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Where to Order Out for Thanksgiving in the Twin Cities

Smoked turkeys, daring sides and next to zero dirty work

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All the goods, with as little cooking as possible
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The big, fat gratitude holiday is fast approaching and that means lots of turkeys, a little sides and a thick slice of pie are waiting. However, one doesn’t need to drop a bomb in the ktichen to serve up a fantastic feast. In fact, there easiest way to dive in, is to plan ahead by ordering the ultimate in comfort on a comfort food-focused holiday: Thanksgiving Dinner Take Out. These are the best spots to put an order in for turkey and sides, plus vegetarian options, gluten-free stuffing and a dish for every fickle soul gathered around the table. All the goods and none of the sweat. Here’s where to order out for Thanksgiving in the Twin Cities.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Jellybean and Julia's

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530 W Main St #8
Anoka, MN 55303
(763) 313-1271
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Anoka’s favorite barbecue good time spot Jellybean and Julia’s is smoking ten pounds birds available for order at $60. Give them a call at (763) 313-1271 to reserve one.

Turkey leftovers dream of becoming this jazzed up sandwich with cranberries and bird
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2. Old Southern BBQ - 44th & France

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4501 France Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55410
(612) 236-4827
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Old Southern BBQ is smoking Ferndale turkeys and all the sides. Order up just the bird or bird and mashed potatoes, gravy and sweet corn.

This is the new barbecue company for the Famous Dave Anderson
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3. Brim

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2919 Knox Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408
(612) 261-0506
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If the gluttony aspect is a bit daunting, Brim in Uptown is angling to bring a healthier option with its takeout. Brim pardons the turkeys for a meat-free takeout meal with all the roasted veg and desserts.

Bird-free Thanksgiving at Brim doesn’t skimp on the dessert
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4. Lowry Hill Meats

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1934 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403
(612) 999-4200
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The chef-run butcher shop has everything from brine to raw birds to smoked breasts, rolls, foie gras gravy and even pies from Honey & Rye Bakery. Order through the website.

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5. Sift Gluten Free

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4557 Bloomington Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407
(612) 503-5300
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Don’t leave those that can’t do the gluten out of the feasting fun. Sift, the gluten-free bakery has stuffing, rolls, and desserts available. Pick up all that plus pie, pumpkin bars or evening cinnamon rolls to fuel the day of cooking the day before Thanksgiving. Order through the website.

GF Bars and more at Sift
Gluten-free desserts and stuffing
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6. Animales Barbeque Co.

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1121 Quincy St NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

The new barbecue stand outside of Abel Seedhouse + Brewery from reformed fine dining chef Jon Wipfli is smoking up a feast including birds and impressive sides. The whole meal feeds 8 to 10 people and includes a local, free range, organic smoked turkey, (14-16 lb raw weight), wild rice pilaf, spiced and roasted carrots, homemade gravy, cranberry relish and a pumpkin pie. $200 buys the whole shebang and can be purchased here. All orders will be ready for pickup at ABLE Brewing Wednesday the 21st of November from 3-7pm.

Smokey, cheffy goods
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7. Birchwood Cafe

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3311 East 25th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55406
(612) 722-4474
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The Birchwood’s chef Marshall Paulsen is cooking up a ton of turkeys and sides before Birchwood closes for the holiday. Plates, full spreads, turkeys and sides are all available in a choose-your-own-adventure for the holiday. All are available to order on their website. The cornbread stuffing looks like the kind of thing to just buy and bank for eating any day of the week. There’s also PIE.

A full feast from everybody’s favorite organic cafe
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1. Jellybean and Julia's

530 W Main St #8, Anoka, MN 55303
Turkey leftovers dream of becoming this jazzed up sandwich with cranberries and bird
Jellybean and Julia’s/Facebook

Anoka’s favorite barbecue good time spot Jellybean and Julia’s is smoking ten pounds birds available for order at $60. Give them a call at (763) 313-1271 to reserve one.

530 W Main St #8
Anoka, MN 55303

2. Old Southern BBQ - 44th & France

4501 France Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55410
This is the new barbecue company for the Famous Dave Anderson
Old Southern BBQ/Facebook

Old Southern BBQ is smoking Ferndale turkeys and all the sides. Order up just the bird or bird and mashed potatoes, gravy and sweet corn.

4501 France Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55410

3. Brim

2919 Knox Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
Bird-free Thanksgiving at Brim doesn’t skimp on the dessert
Brim [Official]

If the gluttony aspect is a bit daunting, Brim in Uptown is angling to bring a healthier option with its takeout. Brim pardons the turkeys for a meat-free takeout meal with all the roasted veg and desserts.

2919 Knox Ave S
Minneapolis, MN 55408

4. Lowry Hill Meats

1934 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Lowry Hill Meats/Facebook

The chef-run butcher shop has everything from brine to raw birds to smoked breasts, rolls, foie gras gravy and even pies from Honey & Rye Bakery. Order through the website.

1934 Hennepin Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55403

5. Sift Gluten Free

4557 Bloomington Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55407
GF Bars and more at Sift
Gluten-free desserts and stuffing
Sift / Facebook

Don’t leave those that can’t do the gluten out of the feasting fun. Sift, the gluten-free bakery has stuffing, rolls, and desserts available. Pick up all that plus pie, pumpkin bars or evening cinnamon rolls to fuel the day of cooking the day before Thanksgiving. Order through the website.

4557 Bloomington Ave
Minneapolis, MN 55407

6. Animales Barbeque Co.

1121 Quincy St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413
Smokey, cheffy goods
Animales Barbecue Co./Eventbrite

The new barbecue stand outside of Abel Seedhouse + Brewery from reformed fine dining chef Jon Wipfli is smoking up a feast including birds and impressive sides. The whole meal feeds 8 to 10 people and includes a local, free range, organic smoked turkey, (14-16 lb raw weight), wild rice pilaf, spiced and roasted carrots, homemade gravy, cranberry relish and a pumpkin pie. $200 buys the whole shebang and can be purchased here. All orders will be ready for pickup at ABLE Brewing Wednesday the 21st of November from 3-7pm.

1121 Quincy St NE
Minneapolis, MN 55413

7. Birchwood Cafe

3311 East 25th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55406
A full feast from everybody’s favorite organic cafe
Birchwood Cafe/Website

The Birchwood’s chef Marshall Paulsen is cooking up a ton of turkeys and sides before Birchwood closes for the holiday. Plates, full spreads, turkeys and sides are all available in a choose-your-own-adventure for the holiday. All are available to order on their website. The cornbread stuffing looks like the kind of thing to just buy and bank for eating any day of the week. There’s also PIE.

3311 East 25th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55406

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