Whether you're looking for a holiday meal like Mom's, starting a new tradition by trying something nontraditional, or just wanting some good grub while you wait for the start of the Dallas Cowboys game, Dallas-Fort Worth restaurants are now accepting reservations for Thanksgiving meals. Reservations are recommended and sometimes required; check with each restaurant for more details. Find additional menus linked in the far right column under "Goes Well With..."
Buca di Beppo
Thanksgiving favorites prepared with an Italian influence will be served family-style at this national chain's North Texas locations. The menu will include turkey and gravy, garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. $20 per person. The regular menu of Italian dishes will also be available a la carte. 7843 Park Lane, Dallas (214-361-8462); 8580 State Highway 121, Frisco (972-668-3287); and 2701 E. State Highway 114, Southlake (817-749-6262). bucadibeppo.com.
This French spot in Far North Dallas will offer three-course fixed-price Thanksgiving dinners. Choose from three main courses: filet of salmon with oyster mushrooms and fingerling potatoes; flat iron steak with au gratin potatoes and green beans; and roasted turkey breast with green beans, sweet potatoes, cornbread stuffing and white wine jus. Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $46 per person, $18 for children 5-12, free for ages 4 and younger. Reservations are required. 18111 Preston Road, Dallas. 972-267-5700. cadotrestaurant.com.
This spot for Modern Texas cuisine adjacent to the Joule hotel will serve brunch and dinner on Thanksgiving Day. Both meals will include several holiday specials, including chile-roasted turkey with cornbread stuffing, poultry gravy and cranberries ($35) and roasted sweet potatoes with spiced pecans and sorghum-blue cheese butter ($10). Select regular menu items will also be available. Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. and 3 to 9 p.m. 1530 Main St., Dallas. 214-261-4500. cbdprovisions.com.
Crú Food and Wine Bar
All three locations will offer a three-course Thanksgiving dinner. Choose from five starters, three desserts and four entrees, including roasted turkey breast with sausage-ciabatta stuffing, green bean-wild mushroom casserole, whipped potatoes and giblet gravy. The other main-course options will be herb-crusted branzino, grilled beef tenderloin and maple-glazed Duroc pork loin. Nov. 24 from noon to 9 p.m. $40 per person, $20 for children 12 and younger. 3699 McKinney Ave., Dallas, 214-526-9463; 7201 Bishop Road, Plano, 972-312-9463; and 842 Market St., Allen, 972-908-2532. cruawinebar.com.
Del Frisco's Grille
This casual concept from the Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House brand will offer three-course turkey dinners served with stuffing with sage, apple and sausage; green beans; sweet potatoes; and cranberry sauce. Pick from three appetizers and four desserts, including Grille staples deviled eggs with truffle-chive vinaigrette and Nutella bread pudding. Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. $39 per person. The full regular menu will also be available. 3232 McKinney Ave., Dallas, 972-807-6152; 154 E. Third St., Fort Worth, 817-887-9900; 7200 Bishop Road, Plano, 469-661-8012; and 1200 E. Southlake Blvd., Southlake, 817-410-3777. delfriscosgrille.com.
The historic Arts District hotel will host Thanksgiving meals in its Pyramid Restaurant and its recently renovated Venetian Room. The former will offer a Nov. 24 brunch buffet from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and a family-style dinner from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. $49 per person, $24.50 for children 5-12, free for ages 4 and younger. A lunch buffet will be served in the Venetian Room from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. $69 per person, $34.50 for children 5-12, free for ages 4 and younger. 1717 N. Akard St., Dallas. 214-720-5249. fairmont.com/dallas.
Tangerine-glazed turkey with tortilla dressing, pecan-chile gravy, jalapeño-cranberry relish, whipped potatoes and green beans will be one of the four entrees available for lunch and dinner. The menu will also include a choice of four starters, and for dessert there'll be a trio of treats that includes pumpkin cheesecake and chocolate-bourbon pecan pie. Nov. 24 with lunch served from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. and dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. $100 per person, $30 for children 12 and younger. The Ritz-Carlton Hotel, 2121 McKinney Ave., Dallas. 214-922-4848. fearingsrestaurant.com.
Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar
Thanksgiving dinner at this Plano steakhouse will start with soppressata-brie cheese bites for the table and a choice of house salad or lobster bisque. The main course will be mixed herb-roasted turkey breast with turkey gravy, brioche stuffing, cranberry sauce with orange and cinnamon, sweet potatoes and green beans with bacon, almonds and onion. Pick pumpkin cheesecake or carrot cake for dessert. Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. $39.95 per person, $19.95 for children 12 and younger. 7250 Dallas Parkway, Plano. 972-543-2141. flemingssteakhouse.com.
Hash House A Go Go
This national chain's restaurants serve "twisted farm food" in outrageous portions, including chicken and waffles described as being "as big as a basketball." For Thanksgiving, the regular menu of oversized dishes will be accompanied by a few specials, including roasted turkey breast served with rosemary gravy, mashed potatoes, dressing, carrots, green beans, corn on the cob and cranberry sauce ($17.99); turkey potpie ($16.99); and pumpkin bread pudding with vanilla ice cream ($7.99). Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. 1900 Preston Road, Plano. hashhouseagogo.com.
This spot in the Shops at Legacy will serve a Thanksgiving special for $25.95 per person, $7.95 for children 12 and younger, that features roasted turkey, whipped sweet potatoes with vanilla bean, mashed Yukon Gold potatoes, crispy-crust cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce with ruby port and orange zest, and green bean casserole with cremini mushrooms. Add a slice of pumpkin pie for $5.95 or pumpkin cheesecake in a mason jar for $7.95. Nov. 24 starting at 11 a.m. 5741 Legacy Drive, Plano. 972-473-7252. henrystavern.com.
Highland Park Cafeteria
The menu includes Thanksgiving staples such as roasted turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, cornbread dressing, candied yams, green bean casserole and more. Choose from several desserts, including pumpkin pie, coconut meringue pie, German chocolate cake and carrot cake. Nov. 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. $14.99 per person, which includes turkey or ham, two sides, a dinner roll and dessert; $8.49 for children. 1200 N. Buckner Blvd., Dallas. 214-324-5000. highlandparkcafeteria.com.
Holy Grail Pub
This Plano gastropub will draw from its selection of more than 150 brews for a Thanksgiving beer-pairing dinner (also available without beer). Choose from two appetizers, two salads, two desserts and two entrees, including fried turkey breast with brown-butter mashed potatoes, almond green beans and gravy made with Alaskan Brewing Co.'s Smoked Porter; or chile-rubbed lamb chops with pumpkin-seed sauce, brown sugar-glazed sweet potatoes and baked endive. Nov. 24 from noon to 7 p.m. $35 per person, $50 with optional beer pairings; $12 for children younger than 12. 8240 Preston Road, Plano. 972-377-6633. holygrailpub.com.
Lark on the Park
For Thanksgiving, this restaurant across the street from Klyde Warren Park will offer its regular weekend brunch menu, plus a holiday special of smoked turkey breast with mashed potatoes and sautéed onions and kale with sage gravy. The brunch menu will include steak and eggs frites ($20), eggs benedict ($14) and smoked salmon and pumpernickel ($13). Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 2015 Woodall Rodgers Freeway, Dallas. 214-855-5275. larkonthepark.com.
The Mansion Restaurant
Thanksgiving will mark the first holiday meal at the Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek with new executive chef Tom Parlo. His three-course fixed-price menu will feature six main-course options, including filet mignon, Parisian gnocchi and turkey with cornbread-sausage dressing, yams with brown butter, Brussels sprouts and cranberry chutney. Dinner will conclude with a dessert buffet by pastry chef Nicolas Blouin that will feature pumpkin panna cotta, pecan opera, cranberry macarons and more. Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. $125 per person, $55 for children 12 and younger. 2821 Turtle Creek Blvd., Dallas. 214-443-4747. rosewoodhotels.com/mansion.
The Meddlesome Moth
The Design District gastropub's a la carte brunch menu will include a Thanksgiving special of turkey roulade with roasted Brussels sprouts and corn pudding. Selections from the regular menu will also be served, including "mother and child reunion," a fried chicken breast with poached eggs, jalapeño gravy and grits. Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. 1621 Oak Lawn Ave., Dallas. 214-628-7900. mothinthe.net.
This chain known for using seasonal ingredients will offer a Thanksgiving special. Roasted Plainville Farms turkey will be accompanied by traditional herb stuffing, mashed Yukon Gold potatoes, maple-glazed butternut squash, French green beans and house- made cranberry relish, plus a pumpkin pie "mini-indulgence" dessert. Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. $26.90 per person, $12.90 for children 12 and younger. 8687 N. Central Expressway in NorthPark Center, Dallas, 214-361-5252; and 7300 Lone Star Drive, Plano, 972-312-8852. seasons52.com.
The Second Floor by Scott Gottlich
The buffet at the Westin Galleria Dallas restaurant will include roast turkey breast with cranberry relish and gravy, beef Wellington with green pepper demi-glace and other entrees, plus soups, salads, sides and desserts. There will also be a tartlet station with half a dozen flavors, including pumpkin, pecan and buttermilk. Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. $68 per person, $25 for children 6-12, free for children 5 and younger. Reservations are required. 13340 Dallas Parkway, Dallas. 972-450-2978. secondfloorbysg.com.
Ser Steak and Spirits
The Hilton Anatole restaurant's four-course, fixed-price brunch menu will include a choice of confit turkey with cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole and cippolini gravy; crab cake eggs Benedict; Wagyu beef meatloaf; chicken and waffles; filet Oscar; and trout with hoppin' John. Also choose a starter, soup or salad, and a dessert. Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. $69 per person, $39 for children 5-12, free for ages 4 and younger. 2201 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas. 214-761-7479. sersteak.com.
The original Dallas location and the Plano outpost will offer an a la carte holiday dinner menu. For $30, get a platter with a choice of roasted prime rib roast with cider vinegar, garlic and mint jus; smokehouse ham with Dublin Dr Pepper red-eye gravy; or hickory-smoked farm turkey with mushroom-and-marjoram gravy. (Children's portions are $1 per year of the child's age.) The menu will also include a la carte appetizers and desserts, including pimento cheese croquettes and Key lime meringue pie, and seasonal cocktails and nonalcoholic holiday drinks. Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. 901 Fort Worth Ave., Dallas, 214-393-4141; 2408 Preston Road, Plano, 972-599-2222. smokerestaurant.com.
Though it's usually open only for dinner, the Far North Dallas steakhouse will open at 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving to serve four-course holiday meals. For the entree, choose from spice-rubbed holiday turkey, roasted Midwest beef tenderloin or maple-glazed salmon. Desserts include pumpkin pie torte, roasted chestnut ice cream and bourbon-chocolate pecan pie. Nov. 24 from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. $48 per person. A three-course dinner for children younger than 12 is $18. 17776 Dallas Parkway, Dallas. 972-267-1776. 3forks.com.