With Washington’s stay at home order in place, many are stocking up on supplies. But grocery stores aren’t the only option to buy in bulk. Those looking for a night off from cooking might want to seek out some of these takeout and delivery family meal deal options, from bowls of pho packaged with ube cheesecake to Middle Eastern feasts with mezze and fattoush salad to smoked meats by the pound, and more.Read More
Where to Get Hearty Family Meals for Takeout or Delivery in Seattle
These orders can feed a small group, and even provide some leftovers for later
This Ballard spot usually hosts cooking classes, but since those are temporarily suspended, it is now turning into a pop-up. For the rest of March and all of April, The Pantry will serve takeout versions of menus from various classes, with large meals that include hot pot, roast chicken, and South Indian comfort food, available for online ordering.
Chef Eric Rivera is curating large portions of comfort food classics as “take and bake” dinners for those looking to stock up. Among the options are meatloaf, enchiladas, mac ‘n’ cheese, and moussaka, all in 10x15” containers at $45 each, ready for reheating in an oven at home.
From pints of tuna pate that can feed 6-8 people to roasted cauliflower and apple soup, Wallingford’s organic-oriented mainstay offers elevated family meals for pickup. There’s also a selection of to-go wine on sale at the moment.
Fremont’s acclaimed soba specialist switched to curbside pickup, offering free onigiri (rice balls) and yakult drinks for kids 12 and under with each order (diners don’t have to bring children along as proof; it’s on the honor system). Sibling sake bar Hannyatou next door is also open for takeout booze.
Eden Hill Provisions
Though not serving in bulk, this Upper Queen Anne spot is a family-friendly place that slings a mean burger, both in adult and kid portions. There are also shakes, wines to go, and a variety of pantry items, such as pickled asparagus and banana bread with peanut butter meringue.
District 1 Saigon
This popular Redmond Vietnamese spot is doing something a little different, offering two family meal deliveries per week (which breaks down to $35 per day for a family of two or $55 per day for a family of four). Items include tofu spring rolls, spicy lemongrass chicken, cognac black pepper beef, and more, with the option to add sides from the regular menu.
Cask & Trotter
South Lake Union’s barbecue joint offers a $50 family meal, which includes two pounds of meat, two sides, four pieces of corn bread, six slider buns, dessert, and a bottle of house red. Not too shabby.
This Caribbean restaurant in Belltown is offering kid-friendly, microwavable meals for $11 each (minimum order of five). The menu rotates each week, but options have included rotini pasta with garlic bread, Jamaican beef patties, and smoked pork belly with mac ‘n’ cheese.
Capitol Hill’s popular Middle Eastern restaurant offers family meals for $40, which includes mezze, pita, arnabeit (cauliflower), a protein, fattoush salad, and baklava for dessert. Available to order by email or phone for curbside pickup.
The lauded vegan restaurant in Capitol Hill has a variety of kid-friendly family meal options that can feed four or more. There’s even a brunch selection, with “chicken” fried seitan, country gravy, waffles, whipped butter, and maple syrup, along with tofu scrambles.
The State Hotel’s restaurant has its door open for takeout currently, adding a new family-style menu. Items include comfort food staples such as hanger steak, pork chops, and buttermilk fried chicken served with collard greens and hushpuppies. There are also cheese and charcuterie selections available, along with bloody mary kits to-go.
Pho Bac Súp Shop
Little Saigon’s well-known Vietnamese restaurant offers meal kits with instructions on preparation. But there are also family meal combos that feature large pho bowls that can feed four or more, spring rolls, and ube cheesecake from Hood Famous Bakeshop, plus the option to add bottles of wine to any order.
This West Seattle smokehouse has takeout meals that can feed four or more people, with items that have recently included smoked porkstrami, dill pickle potato salad, and black pepper biscuits. Now that the liquor laws in Washington have been relaxed a bit, Lady Jaye is also offering some cocktail kits to-go.
Chef Brian Clevenger’s newest West Seattle restaurant has devised some basic meals for two, which include baked pasta with beets and garlic bread on the side, and braised pork shoulder with coleslaw. Available for pre-order and pickup.
Sam Choy's Poke to the Max
Seattle’s “godfather of poke” has some platters available, along with family meals created for 3-5 people. Diners can mix and match various proteins, such as katsu chicken and kalua pork, with rice and a variety of sides (raw fish options are on the regular menu). This Columbia City location also offers delivery for the first time ever.