Cooked up a Thanksgiving feast on your own this year? Treat yourself (and your family) and take a break with a Christmas feast to-go crafted by some of the best restaurants in Dallas.
This Christmas, order Homewood’s holiday smoked prime rib dinner for $120. The package includes Caesar salad, shrimp cocktail, smoked prime rib, cheesy potato green chile casserole, rolls, and eggnog tres leches cake. You can also add on Christmas cookies, caviar, and wine packs. Pre-order for two, four, or six people here.
This Christmas, chef Suki Otsuki of Meddlesome Moth is crafting dinners to-go, including a choice of vegetarian Lentil loaf or 44 Farms Prime Rib with gravy, winter salad, a roasted root vegetable medley, duck fat mashed potatoes (a vegetarian version is also available), cornbread casserole, and green bean almandine. The kit feeds four people and costs between $95 and $125. You can also add on a bourbon pecan pie for $25. The deadline to order is December 21 for pick up on December 23 between 11 am and 6 pm. Re-heat instructions will be provided.
Mix it up this holiday season with enchiladas or tamales from this popular Mexican spot. All the way up until Christmas Eve, you can order family-style chicken, cheese, or mushroom enchiladas; pork or chicken tamales; rice; beans; and more for curbside pickup. Add on a margarita kit for $40. To order, go online or call 214-855-5275.
This new farm-to-table restaurant at The Kimpton Pittman Hotel is offering tamales, enchiladas, sides, and Mexican vanilla flan for takeout this Christmas. You can choose between pork carnitas or mushroom for the tamales and the Christmas enchiladas come with grass-fed beef, red chile, Oaxaca cheese, and green chile. Orders must be placed through TOCK by December 24 at 5 pm.
Go ahead and place your order for a Christmas feast from this Deep Ellum barbecue gem. You’ll choose from smoked turkey or ham with apricot-molasses glaze, beef tenderloin, smoked brisket, ribs, sausage, tamales, sides, and dessert by December 20 for pick up on Christmas Eve between 8 am and 2 pm. To order, go here.
For $400, get your Christmas meal to-go from LAW at Four Season Resort at Las Colinas. The kit serves eight and includes a choice of turkey, Akaushi roast beef ribeye roll (+ $140), or roasted lamb leg (+ $110) as a main. You’ll also receive a salad and sushi starter, and sides like mashed potatoes, sweet potato, veggies, stuffing, gravy, and cranberry compote. For dessert, there’s a pumpkin pie. Order by calling 972-717-2420 by December 17.
For Christmas this year, order a holiday package for two for $155 (plus $60 for each additional person). You have a choice of Allen Brother’s Cowboy Ribeye or Whole Branzino, as well as salad, rolls, crab cakes, lobster mac and cheese, potatoes, and more. There will also be a cherry pie and ready-to-bake chocolate chip cookies included for dessert. Add on their popular Bees Knees cocktail kit or Old Fashioned kit. To order, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 214-484-1395. The deadline to order for pickup on December 23 or 24 is December 23 at 3 pm.
Try something different for your Christmas meal this year and order from Thai favorite Asian Mint’s special à la carte holiday menu. The restaurant is open until 9 pm on Christmas Eve (closed Christmas Day) for pre-orders of items like Kao Soy Chicken, Tamarind Shrimp, Thai Beef Noodle Soup, Matcha parfaits, and Thai Toddy beverages.
Inside of the brand new Hotel Vin in Grapevine, this upscale Euro-Mediterranean restaurant is also offering a special Christmas To-Go menu. For $150, you’ll get a kale salad, lobster bisque, prime rib, 7-Fishes Cacciucco, whipped potatoes, sweet potato gnocchi, and Banoffee pie for four people. Orders can be placed until 8 pm on Christmas Day, but I wouldn’t suggest waiting that long for your Christmas feast.
This Christmas, local barbecue favorite Lockhart Smokehouse is offering fully smoked turkey, ham, prime rib and whole briskets to serve families. Add on green bean casserole, potato casserole, smoked cream corn, s’mores bread pudding and more for varying prices. Food will be vacuum sealed and come with re-heating instructions for the day. Order by December 21 for pickup on December 23 or 24.
Both Oak Lawn and North locations of Al Biernat’s are offering holiday to-go packages this Christmas including cocktails, cookies, turkey, ham, and Chateaubriand. Guests are able to add on family-style sides like lobster risotto, rolls, smashed potatoes, pecan pie, and coconut cream pie. To-go orders must be placed by December 21 at 6 pm for pickup on Christmas Eve. To order, call 214-209-2201 (Oak Lawn) or 972-239-3400 (North).
Palmer’s Hot Chicken
For something brand new this year, check out this new Lakewood Nashville hot chicken restaurant for takeout. Their “Haul it Home” holiday offerings include family meals of chicken tenders, cluckers, catfish, coleslaw, collard greens, mac and cheese, and banana pudding by the quart. Prices range from $10 to $65 and can be ordered online.
This popular seafood spot is also offering a holiday curbside pickup menu for Christmas. For $225, you’ll receive a whole beef tenderloin, mashed potatoes, asparagus, rolls, and peppermint chocolate cake for four to six people. You can also add on extras like lobster tails, King Crab legs, and more for an additional price, as well as bottles of wine. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance and re-heating instructions are included.
Swing by Virgin Hotels Dallas to pick up your pre-ordered holiday feast from chef Matt McCallister this December. For $450, you can feed eight people with a rotisserie chicken and pit ham, sweet potatoes, Brussels sprouts, butternut squash bisque, and more sides. The feast comes with gingerbread cookies and cinnamon dulce caramel pecan pie, but you can also add on a chocolate tart for $12. Order by emailing email@example.com at least 48 hours in advance for pick up Monday through Friday in December, except for Christmas Day and New Year’s Eve.
Located in Omni Dallas Hotel, Texas Spice on Lamar is offering several takeout options for Christmas this year. You can choose between packages with proteins such as roasted turkey, smoked ham with pineapple apricot glaze, or herb roasted ribeye. Packages range from serving just five people to up to 16 people, and include various sides and pies for dessert. Order by calling 214-652-4810.
This Christmas, this Texas-style brasserie at The Joule hotel is offering a special holiday menu to-go. Choose from a crispy five-spice duck (half or whole) with baby lettuces, herb salad, steamed rice, and sauces, or prime rib. A crispy pigs head is another option served carnitas style. Orders must be placed by December 21 and can be picked up Christmas Eve or Day. To order for curbside pickup call 214-261-4500.
Downtown’s Commissary is also offering festive packages to take home and reheat. The dinner menu includes a bourbon orange glazed ham or roasted lamb, sides like butternut squash and roasted cauliflower, a butterscotch tart, and gingerbread cookie decorating kit. The deadline to order for pickup on Christmas Eve is December 21.