Thanksgiving Planner

Go gourmet this Thanksgiving with these award-winning Twin Cities restaurants, shops and caterers. Maybe this year the only finger you have to lift will be the one you lick.

Updated: October 06, 2004

Catering Options


Joseph Catering

336 Hoover St NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413

Made-to-order Thanksgiving feast for in-home or corporate parties of 50-plus includes whole or carved turkey and side dishes.


Cater To You

801 Sibley Memorial Hwy Ste A, West St Paul, MN 55118

Call ahead and order your turkey, sage stuffing, mashed potatoes, corn, salad and pie ahead of time for Thanksgiving.


Takeout Turkey


Lunds Food Stores - Plymouth

3455 Vicksburg Ln, Plymouth, MN 55447

Feed a party of eight to 10 with a traditional meal of turkey, dressing, sweet potatoes and pumpkin pie.


Kowalski's Markets

33 Syndicate St S, St Paul, MN 55105

From roasted turkey and rolls to cranberries and pie, this holiday meal is a done deal. Serves 10 to 12 people.


Whole Foods Market

3060 Excelsior BlvdSte B, Minneapolis, MN 55416

Organic turkey and all the fixin's. Choose between several different prix-fixe meals. Advance orders required.


Open Restaurants


Jax Cafe

1928 University Ave NE, Minneapolis, MN 55418

Serving traditional turkey dinner with all the trimmings so you can stay out of the kitchen this holiday season.


Lexington Restaurant

1096 Grand Ave, St Paul, MN 55105

This Thanksgiving, opt for a five-course dinner served from 11am to 8pm. Call ahead for prices and reservations--tables fill up quickly.


St Paul Hotel

350 Market St, St. Paul, MN 55102

Choose from several entrees such as prime rib, grilled salmon or the traditional turkey dinner, plus an array of sides.


Forepaugh's

276 Exchange St S, St Paul, MN 55102

Bring your friends and family to this historic mansion this Thanksgiving and enjoy giblet gravy, turkey and ham, pumpkin pie and more.


Graves 601 Hotel Minneapolis

601 1st Avenue North, Minneapolis, MN 55403

From 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. bring the family in for a five-course prixe-fix meal for $45 per adult.


Mccormick & Schmick's Seafood Minneapolis

800 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis, MN 55402

Looking for a Thanksgiving that will leave you more stuffed than the turkey? McCormick and Schmick's is offering an ?endless? turkey dinner.


Gourmet Stores


Surdyk's Liquor & Cheese Shop

303 E Hennepin Ave, Minneapolis, MN 55414

Enhance your Thanksgiving dinner and find a worldly selection of wines and cheeses, plus artisan chocolates and more.


Williams-Sonoma

3512 Galleria, Edina, MN 55435

Jars of turkey gravy base, pumpkin puree and a turkey brine blend will help make the most delectable Thanksgiving Day ever.


Turtle Bread Co./Pizza Biga

4762 Chicago Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55407

Join the holiday crowds picking up handmade breads, made-from-scratch pies, fresh soups, even house-made crackers.