Leave the turkey and sides to the chefs.

There’s no need to labor over a hot oven this Thanksgiving—leave it to the pros. Some of the best restaurants around DC offer holiday takeout and catering, whether you’re looking for a few sides and pies to round out the meal or want a chef to cover the whole shebang. Looking for a sweet finish? Here’s where to get Thanksgiving pies and other treats.

Joe’s Seafood Prime Steak & Stone Crab
750 15th St., NW
Just need a few apps and sides for your party? Get servings for eight-to-ten guests of mini crab cakes ($96.95), green beans amandine ($58.95), and classic stuffing ($49.95) among plenty of other options. For dessert, traditional holiday pies like old fashioned apple and key lime are available for $34.95. Place your order by November 24 for pick-up for the day before Thanksgiving.