Christmas Resource List

Christmas is a little more than a week away. Here’s an evolving  list of the takeout, dine in, or provisions options that I’ve learned of are. I’ll be adding to the list as restaurants and other food producers announce their plans:

    • Ada’s – family sized pasta and dessert option, order deadline December 21st for pick-up on December 23rd or 24th. Email hello@adaspasta.com to order.
    • Belleville – cookies and baked goods. Pick-up on December 23rd and 24th. Order online.
    • Big Tree Hospitality – a wide range of dishes and provisions for pick-up on December 23rd. Order online.
    • BlueFin – will be serving a special holiday menu on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day.
    • Boone’s – sides, mains and dessert, order deadline December 21st for pick-up on December 24th.
    • Botto’s – baked goods and breads. Pick-up on December 24th. Order online.
    • Central Provisions – takeout sides, dinner, dessert, order deadline December 20th. Order online.
    • Chaval – 4 different holiday cakes (call for gluten-free option) plus eggnog, order deadline December 20th. Pick-up on December 24th. Order online.
    • Cheese Shop of Portland – baked good, and cheese and charcuterie platters, order deadline December 18th for pick-up on December 23rd and 24th. Order online.
    • Dandelion Catering – has a Christmas menu, order deadline December 17th for pick-up on December 24th. Order online.
    • Dizzy Bird – meals for individuals and families as well as sides and desserts, order deadline December 20th for pick-up on December 23rd and 24th. Order online.
    • Evo – choice of five pound lamb or beef roast with a variety of sauces and roasted potatoes, $90 (includes tax). Order deadline December 22nd for pickup on December 23rd or 24th. Available cooked or marinated and ready to prepare at home. (207) 358-7830.
    • Greeks of Peaks – 3-course Greek takeout dinner for $33/person. Pickup in Portland or on Peaks on December 23rd. Order online.
    • Gross Confection Bar – Christmas desserts, order deadline December 20th for pick-up on December 24th. Order online.
    • Lake & Co. – meals for 2 or 4 people along with side dishes and desserts, order deadline December 17th for pick-up on December 24th. Order online.
    • Leeward – holiday take n bake dinner kit, order deadline December 23rd for pick-up on December 24th. Order online.
    • Little Giant – Ribeye steak roast with all the sides and dessert for 2 ($160) for pick-up on December 24th. Also a bûche de noël log, $35 for pick-up on December 23rd and 24th.  Order online.
    • Luke’s – takeout Christmas Eve lobster dinner for four, order deadline December 20th for pick-up on December 24th. Order online.
    • Mami – roast pork, ramen, dumplings and cookies, order deadline December 20th, pick-up on December 24th. Order online.
    • Norimoto – a variety of baked goods for pick-up on December 24th. Email to order atsukonorimoto@gmail.com.
    • Other Side Deli – apps, sides, main dishes and desserts order deadline December 17th for pick-up on December 24th. (207) 761-9650 for Veranda St, (207) 874-7414 for Vaughan St.
    • North 43 Bistro – has options for a breakfast, Christmas dinner and appetizers all sized for a group of 6 people. Order deadline December 18th for pick-up on December 23rd or 24th. (207) 747-4009.
    • Prairie Baking Co. – bûche de noël log, cookies, and holiday cookie kit. Order online.
    • Roll Call – Fully cooked 1/2 porchetta (feeds 10-15 people, $150) or 1/4 porchetta (feeds 5-8 people, $80) with reheating instructions. Order deadline December 15th for pick-up on December 22nd or 23rd.  (207) 200-4050 or email hello@rollcallmaine.com to order.
    • Scratch Baking – has a range of baked available for pick-up on December 23rd or 24th.
    • Sichuan Kitchen – has a family-sized Christmas menus for 3-4, 6-8, and 10-12 people. Order online.
    • Sur Lie – prime rib or ham dinners for 2 or 4 people, order deadline December 20th for pick-up on December 24th. Order online.
    • Sweet Woodruff Provisions – takeout pastry chef Kate Fisher Hamm is holding a pre-Christmas pop-up selling cakes, tarts and cookie boxes, order deadline December 18th. Order online.
    • Tandem – has yule log cakes and cookie boxes. Call to order (207) 760-4440.
    • Terlingua – 4-course dinner for 4 people, $165. Order online.
    • Tipo – has menus for a Christmas Eve cocktail party, and Christmas morning breakfast. Order online.
    • Two Fat Cats – cakes, pies and other desserts, pick-up December 22-24. Order online.
    • Union – 3-course Christmas dinner at the restaurant for $79 per person (optional pairings for $13), or a family style takeout meal for 2 $100 for pick-up on December 24th (order by the 20th). See menus. They also have a Christmas Eve brunch.
    • Verbena – appetizers, salads, mains annd dessertss, order deadline December 22nd fofr pick-up on December 24th. (207) 767-2011.
    • Via Vecchia – will be serving a Feast of the Seven Fishes on Christmas Eve at the restaurant. 7-courses for $70 per person (with optional $25 cocktail and wine pairings). Make reservations.
    • Westin Hotel – takeout 4-course dinner , $42 for 1 person or $80 for 2 people; order deadline December 20th. Pick-up on December 24. Order online.
    • Wine Wise and Chaval are teaming up on a Feast of the Seven Fishes dinner on Christmas Eve (Sold Out), $190 for 2 people. Order online.

Restaurant industry folks please DM on instagram or email at anestes@portlandfoodmap.com with details on your Christmas Eve/Day options.

Additionally, if you’re able, please consider making a donation to one or more of these organizations to help fight hunger in Maine:

7 comments on “Christmas Resource List

  1. Verbena posted two menus. One is for Christmas and offers vegan options. They also have a New Years menu.

    Thank for you all you to to support our food industry!

  2. Thank you Anestes – for including us among a fine list of organizations working to feed our neighbors in these challenging days! And, of course, for supporting so many of our our friends in the restaurant industry who, every day, are finding creative ways to weather this storm while continuing to give back to the community!

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