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Charleston Restaurants Offering Christmas/Holiday Dinner To Go (2020 Edition)



Although some restaurants will be open on Christmas, many will be closed for the holiday and/or because of the ongoing pandemic. If you don’t feel like cooking for Christmas, several businesses will be offering dinner to-go!

This is definitely not a complete list, so if you know of any additions, please let me know (christian@holycitysinner.com)!  Information is subject to change at anytime.

Last update – 12/21/20 at 9:40 am

  • Apple Spice Box lunch and Catering
    • Text “spice” to 474747 to order your favorite appetizers and/or dinner through 12/24
    • Delivery available Tuesday-Thursday with Stash Gourmet
    • You can also call 843-564-1597 with any questions, or if you need larger orders or specific dates
    • Click here to see the menu
  • Baguette Magic
    • Created a Hanukkah menu that is available for pre-order now
    • Click here for more details
  • CO
    • Open on Christmas Eve from 11 am to 5 pm
    • Closed on Christmas Day
  • Dockery’s
    • Items available á la carte
    • Order online at DockerysDI.com/christmas
      • Order before December 18th
      • Pick up December 24th, 2pm – 5pm
    • If you have any questions, problems ordering, or want to get suggestions for wine pairings, email catering@dockerysdi.com
  • Edmund’s Oast
    • Offering a Christmas Package with several food and drink options
    • Click here for details
  • Glass Onion
    • Offering sides & desserts
    • Click here for the menu and details
  • Halls Signature Events
  • Handy & Hot
    • Chef Vivian Howard has sweet and savory options for pick up at her new downtown shop
      • Items include Pecan Honey Rum Cake, a biscuit box, featuring her signature flavors, Christmas candies, and more
      • Click here to order
  • Hamby Catering
    • Holiday To Go menu, featuring a variety of festive dishes, drinks, and desserts
    • Click here for more info
  • Jalisco Taqueria & Tequila 
    • Jalisco has announced a new holiday tamale offering to celebrate the Mexican tradition on Christmas
    • Available for order now through Christmas Eve, for pick up on 12/23 or 12/24, families can enjoy five carnitas and rajas filled tamales for $20 to reheat at home
    • Those wishing to have their tamales shipped can do so by calling 843-638-8844
    • To place a tamale order, click here.
  • Lewis Barbecue
    • Offering several dishes for pickup
      • Pitmaster John Lewis only offers his special whole smoked prime rib for Christmas and New Year’s Eve pick up
    • Christmas Pickups are available between Tuesday, December 22-Thursday, December 24. New Year’s Pickups are available on December 30-31
    • Click here to see the menu
  • Magnolias
    • For pick-up only on Wednesday, 12/23 from 2-5 pm or Thursday, 12/24 from 10 am-12 pm. Orders must be placed by Wednesday, 12/16
    • View the to-go menu here
  • Martin’s Bar-B-Que Joint
    • Made to feed families of all sizes, Martin’s Bar-B-Que is offering three holiday meal packages this year:
      • Holiday Dinner Package ($99.99)
        • Feeds 4-6, including 2 lbs. of Smoked Ham or Turkey, ½ Dozen Dinner Rolls, One Quart of Sweet Potato Casserole, One Quart of Broccoli Salad, One Quart of Turnip Greens, One Quart of Mashed Potatoes, a choice of pie + sauce
      • Holiday Gathering Package ($184.99)
        • Feeds 12-15, including a Small Ham or Whole Turkey, 1 Dozen Dinner Rolls, Half a Gallon of Sweet Potato Casserole, Half a Gallon of Broccoli Salad, Half a Gallon of Turnip Greens, Half a Gallon of Mashed Potatoes + a choice of pie, gallon of tea/lemonade, and sauces
      • Prime Rib Holiday Dinner Package ($229.99)
        • Feeds 4-6, including 3 lbs. Prime Rib, Au Jus & Creamy Horseradish Sauce, ½ Dozen Dinner Rolls, Quart of Broccoli Salad, Quart of Turnip Greens, Quart of Mashed Potatoes, and choice of pieIn addition to the meal packages, a selection of a la carte meats, sides, and desserts will also be available for pre-order.
      • Guests can place their holiday orders via the online order form and schedule a pickup time for 12/22, 12/23, or 12/24
      • All orders must be placed by 5 pm, Friday, December 18.
  • Ms. Rose’s Fine Food & Cocktails
    • Offering take-out holiday meals for any time in December
    • Each meal will feed 4-6 people
    • See the menu here
  • Patrick Properties Hospitality Group (PPHG)

    • Enjoy an array of seasonal offerings, including Ham + Brie Breakfast Strata; Herb Encrusted Rack of Lamb; Three Cheese Southern Mac; Roasted Brussels Sprouts + Smoked Lardon; Gluten-Free Flourless Chocolate Peppermint Cake + more!
    • They also have mimosas, dinner packages, and a Christmas Sugar Cookie Decorating Kit
    • PPHG’s Holiday Dinner Package features six portions of 6oz. braised short ribs, sage biscuits, herbed jus and horseradish cream, along with your choice of four sides and one dessert for $250. Heating/cooking instructions will be included with all dishes upon pick-up
    • Between now and Dec. 16, you can place your order online here for curbside pick-up on Wednesday, Dec. 23 from 10 am to 4 pm; and Thursday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve) from 10 am to noon at Parcel 32, located at 442 King Street
  • Revival
    • Offering a three-course Christmas menu for pre-order/take-home
    • Click here for more info
  • Zero Restaurant + Bar
    • Takeout Dinner includes: Bottle of Dom Pérignon, 1oz of Caviar + accoutrements, Zero George Signature Deviled Eggs, Classic Shrimp Cocktail
    • Serves 2-4, $299 per kit
    • Pickup is at Zero George from 12 pm – 5 pm on Thursday, December 31st
    • Link to Resy for more details and to order
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