Some of our favorite restaurants have put together take and make family meal kits that you can whip into a meal in your own kitchen. They include all the ingredients you’ll need to create your favorite restaurant dishes at home––and you’ll be supporting local restaurants at the same time. Whether you get a brunch, dinner or dessert kit, you’ll be guaranteed a restaurant quality meal that will make you feel like a superhero in the kitchen.

Burger Lounge

Burger Lounge has elevated the basic burger to something extra special. This is one of our favorite go-to spots for take out, and now to make at home. Burger Lounge Box Kit includes: 4 grass-fed burger patties with buns, tomato, onion, pickles, lettuce, organic cheese and their proprietary lounge sauce. They’ll have an optional quinoa burger soon. For the price this is one the best take home meal kits offered at $6 a person!

What: Burger Lounge Box Kit

Serves: 4

Cost: $25.95 

Order: online, call in

How to get it: pick up curbside, delivery

Locations: Kensington, Hillcrest, Little Italy, Gaslamp, Coronado, La Jolla, Del Mar, Carlsbad, Del Sur/4S Ranch, Temecula


Tajima Restaurants

If you’re missing out on some cultured travel to far off places, pick up a Ramen Family Meal Kit to bring the flavors home. Includes: noodles, tonkotsu broth, pork chashu, ramen egg, bok choy, bean sprouts, green onions, fried garlic, sesame seeds, spices and a side of edamame.

What: Ramen Family Meal Kit

Serves: 4 people

Cost: $43

Order: online, call in

How to get it: walk in, delivery

Locations: Convoy St., Mercury St., Hillcrest, East Village, North Park, College Heights, Tijuana



Tahona Bar

Bring Taco Tuesdays home with a DIY Taco or Quesadilla Kit! Includes: choice of barbacoa, chicken tinga or sautéed mushrooms; plus tortillas, black beans, barley, chips, guacamole and flan de la casa!

What: DIY Taco or Quesadilla Kit

Serves: 2-4

Cost: $30 for 2 servings, $50 for 4 servings

Order: online, call in

How to get it: pick up, delivery

2414 San Diego Ave.

Old Town




North Italia

Go ahead, take the family to Italy…from your kitchen! Pick up one of these fresh pasta meal kits from favorite restaurant North Italia and you’ll be transported to another place. The Family Kit includes: choice of fresh pasta (tagliatelle, bucatini, rigatoni or strozzapreti), choice of pasta sauce (bolognese, marinara, garlic parmesan cream or basil pesto), large caesar salad and parmesan garlic bread. Add on a sweet treat with their salted caramel budino, lemon curd bambolini or my favorite dessert of all time their hazelnut torta!

What: Fresh Pasta Meal Kit

Serves: 4-5

Cost: $65

Deal: take $10 off of $40 orders when you order via DoorDash, use code “NORTH10”

Deal: get a free $10 gift card when you buy one online for $50

Order: online, call in

How to get it: pick up curbside, delivery

7055 Friars Rd.
Fashion Valley Mall

3715 Caminito Ct.
One Paseo in Del Mar



URBN Coal Fired Pizza

This is personally one of my family’s favorite pizza spots and we get cravings for their polpetta meatball pizza all the time. Looks like we’ll be making a stop here for one of their DIY Pizza Packs! Includes: small dough ball, sauce, cheese, pepperoni.

What: Pizza Kit

Serves: 3-6

Cost: $11 for cheese, $13 for pepperoni, $3 extra for gluten free crust

Order: call in

How to get it: pick up, delivery

3085 University Ave.
North Park


Lazy Dog Restaurant

Treat your family to brunch in your kitchen! Get the Brunch Kit from the Lazy Dog Restaurant and you’ll have everything you need to start your day off right. Includes: 1 lb. bacon, 15 eggs, breakfast potatoes, pancake mix, fresh bananas, Nutella, whipped cream, syrup, coffee and fresh OJ. Don’t forget to add on some DIY Bellinis or Mimosas!

If you prefer something for lunch or dinner, they've got you covered there too with a pizza kit or a backyard bbq kit. The Pizza Kit includes: 2 balls of pizza dough, marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, pepperoni, DIY Caesar salad kit, and fresh baked white chocolate chip brownies. The Backyard BBQ Kit includes: 2 flat iron steaks, 8 hot dogs + buns, DIY coleslaw and potatoes, plus all of the fixins to put on top like shredded cheese, relish, onions, tomatoes, jalepenos, even ketchup and housemade mustard

What: Brunch Kit, Brunch Cocktails Kit, Pizza Kit, Backyard BBQ Kit

Serves: 4-8

Cost: Brunch Kit $45; Brunch Cocktails $20 incl 1 bottle sparkling wine + juice; Pizza Kit $35; Backyard BBQ Kit $60

Deal: Free Brownies with any pantry kit or family meal, limited time offer

Deal: Free delivery over $25

Order: online, call in

How to get it: pick up curbside, delivery

1202 Camino Del Rio N
Mission Valley

40754 Winchester Rd.



RED O Restaurant

Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at home with these Family Fiesta Packs! Includes: choice of tacos, fajitas or enchiladas with either vegan, chicken, carnitas, short rib, shrimp or salmon. Side dishes are included, as well as dessert and even a roll of toilet paper. Quench your thirst with their Bloody Mary kit or the Michelada kit that you can take and make at home.

What: Tacos, Fajitas or Enchiladas Kits

Serves: 4

Cost: $55

Order: call in

How to get it: pick up curbside

4340 La Jolla Village Dr.
La Jolla


Nutmeg Bakery & Cafe

Get outside and grill up some burgers in the backyard with the Family Burger Box Kit. Includes: choice of burgers made from either brisket, chuck or short rib patties; Ciabatta buns, organic onions, lettuce, Heirloom tomatoes, thick cut bacon, smoked gouda cheese, chipotle aioli ingredients, Brussels sprouts and glaze. They also have a Family Brunch Box if you want to feast in the morning with gluten free options and an add-on DIY mimosa kit.

What: Family Burger Box, Family Brunch Box

Serves: 4, 6 or 8

Cost: Burger Boxes: $54 for 4, $78 for 6, $90 for 8; Brunch Box $45

Order: online, call in

How to get it: pick up, delivery

12640 Sabre Springs Pkwy
Sabre Springs

10755 Scripps Poway Pkwy
Scripps Ranch



California Pizza Kitchen

Bring the family in the kitchen to help make these easy Spring Meal Kits for dinner. Includes: choice of pan-roasted chicken, salmon or ribeye with artichoke dip, sourdough bread, Caesar salad kit and roasted fingerling potatoes. Included dessert tops off these Spring Meal kits with a Butter Cake and vanilla Haagen-Dazs ice cream. They also have Taco Meal Kits, Lettuce Wrap Kits and of course a Kids Build Your Own Pizza Kit. You can add-on the butter cake separately to these if you’d like. 

What: Spring Meal Kits, Taco Kit, Lettuce Wrap Kit, Kids Pizza Kit

Serves: 4

Cost: Spring Meals: chicken meal $40 for 2 or $70 for 4, salmon meal $45 for 2 or $80 for 4, ribeye meal $65 for 2 or $120 for 4. Taco Kit $15, Lettuce Wrap Kit $12, Kids Pizza Kit $5

Order: online, call in

How to get it: pick up, delivery

Locations: Fashion Valley Mall, Otay Ranch, La Jolla, Solana Beach, Carmel Mountain, Temecula (Escondido location is temporarily closed)



Tocaya Organica

“Eat Better” at home with natural ingredients, fresh fish and clean meats with lots of vegan options for everyone alike! Choose one of their Meal Prep Kits like Fajitas, Taco Bar, Street Corn en Fuego, or the Keto Bowl packs. They include a variety of protein options (achiote chicken, chicken tinga, beef chorizo, chicken d’arbol, carne aside, vegan chick’n, arbol tofu), cauliflower rice or cilantro lime rice, sautéed peppers, cabage, olives, sliced avocados, cheese, black beans, cilantro lime rice, chips & salsa

What: Tacos, Fajitas or Street Corn Kits, Keto Bowl Pack

Serves: 4-6

Cost: $40 for Fajita or Street Corn pack, $50 for Keto Bowl pack or $65 for Taco Bar Meal Kit

Deal: get $5 off if you order from their app

Deal: order with Postmates for a free side of guacamole with order of $20, use code “GUACISGREAT"

Order: online, call in, app

How to get it: pick up, delivery

4301 La Jolla Village Dr.
La Jolla


Giardino Neighborhood Cucina

Let the kids try their skill at tossing some dough the next time you have pizza night! Grab a Pizza Party Box Kit that includes fresh pizza dough, house marinara, mozzarella & parmesan cheeses, pepperoni, 3 mini cannolis and a bottle of house wine.

What: Pizza Party Box

Serves: 4-6

Cost: $30 for pick up, $35 for delivery, add an extra pizza kit for $10

Order: online, call in

How to get it: pick up, delivery

8131 Broadway
Lemon Grove


Morton's Steakhouse

For those who savor a good piece of filet mignon, here are some Family Meal Packs from internationally acclaimed Morton’s Steakhouse. The Home Cooking Burger Pack includes: 4, 10oz prime beef patties, brioche buns, lettuce, onion, pickles, tomato, potato chips. The other Family Meal Packs include choice of meat (filet mignon, New York strip, double cut pork chops, prime ribeye) with all of these sides included: grilled asparagus, smoked gouda and bacon au gratin potatoes and creamed spinach. You can also choose from seafood options (lobster tails, shrimp boil or crab cakes) and prepared sauces, butters and pasta.

What: Burger Pack, Family Meal Packs

Serves: 4-6

Cost: $40, $60, $100 & $130 price points

Order: online, call in

How to get it: pick up, delivery

285 J St.
Downtown Gaslamp


Ranch 45

Upgrade your Taco Tuesday with these Fish Taco Boxes! Includes: frozen mahi mahi, frozen sword fish cubes, frozen salmon, gluten free tortillas and their anti-inflammatory Healthy hot sauce. It’s a little pricey but keep in mind that this box makes 3 meals and each meal serves 4-6 people. You could go in on this one with your neighbors and drop off their portion on their door step or save the rest for later in the week.

What: Upgraded Fish Taco Boxes

Serves: makes 3 meals, each meal serves 4-6 people

Cost: $125

Order: online, call in

How to get it: pick up curbside, delivery

512 Via De La Valle
Solana Beach


Solare Ristorante

Top off your dinner with an elegant at home treat! Yes you can make Tiramisu at home just like Chef Filippo, he’ll even show you how to make it step by step (see Instagram stories or YouTube for his demonstration from last week). This Tiramisu Kit has everything you need to feel like you belong on the cooking channel. This would be a super fun activity to get the kids involved in the kitchen to help create a family masterpiece you all won't soon forget!

What: Tiramisu Dessert Kit

Serves: 8

Cost: $28

Order: call in

How to get it: pick up

2820 Roosevelt Rd.
Liberty Station in Pt. Loma


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