Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go from 6 Mesa Restaurants

Support your local restaurants, and give yourself a break on the cooking this Thanksgiving. If 2020 is the year for a to-go family feast, Mesa has some great restaurant options. Whether you pick up the entire meal, or just a few special options, these six family-owned businesses offer their talents to fill your plates this season:

Sassy’s Cafe & Bakery

Sassy’s is at the top of our list for a for several good reasons, including Turkey Dinners, Pot Roast Dinners, Teriyaki Chicken Dinner or Carne Asada Dinners. They offer delicious meals straight from the owner’s personal favorite recipes that they would serve if you came to dinner at their home. Their new location at 1815 S. Crismon Road in Mesa puts deliciousness about 10 minutes from Cadence.

Sassy’s will have to-go Thanksgiving Dinner orders and custom pies for pick-up. Place orders by Nov. 20. They offer delicious turkey, sides like mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, delicious salads, etc. Each meal comes complete with an entree, two sides, salad, and dessert that feeds 4 people. Meals start at $45 (an additional serving can be purchased for $8 each).  Meals are packaged in oven-ready foil containers (as needed) to be safely reheated prior to serving. You may pick up your meal between 4:15 – 5:15 p.m. Call 480-649-3067 to order.

Owner Melody Larsen said, “We’ll have pick-up on Wednesday the 25th and all they’ll need to do is put it in the oven for 30 minutes right before they celebrate for a delicious home-cooked meal!”


New location by Cadence is 1815 S. Crismon Road, Mesa, 480-649-3067
or try 4210 E. Main St., Suite 2, Mesa, 480-687-8669

Handlebar Diner

Handlebar Diner is a casual dining destination within the Eastmark community, a diner that is a refurbished Valentine Diner from the 1940s and oh so close to Cadence.

Featuring delicious chicken wings, cheesesteak, burgers, chicken, mac and cheese and fried shrimp, your family is sure to find just the dish to fill their belly.


5149 Inspirian Pkwy, Mesa, 480-389-9911


You can choose from burgers, salads, seafood, deli items and great snack items from this family-owned and operated restaurant. Their fresh homemade food is delicious, easy to order online and ready to feed your crew!


4425 South Mountain Rd., Suite 111-112, Mesa, 480-390-3220


Owned and operated by Culinary Institute of America graduate Jeff Flancer, you’ll find genuine comfort food with tantalizing twists. Features quality ingredients and time-tested recipes, with efforts to keep calories and sodium down to keep you healthy.

They have a tempting Thanksgiving Dinner Special—buy 6 meals, get the 7th meal free offer here: Thanksgiving Meal.

Featuring butternut squash soup, turkey breast, gravy, stuffing, roasted veggies, sweet potato latkes, and cranberry and pumpkin bread pudding for dessert. Sounds good to us!


1902 N. Higley Rd., Mesa, 480.396.0077

Sonson’s Pasty Co

Hungering for a delicious pasty? Try Sonson’s Pasty Co., with pasty’s available by order through Grubhub. Your family will love the Steak & Cheese Pasty, Chicken Pasty, Sausage Pasty or Vegan Pasty!


6060 E Brown Road, Mesa, 480-845-8485


Need just a pie? Who doesn’t? A truly decadent selection of pies are available. They have take-out and curb-side pickup. About 20 minutes from Cadence, but hey, it’s worth it!


6731 E Brown Rd #104, Mesa, 480.218.PIES (7437)

We know your family will enjoy any type of food, as long as it is enjoyed with friends and family. Enjoy!

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