Want to celebrate the day of thanks, but not planning on cooking a full dinner this year? Don’t quit Thanksgiving cold turkey — we’ve got you covered with where to carry out for Thanksgiving dinner, where to shop local + spots open on Thanksgiving day.
We are totally falling for these local options for mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, and pie — plus, we break down where to get local ingredients for those rolling up their sleeves in the kitchen this holiday. What could be butter? (Sorry, are our puns too corny?) 🌽
Where to carry-out
Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint, 1622 Highland Ave. | Orders must be placed by Monday, Nov. 14
Whether you have 12-15 guests and need the Major Feast option or plan to host a smaller get-together and will opt for the Small Gathering selection, you’ll have your choice of smoked turkey or ham, plus sides like mashed potatoes, dinner rolls, and desserts like sweet potato pie.
Pick up between Monday, Nov. 21 + Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Cru Catering, 1784 Harmon St. | Orders must be placed by Wednesday, Nov. 16
Shop the Thanksgiving Kit with brown butter-basted half turkey or a la carte options like mac and cheese and caramel apple pie. Pick up on Wednesday, Nov. 23 at Cru Catering or The Sandcastle on Kiawah Island.
Five Loaves Summerville, 214 N. Cedar St., Summerville | Orders must be placed by Saturday, Nov. 19
Order your favorite sweet potato casserole, pimento mac and cheese, and sweets for pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 23. We’ve got our eyes on the chocolate cream pie.
Poogan’s Porch, 12 Cumberland St. | Orders must be placed by Sunday, Nov. 20
Keep it traditional with an herb-roasted boneless turkey or go for prime rib. You can also choose sides like mac and cheese, whipped potatoes + collard greens, and round out the dinner with a whole pie. Pickup is on Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Salthouse Catering, 1740 Signal Point Rd. | Orders must be placed by Wednesday, Nov. 16
Your 10-12 guests will enjoy a family-style meal featuring organic, brined turkey, your choice of four sides including corn pudding, mashed potatoes, and traditional stuffing, and one dessert. Pickup is on Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Note: Only 30 meals are available.
Baguette Magic, locations vary | Orders must be placed by Friday, Nov. 18
Select pies and sides for pickup or delivery. Everything comes pre-cooked and ready to heat. Don’t miss out on the All the Magic dish. Pickup is on Tuesday, Nov. 22 or Wednesday, Nov. 23.
82 Queen, 82 Queen St. | Orders must be placed by Sunday, Nov. 20
Order a Thanksgiving meal for pickup on Thanksgiving day at Jalisco Taqueria & Tequila on Folly Road. Enjoy herb-roasted whole turkey plus sides + pumpkin pie to serve five to seven people.
Gillie’s Seafood, 805 Folly Rd. | Orders must be placed by Sunday, Nov. 20
Call the restaurant to snag a roasted or fried turkey feast to feed four to six people, plus sides and desserts. Pickup is on Wednesday, Nov. 23.
The Kingstide, 32 River Landing Dr., Daniel Island | Orders must be placed by Friday, Nov. 18
RSVP in person or call to secure your Thanksgiving Dinner to-go to feed six people, featuring a free-range turkey + all the fixin’s. Pickup is on Thanksgiving day.
Rodney Scott’s Whole Hog BBQ, 1011 King St.
Have six to eight guests coming for Thanksgiving dinner? Check out Rodney Scott’s Thanksgiving catering options, including sides like baked beans and collard greens + a whole pit-cooked turkey. Pickup times are available between Monday, Nov. 21 and Wednesday, Nov. 23.
SAVI Cucina + Wine Bar, 1324 Theater Dr., Mt. Pleasant | Orders must be placed by Wednesday, Nov. 16
Call or place an online order for Thanksgiving dinner from Savi offering an à la carte menu with classic dishes like meatballs, fresh focaccia, and eggplant parmesan. Pickup is on Tuesday, Nov. 22 + Wednesday, Nov. 23.
Home Team BBQ, locations vary
Check out the Thanksgiving catering menu from this local favorite spot featuring take-n-bake instructions for each item — Sullivan’s Island and Mt. Pleasant locations are sold out.
Bonus: Here are a few spots open on Thanksgiving
Bourbon N’ Bubbles, 570 King St.
Keep it classy with this chef-driven menu full of shareable plates and elevated entrees — secure your spot on OpenTable.
The Watch Rooftop Kitchen & Spirits, 75 Wentworth St.
Snag a reservation + give your guests a view of the city at this rooftop bar atop the Restoration Hotel.
Uptown Social, 587 King St.
Catch the game without needing to run to the fridge for beer refills at this local spot open for regular business hours. Plus enjoy the best part of the bird: Wings.
Handcraft Kitchen and Cocktails, 735 Coleman Blvd., Mt. Pleasant
What’s better than comfort food on Thanksgiving? Not much. If you’re not in the mood to cook this holiday, head here for classic dishes like mac and cheese + wings.
Big John’s Tavern, 251 E. Bay St.
This local spot plans to be open for Thanksgiving evening if you need a change of pace from the celebrations at home.
Where to shop local ingredients
Chucktown Acres, 10970 N. Hwy. 17, McClellanville
Tuck into a large or extra-large Thanksgiving turkey.
Bert’s Market, 202 E. Ashley Ave., Folly Beach
The only grocery store on Folly proper is open 24/7, even on Thanksgiving, so you can run out and grab that last-minute pound of butter while the oven preheats.