WILMINGTON, N.C. (CAPE FEAR WEEKEND) -
Some of us find cooking on Thanksgiving to be a taxing endeavor, but if you’re having the holiday with a smaller group or just want to take the worry out of cooking, purchasing Thanksgiving dinner to go or dining out can offer you some relief.
Various local restaurants and bars are serving delectable holiday dishes, some sticking to tradition and others adding their own spin on seasonal classics.
Here’s a list of restaurants open on Thanksgiving that will save you a messy kitchen this Thanksgiving:
Blockade Runner Beach Resort
Front Street Brewery
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Steam Restaurant & Bar
Sweet N Savory Café
Carolina Ale House
Hops Supply Co.
Blue Water Grill
Chance’s Steak and Sea
Looking to still serve a Thanksgiving meal at home? These places are offering Thanksgiving to go:
3804 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403
Whole Foods has a comprehensive Thanksgiving dinner. Along with unique choices like macaroni and cheese and Brussels sprouts, the menu includes standards like turkey and mashed potatoes. Most foods already cooked when they are purchased only need to be reheated before serving.
716 Bragg Dr, Wilmington, NC 28412
7144 Market St, Wilmington, NC 2841
Just in time for the holiday season, Publix Deli and Catering has a variety of options. A Thanksgiving dinner meal that can serve 7-10 that only requires reheating is priced at $64.99.
Honey Baked Ham Company
351-26 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403
Honey Baked Ham Company has a variety of pick up or ship to your home options available. Don’t delay!
6852 Main St, Wilmington, NC 28405
Williams Sonoma offers full Thanksgiving feasts but in order for it to make it in time for Thanksgiving you’ll need to order by 11/19.
21 Van Campen Blvd, Wilmington, NC 28403
Cracker Barrel offers “Heat-n-Serve” Thanksgiving meals that are ready to serve after just two hours of preparation because it wants to help you make Thanksgiving memorable rather than stressful.
5351 Gingerwood Drive, Wilmington, NC 28405
The whole Schwan’s Thanksgiving Meal launched at Costco a few months back. However, it might not be available in Wilmington. Check with your local Costco to see if it’s available. Costco also offers some precooked sides like mashed potatoes.
1437 S College Rd, Wilmington, NC 28403
Trader Joe’s offers many precooked sides that will go great with any Thanksgiving meal. They also offer a simple to prepare (re-heating in the oven takes less than an hour, total) Trader Joe’s Brined, Bone-In Half Turkey Breast.
More Local Stores offering Pick up Options:
8207 NOMA | Details
8207 Market St., Wilmington NC 28411
Cast Iron Kitchen | Details
8024 Market St Ste 7, Wilmington, NC 28411
The deadline to order from Cast Iron Kitchen is Nov. 18th for Thanksgiving meals.
CraftGrown Market | Details
603 Castle St, Wilmington, NC 28401
Junction 421 | Details
5104 South College RoadWilmington, NC 28412
Panacea Brewing Company | Details
4107 Oleander Dr, Wilmington, NC 28403
SeaWitch Café & Tiki Bar | Details
Must order by Nov. 20th to pickup on Nov. 23rd
Shagger Jacks | Details
Must order by Nov. 19th
Spoonfed Kitchen & Bakeshop | Details
Deadline to order is Nov. 19th
Streat Side | Details
Pine Valley Market | Details
Pine Valley is no longer taking pre-orders but will have a select number of items on a first come first serve basis on Tuesday November 22nd.
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