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A picture of a slow-roasted Green Circle Farm turkey from RPM Italian.
RPM Italian’s slow-roasted Green Circle Farm turkey is the star of its Thanksgiving takeout dinner for two to four.
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Where to Celebrate Thanksgiving Around D.C.

Fabulous feasts filled with pumpkin cheesecake, hot toddies, juicy turkey, suckling pig, and more

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RPM Italian’s slow-roasted Green Circle Farm turkey is the star of its Thanksgiving takeout dinner for two to four.
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With Thanksgiving right around the corner, plenty of reliable D.C. restaurants plan to celebrate the annual American holiday properly with options for carryout feasts or sit-down spreads.

Now that COVID-19 restrictions have eased this year, families and groups are invited to enjoy multi-course or a la carte menus centered around turkey and all the trimmings. There’s also French, Spanish, and Italian takes on typical Turkey Day sides and mains, too.

Let local chefs handle the work this Thanksgiving and consider these to-go and dine-in options around town.

Health experts consider dining out to be a high-risk activity for the unvaccinated; the latest data about the delta variant indicates that it may pose a low-to-moderate risk for the vaccinated, especially in areas with substantial transmission. The latest CDC guidance is here; find a COVID-19 vaccination site here.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Pennyroyal Station

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3310 Rhode Island Ave
Mt Rainier, MD 20712
(240) 770-8579
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Chef Jesse Miller sends out comfort food sides for four like smokey brisket and marrow mac and cheese, buttermilk biscuits, or collard greens cooked with smokey ham ($15-$30), plus whole apple pies for dessert ($40). Place orders online by Sunday, November 21, for pickup at the Mount Rainier restaurant on Wednesday, November 24.

Smokey brisket and marrow mac and cheese with fried shallots, garlic, and chili.
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2. Al Dente

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3201 New Mexico Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016
(202) 244-2223
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The upper Northwest Italian fixture frequented by Anthony Fauci serves a three-course lineup ($39.95) that kicks off with meatballs and salads. Go traditional with turkey, smashed potatoes, and gravy, or opt for a pasta fix via fettuccine alla bolognese or cacio e pepe, with a pecan tart for dessert. Secure a seat from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

3. Xiquet by Danny Lledó

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2404 Wisconsin Ave B
Washington, DC 20007
(202) 913-4671
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For a Michelin-starred meal at home, chef Danny Lledo packages whole or half heritage turkeys alongside luxe trimmings and pies ($220-$440). Extras include spit-roasted suckling pig by the pound ($35), plus caviar, wine, cocktails, beer, and gift options. Order on Tock by Friday, November 19 for pickup on Wednesday, November 24 between noon and 8 p.m.

4. Commissary

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1443 P St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 299-0018
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Chef Tom Crenshaw’s to-go Thanksgiving feasts include sliced roasted turkey, garlic mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole, roasted root vegetables, sage stuffing, cranberry sauce and Parkerhouse rolls. A choice of either pecan or pumpkin pie is included. Dinner for two is $70; $130 for four; and $200 for six. Available for pickup on Wednesday, November 24, and Thursday, November 25.

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Swing by Commissary in Logan Circle to pick up Thanksgiving feasts.
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5. CUT by Wolfgang Puck - DC

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1050 31st St NW
Washington, DC 20007

The celebrity Austrian chef’s posh steakhouse offers both sit-down and takeaway options this Thanksgiving. A three-course meal features celeriac and fuji apple tortellini, roasted Amish heritage turkey, pretzel and chestnut stuffing, and cranberry-quince chutney, and finales like salted caramel apple pie with cinnamon oat streusel ($135 per person; $55 for kids 10 and under), with seatings between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. Call to reserve a seat. And to-go meals fit for six to eight are $425 or $135 for two; place orders at least 72 hours in advance.

6. RPM Italian

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650 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 204-4480
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RPM Italian whips up elegant feasts for parties of two or four to unpack at home ($125-$250). A Green Circle Farms turkey joins burrata panzanella, butternut squash agnolotti, chestnut stuffing, garlic whipped potatoes, and more. Carryout available from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24. Add-ons include white truffle risotto ($55) and RPM’s indulgent truffled garlic bread ($12).

A big turkey held by a waiter at RPM Italian.
RPM Italian offers Green Circle Farms turkey with all the trimmings for Thanksgiving.
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7. La Bise

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800 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006
(202) 463-8700
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Go glam near the White House with a three-course tasting at Ashok Bajaj’s chic French replacement to Oval Room ($75 per person, noon to 8 p.m.). Executive chef Tyler Stout’s starters include heirloom pumpkin soup and Hudson Valley foie gras with local Concord grape, lemon verbena, hazelnut, Champagne, and brioche. Entrees include Green Circle Turkey ballotine with turkey sausage stuffing, cranberry gastrique, Moon Valley Farm sweet potato pave, and jus gras or branzino with black trumpet mushrooms, puffed wild rice, Florentine cauliflower, and piperade emulsion, with pumpkin cheesecake or chocolate Napoleon for dessert. Bajaj’s newly renovated Bombay Club across the street serves a $50, three-course tasting menu, carryout, and holiday specials like butternut squash samosa.

8. Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

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750 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 489-0140
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Head to downtown’s iconic surf-and-turf destination for an all-day smorgasbord starring sliced turkey breast with leg and thigh confit and pan gravy alongside all the fixings, plus pumpkin chiffon pie for dessert ($64.95 or $34.95 for kids five to 12 and no charge for those 4 and under). Reservations are required, with seatings from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

9. SUCCOTASH Prime

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915 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004
(202) 849-6933
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Settle in at Succotash in National Harbor or the recently retooled Succotash Prime in Penn Quarter for a Southern comfort food feast by chef Edward Lee. All-day, prix fixe menus ($65 for adults and $32.50 for kids) includes items like herb roasted turkey, bourbon maple-glazed ham, and sage cornbread stuffing, as well as seasonal desserts and cocktails. Both locations are open from noon to 8 p.m.

A look inside Succotash Prime’s dining room.
Succotash Prime’s gorgeous dining room welcomes diners on Thanksgiving.
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10. Cafe Riggs

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900 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004

Riggs Hotel’s opulent brasserie invites diners to enjoy a prix fixe Thanksgiving menu while seated around soaring Corinthian columns ($62 per person, wine pairings for $42 more). The fancy feast includes roasted butternut squash soup, organic turkey, potato mousseline, Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce, Parker House rolls, mini pumpkin pies, and cranberry pate de fruits. Reserve a seat online or call ahead. And Lore Group’s sister hotel restaurant Lyle’s in Dupont also offers a fixed sit-down spread ($58 per person), plus to-go, a la carte options for turkey breast, stuffing, potatoes, mac and cheese, or green beans by the quart, whole pies, and more. Call 202-964-6790 to reserve a seat or place to-go orders.

Cafe Riggs’s Thanksgiving spread.
Cafe Riggs’s sit-down spread includes mini pumpkin pies and Parker House rolls.
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11. Art and Soul at YOTEL Washington DC

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415 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 638-1616
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The Capitol Hill hotel’s reimagined Art and Soul restaurant offers a three-course meal ($75 for adults and $25 for kids) that kicks off with a poached pear salad with hazelnut and quinoa granola. Mains include a roasted turkey with cranberry chutney; maple ham with apple jam, mustard and pork jus; or duck confit with cornbread andouille dressing, with pecan and pumpkin pie for dessert. A to-go option for two ($150) is available for pickup from noon to 4 p.m.

Art and Soul’s dining room
Art and Soul’s dining room recently got a modern makeover.
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12. Charlie Palmer Steak

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101 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001
(202) 547-8100
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The respected steakhouse on Capitol Hill is open for Thanksgiving (12 p.m. to 10 p.m.) with a three-course option for $75 per person. Apps like chicory salad, butternut squash soup and shrimp cocktail warm up diners to a choice of roasted heritage turkey, pan-seared Big Glory Bay salmon, filet mignon, or porterhouse for two, with apple-cranberry cake and dark chocolate mousse for dessert. Add-on sides like sauteed Brussels sprouts, sourdough stuffing, and sweet potato casserole are $10 each.

13. Smokecraft Modern Barbecue

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1051 N Highland St
Arlington, VA 22201
(571) 312-8791
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The award-winning barbecue brand in Clarendon offers a smokeshow of meats to heighten the holiday at home. Carryout options include whole smoked turkey, smoked turkey breast, smoked prime rib, and smoked ham, with sides like smoked sausage and apple stuffing, smoked cauliflower, and bourbon sweet mashed potatoes. Preorder by Saturday, November 20 for pickup on Wednesday, November 24 or Thanksgiving morning until 1 p.m.

14. Beuchert’s Saloon

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623 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 733-1384
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Chef Andrew Markert’s recently-resurrected saloon on Capitol Hill compiles an array of homey, American classics to take back home ($90 for two, $165 for four and $250 for six). The main event — roasted turkey ballotine with herb and preserved lemon rub — comes with Gram’s rolls, rutabaga mash, sausage stuffing, pumpkin cheesecake, and more. Spice up the night with mulled wine by the pint or quart ($25-$45). Order online or call for pickup on November 23 and 24 before 5 p.m.

Rolls in an oven at Beuchert’s Saloon
Gram’s rolls at Beuchert’s Saloon.
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15. Paraíso Taquería & Mezcalería

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1101 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 544-4368
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Capitol Hill’s modern taqueria puts a Mexican spin on Thanksgiving with takeout meals comprised of mole negro-dressed turkey breast, heirloom corn tortillas, queso mac, and more ($148 for four or $264 for eight). Or load up on options for eight to 10 like roasted salmon filet ($74) or blue cornbread with whipped chipotle butter ($32) and bottled cocktails. Order by Sunday, November 21.

16. Officina

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1120 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 747-5222
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Chef Nicholas Stefanelli’s growing Italian empire prepares a takeout Thanksgiving supper for easy at-home assembly. Pick a main meat (turkey, ham, or roast) to go along with roasted Brussels sprouts, Italian favorites like funghi trifolati (sauteed mushrooms), and other sides. Order the full spread from Officina Provisions or go the a la carte route. Preorder through Thursday, November 18, for pickup at The Wharf and Georgetown Mercato.

17. THE GRILL

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99 Market Square SW
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 916-5996
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For a waterfront holiday meal, the Wharf’s glitzy restaurant offers its dinner menu with Thanksgiving additions like grilled chestnut stuffed turkey roulade, smoked mushroom stuffing, orange cranberry sauce, and gravy. And Knead Hospitality + Design’s sibling Gatsby celebrates its first Thanksgiving in Navy Yard with day-of specials like herb roasted turkey, brioche and chestnut stuffing, and Mah-Ze-Dahr’s apple pie. There’s also a holiday hot toddy available at each, with service from noon to 8 p.m.

A look inside The Grill’s interior on the Wharf.
The Grill’s snazzy dining area is flanked with a wine wall.
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18. Moon Rabbit DC

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801 Wharf St SW
Washington, DC 20024
(202) 878-8566
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Chef Kevin Tien’s buzzy Vietnamese restaurant on the Wharf invites diners to enjoy a decadent duck dinner on Thanksgiving Day. Dry-aged duck breast comes with white pepper duck confit fried rice to go along with bing bread with butter, a smashed cucumber salad, and Chinese long beans with XO beurre monte. Japanese sweet potato pie is for dessert. The four-person meal is $250. Moon Rabbit’s regular menu will also be available.

A portrait of Kevin Tien at the Wharf
A portrait of Kevin Tien at the Wharf.
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19. Neighborhood Provisions [multiple locations]

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300 Tingey St SE
Washington, DC 20003
(202) 524-4862
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Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s pandemic-era online pantry blankets the DMV with Thanksgiving dinners for two ($120) featuring all the usual suspects: herb-rubbed turkey breast, stuffing, gravy, buttermilk mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, autumn salad, and four dinner rolls. Delivery is available for $35, with pickup available at one of NRG’s listed area locations at checkout. Orders placed by 9 p.m. are available the next day.

20. Ada’s on the River

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3 Pioneer Mill Way
Alexandria, VA 22314
(703) 638-1400
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The Alexandria Restaurant Partnrs’s acclaimed wood-burning restaurant in Old Town celebrates Thanksgiving with a three-course meal from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. ($59 per person and $19 for children). Starters like preserved root vegetable tartare are followed by mains like smokey turkey breast roulade with cranberry-charred orange preserves or prime filet mignon with harissa roasted pumpkin, salsify, beets, sunchokes, sauce choron, and watercress. Endings include pumpkin tart and maple pecan cheesecake. Reserve a seat online or call. Alexandria Restaurant Partners’s nearby sister spots Mia’s Italian Kitchen and Vola’s Dockside Grill also offer three-course holiday dinners for $39 per person.

1. Pennyroyal Station

3310 Rhode Island Ave, Mt Rainier, MD 20712
Smokey brisket and marrow mac and cheese with fried shallots, garlic, and chili.
Amanda Hoey/Pennyroyal Station

Chef Jesse Miller sends out comfort food sides for four like smokey brisket and marrow mac and cheese, buttermilk biscuits, or collard greens cooked with smokey ham ($15-$30), plus whole apple pies for dessert ($40). Place orders online by Sunday, November 21, for pickup at the Mount Rainier restaurant on Wednesday, November 24.

3310 Rhode Island Ave
Mt Rainier, MD 20712

2. Al Dente

3201 New Mexico Ave NW, Washington, DC 20016

The upper Northwest Italian fixture frequented by Anthony Fauci serves a three-course lineup ($39.95) that kicks off with meatballs and salads. Go traditional with turkey, smashed potatoes, and gravy, or opt for a pasta fix via fettuccine alla bolognese or cacio e pepe, with a pecan tart for dessert. Secure a seat from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. 

3201 New Mexico Ave NW
Washington, DC 20016

3. Xiquet by Danny Lledó

2404 Wisconsin Ave B, Washington, DC 20007

For a Michelin-starred meal at home, chef Danny Lledo packages whole or half heritage turkeys alongside luxe trimmings and pies ($220-$440). Extras include spit-roasted suckling pig by the pound ($35), plus caviar, wine, cocktails, beer, and gift options. Order on Tock by Friday, November 19 for pickup on Wednesday, November 24 between noon and 8 p.m.

2404 Wisconsin Ave B
Washington, DC 20007

4. Commissary

1443 P St NW, Washington, DC 20005
The interior of Commissary
Swing by Commissary in Logan Circle to pick up Thanksgiving feasts.
Commissary/official photo

Chef Tom Crenshaw’s to-go Thanksgiving feasts include sliced roasted turkey, garlic mashed potatoes and gravy, green bean casserole, roasted root vegetables, sage stuffing, cranberry sauce and Parkerhouse rolls. A choice of either pecan or pumpkin pie is included. Dinner for two is $70; $130 for four; and $200 for six. Available for pickup on Wednesday, November 24, and Thursday, November 25.

1443 P St NW
Washington, DC 20005

5. CUT by Wolfgang Puck - DC

1050 31st St NW, Washington, DC 20007

The celebrity Austrian chef’s posh steakhouse offers both sit-down and takeaway options this Thanksgiving. A three-course meal features celeriac and fuji apple tortellini, roasted Amish heritage turkey, pretzel and chestnut stuffing, and cranberry-quince chutney, and finales like salted caramel apple pie with cinnamon oat streusel ($135 per person; $55 for kids 10 and under), with seatings between 2 p.m. and 9 p.m. Call to reserve a seat. And to-go meals fit for six to eight are $425 or $135 for two; place orders at least 72 hours in advance.

1050 31st St NW
Washington, DC 20007

6. RPM Italian

650 K St NW, Washington, DC 20001
A big turkey held by a waiter at RPM Italian.
RPM Italian offers Green Circle Farms turkey with all the trimmings for Thanksgiving.
RPM Italian/official photo

RPM Italian whips up elegant feasts for parties of two or four to unpack at home ($125-$250). A Green Circle Farms turkey joins burrata panzanella, butternut squash agnolotti, chestnut stuffing, garlic whipped potatoes, and more. Carryout available from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, November 24. Add-ons include white truffle risotto ($55) and RPM’s indulgent truffled garlic bread ($12).

650 K St NW
Washington, DC 20001

7. La Bise

800 Connecticut Ave NW, Washington, DC 20006

Go glam near the White House with a three-course tasting at Ashok Bajaj’s chic French replacement to Oval Room ($75 per person, noon to 8 p.m.). Executive chef Tyler Stout’s starters include heirloom pumpkin soup and Hudson Valley foie gras with local Concord grape, lemon verbena, hazelnut, Champagne, and brioche. Entrees include Green Circle Turkey ballotine with turkey sausage stuffing, cranberry gastrique, Moon Valley Farm sweet potato pave, and jus gras or branzino with black trumpet mushrooms, puffed wild rice, Florentine cauliflower, and piperade emulsion, with pumpkin cheesecake or chocolate Napoleon for dessert. Bajaj’s newly renovated Bombay Club across the street serves a $50, three-course tasting menu, carryout, and holiday specials like butternut squash samosa.

800 Connecticut Ave NW
Washington, DC 20006

8. Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab

750 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005

Head to downtown’s iconic surf-and-turf destination for an all-day smorgasbord starring sliced turkey breast with leg and thigh confit and pan gravy alongside all the fixings, plus pumpkin chiffon pie for dessert ($64.95 or $34.95 for kids five to 12 and no charge for those 4 and under). Reservations are required, with seatings from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.

750 15th St NW
Washington, DC 20005

9. SUCCOTASH Prime

915 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
A look inside Succotash Prime’s dining room.
Succotash Prime’s gorgeous dining room welcomes diners on Thanksgiving.
Rey Lopez for Eater DC

Settle in at Succotash in National Harbor or the recently retooled Succotash Prime in Penn Quarter for a Southern comfort food feast by chef Edward Lee. All-day, prix fixe menus ($65 for adults and $32.50 for kids) includes items like herb roasted turkey, bourbon maple-glazed ham, and sage cornbread stuffing, as well as seasonal desserts and cocktails. Both locations are open from noon to 8 p.m.

915 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004

10. Cafe Riggs

900 F St NW, Washington, DC 20004
Cafe Riggs’s Thanksgiving spread.
Cafe Riggs’s sit-down spread includes mini pumpkin pies and Parker House rolls.
Cafe Riggs/official photo

Riggs Hotel’s opulent brasserie invites diners to enjoy a prix fixe Thanksgiving menu while seated around soaring Corinthian columns ($62 per person, wine pairings for $42 more). The fancy feast includes roasted butternut squash soup, organic turkey, potato mousseline, Brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce, Parker House rolls, mini pumpkin pies, and cranberry pate de fruits. Reserve a seat online or call ahead. And Lore Group’s sister hotel restaurant Lyle’s in Dupont also offers a fixed sit-down spread ($58 per person), plus to-go, a la carte options for turkey breast, stuffing, potatoes, mac and cheese, or green beans by the quart, whole pies, and more. Call 202-964-6790 to reserve a seat or place to-go orders.

900 F St NW
Washington, DC 20004

11. Art and Soul at YOTEL Washington DC

415 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001
Art and Soul’s dining room
Art and Soul’s dining room recently got a modern makeover.
Greg Powers/Art and Soul

The Capitol Hill hotel’s reimagined Art and Soul restaurant offers a three-course meal ($75 for adults and $25 for kids) that kicks off with a poached pear salad with hazelnut and quinoa granola. Mains include a roasted turkey with cranberry chutney; maple ham with apple jam, mustard and pork jus; or duck confit with cornbread andouille dressing, with pecan and pumpkin pie for dessert. A to-go option for two ($150) is available for pickup from noon to 4 p.m.

415 New Jersey Ave NW
Washington, DC 20001

12. Charlie Palmer Steak

101 Constitution Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20001

The respected steakhouse on Capitol Hill is open for Thanksgiving (12 p.m. to 10 p.m.) with a three-course option for $75 per person. Apps like chicory salad, butternut squash soup and shrimp cocktail warm up diners to a choice of roasted heritage turkey, pan-seared Big Glory Bay salmon, filet mignon, or porterhouse for two, with apple-cranberry cake and dark chocolate mousse for dessert. Add-on sides like sauteed Brussels sprouts, sourdough stuffing, and sweet potato casserole are $10 each.

101 Constitution Ave. NW
Washington, DC 20001

13. Smokecraft Modern Barbecue

1051 N Highland St, Arlington, VA 22201

The award-winning barbecue brand in Clarendon offers a smokeshow of meats to heighten the holiday at home. Carryout options include whole smoked turkey, smoked turkey breast, smoked prime rib, and smoked ham, with sides like smoked sausage and apple stuffing, smoked cauliflower, and bourbon sweet mashed potatoes. Preorder by Saturday, November 20 for pickup on Wednesday, November 24 or Thanksgiving morning until 1 p.m.

1051 N Highland St
Arlington, VA 22201

14. Beuchert’s Saloon

623 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003
Rolls in an oven at Beuchert’s Saloon
Gram’s rolls at Beuchert’s Saloon.
Beuchert’s Saloon/official photo

Chef Andrew Markert’s recently-resurrected saloon on Capitol Hill compiles an array of homey, American classics to take back home ($90 for two, $165 for four and $250 for six). The main event — roasted turkey ballotine with herb and preserved lemon rub — comes with Gram’s rolls, rutabaga mash, sausage stuffing, pumpkin cheesecake, and more. Spice up the night with mulled wine by the pint or quart ($25-$45). Order online or call for pickup on November 23 and 24 before 5 p.m.

623 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003

15. Paraíso Taquería & Mezcalería

1101 Pennsylvania Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003

Capitol Hill’s modern taqueria puts a Mexican spin on Thanksgiving with takeout meals comprised of mole negro-dressed turkey breast, heirloom corn tortillas, queso mac, and more ($148 for four or $264 for eight). Or load up on options for eight to 10 like roasted salmon filet ($74) or blue cornbread with whipped chipotle butter ($32) and bottled cocktails. Order by Sunday, November 21.

1101 Pennsylvania Ave. SE
Washington, DC 20003

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16. Officina

1120 Maine Ave SW, Washington, DC 20024

Chef Nicholas Stefanelli’s growing Italian empire prepares a takeout Thanksgiving supper for easy at-home assembly. Pick a main meat (turkey, ham, or roast) to go along with roasted Brussels sprouts, Italian favorites like funghi trifolati (sauteed mushrooms), and other sides. Order the full spread from Officina Provisions or go the a la carte route. Preorder through Thursday, November 18, for pickup at The Wharf and Georgetown Mercato.

1120 Maine Ave SW
Washington, DC 20024

17. THE GRILL

99 Market Square SW, Washington, DC 20024
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A look inside The Grill’s interior on the Wharf.
The Grill’s snazzy dining area is flanked with a wine wall.
Rey Lopez/Eater DC

For a waterfront holiday meal, the Wharf’s glitzy restaurant offers its dinner menu with Thanksgiving additions like grilled chestnut stuffed turkey roulade, smoked mushroom stuffing, orange cranberry sauce, and gravy. And Knead Hospitality + Design’s sibling Gatsby celebrates its first Thanksgiving in Navy Yard with day-of specials like herb roasted turkey, brioche and chestnut stuffing, and Mah-Ze-Dahr’s apple pie. There’s also a holiday hot toddy available at each, with service from noon to 8 p.m.

99 Market Square SW
Washington, DC 20024

18. Moon Rabbit DC

801 Wharf St SW, Washington, DC 20024
A portrait of Kevin Tien at the Wharf
A portrait of Kevin Tien at the Wharf.
Moon Rabbit [official]

Chef Kevin Tien’s buzzy Vietnamese restaurant on the Wharf invites diners to enjoy a decadent duck dinner on Thanksgiving Day. Dry-aged duck breast comes with white pepper duck confit fried rice to go along with bing bread with butter, a smashed cucumber salad, and Chinese long beans with XO beurre monte. Japanese sweet potato pie is for dessert. The four-person meal is $250. Moon Rabbit’s regular menu will also be available.

801 Wharf St SW
Washington, DC 20024

19. Neighborhood Provisions [multiple locations]

300 Tingey St SE, Washington, DC 20003

Neighborhood Restaurant Group’s pandemic-era online pantry blankets the DMV with Thanksgiving dinners for two ($120) featuring all the usual suspects: herb-rubbed turkey breast, stuffing, gravy, buttermilk mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce, autumn salad, and four dinner rolls. Delivery is available for $35, with pickup available at one of NRG’s listed area locations at checkout. Orders placed by 9 p.m. are available the next day.

300 Tingey St SE
Washington, DC 20003

20. Ada’s on the River

3 Pioneer Mill Way, Alexandria, VA 22314

The Alexandria Restaurant Partnrs’s acclaimed wood-burning restaurant in Old Town celebrates Thanksgiving with a three-course meal from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. ($59 per person and $19 for children). Starters like preserved root vegetable tartare are followed by mains like smokey turkey breast roulade with cranberry-charred orange preserves or prime filet mignon with harissa roasted pumpkin, salsify, beets, sunchokes, sauce choron, and watercress. Endings include pumpkin tart and maple pecan cheesecake. Reserve a seat online or call. Alexandria Restaurant Partners’s nearby sister spots Mia’s Italian Kitchen and Vola’s Dockside Grill also offer three-course holiday dinners for $39 per person.

3 Pioneer Mill Way
Alexandria, VA 22314

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