Excited to gobble 'til you wobble? If you don't want to spend Thanksgiving in the kitchen, plan to feast at one of Albany's local restaurants instead. You'll want to make your reservations early, so we've rounded up a few restaurants in Albany County serving up Thanksgiving specials. Looking to dine at home, but leave the cooking to the experts? We've included dinner-to-go offers too, plus a few seasonal special offers from local small businesses.

Crafted Catering Thanksgiving

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Crafted Catering and Events

Are you looking to support local this Thanksgiving? Luckily for you, Crafted Catering and Events is offering a Farm to Table Thanksgiving package that serves 12 guests. The package includes a Northwind Farms turkey, Westmeadow cheddar mashed potato casserole, NYS maple roasted sun sprout butternut squash and more! The desserts include Samascott Orchards apple cobbler, pumpkin pie cheesecake and vanilla bean whipped cream.

The Farm to Table Thanksgiving Package serves 12 guests and is $600+. Order online before November 18th. Pick up is on November 23rd from 12pm-4pm and November 24th 10am-1pm at June Farms.

The Century House

The Century House 

Thanksgiving at the Century House in Latham will be full of colonial charm, mouthwatering dishes and decadent desserts. It is a great spot for creating a new family tradition with one of the restaurant's options for Thanksgiving dinner. Enjoy a harvest meal in a private dining room, dine on a four-course prix fix dinner menu, or order a complete dinner to-go. Whichever option you choose, your family and friends will not be disappointed! 

Book a private room by emailing marge@thecenturyhouse.com ($70/ adult, $30/child). Reservations are required for the $59/person 4-course prix fixe dine-in for a 2.5 hour seating. Family meals to-go are available online only and vary in price depending on size. 


Mazzone Catering

Mazzone Catering 

Order a Thanksgiving feast from the experts at Mazzone this year! Mazzone's Thanksgiving at Home packages offer a full dinner for 10 or 18 guests. Enjoy appetizing items such as roasted turkey, herbed stuffing, green bean & cheddar cheese casserole, buttered corn, roasted butternut squash, mashed potatoes, cranberry-orange sauce, apple pie, pumpkin pie and more. Completely eliminate the fuss and add a Thanksgiving centerpiece to your order! Offered in three sizes, the beautiful display features berries, roses, wheat, seeded eucalyptus, gourds, and autumn leaves in a whitewashed container. Mazzone is also offering a new Ready to Roast thanksgiving package. This package includes all the offerings for the dinner with a seasoned and ready to roast turkey. Instructions on how to roast the turkey will be included.

Order online through November 21 for pickup on Thanksgiving Day from 9:00 AM to noon at Glen Sanders Mansion in Scotia, The Hall of Springs in Saratoga, or at the Mazzone headquarters in Clifton Park. Dinner for 10 is $380 and dinner for 18 is $520. 


Honest Weight Food Co-Op

Honest Weight Food Co-op

Honest Weight Food Co-op is now accepting Thanksgiving pre-orders! Order a made in-house from scratch family meal that feeds four with a roasted turkey breast with poultry gravy, stuffing, cranberry sauce, roasted garlic mashed potatoes and maple glazed vegetables. The holiday catering menu also features a variety of entrees and sides (feeding four) as well as cheese platters serving six to eight. 

Place an order by calling the kitchen at 518-482-2667 x254 or stopping by in-person by November 18th. Orders will be available for pickup before 7:00 PM on Tuesday, November 22 or Wednesday, November 23. 


Desmond Thanksgiving desserts

Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond

Does your family's Thanksgiving traditions typically include the famous Desmond bread pudding? This year bring the Crowne Plaza Albany - The Desmond home for the holidays with Thanksgiving To-Go Dinners! The to-go dinners are available in full or half sizes to feed up to 10 guests. The savory items include turkey, apple sage stuffing, homestyle whipped potatoes, candied sweet yam, and much more! For dessert, both dinners are complete with an apple pie, pumpkin pie and, of course, the Desmond bread pudding with English custard. 

Mr. D's is SOLD OUT for dine-in Thanksgiving, but To-Go Turkey Dinners are still available. Call 518-640-6182 to order by November 18th. Dinner for 8-10 guests is $284 and dinner for 4-6 guests is $155. 


Total Events Total at Home Packages

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Total Events

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner this year? Eliminate the stress of decorating with Total EventsTotal at Home packages will elevate your at-home family gatherings with stylishly curated tabletops. Whether your decorating style is bright, rustic, dramatic, romantic or elegant, Total Events has you covered. Choose between one of the curated packages or get in touch with an Event Specialist for a completely customized option. Each package comes with flatware, linens, glasses and dishes. With Total Events, your Thanksgiving tablescape will be totally Instagram-worthy!