The Ping-Pong bar is offering 50 percent off all food and beverage November 19–27. Celebrate Friendsgiving and get your game on.
Can't wait until 5pm? The Conrad Hotel's 20th-floor restaurant is hosting an extravagant brunch buffet. Starting at noon on Thanksgiving Day, devour sushi, crab claws, turkey, prime rib, truffle mac and classic holiday sides. The buffet is $85 per person and $40 for children ages 3–12. Reservations are available now.
The lively barbecue spot in River North will allow guests to take Thanksgiving to go for $23.95 per person. The spread feeds eight and includes a whole smoked turkey, cornbread and sage stuffing, mashed potatoes, classic gravy, cranberries and an autumn salad; add sides and pies, too. Order by phone by November 22.
For a classy Turkey Day, head to the Chicago Athletic Association and enjoy a prix fixe menu from executive chef Pete Coenen, with seatings available from 1 to 8pm. The family-style meal goes for $80 per person, with optional beverage pairings and a wide selection of cocktails, wine and beer.
The Chicago Athletic Association's rooftop spot offers family-style ($60 for two, $120 for four) and a la carte dining options for the holiday. Menu highlights include shaved turkey Waldorf tartine, turkey pozole and pumpkin chocolate chip whoopie pies. Dine on these delicacies from 11am to 7pm, with the last seating at 6pm.
Roll up to the Virgin Hotels Chicago for a three-course feast ($65 per person), which includes seasonal soup, black truffle turkey breast and pumpkin mousse with pecans and spiced crème Chantilly.
If you're tired of turkey, the Bridgeport spot is offering its signature roast duck with duck fat potato salad for $69 to celebrate Thanksgiving. Order by November 21 to pick up your bird on November 22 after 5pm. Call 312-724-8811 to place an order.
Committed to hosting the whole family and anxious about cooking? Serve a full dinner for eight from Fairmont Chicago instead of dirtying your own kitchen. For $275 (plus tax), you'll get turkey, sausage, apricot stuffing, parmesan and roasted garlic mashed potatoes, maple bourbon sweet potatoes with roasted cinnamon, caramelized Brussels sprouts orange-scented cranberry preserves, brioche dinner rolls, and your choice of pie. Sounds like a sweet deal. Order by November 17 here.
Since the holiday season is the perfect time to give back, stop by Furious Spoon in Pilsen where the ramen shop continue its annual tradition of welcoming those in need for a free meal on Thanksgiving Day. All proceeds made from paying customers will benefit The Pilsen Alliance to help develop local youth programs. The shop will be open from 11am to 3:30pm on Thanksgiving Day; if you're wrapping up a morning workout, warm up with some soup and help those in need.
The Logan Square staple will offer regular dinner service on Thanksgiving Day, with the kitchen closing at 9:30pm. And there's no reason to rush home after that; stick around for a jolly good time at the bar until 2am.
Kick things up a notch at this Gold Coast steakhouse, which will be open from 11am to 9pm, offering its regular menu alongside special holiday dishes like slow-roasted black truffle turkey breast with chestnut stuffing and Brussels sprouts.
Pregame dinner with brunch at this Wicker Park cafe from 7am to 2pm. Come 5pm, the restaurant will reopen for a three-hour dinner service. The traditional two-course meal ($35) features roasted turkey with all the fixings plus classic pumpkin pie. Note: Rooftop bar Up & Up will be closed.
Dig into a loaded Thanksgiving buffet between 11am and 8pm. Expect classic holiday fare with a side of Shaw's famous seafood (adults $75, kids 12 and under $20).
Executive chef Chris Pandel is whipping up to-go kits packed with turkey, honey-lavender butternut squash soup, a veggie medley, marshmallow-topped sweet potatoes and more. You can also toss in steakhouse-style a la carte additions like king crab and roasted beef tenderloin. The small kit serves six to eight for $295, while the large serves 10 to 12 for $395. Orders must be placed before Tuesday, November 21 by calling 312-733-9420.