Instead of making your own meal, head to one of these restaurants to enjoy something traditional for Thanksgiving or something a little non-traditional. Whether you want turkey and pumpkin pie, a fine dining holiday or some seafood sides, you'll find all the fixings for your Thanksgiving meal at these Chicago restaurants.
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For a fancy Thanksgiving dinner, head to Acadia for a five course prix-fixe meal (including turducken). Dishes include haddock with braised spinach, orange and garlic and pumpkin roulade with apple brandy sabayon and ricotta ice cream. The meal is $95 per person with an option for wine pairings at an additional $65 per person. Kids meals are available for $25.
Bub City offers up a taste of the south for this Thanksgiving. Head over for a reasonably priced Thanksgiving meal ($17 per person) with smoked turkey, cornbread and sage stuffing and mashed potatoes from 11am–midnight. If you'd rather bring it home, give them a call for large party carryout options.
For a classy Thanksgiving, head to Cherry Circle Room and enjoy a family-style prix-fixe meal with dishes like mushroom porridge, cornbread stuffing, candied yams and roasted turkey. There are options for wine and beer pairings at an additional cost. The meal is $75 per person and reservations can be made on OpenTable.
Looking for an early meal on Thanksgiving? Cindy's is offering both brunch (11am–2pm) and dinner (2:30–6pm) options for Thanksgiving. Both will be served as a prix-fixe family-style meal, with dishes like buttermilk pancakes with nutella and bananas for brunch and roasted turkey breast for dinner.
Longman & Eagle will be serving its family-style Thanksgiving dinner again, with heritage turkey, green bean casserole and chestnut foiegras stuffing. Looking for something to tide you over until your own dinner? Head to the OSB starting at 3pm for a Thanksgiving leftovers sandwich. Reserve your spot at Longman by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Maple & Ash is offering upscale and classic takes on Thanksgiving dishes this holiday with a turkey roulade ($45) and slow-roasted turkey breast with mashed potatoes, stuffing and Brussels sprouts ($35). Maple & Ash is open from 2-8pm and the regular menu will also be served all day.
Large groups need not fret, Miss Ricky's has a meal perfect for you to take out. Serving 6-8 people, you'll get a dinner of turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, sage sausage stuffing, sweet potatoes and more. Add dessert (pumpkin pie or pumpkin cheese cake) and extras of your favorite sides for an additional cost. The meal is $70 and can be ordered by emailing email@example.com by November 22.
Eat from the comfort of your own home or leave the cleaning to the cooks at Nico Osteria this Thanksgiving. Priced by group size (starting at $130 for 2–3 people), you'll feast on turkey breast, baked rigatoni, truffle mashed potatoes and more to take home. Wanna go out for the holiday? Head to the dining room for a four course prix-fixe meal of classic Thanksgiving offerings with an Italian spin. The menu is $85 per person and $35 for children.
Grab your Thanksgiving dinner to-go at Tanta this year. You'll get the signature pollo a la brasa with corn cake, potato cake, roasted vegetables and lucuma meringue pie for dessert ($64.99). Orders can be made through Monday, November 21 at 3pm and can be picked up on Wednesday, November 23 between 3-5pm.
Making your own turkey or ham but want some help with the sides? Shaw's has you covered. Pick up sides like au gratin potatoes, creamed spinach, lobster mac and cheese and braised Brussels sprouts. There's also clam chowder, lobster bisque, sushi platters and salads to pick from. Orders can be picked up during regular business hours and on Thanksgiving Day.