Austin families are doing their best to weather the storm of 2020 as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Most families are planning to host a socially distant Thanksgiving at home with smaller family gatherings than normal, while others will be looking to save time in the kitchen going out for an intimate dinner at their favorite restaurant.
Whether you’re looking for a glorious takeout feast or you prefer eating out, see our guide for the best restaurants in Austin offering a delicious Thanksgiving menu worthy of a proper holiday food coma.
During the holiday season, 101 By Tea Haus and their second location, Tea Haus on 2222, will be offering asian soups, noodles and hot pot for pick up. Offerings include Korean Military Stew, Taiwanese Beef Noodles, and Chinese Hot Pot. Available to order beginning Nov 24th, call nearest location to order
Thanksgiving made easy 🦃 Pre-order a family meal pack that comes with turkey and the fixins’ (we all know sides are the best part and look at ours 👀) Link in bio to pre-order! Serves 4-6: $150. You can also dine in with 24 Diner on Thanksgiving day, no reservation required. Dinner plates are $32!
Andiamo is offering a menu of Thanksgiving sides and housemade pumpkin ravioli, with the option to add bottles of Italian wine. Frozen Housemade Pumpkin Ravioli – 16 oz for $10.99, sides are $8 and include: Loaf of Andiamo Bread, Butternut squash soup, Roasted red potatoes, asparagus. Call Andiamo (512) 719-3377 to order for pickup.
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Caroline’s Thanksgiving menu will feature smoked turkey, with all the fixins and a specialty rum punch cocktail, in addition to their regular menu available for service all day from 10 am – 10 pm.
Emmer & Rye’s Thanksgiving kits are par-cooked and include reheating, assembly and cooking instructions. Orders can be made online at emmerandrye.com or by calling 512-366-5530. Pick up is Wednesday, November 25. A kit for 2 is $150 (includes choice of 1 man + sides & dessert for two); a kit for 4 is $250 (includes choice of 2 mains + sides & dessert for four).
Easy Tiger is helping Austinites take it easy in the kitchen this Thanksgiving, with chef-prepared Smoked Turkey Feasts, their famous Pull-Apart Rolls, scratch-made pies, and holiday helpers like their Stuffing Kit and Leftover bundle. Specials are available for Free Delivery or Curbside Pickup from Easy Tiger Linc and South Lamar. Enjoy the Grazing Platter with cheeses, Salumi, fruits, nuts, and Easy Tiger bread for $135. Also, enjoy the Complete Thanksgiving Feast with House Smoked Herb Roasted Turkey Breast, Potato au Gratin, Easy Tiger Stuffing Kit, Roasted Carrots and Brussel Sprouts, Cranberry Jam, Kale Salad and House Gravy for $175.
Bring the family for a 3 course Thanksgiving tradition at CRÚ! With a steaming basket of fresh baked bread for the table, each guest can choose their own favorites for each of the three courses ensuring a happy and satiated family. The chefs at CRÚ have worked hard to create a fall-inspired menu that surpasses last year’s and still commemorates Thanksgiving using peak seasonal ingredients.
This Thanksgiving, Stiles Switch BBQ is offering whole smoked turkey breasts, whole smoked brisket, and pans of their famous corn casserole, which will also make a great addition to any holiday feast. Orders will be available for pick-up at their Austin and Dripping Springs (The Switch) locations. To order, visit www.StilesSwitchBBQ.com/holidayorders.
Like Emmer & Rye, Hestia’s thanksgiving kits are par-cooked and include reheating, assembly and cooking instructions. Orders can be made online at tlv-austin.com or by calling 512-608-4041. Pick up is Wednesday, November 25.
Thanksgiving is almost here and the Rosewood culinary team is ready to take over the cooking for you this year. This year, they’re offering whole smoked turkeys and smoked turkey breasts for $95 and $40, with traditional side menu items like fresh baked rolls, mac & cheese, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole, scallop potatoes and more. Items are available for pick-up on Tuesday from 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm & Wednesday from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. before Thanksgiving day. Please email email@example.com to place your order.
Old Thousand on 11th St. is offering Lucky Family Meals that feed 4 people, including 2 egg rolls, hot & sour soup, green beans, Xian Mian noodles, General Tso’s Chicken, Mongolian Beef, and cabbage pickles. $88, vegetarian menu also available. Order online at oldthousandatx.com
Intero’s Thanksgiving takeout menu features Thanksgiving dishes like smoked turkey roulade, roasted pumpkin salad and braised greens with house prosciutto alongside Intero classics like mushroom soup, chef Ian’s mashed potatoes and more. All items serve 4-6, or 2 people with plenty of leftovers. On the sweeter side, Intero is offering a hazelnut chocolate tart and a Thanksgiving assortment of its famous chocolates featuring cinnamon pecan bark, spiced chai bark, salted caramel truffles, brown butter truffles and maple oat crisp truffles. Pre-orders can be placed from November 12-22 by calling Intero at 512-599-4052. Orders are available for pickup on November 24 and 25 from 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Fresa’s will be offering a special holiday menu of meals, sides and desserts like homemade pies to-go included with two different prepared Thanksgiving dinners to choose from: the Signature Roasted Turkey Meal or the Roasted Turkey Breast Meal. Patrons can order online at Fresaschicken.com or by phone at 512-915-0362. Orders must be placed no later than November 23 to be picked up by November 25 at Fresa’s South First at 1073 S. 1st St., 78704. Just reheat and enjoy!
L’Oca d’Oro will remain closed to guests throughout 2020 but we still love the holidays. We will have a special Thanksgiving subscription box available for pick up on Wed. 11/25, the day before Turkey day. Chef Fiore will include a combination of sides and pantry items to help finish your Thanksgiving feast with that L’Oca d’Oro touch. For more info on our weekly & monthly subscription service, go to table22.com/loca-doro. To receive the Thanksgiving box, sign up by Sunday 11/22.
This year delicious side dishes from Uchiko are just a phone call away!! For the first time ever Uchiko is offering side dishes and a dessert available for pre-order and pick-up. Brussels Sprouts, PLEASE!! Uchiko’s menu of Thanksgiving side dishes, a delicious way to simplify your holiday meal preparation. Taking inspiration from Uchiko’s contemporary Japanese menu, each of the dishes serves four (4) and will be available as a package of six ($100) or a la carte ($20 each). Reheating instructions included. See Uchiko for details and ordering options.
Lick Honest Ice Creams is bringing back their limited-time Thanksgiving Ice Cream Pies, a simplified treat for the pie and ice cream traditionalist! Pies are available for pre-order October 26th through November 15th for pick up on November 23rd, 24th, or 25th.
Tiny Pies is offering several Thanksgiving Fan Favorites with a 12 pack box containing 2 each of Dutchy’s Apple, Pear Cranberry, Tart Cherry, Sweet Texas Pecan, Texas Two Step and Traditional Pumpkin. All pies are available on the Tiny Pies website for pre-order through Nov, 19th for pick up at their Burnet Rd., S. Lamar or Westlake locations.
Antonelli’s is offering special Thanksgiving boxes, available for pre-order with a spread of artisan cheeses, meats, and pairings is one way to show gratitude for their partnered farmers, dairymen and women, and good food makers. Order for pickup here. Order for shipping here. (Shipping deadline of Mon 11/23 at 7am.) Limited quantities are available.
Thanksgiving pre-orders at Abby Jane will be available starting SUN, NOV 1 and concluding FRI, NOV 20. Pre-orders can be made via https://www.abbyjanebakes.com/
Boa’d Up is offering a special Thanksgiving family pack that feeds 4 people. It includes 6 Turkey & Potato Bao, 2 Chicken leg quarters, Szechuan fries with spicy mayo, and much more. The meals are available to pre-order from November 16th – December 31st and will be exclusively offered on the Bao’d Up website, mobile app, and in-person orders (not available on third-party menus).
Colleen’s Kitchen will be offering a Take + Heat Farmhouse Feasts that feeds 4-6 people and available to order for $145. The feast includes traditional items like Herb Buttered Turkey Breast with gravy, garlic mashed potatoes, roasted sweet potato casserole, cornbread stuffing, orange cranberry sauce and much more!
Gusto Italian Kitchen has just released a small group catering menu (8-10 people) for the holidays that includes almost 70 different items for you to fully customize your courses. The expansive menu offers things like meat and cheese antipasti platters, meatballs with marinara, Italian finger sandwiches, family style pastas, mains that include a whole side of salmon or chicken scallopini, a huge selection of sides and salads, scratch made desserts, and full cakes and tortes. The full menu can be found online at gustoitaliankitchen.com and orders must be placed at least 48 hours in advance.
The Carillon usually hosts an extensive brunch buffet for hundreds of guests on Thanksgiving Day, but to encourage safety, this year we will be providing a to-go option with some gourmet dishes. Items are ready to be warmed up and plated for the big meal. Their Thanksgiving Feast At Home Package feeds 4 people and is $140 and includes many traditional menu items like Turkey, Yukon potatoes, green bean casserole, pumpkin pie, pecan pie and so much more!
The Comedor Thanksgiving meal kit is here. Inspired by traditional Mexican flavors and heirloom ingredients, award-winning chefs Gabe Erales and Philip Speer have crafted an elevated holiday feast for you and yours to gather around. Featuring locally sourced offerings including Oaxacan Huitlacoche and Texas Mushroom Gravy, Sweet and Smoky Pasilla Mixe Cranberry Sauce, and, of course, the Adobo-Cured Turkey; each chef prepped kit includes all of the offerings on the first page of the menu, is entirely gluten free and optionally vegan. We are excited to share a meal that delivers as much complexity as it does comfort. Comedor is accepting a limited number of orders and offering them to you first. Each kit will contain all of the necessary ingredients, prepped and ready to assemble, for a seamless cooking experience. Kits will serve up to 12 people and can be customized with a variety of additional offerings including wine and dessert packages. The first 100 orders will receive an exclusive Comedor x Assembly tote bag.
Let the dynamic female duo of longtime friends and culinary school pals, Chef Janelle Reynolds of Rosedale Kitchen and Bar and Chef Joanne Irizarry of Wanderlust Craft BBQ curate your Thanksgiving meal this year. Choose from 24-Hour Brined and Oak Smoked Whole Turkey or Turkey Breast then pair it with family sharing favorites such as Sausage Cornbread Stuffing, Honey-Thyme Roasted Carrots, 3-Cheese Macaroni & Cheese, Buttery Mashed Potatoes, Orange Cranberry Relish, and More. Top it all with House-made Brown Gravy and complete the meal with Warm Pecan Cobbler.
The traditional Thanksgiving Feast at the Archer Hotel, offers a feast to-go with turkey and all the fixings. All orers must be made by 2pm on Friday, November 20 through ChowNow. Orders will be ready for pick up on Wednesday, November 25 2-5pm.
(Hill Country Galleria and East Austin) Traditional Thanksgiving dinner (turkey breast, stuffing, vegetable, gravy, dessert) for 4 people with instructions on how to heat it up. Guests can call 512-994-0662 for details and pricing.
Nate’s Baked Goods & Coffee has planned a full day of feasting this Thanksgiving for parties of two, four, or six! The menu starts with game day apps and snacks like Buffalo wings and spinach artichoke dip, then moves on to a customizable full spread with selections like organic turkey breast with mushroom pan gravy, cauliflower “steaks,” sweet potato gnocchi, blue cheese broccoli/cauliflower casserole, Super Bun stuffing, fresh cranberries, and seven handmade pies to choose from! The full menu and ordering instructions are online at natesbakedaustin.com. Orders must be received by 4pm on Sunday, November 22.
The Water Trough at Lone Star Court
This year, The Water Trough will offer a delicious array of Southern-inspired Thanksgiving mains, sides, and desserts. Menu highlights include the Smoked Turkey Breast with marinated and smoked garlic, onion, lemon, rosemary, brown sugar and whiskey; Not Mama’s Green Bean Casserole with scratch made creamy bechamel including butter, parmesan, thyme, cremini mushrooms, fresh green beans and house fried shallots; and Scalloped Sweet Potatoes with layers of thinly sliced sweet potato, butter, brown sugar, fall spices and cream. For dessert, The Water Trough will offer a mouthwatering selection of fried pies. Menu items will be available a la carte and can be enjoyed for dine-in or takeout.
Vamonos is offering fajita family packs, which feeds 4-5 people. Pick your protein, we provide all the fixings. Meal includes: poblanos, onions, pico de gallo, chiles toreados, rice, beans, tortillas, chips, salsa, morita, habanero salsa, and serrano limon. They’re also bringing back their seasonal Mezchata, made with Wahaka Mezcal and Abuela’s horchata.
Whether you’re hosting your first Thanksgiving or simply looking for a side dish to bring that accommodates all dietary restrictions, Wheatsville Co-op is your go-to! The natural grocer offers customers a variety of entrees, sides, and appetizers. From a Walnut Pecan Pate to Quinoa Cashew Lentil Loaf (instead of Turkey), Cornbread Stuffing and Coconut Cream pie (a creamy pie made with organic coconut), the co-op offers tons of Thanksgiving dishes for a smooth, stress-free holiday.
Group Therapy at Hotel ZaZa Austin
This Thanksgiving, Group Therapy will offer a pre-fixe, four course menu. For $70, diners can choose from a selection of delectable appetizers, soups and salads, entrees, and desserts. Menu highlights include the Surf N’ Turf Crostini Duo with braised beef short rib, whipped potato, beech mushroom demiglace, grated parmesan, alongside herb butter shrimp, cheesy grits and grated parmesan; Beets & Boursin with sliced beets, baby arugula, roasted walnut, black pepper boursin and honey vinaigrette; 8 oz. NY Strip Au Poivre with lobster mac n’ cheese au gratin and a S’mores Bar with toasted marshmallow topping and graham cracker crumble.
Southside Market & BBQ will be offering holiday meal options for Thanksgiving, available to order from October 19 through November 22, 2020. Pick up days include November 24 and November 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and November 25 from 10 a.m. You can order online for their Elgin location here, their Austin Arbor walk location here, and their Bastrop location here.
Thanksgiving is one of the most celebrated holidays with family, friends, and feasts. Huckleberry is thankful for the warm embrace Austin provides this Thanksgiving is offering a special pre-order menu for you and yours to truly enjoy Thanksgiving dinner.
Known for serving Southwestern cuisine with bold flavors using the freshest ingredients is offering a family-style Thanksgiving meal to-go! Sliced and deboned turkey, Poblano mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, fall mixed veggies, cranberry sauce and, chorizo gravy, plus a gallon of iced tea or lemonade is on the menu! This will feed 8 to 10 people and costs $150. Guests will have the option to add on a pumpkin cheesecake or ancho fudge pie for dessert. For more information visit www.ztejas.com
La Patisserie has Thanksgiving Pies available for pre-order, including Apple Crumble, Pecan with a Chocolate Crust and Pumpkin with a Graham Cracker Crust. Sweeten things up, with free macarons on orders placed before Nov 15.
Tony C’s will offer family packs at the beginning of November and will make the perfect family meal for when folks have had enough cooking! They feed 4 – 6 for just $50 and include all of our customers’ favorites: Spaghetti and Meatballs, Chicken Parmesan, Lasagna, Chicken Scarpariello, Eggplant Parmesan Fettuccini Alfredo, Coal Fired Ziti.
Tumble 22 Lake Austin is doing a special takeout offering for Thanksgiving offering whole full-sized pumpking pies, available for pre-order and pick up by 11/25. Place orders by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling the restaurant at 512-953-8482.
FoliePop’s continues to offer online ordering for larger pastry orders, perfect for special events or desserts for the holidays. Choices include boxes of 36 bite-sized cream-filled ChouPops, the Discovery Box with ChouPops and FoliePops minis, or a box of 12 FoliePops minis. Guests can choose their flavors or go with Chef Recommended.
One Potato the organic family focused meal kit delivery service wants to help busy parents who are juggling so much! To help save on time, money, and food waste One Potato will be offering a special Thanksgiving package and a Holiday cookie kit this year! Just because this year is different doesn’t mean families can’t find ways of celebrating together at the table. Since so many people will be doing a smaller celebration this year, One Potato is offering all your classic favorites just in smaller portions.
(At Hill Country Galleria, in Bee Cave) Schmidt Family Barbecue is offering whole smoked turkeys, whole hams and pies, which is all available for pre-order, with pick up available Mon-Wed Nov 23-25. For smaller groups, the Smoked Turkey Breast is a great option 4 to 6 lbs at $19/lb, with sides of poblano cream corn and scallop potatoes.
Goodstock by Nolan Ryan
Spend less time in the kitchen and more time with loved ones this Thanksgiving by pre-ordering a fully-cooked, slow smoked turkey or ham from Goodstock by Nolan Ryan. Gobble up the Goodstock Black Friday sale with 10% off all Goodstock meat and 20% off all other in-store products. The post-Thanksgiving sale is a great opportunity to shop for meat lovers or cooking enthusiasts while supporting a local Austin-based business. The store’s extensive offering of seasonings, grilling tools and Texas-made provisions are perfect for stocking stuffers or hostess gifts.
(Round Rock) This year, get ahead of the carve and preorder a perfectly golden fried turkey filled with a secret blend of cajun spices from Razoo’s Cajun Cafe, in Round Rock. Add-on some of Razzoo’s signature sides, like smokey red beans, dirty rice, green beans, mashed potatoes, and Cajun cream gravy are all available in $6 pints and $8 quarts, plus some Peach ‘n Pecan Bread Pudding for dessert. Fried turkeys are $75, each weighing around 15 lbs. To order your Cajun Fried Turkey, visit https://www.razzoos.com/locations.
(Salado) Texas travelers are now making plans for their Thanksgiving celebration, the most quintessential meal of the year. The Stagecoach Inn will serve an unforgettable Thanksgiving feast. A seated menu will be served, featuring traditional favorites and a few surprises, as well as Thanksgiving to-go. All items are prepared to reheat in oven or on stove. The menu includes Turkey Breast with Brown Gravy, Cornbread Stuffing, Cheddar Chive Mac & Cheese, Green Bean Casserole, Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Potato Casserole and Pumpkin Pie. The restaurant will be open on Thanksgiving Day, November 26th, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.