Nov. 20—Thanksgiving is going to be a lot different this year but one thing remains the same with some adjustments — the tradition of takeout meals from local restaurants.

"We're definitely gearing towards smaller gatherings as apposed to really focusing on the large dishes for large gatherings," said Christine Hawkins, co-owner of Nourishing Kitchen & Catering of Perkasie. "We've just been trying to roll with the times and do the best that we can to be the safest possible and accommodate the needs of the community and our current customers and our new customers."

Where and when to order a Thanksgiving meal to-go

Karlton Café, Quakertown

The café is offering a choice of entrée and four sides for $20 per person. The order includes ham or roasted turkey with gravy, green beans, mashed potatoes, stuffing and corn bread.

Additional sides are available in small or large sizes with prices ranging from $10 to $50. Small sized sides serve 4-6 people and large serves 6-10 people.

There are no substitutions, or no minimum orders allowed.

Orders must be placed by Nov. 22. Pickup is on Nov. 25. They can be placed over the phone or online.

Go: 310 W Broad St., 215-538-8353; www.karltoncafe.com

The Rockhill Filling Station, Perkasie

The old hotel turned restaurant has family meals for this Thanksgiving. They are offering $50 meals that serve 4-6 people with cooking instructions included.

Meals include two-pound white meat turkey with gravy, one quart of cranberry walnut stuffing, one quart of homemade mashed potatoes, one quart of maple bacon glazed carrots, one quart of string beans and a pint of cranberry sauce. For an additional $10, a bake at home pumpkin pie will be added.

Optional add-ons are available.

Order online or over the phone by Nov. 20. Pickup will be from 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 25.

Go: 1710 North Ridge Road, 215-257-9552; https://therockhillfillingstation.com/

Nourish Kitchen & Catering, Perkasie

The catering company is making Thanksgiving easier with some seasonal dishes.

Thanksgiving dinner for 2-3 people is $23; it includes sliced turkey breast, mashed potatoes, stuffing and gravy. Grazing Box serves 12-15 people for $50.00; it includes an assortment of cheeses, meats, veggies, olives, fruit, crackers and spreads.

Other dishes are available for order like broccoli, bacon and cheddar quiche for $12 and crustless for $14, veggie lovers quiche for $14 and crustless for $12 and a 32 oz. butternut apple bisque for $16.

Three desserts are also available for order: a 9-inch pumpkin pie for $14, six apple cinnamon scones for $18 and six raspberry dark chocolate scones for $18.

Customers place orders online and sign up for pick time slots on either Nov. 24 or Nov. 25 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. both days.

Go: 619 W Market St., 267-404-2512; https://www.facebook.com/nourishcatering09/

Newhope Stardiner, New Hope

The diner has delivery and pick up this Thanksgiving. They are offering a 12-person turkey plus stuffing, chestnut gravy and vegetables for $99.99. Pies and desserts are available for additional costs.

The diner will be open on Thanksgiving. There will be an all-included menu of soup, salad, turkey, stuffing, chestnut gravy and vegetables for $15 per person.

Call restaurant to order by Nov. 22. Delivery and pick up till Thanksgiving.

Go: 215-862-5575; https://www.newhopestardiner.com/

Holly Hedge Estate, New Hope

The rustic 18th Century farm and estate is taking the stress out of this year's holiday with Thanksgiving dinners for $30 per person.

Customers build their own menu by selecting items from various categories.

Choose two items from The Classics which includes garlic smashed potatoes, roasted sweet potatoes, traditional herbed stuffing and jalapeno corn pudding. Choose two items from The Greens which includes green bean casserole, glazed carrots, grilled asparagus, roasted brussel sprouts with bacon and walnuts. An order of Cranberry-orange relish will be included.

For parties of five or more, an entire turkey will be provided with the weight based upon the total number of people. Parties of four or fewer will get cooked and sliced herb-roasted turkey, one-pound per person.

All desserts will be a la carte and not included in the per person pricing. Seasonal treats are also available for separate purchase.

Orders must be placed by Nov. 21 and Nov. 22 for seasonal treats. Email to place orders. Pick up will be available on Nov. 25. from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and Nov. 26 from 9 to 11 a.m.

Go: 6987 Upper York Road, 215-862-3136; https://www.loc8nearme.com/pennsylvania/new-hope/hollyhedge-estate/6036789/

West End Pub, Quakertown

The catering menu for Thanksgiving includes honey smoked ham, roasted turkey and Salmon Royale are $24.95 per person with starters, a choice of two sides, a dessert and add-ons for an additional cost.

Orders can be placed by phone or email. They must be placed by Nov. 23. Pick up available for Nov. 26 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

The restaurant will be open for Thanksgiving eve for a ticketed event at 7:30pm. Iv Stone and special guest Jimmy Marchiano, lead guitarist of Get The Lead Out, will have a live event. Call to reserve a spot. It is first come, first serve and there is limited seating to follow COVID-19 restrictions.

Go: 750 N West End Blvd., 267-347-4003; westendpubpa@gmail.com

Blooming Glen Catering, Blooming Glen

The catering group is making it as simple as just heating up the dinner to go and serving. They are offering a Thanksgiving Dinner To Go, Thanksgiving A La Carte and Mini Gathering Thanksgiving menus.

Thanksgiving Dinner To Go has a small dinner package that feeds up to 12 people for $199.50 and a large dinner package that feeds up to 22 people for $335.

The packages include a choice of a fully roasted whole traditional barrel brined turkey or a roasted boneless white meat turkey breast, whole or sliced. It also includes a choice of potatoes, stuffing, green beans, homemade cranberry relish, homemade gravy and fresh dinner rolls.

Spiral sliced honey-glazed ham may be substituted for turkey. Desserts are available for separate prices.

Roasted turkeys and full dinners must be ordered no later than Nov. 19. Pick up will be Nov. 25 from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Prices are for cold pick up. Heating is an additional charge.

Orders can be placed over the phone. All menus on their website.

Go: 1248 Route 113, 215-257-2710; https://bloomingglencatering.com/

Jamie Hollander Gourmet Foods and Catering, New Hope

Jamie Hollander is offering a main course list that includes various turkey and ham options ranging from $7.99 to $18.99 per pound. They also have side dishes in small and large sizes at various prices, gravy and cranberry sauce, baked goods $12 each per half dozen and desserts ranging from $18.50 to $45.

Call to place orders. Order deadline is 5 p.m. on Nov. 20. Any orders taken after deadline are subject to availability and will be charged a 10% service fee.

There will be a limited selection of Thanksgiving specials will be available on Wednesday in the prepared foods case. Order by the deadline to ensure you have the food you need.

A valid credit card is required to place your order. Credit cards will be processed prior to pick-up.

Orders must be picked up on Nov. 25 at scheduled pick up time. Pick up at store or request contactless local delivery for a fee.

Go: 415 South York Road, 215-862-9809; jhollandergourmet.com

Bakers on Broad, Souderton

Bakers on Broad has all the bread for this Thanksgiving. They have an assortment of breads available ranging from 75 cents to $7.50. Pies and desserts range from $9 to $17.

All orders must be placed by noon on Nov. 22.

Go: 503 E Broad St., 215-703-0518; http://bakersonbroad.com/

Tabora Farm and Orchard, Chalfont

The bakery and deli has an extensive pie list, full bakery offerings and full Thanksgiving dinners.

Whole roasted turkeys are available for $4.99 per pound; cooked homemade stuffing for $6.99; turkey breast for $9.99 per pound; and baked Virginia ham with orange glaze for $10.99 per pound.

Dinner for ten is $185 and includes a 12- to 15-pound turkey roasted and stuffed with homemade stuffing, a quart of gravy, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, roasted harvest vegetables and a choice of pie.

Other individual dinner options are available for separate costs.

Call to place order as soon as possible. All orders can be picked up in store, curbside or delivered.

The farm is expecting a line on Nov. 25, so for those picking up they will have live music outside and hot cider.

Go: 1104 Upper Stump Road, 215-249-3016; https://tabora.farm/

Southern Comforts, Morrisville

Customers can pre-order individual meals or catering for a group. All orders must be received and paid by Nov. 23. Individual meals are turkey or ham, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, green beans, and cornbread for $11.99.

Orders will be available to pick up by Wednesday at 3 p.m. The restaurant will be closed Thanksgiving Day.

Go: 229 Plaza Blvd., 267-797-5407; http://Southerncomforts4food.com/

Altomonte's Italian Market, Warminster and Doylestown

With this year's gatherings on the smaller side, Altomote's Italian Market has a complete Thanksgiving meal with all the fixings to serve even for just a party of two. Meals for two people are $39.99, for four to six people $99.99 and 10 to 12 people $189.99.

Order online by Nov. 20. There is contactless curbside pick up at both locations.

Go: 856 N. Easton Road and 85 N. York Road, 215-672-5439; http://altomontes.com/

Pineville Tavern, Pineville

The tavern has their traditional Thanksgiving dinner available to go. All meals come refrigerated with cooking instructions.

Dinners for eight are $150 and include 12-pound roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans and shallots, stuffing, cranberry sauce and pie.

Italian options like homemade cheese ravioli, a quart of marinara and meatballs are available for separate costs.

Call to order. A credit card number is required when placing an order.

Pick up on Nov. 24 and 25.

Go: 1098 Durham Road, 215-598-3890; http://www.pinevilletavern.com/

Weavers Way, Ambler and Philadelphia

The co-op food market has two Thanksgiving dinner packages for $25 per person.

The Turkey Dinner Package includes three-fourth pound of herb roasted turkey breast, 12 ounces of turkey gravy, half a pound of mashed potatoes, half a pound of apple sage bread stuffing, half a pound of roasted brussels sprouts and four ounces of cranberry-pear relish.

The Vegan Dinner Package includes a pound of hazelnut cranberry field roast, 12 ounces of mushroom gravy, half a pound of mashed sweet potatoes, half a pound of mixed rice with toasted pecans and dried cherries, half a pound of vegan apple sage bread stuffing, half a pound of roasted brussels sprouts and four ounces of cranberry-pear relish.

Sides are available a la carte at separate prices.

Pennsylvania Cheese Board is also available for $29.99. Pre-order a selection of cheeses assembled by Weavers Way cheese mongers. This box can be ordered for Thanksgiving or during any of the weeks prior, with 48-hour notice, at all three stores. Also included is a two ounces of honey from Weavers Ways farm.

Order online. Dinner and sides pre-orders deadline is Nov. 20. Sides will be available from the shelves, while supplies last.

Go: 217 E Butler Ave. and 8424 Germantown Ave., 215-302-5550 and 215-866-9150; https://weaversway.coop/

Becker's Corner, Quakertown

The restaurant is offering all the classics this year like butter brushed turkey (white and dark meat), mashed potatoes, bacon cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce, turkey pan gravy, green bean casserole with crispy onion straws, warm buttered rolls and apple cherry crisp with a walnut and oatmeal crumble.

Dinner for two is $50 and dinner for four is $100. Pre-orders were due by Nov. 17 and curbside pick up is Nov. 26 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Call for more information

Go: 110 Old Bethlehem Rd, 215-536-3220; https://www.facebook.com/beckerscorner/

And don't forget the holiday spirits

Boardroom Spirits, Lansdale

Boardroom Spirts has the seasonal cocktails ready-to-drink. They are offering Vanilla Peartini, a Boardroom Premium vodka with spiced pear syrup, Madagascar vanilla beans and fresh lemon juice, or Cranberry Mule, a fresh cranberry vodka with real honey, Brazilian ginger, mint and real lime juice.

Customers can also order drinks to make at home. They are offering a bottle of Fire Bear, Northbound bourbon blended with real honey and cinnamon, or Nocino, Boardroom's limited-run walnut liqueur known as the "holidays in a shot glass."

Order online from Boardroom Spirit's for home delivery or pick up.

Go: 575 W 3rd St., 267-642-9961; https://boardroomspirits.com/

Chaddsford Winery, Chadds Ford

The winery is offering their special Spiced Apple Wine, a combination of sweet and tart apples, for Thanksgiving entertaining. It's served warm with a cinnamon stick or served over ice with tea to make a refreshing fall iced tea.

The wine retails for $14. Order online and picked up at the store.

Go: 632 Baltimore Pike, 610-388-6221; http://www.chaddsford.com/

Iron Hill Brewery, Ardmore and Newtown

Iron Hill will be offering a no-fuss, traditional Thanksgiving meal to-go for $50. The pre-cooked meal bundles serve four and include oven roasted turkey, sausage and sage stuffing, buttery Yukon smashed potatoes and fresh green beans with bacon and grilled onions.

Add a growler of the brewers' suggested pairing, Vienna Red Lager, for $11.

Iron Hill is donating $2 to No Kid Hungry for every to-go Thanksgiving meal sold through Nov. 25.

Call to place an order.

Go: 60 Greenfield Ave. and 2920 S Eagle Rd., 610-228-2280 and 267-291-7411; ironhillbrewery.com

Hira Qureshi covers food and drink for the greater Delaware Valley and Jersey Shore. She can be reached at HQureshi@gannettnj.com or 856-287-8106.


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