Where to Get Thanksgiving Dinner in Metro Detroit

Here’s what’s happening at Oak & Reel, San Morello, Stage Deli, and more
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Oak and Reel is offering Thanksgiving dinner with turkey, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and more. // Photograph courtesy of Oak & Reel

Whether you’re looking for a dine-in experience or a to-go option you can heat up at home, metro Detroit restaurants have Thanksgiving dinner covered. Here’s what 10 local spots are serving up.

Oak & Reel

Oak & Reel, a Detroit-based contemporary Italian restaurant helmed by Michelin-starred Chef Jared Gadbaw, is offering Thanksgiving dinner to-go this year. The meal includes slow-roasted turkey breast, turkey leg “porchetta,” stuffing (with or without oysters), roasted Brussels sprouts, Cipollini onions with pancetta, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, cranberry sauce, and dinner rolls. Meals are fully cooked and can be heated up at home. The dinner is offered in two sizes — $160 for four to five people and $320 for eight to 10 people — and wine and dessert, including pumpkin cheesecake and a chocolate tarte, can be added on for an additional cost. Orders can be placed online for pickup on Nov. 24 or 25. Oak & Reel, 2921 E. Grand Blvd., Detroit; 313-270-9600; oakandreel.com

Café Cortina

Café Cortina is offering a full Thanksgiving family dinner for pickup. The dinner, which can be ordered for six to eight or nine to 12 people, includes items like a Tuscan-style roasted turkey, red-skinned mashed potatoes and gravy, Michigan roasted corn on the cob, almonds-butternut squash, artisan ciabatta bread, and a choice of home-made pumpkin pie or Michigan apple pie. The smaller dinner is $400 while the larger is $600.  Extra sides can be added on for an additional cost. Orders must be placed by Nov. 15, and they can be picked up on Nov. 25. Café Cortina, 30715 W. 10 Mile Road, Farmington Hills; 248-474-3033; cafecortina.com

Stage Deli

West Bloomfield-based Stage Deli’s Thanksgiving dinner for eight is $245 and must be ordered online. It includes a whole roasted fresh Michigan turkey, onion roll stuffing, sweet potato souffle, green bean almondine, bake-at-home dinner rolls, and more. A cheese and cracker platter, smoked whitefish and spinach and artichoke dips platter, and pumpkin cheesecake are among the optional add-ons. Stage Deli, 6873 Orchard Lake Road, West Bloomfield Twp., 248-855-6622; stagedeli.com

San Morello

San Morello is offering Thanksgiving dinner for dine-in and carryout. The dine-in option consists of an $85 per-person prix fixe menu. Each guest gets a choice of antipasti or primi (such as Sheep’s Mile Ricotta or Insalata Misticanza), a choice of an entrée (like Roasted Sea Scallops or Thanksgiving Turkey), and a dessert (such as Pumpkin Tiramisu or Cinnamon Apple Crostata). Reservations can be made online. The to-go option, also $85 a person, features a similar, yet slightly smaller, menu. Each item comes in oven-ready trays and with reheating instructions. San Morello, 1400 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-209-4700; sanmorello.com

Park 600

Thanksgiving brunch will be held at Royal Park Hotel’s Park 600 restaurant from 8 a.m. to noon on Nov. 25. The menu includes smoothie bowls, omelets, French toast, eggs Benedict, and kid’s options like Funfetti Flapjacks. Reservations can be made via phone. The hotel’s Thanksgiving at Home dinner option is $325 and serves six to eight guests. The menu includes an herb-roasted organic free-range turkey, savory sage and onion stuffing, house-made cranberry and orange chutney, creamy pumpkin cheesecake, and a choice of two bottles of house wine or non-alcoholic cider. Orders, which can be made via phone, can be placed through noon on Nov. 20. Customers can pick up their “feast” between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Nov. 24. Park 600, 600 E. University Dr., Rochester; 248-652-2600; royalparkhotel.net

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Peel and eat shrimp is among the add-on options available at Hazel, Ravines and Downtown. // Photograph by Anthony Morrow at Bureau

Hazel, Ravines and Downtown

Enjoy a seafood-centric Thanksgiving with Hazel, Ravines and Downtown’s to-go options. The Hazel’s Family Feast serves two to four people and includes a traditional crab boil, shrimp, mussels, sausage, butter-boiled potatoes, green beans, and dinner rolls. Add-ons include cranberry relish, vegan mac and cheese, peel and eat shrimp, and chocolate chip cookies. Orders, which can be placed online, must be in before 4 p.m. on Nov. 22. They can be picked up between 3 p.m. and 7:45 p.m. on Nov. 24. Hazel, Ravines and Downtown, 1 Peabody St., Birmingham, 248-671-1714; hrd.kitchen

Vintage House

Vintage House is offering two sizes for its to-go Thanksgiving meal. The $150 package feeds five people while the $275 package feeds 10. Items, which come in disposable containers, include Srodek’s smoked Polish sausage with sauerkraut, homemade meatballs and gravy, an Amish whole turkey, stuffing, apple pie, garden salad, and more. Orders can be picked up cold on Nov. 24 or 25 or hot on Nov. 25. Orders can be placed via phone. Vintage house, 31816 Utica Road, Fraser; vintagebanquetsandcatering.com

Cornman Farms

Zingerman’s Cornman Farms is sold out of turkey and beef for Thanksgiving, but it’s still selling side dishes, desserts, and beer and wine. Among the options still available are glazed honey carrots, bacon balsamic Brussels sprouts, Zingerman’s Bakehouse Perky Pecan Pie, and salted butterscotch pudding. Orders can be placed online and picked up from 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. on Nov. 23 or from noon to 8 p.m. on Nov. 24. Cornman Farms, 8540 Island Lake Road, Dexter, 734-619-8100; zingermanscornmanfarms.com

Andiamo

Andiamo is offering two Thanksgiving to-go packages this year. The Piccola Famiglia serves four to six people and is $170 while the Grande Famiglia is $270 and serves 12 to 15 people. Each package comes with a roast-ready turkey, giblet gravy, artisan rolls, cranberry relish, salad, traditional sides, and seasonal vegetables. For an additional cost, you can also add on soup, more sides, desserts, and a craft cocktail. Customers can pick up their order at the Andiamo location of their choosing on Nov. 24. Andiamo; andiamoitalia.com for locations

Rugby Grille

The Townsend Hotel’s Rugby Grille is offering a four-course prix fixe Thanksgiving dinner. At $95 per person, the meal includes items like seared tuna, roasted cauliflower soup with chive oil, entrées such as traditional turkey dinner and butternut squash ravioli, and pumpkin crème brûlée. Seating times are at noon, 3 p.m., and 6 p.m., and reservations can be made online. Rugby Grille, 100 Townsend St., Birmingham, 248-642-5999; rugbygrille.com

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