Best Thanksgiving 2020 Dining Spots in Iowa

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This year, simplify the stress that comes along with preparing a proper Thanksgiving dinner, and instead stop by one of these beautiful dining spots for an unforgettable and easy meal with the people you love.

Honey Creek Resort


Get in the spirit of the season and take advantage of a delicious Thanksgiving dinner at Honey Creek Resort. Dine-in and carry-out options are available, and the menu includes everything from slow-roasted turkey and Yukon Gold mashed potatoes with gravy to a slice of pumpkin or pecan pie. Meals are priced at $19.99 for adults, $12.99  for seniors, and $9.99 for children. For more information, visit

Hy-Vee East

Mason City

Premade holiday meals are all the rage right now—and Hy-Vee offers the perfect heat-and-serve meal options from turkey, ham, prime rib and even the unexpected smoked meat feast. Meals are sold refrigerated and are to be reheated. For an additional fee, the meals can be preheated for guests requiring an even easier curbside pickup. Orders can be placed up to 25 days prior to pick up. For more information, visit

Prime N Wine

Mason City

Prime N Wine has a reputation for serving as an unparalleled Thanksgiving dinner host—but this year, they’ll be making all of their operations exclusive for take-out only. The meals are priced at $27 per person for adults; children 10 and under $15. Each dinner includes turkey, ham, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, green bean casserole and a handful of other holiday staples. For more information, visit

Granite City Food & Brewery

Cedar Rapids

Granite City Food & Brewery is open for Thanksgiving dinner! Loved ones can gather together and cozy up with holiday favorites, as the restaurant will be serving a three-course meal of unique and traditional items. All meals are available for dine-in and curbside pickup. For more information on the menu and to make your reservation, visit

Goldfinch Tap & Eatery


Located in the Uptown District of Marion, Goldfinch Tap & Eatery features a scratch kitchen accompanied by 16 taps and handcrafted cocktails. The restaurant doesn’t have an exclusive holiday menu, but they do offer Thanksgiving-esque dishes like chicken fried steak, buffalo chicken mac and cheese, tomato basil bisque soup and an extensive selection of house-baked pies and ice creams. For more information, visit

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