Restaurants and Stores That Will Cook Thanksgiving Dinner for You

We've got you covered with a list of local restaurants and grocery stores that can get you out of the kitchen and back to your family this holiday.

Would you rather have dinner made for you this Thanksgiving?  

If so, here is a handy list of restaurants and grocery stores that are willing to do the cooking for you. 


Buca Di Beppo

15350 94th Avenue  (708) 349-6262

Buca Di Beppo is open from 11am-8pm on Thanksgiving Day and still had open reservations as of Thursday night.

Small Dinner (serves 3) $50

Large Dinner (serves 6) $90 

  • Turkey w/ gravy
  • Garlic mashed potatoes
  • Green beans
  • Whole berry Cranberry Sauce
  • Stuffing with spicy Italian sausage
  • Mini chocolate chip cannolis for dessert
Add Spaghetti Marinara, Fettuccine Alfredo, Baked Ziti or Ravioli al Pomodoro: $12.95 for small, $18.95 for large.

Reserve a table or a to go order online.

Café Gaston

14438 John Humphrey Drive 

(708) 403-3663

Café Gaston offers a carry-out Thanksgiving dinner serving 6-8 people for $114.99. 

What’s included?

  • 10-14LB. turkey
  • Mashed Potatoes & Candied Yams
  • Carrots
  • Creamed Corn
  • Stuffing
  • Cranberry Sauce
  • Gravy
  • 12 Bread Sticks
  • 10" pumpkin pie 

Orders must be placed by 4 p.m. on Monday, November 25th.  

Orders can be picked up between 11am and 2pm on Thanksgiving Day.


Cooper’s Hawk

15690 South Harlem Avenue  

(708) 633-0200

Cooper’s Hawk will be open Thanksgiving day from 11:30 a.m.-8:30 p.m., serving dinner in-house and a to-go package.  

Reservations are required and as of Thursday evening, tables are still available.  Thanksgiving Feast dine-in menu price is $24.99 for adults and $9.99 for children under 12 years old.

The meal served single-plate style includes:

  • House salad or Roasted Butternut Squash Soup
  • Slow-roasted Fresh Amish Turkey with Pan Gravy and Herb Stuffing
  • Signature Potatoes
  • Housemade Cranberry Sauce
  • Roasted vegetables
  • Spiced Pumpkin Cheesecake with fresh vanilla whipped cream

Carry out dinners can be ordered up until Wednesday, Nov. 27th.  

Cost for the to-go dinner to serve 8-10 people is $199.99 and includes the same as the dine in dinner.

Mimi's Café

16154 S La Grange Rd


Open Thanksgiving Day 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Three course meal costs $16.99/adult and $8.99/children includes:

  • Soup/salad
  • Turkey (white or dark), cornbread, mashed or sweet potatoes, stuffing and cranberry relish 
  • Pumpkin pie or pecan pie for dessert
Mimi's Cafe also offers to-go meals, including a whole turkey dinner with sides, ham dinner with sides, just sides and a brunch package with muffins, quiches and fresh fruit.

Find the full menus and costs and reserve a package online.

94 West Steak and Seafood

15410 South 94th Avenue  

(708) 364-9494

12:15, 12:30, a lot at  2:15, 2:30 2:45

94 West is offering five different seatings for their Thanksgiving Feast Buffet. Brunch buffet seats at 12:15 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. 

Dinner buffets seatings are at 2:15 p.m., 2:30 p.m. and 2:45 p.m.

Reservations are required and as of Thursday night, late seatings are starting to fill up.

Adults: $31.95

Children: $14.95 (children under 5 are free)

No carry-out dinners are offered.

The brunch buffet will include breakfast items in addition to the dinner buffet menu of:

  • Turkey w/gravy
  • Prime rib
  • Ham
  • Peel and eat shrimp
  • Stuffing
  • Green beans
  • Praline Sweet Potatoes
  • Various traditional side dishes
  • Chicken Vesuvio
  • Beef Stroganoff
  • Polish sausage and sauerkraut
  • Smoked Salmon
  • Snow Crab Legs and much more

Grocery Stores


15701 S 71st Ct


The deli at Meijer offers prepared meals for the holidays and said that there is no deadline for placing orders, but asks that customers call to see if any dinners remain before coming in to pick up.  

  • $35.99 Butterball 10-12 pound turkey, stuffing and gravy
  • $47.99 Deluxe ham stuffing, gravy, cranberry relish, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green bean casserole, walnut salad
  • $47.99 Butterball 10-12 pound turkey, stuffing, gravy, cranberry relish, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green bean casserole, walnut salad
Traditional pies are available for an added charge.

Jewel Osco

17930 Wolf Rd

708-479-1573 (Open on Thanksgiving 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

Jewel will gladly do the cooking for you, but have your orders in by the end of the day on Sunday, Nov. 24th.  

All orders must be picked up by 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day.  Allow ample time to reheat once brought home. 

Options include: 

  • $49.99 Includes fully-cooked Butterball turkey (10-12 lb.) with mashed potatoes, gravy and stuffing. Desserts can be added for $7.99
  • $49.99 Includes fully-cooked classic ham (6-8 lbs.), scalloped potatoes, green beans. Choose other sides for $7.99 each
  • $69.99 Includes fully-cooked Butterball turkey (10-12 lb.) with mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, cornbread stuffing, sweet potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, pie (8-inch pumpkin) and rolls
  • $69.99 Includes fully cooked prime rib (4-5 lbs.), mashed potatoes and creamed spinach. Choose other sides for $7.99 each

Jewel at 159th Street and 94th Avenue is sold out of Thanksgiving packages.


Whole Foods

15260 S. LaGrange Road


Whole Foods Market is offering several unique options for Thanksgiving dinners to go.

Dinner choices include traditional turkey dinners feeding 4-10 people, with organic packages, as well as all-vegan dinners, ham dinners and sides-only packages.

Browse through the dinner packages and order online.


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