15 Dallas Restaurants Open for Take-Out or Dine-in This Thanksgiving
You know the drill by now: The holidays are going to look very different this year, but that doesn’t mean they can’t be just as magical. We’ve rounded up restaurants offering delicious, festive feasts that will take the stress out of the most talked about meal of the year. Whether you’re eating at home or are searching for somewhere festive to feast, we’ve got you covered. Here are 15 top-notch restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Dallas.
Editor’s note: Remember to follow social distancing protocols and to check out the CDC’s holiday guidelines here.
Where to Dine-in on Thanksgiving
1. LAW Restaurant
Start your Thanksgiving Day off right with a beautiful brunch featuring both traditional and slightly more unique treats. Think: roasted turkey, cocoa seared Atlantic salmon, surf and turf, brisket benedict and churro pancakes. Seating runs from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and the $95 price tag includes your choice of two mimosas or bloody Marys.
4150 N MacArthur Boulevard; 972-717-2420 or lawrestaurant.com
2. The Mansion Restaurant
Does an innovative take on traditional Thanksgiving offerings tickle your fancy? At this chic spot, a three-course set menu for $130 per person features dishes such as Blue Hubbard pumpkin soup, juniper rubbed venison loin, roasted organic turkey, and a chocolate pumpkin tarte with mocha sauce. Reservations are being accepted from 11:30 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
2821 Turtle Creek Boulevard; 214-559-2100 or rosewoodhotels.com
Who wouldn’t want to spend their holiday with one of the most revered chefs in town? Dean Fearing’s fabulous Ritz Carlton restaurant is offering a pre-fixed menu complete with dishes such as roasted butternut squash soup with pheasant confit, chicken fried Lockhart quail, pan seared Nova Scotia halibut and chocolate chunk pecan pie. This mouthwatering three-course menu costs $125.
2121 McKinney Avenue; 214-922-4848 or fearingsrestaurant.com
4. Meddlesome Moth
We can’t think of a better way to start the day than dining in the Design District for Thanksgiving brunch from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. For $25, you can score The Moth’s Thanksgiving plate which includes herb roasted turkey breast, balsamic glazed Brussels sprouts, sweet potato mash, sage and sausage stuffing muffins and cranberry confit. Additional menu items special to the occasion include pumpkin pie waffles and duck confit tamales.
1621 Oak Lawn Avenue; 214-628-7900 or mothinthe.net
5. Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille
What better time than Thanksgiving to check out the restaurant’s new location close to Klyde Warren Park? The $45 dine-in menu per person includes your choice of items such as butternut squash soup, smoked turkey breast, and sausage and sage dressing. There will also be pumpkin cheesecake available for purchase.
2100 Olive Street; 214-855-5151 or perryssteakhouse.com
Is your pod undecided on whether they want to enjoy festive food or fine dining this year? Well, you don’t have to make that choice if you visit Truluck’s as they are offering both a Thanksgiving plate and a regular menu. The Thanksgiving plate includes turkey and comforting sides including cornbread stuffing, parmesan mashed potatoes, and broccoli and rice casserole, while the regular menu features seafood classics, prime steak and salads. Both the Dallas and the Southlake locations are open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.
2401 McKinney Avenue; 214-220-2401 or trulucks.com
7. Blue Mesa Grill
Thanksgiving but make it Tex-Mex brunch. Think turkey with cranberry-jalapeño relish, red chile glazed ham, salmon with fruit salsa, omelets, huevos rancheros, migas, and more. The restaurant is open 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the brunch is $28.
14866 Montfort Drive; 972-934-0165 or bluemesagrill.com
8. Sushi Marquee
Just not feeling turkey or any of his side dish friends this year? Ditch the traditional meal all together and head to Frisco for sushi. In addition to sushi and sashimi, enjoy grilled lobster, short ribs and a ribeye topped with miso-garlic butter in addition to a full bar. (Tip: Order the Back 9 Dallas roll and thank us later.)
3625 The Star Boulevard; 972-833-1608 or sushimarquee.com
Where to Order Thanksgiving Dinner to-Go
9. Al Biernat’s
Just when you thought the steakhouse with Dallas’s best customer service experience couldn’t get any more thoughtful, they rolled out a way to make your takeaway Thanksgiving meal extra delicious. Both locations are offering a traditional whole 12- to 14-pound turkey with gravy or a smoked heritage half spiral sliced 7- to 8-pound ham for just $99. Not a fan of turkey or ham? Try the prime rib from the joint’s meat market. But whatever you do, don’t forget to pick up a famous coconut cream pie to delight your guests (or you know, yourself).
4217 Oak Lawn Avenue; 214-219-2201 or albiernats.com
10. North Italia
Thanksgiving is all about celebrating the things that we’re grateful for, and for us, that means pasta. With just 24 hours advance notice, family and cocktail kits can be ordered and enjoyed throughout Thanksgiving week and on Black Friday weekend. The $65 family kit serves four to five and includes a large Caesar salad, parmesan garlic bread, tiramisu, and a choice of fresh pasta and pasta sauce. Cocktail kits start at $18 and include tipples like Milano mules and Aperol spritz.
2301 North Akard Street Suite 280; 972-619-3770 or northitalia.com
11. Asian Mint
Don’t count your favorite Thai spot out for Thanksgiving yumminess. Enjoy an Asian-inspired Thanksgiving feast kit for up to eight with dishes including cranberry crispy chicken, golden squash stir fry with chicken and egg, green bean chicken basil and sliced almonds, and a Thai pumpkin custard. And the best part? These delicious platter prep kits start at just $24. Order the Monday before Thanksgiving for a Wednesday pickup.
11617 N. Central Expressway Suite 135; 214-363-6655 or asianmint.com
12. Ten50 BBQ
With 72 hours’ notice, you can have a feast just like grandma used to make from the Richardson main stay. Think glazed ham, smoked turkey, mashed potatoes, corn, baked beans, etc. You can also get involved in the dessert situation including key lime pie, fruit cobbler and banana pudding. We personally have our eyes on the holiday pitmaster package that’s $30 a person (with a 15 person minimum) and includes glazed ham, smoked turkey, snap’d green beans, mashed potatoes, cornbread stuff, rolls and fruit cobbler.
1050 N. Central Expressway; 1800-que-1050 or ten50bbq.com
13. Lockhart Smokehouse
These guys are the unofficial smoked turkey aficionados in Dallas, so you know that a dinner from here is going to be cooked to perfection. Order your smoked turkeys, prime rib, and briskets plus green bean casseroles, creamed corn and mac and cheese by Monday, November 23 at 5 p.m. Meats start at just $70 for the 7-pound smoked boneless ham and most sides are $35. But personally, we have our eyes on the smoked prime rib for $150.
400 W Davis Street; 214-944-5521 or lockhartsmokehouse.com
14. Babb Brothers BBQ & Blues
How about having an ancho honey-glazed whole smoked turkey be the talk of your Thanksgiving table? This bird is smoked for 16 hours and then glazed to perfection and it can be yours for $80. There are also 11 sides to choose including both smoked green beans and bourbon corn. Orders must be placed by Friday, November 20 at 5 p.m.
3015 Gulden Lane; 469-405-4028 or babbbrothers.com
15. Yardbird Southern Table & Bar
Head to this new Dallas restaurant just off Klyde Warren Park for Thanksgiving takeaway options galore. Think a la carte sides, homemade desserts and a whole turkey. You can feed your family of up to 12 for $525 with a meal that includes mashed potatoes, sage and celery dressing, green bean casserole, bourbon brown butter glazed yams and more. There are also whole turkeys starting at $120 and pies for $30.
2121 N Pearl Street Suite #170; 469-208-2441 or runchickenrun.com