6 Austin-Area Restaurants to Put your Cooking Stress to Rest this Thanksgiving

Posted by Sarah Thorne on Wednesday, November 14th, 2018 at 11:57am.

We know that this time of year is hectic. You cooked last year, and the year before that, and the year before that. (Or maybe not!) Either way, if you're needing a break this Thanksgiving from the pie pans and turkey basters, we've got you covered. Following is a list of restaurants serving up some delicious meals this Thanksgiving, so you don't have to! 

 1. Hyatt Lost Pines - Thanksgiving brunch

This wooded resort near Bastrop serves a Thanksgiving Day brunch in the Hill Country Ballroom from 11 am - 3 pm. A selection of breakfast fare, antipasta, seafood and all the traditional Thanksgiving dishes, plus selections for children and a full selection of desserts, including Pumpkinpalooza, more than a dozen goodies made with pumpkin. $68 adults, and $34 children (5 and under free). For reservations, call 512-308-4950.

2. Trio: four seasons hotel austin - thanksgiving buffet

Four Seasons Hotel Austin serves a traditional Thanksgiving buffet with an upscale twist — breakfast specialties, salad bar and seafood selections are served in addition to turkey, ham, chicken and beef entrees and a variety of sides and desserts. Offered from 11 am - 8 pm (and 11 am - 3 pm in the ballroom). $88 plus tax for adults and $35 plus tax for children ages 6 to 11. For reservations, call 512-478-4500.

3. The Driskill - Thanksgiving Brunch and Prix Fixe

For family-friendly brunch and a five course prix fixe upscale dinner, look no further than the historic hotel. Seating times are from 1 pm to 6 pm. Adults are $95, children $47.50. Reservations are required and may be made by calling 512-391-7227.

4. Perry's Steakhouse & grille - Thanksgiving Prix Fixe

Perry’s will feature a special three-course prix fixe dinner menu for $49.95 for adults. Kids will receive a Thanksgiving plate for only $15. For reservations, call the Perry’s Downtown Austin location at 512-474-6300.

5. CrÚ Wine Bar at The domain - Thanksgiving prix Fixe

Bring the family for a 3 course Thanksgiving tradition at CRÚ! With a steaming basket of fresh baked bread for the table, each guest can choose their own favorites for each of the three courses ensuring a happy and satiated family. $42/person for adults, $21/person for kids. Visit cruawinebar.com to make a reservation.

6. Hoover's - Thanksgiving Dinner

This comfy restaurant known for down-home cooking will be dishing up the turkey day eats from 11 am - 7 pm. Select an entrée of traditional turkey or chicken, ham, pork roast, brisket or other selections, with two sides plus cornbread dressing, cranberry sauce, fruit salad and hot bread for $18.49. For a larger crowd, get turkey or ham and two sides with cornbread dressing and homemade cranberry sauce, sweet potato biscuits and cornbread muffin for $19.99 per person for 10 or more people (eat in or take it home). Pies and cobblers are available for dessert.

BONUS - MealSharing.com's ThanksSharing

This event promotes food and togetherness by connecting hosts and guests in more than 450 cities worldwide over home-cooked meals. This year, MealSharing.com hosts its second ThanksSharing initiative to connect people over the Thanksgiving meal. To be a host, create a meal on MealSharing.com specifying what you’re making, how many people can come and the optional “chip-in” price per person to help offset the cost of ingredients. Guests can then search and join your dinner. If you’re the one at loose ends for Thanksgiving, find a meal searching by city on the ThanksSharing page.

 

JUST NEED THE MAIN COURSE?

Pick up a turkey at one of these locations:

  • Green Mesquite

  • Texas Honey Ham Co. 

  • Hyde park Bar & grill

  • heb

  • Central MarkeT

  • Cooper's meat Market

  • Hoover's

  • Rudy's BBQ

  • Bill millers BBQ

  • Poke-E-Jo's

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