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Find A Michigan Thanksgiving Dinner (2023): Dine-In, To-Go and Delivery Meals

Where to Find Thanksgiving Dinner in Michigan

Where to Get A Thanksgiving Dinner in Michigan: Find a Fabulous Thanksgiving Meal in Michigan

If you’re not cooking this year and looking for the perfect spot for a Michigan Thanksgiving dinner, you’re in luck. From Grand Rapids to Ann Arbor; from the Upper Peninsula to Traverse City, you’ll find delicious, prepared meals ready for you this holiday season.

Whether you’re craving cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole and smoked turkey, or roasted turkey breast, butternut squash in browned butter, and pumpkin pie, these Thanksgiving Day dinners are exactly what you’ve been looking for.

We know exactly where you can get your turkey dinners: we’ve prepared a list of meals to go, dinners delivered, and even a Thanksgiving Buffet or two. We’re also including restaurants serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal, so read on for our list of Michigan restaurants and national outlets offering Thanksgiving Dinners.

PRO-TIP: Remember, Thanksgiving falls on Thursday, November 24 this year, so plan ahead. You don’t want to wait until Wednesday, November 23 to start looking for your dinner to go. Doing some of the cooking on your own? Don’t forget to check your local farmers markets for local foods and more. Many of these markets around that state hold special holiday events or other fall activities to make sure you have everything you need for your fun Michigan holiday!

Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner: Dine In and Carry-Out Thanksgiving Meals

Metro Detroit and Southeast Michigan Thanksgiving Dinners

  • Gandy Dancer – Dine In and Carry Out
    401 Depot St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104, (734) 769-0592
    Dine In at the Gandy Dancer
    This favorite Ann Arbor restaurant has an amazing three-course special menu on Thanksgiving. It includes a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, complete with whipped potatoes and gravy, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce, roasted acorn squash, and your choice of mouth-watering desserts.
  • Gandy Dancer Take-Out Dinners
    The Gandy Dancer is serving up an amazing take-out Thanksgiving meal for 12 that includes whipped potatoes, homemade gravy, cranberry sauce, candied sweet potatoes, and even more. Call early to reserve.
  • Zingerman’s Cornman Farms Take Out
    8540 Island Lake Road, Dexter, MI 48130, (734) 619-8100
    Choose from items on an extensive menu to create your very own Thanksgiving Dinner. Menu items include turkey, tenderloin, meadow lark kale salad, mashed potatoes, crispy stuffing, bacon balsamic brussels sprouts, Zingerman’s breads, and much more.
  • Camp Ticonderoga Dine In and Carry Out
    5725 Rochester Road, Troy, (248) 828-2825
    Open Thanksgiving Day for both dine-in and carry-out; options include a traditional Thanksgiving dinner as well as limited menu items. Please note that reservations are required for dine-in. No pre-orders for carry-out; must be ordered the same day.
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  • Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant Dine In and Carry Out
    Mall at Partridge Creek, 17440 Hall Road, Clinton Township, (586) 464-9463
    Dine In- Start with a Butternut Squash soup with spiced pumpkin seeds and sour cream and move on to slow-roasted turkey with pan gravy, traditional stuffing and much more.
    Carry Out- This extensive heat and serve carry-out menu features pretzel bread & butter, Butternut Squash soup with roasted Pumpkin Seeds, traditional stuffing, and so much more, along with an amazing dessert of Eli’s Pumpkin Praline Cheesecake.
  • Mario’s Restaurant – Dine in or Take Out
    4222 2nd Ave, Detroit, MI 48201, (313) 832-1616
    The Thanksgiving menu for both dine in and carry out at this classic Detroit restaurant is extensive and features a traditional holiday dinner with Chef Guy’s special stuffing and much more. You can also get a gourmet Turducken meal that serves 12-14 people.
  • The Whitney – Dine In
    4421 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201, (313) 832-5700
    Butternut Squash bisque, Whitney Maple salad, and herb-roastedroasted turkey with savory turkey gravy with all of the trimmings are just some of the highlights on the menu at the opulent Whitney Mansion.
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  • Ernie’s Mediterranean Room – Dine In or Carry Out
    16655 19 Mile Road, Clinton Township, (586) 286-8435
    Thanksgiving Dinner at Ernie’s is becoming a thing of legend. The Thanksgiving Day Grand Buffet features an all-you-can-eat buffet with more than 65 items. You can also choose the curb-side pickup option.
  • Rugby Grille in the Townsend Hotel – Dine In
    100 Townsend St, Birmingham, MI 4800, (248) 642-5999
    Choose from elaborate takes on a traditional Thanksgiving menu with sides such as shredded turkey thigh ragout, baked chestnut dressing with whipped potato and giblet gravy, crème de la crème butter, or opt for other fare such as sautéed gnocchi or cider-braised squash, quinoa & lentil salad and more.
  • Knight’s Southside Market – To Go
    3660 Plaza Dr. Suite 5, Ann Arbor, MI 48108
    Choose from an expansive Thanksgiving Dinner menu serving between two all the way up to 12! Order early; this is a popular place for take-out holiday dinners.
  • Weber’s Restaurant
    3050 Jackson Ave, Ann Arbor, MI 48103, (734) 769-2500
    Chose from Dine-in or carry-out at this iconic Ann Arbor restaurant featuring a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with all of the trimmings and dessert.
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More Places for Thanksgiving Dinners in Southeast Michigan and Metro Detroit

  • Five Steakhouse/ Inn at St. John’s – Take Out Only
    44045 Five Mile Rd, Plymouth, MI 48170, (734) 414-0600
  • Aspen Restaurant Dine In
    20333 Hall Rd, Macomb, MI 48044, 586-226-8838
  • Simple Palate
    27380 Van Dyke Ave., Warren, (586) 754-8383
Cornwells Turkeyville USA

Cornwell’s Turkeyville
Address: 18935 15 1/2 Mile Road, Marshall, MI 49068
Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11am-7pm; Sunday 11am-5pm (Closed Mondays)

Since 1968, Cornwell’s Turkeyville has been committed to sharing their best homemade meals with their customers. It all started with “Grandma’s” (Marjorie Cornwell’s) cooking, and her recipes were then passed down through the next generations, and still to this day, Turkeyville ensures that the food tastes “the way Grandma used to make.”

Of course, their specialty is turkey (which makes it a great place to go to grab a Thanksgiving meal to take home if you don’t have time to cook), but they also have many other delicious menu items. Some of these include sides like dinner rolls and mashed potatoes, salads, a variety of turkey sandwiches, pot pies, apple pies or other fruit pies, and much more. They also have vegetarian and gluten-free items.

South Michigan Thanksgiving Dinners – Carry Out

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Mid Michigan Thanksgiving Dinners -Dine Inn and Carry Out

The Turkey Roost – Dine in And Carry Out
2273 S. Huron Rd. Kawkawlin, Michigan 48631, (989) 684-5200
This popular stop along US-23 in mid-Michigan is open from 7 am until 7 pm on Thanksgiving Day, for both dine-in and carry-out options. The Turkey Roost serves turkey all day, every day, and they’ve got the recipe down pat.

Thanksgiving Dinner in Frankenmuth

The Bavarian Inn
713 S. Main Street, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
There are many options for a Thanksgiving dinner at the Bavarian Inn Restaurant, including an amazing “Ultimate Family Style Bavarian Dinner” that features five meats served family-style, including World-famous Frankenmuth Chicken, Kasseler Rippchen (smoked pork loin), Sauerbraten (marinated roast beef), Bratwurst and Schnitzel (breaded loin of pork).

You can also opt for the “All-You-Can-Eat Frankenmuth Chicken & Roast Turkey” dinner, which includes creamy mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, and more, including dessert. This is a family favorite.

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Bavarian Inn Thanksgiving Take-Out
Bavarian Inn also offers a completely cooked and prepared carry-out Thanksgiving Dinner. The meal includes a whole roasted Turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, baked dressing, buttered noodles, Hubbard squash, coleslaw, cranberry relish, and a loaf of delicious Bavarian Inn house-made bread.

Oma’s (Grandma’s) Restaurant at the Bavarian Lodge
The Bavarian Inn Lodge hosts a fabulous Thanksgiving Day Harvest Buffet at Oma’s Restaurant.
The Thanksgiving harvest buffet at Oma’s Restaurant is legendary. You can choose from entrees such as roasted turkey, prime rib with au jus, world-famous Frankenmuth chicken, and more.

You’ll find other favorites like pancakes and eggs, macaroni and cheese, a wide variety of salads, and delicious breads. You’ll also find 10 amazing desserts including pumpkin pie, banana bread, apple strudel, creme Brule, and more.

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Zehnder’s of Frankenmuth
730 S Main St, Frankenmuth, MI 48734
You’ll have a lot of options at Zehnder’s, including a complete family-style Thanksgiving dinner, a Thanksgiving buffet, and a Thanksgiving takeout meal that’s big enough for the whole family.

There are many options for Thanksgiving dinners at Zehnder’s, complete with all the trimmings. My favorite is the family-style Thanksgiving feast that includes an all-you-can-eat chicken dinner with the addition of slow roasted Turkey; breaded jumbo shrimp and pumpkin pie for dessert.

Of course, you’ll get all of the amazing Zehnder sides like a chicken liver pate with garlic toast; mashed potatoes, dressing, gravy, sweet potatoes; buttered noodles, and more. There are other options here, too, including Holiday Grill specialties like New Zealand lamb chops, broiled salmon and prime rib.

The Thanksgiving buffet includes most of these items and more as well as carving a carving station and a dessert buffet as well.

The holiday takeout meal includes a whole roasted Turkey or ham, mashed potatoes with gravy, sage dressing, egg noodles, whipped sweet potatoes, cabbage salad, cranberry relish, Hubbard squash, Zehnder’s famous white bread, and a 9-inch pumpkin pie.

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Thanksgiving Dinner in West Michigan: Carry-Out and Dine In

  • Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurant Dine Inn and Carry Out
    4515 28th St SE, Kentwood, MI 49512, (616) 730-8466
    Dine In- Start with a Butternut Squash soup with spiced pumpkin seeds and sour cream and move on to slow-roasted turkey with pan gravy, traditional stuffing and much more.
    Carry Out– This extensive heat-and-serve carry-out menu features pretzel bread & butter, Butternut Squash soup with roasted Pumpkin Seeds, traditional stuffing, and so much more, along with an amazing dessert of Eli’s Pumpkin Praline Cheesecake.
  • Fire Rock Grille – Dine In
    7177 Kalamazoo Ave SE, Caledonia MI 49316
    Enjoy all your holiday favorites including: roasted turkey, carved beef & ham, salads, side dishes, desserts & more.
  • Leo’s Grand Rapids
    60 Ottawa Ave NW, Grand Rapids MI 49503, (616) 454-6700
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  • Rush Creek Bistro
    624 Port Sheldon St SW, Grandville, MI 49418, (616) 457-1100
    Enjoy all your holiday favorites, including: roasted turkey, carved beef & ham, salads, side dishes, desserts & more. Reservations are required.
  • Fieldstone Grille – Dine In and Carry Out
    3970 W Centre Ave, Portage, MI 49024, (269) 321-8480
    Treat yourself to a complete Thanksgiving Dinner in the restaurant on Thanksgiving Day, or pick up your pre-ordered carry out meal on Wednesday, November 23.
  • Martells – Carry Out
    3501 Greenleaf Blvd, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 (269)375-2105
    The dining room is closed but you can order a complete traditional Thanksgiving Dinner from this Kalamazoo favorite.
  • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse – Dine In or Carry Out
    187 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids, (616)776-6426
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Thanksgiving Dinners in Northern Michigan

Aerie Restaurant and Lounge at Grand Traverse Resort – Dine In
100 Grand Traverse Village Blvd, Acme, MI 49610
Celebrate Thanksgiving Day at Aerie Restaurant & Lounge for Thanksgiving dinner. They offer a Thanksgiving dinner buffet feast from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. This amazing buffet features not only traditional Thanksgiving dishes, but also many additional entrees like roasted pork loin, seared halibut and amazing salads, too. The dessert station here is amazing.

Barrel Back Restaurant – To Go
4069 M-75, Walloon Lake, MI 49796
Pre-order a Barrel Back turkey and homemade sides until November 16, and pick it up the day before Thanksgiving!

5705 S Lake St, Glen Arbor, MI 49636
If you’re looking for a memorable Thanksgiving in a spectacular setting, this is the place for you. Blu is set in the Sleeping Bear Dunes on the shores of Lake Michigan, and the view is second only to the amazing dishes prepared here. Open for Thanksgiving, the menu will again feature their famous Turkey Ballotine in addition to a full menu of your favorite dishes.

Firefly Restaurant – Dine In or Carry Out
310 N Cass St, Traverse City, MI 49684
This popular and eclectic Traverse City eatery offers an amazing Thanksgiving buffet with a chocolate fondue for a dessert. Yes, please!

Sagamore Room at the Inn at Bay HarborDine In or Carry Out
3600 Village Harbor Dr, Petoskey, MI 49770
Gather together at the Inn for the annual Thanksgiving dinner, an expansive holiday buffet held in The Sagamore Room. Featuring a long list of traditional Thanksgiving favorites, and so much more, everyone in your family will enjoy the menu, and the Lake Michigan view.

Odawa Casino – Dine In
1760 Lears Rd, Petoskey, MI 49770
An amazing all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving Buffet includes all of your favorite holiday dishes incuding roast turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy and more.

Order Your Michigan Thanksgiving Dinner Delivered

Are you looking to have your Thanksgiving dinner delivered or to send a holiday meal to loved one across the miles? Here are some choices!

  • Blue Apron – You can build the feast that suits you at Blue Apron, and don’t forget the Apple Crumb pie.
  • Burgers Smokehouse – Gourmet smoked turkeys are fully cooked and expertly packed in a variety of sizes, you can purchase just the turkey or opt fpr the entire feast!
  • Harry and David – Choose from an amazing selection of traditional Thanksgiving sides, or opt for somethings a little different, like their Lobster pot pie!
  • Mackenzie Limited – You’ll find unique options like Tukey en Croute and Petite Turducken at this gourmet delivery service.
  • Omaha Steaks – Choose from a traditional Turkery Dinner or create your own feast with a variety of main courses including Chateaubriand, Ham, Tenderloin, Prime Rib and more.
  • Williams-Sonoma – Order a complete meal of choose from selected sides.
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More Places to Order Your Michigan Thanksgiving Dinner in

  • Bob Evans – You’ll find locations throughout the state of Michigan, and you can order a complete meal warmed and ready to eat!
  • Boston Market – Find fully cooked, complete meals inludng traditional Thanksgiving Dinners. Just pick up at restaurant, take home, heat up and serve.
  • Cracker Barrel Restaurants – Try the Heat n’ Serve Feast or Family Dinner that gives you a complete Thanksgiving meal to-go that is ready to serve in two hours. Browse the meal options to find the right size for your gathering or build your own from our a la carte menu
  • Family Fare – Choose from TraditionalTurkey Dinners, Ham Dinner or a huge Grand Feast that features both!
  • Kroger – Order ahead for a prepared Michigan Thanksgiving Dinner that simply needs to be warmed in the oven; locations throughout the state.
  • Whole Foods – Order your somplete holiday meal here or simply pick up a few sides.

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Where Can I Carry Out Thanksgiving Dinner in Michigan?

There are many restaurants serving Thankskgiving carry out meals in Michigan including Bob Evans, Boston Market, and Cracker Barrel, in addition to independent restaurants throughout the state.