According to the National Restaurant Association, 4 million Americans plan to order a full takeout Thanksgiving meal from a restaurant this year, while 14 million plan to order parts of their Thanksgiving meal to be eaten at home.
Following is a selection of restaurant chains offering full Thanksgiving meals, or select items, for carryout. Please be sure to call ahead as some options sell out early.
Bob Evans will be open Thanksgiving from 7 am until 2 pm, but the chain is also offering its popular heat and serve Farmhouse Feast . The Feast serves up to eight, comes complete with your choice of a slow-roasted whole boneless turkey breast or sliced boneless ham, bread and celery dressing, mashed potatoes with gravy, buttered sweet corn, green beans with ham, cranberry relish, rolls, a loaf of pumpkin bread and a pumpkin pie with whipped topping. The Bob Evans Farmhouse Feast is available in two sizes: serving up to four for just $49.99, or for larger families up to eight people for $79.99 (prices may vary by location). Additional servings of turkey or ham, bread, savory sides and desserts may be added a la carte.
Boston Market will be open Thanksgiving and offers a variety of holiday meal options. In addition to Hot & Ready Catered Buffets and A la Carte items, Oven to Table Holiday Meals are available which can feed up to 12. Oven to Table meals and Catering orders can be placed until 2 pm on Wednesday, Nov. 27th.
Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurants are open, but is also taking Thanksgiving To Go orders. Buca’s Thanksgiving Feast inlcudes Turkey, Sausage Stuffing, Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Green Beans and Cranberry Sauce. Buca is also offering Half Party Pans which servers up to 10 people, and Full Party Pans which serve up to 20 people. Thanksgiving To Go orders must be placed and confirmed by 9 pm on Monday, Nov. 25th.
Cowboy Chicken Wood Fire Rotisserie will be closed Thanksgiving, but guests may order ahead for the big day. Cowboy Chicken has brought back their popular holiday Wood Fire Rotisserie Turkey for a limited time, but call early as they sell out every year. In addition, the chain is offering a Wood Fire Rotisserie Turkey Holiday Package, which feeds between eight to ten guests and features a 10-12 pound Wood Fire Rotisserie Turkey, Twice Baked Potaters, a Wild West Side, Country Style Stuffing, 12 dinner rolls, and Southern Blackberry Cobbler, all for $84.95.