33 Restaurants for Thanksgiving Dinner & Where to Order Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go in 2022 [UPDATED]
While some are already making shopping lists to prepare their Thanksgiving meal, others would rather go out to eat at one of the KC area restaurants open for Thanksgiving dinner. Or maybe order Thanksgiving to go and have it at home. Our team has been checking daily for updates, and we’ve gathered 33 restaurants open for Thanksgiving Dinner near you and Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go options too.
*Note: several entities below have not updated their websites with updated information for Thanksgiving 2022. We’ve reached out to each of them. We will update this article once they reply with current details. If you know of one we should add, EMAIL us the details!
The holidays are the perfect time to gather with family, so avoid cooking dinner and the massive mess with family dinner made for you. You can dine in or carry out meals to go. If you’re thinking, “What’s open on Thanksgiving in Kansas City?” we’ve got you covered!
There are buffet-style meals, dinner to-go options, seated dinners, and special Thanksgiving menus…
We’ve all seen the scene in “The Santa Claus” when Scott Calvin burns Thanksgiving dinner & takes Charley to the only restaurant open in town.
While there aren’t as many places open on Thanksgiving, we’ve made it easy to find where is open on Thanksgiving with our guide to 33 Restaurants for Thanksgiving Dinner in Kansas City!
Save yourself the stress, and enjoy someone else cooking your Thanksgiving meal this year. (or order Thanksgiving dinner to go)
Thankfully, there are many restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner around KC!
Know of one we should add? Does any of our information need editing? This year has been particularly hard on restaurants, so they are making changes on the fly. Help us stay up-to-date. Email us with the scoop. Thank you!
Looking for fun things to do Thanksgiving Week or Thanksgiving Day? Check out the November Events Guide for events the entire month long. There’s also a dedicated section for the week of Thanksgiving! Then, after your Thanksgiving meal, do some of these Thanksgiving activities and create some forever memories with your family.
Restaurants Open for Thanksgiving Dinner in Kansas City:
Take a look at 33 Thanksgiving dinner restaurants…..
If you’re looking for restaurants to order Thanksgiving dinner online, you can scroll down and find those under the open restaurants. Happy Thanksgiving, Kansas City!
** Be sure to call ahead for reservations and to confirm details for pickup options. As you can imagine, this year has been challenging, and some restaurants and grocery stores are having to adjust and alter plans without notice. Be patient. Plan ahead. Happy Thanksgiving ~
340 Ward Parkway Kansas City, MO 64112
If you’re looking for somewhere to dine that is special, this is a good option. This year they will be dishing up mini pumpkin pies, roasted turkey, Yukon mashed potatoes, herb stuffing, and butternut squash! Thanksgiving meals include a full Thanksgiving dinner made with seasonal ingredients.
Cost: Adults $32.95 and kids $16. Reservations are strongly encouraged!
Reservations: Make your reservations online at the Seasons 52 website or you can call (816) 531-0052 for details and reservations.
The Stilwell at Loews Kansas City Hotel
The Stilwell will be offering a traditional Thanksgiving dinner special featuring Roast Turkey Breast with Fennel and Mushroom Stuffing, Green Beans, Yukon Gold Mashed Potatoes topped with Sage Turkey Gravy.
The full dinner menu will also be available to be enjoyed on Thanksgiving Day.
Reservations: Thanksgiving Day reservations now available.
McCormick and Schmick’s
448 West 47th Street Kansas City, MO 64112
Thanksgiving Feast to go that feeds 4-6 can be pre-ordered for $189. It includes roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, and a variety of sides. Must be ordered by November 22nd. Their traditional turkey dinner will be served, as well as their full menu. Adults are $35 and kids are $14.
Cost: Pricing depends on what you order.
Reservations: Reservations can be made in advance at the McCormick & Schmick’s website specials or call (816) 531-6800 for reservations.
Special Menu: Roasted Turkey, Stuffing, House Salad, Potatoes & Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, Green Bean Casserole, Italian Bread
Cost: Dine-In: $33 per person
Takeout: $44 for 2 or $88 for 4
To order Take out:
Call us between November 1 and
Overland Park: 913-491-8300
Downtown Kansas City: 816-221-2455
Choose the special Thanksgiving Menu
or the regular Italian Menu
Select an available pick-up time between
11 am and 5:30pm on November 24th
Pick up Thanksgiving Day, serve &
201 N. Main, Independence, MO 64050
Ophelia’s in Independence is hosting their delicious Thanksgiving Brunch again! From 10:00 am- 4:00 pm on Thanksgiving day, you can enjoy a delicious brunch suitable for the whole family.
Cost: Adults are $35 and kids are only $15! **Updated info for 2022 was not available, so check the website back.
Reservations: You can make reservations online for Thanksgiving Day, open 11 am-9 pm, (May be a brunch? Could not confirm for 2022), or by calling 816-461-4525. Spots fill up very fast so you’ll need to call to make reservations.
8901 Metcalf Overland Park, KS 66212
Offering a 3-course plated meal for Thanksgiving dinner.
Cost: $45 per person
Grand Street Café
8815 Renner Road Lenexa, KS
4740 Grand Avenue Kansas City, MO
Your family can join in for a delicious Thanksgiving dinner buffet complete with turkey, ham, and prime rib.
Thanksgiving sides include sweet potatoes, garlic whipped potatoes, homemade gravy, honey-glazed carrots, sugar snap peas, green bean casserole, cornbread, stuffing, a variety of salads, and desserts.
Cost: The Grand Street Cafe menus are available for Adults at $42, children ages 6-10 at $17, and children aged 5 & under at $5 each.
8301 W. 135th Street, Overland Park, KS
5405 Johnson Dr., Mission, KS
Stroud’s Express in Mission, KS has pick-up options for to-go meals.
Stroud’s Overland Park’s website options convey that this year they will host their Thanksgiving Buffet from 10:30 am- 5:00 pm. Adults are $36.99 and Kids under 10 are $10. This is one of our favorite places to go for Thanksgiving dinner packages. Their Overland Park and Mission location will both have Thanksgiving carry-out meals available for pickup on November 23rd and 24th. Reservations are highly recommended as they sell out quickly.
Cost: Adults are $36.99 and kids under 10 years old are $10. Meals to go vary in price.
Reservations: Call 913-499-0135
614 Pottawatomie Street Leavenworth KS 66048
You can find a full menu online at June’s Cottage FACEBOOK Page (not their website).
June’s Northland will be hosting a Thanksgiving feast at Baan Thai Restaurant on November 24th from 11:00 am- 5:00 pm. They say “Sorry NO RESERVATIONS.”
They will have to-go meals available for $21.95. To-go meals should be pre-ordered to ensure availability. Contact 760-792-0457 for the info to pre-order.
Cost: Adults $28.95, 4-12 yrs $14.95 each
Intercontinental Kansas City
401 Ward Parkway Kansas City, MO
Intercontinental Kansas City will be having a Thanksgiving meal this year. For more information please call 816-756-1500. Visit their site for the latest info. In the past, Thanksgiving info has been here: Special Events and dining options.
Cost: Varies by location & menu items, but can call ahead for more details on pricing.
Reservations: Required and can be made at [email protected] and questions about pricing, meals, and more can be answered by calling 816-303-2997.
101 West 22nd Street Kansas City, MO
Lidia’s annual feast is a celebrated tradition and is considered one of the best restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner in Kansas City.
At Lidia’s, you can enjoy a Thanksgiving feast this Thanksgiving day from 12:00 pm- 5:00 pm!
Lidia’s offers family-style appetizers and desserts, pastas, and seasonal dinners as well as a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Visit online at Lidia’s website for the Thanksgiving menu and make your reservation online.
Cost: Adults are $65 and children are $18; there are also wine pairing options.
Reservations: Reservations are required, so call ahead at 816-221-3722 or visit Lidia’s website to reserve your family’s spot.
Cost: $65 per person
Buca Di Beppo:
310 West 47th Street Kansas City, MO
This year they will be open for dine-in, catering, and take-out. To-go options start at $99.
Staying in or going out this Thanksgiving? Buca di Beppo has you covered! Buca Di Beppo offers an annual traditional Thanksgiving feast complete with all of the trimmings so your family can dine together without the mess of cooking.
Pre-Orders Must Be Placed By 8 am EST Tuesday, November 22nd. So we’re thinking you better do it by November 21st.
Buca di Beppo Thanksgiving Feast To Go is available for pick up and delivery on the following dates and times:
COLD Pick up / Delivery:
Monday 11/21 – Wednesday 11/23, 10 am – 8 pm
HOT Pick up / Delivery:
Wednesday 11/23 – Thursday 11/24, 10 am – 8 pm
Buca di Beppo is open on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24th. You must make reservations, link below. Enjoy a relaxing traditional Thanksgiving meal with your selection from their a la carte menu of Italian favorites, all served family style. You can choose Caesar or Mixed Greens Salad, then feast on your choice of pasta including Spaghetti Marinara, Fettuccine Alfredo, or Penne alla Vodka. Sliced white meat roasted turkey, homestyle gravy, and all the trimmings. You do not want to miss their roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Spicy Italian Sausage Stuffing, Vegetables, Cranberry Sauce, and Pumpkin Pie for dessert. It’s the whole package!
Easily make your reservation online and take the stress out of hosting Thanksgiving dinner.
Cost: There are different to-go Thanksgiving dinner dine-in options, starting at $99.
Reservations: You can make your reservations online at the Buca di Beppo website or call 816-931-6548 to order your to-go meal.
Bristol Seafood Grill:
51 East 14th Street Kansas City, MO
5400 West 119th Street Leawood, KS
3-course turkey dinner for $45 per person
Cost: Pricing depends on what you order, dine in or carry out.
Pasta Per Favore
3102 S. 24th St. Street Kansas City, KS
Now taking orders for Thanksgiving dinner to go. Due to limited staffing, they will only be taking limited Thanksgiving orders! Please order early, they will sell out!
Cost: $136.99 feeds 4-6 people, call 913.218.0026.
Reservations: HERE for your Thanksgiving dinner to go
Granite City: NO UPDATES FOR 2022 ON THEIR WEBSITE
Multiple KC Metro Area Restaurants
NO updates on their website about Thanksgiving fare for 2022 as of this date.
Cost: 2022 details are not available, so check their website for the latest info.
Reservations: Call to make your reservations today. Make your reservations early so you don’t miss out on this great deal offered by Granite City.
The American Reserve: NO UPDATES FOR 2022 ON THEIR WEBSITE
1111 Grand Blvd Kansas City, MO
No updates on their site about Thanksgiving 2022 as of this date. Call them directory or visit their website for the latest info.
Cost: Pricing depends on if you eat lunch or dinner.
Reservations: Book your reservations online at the Reserve website early before they fill up on space. Reservations are required!
Eddie V’s Kansas City
700 West 47th Street Kansas City, MO
Their website doesn’t specify if their current page is for this year, but it does look like they’ve got the Thanksgiving dinner reservation link live.
Cost: Currently listed as Adults $47, Children $17
Reservations: Reservations fill up very quickly and can be made online through Eddie V’s website.
The Capital Grille
4740 Jefferson Street Kansas City, MO
Celebrate at the Capital Grille for Thanksgiving dinner where their regular dining menu will be served in addition to their Executive Chef’s take on Thanksgiving dinner.
Slow-Roasted Turkey with Brioche Stuffing, French Green Beans with Marcona Almonds, Cranberry-Pear Chutney
Sam’s Mashed Potatoes, Pecan-Crusted Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Hot Honey* 13
Pumpkin Cheesecake* 12
Cost: Adults $47, Children $17, OR full dinner menu is available.
Reservations: Make your reservation online at the Capital Grille website but do it quickly, they run out of room FAST.
Metropolitan KC: THEY REPLIED TO US AND STATED NO OFFERINGS FOR THANKSGIVING DINNER 202
200 W 12th St Kansas City, MO
Head on over to the downtown Marriott for a yummy restaurant serving Thanksgiving dinner that includes complimentary 2-hour self-parking. They’ll have turkey and ham as well as other seasonal This year will be a BOTTOMLESS 3-course dinner, so you will be sure to leave full!
** There is also a to-go dinner option available that can be picked up from 9 am to Noon. Orders can begin beginning placed on Nov. 19th.
Cost: Prices vary by age group and are $28 for adults, $15 for children ages 4-12 years, and FREE for children 3 and under.
Reservations: Grab more details online at the MetropolitanKC website.
Fogo de Chao:
Fogo de Chao will be open on Thanksgiving and will be serving their menu at dinner prices all day. They will also be serving a handful of Thanksgiving-themed items, such as carved turkey, stuffing, sweet potato casserole, Brazilian sausage stuffing, and Cranberry Au Jus.
This Thanksgiving holiday season celebrate with Fogo’s Thanksgiving Package To-Go. This features roasted turkey au jus, tasty Brazilian holiday sides, Pão de Queijo, and Fogo’s decadent cocoa fudge brownies. Generously serves six. Fire roastedFire-roasted and ready to reheat.
Available for pick-up or delivery Tuesday, November 15-Sunday, November 27, 2022. By 10:30am Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, 2022. 24-hour advance order notice is required. Available while supplies last.
222 West 47th Street Kansas City, MO
Cost: Varies by menu items chosen.
Reservations: Make your reservation to dine between 11:00 am and 9:00 pm to take advantage of Thanksgiving hours. Reservations can be made online at the Fogo de Chao website.
88 at the Elms:
Head on over to the Elms Hotel and Spa for Thanksgiving Day Brunch on November 24 from 10am-2pm!
Pricing: Adults are $60, seniors are $54, children ages 6-12 are $30, and 5 and under are complimentary.
Reservations: Call 816-630-5500 to make your reservation.
4141 N Mulberry Dr. Kansas City, MO
Have you ever experienced an Argentinian Thanksgiving?
Traditional Turkey Dinner:
Dressing, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Sauteed Mushrooms w/Shallots
Served with House Salad & Dessert – Chocolate Lava Cake w/Dulce de Leche.
$55.00 – Adults, $22.00 for Children under 12 (+ Tax and Gratuity)
14 oz. Prime Rib Dinner:
Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, French Green Beans, Au Jus & Horseradish Cream
Served with House Salad & Dessert – Crème Brulee Cheesecake w/Dulce de Leche, Crème Anglaise & Fresh Raspberries
$65.00 – Adults, $25.00 for Children under 12 (+ Tax and Gratuity)
Reservations: Reservations are strongly recommended to ensure space for you! Reservations can be made online at the Piropos Reservations.
All KC locations
The Applebee locations around KC will be open on both Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day!
Where to Order Thanksgiving Dinner To Go
Looking to find a great option to pick up Thanksgiving dinner this year? There are plenty of Kansas City restaurants where you can order and pick up Thanksgiving dinner.
Want to keep the take-out part a secret? Don’t worry – we won’t tell anyone you didn’t make it all yourself.
Five locations in the metro.
Pre-Order Thanksgiving Dinner To-Go from Cracker Barrel
They have everything you need to make this Thanksgiving truly yummy. With their Heat n’ Serve Feast or Family Dinner, you will have a complete Thanksgiving meal to-go that’s ready to serve in 2 hours. They have several options so you can find just the right size for family and friends gathering. Or build your own from their a la carte menu. Spend less time in the kitchen and more time creating memories with your loved ones this Thanksgiving.
Pick Up Early & Get a Free Bonus Card* Get a $10 Bonus Card with a Heat n’ Serve Feast or a $5 Bonus Card with a Heat n’ Serve Family Dinner. Look for that option on their website or ask about it when you call.
Pre-Order Thanksgiving dinner now on the Cracker Barrel website.
Broadmoor Bistro Center for Academic Achievement: 8200 W 71st St. Overland Park, KS 66204
Support the Shawnee Mission Culinary Program by purchasing your side dishes and desserts here! Pies, bread, stuffing, gravy, casseroles, and more!
One stop shop for all your pies, sides and breakfast items.
**Preorder sales close November 21, 12PM.**
Pickup on November 22, 2PM-6PM or November 23, 8AM-12PM.
More details HERE
8301 W. 135th Street, Overland Park, KS
5405 Johnson Drive, Mission, KS
You can order prepared Thanksgiving dinners for the entire family!
Stroud’s Express Mission, KS has options for Thanksgiving dinner to go.
Let Stroud’s handle the cooking this Thanksgiving. Pick up this package cold on Wednesday, November 23rd with reheating instructions for Thanksgiving Day.
Includes oven-baked ham, roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, Stroud’s stuffing, green beans, corn, cranberry fruit salad, and of course their world-famous cinnamon rolls. No substitutions. Serves 5 people. Starting at Only $99.00
Meals are customizable and yummy! ORDER EARLY and choose your time slot for pickup.
Find Thanksgiving side dish details online at Stroud’s website.
340 Ward Parkway Kansas City, MO 64112
Sliced Roasted All-Natural Turkey
Savory Pan Gravy
Yukon Mashed Potatoes
French Green Beans
Mashed Butternut Squash
Pumpkin Pie Mini Indulgence
Or you can pick it up and eat it at home. Order Thanksgiving to go warm & serve Thanksgiving dinner that feeds 4 to 6 people online. All you have to do is pick it up and enjoy it!
24 pre-orders are required, so be sure to save your order. You can pick it up on Tuesday or Wednesday before Thanksgiving, but there will be no option to pick it up on Thanksgiving.
Bring home our warm-and-serve family Thanksgiving Green Box featuring everything on the menu above, plus a Field Greens Salad to start and six Pumpkin Pie Mini Indulgences to end.
Cost: Adults $34.95, children $16, or their to-go meal serves 4-6, $195
Multiple Kansas City metro area locations
You can order Thanksgiving dinner to go via their website. Select an option to serve 4, or up to 20 guests. You can choose from turkey, ham, or prime rib dinners, with as many choices of sides as you need to feed your party. They have a la carte options, or complete meal packages. Thanksgiving meals to go are available for any budget and order details can be found on the Hyvee website.
Al la carte offerings can be added to the package meals to make it completely customizable for your needs.
Get even more bang for your buck with Hyvee’s affordable turkey, ham, or prime rib Thanksgiving meals to go. Although, their 4-person meal only comes with “one small-size of mashed potatoes” which would not be something I’m prepared to share with others.
1307 W. 79th St. KC, MO 66227
McGonigle’s is partnering with Farway Meat Market for this year’s Thanksgiving dinner! Offering a healthier option with turkeys that are minimally processed with no additives or preservatives added at the time of processing. You can order a whole turkey, sliced turkey or even order the entire meal with all the trimmings!
Order just the meat OR a fully prepared meal, including all the fixin’s….
Meals can be prepared for anywhere from 4-14 people based on the options that you choose. Grab more details online at the market’s website. You’ll get a take-out Thanksgiving dinner ready and packaged for reheating at home.
Cost: starts at $79.99
Multiple Kansas City area restaurant locations
You can order Thanksgiving dinner online and choose from three different feasts turkey, ham, or turkey and ham. So, there is a good Thanksgiving takeout option for everyone’s taste buds.
Thanksgiving dinner serves 4-8 people and comes with a few traditional sides. Ordering options and prices are based on location. Grab details online at the Bob Evans website.
10326 Stateline Rd, Leawood KS 66209
Home of the smoked turkey. This place always has a line wrapped around the parking lot the Wednesday morning before Thanksgiving, so you know it’s good. Grab details for your Thanksgiving meats to go and place your order by visiting the Fritz Meats website online. You can order a variety of turkey options or ham. They will even SHIP it to you!
Fritz’s is CLOSED on Thanksgiving Day, but you can order prepared Thanksgiving dinners (smoked turkey or ham) beforehand. This is sure to be one delicious Thanksgiving dinner!
6947 Tomahawk Road, Prairie Village, KS 66208
This isn’t your grandmother’s prepared Thanksgiving dinner (no offense, grannies). This place is packing up dishes even Martha Stewart would salivate over. Creamy butternut squash with Hazelnuts and Sage, anyone?
Take a look at their mouthwatering Thanksgiving dinners to-go menu and order online through the French Market website. (update: the prepared Thanksgiving dinner menu will be released the 1st week of Nov. so look for updates online)
Order must be completed by November 19th at 6 pm. Then, pick it up Tuesday or Wednesday.
Multiple Kansas City Metro Area Locations
Boar’s Head Turkey (or Ham), traditional sides, rolls, and a Tippin’s pie to boot, starting at just $59. Grab full details online through the Hen House website and be sure to get your order form in early so you don’t miss out.
Check out the full menus on their website – there are TONS of options to make it easy to grab a yummy Thanksgiving meal to go!
310 West 47th Street Kansas City, MO
Order Thanksgiving dinner to go pre Orders must be placed by 8; 00 am on November 22nd. Pickups are available between the 21st and 24th.
Grab full details on prepared meals on the Bucca di Beppo website.
Multiple Kansas City area locations
For those looking for a healthier option, Sprouts has a natural turkey dinner with sides like creamed Kale & Spinach for 6-8. There’s more flexibility with this Thanksgiving to-go option, so if you’re a busy family this is perfect.
There are many different options for Thanksgiving meals to go, so order yours soon!
A little something to please everyone on this menu, including your vegan cousin Fred— like vegan pumpkin pie and Rutabaga-Potato Mash.
Order Thanksgiving meals to-go online now and schedule your pick-up. Find more details about how to order Thanksgiving dinner online at the Whole Foods website.
Keep an eye out for other options that pop up during the next couple of weeks, and be sure to get your reservations in early! We’re constantly on the lookout for the latest and greatest info about places to go for Thanksgiving dinner in and around KC.
No matter how you decide to celebrate the holidays, we hope you have a happy one! We’re all looking forward to some holiday fun together with friends and family!
We’ve got full details for you on everything you can expect during the month of December right here on the iFamilyKC blog. Whatever you decide to do, remember to take time to spend with your family.
Bookmark our Guide to November events, and Where to See Santa, in order to make sure you don’t miss the events that require tickets. Some of the events are already selling out. We cover family fun all the way through Thanksgiving Weekend!
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