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Where to get Thanksgiving dinner in Indy

Our favorite dine-in and carry-out options for Thanksgiving dinner this year, plus local ingredients.

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This is what it looks like inside a Thanksgiving pot pie from Pots and Pans.

Photo by Amelia Morris via Pots & Pans Pie Co.

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Want to celebrate the day of thanks, but not planning on cooking a full dinner this year? Don’t quit Thanksgiving cold turkey — we’ve got you covered with where to dine in + carry out for Thanksgiving dinner.

Where to dine-in:

Rick’s Café Boatyard, 4050 Dandy Trail | By reservation
Grab a table with a view of Eagle Creek Reservoir at this west side restaurant. What’s on the menu? It’s a classic Thanksgiving meal from the turkey all the way to the pumpkin pie.

Cooper’s Hawk, 3815 E. 96th St. | Dine-in/Carry-out
Dine in for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner or pre-order a heat-and-serve meal kit and pick it up on Tuesday, Nov. 21 or Wednesday, Nov. 22.

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His Place Eatery has mastered sides that are perfect for a Thanksgiving meal.

Where to carry-out:

Pots & Pans Pie Co., 4915 N. College Ave.
Choose from a vast selection of ready-to-eat sweet pies — like caramel pumpkin and sweet potato — and take-and-bake savory pot pies, including a Thanksgiving Dinner Pot Pie filled with turkey, potatoes, gravy, and stuffing. Pro tip: Pots & Pans will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

His Place Eatery, 6916 E. 30th St.
This Indianapolis soul food restaurant is offering a Thanksgiving catering package that serves up to 10 people for $129. It includes your choice of smoked turkey breast or ham, two sides (mashed potatoes, green beans, or dressing), and cornbread muffins. Desserts like peach cobbler and sweet potato cheesecake are also available. Orders will be accepted through Friday, Nov. 17, or until all catering slots are filled.

Goose the Market, 2503 N. Delaware St.
Get your turkey raw or smoked along with all the fixings. Jazz it up with home-style gourmet turkey gravy or Chris’ Cranberry Mostarda.

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Can’t go wrong with a charcuterie board as an appetizer.

Where to shop local ingredients:

Smoking Goose Meatery, 411 Dorman St.
Shop charcuterie boards for Thanksgiving dinner and sample meats, cheeses, pickles, seafood, and preserves from local vendors.

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