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Thanksgiving Dinners To Go and Thanksgiving Catering in Lakeland + Polk County

Thanksgiving Catering in Lakeland Florida

Are you looking to cut back on the Thanksgiving cooking this year?
Or maybe not planning to cook at all?
Whether you’re hosting Thanksgiving Dinner, need some help with the side dishes or pies, or don’t want to show up at a holiday dinner empty-handed, we’re here to help YOU with a list of Lakeland and Winter Haven area restaurants that offer Thanksgiving Catering.

Thanksgiving is about connecting with the people you love and reflecting on the things you are thankful for. If cooking a meal brings you joy or is your way of showing love to your family, great! But if it causes you stress, or you’re looking for a way to spend less time in the kitchen on Thanksgiving day, consider this your reminder that you can order part {or all} of your Thanksgiving dinner and still have a memorable and relaxing Thanksgiving celebration.

Below you’ll find Polk County restaurants cooking homemade Thanksgiving dinners to go and Thanksgiving pies for local pickup. Be sure to pre-order well in advance – with many people not able to travel or host a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with family, we expect that Thanksgiving catering will be popular in 2020.

If you’re interested in eating Thanksgiving Dinner at a local restaurant, we also have a list of restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day in Lakeland & Polk County. {TIP – if you forget to pre-order from the list below, you can also order to-go meals from a restaurant open on Thanksgiving Day}.

Pre-Order Thanksgiving Dinner To Go in Lakeland & Winter Haven

La Imperial Bakery Thanksgiving Catering

La Imperial Bakery is offering a Thanksgiving Catering Package this year that includes an entree, 3 sides, fresh baked bread, and dessert.

The Thanksgiving Dinner is available for pick up November 3, 2020 to November 28, 2020. All orders must be placed a minimum of five (5) business days prior to pickup date. Thanksgiving Day orders must be placed by Saturday, November 21st. Prices range from a 5 Person Package for $69.99 to a 20 Person Package for $249.99.

Order from La Imperial Bakery

Nutwood Thanksgiving Pick Up Menu

Let Nutwood take the hassle out of the cooking this year. Pre-order whole brined and seasoned turkeys ready to pop in the oven, awesome sides ready to warm up, and delicious cakes and pies! Nutwood is a farm to table restaurant located in Winter Haven, FL.

Check the Nutwood Facebook page for a full menu. Orders and questions:

Honey Baked Ham Holiday Meals

Let the Honey Baked Ham store in Lakeland take care of the Thanksgiving catering details so you don’t have to. Meat choices include turkey, bone-in ham, and boneless ham. Meat prices based on weight. Sides start at $9.99 and serve 4 to 6 people – options include Loaded Smashed Potatoes, Cheesy Potatoes Au Gratin, Creamy Russet Mashed Potatoes, Maple Sweet Potato Souffle, Double Cheddar Macaroni And Cheese, Green Bean Casserole, Country Cornbread Stuffing, Baked Cinnamon Apples, and more. (Some sides come frozen and will require time in the oven before serving).

Be sure to check for current coupons – you can often save money if you pick up a few days prior to Thanksgiving. Contact Honey Baked Ham to order.

Polk City BBQ Company Thanksgiving Family Meals

Thanksgiving Day Family Pick Up meals are available from Polk City BBQ / Lakeland BBQ.

Options include MEATS: Sliced Smoked Turkey, Sliced Baked Turkey, Baked Glazed Rootbeer Ham, Smoked Glazed Rootbeer Ham, Pulled Pork, Pulled Chicken, Smoked Sausage, Chicken 1/4’s, SIDES: Sweet Potato Casserole, Mashed Potatoes, Loaded Baked Potato Salad, Green-bean Casserole, Sweet Apple Slaw, Cheesy Hashbrowns Casserole, Mac-N-Cheese, BBQ Pit Beans, Fresh Collard Greens, Sweet Corn, Italian Greenbeans…rolls or sweet cornbread. Available in Half Pans and Full Pans. Desserts and iced tea also available. Visit the website for pricing.

Contact Polk City BBQ Company on Facebook or at Order early – orders will be cut off when the list is full!

Taste of Home Grill

Taste of Home Grill in Lakeland is offering Thanksgiving Turkey Dinners that includes a deep-fried turkey! Meals include sides (dressing, macaroni and cheese, greens, potato salad, etc), cornbread, and dessert. Add ons of prime rib, oxtails, and red snapper are available.

Packages start at $199 for a family deal for 5. See the full menu on Facebook. Orders must be placed by November 23, 2020.

Contact Taste of Home Grill by phone or email to order.

Elite Catering Company Thanksgiving Dinner Catering

Elite Catering Company is here to cook you an amazing Thanksgiving Dinner!

All Dinner Packages include: Choice of a 15lb Turkey or 6-8 lb Ham, 4 sides (Southern Style Green Beans, Mashed potatoes w/Gravy, Baked Mac & Cheese, Cornbread Stuffing w/ 1 Pint Cranberry Sauce), and 1 Gallon of Sweet Tea or Lemonade. Meal packages are $149.95 and will feed from 6-8 Guests. Standalone trays of meat or sides are also available.

Place your order by 5pm on Sat. Nov. 21, 2020. Pick up on Wed. Nov. 25th Between 2pm – 6pm at 3009 US 92 #6, Winter Haven, FL 33881. Delivery is also available.

Visit the Elite Catering Company website for full details and to place your order.

Charm City

Charm City is offering Thanksgiving meals including smoked turkey, spiral glazed ham, pulled pork, pulled chicken, crab cakes, and delicious sides. Order by November 23, pick up on November 26 at 330 Old Bartow Eagle Lake Rd, Bartow, FL 33830. Visit their Facebook page to see the full menu, call (863) 533-5685 or stop by to place an order.

Juke & B’s Smokehouse

Juke & B’s Smokehouse is a Veteran owned, family operated Texas Style BBQ company offering oak wood smoked meats and handcrafted sides. They are taking Thanksgiving Pre-orders – pick-up will be Thanksgiving day in the Catapult parking lot on Lake Mirror. Options include whole smoked brisket for $120 and whole smoked turkey breast for $55, plus regular and chocolate pecan pies.

Visit Juke & B’s website or Facebook page for details and to place an order.

Fred’s Market Restaurant

Preorder a Family Holiday Feast from Fred’s Market Restaurant. The Feast is $80 and feeds approximately 8 people. Orders must be placed by November 20, 2020 and picked up on November 25. Includes turkey and 3 sides.

Visit the Fred’s Market Restaurant Website for details.

Cracker Barrel Thanksgiving Meals

Cracker Barrel offers a heat ‘n serve Thanksgiving Feast that comes chilled and ready to heat in 2 hours. Options include Ham, Turkey Breasts, Dressing, Gravy, Cranberry Relish, 3 Sides, Yeast Rolls, and Pumpkin & Pecan Pies.

Prices start at $69.99 for a family dinner for 4-6 people, up to servings for 10. Individual pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple pie, and more are available for $11.49 each.

Visit the Cracker Barrel website to place an order.

Boston Market Thanksgiving Dinner

Preorder a complete meal from Boston Market for Thanksgiving this year and have dinner ready whenever you are. Options include a hot catered meal for 10+, a chilled meal you can heat and serve, or a la carte options also available so you can pick your favorites. Order ahead and pick up the week of Thanksgiving at Boston Market in Winter Haven, Florida. Prices start at $79.99 for a meal for 4-6.

Need Thanksgiving Dinner delivered? Boston Market will deliver you a pre-made, pre-cooked, complete Thanksgiving meal anywhere in the continental U.S. Allow time to thaw, then just heat and serve. Place your order by 11/23.

Visit the Boston Market website to place an order.

Bob Evans

Let Bob Evans do the cooking this Thanksgiving. Their Farmhouse Feast® is a complete Thanksgiving meal with oven roasted turkey or ham, farmhouse sides, pie, freshly-baked rolls & more. Order in advance for delivery or pickup, then heat, serve & enjoy on turkey day. Prices start at $59.99 for 4 servings. Delivery is available for an additional charge.

Order seasonal pies for pick up ahead of Thanksgiving Day including Pumpkin, Apple or Pecan Pies to add a sweet ending to your meal. On Thanksgiving Day, Bob Evans will have special meals and breakfast favorites available all day long for dine-in, delivery or curbside pickup.

Visit the website to learn more about Thanksgiving Meals at Bob Evans.

Publix Thanksgiving Meal

Publix offers pre-cooked Thanksgiving turkey meals, ham dinner, and your favorite Publix sides. All dinners are fully cooked but chilled and may require up to 150 minutes to reheat. Dinners come with dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry orange relish, and marshmallow delight. Publix Thanksgiving meals start at $49.99.

Publix Deli Fully Cooked Breast Dinner Serves 7-10
Publix Deli Fully Cooked Turkey Dinner Serves 7-10
Publix Deli Fully Cooked Turkey Dinner Large Serves 14-18
Boar’s Head Sweet Slice Ham Dinner

Order online on the Publix website or contact your grocery store’s deli, 48 advance notice required.

Pre-Order Thanksgiving Turkeys in Lakeland & Winter Haven

If you only need a Thanksgiving Turkey or Thanksgiving Ham, many of our local Bar-B-Que restaurants and other meat experts are offering smoked turkeys, fried turkeys, and smoked ham this Thanksgiving.

Granger & Sons Bar-B-Que

Granger & Sons BBQ is taking pre-orders for smoked turkeys (approx 15 lbs) and smoked hams (approx 10 lbs). They are $40 each. Pick up is November 25th between 10:00am – 2:00pm at 8121 Hwy. 98 N., Lakeland, FL 33809. To place an order call Granger & Son’s Bar-B-Que at (863)- 858-7572.

Smokin’ Jim’s House of Bar-B-Que

Let Smokin’ Jim’s cater your Thanksgiving Dinner or holiday party. Pre-order ham or turkey for a holiday meal. Options include 8 lb. turkey breast, 14 lb Turkey, 22 lb Turkey, or 8-10 lb ham, prices start at $45.

Call (863) 965-0230 or stop by to place your order by Friday, November 20. Pick up by 4pm on Wednesday, November 25 at 3615 Havendale Blvd. Auburndale, FL 33823.

Thanksgiving Pies in Lakeland & Winter Haven

Is dessert your favorite part of a Thanksgiving meal? {It is for me!} While many of the restaurants listed above also serve holiday desserts, the local bakers listed below specialize in delicious sweet treats. Order a Pumpkin Pie, Apple Pie, Pecan Pie, Pumpkin Cheesecake, or other Thanksgiving dessert to finish off your perfect Thanksgiving meal.

Honeycomb Bread Bakers – Thanksgiving Pies & Artisan Breads

Let Honeycomb Bread Bakers fill your table with your favorite pies and rustic artisan breads. Now accepting pre-orders for Thanksgiving! Thanksgiving options include apple pie, pecan pie, and pumpkin pie.

Pick up is November 25 from 11am—1pm in Lakeland or Winter Haven. Pies are $28 each. Breads and pancake mix are $5-7 each.

Place your Thanksgiving pre-order on the Honeycomb website.

Born & Bread Bakehouse – Thanksgiving Pies

Born & Bread is offering four pies this holiday season – Pumpkin, Brown Butter Apple, Pecan Custard, and Sour Tart Cherry (gf) (v). All made with the highest quality ingredients, from scratch, and with love.

Pie pick up is November 25th, between 8:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m at 1113 S. Florida Ave. Pies are $29 each. Place your Born & Bread Thanksgiving Pie order on their website.

Gourmet Goodies Bakery – Thanksgiving Desserts

Gourmet Goodies in Winter Haven is taking pre-orders for Thanksgiving pies, Cheesecakes, Kahlua Cake, Dessert Cakes, Pumpkin Rolls, Dessert Bars, Iced Cookies and more. See photos on their Facebook page.

Be sure to preorder 1-2 weeks in advance. Menu and pricing on the Gourmet Goodies website. Message on FB or call to order 863-318-1400.

Are you offering Thanksgiving Catering in Lakeland or Polk County? Contact us to be added to this list.

Wishing you a Happy Thanksgiving!

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