Thanksgiving turkey dinners to go from Chicago restaurants

Thursday, November 26, 2020
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CHICAGO (WLS) -- A number of Chicago area restaurants are offering Thanksgiving turkey dinners to-go as officials warn against large gatherings for the holiday due to COVID-19. The Hungry Hound takes a look at some of the takeout menus available for the holiday this year.

Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants

Multiple Lettuce Entertain You restaurants are offering Thanksgiving meals to go, including Aba, Cafe Ba-Ba-Reeba!, Ema, Joe's Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab, RPM Italian, RPM Steak, and multiple locations of Beatrix, Bub City, Shaw's Crab House, and more. /For a full list of restaurants, offerings, and more information visit the Lettuce Entertainment Thanksgiving Chicago website.

Coco Pazzo

(300 West Hubbard, 312-836-0900) will offer Thanksgiving menu with seatings between 1 and 3 pm or 5 and 7:30 pm.) A 3-course special prix-fix menu will feature Traditional Thanksgiving Day for $60 per person, (excluding tax and gratuity.)

For dinners who wish to spend the holiday at home, Coco Pazzo also offers their prix-fixe Thanksgiving menu as a carryout option. Please note, there is a limited availability for the Thanksgiving Carry Away meal and interested guests are requested to pre-order by 3 p.m. on Friday, November 20, 2020. Guests can pick up their order on November 25 and 26 between 12 Noon and 4 p.m.



Chef Carrie's menu features a locally raised turkey prepared with Maitre d'Hotel butter. along with giblet gravy and other traditional and French inspired fixings. Select a full Thanksgiving meal or just side enhancements to make your meal complete.

Select from Thanksgiving staples or a complete Thanksgiving package for 2.

Available for pickup on Wednesday, November 25th from 2pm - 6pm + Thanksgiving Day from 10am - 4pm. Delivery available upon request and the deadline for ordering is Tuesday, November 17 at 12 noon.

The Goddess and Grocer

offers a Thanksgiving catering menu. Meal options include Turkey for Two (serves two) $75, Family Matters (serves six) $195, All In The Family (serves 12) $395, and a la carte food, wine, cocktail, and decorative offerings. New for this year, The Goddess and Grocer is featuring natural, range-free and antibiotic-free turkeys from Ferndale Farms. Those wanting to set the dessert table with The Goddess and Grocer's signature pies can choose from Pecan, Pumpkin, Traditional Apple, Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Tart, and more. The menu also offers options for those in need of vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free, and dairy-free options!

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All the festive offerings are available for pick-up or delivery. To place an order, call 773.292.7100 or visit All catering orders must be placed by Friday, November 20, by 5 p.m. Delivery is available for orders $100 or more and starts at $20. Delivery will take place on Wednesday, November 25 between 11 a.m. - 5 p.m., and Thursday, November 26 between 8 a.m. - 3 p.m. FREE pick up is available at the River North, Gold Coast, Bucktown locations between 8 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Thanksgiving Smoked Turkeys

Lillie's Q smoked turkey, exclusively available from District Brew Yards. Preorder online at; $100, serves 8-10. Smoked turkey pickup is Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, Nov. 26 between 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Don't forget to grab a case of beer, with crowd-pleasers like Burnt City Two Headed Boy Pilsner, Around the Bend Vera Pistachio Cream Ale, Bold Dog Who's a Hazy Boy DIPA, and Casa Humilde Campesino Saison (4-pack prices vary).

Honey Butter Fried Chicken Thanksgiving Menu

Honey Butter's menu is Take and Bake style, so whether guests already have the turkey taken care of and want some sides to pair with it, or they'd prefer the whole feast prepared, they have plenty of options. Honey Butter is offering some of their classic dishes like Fried Chicken with Corn Muffins and Honey Butter or Pimento Mac 'n Cheese with Wisconsin Cheddar and Garlic Bread Crumbs as well as a few holiday-inspired specials like Whipped Sweet Potatoes with Marshmallow Fluff and Balsamic Vinegar and Smashed Potatoes with Rosemary Gravy.

They also have Bang! Bang! Pie and Biscuit's Honey Pie for dessert and signature cocktail kits like their Candied Jalapenño Margarita as well as bottles of wine. Each dish comes in a variety of portions depending on the size of the dinner, and guests will receive simple instructions to reheat their meal in the oven. Honey Butter's Thanksgiving menu is available to order through Tockfor pickup or delivery on Tuesday, November 24 and Wednesday, November 25.

Smith & Wollensky

Thanksgiving feast available for pick up includes classic gourmet dishes such as Ready-to-Roast Boneless Herb-Seasoned Turkey Breast, Sausage & Cornbread Stuffing, Potatoes Au Gratin, Bacon & Shallot Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Duck Fat Roasted Root Vegetables, Cranberry Relish & Giblet Gravy with House-made Apple Tart and Pecan Pie for dessert. Simply heat and serve!

Dinner for 4-6 guests, with plenty of leftovers, is available for $295. S&W wines such as one bottle of Sauvignon Blanc & One bottle of Proprietary Red for an additional $75. Order ahead online, by Saturday, November 14th and pick up in-restaurant on Wednesday, November 25th!


- Pre-Orders are now open for pick-up on Wednesday, 11/25, between 1:30pm-6pm. It's everything but the bird - you supply that, should you choose to, and they'll do the rest. Dishes including her Whole Stuffed Cabbage, Baked Tortelloni di Zucca, Aunt B's Hash Brown Casserole and Pumpkin Tiramisu.

Hyde Park stores and restaurants

Several stores and restaurants in Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood are offering Thanksgiving dinner options. Here's the full list.

Himmel's Chicago

Thanksgiving Feast: Breast & Leg Meat, mashed potato and gravy, stuffing and corn, green bean casserole,red cabbage, pretzel bread and obatzda -bread pudding. $27.50 order By 11/22 by calling 773-784-8777

Cafe Selmarie

Featuring pies, pastries, savory sides, and a Deluxe Thanksgiving Feast. View the menu and order online here.

Artango Bar & Steakhouse

Enjoy a three course Prix Fixe Thanksgiving menu.. Pre-order your Thanksgiving, click here to view the menu.

Baker Miller

Place your orders for Thanksgiving pies, sides and bakery items! Visit their ordering page now to place your pre-orders.

Luella's Southern Kitchen

The pre-order link is also live for Luella's Thanksgiving brunch and pie menus. Click here to view the menus and place your order!

A Bistro Campagne Thanksgiving

Our meal kits are now available for preorder by November 22nd! Half or whole birds available with all the fixings and our spin on classic sides! call to order 773.271.6100. Ask us about bottles of wine or beer, or prebatched cocktails to go with it too!

If you're planning on cooking at home, you can order turkeys from Gene's Sausage Shop, L&M Fine Foods or Harvestime and Savory Spice Shop has a Classic Turkey Rub and Turkey Brining Kit that will ensure you have the tastiest turkey ever this year!

Ted's Montana Grill in Naperville

Ted's Montana Grill in Naperville is offering a Thanksgiving Feast To-Go that includes roasted turkey with garlic mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, herb dressing, buttered carrots, squash casserole, apple pecan crisp and cranberry sauce for $29 per person. A children's dinner of turkey and dressing with a homemade cookie is available for $13. For more information, visit Ted's Montana Grill online and call to place an order.