The recipe to a stress-free Thanksgiving is simple. It begins with ordering food from a restaurant and ends with dessert. Below is a list of nearby venues opening for carryout and delivery of pre-ordered meals on Thanksgiving and, if the restrictions are lifted, dine-in service.
III Forks Prime Steakhouse
180 N. Field Blvd. · (312) 938-4303 · 3forks.com/location/chicago
Choice of spice rubbed turkey, roasted beef tenderloin, or maple-glazed Atlantic salmon for entrée, plus starter and dessert. $54. Reservations strongly recommended.
Bub City – River North
435 N. Clark St. · (312) 610-4200 · bub-city.com/chicago
Smoked and fried turkey, choice of BBQ meat, all-you-can-eat holiday sides and a slice of pie. $39.95 per person. Carryout feasts for 4-8 people also available for $175 and $275. Reservations required. Carryout orders must be placed by Nov. 25 for pickup on Nov. 26, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The Capital Grill
633 N. Saint Clair St. · (312) 337-9400 · thecapitalgrille.com
Slow-roasted turkey with brioche stuffing, plus sides. Adults - $43, children - $15. Carryout feasts for 4-6 also available. Reservations recommended; carryout must be pre-ordered on or before Nov. 24 for pickup between Nov. 23-25.
FireLake Grill House and Cocktail Bar
221 N. Columbus Dr. · (312) 477-0234 · firelakechicago.com
Rotisserie cider roasted turkey or prime rib or brown sugar cured ham, plus starters and sides and pie for dessert. $55. Reservations recommended. Carryout orders available and must be submitted by Monday, November 23, 2 p.m.
The Goddess and Grocer
1127 N. State St. · (773) 292-7100 · goddessandgrocer.com
Options include Turkey for Two ($75), Family Matters (serves 6 for $195), All In The Family (serves 12 for $395), and a huge list of a la cartes. Orders must be placed by Friday, Nov. 20 for pickup on or before Thursday, Nov. 26, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab
60 E. Grand Ave. · (312) 379-5637 · joes.net/Chicago
Sliced turkey breast with leg and thigh confit and pan gravy, plus a bounty of sides and dessert. $64.95 per person, $32.95 for children aged 5-12. Carryout dinner for four also available for $250. Reservations recommended. Orders must be placed by at 5 p.m. Nov. 18 for pick-up on Wednesday, Nov. 25: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.
Osteria Via Stato
620 N. State St. · (312) 642-8450 · osteriaviastato.com
Peacock Farms roasted Amish turkey, plus holiday sides and apple crostata for dessert. $59.95. A la carte items and platter for 6-8 guests also available. Orders must be placed 72 hours prior to pick-up on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 4-8 p.m. or Thursday, Nov. 26, 11 a.m-3 p.m.
315 N. LaSalle St. · (312) 822-0100 · riverroastchicago.com
Herb brined and roasted turkey plus starters, sides and dessert. $65. Reservations required. Pickup options also available for parties up to 10 at exploretock.com/riverroast.
52 W. Illinois St. · (312) 222-1888 · rpmrestaurants.com/rpm-italian-chicago
Slagel Family farm turkey and traditional holiday accompaniments. Cooked and ready-to-go menu for four also available for $185. Reservations strongly recommended; orders must be placed 48 hours in advance for pickup on Wednesday, Nov. 25 or Thursday, Nov. 26 from 12 to 6 p.m.
66 W. Kinzie St. · (312) 284-4990 · rpmrestaurants.com/rpm-steak-chicago
Slagel Family Farm turkey plus RPM signatures like coal-roasted king crab and sides. $95 for adults, $45 for children aged 12 and under. Carryout feast for four also available for $225. Orders must be placed 48-hours in advance for pickup Thursday, Nov. 26 from 12-7:30 p.m.
Shaw’s Crab House – Chicago
21 E. Hubbard St. · (312) 527-2722 · shawscrabhouse.com
Seafood appetizers, herb roasted turkey breast and sides followed by Alaskan king crab legs and three dessert choices. $59 for adults, $15 for children aged 6-12. Carryout menu also available. Reservations recommended. Orders must be placed via tock by 9 a.m. Nov. 25 for pickup on Thursday, Nov. 26, 12-6 p.m.