Looking for someone else to brave the heat in the kitchen this Thanksgiving? Whether your little ones crave pumpkin pie topped with heaps of whipped cream, or you’re looking to dine over a smorgasbord of traditional trimmings in front of the Lions’ game, there’s a local restaurant near you waiting to make your holiday hankerings come true.
There are even substitutes and condescend menus to appease appetites for unconventional fare, and to-go deals for those who want to dine at home without all the hassle. Check out these restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinner takeout in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.
Note: Due to the coronavirus pandemic, restaurants in Michigan will not be open for in-house dining the week of Thanksgiving. Be sure to place your order ahead of time and check to see how each restaurant is handling pick-up procedures.
- Address: The Inn at St. John’s, 44045 Five Mile Road, Plymouth
- Phone: 734-357-5700
Looking for an easy, tasty way to spend Thanksgiving with the family? This steakhouse is offering their regular menu for takeout. Find burgers, grilled butternut squash, filet mignon and more. Watch out for their annual extended Thanksgiving menu, too.
- Address: 20333 Hall Road, Macomb Township
- Phone: 586-226-8838
This spot will start processing Thanksgiving takeout orders as early as Nov. 19 for pickup between noon and 3 p.m. on Thanksgiving. The menu offers traditional options including turkey breast, stuffing, and cranberry sauce.
- Addresses: 38888 Six Mile Road, Livonia (734-462-6442); 12575 Hall Road, Utica (586-803-9463)
This Buca-style turkey feast can accommodate a small party at home. Pans include the traditional fixings such as turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans and pumpkin pie. You can order Italian extras like pasta, too.
- Address: 5725 Rochester Road, Troy
- Phone: 248-828-2825
Menu items for the turkey dinner include sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables and more. No preorders necessary.
- Address: 2800 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy
- Phone: 248-649-5300
This spot’s Thanksgiving At Home option includes brioche stuffing, French green beans, mashed potatoes and more. Order ahead and choose your pick-up date to be Nov. 24-25.
- Address: 3660 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor
- Phone: 734-213-9800
Enjoy as delicious turkey dinner with all the sides and dessert or, if you’re not feeling the turkey, sub steak or salmon for an additional charge — or a vegetarian substitute for no charge.
- Address: Inside the Mall at Partridge Creek, 17440 Hall Road, Clinton Township
- Phone: 586-464-9463
For just $169, you can order a heat-and-serve meal that features butternut squash soup, a house salad, slow-roasted turkey, homemade cranberry sauce, stuffing, potatoes and more. Call in to order and pick it up on Nov. 25, 2020.
- Address: 16655 19 Mile Road, Clinton Township
- Phone: 586-286-8435
Ernie’s Thanksgiving Day Grand Buffet has been a tradition in Clinton Township for over 30 years. This year’s take-out only options features a traditional turkey dinner that comes with white breast turkey, Grandma’s stuffing, whipped potatoes and more for just $25/person. You can also take a complete turkey to go for $279.95.
- Addresses: 323 N. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham (248-723-0134); 17400 Haggerty Road, Livonia (734-542-9463)
Call the location nearest you to place your order for herb-roasted turkey and all the fixings. Orders must be placed by Nov. 24, 2020.
- Address: 401 Depot St., Ann Arbor
- Phone: 734-769-0592
This spot’s Thanksgiving meal includes a 20-pound roasted turkey, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce, whipped potatoes, a marinated vegetable salad, two pumpkin pies and a New York Style Cheesecake for just $279. Orders must be placed by Nov. 22, 2020.
- Address: 27380 Van Dyke Ave., Warren
- Phone: 586-754-8383
Call ahead to order your meal that is filled with choices from this spot’s buffet including minestrone soup, oven-roasted turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, homemade stuffing and more. . Advance notice is required.
- Address: 306 S. Main St., Rochester
- Phone: 248-651-2266
Enjoy a traditional all-American turkey dinner, complete with slow roasted white and dark meat with gravy, apple herb stuffing, buttered mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry sauce and more. Individual meals are $28/person, 4-6 guests is $135 and 10-12 guest is $250. Order by Nov. 19, 2020.
- Address: The Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend St., Birmingham
- Phone: 248-642-5999
This grill is offering an all-out Thanksgiving dinner, for 2-4 people. Enjoy everything from Michigan Fall Salad to turkey, sides and even dessert. You can even add on cocktails. Place your order by Sunday, Nov. 22, 2020.
- Address: 31816 Utica Road, Fraser
- Phone: 586-415-5678
Pick up your Thanksgiving meal curbside at this Fraser spot. Find meals for 5, 10 or 15 people priced $135-$335. Options include smoked polish sausage with sauerkraut, homemade meatballs and gravy, jellied cranberries, stuffing and more. Pick it up cold Nov. 15 or hot on Thanksgiving Day.
- Address: 24223 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores
- Phone: 586-773-3840
This spot’s Thanksgiving to-go menu offers Hawaiian salad or classic caesar, herb-roasted turkey, ginger salmon, artichoke lemon chicken, harvest spice cake, classic pumpkin pie and more. All meals come with rolls, green beans, three-cheese tortellini, mashed potatoes and cranberry relish. Pick-up instructions will be given upon order.
- Address: 4421 Woodward Ave., Detroit
- Phone: 313-832-5700
This mansion’s annual Thanksgiving Parade Brunch box is back and includes a complete brunch for 4, along with a gift to enhance your at-home parade-viewing experience. Brunch includes mimosas, scones, pancakes, cheesy potatoes and more.
This post was originally published in 2015 and is updated regularly.