Celebrate Thanksgiving 2021 in Plano

Thanksgiving spread at Cru Plano

Updated: 11/16/21

This Thanksgiving is sure to be special as families reunite for small festive gatherings. Make it special and enjoy your time together by taking the stress away. These Plano restaurants are providing delicious dine-in and take-home meal offerings this Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Meal Offerings

Blue Mesa
Our Blue Mesa’s Thanksgiving Family Pack to-go by November 15 and get a free quart of margaritas! Family pack includes: a whole roast boneless turkey breast with SW stuffing, cranberry jalapeno relish, & pan gravy; cheese enchiladas with 3-red chile sauce, redskin mashed potatoes, green beans with garlic basil oil, cinnamon roasted butternut squash, sweet corn cake, holiday salad with mandarin oranges, dried cranberries, chile pecans, roasted red peppers and citrus vinaigrette, dinner rolls; choice of a pumpkin, apple or pecan whole pie, and includes chips and salsa.

Bonnie Ruth’s
Bonnie Ruth’s is open to folks who would like to dine in on Thanksgiving Day. Reservation slots are available between 11 am and 3 pm, and a deposit is required. For reservations, call 972-212-4339. The upscale bistro is also offering a traditional Thanksgiving meal for takeout, served in reheat-friendly containers. On the menu: a turkey dinner, with your choice of three sides, one order of bread, and a choice of chocolate, pumpkin or pecan pie.

Bring the family for a three-course Thanksgiving tradition at CRÚ! With a steaming basket of fresh baked bread for the table, each guest can choose their own favorites for each of the three courses ensuring a happy and satiated family. The chefs at CRÚ have worked hard to create a fall-inspired menu that surpasses last year’s and still commemorates Thanksgiving using peak seasonal ingredients. CRÚ has started a tradition of welcoming guests with a glass of Angry Orchard Rosé Cider (adults age 21+ only). Made with rare, red flesh apples from France called “Amour Rouge”, each apple lends its crisp, juicy, rosy blush which results in a delicate floral aroma and refreshing dry finish. It’s the perfect start to a celebratory meal. Save yourself the stress and headache of preparing a
lavish Thanksgiving meal and let CRÚ take care of dinner. Kids 12 and under eat for half price. Make your reservations early. CRU is also offering three-course Thanksgiving To Go packages which include butternut squash bisque and brussels sprouts & arugula salad as starters, roasted turkey breast with all the fixings as an entrée and pumpkin cheesecake or chocolate mousse cake for dessert. Packages for two people are $90 or for four people are $175.

Dallas/Plano Marriott at Legacy Town Center
The Marriott at Legacy Town Center is offering their annual Thanksgiving Brunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Adults are $57, seniors are $44, children 6-12 years are $22, and children 5 and under are free. Includes complimentary mimosas and valet parking.

Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steakhouse
Gather and give thanks this Thanksgiving with Del Frisco’s Double Eagle either in-restaurant or at home. They are offering a traditional holiday three-course menu featuring their slow roasted turkey breast and all the trimmings. Thanksgiving Family Packs are also available to pick up to enjoy at home; serves 2-6 people.

Eatzi’s Market & Bakery
Eatzi’s offers a Thanksgiving takeout menu that includes oven-roasted turkey breast, cranberry chipotle glazed turkey breast, jalapeño cornbread, cauliflower Gruyere gratin, green bean casserole, butter whipped potatoes, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Order by Nov. 23; pickup is Nov. 18-24.

Fireside Pies
Fireside Pies is celebrating Thanksgiving with a limited-time holiday menu created by Chef Stephan Pyles. For just $195, the carry out-only menu serves a family of four. Each feast includes an array of Thanksgiving dishes with Chef Pyles’ signature twists incorporated, including: a choice of wood-roasted turkey breast, chipotle barbecued pork shoulder or a combination of both; blue corn-chorizo stuffing; spicy whipped sweet potatoes; tomatillo green beans with almonds; elotes; cranberry mojo; garlic and Parmesan yeast bread; and choice of honey crisp apple-cream cheese flatbread “pie” with aged balsamic or pumpkin-peach pie with whiskey butter. Order by Nov. 19 for pickup Nov. 23-24 by emailing holiday@firesidepies.com.

Looking for a fabulous Thanksgiving dessert? Haywire is offering their famous whole pecan pie for $45.

Holy Grail Pub
Celebrate good food and drink with friends and family at their annual Thanksgiving day dinner. Enjoy your choice of their popular fried turkey or lamb chops as part of the special four-course Thanksgiving Day menu offered exclusively for $40 per person and $20 per child under 12 years of age. A four-course beer pairing menu is offered for an additional $20 per person. You can also order your meal for pick-up Wednesday or Thursday. Find the menu here.

Leila Bakery
Leila Bakery at Legacy Hall has several Thanksgiving specials. Order a whole pie; choose from gingerbread pumpkin, chunky pumpkin, apple crumble, pecan, gingerbread pear, and chocolate cream. Or order a variety of quiche, kolaches, and side dishes like orange-cinnamon cranberry compote, cornbread & pecan dressing, roasted winter vegetables, brioche dinner rolls, salad dressings, and croutons. Order by Sunday, Nov. 21 on their website.

Lockhart Smokehouse
Lockhart in downtown Plano will be offering the following menu this Thanksgiving: whole turkeys, prime rib, smoked hams, whole briskets, smoked creamed corn, cheesy potato casserole, green bean casserole, mac & cheese, peach cobbler, and s’mores bread pudding.

Mexican Bar Company
Make a reservation at Mexican Bar Company this Thanksgiving. Their Thanksgiving menu includes: a choice of traditional turkey, turkey a las Brasas, or ham; plus your choice of three sides: mashed potatoes, elote, chorizo stuffing, Brussel sprouts, and mac & cheese. Dessert choices include: pumpkin tres leches, churros, New York-style cheesecake. Enjoy your meal with a special Thanksgiving infused margarita! They are also offering a Day-After Leftover special and a Pre-Thanksgiving Celebration special for pick-up.

Dine at Mignon this Thanksgiving. Three-courses, two menus, a traditional Thanksgiving Menu, and a non-traditional menu. Make your reservations!

Princi Italia
Have yourself a stress-free Thanksgiving this year and dine-in or take the bounty to go and enjoy at home. Princi Italia will be open and serving friends and family on Thanksgiving day in a limited capacity. Princi Italia’s chefs have been hard at work in the kitchens envisioning classic Thanksgiving dishes with an Italian twist that will please the high standards of Princi Italia’s loyal following. Enjoy an artisanal bread basket at the table and an extensive professionally executed menu that gives everyone options which will satisfy the whole family. The best part is, you enjoy mingling with loved ones and avoid the dirty work! Also, kids 12 and under are half-priced. Make your reservations early. Princi Italia is also offering 3 course Thanksgiving To Go packages which include both butternut squash bisque and Caesar salad as starters, roasted turkey breast with all the fixings as an entrée and pumpkin cheesecake or chocolate mousse cake for dessert. Packages for two people are $90 or for four people are $175.

Seasons 52
Make Seasons 52 Thanksgiving table yours with their oven-roasted “Never Ever” Turkey, basted in natural juices and 100% free from antibiotics accompanied with traditional sides like Yukon mashed potatoes with savory pan gravy cooked using fresh ingredients just like home. A flawless Thanksgiving dinner prepared for you and your loved ones for $32.95 per person.

Taverna Rossa
Count on Taverna Rossa this Thanksgiving to cater all the side dishes like their caddy mac & cheese ($50) or TX brisket lasagna ($60). They serves 8-10 people; pre-order by 11/21 & pick-up on 11/24. Call or email to reserve.

Union Bear Brewing Co.
November 18-24 stock up on Union Bear beer for all Thanksgiving week. Buy 3 crowlers for the price of 2!

Urban Crust
Looking for some Thanksgiving catering options to enjoy in the comfort of your own home? Urban Family Restaurants is offering a “Supremo Package” for $245 which serves 8-10 people. Menu includes: roasted turkey with gravy, chestnut polenta stuffing with Jimmy’s Italian sausage, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, green beans al forno, cranberry jalapeno relish, butternut squash soup, basked rosemary focaccia, and a choice of dessert. A la carte options are also available.

Whiskey Cake
Thanksgiving dinner kits are here. Let Whiskey Cake cook dinner for you this year and take some of the stress off of your holiday planning. Kits are $95 each. Choice of: Duroc Pit ham with ham glaze or roasted turkey breast with turkey gravy, baked yam potato casserole with local pecan streusel crust, garlic & parmesan creamed Brussels sprouts, house-made sausage & sage stuffing, cranberry relish, and milk bun rolls with whipped sorghum butter. Add on’s: smoked gouda mac & cheese ($20), baby roasted carrots with maple miso glaze, pistachios & mint ($20), whole chicken ($15 each), add individual ham ($35), and rolls ($4 per half dozen). Dessert add on’s: brown butter bourbon pecan pie ($24), whole whiskey cake ($57), and half whiskey cake ($29). Pickup is Tuesday 11/23 and Wednesday 11/24. All kits will serve approximately 6 people and come ready to roast (approximately 2 hours cook time).

More restaurants open on Thanksgiving

Brasão Brazilian Steakhouse
Bread Winners Cafe & Bakery
Del Frisco’s Grille
Fogo de Chão
Kona Grill

Princi Italia
Seasons 52
The Capital Grill
The Keg
The Yellow Chilli

Thanksgiving events

Make & Take Thanksgiving Desserts
November 20
Lighten your holiday baking load this year by prepping as much as you can before the big day. At this Central Market event, you will create a traditional flaky pie dough and a cream cheese dough; produce an apple filling tailored to your taste; and make a bite-sized sweet that features pecans. You’ll heave a sigh of relief when you realize that you just need to defrost and bake these desserts for a fabulous finish to your Thanksgiving feast. For ages 13 and up (children 16 and younger must be accompanied by an adult).

Thanksgiving Eve with King George at Legacy Hall
November 24
Come celebrate the night before Thanksgiving with a live show by King George, the ultimate tribute to George Strait. They have you covered for this crazy fun night with bars on every floor, a big dance floor for two-steppin’, and craft beer brewed onsite. Everyone in your family can get what they want for dinner with over 20 eateries to choose from. For an even more elevated experience, reserve a Balcony VIP Lounge [21+] and enjoy dedicated cocktail service, soft seating, and the best view of the stage.

Plano Turkey Trot 5K
November 25
Join a Thanksgiving tradition at the Plano Turkey 5K Run/Walk on Thanksgiving morning! Everyone gets a donut at the finish line.

For more information regarding Plano events, dining, attractions, and shopping, explore our website.

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