Worried about COVID-19? Not traveling this year? Don't want to cook? If you're still debating how to handle Thanksgiving this year, restaurants across the Houston area are offering both dine-in and takeout options for Turkey Day.
Here's our guide to restaurant Thanksgiving offerings. We'll add more as we get more—got information? Email [email protected]
The Annie Cafe & Bar: The classic Houston restaurant will serve a three-course prix-fixe Thanksgiving dinner that includes entrées like heritage turkey breast, Gulf red snapper and crab meat, or roasted tenderloin or beef; group-sized pâté service; and starters like foie gras torchon and butternut squash soup. Sides and dessert will also be served. 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thanksgiving. $78, $25 for ages 11 and younger.
Babin's Seafood House: A turkey, ham, or combination dine-in meal will be offered on Thanksgiving for $19.99. You can also get turkey or ham to-go, along with cornbread stuffing; sweet and mashed potatoes; green beans; cranberry sauce; and French bread. $60 for four people, $99 for eight people, $198 for 16 people, $297 for 24 people (pre-order by November 23).
B.B. Italia Kitchen & Bar: A three-course prix-fixe menu will be offered with a main course of either roasted turkey breast or roasted prime rib. Other offerings include starters like pumpkin soup or butternut squash ravioli, and sides like fried brussels sprouts and whipped potatoes. Dessert also included. $55, $25 for ages 11 and younger.
B&B Butchers & Restaurant: A prix-fixe menu includes an amuse-bouche; three courses, including a main or roasted turkey or prime rib; and family-style side dishes. Every guest will also get a take-home, day-after-Thanksgiving turkey sandwich with stuffing, cranberry sauce, and a side of gravy. Open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thanksgiving. $75 adults, $35 ages 11 and younger.
Bloom & Bee: The restaurant at the Post Oak Hotel will offer a four-course meal, including apple cider-brined turkey roulade with calvados-sautéed figs and cranberries, corn bread stuffing, sweet potato gratin, and buttermilk mashed potatoes, plus a fall salad, butternut squash bisque, and pies like pecan and pumpkin. 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thanksgiving. $75 per person.
Brasserie du Parc: A prix-fixe menu will be offered with optional entrées like roasted turkey with mashed potatoes, green beans, brussels sprouts, and stuffing; braised beef short ribs with pommes mousseline; and seared Atlantic salmon with ratatouille vegetables. Also, appetizers, like pan-roasted shrimp, butternut squash soup, and brie crostini, and desserts, like caramelized apple crêpe and pecan vanilla pie. Open noon to 7:30 p.m. Thanksgiving. $42 per person, $20 per child (kids' menu offered).
Brennan's of Houston: The restaurant is offering a three-course prix fixe menu, with entrées like Texas Creole turkey and sides like candied sweet potato and green bean casserole; lamb shank with farro risotto and fall vegetables; grilled filet tenderloin with confit potato and brussels sprouts hash; and smothered pork chop with carrots three ways. 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thanksgiving. $62 per person.
Brenner's Steakhouse and Brenner's on the Bayou: On Thanksgiving, Brenner's Steakhouse will open at 11 a.m. with a prix-fixe dinner of roasted turkey breast, andouille sausage stuffing, sweet potato purée, and more for $36. Brenner's on the Bayou will open at 4 p.m. with a prix-fixe dinner of roasted turkey breast with foie gras cornbread stuffing, croissant bread pudding with bourbon ice cream, and more for $65.
Dario's Steakhouse & Seafood and Marvino's Italian Steakhouse: Enjoy a three-course meal including mains like roasted turkey and filet mignon, plus appetizers (lobster bisque, agnolotti pasta) and desserts (pumpkin cheesecake, tuxedo chocolate cake) for $49. Available for dine-in and takeout.
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steakhouse: A three-course meal will be served, highlighted by slow-roasted turkey breast, apple-sausage stuffing, mashed sweet potatoes and chateau potatoes, thin green beans, gravy, and cranberry relish. Appetizer and dessert will also be offered. $49 per person.
Etoile Cuisine et Bar: Prix fixe menu offered with optional entrées like roasted turkey with pommes mousseline, green beans, brussels sprouts, and stuffing; braised beef short ribs with butternut squash mousseline; and seared salmon with black-eyed pea ragout. Also, appetizers, like Gulf shrimp; mushroom and leek velouté with duck confit; and goat cheese salad, and desserts, like caramelized butternut squash rolled cake and pecan vanilla pie. Open noon to 7:30 p.m. Thanksgiving. $56 per person, $25 per child (kids' menu offered).
Grotto (Westheimer): The Westheimer location will be offering a three-course meal of either butternut squash soup or romaine salad; roasted turkey with two sides (including wild mushroom risotto and penne amatriciana); and either pumpkin cheesecake or mezzanotte. $35 per person for dine-in, and $125 for four people or $250 for eight people for takeout.
Grotto (The Woodlands): A more traditional Thanksgiving feast is planned for dine-in or takeout. It includes roasted turkey breast, cornbread and Italian sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, butternut squash, green beans, and cranberry sauce. $25 adults, $15 ages 12 and younger dine-in, $90 for four people and $180 for eight people for takeout (pre-order by November 23).
Indianola: A prix fixe dinner is available that includes entrees like turkey with cranberry-citrus chutney and rosemary-shallot butter, glazed bone-in ham, and black angus beef shoulder filet. Get sides like green bean casserole, corn bread stuffing, and mashed potatoes, hors d'oeuvres like baked oysters and Swedish meatballs, and desserts like pumpkin pie and Texas chocolate sheet cake. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thanksgiving. $55, $20 ages 12 and younger, free for children younger than 3.
Jonathan's The Rub Memorial Green: Open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving and reservations required. Herb-roasted turkey breast with gravy dinner ($45) or seared beef tenderloin dinner ($58) with seven family-style sides, including garlic mashed potatoes, candied yams, green beans almondine, and sausage and sage cornbread stuffing. Salad and soup and dessert are additional. Kids are $25.
Mala Sichuan: All locations of the popular Szechuan restaurant will be open on Thanksgiving for both dine-in and takeout. One specialty item: Leshan sweet skin duck, which has to be requested at least 48 hours before.
The Palm: Get a three-course meal with turkey, stuffing, green beans, sweet potatoes, and cranberry sauce. First course includes a choice of roasted butternut squash soup, lobster bisque, or baby kale salad. Dessert includes a choice of cheesecake or chocolate pecan pie. $59 per person. Family to-go meals (serving four) featuring slow-roasted tenderloin are also available for $155.
Perry's Steakhouse & Grill: The dine-in menu includes either butternut squash soup or honey crisp apple salad, plus smoked turkey breast, mashed potatoes, green bean almondine, sausage and sage stuffing, cranberry relish, and bread. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Thanksgiving. $45 per person. Kids ages 12 and younger $15.
Prego: À la carte items available include beef meatball lasagna, scalloped potatoes, macaroni and cheese, soups, and bread. Most items can serve up to eight. Desserts like tiramisu and Italian cream cake are also available. Allow 24 hours between ordering and pickup.
Rainbow Lodge: A three-course meal will be served for $60 per adult ($45-kids menu). Optional entrées include roast turkey with cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, and green beans with shallots; beef tenderloin with smoked gouda and black pepper orzo; and grilled wild game duo of quail and venison with jalapeño and bacon cheddar grits. Appetizers, desserts, and extra sides are available, plus late-night snack packs perfect for a turkey sandwich ($5 each).
Tribute at the Houstonian: A prix-fixe meal is being offered on Thanksgiving. Items include snapper Pontchartrain, post-oak-wood-grilled turkey, and Texas black angus filet mignon. Starters and desserts will also be offered. Seatings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5–9 p.m. $78, $34 ages 10 and younger.
Turner's: Executive Chef Robert Del Grande and owner Benjamin Berg will serve a decadent Thanksgiving meal, starting with complimentary champagne or kir royale and continuing with appetizers and hors d'oeuvres (including lobster cocktail, oysters on the half shell). Following is a menu that includes either Belgian endive and persimmon salad or chestnut soup for a starter; heritage turkey, beef tenderloin, or Chilean sea bass for an entrée, with sides like cornbread stuffing, wood-roasted sweet potatoes, and mushroom bread stuffing; and desserts like pumpkin pie, cheesecake, and sweet potato bread pudding. Seatings at 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. $250 per person.
Backstreet Cafe: Chef Hugo Ortega is offering an à la carte Thanksgiving for folks looking to mix and match. Main protein is apricot-mustard-glazed spiral ham ($85), while side dishes include cornbread and andouille sausage stuffing, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, corn pudding, pan-charred brussels sprouts, and more. It's $25–30 for pans that serve 4–6 people, and $40–60 for pans that serve 8–10 people. Desserts and soups are also available. Order by November 23, and pick up between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. November 25.
Becca Cakes Bakery: Get mini treat boxes that include little pies (pecan, mixed berry, apple), cake bars (pumpkin spice, apple crumble, warm and cozy), and a box of a dozen sugar cookies and a dozen macarons. There's also pumpkin spice cakes (four-, six-, and eight-inch) and Thanksgiving cupcake boxes (by the half-dozen and dozen). Order before November 22 and pick up on November 25.
Brasserie du Parc: Roasted turkey and gravy ($80) and a collection of Thanksgiving sides ($50) are available. Get everything for $120. Pies and soups also available. Individual turkey with all the fixins for $18. Order by Nov. 23.
Brennan's of Houston: You can pick up Thanksgiving dinner for eight at $328. The meal includes a 12–14-pound smoked turkey, courtesy Feges BBQ, plus three sides (like cornbread pudding, candied sweet potatoes, bacon-braised collard greens, and green bean and mushroom casserole), gravy, turtle soup, cranberry sauce, and a choice of dessert (like creole bread pudding, pecan pie, and pumpkin pie). Place order by noon November 17 and pickup is between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. November 24 and 25.
Brenner's Steakhouse and Brenner's on the Bayou: Brenner's is offering to-go prime rib dinners for either two ($100) or four ($150) that include roasted prime rib with au jus and creamy horseradish, plus sides like caramelized brussels sprouts, mashed potatoes, and smoked macaroni and cheese. A bottle of wine comes with each dinner.
Caracol: Two distinct feasts are available. There's the family feast that feeds 8–10 people ($225 total) and the couple's feast ($95 total). Both include pineapple and habanero spiral ham, coal-roasted sweet potato, jalapeño cornbread, roasted potatoes, and more. Dessert choices include pumpkin meringue and cajeta pie, tres leches cake, and flan de horchata. Each of these items is also available à la carte and can serve either 4–6 or 8–10. Finally, pork, chicken, fish, and mushroom tamales are available at $24 per dozen. Order by November 23 and pick up between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. November 25.
Cleburne Cafeteria: The cafeteria is only accepting takeout pre-orders that are either more than $200 or at least five pounds of turkey with sides or more. A la carte offerings including turkey and ham, sides at $14.95 a quart and $19.95 for 56-ounce pan (baked squash, green bean casserole, macaroni and cheese, candied yams, etc.), stuffing, cranberry sauce, pies, cakes, and bread. Call 713-667-2386 to order; order must be placed by the Monday before Thanksgiving.
Dandelion Cafe: Take home some sweets for the Turkey Day table. Pumpkin bars by Chic Sweets Fine Desserts are $22 (half-dozen) and $42 (dozen). Also, personal pies of multiple flavors are available for $5.99 (individual), $33 (half-dozen), and $63 (dozen). Pre-order by November 22 and pick up from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. November 24, or from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. November 25.
Dish Society: The neighborhood eatery is specializing in sides and salads. Order items like truffle mac 'n' cheese, sweet potato mash, citrusy quinoa relish, super brussels sprouts salad, and wine-poached apple pecan salad. More information available on the website.
Doris Metropolitan: The popular steakhouse is selling to-go cakes, including vanilla mousse, chocolate mousse, and cheesecake. Order by November 21.
Etoile Cuisine et Bar: Get oven-roasted turkey with sides like mashed potatoes, cranberry jam, stuffing, green bean casserole, and more for $190 (turkey and gravy only for $120). Other items for sale include mushroom and leek and potato soups, foie gras "au torchon" and pecan vanilla pie. Order by November 23.
Feges BBQ: À la carte items are available, from smoked meats, like brisket, pork rib, and turkey breast, to sides, like sweet potato and banana mashers and pimiento mac and cheese, to sauces, sweets (PB&J chocolate cake), and cooking fats and rubs. Order by November 20 and pick up between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m. November 24–25 at Greenway Plaza.
Fish City Grill: Order a 9-inch-by-13-inch cobbler (blackberry, peach, or pecan) for $32.99 at participating locations. With each order you'll get a complimentary quart of roasted jalapeño soup. Pre-order between November 9 and 22; pickup is November 25.
Frank's Americana Revival: For the main course, there's French-cut turkey breast ($75) with giblet gravy and bone-in spiral ham ($95) with bourbon-brown sugar glaze. For sides ($65 for up to 15 people, $95 for up to 30 people) you'll get cornbread-sage stuffing, mashed potatoes, roasted butternut squash, green bean casserole, and Southern-style brussels sprouts. Desserts include cranberry-walnut bread pudding, apple crumble, and pumpkin pie. Orders must be placed by 9 p.m. November 20, and pickup is from 2–6 p.m. November 25 and from 10–11 a.m. November 26.
Goode Co. Barbecue: Order the Thanksgiving feast that serves 6–8 ($195) and includes mesquite-smoked turkey; sausage and pecan bread stuffing; potatoes au gratin with bacon, cheese, and green onion; sweet potato gratin with pecan streusel; green bean casserole; cranberry sauce; dinner rolls; and Brazos bottom pecan pie. All items are available à la carte. Order by November 18, and pick up on November 24 or November 25 at any Goode Co. Barbecue location.
Grupo Herrera Restaurants: The folks behind Alicia's, Dario's, Galiana's, and Marvino's are offering a dinner that'll feed up to 14 people. It's headlined by a 20–22-pound turkey, and sides include cornbread stuffing, sweet mashed potatoes, sautéed green beans, and more. $139. Order by Novmber 26, though order your food at least 48 hours in advance.
Guard & Grace: Troy Guard's Downtown steakhouse is selling Thanksgiving In a Box, a made-for-four feast that includes turkey-neck stuffing, French onion gravy, mashed potatoes, roasted brussels sprouts, salad greens with lemon honey vinaigrette, house rolls, sweet potato cake, and triple chocolate chip cookies. You can go box without a protein ($119) or add herb-roasted turkey breast with turkey leg sausage or prime rib ($199). A few items are a la carte. Cocktail kits and wine kits also available. Order by noon Nov. 23 and pick up noon to 3 p.m. Nov. 24-25.
Hugo's: Two distinct feasts are available. There's the family feast that feeds 8–10 people ($225 total) and the couple's feast ($95 total). Both include pineapple and habanero spiral ham, sweet potato puree, corn pudding, roasted potatoes, and more. Dessert choices include pumpkin cheesecake, tres leches cake, and flan de chocolate. Each of these items is also available à la carte and can serve either 4–6 or 8–10. Finally, pork, chicken, fish, and mushroom tamales are available at $24 per dozen. Order by November 23, and pick up between 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. November 25.
Hungry's: Both the Rice Village and Memorial locations are offering a family feast option. For 10 people ($170), get oven-roasted turkey, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes with poblano mushroom sauce, green beans, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls, and a choice of pie. For four people ($70) or for an individual ($17), get a choice of turkey or honey-glazed ham with cranberry sauce, dinner rolls, and pie, plus a choice of three sides. Order anytime, but allow 24-hour advance notice.
Jonathan's The Rub Original: À la carte options include a 10–14-pound turkey that serves 8–12 people ($75); side dishes like sourdough and cornbread stuffing and garlic mashed potatoes (pint, quart, half pan, and full pan sizes available, can serve from 1 to 20 people); and desserts like Snickers pie, coconut cream pie, and pecan pie ($40 each), as well as tres leches and chocolate black out cake ($48 each). Order ahead of time and pick up between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Thanksgiving.
Kenny & Ziggy's New York Delicatessen Restaurant: Get a full Thanksgiving dinner that serves 10–12 people for $275, plus tax. It includes a 16-pound turkey, gravy, wild mushroom and chestnut stuffing, apple pie, cranberry pineapple nut relish, and two sides of your choice. A huge menu of à la carte items is also available, including everything from cream cheese-stuffed dates wrapped in pastrami to miniature knishes, and from chicken soup to roasted beet and goat cheese salad. À la carte entrées range from turkey to corned beef and from beef tenderloin to goulash, and sides like candied sweet potatoes, steamed asparagus, quinoa pilaf, and kasha varnishkes are also on offer. Also, plenty of cakes, pies, cookies, pastries, and cheesecakes are available. Order by November 19, and give 48 hours before picking up.
Liberty Kitchen (Oysterette and Treehouse): Get a bunch of side dishes and starters with Liberty Kitchen. The starter package ($65 total, $14–25 for individual items) includes J&B tacos, chips and queso, parker rolls, and deviled eggs, while the coastal sides package ($99 total, $25 for individual items) includes green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, oyster stuffing, lobster macaroni and cheese, and a gallon of gravy). Order by November 22, and pick up on November 25.
Local Foods: À la carte items available include free range turkey (10–12 pounds average), Texas ribeye with truffle butter, mopu tofu with Carolina gold rice, and baked organic salmon. Also, there's challah hazelnut stuffing, sweet potato apple kugel, green bean casserole, and black garlic roasted herb potatoes, plus desserts like baklava cheesecake and mom's chocolate cake. Order by November 22, and pick up at the Rice Village Local Foods on November 25 or 26.
Lucille's: The Southern comfort restaurant is offering a la carte side dishes and desserts. Get Virginia-style green beans, baked macaroni and cheese, and cornbread stuffing among other highlights, plus lemon icebox pie. Holiday cocktails are also available. Order by Nov. 19 and pick up Nov. 25. Call 713-568-2505.
MAD: For $65 per person, get a three-course meal including the MAD Tomato, empanadillas de cochinillo, croquetas de Txipiron; an entrée of Segovian-style suckling pig with pork demi-glace, plus roasted angel hair pasta and porcini mushrooms; and a dessert of either pumpkin mousse tart or bourbon pecan pie tart. Drinks are $12 extra each. Order now and pick up either Nov. 24 or 25.
Mala Sichuan: Get a meal that can feed between 15 and 18 for $399. It includes a whole crispy, sweet-skin duck, a tray of fried rice, four family-style dish trays, a whole mille crepe cake, and two gallons of house-brewed sour plum juice. Order by November 24 and pick up on November 26.
Mastro's Steakhouse: The big-ticket steakhouse is offering three dinner kits for the holiday. Two include 28-day, wet-aged raw steaks (one has a 24-ounce chateaubriand while the other has three bone-in prime rib cuts), Mastro's Secret House Steak Rub, and instructions, plus salad, bake-and-eat side dishes, and pumpkin butter cake (chateaubriand kit is $225, prime rib kit is $250). The third ($56–59) has just the sides (garlic mashed potatoes, sweet mashed potatoes, creamed corn, and creamed spinach). Order before November 23 and pick up between noon and 4 p.m. November 25.
Molina's Cantina: Get a Tex-Mex feast from Molina's. The restaurant is offering à la carte options, like a dozen enchiladas, cheese quesadillas, and bacon-wrapped chicken bites, along with fajita combos and batch margaritas. Also, order tamales for $11.95 per dozen.
Orleans Seafood Kitchen: The Cajun Family Feast for $169.99 serves 10-12 and includes Cajun fried turkey, boudin stuffing, smothered green beans with bacon, three-cheese macaroni and cheese, jalapeno cornbread, turkey gravy, and either pecan pie or bread pudding. Or you can go a la carte with any of those items. Order by Nov. 20 and pick up between Nov. 23 and 25.
Perry's Steakhouse & Grill: For $45 per person, get either butternut squash soup or honey crisp apple salad, plus smoked turkey breast, mashed potatoes, green bean almondine, sausage and sage stuffing, cranberry relish, and bread. Kids meals (ages 12 and younger) are $15. Family style can serve four and are $139 altogether.
Pinstripes: The bowling and bocce center with Italian fare is offering a to-go menu for up to eight people that includes roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, and brussels sprouts. $107 total. Add $14 for a pie. Order by November 23, and pick up before November 26.
The Pit Room: Order smoked meats like turkey (12 pounds on average), whole brisket (6–8 pounds on average), and ham (honey glazed), plus sides, like smoked oyster stuffing, traditional stuffing, and turkey giblet gravy, and desserts, like pumpkin pie and strawberry cream pie. Order by November 23.
Pivot: Chef Dawn Burrell's cooking service is offering a la carte turkey (fried or roasted), braised short rib, or cured shoulder ham (between $10 and $20 per pound), along with sides like green bean casserole, winter squash and chard strata, winter green mac and cheese, and candied Japanese yams with maple fluff ($25 each). Breads, pies, and cakes also availabile. Order by Nov. 23 and pick up on Nov. 25.
Pizzitola's Bar-B-Cue: The longtime smokehouse is working with Silverstone Catering on Thanksgiving orders. Get a 12–14-pound smoked turkey for $59.95. Sides like red wine-poached pears, cornbread stuffing, sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, and pimiento cheese grits are also available.
Rainbow Lodge: À la carte items include roasted whole turkey with gravy (serves 8-12), turkey breast with gravy (serves 6-8), beef tenderloin, bison tenderloin, rack of lamb, and venison loin. Quail, duck, and pheasant are also available. Sides are $14 each and include mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, cornbread stuffing, gouda orzo, mushroom risotto, and more. Desserts, like croissant bread pudding and banana cream pie, and classic fare, like duck and andouille gumbo, buffalo and black bean chili, and cheddar biscuits, also on offer. Pickup is Nov. 24-26; 48-hour notice necessary when ordering.
Revival Market: As always, Revival has a lot of options for Thanksgiving. Get either a 12-15- or 16-20-pound turkey, a smoked yonderway ham, or a whole duck (or duck breast). Turkey brine and smoking fees are extra. Sides for sale include stuffing, green bean casserole, macaroni and cheese, roasted cauliflower gratin, herb-roasted potatoes, cranberry sauce, and gravy. Desserts you can get include cherry cobbler, apple pie, pecan pie, and pumpkin pie. Plus, charcuterie and cheese boards are for sale, along with cooking aids like lard and stocks.
State Fare Kitchen + Bar: They're doing sides at both State Fare locations. Get mac 'n' cheese, skillet cheddar potatoes, bacon green beans, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, and a gallon of gravy for $99. Each individual side is $25. Each feeds four to six people. Order by November 22, and pick up on November 25.
State of Grace: The River Oaks restaurant will offer items folks can enjoy at home like chocolate chess pie, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, ginger snap cream pies, and milk rolls with Steen's cane syrup butter. All pies require 48-hour notice and come with a kit to make whipped topping. Pickup is Nov. 24-25.
Sylvia's Enchilada Kitchen: Both locations are offering tamales by the dozen ($20). Pork and chicken available. Also, enchiladas by the dozen ($38) are on offer. Order anytime, but allow three days for pickup.
The Toasted Yolk: All locations through January 1, 2021, are selling a take-home hash brown casserole for $20. It serves up to 11 people.
Tobiuo Sushi & Bar: The high-quality Katy sushi restaurant is offering a take-home meal of maki and Japanese small plates. A feast for six, with items like Texas wagyu maki roll, shiso crunchy maki roll, king crab mac 'n' cheese, and chicken udo, is $140, while a feast for 12, with the more servings of everything, plus pan-seared New York strip, is $320. Order by November 24; pick up during regular business hours.
Tony's: Order a Tony's dinner to-go, including slow-roasted turkey with gravy, cornbread stuffing, whipped mashed potatoes, Italian-style green beans, cranberry relish, pumpkin bread, and pumpkin pie. For all the aforementioned, it's $270 total for six servings and $540 total for 12 servings. All items are cooked and only need to be heated; instructions are included. Additional items like Vallone salad, lasagna, cheese enchiladas, creamed spinach, macaroni and cheese, double chocolate cake, and biscotti are available. Reserve by November 20 and pickup from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. November 25.
Tribute at The Houstonian: A to-go meal for four is offered this year. It includes herb-roasted turkey with orange-cranberry sauce and sage turkey gravy, plus cornbread stuffing; French green beans with caramelized shallots; whipped potatoes; honey-butter yeast rolls; and either pecan, pumpkin, or ice box pie. $139 minimum per meal. Order in advance and pick up between 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving.
2840 Restaurant & Bar: You can get a family pack that feeds six. The menu features honey- and clove-glazed ham and Applewood-smoked turkey; plus your choice of sides that include Creole-style dirty rice, candied mashed sweet potatoes, Swiss and smoked gouda macaroni and cheese, green bean casserole, and smoked turkey-braised greens; and your choice of dessert (sweet potato pie, bourbon pecan pie, or bread pudding). The family pack is $240 (additional guests are $40 each). All items also available a la carte.
Underbelly Hospitality: Have a Chris Shepherd-style Thanksgiving this year. Everything is à la carte, including smoked turkey breast and turkey gumbo; sides, like mushroom and green bean casserole with fried onions, jalapeño cheddar cornbread stuffing, and bacon sausage creamed greens; yeast rolls, vinegar pie, pecan pie, and more sweets; and cooking aids, like whipped tallow and Steen's cane butter. Order by 10 p.m. November 21, and pick up between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. November 25 at Georgia James.
The Union Kitchen Memorial: You can get a la carte items like smoked Cajun turkey, traditional turkey, smoked honey-glazed ham, herb-roasted prime rib, and plenty of sides. Cocktail kits also available, and those who order from the Thanksgiving to-go menu will get 20 percent off individual cocktails, beer, and wine. Order by Nov. 21 and pick up Nov. 23-25.
Weights + Measures: Get a meal for eight maximum with spatchcock-cooked turkey, red potato mash, roasted romanesco, cranberry jam, gravy, stuffing, and dinner rolls. Pre-order by 5 p.m. November 24, and pick up by 6 p.m. November 25 only. $125 for the full order.
White Elm Cafe Bakery: Pies are available (apple crumble, cranberry crumble, pecan, pumpkin). Just order 48 hours in advance. $28 per pie.