Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to eat, drink and be thankful. Looking for ways to celebrate Thanksgiving in Indianapolis 2022? This post covers Thanksgiving dinner in Indianapolis, restaurants open for Thanksgiving in Indianapolis as well as turkey to go and takeout options.
Thanksgiving in the US this year is Thursday, November 24.
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Thanksgiving in Indianapolis 2022
Sullivan’s Steakhouse – Indianapolis
Celebrate Thanksgiving at Sullivan’s Steakhouse – Indianapolis and join them for a traditional holiday feast.
They’ll be open from 11am-8pm and serving a special, three-course, turkey dinner with all the trimmings for $49 per person ($24 for children).
They will also be serving their dinner menu full of signature items.
Starter – Select One
Iceberg Lettuce Wedge
Market Fresh Greens
Shrimp & Lobster Bisque
Hand-Carved Roasted Turkey, Sweet Onion Apple Stuffing & Brown Gravy, Cranberry Relish
Sides – Select Two
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Sweet Potato Casserole
Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
Dessert – Select One
Cheesecake with Pumpkin Anglaise
Key Lime Pie
Berries & Cream
Eddie Merlot’s Prime Aged Beef & Seafood – Indianapolis
Celebrate Thanksgiving at Eddie Merlot’s Prime Aged Beef & Seafood – Indianapolis and join them for a traditional holiday feast.
They’ll be open from 12pm-8pm and serving a special, three-course, turkey dinner with all the trimmings for $49 per person ($24 for children).
They will also be serving our dinner menu full of signature items.
Starter – Select One
Classic Wedge Salad
King Crab & Corn Bisque
Hand-Carved Roasted Turkey, Traditional Sage Stuffing & Brown Gravy, Cranberry Relish
Sides – Select Two
Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Sweet Potato Casserole
Sautéed Green Beans
Dessert – Select One
Individual Carrot Cake
Crème Brulée with Pumpkin Spice Creme
Buca di Beppo
Buca di Beppo is open on Thanksgiving day, offering a traditional Thanksgiving menu complete with roasted turkey breast and all the classic side dishes you love. Plus, your favorite Italian specialties from our a la carte menu are available as well for a true Buca celebration. Reserve your table and dine in, or pre-order your Thanksgiving Feast To Go and enjoy at home for an easy and stress-free holiday.
Their Traditional Thanksgiving Feast menu is available for dine in or take out, as well as catering for larger groups, and includes the following:
- Sliced White Meat Turkey
- Homestyle Gravy
- Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes
- Spicy Italian Sausage Stuffing
- Seasonal Vegetables
- Cranberry Sauce
- Fresh Bread & Butter
- Pumpkin Pie
They also offer a Thanksgiving Feast To Go available in two sizes, and perfect for leftovers, which everyone loves! SMALL feeds 3 people ($99) and LARGE feeds 6 people ($186). Make it an even bigger feast by adding your favorite classic Italian dishes including Baked Ziti, Chicken Carbonara and our World Famous Meatballs.
Pre-Orders Must Be Placed By 8am EST Tuesday November 22nd. COLD Pick up / Delivery: Monday 11/21 – Wednesday 11/23, 10am – 8pm. HOT Pick up / Delivery: Wednesday 11/23 – Thursday 11/24, 10am – 8pm.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store is offering Thanksgiving Heat n’ Serve Meals and Homestyle Holiday Pies available in a variety of flavors.
Their Heat n’ Serve options provide a complete homestyle Thanksgiving turkey meal for any size gathering, prepared in two hours or less. Starting at $14.99 per person, the Thanksgiving Heat n’ Serve Feast serves 8-10 and includes a full meal bundle of protein, sides, bread and dessert.
For others, the Thanksgiving Heat n’ Serve Family Dinner makes the perfect meal for gatherings of 4-6, including the same favorites of the Heat n’ Serve Feast like oven-roasted turkey breast with turkey gravy, sweet potato casserole, cornbread dressing, cranberry relish, choice of side and sweet yeast rolls.
Available for pick up Nov. 19-26, while supplies last. Guests that pre-order now and schedule pick up on Nov. 21 or 22 receive a free Bonus Card.
Boston Market is offering a variety of Thanksgiving meal options from $11.99 per person, prices may vary by market, starting today at all restaurants nationwide. Guests will have a choice between the Hot & Ready-To-Serve meals, catering and a la carte offerings.
The Hot & Ready-To-Serve meals include everything needed to serve between six and 12 people and can be picked up at any Boston Market restaurant the week of Thanksgiving.
For those ready to feed a crowd, groups of 10 or more can cater a hot, buffet-style dinner or individually plated meals that can be delivered or picked up.
Thanksgiving day-of offerings include a Thanksgiving Day meal for $15.99, featuring a choice of roasted turkey breast or half rotisserie chicken with mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetable stuffing, a dinner roll and a slice of apple or pumpkin pie. Restaurant hours may vary by location.
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse (availability & pricing may differ by location) is offering the following for Thanksgiving dine-in:
- Choice of one starter: Caesar salad, steak house salad, or lobster bisque
- Entree: Sliced Oven Roasted Turkey, Sausage & Herb Stuffing, Homemade Turkey Gravy and Cranberry Relish.
- Choice of one side: garlic mashed potatoes, creamed spinach, sweet potato casserole or green beans with garlic
- Dessert: pumpkin cheesecake & vanilla ice cream
They are also offering Thanksgiving to go. $175, serves 4. Available for pickup on November 23 from 12 pm – 4 pm.
The Capital Grille
At The Capital Grille, guests can enjoy a chef-prepared traditional Thanksgiving dinner with an upscale twist, including Slow-Roasted Turkey with Brioche Stuffing, French Green Beans with Marcona Almonds, Cranberry-Pear Chutney and Sam’s Mashed Potatoes, with the option to add Pecan-Crusted Sweet Potatoes with Hot Honey and Pumpkin Cheesecake at an additional charge.
In addition, those looking to enjoy dinner at home may order a bundle of the restaurant’s Thanksgiving sides.
To place a pre-order for pickup on November 23 or 24 or to make a reservation, visit here.
Seasons 52 guests can enjoy a lighter take on Thanksgiving with a spread of freshly prepared classics using peak-season ingredients.
The menu includes Oven-Roasted Turkey, Cranberry Relish, Mashed Butternut Squash and a Pumpkin Pie Mini Indulgence dessert, among other sides.
New to the Thanksgiving menu is the Pumpkin Spice Margarita, available at an additional charge only for the month of November.
The Seasons 52 Thanksgiving Green Box dinner allows guests to celebrate at home with turkey, all the in-restaurant fixings, salad and six Pumpkin Pie Mini Indulgence desserts.
Additional sides and desserts are available online. Boxes serve four to six people and are available for pickup on November 23. Pre-orders and reservations can be made at here.
This Friendsgiving, “cheers” with a cold beer and adventurous menu against a backdrop of classic rock at Yard House. With over 100 craft and local beers on tap and menu options perfect for sharing—like the signature Poke Nachos, Jumbo Bavarian Pretzel and Onion Ring Tower—it will be an epic reunion.
The Fresh Market
Aside from one-stop shopping, The Fresh Market offers several fully prepared, heat-and-eat meals that are great options for those who want a gourmet feast for an incredible value, but don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen: Some options include:
Ultimate Holiday Meal – Serves 12-14. Includes: Fully Cooked Turkey (10-12 pounds), Boneless Sliced Ham (3.5 pounds), Yukon Gold Whipped Potatoes, Traditional Herb Stuffing, Homestyle Turkey Gravy, Roasted Butternut Squash with Pecans and Cranberries, Green Bean Medley, Cranberry Relish with Walnuts, and Soft Golden Dinner Rolls. $179.99 (less than $13 per person).
Traditional Holiday Meal – Serves 8-10. Includes: Cooked Turkey (10-12 pounds), Yukon Gold Whipped Potatoes, Traditional Herb Stuffing, Homestyle Turkey Gravy, Cranberry Relish with Walnuts, and Soft Golden Dinner Rolls. $99.99 (starting at $10 per person).
Prime Rib Meal (NEW this year!) – Serves 2 (Perfect for those having a small or non-traditional celebration). Includes: Fully Cooked Prime Rib (1 pound), Mascarpone Whipped Potatoes with Rosemary, Green Bean Medley, and The Fresh Market Horseradish Aioli. $49.99 ($25 per person).
The Honey Baked Company
The Honey Baked Ham Company has the following Thanksgiving offerings:
- Honey Baked Ham® & Turkey Feast includes either an eight- or nine-pound Bone-In Half Ham with a Turkey Breast and four Heat & Serve Sides like Maple Sweet Potato Souffle, Double Cheddar Macaroni & Cheese, Green Bean Casserole or Tuscan Broccoli – sure to please all ages!
- Turkey Dinner comes with a Turkey Breast and a choice of three Heat & Serve Sides.
- Quarter Ham Meal has a Quarter Bone-In Ham and three Heat & Serve Sides.
- Honey Baked™ Boneless Ham & Turkey Feast includes a Half Boneless Ham, Turkey Breast and four Heat & Serve Sides.
- Desserts options include: Red Velvet Cake, Southern Pecan Pie and Triple Chocolate Cake.
Kona Grill is offering Thanksgiving dine-in, delivery and takeout options.
Whether you’re looking for a traditional feast or a twist on the classics, Kona has you covered, Traditional Roasted Turkey is paired with sauteed green beans, miso mashed potatoes, shoyu cream sauce, brioche stuffing (yum!) and ginger-yuzu infused cranberry sauce.
For a little something different, go for the Macadamia Nut Turkey, with macadamia-nut crusted turkey breast also served alongside Kona’s take on the traditional trimmings.
Toast to a celebration with family and friends with the Pumpkin Spiced Old Fashioned and of course, you can’t forget the crowd-favorite Pumpkin Pie.
Dine-in reservations are available from November 24-27, and pre-order is available for take-out or delivery online at KonaGrill.com. And as a reminder, through November 30, Kona is serving up the favorite flavor of the season with all things pumpkin. Build an entirely pumpkin-themed meal with a beverage, entrée and dessert, or mix and match with one of Kona’s other classic grill or sushi items.
Maggiano’s Little Italy
Maggiano’s Little Italy has the following Thanksgiving offerings:
Family-style dine-in 3-course menu. Reservations recommended.
Their hot and cold prepared carryout bundles feed 4-5 people. Cold-prepared bundles are $179.99 and available for pick-up Tuesday, November 22nd and Wednesday, November 23rd. Hot-prepared bundles are $189.99 and available for pick-up Thursday, 11/24. Now taking call-in pre-orders. Online pre-orders start 11/16. Orders must be placed by 8 pm the night prior to pick-up.
Their takeout menu includes: Caesar Salad | Traditional Roasted Turkey with Giblet Gravy and Sage & Sausage Stuffing | Country-Style Smoked Ham with Ham Glaze and Whipped Sweet Potatoes | Spaghetti & Meatballs | Four-Cheese Ravioli | Garlic Mashed Potatoes | Cranberry Relish | Pumpkin Praline Cheesecake | Fresh Baked Ciabatta Bread.
Bob Evans is offering several Thanksgiving options that include:
Holiday Hot Family Meal
Slow-roasted turkey, hickory-smoked ham, house-made bread & celery dressing, cranberry relish, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans & ham, buttered corn, 12 freshly baked dinner rolls and a whole pumpkin pie. Serves 6.
Holiday Celebration Platter
Sow-roasted turkey, house-made bread & celery dressing, cranberry relish, mashed potatoes & gravy, green beans & ham, buttered corn, freshly baked dinner rolls and slice of pumpkin pie.
Premium Farmhouse Feast
Packed cold. Just heat, serve & enjoy at home. Serves up to 10. Slow-roasted turkey, hickory-smoked ham, bread & celery dressing, corn, our famous mashed potatoes with gravy, freshly baked rolls, green beans with ham, cranberry relish, macaroni & cheese, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie, double-crust apple pie.
Turkey Farmhouse Feast
Packed cold. Just heat, serve & enjoy at home. Slow-roasted turkey, bread & celery dressing, corn, famous mashed potatoes with gravy, freshly baked rolls, green beans with ham, cranberry relish, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pie. Serves 8.
Whole Foods is offering holiday appetizers; holiday meals; a la carte entrees; holiday sides, soups & sauces; and more. They typically offer Classic Turkey Feasts; Surf and Turf Meals; Prime Rib Meals; Beef Wellington Meals; Braised Lamb Shank Meals; Atlantic Salmon en Croûte Meals; Vegan Meals and more. Check your local store for pricing and offerings.
Thanksgiving Meal Delivery Online Services
You can build your own, ready to cook Thanksgiving dinner with Omaha Steaks. They ship nationwide or you can pickup at location closest to you. They offer Turkeys, Hams, & Roasts.
Some of the packages they offer include:
- Custom Thanksgiving Feast for 4
- Build Your Own Thanksgiving for 6
- Build Your Own Thanksgiving for 8
- Thanksgiving Turkey Feast
- Homestyle Ham & Turkey Dinner
- Cozy Traditional Thanksgiving
- Thanksgiving Ham Feast
- Whole Basted Turkey
- Smoked Whole Turkey
- Turkey Roulade
- Spiral Sliced Ham
Their Deluxe Thanksgiving Dinner ($299.95) includes the following:
- 12-14 lb. Willie Bird Pre-Brined, Seasoned Whole Organic Turkey
- Truffle Mashed Potatoes
- Corn Pudding
- Mushroom Risotto
- Jalapeno Cheese-Bread Stuffing
- Creamy Asparagus and Gruyere Custard
- Brussels Sprouts Pancetta Gratin
Simply cook the turkey as usual then pop the side dishes in the oven for a straightforward route to a fabulous feast.
Harry & David
Harry & David has a Thanksgiving Turkey Feast ($249.99) which can be shipped to you:
The menu includes:
- Ready-to-heat oven-roasted turkey (10 lb)
- Apple sausage stuffing (1 lb 14 oz)
- Black Truffle and Almond Green Beans (1 lb)
- Brown sugar sweet potatoes (1 lb 15 oz)
- Pumpkin cheesecake [New York-style pumpkin layered cheesecake] (2 lb)
- Classic turkey gravy (13.5 oz)
- Spiced cranberry chutney (1 lb)
Home Chef, the leading meal solutions company with both a retail and online presence, is debuting a slew of holiday eats for home cooks looking to spend less time in the kitchen and more time making memories.
From Thanksgiving through the year’s end, Home Chef serves up seasonal dishes everyone will enjoy in both meal kit and heat-and-eat formats – proving holiday eating can be tasty and easy.
During the week of Thanksgiving, order tasty fall recipes including:
- Main Course: Turkey Breast Roast ($49.50, serves 6)
- Sides ($15.98 each; serves 6): White Cheddar and Sage Biscuits, NEW Sweet Potato Casserole, NEW Grown Up Green Bean Casserole, Loaded Mashed Potatoes with Bacon, Cheddar, & Green Onion , and Brussel Sprouts with Caramelized Onion & Maple Glaze
- Desserts (serving sizes vary): NEW Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Cookie Skillet ($7.98) and Apple Crisp Cake ($5.98)
Home Chef’s Thanksgiving meal kits will be available to order online at homechef.com starting October 14, and orders must be placed by noon CT on November 18.
Beloved season’s eatings from Home Chef are also available at Kroger Family stores nationwide to order ahead, pick up, heat and have on the table in no time.
Home Chef offers in-store holiday bundles that serve four to eight people – main courses, sides and desserts included.
These bountiful bundles make the menu for you, and they’re easy on the wallet too, with options for a variety of gathering sizes and budgets.
The delectable dishes in stores* from Thanksgiving to holiday season’s end include:
- Main Courses: Home Chef Boneless Turkey, Home Chef Boneless Ham, Butterball Bone-In Turkey, Butterball Smoked Bone-In Turkey, Home Chef Bone-In Ham, and Prime Rib
- Sides: Creamed Spinach & Cheese, Old Fashioned Bread Stuffing, Creamy Scalloped Potatoes, Broccoli Rice Casserole, Green Bean Casserole, Sweet Potato Souffle, Cornbread Dressing, Turkey Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, and King’s Hawaiian Rolls
- Desserts: Bread Pudding with Salted Caramel Sauce and Pumpkin Pie
Orders for in-store Heat and Eat Home Chef holiday dishes and bundles can be placed online here, over the phone, or in person at select Kroger Family stores across the country, starting with Thanksgiving orders on November 2.
Thanksgiving orders must be placed by November 22, and final holiday orders must be placed by December 22.
DIY Thanksgiving in Indianapolis 2022 Meal Ideas
Meijer wants its customers to know it has a wide selection of competitively priced turkeys.
Customers can purchase Meijer brand frozen turkeys for 55 cents per pound through Nov. 26.
The retailer is offering a vast selection of fresh, frozen and organic birds to suit every household’s preferences.
Meijer brand fresh turkeys cost 99 cents per pound and Butterball fresh turkeys come in at $2.29 per pound.
Fresh turkeys will arrive in stores starting Nov. 13. There is a limit of two per customer on all fresh and frozen turkeys.
Families looking for convenience this Thanksgiving can pre-order pre-made heat-and-serve Meijer Thanksgiving dinners.
Meijer offers a deluxe Meijer Thanksgiving turkey dinner for $59.99, which includes a 10- to 12-pound pre-baked Butterball turkey, home-style stuffing, roasted turkey gravy, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, cranberry relish and a dozen King’s Hawaiian dinner rolls. The deluxe dinner can feed 6-8 people.
Customers can order the dinners at their Meijer deli counter or by calling 1-866-518-4293 by Tuesday, Nov. 22.
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