Carry Out Options for the Holidays

Wondering what to eat for Christmas, Kwanzaa or Hanukkah, but don’t feel like cooking? We’ve got you covered with these holiday carryout options.

Preparing holiday meals can be incredibly stressful, but the good news is that you don’t need to sweat over a hot stove this year. 

There are many unique restaurants in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor that are sure to curb your cravings and help make your ChristmasKwanzaa and Hanukkah as special as ever.

Check out the list below for some holiday carryout options for you and your family and help support a local business this holiday season. 

FOLK Detroit

Your holiday and New Year’s appetizer and dessert menus are covered with this spot’s Holiday Sweets & Treats package. Choose from cheese and charcuterie boards from Folk and different desserts by Amanda. Pick up Dec. 24 or 31. 

Gandy Dancer

Comes with prime rib, choice of salad or chowder as an appetizer and choice of dessert. Add on wine for an additional charge. 

Hazel, Ravens and Downtown

Offers hors d’ouevres, fancy dinner options, desserts and more. Holiday spirits and wine available, too. 

J. Baldwins

Each package comes with your choice of entrée, choice of side, salad, choice of dessert. 

Lady of the House

Offers Holiday feasts for you to pick up. Also, wine, cocktails and packaged beer for you to add to your order. A la carte options, too. 


Start your meal with a charcuterie board and finish it with rib roast, beef tenderloin, duck and more. Order by Dec. 17 and pick up by Dec. 20-23 for the holidays. New Year’s Eve carryout is also available. 

Penne Lane

Christmas package includes pot roast, ham, veggies, cheesy potatoes, fresh loaf of bread, more. Add-ons include pizza, pasta, chicken and lasagna.  

San Morello

Enjoy an Italian spread from this authentic restaurant. Bottles of wine for sale, too.    

Testa Barra

Offers different holiday packages for you to choose from. Get a half-pan for ten people or a full pan for 20. 

Zingerman’s Roadhouse

Entree options include Ozark Trails smoked peppered ham, whole pit-smoked Amish chicken or wild rice-stuffed Delicata squash. Pick from four sides and two desserts. Add a bottle of wine for 30% off. 

Do you know of other local spots offering holiday takeout options? Share them with us in the comments so we can add them to our list. 

This post was originally published in 2020 and is updated regularly. 

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Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano
Kari Zaffarano is a mom of one and Metro Parent's Audience Development Coordinator. She tracks down the best events every week and shares the inside scoop with families in print and online. She enjoys reading, traveling and exploring metro Detroit with her son.


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