November 17

Thanksgiving 2023

Where to find turkey and more in SLU.

Thanksgiving has once again graced us with its presence, and whether you’re donning an apron to cook up a feast or seeking a relaxing dining-out experience, South Lake Union has Turkey Day covered. We’ve found a selection of restaurants offering take-home delights and identified a couple of spots in the neighborhood that will be open to serve you on Thanksgiving Day.

Buca di Beppo, 701 Westlake Ave N,
The family-friendly Italian restaurant Buca di Beppo is offering a bountiful Thanksgiving feast that includes a crisp salad, your choice of pasta, succulent sliced white turkey meat, homestyle gravy, creamy garlic mashed potatoes, zesty Italian sausage stuffing, seasonal veggies, tangy cranberry sauce, and a delightful slice of pumpkin pie to finish.

If you’re looking to savor this feast from the comfort of your home, Buca di Beppo offers to-go options in two sizes: small (serves three, $105) and large (serves six,  $160). You can also request the meal to be hot and ready to eat, or cold and ready to heat and your convenience.  For those who prefer to dine-in and savor the holiday ambiance at the restaurant, Buca di Beppo will also be open on Thanksgiving Day. Secure your Thanksgiving meal experience by placing an order here.

Duke’s Seafood, 1111 Fairview Ave N,
While all Duke’s Seafood locations will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, you can still bring home award-winning chowder to elevate your holiday. Order frozen 64-ounce portions of Duke’s Award-Winning Clam Chowder for $44.99 and Lobster Mobster Pernod Chowder for $49.99. Each portion serves 6-10 people, and pickup is available at any Duke’s location without pre-ordering. The chowders come with easy-to-follow reheating instructions, and you can also request sides of sourdough bread, too. Just ask a manager about this off-menu deal.

Bread bowl filled with clam chowder.

Daniel’s Broiler, 809 Fairview Place N.,
Indulge in the timeless elegance of Daniel’s Broiler this Thanksgiving. Elevate your holiday experience with an exquisite four-course Thanksgiving dinner, where you get to choose from a delectable lineup that includes succulent roast turkey, USDA prime rib, mouthwatering maple pork roast, or fresh king salmon. For those seeking an even more indulgent feast, consider upgrading your experience with options like the sumptuous USDA Prime filet mignon or the richly flavorful Daniel’s Delmonico steak.

The dinner is $80 per adult, with special considerations for families: just $20 per child aged 6-10, and children aged 5 and under dine for free. Click here for reservations.

Whole Foods Market, 2210 Westlake Ave,
Embrace tradition with organic goodness. This impressive feast for four begins with organic ingredients, delivering all the classic flavors you love.

Organic Roast Turkey with Organic Turkey Gravy
Organic Creamed Spinach (VG)
Organic Creamy Mashed Potatoes (VG)
Organic Traditional Herb Stuffing
Organic Cranberry Orange Sauce (V)

Note that all items are packed cold and may require reheating. The preparation time may vary but is estimated to be between 170-180 minutes. If you’re looking to feed a few more, check out Whole Foods other offerings like the Thanksgiving Extravaganza for 12 ($539.99), which includes with a shrimp platter, classic antipasto platter, truffle and chive deviled eggs, and more.

Story by Ethan Chung & photographs courtesy Whole Foods Market & Duke’s Seafood.

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