For all your pastry needs, Bloomsday has you covered for Thanksgiving. Philadelphians headed to a Turkey Day dinner or throwing their own can select from an assortment of desserts including chocolate-hazelnut croissants, cinnamon brioche, apple Tarts, pumpkin pop parts and more when ordering from this cafe. You can curate your own menu with options and quantities by emailing [email protected]. Customers will then receive an invoice and schedule a time to secure payment over the phone. The pre-order window ends Sunday at noon and the pastry pickup is from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 24. Orders must be paid in full before pickup and tax and a 20% service fee will be added to all orders. A full list of pastries can be found online.
414 S. 2nd St., bloomsdaycafe.com
Make your Thanksgiving holiday a little special by trying something different. For Thanksgiving, Oyster House will be selling oyster stuffing, pies (think classic pumpkin, salted honey and gooey bourbon pecan) and trays of shrimp cocktail for pick up from 1 to 5 p.m. on Nov. 24. To place a preorder, Philadelphians can call Oyster House at 215-567-7683 by Saturday at 5 p.m. A full list of menu items available to preorder is available online.
1516 Sansom St., oysterhousephilly.com
Porcos Porchetta & Small Oven Pastry Shop
Need some desserts? Or, do you want a taste of the holiday without chomping down on a full dinner? Then Porcos and Small Oven is your one-stop shop for Turkey Day. As a release states, to celebrate Thanksgiving, Porco’s will be offering their Turketta sandwich, aka “Porco’s Gobbler” for the whole month of November, beginning this Saturday through Dec. 4. This sandwich is a skin-on turkey breast filleted and rubbed with pork lard then doused in a herb mixture and slow roasted. It’s finished with a brioche roll and a house cranberry mostarda along with a slice of savory pudding (aka Porco’s version of stuffing) and topped with homemade turkey gravy along with a slice of heirloom tomato and lettuce. Family specials, tarts, and pies will also be available for preorder pickup on the Small Oven side. Preorders can be placed through the Porco’s website, by phone, or in-person at the pickup window now through Friday. Orders can be picked up on Nov. 24 from 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Thanksgiving morning from 8 a.m.-noon.
2204 Washington Ave., smallovenpastryshop.com
High Street Philly
High Street is thinking out of the box this Thanksgiving holiday, while also serving up some curated boxes filled with holiday treats. A box serving four people will boast sage brown butter stuffing, brussels sprouts and Japanese turnip salad with cider vinaigrette, roasted honeynut squash, mashed potatoes, gravy and cranberry chutney from this popular establishment. For add-ons, Philadelphians can also choose from dinner rolls with butter, classic apple and kabocha squash pies ($30 each) and nine grain, country, spelt baguette, anadama, and honey wheat bread loaves, plus cookie and cinnamon rolls boxes. Order cut-off is Monday and pick-ups are all afternoon and evening Nov. 24 or 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Fork on Thanksgiving Day.
101 S. 9th St., highstreetonmarket.com
Thanksgiving is made easy at this French-inspired hotspot in Old City from chef Christopher Kearse. As the release states, for $100 per person, a robust line-up of Thanksgiving fare being offered there includes turkey leg confit and smoked turkey wings, cornbread and turkey neck stuffing, brussels sprouts, lacinato kale and fregola sarda salad, lobster and pumpkin bisque, house baked focaccia, and chai tea and cherry bomb, in addition to wine pairings curated by general manager Jennifer Camela. Online ordering can be made by visiting Forsythia’s website, and pick-up will be on Nov 24. The deadline for purchasing the takeaway meal is Sunday.
233 Chestnut St., forsythiaphilly.com
For the main event of dinner, look no further than help from Sophie’s BBQ in downtown Ardmore. The popular spot is offering Thanksgiving turkeys this year with whole birds at $150 and half birds for $80 each. Each order also includes cornbread, cranberry stuffing and brisket gravy. Catering menu pricing and orders are also available for extra sides with any bird purchase; Philadelphians can order online now.
64 Rittenhouse Place, Ardmore, sophiesbbq.com
Garces Trading Co.
Holiday dinner is served with Garces Trading Co. Garces is serving up a Thanksgiving feast with turkey and all the trimmings in the form of a heat and serve meal (reheat instructions will be provided) this holiday. For $45 per person (minimum of 2 servings), Philadelphians can indulge in rolls, a butter lettuce salad, a herb roasted Hudson Valley turkey breast and gravy entree, an assortment of sides (challah bread stuffing, whipped mashed potatoes and more), plus pie (your choice of apple or pumpkin). Delivery is available up to 15 miles from Center City or pick-up will be at Volvér, on the Kimmel’s Cultural Campus at 300 S. Broad St. Philadelphians can order now through Friday or until they sell out.
El Camino Real
Order your homemade turkey dinner from El Camino Real today with an easy pick-up in Northern Liberties for Turkey Day. All packages are to be picked up on Nov. 24 with reheating instructions included, and choices include a whole bunch of a la carte options (think southern fried turkey, maple bourbon glazed ham and more) plus plenty of packages to choose from — and we mean plenty. Philadelphians can sink their teeth into an assortment of offerings with traditional sides, fixins, desserts and more for different numbers of people all while embracing the ease of ordering online. More information can be found on El Camino’s site.
1040 N. 2nd St., elcaminophilly.com