The National Restaurant Association projected that 4 million Americans would order a full takeout Thanksgiving meal from a restaurant in 2013, while 14 million would order parts of their Thanksgiving meal to be eaten at home.
Following is a selection of restaurant chains offering full Thanksgiving meals, or select items, for carryout this year. Please be sure to call ahead as some options sell out early.
For those who would rather dine in at a restaurant this year, please see Restaurant Chains Open Thanksgiving Day 2015.
Ben’s Kosher Deli is offering a Thanksgiving Feast for $219.90. Includes whole roasted turkey, stuffing and gravy, cranberry-pineapple compote, fresh-cut cole slaw, and assorted relish tray. Side dishes and extra goodies also available.
Bill Miller Bar-B-Q offers an assortment of Holiday Meals to go. Turkey Hens, Turkey Toms, Honey Glazed Spiral Cut Ham. Small party pack feeds up to 10, large party pack feeds up to 20.
Bob Evans will be open Thanksgiving from 8 am until 8 pm, but the chain is also offering its Turkey Farmhouse Feast and Ham Farmhouse Feast. Both Feasts serve up to eight, comes with bread and celery dressing, homestyle mashed potatoes with gravy, buttered sweet corn, green beans with ham, cranberry relish, rolls, pumpkin bread and pumpkin pie. Prices may vary by location.
Boston Market – Menu includes everything from whole roasted turkey or spiral-sliced ham to all the sides you crave, like savory stuffing and creamy mashed potatoes. Dinner options to feed 4 to 12 people. You can order online, by phone or at your local Boston Market restaurant. Everything is already cooked, and it only takes about two hours to heat the entire meal.
Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurants‘ Thanksgiving Feast To Go includes sliced white meat turkey, homestyle gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Half pan serves ten for $179.99. Full pan serves 20 for $349.99. Prices may vary by location.
Chompie’s is open until 3pm and offers delicious complete Thanksgiving meal packages to go that serve 12-15 generously. In addition to coming as part of the meal packages, Chompie’s also offers its extra large (18-20 lbs. raw weight) whole oven-roasted turkeys to go alone. A la carte Thanksgiving side dishes also available.
Claim Jumper Restaurants are offering 3-course Holiday Meals which serve from 4 to 10 guests. Choices include Roasted Turkey Breast Dinner, Smoked Ham, Roasted Turkey Breast and Smoked Ham and Slow-Roasted Prime Rib Dinner. 24-hour pre-order is recommended.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is offering a Turkey n’ Dressing Family Meal To-Go. Oven Roasted Turkey Breast, Cornbread Dressing, Gravy, a sampling of Sugar-Cured Ham, choice of three country sides, Cranberry Relish, choice of made from scratch Biscuits, Corn Muffins, or a Loaf of Sourdough Bread. Click for more details.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is serving up a Holiday Feast to go. The Holiday Feast feeds 10-12 people and includes ham or turkey, cornbread dressing and gravy, green beans with bacon, baked potato casserole and a dozen buttery rolls. $109.95. Holiday meats also available: smoked turkey ($49.95), cajun-fried turkey ($59.95) and more.
Dinosaur Bar-B-Que – Turkey Day Packages include Turkey Deluxe (pit-roasted turkey, homemade turkey giblet gravy, Cooter’s mama’s cornbread stuffing and more. Serves 8-12. A Flying Solo meal is also available. Call you local Dino for pricing.
K&W Cafeterias will be offering Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go. The Family Feast serves 6 for $59.99. The Family Gathering serves 18-20. See menu here.
Luby’s offers an extensive selection of holiday meals, side items and A la Carte selections. Choices include Roasted Prime Rib, Whole Roasted Turkey Breast, Spiral Cut Ham, Whole Roasted Turkey, Smoked Turkey, Whole Deep Fried Turkey and much more.
Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que offers a Thanksgiving Family Feast that serves 10-12 people. Includes a family size salad and whole sweet potato pie for dessert. Choices include combo of smoked sliced breast of turkey and marinated ham ($159.99), smoked sliced turkey breast ($169.99) or smoked and marinated ham ($159.99).
Maggiano’s – Carryout orders must be placed by Monday, November 23, 2015.
Marie Callender’s offers Holiday Feasts, Sides, Party Platters, Boxed Lunches and Desserts for carryout. For selections and pricing, see Marie Callender’s Holiday Guide.
Mimi’s Cafe offers a Thanksgiving take-home supper, which serves 8-10 guests, for $89.99. Herb-butter basted turkey with gravy, candied pecan sweet potatoes, whipped mashed potatoes, buttered cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, apple cranberry orange relish, carron-nut bread, whole maple pumpkin pie. Just the sides also available.
Piccadilly offers Holiday Feasts to go. Feast with Turkey serves 10-12 for $64.99. Feast with Ham serves 10-14 for $59.99. Jr. Feast with Ham serves 4-6 for $29.99. A la carte items and trimmings pack also available.
Red Hot & Blue Restaurants – Choose ham or turkey and select four quarts of Southern sides for $69.
Rudy’s “Country Store” and Bar-B-Q is taking orders for turkeys and/or hams through the holidays. Whole smoked turkey breast, $40. Smoked spiral glazed ham, $50.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House offers your favorite side items to-go. Sweet Potato Casserole and Creamed Spinach are available in family-sized portions for $29.95 (serves ten to twelve).
Sticky Fingers Ribhouse – Thanksgiving family meal will sufficiently stuff 4 to 6 hungry mouths. Includes a 12-14 lb. whole smoked turkey, 5 quarts of scrumptious Turkey Day sides and, of course, pumpkin pie for dessert. $99.
Woody’s Bar-B-Q – Pre-order your smoked turkey by November 19th. 12-14 lb turkey, $39.99.