Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and everyone knows that Thanksgiving means a delicious feast of stuffed turkey, cranberry sauce, and other hearty sides. Restaurants and caterers in Ottawa aim to serve up either a traditional meal for your special weekend or a unique twist to spice things up. Here are 20+ options for your Thanksgiving dinner.
For dine-in: Check Open Table or reserve at your favourite restaurants. There are few options listed in this article too.
1. 1 Elgin
Chef Leier and the experienced kitchen staff at the NAC is offering a whole roasted free-range turkey with rosemary and pear stuffing, buttermilk mashed potatoes, citrus and cranberry compote sauce, and additional classic desserts like apple and pumpkin pie.
Address: 1 Elgin St., Ottawa
Pre-order: by Oct 8 @ 5pm
Pick up: Sunday October 10, 2021
Cost: $260.00 (Serves 8-10 people) to $360.00 (Serves 12-16 people)
2. Wilfrid’s Restaurant – Fairmont Chateau Laurier
Gather round and give thanks with a memorable 3 course Thanksgiving dinner or brunch.
Address: 1 Rideau Street, Ottawa
Dine-in: October 9, 10 and 11| 11:00 am to 3:00 pm; October 8, 9, 10 and 11 | 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Cost: $72 per person to $92 per person (dinner)
3. Sala San Marco
Let Sala San Marco cover Thanksgiving this year – all you need to do is warm it up! In addition to traditional Thanksgiving meal, they also have an option for single-serve Vegan Thanksgiving dinner.
215 Preston St. Ottawa
Pick-up: Sunday October 10
Cost: $20 + tax (per person); $200 for 10
4. The Piggy Market
Thanksgiving fare includes full turkeys, turkey breast, pies, sausage, stuffing, herbed turkey sausage, cranberry sauce, fully loaded dinners, and fully loaded charcuterie boards.
Address: 400 Winston Ave, Ottawa
Pick up: October 8th – 10th, 2021
Cost: A – la Carte Menu
This beautiful Thanksgiving feast includes stuffed turkey breast, potato gratin, cranberry compote, beer gravy, heirloom vegetables, and honey spiced pumpkin pie.
Address: 357 St. Laurent Blvd, Ottawa
Order by: Available to order for pick-up on October 8th and 9th. While quantities last.
6. Zolas Thanksgiving Package
Zolas package has a wide variety of options and dietary restrictions all with the Thanksgiving theme in mind… Every package is individually portioned and ready to be enjoyed. Order by phone or online via the website.
Address: 2194 Robertson Road, Nepean
Pick up: Available for Pick-up only, October 8th and 9th between 11am and 5pm.
Cost: $39 per person
7. Brookstreet Hotel
Pick up a lavish Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner to Go from the Brookstreet Hotel that serves up to 10 people. The package includes a free range turkey, garlic bread stuffing, gratin dauphinoise potato with cream and cheese, an array of roasted fall veg, and cranberry compote.
Address: 525 Legget Drive, Ottawa
Pick up: October 10, serves 10
8. Thyme & Again
Thyme & Again is for those who love a custom Thanksgiving dinner. This take-home dinner allows you to choose from prime rib and whole turkey dinners or a vegan or turkey dinner for two. Gluten free options are available, and so are additional sides, finishing touches, and desserts.
Address: 1255 Wellington Street West & 1845 Carling Avenue, Ottawa
Order by: Order cut off is Friday October 1st
Pick-up: Order pick up available Friday October 8th and Saturday October 9th
Cost: $45 – $220
9. The Green Door
The Green Door is a long time warm family kitchen that brings together regional farmers. Famous for their take-out meals, they usually offer fabulous heat at home Thanksgiving Meals.
Check the website on October 4th,
Address: 198 Main Street Ottawa
The Buffet is open Tues to Sat| 3:30-8:30pm
Pick up: TBA
10. Hard Stones Grill
Hard Stones Grill offers a traditional and simple Thanksgiving dinner with all the trimmings. Enjoy a starter salad, herb roasted turkey, sausage and sage dressing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie for dessert.
Address: 1 Roydon Place, Suite 1, Nepean
Pre Order & Pick up: October 9 to 10, 2021
Cost: $26 per person $50 + tax (for 2), $80 + tax (for 4)
11. Occo Kitchen & Bar
This artisanal street food spot serving up local craft beers is offering a Turkey Takeaway this Thanksgiving season, with Ontario Tom Turkey, seasonal veg, Yukon gold mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and pie.
Address: 160 Bay St, Ottawa
Order by: Oct 2
Pick up: Oct 10 – 11
Cost: $145 + tax (5 people), $245 + tax (10 people)
If you do not want to have turkey meals, but want to try something different like Pesto Spaghetti, Penne Alfredo, Beef and Ricotta Lasagna and other Italian meals, order from Cyranos.
Address: 2039 Robertson Road, Bell Mews Plaza, Nepean
Go for the works with SupperWorks’ Thanksgiving Dinner Package that serves 6-8 people. The package includes turkey breast with cranberry sauce, maple-crumble sweet potatoes, parmesan-parsley peas and corn, and pumpkin cheesecake pie.
Address: 15 Capella Ct, Unit #127, Nepean
Pick up: Thanksgiving package is available for pickup Thursday October 7th, Friday October 8th and Saturday October 9th.
Order by: Book online by Sunday October 3rd.
14. Next Food
Place your order for a complete hot Thanksgiving dinner from Next Food, with a whole roasted free-range turkey, caramelized onion and brown butter sage stuffing, orange cranberry compote, cauliflower gremolata, and a sweet apple pie.
Address: 6400 Hazeldean Road, Stittsville
Pickup: Oct 9 to 11, 2021 — at NeXT between 3:30 pm and 4:30 pm the day before your order date.
Cost: Orders are based on minimum of 4 guests, guest can order multiples of 4.
$57 per guest | $228 for 4 guests ( minimum pricing per order)
This Carribean hot spot is serving up a Thanksgiving comfort menu that includes a whole roasted turkey dinner, gluten-free options, and even a vegan New Orleans style feast.
Address: 595 Montreal Rd, Ottawa
Order by: Oct 3, 2021
Pickup/Deliver: Oct 9 – 11
Cost: $30 for 1; $115 for 4; $220 for 8
16. Meatings Barbecue
Simply pick up a turkey or go for a full Thanksgiving Meatings Feast for 4-6 or 8-10 people. Using fresh and locally-sourced ingredients, you can enjoy maple butter vegetables, cornbread pork belly stuffing, and more.
Address: 5380 Canotek Road, Unit 25, Ottawa
Pick up: October 8 and 9, 2021
Cost: 4-6 people $135
8-10 people $255
17. Fraser Cafe
Fraser Café is a beloved spot with wonderful treats ready for Thanksgiving. Get half turkey package that serves four complete Fraser Dinner Rolls, Roasted Acorn Squash Points and Green Beans with Honey and Sage, Colcannon with Kale, Cabbage, and Charred Brussels Sprouts.
Address: 7 Springfield Road Ottawa
Pick up: October 8 and 9, 2021
18. Chances R
Enjoy Thanksgiving weekend features and a Table d’hote feature at Chances R – a restaurant which will offer classic dishes like roast turkey, honey glazed carrots, mashed potatoes and gravy, and homemade pumpkin pie. Turkey dinner will be available between Thursday, October 7th and Monday, October 11th for indoor dining, patio dining and for take out.
Address: 1365 Woodroffe Avenue, Nepean
Dine-in: ‘R’ Thanksgiving Table d’hôte Feature
Thursday, October 7th – Monday, October 11th
(noon till 8 pm)
Cost: $29.99 for one up to $179.94 for six
19. The Hintonburg Public House
This homey public house is a cozy place to enjoy a non-traditional Thanksgiving meal with family and friends. Along with your meal, try out craft beers and marvel at the art that decorates the walls as you spend quality time over a hot meal with loved ones.
Address: 1020 Wellington Street West, Ottawa
Dine-in: Oct 9 to 11
Cost: From Menu (dine-in, take out, or delivery)
20. The Soca Kitchen
The Soca Kitchen is a contemporary tavern for a down-to-earth meal. You have various choices as they offer Dinner for two depending on your cuisine choices from vegetarian to Mexican.
Address: 93 Holland Avenue & 224 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa
Cost: $85 and up
21. Farm Boy
Make a visit to Farm Boy and pick up an Ontario glazed ham with maple mustard glaze or turkey with cranberry ginger sauce. Sides include an autumn smash (seasonal vegetables), chive mashed potatoes, and cranberry apple sausage stuffing, to name a few.
Pick up: Order online or in stores and select your pick-up date (October 8th, 9th or 10th).
Address: Various locations
22. Swiss Chalet
Have Swiss Chalet chicken dinner this Thanksgiving with stuffing, cranberry sauce, your choice of side, a Lindor milk chocolate truffle and a slice of pie.
Address: Various locations
Pick up: Through October 11
Cost: Varies with restaurants
(Thanksgiving Feast ~ $13.99
Thanksgiving Feast – Double Leg ~ $15.79
Thanksgiving Feast – White Meat ~ $15.79
Thanksgiving Family Feast ~ $45.99)
23. JOEY Restaurants
JOEY Restaurants is offering Turkey Dinner to Go that serves four to six people.
Order by: October 7
Pick-up: October 8–11.
Address: 825 Exhibition Way, Ottawa and Rideau Centre, Rideau Street, Ottawa