Don’t want to cook for the holidays? Where to order takeout, delivery holiday dinners in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) – Tamales or Prime Rib for Christmas? Decision, decisions. If you don’t want to cook for the holidays, here’s a roundup of restaurants in the Bay Area that offer everything from short ribs to dungeness crab cakes to spiral-cut ham to take away or for delivery on Christmas Eve, Christmas, and New Years Eve.

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  • The tamale factory
    The restaurant prepares chicken, pork, jalapeño and cheese, as well as sweet tamales with cinnamon, raisins and pineapple for New Year’s Eve. You can get a dozen for $ 33 or half a dozen for $ 18. You can also order sides of green salsa ($ 3.50) or red salsa ($ 3.50). Beverage options include Atole starting at $ 3 per cup. Order online, by phone or text.

    233 S. White Rd Suite C, San Jose (408) 729-1846

  • Marie Callenders
    The menu features six Christmas festivities to take away, including a prime rib feast for $ 189.99. It serves 6-8. Other options include ham, whole turkey, and roasted turkey breast feasts. Dinner consists of ingredients and side dishes such as mashed potatoes, burgundy-colored mushroom sauce, cream corn, blue cheese and almond field salad, corn bread and pumpkin or apple pie.

    620 Blossom Hill Rd., San Jose (408) 578-0643
    751 East El Camino Real, Sunnyvale (408) 245-3710


  • Flea Street
    Flea Street Cafe in Menlo Park offers four-course New Years Eve for $ 110 per person. The special holiday menu includes Maine lobster salad, Dungeness crab cakes, baked chocolate mousse and other selections. Order online or by phone.

    3607 Alameda De Las Pulgas, Menlo Park (650) 854-1226


  • Tamaleria Azteca
    From a tiny tamale window in North Oakland, Tamaleria Azteca offers tamales made with chicken, pork, cheese or vegetables. Order by phone or text.

    5751 Market St, Oakland (510) 200-3190


  • Ground fire
    The restaurant offers vacation packages for up to six people starting at $ 130. The take-away offer includes a selection of roast meat or turkey with au jus. Pre-orders must be made at least 48 hours in advance. All orders must be received by Tuesday, December 22nd. On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, orders can be placed and picked up on the same day.

    377 Santana Row # 1090, San Jose (408) 244-7001
    201 p. 3rd St Suite 100, San Francisco (415) 427-0004

  • Zazie
    This San Francisco favorite has family meals for Christmas Eve and New Years Eve. The kit includes honey baked ham, roasted vegetables, a decadent potato gratin, and more. Pick how many people are in your party, and prices start at $ 69.
    Reserve online here. They offer delivery or collection.

    941 Cole Street San Francisco, CA 94117 (415) 564-5332

  • Scomas restaurant
    Seafood for dinner? Log in! Scoma’s offers a choice of fully prepared or “homemade” kits of three courses Cioppino. Place your order on their website by Monday 21st December and choose from the menu for appetizers and drinks.

    1965 Al Scoma Way San Francisco, CA 94133 (415) 271-3816

  • Bi-Rite Market
    For the holidays, the market has Christmas meal sets available for in-store pickup or local delivery from December 22-24. You can choose between a small and a large Christmas kit starting at $ 155, or you can buy the main or main kit, a la carte inserts. Pre-order for Christmas Eve until Tuesday, December 22nd at 3 p.m.

    3639 18th St, San Francisco, CA 94110 (415) -241-9760
    550 Divisadero St, San Francisco, CA 94117 (415) -551-7900

  • Bucca di Beppo
    The restaurant offers a four-course Holiday Cake Boss package with salad, pasta, starter and a Cake Boss cake for USD 19 per person.

    941 Cole Street, San Francisco


  • whole food
    Whole Foods has a holiday menu of salt and pepper prime rib, spiral cut ham, or turkey. Sides like creamy mashed potatoes, green beans, and organic creamed spinach and kale can be included.

    Order online or by calling 1-844-936-2428

  • Chevy’s Fresh Mex
    The restaurant offers Holiday Feast To-Go “options, including tamales ($ 24 dozen). You can also have a 10 person meal of chicken flakes, a dozen tamales, a fajita bar with side dishes, mixed greed salad , Cheese enchilada tray and guacamole, fries & salsa and a pecan cake.

    Locations in the Bay Area include restaurants in South San Francisco, Emeryville, Vallejo, Fairfield, Santa Rosa, and Union City.

  • Boston Market
    Do you fancy fried chicken or mashed potatoes and other holiday favorites? Check out the Boston Market menu. The deadline for ordering a home-delivered holiday meal has passed. However, on the website, you can choose between warm-up and serving dishes, a la carte dishes, or dinner catering options.

    Bay Area locations include: Daly City, Fremont, San Francisco, Oakland, San Jose, Santa Clara, and Pleasant Hill.

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