Not all of us love cooking Thanksgiving dinner, so it’s great that we have options on November 23! We’ll be updating this piece with new information through the holiday.
Buca di Beppo
Known for serving family-style Italian meals, Buca di Beppo fills up on holidays! The Thanksgiving feast, available starting at 11 a.m., includes sliced white meat turkey, gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, grean beens, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. You can still get the regular Italian fare as well.
Chicago Prime Italian
Enjoy a family-style Thanksgiving Dinner for $40.95 per person – $19.95 for kids 12 and under. The menu includes appetizers – homemade cornbread with whopped honey butter, fried calamari, or Asiago spinach crab fondue. Choose a plated salad, either Caesar or House. Then pick one family-style pasta course – rigatoni vodka, cavatappi alfredo, or penne marinara. For your main course, choose one per person: roasted turkey served with cranberry sauce, sage stuffying and giblet gravy; roasted pork with sage stuffing and apple compote; or broiled salmon with lemon butter sauce. Pick two family-style sides – mashed potatoes, mashed sweet potatoes, roasted brussel sprouts, green beans topped with fried onions, or rice pilaf. Dessert isn’t shared, which is a good thing – tiramisu, pecan pie, pumpkin pie, cannoli, or apple strudel a la mode. How are you going to pick just one?
Come for the Second Annual Godfrey Thanksgiving, complete with a buffet, football, and play room for the kids. Cost is $39 for adults, $12 for kids. Buffet includes mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, cornbread stuffing, creamed cipollini onions, bacon collard greens, asparagus with Parmigiana and lemon, roasted butternut squash soup, bourbon glazed carrots, tomato basil soup, beets with goat cheese, cranberry sauce, sweet potato puree, creamed corn, kale salad, and haricot vert. The carving station features turkey and prime rib, and you can choose one from these pastas: cavatelli with Bolognese, Pomodoro, or pesto served family style from the kitchen. A dessert bar includes pumpkin pie, pecan pie, apple and pear crumble, tiramisu, cotton cando, chocolate covered strawberries, and petit fours. Beverages are extra.
The Thanksgiving buffet at this Pac-Man themed eatery runs from 11 a.m.-6 p.m. and costs $30 for adults, $15 for kids. Enjoy classic games before or after your meal!
McCormick & Schmick’s
Locations will be offering a roasted turkey dinner on Thanksgiving that also includes butternut squash bisque or walnut mixed greens, mashed potatoes and gravy, cornbread stuffing, seasonal vegetables, apple squash casserole, and cranberry sauce. The dinner menu is also being served, so you can get your favorite seafood and steaks too!
Morton’s The Steakhouse
Yes, it’s true, you can get an amazing steak dinner for Thanksgiving. Morton’s The Steakhouse is open starting at 1 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Make a reservation now.
Sam & Harry’s Steakhouse
Sam & Harry’s in Schaumburg is open from noon-8 p.m. on 11/23 with a $28 buffet ($16 for ages 6-11). The salad station includes ambrosia salad, harvest salad, cornbread, rolls, and honey butter. The trimmings are carved turkey and carved ham. The fixin’s are butternut squash bisque, green bean casserole, brussels and bacon, au gratin potatoes, mashed potatoes and gravy, mac and cheese, apple sage stuffing, and cranberry sauce. The dessert bar features pumpkin pie and apple caramel cheesecake. Reserve now!
Weber Grill Restaurant
In addition to a catering menu if you’d like to have Weber Grill eats come to your home, the restaurant is offering its Thanksgiving Grilled Feast for $29.95 per adult, and $10.95 per child. The starter is your choice of grill-roasted butternut squash soup, Caesar salad, or mixed green salad. Your main course is a grill roasted smoked turkey with grilled sausage stuffing, turkey gravy, and cranberry sauce. For a side, choose roasted garlic mashed potatoes or whipped sweet potatoes, and grilled asparagus or grill roased brussels sprouts. For dessert, choose either pumpkin pie or chocolate espresso pecan pie.
The Thanksgiving features at this Chicago restaurant are on offer from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Chef selections include turkey breast with pan gravy, maple bourbon glazed ham, buttermilk-marinated bottom sirloin, Faroe Island Salmon, pork belly, turkey legs, linguisa sausage, classic prime rib, Moroccan chicken, or the NY strip. The harvest table includes creamy butternut squash soup, red potato horseradish smash, apple walnut stuffing, green bean casserole, or roasted sweet potatoes. Dessert is a traditional pumpkin pie with a ginger snap cookie crust.