Give your kitchen a holiday and dine out or order to-go this Thanksgiving at some of Houston’s best spots. Here’s our list on where to get your turkey and all the fixings! Be sure to call ahead for reservations and orders.
La Table: 1800 Post Oak Blvd., Houston; 713-439-1000
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Thanksgiving takes on a new sense of elegance at Uptown’s La Table, where a special menu will be served alongside live music. Both the more casual Marché at La Table (downstairs) and sophisticated Château at La Table (upstairs) will be open from 11 a.m. -7 p.m. for $75 for adults and $35 for children. The luxe, four-course menu includes an array of options, like roasted beet salad, lobster bisque, beef tenderloin, roasted organic heritage turkey, and a pumpkin-pecan pie duo and spiced chantilly. The following day, return for a special Black Friday Brunch at Marché from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Steak 48: 4444 Westheimer Rd., Houston; 713-322-7448
Bring your friends and family and celebrate the holiday at Steak 48. It opens at 1 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, and in addition to their signature dishes, Steak 48 also will be offering its chef’s gourmet takes on classic Thanksgiving dinner items including, truffled hasselback potatoes and a classic roast turkey with all of the fixings. Call ahead and reserve your place at the table.
B.B. Italian: 14795 Memorial Dr., Houston; 281-531-0696
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Not in the mood to entertain on Thanksgiving Day? Order from the regular dinner menu or enjoy a festive, three-course prix-fixe menu by executive chef Daniel Berg offered from 11 a.m.-8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. Feast on bourbon-glazed ham, fried brussels sprouts, and whipped potatoes with roasted garlic for $45 for adults and $20 for kids ages 11 and under.
Brennan’s of Houston: 3300 Smith St., Houston; 713-522-9711
Give thanks with Brennan’s this year at its day-long Thanksgiving feast. From 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, Brennan’s will offer a holiday-inspired, three-course menu for $62 per person. Diners may select from a wide array of choices for starter, entrée, and dessert, like Brennan’s seafood gumbo, Turducken-stuffed Texas quail, and southern baked apple cake.
Kiran’s: 2925 Richmond Ave., Houston; 713-960-8472
Join Kiran’s at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m., or 4 p.m. for a Thanksgiving Day brunch consisting of family favorites mixed with northern Indian style. Dine on tamarind-glazed tandoori turkey and slow-braised leg of lamb at the carving station, while also enjoying traditional Indian sides like navratan korma and besan kadhi. $65 per adult, $30 per child 5-10 years old, and free for kids 4 years and younger.
Frank’s Americana Revival: 3736 Westheimer Rd., Houston; 713-572-8600
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This Thanksgiving, imagine sleeping in, actually getting to watch the parade, and spending quality time with family and friends instead of wondering where the day went. With a little help from Frank’s Americana Revival, that dream can be a reality. Whether you prefer ordering your entire holiday meal or just need help with the turkey or some side dishes and desserts, Frank’s can make it happen with their to-go options. Save time in the kitchen by ordering their French-cut turkey breast, cornbread with sage dressing, roasted butternut squash, or cranberry walnut bread pudding. Orders must be placed by 9 p.m. on Friday, November 22nd and will be ready for pick up at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, November 27th.
The Pantry at the Junior League: 1811 Briar Oaks Ln., Houston; 713-622-5965
Spend more time enjoying Thanksgiving with family and less time in the kitchen this year with the help of The Pantry at the Junior League. Offering a complete Thanksgiving meal package as well as holiday favorites à la carte, customers can order homemade holiday classics like a 22-pound roasted turkey, cornbread dressing, and pumpkin pie. The League even has breakfast covered with options like their famous orange rolls, a breakfast sausage tart and quiche Lorraine available for order. Conveniently packaged and ready to heat up, plate, and enjoy, orders will be accepted until Thursday, November 21st, with pick-up on Wednesday, November 27th, between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Underbelly Hospitality: 1100 Westheimer Rd., Houston, TX
Not in the mood to whip up a big dinner on Thanksgiving Day? Underbelly Hospitality—the hospitality group that owns Georgia James, Hay Merchant, UB Preserv and One Fifth—is offering the whole feast to-go. All of their restaurants are closed on Thanksgiving Day so their staff can spend the holiday with family, so they’re preparing Thanksgiving dinner early so you don’t have to! Enjoy their house-smoked and brined turkey breast with sides like bacon-sausage creamed greens and sweet potato & cheddar gratin. Place your order HERE by Sunday, November 24 at 9 p.m., and pick-up Wednesday, November 27 between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Goode Company BBQ: Multiple Locations Across Houston
Goode Company is offering its famous drive-thru mesquite-smoked turkey and Brazos Bottom pecan pie again this year! Impress your extended family and Friendsgiving with easy Thanksgiving staple takeaways, hot and ready to eat. Oh, and did we mention this means no washing dishes? Items available for drive-thru pick-up include the Brazos Bottom pecan pie ($22); Brazos Bottom pecan pie in a wood box for a touch of Texas ideal as centerpieces and those dress-to-impress occasions ($42), mesquite-smoked turkey ($75), turkey and pecan pie bundle ($95), and turkey and pecan pie in a wood box ($115). Drive up to any BBQ location on November 26 and 27 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. for pick-up.
Eunice: 3737 Buffalo Speedway Houston; 832-491-1717
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Eunice’s Thanksgiving menu offers all the comfort of a home-cooked meal but without a stitch of the work. Cajun-Creole flavors straight from the Gulf feel like a childhood favorite, and the restaurant’s dedication to southern hospitality makes your favorite holiday entirely stress-free. Try signature dishes like brussels sprouts, gumbo, shrimp and grits, roasted oysters and more. Thanksgiving Day hours are 11 a.m.-4 p.m. and reservations are required, so call to secure your spots.
Jonathan’s The Rub: 9061 Gaylord St., Houston; email@example.com
Let Jonathan’s The Rub take of you and yours this Thanksgiving. They are accepting to-go orders from now until Thursday, November 15th, and you can order fried turkey, candied yams, or a Snickers pie. Orders can be picked up on Thanksgiving Day from 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
Artisans Restaurant: 3201 Louisiana St., Houston; 713-529-9111
Opt for something nontraditional this year at Artisans. The $80 six-course French menu features dishes like southwest oysters cornbread, sweet potato soup with jumbo lump crab corn cake, or Port-braised short ribs with goat cheese ravioli, creamy Bordelaise, and carrot ribbons. Book your reservations from 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
B&B Butchers & Restaurant: 1814 Washington Ave., Houston; Reserve table: 713-862-1814, Call to-go: 832-767-4828
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Let B&B Butchers & Restaurant take care of you on Thanksgiving Day. From 11 a.m.-8 p.m inside the festively decorated restaurant, guests have the option to order the prix fixe menu ($68 per adult, $25 per child 12 & under) or from the entire dinner menu, which will be available á la carte. The prix fixe menu includes an amuse-bouche, three courses, and family-style side dishes. Every guest will receive a special, take-home gift—leftover turkey sandwich made in the Butcher Shop that morning with roasted turkey, stuffing, cranberry sauce and a side of gravy—on the way in or out, and guests can grab complimentary hot apple cider and pumpkin cookies for snacking. You can also pre-order Thanksgiving to-go from The Butcher Shop at B&B which includes a main course, sides, and dessert. Orders can be placed starting now and will be available for pickup starting on Tuesday, November 26th through Thanksgiving Day until 4 p.m.