Looking for Thanksgiving dinner out? Here are some places that will be open Turkey Day

This year, Thanksgiving falls on Nov. 22, which is as early as it can fall. So it may be kind of sneaking up on you, because, at this writing, that’s a mere two weeks away.

If you’re planning dinner out, it’s time to make reservations if you haven’t already, so here’s our annual roundup of which restaurants are doing what, including a few that are getting the jump on Thanksgiving and some others that are offering to-go packages.

Information is still coming in, so we’ll update accordingly. Prices below do not reflect tax or tip.

B&B Butchers & Restaurant

The Shops at Clearfork location will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, with a prix-fixe menu ($59 adults/$25 children 12 and under) featuring choice of salad or butternut squash soup; entree choice of roasted turkey with cornbread & sausage stuffing and giblet gravy, or roasted prime rib with creamy horseradish au jus and Yorkshire pudding; sides; and choice pumpkin pie, pecan pie or “Mariana’s Apple Crisp” for dessert. Full dinner menu also available. Bonus: every diner gets a leftover turkey sandwich from the B&B Butcher Shop next door, and complimentary hot apple cider and pumpkin cheesecake balls will be available. B&B will also have Thanksgiving to-go menu (but you won’t get the leftover turkey sandwich with it), available for pickup Nov. 20 through the morning of Thanksgiving. For links to both menus, visit 5212 Marathon Ave., Fort Worth; dine-in reservations, 817-737-5212; to-go menu orders (place orders at least 24 hours in advance), 817-731-5360;

Bird Cafe

The Sundance Square Plaza restaurant will serve Thanksgiving brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22. Honey Glazed Ham Shank with cranberry compote, grits, pork shank and honey jus; “Ultimate Turkey Sandwich” with smoked turkey, stuffing, turkey gravy, and cranberry compote; and toasted pumpkin pancakes with toasted pepitas will be featured in addition to Bird Café brunch favorites and cocktail specials. 155 E. Fourth St. at Commerce St., downtown Fort Worth; 817-332-2473;

Blue Mesa Grill

The Fort Worth location will have a special holiday brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22. It will have all the usual Blue Mesa brunch buffet offerings, as well as a carving station with roast turkey and glazed ham, corncake stuffing, “Harvest Salad,” soups, cranberry-jalapeño relish, baked mac-n-cheese, pumpkin flan, pecan-walnut bars and more. $22 adults (champagne, mimosa, coffee, tea or soft drink included)/$7 children 6-11/free for children 5 and under. 612 Carroll St., Fort Worth, 817-332-6372,

Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurant

The Italian chain is known for big family-style meals, and it will be open on Thanksgiving Day with a Thanksgiving feat featuring sliced white-meat turkey, homestyle gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Thanksgiving dinner to-go will also be available, Nov. 21 and 22 only ($134.99 for a large meal that serves 5; $68.99 for a small meal that serves 3). Catering also available. 2701 E. TX-114, Southlake; locations also in Dallas and Frisco; for reservations, takeout or catering, call 844-EAT-BUCA (844-328-2822) or visit

Buffalo West

The west Fort Worth steakhouse will have a Thanksgiving buffet with “all the fixin’s,” plus its salad bar, desserts “and some new surprises.” $42 adults./$38 seniors/$25 children 13-18/$10 children 12 and under. 7101 Camp Bowie W. Blvd., Fort Worth, 817-732-2370,

Capital Grille

Capital Grille will offer Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Nov. 22., with a Thanksgiving plate ($42 adult/$15 children) featuring slow-roasted turkey and brioche stuffing, with French green beans with Marcona almonds, cranberry-pear chutney, “Sam’s Mashed Potatoes” and more. Full a la care dinner menu also available. 800 Main St., Fort Worth, 817-348-9200; also 500 Crescent Court, Dallas, 214-303-0500;

Chef Point Cafe

The Watauga “gourmet restaurant in a gas station” (which is in the process of adding a Colleyville location, expected to open early next year) will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, with a menu including a traditional turkey dinner ($25) as well as Chef Point favorites such as oxtail ($30), chicken-and-waffle ($25) and more, including a bread pudding that got the attention of celebrity chefs Guy Fieri and Paula Deen. Full menu at 5901 Watauga Road, Watauga, 817-656-0080

Cowboy Chicken

Or Cowboy turkey: The Dallas-baed chain is offering a “Wood-Fired Rotisserie Turkey Holiday Package” for takeout. The dinner, which serves eight to 10, includes a 10- to 12-pound rotisserie turkey, “Twice Baked Potaters,” choice of side, plus country-style stuffing, 12 dinner rolls and apple or peach cobbler. $99.99 for the whole package; turkey a la carte available for $44.99 (whole turkey) or $49.99 (sliced). Orders require at least 48 hours notice, and availablility will be limited on Nov. 21. 4972 Overton Ridge Blvd., Fort Worth, 817-346-7822; locations also in Allen, Carrollton, Dallas, Denton, Frisco, Irving, and more.

Cru Food & Wine Bar

The Shops at Clearfork bar/restaurant will serve a three-course menu from noon to 9 p.m. Nov. 22. Entrees include roasted turkey breast, seared diver scallops, filet mignon and herb-crusted Scottish salmon; five appetizer choices and three dessert options. $42 adults/$21 children 12 and under. Adults will get a complimentary “welcome brew” — Angry Orchard Rosè Hard Cider — and the table will receive a savory bread basket. Link to full menu available at 5188 Marathon Ave., Fort Worth, 817-737-9463; locations also in Allen, Dallas and Plano;

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House

The upscale steakhouse will offer a Thanksgiving menu ($49 per person) from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 22 including one appetizer, turkey with all the trimmings and one dessert. “Trimmings” include butternut squash soup, mashed sweet potatoes, chateau potatoes and cranberry relish. Full dinner menu also available. 812 Main St., Fort Worth; 817-877-3999; locations also in Dallas and Plano;

Del Frisco’s Grille

The more casual sibling of Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House will offer “elevated twists on classic Thanksgiving favorites,” including herb-and-citrus butter-roasted turkey breast with apple-sage sausage stuffing ($25), honey-Dijon pork tenderloin ($29) and more. Regular menu items also available. Pricing is a la carte. 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 22. 154 E. 3rd St., Fort Worth, 817-887-9900; 1200 E Southlake Blvd., Southlake, 817-410-3777; locations also in Uptown Dallas and Plano;

Eatzi’s Market & Bakery

The “European-style market” will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but all locations will offer a Thanksgiving menu for pickup. Entrees include organge-bourbon vanilla-glazed ham, cranberry chipotle glazed turkey breast, oven-roasted turkey breast, chipotle-bacon glazed smoked turkey leg and more; lots of stuffing, sauces, sides, salads, sweets and even some things that don’t start with ‘s’ to go with that. For a full menu and prices, visit Pickup available Nov. 15-21. 1540 S. University Drive No. 100, Fort Worth, 817-945-9095; 1200 W. State Highway 114, Grapevine, 817-527-4007; locations also in Dallas and Plano,

Eddie V’s Prime Seafood

Eddie V’s will serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 22: sliced turkey breast with gravy, brioche sage stuffing, cranberry chutney, hand-whipped potatoes, baby French green beans with sun-dried tomatoes, roasted butternut squash. $42 adult/$15 child. Pumpkin pie with butter-pecan ice cream an additional $12. 3100 W. 7th St., Fort Worth, 817-336-8000,; also 4023 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas, 214-890-1500

Golden Corral

In addition to its usual buffet, Golden Corral will offer a Thanksgiving buffet including craved turkey, glazed ham, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet-potato casserole, green-bean casserole, sweet corn pudding, fresh-baked yeast rills, pecan pie, pumpkin pie and more. Hours vary by location. Multiple DFW locations:

Heaven’s Gate Restaurant

The north Fort Worth restaurant will have a holiday buffet “with about every homemade dish available” including its prime rib. $15.99 adult lunch/$12.99 adult breakfast/$9.99 children/$6.95 high chair/drinks $2.49. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 22, 3820 N. Main St., Fort Worth, 817-624-1262,


Humperdinks Arlington will open at 9 a.m., offering a Thanksgiving brunch with entrees such as chicken-and-waffles, steak and eggs, breakfast quesadillas and more. The $14.99 price also includes a choice of “Hail Mary” bloody Mary, a 9-ounce mimosa or a pint of beer. Beginning at 10 a.m., a Thanksgiving dinner will also be available, featuring oven-roasted turkey, stuffing, gravy, Kennebec mashed potatoes, sweet yams, green beans almondine, cranberry sauce, and pecan or pumpkin pie (meal is $21.99 adults/$11.99 children 6 to 12/kids 5 and under eat free). Limited regular menu and to-go Thanksgiving meals also available. 700 Six Flags Drive, Arlington, 817-640-8553,; locations also on Greenville Avenue and Northwest Highway in Dallas

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar

Simple three-course menu here: Caesar salad, turkey (with stuffing, garlic mashed potatoes, vegetables, cranberry sauce and gravy), cheesecake topped with pumpkin drizzle. $30; children’s portions available. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 22. 4001 Arlington Highlands Blvd., Arlington, 817-465-3700; also 859 W. John Carpenter Freeway, Irving, 972-556-9188;

Logan’s Roadhouse

The chain isn’t limiting its Thanksgiving to Nov. 22 (when it’ll be closed, anyway): It will offer a three-course Thanksgiving meal from Nov. 12 through Nov. 21, or while supplies last. And it’s relatively inexpensive: For $14.98, diners can order a herb-brined, slow-roasted turkey breast topped with white gravy and served on top of yeast-roll stuffing. Sides include green-bean casserole, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce (alternative options will be available). Soup-or-salad starter; small pumpkin cheesecake dessert. More than a half-dozen North Texas locations;

Lonesome Dove Western Bistro

Tim Love’s Stockyards original will serve a main dish of turkey confit stuffed quail, smoked-cheddary polenta, crispy maitake mushrooms and cranberry demiglace. Sides include bacon-and-caramelized-onion Brussels sprouts; beet home fries with goat cheese, chile flakes and lime; and garlic-sauteeed haricot verts. Dessert will be pumpkin cheesecake with ricotta-cinnamon whip and candied pecans. $35 for entree, $10 for sides, regular price for dessert. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 22., 2406 N. Main St., Fort Worth, 817-740-8810,


Another deal: The cafeteria chain will offer roast turkey, cornbread dressing, two sides, bread and dessert for $11.49 on Nov. 22. Multiple DFW locations (for a list, visit

Mimi’s Cafe

The French-inspired chain will serve a three-course turkey supper on Thanksgiving Day. The main course features roasted turkey, traditional gravy, cornbread stuffing, candied pecan sweet potatoes, whipped mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, apple orange cranberry relish and fresh baked carrot nut bread madeleines. The meal also includes your choice of starter (house salad, cup of soup or Caesar salad) and dessert (pumpkin pie or pecan pie). $18.99 adults, $8.99 children (includes drink). Mimi’s is also doing Thanksgiving to-go: Thanksgiving feast ($104.99; serves 8-10), “ Open regular hours. 5858 S.W. Loop 820, Fort Worth, 817-731-9644; 301 E. Interstate 20 Highway, Arlington, 817-466-3212,

Mutts Canine Cantina

Rather than do a Thanksgiving Day event (Mutts will be closed on Thanksgiving Day), the dog-park-with-a-restaurant-and-bar will hold pre-Thanksgiving “Pupsgiving” events, one apiece at its Fort Worth and Dallas locations. Pupsgiving is an adoption event in partnership with the Humane Society of North Texas at the Fort Worth location and Garland Animal Services at the Dallas Mutts. There will also be a pumpkin-patch photo booth, seasonal drinks such as the LunaZul Pumpkin margarita, a Thanksgiving costume contest and a vendor market with dog-friendly products. Mutts allows drinks on its dog-park side; food is available on the patio, where leashed dogs are welcome. 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 10, Mutts Dallas, 2899 CityPlace West Blvd., Dallas; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Nov. 17, Mutts Fort Worth, 5317 Clearfork Main Street, Fort Worth;

Ol’ South Pancake House

The University Drive institution will serve a Thanksgiving meal from “11 a.m. until GONE” on Nov. 22: turkey and dressing, with choice of two sides, served with rolls, cranberry sauce, tea or coffee, and a slice of pecan or pumpkin pie. Relative bargain at $12.99 ($10.99 for senior plate). 1509 S. University Drive, Fort Worth, 817-336-0311,

Old Texas Brewing Co.

The Burleson brewpub will serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner beginning at 11 a.m. Nov. 21 (aka Thanksgiving Eve; the restaurant will be closed Thanksgiving Day). Great price: $10 gets you turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce and a roll. But it’s extra for the pumpkin-pie dessert. 112 W. Ellison St., Burleson, 817-447-2337,

Omni Fort Worth Hotel

The downtown Fort Worth hotel will have a Thanksgiving brunch with a huge buffet of “Thanksgiving favorties and new classics” from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22. Seating is available every half-hour. $68 adults/$35 children 6-12/free for children 5 and under. 1300 Houston St., Fort Worth, 817-350-4106, information and updatates available at @omnifortworth on Facebook.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grille

The Grapevine location will offer a three-course Thanksgiving dinner for $49.95: choice of butternut squash soup or Honey Crisp apple salad; roast turkey breast with multiple sides; and pumpkin pie with chantilly-cream dessert. Regular dinner menu also available. Children’s menu available ($15). 2400 W. State Highway 114, Grapevine, 682-477-2261,

Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe

All locations are offering Razzoo’s Cajun Thanksgiving To-Go, featuring Cajun Fried Turkey ($72.95; feeds 10-12), several sides ($8.99 quart/$5.99 pint), and bread pudding ($39.95 full pan/$24.95 half-pan). Full menu at Twelve North Texas locations; order through the one nearest you. Full list of locations at

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Ruth’s will have a three-course dinner that includes a soup or salad; hand-carved, oven-roasted turkey with sausage and herb stuffing and a choice of side; and dessert. $39.95. Regular dinner menu available. The steakhouse is also offering sweet-potato casserole or creamed spinach sides to-go (each one serves 12). Noon-8 p.m. Nov. 22. 813 Main St., Fort Worth, 817-348-0080; two locations in Dallas;

The Sanford House Inn & Spa

The Arlington inn will serve a $55 prix-fixe lunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Nov. 22. Entrees include a traditional turkey dinner (with stuffing and sides), roasted NY strip, seared stripe bass and a southwestern pork frittata. Price includes soup or salad, and dessert. $14.95 children’s menu also available. 506 N. Center St., Arlington, 817-801-5541,

Silver Fox Steakhouse

Silver Fox will offer a traditional Thanksgiving dinner from noon to 8 p..m. Nov. 22 ($49 adults/$18 children 12 and under). Entree choices include slow-roasted turkey, roasted tenderlon or Atlantic salmon. Soup, salad and dessert also included. 1651 S. University Drive, Fort Worth, 817-332-9060; locations also in Frisco and Richardson;

Simply Fondue

The Sundance Square restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thanksgiving day, offering a choice of cheese fondues (of course) and salads, plus a main course consisting of Cajun-infused turkey (turkey marinated in Cajun butter and spices), brown-sugar ham, broccoli cheese balls, stuffing balls (“cornbread s tuffing shaped into a ball for easy fonduing”), roasted garlic chicken, corn nuggets and more. And a dessert option of snicker fondue (white chocolate swirled with cinnamon and sugar) or pecan caramel fondue (milk chocolate infused with caramel and topped with pecans). $49 adult/$25 children 15 and under. Regular menu not available. 111 W. 4th St., Fort Worth, 817-348-0633,

Skillet N Grill

The long-running, recently relocated diner will be open from 5 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, serving a turkey dinner with pea salad and sides. 1801 W. Division St., Arlington, 817-795-8682,

Soulman’s Bar-B-Que

The growing Dallas-based chain won’t be open on Thanksgiving Day, but it is offering a family holiday meal for takeout: bone-in hickory-smoked turkey, cornbread dressing, green beans, mashed potatoes, brown gravy, dinner rolls, cranberry sauce ($99.95; serves 8-10). “Soulful holiday meals” ($12.99-$14.99 per person) are also avilable for pickup (20-person minimum), delivery (50-person minimum) or full-service (75-person minimum). A variety of hams and turkeys are available ($44.99-$69.99), as are whole buttermilk or pecan pies ($14.99). Multiple North Texas locations: For a list, visit


Through Nov. 21, the baked-good chains is offering pumpkin cupcakes with cream-cheese frosting, cranberry orange cake (a three-layer cake filled and frosted with orange buttercream) and Thanksgiviing frosted sugar cookies (available in an 18-cookie party platter as well as individually) for takeout, as well as apple crumble pie, pumpkin pie, pecan pie, pumpkin cheesecake and pumpkin bread pudding throughout the holidays. Pies are available in 6- or 9-inch size. Pie quantities are limited; Thanksgiving pre-orders will be accepted through Nov. 18 for pickup on Nov. 21. Closed Thanksgiving Day. 1621 River Run No. 151, Fort Worth, 817-813-2253; locations also in Dallas and Plano;

Taste Community Restaurant

The “pay-what-you-can” restaurant will host “Give Thanks With Us,” a Thanksgiving meal, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 22. The meal includes turkey breast, pimento-cheese bruschetta, cornbread stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes, a pumpkin bar and a pecan bar. The meal also marks the first anniversary of the restaurant and its mission to raise awareness of “food insecuirty,” a term chef Jeff Williams uses to describe the feeling of not knowing where your next meal is coming from. 1200 S. Main St., Fort Worth, 817-759-9045,


The steak-and-seafood restaurant will do the turkey think on Nov. 22, with a three-course meal including choice of lobster bisque or New England clam chowder; main course of herb-roasted turkey breast with Parmesan mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, giblet gravy and cranberry-apple compote; choice of two-family sides (creamed spinach, steamed asparagus, pan-seared broccoli or mac-and-cheese); and classic pumpkin pie with eggnog whipped cream. $40 adults/$15 for 12 and under. 1420 Plaza Place, Southlake (Southlake Town Center), 817-912-0500; also 2401 McKinney Ave., Dallas, 214-220-2401;

VB Steak House

The “VB” stads for “Vila Brazil,” and the Arlington meat palace will offer its full churrasco plus turkey and traditional favorites on Thanksgiving. $39.90 per person. 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Nov. 22. 2009 E. Copeland Road, Arlington, 817-801-1440,

Woodshed Smokehouse

The Trinity River-side restaurant will have a turkey dinner with all the trimmings for $24 on Nov. 22. Woodshed is also offering a “Shed Hunger, Give Thanks” promotion: But one Thanksgiving dinner for takeout, and the restaurant will donate the same size dinner to a family in need. Takeout dinners include smoked turkey, mashed potatoes, grilled green beans, kale salad, pumpkin pie and smoked chocolate pie ($145; serves six). 3201 Riverfront Drive, Fort Worth, 817-877-4545,



UPDATED Nov. 21 with changes in menu and price. One of Dallas’ most buzzed-about new restaurants will do its first Thanksgiving dinner, a three-course prix fixe with some Italian twists: main courses include me butter-herb roasted all natural turkey with Italian sausage stuffing, house-made ravioli “Mamma Egi” (buffalo ricotta cheese and spinach topped with sage-butter sauce) and grilled beef tenderloin with seared foie gras, and pan-seared branzino with fennel roasted butternut squash and garlic. (For the full menu, click here.) $65 adults/$15 children 4-12/complimentary children 3 and under. 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Nov. 22. 2619 McKinney Ave., Dallas, 469-440-8843,

City Hall Bistro

The Adolphus hotel restaurant will serve Thanksgiving dishes for dine-in and carry-out. For $24, you get smoked turkey breast with sage gravy, squash dressing, brown-butter whipped sweet potatoes, rutabaga au gratin, grilled broccolini and a deviled egg. Alllow 72 hours’ notice for to-go orders. Dine-in noon-9 p.m. Nov. 22. 1321 Commerce St., Dallas, 214-651-3686,

City Works

The Fort Worth location of the gastropub will be closed on Thanksgiving Day, but the Star in Frisco location will have a Dallas Cowboys-Washington Redskins watching party, combined with a Thanksgiving meal featuring entree options such as slow-roasted prime rib with horseradish cream and au jus or herb-roasted turkey with gravy; and a sides buffet featuring green-brean casserole, “Aunt Lori’s Corn Slop,” creamy mashed potatoes, candied sweet-potato mash, habanero cranberry sauce, cornbread & Andouille sausage stuffing, smoked cheddar mac-and-cheese, roasted Brussels sprouts, bourbon-glazed carrots and more. A la carte items also available, and City Works has more than 90 beers on tap. $30 for prime rib and buffet; $25 for turkey and buffet. Noon-8 p.m. Nov. 22 (game time is 3:30 p.m.). 3680 The Star Blvd. No. 1300, Frisco, 469-850-1850,

Cool River Cafe

The Las Colinas restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day, with holiday-oritened offerings including a choice of hickory-smoked or herb-crusted turkey breast with southwest cornbread stuffing, fennel-sage cream gravy, maple-pecan candied yams, garlic sautéed green beans and Grand Marnier cranberry relish ($27.95). Dessert choices include a classic pecan pie ($5.95), but something called “pumpkin cranberry bash pie (also $5.95) gets our attention. Full menu will also be available. 1045 Hidden Ridge, Irving, 972-871-8881,

The Fairmont Dallas/Pyramid Restaurant

The Arts District hotel will have “TXGiving at the Fairmont,” which will include a brunch buffet, or a dinner at the Pyramid restaurant ora “Turkey-to Go” takeout option. Everything is a tribute to Executive Chef Jared Harms’ roots in South Texas. The buffet will include a charcuterie-and-cheese station featuring Texas-made cheeses; a sustainable-seafoof display; free-range mesquite-roasted turkey; grilled Legend Meets from Indian Mountain Ranch in Gorman; Pedernales tempranillo-briased short ribs; and a wide array of desserts (including some gluten-free offerings. Wear a cowboy hat or boots to brunch, and you’ll get a free mimosa or glass of champagne. Seating times: 10:30 a.m., 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 2 p.m. $69 adults/$34.50 children. 214-720-5275.

Thanksgiving dinner at the Pyramid will take place from 5-8:30 p.m. Nov. 22. The prix-fixe menu includes such entree options as mesquite-roasted free-range turkey (with sides, including a TX Bourbon sweet-potato dish); saffron-roasted cod tagine; Texas beef short rib with Veldhuizen white cheddar grits, roasted fall vegetables, Pedernales tempranillo jus; and more. $49 adults/$24 kids. 214-720-5249.

The Turkey to Go option (butter-roasted brined tom turkey with sage turkey demi, plus starters, sides and desserts; $140 for four people, $265 for 8) is available by calling 214-720-5330 by Nov. 20. The hotel and the Pyramid Restaurant are at 1717 N. Akard St., Dallas;

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Fleming’s will serve a $42 three-course meal: lobster bisque, mixed herb-roasted turkey breast, butter-mashed sweet potatoes (served family style), apple crisp and more. Main dining menu also available. Children’s menu available for $19. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 22., 7250 North Dallas Parkway Suite 110, Plano, 972-543-2141,

The Grape

The Lower Greenville landmark is taking orders for smoked turkey dinners and homemade holiday desserts to reheat at home. Options include a Post Oak Smoked Natural Turkey Dinner (serves 4-6 or 10-15 from $180-$330) with all the fixings and your choice of two sides. Available sides include maple whipped sweet potatoes; sour cream and chive mashed potatoes; Grape chef/owner Brian Luscher’s sausage and cornbread stuffing; sage, golden raisin and Texas shiitake bread stuffing; green beans with slivered tomatoes and toasted almonds; The Grape’s Famous Mushroom Soup; and creamy corn with roasted red peppers. Niman Ranch Brown Sugar-Maple Glazed Hams are also available for $85. Desserts including Old Grand-Dad pecan pie, pumpkin pie and a caramel apple crisp ($25 each) serve 8-10 people. Availability is limited. To place a Thanksgiving order call 214-828-1981. All orders must be placed by Nov. 17 and will be available for pickup between 2 and 5 p.m. Nov. 21. 2808 Greenville Ave., Dallas, 214-828-1981,

Highland Park Cafeteria

The Dallas institution is offering holiday specials including a “holiday plate” (one meat, two vegetables or salads, one roll or muffin, plus pie or cake, for $15.99), a prime-rib plate (similar sides, $18.99) and more. Drinks not included. To-go packages also available. 1200 N. Buckner Blvd., Dallas, 214-324-5000,

Lark on the Park

The restaurant across from Klyde Warren Park will have a Thanksgiving brunch from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22. The family-style meal will include smoked turkey, mashed sweet potatoes, stewed green beams, corbread oyster dressing, and pecan and pumpkin pie desseerts. $25 per person. Lark’s regular a-la-carte brunch menu will also be served. 2015 Woodall Rodgers Freeway (on the westbound access road), 214-855-5275,

Meddlesome Moth

The Design District gastropub (and older sibling of Fort Worth’s Bird Cafe) will serve Thanksgiving brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22, with a featured turkey plate in addition to a la carte brunch offerings. The Moth Turkey Plate includes confit turkey breast with choice of three savory sides including sautéed Brussels sprouts, pumpkin tamales, whipped sweet potato, whipped potatoes, confit duck stuffing and more. Cost is $25 per person. Additional specials include spiced pumpkin soup with pepitas and Cedar River Ranchers Reserve Ribeye, as well as signature Moth favorites including “Mother and Child Reunion” (fried chicken breast and poached eggs) and the “Badass Bacon Waffle.” For additional information and to reserve a table, call 214-628-7900. 1621 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas,

Mudhen Meat and Greens

The Dallas Farmers Market restaurant will have a family-style Thanksgiving Day meal from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Nov. 22. Included: oven-roasted turkey breast with pan jus, Harvest Market salas, cauliflower gratin, Mudhen sweet potato mash, balsamic glazed Brussels sprouts or green beans, Hippie Bread dressing with sage pork sausage and orange-cranberry butter and a dozen assorted rolls. ($150, serves 4-6. A bourbon pecan pie dessert is an additional $25. Mudhen will also do Thanksgiving family-style meals to go; they must be ordered by Nov. 16 for pickup between 11 a.m. and 10 p.m. Nov. 21, or 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Nov. 22. To place an order, call 214-698-7000. 900 S. Harwood St., Dallas,

Roy’s Restaurant

The chain is known for having a Hawiian influence on its food, but the closest it comes to that in its three-course Thanksgiving dinner is the entree: pan-roasted, teriyaki-glazed turkey. Interesting sides include Portuguese sausage stuffing, haricot verts with hazelnuts, sesame carrots, truffled mashed potatoes and more. $39.95; noon-9 p.m. Nov. 22, 2840 Dallas Parkway, Plano, 972-463-6263,

Second Floor Regionally Inspired Kitchen

The restaurant in the Westin Galleria Dallas will have a Thanksgiving buffet including a turkey-carving station; alterntative entrees including smoked brisket and sweetcorn hash, tomatillo-roasted salmon with black-bean puree, or pork tamales with chipotle salsa; and appetizers, sides, desserts and more. For a full menu, visit 13340 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, 972-450-2978,


The Statler hotel restaurant will serve a buffet lunch from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Nov. 22. Carving stations will feature smoked honey-glazed ham, deep-fried turkey and prime rib; sides will include fried Brussels sprouts, cornbread stuffing and Parker House roles. $39 adults/$12 children 12 and under. The restaurant will also offer a turkey dinner and turkey sandwiches along with its 4 p.m.-midnight bar menu. 1914 Commerce St. No 120., Dallas, 469-320-8993,

III Forks

The north Dallas restaurant doesn’t usually open for lunch, but it will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day with a four-course special ($49 adults/$18 children). Entree choices include spice-rubbed holiday turkey, roasted Midwest aged-beef tenderloin, and Vermont maple-glazed Atlantic salmon. For the full menu, visit 17776 Dallas Parkway, Dallas, 972-267-1776,

Denton County

Hannah’s Off the Square

The just-south-of-the-square restaurant will have a traditional Thanksgiving meal from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.. Nov. 22 with a few non-traditional touches, such as Cornish game hen and country ham instead of turkey (sort of traditional, since they did this last year as well), or country ham, along with “multiple sides of your favorite Thanksgiving dishes and of course dessert!” $89 adults/$30 children 10 and under. 111 W. Mulberry St., Denton, 940-566-1110,

Queenie’s Steakhouse

Tim Love’s Denton spot (named for his mom) will offer a Thanksgiving entree ($28) consisting of smoked turkey roulade, green-bean casserole, sweet-potato/pepita puree and red chile-cranberry gastrique. Sides ($9) include housemade Andouille-and-jalapeño cornbread dressing, charred broccoli salad, turkey-skin chicharron and more. Dessert ($8) will be candied-walnut pumpkin tart La Provence honey creme fraiche. Full menu also available. 11 a.m.-8 p.m. Nov. 22. 115 E.. Hickory St., Denton, 940-442-6834,