Where to find Thanksgiving dinner in Portland
Another Thanksgiving pandemic is almost here, and with it comes another freak year for those who would rather not cook a turkey dinner at home. Many previously bustling downtown Portland restaurants have closed for good in the past 20 months, and at least one, Paley’s Place, will be holding its final service this weekend. Others cook Thanksgiving dinners to go, but no on-site food service. Below, find our list of restaurants offering everything from take-out turkeys to sit-down treats. Do you know which Thanksgiving dinner options should be on this list? Email [email protected] and we’ll add it to the guide by Friday, November 19.
The Pearl District’s new Italian market and restaurant offers “Italian Thanksgiving” take-out food for pre-order online. Non-traditional dishes include fresh lasagna, eggplant cannelloni, meatballs and pasta, each kit including wine, homemade bianca pizza flatbread and a choice of ricotta cheesecake, cake with almonds, chocolate semolina cake, cookies or caramel budino.
Details: 1250 NW ninth avenue # 100, 503-342-7416, cooperativapdx.com
The KEX Inn’s ground floor restaurant will open from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day and will feature Icelandic-inspired specialties including a sweet potato gratin, a green bean casserole with fried shallots and a leftover smorrebrod open-faced sandwich topped with smoked roasted turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, pickled green beans, cranberry sauce and fried leeks. Walk-in spaces and reservations are available online.
Details: 100 NE Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., 971-346-2996, kexhotels.com/eat-drink/dottir
It’s too late to book, but note that this downtown destination is back with a Thanksgiving menu featuring honey roasted hazelnuts, pumpkin bisque and roasted onions, roasted pasture turkey with sage stuffed with herbs. and garlic, buttermilk mashed potatoes, cranberries – the ginger relish and offal sauce (among other main choices, including seafood and vegetarian options) plus a handful of desserts. Go online for more information or call to get a prime spot on the waitlist.
Details: 1239 SW Broadway, 503-222-9070, higginsportland.com
RESTORATION HUNTING & GATHERING
This Pearl District catering company cooks “Whole Feast” meals for four for $ 150 with fire-roasted Mary’s chicken, shrimp cocktail, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, glazed candied yams with bourbon, sautéed Brussels sprouts, a hazelnut stuffing, fresh herbs, sauce, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Meal kits can be separated into just the chicken ($ 40) or sides ($ 110) for those who plan to make their own turkey at home. Pre-order online until November 21 for a pickup on November 24 or 25.
Details: 1203 NW Glisan St., 503-206-7927, eventsathuntandgathercatering.com
KEN’S ARTISANAL BAKERY
Ken Forkish’s famous Northwest Portland bakery sells Thanksgiving pies for pre-order online before November 22 and pick up November 23-24. each, with tangy flavors available in a 4-inch format for $ 6.25 on a first-come, first-served basis at the bakery.
Details: 338 NW 21st Ave., 503-248-2202, kensartisan.com
Various Landry’s restaurants in the Portland area, including Portland City Grill, Manzana, and Stanford’s, cook Thanksgiving dinners for the whole family for $ 150. Meals will include sliced turkey, mashed potatoes, house sauce, lemon flavored green beans, chicken, apple and sage stuffing, cranberry and orange compote and a pumpkin pie and will serve 4 to 6 people. Orders must be placed online by November 19 for a pickup on November 24.
Details: Various places
The Northeast Portland Italian Restaurant and Market offers a take-out meal for 4-6 people for $ 100 that includes a radicchio salad, a choice of take-out entrees, and a la carte desserts. Choose from a bolognese lasagna with béchamel and mozzarella, a pumpkin penne macaroni and cheese with delicata squash and sage, then add a tiramisu, olive oil cake or a fairly large home-baked apple-pear crisp to feed 4 to 6 people for $ 30. The market also has wine packs available to order online by November 20 for a pickup on November 24.
Details: 344 NE 28th Ave., 503-719-5650, montelupo.co
Italian-inspired butcher and restaurant Piccone’s Corner sells turkeys for $ 5.50 a pound from its affiliate Wallow & Root Farm in Sandy to cook at home, as well as smoked turkey breast and smoked turkey thighs. to complete a meal. Pre-order before November 17 for in-store pickup on November 20.
Details: 3434 NE Sandy Blvd. # 400, 503-265-8263, picconescorner.com
Team The Painted Lady’s Newberg BBQ features whole smoked turkeys, gravy, mashed potatoes, collard greens and macaroni and cheese pre-order and take to the smoker. Turkeys cost $ 7.95 a pound in cooked weight and weigh between 12 and 15 pounds. Orders must be placed online for pickup on November 24th.
Details: 310 E. First Street, Newberg; 503-538-8080; storrssmokehouse.com
Northeast Portland’s fried chicken restaurant Yonder will be changing the bird for Thanksgiving this year, offering a “mostly cooked, home finish” package for $ 300. Each meal should feed about six people with a home-roasted turkey breast, candied turkey thighs, smoked turkey wings, a quart of concentrated turkey broth for gravy, sausage, and a ground cornbread dressing. on stone, a casserole of green beans with a sauce of wild chanterelle and fried onions, a casserole of sweet potatoes with roasted shallots and citrus fruits topped with brown sugar and blackcurrant meringue with salted pecans for garnish, a dozen biscuits with Whipped Sorghum Butter Frozen Angels and more. A la carte pies are also available for $ 32.
Details: 4636 NE 42nd Ave. Suite A, 503-444-7947, yonderpdx.com