Ultimate Thanksgiving 🦃 Shopping & Dining Guide for Andover & North Andover

by | Nov 8, 2022

Andover Thanksgiving 2022

Thanksgiving 2022 in the Andovers!

Thanksgiving 🦃 Buzz on DiSH Andover, Elsie’s Pantry, Good Day Cafe, Frank Restaurant, Drew’s Stew, LaRosa’s Andover, Palmers Restaurant & Tavern, Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Pies, Made-in-Andover Peanut Butter Balls, Local Farm-Baked Thanksgiving Pies, Local Buffet-Style Thanksgiving Dinner, Local Food Markets’ Thanksgiving Options, Local Thanksgiving Shopping & Andover’s Feaster Five Road Race!

DiSH Andover Prepared Thanksgiving Menu

DiSH Andover offers a full Prepared Thanksgiving Dinner Menu. And the Turkey goes fast. However, you can still get turkey fixings. Like Homestyle Turkey Gravy, Turkey-Basting Maple Butter, Cranberry Relish, and DiSH Holdiday Stuffing. And your Thanksgiving side dishes. Like Creamy Mashed Potatoes. And Mashed Butternut Squash. As well as, Heat-and-Serve Freshed Baked Cornbread. Plus, a selection of pies: Baked Apple, Baked Pumpkin, and Pecan.

Creamy Mashed Potatoes

DiSH Andover Creamy Mashed Potatoes

Elsie’s Pantry Thanksgiving Meal Kits

Andover’s Elsie’s Pantry is partnering with Lowell’s Purple Carrot Bread Co. to offer Thanksgiving Meal Kits! Simply heat and serve to enjoy with guests. Get Fully Cooked Sliced Turkey. Bread Stuffing. Sage Pan Gravy. And Whole-Berry Bourbon-Cranberry Sauce. Plus, choose two side dishes. Like Roasted Fall Vegetables. Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes. Green Been Casserole. Whipped Butternut Squash. Or Brown-Sugar, Caramelized Sweet-Potato Casserole.

French Canadian Pork Pie is also available. As well as Apple, Pumpkin, and Apple-Cranberry Pies. And, of course, a selection of Breads. Like Vermont Cheddar Sourdough and Apple Cider Sourdough.

Visit Elsie’s Pantry Facebook Page for the complete menu.

Sliced Thanksgiving Turkey

DiSH Andover Thanksgiving Dinner


Good Day Cafe Take-Away Thanksgiving Feast

North Andover’s Good Day Cafe has everything for your Thanksgiving and Friendsgiving needs. From the full Turkey and all the fixings, to Charcuterie Boards and Bacon-Wrapped Scallops. Plus, don’t forget the Popovers! Pickups and limited delivery available up to Wednesday, November 23rd.

 Bacon-Wrapped Scallops

Sea Scallops Wrapped in Bacon


FRANK Restaurant Thanksgiving Takeout Menu

The Thanksgiving Takeout Menu 2022 is available at Beverly’s FRANK Beverly Farm-to-Table Restaurant, Market & Cafe. Includes Carved and Sliced, Slow-Roasted Turkey Breast and Rolled Stuffed Leg. Classic Truffle Madeira Gravy. Fennel-Sausage Apple-Brioche Stuffing (Gluten-Free option available). Cranberry & Orange Relish. Cornbread with Honey Butter. Garden Salad with Dried Cherries, Aged Sheep Cheese & Buttermilk Vinaigrette. As well as, Pumpkin Cinnamon-Swirl Bread.

Corn Bread & Butter

Thanksgiving Corn Bread and Butter


Drew’s Thanksgiving Feast

Reading’s Drew’s Stews is offering a Thanksgiving Feast. You must order by November 14th. And selections include a fresh, local turkey from Dracut’s Nallie Pastures. Creamy-Mashed Red-Bliss Potatoes. Haricort Verts with Goat Cheese & Dijon Champagne Vinaigrette. Roasted Butternut Squash & Baby Spinach. As well as, Thanksgiving Stuffing, Turkey Gravy, Citrus-Apple Cranberry Sauce & Mini Brioche Loaves.

Fresh, Local Turkey

Fresh Local Turkey is part of Drew's Thanksgiving Feast


LaRosa’s Andover Offers Thanksgiving Catering

LaRosa’s Italian Café & Bar offers an extensive Thanksgiving Catering Menu that includes Sicilian Style Pizza, Calzones, Antipasti & Boards, and Bread. Plus, a full range of Salads, Pasta, Sandwiches, Entress, Sides and Sauces. As well as Desserts and Signature Cocktails.

Dining at the Bar at LaRosa’s Andover

Bar Dining at LaRosa's Andover


Palmer’s Restaurant & Tavern Open Thanksgiving Eve

Palmers Restaurant & Tavern serves up Thanksgiving Eve Fun. With an early open, Featured Appetizers, Specialty Cocktails, and Top 40’s DJ starting at 9pm.

Thanksgiving Eve at Palmer’s Restaurant & Tavern

Thanksgiving Eve at Andover's Palmer's Restaurant & Tavern


Made-to-Order, Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Pies

North Andover’s It’s All Good in the Kitchen is your source for Gluten-Free Thanksgiving pies. Like Apple, Apple-Crisp, Blueberry, Pumpkin, Pecan, and Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan! Plus, they offer Gluten-Free Tiramisu. As well as, White and Honey-Oat Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Rolls. Plus, Gluten-Free Pumpkin Sweet Bread and Cranberry-Orange Sweet Bread.

Gluten-Free Chocolate-Bourbon Pecan Pie

Chocolate Bourbon Pecan Pie

Made-in-Andover, Thanksgiving Peanut Butter Balls

Andover’s Sweet South Sewing & Kitchen is whipping up the Family-Recipe Peanut Butter Balls for Thanksgiving.  And they’ll deliver them to your Andover doorstep. Shipping is also available. Order today!

Thanksgiving Peanut Butter Balls

Thanksgiving Peanut Butter Balls from Andover's Sweet South Sewing & Kitchen Company

Sweet South Sewing &  Kitchen Delivers to Andover

Sweet South Sewing & Kitchen Delivers to Andover 

Local Farm-Baked Thanksgiving Pies

You can’t go wrong when ordering your Thanksgiving pie from a local farm. And below are a few to check out. 

  • North Andover’s Smolak Farms  — Large variety of Pies. And the Farm Stand also offers Thanksgiving sides & Plainville Farms Turkey.
  • North Andover’s Boston Hill Farm — Large variety of Fresh-Baked Pies, Tarts & Pie Pockets. As well as, Gluten-Free Options.
  • Londonderry New Hampshire’s Sunnycrest Farm — Complete with Baking Instructions
  • Boxford’s Nason’s Stonehouse Farm — Offering Pecan Rolls & Pies. And Turkey Gravy too!
  • Dracut’s Farmer Dave’s — Offering Whoopie Pies (Chocolate & Pumpkin), Pies, Biscuits, Breads, Scones & Cookies. Small batch, made from scratch in their Farm Kitchen.

Local Farm-Baked Thanksgiving Pie

Local Farm-Baked Thanksgiving Pie

Local Buffet-Style Thanksgiving Dinner

Dracut’s Four Oaks Country Club is offering a Buffet-Style Thanksgiving Dinner. It’s open to the public on Thanksgiving Day, 11am to 3pm. And seatings require a reservation. Enjoy a Carving Station featuring Grandma’s Farmhouse Brined Turkey Breast & Dark Meat. With House Made Turkey Gravy & Cranberry Chutney. As well as, Honey-Mustard-Glazed Fleur de Lis Ham with Raisin Sauce. And New England Style Baked Haddock with Ritz Crackers & Butter. A buffet of Harvest Salad, Traditional Bread Stuffing, Sweet Potato Casserole, Whipped Butternut Squash & more. As well as, Homemade Rolls & Butter. Freshly Baked Pies & Cakes. And a Spectacular Gelato Bar — Build your own Sundae, Italian Style). With an Amazing Bloody Mary Bar Available.

Four Oaks Country Club

Grazie Italian Restaurant at Dracut's Four Oaks Country Club


Thanksgiving Options at Local Food Markets

Check out what the local food markets are offering for Thanksgiving:

Whole Foods Andover

Whole Foods Andover


Shop for Thanksgiving Locally

Shop Specialty Food Store Elsie’s Pantry at 90 Main Street for Thanksgiving. In addition, to Thanksgiving Meal Kits, Elsie’s Pantry offers custom Thanksgiving Gift Baskets, pretty Thanksgiving napkins. cooking spices like Happy Pilgrim Thanksgiving Garlic Salt. And Lowell’s Craic’s Authentic Craft Hot Sauce. Check out the video below to make Roasted Vegetables with Craic’s Golden Pumpkin Hot Sauce.

Custom Thanksgivng Gift🎁Basket

Thanksgiving Gift Basket at Elsie's Pantry in Downtown Andover


Thanksgiving Napkins

Thanksgiving Napkins at Elsie's Pantry

Happy Pilgrim Thanksgiving Garlic Salt

Happy Pilgrim Thanksgiving Garlic Salt 

Lowell’s Craic Craft Hot Sauce

Craic Craft Hot Sauce at Elsie's Pantry

Roasted Vegetables with Craic’s Golden Pumpkin Hot Sauce


Shop Fall Baking Mixes

Local bakers should stop by North Andover’s The Village Studio for their Thanksgiving baking needs. Whether you are baking for your family. Or bringing a sweet treat as a guest, you will find lots of local vendor options at The Village Studio.

Pumpkin Cheese Cake Mix

Pumpkin Cheesecake Mix at North Andover's The Village Studio

Fall Baking Mixes

Fall Baking Mixes at North Andover's The Village Studio


Pass the Turkey in Style

Attention Local Ladies! Whether you are a Thanksgiving Chef or Guest, you can pass the turkey in style by shopping locally. Stop into North Andover’s Share the Love Consignment to pick up an on-trend, bargain bracelet today. Oh, and there’s lots more fab fashion finds in the shop. Plus, scented candles to make you the Hostess with the Mostess for less this Thanksgiving.

Bargain Bracelets at Share the Love Consignment

Bargain Bracelets at Share the Love Consignment


Feaster Five Road Race

A guilt-free way to enjoy your Thanksgiving feast is to run the Feaster Five Road Race in Andover. Start your Thanksgiving morning by celebrating 35 years of Fitness, Family & Fun at the Feaster Five! Yes, it includes a Kids’K. And each little athlete get a commemorative medal and custom short-sleeve Kid’s K technical shirt. Join the thousands of runners that hit Andover roads each Thanksgiving. And it’s all for a good cause. With race proceeds benefitting The Bellesini Academy, The Merrimack Valley Y, the MVS High School Scolarship Fund, and Groundwork Lawrence.

Feaster Five Road Race

Feaster Five Turns 35

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