Last-Minute Thanksgiving Plans

Sure, it’s just a week away, but you still have time.

Well, at least a few days. If you’re still a fence sitter, it’s time to make a decision. Are you eating in or going out? Are you cooking yourself or picking up and bringing in? So many decisions to make… lucky for you, MIBS has done the heavy lifting. So whether you’re roasting an organic turkey or bellying up to the buffet, we know what’s open and when you need to make the call.

Take-Out Thanksgiving

A Tray to Remember (Morton Grove)
Order by Saturday, November 19; pick up Wednesday, November 23 or they will deliver to your home on Thanksgiving. Feasts available for gatherings of 10 or more, multiples of 5 only, $22.50 per person for a full Thanksgiving Dinner.

Foodstuffs (Evanston, Glencoe, Glenview, Lake Forest)
Order by Sunday, November 20; pickup on Wednesday, November 23. Pick and choose from a vast list of holiday favorites, traditional and otherwise.

Maggiano’s Old Orchard (Skokie)
Order by Monday, November 21; pickup on Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving meal for 5, $185.

Prairie Grass (Northbrook)
Order by Sunday, November 20; pickup on Thanksgiving. Turkey, stuffing, pies, even caramel apple martini mix!

Three Tarts (Northfield)
Order by Saturday, November 19; pickup on Wednesday, November 23. Everything but the turkey: appetizers, soup, rolls and scrumptious desserts.

Whole Foods (Chicago/Lakeview, Deerfield, Evanston, Northbrook)
Order by Saturday, November 21; pickup on Wednesday, November 23 or Thanksgiving (between 9am-3:30 pm). Get anything from an uncooked, organic turkey to a full Thanksgiving meal.

Thanksgiving Reservations

Big Jones (Chicago/Andersonville)
5-course, family-style Southern Thanksgiving dinner. $46 per person, $20 for kids under 12.

Deleece Restaurant (Chicago/Lakeview)
3-course meal with family-style shared sides, $35, kids menu $8.

Di Pescara (Northbrook)
Traditional favorites with “delicious twists.” $34.95 per person, half price for the under 12 crowd.

Flatlanders (Lincolnshire)
Traditional American feast with carving stations. $29 for adults, $14 for kids.

Forge Club (Vernon Hills)
Thanksgiving buffet, music and magic.

Jacky’s on Prairie (Evanston)
3-course tasting menu for $42.

LM Restaurant
4-course “gastro-bistro” menu. $45 per person.

Maggiano’s Old Orchard (Skokie)
3-course traditional Thanksgiving meal with Italian accents. $36.95 for adults, $17.95 ages 5-12.

McCormick & Schmick’s (Skokie)
Traditional 3-course Thanksgiving dinner. $23.95 for adults, $7.95 for kids.

Pavilion Restaurant (Northbrook)
3-course meal with unlimited wine; live entertainment. $42 per person.

Pensiero Ristorante (Evanston)
3-course prix fixe; mix of modern Italian and traditional American dishes. $49 per person.

Prairie Grass (Northbrook)
Traditional turkey dinner with fantastic pie. $45 per person.