Holiday Food and Drink

Where to Dine Out (or Take-Out) in Houston on Thanksgiving Day 2020

Orleans Seafood Kitchen is offering takeout turkey and all the trimmings.
Orleans Seafood Kitchen is offering takeout turkey and all the trimmings. Photo by Becca Wright
Restaurants across Houston are looking forward to giving you a break this Thanksgiving, whether that means you are skipping the dirty dishes and enjoying a socially-distanced meal out or scoring an epic takeout feast for you and yours. Here is where to dine out (or in) in Houston this Thanksgiving Day:

2840 Restaurant & Bar, 2840 Chimney Rock 
2840 Restaurant & Bar will be offering a Thanksgiving Feast Family Pack (feeds six), featuring honey and clove glazed ham, applewood smoked turkey with cranberry relish, jalapeño cornbread, sage and thyme cornbread stuffing and gravy, plus choice of two sides from candied mashed sweet potatoes to turkey braised greens and the option of one dessert, with choices including sweet potato pie, Southern bourbon pecan pie and New Orleans style bread pudding. All items are available a la carte as well. Order online or call 713-299-7821. Food will be available for pickup on Wednesday 11/25 from 3 to p.m. and Thanksgiving Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

The Annie Café & Bar, 1800 Post Oak 
The Annie invites guests to enjoy a festive, three-course prix-fixe menu or a limited dinner menu from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Cost is $78 for adults and $25 for children (ages 11 years-old and younger), excluding tax and gratuity. On the way in or out, guests can grab complimentary hot apple cider and pumpkin cookies. Reservations are required by calling 713-804-1800 or visiting OpenTable.

Artisans, 3201 Louisiana
Guests can enjoy a special brunch menu with traditional dishes along with some Artisan specialties of our own, available by reservation for dine-in from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. or to-go ($80 per person). Call 713-529-9111.

B&B Butchers & Restaurant, 1814 Washington 
B&B will be open on Thanksgiving Day from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. with the regular menu and a prix-fixe menu ($75 for adults and $35 for kids ages 11 and under) featuring an amuse bouche, three courses (appetizer, main course and dessert) and family style side dishes. Every guest receives a special, take-home gift - leftover turkey sandwiches made in the Butcher Shop that morning with roasted turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and a side of gravy (sandwich not included with takeout option); plus complimentary hot apple cider and pumpkin cookies on the way in or out. Call 713-862-1814 or visit OpenTable to book. The individual prix-fixe menu will also be available to pre-order for curbside pickup on Thanksgiving Day; the Butcher Shop at B&B offers a Thanksgiving to-go menu with a main course, sides and dessert. Orders will be available for pickup from Tuesday, November 24 through 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Call the Butcher Shop at 832-767-4828 at least 48 hours in advance.

B.B. Italia Kitchen & Bar, 14795 Memorial 

Join for a three-course prix-fixe menu, offered from 11 a.m.-8 p.m., for $55 for adults and $25 for kids (ages 11 and under). Guests also have the option to order from the regular dinner and kids menus. Call 281-531-0696 or visit OpenTable to book. The individual prix-fixe menu will also be available to pre-order for curbside pickup or delivery on Thanksgiving Day.

Babin’s Seafood House
Enjoy a dine-in Thanksgiving Meal of Turkey, Ham or Combination for $19.99; or To-Go Packages featuring Turkey, Ham, Green Beans, Cornbread Dressing, Sweet and Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Cranberry Sauce and French Bread ($60 for four, $99 for eight, $198 for 16 and $297 for 24). Call to preorder by Monday, November 23.

Backstreet Cafe, 1103 South Shepherd 
Enjoy a Backstreet Thanksgiving to-go with a la carte options including apricot-glazed ham, butternut squash soup, corn pudding, cornbread and andouille dressing, pecan pie and more. Thanksgiving to-go orders can be placed by Monday, November 23 for pickup from on Wednesday, November 25 between 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Order forms can be found online at and should be emailed to [email protected], or call 713-521-2239.

Bistro 555, 13616 Memorial
Owner Genevieve Guy will host dinner on this special day at her restaurant, but she is also offering the option to bring the same feast home to celebrate there. She has created a three-course menu with choices of soup or salad, fish, beef or fowl and a choice of desserts. There is also a menu for children 12 and under. For those who prefer to dine at the Bistro, the restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the cost is $39 for adults and $15 for children, plus tax and gratuity. The children’s menu is limited to turkey and a choice of dessert. Reservations are required with a $20 deposit via Paypal. To bring the feast home, call or go online and place your order by Monday, November 23. Orders can then be picked up on Wednesday, November 25. The cost is $45 for adults and $18 for children.

Bloom & Bee, 1600 West Loop South
Bloom & Bee’s prix fixe menu (starting at $75) features butternut squash bisque with maple cream, fall salad with apple, Stilton and Champagne vinaigrette, brined turkey roulade with all the fixin’s, and miniature desserts of pecan pie, pumpkin pie and warm apple cobbler. The menu is also available to-go for $65.

Brasserie du Parc, 1440 Lamar 
Brasserie du Parc will be open for Thanksgiving from noon to 7:30 p.m. with a special multi-course menu, and is also offering holiday foods to-go. Cost for the dine-in menu is $42 per adult and $20 per child (kid’s menu), plus tax and gratuity. Reservations should be made by calling 832-879-2802.

Brennan's of Houston, 3300 Smith
The Creole staple will be open for dine-in and to-go, with a three-course Dine-In Thanksgiving Day Feast for $62 (with options from Texas Creole turkey and fixin’s to mesquite grilled Gulf redfish) and a To-Go Package to serve eight guests for $325 (with smoked turkey from Feges BBQ, plus Brennan’s sides and desserts). Call 713-522-9711 for reservations and place advance to-go orders online.

Brenner's Steakhouse, 10911 Katy
Brenner's on the Bayou, 1 Birdsall 

Brenner’s will offer a to-go Prime Rib menu for two or four, paired with a bottle of The Prisoner Napa Valley Red Blend. You must place your to-go order by Monday, November 23. Brenner's on the Bayou will open on Thanksgiving Day at 4 p.m. and Brenner's Steakhouse will open at 11 a.m. If you choose to dine-in, Brenner's on the Bayou will offer guests a curated, three-course menu for $65. The menu includes highlights such as Brenner's Garden Salad, Roasted Turkey Breast with Foie Gras Cornbread Stuffing and Croissant Bread Pudding with Bourbon Ice Cream. Brenner's Steakhouse is offering a dine-in feature of Roasted Turkey Breast, Andouille Sausage Stuffing, Green Bean Casserole, Sweet Potato Purée and Turkey Gravy for $36.

The Capital Grille
The Capital Grille is offering Thanksgiving Sides At Home, featuring elevated classics such as Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potatoes with Hot Honey, Cranberry-Pear Chutney, French Green Beans with Marcona Almonds and the restaurant’s signature Mashed Potatoes, among other holiday staples. Sides serve four to six people for $125 and come prepared and ready to be reheated. Place an online pre-order for pickup on November 24 or 25.

Caracol, 2200 Post Oak
Chef Hugo Ortega’s Family Feast dinner and a la carte items to-go are available for order by Monday, November 23 for pickup Wednesday, November 25 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Feast on pineapple and habanero whole spiral ham, coal-roasted sweet potato with condensed milk, jalapeño cornbread and more. The order form can be found online and should be emailed to [email protected], or call 713-622-9996. Caracol is closed Thanksgiving Day.

Cleburne Cafeteria, 3606 Bissonnet 
With traditional recipes that date back almost 80 years, Cleburne Cafeteria will offer its holiday take out menu and welcome guests to dine-in from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

CRU Wine Bar, 9595 Six Pines, 2800 Kirby 
Enjoy a three-course prix fixe menu ($50) at CRU or get Thanksgiving to-go. The fall-inspired dining menu starts with a glass of Angry Orchard Rosé Cider (adults age 21+ only) and moves on to choices such as pumpkin ricotta ravioli, roasted turkey breast with pine nut and cornbread dressing, filet of beef with truffle potato gratin and pumpkin cheesecake. The Thanksgiving To Go packages include butternut squash bisque and Caesar salad as starters, roasted turkey breast with all the fixings as an entree and pumpkin cheesecake or Gala apple and pecan bread pudding for dessert. Packages for two people are $80 or for four people are $150.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse, 5061 Westheimer
The prix fixe menu (starting at $49) includes choice of Butternut Squash Soup or Harvest Salad, an entree of slow-roasted turkey breast and trimmings, and dessert choice of pumpkin cheesecake or apple pie a la mode. Family meal packs to-go can be ordered for $175 (serves two to four) or $250 (serves four to six).

Dish Society, 1050 Yale, 12525 Memorial, 23501 Cinco Ranch, 5740 San Felipe 
Order locally sourced salads and sides from for contactless curbside pickup, from sweet potato mash and balsamic bacon brussels sprouts to wine-poached apple pecan salad and truffled mac ‘n’ cheese. 

Downtown Aquarium, 410 Bagby 
Kemah Aquarium, 215 Kipp

Downtown Aquarium and Kemah Aquarium will offer families a Turkey Dinner of Roasted Sliced Turkey, Cornbread Stuffing, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Potatoes, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce and Turkey Gravy for $25.99 for adults and $9.50 for kids 10 and under. Reservations are required. The meal is available for dine in or to-go, and family packs are also available for $159, serving eight to 10. Preorders are required and must be place by Monday, November 23 at 4 p.m. Available pick up on Thanksgiving Day between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Eddie V’s 
Eddie V’s is offering four-course family-style Thanksgiving dinner for takeout, featuring choice of Turkey or Whole Beef Tenderloin served alongside traditional sides such as Butternut Squash, Brioche Sage Stuffing, Cranberry Sauce and a Pumpkin Pie dessert. Dinner for two starts at $125 and $225 serving four to six. Wine and champagne are also available to order in select locations.

Etoile Cuisine et Bar, 1101-11 Uptown Park 
Etoile will be open for Thanksgiving from noon to 7:30 p.m. with a special menu, and is also offering holiday foods to-go. Cost for the dine-in menu is $56 per adult and $25 per child (kid’s menu), plus tax and gratuity. Reservations should be made by calling 832-668-5808.

Feges BBQ, 3 Greenway Plaza 
Order Feges Thanksgiving eats to-go — with everything from whole turkey and brisket to loaded potato salad, braised collards, pimento mac’, rum raisin bread pudding and cooking fats and rubs — by Friday, November 20 at noon. Pickup days are Tuesday, November 24 and Wednesday, November 25 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Greenway Plaza.

Fish Tales, 2502 Seawall
Fish Tales will offer guests a to-go and dine-in feature of Turkey with Gravy, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, Sweet Potatoes and a Slice of Cornbread for $30. Fish Tales will be open on Thanksgiving Day from noon to 8 p.m.

Fisherman's Wharf, 2200 Harborside 
Fisherman’s Wharf will serve a curated, four-course menu featuring highlights such as Shrimp Queso; Deviled Eggs; Authentic Shrimp & Sausage Gumbo; Tender Roasted Turkey Breast or Juicy Ham Steak served with redskin mashed potatoes cornbread stuffing; green beans; cranberry sauce and gravy; and Pecan or Pumpkin Pie. The four-course feast is available for dine-in or to-go at $29. If you choose to bring Fisherman's Wharf home, you may choose this dinner for four or eight for $99 and $199 respectively. Every additional meal is $25/person. All to-go orders must be place by Monday, November 23.

Frank's Americana Revival, 3736 Westheimer 
Frank's Americana Revival is offering a variety of family-style dishes, ready to heat and eat, on its to-go menu. Mains include French Cut Turkey Breast for $75, Giblet Gravy, Bone-In Spiral Ham for $95, and Bourbon-Brown Sugar Glaze. Sides, serving 12-15 for $65 or 24-30 for $95, include Cornbread, Sage Dressing, Mashed Potatoes, Roasted Butternut Squash, Green Bean Casserole, and Southern Style Brussel Sprouts, with extra from buttermilk biscuits to Cranberry Walnut Bread Pudding. Orders must be placed by 9 p.m. on Friday, November 20 and will be ready for scheduled pick up on Wednesday, November 25 between 2 to 6 p.m. and Thursday, November 26 from 10 to 11 a.m.

Goode Company Barbecue, 5109 Kirby, 8911 Katy Freeway, 8865 Six Pines 
Goode Thanksgiving options, from the full feast to individual items like turkey, sausage and pecan bread stuffing, and Brazos Bottom Pecan Pie, are available for online pre-order until November 18, for pick-up on November 24 and 25. Orders can also be ordered for delivery via Goode Co. Grocers. Convenient drive-through booths will be set up two days before both Thanksgiving and Christmas between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. at three Goode Company Barbeque locations (Original, Memorial and The Woodlands). Customers can easily pick-up Brazos Bottom Pecan Pies and Goode Company Chocolate Pies without pre-ordering.

Grotto's three-Course Thanksgiving Menu is available for Dine-In ($35 per person) or To-Go ($125 for four, $250 for eight) at the 610 location; and the Chef's Thanksgiving Feature is available for Dine-In ($25 per adult, $15 per child) or To-Go ($90 for four, $180 for eight) at the Woodlands location. Call to pre-order by Monday, November 23.

Grupo Herrera Restaurants
Grupo Herrera Restaurants will offer a classic Thanksgiving Dinner through all of its restaurants, Alicia’s Mexican Grille, Dario’s Steakhouse & Seafood, Galiana’s and Marvino’s Italian Kitchen, for $139 (feeds 11-14) along with additional fresh pie or dessert options. Orders can be placed at any of the restaurants and require a 48-hour notice. The final day to place an order is November 26. To order Thanksgiving takeout by Grupo Herrera, select your restaurant to call and pick up from (below).

Hugo’s, 1602 Westheimer 
Order the Family Feast or a la carte item by Monday, November 23 for pickup from Wednesday, November 25 from 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. Highlights include whole pineapple and habanero spiral ham, charred brussels sprouts, corn pudding, tamal Azteca tortilla casserole and tres leches cake. Order forms can be found online at and emailed to [email protected], or call 713-524-7744. Hugo’s is closed Thanksgiving Day.

Hungry’s, 14714 Memorial, 2356 Rice
Both locations will be offering Thanksgiving to-go feasts available for pre-order by noon on Tuesday, November 20 for pickup on Wednesday, November 21. The family feast for four ($70), ten ($170) and individual boxed meals ($17, minimum of ten orders) includes choice of roasted turkey or honey glazed ham with cranberry sauce, dinner rolls and seasonal pie as well as choice of three sides from cornbread stuffing to mashed potatoes.

Jonathan’s The Rub Memorial Green, 12505 Memorial
Jonathan's The Rub Memorial Green will be open from 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. with a set Thanksgiving menu (the regular menu will not be available). Reservations required. Choose from herb-roasted turkey breast with herbed turkey gravy ($45 per person) or seared beef tenderloin with horseradish sauce ($58 per person) – add tax and gratuity – with seven family-style sides. There is also an optional salad and soup appetizers for additional cost, plus you can add dessert and a variety of cocktails. Kids 12 and under are $25 plus tax and gratuity.

Jonathan’s The Rub ~ The Original, 9061 Gaylord 
Jonathan's The Rub Original will be closed for dine-in service on Thanksgiving Day but is offering to-go options, including brined and spiced turkey, candied yams, garlic mashed potatoes, sourdough and cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, mac and cheese, Snickers pie, pecan pie and more. All orders should be made online via the website or the Jonathan’s The Rub phone app. Orders can be picked up on Thanksgiving Day between 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Kenny & Ziggy’s, 2327 Post Oak 
The New York-style deli has created a pick-up and take-home Thanksgiving menu that covers the gamut of traditional Puritan to traditional East European—think cream cheese stuffed dates wrapped in pastrami, mini, challah bread, classic turkey and gravy, wild mushroom and chestnut stuffing and mile high apple pie. In addition to the special meal package, side items can be purchased a la carte. Orders should be placed by November 19. Kenny & Ziggy’s is closed on Thanksgiving Day, and will reopen on Friday, November 27 at 7 a,m. In addition to the meal and a la carte to go, there is also a variety of Holiday Entertaining Platters available from now until January 2.

La Table, 1800 Post Oak
La Table will be open on Thanksgiving from 2 to 7 p.m. In addition to chef Stephen Conklin's classic à la carte menu, the French eatery will be serving Classic Roasted Turkey Breast and Leg, Mixed Mushrooms, Sweet Potatoes, Brussels Sprouts, Natural gravy, and a Pumpkin Tart with Vanilla Bean Ice cream.

Le Colonial, 4444 Westheimer
Le Colonial is offering a robust, family-style takeout menu, featuring signature dishes and seasonal selections, available for preorder by noon on Monday, November 23 for pickup Wednesday from 11:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Highlights include choices from whole roasted Australian rack of lamb and Vietnamese spiced whole roasted chicken to garlic green beans, fried rice and tarte au citron.

Liberty Kitchen & Oysterette, 4224 San Felipe
Liberty Kitchen at the Tree House, 963 Bunker Hill 

Order the Starter Package ($65, feeds four to six people) including a dozen tacos, queso and chips, Parker rolls with butter and bacon jam and two dozen deviled eggs; and/or the Coasted Sides ($99, feeds four to six people), featuring green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, Southern style oyster stuffing, lobster mac and cheese and a gallon of gravy. The starters and sides can also be ordered individually.
Pre-order by Sunday, November 22 for pickup Wednesday, November 25.

Local Foods – The Village, 2424 Dunstan 
Place your preorders for free range turkey with breast and dark meat confit, Texas ribeye with truffle butter, challah hazelnut dressing, green bean casserole, Bubba’s turkey gravy, pecan pie and more.
Orders are due Sunday, November 22 for pickup on Wednesday or Thursday.

Mala Sichuan Bistro, 9348 Bellaire, 1201 Westheimer, 23119 Colonial Parkway 
Mala Sichuan will be open for regular hours at all locations and welcomes dine-in and takeaway customers, with a family meal package for walk-in takeaway, complete with a mille crepe cake available.

Marvino’s Italian Steakhouse, 24002 Northwest Freeway 
Marvino’s will offers a three-course Turkey Day dinner available for $49 at the restaurant or for takeout. Choose from dishes such and lobster bisque, butternut squash soup, short rib ravioli in cherry cream sauce, roasted turkey with all the fixin’s, Norwegian salmon with parmesan risotto and asparagus, apple pie a la mode and more. Call 281-220-7200 for reservations. Hours are 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

Mastro’s Steakhouse, 1650 West Loop South
Mastro’s is offering three dinner kits, each feeding four and including raw 28-day, wet-aged Cyro-vac sealed steaks and Mastro’s Secret House Steak Rub, cooking instructions, salad, ready-to-bake side dishes and Mastro’s Pumpkin Butter Cake. Guests only wanting sides can order the ‘Indulge’ kit, which couples favorite Mastro’s side dishes. Kits must be ordered in advance through November 23 for pick up between noon to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Eve, November 25.

McCormick & Schmick's 
The restaurant will offer dine-in ($29.50 adults, $10 children) and to-go options ($175, feeds four to six). Dine on traditional turkey dinners with all the staples, including cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, and more. Call to preorder feasts-to-go by Monday, November 23 for pickup on Wednesday, November 25 or Thursday, November 26.

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Molina's has tamales to your Thanksgiving celebration.
Photo by Julie Soefer
Molina’s Cantina, 7901 Westheimer, 3801 Bellaire, 6300 FM 1463 
Classic tamales and Fajita Holiday Feasts (with options from fajitas and enchiladas to margaritas by the gallon) are both available for contactless curbside pickup from all locations.

Monkey’s Tail, 5802 Fulton
Monkey’s Tail will giving away 500 individual meals from 10 a.m. to noon on Thanksgiving Day. Each meal includes turkey breast and leg, as well as garlic mashed potatoes, roasted vegetables, green bean casserole, a dinner roll, turkey gravy, cranberry sauce and a pumpkin pie snickerdoodle cookie. They will be cold, but include reheating instructions. The meals will be completely free as a way to give back to the Lindale Park community and will be distributed in the Monkey’s Tail parking lot first come first served. The popular bar will open on Thanksgiving afternoon from 4 p.m. until 2 a.m. and will be serving happy hour until 7 p.m. 

Musaafer, 5115 Westheimer
Musaafer will be open Thanksgiving Day from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m., serving its full menu in addition to a Spiced Turkey Mosaic, comprised of celeriac puree, cumin dust, cranberry and blueberry chutney, drunken spiced cheery and roast gravy.

The Oceanaire Seafood Room, 5061 Westheimer 
The Oceanaire is treating families to four to-go Thanksgiving dinners: Oven Roasted Turkey Dinner for four ($165), a 10-ounce Filet Dinner for four ($220), 16-ounce NY Strip Dinner for four ($270), and 22-ounce Bone-In Ribeye Dinner for four ($330). In addition, The Oceanaire will also be offer the Dine in Turkey Dinner for $40 and a Kids Turkey Dinner for $15.

Orleans Seafood Kitchen, 20940 Katy Freeway
Order a la carte or go big with the Cajun Family Thanksgiving Feast with all the trimmings for $169.99 that serves 10 to 12 people. Highlights include Cajun fried turkey, boudin stuffing, smothered green beans with bacon, jalapeño cornbread, turkey gravy and your choice of pecan pie or bread pudding. Order online or call 281-646-0700 by Friday, November 20.

Ouisie’s Table, 3939 San Felipe 
The restaurant will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but full feasts for 10-20 people are available to-go for pickup on Wednesday, November 25. On this menu are prime rib, roasted turkey and honey-glazed ham with the works, each meat served with a choice of two sides, biscuits and dessert. Call 713-528-2264 to place orders by Monday, November 23.

The Palm, 6100 Westheimer
For $59 per person, enjoy a three-course menu featuring options like lobster bisque, turkey with gravy, stuffing and more, and chocolate pecan pie. Family meal packs to-go are also available for $155 for four people and include garlic bread, Caesar salad, slow roasted tenderloin and choice of two family sides and seasonal desserts.

The Pantry at The Junior League of Houston 
Customers will have the option to order the complete Thanksgiving meal that serves 10-12 people for $250 or order items á la carte. Options include dishes like roasted turkey, cornbread dressing, giblet gravy, mashed sweet potatoes, cheesy broccoli rice casserole, cranberry-orange relish, pumpkin pie, pecan pie and more.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille
Perry’s will be open for both dine-in and curbside pick-up from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The full dinner menu will be available dine-in and to-go, in addition to the exclusive Thanksgiving feast family-style menu ($45 per person with add-ons available). Dine on dishes such as butternut squash soup, smoked turkey with pan gravy, sausage and sage dressing, cranberry relish, mashed potatoes, green bean almandine and homemade bread. To-go family-style dinners are available for $139 for four-plus or $45 per person for individual dinners, and kids plates are $15 both dine-in and to-go.

Phat Eatery, 23119 Colonial
Phat Eatery will be open and is working on specials for dine-in and to-go.

Pinstripes, 3300 Kirby
Pinstripes will offer a Thanksgiving Holiday Catering Menu ($107), serving 6-8 people and including sliced roasted turkey with cranberry sauce, special house made stuffing and crispy brussels sprouts. Add on Pinstripes’ signature pie for an additional $14. Order by November 23 for pick up before November 26.

The Pit Room,1201 Richmond 
Get smoked turkey, whole briskets, and smoked hams (all served cold and unsliced with reheat instructions), plus extra from Smoked Oyster Stuffing to Pumpkin Pie. All orders must be submitted before November 23. Call 281-888-1929 to place an order.

Ragin’ Cajun, 4302 Richmond 
Preorder holiday turkey and all the fixins' packages starting at $140 (feeds six to eight people). A la carte cajun fried turkeys and turduckens are also available in limited quantities.

Rainbow Lodge, 2011 Ella
The beautiful  lodge restaurant will be open on Thanksgiving Day serving a three-course meal for $60 per person plus tax and gratuity. Options include traditional turkey dinner, seafood, smoked duck gumbo, grilled buffalo and venison, croissant bread pudding and chocolate pecan pie; plus a kids menu with kid-friendly choices for $45 per child plus tax and gratuity and $5 Snack Packs all day – enough turkey, gravy and dressing to make a sandwich at home. Seating times are 11:15 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. and reservations can be made online or by phone.

Rainforest Cafe 
Guests can enjoy the Adult Turkey Dinner ($21.99) and a Kids Turkey Dinner ($11.99), both with roasted sliced turkey, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, green beans, turkey gravy and cranberry sauce. There are also Family Packs To Go (serves 8-10) for $145. Pre-order by Monday, November 23 for pickup on Thanksgiving Day.

Revival Market, 550 Heights
Thanksgiving preorder forms are open, with options including whole turkey, bone-in ham, duck breast, traditional stuffing, roasted cauliflower gratin, pumpkin pie and more.

Saltgrass Steak House 
Diners can enjoy either a single plate to-go, with turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, stuffing and cranberry sauce (while supplies last; $19.99); or a Family Pack to-go (feeds four) with turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, stuffing, cranberry sauce, bread/butter and salad with choice of dressing ($69.99). Mac and cheese can be substituted for mashed potatoes ($4) and a whole Pumpkin Cheesecake can be added for ($48). Orders must be placed by November 24 at 3 p.m and meals can be picked-up on November 25 or at 10 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day.

Seasons 52 
Seasons 52 is offering a traditional spread of freshly prepared classics such as Roasted Turkey, Housemade Cranberry Relish, Mashed Butternut Squash and a Pumpkin Pie Mini Indulgence, among other sides. Guests can enjoy their meal at home with a dinner box that includes Thanksgiving Dinner, choice of salad and six Mini Indulgence desserts. Boxes serve four to six for $150 and are available for pickup on November 24 or 25.

Snooze, An A.M. Eatery 
Snooze will be offering Thanksgiving Meal Kits T-Go from November 16-28, with choice of two brunch kit options: the Thanksgiving Egg Casserole Kit and the Pumpkin Brioche French Toast Bake Kit. Both feature the main dish along with a fresh fruit, mixed greens salad with tomatoes, parmesan, spiced pepitas and a Dijon citronette, a pack of Snooze Tenderbelly bacon and a special Gratitude Card, which prompts the recipient to write down what they are grateful for, pass it on to someone and give the gift of a free pancake at Snooze. A la carte dishes will also be available.

State Fare Kitchen + Bar, 947 Gessner, 15930 City Walk
The Memorial and Sugar Land locations will offer family-style Southern sides—think mac and cheese, bacony green beans, cornbread stuffing and gravy by the gallon—that feed four to six people ($25 each or $99 for all six offerings). Pre-order by Sunday, November 22 for pickup Wednesday, November 25.

Tacodeli, 1902 Washington
Tacodeli will be offering fresh housemade mole by the pint for Thanksgiving. Orders can be placed in advance for pick up on Wednesday, November 25. Also available during that time will be the special mole taco: The Pollo en Mole, featuring shredded chicken, housemade mole, queso fresco, cilantro and onion.

The Toasted Yolk
Available now through January 1, 2021, The Toasted Yolk is selling a $20 Hashbrown Casserole platter (serves 9-11, ready to heat and eat).

Tobiuo Sushi & Bar, 23501 Cinco Ranch
Tobiuo has put together two family meal packages, full of house faves for pre-order takeaway. One is designed to feed six and one for 12. Order by phone by end of day on Nov 24 for Nov 25 pickup during regular hours.

Turner’s, 1800 Post Oak 
Turner’s will offer a lavish, exclusive experience with white-glove service, live music by a pianist on the baby grand piano throughout the evening and a festive menu. Upon arrival, guests receive a complimentary glass of welcome champagne or a Kir Royale, followed by a plate of gourmet appetizers for the table and a series of decadent hors d'oeuvres, which will continue to flow until you say the word. Choose your first course soup or salad and second course entrée paired with a selection of six unlimited traditional side dishes, which are all served tableside. And try to save room for the artisan cheese service followed by an assortment of six desserts.
Seatings are available by reservation at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. The menu is $250 per person, plus tax, gratuity and alcoholic beverages. Reservations are required and must be made with a credit card to hold the table. Call 713-804-1212.

Underbelly Hospitality
Underbelly Hospitality will have to-go eats from whipped tallow, sweet potato gratin and bacon sausage creamed greens to smoked turkey and gravy, yeast rolls and vinegar pie. Order by Saturday, November 21 at 10 p.m. for pick up Wednesday, November 25 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at Georgia James, 1100 Westheimer.

Whiskey Cake
For $85, Whiskey Cake’s Get Stuffed Thanksgiving Kit serves four to six people and includes choice of glazed Duroc ham or sous vide boneless turkey breast with gravy, molasses whipped sweet potatoes, creamed Brussels sprouts with bacon, smoked cornbread stuffing with local andouille, and cranberry relish or house made rolls with local honey butter. Guests can preorder the kit for pickup from November 18-25. Whole Whiskey Cake ($57), half Whiskey Cake ($29), Bacon-Bourbon Pecan Pie ($24), family-size Mac and Cheese ($15) or family-size Red Chile & Corn Grits ($15) are available as well.

Willie G's
Guests can dine on featured seasonal dishes along with Willie G's favorites, from fall squash salad and seafood stuffed whole founder to roasted chicken and pumpkin cheesecake.

We will be updating this list in the days leading up to Thanksgiving Day. If you have a restaurant to add, please send your information to [email protected].
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