Tasty Takeout On Thanksgiving!

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Picking up a delicious Thanksgiving meal from one of your favorite restaurants can be just as memorable and tasty — and may free up more time for spending time with your loved ones! Scroll below for Thanksgiving menu offerings in San Antonio, the Hill Country, Houston, and Austin.

San Antonio

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Bakery Lorraine will offer customers to place and pick up orders of specialty pies and seasonal macaroons. Placing orders will be available until Sunday, November 19th during Bakery Lorraine normal operating hours. Pick ups will be available the day before Thanksgiving on Wednesday, Nov. 22. After deadline, Bakery Lorraine pies will be available only on first come first serve basis. Pie flavors consist of house roasted pumpkin pie, pecan pie, dutch apple pie, and apple cranberry pie. Macaroon flavor packs (6 pack for $12 or 12 pack for $20) includes pumpkin spice, cranberry, and caramel apple.

Hotel Contessa will be hosting a Thanksgiving brunch for all on Thursday, November 23 from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reservations are required for $55 a person and $20 for children ages 6 to 13. Children 5 and under eat free.

Esquire Tavern will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but will be offering a special new item on their winter menu beginning Tuesday, Nov. 14. Guests can enjoy a Thanksgiving Sandwich, smoked turkey breast, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce, aioli, provolone, and marbled rye for only $17.

Boiler House will be closed on Thanksgiving days but will have Thanksgiving themed specials the week of Thanksgiving including a Turkey Scallopini with Butternut squash gnocchi and sage brown butter ($25), and chocolate pecan pie with brindles pumpkin ice cream ($8).

Pinch Boil House and Bia Bar will offer customers to place and pick up orders of Southeast Asian inspired food dishes for Thanksgiving. You can place orders until Monday, November 20 during Pinch’s normal operating hours or by phone at 210-971-7774. Pick ups will be available the day before Thanksgiving on Wednesday, November 22 during normal hours (11 a.m. to 10 p.m.) or on Thanksgiving day during 9 a.m. to noon.

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Hotel Emma at the historic Pearl will be offering several Thanksgiving specials from Supper, Larder, and Sternewirth.

Supper will be offering Special Roasted Turkey Breast dish special (with all the accompaniments of stuffing, potatoes, beans, sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy and pie for $35). In addition, Supper will taking orders for Whole Roasted Turkey to be picked up at Supper, $75 each, pay at time of order in Supper.

Sternewirth will be open from noon to 12 a.m. offering a roasted turkey breast dish special. Larder will be open from 6 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The St. Anthony Hotel is hosting a Thanksgiving dinner prepared by Executive Chef Stefan Bowers has become a holiday staple. Enjoying a delicious meal at ‘the jewel of San Antonio” is a great way to spend the holiday with the whole family, especially with offerings like oysters on the half shell, traditional prime rib with wild mushroom gravy, caramelized garlic mashed potatoes, and eight dessert offerings! Make a reservation here.

Boudro’s will be offering a Thanksgiving turkey dinner for $40 a person and $18 for children. You can view the menu here. 

Hill Country

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Krause’s Cafe will offer customers to place and pick up orders of two style feasts; Krause’s Turkey Tom Dinner and Krause’s Turkey Hen Dinner. All meals pre-ordered and can be picked up the day before Thanksgiving by 3 p.m. Placing orders will be available until Monday, Nov. during Krause’s Cafe normal operating hours and by phone at (830) 625-2807. Re-heating instructions will be provided or you can request that your meal be picked up hot for immediate enjoyment.


Ronnie Killen’s beloved smokehouse is selling whole smoked turkeys for your Thanksgiving table. The 14 to 16 pound birds are $65 each and must be pre-ordered, pre-paid and picked up at Killen’s Barbecue on Wednesday, Nov. 22, by 8 p.m. With only 200 available, you’ll want to act fast! Call 281-485-2272 or email eat@killensbarbecue.com to order.

Brennan’s of Houston‘s Chef Joe will provide a memorable holiday experience—just as the restaurant has for 50 years—with an assortment of classic yet innovative cuisine combining Texas ingredients and sensibilities with a focus on Creole flavors. From 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 23, Brennan’s will serve guests their choice of an appetizer, entrée, and dessert for $60 per person. Menu highlights include turducken, snapping turtle soup, mesquite smoked pork belly, NOLA BBQ Rock Shrimp, Texas Creole Roasted American Turkey, Pecan Grilled Colorado Lamb Chops, Southern Baked Apple Rose, Fairy tale Pumpkin Pie, and Creole Bread Pudding!

The Pantry at the Junior League of Houston is offering the general public holiday classics conveniently packed and ready to simply heat up, plate and enjoy. Orders are accepted until Thursday, Nov. 16. To place an order, visit the Junior League’s website here or call 713-622-5965.

Chef Antoine at Harold’s Restaurant is cooking up a take home Thanksgiving for you! Smoked Turkey Dinner serves 6 for $89.95. Add a pie for $25. The dinner includes: 10 to 12 lbs. smoked turkey, cornbread dressing, gravy, sweet potatoes, fresh green beans and home-made cranberry sauce. Your choice of pies for $25 include a Sweet Potato Pecan Pie or Bourbon Chocolate Pecan Pie. You can also order Sides à la carte by the quart: Cornbread dressing $12, Sweet potatoes $12, Fresh green beans $12, Cranberry sauce $9, Gravy $7, Smoked turkey $55
Call in with a valid credit card no later than 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18 at 713-360-6204.  Pick up November 21st or 22nd before 4 p.m.!

Take the stress out of Thanksgiving Day and leave the cooking to Chef Edel at Fielding’s Local Kitchen + Table.  Offering special features (Pennsylvania Amish Farms Turkey and Green bean & Porcini casserole included!). Full dinner menu will also be available for $99 for 2 guests, $189 for 4 guests, and  $249 for 6 guests.

The Houstonian is offering three scrumptious brunches including one in their Grande Ballroom, Olivette Restaurant, and The Manor House! The Grande Ballroom will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving brunch with turkey and prime rib with other brunch favorites. Olivette will be hosting a special “Texas-Style” seated Thanksgiving menu. The Manor House will be serving a special seafood inspired menu. If you’d like to attend the Grande Ballroom brunch, call 713-812-6932. For Olivette, call 13-685-6713. For the Manor House, call 713-685-6840.

If you really want to WOW your guests, bring home a Thanksgiving Dinner cooked by B&B Butchers! Get their full menu here! 

Downtown Aquarium will be hosting a delicious buffet on Thursday, Nov. 23 with seating times beginning at 10:30 a.m. featuring a variety of over 40 menu items. Additionally, with the purchase of each buffet ticket, guests will receive a buy one all-day adventure pass, get one free.

Kemah Aquarium will also be hosting a bountiful buffet on Thursday, Nov. 23 with seating times beginning at 10:30 a.m. featuring more than 40 delicious menu items.

Ouisie’s Table is offering a delicious Thanksgiving menu and side dishes that can be ordered separately. Check out their menu here.

Underbelly is preparing Thanksgiving dinner (everything but the turkey!) so you don’t have to! Place your order by Sunday, Nov.19, and pick up Wednesday, Nov. 22 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Visit this link to order.

Order delicious carryout Thanksgiving sides from Backstreet Cafe! Place your order by the Monday before Thanksgiving (Nov. 20) and they’ll have it ready for pick up along with re-heating instructions on Wednesday, the day before Thanksgiving. View their menu offerings here.

Let Hugo’s kitchen help take care of all the fixings for your Thanksgiving Feast. Chef Hugo’s versions of traditional classics are a must for every Holiday occasion. Our Platillo Familiar and à La Carte items can be pre-ordered in advance and will be ready for pick up from Monday, Nov. 20 through Wednesday, Nov. 23, 11 a.m.- 9 p.m. at your selected date and time. For more details on how to order, visit their website.

Le Mistral is offering a delicious Thanksgiving menu for $55 a person on Thanksgiving from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Find the menu here!

Truluck’s in The Woodlands is featuring a delicious 3-course menu for $38 for adults and $15 for children. Find the full menu here.


El Chipirón is offering a Spanish Thanksgiving feast for several group sizes: Feeds 2: $105, Feeds 4: $210, Feeds 6: $260. Order by Wednesday, Nov. 16, by emailing contact@elchipironaustin.com or calling 512-518-3618 any time from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. A $25 deposit is required. Pick up feast at the restaurant Nov 21-22, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Freedman’s BBQ is offering classic Thanksgiving mains and sides, with a Texas BBQ twist! The deadline to pre-order Thanksgiving meals is Wednesday, Nov. 16. Place your order online at their website or call 512-434-0334. Pick up orders between 11 a.m. and 9 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22. Also, Freedmen’s offers the perfect atmosphere for a cozy holiday dinner, a large group gathering, or even a catered BBQ dinner in your home. The smokehouse & bar offers several spaces sure to fit your event needs.

Vox Table is offering chef-crafted Thanksgiving mains, sides, and sauces. The deadline to order is the end of day on Saturday, Nov. 18. Visit Vox Table’s website or call 512-375-4869. Pick up Wednesday, Nov. 22, from noon until 9 p.m. The restaurant is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, New Year’s Day.

Rudy’s BBQ in Austin is offering whole smoked turkeys for Thanksgiving for $47.95 + tax and $53.95 + tax with bottled barbecue sauce. The dates to order are Monday, Nov. 20 through Wednesday, Nov. 22. Place your order on BBQgo.com and pick up at the location of your choice.

Give your Thanksgiving day feast a unique, fresh, and flavorful Mediterranean twist with Mezzeme’s holiday buffet offerings. You’ll need to place your order 24 hours ahead by calling 512-900-8200 or catering@mezzeme.com.

Walton’s Fancy & Staple is offering gourmet mains, sides & desserts for all of your holiday gathering needs. They’re accepting orders Friday, Nov. 17 through Saturday, Nov. 25 and Monday, Dec. 18 through Monday, Jan. 1. To place order, call 512.391.9966 or email catering@waltonsfancyandstaple.com. A 72 hour notice is needed for all dinner orders and a 48 hour notice is needed for all pie/cake orders. They’re open Monday through Saturday 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sundays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. They are closing at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 22 and are closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Give your holiday spread a fresh fish twist Monger’s Market + Kitchen is offering fresh seafood and party platters ready to pick up or pre-order, priced by the pint or by the pound. Please order 24 hours ahead by emailing julie@mongersaustin.com or calling 512-215-8972.

Wake up to a delicious Thanksgiving brunch at Brix And Ale at the Sheraton Austin Georgetown! It’s $50 for adults and $@5 for children ages 4 to 12, including tax and gratuity. Reservations are recommended by calling 737-444-2750 or emailing brixandale@sheraton.com. For more information, visit their website.

This Thanksgiving, let Boiler Nine do the cooking with their new Thanksgiving To-Go program. Until November 15th, pre-order full Thanksgiving meals, with plenty of sweet & savory options to fill your holiday table! From Smoke Roasted Turkey Breast to Mac and Pimento Cheese to Bourbon Pecan Pie. Available for up to eight. Rush ordering available between November 16 and 17. Pick-ups are on November 21 and 22.

The Carillon is offering a delicious Thanksgiving brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Reservations are required. Call 512-404-3655 to make your reservation!

Trio in Austin is also offering a delicious Thanksgiving Buffet. Get more details on their menu here.


Multiple Cities

Don’t forget about Central Market’s amazing catering options at your local store! You can swap in a few side dishes or get an entire Thanksgiving meal prepared. Head to Central Market’s “Holiday Hotline” at their website.

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