21 San Antonio restaurants offering Thanksgiving meals for dine-in or takeout
Look, we get it — sometimes you're just not up to putting together a whole Thanksgiving meal yourself. Even if you're a great cook, it can be an exhausting process that keeps you from spending quality holiday time with family and friends.
Fortunately, plenty of San Antonio restaurants are happy to do the cooking — and even the hosting — for you. If you're looking for a little help feeding the family at home, or want to get out of the house for Turkey Day this year, these eateries have got your back.
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1639 Broadway, (210) 444-9424, earlabelssa.com
Earl Abel’s is offering family meal packages to feed your whole crew — or snag an individual plate just for you. Piled high with roasted turkey breast, cornbread stuffing, cranberry relish, mashed potatoes and green bean casserole, this longtime SA staple isn’t messing around.
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H-E-B Meal Simple
Multiple Locations, heb.com
H-E-B is offering a variety of stress-free, mess-free holiday meal deals that include your choice of smoked or baked turkey breast or honey cured ham, plus sides and gravy for a less stressful day-of process. Online pre-ordering begins November 15.
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Multiple Locations, centralmarket.com
H-E-B’s bougie big sister is offering four chef-prepared meals, plus a curated assortment of mains, sides, and desserts to ease the stress of preparing Thanksgiving dinner — there’s even a vegetarian option. Order online for pick up in-store.
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Eddie V's Prime Seafood
1834 N Loop 1604 W, (210) 493-1600, eddiev.com/home
This spot may be known for steak, but this Thanksgiving, it’s offering slow-roasted turkey, roasted butternut squash, hand-whipped mashed potatoes and pumpkin pie tartlets to folks who choose to dine out on the holiday.
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Multiple Locations, billmillerbbq.com
This San Antonio-based operation offers an array of Thanksgiving meal deals as well as individual turkey toms, hens and honey glazed spiral cut ham. Large party packs even include the institution’s iconic buckets of sweet tea.
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Multiple Locations lamadeleine.com
This Dallas-based french chain is offering robust holiday feasts including oven-roasted turkey breast, wild mushroom sauce, red-skinned mashed potatoes, green beans almondine, cranberry apple stuffing and sea salt baguettes.
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Big Bib BBQ
104 Lanark Drive, (210) 654-8400, thebigbib.com
The Big Bib is doing it up right for Thanksgiving, offering whole 20-22 pound turkeys as well as smoked turkey breast by the pound. Gravy, sides and dessert such as pecan cobbler or banana pudding round out the meal.
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306 W Market St., (210) 229-9222, amblersanantonio.com
This newly-renovated River Walk eatery is offering a three course prix-fixe menu featuring cider-brined turkey breast and all the fixin’s. The attached Hotel Contessa is even offering Thanksgiving staycation packages for folks who simply don't want the hustle and bustle of the holiday at home.
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13259 Blanco Road, (210) 251-2602, blancobbq.com
This BBQ joint has a Thanksgiving package large enough to feed an army — $200 gets you an 18-20 pound turkey and all the fixins in ready-to-heat containers for easy prep.
Photo via Instagram / blancobbq_est2013
Cibolo Moon at JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort and Spa
23808 Resort Pkwy, (210) 276-2500, marriott.com
This luxury hill country hotel eatery is offering an extensive holiday buffet, so that folks can go back for seconds — and thirds — of delectable items such as herb and salt-crusted prime rib and pecan bourbon tarts.
Photo courtesy of Cibolo Moon