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2023 Thanksgiving Dinner Specials & Meals To-Go in Albany and the Capital Region

Here in Albany and the Capital Region, local restaurants will be offering special Thanksgiving menus and meals to-go. Take at look at the various options below and place your order ahead of time!

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2023 Capital Region Thanksgiving Restaurant Specials

Editors note (10/9/2023): We will be updating with 2023 specials as they are announced!

Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond Hotel, Mr. D's Restaurant (Dine-In & Takeout)

Leave the cooking to Mr. D's Restaurant at the Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond Hotel. This year, breakfast will be available on Thanksgiving from 7:00am-11:00am. Then, holiday seatings will be available between noon and 6:00pm. There will be a variety of specials and the regular dinner menu. Reservations are required, and there are limited seatings.

Or, opt for their Full Size Thanksgiving To-Go Dinner, which serves 8-10 people and costs $294, inclusive of tax. Each order contains reheating instructions and all of your favorites, including an 18 lb golden brown turkey, fully cooked. Place your order by November 18 or until quantities run out.


Honest Weight Food Co-op (Takeout)

The Honest Weight Food Co-op in Albany has you and your family covered this Thanksgiving! They are accepting orders for local, antibiotic-free and hormone-free turkeys, delicious house-made sides and pies, and a full Family Meal. The Family Meal (serves 4) features roasted local turkey breast, classic stuffing, cranberry sauce, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, poultry gravy, and maple glazed vegetables.

The Thanksgiving ordering deadline is November 17 with pickup on November 21 or 22.


2Shea Catering (Takeout)

Order your Thanksgiving dinner to go from 2Shea Catering in Albany. Each meal serves up to 12 people and includes a whole 18 lb roasted turkey, maple butternut squash, fresh green beans, candied yams, and more. The cost is $350 + 8% sales tax, and orders will be available to pick up at Duo at the Dunes on November 23 from 10:00am-12:00pm. The order deadline is November 17.

677 Prime (Takeout)

677 Prime is continuing the tradition of their "everything but the turkey" Thanksgiving packages and a la carte options. Order a variety of appetizers, sides, sauces, and desserts that are all conveniently ready to heat and serve with instructions. Place your order by 5:00pm on November 15.

Arsenal City Tavern (Takeout)

Arsenal City Tavern in Watervliet has shared Thanksgiving dinner details on their Facebook page. This year they are offering a complete Thanksgiving family meal for 12-15 adults ($299), while supplies last. Warming instructions are included, and you'll be able to pick up your meal at Arsenal City Tavern or the Melvin Roads American Legion. Pickup will be on November 22.

Cardona's Market (Takeout)

Spend more time with family and less time in the kitchen this Thanksgiving by ordering an all-inclusive heat-and-serve menu from Cardona's Market. Each meal features a carved Plainville turkey with au jus and all the fixings. This dining special can be enjoyed by 4-6 people for $175 or 10-12 people for $325 by pre-order only. Reserve yours through November 18 at 6:00pm.

The Century House (Dine-In & Takeout)

Visit The Century House's Facebook page for full details about their Thanksgiving dining options! The highlights include a complete family meal to go (feeds 10), a three-course prix-fixe dinner at the restaurant (reservations required from 1:00pm-6:30pm), or a private room rental and family dinner in an Event Room (three-hour reservation).

Dinosaur Bar-B-Que (Takeout)

Enjoy a delicious feast from Dinosaur Bar-B-Que in Troy this Thanksgiving. Their pit-roasted turkey packages come with all the fixings, oven-ready disposable pans, and easy-to-follow detailed instructions - just heat it up when you're ready to eat! The final order day is November 15. Call early, quantity is limited!

Farmhouse Tap + Tavern (Takeout)

In preparation of the holiday, Farmhouse Tap + Tavern in Altamont is now taking orders for family-sized Thanksgiving dinner meals. There are options for 6-10 people and 14-18 people, and each meal includes an average size turkey, rustic turkey gravy, assorted dinner rolls, starches, vegetables, and more. You can order online by visiting Farmhouse Tap + Tavern's website.

Garden Bistro 24 (Takeout)

Get your Thanksgiving meal kit from Garden Bistro 24 in Slingerlands! Each kit includes a main dish (herb roasted turkey, pecan encrusted salmon, or autumn vegetable lasagna) for two people and three side dishes. Your meal will also come with dinner rolls with cranberry sage butter. Please place your order by November 18.

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Innovo Kitchen (Dine-In & Takeout)

Innovo Kitchen in Latham will be hosting in-house dining on Thanksgiving from 12:00pm-7:00pm and offering at-home packages. There is limited availability, and the at-home package includes the turkey, buttery mashed potatoes, sausage stuffing, gravy, sweet potato casserole, glazed carrots, and more for $265. The package feeds 5-6 people.

Krumkill Cafe (Takeout)

Enjoy sliced turkey breast, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and more from the Krumkill Cafe in Slingerlands. Your takeout family meal will be cold and packaged to easily reheat, and the cost is $70 for 4 people. Place your orders soon as quantities are limited.

Max410 at The Waters Edge (Takeout)

Max410 in Glenville has an excellent Thanksgiving takeout menu this year. You can order their Family Packages, which include roasted turkey breast, mashed potatoes, green beans, stuffing, pumpkin pie, and more. They are also offering individual turkey dinners for $35 per person. Orders must be in by November 17 and picked up on November 22.

Route 20 Cafe and Deli (Takeout)

Located in Albany, Route 20 Cafe and Deli is ready to help you out on Thanksgiving. Their menu includes appetizers, sides, soups, and desserts that will please even the pickiest of guests. They are also offering a Complete Thanksgiving Dinner for 10-12 guests. Check out the full menu on their Facebook page and place your order early. Orders must be placed by November 18.

Ruggiero's Pizza, Deli & Catering (Takeout)

Thanksgiving will be here before you know it, so get your takeout meal from Ruggiero's Pizza, Deli & Catering in Glenville! They are offering three specials: sliced turkey breast for 3-4 people ($169), one 12-14 lb turkey for 8-10 people ($329), and two 12-14 lb turkeys for 14-16 people ($499). Each option includes all sides offered. All orders must be placed by November 20.

Saati Deli & Catering (Takeout)

Feast on a delicious Thanksgiving dinner from Saati Deli & Catering in Latham. To make the holiday easy for families, the local deli and catering company is offering a Complete Thanksgiving Package for 10-12 people ($329), as well as a la carte pricing for side dishes, appetizers, and desserts. The full menu is available to view on their Facebook page, and meals can be picked up on November 23 between 9:00am-2:00pm. Delivery is available for a $50 fee.

Signal 30 BBQ (Takeout)

Take home a delicious Thanksgiving meal from Signal 30 BBQ in Cohoes. Your meal will include a whole smoked turkey, pitmaster gravy, mashed potatoes, homemade stuffing, and a pumpkin pie. There are options for 4-6 people, up to 12 people, and up to 24 people. Place your order by November 15 for pickup on November 22.

Turf Tavern (Takeout)

Turf Tavern in Scotia is offering a Thanksgiving Dinner that will be available for curbside pickup on November 23 from 11:30am-4:00pm. The menu includes entree selections, family-sized dinners, sides, and desserts. Please place your order by November 16 by calling Turf Tavern or ordering your meal on their website.

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