You can cook for your whole family, or your can leave this task to your favorite chef and pastry master. For those who prefer to eat than messing in the kitchen, this list is for you. Find the best restaurants to order thanksgiving dinner (and pastry) in Chicago this year, so you can spend more time with your family and friends!
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Thanksgiving Dinner Packages
1072 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60642
With turkey size options ranging from 7-8 pounds, 15 pounds, and 20 pounds, along with an assortment of side options that serve 8-10 guests, Frontier is your one-stop destination for all Thanksgiving dinner needs! All orders must be submitted by Friday, November 18th and will be available for pickup on Tuesday-Thursday the week of Thanksgiving! Cold orders will be available for pick up on Tuesday, November 22nd and Wednesday, November 23rd from 2-6 PM + hot items will be available for pickup on Thanksgiving Day from 9 AM-12 PM. All orders will include reheating instructions.
Heritage Restaurant & Caviar Bar
2700 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
Choose from two full menus, a la carte items, and an expansion pack to take your Thanksgiving feast to delicious new heights! All are ready to reheat and available for pickup on November 23rd from 10am–4pm. Menus feature delicious holiday classics such as Everything Spiced Shrimp Cocktail with Horseradish Beet Cocktail Sauce, Whipped Farm Mashed Potato, a half or full bird, as well as innovative twists like Butter, Smoked Oyster and Kim-chi Sausage Stuffing, Grandma Stepanek’s Bread Dumplings. The packages also come with Heritage Market Cocktails and Red Wine, 750ml Slony Macarons Cocktail, and other beverages. Orders can be placed via Tock.
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Sunda New Asian
110 W Illinois St, Chicago, IL 60654
Sunda New Asian is offering their take on turkey day eats that are perfect for a Thanksgiving Dinner At-Home. Serving 4 guests, the Thanksgiving menu features dishes like Roasted Turkey, Confit Turkey Legs, Shishito Mashed Potatoes, Street Corn Stuffing, Biscuits, Gravy, and more! Easy-to-follow reheating instructions are included with each package. The East Meets West Thanksgiving Dinner is $180 per person and orders can be placed here.
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2523 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60647
This Logan Square’s beloved neighborhood destination for farm-fresh and seasonal made-from-scratch fare is creating a thoughtful Thanksgiving feast this holiday. Included are succulent sous vide turkey (breast and confit legs), comfort style stuffing, Midwestern green bean casserole, marshmallow sweet potatoes, roasted Brussels sprouts, and more. The meal is prepared with care by the restaurant team and diners can put the final touches together at home to be ready for their table in under an hour. Add on wine packages, a la carte cocktails or even tinned fish such as mussels escabeche or El Capricho Sturgeon Conserva from Preserved States available separately to enjoy before dinner! Orders can be placed via Tock.
Truth Be Told
1227 E 60th St, Chicago, IL 60637
For Thanksgiving dinner this year, Truth Be Told, a new British-inspired tavern located in the Study Hotel along East 60th Street, on the South Campus of University of Chicago, will be offering a special to-go heat and serve meal. The Thanksgiving to-go menu is $140 for two people, $255 for four people, and $360 for six people. The menu will include traditional items such as roasted turkey, house-made stuffing and gravy, brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes, and salad. You can also add on pies, cookies, soup, charcuterie boards, or even their signature Manhattan! Place your orders before November 21st via Tock.
Siena Tavern/Bar Siena
51 W Kinzie St, Chicago, IL 60654
4999 Old Orchard Rd Suite A2, Skokie, IL 60077
For Thanksgiving this year, Siena Tavern (Chicago) and Bar Siena’s (Old Orchard) to-go menu will feature some of Chef Fabio’s favorite dishes and are available for pick-up on Wednesday, November 23rd. Each package serves two people ($130) and features incredible mains and sides including:
Gremolata Stuffed Porchetta
Taleggio Whipped Potatoes with Chives
Prosciutto Sausage & Red Pepper Focaccia Stuffing with Fried Sage
Nonna’s Lasagna Bolognese
Butternut Squash Arancini
Green Beans Gorgonzola with Candied Walnuts
Lemon Ricotta Stuffed Artichokes
Fall Harvest Salad
Siena Tavern Thanksgiving to-go orders can be placed here.
Bar Siena (Old Orchard) Thanksgiving to-go orders can be placed here.
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The Goddess and Grocer
The Goddess and Grocer offers a Thanksgiving catering menu that is an excellent option for hosts who want to give their small group a wonderful Thanksgiving meal, but want to relax and enjoy the day. Meal options include Turkey for Two (serves 2) $75, Family Matters (serves six) $195, All In The Family (serves 12) $395, and a la carte food, wine, cocktail, and decorative offerings.
Turkey For Two ($75) – Serves 2, turkey breast, herb + sourdough stuffing, turkey pan gravy, cranberry sauce, yukon gold mashed potatoes, ultimate green bean casserole, parker house rolls, two mini pumpkin pies.
Family Matters ($195) – Serves 6, whole 12-14lb turkey, herb + sourdough stuffing, turkey pan gravy, cranberry sauce, yukon gold mashed potatoes, ultimate green bean casserole, parker house rolls, 1 pumpkin pie.
All in the Family ($395) – Serves 12, whole 20-22lb turkey, herb + sourdough stuffing, turkey pan gravy, cranberry sauce, yukon gold mashed potatoes, ultimate green bean casserole, parker house rolls, 1 pumpkin pie, 1 pecan pie.
703 Church St, Evanston, IL 60201
Farmhouse Evanston is offering the perfect Thanksgiving meal for all groups of one this holiday season. For only $29.00 Farmhouse is offering a single Thanksgiving plate to-go out with pickup available on Wednesday, November 24 from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. The menu consists of Sliced Turkey served with a mushroom gravy, Turkey Confit Stuffing made with confit turkey leg, brioche and a garlic and herb demi, Buttermilk Mashed Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts and Roasted Carrots. All orders must be placed by Monday, November 22, for pick-up only.
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Soul & Smoke
Known as one of the best barbecue restaurants in Chicago, Chef D’Andre has beautifully crafted the ultimate Thanksgiving menu creating an a-la-carte and truly customizable meal for every family this holiday season. Guests can order from the traditional Thanksgiving offerings, such as the Herb Roasted Turkey Breast, Cajun Smoked Turkey Breast, Traditional Herb Stuffing, Chef Carter’s Signature Mac & Cheese and all the traditional fixings. In addition, Chef has taken it one step further, offering guests the opportunity to enjoy out-of-the-box and unforgettable menu items to this year’s holiday lineup.
Guests can choose from barbecue classics such as Smoked Pulled Pork, Smoked Beef Brisket or Housemade Pastrami or opt for a game meat alternative of Braised Duck Quarters and pair it with Braised Brussels Sprouts and Candied Yams. Soul & Smoke offers to-go pickup at all three locations – Evanston, Avondale, and Time Out Market on Wednesday, November 23. Thanksgiving Day pickup is available in Evanston only with a $500 order minimum.
Bloom Plant Based Kitchen
1559 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60622
Priced at $70 per person, Bloom will be offering Thanksgiving to-go only through Tock with pick-up on Wednesday, November 23 from 5-8 p.m. Bloom offers Sweet Corn Arepa, Jackfruit Sofrito and Salsa Verde for starters, along with a Fall Salad featuring brussel sprouts, kale, squash, caramelized mixed seeds, cornbread croutons and sherry tarragon vinaigrette. Bloom’s to-go also includes a Tamal with pumpkin tamal, mole verde, salsah macha and mustard greens, and a Jamaican Walnut Beet Loaf featuring poblano cornbread with maple butter, truffled potatoes, forest mushroom gravy and rosemary cranberry preserve. An Old Fashioned Sweet Potato Maple Pie will be included for dessert.
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Robert’s Pizza & Dough Co
465 N McClurg Ct, Chicago, IL 60611
Grab a pie before heading to Thanksgiving dinner! Robert’s Pizza is offering whole apple pies for preorder to enjoy with your family during the holiday. The pie features Robert’s special ‘za dough with a delicious apple filling. Choose from a 10″ Pie ($35) – serves up to 8 or a 14″ Pie ($65) – serves up to 12. Pie orders must be placed by Monday, November 21st for pick-up by Wednesday, November 23rd.
They’re also creating a Thanksgiving Pizza. Available November 18-27, the pie is topped with roast turkey breast, ‘za stuffing with pork sausage, fresh cranberry sauce, sweet potato puree, fresh mozzarella, asiago cheese, and mushroom gravy. It’s a tasty way to enjoy the best parts of Thanksgiving dinner on a crispy, chewy pizza crust that reheats like a dream if you take some home.
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Sweet Mandy B’s
Sweet Mandy B’s will feature a special menu of Thanksgiving items like 9-inch pies that serve 6 to 8 people. Flavors include Apple Streusel with fresh apple pie filling, Pumpkin topped with whipped cream, Chocolate Cream with an Oreo crust and chocolate pudding filling, Banana Cream with sliced bananas, Key Lime in a graham crack crust, Pecan, and Apple Cherry Streusel. With how popular this place is, you should probably place your order ASAP. Call to pre-order, Lincoln Park: (773) 244.1174 and Streeterville: (312) 255.1632.
Stan’s Donuts & Coffee
Introducing their highly sought after Pumpkin Old Fashioned, now available in mini donuts perfect for an early afternoon appetizer or finishing off a delicious meal with something sweet. Ditch the pie and head for something unique this holiday with Mini Pumpkin Old Fashioned catering trays available for pickup this November! With 16 locations throughout Chicago, pickup this holiday season has never been easier!
145 N Dearborn St, Chicago, IL 60602
Holiday Pies: Priced between $28 to $35, The Dearborn will be offering two select pies to accompany your Thanksgiving dinners. Order 48 hours in advance any day until 11/26 to guarantee yourself a delicious in house pie. The two pies to select from are the Crispy Phyllo Apple Pie which is a flaky butter crust, spiced gooey apple filling, and crispy phyllo topping. The other is the Hazelnut Chocolate Cream Pie, a chocolate crust, caramel base, hazelnut studded dark chocolate ganache, milk chocolate whipped cream, candied hazelnuts, and crunchy chocolate pearls.
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