Thanksgiving Beer

For Thanksgiving this year gatherings will be smaller, and celebrations may be more remote, but that doesn’t mean the food can’t be just as delicious! It is so important this year to focus on health and safety during the holiday season which is why we’ve compiled a list of a few restaurants in and around Chicago offering to-go options for Thanksgiving. Whether you need just the turkey, a few extra sides or the whole meal, these restaurants have you covered!

16″ on Center

16″ on Center is a restaurant group in Chicago that is bringing together some of its restaurants to offer a complete Thanksgiving meal kit.  The meal kit include a turkey roulade from Dusek’s, sides from Paulette’s Public Market and Saint Lou’s Assembly and pumpkin pie from Good Ambler. It is $100 for two, $200 for four or you can order a la carte, if you prefer. We suggest picking up a bottle of Goose Island Noel En Bois or Goose Island Sofie La Mure from Dusek’s rare bottle shop! Pickup is at Dusek’s, for more info head to

Bub City

Bub City is offering to-go feasts that come in two sizes, for four people or for eight, and feature smoked turkey with celery-and-sage stuffing and the works. It is $175 for four or $275 for eight. Or they will also be open to dine on the patio, where you can order from among several choices for entree, sides and dessert. We suggest pairing this with some Bud Light or Goose Island Lost Palate. Or if you’re in the cider mood you can pick up a bottle of Virtue Mitten. For more info head to

Lillie’s Q at District Brew Yards

Maybe you’ve got all of the side dishes covered, but just need the turkey. Chef Charlie McKenna from Lillie’s Q has you covered with their smoked turkeys ($100). They are available for pickup at District Brew Yards and serve up 8 to 10. You can order online and pick up on Thanksgiving Day. Cases and 4-packs of beers to complement the meal are also available (we suggest Burnt City). To order yours head to

Gibsons Restaurant Group

The Gibsons restaurant group is offering a full Thanksgiving feast for four to pick up this year.  The menu includes a choice of lobster bisque or house salad, turkey breast, stuffing, mashed sweet potatoes, cranberry sauce, French beans and pumpkin pie. Only need a few things? A la carte items are available as well! Some locations will also be open for patio dine-in including Gibsons locations in Chicago, Oak Brook and Rosemont; Hugo’s Frog Bar locations in Chicago and Naperville; and Gibsons Italia in Chicago. We suggest picking up some Bell’s Two Hearted or Haymarket Speakerswagon Pilsner to pair with the meal! To order one for yourself you can call  312-587-0508, ext. 2, or email or visit

The Publican

If you are looking to order the essentials a la carte The Publican is the place for you. You can choose between three turkey options or a ham, plus turkey stock, gravy or the Butcher Breakfast Box for that pre or post Thanksgiving brunch. You can also order a complete package of sides ($150), with six dishes, including sausage stuffing, corn pudding, sweet potatoes with spiced honey and pecans and cranberry-apple relish. We suggest pairing this with Stella Artois or Ommegang Solera. For more information on how to order head to

Tavern on Rush

Tavern on Rush is offering a classic Thanksgiving feast ready to go, featuring turkey and all the trimmings, plus a choice of pumpkin pie, caramel apple cobbler or carrot cake for dessert. All of that for only $59.95 per person. We suggest pairing this with Duvel or Goose Island 312. For more info on how to order head to


Whether you have a big group or small for Thanksgiving, Wildfire has options from individual dinners to half and full platters. Options include everything from traditional Thanksgiving fare to some not as traditional but just as delicious options. Limited patio seating is also available for a sit-down dinner ($56.95 per person). We suggest pairing this with some Bell’s Amber or Founders All Day IPA. For more info on how to order to-go head over to


The Fifty/50 has you covered as a one stop shop for all of your thanksgiving needs. Their Thanksgiving dinner packages feed 2 or 4 people and includes smoked turkey legs, mashed potatoes, Gravy, Stuffing, House Salad, Dinner Rolls. Be sure to pair this meal up with some PBR, Goose Island 312 or Bell’s Two Hearted, any of which can be added on to your order. You can make your order by heading to