Forget cooking: 7 places to get a Thanksgiving meal including Cracker Barrel, Black-eyed Pea, more

Posted at 12:16 PM, Nov 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-11-23 12:16:47-05

Want a break from cooking the big Thanksgiving meal?

Several restaurants will cook a meal you can take with you and serve at home, or they will serve you at their restaurant. Prices range from $12.99 to $39.95 for in restaurant meals.

Boston Market

Boston Marketoffers meals for four to 12 people. Pick a turkey or ham with sides and rolls, or get a full meal with sides, rolls and dessert. A turkey meal for 12 with a whole roasted turkey, spinach artichoke dip and crackers, mashed potatoes, gravy, relish, stuffing, rolls and 2 pies is $109.99.

All locations are also open Thursday.

Downtown Aquarium

Denver's Downtown Aquarium will host a Thanksgiving buffeton Thursday starting at 10 a.m. The meal includes turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce plus an omelet station, pasta station, fresh fruit display and more.

The buffet is $39.95 for adults, $34.95 for seniors and $19.95 for kids 3-10. Reservations recommended.

Ted's Montana Grill

Some locations of Ted's Montana Grillwill be open Thursday serving a Thanksgiving roast turkey feast and a few regular menu items.

The Thanksgiving meal comes with soup or chili, roast turkey & gravy, garlic mashed potatoes, dressing, carrots, squash casserole, cranberry sauce and an apple pecan crisp for $29 per person. Reservations recommended.

CB. & Potts

The C.B. & Potts location in Highlands Ranch will be open on Thanksgiving from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. offering their full menu all day.

Black-eyed Pea

Black-eyed Pea restaurants offer catering, but also a sit down meal on Thursday.

From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., the restaurants will serve an entree, two vegetables, rolls, cornbread and dessert for $15.99. (Entree options include turkey, ham and pot roast or a combination of any two.) A prime rib dinner is $19.99.

Golden Corral

Golden Corral is offering a Thanksgiving buffet on Thursday that includes turkey, ham, chicken, prime rib, steaks and shrimp, plus sides and pumpkin and pecan pie for dessert.

Prices vary by location.

Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrelis offering a variety of take home heat n’ serve meals. One meal features roasted turkey breast, cornbread dressing, gravy, cranberry relish, a choice of three sides, sweet yeast rolls, pumpkin pie and pecan pie for up to 10 people for $99.99 through online ordering.

Cracker Barrel will also be open Thursday serving a special Thanksgiving meal from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. The  traditional turkey n’ dressing meal comes with gravy, a sampling of sugar cured ham, sweet potato casserole with pecans, cranberry relish, choice of a country side, a refillable beverage, biscuits or corn muffins, and a slice of pumpkin pie for dessert for $12.99 per adult and $7.99 per child.


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