Where to dine-in and carry-out Thanksgiving dinner in Lakeland, FL 2021

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Want to celebrate the day of thanks, but not planning on cooking a full dinner this year? Don’t quit Thanksgiving cold turkey — we’ve got you covered with where to dine in + carry out for Thanksgiving dinner. We are falling for these local options for mashed potatoes, stuffing, and pumpkin pie — plus, we break down where to get local ingredients for those rolling up their sleeves in the kitchen this holiday. What could be butter? (Sorry, are our puns too corny? 🌽)

Where to dine-in:

Big Tom’s Diner, 1151 Havendale Blvd. NW. | 7 a.m.-3 p.m.
Enjoy Thanksgiving dinner, featuring roasted turkey and gravy with cornbread stuffing and two sides. Plus, did we mention it’s only $12.99? Be sure to call (863) 875-5557 to make reservations.  

Club at Eaglebrooke, 1300 Eaglebrooke Blvd. | 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
Stuff yourself with a Thanksgiving Day brunch, featuring holiday classics like green bean casserole and roasted turkey + brunch favorites like eggs benedict and fresh muffins. Adult tickets cost $39.95 and kids under the age of 12 eat for $19.95. Call (863) 701-0101 to make reservations.

The Terrace Grille, 329 E. Main St. | 5-9 p.m.
Head downtown to The Terrace Hotel for Thanksgiving this year and enjoy a 3-course meal for $60 per person. Dinner here is reservation only, so be sure to give the Terrace a call at (863) 603-5420 to reserve your spot.

La Imperial Bakery, 830 E. Main St. | 7:30 a.m.-2 p.m. 
A double-whammy  – La Imperial Bakery will be open for dine-in as well as carryout options on Thanksgiving Day. Those interested in dining in can enjoy a limited Thanksgiving menu. Carryout options include dinner packages for up to 20 people, but they’re expected to run out, so act fast

Harborside, 2435 7th St. SW. | 11 a.m.-7 p.m. 
Enjoy Harborside’s annual Thanksgiving Day dinner, full of turkey day classics. Guests may order from the standard three-course Thanksgiving menu at $40 per person or choose anything off the A La Carte menu. Call in advance to make reservations. 

Where to carry out:

Fred’s Market, 2120 Harden Blvd. | Place orders by Wed., Nov. 17 
Skip the cooking and pick up a Fred’s Family Holiday Feast on Nov. 24 by 8 p.m. A standard order costs $89 and feeds about 8 people, but add ons are also available if you’re hankering for more. You can view the menu here.

Nutwood, 132 Ave. B. SW. | Place orders by Thurs., Nov. 18  
Pick up Thanksgiving dinner from Nutwood this year for a fresh farm-to-table meal on Nov. 24 and 25 from 8-11 p.m.

Publix, Address varies store to store | Orders must be placed by Tuesday, Nov. 23
Publix has a fully cooked turkey dinner for you and 14-18 other people, just put it in your oven and it’s ready to go. This meal includes a turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, marshmallow delight, and cranberry-orange relish and costs $99.99.

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