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14 Austin restaurants to visit for Thanksgiving dinner

Dine in, take out, or just get a few extra pies for your from local restaurants for your Thanksgiving dinner this season.

A turkey and all the thanksgiving fixings on a table, while two people clink their glasses.

There’s no need to lift a finger for Thanksgiving at TLC Austin.

Photo by Cassandra Klepac

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Thanksgiving Day is this coming Thursday, Nov. 23 and our tummies are rumbling.

Since we’ve already told you how to help feed others this Thanksgiving, we also want to tell you how to get a good meal for you and yours without lifting a finger.

Dine in

Corinne Austin, 304 E. Cesar Chavez St. | 11 a.m.-11 p.m. | Thursday, Nov. 23
Enjoy an elevated Turkey Day menu, complete with cranberry compote and sweet potato purée, for $35 per person. Make a reservation.

Hotel Viata, 320 S. Capital of Texas Hwy. | 11 a.m.-2:30 p.m. | Thursday, Nov. 23
Thanksgiving brunch, anyone? Gather your loved ones for a buffet of smoked turkey, honey glazed ham, classic brunch dishes, and optional bubbles as you give thanks. Make a reservation.

A Thanksgiving spread as seen from above at Luminaire

Don’t miss Luminaire’s thanksgiving menu.

Photo by Jane Yun

Luminaire, 721 Congress Ave. | Times vary | Thursday, Nov. 23-Saturday, Nov. 25
You’ve got three days to try Luminaire’s three-course feast, featuring a chicory salad, heirloom turkey plate, and olive oil tres leches for $55 per person. Make a reservation.

Stella San Jac, 310 E. 5th St. | 11 a.m.-10 p.m. | Thursday, Nov. 23
Indulge in sophisticated classics including mashed sweet potatoes topped with brûlée marshmallows, fried turkey, and andouille jalapeño brioche stuffing for $65 per person. Make a reservation.

TLC Austin, 1100 S. Lamar Blvd. | 12-8 p.m. | Thursday, Nov. 23
Dine in for $38 plates with andouille cornbread stuffing, rosemary garlic mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, pecan pie, and more. TLC’s Thanksgiving menu is also available to-go.

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Spend your Thankgiving the Greek way at Yamas.

Photo by Dani Parsons

Yamas, 5308 Balcones Dr. | 4-11 p.m. | Thursday, Nov. 23
Enjoy some seasonal Greek specials with the family to shake up your Thanksgiving experience. Make a reservation.

Take out

Aba, 1011 S. Congress Ave. | $133 per package
Make your Thanksgiving meal Mediterranean with Aba’s package for two, which contains two types of hummus, beef tenderloin kebabs, a sticky date cake, and more. Place your order by 12 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 20.

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You can thank El Raval for feeding the family later.

Photo by Nitya Jain

El Raval, 1500 S. Lamar Blvd., Ste. #150 | $300 per package
Inspired by Spanish cuisine, this meal serves four-to-six and comes with a whole turkey, five side dishes, a basque cheesecake, and optional wine pairing. Place your order by Monday, Nov. 20.

Fresa's Mexican-inspired spread as seen from above.

Fresa’s take out options are a great option for a unique spread.

Photo by Jane Yun

Fresa’s, multiple locations | $215 per package
Have a Fresa’s twist on your favorites, like chorizo stuffing or pumpkin tres leches. Place your order by Monday, Nov. 20.

Garbo’s, multiple locations | $44-$176 per package
Give thanks with a Maine lobster roll DIY kit — which will also be available through December — for up to eight people. Order by phone or email 48 hours in advance.

Kerbey Lane All Day Cafe, multiple locations | $130 per package
Kerbey Lane’s Thanksgiving family package comes complete with turkey, stuffing, gravy, and all the sides and fixings. Call your preferred location to place your order by Monday, Nov. 20.

Dessert

OMG Squee, 4607 Bolm Rd. | Order by Sunday, Nov. 19
Prepare to be the most popular guest when you bring an ube pie, macaron packs, mochi donuts, or a souffle cheesecake. Place an order.

Tiny Pies, multiple locations | No specified deadline
Pies are this local bakery’s specialty, meaning you can find pies of all flavors, shapes, and sizes. Get a Thanksgiving 12-pack of tiny pies for $71.40 or full-size pies for $36. Place an order.

Walton’s Fancy and Staple, 609 W. 6th St. | Order by Saturday, Nov. 18
Pick up a 10-inch — or three-inch by the half-dozen — apple, pecan, buttermilk, or pumpkin pie. Call (512) 542-3380 or email catering@waltonsfancyandstaple.com to order.

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