Thanksgiving Day Dining

The best Dallas-Fort Worth restaurants to outsource Thanksgiving 2015

The best Dallas-Fort Worth restaurants to outsource Thanksgiving 2015

Seasons 52 turkey with dressing cranberry sauce green beans and dressing
Dallas restaurants rise to the challenge with Thanksgiving offerings. Seasons 52/Facebook

For diners who want Thanksgiving dinner without the bother of cooking it themselves, these restaurants come to the rescue, with dinners, brunches, and meals to-go. Here's our list of options, to which we'll add as the days tick down.

Artizone
Online shop with produce, meat, artisan products, and grocery necessities is ready to deliver everything you need for a Thanksgiving meal: from the turkey to sides to Southern cornbread and biscuit stuffing kit to seasonal desserts like pumpkin pie. Order ahead for delivery November 23-25.

Bisous Bisous Patisserie
Thanksgiving pastries include apple hazelnut or pecan pumpkin mousse tarts, pumpkin spice and maple pecan French macarons, pumpkin cheesecake parfaits, pumpkin spice cupcakes, pumpkin cream cheese Cruffins, and shortbread cookies ($4-$35). Order by November 21. 214-613-3570.

Cadot
Three-course dinner includes Bibb salad with Roquefort and walnuts, mushroom Brie soup, turkey, salmon, flatiron steak, pumpkin panna cotta, apple tart, and cranberry pecan tart. 11 am-4 pm. $46, or $18 for kids. 972-267-5700.

Canary By Gorji
Three-course dinner includes mixed greens, Caesar with egg yolk, turkey or pork chop with pomegranate citrus sauce, mashed potatoes, and vegetables. For dessert choose from four berry sorbet or flourless chocolate cake. Regular menu also available. 5-9 pm. $45. 972-503-7080.

CBD Provisions
For dining-in, Thanksgiving dishes enhance restaurant's regular dinner menu. A special to-go menu features turkey with gravy ($60) or 44 Farms rib steak ($60 per steak). Sides and vegetables, served by the quart, include pimento cheese grits, sweet-potato casserole, cremini mushrooms, and sorghum glazed carrots with golden raisins. 7 am-10 pm. 214-261-4500.

Clark Food & Wine
Thanksgiving take-out options include dinner for 10 with turkey, dressing, potatoes, vegetable, and pie for $200; a dinner for two for $50; and a smoked turkey for $75. Order by November 21 for pickup November 24-25 12-5 pm. 214-515-5500.

Cook Hall
Four-course meal includes butternut squash soup, artisan greens salad, and choice of entrees from turkey with sweet potato cake or red snapper with risotto. Desserts include pumpkin pie with ginger and cinnamon ice cream or pecan tart with Bourbon vanilla ice cream or warm apple popovers with Chantilly crème. 12-8 pm. $55, or $15 for kids 12 and under. 214-397-4111.

Cool River Cafe
Four-course menu includes soup, salad, entree, and dessert. Choose from butternut squash bisque or corn chowder, and Caesar or III Forks salad. Turkey comes with sausage cornbread stuffing, candied yams, and green beans. Dessert is choice of bread pudding or pumpkin cheesecake. 11 am-8 pm. $35, or $16 kids under 12. 972-871-8881.

Corner Bakery
Menu specialties include squash and kale salad with maple vinaigrette dressing, butternut squash soup, banana buttermilk pancakes, and turkey sandwich with stuffing and greens on whole grain bread with cranberry mayonnaise.

Crescent Club
Private club is open to public for holiday spread with smoked salmon Benedict, omelet station, shrimp and crab cocktail, oyster halfshell, prime rib, cornbread stuffing, candied yams, and green beans. Sweets include pumpkin pie, black bottom pecan pie, apple caramel cake, and S’mores. 11 am-2:30 pm. $85, or $45 for kids 12 and under. 214-953-4343.

Cru
Three-course meal includes choice of appetizers such as butternut squash bisque, cheese polenta, pumpkin mascarpone ravioli, and Brussels sprout salad. Entree choices include turkey, branzino, beef tenderloin, and short ribs. Dessert picks include pumpkin pie, apple pie bread pudding, or chocolate lava cake. 12-9 pm. $38, or $18 for kids under 12. 214-526-9463.

Dunkin’ Donuts
Season treats include the Snickerdoodle croissant doughnut, a glazed croissant doughnut filled with cookie dough-flavored buttercream, drizzled with white icing, and sprinkled with cinnamon streusel topping. Caramel cheesecake square is a square doughnut with cheesecake filling, caramel icing, and chocolate caramel candy cups.

Fearing's
Three-course dinner includes options such as turkey with tortilla dressing, whipped potatoes, green beans, and jalapeño cranberry relish; lamb chops on white bean cassoulet; red grouper "Oscar" with Jonah crab; pepper-crusted beef tenderloin on sweet potato casserole. Desserts include chocolate cheesecake and pumpkin gingerbread ice cream cake. 11:15 am-3 pm, 5 pm-8 p.m. $100, or $30 for kids 12 and under. 214-922-4848.

Front Room Tavern
Three options include Thanksgiving day brunch, dinner, and a meal to-go. Brunch is a three-course meal for $35 from 7 am-3 pm, with choices such as deviled eggs, turkey meatballs, turkey with roasted root vegetables, salmon, foraged mushrooms on toast, steak & eggs, and toad in a hole. Dinner is a three-course meal for $45 from 5-11 pm, with smoked salmon, beet salad, turkey, filet mignon, shepherd's pie, and pumpkin agnalotti. To go options include turkey dinner for $30, brisket for $35, and prime rib for $50, with all the trimmings. Order by November 23 for pickup on November 24-25. 214-219-8282. 

Grain
Buffet includes prime rib, turkey, salmon, build-your-own mashed potato bar, cheesecake, pumpkin pie, and build-your-own strawberry shortcakes. 11 am-3pm. $48, or $24 kids.

The Grape
Thanksgiving dinner to go with turkey and sides is $180-$300. Glazed hams are $85. A la carte sides include maple-whipped sweet potatoes, sausage and cornbread stuffing, green beans, mushroom soup, and corn with roasted red peppers ($12-$18). Desserts include pecan and pumpkin pie, and caramel apple crisp. Order by November 21; pick up November 25, 2-5 pm. 214-828-1981.

Holy Grail Pub
Four-course menu includes fried turkey breast or lamb chops, Brie en croute, smoked corn chowder, pumpkin cheesecake, and bread pudding. $35, plus $15 for beer pairings. 12-7 pm. 972-377-6633.

Kalachandji's
Vegetarian buffet with tofu turkey, mashed potatoes, green beans, spinach pakoras, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. 11 am-3 pm, 5:30-9 pm. $16.95. 214-821-1048.

Knife
Three-course prix fixe dinner with butternut squash bisque, fettuccine, turkey, salmon, pork rack, filet mignon, and dry-aged bone-in rib eye. Desserts include sweet potato tart, spiced apple verrine, and white chocolate ganache. $75. 11:30 am-3 pm. 214-443-9339.

Malai Kitchen
Whole coconut cream pie with tamarind caramel sauce and coconut gelato, $35. Order by November 23. 214-599-7857.

Meddlesome Moth
Brunch features options such as turkey with chestnut stuffing, salmon and bagel with creme fraiche, frittata, grass-fed steak and frites, crab salad, and butternut squash and sage soup. 10 am-3 pm. 214-628-7900.

The Mercury
Buffet with salads, prime rib, turkey, salmon, pork loin, creamed spinach, broccoli casserole, cornbread dressing, macaroni and cheese, creamed corn, and jalapeno cheese grits. Dessert includes pumpkin pie, pecan pie, chocolate mousse, white chocolate cheesecake, chocolate-covered strawberries, lemon shortcake, and apple cobbler. 11 am - 3 pm. $50, or $30 for kids under 12. 972-960-7774.

Nick & Sam's
Four-course menu includes fried oysters, duck confit risotto, burrata and fig salad, turkey, sea bass, NY strip, white chocolate pumpkin mousse, cranberry cobbler, or chocolate creme brulee. 11 am-6 pm. $85. 214-871-7643.

Pecan Lodge
Thanksgiving options include smoked turkey, smoked ham with apricot-molasses glaze, spice crusted beef tenderloin, brisket, racks of ribs, and sausage, $27 to $179. Order by 12 pm November 20; pick up on November 25, 11 am- 4 pm. 215-748-8900.

Princi Italia
Three-course menu with butternut squash bisque, veal sweet potato ravioli, turkey, branzino, steak, and salmon, plus pie for dessert. 12-9 pm. $38, or $19 for kids under 12. 214-739-5959.

R Bar & Grill
Prix fixe meal includes turkey, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, haricot verts, and pumpkin torte pie. 11 am-11 pm. $22. 817-640-4711.

Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek
Three-course menu with butternut squash bisque, gnocchi, endive salad, carpaccio, turkey, short rib, scallops, mushroom risotto, and a dessert buffet. Limited seatings at 11:30 am, 1:15 pm, 3:30 pm, and 7 pm. $125. 214-559-2100.

Second Floor
Buffet with vegetarian lasagna, turkey breast, sage sausage stuffing, and apple whiskey pie. 11 am-4 pm. $68, or $29 for kids under 12. 972-450-2978.

Ser Steak + Spirits
Brunch and four-course menu with chicken and waffles; salmon quiche, and bacon-wrapped tenderloin with butternut squash risotto. 11 am-6 pm. $70, or $35 for kids under 12. 214-761-7470.

Sonny Bryan's Smokehouse
Dinner to go with smoked turkey or ham, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, rolls, and gravy or barbecue sauce. $80. Order at Sonny Bryans or at your nearest location by November 21, for pick-up November 21-23.

Soulman's Bar-B-Que
Smoked turkey, boneless smoked turkey, or spiral ham, $45-$55. Order at Soulmans for pick-up or delivery from 15 locations.
 
Society Bakery
Pies available in apple pecan crumble, pumpkin, pecan, and banana caramel chocolate cream. Order by November 21. $27. 214-827-1411.

Stampede 66
Three-course meal to-go for 4-6 people comes with choice of turkey breast, fried chicken, brisket, or combination of three. Dinners come with stuffing, green beans, whipped sweet potatoes, rolls, and choice of apple or pumpkin pie. $275. Order by 5 pm November 20 for pickup on November 24 or 25. 214-550-6966.

Sweet Arleen's
Thanksgiving-season specials include cinnamon-chocolate Nutella cupcake and turkey stuffing bread pudding with gravy. Available through November 30. 469-304-3500.

Table 13
Three-course meal with kale salad, beet and goat cheese salad, squash soup, turkey breast, pork chop, filet, rosemary chicken, trout Amandine, shrimp scampi, salmon with tarragon risotto, pumpkin mousse, and pecan pie with vanilla ice cream. 12-8 pm. $35. 972-789-9558.

Y.O. Ranch Steakhouse
Three-course menu with quail, lobster butternut squash bisque, venison tamale, turkey breast, Buffalo filet mignon, prosciutto-wrapped scallops, venison chops, filet mignon, and 44 Farms rib eye. Dessert includes choice of pecan pie, pumpkin cheesecake, or sweet-potato crème brûlée. 11 am-9 pm November 25-27. $49. 214-744-3287.