Where to Order Take-Home Thanksgiving Meals in Wilmington

Where to Order Take-Home Thanksgiving Meals in Wilmington

Are you just not feeling up to preparing a whole Thanksgiving meal? Would rather spend time with the family than slave away in the kitchen making dinner? Or maybe you’d like to deliver a nice holiday meal to someone you know isn’t able to cook their own. Well, you’re in luck, because there are multiple places around Wilmington where you can order a whole take-home Thanksgiving meal, sides and all. Reading their menus had my mouth watering, and I’m sure yours will be too!

Note: Listings updated for 2023 are marked. Those not updated for 2023 have not made an announcement about Thanksgiving at the time this post was updated. We still include them in case readers want to check in with them.

Also see “Thanksgiving Seated Dining Options in Wilmington“.

1. A Thyme Savor/Savor Southern Kitchen (Updated for 2023)

Savor Southern Kitchen
3704 Carolina Beach Rd. Wilmington, NC 28412
910-262-2962 (Order by November 20)

Facebook Announcement

Savor Southern Kitchen is offering Thanksgiving dinners to go. Customers can choose from turkey or ham, sweet potato biscuits, cranberry chutney, gravy, stuffing, 5-cheese baked macaroni, garlic mashed potatoes, sweet potato souffle, green beans, pumpkin pie, apple pie, and pecan pie.

2. Biggers Market (Updated for 2023)

6250 Market St, Wilmington, NC 28405

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Biggers Market is offering Thanksgiving sides for pickup on November 21. Customers can choose from mac-and-cheese, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry sauce, stuffing and green bean casserole.

3. Bluewater Waterfront Grill (Updated for 2023)

4 Marina St., Wrightsville Beach, NC 28480
Reservations required: 910-256-8500

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Bluewater Waterfront Grill on the Intracoastal Waterway will be serving up take-home Thanksgiving family meals to be picked up on Thanksgiving Day. Meals must be PRE-ORDERED. They will be serving:

  • Oven-roasted house brined turkey breast and/or Black Forest baked ham
  • Apple and sausage stuffing
  • Mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes
  • Collard greens
  • Home-made turkey gravy
  • Scratch-made cranberry sauce
  • Pumpkin pie or pumpkin cheesecake torte

4. Cast Iron Kitchen (Updated for 2023)

8024 Market Street, Wilmington, NC 28411
910-821-8461 (Order by November 15)

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DEADLINE: November 18. Cast Iron Kitchen is offering take-home meals that feed 2 and 4 people (larger orders need to be special ordered). Customers can choose one protein: roasted turkey breast or slow cooked pork shoulder (shrimp and grits is also available as an add-on entree). Three sides are included and extras can be ordered as add-ons. Customers can choose from: sausage stuffing, sweet potato casserole, collards, mac and cheese, classic green bean casserole, and mashed potatoes with gravy. Pick-up is November 22.

5. Cracker Barrel (Updated for 2023)

21 Van Campen Blvd., Wilmington, NC 28403

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Their Heat ‘n Serve Holiday Family Meal To-Go makes cooking for friends and family easier than ever. Just order online and pick up ahead of time to get a simple-to-prepare feast that’s ready in 2 hours or less. Their Thanksgiving meal kit comes chilled and ready to heat. See below for details on all of their Thanksgiving offerings.

Several options including:

  1. Heat ‘N Serve Holiday Family Dinner (oven to table in 2 hours or less and serves 4-6 people) It includes:
  •  1 Oven-Roasted Turkey Breast
  • Cornbread Dressing
  • Turkey Gravy
  • Cranberry Relish
  • Sweet Potato Casserole
  • Choice of 1 Country Side
  • Sweet Yeast Rolls

2. Heat’ N Serve Family Feast (hot and ready to serve 8-10 people). It includes:

  • 2 Oven-Roasted Turkey Breasts
  • Cornbread Dressing
  • Turkey Gravy
  • Cranberry Relish
  • Sweet Potato Casserole
  • Choice of 2 Country Sides
  • Pumpkin Pie & Pecan Pie
  • Sweet Yeast Rolls

Desserts are also available.

6. Fresh Market (Updated for 2023)

1060 International Dr., Wilmington, NC 28405
910-256-3524 (Order by November 21)

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Fresh Market offers an extensive holiday meal menu with complete meal options for different family sizes, as well as a la carte turkey, ham, turducken, green bean medley, mashed potatoes, gravy, creamed spinach, cranberry relish, butternut squash with pecans and cranberries, traditional herb stuffing, white cheddar scalloped potatoes, and multiple desserts, including gluten-free options. They also have brunch options, as well.

7. Front Street Brewery (Updated for 2023)

9 N. Front St., Wilmington, NC 28401

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From 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wilmington’s “Original Restaurant & Brewery” will serve its full menu, as well as its thanksgiving turkey plate. Plates include sliced turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, stuffing and cranberry sauce all for only $13.99. Call to verify take-out availability.

8. Golden Corral Buffet and Grill (Updated for 2023)

5130 New Center Dr., Wilmington, NC 28403

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Golden Corral serves holiday meals and individual plates for take-out on Thanksgiving. The holiday meals will include a choice between whole roasted turkey, glazed ham, and beef roast, and serve 6-8 people. Each meal varies, depending on the protein, and gives you the opportunity to choose from home-style sides, like green beans, mac-n-cheese, and sweet potato casserole. For dessert, you can order a whole pumpkin pie or pecan pie. They also have sides available a-la-carte. Orders must be placed 72 hours in advance.

9. Harris Teeter (Updated for 2023)

Multiple locations

Order Online (24-hr lead time required)

Harris Teeter is offering 3 take-home dinner options that serve 6-8 or 8-10 people for $59.99. They include:

  1. Turkey Dinner with 9-12 lb turkey, cornbread dressing, green bean casserole, scalloped potatoes, gravy, and cranberry relish.
  2. Ham Dinner with 7-9 lb spiral sliced ham, sweet potato casserole, scalloped potatoes, and green bean casserole.
  3. Prime Rib with 4lb boneless prime rib, scalloped potatoes, sweet potato casserole, and green bean casserole.

They also have al-a-carte options for the food listed above. Desserts can be ordered separately. Order online or in-store.

10. Junction 421 (Updated for 2023)

5104 S. College Rd., Wilmington, NC 28412
910-392-3490 (Call to Order)


Junction 421 is offering take-home dinners for 4 for $120. They will include a choice of roasted turkey or baked ham. Sides will include corn chowder, mashed potatoes, cornbread dressing, sweet potatoes, broccoli dressing, and pumpkin creme brulee. Pickup is on Thanksgiving Day.

11. K&W Cafeteria (Updated for 2023)

3501 Oleander Dr., Wilmington, NC 28403

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K&W Cafeteria is offering holiday meal catering this year, but the menu is not linked on their website. Call to inquire.

12. Lowe’s Foods (Updated for 2023)

Multiple locations

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Lowe’s offers pre-cooked and ready to reheat dinners with either turkey or ham, 2.5 lbs. of mac-n-cheese, 2.5 lbs. of mashed potatoes, 2 lbs. of homestyle stuffing, 1.5 lbs. of green beans, and 2 lbs. of homestyle turkey gravy. Dessert is ordered separately. Orders can be made via phone or in-store and they require a 36-hour notice.

13. Mac’s Speed Shop (Updated for 2023)

4126 Oleander Dr., Wilmington, NC 28403

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Mac’s Speed Shop is offering family options that feed 4, 8, and 12 people. Meals include turkey, gravy, and choice of sides from BBQ beans, collard greens, green bean casserole, creamed corn, mac-n-cheese, and mashed potatoes. They also have a-la-carte options and desserts sold separately.

14. MeMa’s Chick’n & Ribs (Updated for 2023)

910-300-6139 (Order by November 19)

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MeMa’s is serving up a meal for 8-12 people for $249.99. Choose from turkey, ham, BBQ pulled pork, and ribs. Each meal comes with choice of 1 dessert, 4 sides (all the classic fixings), and a 1-gallon drink. Pickup is on November 22.

15. Nippy’s Soul Food (Updated for 2023)

2206 Carolina Beach Road, Wilmington, NC 28401
910-399-7456 (Order by November 19)

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Nippy’s is serving up turkey dinners, ham dinners or turkey-and-ham dinners that come with extras and sides. Desserts are also available for purchase. Pickup is on November 22.

16. NOMA Restaurant and Wine Market (Updated for 2023)

8207 Market Street, Ste F, Wilmington, NC 28411
910-686-9343 (Order by November 14)


DEADLINE: November 14. Noma is offering a turkey breast meal at $15/pound with al-a-carte sides in 3 different sizes. Customers can choose from a large menu that includes sliced turkey breast by the pound, quiches, cheddar chive biscuits, country ham rolls, collards, tomato pie, and smoked gouda mac-and-cheese – to name a few! Five dessert options are also available: pecan pie, pumpkin pie, key lime pie, coconut pie, and chocolate chess pie. Pickup is November 21 and 22.

17. Pine Valley Market (SOLD OUT for 2023)

3520 South College Rd., Wilmington, NC 28412

More Info (Order by November 17)

Pine Valley Market is offering fully cooked, never-frozen, non-gmo, free-range, hand-basted turkeys ($150), turkey breasts ($14/pound), and Thanksgiving plates ($30). There are lots of individually priced sides in sizes that best fit your needs. Customers can choose from traditional dressing, sweet potato souffle, corn souffle, green bean casserole, collard greens, creamy mac and cheese, roasted root vegetables, mashed potatoes, cider-glazed brussel sprouts, gluten-free gravy, homestyle gravy, cranberry relish, and cheddar garlic biscuits. Dessert options include derby town (pecan pie meets chocolate chip cookie) and caramel apple crunch. Pick up days are November 21 and 22).

18. Publix (Updated for 2023)

Multiple locations

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48-hour advanced notice required for orders.

You can order Publix Deli fully-cooked turkey and ham dinner packages that range from $49.99 to $139.99. Sides vary and may include dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole, marshmallow delight, and cranberry orange relish. Desserts and additional sides can be purchased separately. All meals require reheating.

19. Ruth’s Chris Steak House (Updated for 2023)

301 N. Water St. in the Hotel Ballast, Wilmington, NC 28401
910-343-1818 (Order by November 22)


DEADLINE: November 24. Order a full meal for 4 or just the sides from Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Their chef’s take-home feast ($174.95/turkey and $199.95/beef tenderloin) includes a salad starter; a choice between hand-carved oven-roasted turkey with stuffing, gravy, and cranberry relish or a 28 oz beef tenderloin; and your choice of two sides (mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, creamed spinach, and green beans with garlic). The meal will be finished off with pumpkin cheesecake. They also have a sides-to-go package, which serves 4 guests, and individual sides-to-go (view their website for details). Pickup is on November 23.

20. Salt + Charm (Updated for 2023)


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Salt + Charm are offering snacks, starters, side dishes, desserts, and wines. You can pick up your order on November 21 and 22.

21. SeaWitch Café & Tiki Bar (Updated for 2023)


Order Online (Order by November 19)

SeaWitch Cafe is selling family meals that feed 6-8 people for $149.99.  They include turkey, mac-n-cheese, dinner rolls, gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green bean casserole, and pumpkin pie. You can pick up your order on November 22.

22. The Green House (Updated for 2023)

1427 Military Cutoff Road, Wilmington, NC, 28403

Order Online (Order by November 18)

The Green House is offering plant-based side options, including shepherds pie, green beans with cranberry vinaigrette, beets and apples with candied walnuts, and sweet potato casserole. Pickup is November 22.

23. Whole Foods (Updated for 2023)

3804 Oleander Dr., Wilmington, NC 28403

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Whole Foods is offering a wide variety of Thanksgiving meals ranging from $39.99 for two people to $539.99 for 12 people (a cheaper option for 12 is also available). They offer paleo-friendly, organic, vegan, and large-group options. Proteins include roasted turkey, smoked turkey, ham, beef wellington, salmon, lamb, and prime rib. They have all the traditional sides, plus vegan options. They also have a lot of appetizer options (see the website menu). Orders must be placed 48-hours in advance.

Did we miss a business in the Wilmington area offering take-home Thanksgiving meals? Let us know in the comments!

Where to Order Take-Home Thanksgiving Meals in Wilmington


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