Your Guide to Holiday Dining in Delaware

Ditch the kitchen this holiday season with catering packages, Christmas to-go menus and special dining options.

At this point in the holiday season, the kitchen has probably lost its luster. Fortunately, several Delaware restaurants are offering special menus in December to make the upcoming festivities easier. When it comes to holiday dining, these catering packages and family-style meal offerings have something for everyone. Whether you want to ditch the kitchen and be present with your loved ones or just lighten the load by purchasing an entree or a few sides, here’s where to start your search in Delaware.

In Jest Events

Delaware chef Robbie Jester heads up this catering and events company. The holiday dinner package is $299 and feeds six to eight people. Enjoy pit-roasted prime rib, bacon and whiskey-glazed Brussels sprouts, rosemary sea salt pull-apart bread, mac and cheese and other holiday favorites. Email to place an order for pickup on December 22.


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Big Fish Market

Big Fish Market’s popular holiday packages are back for another season. This menu runs throughout the holidays and requires a 72-hour notice for orders. For Christmas Eve, orders must be placed by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 19.

The menu includes plenty of family-style entrees like salmon, crab cake, turkey, ham, beef tenderloin, surf and turf, prime rib, pastas and more. Add on sides in bulk like mashed potatoes, stuffing, mac and cheese, mixed veggies, green bean casserole and spiced apples. Big Fish can even cover add-ons like cheese and fruit trays, dips and cheese spreads, shrimp cocktail and other appetizers. Whether you want to ditch the kitchen completely this year or cut down the workload by ordering a few appetizers and sides, this holiday catering package has something for everyone.

20312 Coastal Highway, Rehoboth Beach | 227-3665

Janssen’s Market

Each holiday season, Janssen’s Market in Greenville pulls out all the stops with festive holiday menus. From pies and breads to prepared sides and appetizers to raw or cooked meat options, Janssen’s is truly a one-stop shop for those looking to cook this holiday season or skip straight to holiday dining.

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3801 Kennett Pike, Wilmington, Delaware | 302-654-9941


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Big Fish Grill on the Riverfront

Enjoy an extensive takeout menu for holiday dining in Wilmington. From fully prepared holiday dinners to enhancements like shrimp cocktail, baby seafood cakes, bacon-wrapped scallops and more, this menu is sure to impress your guests. Enjoy traditional fare like turkey and ham or go with a seafood or pasta entree to liven up the affair.

720 Justison Street, Wilmington | 652-3474

Sovana Bistro

Just over the line in Kennett Square, Sovana Bistro offers Christmas catering including sides, entrees and desserts. Orders must be placed by December 19 for pickup on Christmas Eve. Entrees include braised beef short ribs, cider-glazed cedar salmon and wild boar or winter vegetable lasagna. Sovana’s menu also includes sides, appetizers and desserts.

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696 Unionville Road, Kennett Square, PA | 444-5600


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Piccolina Toscana

When it comes to Italian cuisine, Piccolina Toscana is a go-to for holiday dining in Delaware. The Christmas to-go menu includes maple-glazed ham, herb-roasted turkey roulade, braised short ribs and more. Order by December 18 for pickup on Christmas Eve. Plus, toast to the holidays with Piccolina Toscana’s bar packages and in-house event hosting.

1412 North Dupont Street, Wilmington | 654-8001

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