All Things Thanksgiving 2022

Thanksgiving is a time to gather, be grateful, and of course… eat! Find out where you can celebrate all things Thanksgiving in Lakeview East, from whose open on Turkey Day, who can provide the food to take some stress off your shoulders, and where you can go to drink when the holiday pressure becomes too much. Gobble gobble!

Offering Catering

Where to pick up your feast and desserts! Some places are even offering delivery!
Smoke Daddy

Accepting orders until 11/18

No Stress, no mess! Let Smoke Daddy take care of the cooking this Thanksgiving! From the turkey to the sides, and of course dessert – they have you covered. Remember to add on adult beverages! All food comes cooked, cold, and with reheating instructions.

Pick Up Tuesday, November 23rd and Wednesday, November 24th from 10:00 AM – 8:00 PM.

Order here.

Bittersweet Bakery offers desserts, pastries, and more!

The Belmont Street bakery, Bittersweet, is serving up homemade goods to impress the whole family on Thanksgiving! Order a variety of pies, artisan bread, pastries, and butternut squash soup. They even have a chocolate advent calendar that will satisfy your chocolate cravings for 24 days straight!

Preorders are available for pick up and delivery on Wednesday, November 23rd.

Place your order here.

Vegan Thanksgiving from The Chicago Diner

The carryout order deadline is Sunday, November 20th at 6 pm.

The Chicago Diner has been meat free since 1983, and food-centric holidays are no exception! The Chicago Diner is offering dozens of fantastic classic Thanksgiving foods for pickup. They have wellingtons available, stuffed veggie roasts, mushroom lentil loaf, mac and cheese, sweet mashed potatoes, jalapeno corn fritters, and more! All the food is fully cooked in convenient containers, ready to heat and eat. They even put reheating instructions on all the boxes! Pickup is Wednesday, November 23rd from noon to 7 pm.

Click here to place your order.

An Entire Thanksgiving Meal from Milt’s BBQ for the Perplexed

Orders are due by 1 pm on Friday, November 18th.

This Broadway BBQ spot may be for the perplexed, but they made Thanksgiving simple. Milt’s has an entire meal for your family of 6 to 8 people for $300.

Menu: Whole smoked turkey, Milt’s famous cornbread, traditional stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes, house gravy, and a whole pumpkin pie.

Call 773-661- 6384 option 1 to place your Thanksgiving order! Wednesday pick-up and deliveries are available.


Orders must be placed by November 21st by 5 pm.

Pescadero is teaming up with Double Clutch Brewing Company to provide you and your family of 4-6 with great bites and brews! For $149 you get everything included below.

Entrees: Double Clutch Whole Turkey OR Pescadero Salmon (Or get both for an additional $79).

Sides: Gravy, stuffing, sweet potato casserole, butternut squash and Brussel sprout casserole (with apples and onions), garlic mashed potatoes, and cranberry sauce.

Dessert: Pumpkin pie OR apple pie

Add Ons:

Napoli charcuterie board: $30

Growler or double-clutch beer: $17

Pesky Eddie’s Spiked Eggnog Carafe: $46

Manager’s choice wine pairing: $50

Donate dinner to a family in need: $50

Pick up will be on November 23rd at Pescadero between 3 to 5 pm OR pick up on November 24th at Double Clutch from 10 am to noon.

Click here to place your order.

Houndstooth Saloon Has the Sides

Preorders must be placed 48 hours in advance.

Focus on the bird, Houndstooth has all the sides. Order ala carte or the “Real Deal” which includes each side. All sides include a disposable oven-safe sheet pan and can serve 6 to 8 people! Sides include:

Green bean casserole

Fire roasted Corn

Mashed potatoes and gravy

Cheddar biscuits

Mac and cheese

Italian salad

Garden salad

Don’t forget the booze! Ask about mulled wines, growlers of domestic and imported beers, and bottled wine specials.

Click here to place your order.

West Town Bakery Offers Specialty Thanksgiving Goods

All orders must be placed by 11/17.

West Town Bakery has an amazing selection of pies and pastries available for Thanksgiving! They have 8 different pies to choose from, blondie bars, cake balls, brioche pull-apart bread, cookies, cornbread, biscuits, and MORE!

Click here to preorder.

Mia Francesca’s has everything you need for a successful Holiday

Known for divine Italian cuisine, Mia Francesca’s is offering a unique Turkey Day menu. The menu for catering feeds 4 to 6 people and is $169.95. If you have a smaller group to feed, they are offering the same meal for 2-3 people for $89.95! The meal includes roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, baby carrots, brussels sprouts, sausage stuffing, cranberry sauce, and gravy. They are also offering add-ons, like salads, soups, and pumpkin pie for additional fees.

Click here to place your order.

Chicago Sugar Daddy has Sweet Takeout

All orders must be placed by 11/21

If you have a family with a diverse taste for sweets, Sugar Daddy is the perfect place to pick up some sweet treats for Turkey Day. Offerings such as ube macarons and Strawberry Basil Brulee satisfy even the most sophisticated palates. For those who prefer simple and sweet, you can’t go wrong with the classics like smores brownies and caramel fudge bars. Pick up a large variety of goodies from your favorite Broadway Street Sugar Daddies!

Jennivees Bakery Bundles

Jennivee’s Bakery is partnering with Paulina Market and North Buena Deli and Wine to provide you with a top notch meal from start to finish! For $200 you have the choice of the following:

Jennivees is also offering a “Thanksgiving Sweet Kit” that will surely be the life of the party! Reserve yours for $95 now until November 21st.

Email or call (872) 255-0575

Open on Thanksgiving Day

Skip the cooking and cleaning this year, so you can get a jump start on Black Friday.

Drew’s on Halsted Offers A Upscale Feast

Drew’s on Halsted is known for providing a fine dining experience for Chicagoans. This Thanksgiving, they invite you to relax and enjoy an elevated Thanksgiving feast! Priced at $70 per person, and $20 for kids under 10 years of age, guests have the option to create their own Thanksgiving menu with a variety of options.

Menu: Begin the meal with soup or salad! Choose between traditional lobster bisque or kale vegetable soup, OR choose either the mixed-gathered greens salad or kale arugula salad.

For starters, choose between blackened beef skewers, veggie risotto, butternut squash ravioli, or a classic grilled shrimp cocktail.

Main course options include Roasted farm-raised organic turkey, fish de jour, grilled 10 oz New York strip steak Frites, bone-in blueberry pork chop, a vegan vegetable plate, or farfalle pasta.

Finish off with dessert, with the choice of apple pie, pumpkin pie, white chocolate dried cherry bread pudding, or chocolate molten lava cake.

Drew’s will be open from 11 to 8 pm. Call for reservation and seating times. 7732449191

Mia Francesca’s offers A La Carte Menu

Mia Francesca’s is offering options this Thanksgiving! In addition to offering catering, they will also be open on Thanksgiving day. They will have their regular menu availble, as well as Thanksgiving features. Features include:

Agnolotti Di Zucca (pumpkin filled little pillows, brown butter sage, Piemontese hazelnuts, aged balsamic)

Cena Di Tacchino (oven-roasted turkey, sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, herb turkey jus)

Carotine Arrosto (side dish of roasted baby heirloom carrots, brown butter vinaigrette, toasted pumpkin seeds)

Cavoletti Di Bruxelles (side dish of brussels sprouts served with caramelized onion, apple mustard vinaigrette)

Traditional Pumpkin Pie (candied pecans, fresh whipped cream, salted caramel sauce)

Make reservations here.

Thanksgiving Dinner at Wilde

Have a Wilde Thanksgiving! This Irish hotspot has created a delicious 4 Course prix fixe menu, for just $55 a person.

Starters: Butternut squash bisque and Holiday salad

The choice of entrée: Free range oven roasted turkey, Oscar salmon, horseradish encrusted New York strip steak (add $10)

Served with: Whipped sweet potatoes with toasted marshmallows and candied pecans, sautéed haricot verts with toasted almonds, and brown butter brioche stuffing. For dessert, pumpkin pie and pecan pie with whipped cream!

Wilde will also have select items from their dinner menu available. Make your reservation now! Call 773-244-0404

Big City Tap

Sometimes, you need a drink after spending the holidays with your family. Big City Tap will be open from 10 pm to 4 am Thanksgiving, so you can unwind and let loose! They will also have drink and food specials going on to celebrate.

No reservations are necessary!


If Thanksgiving is strictly family, celebrate with friends locally!

Friendsgiving at Coffee Hip hop and Mental Health

On Friday, November 18th, Coffee Hip-hop, and Mental Health are hosting a community Friendsgiving! The fun begins at 6 pm, and there are only 50 seats available.

Menu: Fried turkey, jerk turkey, salmon, baked chicken, cornbread dressing, green beans, baked mac and cheese, candied yams, pecan & strawberry salad, dinner rolls, and for dessert sweet potato pies and caramel cakes!

Tickets are just $65 and can be bought here.

Bottomless Mimosa Brunch at Brickhouse Tavern

On Sunday, November 20th, Brickhouse invites you to pregame for the Holiday week. Enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet from 10 am to 3 pm for just $30! Add bottomless mimosas for just an additional $20. They will have all your favorite brunch items they usually do, but with some Thanksgiving, classics added.

Click here to view their full brunch menu.

Click here to make reservations.

Friar Tuck

On Saturday November 19th, Friar Tuck is hosting a Wild Turkey Karaoke Party! Enjoy $4 Wild Turkey shots, $6 Blue Moon bottles, and more speciality drinks made for the event! After you perform, you will get rewarded with a shot of Wild Turkey!