Where to order seasonal pies, turkeys and more for your Thanksgiving table, plus restaurants that will be open Nov. 23.
Several local businesses have shifted into high gear for Thanksgiving. There are seasonal pies, smoked turkeys and “Thanksgiving in a Box” meals all waiting to be ordered before the Nov. 23 holiday (or before the looming deadlines). Here are some of the most compelling offerings, plus an abbreviated list of restaurants open for Thanksgiving.
Enhance Your Table: From stuffing to pies to entire Thanksgiving meals
Bake Me Happy (106 E. Moler St.) offers gluten-free pies, pumpkin rolls, cakes and treats for Thanksgiving pre-order. The deadline to order is Saturday, Nov. 18th at 5 p.m.
Want to leave the cooking to someone else? Cameron Mitchell Premier Events is offering “Thanksgiving in a Box”—a complete holiday meal for 10 that comes fully cooked with heating instructions. Place your order by 5 p.m. today, Nov. 17.
Cravings Cafe’s brioche dinner rolls ($9 per dozen) are available for order and curbside pickup at 114 N. Front St. The deadline to order is 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18; call (614) 670-4439.
Dan the Baker (1028 Ridge St.) offers several specialty breads, like a Country Sour and Pull-Apart Garlic Asiago, plus Thanksgiving sides such as mashed potatoes and dressing. Visit dan-the-baker.com/thanksgiving to order.
Dough Mama (3335 N. High St.) is now accepting orders for holiday pies through Sunday, Nov. 19. Varieties include Maple Bourbon Pecan, Brown Butter Pumpkin and more.
Fox in the Snow Cafe is offering specially baked pumpkin pies, available to pre-order through Sunday, Nov. 19 or until they sell out. Order at the cafe or online at foxinthesnow.com.
Kolache Republic (730 S. High St.) is offering Thanksgiving Kolaches for a limited time. Just stop by the bakery Friday, Nov. 17 and Saturday, Nov. 18; kolaches will be available until they sell out.
Veggie sides, cranberry sauce, corn bread and cheddar biscuits are available to order from Little Eater. Just email firstname.lastname@example.org for a menu and prices.
You can reserve your Thanksgiving bird from Park Street Poultry & Game online at parkstreetpoultry.com. The North Market merchant offers turkeys, pheasants, Cornish hens and more.
You can order a variety of sides and smoked meats (turkey, spare ribs, brisket) from Ray Ray’s Hog Pit through Sunday, Nov. 19. Pickup will be available at the Clintonville food truck located at 2619 N. High St.
Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving
All Bob Evans restaurant locations will offer a special lunch/dinner menu available after 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day. The menu includes a choice of roasted turkey and dressing, hickory-smoked ham or country-fried steak, a choice of three sides, bread and a slice of pie. The kids’ special menu includes slow-roasted turkey with two sides, endless bread, a slice of pumpkin pie and a kids' beverage for $6.99.
De-Novo on the Park (150 S. High St.)is offering a Thanksgiving holiday buffet brunch 10 a.m.-3 p.m. and dinner 5-9 p.m. The meals cost $39 per adult; $19 for ages 12 and under; and free for ages 4 and under.
The Guild House (624 N. High St.), named one of Columbus Monthly’s 10 Best Restaurants this year, will be open for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Thanksgiving. The Short North restaurant will offer a special prix fixe holiday menu in addition to its regular lunch and dinner menus. The four-course holiday menu costs $49 per person or $79 per person with wine pairings. All other Cameron Mitchell Restaurants will be closed for Thanksgiving.
The Keep Liquor Bar (50 W. Broad St., Mezzanine level) will celebrate its first Thanksgiving in Leveque Tower with a special menu offered 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Offerings will include a soup or salad first course, family-style thanksgiving dishes and a choice of dessert ($39 per adult; $16 children 12 and under).
Upper Arlington’s Nicola Restaurant & Bar (4740 Reed Rd.) is offering a special Thanksgiving menu, featuring Fesa di Tacchino (turkey breast rolled with pancetta, glazed ham and pistachio), a variety of stuffings, plus Italian specialties like Risotto Livornese.
Smith & Wollensky at Easton (4145 The Strand W) is offering a traditional Thanksgiving Day feast ($55 per adult; $25 per child). In addition to soup, salad and dessert, the main course features turkey, stuffing, cranberry relish, Brussels sprouts, potatoes au gratin and roasted baby carrots.