Your guide to Thanksgiving feasts throughout the Miami Valley

Bob Evans' Premium Platter - a part of the restaurant chain's "Homestyle Hug" program.
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Bob Evans' Premium Platter - a part of the restaurant chain's Thanksgiving feast offering.

Credit: Bob Evans

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Just like every other holiday that has taken place since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, Thanksgiving Day is going to look much different this year. For many, Thanksgiving Day will not be spent with the entire family, but instead, just immediate family or friends.

Even for those who plan on feasting on turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and other Thanksgiving delicacies, a stress-free approach is perhaps a bit more favorable this year. What does this stress-free approach look like, exactly? A pre-cooked Thanksgiving feast from a number of local restaurants.

For those who want to indulge in a delicious Thanksgiving feast without putting in any effort, we’ve come up with a Thanksgiving meal carryout and dine-in guide.

SEND US YOUR MENUS: We will continue to update this guide as more menus are available. Restaurants, send your Thanksgiving menus to Ashley.Moor@Coxinc.com.

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🦃Carvers

Location: 1535 Miamisburg-Centerville Rd., Centerville

More info: Website

Carvers is making it easy to enjoy a Thanksgiving feast — no matter what your celebration will look like. This year, Carvers will offer customers two ways to enjoy their signature Thanksgiving feast: A ready-to-heat meal available via carryout or a dine-in feast.

For those who want to embrace the tradition of preparing a meal at home, Carvers is offering a ready-to-heat Thanksgiving dinner pack that includes turkey, house Caesar salad, homemade stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, glazed carrots and cranberry sauce, a choice of soup or salad, baked bread and pumpkin pie. This Thanksgiving meal serves four and costs $110. Customers must pick up their ready-to-heat Thanksgiving dinner any time on Wednesday, Nov. 24.

On Thanksgiving Day, Carvers will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. The restaurant will serve a three-course Thanksgiving meal consisting of turkey, homemade stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, glazed carrots, cranberry sauce, choice of soup or salad, baked bread and pumpkin pie for $28 per person. Thanksgiving dinner with a larger portion of turkey will be $30 per person. A few traditional items from the Carvers menu will also be available for purchase.

To place your order for a Thanksgiving Feast or make a reservation for Thanksgiving Day, call Carvers at 937-433-7099.

🦃The Golden Lamb

Location: 27 S. Broadway St., Lebanon

More info: Website

Every year since Thanksgiving was declared a national holiday in 1870, The Golden Lamb has served a Thanksgiving feast to its guests. This year, the tradition continues with a Thanksgiving feast available by dine-in service, limited carryout or Golden to Go catering that includes the restaurant’s famous Thanksgiving feast. Though the restaurant is fully booked for dine-in service on Thanksgiving Day, the restaurant’s beautiful holiday decorations and cheery menu items can provide the perfect ambiance for holiday celebrations in November and December.

More information about the Golden Lamb’s Golden to Go Thanksgiving feast can be found by visiting the Golden Lamb’s website.

🦃Dewberry 1850

Location: 1414 S. Patterson Blvd., Dayton

More info: Website

The chef at Dewberry 1850 will be offering a family-style carryout Thanksgiving meal for only $27 per person. To order the meal, visit eventbrite.com or call the restaurant at 937-223-1000. Upon ordering your meal, you will be asked to pick a particular time, between 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., in which to pick up your meal on Thanksgiving Day.

Dewberry 1850′s Thanksgiving Day meal will consist of the following items:

  • Starters: Tossed garden salad with ranch and balsamic vinaigrette, along with your choice of French onion or butternut squash soup
  • Main course: Carved turkey with traditional gravy
  • Sides: Cornbread dressing, green bean casserole with mushroom, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, local honey roasted sweet potato, fresh cranberry relish and rolls with butter
  • Desserts: Your choice of caramel apple pie, pecan pie or pumpkin pie

🦃Brock Masterson’s Catering

Location: 446 Patterson Rd., Dayton

More info: Facebook

Brock Masterson’s Catering in Dayton is also serving up a delicious, effortless Thanksgiving dinner for customers to reheat and serve on the holiday. The Thanksgiving dinner serves four and can be ordered by calling the catering business at 937-298-1234, texting at 937-701-8926 or reaching out on the company’s Facebook Messenger by noon on Friday, Nov. 19.

Brock Masterson’s Catering Thanksgiving meal consists of the following items:

  • Oven Roasted Turkey (white and dark meat, sliced/pulled)
  • Giblet Gravy
  • Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes
  • Praline Sweet Potato Casserole
  • Cornbread Stuffing
  • Seasoned Green Beans
  • Cranberry Relish
  • Artisan Rolls and whipped butter

The Thanksgiving meal is $99, and customers can add a pecan pie for $14, a Quiche Lorraine or a Brisket and Cheddar Quiche for $16 each, a Banana Foster Creme Pie for $22, a Chocolate Creme Pie or Coconut Creme Pie for $19 each, a dozen oversized chocolate chip cookies for $20, or a charcuterie board for $49. Customers can pick up their meals between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24.

🦃The Florentine

Location: 21 W. Market St., Germantown

More info: Website

The Florentine Restaurant in Germantown will serve its annual Thanksgiving Buffet for dine-in service on Thursday, Nov. 25 from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The dine-in Thanksgiving Buffet will consist of the following menu items:

  • Entrées: Traditional Roasted Turkey, Ham and Florentine Meatloaf
  • Sides: Traditional Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes and Gravy, Macaroni and Cheese, Florentine Baked Beans, Homestyle Green Beans, Corn Pudding, Sweet Potato with Marshmallow Topping, Cole Slaw, Cranberry Sauce, Pasta Salad and rolls with butter
  • Dessert: Pumpkin Pie

Reservations are required and can be made by calling the restaurant at 937-855-7759. The dine-in buffet is $29.99 per adult and $12.99 for children eight years of age or younger. Beverages are not included in the cost of the buffet.

🦃Bob Evans

Location: Multiple locations throughout the Miami Valley.

More info: Website

When it comes to the Farmhouse Feast, one can choose between the Premium Farmhouse Feast, consisting of both slow-roasted turkey and hickory-smoked ham that serves up to 10 people, or the Farmhouse Feast centered around turkey or ham, which serve a smaller group of up to eight people.

The Farmhouse Feast offers a combination of these Thanksgiving-inspired sides:

  • Bread and Celery Dressing
  • Mashed Potatoes with Gravy
  • Green Beans with Ham
  • Macaroni and Cheese
  • Cranberry Relish
  • Fresh-baked Rolls
  • Pumpkin Bread
  • Pumpkin Pie
  • Double-crust Apple Pie

The Premium Farmhouse Feast will set you back $134.99. Additionally, the Farmhouse Feast with ham costs $89.99, while the Farmhouse Feast with Turkey costs $94.99. These feasts can be ordered by calling your local restaurant, visiting Bob Evans’ website or by stopping by a Bob Evans restaurant to place an order before Tuesday, Nov. 23. The Farmhouse Feast will be available via curbside pickup, carryout or delivery through Wednesday, Nov. 24.

🦃Rob’s Restaurant & Catering

Location: 705 Arlington Rd., Brookville

More info: Website

Rob’s Restaurant and Catering in Brookville will takes orders for their carryout Thanksgiving Feast through 11 a.m. on Monday, Nov. 22.

Their Thanksgiving Feast consists of the following items:

  • Turkey and Dressing
  • Ham
  • Mashed Potatoes and Gravy
  • Green Beans
  • Cranberry Salad
  • Rolls and Butter

The Thanksgiving Feast is $44.99 for four servings, $66.99 for six servings and $109.99 for 10 servings. Desserts like apple dumplings, carrot cake and pies (pumpkin, cherry, apple, chocolate cream, coconut cream and peanut butter) can also be purchased for an additional $12 per dessert. Side dishes, like sweet potatoes, corn and mixed vegetables, are available as well.

Place your carryout order by calling Rob’s Restaurant at 937-833-3310. Food will be available for pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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🦃El Meson

Location: 903 E. Dixie Dr., West Carrollton

More info: Website | Facebook

El Meson will offer classic Thanksgiving-worthy meals just in time for the holiday season. These non-traditional Thanksgiving staples can be pre-ordered on El Meson’s website and be picked up as hot and ready curbside meals.

Guests can choose between the following Thanksgiving meal options:

  • Tequila Marinated Turkey
  • Garbanzos con Espinosa (Vegetarian)
  • Paella Valenciana

Each entrée option comes with Cranberry Jalapeno Salad on Greens, Three Root Mash, Roasted Mexican Corn, Chorizo Stuffing and Butterscotch Pumpkin Bars. Customers can also add a signature cocktail or two to their orders. A kid-friendly menu is also available. The prices of each meal vary depending on the entrée choice.

Customers can pre-order these Thanksgiving meals on El Meson’s website through Sunday, Nov. 21 and pick them up on Thursday, Nov. 25 between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m.

🦃Rich Taste Catering

Location: Dayton Women’s Club, 225 N. Ludlow St., Dayton

More info: Website | Facebook

This year, Rich Taste Catering’s holiday menu will allow guests to mix and match with the following options available for curbside pickup:

  • Cornbread Dressing: Half pan is $40 and full pan is $65
  • Southern Style Green Beans: Half pan is $40 and full pan is $65
  • Tangy Collard Greens: Half pan is $40 and full pan is $65
  • Baked Macaroni & Cheese: Half pan is $40 and full pan is $65
  • Sweet Potato Soufflé: Half pan is $40 and full pan is $65
  • Roasted Chicken: Full pan is $65
  • Sweet Potato Pie: $25
  • Peach Cobbler: Half pan is $40

Rich Taste Catering also offers a dine-in Thanksgiving buffet at the Dayton Women’s Club on Thursday, Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., which will consist of the following items:

  • Roasted Turkey
  • Oven Roasted Chicken
  • Southern Style Green Beans
  • Garlic Mashed Potatoes with Gravy
  • Cornbread Stuffing
  • Sweet Corn
  • Sweet Potato Souffle
  • Baked Macaroni and Cheese
  • Dinner Rolls

Coke, Diet Coke, sweet and unsweetened tea, lemonade and assorted desserts will also be available. The buffet is $18.95 per adult and $11.95 per child. Guests must RSVP to attend the event and can do so by emailing info@richtastecatering.com.

🦃Company 7 BBQ

Location: 1001 S. Main St., Englewood

More info: Website

As an ode to Company 7 BBQ’s most popular entrees, the restaurant’s Thanksgiving menu includes an assortment of meats and sides.

Customers will be able to choose among the following meats on the Thanksgiving menu:

  • Bone-in-Spiral Sliced Half Ham: Smoked low and slow with signature Company 7 rub. Average Ham is 15 lbs. and serves 15-20. ($5.50/lb)
  • Boneless Whole Ham: The same slow and low cooking with signature Company 7 rub, but no bone and no waste. Average Ham is 12 lbs. and serves 15-20. ($6.50/lb)
  • Boneless Whole Turkey Breast: Slow smoked and seasoned with Company 7 rub. Average Turkey is 9.5 lbs. and serves 15-20. ($6.20/lb)

The ham and turkey can be slowly reheated at about 250 degrees for five minutes per pound. The serving temperature should be approximately 150 degrees Fahrenheit. Ribs, pulled pork, pulled chicken, sausage, meat loaf and other meats on Company 7′s menu can also be purchased by the pound. Consult the restaurant’s main menu for pricing inquiries.

The following sides will also be available for purchase by the pan, quart, pint or individual serving:

  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Traditional Stuffing
  • Sweet Potato Casserole
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Turkey Gravy
  • Beef Brisket Gravy
  • Fried Apples
  • Sweet Hawaiian-style rolls
  • Cornbread
  • Triple Chocolate Cake
  • Peanut Butter Pie
  • Oreo Pie
  • Side salad with choice of salad dressing: Ranch, Fat Free Ranch, Blue Cheese, French, Thousand Island, Creamy Caesar, Balsamic Vinaigrette, Fat Free Italian
  • Company 7 Saratoga Chips
  • Cole Slaw
  • Applesauce
  • Baked Beans
  • Green Beans
  • Collard Greens
  • Macaroni & Cheese

The hot sides can be slowly reheated at about 250 degrees Fahrenheit for around 15 minutes per quart.

To order a Thanksgiving feast from Company 7 BBQ, call the restaurant at 937-836-2777. Holiday orders must be placed by 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 18, and can be picked up any time before 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24.

🦃Fleming’s

Location: 4432 Walnut St., Dayton

More info: Website

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar offers a three-course dinner for the entire family that includes a starter, an entree and sides and desserts. The restaurant will be offering Thanksgiving feasts for families with their Mixed-Herb Roasted Turkey Breast and Turkey Gravy meal for $49 per person, Petite Filet Mignon meal for $64 per person and Prime Bone-In Ribeye meal for $74 per person. The meals each come with the following sides: Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans & Onions, Cinnamon-Orange Infused Cranberry Sauce. Guests can choose between a Harvest New York Cheesecake or Carrot Cake for dessert.

A children’s Thanksgiving menu will also be available for purchase.

Fleming’s will be open on Thanksgiving Day, opening to the public at 11 a.m. and reservations can be made by calling the restaurant at 937-320-9548. A carryout version of the same meal will be available by ordering online.

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🦃Firebirds Wood Fired Grill

Location: 3500 Rigby Rd., Miamisburg and 5705 Deerfield Blvd., Mason

More info: Website

Firebirds Wood Fired Grill is serving up a few holiday meals this Thanksgiving.

Customers can expect the following menu items to be featured in Firebird Wood Fired Grill Thanksgiving Feast:

  • Choice between a Roasted Turkey With Turkey Gravy Feast or Prime Rib With Au Jus and Horseradish Sauce Feast

The Roasted Turkey With Turkey Gravy Feast serves up to six for $149.95 and comes with the following sides:

  • Parmesan Mashed Potatoes
  • Cornbread Dressing
  • Broccoli-Cheddar Casserole
  • Deviled Eggs
  • Panella Bread and whipped butter
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Asparagus with roasted garlic thyme butter
  • Apple Cinnamon Bread pudding

The Prime Rib With Au Jus and Horseradish Sauce Feast serves six for $199.95 and comes with the following sides:

  • Parmesan Mashed Potatoes
  • Cornbread Dressing
  • Asparagus with roasted garlic thyme butter
  • Broccoli Cheddar Casserole
  • Apple Cinnamon Bread pudding
  • Panella Bread and whipped butter

Add-ons, including four pounds of prime rib for $99.95, four pounds of turkey for $49.95 and a pan of Bread Pudding for $27.95, are also available.

The Thanksgiving feast from Firebirds Wood Fired Grill has to be pre-ordered on the restaurant’s website by Sunday, Nov. 21 and picked up on Tuesday, Nov. 23 and Wednesday, Nov. 24.

🦃Hickory River Smokehouse

Location: 135 S. Garber Dr., Tipp City

More info: Facebook

The popular Hickory River Smokehouse restaurant in Tipp City will provide large Thanksgiving feasts with a smoked whole turkey or smoked half ham with sides that serves 12 to 16 people for $94.99, a whole turkey or smoked half ham that serves 12 to 16 people for $74.99 and a whole smoked ham that serves 24 to 32 people for $94.99.

The sides included in the first feast are two quarts of mashed potatoes, two quarts of stuffing, two quarts of green beans, one quart of gravy and 16 rolls.

Orders for the Thanksgiving feast must be made by Sunday, Nov. 21 and can be picked up on Thanksgiving Day from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

🦃Lily’s Bistro

Location: 329 E. 5th St., Dayton

More info: Website

Lily’s Bistro will be serving up a full Thanksgiving feast as well as individual savory items. Each item serves two people and comes with instructions for warming at home before serving to guests. All desserts serve four people.

The restaurant’s Thanksgiving menu consists of the following items:

Starters:

  • Beet Citrus Salad: Roasted beets with oranges, goat cheese and pistachios over watercress and spinach tossed in orange-miso-ginger dressing (gluten-free and vegetarian); $15 for salad for two
  • Deviled Eggs: Local, free-range deviled eggs with chipotle pumpkin filling and with cornichon pickle stem (gluten-free and vegetarian); $5 for two

Entrees:

  • Oven Roasted Turkey Breast with Lemon Sage Garlic Butter (gluten-free); $18, serves two
  • Butternut Squash Lasagna: Layered lasagna with roasted butternut squash, swiss chards, ricotta mascarpone cheese blend, topped with mozzarella, parmesan, sage cream sauce, fried sage and toasted pepitas (vegetarian); $18, serves two

Sides; $8 each, serves two:

  • Cranberry Pecan Stuffing (vegetarian)
  • Lily’s Mac & Cheese (vegetarian)
  • Brussels Parsnip Onion Medley (gluten-free, vegetarian)
  • Caramelized Carrots & Sweet Potatoes (gluten-free, vegetarian)
  • Mashed Potatoes (add on turkey gravy for an additional $2) (vegetarian, gluten-free without gravy)

Dessert; serves four:

  • Pumpkin Bread Pudding with Dark Rum Hard Sauce with Whipped Cream; $15, serves four
  • Classic Pecan Bars with Shortbread Crust; $17, serves four

A selection of wines and classic varietals will also be available for purchase.

Customers must pre-order their Thanksgiving meal by Tuesday, Nov. 23 on the restaurant’s website. Pickup times are between noon and 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24.

🦃Dorothy Lane Market

Location: Multiple locations in the Miami Valley

More info: Website

Dorothy Lane Market offers a fuss-free Thanksgiving meal with all of the fixings — including a free-range turkey, whole turkey breast, sliced turkey breast, old-fashioned cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, green beans amandine, sweet potato casserole, cranberry-raspberry gelatin salad and cranberry-orange-walnut relish — available for carryout to be reheated on the big day.

Orders for Dorothy Lane Market’s Thanksgiving feast must be placed by Thursday, Nov. 18 at 11:59 p.m. Customers can place their orders by visiting Dorothy Lane Market’s website.

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