Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Thanksgiving Day Restaurants - What's Open in Arlington, MA?

Arlington, Mass. — Courtesy of Anne-Marie Seltzer, The Arlington Advocate.

The following restaurants will be open: Classic Café, The Diner at bagels by US, Jam ‘n Java, Manna Sushi, and Pasha. Broadway Diner will be open from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. …Cakes Bakery/Café will be open in the morning. Little Q Hot Pot and Szechuan House will be open regular hours. Punjab will serve dinner only beginning at 1 p.m. Quiznos Sub will be open from 11 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

These restaurants will be closed: Arlington Restaurant and Diner, Bella Moto Baking, Blue-Ribbon BAR-B-Q, Buona Vita!, The Chilly Cow, Flora, Francesca’s Kitchen, Fusion Taste, Gemma Italian Ristorante, Lakota Bakery, La Posada Restorante, The Meat House, Mi da mi Asian Cuisine, Mr. Sushi, Not Your Average Joe’s, Panera Bread, Prose, Quebrada Baking Company, Ristorante Olivio, Scutra, Shanghai Village, Tango, Thai Moon, Tryst, Za, and Zocalo Cucina Mexicana. Arlington Restaurant and Diner will close at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24.

Flora and Prose will prepare starters, sides, and desserts for your holiday. Information follows.

Arlington Bakery, 187 Mass. Ave., offers apple, cherry, mince, pecan, pumpkin, ricotta, squash, and strawberry rhubarb pies. Please order four days in advance. Open November 24 from 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 781-646-7444.

Bella Moto Baking, 916 Mass. Ave., has apple, chocolate cream, lemon meringue, pear cranberry, pecan, and pumpkin pies for Thanksgiving. Order by November 21. The bakery will be open from 7:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on November 24. It will reopen at noon on Friday, Nov. 26. The holiday menu is available. Call 781-646-2253.

Blue-Ribbon BAR-B-Q, 905 Mass. Ave., has sweet potato, pecan, and Key Lime pies for the holiday. A family dinner with smoked turkey breast, cornbread stuffing, gravy, smashed potatoes, and butternut squash will be available for pickup on November 24. For prices and ordering information, go to the Web site or call 781-648-RIBS.

…Cakes Bakery/Café, 795 Mass. Ave., will have apple and sweet potato bourbon pies, pumpkin cheesecake, and apple maple cake. Please place your orders one week in advance. Call 617-337-9540.

The Chilly Cow, 451 Mass. Ave., is accepting frozen custard pie orders for Thanksgiving. Flavors include Death by Chocolate, Cookies and Cream, Pumpkin Pecan, Peanut Butter Lovers, and Coconut. Order early so you won’t be disappointed. Pies can be picked up on November 24 until 9 p.m. Call 781-648-4360.

Classic Cafe, 1313 Mass. Ave., will be open from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Breakfast will be served all day. For $9.99, customers can get a complete turkey or ham dinner between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Dinner includes homemade stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce, and vegetables. A lamb shanks dinner with rice and grilled vegetables is also available. Take-out meals should be ordered two days in advance. Walk-ins are welcome. Call 781-646-7871.

The Diner at bagels by US, 789 Mass. Ave., will be open from 6 a.m. to 11 a.m. A light breakfast will be available to eat there or take out. Call 781-646-2662.

Flora, 190 Mass. Ave., will help you with dinner. Get the special form at the restaurant, fill it out, and return it by email, fax, phone, or in person by Sunday, Nov. 21. Pick up your order on Tuesday, Nov. 23, between 2 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. at the Lexington Farmer’s Market at Season’s Four Store, 1265 Mass. Ave., Lexington. Menu offerings include Spiced Winter Squash Soup, Traditional Gravy, Chestnut Stuffing, Whipped Ginger Sweet Potatoes, Cranberry Apple Crumble, and Ginger Ice Cream. Prices range from $6 to $13. Call 781-641-1664.

Francesca's Kitchen, 164 Mass. Ave., will have turkey and chicken potpies that serve three or four persons for $14.95. Order by November 22 for pickup on November 24 between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Call 781-648-0005.

Jam ‘n Java, 594 Mass. Ave., will serve coffee and pastries from 6:30 a.m. to noon. Call 781-316-8400.

Lakota Bakery, 1375 Mass. Ave., has chocolate pecan pies for $17, turkey, football, and maple leaf-shaped shortbread cookies, and chocolate-dipped teepees. Order pies two days ahead. Bakery hours will be 8:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 24. Lakota will open at 10 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 26. Call 781-646-0121.

Manna Sushi, 9 Medford St., will serve dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Call 781-648-8878.

The Meat House, 1398 Mass. Ave., is now accepting orders for turkeys from Plainville Farms. The turkeys are fresh, all natural, free of antibiotics and growth hormones, and weight 10 to 30+ pounds. Orders will be taken until the supply runs out. Cranberry sauce, gravy, stuffing, sweet and mashed potatoes, and other sides will be available and do not have to be ordered in advance. The dessert selection includes pies, cookies, ice cream, and other treats. Call 781-643-6328.

Pasha, 669 Mass. Ave., will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Call 781-648-5888.

Prose, 352 Mass. Ave., has an “Everything But the Turkey” catering menu with starters, sides, and desserts. Call or stop by the restaurant for menu specifics. The deadline for orders is November 18 for pickup by arrangement. Call 781-648-2800.

Quebrada Baking Company, 208 Mass. Ave., has turkey-shaped shortbread, chocolate-dipped pumpkin-shaped shortbread, gift bags of shortbread cookies, and loaves of pumpkin bread. Apple, pecan, and pumpkin pies and petite and regular Thanksgiving-theme cupcakes in chocolate and yellow are available. Order pies at least one week in advance. Order cupcakes two days in advance. Pumpkin whoopie pies are available for the holiday and throughout the winter. The bakery is open November 24 from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m. Call 781-648-0700.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Theresa D'Antuono
Lexington MA Real Estate Agent
Search Lexington MA Homes For Sale
Search All Lexington MA Area Homes For Sale
Visit our Lexington MA Resources Facebook page for everything Lexington

1 comment:

  1. This is my first time i visit here. I found so many entertaining stuff in your blog, especially its discussion, I guess I am not the only one having all the enjoyment here! Keep up the good work.

    Arlington MA homes for sale