Thanksgiving restaurants and take-out guide

This Thanksgiving, restaurants are offering turkey dinners, take-out birds, pie and more

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From to-go options to turkey dinners on Thanksgiving, restaurants have you covered.

From to-go options to turkey dinners on Thanksgiving, restaurants have you covered.

You've decided: This Thanksgiving, restaurants are going to cook your meal, from the turkey to the pie. Whether you want to take the family out for dinner or bring in a turkey to devour while watching football, you can find a restaurant offering what you need this Thanksgiving.


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Thanksgiving restaurants

Acadia

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

The Michelin-starred restaurant is offering a five-course meal of Thanksgiving classics. Highlights include turducken and duck egg lyonnaise, with pumpkin beignets for dessert. A kids' menu is available, too.

  1. 1639 S Wabash Ave, between 16th and 18th Sts
  2. $75, kids $25
Book online

Allium

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 3/4

A variety of food stations (cheese and charcuterie, carving, Asian-inspired and classics) will be set up on Thanksgiving Day.

  1. The Four Seasons, 120 E Delaware Pl, seventh fl, between Michigan Ave and Ernst Ct
  2. $155, kids $55
Book online

Bistronomic

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 2/4

Celebrate Thanksgiving with a French-accented meal, which includes dishes such as crab salad, filet mignon au poivre, tarte tatin and roasted turkey.

  1. 840 N Wabash Ave, between Pearson and Chestnut Sts
  2. $55, kids $20
Book online

Blue Door Farm Stand

  • Price band: 1/4

Pre-order turkeys and fixings like salads, potatoes and stuffing by November 24. Whole turkeys are $95 and half turkeys are $47.50.

  1. 843 W Armitage Ave
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Brasserie by LM

  • Price band: 2/4

The French brasserie is featuring a special menu on Thanksgiving Day, with a choice of appetizer, entree, side dish and dessert. Menu highlights include roasted chestnut soup with truffle oil, roasted turkey roulade, turkey stuffing, and apple and cranberry cobbler.

  1. 800 S Michigan Ave, between 8th and 9th Sts
  2. $35
Book online

Café des Architectes

  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

The contemporary French restaurant offers a three-course prix fixe menu with choices like seared scallops, shortribs, whitefish and more.

  1. 20 E Chestnut St, at Wabash Ave
  2. $65, kids $19
Book online

Chicago Cut Steakhouse

  • Price band: 3/4

The Thanksgiving menu features butternut squash soup, sweet potatoes and maple-glazed roast turkey. For dessert, the menu includes pumpkin, apple or pecan pie. 

  1. 300 N LaSalle St, between Kinzie St and the Chicago River
  2. $50, kids $25
Book online

Chicago q

  • Price band: 3/4

The barbecue spot is whipping up smoked turkeys with sides and desserts for both take-out and dining in.

  1. 1160 N Dearborn St, between Elm and Division Sts
Book online

Deca

  • Price band: 2/4

Head up to the 12th floor of the Ritz-Carlton for buffet stations featuring fresh seafood, salads, waffles and traditional Thanksgiving fare.

  1. 160 E Pearson St, between Seneca St and Michigan Ave
  2. $125, kids $45
Book online

Devon Seafood Grill

  • Price band: 3/4

Fancy some seafood for Thanksgiving? Devon is offering a three-course prix-fixe menu with specials like Maine lobster bisque and scallop lobster risotto. Holiday favorites are also available.

  1. 39 E Chicago Ave, between Wabash Ave and Rush St
  2. $36, kids $18
Book online

Filini

  • Price band: 2/4

Feast at Filini on a menu of butternut squash soup, heirloom spinach salad with foie gras, roasted organic turkey and apple cranberry cake.

  1. Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, 221 N Columbus Dr
  2. $75
Book online

Frontier

  • Price band: 2/4

Frontier is offering turkeys to-go with sides including five-cheese mac and cheese, potato salad and string beans. Orders must be placed before November 24.

  1. 1072 N Milwaukee Ave
Book online

IO Urban Roofscape – The Godfrey Chicago

Reach new heights this Thanksgiving as you wine and dine on the rooftop of the Godfrey Hotel. Get a complimentary turkey sandwich with gravy when you order its Thanksgiving menu. For those who are looking to mingle, an "orphan table" is set up for groups of one to three.

  1. 127 W Huron St
  2. $50
Book online

Level Two

Have a classic Thanksgiving meal at the Hyatt Chicago's restaurant, which is serving roasted turkeys, stuffing and pumpkin pies.

  1. 633 N St Clair
  2. $35
Book online

Marion Street Cheese Market

  • Price band: 2/4

The Oak Park restaurant offers both dine-in and to-go Thanksgiving dinners. If you're dining in, expect a cheese and charcuterie station, roast turkey, roasted pork loin and a dessert station. 

If you'd rather get dinner to-go, for $110 you'll get turkey, potatoes, squash, stuffing and rolls that will serve eight people.

  1. 100 S Marion St, Oak Park
  2. $24.95
Book online

Mercat a la Planxa

  • Rated as: 4/5
  • Price band: 1/4
  • Critics choice

Celebrate Thanksgiving tapas-style at the Catalan restaurant. Expect various Spanish small plates along with roasted turkey.

  1. 638 S Michigan Ave, at Balbo Ave
  2. $65
Book online

Nico Osteria

  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

The restaurant is serving a four-course Italian menu with pumpkin and porcini soup, parsnip and truffle tortelli, roasted turkey and a smoked pork chop. A full dinner menu is also available.

  1. 1015 N Rush St
  2. $75, kids 6–12 $35
Book online

Parson's Chicken & Fish

  • Rated as: 3/5
  • Price band: 1/4

Stop by Parson's to pick up Thanksgiving carry-out. The menu includes one whole fried chicken, biscuits, green beans, butternut squash, and mashed potatoes and gravy.

  1. 2952 W Armitage Ave
  2. $50
More info

River Roast

  • Price band: 3/4

River Roast's holiday dinner features food stations, which include salads, entrées, carved meats, sides and appetizers. Drink up with the specialty cocktail, Pilgrims Hate Vodka (Corsair Old Punk Whiskey, Old Overholt, Cocchi Torino and St. Elizabeth Allspice Dram).

  1. 315 N LaSalle St, at the Chicago River
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Shaw’s Crab House

  • Price band: 3/4
  • Critics choice

Shaw's Thanksgiving buffet has a wide selection of seafood and meat. Dessert lovers will enjoy the array of traditional desserts to round out the meal.

  1. 21 E Hubbard St, between State St and Wabash Ave
  2. $75, kids $20
Book online

Signature Room

  • Price band: 3/4

Celebrate Thanksgiving with a view from the 95th floor of the John Hancock building. Aside from traditional Thanksgiving dishes, sweet potato gnocchi and pan-seared scallops are also available. Enjoy complimentary Champagne as a live pianist sets the mood.

  1. John Hancock Center, 875 N Michigan Ave, 95th floor, between Chestnut St and Delaware Pl
  2. $70, kids $35
Book online

Sixteen

  • Price band: 4/4

Indulge in Sixteen's Thanskgiving brunch buffet or have a multi-course tasting menu by night as the restaurant prepares an assortment of Thanksgiving favorites to celebrate the holiday. A to-go menu is also available.

  1. Trump Hotel, 401 N Wabash Ave, at Kinzie St
  2. Brunch: $150, kids $40. Dinner: tasting menu $185, prix fixe $125
Book online

The Drake Hotel

  • Price band: 3/4

If you're looking to feast, the Drake Hotel is hosting a buffet on Thanksgiving Day. There will be wide selection of starters, seafood, entrees and turkey to satisfy any cravings. Plus, there's a dessert bar.

  1. 140 E Walton Pl, at Michigan Ave
  2. $110, kids $40
Book online

The Smoke Daddy

  • Price band: 2/4

The barbecue joint is offering smoked turkeys and pulled turkeys to go this Thanksgiving. Don't forget to pick up some cornbread stuffing and turkey gravy for sides. Pre-orders are taken until they sell out.

  1. 1804 W Division St, between Wood and Honore Sts
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Tortoise Club

  • Price band: 2/4

Tortoise Club's Thanksgiving dinner includes a seafood bar and pumpkin soup. There's turkey, of course, but if you want something different, try the prime rib or trout. 

  1. 350 N State St, between the Chicago River and Kinzie St
Book online

Travelle

  • Price band: 4/4

Travelle celebrates Thanksgiving with a Mediterranean-inspired, family-style dinner. Start with a seafood misto, then move on to a classic three-course menu, with assorted pies for dessert.

  1. 330 N Wabash Ave, between Kinzie St and Wacker Dr
Book online

Weber Grill

  • Price band: 2/4

Have your Thanksgiving classics fire-grilled this year. Weber Grill is featuring a three-course menu of turkeys and sides, and an extensive party platter is also available to-go.

  1. 539 N State St, at Grand Ave
  2. $29
Book online

The Winchester

  • Price band: 2/4

Let the Winchester do the cooking this Thanksgiving with a to-go meal from the Ukrainian Village restaurant. The menu includes a 14-pound turkey, sides like cranberry sauce and shaved Brussels sprouts and Bloody Mary mix.

  1. 1001 N Winchester Ave, at Augusta Blvd
  2. $160
Book online


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