Thanksgiving is a wonderful time to eat, drink and be thankful. Looking for ways to celebrate Thanksgiving in Kansas City 2021? This post covers Thanksgiving dinner in Kansas City, restaurants open for Thanksgiving in Kansas City as well as turkey to go and takeout options.
Thanksgiving in America this year is Thursday, November 25, 2021.
This list is updated as information becomes available. Please reach out to me [email protected] or @foodgressing on social media for any suggestions.
This list is not exhaustive. If your favorite restaurant is not on the list, contact them to see what they are offering.
Thanksgiving in Kansas City 2021
Affäre is offering a Thanksgiving Dinner on November 25 from 1:30 pm – 4 pm. Priced at $70 per adult and $25 per child 12 and under.
They are also offering Thanksgiving to Go ($60) which includes:
- Acorn squash soup, parmesan creme fraiche, westphalia ham, pretzel stick
- Sage roasted Tom turkey, cranberry compote, apple celery stuffing, sage, duchess potatoes, velvet cream sauce
- German style mac & cheese, brussels sprouts with bacon
Stock Hill will be open for Thanksgiving. 11am-4pm Buffet Style and 5 pm – 8:30 pm Dinner Menu with specials.
Rye Plaza is offering Thanksgiving Day Pie pre-orders. The holiday order cut-off date is Saturday, November 20th by 5pm. Pick up dates may be scheduled from Monday, November 22nd – Wednesday, November 24th from 10:30 am – 8 pm. The restaurant is closed on Thanksgiving Day.
- Pumpkin Pie
- Apple Pie
- MoKan Pie
- Banana Cream Pie
- Lemon Meringue Pie
They are also offering a Thanksgiving Day Prep Class on November 13 from 2 pm – 4 pm. This class will be hosted by Executive Chef Jacob Moeller, Pastry Chef Keara Masson and Bar Manager Stephone Trodman. Priced at $100 per ticket.
They will guide you through a Thanksgiving Day menu with pro tips including; how to truss a turkey, delicious side dishes, pumpkin pie, and cocktail pairings.
The class will include a recipe packet and delicious samplings of holiday inspired snacks, select wine and cocktails, and a mini apple pie to take home.
Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen
Tannin Wine Bar & Kitchen is taking reservations for Thanksgiving Day.
Rye Leawood is offering Thanksgiving Day Pie pre-orders. The holiday order cut-off date is Saturday, November 20th by 5pm. Pick up dates may be scheduled from Monday, November 22nd – Wednesday, November 24th from 10:30 am – 8 pm. The restaurant is closed on Thanksgiving Day.
- Pumpkin Pie
- Apple Pie
- MoKan Pie
- Banana Cream Pie
- Lemon Meringue Pie
The Town Company
The Town Company is offering a prix-fixe menu for $55 per person showcasing their take on Thanksgiving classics and family style sides all finished with a slice of pie.
They are also offering a Chocolate Praline Pie to go featuring a chocolate crust loaded with creamy chocolate filling, pecan brittle and smothered in whipped cream.
The holiday order cut-off date is Sunday, November 21st, and pick up dates may be scheduled between Wednesday, November 24th – Thursday, November 25th.
They are also offering a Thanksgiving Dinner to Go ($55).
TO START [CHOICE OF]:
Hearth roasted squash soup
Apple & kohlrabi salad
MAINS [CHOICE OF]:
Charcoal grilled turkey with confit leg and gravy
Smoked King Oyster mushroom with chickpeas and dates
Buttermilk whipped potatoes
Maple and sesame glazed carrots
Hearth roasted sausage and sage stuffing
Wild rice casserole
Slice of chocolate pecan praline pie
Cracker Barrel has a number of holiday offerings including:
- Thanksgiving Heat and Serve Feast for 4 – 6 which includes One Turkey Breast, Dressing, Gravy, Cranberry Relish, Sweet Potato Casserole, 1 Side and Rolls.
- Thanksgiving Heat and Serve Feast for 8 – 10 people which includes Turkey Breasts, Dressing, Gravy, Cranberry Relish, Sweet Potato Casserole, 2 Sides, Rolls, and Pumpkin & Pecan Pies
- Turkey Breast Heat and Serve
- Cinnamon Roll Pie
- Pumpkin Pie
- Apple Pecan Streusel Pie
- Pecan Pie
- Chocolate Pecan Pie
- Turkey Gravy Heat and Serve
- Cranberry Relish
- Yeast Rolls
- Green Beans
- Hashbrown Casserole
- Macaroni & Cheese
- Mashed Potatoes
Available for pickup 11/20-11/27, while supplies last. 24-hour notice required for orders. Use within 72 hours after pickup. Pre-order and receive a free $10 Bonus Card when you schedule pick-up on 11/22 or 11/23.
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.
Ready to Cook Thanksgiving for 4 ($129); for 6 ($149.99 – $179.99) or for 8 ($199.99).
Thanksgiving Mains include Whole Basted Turkey; Spiral Sliced Ham; Boneless Heart of Prime Rib Roast; Pecanwood Smoked Flank Ham; Fully Cooked Breast.
Some sides and sweets that they offer are family-sized smashed red potatoes; green bean casserole; family-sized whipped sweet potatoes; brussels sprouts with bacon & shallots; pumpkin pie; pecan pie; caramel apple tartlets and more.
- Fresh Free-Range Turkeys
- Pre-Roasted Turkeys
- Smoked Turkeys
- Stuffed Turkeys
- Assorted Brie Appetizers
- Prepared Turkey Gravy
- Mushroom and Herb Stuffing
- Potato Gratin with Thyme and Fontina Cheese
- Sweet Yam Casserole
- Brussels Sprouts with Bacon
- Cranberry Chutney
- Southern Baked Pumpkie Pie
Some items like the turkeys are shipped overnight from the supplier and is not eligible for rush shipping. For Thanksgiving Delivery, order by November 20, 2020, 11:59pm PT, for delivery on November 25.
Harry & David
Harry & David has a Thanksgiving Turkey Feast ($229) which can be shipped to you:
The menu incluldes:
- Ready-to-heat oven-roasted turkey (10 lb)
- Apple sausage stuffing (1 lb 14 oz)
- Creamy Brussels sprouts with bacon (1 lb 12 oz)
- 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)
- Net Weight: 19 lb 6 oz
The turkey is fully cooked and brined, creating a light pink color similar to smoked meats. Arrives frozen and will need to thaw two to three days before reheating and serving.
Harry & David also has many other items for your Thanksgiving meal including:
- Spiral-Sliced Ham
- Brown Sugar Sweet Potatoes
- Gourmet Ham Dinner
- Parmesan Creamed Spinach
- Deep-Dish Pumpkin Pie
- Zucchini and Corn Casserole and much more!
CookUnity, the very first direct Chef-to-Consumer meal subscription platform, is serving up Thanksgiving dishes by culinary icon Marc Forgione to celebrate the holiday.
The special menu includes both classic and creative seasonal plates including Slow Roasted Turkey with Cornbread Apple Stuffing & Sage Gravy, Truffle Mashed Potatoes, Pumpkin Shells, Garlicky Green Beans, and Maple Whipped Sweet Potatoes and Cranberry Relish.
Every CookUnity dish is handcrafted using the freshest ingredients and each chef’s expert techniques.
The Thanksgiving menu is available for delivery the week of Thanksgiving on a first come first served basis.
Meals start at $10.49/meal (certain specials may have an additional cost) and can be shipped right to your door. CookUnity currently services the Northeast, as far west as Illinois and south to Georgia, as well as the state of California and major markets within Nevada, Texas, and Louisiana.
HelloFresh, the world’s leading meal kit company, is bringing back its annual Thanksgiving Feast specialty box which features all of the ingredients and step-by-step directions to cook two chef-curated entrée options – Traditional Turkey or Beef Tenderloin – plus an assortment of sides, a decadent dessert, and an optional appetizer starting at $16.99 per serving.
Traditional Turkey ($169.89 + $8.99 shipping): Serves 8-10 and features Roast Turkey with a Garlic-Herb Butter Rub and Classic Gravy. Sides include Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Garlic and Sour Cream, Ciabatta Stuffing with Chicken Sausage and Cranberries, Classic Gravy with Fresh Herbs, Roasted Delicata and Shallot with Walnuts, and Cranberry Sauce with Orange and Cinnamon. Dessert is an Apple Ginger Crisp with Cinnamon Pecan Crumble.
Beef Tenderloin ($134.95 + $8.99 shipping): Serves 4-6 and features a Peppercorn-Crusted Beef Tenderloin with Sherry Thyme Jus. Sides include Creamy Mashed Potatoes with Garlic and Sour Cream, Ciabatta Stuffing with Chicken Sausage and Cranberries, Beef Gravy, and Roasted Delicata and Shallot with Walnuts. Dessert is an Apple Ginger Crisp with Cinnamon Pecan Crumble.
The Thanksgiving Feast is available for preorder now through November 18 or while supplies last, with delivery beginning on November 16.
Meal-kit delivery service Blue Apron is offering a Full Thanksgiving Dinner Menu that serves 6-8 and is available for delivery the weeks of 11/8, 11/15, or 11/22. Order by 11/17 and schedule your delivery for 11/22 or 11/23.
The kit includes:
- Savory Butter Roasted Turkey Breast
- Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Fried Rosemary & Pumpkin Seeds
- Apple Crumb Pie with Warming Spices & Almonds
- Garlic & Herb Gravy
- Brown Butter Mashed Potatoes with Romano & Chives
- Fresh Cranberry Sauce with Ginger & Spicy Maple Syrup
They also have a Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menu including:
- Butternut Squash & Spinach Risotto with Fried Sage & Walnuts
- Four Cheese & Truffle Honey Flatbread with Mushrooms & Kale
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