Thanksgiving can be a special time of year to give thanks for the year and indulge in some fine food fit for the season and holiday. But, let’s face it, cooking a whole turkey is not easy. Nor is the entire act of cobbling together a feast. This year, in particular, it’s likely that you won’t want to do a lot of cooking if you’re working during a rather chaotic year. Thankfully, there are alternatives for this holiday in the form of takeout. Here are a few choice places around Minneapolis to get some quality takeout this Thanksgiving.
French Meadow Cafe
2610 Lyndale Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55408
For food that is festive, fancy, and a bit French, French Meadow Cafe can make your Thanksgiving both colorful and flavorful with its menu. Ranked as one of the 50 best spots in America for Thanksgiving dinner, their Thanksgiving specials include the traditional turkey dinner as well as options that are gluten-free and/or vegetarian. Be sure to check out their dessert section for old-fashioned pumpkin pie and season fruit crisps.
The Capital Grille
801 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55402
If you’re up for something a little fancier than most takeout, The Capital Grille can supply you with all the classy Thanksgiving essentials. You can order the savory Thanksgiving sides of brioche stuffing, gravy, fresh green beans, cranberry-pear chutney, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes, and seeded rolls. All of this serves 4 to 6 people for only $125.
Buca di Beppo
1204 Harmon Pl, Minneapolis, MN 55403
The family-style chain of Buca di Beppo has kept the family in mind for a Thanksgiving special, Italian style. Their specials to go include all the filling fixings in packages that can either feed three people ($68.99) to six people ($138). This includes turkey, stuffing, spaghetti, mashed potatoes, green beans, rolls, and pumpkin pie.
Fogo de Chão Brazilian Steakhouse
645 Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55403
Devoted to filling you until you’re stuffed, Fogo de Chão isn’t skimping on Thanksgiving. For $145, you can indulge in the Thanksgiving experience which includes such classics as roasted turkey as well as items inherent to Fogo such as Brazillian sausage. It also comes with cranberries, sweet potato casserole, asparagus, and brownies.
The Bungalow Club
4300 E Lake St, Minneapolis, MN 55406
For the smaller Thanksgiving feast, The Bungalow Club is serving up a special that is perfectly suited for a family of few. Their meals come with a choice of either turkey or pork shoulder alongside such mouth-watering sides as wild rice, cranberry relish, glazed carrots, and much more. Priced at either $70 for serving two or $130 for serving four.
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