Enjoy Turkey Day To Go!
This Thanksgiving, save some time cooking and spend more time with friends and family by ordering your favorite holiday dishes from a local restaurant. Whether you only need dinner sides, only the turkey or a complete Thanksgiving meal, we’ve got you covered with these Thanksgiving to-go meals options from 15 Houston restaurants. Read on for traditional Thanksgiving menus to menus with a modern twist!
On Thanksgiving morning, Monkey’s Tail will treat locals to 600 free individual holiday meals. Each boxed meal will include fried dark and white meat turkey, garlic mashed potatoes, roasted brussels and sweet potato hash, green bean casserole, cornbread stuffing, dinner roll, chocolate chip cookie, turkey gravy and cranberry sauce - yum! The meals are sponsored by Sysco, Amigos Meats, IKON Environmental Solutions, Chefs’ Produce and Monkey's Tail will be distributed from 9 - 11 a.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. Meals will be served cold with reheating instructions.
Monkey’s Tail is located at 5802 Fulton St, Houston, TX 77009.
HUNGRY’S (Rice Village & Memorial)
The holidays are here and so is Hungry’s holiday catering menu! Now through December 31st, you can order your family’s holiday feast (serving sizes of one for $20/person, four for $70 or ten for $190) which include holiday favorites like oven roasted turkey, honey glazed ham, mashed potatoes and dinner rolls. Featured on the menu are new plant-based sides and various pies such as cornbread stuffing, spinach & artichoke dip, Israel couscous, beet “potato” salad and more. You can also order À la carte if you prefer.
Deadline: A 24-hour notice for all holiday orders at both locations: Hungry’s - Rice Village, 2356 Rice Boulevard Fl 2, Houston, TX 77005 (713) 523-8652. Hungry’s - Memorial, 14714 Memorial Dr Houston, TX 77079 (281) 493-1520. Catering menu can be found at Hungryscafe.com
Chef Richard Sandoval’s award-winning Pan-Latin Steakhouse, Toro Toro is now open at the luxury Four Seasons Hotel in downtown Houston. Bring Toro Toro’s incredible cuisine home when you order their Thanksgiving To-Go menu designed by Four Seasons Executive Chef Paul Peddle and Toro Toro Restaurant Chef Rafael Villalpando. Taste Thanksgiving favorites like whole roasted turkey, boneless turkey breast and honey glazed bone-in ham for the main course and savory sides like whipped potatoes and gravy, country style green beans, candied yams and more. Also available are starters like a charcuterie platter, soups and salads. Complete your Thanksgiving meal with your choice of pumpkin, pecan or chocolate cake with bourbon caramel ice cream for dessert. Turkey To-Go is packaged while warm and includes heating instructions. Orders will be delivered to guests’ vehicles through contactless pick-up service on Thanksgiving Day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Deadline: Orders must be placed no later than November 15, 2021, please call 713-650-1300. Full Thanksgiving to-go menu can be found at: https://www.fourseasons.com/houston/dining/menus/featured-holiday-menus/thanksgiving-to-go/
Kin Dee’s "Thanksgiving Special" is a classic Thanksgiving meal with a Thai twist that you don’t want to miss. The special includes slices of poached chicken, aromatic rice cooked with chicken stock, garlic, and ginger served with dipping sauces made with soy sauce with minced ginger, garlic and chili and chicken soup. This vibrant dish is available for catering from now through Thanksgiving Day.
Deadline: To pre-order or make reservations please call 281-826-2655. https://kindeethaicuisine.com/
Photo by Erika Rubalcava
FRANK’S AMERICANA REVIVAL
At Frank's Americana Revival, they are ready to help you “take the hassle out of Turkey day'' by offering a Thanksgiving to-go menu with family-style dishes. The main dishes include French cut turkey breast for $85, giblet gravy, bone-in spiral ham for $95, and bourbon-brown sugar glaze. For sides, they serve half pan for 12-15 people for $65 and full pan servings for 24-30 people for $95. The sides include favorites like cornbread-sage dressing, whipped potatoes and roasted butternut squash with buttermilk biscuits. Top off a great holiday with desserts like cranberry walnut bread pudding and apple brown betty. Simply heat and eat with your loved ones!
Deadline: Orders must be placed by 9 p.m. on Friday, November 19th and will be ready for scheduled pick up on Wednesday, November 24th between 2-6 p.m. and Thursday, November 25th from 10-11 a.m. Orders can be placed online at frankshouston.com/online-ordering or via phone at 713-572-8600.
THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF HOUSTON
This year, order your Thanksgiving dinner to-go from The Junior League of Houston. The League is offering a complete Thanksgiving meal package or items à la carte (made in-house at The Pantry). For $250, your Thanksgiving meal will include a 22-lb. roasted turkey, cornbread dressing, one quart of giblet gravy, mashed sweet potatoes with brown sugar and pecans, corn casserole made with bacon and sour cream, cheesy broccoli rice casserole, one pint of cranberry-orange relish, two dozen signature dinner rolls, one pecan pie and one pumpkin pie (serves 12 people). Meals will be ready to heat up for you and your family to enjoy!
Deadline: Orders must be placed by Thursday, November 18th. Menu available at https://www.jlh.org/thanksgiving-2021 or call The Pantry at 713-622-5965. Orders can be picked up from 10 a.m. - 1p.m. on Wednesday, November 24th at The Junior League of Houston, 1811 Briar Oaks Lane, Houston, TX 77027.
Photo by Tracie Luong
EMBER & GREENS RESTAURANT AND BAR
Looking for healthier Thanksgiving meal options? Family-owned and operated, Ember & Greens in Houston’s Memorial area is serving up healthy Thanksgiving sides to-go with half pan servings for 6-8 people and full pans servings for 14-18 people. Sides include aromatic cranberry saffron rice with cranberry, pistachio, almonds, saffron, raisins, basmati rice and baked sriracha cauliflower bites - delicious!
Deadline: Pre-orders must be placed by 5 p.m. on Monday, November 22nd and will be ready for pick-up on Wednesday, November 24th from 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Full menu can be found at www.emberandgreens.com/thanksgiving-2021. The restaurant will close early on Wednesday, will be closed on Thanksgiving day and will re-open for regular lunch and dinner service on Friday.
GOODE COMPANY BARBECUE
Have a ‘goodie Thanksgiving feast’ when you order Goode Co. Barbecue’s Thanksgiving to-go menu. You can order a Mesquite-smoked Whole Turkey (9-10 lbs.) feast for $200 or Mesquite-smoked Turkey Breast (3.5-4 lbs.) feast for $175 (both serve 6-8 people). Included in both feasts are sausage & pecan bread stuffing, potatoes au gratin, sweet potato gratin, old school green bean casserole, roasted cranberry sauce, dinner rolls with sea salt honey butter and of course, their famous Brazos Bottom Pecan Pie. À la carte items like meat, sides and desserts are also available to order. If you’re only needing dessert to-go, take home a pie or two at their annual pie drive-thru (no pre order necessary)!
Deadline: Order online at www.goodethanksgiving.com now through November 18th. Pick up orders at drive-thru pie booths on November 23rd and 24th from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bring home authentic regional Mexican cuisine from Hugo’s this Thanksgiving. Chef Hugo Ortega’s award-winning restaurant in Montrose will be offering Thanksgiving feasts to-go with servings for 8-10 people, 2 people ($95) and à la carte items. For the Family Feast that feeds 8-10 people, you can choose the meal with Whole Pineapple & Habanero Spiral Ham for $225 or with Roasted Turkey Breast for $245. Sides included in feasts are sweet potato puree with condensed milk, corn pudding, charred brussels sprouts, sweet cranberry & spicy jalapeño relish and tamal Azteca tortilla casserole. Choose from desserts such as pumpkin cheesecake or tres leches cake (vanilla or chocolate) for a sweet holiday dinner.
Deadline: Family Feast or a la carte item orders should be placed by Sunday, November 21st for pick-up on Wednesday, November 24th from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. (you will select your time). Hugo’s is closed Thanksgiving Day. Order online at www.hugosrestaurant.net or call 713-524-7744.
Hugo’s, 1602 Westheimer @ Mandell, 713-524-7744; www.hugosrestaurant.net
Photo by Becca Wright
ORLEANS SEAFOOD KITCHEN
Let Orleans Seafood Kitchen provide you and your family a delicious Cajun Thanksgiving feast! The Cajun Family Thanksgiving Feast with Cajun fried turkey, boudin stuffing, 3-cheese mac & cheese with smoked sausage, smothered green beans with bacon, jalapeño cornbread, turkey gravy and pecan pie or bread pudding for dessert serves 10-12 people for $179.99. À la carte menu items are also available.
Deadline: Place your order by Friday, November 19th and then sit back and “laissez les bon temps rouler”! Order online at orleansseafoodkitchen.com or call 281-646-0700. Pickup dates are Monday, November 22nd, Tuesday, November 23rd and Wednesday, November 24th.
STATE FARE KITCHEN & BAR (Memorial & Sugar Land)
With Breakfast Kits + At Home Brunch and Thanksgiving Southern Style Packages to-go, it’s never too early to have your Thanksgiving meal with State Fare Kitchen & Bar. For $55 the breakfast and brunch kit includes 6 cathead biscuits, 1 lb applewood smoked bacon, 1 lb house made sausage, 1 dozen of fresh eggs, 1 quart of white country gravy, 2.5 lbs of pancake mix, two 4 oz containers of mixed berry jam, two 4 oz containers of whipped butter, 1 pint of maple syrup and cooking instructions. For $225, Thanksgiving Southern Style Package includes deep fried carved turkey - brined, deep fried and carved (approximately half pound of Turkey per person - based on 6 people), bacony green beans, mashed potatoes, mac n cheese, cornbread stuffing, gallon of turkey gravy, and cranberry sauce and heating instructions will be provided. All sides can be purchased or added a la carte for $30. The dinner and a la carte sides serve 4 to 6 people.
Deadline: Breakfast Kits + At Home Brunch orders need to be placed with a 24-hour notice. Credit Card info needed to place order and charged at pick-up. Guests can also add the Beverage to-go kits, frozen drinks and Mimosa gallons. Thanksgiving Southern Style Packages orders to be placed by Sunday, November 2st by 9 p.m. and pick up Tuesday, November 23rd or Wednesday, November 24th. Credit Card info needed to place order and charged at pick-up.
THE PIT ROOM
Taste The Pit Room’s Central Texas-style BBQ this Thanksgiving with your choice of meat and the ‘fixins’ to-go. Choose between a Whole Turkey ($85) 12lb average, brined for 48 hours in brown sugar, sage and apples, seasoned with house poultry rub, a Whole Brisket ($110) 6-8lb average, 1 Qt BBQ sauce or Smoked Ham ($60) honey glazed and smoked over post oak. Turkeys, Hams and Brisket are sold cold and unsliced with reheat instructions. Pair the meat with sides like 1751 Smoked Oyster Stuffing, Traditional Stuffing and Turkey Giblet Gravy. Complete your meal with a pumpkin or apple pie for dessert!
Deadline: All orders must be submitted before November 20th. Call 281-888-1929 to place an order. https://thepitroombbq.com.
Photo by Amanda Nathan
Grab your Thanksgiving to-go meal at this local favorite restaurant. Local Foods in Rice Village is offering a variety of meat selections like Whole Roasted Organic Turkey with Bubbas Turkey Gravy (serves 8-10) for $85, Roasted Salmon with Rosemary Lemon Au Jus (serves 6-8) for $70 or 44 Farms Smoked Roast Beef with Black Garlic Herb Butter (serves 4-6) for $70. Side options are bubbas turkey gravy, cornbread turkey stuffing, garlic green beans with Marcona almond spiced crunch and more! Be sure to also order delicious desserts like Moms Cake + Pecan Fudge Icing and TX Pecan Maple Pie.
Deadline: All Orders Due Sunday November 21st. Order Pickup on Wednesday & Thursday at Local Foods – Rice Village Only. http://localfoodstexas.com. 713-521-7800.
Courtesy of Underbelly Hospitality
Enjoy a lovely Thanksgiving with an Underbelly Thanksgiving to-go dinner! Select Smoked Turkey Breast sliced with butter (3 lbs) for $42 and sides like Pepper Jack Cornbread Dressing (7” round) for $27, Mushroom and Green Bean Casserole (7” round) for $27 and Chile Tater Tot Casserole (7" round) for $27. For dessert, savor a Pecan Pie (9” round) or Pumpkin Cheesecake (9” round). Pair your dinner with their best wine too!
Deadline: Online ordering is now available at www.UnderbellyHospitality.com. The deadline to order is Friday, November 19th. Orders can be picked up at 1100 Westheimer (Georgia James) on November 24th between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
Craft Creamery is offering pints and quarts to-go to pair with your Thanksgiving desserts! Taste great flavors like, Jalapeño Cornbread, CRAVE Pumpkin Cheesecake, Vanilla, Chocolate, Candied Pecan, Brown Sugar Cinnamon, Amaretto Cherry, Pistachio, Candy cane, Eggnog and Gingerbread. Pints are $10.50 and Quarts are $16. Need baking ingredients this holiday season? Craft Creamery will also be selling Mill-King heavy cream available in pints, quart, and half gallon. Pre order necessary.
Deadline: Orders need to be placed by Saturday, November 20th Pickup available Tuesday Nov 23 4-6pm or Wednesday Nov 24 3-9. 1338 Westheimer Road, Suite B Houston, Texas 77006 | @craftcreameryhtx |craftcreameryhtx.com