksgiving-to-go meals if you’d rather celebrate at home.)
Adults: $39.99 / Children Under 10 $17.99
Reservations can be made by calling 302.291.2163 or emailing [email protected].
This year, let the pros do the cooking. Just zip over to the Coastal Highway location of this beloved beach restaurant and pick up your ready-to-eat Thanksgiving dinners, complete with turkey and all the trimmings. While you're there, be sure to check out the seven different kinds of desserts they're offering!
$245 for dinner serving 8-10 people. $135 for a family dinner serving 4-5 people.
Check out the full to-go menu here.
Big Fish Grill
10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m.
What’s a trip to the beach without a little seafood love? You’ll forget all about turkey and stuffing once you see this Thanksgiving buffet feast: There are Big Fish seafood cakes with homemade lobster sauce, and homemade lobster mac & cheese with creamy lobster sauce and diced lobster meat. Or, you could stick with the seasonal vibe and try the cheese tortellini with pumpkin cream sauce.
Adults: $46.95 / Kids ages 6-12 $21.95 / Kids 5 & under $9.95
Call 302.227.3474 for reservations
4:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Turkey’s absolutely on the menu at this oceanfront favorite, but you’ll also get your choice of two other delicious entrees: A 12-ounce, queen-cut prime rib au jus, or some maple-glazed pecan salmon.
$49.95 per adult. $29.95 for children 5-12. $19.95 for children under 5.
Reserve your table at 302.227.0615 or on Open Table.