Where to dine for Thanksgiving in Chicagoland and the Calumet Region

Not everyone is cut out for preparing a huge holiday feast and some just prefer to take the day off and let someone else do the cooking. If you're looking for a place to spend the holiday to enjoy the meal with family and friends, there are some fantastic eateries in the area that will be putting out quite a spread!

Seasons 52
Oak Brook and Schaumburg 

$26.9/adult, $12.9/child

Traditional plated Thanksgiving meal - antibiotic-free, family farm raised turkey, stuffing, yukon mashed potatoes, maple glazed butternut squash, French green beans, housemate cranberry relish and pumpkin pie mini indulgence dessert. Wine pairings available.

Artisan Table 

$24/per person

Plated Thanksgiving dinner includes house salad, roasted turkey, mashed potatoes or sweet potatoes and gravy, stuffing, cranberry relish, green beans and pumpkin pie.

Seven Lions

$38/adult, $12/child

Thanksgiving feast with specialties for vegetarians, too. Three course meal roasted squash bisque, turkey, braised short rib, wild mushroom pasta, pumpkin-sweet potato pie and more.


$165/adult, $50/age 12 and under

Two-star Michelin rated restaurant in the Trump International Hotel & Tower is offering an all day buffet with brunch served 10:30 a.m. - 3 p.m. and dinner 4:30 - 8:30 p.m. with seasonal specialties and an appearance from Mr. and Mrs. Pilgrim and a petting zoo in the skyline room.


$95/adult (with optional $65 for wine pairings, $25/ages 10 and under

French onions soup, a play on green bean casserole, Turducken. One-of-a-kind five-course menu. Kid offerings include mac n' cheese, chicken nuggets and chocolate pudding. Tickets at https://acadiachicago.tocktix.com 


Recently opened fourteensixteen is open on Thanksgiving with a variety of festive menu items.
Fig and Duck Salad with black mission figs, duck prosciutto, roasted pumpkin, frisée, pear vinaigrette and pepitas $12
Cauliflower Sliders with honey and curry aioli, tart apples, cabot cheddar, multigrain bread $11
Filet Mignon with confit fingerling potatoes, grilled zucchini, bordelaise $33
Halibut with butternut squash puree, black lentils, pickled cippolinis, micro greens, pork shoulder vinaigrette $24
Roasted Turkey white and dark meat, mashed potatoes, traditional stuffing, gravy $20
Honey Smoked Ham traditional stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce $20
Diners can order an assortment of side dishes for $5 each including Mashed Potatoes and GravyStuffingGreen Bean Casserole and Grilled Zucchini in addition to hearty, fall desserts like the Apple Crostata served with gelato and spiced caramel $7.

West Loop, Hyde Park and Glenwood

Thanksgiving buffet
$27/adult, $17 age 13 and under, age 5 and under are free

Enjoy Fried or Smoked Turkey with Southern Mashed Potatoes, Mac & Cheese, Spinach, Bourbon Pecan Cornbread Stuffing and Cranberry Apple Compote.

You can also pre-order a fully smoked or fried turkey from Porkchop with family-style side dishes. Turkey pricing per pound is: $5.99 for smoked and $6.99 for smoked and fried. 

Gino's Steakhouse
Dyer, IN

Thanksgiving buffet
$28/adult, $14/age 12 and under

Starters, carving stations, entrees and desserts that include ham, turkey and slow roasted prime rib, barbecue ribs, chicken marsala, tilapia, pasta and more

Munster, IN

Thanksgiving buffet
$25/adult, $12/age 12 and under

Starters, carving stations, entrees, desserts that include honey ham, smoked turkey breast, smoked sliced beef brisket, rib tips, hot smoked salmon, white cheddar mac and cheese, pecan pie, pumpkin pie and more. One complimentary mimosa or bellini per adult.