Where to Order a Thanksgiving Dinner To Go in Greater Lowell

All dinners must be ordered in advance -- check the listings for details!

By Barbara Evangelista, Publisher November 3, 2021

Updated for 2021 

This year, turn the Thanksgiving cooking over to a local chef so that you can relax and enjoy the holiday!  We've scoured the Greater Lowell area and found quite a few restaurants, caterers and stores that are providing prepared Thanksgiving dinners. 

Note that all of these Thanksgiving dinner options MUST be ordered well in advance!  Please see each listing for the "order by" date.  Some required pick up on Wednesday November 24, while a few are open on Thanksgiving Day.

Staffing is a huge issue at local restaurants so some places that normally offer a Thanksgiving meal may be unable to do so this year, or may have a limited number of meals available.  Please be kind 🤗


Restaurants & Caterers


The Emerald Rose Restaurant & Pub
785 Boston Rd
Billerica MA 01821
Facebook page

Dine-in Thanksgiving dinner available 11:30 AM to 6 PM on Thanksgiving Day.  In 2020, they also had individually-plated meals to go, but they haven't posted this option yet.

Garrisons Bar & Grill
202 Boston Rd
Billerica MA 01821
Facebook page

Thanksgiving 2021 options haven't been posted yet.  In 2020, they offered fully-cooked turkey dinners to go, for pickup the day before Thanksgiving. 

Home Sweet Home
756 Boston Rd
Billerica MA  01821
Facebook page

Offering both individually-plated ($14.95 per person) and family meals ($149.50, serves 10) to go.  Orders must be placed IN-STORE (no phone orders). Pick-up is on Wednesday November 24.  See details on this Facebook post.

Swanson Meadows Restaurant
216 Rangeway Rd
Billerica MA  01862
Facebook page

Swanson Meadows offers individually-plated turkey dinners ($35 per person) to go, for pick up on Wednesday November 25.  Order by November 19.


Bianco's Catering
4 Omni Way
Chelmsford MA 01824
Facebook page

Bianco's offers family-style turkey dinner packages, a smaller version for 4-6 people ($125) and a larger version for 8-10 people ($195), or choose individual options such as just a roasted turkey, side dishes, or desserts.  Order must be placed by November 17 (or until sold out) and pick up is on Wednesday, November 24, between 10 AM and 1 PM.

Princeton Station
147 Princeton St
North Chelmsford MA 01863
Facebook page

Although Princeton Station hasn't announced their Thanksgiving plans yet, they have in past years offered a Thanksgiving meal to go.  Be sure to check their Facebook page and website for updates.


Grazie Italian Restaurant
80 Meadow Creek Drive
Dracut MA  01826
Facebook page

Grazie will be hosting a dine-in Thanksgiving Day dinner buffet from 11 AM to 2 PM (reservations required).

The Tavern at Lenzi's
800 Merrimack Ave
Dracut MA 01826
Facebook page

The Tavern at Lenzi's is offering a Thanksgiving Day buffet (reservations required).  They also are offering a complete Thanksgiving meal for 10-12 people ($295), individually-plated Thanksgiving meals ($25), and a la carte roasted meats, sides and pies are available for pre-order.  Orders must be in by Thursday November 18 and picked up on Wednesday November 24.

The Village Inn
544 Broadway Rd
Dracut MA  01826
Facebook page

Thanksgiving 2021 options aren't posted yet.  In 2020, turkey dinner trays (half and full) were available for pre-order. 


Gibbet Hill Grill
61 Lowell Rd
Groton MA 01450
Facebook page

Gibbet Hill is offering prix-fixe dine-in menu at The Grill and a family-style dinner for groups of 6 or more in The Barn on Thanksgiving (reservations required). They also have a limited number of individual Thanksgiving dinners available for pick-up on Thanksgiving (order by November 18 or until sold out) as well as take-out a la carte items (turkey, sides, desserts) for pick-up on Wednesday November 24 (order by November 20 or until sold out).  

Forge & Vine
128 R Main St
Groton MA 01450
Facebook page

Forge & Vine's Thanksgiving 2021 plans are not yet available.  In 2020, they offered a take-out Thanksgiving dinner for 4.  

Groton Station House Restaurant
20 Station Ave
Groton MA 01450
Facebook page

2021 Thanksgiving plans are not yet available. 


Great Road Kitchen
613 Constitution Ave
Littleton MA 01460
Facebook page

Dine in on Thanksgiving Day from 1-6 PM (reservations strongly suggested) or pre-order individually plated take-home Thanksgiving dinners ($44 turkey dinner, other options also available) by November 20, for pick up on Thanksgiving.

Il Forno
529 King St
Littleton MA  01460
Facebook page

Il Forno offers a small ($120) and large ($195) traditional turkey dinner to go with all the sides and a pie.  Note that turkey is prepped for roasting but must be cooked at home.  All sides are already cooked and will just need re-heating.  Orders must be placed by November 22 and picked up on Wednesday November 24.  They are also offering a dine-in option on Thanksgiving Day (individual meals, not a buffet) with seatings at 11 AM and 1 PM; reservations required.


Artisan Chef Catering
Lowell MA 01851
Facebook page

2021 Thanksgiving options are not yet available.

Cobblestones of Lowell
91 Dutton St
Lowell MA 01852
Facebook page

2021 Thanksgiving options are not yet available.

The Purple Carrot Bread Company
107 Merrimack St
Lowell MA  01852
Facebook page

Pre-order a full cooked Thanksgiving dinner for 2, 4, 6 or 8 people ($50, $100, $150, $200), including sides and dessert.  Order by November 18 for pick-up on November 24 (note -- don't leave a voicemail, be sure to connect directly with an order taker).


French's Catering
825 Main St
Tewksbury MA 01876
Facebook page

2021 Thanksgiving options are not yet available.


Mave's Kitchen
130 Middlesex Rd
Tyngsboro MA 01879
Facebook page

Mave's Kitchen is offering Thanksgiving turkey dinners to go plus a la carte items (sides, desserts, roasted turkey).  The small dinner (serves 5-6) is $119.99; large (serves 10-12) is $199.99.  An individual turkey dinner is $19.99  Orders must be placed by Wednesday November 17 (or until sold out) and picked up on Thanksgiving Day between 9 AM and 12 PM.  See details on their Facebook post.

The Shoreline Beach Club & Grill
39 Elm St
Tyngsborough MA 01879
Facebook page

Offering individually-plated Thanksgiving dinners to go ($30-35 per person) or a la carte items (meats, sides and desserts).  Order by November 20 and pick up on November 25.


Metropolitan Catering
313 Littleton Rd
Westford MA 01886
Facebook page

Metropolitan Catering is offering a fully cooked Thanksgiving dinner for 8-10 ($139.99) with all the sides (no dessert).  

Local Grocery Stores

Market Basket
Many locations in Greater Lowell
Facebook page

Order a complete cooked turkey or ham dinner (serves 8-10) at the Deli. Limited number of dinners available so place your order ASAP, for pick-up from November 18 through November 24.

Whole Foods
160 Littleton Rd
Westford MA 01886

Whole Foods offers a pre-cooked turkey feast for 12 ($299.99) as well as prime rib and beef wellington meals; you can also order a la carte sides, desserts, meats or appetizers.  Orders must be placed at least 24 hours in advance and pick up dates are available from November 19 to 25.

236 Great Rd
Littleton MA
Facebook page

Donelans offers a Thanksgiving dinner for 4-6 people ($99.99) or 8 people ($129.99) with all the sides.  Choose boneless breast of turkey or a full roasted turkey. Call the store for order and pick-up dates.

760A Boston Rd
Groton MA 01450

Shaws offers a fully cooked Thanksgiving dinner with sides and dessert for 2 people ($29.99) or 6-8 people ($59.99) .  Order at the Deli or online by November 22 (or until sold out) and pick up November 24.

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