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Celebrate Christmas with Dinner at Home

Enjoy the holiday without the stress of cooking by getting carryout from these Ohio restaurants.

Holiday Family Style Meal from Gervasi Vineyard in Canton

Celebrate Christmas with Dinner at Home

By Maggie Butler

Posted On: Dec 1, 2020

The Yuletide season, while festive, cheerful and exciting, can also be tiring. Finding the perfect present for your loved ones and bundling up in multiple layers every time you leave the house is exhausting. Instead of preparing a Christmas dinner feast and adding another thing to stress over this December, head to one of these restaurants for a hassle-free and delicious holiday meal to-go! 

Boxed assortment Christmas snowman, snowflake and Christmas tree iced cookies from Pattycake Bakery in Clintonville neighborhood of Columbus Ohio
Photo credit: Pattycake Bakery, Facebook


Dinner: The Kitchen is offering multiple take home meal kits for the holiday season, from holiday dinners that range in serving two to eight people, charcuterie boards, baked brie, dip samplers and more. They're also offering 12 Cocktails of Boozemas – order your favorite wintery beverage to-go, with options like peppermint martini, naughty or nice and pink bunny pajamas.

Order by Dec. 21 before 5PM. Pickup on Dec. 23 from 4-6PM and Dec. 24 from 9-11AM. 

Holiday Bonus: Cook a dinner inspired by your favorite holiday movie with their Holiday Movie Series. On Dec. 11 you can serve up a three-course meal inspired by "A Christmas Story" (which was filmed in Ohio!), or dine with the Griswold’s on Dec. 18 for "A Christmas Vacation" inspired meal.

Dessert: Pattycake Bakery in Clintonville is here for all your classic Christmas treats. This gluten-free bakery has it all - from gingerbread to spritz and thumbprint cookies. And if you prefer a little DIY, then pickup one of their cookie or gingerbread kits. 

Order online and select your preferred pickup date. When you pickup, text your full name to 614-321-5143 or call 614-784-2253. 

Bonus: For more gluten-free treats, check out the Holiday menu from Cherborg Bakery in Bexley.  

Holiday Dish: Melomakarona is a traditional Greek cookie prepared during the holiday season. It's a moist, soft cake-like cookie flavored with a subtle aroma of orange and brandy, dipped in a honey syrup and topped with chopped walnuts. Order them for your family (or just yourself) from Ambro-Sia’s Greek Pastries.

More Central Ohio Spots for the Holidays 

three holiday decorated yule log cakes from  So Sweet Lebanese & French Pastries in toledo ohio
Photo credit: So Sweet Lebanese & French Pastries, Facebook


Dinner: Build your own feast without the hassle using Fowl and Fodder's locally sourced food and ingredients. For dinner, pick from a protein, trimmings, desserts and take-home cocktails to build the perfect holiday spread. If you have dinner covered, select one of their breakfast offerings or a charcuterie and cheese platter.

Order online by Dec. 19 before 8PM. Pickup will be on Dec. 24 from 10AM - 2PM. 

Dessert: Jera's Heavenly Sweet is here to make sure your holidays are sweet. Check out their decorated cookies featuring Santas, reindeers, stockings and poinsettias. Or maybe try one of their festive cake balls. 

Order online or call 419-214-1107 by Dec. 18 to place your orders. 

Holiday Dish: So Sweet Lebanese is selling Yule Logs for the holiday season that are so gorgeous you might not want to eat them! Pick from either a chocolate mirror glaze or buttercream covered yule log for the perfect holiday dessert. Use code "YULELOG10" for 10% off online pre-orders from now until Dec. 13 (for pickup between Dec. 22-25).

More NW Ohio Spots for the Holidays

holiday sugar cookie box luna bakery and cafe cleveland heights ohio
Photo credit: Luna Bakery Cafe, Facebook


Dinner: Cleveland Vegan is serving up holiday classics with a vegan twist on their December holiday catering menu. Start your meal with pesto roasted veggies, then move onto the chickpea parmesan cutlets paired with classic mac n'cheez and finish it all off with a chocolate silk pie.

Order by Dec. 18 before 12PM. To order, call 216-832-7440 or email clevelandvegan@gmail.com. Delivery is not available. Schedule pickup for Dec. 22-23 between 9AM - 6PM. 

Dessert: You'll have dreams of sugar cookies dancing in your head after checking out the Holiday menu from Luna Bakery & Cafe in Cleveland Heights. Their Holiday and Christmas Menu features everything from sugar cookie boxes, pies, cinnamon rolls to take-and-bake stick buns.

Order by Dec. 18 for pickup on Dec. 24 before 3PM.

Bonus: Signup for their "Gingerbread House Decorating Class on Zoom." The class will be on Dec. 12 from 3-4PM, and you can pickup your kit and supplies Dec. 11-12. 

Holiday Dish: Fruitcake lovers, rejoice! Kauffman's Bakery in Millersburg is offering three different fruitcake options this holiday season: fruitcake cups, fruitcake chocolate chewie bars and a traditional fruitcake. If you're not a fan of this holiday classic, order one of their holiday cookie trays instead.

More NE Ohio Spots for the Holidays

holiday meal kit to go from boomtown biscuits and whiskey restaurant in cincinnati ohio
Photo credit: Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey, Facebook 


Dinner: Take the stress out of the holiday season and order your Christmas dinner from Boomtown Biscuits & Whiskey. Customize your meal kit for two and choose from a selection of proteins, sides, Christmas cookies and - of course - their famous biscuits.

Order by Dec. 20 before 6PM by emailing info@boomtownbiscuitbar.com. Pickup on Dec. 24 from 11AM - 4PM. 

Bonus: This season, you can also order Christmas cookies and drop biscuit bags (to make their famous biscuits at home). 

Dessert: 3 Sweet Girls Cakery has a variety of treats perfect for the holidays. Choose from a browner sampler, cookie decorating kit, Holiday cupcakes or a dessert platter. For those who want a warmer option, try their Cocoa Bomb Trio with Peppermint cocoa, Classic cocoa and Cookies & cream cocoa flavors. 

Order online and choose your preferred pickup day (Dec. 18-19 and 23 from 10:30AM - 4:30PM and Dec. 24 from 9AM - 2PM). 

Holiday Dish: BonBonerie is offering both traditional and unique dessert options this holiday season. For those who prefer the classics, order their festive Yule Log, a chocolate cake filled with fresh chocolate whipped cream, studded with miniature handmade chocolate truffles and iced with Belgian chocolate frosting. If you want to try something new, order their bumbleberry torte or opera cream cake.

More SW Ohio Spots for the Holidays 

holiday cranberry danish with snowflake design from ghostlight coffee in dayton ohio
Photo credit: Ghostlight Coffee, Facebook


Dinner: Enjoy a virtual at-home experience for two with Fleming's Steakhouse. This four-course dinner is accompanied by one bottle of Coeur by Hall, Cabernet Sauvignon, one battle of Walt, Chardonnay Sonoma Coast, two winner glasses, house made chocolate truffles and tasting notes.

Available for curbside pickup only.

Dessert: Ghostlight Coffee will make your liven up your festivities with their Christmas menu. Order a cranberry snowflake danish, chocolate peppermint cake roll or even a bag of their Evergeen coffee blend. For more traditional offerings, try the holiday cookie box or apple pie. 

Order by Dec. 19 before 9PM, and pickup Dec. 23-24 between 10AM - 3PM. 

Holiday Dish: Nothing says Christmas like a classic fruitcake. Pickup a loaf from Partial to Pie Bakery or try another iconic holiday food with their Mincemeat pie (available by the slice each Saturday during December). For a more portable version, grab one a Mincemeat Pie Pocket (available Tuesdays and Fridays). 

Holiday orders fill up quickly, so be sure to place yours now. Call 937-813-8851 or email partialtopiebakery@gmail.com to place your order. Partial to Pie still has pickup times available for Dec. 22 from 7AM - 3PM. 

More Dayton/SW Ohio Spots for the Holidays 

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Southeast Ohio 

Dinner: Don’t be fooled, Jeremiah's Coffee House in Marietta offers more than just coffee. And this holiday season, they're offering a Christmas dinner! Choose a family meal that feeds four to. six people with a main course of either honey butter pork, whole roasted chicken or prime rib.

Order online by Dec. 20 before 9AM. Pickup is available on Dec. 23 from 3-6PM. 

Dessert: Satisfy your sweet tooth with one of Fluff Bakery's Christmas specials. You can pick from cinnamon rolls, peppermint cheesecake, holiday cookie kits and more from this Athens bakery!

Order by Dec. 20 by calling 740-249-4286 for pickup on Dec 23-24 from 8:30AM - 12PM.

Holiday Dish: Pomeroy's Snowville Creamery is offering a twist on a holiday favorite: spice nog! Available October through November, their Spice Nog contains a mix of spices used for medicinal properties - including turmeric, cardamom and mace.

More SE Ohio Spots for the Holiday 

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Screenshot: "Sugar Rush Christmas" 

Ohio Holiday Fun

Dinner: Farmhouse Feast from Bob Evans. Order online and pickup at your local Bob Evans. You can also read how to prepare your meal, plus some creative dessert ideas on their blog. 

Dessert: Order some eggnog inspired treats like the eggnog custard tart from Pistacia Vera in Columbus' German Village. Or try some eggnog ice cream from spots like Handel's Homemade Ice Cream in Columbus or Cincinnati's Graeter's (or maybe you'd prefer a something fresher like their peppermint stick flavor). 

Holiday Dish: While you can order Christmas cookies and pies from Mary Yoder's Amish Kitchen & Bakery in Middlefield, you might have more fun rolling up your sleeves instead. Grab your apron and get ready to bake your own Christmas fruitcake by following this recipe

More Ohio Spots for the Holiday  

For more foodie fun and ways to #SupportLocalOhio this #HolidaysinOhio season, check out #OhioFindItHere at Ohio.org.


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