Thanksgiving is the one the few times of the year where families gather and give thanks for one another; it’s also the time of year where you fight over a turkey at the supermarket, then spend hours in front of a hot oven trying to cook it. But Thanksgiving can be different this year with these Iowa restaurants saving you the supermarket and cooking shenanigans and, instead, providing a stress-free Thanksgiving to remember.
Oh So Sweet By Tiphanie
Famous for its appearance on The Food Network, Oh So Sweet wants to provide locals a taste of Thanksgiving–but without the turkey. The bakery is offering a holiday special on its fall-inspired menu just for Thanksgiving. Oh So Sweet’s Thanksgiving pie menu will be featuring a classic pumpkin, French silk, Grandma’s sour cream apple, maple pecan and a fall-harvest pie. All pre-orders must be placed by Nov. 23 to ensure each guest has their pie ready to be popped into the oven for Turkey Day.
To learn more about Oh So Sweet, visit ohsosweetbytiphanie.com.
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse
Offering a fine-dining dinner for Thanksgiving, Fleming’s in Des Moines is offering a three-course menu with all the classic staples, but with an elevated approach. Guests can expect favorites like a roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie and green beans, in addition to the steakhouse’s fan favorites like the filet mignon and seafood tower. There is even a special three-course meal for little ones.
To learn more about Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse, visit flemingssteakhouse.com.
Bread Garden Market
Offering one of the most customizable Thanksgiving dinners in Iowa, Bread Garden Market in Downtown Iowa City is providing to-go meals for those who are looking to spend less time in the kitchen and more time with their family. The dinner is customizable, with classic staples you can pick and choose from to build your family’s ultimate turkey dinner. In addition, you have the option to pick up your meal hot and ready on Thanksgiving day or cold and ready to be warmed when it’s time to eat. The meal options start at $119, and orders must be placed by Nov. 19.
To learn more about Bread Garden Market, visit breadgardenmarket.com.
Greenside Grille at TPC Deere Run golf course is bringing back its elevated, buffet-style turkey dinner for 2021. The menu lineup features refined Thanksgiving staples like the pinot noir-glazed carved turkey, fresh fall harvest greens in a raspberry vinaigrette glaze, warm cornbread, cranberry risotto and much more to dive into. Guests who bring in non-perishable food donations for Greenside’s food drive will receive a discounted meal.
To learn more about Greenside Grille, visit tpc.com.
Rhythm City Casino Resort
With a spiced pumpkin cheesecake, apple-cranberry dumplings, slow-roasted turkey with gravy and cranberry sauce, in addition to a menu boasting an assortment of Thanksgiving staples, Rhythm City Casino Resort is the place to be for Thanksgiving if you are in Davenport.
To learn more about Rhythm City Casino Resort, visit rhythmcitycasino.com.
Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa
Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa’s Thanksgiving lineup is a vegan- and vegetarian-friendly spot in Woodlands. The dinner includes plated meals with options of a vegan or non-vegan Thanksgiving dish, including a dinner salad, fresh rolls, garlic-infused mashed potatoes, pumpkin pie with whipped cream and more. The meals start at $32 per person for dine-in, or for those who would prefer to eat at home, the dinner will start at $275 and feeds up to eight adults.
To learn more about Eagle Ridge Resort and Spa, visit Eagleridge.com.
Whether you prefer to dine-in for Thanksgiving or take your meal to-go, Gramma’s Kitchen in Walcott is offering a hearty Thanksgiving dinner that will give you a taste of home, regardless of where you are. The vintage eclectic spot is offering a comforting menu lineup that boasts everyone’s favorite Turkey Day dishes from old-fashioned sweet potato casseroles to herb-roasted turkey with a homemade cranberry sauce.
To learn more about Gramma’s Kitchen, visit grammaskitchenia.com.