Instead of slaving away in the kitchen this year for Thanksgiving, spend more time with your loved ones and let these local restaurants cook for you! Whether you want to move the celebrations to the restaurant or bring home already-cooked meals to enjoy, there are plenty of amazing options right here around Northwest Indiana.

Chef Joe Trama CVPA

Center for Visual and Performing Arts

1040 Ridge Road, Munster

This delicious buffet menu will be available for two seating times on Thanksgiving Day, 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM with a two-hour time limit at the CVPA

Gino’s Prime and Surf

1259 Joliet Street, Dyer

Gino’s will be open from 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day with a buffet only. Click here to see the menu. Call 219-865-3854 to make your reservations.

Theo’s Steak and Seafood

9144 Indianapolis Boulevard, Highland

Theo’s will be offering a traditional Thanksgiving meal sure to exceed your expectations from noon to 6:00 PM on Thanksgiving Day! Call today for reservations (219) 838-8000.

White Hawk Country Club

1001 White Hawk Dr., Crown Point

White Hawk is taking reservations for their Thanksgiving day buffet beginning at 11:00 AM. The event sells out so don't wait to call for reservations at (219) 661-1300.

Freddy’s Steakhouse

6442 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond

Freddy’s will be open and serving up a Thanksgiving Day menu from noon to 6:00 PM. To make your reservation call (219)844-1500.

Cooper's Hawk

2120 Southlake Mall, Ste 500, Merrillville

Open on Thanksgiving Day, Cooper’s Hawk will be serving a hefty meal. You can find their menu and make reservations here. They also have a carryout menu as well.

Harvest Room

9625 Calumet Avenue, Munster

Harvest Room will be taking reservations and walk-ins on Thanksgiving Day. There will be a breakfast menu served from 7:00 AM to noon followed by a lunch and dinner menu starting at 11. These meals will be $36 for adults and $18 for children 12 and below. They will also have gluten-free and vegetarian options available. Reservations are not needed but recommended by calling (219) 595-5575.

Signature Banquets - SOLD OUT

1908 E Commercial Avenue, Lowell

Signature Banquets' buffet will take place on Thanksgiving Day with seatings at noon and 2:00 PM.


Take Home Dinners and Carryout Available

Have Thanksgiving in the comfort of your home without all the work by ordering a take-home Thanksgiving meal!

Pecan and pumpkin pie

Fair Oaks Farms Farmhouse Restaurant

754 N 600 E, Fair Oaks

Starting at $169, customize your perfect Thanksgiving Day feast from the Farmhouse Restaurant. Orders must be made by November 17th. Order your to-go dinners here.

Patrick's Grille

4125 Franklin St., Michigan City

Chef Rick at Patrick's Grille is serving up a delicious menu for carryout orders including Oysters on the Half Shell, Prime Rib and Steak Diane. Pick-up is on Wednesday between 11:00 AM and 6:00 PM. Reserve your meal at 219-873-9401.

Provecho Latin Provisions

110 S. Main St., Crown Point

Provecho & The Grand have teamed up to cater a traditional holiday feast for your family this holiday. Each kit is prepped and comes with instructions from Chef Chris Pappas. Orders must be in by November 19th.

Teibel's Family Restaurant

110 S. Main St., Crown Point

Teibel’s Thanksgiving Holiday Meal is available for pre-order at $375 plus tax for a dinner that serves 16-20 people. Also available are Individual Turkey Dinners for $24. Last day to order is Sunday, November 19th. Place your order by calling (219) 865-2000.

Doc's Smokehouse

1420 Calumet Ave., Dyer

Take home the perfect meal from Doc's this Thanksgiving. They have all you need including maple bourbon pecan pie. Order online or call (219) 262-3627.

Gamba Ristorante

455 E 84th Drive, Merrillville

Gamba will be making “ready-to-heat and eat meals” for you to take home! No minimum order is required. Orders must be placed by Wednesday, November 15th. View their menu here.

No matter how you choose to celebrate the holiday this year, we hope you make wonderful memories and enjoy it with those you love! Have a happy Thanksgiving from all of us at the South Shore Convention and Visitor’s Authority.