Where to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner in Chicago

Where to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner in Chicago

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Nov 14, 2018
Original Article: "Where to Eat Thanksgiving Dinner in Chicago"

Thanksgiving is supposed to be about food and family. But between all the cooking and cleaning, the family part tends to fall by the wayside. This year, leave the grocery shopping and dishwashing to someone else. Dining out for Thanksgiving is a great way to spend more time with your loved ones, and less time in the kitchen.

These Chicago restaurants are opening their doors for Thanksgiving dinner, whether it’s a homestyle meal or decadent feast. Make your reservations now to kick off your new favorite holiday tradition.

BOOTH ONE

The luxe prix-fixe menu at this modern American spot consists of Thanksgiving staples, plus some surprising reinventions. Diners can choose from herb-roasted heritage turkey with all the accompaniments, as well as Beef Wellington and fluke. 4 – 9 p.m., $55 per person, plus tax, gratuity not included, 1301 N. State Pkwy.

HUB 51

Hub 51 will be cooking up all the familiar holiday classics. Their all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving buffet will feature time-honored dishes, like slow roasted turkey, Italian sausage stuffing and sweet potato casserole. For every Thanksgiving dinner purchased, one meal will be donated to the Greater Chicago Food Depository. 12 – 8 p.m. $49.95 adults, $18.95 children 12 and under, plus tax, gratuity not included, 51 W. Hubbard St.

RPM STEAK

The swanky River North steakhouse will serve a special four-course Thanksgiving feast, featuring Slagel Family Farm turkey, served both roasted and fried, alongside RPM’s signature dishes such as aged parmesan risotto, king crab, and white truffles shaved tableside. Top off the meal with their famous 14K chocolate cake. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., $90 adults, $40 children, plus tax, gratuity not included, 66 W. Kinzie St.

SHAW’S CRAB HOUSE – CHICAGO

Add king crab legs to your typical Thanksgiving spread. There will be plenty to go around at Shaw’s Crab House, which will host its traditional Thanksgiving buffet. Plus, get 25% off any bottle of American pinot noir over $90. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m., $75 adults, $15 children age 7-12, plus tax, gratuity not included, 21 E. Hubbard St .

WILDFIRE

Sit down for a family-style meal at this upscale eatery. Their Thanksgiving options include your choice of appetizers, salads, traditional sides and entrees like spit-roasted turkey, cedar-planked salmon and roasted beef tenderloin. Gluten-free options are also available. 11 a.m. – 8 p.m. $49.95 adults, $21.95 children age 12 and under, 159 W. Erie.

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