My buddy, Jason DeRusha over at WCCO, put together this awesome list of local restaurants offering up a Thanksgiving Day meal:
6 Smith, Wayzata: Serves 4-6 ($285). Starters: House smoked salmon, peel ‘n’ eat shrimp, baguette, roasted butternut squash salad, Caesar salad, turkey breast, prime rib, plus sides and pie.
Acqua, White Bear Lake: Small serving alert! Thanksgiving to-go pickup for 2-3 ($100) and 4-6 ($195) Wednesday November 25th from 12-7pm at Acqua. Orders can be placed until Monday November 23rd. Meal includes Butternut Squash Soup, salad, roasted turkey, leek and wild mushroom stuffing, cranberry chutney, gravy, bread, roasted asparagus, crushed red peppers, sweet potato puree, pecan and pumpkin pie. Also open for dine-in on Thanksgiving day.
Animales Barbecue, Minneapolis: A la carte Thanksgiving pre-orders served cold to be reheated. Great option for people who aren’t looking for poultry, including a smoked half prime rib ($225), whole 10 pound pork shoulder ($75), half smoked turkey and gravy ($40) and some sides. Preorder for pickup November 25/26.
Also, Email DeRushaEats@gmail.com with additions or corrections. Looking for a smaller portion, or dinner for 1, 2 or 3? Just search this list for “Small serving alert!”