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12 South Florida Restaurants Offering Christmas Takeout Meals

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Celebrating Christmas at home with family loved ones can be one of the best parts of the holiday season, especially if no prepping and cooking aren’t involved.

This holiday season South Florida restaurants are ramping up their offerings up with special takeout menus for Christmas. There are feasts with traditional roast turkey or ham as the centerpiece as well as modern twists on Chinese, Brazilian, and French meals. See below for the 12 best options.

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Editor’s Note: The latest CDC guidance for vaccinated diners during the COVID-19 outbreak is here; dining out still carries risks for unvaccinated diners and workers. Please be aware of changing local rules, and check individual restaurant websites for any additional restrictions such as mask requirements. Find a local vaccination site here.

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Doris Italian Market & Bakery

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Doris Italian Market & Bakery’s dinner packages a great way to ease the stress of holiday cooking. Turkey options are offered as traditional ($129.95) and supreme ($199.95) and there’s also a choice of spiral ham ($129.95), all which come with herb stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, rolls, cranberry sauce, and apple or pumpkin pie. The Italian dinner packs meat lasagna and chicken francaise with tossed sald and dinner rolls ($139.95). For more details, visit here.

Padrino's Cuban, Fort Lauderdale

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Padrino’s is featuring holiday dishes like lechon asado, ropa vieja, and arroz con pollo on its festive menus. Small platters serve eight to ten people, while its large platters serve anywhere from sixteen to twenty guests. Available for pickup only order. Order by December 22 through the restaurant’s online catering site. 

Society BBQ

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Chef Richard Hales has put together a holiday feast package that feeds four to six people with one-pound prime brisket and one-pound smoked turkey accompanied by sides of sweet potato casserole, smoked macaroni and cheese, smoked barbecue beans, bourbon bread pudding, and cranberry orange chutney ($129). A side-only package only is also available ($70), along with a la carte protein choices of smoked ham, smoked turkey breast, and whole and sliced brisket. Orders for pick up must be placed by December 20. 

Pubbelly Sushi (Multiple locations)

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Pubbelly’s “The Fan Favorites” party platter includes two butter crab rolls, a selection of rolls including rock shrimp tempura, yellowtail, wagyu beef tartare, sake buri, and crunchy quinoa ($115). Orders must be placed a day in advance for orders of more than four platters. Available for same day pickup at all locations. 

Winker's Diner

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Enjoy Christmas at home with Winker’s Diner offering Christmas staples like honey glazed ham, roasted turkey, and mashed potatoes. Starting at $250 order a three-course dinner that serves four to six people and comes with cookies and a chocolate yule log. Available from December 13 through December 25.

Sushi Fly Chicken

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Inspired by “A Christmas Story,” Sushi Fly Chicken is offering a Christmas three-course meal from December 13 through December 25. Designed to serve four to six people the meal costs $250 and includes dishes like crispy duck served with pancakes, pickled cucumber, scallion and lemongrass hoisin, along with vegetable egg rolls, kimchi fried rice, and a chocolate yule log. Available from December 13 thought December 25.

Semilla

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For Christmas chef Fred Joulin is offering a family-style meal of French favorites. Appetizers included in the package are toast foie gras and baguette, artichoke and black truffle soup with white truffle espuma, and smoked salmon salad with deviled eggs. For entrees classics like beef Wellington, French gratin dauphinois (sliced potatoes baked in cream), and glazed carrots. Desserts of hazelnut and milk chocolate buche de noel and raspberry financier are also included. The meal costs $210 for two to three people and $560 for six to eight guests. Orders must be placed online via the restaurant’s website by December 22. 

Seawell Fish N' Oyster

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At Seawell chef Craig Tooker is whipping up a “Feast of the Seven Fishes” takeout meal. The seven-course meal includes oysters Rockefeller, tiger prawns with smoked gouda grits, and a dish of beet cured salmon. Also on the list are Caribbean fish bake, scallops with lemon mascarpone accompanied by curry pumpkin and ginger soup, and crispy skin salmon and aji Amarillo potato with maitake mushrooms, chorizo, and purple cauliflower. The feast costs $350 per person. Dishes can also be ordered separately and a beverage pairing is available. Contact the restaurant directly for more details. 

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse

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This Brazilian steakhouse’s holiday premium packages come pre-cooked and ready to reheat at home to serve six people. Meat choices range from any meat cut ($165) to Chateaubriand center filet mignon ($300), accompanied by sweet potato casserole, Brazilian sausage and apple stuffing, sauteed asparagus, cranberry relish, Brazilian cheese bread, candy cane cocoa, and fudge brownies. Orders require at least 24-hour notice.

Caja Caliente Coral Gables

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Chef Mika Leon is offering catering options filled with Cuban flavors this holiday season such as ham or spicy goat cheese croquetas ($14-$19 per dozen), empanadas filled with piccadillo or vegetables ($16-$20 per dozen), burrito choices such as vaca fritz and mahi mahi ($15 per person), and arroz con pollo ($14 per person). Visit the restaurant’s website for more information.

Tropical Chinese Restaurant

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Miami’s most classic Chinese restaurant has several takeout options to choose from for the holidays. Twice-cooked pork belly, seafood extravaganza, and snapper supreme are some of the standout options, along with the roasted duck, which comes with two options. Contact the restaurant directly for details. 

Wild Fork Foods (Multiple locations)

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Wild Fork, a meat and seafood market, has plenty of Christmas bundles available. An option of New York roast and medium Florida stone crab claws for two costs $111, while the boneless beef ribeye roast and medium Florida stone crab claws is priced at $152. There’s also a holiday bundle for three composed of a mini leg of lamb, sea scallops, and lobster tails, starting at $87. Family-sized sides like sweet potato casserole, maple sriracha Brussels sprouts, green bean casserole, and others are also available ($8). Same-day delivery or in-store pick up is available for those who order online.

Doris Italian Market & Bakery

Doris Italian Market & Bakery’s dinner packages a great way to ease the stress of holiday cooking. Turkey options are offered as traditional ($129.95) and supreme ($199.95) and there’s also a choice of spiral ham ($129.95), all which come with herb stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, rolls, cranberry sauce, and apple or pumpkin pie. The Italian dinner packs meat lasagna and chicken francaise with tossed sald and dinner rolls ($139.95). For more details, visit here.

Padrino's Cuban, Fort Lauderdale

Padrino’s is featuring holiday dishes like lechon asado, ropa vieja, and arroz con pollo on its festive menus. Small platters serve eight to ten people, while its large platters serve anywhere from sixteen to twenty guests. Available for pickup only order. Order by December 22 through the restaurant’s online catering site. 

Society BBQ

Chef Richard Hales has put together a holiday feast package that feeds four to six people with one-pound prime brisket and one-pound smoked turkey accompanied by sides of sweet potato casserole, smoked macaroni and cheese, smoked barbecue beans, bourbon bread pudding, and cranberry orange chutney ($129). A side-only package only is also available ($70), along with a la carte protein choices of smoked ham, smoked turkey breast, and whole and sliced brisket. Orders for pick up must be placed by December 20. 

Pubbelly Sushi (Multiple locations)

Pubbelly’s “The Fan Favorites” party platter includes two butter crab rolls, a selection of rolls including rock shrimp tempura, yellowtail, wagyu beef tartare, sake buri, and crunchy quinoa ($115). Orders must be placed a day in advance for orders of more than four platters. Available for same day pickup at all locations. 

Winker's Diner

Enjoy Christmas at home with Winker’s Diner offering Christmas staples like honey glazed ham, roasted turkey, and mashed potatoes. Starting at $250 order a three-course dinner that serves four to six people and comes with cookies and a chocolate yule log. Available from December 13 through December 25.

Sushi Fly Chicken

Inspired by “A Christmas Story,” Sushi Fly Chicken is offering a Christmas three-course meal from December 13 through December 25. Designed to serve four to six people the meal costs $250 and includes dishes like crispy duck served with pancakes, pickled cucumber, scallion and lemongrass hoisin, along with vegetable egg rolls, kimchi fried rice, and a chocolate yule log. Available from December 13 thought December 25.

Semilla

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For Christmas chef Fred Joulin is offering a family-style meal of French favorites. Appetizers included in the package are toast foie gras and baguette, artichoke and black truffle soup with white truffle espuma, and smoked salmon salad with deviled eggs. For entrees classics like beef Wellington, French gratin dauphinois (sliced potatoes baked in cream), and glazed carrots. Desserts of hazelnut and milk chocolate buche de noel and raspberry financier are also included. The meal costs $210 for two to three people and $560 for six to eight guests. Orders must be placed online via the restaurant’s website by December 22. 

Seawell Fish N' Oyster

At Seawell chef Craig Tooker is whipping up a “Feast of the Seven Fishes” takeout meal. The seven-course meal includes oysters Rockefeller, tiger prawns with smoked gouda grits, and a dish of beet cured salmon. Also on the list are Caribbean fish bake, scallops with lemon mascarpone accompanied by curry pumpkin and ginger soup, and crispy skin salmon and aji Amarillo potato with maitake mushrooms, chorizo, and purple cauliflower. The feast costs $350 per person. Dishes can also be ordered separately and a beverage pairing is available. Contact the restaurant directly for more details. 

Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse

This Brazilian steakhouse’s holiday premium packages come pre-cooked and ready to reheat at home to serve six people. Meat choices range from any meat cut ($165) to Chateaubriand center filet mignon ($300), accompanied by sweet potato casserole, Brazilian sausage and apple stuffing, sauteed asparagus, cranberry relish, Brazilian cheese bread, candy cane cocoa, and fudge brownies. Orders require at least 24-hour notice.

Caja Caliente Coral Gables

Chef Mika Leon is offering catering options filled with Cuban flavors this holiday season such as ham or spicy goat cheese croquetas ($14-$19 per dozen), empanadas filled with piccadillo or vegetables ($16-$20 per dozen), burrito choices such as vaca fritz and mahi mahi ($15 per person), and arroz con pollo ($14 per person). Visit the restaurant’s website for more information.

Tropical Chinese Restaurant

Miami’s most classic Chinese restaurant has several takeout options to choose from for the holidays. Twice-cooked pork belly, seafood extravaganza, and snapper supreme are some of the standout options, along with the roasted duck, which comes with two options. Contact the restaurant directly for details. 

Wild Fork Foods (Multiple locations)

Wild Fork, a meat and seafood market, has plenty of Christmas bundles available. An option of New York roast and medium Florida stone crab claws for two costs $111, while the boneless beef ribeye roast and medium Florida stone crab claws is priced at $152. There’s also a holiday bundle for three composed of a mini leg of lamb, sea scallops, and lobster tails, starting at $87. Family-sized sides like sweet potato casserole, maple sriracha Brussels sprouts, green bean casserole, and others are also available ($8). Same-day delivery or in-store pick up is available for those who order online.

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