If you have your sights set on a day of relaxing this Thanksgiving, leave the cooking to the pros. We’ve put together a list of hot spots around the city that will do all the work for you on Turkey Day. Be sure to call ahead for reservations and orders.
Colleen’s Kitchen: 1911 Aldrich St. #100, Austin; http://www.colleensaustin.com/
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Colleen’s Kitchen will be offering two options for Thanksgiving dinners to take home. Guests can choose from the Thanksgiving Farmhouse Dinner, which serves 2-4 people, or the Thanksgiving Farmhouse Feast, which serves 4-6 people. Both include Thanksgiving classics like herb-buttered turkey breast, gravy, green beans, and buttermilk mashers. Don’t forget your pumpkin and pecan pies, which can be added on at an additional cost. Orders can be made online at their website. The Thanksgiving dinners will be available for pick-up on Tuesday, November 26 and Wednesday, November 27.
Goodall’s at Hotel Ella: 1900 Rio Grande St., Austin; firstname.lastname@example.org
Goodall’s is hosting a Thanksgiving Feast on Thursday, November 28th, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Thanksgiving buffet will feature succulent slow-roasted turkey, smoked brisket, and honey mustard-glazed roasted salmon along with decadent trimmings and delectable desserts. Indulge in Thanksgiving classics including roasted fall squash, house-made stuffing, and pumpkin cheesecake. The Thanksgiving buffet is $72 per person, $25 for children 12 and under, and includes soda, iced tea, and coffee. Complimentary valet parking is included. Reservations can be made at email@example.com.
Texas Honey Ham: 3736 Bee Cave Rd Suite 6, Austin; 512-330-9888
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Take the day off! Let Texas Honey Ham take care of the cooking and enjoy a traditional holiday spread with honey-baked ham, roasted turkey breast, and all the fixings. Don’t forget to pick up some of the classic holiday sides like cornbread dressing, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, chipotle-cranberry sauce, and more. Call to place your orders!
Second Bar + Kitchen: 3121 Palm Way, Suite 101, Austin; 737-300-4800
Located in the Archer Hotel, Second Bar + Kitchen will be offering a full Thanksgiving buffet for $55 per adult, $27 for children ages 6-12, and children five and under eat free. From 11 a.m.-7 p.m., dine on an array of breads, family-style sides like roasted sweet potatoes, cornbread dressing, turkey, and a variety of holiday cookies, bars, bites, and seasonal confections.
The Driskill Hotel: 604 Brazos Austin; 512-391-7227
Celebrate the season by gathering with loved ones over The Driskill Hotel’s brunch buffet in the grand mezzanine. From 10 a.m-3 p.m., savor traditional holiday favorites, brunch classics, an elegant seafood display, and carved roasts paired with family favorite sides. Finish off a perfect meal from the lavish dessert table, curated by executive pastry chef Tony Sansalone for $105 per adults, $52.50 children ages 6-12, and free for children five and under.
Stella San Jac: 310 E. 5th St., Austin; 512-792-5648
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Join Stella San Jac for a family-style Thanksgiving feast full of fried turkey. Enjoy all the fixings like mashed sweet potato with brûléed marshmallows and andouille-jalapeño brioche stuffing. Seatings are available from 11 a.m.-10 p.m. and cost $55 per adult and $28 per child.
Ciclo: 98 San Jacinto Blvd., Austin; 512-685-8300
Celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends in Ciclo from 10 a.m.-8 p.m., complete with an expansive buffet for $95 per adult and $45 per child. Enjoy classics like carved, roasted turkey, or unexpected dishes like pumpkin butter sea bass, heirloom tomato- grilled zucchini salad, or assorted sushi. For something more elegant, dine in the Four Seasons Ballroom, where live piano music provides the perfect accompaniment to your holiday meal from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Revue: 101 Red River St., Austin; 512-524-4813
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Revue will be offering an exclusive Thanksgiving Day buffet from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. For $65 per adult and $19 for children under 13, you can enjoy items from the hot or cold buffet, including classic holiday staples such as roasted turkey and bone-in ham. From the raw bar, dine on East Coast oysters and jumbo shrimp, and for dessert choose from an assortment of pies, cakes, and cobbler.
SPREAD & CO.: 1601 W 38th St, Ste. 1, Austin; http://www.spreadandco.com/ordering
With all the planning and prepping for the big feast, apps and snacks always get the back burner. Now, the pros at SPEAD & CO. have got you covered with their gourmet cheese and charcuterie delivery service. The husband-and-wife team Austin and Rosemary Ewald can deliver their artfully-designed cheese and charcuterie boards to your Austin area home full of meats, cheese, and housemade seasonal jams, mamalades, pickles, mustards and dips. If you want to see it all yourself, spot by their brick-and-mortar location at 1601 W. 38th St., Unit 1 in Austin, Texas, open from 8 p.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday!
urban an american grill: 11301 Domain Dr., Austin; 512-832-4197
Come join urban an american grill for a full Thanksgiving buffet from 12 p.m.-5 p.m. and enjoy carving stations with holiday classic along with delicious side pairings. Don’t forget to save room for the full dessert bar! Enjoy this for It’s $52 for adults and $27 for children 12 years old and younger. Reservations are required, so book your spot now.
Trace: 200 Lavaca St., Austin; 512-542-3600
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Take it easy at the W Hotel’s downtown restaurant, Trace. It’s offering a special curated three-course meal from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. for $65 a person, with dishes like cauliflower soup and pan-seared scallops. Add wine pairings for only $25 per person and shareable side for the whole family, like whipped sweet potatoes or creamed brussels sprouts for $6 for a small order at $11 for a large.