The Best Pies & Provisions for Thanksgiving: 2023 Edition

Washington’s fabulous restaurants and eateries are the spots to go for your Thanksgiving pies and provisions this year. Take a look at where you can find some of the local favorites, from signature desserts to savory side dishes, complete turkey dinner orders, and more. We wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving!

High Five Pie

Averill Farm

Averill Farm’s famous High Five Pies are made to order with Averill apples thanks to Averill Farm’s talented pie baker, Linda Mill. This year’s pie offerings include:

High Five: Raspberry, Blackberry, Blueberry, Strawberry and Cranberry.
Classic Apple or Apple Crumb: buttery oat based crumb.
Classic Pumpkin or Pumpkin: with a ginger crumb crust, topped with maple glazed walnuts.
Pear Cardamom: pears topped with a fragrant cardamom crumb.
Coconut Cream: topped with whipped cream and toasted coconut.
Browned Butter Pecan: with or without chocolate ganache drizzle.
Flourless Chocolate Pie: topped with chocolate ganache.
Honey Pie: sweet and buttery with a sea salt sprinkle on top.
Maple Apple & Pear Crisp: with a toasted pecan crumb topping (GF)

Order by November 12th by calling (860) 868-2777 between 9:30am – 4:30pm, in person at the stand, or via email to [email protected]. Pick-up will be on November 22nd.


Traditional apple pie

Marty’s Cafe

Enjoy Thanksgiving morning with a coffee and fresh breakfast at Marty’s Cafe from 7am-12pm on Thanksgiving Day. They will also be offering takeout options including their famous Fall Harvest Salad (a great vegetarian side dish), a roasted turkey dinner for one, oven-ready turkey with mashed potatoes and stuffing, along with a selection of pies and a New York style cheesecake for dessert. Call Marty’s Cafe at (860) 921-7118 to place your orders!

Thanksgiving pies and desserts

The Pantry

Let the talented chefs at The Pantry put together your Thanksgiving dishes, from starters and hors d’oeuvres to dinner entrees and amazing desserts – from traditional pies, to apple crisps, cheesecakes, and the famous Chocolate Indulgence Cake. Place your orders by calling (860) 868-0258 on Tuesdays to Fridays between 2:00pm and 4:30pm. The final day to place orders is Thursday, November 16th. View Thanksgiving menu

Cakes from The Po Cafe

The Po Cafe

Order a fabulous one-of-a-kind cake with your favorite candy, fruit, and ice cream flavors by the talented Maggie Colangelo of The Po Cafe. Call ahead now to discuss your ideas and put in your order by calling (860) 868-1879.

Sausage Stuffing

The Community Table

The team of talented chefs at Community Table has created a creative, delicious menu including an oven-ready organic fresh turkey, appetizers, and side dishes to accompany your Thanksgiving table. Place all orders by Thursday, November 16th.  Pick-up will be Wednesday, November 22nd. View Thanksgiving menu

The Smithy Market

The Smithy

If you’re looking to cook for yourself, visit The Smithy Market for a fresh selection of local foods in their beautifully restored blacksmith shop. Shoppers will find a thoughtfully curated selection of farm-fresh produce and meats, artisanal cheeses, sauces and spices, freshly baked goods, flowers, and more. You can also view their weekly catering menu and keep an eye out for Thanksgiving specials. Visit The Smithy’s website

Thanksgiving Dinner

Washington Food Market

The Washington Food Market has everything on your shopping list covered as well as catering services for full Thanksgiving meals, delicious pies, and fresh turkeys! Get your orders in early and enjoy great food options that can make your Thanksgiving season less stressful. For more information, please call the store directly at (860) 868-7351.

Hopkins Inn

Hopkins Inn

If you’re looking to switch things up and dine out for Thanksgiving this year, make a reservation at Hopkins Inn! Enjoy a family meal overlooking Lake Waramaug with your loved ones with a full Thanksgiving menu featuring their signature Hopkins Inn Roast Turkey, Broiled Salmon with Herb Butter, Sea Scallops in Garlic Butter, and more along with signature sides. And for dessert, satisfy your tastebuds with an Apple Strudel with Vanilla Sauce or a classic Pumpkin Pie. View Thanksgiving menu

Mayflower Inn

The Mayflower Inn & Spa

Join the talented chefs at The Mayflower Inn & Spa for a Thanksgiving Feast. Gather with family and friends for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner prepared by the expert culinary team and Michelin-starred Executive Chef Jose Ramírez-Ruiz in the light-filled and impeccably designed Garden Room. Make your reservations by calling: (860) 868-9466.


On behalf of the Explore Washington team, we wish everyone a happy Thanksgiving!