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Looking to celebrate Thanksgiving with turkey and all the trimmings, but don’t want the hassle of hustling in the kitchen to get it all done? Then you should be thankful that many chain restaurants across the U.S. are ready to welcome you on Thanksgiving Day. Just make sure you call ahead to double-check that your nearest location will be open and make a reservation or get your takeout order in early.
Don’t know how to thaw a frozen turkey? No problem. Fogo de Chão locations nationwide will be open on Thanksgiving from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. In addition to fire-roasted meats and Market Table offerings, a special holiday menu will include roasted turkey and au jus, sweet potato casserole, Brazilian sausage and apple stuffing, steamed asparagus, cranberry relish, pão de queijo cheesy bread rolls and chocolate cake. Pricing starts at $55.95.
The chain will also offer these items for pickup or delivery. Included are instructions for reheating and enough food to serve six people generously. This can be ordered beginning Monday, Nov. 16 through Tuesday, Nov. 24 by calling your local restaurant directly. The Thanksgiving To Go package starts at $145 and all orders must be picked up no later than 10 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.
Bob Evans is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner every Thanksgiving from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Special turkey day offerings include a platter for one featuring slow-roasted turkey or ham, three farm-fresh sides, bread and a slice of pie for $14.99. Upgrade to a premium option with turkey and ham for $16.99. Both are available for dine-in or carryout.
Guests interested in a bulk carryout meal can order the three-course Turkey and Dressing Family Meal served hot for up to six people with slow-roasted turkey and dressed, chicken gravy, cranberry relish, two sides and dinner rolls. Pricing for this starts at $32.94. For bigger crowds, go for the Farmhouse Feast, which serves eight to 10 people and includes slow-roasted turkey, bread and celery dressing, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans with ham, mac and cheese, cranberry relish, rolls and pumpkin pie starting at $54.99. Ordering begins Oct. 8. Pick up in advance via curbside takeout, heat, serve and enjoy.
Denny’s may be your destination for all things breakfast, but the chain is offering a special Thanksgiving menu too. Get the turkey and dressing dinner in-restaurant or order the Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner Pack for four people featuring turkey, dressing, mashed potatoes, gravy, cranberry sauce and your choice of one side. This can be ordered online at Dennys.com from Friday, Nov. 20 through Wednesday, Nov. 25 at 6 p.m. Eastern Time to be picked up or delivered on Thanksgiving Day. Pricing is not yet available.
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse will be serving a three-course Thanksgiving dinner for dine-in customers at all open locations. The menu features sliced oven-roasted turkey, sausage and herb stuffing, homemade gravy, cranberry relish, appetizers, sides and desserts for $41.95 per adult and $14.95 per child. Each purchase receives “leftovers” to bring home to use in these next-day dishes.
For those who would rather take their turkey day meal to go, Ruth’s Chris is also offering a Thanksgiving takeout bundle for four, which includes all of the above menu items for $165.
Nearly all Boston Market locations will be open on Thanksgiving Day, although menu selections and hours may vary. The chain will offer a traditional plated holiday meal for dine-in and carryout featuring sliced roasted turkey breast or half signature rotisserie chicken, two sides, a dinner roll and a slice of apple or pumpkin pie for $13.99. Family meals, whole pies, hot side dishes and appetizers can also be picked up on Thanksgiving Day while supplies last.
While supplies last, Buca di Beppo will offer Thanksgiving dinner for takeout and dine-in featuring sliced white meat turkey with all the best side dishes including homestyle gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. A small package that feeds three costs $68.99, a large package that feeds six is $138, a half-pan that feeds 10 is $219.99 and a full pan that feeds 20 is $399.99.
Bravo! Italian Kitchen will offer Thanksgiving dinner for takeout and dine-in featuring sliced white meat turkey, homestyle gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce and an all-time iconic autumnal dessert, pumpkin pie. A small package that feeds three costs $68.99, a large package that feeds six is $134.99, a half-pan that feeds 10 is $199.99 and a full pan that feeds 20 is $379.99.
BRIO Italian Grille is offering a dine-in Thanksgiving menu featuring all of the turkey day essentials: turkey, stuffing, broccolini, mashed potatoes, orange cranberry sauce and pumpkin spice bread pudding for $28.99 per person.
Fleming’s opens at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day for dine-in and curbside pickup. The special holiday menu features your choice of salad with walnuts, tomatoes, dried cranberries, red onion and lemon balsamic vinaigrette or lobster bisque with North Atlantic lobster and spiced sherry cream; your choice of mixed herb-roasted turkey breast with turkey gravy and cinnamon-orange infused fresh cranberry sauce or, for an upcharge, petite filet mignon with cabernet demi-glace. It’s all served with savory house-made stuffing, green beans and onions, mashed potatoes and your choice of pumpkin cheesecake with gingersnap crust or chocolate gooey butter cake with honeycomb brittle, chocolate sauce and caramel.
The chain will also be offering the same three-course family dinner for four people as well as large portions of salads, herb-roasted turkey, filet mignon, prime bone-in rib-eye, sides and desserts for six or 12 people. Pricing is not yet available.
The Thanksgiving prix fixe menu at Del Frisco’s Grille starts at $39 per person and includes butternut squash bisque with maple mascarpone and spiced pumpkin seeds, herb and butter-roasted turkey with mashed potatoes, brown gravy, cranberry sauce and choice of side. For dessert, the chain is going beyond traditional pumpkin pie and instead offering pumpkin cheesecake with gingersnap crust, caramel and pecan crumble.
Del Frisco’s is also offering a family meal pack to-go starting at $98 for two to four people and $195 for four to six people. This comes with butternut squash bisque, salad, herb-roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green beans, brown gravy, cranberry sauce and pumpkin cheesecake.
Starting at $49 per person, Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse is offering your choice of butternut squash soup or harvest salad, slow-roasted turkey breast, trimmings, apple-sausage stuffing, mashed sweet potatoes and chateau potatoes, thin green beans, pan gravy, cranberry relish and your choice of pumpkin cheesecake or pecan pie a la mode — a Southern specialty.
You can also get a family meal pack to-go for two to four people starting at $175 or four to six people for $250. This includes butternut squash soup, harvest salad, slow-roasted turkey breast, brown gravy, mashed sweet potatoes, chateau potatoes, apple-sausage stuffing, thin green beans, cranberry relish, pecan pie and pumpkin cheesecake.
The Thanksgiving prix fixe menu at this fan-favorite high-end steakhouse chain starts at $59 per person. The Palm will offer a choice of roasted butternut squash soup topped with cinnamon creme fraise, lobster bisque with creme fraiche and dry sack sherry or baby kale salad with apple, goat cheese crumbles, candied walnuts and Dijon maple vinaigrette; turkey with gravy, stuffing, green beans, sweet potatoes and cranberry sauce; and a choice of classic New York-style cheesecake topped with raspberry compote or pecan pie served with ginger spice whipped cream.
Family to-go packages are $155 for four people and include garlic bread, Caesar salad, slow-roasted tenderloin, a choice of two sides and seasonal desserts.
Black Angus Steakhouse will offer a Thanksgiving Turkey Dinner available for restaurant dining that includes your choice of soup or garden salad with warm molasses bread, roasted turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, sage dressing, sweet potato, steamed broccoli, fresh cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie for $23.99 per adult and $10.99 per child.
Additionally, the chain will offer a Turkey Package Family Meals to-go option that includes roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, sage dressing, sweet potatoes, fresh broccoli with garlic butter, garden salad, fresh cranberry sauce, molasses bread and pumpkin pie. Feed up to four people for $95.95, eight people for $191.95 or 12 people for $287.85. There is an additional prime rib option that serves 12 to 14 people. It costs $279.95 a la carte or $440.95 with all the fixings.
Black Angus will also be offering a full selection of whole desserts for takeout, featuring pumpkin pie (serves 8, $23.95); Big Mountain Fudge Cake (serves 15, $99.95); New York-style cheesecake (serves 12, $59.95); Sky-High Mud Pie (serves 10, $49.95); spiced carrot cake (serves 12, $59.95); and chocolate flourless torte (serves 10, $64.95).
McCormick & Schmick’s is offering its regular dinner menu and a traditional turkey dinner complete with all the classic staples for $29.50 for adults and $10 for children. You can also order a feast for takeout that feeds four to six people for $175. Offerings include roasted turkey, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, seasonal vegetables, apple squash casserole, cranberry sauce, butternut squash bisque and walnut mixed greens. Orders must be placed no later than Nov. 23 to be picked up Nov. 25 or Nov. 26. Plates, napkins and flatware are available upon request. If you want dessert, look no further than these festive recipes for apple cider doughnuts, apple crisp and more.
The Thanksgiving menu at Morton’s The Steakhouse includes oven-roasted turkey roulade with savory sage and cranberry stuffing; smoked gouda au gratin; bacon and onion macaroni and cheese; Brussels sprouts; winter salad with spiced walnuts, dried fruit, blue cheese crumbles and creamy balsamic dressing; pumpkin cheesecake with sea salt caramel; cranberry relish; turkey gravy; and egg and onion bread.
This is available for pre-order takeout only at select locations — Chicago Wacker, Chicago State St., Naperville, Northbrook, Rosemont, Schaumburg, St. Louis, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Pittsburgh, Troy, Biloxi, Dallas, Houston, Louisville, Nashville, San Antonio, Boston — and costs $49 per person or $165 for a pre-order package that feeds four. Both are available for takeout only.
All other locations will serve a regular dinner menu featuring steak and lobster Oscar, but all will offer a Duckhorn Vineyards wine package for $159 available for dine-in or to-go that features one bottle of each: Goldeneye Pinot Noir, Duckhorn Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, Decoy Brut Cuvee and a bonus bottle of sparkling wine.
The Thanksgiving offering at Morton’s Grille includes oven-roasted turkey roulade with savory sage and cranberry stuffing, smoked Gouda au gratin, bacon and onion macaroni and cheese, creamed spinach, pumpkin cheesecake with sea salt caramel, cranberry relish, turkey gravy and egg and onion bread. This costs $45 per person or $149 for a pre-order takeout package that feeds four. A regular dinner menu is also available featuring steak and lobster Oscar.
For lively libations to pair with your dinner, the chain will offer a Duckhorn Vineyards package for $119 featuring one bottle of each: Duckhorn Vineyards Sauvignon Blanc, Migration Pinot Noir and Duckhorn Napa Merlot.
Strip House’s Thanksgiving menu is available for $58 per person, $29 per child or $178 for a family-style takeout package for four. Each option includes all-natural roasted turkey breast and confit turkey leg with cranberry-orange compote and country gravy, chestnut-marjoram stuffing, green bean casserole and mashed potatoes.
For dessert, add on fall-spiced pumpkin pie with whipped cream for $10 or apple and pear tarte tatin with creme anglaise for $12. The to-go family-style package includes two slices of fall spiced pumpkin pie and two slices of apple and pear tarte tatin with creme anglaise.
No need to break out the bar cart. Strip House will also offer a Duckhorn Vineyards package for $159 available for dine-in or takeout that includes one bottle of each: Goldeneye Pinot Noir, Duckhorn Napa Cabernet Sauvignon, Decoy Brut Cuvee and a bonus bottle of sparkling wine.
Saltgrass Steak House — one of America’s favorite casual steakhouse chains — will accept orders for Thanksgiving dinner from Nov. 3 through Nov. 24 at 3 p.m. for pickup on Nov. 25 or at 10 a.m. on Nov. 26. The $19.99 plate includes turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, stuffing and cranberry sauce; and the $69.99 family pack, which feeds four, includes the same, plus bread and butter with salad and a dressing of your choosing. Substitute mashed potatoes for mac and cheese for $4 more or add a whole pumpkin cheesecake for $48.
RU, or Restaurants Unlimited, owns Simon & Seafort’s, Horatio’s, Kincaid’s, Skates on the Bay, Henry’s Tavern, Manzana, Portland City Grill, The Original Stanford’s, Clinkerdagger, Cutters Crabhouse, Maggie Bluffs, Palisade, Scott’s Bar & Grill and Stanley & Seafort’s — all of which are offering two Thanksgiving packages. The first is a $150 family meal for four to six people that includes ready-to-reheat sliced light and dark turkey meat, chicken apple sage stuffing, lemon-scented green beans, mashed potatoes, house-made gravy, cranberry compote and pumpkin pie.
The second option is $260 and feeds 12 to 14 people. It comes with a whole brown sugar-brined and herb-rubbed turkey ready for you to bake at home (instructions included) plus mashed potatoes; house-made gravy; lemon-scented green beans and carrots; chicken, apple and sage stuffing; cranberry and orange compote; and pumpkin pie. When all is said and done, if you have leftovers, here’s how long they’re good for.
The Oceanaire Seafood Room will be offering a dine-in turkey dinner for $40 and a kids turkey dinner for $15. There are also four bulk options for takeout, all of which need to be ordered by Tuesday, Nov. 24 at 4 p.m. to be picked up Wednesday after 3 p.m. or Thursday between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. A $50 deposit is due at the time of the order and will be deducted from the total at pickup.
The options all serve four people and include oven-roasted stuffed turkey roulade ($165), filet ($220), New York strip ($270) or bone-in rib-eye ($330) with savory sage and dried cranberry stuffing, sour cream mashed, homemade cranberry chutney, turkey gravy, green beans almondine, creamed corn, roasted or mashed sweet potatoes and pumpkin swirl cheesecake with caramel and toasted pepitas. The steak options also come with a house steak sauce.
Mastro’s is offering dinner kits for four people that include raw 28-day wet-aged Cryovac-sealed steaks with the secret house steak rub, a large Caesar salad, garlic mashed potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, creamed corn, creamed spinach and pumpkin butter cake. The first option, called “Grateful,” is $225 featuring 24-ounce chateaubriand with peppercorn sauce. The second option, called “Tradition,” is $250 and comes with three bone prime rib with au jus and creamy horseradish.
If you want, you can enhance your mashed potatoes and turn them into lobster mashed potatoes with an $18 add on. This menu must be ordered in advance starting Nov. 9 through Nov. 23 from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. for pickup on Nov. 25 at the same time.
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Thanksgiving dinner for takeout at Mitchell’s Fish Market needs to be ordered by Nov. 22 for pickup on Nov. 26 between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The small portion, which feeds four to six people is $139 and the large order, which serves 10 to 12, is $259. Both include sliced turkey, whipped potatoes, turkey gravy, herb stuffing and cranberry relish, mashed sweet potatoes, sweet corn saute, seasonal vegetables, house salad, sourdough bread and butter and pumpkin pie.
For dine-in, adults can enjoy a la carte entrees or a three-course dinner for $32 featuring soup or salad, roasted turkey breast, gravy, cranberry relish, herb stuffing, seasonal vegetables and a choice of whipped or mashed sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pie. Children can enjoy a two-course dinner for $14 that includes roasted turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, sweet corn saute and a choice of Oreo sundae or pumpkin pie.
The takeout Thanksgiving feast at Mitchell’s Steakhouse must be ordered by Nov. 22 to pick up on Nov. 26 between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. The package is $169 and feeds four to six people. It includes sliced turkey, whipped potatoes, turkey gravy, apple-sausage stuffing, cranberry relish, butternut squash bisque, Caesar salad and pumpkin pie. Add-ons that go beyond stuffing and mashed potatoes include short ribs for $35, chop house sweet corn for $20, sweet potatoes for $20, mac and cheese for $20 or Brussels sprouts with bacon for $20.
Dine-in options include a four-course $48 dinner for adults with butternut squash bisque, a choice of wedge or Caesar salad, sliced roasted turkey breast, whipped potatoes, house-made gravy, apple sausage and herb stuffing, cranberry relish and a choice of pumpkin pie or creme brulee. For children, there is a three-course $25 dinner with a choice of salad or soup, turkey with all the trimmings and a choice of pumpkin pie or creme brulee.
Cracker Barrel has four options on offer for takeout this Thanksgiving. The Country Fried Turkey Family Meal To-Go is $40, serves three to five people and includes hand-breaded turkey fillets topped with creamy herbed pan gravy, Three Cheese Squash Casserole, buttermilk biscuits and your choice of an additional side. The Country Fried Turkey Catering option is $63, serves four to six people and includes the same dishes. Both come prepared hot and ready.
Another option that feeds four to six people is the Thanksgiving Heat n' Family Dinner To-Go, which costs $70 and includes oven-roasted turkey breast, cornbread dressing, turkey gravy, cranberry relish, a choice of two sides and sweet yeast rolls. There is also the Heat n' Serve Feast To-Go for $140, which serves eight to 10 people and includes two oven-roasted turkey breasts, cornbread dressing, turkey gravy, cranberry relish, a choice of three sides, sweet yeast rolls, pumpkin pie and pecan pie. Both come chilled and ready to heat, and can be prepared from oven to table in two hours or less.
P.F. Chang’s will offer a special holiday prix fixe menu, which will be available for dine-in from Nov. 18 through Jan. 31. For $50 per person, you get a choice of lettuce wraps, dynamite shrimp or handmade shrimp or pork dumplings; a choice of wonton, egg drop or hot and sour soup; a choice of Korean bulgogi, oolong Chilean sea bass, miso-glazed salmon, Mongolian beef, Peking duck or salt and pepper prawns; a choice of New York-style cheesecake or Great Wall of Chocolate; and a glass of Moet. Having someone else prepare Thanksgiving dinner sure sounds great, but if you’re here because you’re intimidated by the time commitment of making your own, take it one step at a time with these recipes you can make ahead and freeze.
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