Where to Gobble Up Traditional Thanksgiving Meals in & around KC!

Traditional Feast Served in Restaurants for 2023: Dine-In or Take-Out

By Brittany Marsh, Macaroni KID Editor and Publisher November 8, 2023

As we look forward to 2023, many people are already planning their holiday celebrations. Whether you're looking for dine-in or take-out options, there are plenty of restaurants that offer delicious meals to enjoy with family and friends. If you're hosting - take the stress out of holiday cooking! This holiday season, enjoy a traditional feast with your loved ones without worrying about all the work that goes into preparing it. Simply select an option from our list below and get ready to indulge in a delicious meal. Start planning your celebration now to make sure everything is covered. With this stress-free option, you're sure to have a memorable holiday!

Local Catering Companies Providing Thanksgiving Meals

Terrace Catering (Edgerton, KS)

This year’s Thanksgiving special will feature a range of mouth-watering dishes such as succulent turkey breast, creamy mashed potatoes with gravy and stuffing, refreshing Watergate salad, delicious sweet potato casserole, fresh crescent rolls, and classic pumpkin pie. The special is priced at $20 per person, and orders must be placed at least one week in advance to ensure availability.

The KC BBQ Bistro & The Hickory Log (Kansas City, KS)

Check back for more info. about this KCK-based BBQ business! 

Get Your Must-Have Desserts From Local Businesses

Sugar Buzz Bakery (Lawrence, KS)

Let us do the baking for you! This year, we are offering both personal-sized as well as 9-inch pies in a variety of flavors. Choose from classics like apple, pumpkin, cherry and pecan - or branch out a little and try our cranberry apple pie. Have a different flavor in mind? Let us know and we'll see what we can do! Pies will be available for pickup as early as Monday, November 20th and orders must be placed online by November 19th. 

Ashleigh's Bake Shop (Kansas City, MO)

Located in the basement of Pryde's Old Westport, Ashleigh's passion is pie, baked fresh every morning. Next time you're in Westport you MUST swing in and check it out.


No KC pie roundup is complete without a nod to Tippin's. Their first restaurant was opened in Lenexa, KS, and was called Pippin's. While they no longer operate Tippin's restaurants, they still provide pies to grocery stores locally and across the country. I can't tell you how many times I saw my mom "cheat" at Thanksgiving by ordering a Tippins pie.  

Thanksgiving Dinner Take-Out and Dine-In

Note: Listed restaurant chains and franchises may not offer the same menu options or deals at other locations. Please confirm with your local store or online before ordering.

Summit Grill (Lee's Summit, MO)
Summit Grill (Waldo)
Summit Grill (Gladstone, MO)

Turkey Day, Your Way! This Thanksgiving, let us handle the cooking while you focus on creating memories with your loved ones. Join us for dine-in on Thanksgiving from 11am to 4pm, or order one of our hot and ready Family Packs to enjoy at home.  We can't wait to make your holiday truly special. For reservations:

Third Street Social (Lee's Summit, MO)
Third Street Social (South Plaza)

Let us do the cooking! Third Street Social offers chef-driven cuisine in a from-scratch kitchen. Join us for dine-in on Thanksgiving from 11am to 4pm, or order one of our hot and ready Family Packs to enjoy at home.  A memorable holiday meal awaits you! For reservations:

The Stilwell at Loews Hotels & Co. (Kansas City, MO)

It is never too early to think about Thanksgiving. Join us for festive specials at The Stilwell. Reservations are available via Resy. We will be serving our full dinner menu with Butter & Sage Turkey and Pumpkin Cheesecake special offerings.

  • Breakfast Buffet | Thursday, November 23 | 6:30am - 10:30am
  • Thanksgiving Lunch/Dinner | Thursday, November 23 | 11am - 6pm

Cracker Barrel (Multiple Locations)

Cracker Barrel offers a special Thanksgiving menu for dine-in or you can even pre-order their "heat and serve" meal.

Buca di Beppo (Kansas City, MO)

Celebrate Thanksgiving with a delicious feast from Buca di Beppo, offering traditional dishes such as roasted turkey breast and classic sides. The restaurant is open for dining in or pre-order a Thanksgiving Feast To Go for a hassle-free holiday at home.

Golden Corral  (Olathe, KS & Independence, MO)

Celebrate the holidays with Golden Corral's dine-in Holiday Buffet featuring traditional favorites like turkey, stuffing, sweet potato casserole, and pie. Available for a limited time on weekdays after 4 pm. Prefer takeout? Pre-order a Holiday Feast To Go meal for 6-8 people, featuring turkey, ham, or beef roast plus sides, rolls, and dessert. Orders must be placed 72 hours in advance, with pickup starting 11/1.

Maggiano's Little Italy (Overland Park, KS)

Enjoy an authentic Thanksgiving feast with our 3-course family-style dinner. You'll savor a salad, a main fall-inspired dish, pasta, side dishes, and a seasonal dessert. If you prefer to have your meal in the comfort of your own home, we offer Thanksgiving Carryout Bundles  that serve 4-5 people. The bundles include salad, turkey, ham, sweet potatoes, spaghetti with meatballs, ravioli, mashed potatoes, cranberry relish, pumpkin praline cheesecake, and fresh bread. You can choose between cold-prepared bundles for $210 or hot-prepared bundles for $220. Don't forget, orders must be placed by 8 pm the night before pick-up.

Dickey's Barbeque Pit (Kansas City, MO & Liberty, MO)

Get ready for the holiday season by choosing from our heat-and-serve or hot-and-ready Thanksgiving meal options, each with a Southern twist. These packages are perfect for 8-12 guests and include tasty dishes like baked potato casserole, cornbread dressing, bacon, green beans, and more! Place a Complete Feast order between October 1 and November 11, 2023, and receive a FREE Pumpkin Pie with your order. Pickup or delivery is available by Wednesday, November 22, 2023.

Seasons 52 (Kansas City, MO)

Hosting Thanksgiving dinner can be overwhelming, but we've got you covered! For $225, our take-out dinner boxes serve 4-6 people and feature all of your holiday favorites, including turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, stuffing, green beans, butternut squash, and cranberry relish. Don't forget about the mini pumpkin pie indulgences! Pick-up is scheduled for Wednesday, November 22nd only, so don't wait! 

Thanksgiving Dinner Grocery Store Deals

Sprouts Farmers Market 

Sprouts has an array of options available to make your Thanksgiving meal special. From all-natural uncooked turkeys, hams and roasts to party trays and fully-prepared holiday meals, there is something for everyone to enjoy!

Whole Foods

Looking for affordable Thanksgiving meal options? Whole Foods has got you covered! You can find everything you need for a traditional feast, including full meal packages, a variety of side dishes, and even vegan options. Whether you're feeding a small group or a large crowd, they have festive meals for 4-12 people.


Looking for a one-stop-shop for your Thanksgiving meal essentials? Look no further than Costco! Their gourmet Thanksgiving dinner kits include everything from turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, macaroni & cheese, and pies. Each package serves up to 8 guests and prices start at just $149.99. But hurry, pre-orders must be placed by November 5th to ensure delivery between November 8th and 17th.


Order your ready-to-eat holiday meals online and we'll deliver it to your vehicle for pickup!

Thanksgiving Meals Shipped to Your Home

The Honey Baked Ham Company

Did you know that the Honey Baked Ham Company offers more than just ham? Whether you're planning for a traditional or non-traditional Thanksgiving feast, you can pre-order and pick up a wide variety of items to make your meal unforgettable.

Blue Apron

Looking for an easy and affordable way to prepare for Thanksgiving dinner? Look no further than our selection of meal boxes, which include main dishes like turkey, ham, or vegetarian options. Priced at just $121.98, our meal kits serve 6-8 guests and are available for pre-order beginning on November 6, 2023. Each kit comes with easy-to-follow recipe cards, a holiday prep guide that includes make-ahead tips, a preparation checklist, and extra entertaining ideas. Get your order in today!

Harry and David

This Thanksgiving, indulge in a gourmet feast complete with turkey, stuffing, green beans, sweet potatoes, cranberry chutney, pumpkin cheesecake, and more! Impress your guests with a mouth-watering Belgian milk chocolate turkey centerpiece and chocolate-dipped strawberries designed to look like turkeys, all available at Harry and David.

Hello Fresh

Take the stress out of cooking this Thanksgiving with Hello Fresh's holiday meal delivery. Choose from two main course options – turkey or beef tenderloin – and have packages delivered straight to your door. Each package serves between 4-10 guests, with turkey priced at $19.99 per person and beef tenderloin at $26.99.

Omaha Steaks

We have an array of expertly curated Thanksgiving meal packages to choose from, or you can create your own personalized menu. Our Thanksgiving feast bundles are designed to feed four or more people, with pricing starting at $129.99 and free shipping.


Don't feel like cooking for your next big meal? No worries! Order a pre-cooked Cajun-Style Turkey today and have it delivered straight to your front door! Complete your meal with some delicious mashed potatoes and mac 'n cheese add-ons. Each turkey serves between 8-12 guests and costs only $99. Best of all, shipping is included!

Williams Sonoma

Take the stress out of Thanksgiving dinner by choosing from a range of prepared packages that cater to guests between four to twelve people. Keep things classic with traditional options or mix it up with a Southern Cajun Fried turkey dinner or spatchcock turkey dinner. Our chilled meals are shipped directly to your doorstep, so you can enjoy the festivities without worrying about cooking.

We wish you a joyful holiday celebration, surrounded by the people you love!
Brittany Marsh & Melissa Basgall

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