9 places you can order your entire Thanksgiving dinner online

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Just like everything else in 2020, Thanksgiving looks different this year. The annual family reunion is now an epic Zoom, the Friendsgiving guest list has gotten a little cozier, and there's more reason than ever for wanting to skip the crowded grocery stores and long lines altogether. 

Limiting social gatherings and avoiding travel is going to be key this Thanksgiving according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), but it doesn't mean you can't enjoy turkey and all the fixings with those in your household. In fact, you can order an entire feast online through meal delivery kit services like Home Chef and Freshly, curated marketplaces like Goldbelly, and more. The dishes are pre-cooked so all you have to do is reheat it in the oven and serve. 

Here are 9 places where you can buy fully-cooked Thanksgiving dinner online: 

Home Chef
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  • Last day to place an order: Ongoing
  • Good for: Up to 6 people
  • On the menu: A turkey breast roast, four a la carte sides including white cheddar and sage biscuits with honey butter and loaded garlic mashed potatoes, and an apple cranberry sauce crumble dessert.
  • Pricing: Based on your subscription

If you have a subscription to Home Chef, another popular meal kit delivery service known for easy home cooking, take advantage of its Thanksgiving meal special: a full dinner for up to six people using farm-fresh ingredients. The options are easy to make and perfect for families who are craving the classics and are down to "cook," but not in the mood to do the shopping. 

Goldbelly
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  • Last day to place an order: Ongoing
  • Good for: Groups of any size
  • On the menu: From turduckens to pie-cake-hybrid desserts, shop dinner kits or a la carte Thanksgiving eats from famous food vendors, indie shops, and small businesses. See all your choices here
  • Pricing: From $15

Goldbelly partners with both large and small restaurants around the nation and ships food directly to your door. It's curated the best and tastiest in Thanksgiving eats from full dinner kits to one-off mains (yep, including turducken), apps, sides, desserts, and pies. Supporting local businesses and eating deliciously? Not a bad way to spend the holiday.  

Freshly
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  • Last day to place an order: Ongoing
  • Good for: Up to 6 people
  • On the menu: Turkey, skin-on mashed potatoes with garlicky gravy, and green bean "casserole" with butter, mushrooms, and turkey bacon
  • Pricing: Based on your subscription

Freshly members can order Thanksgiving through their usual membership and skip the prep and cooking entirely. Just heat, plate, and serve the juicy turkey, creamy mashed potatoes, garlicky gravy, and sauteed green bean "casserole." Like with Blue Apron and other meal delivery kit services, family members who aren't living in the same house might think about signing up for their own accounts so they can order the same dish and eat together virtually. 

Fresh Direct
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  • Last day to place an order: Ongoing
  • Good for: Up to 14 people
  • On the menu: Roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, caramelized onion with apple and sage stuffing, and more. See the full menu here.
  • The pricing: $189+

If you regularly use Fresh Direct, you can add a fully-cooked turkey and all the sides in your next order for delivery. Depending on if you're feeding up to 10 or up to 14, you can choose from a selection of sides like caramelized onions with apple and sage, and maple-roasted yams with marshmallows, and even tack on extra apps or desserts like shrimp cocktail and pecan pie.

Omaha Steaks
Elegant Thanksgiving Dinner
  • Last day to place an order: Ongoing (rush delivery available)
  • Good for: Up to 8 people
  • On the menu: Roasted turkey breast, spiral-sliced ham, whipped sweet potatoes,  steakhouse cauliflower gratin, among a variety of other centerpieces, sides, and desserts. See all your choices here
  • Pricing: From $159.99

Online butcher Omaha Steaks lets you easily Build Your Own Thanksgiving dinner, with customizable packages of ready-to-heat holiday favorites for a hearty meal. Choose from an assortment of high-quality meats, mains, apps, sides, and desserts. You can also just order a juicy centerpiece protein, or side dishes and desserts a la carte to supplement a home-cooked meal. 

Williams Sonoma
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  • Last day to place an order: November 20
  • Good for: Up to 12 people
  • On the menu: A northern California-raised Willie Bird whole turkey, sausage apple cranberry stuffing, green bean casserole, butter chive mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. See the full menu here
  • The prep: Heat and serve 
  • Pricing: From $379.95

If your family is full of foodies, the Complete Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner from Williams Sonoma is a decadent bet. Serving 12, the menu includes the classic staples of a traditional Thanksgiving feast, and the centerpiece is the Willie Bird whole turkey (these birds are raised on an all-natural diet). You can choose from free-range, organic, or pre-brined, which don't include giblets. 

Harry & David
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  • Last day to place an order: November 24 (express 2-day shipping is included)
  • Good for: Up to 10 people 
  • On the menu: A 10 lb fully-cooked turkey with classic gravy, apple sausage stuffing, Brussels sprouts with bacon; brown sugar sweet potatoes, spiced cranberry chutney, and a pumpkin cheesecake. See the full menu here
  • The prep: Heat and serve
  • Pricing: $214.99

It's not just gift baskets and chocolate towers at Harry & David — you can order an entire Thanksgiving spread from the specialty foods retailer. Its delectable, ready-to-heat Gourmet Turkey Feast includes a fully cooked and brined turkey among traditional sides and, of course, dessert.  The turkey arrives cooled, but frozen and so you'll need to thaw for two to three days before reheating. 

Boston Market
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  • Last day to place an order: While supplies last
  • Good for: Up to 12
  • On the menu: A fully cooked whole-roasted turkey, spiral-sliced ham, honey-glazed ham, mashed potatoes and gravy, home-style stuffing, and more. See all your choices here
  • The prep: Heat and serve
  • Pricing: From $89.99

Restaurant chain Boston Market put together six complete Thanksgiving meals based on group size and whether you prefer a whole roasted turkey, roasted turkey breast, boneless ham, or even a combo as the centerpiece. All dishes, even the whole turkey, come pre-cooked — just thaw from frozen and heat up. Dinner's on the table in about two hours.

The Honey Baked Ham Co.
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  • Last day to place an order: November 24 (express 2-day shipping is included)
  • Good for: Up to 12-16 people
  • On the menu: A slow-smoked, bone-in half ham; pre-cooked, oven-roasted whole turkey, plus classic sides. See the full menu here
  • The prep: Heat and serve
  • Pricing: $139.95

If you prefer ham to turkey, look no further than the aptly-named Honey Baked Ham Co. It has several types of turkey on the menu, but ham is where it shines. Choose from different sized meals to accommodate small or large families; each one includes a variety of savory sides like maple sweet potatoes soufflé, green bean casserole, and double cheddar mac cheese, or even desserts like cinnamon apples and Southern pecan pie.

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