Forget pumpkin spice, my favorite flavoring is sage, the perfect accompaniment to anything turkey or stuffing related.

Whether you celebrate Thanksgiving or Friendsgiving (which should be called Thanksgiving, because we are grateful, we’re not spending time with our family) it’s a holiday about surrounding yourselves with the people you love. If you plan to cook for the holidays, dine out, or bring the perfect side dish or dessert, we’ve got options for you. 

Buca di Beppo in Davie offers dine-in and Thanksgiving feasts to go. It’s $105 for three people and $192 for six. The feasts include sliced white turkey, gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, sausage stuffing, bread and butter, vegetables, and pumpkin pie. There are also catering services for larger groups. 

Doris Italian Market & Bakery, all locations will offer three pre-cooked turkey and ham dinner packages for takeout. Serving six to eight people, they are priced from $179.95 to $279.95. 

La Bonne Crepe on Las Olas will be open for brunch on Thanksgiving from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

Cracker Barrel has a Thanksgiving Heat n’ Serve Family Dinner that serves four to six people and includes oven-roasted turkey breast with turkey gravy, sweet potato casserole, cornbread dressing, cranberry relish, choice of side, and sweet yeast rolls. 

Deck 84 in Delray Beach will be open from noon to 7 p.m. In addition to the full regular menu, there is also a Thanksgiving dinner special for $31. 

Dune by Laurent Tourondel’s holiday special is $98 per person and $45 for children aged 6 to 12. 

Max’s Grille in Boca Raton will serve a traditional turkey dinner for $30. 

Brio Italian Grille restaurants in Palm Beach Gardens, Plantation, and Pembroke Pines will be open for dine-in service on Thanksgiving Day and have takeout options that serve three ($105) or six people ($192). 

Brimstone Woodfire Grill will be closed on Thanksgiving, but you can preorder a dinner for ten for $225. It feeds 10 and includes a choice of a house or Caesar salad; herb-roasted turkey or honey-glazed ham; a choice of two side dishes, including cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, almond green beans, brussels sprouts, and candied sweet potato jam. Dessert options include Key lime pie, bread pudding, or pumpkin pie. 

GG’s Waterfront Bar and Grill in Hollywood will feature a chef’s tableside carving service for six or more people at $65 per adult and $35 for children (free for those younger than age 4). 

Ben’s Kosher Deli in Boca Raton will offer Thanksgiving Day seatings at noon, 1:30, 3:30, and 6 p.m. It will also offer to-go dinners for two ($65.98), six ($169.90), or 10 people ($279.90). The accompaniments with both large meals are cranberry-pineapple compote, coleslaw, a relish tray, and six mini rolls. 

Yonutz Fantastical Donuts & Ice Cream in Sunrise is offering a Thanksgiving-themed mini donut assortment, $6.95 for a box of four, $24.95 for 16, $34.95 for 24, and $64.95 for 48 mini donuts.

Rick Karlin is SFGN's food editor. Visit SFGN.com/Food to read his previous reviews. Have a culinary tip to share? Email Rick at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


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