Cincinnati restaurants offer Thanksgiving dinner to go so you don’t have to cook
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Don’t feel like spending all day – and night – cooking before Thanksgiving or stuffing stuffing up the ass of a dead turkey? No problem. These local eateries are there for you, offering take out and take out options for feeding multiple humans.
But don’t delay: many have deadlines coming up for placing your order.
Crown Republic Gastro Pub
Serves: 4 // Cost: $ 75- $ 85 // Order: crownrepublicgastropub.com // To recover: 24 november
Crown Republic Gastropub and its Crown restaurant group offer three distinct Thanksgiving dining options. Each serves four people. The first option includes a maple pork loin, garlic potatoes, sage and sausage stuffing, green apple salad, greens and your choice of dessert (a butter or cookies). The second option offers the same sides with a main course of smoked turkey breast and turkey neck sauce. Option three offers Bolognese lasagna as the main course and replaces the potatoes with roasted garlic bread; this option eliminates creamed green vegetables and stuffing. The Crown Republic also offers a la carte options, including a casserole dish for breakfast the next day. All dishes have reheating instructions. Place your order online. 720 Sycamore Street, downtown, crownrepublicgastropub.com.
Serves: Cost per person // Cost: $ 25- $ 34 per person // Order: 513-247-9933 // To recover: 25 november
deSha’s offers an on-site Thanksgiving dining option, but its take-out version has two different options – a turkey dinner or a prime rib dinner. The roast turkey dinner comes with sage dressing, mashed red potatoes, country green beans, cranberry and tangerine relish, and gravy. Prime rib ($ 30 for 10 ounces; $ 34 for 14 ounces) includes au jus mushroom caps, creamy horseradish, and mashed red potatoes. Opt for additional appetizers, like a spinach and artichoke dip. There are also soups and salads and desserts, including pumpkin pie and pecan pie. A children’s meal ($ 12) includes chicken fillets or roast turkey. One dollar from every ticket purchased on Thanksgiving will go to Loveland Inter-Faith Effort. Call 513-247-9933 to order. 11320 Montgomery Road, Township of Symmes, deshas.com.
eat well parties and feasts
Serves: 4-6 // Cost: $ 108 // Order: mangerwellonline.com // To recover: November 24; delivery also available
This local dining operation offers several Thanksgiving options online (order by November 22). The traditional classic turkey dinner includes half a brined and roasted turkey breast with herbs, a pint of gravy, a pound of sausage stuffing, a pound of mashed potatoes and green beans with ham and l ‘onion. Only turkey costs $ 60, and vegan sides are available, along with dessert, if you scroll through the ordering site. 518 York Street, Newport, eatwellonline.com.
Forno Osteria + Bar
Serves: 6-8 // Cost: $ 199 // Order: 513-818-8720 (Hyde Park) or 513-231-5555 (Montgomery) // To recover: 24 november
Both Forno establishments offer oven-ready “everything but turkey” family dinners. The menu includes a shrimp cocktail, butternut squash soup, truffled corn cream, creamy mashed potatoes, honey-glazed baby carrots, cauliflower gratin, baked penne alla vodka, Go Vermont Butter Bakery Baguette and Bourbon Raisin-Soaked Walleye Panettone Bread Pudding. 3514 Erie Ave., Hyde Park, fornoosteriabar.com; 9415 Montgomery Road, Montgomery, fornomontgomery.com.
Serves: 4 // Cost: By object // Order: 513-239-8298 // To recover: 24 november
Instead of a full meal, The Governor offers slides that serve around four people each. Menu items include a buttered squash casserole ($ 20), miso butter mashed potatoes ($ 20), American cheese beef stuffing ($ 20), crab mac and cheese snows ($ 40) and half-liters of sauce ($ 10). 231 Main Street, Milford, Governordiner.com.
Serves: 8-10 // Cost: $ 249 // Order: toasttab.com // To recover: November 24 and 25
This Westwood restaurant offers a chef’s feast for Thanksgiving. There will be a 12-14 pound turkey, gravy, your choice of four sides (mashed potatoes, savory stuffing, sweet potato casserole, green bean almond casserole, blistered carrots or creamed corn), cranberry relish, buns and whole pumpkin pie. Limited quantity available. 2998 Harrison Ave., Westwood, ivoryhousecincy.com.
Serves: 8-10 // Cost: 80 $ -150 $ // Order: luciusq.com/ thanksgiving // To recover: November 24 or 25; the order deadline is November 11
Lucius Q is out of stock for whole turkeys, but still offers Turkey Breast from Avril-Bleh Meat Market. The all-white breast weighs five to six pounds and serves eight to 10 people. It starts at $ 80 with an additional charge for the sides (served by the half gallon). The side options are the broccoli casserole, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, and queso corn. Choose either zero sides or all four sides. You can also order corn and cheddar muffins separately, or a dessert – apple pie, pecan pie, or banana pudding. A special Thanksgiving leftover kit ($ 14) includes local Giminetti zipper buns and a jar of Duke mayonnaise. Food is distributed cold and includes reheating instructions. 1131 Broadway St., Pendleton, luciusq.com/thanksgiving.
Metropolis at 21c
Serves: 2-4 or 6-10 // Cost: $ 135 – $ 275 // Order: metropoleonwalnut.com // To recover: November 24 or 25
Executive Chef Vanessa Miller has put together a Thanksgiving menu that you can enjoy at home. Go for a half-turkey dinner or a whole turkey dinner plus two sides. Each meal includes turkey, rolls and butter, gravy, sides and pie. Side options include mashed potatoes, collard greens, stuffing and wild rice, and carrot pilaf. Dessert is either an apple, pumpkin, or bourbon pecan pie. If you need more side dishes, they are also available à la carte. Take it to the next level with a ‘morning detox breakfast’. Options range from smoked prime rib ($ 90) to a cheese and cold meats board ($ 40) to challah rolls ($ 8). The dishes are cold and ready to be reheated. 609 Walnut St., Downtown, metropoleonwalnut.com.
Moerlein Lager House
Serves: 4 // Cost: $ 80 // Order: moerleinlagerhouse.com // To recover: November 23 or 24
This meal for four includes honey glazed ham, pre-cooked turkey with gravy, garlic mashed potatoes, stuffing, green beans, house salad, bread and carrot cake. Add a pack of four Moerlein beers for $ 12. 115 Joe Nuxhall Way, banks, moerleinlagerhouse.com.
Serves: 2 or 4 // Cost: $ 100 or $ 180 // Order: toasttab.com // To recover: 25 november
Prime Cincinnati offers dining options for two or four people. Dishes on the menu include Joyce Farms Turkey and Berkshire Ham, Shallot Mash with Turkey Sauce, Apple Sausage and Cornbread Stuffing, Brussel Sprout Casserole and Apple Sauce. cranberries infused with Grand Marnier. The meal for four includes the same, a little more. Desserts are apple pie, pecan pie and pumpkin pie. 580 Walnut St., Downtown, us510.directrouter.com.
Family station + BBQ
Serves: 2 to 4 // Cost: By object // Order: cincystation.com // To recover: November 24; deadline November 17
Station Family + BBQ offers smoked turkey breast or turkey thighs by the pound ($ 15 a pound), as well as many sides. Side dishes serve four to six people and include whipped garlic potatoes ($ 18), French green beans ($ 20), macaroni and cheese ($ 16), steamed potatoes ($ 18) and sweet potato bread ($ 16). The restaurant also offers a special Thanksgiving sangria in a pouch, with vodka, pinot grigio, cinnamon, apple cider, orange juice, and a fruit garnish. 400 Wyoming Ave., Wyoming, cincystation.com.
Serves: 4-6 // Cost: $ 159.99 // Order: clybornes.com/ thanksgiving // To recover: 24 november
This Thanksgiving meal kit includes a menu for four to six people, with a main course of herbed-marinated turkey breast. Accompaniments include mashed potatoes, herb stuffing, green beans, turkey gravy, cranberry relish, salad, buns and pumpkin pie. Opt for additions like macaroni and cheese for an additional fee. They also offer a gluten-free meal kit option. Place your order online. 5948 Snider Road, Mason, clybornes.com/thanksgiving.
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