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Oct 15, 2009 01:40 PM

Deep fried or barbequed turkey -- Thanksgiving

Does anyone know a place to have a turkey either barbequed or deep fried? I am going to be without an oven this Thanksgiving. Thanks.

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  1. Mr. Cecil's does fried turkeys to go as well as sides and such - pretty good and well packaged

    1. tastey Q......i think they charge +/- $2/lb to fry a turkey.

      Tasty Q Bar-B-Que
      2959 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016

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      1. re: wilafur

        Yes, Tasty Q at 2959 Crenshaw Blvd, Los Angeles, CA does. You have to provide the turkey and I don't know what they charge per lb now. You need to call them in advance and reserve a time, they get booked quickly so call as soon as you know you want them to do it for you (323) 735-8325.

        1. re: LesThePress

          Unless something has changed, there's the option at Tasty Q of buying their turkey at a nominal markup, or supplying your own. Have tried it a few times with pretty consistent and satisfactory results, although a couple of times were for New Years Eve. And yes, reserve sooner rather than later.

          FWUW - it's far more preferable than our one experience with a homogenized (and over-spiced) fried turkey from Honey Baked Hams.

          1. re: Briggs

            I have always been intrigued by Tasty Q. Is it worth going to? This is the place with the drive thru window correct?

              1. re: A5 KOBE

                They do a great fried turkey, at least 8 years ago they did.

        2. I think J n J Burgers & BBQ will smoke one for you. Call them and check.

          J N J Burger & Barbeque
          5754 W Adams Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90016

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            1. You can try Loreto's in Compton

              Loreto's Fried Turkey
              983 W Compton Blvd, Compton, CA 90220

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              1. re: annapurna7

                last time i was at bludso's bbq in compton they mentioned that they do fried and smoked turkey. now if i can just convince gf to let me get a smoked turkey for thanksgiving i would be set!