The Best Thanksgiving Delivery Options in Chicago

Updated April 12, 2019

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Ordering Thanksgiving Dinner Delivery At Home

Whether you’re traveling during the holiday season, want to keep your kitchen clean, or are laying low for Thanksgiving dinner, there are lots of yummy options to order in Chicago! These Chicago restaurants are fit for foodies and will deliver your Thanksgiving grub.

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Go big and get it at home with a Thanksgiving lamb shank.

For a more luxurious option, check out The Dawson’s delivery menu. This West Loop restaurant has exceptional American options. One tasty seasonal dish fit for Thanksgiving dinner delivery is the Pumpkin Tortellini. Add the generously portioned Lamb Shank to round out your feast. Other traditional and savory sides include garlic mashed potatoes, mac’n’cheese and brussel sprouts. If you’re a dessert lover, they have chocolate peanut butter and macadamia banana cream pie to top it all off.

The Berghoff Cafe

If you’re looking for a more laid back and inexpensive place, this German inspired cafe might be for you! The Berghoff Cafe is reasonably priced, and specializes in hot carved sandwiches! Add a side of mouthwatering mac n cheese or an order of fried chicken. Berghoff is a fine place to carb up for Turkey Day or to order a reasonably priced Thanksgiving theme spread.

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Nosh on delicious fried chicken, savory sides and Chicago’s best vegan chicken strips.

Speaking of fried chicken and all the essentials, Split Rail is worth trying. Renowned Chef Zoe Schorr has mastered the art of vegan fried chicken, making this an outstanding Thanksgiving choice for vegans and groups with different dietary restrictions. Fried chicken, sauced wings, half chicken breast, and a bone-in chicken breast or thigh are all winners. You can pair your vegan or non-vegan dishes with a fluffy, buttery, basically-from-your-grandmother’s-oven buttermilk biscuit. Other savory sides include waffle fries, green chile mac n cheese, and loaded mashed potatoes.

Swift & Sons

Another upscale option is West Loop’s Swift & Sons. Known for their beautiful cuts of meat and fresh fish, you’re in for a treat. Their prime steaks can be topped with bérnaise, house steak sauce, and horseradish cream. Shellfish fans should consider the crispy rock shrimp, crab cakes, or a pound of chilled crab legs. The S&S Onion Soup is a cup of melty, cheesy goodness for the Midwesterner in you. If you want to tuck it all in with a traditional serving of potatoes, they have four different types of potato sides: french fries, mashed potato, crispy fingerling potatoes, and deviled stuffed baked potato.

L. Woods Tap & Pine Lodge

If you’re looking for American classics and barbecue specialties, L. Woods is right up your alley. They have daily lunch and dinner specials that are designed for Thanksgiving cravings. For example, the Thursday special is slowed cooked pot roast with green beans, mushrooms, mashed potatoes, and gravy. Barbecue pulled pork sandwiches, ribs, beef brisket, and burgers are also winning choices. To end the meal you can choose between key lime pie, banana cream, or a chocolate layer cake.

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Design a pizza with mashed potatoes AND get a growler of craft beer delivered.

Pizza for Thanksgiving? Yes. Piece has delicious pizza options, including mashed potatoes, which makes it the best pizza to order for Thanksgiving. Our favorite pizza combination: Chicken, mashed potatoes, jalapeños, and white sauce. Add bacon if you’re feeling it. In addition to specialty pizzas, Piece will send you a growler of their craft beer.

Be a Thanksgiving Hero: Turkey Day at the Office

If you’re wanting to be a hero and treat your employees or co-workers, here are a couple of catering options to choose from to show them how thankful you are for them! A little goes a long way to show your appreciation and everyone loves food.

Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak, & Stone Crab

Joe’s has several items on their menu to choose to have catered BUT you have to make sure you give 24 hours advanced notice. They have four different salads you can choose from to start with. Next on your menu, if you’re looking for finger foods and entrees their cheeseburger sliders, roast turkey and avocado sandwich, crab roll sandwich, and fried chicken all look heavenly. The side of Jennie’s mashed potatoes and potato salad looks to be something special. The best part is that Joe’s has several pies you can choose from that will be sliced for the size of your group! If you’re feeling festive, try the apple pie.

Previously mentioned, L. Woods caters barbecue for parties around 6-16 people, depending on the dish. You can order all the traditional barbecue options like bbq chicken, mahogany chicken, baby back ribs to keep it simple. Of course, you can’t forget about all the sides! They have coleslaw, mashed potatoes, green beans almondine, mac n cheese, and more.