On Monday, the state’s top doctor advised Illinois residents that it wasn’t too late to cancel large Thanksgiving gatherings that have the potential of spreading COVID-19. Chicago’s restaurants have the holiday cooking covered for people who want to avoid pandemic risks. Restaurants, which are struggling to survive, will appreciate the business.
For folks suffering through pandemic fatigue and haven’t ordered their meals, and for those who don’t want to test if grocery stores are abiding by social distance rules, all hope isn’t lost. There’s still a handful of restaurants that are still taking orders until Thanksgiving.
These are a few Chicago restaurants still taking orders for Thanksgiving. For more restaurant ideas, head over to Eater Chicago’s Thanksgiving guide. Check social media or call to confirm if meals are still available.
Several options meal options including turkey breast, short rib, and sea bass. Items are also available a la carte in River North.
Chez Simo Bistro
This Ravenswood restaurant is offering meal pickup as late as Thanksgiving Day with a 24-hour notice. They’re offering a meal for four with all the trimmings with chicken as the centerpiece.
This Lakeview Mexican restaurant has two meals for two people.
The Dandy Crown
This West Town soccer bar is telling patrons to remember the booze with a Thanksgiving Whisky Punch Kit.
In addition to chef Curtis Duffy’s new to-go menu, Ever is offering a full cadre of sides on Fulton Market.
Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
For a meaty holiday, the River North location of this chain has full meals and a la carte options available for pickup and delivery.
Tuesday is the deadline to order from the Gibsons family of restaurants. Call or email.
Kostali by Naha
Turkey breast or prime ribeye are the headliners on this Mediterranean-inspired feast off the Mag Mile.
One of the best bars in Chicago is offering a menu of cocktails, kits, and virtual classes.
A la carte menu items, including a wood-oven roasted turkey roulade that serves three to four in West Loop.
Niu Japanese Fusion Lounge
The Streeterville location is building a new tradition with Thanksgiving maki.
The West Loop restaurant offers a tandoori turkey and butter chicken options. They also have a meal for one.
This seafood supplier for restaurants has debuted an online store for the general public. For those who want to cook at home, Tuesday is the deadline to ensure delivery in time for Thanksgiving Day.
Table, Donkey and Stick
Cheese plates and charcuterie for a more reserved holiday are available in Logan Square.
Spiced turkey, empenadas, and tres leches are part of the Indo-Latin fusion at Vermillion in River North.