Thanksgiving is here and it’s important to make a good impression on your family and friends without overworking yourself in the process. That’s why there are Miami markets to cater to your every whim. You can order the perfect pre-cooked Thanksgiving fowl with all the trimmings or you can collect all the main dishes and sides to make your own memorable meal. By the end, you’ll have a feast so fabulous that your guests will wonder how you did it all by yourself.
Epicure Gourmet Market
17190 Collins Ave.
Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160
Price: $65 + tax for roasted turkey/$2.99 per lb. for raw turkey
Miami Beach locals and die-hard foodies head to Epicure for all things gourmet. So it’s no surprise that this spot would offer a gourmet Thanksgiving. Shoppers can choose between a 10- to 12-lb. roasted turkey that comes with mini challah rolls, two country stuffings and three gravy containers or buy the raw, never frozen turkey to cook at home. There are two Miami Beach locations to serve you so you’re never far from a sumptuous meal.
3017 Aventura Blvd.
Aventura, FL 33180
Price: $115 for roasted kosher turkey/$4.49 per lb. for raw or frozen kosher turkey
Miami has a thriving Jewish community and Kosher Kingdom is here to make sure they celebrate Thanksgiving in accordance with their faith. It offers a succulent roasted kosher turkey complete with stuffing and gravy. For those who prefer a homemade bird, Kosher Kingdom also sells frozen and raw kosher turkeys as well. All in all, it adds up to great way to give thanks.
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Norman Brothers Produce
7621 S.W. 87th Ave.
Glenvar Heights, FL 33173
Price: $4.59 per lb. for smoked or roasted turkey/$2.99 per lb. for raw turkey
Norman Brothers Produce deals only with the freshest ingredients. That’s why its Bell & Evans turkeys are never frozen. You can buy one either raw, smoked or roasted depending on your family’s tastes. While you’re there, you can also pick up delicious Thanksgiving sides like mushroom stuffing and butternut squash. It’s enough to make your fall feast a bit more colorful and certainly more tasty.
Goldstein’s Prime Kosher Market & Deli
7419 Collins Ave.
Miami Beach, FL 33141
Price: $6.99 per lb. for rotisserie turkey/$3.29 per lb. for frozen turkey
This little-known market and deli is located in the heart of North Beach just a few minutes from South Beach. On a normal day, you can order a great reuben sandwich combo but Thanksgiving calls for something more involved. Purchase a rotisserie turkey or buy a frozen turkey to prepare at home. Before you go, pick up a few Thanksgiving sides which are all served à la carte style.
8247 S. Dixie Highway
Miami, FL 33143
Price: From $77.35 for 13 lb. roasted turkey/From $38.87 for raw turkeys
Joanna’s Marketplace is a great place to get sandwiches, produce, wine and cheese, but it’s also an excellent place to get a Thanksgiving turkey. You have until 4 p.m. on November 19 to order your roasted Thanksgiving turkey which comes in three sizes. Alternatively, you can buy a raw turkey and prepare it yourself. It’s a smart idea to visit the store on November 11 when it will be holding a tasting of its Thanksgiving offerings along with a sampling of its perfectly paired wines to get an idea of what your Thanksgiving feast will be like.
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