Local restaurants are ready to help you create a festive and stress-free holiday dinner.
Make supporting local restaurants part of your holiday celebrations this year. Whether your meal is for one or more, we've got mouth-watering options for you.
This list is not all-inclusive and will be updated as more information is available. Some restaurants may sell out, so we recommend planning ahead and check to confirm availability.
(Main photo of Apertivo di Natale, Due Focacceria.)
Celebrate the Holidays with Brasa Premium Rotisserie by purchasing their 2-person and 4-person Holiday Take Home Meal Packages. Meal kits include their signature rotisserie chicken, mustard & cider glazed smoked ham, mashed potatoes & gravy, spinach salad with cranberries, gouda and crispy onions, rice & peas, collard greens with smoked chicken, cornbread and butterscotch pudding. Packages are packed cold for gentle reheat at home. Pickup at MPLS location.
Deck the halls with The Buttered Tin! Celebrate Christmas morning with a festive curated brunch. Menu items include Fisher Farms Ham, Kramarczuks Polish Sausage, house-made porchetta, salami, mortadella, herbed brie cheese, pimento cheese, homemade crackers, buttermilk biscuits and more!
Colossal Cafe is offering an individual Christmas dinner as well as family-style dinner items, brunch items and some fun desserts to help mix it up this year! Their Christmas Take & Bake is available for pre-order. Offering glazed ham, mashed potatoes, pie, french toast and more!
Get Christmas ready with Cossetta’s Holiday Prime Rib for 4 Prix Fixe. Their meal kit includes herb-crusted prime rib, spinach cranberry salad with maple dressing, green beans with oven roasted red peppers, asiago roasted potatoes, house-made french baguette bread and chocolate mousse torte. Meals can be picked up within 48 hours of ordering.
Join Due Focacceria this year for Aperitivo di Natale, a Christmas Happy Hour made for an Italian. Their kit includes herbed ham focaccia rounds & romesco spread, roasted beet Insalata, holiday truffle arancini and a cannoli kit. Items are also available ala carte.
El Burrito Mercado is offering a full slate of holiday catering options. Order The Tamale Sampler, which includes two dozen mini tamales (six pork, six chicken, six sweet corn and six jalapeno) or La Clasica, which includes a dozen enchiladas, a side of Mexican rice and a side of refried beans. Or try pernil fit to feed 8-10 people or 15-20.
Take the stress out of the holidays and preorder Foxy Falafel for your festivities! Their meal kits include a variety of falafel balls, pitas or organic corn chips, hummus, fixings, and a greek side salad. Other items are available for a la carte!
Highland Grill is offering a Holiday meal kit that is perfect when gathering around the table. Enjoy roasted turkey with turkey gravy, brown sugar-glazed ham, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, green bean hot dish and an arugula-spinach salad with dried cranberries, candied walnuts and an herb vinaigrette. Plus, to settle your sweet tooth they are providing two shareable slices of carrot cake!
Celebrate Christmas at home without the prep work and pre-order from Holman’s Table. Choose the Prime Rib or Honey Mustard Glazed Ham dinner, which each includes chilled shrimp cocktail, caesar salad, haricot verts, cheesy hashbrowns, dinner rolls and caramel apple crisp.
Get your desserts locked in from Hot Hands Pie & Biscuits for all the holiday festivities!. Order early for toasted vanilla pie, chocolate chai pie, cran-apple pie, pecan chess pie, ice cream or a variety of holiday cookies! It’s also never a bad idea to order up some frozen biscuits to bake up the morning after for a next-level leftover sandwich.
Let Kowalski’s do the cooking this Holiday season! They are offering a variety of options for both brunch and dinner! Choose from ham, lasagna, prime rib, quiche breakfast, sides and more!
Let the Lex do the cooking this holiday season with their Christmas Eve Dinner for 4. Wood-fired grilled chateaubriand (24oz), horseradish sour cream, wild rice and mushroom casserole, scalloped potatoes, ham, shrimp cocktail, Maine lobster bisque, honey glazed baby carrots, baked mac and cheese and much more.
Take home Tim Niver’s Italian Christmas dinner. Includes one 4 person frozen Mucci's lasagna, one serving of meatballs and sauce, one fresh meat calzone, one family-sized house salad, and one maple toffee chomeur.Order hereRed CowRing in Christmas with Red Cow while also giving back! The meal-kit includes beef tenderloin, shrimp scampi, roasted carrots, Brussel sprouts with pecans, garlic mashed potatoes, salad, bread, a charcuterie board and chocolate cake with buttercream frosting. With each meal kit purchase, Red Cow will donate $25 to M Health Fairview Masonic Children's Hospital. Serves five to seven people.
Rose Street Patisserie
Get the baked goods from award-winning bakery Rose Street Patisserie on Snelling and Selby. Dessert headliners include Buche de Noel, Santa Hat which includes dark chocolate with various confections and cookies, cookies, Christmas bread and many more sweet options!
Celebrate the holidays with Saint Dinette from the comfort of your own home with a brunch perfect for Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. Your brunch kit will include a ham & gruyere egg bake, cheesy hashbrowns, baked french toast with chomeur and a yogurt parfait.
Serve only the best this Christmas with St. Paul Meat Shop! The a la carte selections include prime rib with horseradish sauce, beef tenderloin, house-smoked ham, scalloped potatoes, garlic crostini, cheese trays, charcuterie platters, baked brie, pumpkin pie, eggnog cake and more.
Waldmann’s Brewery is offering plenty of delicious options in their Christmas Dinner for 4 which is also available in a vegetarian option. Enjoy meat options such as pork crown roast or lamb served in packages made for two to four. They are also offering a la carte options like salad, brussel sprouts, roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes and more. Pair your holiday dinner with Holiday Crowlers!
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