Thanksgiving Dinners + Family Meals from Local Restaurants

This year, we’re so grateful for our local restaurants! A great way to show your support? Take a break from the kitchen and order up a full Thanksgiving feast — or just let someone else take care of the turkey (or turkey-stuffed-poblano peppers).

Know of another Thanksgiving feast or family-style meal deal? Email us at annie@mykidlist.com and we would love to add it.

Local Restaurants Offering Family-Style Takeout in Chicago’s West Suburbs

Thanksgiving Dinner and Dessert from Local Businesses

Sporty’s Catering (Bloomingdale)
Let them cater your meal family-style or in individual boxes.

Topaz (Burr Ridge)
Thanksgiving menu to order ahead for takeout.

Entree Kitchen (Carol Stream)
Meal is prepped and ready to bake at home!

Village Gourmet (Clarendon Hills)
Thanksgiving sides and desserts for takeout.

Cadence Kitchen & Co (Downers Grove)
Various meal options and drinks to-go.

Carnivore & The Queen (Downers Grove)
Thanksgiving family feast menu available.

Skuddlebutt’s (Downer’s Grove)
Individually boxed Thanksgiving choices.

151 Kitchen | Bar (Elmhurst)
Pickup locations in La Grange and Elmhurst

Flavah (Elmhurst)
Order from their Thanksgiving menu by November 20, 2020.

A Toda Madre, Bien Trucha, and Quiubo (Glen Ellyn, Geneva, and Naperville)
Poblano peppers stuffed with turkey, tomato sofrito, peach, pine nuts, almonds and sweet potatoes, all topped with butternut squash-nogada sauce and dried cranberries. Comes with cheesy poblano rice; margaritas and other add-ons optional.

Reserve 22 (Glen Ellyn)
Thanksgiving from their kitchen to your table.

Blackberry Market (La Grange and Glen Ellyn)
Thanksgiving options for a family or individual meals.

The Dinner Club (La Grange)
There are nine sides available on their holiday menu, along with additional sides and desserts on their seasonal menu. Their pre-assembled sides are available ala carte after November 16, 2019.

Steak + Vine (La Grange)
Turkey dinner with all the fixings.

Milkstop Cafe and Cocktails (La Grange)
They provide the bird and instructions, you cook it. Meal comes with accompaniments.

Milk Money Brewing (La Grange)
You can choose with the whole dinner or mix and match sides and desserts to make Thanksgiving a little easier.

Sammy’s Deli (La Grange)
Catering options for Thanksgiving or anytime!

Fourteensixteen (La Grange)
Thanksgiving to-go options that are pre-cooked and cook-at-home options for the bird.

Posto 31 (La Grange)
Thanksgiving Dinner preorders are ready!

Steak & Vine (La Grange)
Chef Mike roasts, slices and wraps your meal, so it’s ready for you to serve!

Santo Cielo (Naperville)
A feast for six to eight people with a five-pound turkey breast, pommes purée, roasted veggies, bacon gravy, apricot togarashi jam, and bread.

Ditka’s (Oakbrook)
Turkey feast options, as well as steak and seafood, too.

Casey’s Meat Market and Mike’s Meat Market (Western Springs and Villa Park)
You can find everything from different types of turkeys to various side dishes. The order deadline is Friday November 22, 2019.

Standard Market (Westmont)
They feature fresh, never frozen, turkeys from Plainville Farms that are all-natural, antibiotic-free, vegetarian-fed, and humanely raised. The Market also has chef-made side dishes, delicious appetizer and party trays, made-from-scratch baked goods and desserts.

Adelle’s (Wheaton)
Traditional and non-traditional Thanksgiving meals to-go.

Moveable Feast & Co (Wheaton)
Homestyle meals for a crowd of just your family. You can even just order dessert or drinks to make it easier this year.

Arrowhead Golf Club (Wheaton)
Traditional Thanksgiving options with all the fixings.

Cantigny (Wheaton)
Offers multiple options for picking up your dinner.  You choose to pick up before Thanksgiving or on Thanksgiving!

Tommy R’s (Willowbrook)
Catering for Thanksgiving and more.

Lettuce Entertain You (Various Locations)
Many of the Lettuce Entertain You group restaurants are offering Thanksgiving menus. You can pick your style of cuisine and open for pick-up.

Cooper’s Hawk (Various Locations)
Huge Thanksgiving dinner packages.

Heard of other easy main, side, or dessert options for Thanksgiving? Comment below! We would love to add other suggestions.

Local Restaurants with Regular Family Meal Deals

Corky’s Catering (Addison)
Corky’s Catering is offering meal packs for families of 4. They can be ordered ready-to-eat or cold. Each meal comes with predetermined sides and cookies, and are all either $40 (including a fried chicken dinner) or $45 (such as baked sausage, peppers, and potatoes).

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Abbey Farms (Aurora)
This local farm, a not-for-profit that supports the monks of Marmion Abbey, is offering family meals by Chef Dave of Pine Tree Inn!

Ballydoyle Irish Pub (Aurora and Downers Grove)
Both Ballydoyle locations offer Family Meal Deals for 4 people. Choose Shepherd’s Pie ($42), Harp Battered Fish & Chips ($48), or Corned Beef & Cabbage ($52).

Basils (Aurora)
Each family 4-pack at Basils includes salad, entree, and side for $65. Choices offered are:

Colonial Cafe (Aurora, Naperville, and St. Charles)
Colonial Cafe offers family-sized portions of their classic menu. Portions are meant for 4 for breakfast (which can be ordered all day), lunch, and dinner. Pricing ranges from $29.99 to $38.99.

Big Guys Sausages (Berwyn)
Menu is subject to change, but click the link above to see their current chalkboard specials.

The Little Owl Social Pub (Brookfield)
The Little Owl Social Pub offers family meals with either two or four sandwiches, sides and beverages. Their menu changes often, so check their Facebook page or call to get the most up-to-date offerings.

Sebastian’s Ale and Whiskey House (Brookfield and Lombard)
At the time of publication, Sebastian’s in Elmwood Park is temporarily closed. Sebastian’s in Brookfield and Lombard are offering:

  • Large Pizza (up to 3 toppings), Pasta Entree, and 12 Wings for $27
  • Medium Pizza (up to 3 toppings), Pasta Entree, and 6 Wings for $20

Alfredo’s Taqueria (Downers Grove)
$30 family special of 10 tacos with sides, or 4 burritos with sides.

Ballydoyle Irish Pub (Downers Grove and Aurora)
Both Ballydoyle locations offer Family Meal Deals for 4 people. Choose Shepherd’s Pie ($42), Harp Battered Fish & Chips ($48), or Corned Beef & Cabbage ($52).

Cadence Kitchen (Downers Grove)
Cadence Kitchen’s Family meals serve 4-6 people and range from $48 for the Cadence Kitchen Bucatini to $95 for the Petit Filet Dinner.

Carnivore and the Queen (Downers Grove)
Offered daily, Carnivore and the Queen has a $49.95 family meal for 4, with Backyard BBQ Roasted Chicken, as well as salad and loaded potatoes.

Cellar Door (Downers Grove)
Family meals are available Wednesday through Saturday and must be picked up between 5:00 and 6:00 pm. The menu changes weekly, and meals cost $55 for a 2-person meal and $95 for a 4-person meal.

City BBQ (Downers Grove)
City BBQ has three family meal options:

  • Family Packs consists of 1 lb. pulled pork, buns, two pint sides, and cornbread for four
  • Sampler Platters offer a variety of meats
  • Party Packs allow for larger groups with variety in both meats and sides selections.

The Foxtail (Downers Grove)
Each family meal is intended for 4-6 people. House salad, dinner rolls and butter included with all meals. Meals range from the $40 Foxtail Moroccoan Tagine Family Meal to the $95 Petit Filet Dinner Family Meal.

Livia’s Italian Eatery (Elmhurst)
Livia’s has a family-style meal that serves four and is priced depending on which entree you select. You’ll choose a snack, greens, entree, and dessert.

One Fifty One (Elmhurst)
Delicious three-course meal served family-style for four people is only $48. Snack + Share, Extra Sides, and Kids Meals can be added for an additional charge.

Tapville Social and Red Arrow Tap Room (Naperville and Elmhurst)
Tapville Social and Red Arrow Tap Room offer family packs with all of the fixings. Options range from about $45-$60.

Gia Mia (Geneva)
Family-style meals serving 4 for $45. Each meal includes one small plate, greens, one bigger plate, and dessert. Menu items change weekly. Mondays are 1/2 priced pizza all day.

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Osteria Bigolaro (Geneva)
Osteria Bigolaro offers $30 for a Dinner for 2. This includes two small house salads, a loaf of bread, and two pasta choices (choose cacio e pepe, classic red, pesto, spicy arrabiata, bolognese, and/or pork ragu).

Vistro (Hinsdale)
The family meal at Vistro changes weekly and sells out, so please check the website for selections and availability.

Fourteensixteen (La Grange)
Fourteensixten lets you build your own family-style meal for 2 or more people. For every two people, you’ll choose the following from their family meal menu, which you’ll find at the bottom of the menu:

  • One appetizer
  • Two entrees
  • Two sides
  • One dessert

The meal above is $30/person (minimum order of two). You can also opt for a family-style meal for 2, 4, 6, or 8 that includes all the above, as well as either two jars of house-made goods or a bottle of wine per two people, which is $80/two people.

Posto 31 (La Grange Park)
Dinners for four:

  • $40 Rigatoni Dinner (including sides salads, meatballs, and dessert)
  • $45 Burger Dinner (including fresh chips and dessert)
  • $15 Fresh Pasta Packs (including sauce)

Benihana (Lombard)
Family style meals available for 2 ($35-$49), 4 ($65-89) or 6 ($95-129) servings with choice of chicken and shrimp, steak and chicken, or steak and shrimp. All meals include corresponding portions of Benihana salad, hibachi vegetables, dipping sauces and hibachi chicken rice.

Buca di Beppo (Lombard)
This Italian family-style favorite is offering Daily Meals in $30 small (3 person) or $45 large (5 person) sizes. The menu changes daily.

Sebastian’s Ale and Whiskey House (Lombard)
At the time of publication, Sebastian’s in Elmwood Park is temporarily closed. Sebastian’s in Brookfield and Lombard are offering:

  • Large Pizza (up to 3 toppings), Pasta Entree, and 12 Wings for $27
  • Medium Pizza (up to 3 toppings), Pasta Entree, and 6 Wings for $20

Cibo Racconto (Melrose Park)
Frozen or fresh family meals are available. (Current choices are Baked Pasta, Mini Meatballs, Chicken Parmesan, and Meat or Cheese Lasagna.) Servings are 6-8 people per tray.

Colonial Cafe (Naperville and Aurora)
Colonial Cafe offers family-sized portions of their classic menu. Portions are meant for 4 for breakfast (which can be ordered all day), lunch, and dinner. Pricing ranges from $29.99 to $38.99.

Francesca’s Passagio (Naperville)
Francesca’s offers a three-course 4-6 serving family pack for only $79.95. Tiramisu is included with every meal.

Lazy Dog Restaurant and Bar (Naperville)
Friends and Family meals serve 4-5 people and range from $25 to $60, though most are $35. Also check out their selection of groceries to stretch the time in between shopping days!

Maggiano’s Little Italy (Naperville)
Choose from a variety of Maggiano’s classics, portioned to share with approximately four people. Their family meal includes a salad, pasta, entree, and ciabatta rolls for $58. Please note that family meal entrees do not include a side dish.

Quigley’s Irish Pub (Naperville)
Quigley’s offers family meals for either two ($23 total) or four ($46 total) people. All entrees must be the same. Both packages include Irish chips and donuts with Jameson chocolate sauce. (Editor’s note from Rachel: This is our favorite, and the fresh donuts are worth the entire package.)

Quiubo (Naperville)
Quiubo serves “Make Your Own Tacos” meals with or without sides to feed your family of 4-5 people. Order them hot or cold at a later date. Quiubo also dishes up chilaquiles and ceviche.

Red Arrow Tap Room (Naperville and Elmhurst)
Both Red Arrow Tap Room locations offer family packs with all of the fixings. Options range from about $45-$60.

Antico Posto (Oak Brook)
Antico Posto offers family meals that include housemade bread, salad, entree, and a dessert to feed four people for $60. The options rotate between a Monday – Thursday special and a Friday – Sunday weekend special.

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Maggiano’s Little Italy (Oak Brook)
Choose from a variety of Maggiano’s classics, portioned to share with approximately four people. Their family meal includes a salad, pasta, entree, and ciabatta rolls for $58. Please note that family meal entrees do not include a side dish.

Roka Akor (Oak Brook)
Roka Akor offers a classic family package, which is $29 per person and a bundled family package, which serves 2-3 people for $59.

Seasons 52 (Oak Brook)
Seasons 52 has a three-course family-style meal with sides that serves four and is priced depending on which entree you select.

True Food Kitchen (Oak Brook)
True Food Kitchen has several family meal options, including two pizzas and two salads ($40), as well as family meals for two, four, or six with starters, salads, and entrees ($32, $56, or $78).

Colonial Cafe (St. Charles – Randall Road and Route 64, Naperville, and Aurora)
Colonial Cafe offers family-sized portions of their classic menu. Portions are meant for 4 for breakfast (which can be ordered all day), lunch, and dinner. Pricing ranges from $29.99 to $38.99.

Gia Mia (St. Charles)
Family-style meals serving 4 for $45. Each meal includes one small plate, greens, one bigger plate, and dessert. Menu items change weekly. Mondays are half-priced pizza all day.

Dominick’s Pizza and Pasta (Villa Park)
Dominick’s offers family sized portions of their delicious pastas in regular and large sizes.

Davanti Enoteca (Western Springs)
The family pack at Davanti serves 4-6 and includes one insalate e antipasti, two paste e carni and tiramisu for $79. They also have take-home pizza kits.

J. Fleming’s (Westmont)
J. Fleming’s changes their menu weekly. Their family packs are offered Wednesdays through Saturdays and are to be pre-ordered by 2:00 pm that day. Meant for a family of four, these meals are $75, and come with salad, appetizer, main entree, and dessert.

Neat Kitchen + Bar (Westmont)
Neat Kitchen + Bar offers family dinner for four people. Prepared on Saturdays only, these can be preordered before 2:00 pm for $60. Each meal comes with salad, an appetizer, a main entree, and dessert.

Gia Mia (Wheaton)
Family-style meals serving 4 for $45. Each meal includes one small plate, greens, one bigger plate, and dessert. Menu items change weekly. Mondays are 1/2 priced pizza all day.

Capri Lounge and Grill (Willow Springs)
Capri offers a family-style meal for $39.95. Each meal feeds a family of 5. Along with a half-pan of house salad, the meals include a half-pan of pasta (choice of marinara, vodka, and diavolo) and a half-pan of chicken (choice of milanese, limone, or marsala).

Pepe’s Mexican Restaurant (Woodridge)
All Pepe’s restaurants in the Chicagoland offer a special Family Meal for $19.99, including chips and salsa, 10 tacos, rice and beans. The Woodridge location is advertising a Grande Family Meal, which includes 14 tacos, chips and salsa, rice and beans, for a total of $29.95. Each family meal comes with your choice of beef, chicken or pork tacos.

Pizza Italiano (Woodridge)
Pizza Italiano offers a $41 family special, which includes an 18-inch 3-topping pizza, a 12-inch cheese pizza, breadsticks and a 6-pack of soda.

Egg Harbor Cafe (Locations in Downers Grove, Elmhurst, Geneva, Hinsdale, Naperville, Oakbrook, Schaumburg and Wheaton)
Egg Harbor Cafe offers family-style portions of their classic dishes. If ordering online, select “Family Packs and Catering” in the “Choose a Menu” box. Select your favorites and add on extra sides for an additional fee. Family-style meal options range from a family traditional breakfast ($35) to a lemon poppyseed pancake breakfast ($48).


Keep the good going! Once you’ve given a local business your business, snap a pic and post it on Instagram to show your support. Tag us, too, at @kidlist!

About the Author

Rachel Matuch
Rachel is a mom to two boys (ages 2 and 4) who "certainly has her hands full," as strangers in grocery stores tell her. She's doing her best to keep up and get comfortable with the mud pies and tree-climbing her kids love. In addition to writing and editing, Rachel frequently pillages the Naperville library, plays nerdy board games with her husband, and collapses into a tired heap at 8:30 p.m.

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