Orange County’s Best Thanksgiving Take Out Dinners To-Go

November 18, 2015 6:00 AM

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This Thanksgiving, start new traditions with assistance from some of Orange County’s best local restaurants. After all, spending the entire day cooking is not much fun sometimes. So, sit back and let the restaurant do the work this year and avoid worrying about all the details of the day. We put together some of Orange County’s top Thanksgiving take-out options for this year. From sweet potato pie, to Thanksgiving turkey’s and all the fixings, these restaurants offer the best the holiday has to offer!

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(credit: Larry Crowe/AP)

Zov’s Bistro
17440 E 17th St
Tustin, CA 92780
(714) 838-8855

For a Thanksgiving dinner you won’t soon forget, head over to Zov’s Bistro in Tustin. Offering a full dinner with all the fixings, you’ll be able to choose from roasted free range turkey along with wild mushroom and jasmine rice stuffing, as well as maple glazed roasted yams, garlic mashed potatoes, buttered green beans with almonds, cranberry citrus relish, classic creamed corn and much more. For dessert, they will be offering your choice of either pumpkin pie, pecan pie or apple pie. Serving 12-15 guests, the entire meal is $450 and must be picked up on Wednesday, November 26, 2015 between 1pm and 5pm. More information can be found here.

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Lucca Café
6507 Quail Hill Pkwy
Irvine, CA 92603
(949) 725-1773

The popular chef at Lucca Café, Chef Cathy, will help with all the Thanksgiving trimmings with a traditional Thanksgiving feast by offering to handle everything from shopping for groceries and scrubbing roasting pans to worrying about every little detail to make sure it turns out great. This year, diners will be able to start their own tradition by taking out delicious options cooked to perfection. With their takeout dinner, guests can entertain up to 200 guests with ease. The restaurant will be offering Thanksgiving favorites including LUCCA’s free range turkey (12-14 lbs for 10 people, but larger turkeys are available), apple pork sausage and sage stuffing, rich turkey gravy, cranberry-orange chutney, dinner rolls, yams, mashed potatoes with parsnips, as well as salads and more. For dessert, you can count on their pumpkin spice cheesecake! Orders must be placed by Friday, November 20 for pick up on or before Thursday November 26th at noon.

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Sapphire Laguna
1200 S Coast Hwy
Laguna Beach, CA 92651
(949) 715-9888

Let Sapphire do all the cooking this Thanksgiving with a complete meal to go. Thanksgiving dinner to go offers ‘The Traditional’ for $415 which includes a dinner artfully packed with your choice of three side dishes and two desserts as well asa whole herb roasted hen turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry chutney, gravy, and more. Side dish selections include items like a roasted butternut squash bisque a fall Caesar salad, pumpkin ravioli, hazelnut cream and butter fried sage, an acorn squash-almond quinoa salad, creamed corn mac & cheese, and much more. For dessert, their caramel apple pie or the classic pumpkin pie are a must. Visit Sapphire’s Thanksgiving Menu for more info.

lucilles smokehouse bbq Orange Countys Best Thanksgiving Take Out Dinners To Go

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Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que
2550 Park Ave
Tustin, CA
(714) 259-1227
Additional Locations in Chino, Orange, Temecula and All Over Southern California

This year, skip the cooking and head over to one of Orange County’s most popular eateries. Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que will be offering their take on Thanksgiving with a family feast you won’t want to miss out on. This year, the restaurant is offering a myriad of options including their whole smoked turkey which serves 10-12 and is ten pounds cooked and served cold in a ready to hear container. In addition, you can choose the whole smoked turkey will all the fixings for $159.99 which also serves 10-12 and includes fixings like garlic mashed potatoes, sweet mashed potatoes, giblet gravy, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, sweet potato pie and much more. If you want the ultimate meal, try out their holiday family feast with fixings. Serving 10-12, you have your choice of one of the following: smoked slice turkey or slice marinated ham. Or, you can combine them. With the meal, you’ll get fixings like green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, giblet gravy, apples sauced in Jack Daniels, cranberry sauce, salad, biscuits, and much more. Lucille’s offers individual meal options as well as kid’s Thanksgiving dinner meals. For the full menu, visit Lucille’s Menu.

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(credit: Marie Callender’s)

Marie Callender’s
5960 Orangethorpe Ave.
Buena Park, CA 90620
(714) 522-0170
Multiple Locations

Long known for their Thanksgiving feasts, Marie Callender’s will be participating again this year in serving up a wide variety of classic and traditional American food for Thanksgiving. Marie Callender’s is offering a complete in-restaurant Thanksgiving Dinner as well as catering options. The restaurant offers a five whole meal catering option, including the Turkey Breast Feast – with an oven roasted turkey breast and all the feast trimmings – or the Ham Feast with all the fixings like stuffing, roasted yams, cranberry sauce, turkey gravy, cornbread, apple pie, and fresh mashed potatoes. Learn more.

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