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Sort your Turkey Day feast with our 2023 Thanksgiving dining & to-go guide

The Warwick in the Galleria area is one of many Houston spots offering turkey day feasts | Courtesy of the Warwick

Make your Thanksgiving plans with our dining guide to 30+ meals, menus, and to-go packages at restaurants around Houston for Thanksgiving 2023.

Whether you’re on the hunt for a brunch, lunch or dinner feast for Thanksgiving—or you simply want to skip the cooking and bring one home—then we’ve got you covered with our guide to 2023 Thanksgiving meals across Houston.

If you’re looking to secure a to-go order from one of Houston’s celebrated restaurants, be sure to act quick as pre-order deadlines are fast approaching.

2023 Thanksgiving Dine-in Menus in Houston

A Thanksgiving spread with turkey, ham and sides
The Warwick in the Galleria area offers a Thanksgiving spread for dine-in and to-go | Courtesy of the Warwick
  • Heights & Co. in the Heights | Wednesday, November 22 – On Thanksgiving Eve, the 14th Street bar and grill hosts a Friendsgiving Feast, supplementing their regular kitchen menu with a champagne bar, fire pits and fixins for s’mores, plus espresso martinis and a photo wall. Reservations available via Resy. 7pm.
  • Dante’s River Oaks in River Oaks District | Wednesday, November 22 – Held on Thanksgiving Eve, Dante’s offers an Italian Thanksgiving feast. Enjoy a 5-course meal served family style, complete with complimentary bubbles and a dessert Carajillo. $60. 4pm to 10pm.
  • Badolina Bakery & Cafe in Rice Village – Make a stop in the morning for pastries and breads, including smoked sourdough with sour cherry, blackberry poppyseed and fresh baguettes. With a 24-hour notice, you can also stop by for cakes in 7″ to 9″ sizes and flavors like raspberry rose, chocolate mousse, chocolate cake, and orange cake. 7am to 1pm.
  • Slowpokes at Multiple Locations – With locations in Levy Park, Spring Branch, Garden Oaks and West University, the coffee slingers offer seasonal specials available on Thanksgiving until 2pm. Try the Punkin Pie Latte made with a special Pumpkin Pie sauce, cinnamon, espresso and your choice of milk for $5.75, or the chai latte variety for $6.25. Or, sip on a Snickerdoodle Latte with vanilla, cinnamon, espresso and milk for $5.75. Add a Pumpkin Cold Foam to any drink for $1.25. 8am to 2pm.
  • The Warwick Near the Galleria – The New American restaurant on Westheimer will offer customer favs from their diverse menu of offerings, along with a special Thanksgiving plate, featuring familiar dishes and sides. 10am to 4pm.
Brennan’s offers its annual Cajun-kissed Thanksgiving meal in Midtown | Courtesy of Brennan’s
  • Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston – The annual brunch at the Moody Gardens Hotel returns, complete with traditional breakfast dishes, soups, salads, antipasti, seafood, pasta, a carving station, an assortment of sweet and desserts, and more. $80; $70 for ages 65+; $30 for ages 4 to 12; free for ages 3 and under. 10:30am to 3:30pm.
  • The San Luis Resort in Galveston – Along Seawall Boulevard, the Galveston resort hosts a Thanksgiving Day feast with champagne, live music and a massive selection of traditional and gourmet options for all ages. Four brunch seatings are available at 11am, noon, 1pm and 2pm. $119; $89 for 65+; $39 for ages 6 to 11; free for ages 5 and under. 11am to 2pm.
  • Eunice in Greenway Plaza – Curated by Chef Drake Leonards, the Cajun-Creole spot will offer their full menu plus Thanksgiving meal highlights like the Cajun stuffed turkey, pumpkin bisque, Urban Harvest vegetable ragout, and sides like crawfish and cornbread stuffing. 11am to 4pm.
  • Brennan’s of Houston in Midtown – The longtime Midtown staple hosts their annual three-course Thanksgiving Day meal with Creole and holiday classics. Reservations required. $85, plus tax and gratuity. 11am to 7pm.
  • Red Lion Pub in Upper Kirby – All day long, visitors to the Shepherd Drive British pub can enjoy Turkey Dinner Plates, a piling of turkey, stuffing, yams, Brussels sprouts, mashed and roast potatoes, green beans, carrots, cranberry sauce and rich gravy. Individual plates are also available for carry-out. $38. 11am to midnight.
Phat Eatery does a Malaysian twist on Thanksgiving with Wagyu Beef Rendang Wellington | Courtesy of Phat Eatery
  • Bludorn in Fourth Ward – The acclaimed French-inspired, New American restaurant helmed by Chef Aaron Bludorn opens their doors on Thanksgiving with a three-course meal highlighted by appetizers like smoked maitake mushrooms and a turkey dinner with traditional holiday sides and exquisite desserts. $105; $55 for ages 12 and under (two-course meal with 1 entree and 1 dessert). 11:30am to 7pm.
  • Phat Eatery in Katy Asian Town – Stop by for a dine-in Thanksgiving experience from the James Beard semifinalist, Chef Alex Au-Yeung. The meal includes a honey-glazed turkey breast with pan gravy, ginger-sake cranberry sauce, creamy whipped potatoes and lobster bisque. Plates are available to-go, as well. $35. 11am to 8pm.
  • Astor Farm to Table in Katy – Enjoy your choices of offerings as part of a special Thanksgiving Day feast. Choose an entree with two sides, plus dessert, with options like turkey, roasted prime rib, ham, candied yams and potatoes, collard greens, green bean almondine, and more. $59. Seatings at noon to 2pm; 4pm to 6pm.
  • Le Jardinier at MFAH in Museum District – The fine-dining restaurant housed within the Kinder Building on the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston campus serves up a four-course menu with flavorful offerings like Murray’s buratta and cured hiramasa in the first course; a confit turkey leg rotolo, Heritage turducken ballotine, scallops and braised short ribs; plus sides like fried Brussels sprouts, mushroom stuffing and buttery mashed potatoes, and topped off with desserts like pecan praline tart and a Valrhona Guanaja dark chocolate cremeaux. Reservations required. $165. Noon to 7pm.
  • Amrina in The Woodlands – The fine dining institution along the Waterway hosts a five-course Thanksgiving meal with family style sides at the eclectic Modern Indian restaurant. $85. Noon to 7pm.
Indulge in an upscale French four-course Thanksgiving meal at Le Jardinier | Photo: Caroline Fontenot; courtesy of Le Jardinier
  • Crú Food & Wine Bar in Upper Kirby & the Woodlands – In both of its locations, CRÚ serves up a three-course, fall-inspired meal with all the traditional Thanksgiving dishes available to build your own courses, plus a glass of Angry Orchard Rosé Cider to start the meal. $55; $28 for ages 12 and under. Noon to 9pm.
  • Steak 48 in River Oaks District – One of the city’s premier steakhouses will offer their full menu, plus Chef’s traditional Thanksgiving dinner featuring the iconic dishes you know and love like turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing and cranberry sauce, plus pumpkin pie. $74. Noon to 9pm.
  • Hongdae 33 in Asiatown – The Korean bbq hot spot offers a surf-n-turf special for Thanksgiving Day, featuring lobster tail, scallops, wagyu beef finger and seasoned boneless short rib. The plate is included in the $33 all-you-can-eat dinner price. 4pm to midnight.
  • Café in the Park Thanksgiving Buffet at Moody Garden Hotel – Take to the Moody Gardens Hotel in Galveston for an evening buffet featuring an assortment of all the familiar Thanksgiving favorites. $55; $45 for 65+; $25 for ages 6 to 11; free for ages 3 and under. 5pm to 8:30pm.

2023 Thanksgiving To-Go Specials in Houston

Both Feges BBQ locations are serving up to-go feasts for Thanksgiving | Photo: Jenn Duncan; courtesy of Feges BBQ
  • Treebeards at Multiple Locations | Order by Wednesday, November 15 – The longtime Houston staple offers heat-and-serve packages that include boneless turkey breast, mashed potatoes and gravy, cornbread dressing, cranberry jelly, broccoli and carrots, french bread, plus pumpkin and pecan pie. Packages serve 12 to 16 people and require a one-week advance notice. Whole pies, caked and sides are available with 24-hour notice through Monday, November 20. Pick up on Wednesday, November 22.
  • The Pit Room in Montrose | Order by Wednesday, November 15 – The pit masters on Richmond Ave are serving up whole turkeys ($85) that are brined for 48 hours in brown sugar, sage and apples, seasoned with a poultry rub and smoked over post oak. You can also pick up whole brisket for $110, smoked hams for $60, and dessert pies are available for $26.
  • Feges BBQ in Greenway Plaza & Spring Branch | Order by Wednesday, November 15 – At both locations, Feges offers an a la carte menu for Thanksgiving that includes servings of whole turkey breast ($60), whole pork ribs ($45), sliced brisket ($60), and other meats. Fill out the spread with sides for $40 each, including pimento mac ‘n’ cheese, Korean braised greens, hogfat cornbread and more. Pick-up available on Tuesday, November 21 & Wednesday, November 22 (also on Thursday, November 23 at Spring Branch).
  • Bludorn in Fourth Ward | Order by Friday, November 17 – The award-winning restaurant’s Thanksgiving to-go package showcases a lobster turkey pot, adorned with black truffle and black truffle créme fraiche. $150. Pick up on Wednesday, November 22.
Stop by the Upper Kirby tamale stand at Picos for your next holiday feast | Courtesy of Picos
  • J-Bar-M Barbeque in EaDo | Order by Friday, November 17 – Snag a hassle-free feast with a range of options from the EaDo barbecue hot spot. Thanksgiving combos perfect for 10 to 12 guests come with 1/3 pan of mac & cheese, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole with pickled vegetable sauce, and bread with a meat entree; whole brisket is available for $280, or turkey breast for $250. Split it up with a la carte offerings, starting at $100 for turkey or $160 for brisket, plus half-pan sides for $72 and half-pan desserts for $50. Pick up on Tuesday, November 21 and Wednesday, November 22.
  • The Warwick near Galleria | Order by Saturday, November 18 – With servings fro 5 to 16 people, the Galleria area dining room will be sending out Thanksgiving spreads with deep fried turkey, Hawaiian glazed ham, brisket and side, plus carrot cake and caramel bread pudding. $250 to $485. Pick up on Wednesday, November 22.
  • Amrina in the Woodlands | Order by Sunday, November 19 – Indulge in the Royal Turkey Offering, including an 8 to 12-pound whole roasted turkey with rum glaze, and classic sides like Brussels sprouts with parmesan, creamy roasted garlic mashed potatoes, cornbread and sausage stuffing. $350; opt for just the turkey for $200, or just the sides for $150.
  • Kriti Kitchen in West University | Order by Sunday, November 19 – The Greek cafe offers a non-traditional, Mediterranean-inspired feast for the home. Pick up sides like spanakopita, kolokithopita, roasted butternut squash, white beans and fennel, roasted Brussels, tahini rolls and more in small portions ($10-22) or large portions ($18-22). Don’t forget the main course of roast lamb shank with carrots, potatoes and caramelized onions for $25 per shank; and decadent moussaka in small ($20) or large ($35) options. Pick up on Wednesday, November 22.
  • Badolina Bakery & Cafe in Rice Village | Order by Sunday, November 19 – In addition to all the bread and pastry offerings, you can place an advance order on holiday cakes like Basque cheesecake ($48); orange cake ($24) and maple cake ($15). Pick up on Wednesday, November 22 or Thanksgiving morning.
Bring sweet treats to Thanksgiving with Dessert Gallery’s pies and cookies | Photo: Becca Wright; courtesy of Dessert Gallery
  • Phat Eatery in Katy Asian Town | Order by Sunday, November 19 – Chef Alex Au-Yeung is providing a Thanksgiving feast with a Malaysian twist. The package for 6 or more people includes honey-glazed turkey breast, wagyu beef rendang wellington, Malaysian seafood fried rice, lobster bisque, ginger-infused cranberry sauce, plus other offerings. $320. Pick up on Thanksgiving Day from 11am to noon, or 4pm to 5pm.
  • Arnaldo Richards’ Picos in Upper Kirby | Order by Monday, November 20 – The Mexican restaurant on Kirby offers an array of desserts, including their pumpkin flan, and cheesecakes in pumpkin, coconut, brownie or dulce de leche varieties. Pickup on Wednesday, November 22. Beginning Monday, November 13, you can also swing by the tamale stand and grab scratch-made tamales in half dozen ($12) or full dozen ($24) options in six Norteños varieties, including pork or chicken in red chile, black bean and cheese, and more. Or, go for the Oaxaqueños style in options like chicken in black mole, portobello mushroom, the new chipilin, and more ($22.50 for half-dozen; $45 per dozen).
  • Dessert Gallery in Upper Kirby | Order by Monday, November 20 – Take home a delicious slice dessert with whole cake offerings like the pumpkin dream cake ($45) or holiday pies like the To-Die-For Fudge Pecan Pie and the pumpkin spice pie for $38.50 each. Or, order up an assortment of cookies and bars, topped with hand-decorated Thanksgiving butter cookies, starting at $47.59 for a dozen, and up. Pick up Wednesday, November 22.
  • Hungry’s in Rice Village & Memorial | Order by Tuesday, November 21 – With holiday catering serving sizes of 4 to 10 people, Hungry’s offers a package of oven roasted turkey, honey glazed ham, plant-based sides and seasonal pies. Sides include cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce and beet “potato” salad. 24-hour notice required. Pick up by Wednesday, November 22 at 3pm.
  • Big Horn BBQ in Pearland & Manvel | Order by Tuesday, November 21 – These ‘que slingers offer family meals for the holidays, including original or Cajun spiced turkey, dinner rolls, cranberry sauce and a gallon of sides for $169.99. Thanksgiving turkeys can be ordered separately for $59.99, with sides available by the half-gallon ($23.99) or full gallon ($43.99) like corn casserole, dinner rolls, mashed potatoes and green beans. Of course, there’s always desserts like pecan and pumpkin pies, cheesecake and banana pudding to top it off. Pick up by Wednesday, November 22 at 8pm.

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