6 Restaurants In America To Grab Takeout This Thanksgiving

6 Restaurants In America To Grab Takeout This Thanksgiving

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Thanksgiving has arrived, and while it is a time of rest for many, it is a time of hard labour for the cook(s) in the family. Perhaps you, the caregiver, or a loved one would prefer to sit this one out and outsource the labour. If that’s the case, it should please you to know your wish isn’t far-fetched.

To help you spend more time outside your kitchen and enjoy the holidays with your family, here are restaurants across America with Thanksgiving specials offering family-style dishes you need to make the day memorable for you and your loved ones.

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1. Claim Jumper

Claim Jumper’s Holiday carry-out platters go for $135 and $145 for the Slow Roasted Turkey/Smoked Ham or Turkey and Ham, respectively. They come served with fresh garlic cheese bread, caesar salad, roasted vegetables, mashed potatoes, and a choice of either pumpkin pie or apple pie. Depending on your location and schedule, you could also make reservations for a dine-in experience.

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2. La Madeleine

The France-esque eatery has curated a “Holiday Feast” to indulge your Thanksgiving cravings. A portion of 10 goes for $12 per person. The menu consists of oven-roasted turkey breast/ham, red-skinned mashed potatoes, green beans and cranberry chutney. You could have it delivered hot or reheated yourself at home.

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3. TGI Friday’s

Most TGI Friday’s will be open this Thanksgiving. But depending on your location, you’d need to check ahead to make sure. They have many options on the family meals & platters menu, ranging from turkey, ribs, steak, chicken, sides, soups, salads and desserts. You can check out their vast menu here.

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4. Maggiano’s

From country-style baked smoked ham to pumpkin mascarpone ravioli, this Italian-themed restaurant offers a Thanksgiving carryout bundle to make for a special day. The menu comprises traditional Thanksgiving meals and modern dishes such as spaghetti & meatballs. It’s a lot of yummy goodness; you should check it out. You could either make a reservation or have your meal to go.

Photo Credit: Maggiano's Little Italy

5. Ruth’s Chris Steak House

As you focus on family togetherness and time well spent, Thanksgiving at Ruth’s seems like the place to be. Are you hosting at home? Take-home dinners and sides to-go are available, starting at $35. The meal options span the customary Thanksgiving turkey, salad, garlic mashed potatoes and a dessert of pumpkin cheesecake and vanilla ice cream. You can receive your food hot and ready-to-serve or cold with reheating instructions for takeouts.

Photo Credit: Ruth's Chris Steak House

6. Fogo de Chão

This restaurant offers an elegant Brazilian dining experience presented by a helpful and knowledgeable staff that caters to private and group dining events, making it a good restaurant for a family dinner. Fogo de Chão boasts an unforgettable holiday celebration with good food, cocktails and exceptional service. Their menu of steak, chicken, lamb, etc., will leave you drooling.

Photo Credit: Fogo de Chão

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