Thanksgiving Dinner To Go Options for East Bay Families - 510 Families

Thanksgiving Dinner To Go Options for East Bay Families

Thank you to The Claremont Club & Spa; A Fairmont Hotel for sponsoring this guide to yummy Thanksgiving meals. Use our discount code to save 10% on your holiday meal.

Want to cut back on some (or all) of the cooking for Thanksgiving? Check out this list of Bay Area grocers, caterers, and restaurants that provide Thanksgiving dinners and desserts for pickup. If not otherwise specified, meals are COOKED. Order early as many restaurants sell out!

Spotlight on Thanksgiving Turkey to Go by The Claremont Club & Spa; A Fairmont Hotel

The Claremont offers two traditional roasted turkey menu options with all the trimmings including buttermilk mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, brioche dinner rolls, autumn farm roasted vegetables, mixed baby lettuce salad, and pumpkin tarts with bourbon chantilly. Select an intimate Thanksgiving meal for two people or a family Thanksgiving feast for 6-8 people. Scale-up by adding more sumptuous side dishes a la carte.

Place your Thanksgiving order by noon on Monday, Nov. 22, for pick-up from 2 pm – 4 pm on Thursday, Nov. 25.
Order here (Save 10% with promo code 510Familes) >>

Thanksgiving meal
Yum! Thanksgiving meal for two prepared by the Claremont and East Bay Provisions. Scale-up with more sides as needed. | Photo: The Claremont Club & Spa; A Fairmont Hotel

Oakland area restaurants, caterers, and food shops do the Thanksgiving preparing and cooking – you do the serving at home.

Berkeley Bowl West (Berkeley pick-up)

Your favorite grocery store has you taken care of for Thanksgiving. Order your holiday meal kit, either traditional turkey, or try ham or rib roast. Plenty of sides and pie too. Order online here >>

ButtercuP Diner (Oakland Pick-up)

Order your traditional Thanksgiving feast, including carved turkey breast and all the trimmings. Their famous pies are also on offer. Serves 4-6. Pre-order here >>

The Butcher’s Son (Berkeley Pick-up)

If you’re vegan or have some in your family, you probably already know about the amazing options at The Butcher’s Son in Berkeley. Order an entire vegan feast, or a la carte. Pickup dates are Nov 15 – Nov 24. Website for menu and ordering >>

Cali Alley (Berkeley Pick-up)

Black-owned business. Order a traditional Thanksgiving feast for 4-6 people with lots of sides by Nov. 18. Serves 4-6. Pre-order here >>

Chez Panisse (Berkeley pick-up)

Thanksgiving at home prepared by Chez Panisse sounds like the quintessential, fancy, treat-yourself holiday.They’re roasting Frank Reese heritage turkeys, including grilled breasts stuffed with herbs and legs braised with mirepoix. You’ll also get to select from some fancy side dishes, desserts, and wines. Thanksgiving pre-orders will open on Monday, November 8. Pick-ups will take place on Wednesday, Nov. 24, from 12 pm – 7 pm. Website to order>

Claremont Club & Spa (Berkeley pick-up)

Pick up your delicious Thanksgiving meal at the Carriage Entrance of the Claremont Club & Spa. The Claremont (through their catering arm, East Bay Provisions) is offering a full Thanksgiving carry-out option for either two people or six to eight people with loads of delicious sides. Place your Thanksgiving order by noon on Monday, Nov. 22, for pick-up from 2 pm – 4 pm on Thursday, Nov. 25. Save 10% with promo code 510Familes when you order. Order here >>

turkey being carved
Traditional roasted Thanksgiving turkey for 6-8 is cooked to perfection for you to carve at home. | Photo: The Claremont Club & Spa; A Fairmont Hotel

Mockingbird (Oakland pick-up)

The Everything But the Bird menu offers so many options to fulfill your every desire for Thanksgiving sides. Website for menu and order info >>

Good Eggs (Delivers to Bay Area)

Good Eggs makes a beautiful Thanksgiving spread as customized — and as cooked — as you like. They’ll deliver to your door. Website to begin >

Luke’s Local (San Francisco with delivery to East Bay)

Luke’s Local in San Francisco prepares the sides and roasts, but you can also choose to roast your turkey at home. Create a custom order.  Website >

Montperi Caterers (delivers to East Bay or pick up in Oakland)

Order Chef Lamont’s Thanksgiving specials delivered to your door. Order by Monday, Nov. 22 to ensure delivery. Website. Thanksgiving order form >>

Piedmont Grocery (Piedmont Pick-Up)

Order a pre-cooked family feast for 4-12 people, or order a la carte with a roasted turkey, ham, or salmon (also available uncooked). Call (510) 653-8181 to order. Find their menu here >>

Pomella (Oakland)

Flavorful twists on traditional favorites make Oakland’s Pomella a tasty option for your Thanksgiving table this year. Opt for a stuffed turkey breast roulade for your main, or try a Moroccan-style Phyllo pie dusted with cinnamon powdered sugar for your vegetarian main dish option. Pick up is Tuesday, Nov. 23 and Wednesday, Nov. 24. Pre-order online >>

Rick & Ann’s (Berkeley Pick-up)

Order a full Thanksgiving feast, complete with a roasted Mary’s Turkey, or just a single Thanksgiving entree. They sell out early in the month, so make sure to get your order in early. Website for menu and ordering >>

Rockridge Market Hall or Market Hall on Fourth (Oakland, Berkeley)

Market Hall Foods offers Thanksgiving main dishes and sides with a la carte pricing. Items are available for parking lot pickup or local delivery within five miles. Must order by noon, two days before pickup date. Pick up dates are Monday, Nov. 22 – Thursday, Nov. 25  Oakland website > Berkeley website >

Rocky’s Market (Oakland)

Rocky’s Market at Brooklyn Basin has created a lovely traditional Thanksgiving menu, including your choice of a Turkey or Duck for your main platter. Make your selections a la carte. You can eat in a socially distant way on the waterfront, or bring it home to dig in. Order from Nov 1- 18, with pick up Nov. 24.  The website with menu >

Village Market (Oakland)

Order your traditional Thanksgiving dinner at Village Market, to serve 8-10 people. Choose from turkey, rib roast, or ham as your main course. Apple or pumpkin pie is also included. Order here >>

Whole Foods Market (Multiple)

Whole Foods Thanksgiving catering is a very pleasant experience. Use the webform to place your order and pick it up in-store on Wednesday or Thursday of Thanksgiving week. Choose your turkey to be cooked or raw and select your sides to be fully prepared or just ingredients. Website to get started >

Just Desserts — Thanksgiving Pies and Cakes

Baby Bean Pie (Oakland)

Thanksgiving orders of these delicious (secretly nutritious) navy baby bean pies must be placed by Nov. 12 for pickup between Nov. 22-25. Vegan option. Delivery is available in some East Bay locations. Pre-order here >>

Bakesale Betty (Temescal in Oakland)

Order your delicious sweet potato, apple, pecan, pumpkin, cranberry orange, or buttermilk pie by Monday, Nov. 22 for pick up on Wednesday, Nov. 24 from 9 am to 3 pm. Don’t forget about the heavenly homemade vanilla whipped cream! Pre-order by with this order form >>

Cheeseboard Collective (Berkeley Pick-up)

Traditionally Berkeley’s famous Cheeseboard Collective offers a pie the week of Thanksgiving, available for pick up. Check their website for more info >>

Pies for Pi Day
Pull out the stops for pies and treats | Photo: Heather Flett

Curbside Creamery (Oakland Pick-up)

If you’re looking to satisfy a vegan sweet tooth, try Curbside Creamery’s apple, pecan, or pumpkin pie (gluten-free crusts also available), and add on a pint of vegan ice cream to top off your Thanksgiving feast. Pick-up Nov. 23-24. Pre-order online >>

Edith’s Pie (Oakland Pick-up)

Apple and pumpkin pies are options at Edith’s Pie, but the Chocolate Hazelnut and Vegan Cranberry pies sound amazing. Pies are available for pick up Tuesday, Nov. 23, or Wednesday, Nov. 24 in Oakland. Menu and Order here >>

Fatapples (Berkeley, El Cerrito Pick-up)

Pre-order your pumpkin or olallieberry pie for pick-up Monday – Thursday morning Thanksgiving week. Order here >>

Mamie & Makhi’s (S. Berkeley)

A Black-owned business that lets you do part of it yourself. Chef, Lois Porter, makes a delicious pour-and-bake batter that is a hit at my family’s Thanksgiving every year. Look for it at Berkeley Bowl West in the frozen foods aisle.

Mariposa Baking (Temescal in Oakland)

100% Gluten-Free Bakery! Order your pies or the very best rolls and bread at Mariposa. They also have gluten-free bread cubes available for your stuffing!  Thanksgiving Menu >>

Masse’s Pastries (Pick-up Berkeley)

Masse’s famous pumpkin pie sells out quickly! Place orders by Nov. 22 for pick up Nov. 24-25. They’ll be open Thanksgiving morning 9 am – 11 am too. Menu and order form on their website >>

Uhuru Pies (Oakland Pick-up)

A Black-owned business that sells pies to help build and empower African people. The traditional sweet potato and pumpkin pies are great options, while the Double Fudge Walnut Brownie sounds unreal. Order online here >> 

Whisk Cake Creations (Alameda)

Delicious and beautiful seasonal cakes. Order by Nov. 19. Pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 24. Website to order >>

Thank you to again The Claremont Club & Spa; A Fairmont Hotel for sponsoring this guide to yummy Thanksgiving meals.

Thanksgiving side dishes
The Claremont’s Traditional Thanksgiving meal for 6-8 includes incredible seasonal side dishes | Photo: The Claremont Club & Spa; A Fairmont Hotel

About our sponsor, The Claremont

Claremont Club & Spa, A Fairmont Hotel is a California landmark where history and iconic sophistication have complimented one another for more than a century on the hills of Berkeley and Oakland, two cities full of character and vitality. “The White Castle on the Hill” is your urban resort, uniquely positioned to offer the very best of the Bay Area.

The Claremont provides luxurious activities and services for their guests amid 22 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds. They offer tennis, swimming, fitness classes, Pilates, and hiking at nearby Claremont Canyon Regional Preserve, as well as indulgent and relaxing treatments in the renowned Fairmont Spa. Claremont Club & Spa offers all the amenities you’d expect from an award-winning California resort.

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1 thought on “Thanksgiving Dinner To Go Options for East Bay Families”

  1. I love Thanksgiving because of desserts and you’ve shared an amazing list. I would also like to add Nature’s Organic, a Fremont based ice cream parlor. Do make them part of your celebrations if you want to eat something delicious without compromising on health

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