If you’re spending Thanksgiving in Madison, let our restaurants bring the holiday to you. Several Madison-area spots are offering dine-in and carry-out options for Thanksgiving dinner that will make the festive day go as smoothly and as stress-free as possible.
This list is not all-inclusive and will be updated as more information is available.
Beef Butter BBQ
Beef Butter BBQ is offering smoked turkey and ham along with full dinner options that include smoked apple pie baked beans, mac 'n cheese and more. Place pre-orders here for pick-up from 10 a.m. – 2 pm. on Thanksgiving day.
Bonfyre American Grille
Bonfyre’s to-go meal serves four to six. Meals include choice of roasted turkey breast, bourbon-glazed ham, or a combo of both. Take your pick from a variety of sides: autumn salad or butternut squash soup, stuffing, mashed potatoes, mac and cheese, candied yams, green beans and brussels sprouts. Includes pumpkin cheesecake for dessert. Full menu here. Call 608-273-3973 to order.
Branch + Daughter
Pre-orders for 2022 are closed, but sides and desserts from Branch + Daughter will be available in the shop starting November 22.
Buck & Honey's Restaurant
Chef Sammy of Buck & Honey’s is cooking up a Thanksgiving take-and-bake meal that includes turkey, rolls, garlic mashed potatoes, cranberries, stuffing, gravy and green bean casserole. Additional a la carte items are available, including pumpkin pie, apple pie and gourmet mac and cheese. Call the Sun Prairie or Monona location to place your order by 4 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 21, with pickup on Nov. 23 between 4 – 6 p.m.
Chocolate Shoppe Ice Cream Company
Ice cream pies, pints and quarts will be available from Chocolate Shoppe all week for Thanksgiving festivities.
Delta Beer Lab
Celebrate community, diversity and good food with Delta Beer Lab. The brewery will serve a free community meal on Thanksgiving from 3 – 5 p.m. RSVP here.
The Edgewater Hotel
The Edgewater is offering in-person dining options. Make reservations for Thanksgiving brunch or family-style dinner at The Statehouse. Dinner includes turkey, potatoes, cornbread, brussels sprouts, sweet potato, local greens, rolls, and pumpkin and apple pies. Reservations recommended for brunch and required for dinner.
The Essen Haus will be serving up food from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving day. Reservations are required.
Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co.
Head to Great Dane Pub & Brewing Co. for a pint and a delicious meal. Fitchburg and Hilldale locations are offering a Thanksgiving buffet, complete with carving stations and desserts. East and Downtown locations are serving up plates of hearty, homestyle Thanksgiving food.
While supplies last, order your Thanksgiving meats from Heritage Tavern. Order here and pick between turkey, ham and porchetta.
Hubbard Avenue Diner
Hubbard Avenue Diner is taking pre-orders for pies and assorted baked goods like rolls, biscuits, cakes, cookies and more. Order by Sunday, November 20 and pick up on or before Wednesday, November 23.
Ian's is not open on Thanksgiving, but their Thanksgiving pizza is back until November 29. Stop in for a slice of pie that is loaded with mozzarella, mushroom creme, green beans, cranberry sauce, stuffing and more.
L’Etoile’s Thanksgiving dinner is sold out this year.
The Lone Girl Brewing Company
The Lone Girl will be celebrating Drinksgiving on Wednesday, November 23 with music, food and drinks.
Metcalfe's is offering heat and serve Thanksgiving meals in three different sizes: single-serving, six-to-eight servings and 10 – 12 servings. Full dinner includes turkey, mashed potatoes, hot Hungarian sausage stuffing, savory gravy, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes and more. Appetizers and salads available too. View the full menu and place your order in store at the deli or by phone before Saturday, Nov. 21.
Pasture & Plenty
Pasture & Plenty is offering a variety of take and bake options including brioche rolls, brandied cranberries, wine and side dish bundles featuring sourdough stuffing, root vegetable gratin, parmesan mashed potatoes and more. Order here for pick up Wednesday, November 23.
Serving Thanksgiving dinner for over 40 years, Quivey’s Grove continues their tradition in the Stone House & Stable Grill. Their meal includes appetizer, plus choice of entrée. Reservations closed for 2022.
Rare on the Square is serving an elevated Thanksgiving dinner to be enjoyed in their stunning restaurant.
Choosing wines for Thanksgiving is always harder than it should be, so let Table Wine make the decision for you. Their curated wine packs come in three sizes (ranging from three to 12 bottles) and include whites, reds and rosés. Order here.
The Old Feed Mill
The Old Feed Mill in Mazomanie is open from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving for a buffet that includes turkey with all the trimmings, pot roast, BBQ pork, mushroom streudel, salads and desserts. To-go meals are also available.
Willy Street Co-op
Head to the deli section at all three co-op locations for a selection of grab and go Thanksgiving foods. Turkeys, meatless options and a variety of pies – apple, pumpkin, pecan and Door County cherry – are also available. View the selection here.
Give to Others
This year, demand for Thanksgiving baskets is expected to be at an all-time high. If you are able, consider making a donation to the Goodman Community Center or to Little John's. Both organizations will be preparing Thanksgiving meals for families across Dane County.
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