SWDesertHomes in Tucson, Marana, Oro Valley, Vail & More!: Thanksgiving Options for 2020: Dine In, Delivery, and Pick Up

Thanksgiving Options for 2020: Dine In, Delivery, and Pick Up

Whether it's dinner at home, out, ordered in, delivered, picked up...here's some of the choices available to you in the metropolitan areas of Tucson and Marana, AZ for November 2020.

Some of the restaurants are locally owned, so be sure to call the local franchises for availability if you plan on dining at a chain restaurant this 2020 holiday.

If you let me know of other offerings, I'll be happy to add them to the list. Some of the ordering needs to be done well before a week in advance, so don't delay if you're not cooking your own feast this year.


 Cielos at Lodge on the Desert

Offering a four Course Dinner,  including Honey Chipotle Baked Salmon, Salt Crusted Prime Rib, and Traditional Roasted Turkey. 


Fleming's Steakhouse - Tucson

Herb-Roasted Turkey 3-course for $49 or for something different try the Filet Mignon or Prime Bone-In Ribeye . Thanksgiving 3-course menus instead. Open at 11AM. Full dinner menu and Children’s 3-course available all day.


The Cup Cafe at Hotel Congress

3 course menu on Thanksgiving Day serving a special menu for $55 (plus tax and gratuity, $25 for kids) from 11am to 4pm on their beautiful plaza with limited, distanced indoor seating. Check out hotelcongress.com/cup-cafe-thanksgiving for more information


 The Grill at Hacienda Del Sol

Hacienda del Soll  offering a four-course menu for Thanksgiving: Contact restaurant directly for menu information and reservations: 520-529-3500


PY Steakhouse

PY Thanksgiving 3-course with choices like: All-Natural White Turkey Dinner sous vide breast, confit leg, family style sides


Bellissimo Ristorante at Casino Del Sol

Thanksgiving plus regular menu 11am to 9pm $38/Person 3-course Thanksgiving Prix Fixe


Ume - Casino Del Sol Resort

11am to 9pm $39/Person 11am to 9pm, Choice of soup miso, egg drop or hot and sour and All You Can Eat Sweet Chili Snow Crab served with choice of steamed rice or stir-fried rice


Local Franchises:

 Boston Market

If you're looking for a classic holiday meal on Thanksgiving, try Boston Market has you covered for pickup or delivery. 

 Cracker Barrel

Ready-to-eat Heat N' Serve Holiday Family Meal To-Go that can serve up to 10 people. This Thanksgiving, the restaurant anticipates offering curbside, pick-up, delivery and dine-in service in accordance with local regulations.


You can always expect Denny's to be open all day, every day, year round. This Thanksgiving, the diner-style restaurant will have an option for families to order take-home Turkey Packs in advance, in addition to offerings of seasonal dishes like Pumpkin Pecan Pancakes.

Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

Fleming's will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m so you can enjoy the perfect steak on Thanksgiving Day, and will also be offering a special Thanksgiving menu. 

Fogo de Chão

If you're craving the full churrasco experience on Thanksgiving, head on over to this famous Brazilian steakhouse — and get ready to fill up on loads of delicious barbecued meat! 

Golden Corral

Golden Corral's famous buffet will be open during Thanksgiving, so you and your family can gobble up all the fresh carved turkey you can eat. The restaurant will also be offering a complete Thanksgiving meal to go. 


Have breakfast first!!  You might be planning a full home-cooked dinner for the holiday, but that doesn't mean you should have to make breakfast, too! Select IHOP locations will be open for all of your pancake cravings -- be sure to call ahead as hours vary by location. 


Select Popeye's locations will be open for the holiday, and will offer pick-up and contactless delivery options for their delicious Cajun Style Turkeys.

Romano's Macaroni Grill

Offering pre-ordered three-course meals for Thanksgiving

Ruth's Chris Steak House in Phoenix area

Not only is Ruth's Chris Steak House open this Thanksgiving, the restaurant will be serving a turkey dinner in-restaurant and will also offer a to-go family turkey dinner for pick-up.


Some Sonic locations will be open on Thanksgiving. Independently owned, keep in mind that holiday hours may vary and it's best to check ahead for your local store.


Craving a turkey sandwich? Some Subway franchises will be open on Thanksgiving, but make sure you call ahead to your local restaurant as all Subway locations are individually owned.

Sullivan's Steakhouse

You can look forward to a delicious meal at Sullivan's Steakhouse this year, which in the past has offered a special prix-fixe holiday feast for Thanksgiving.  

Waffle House

When in doubt, go to the Waffle House — this classic diner-style restaurant is open 365 days a year, and Thanksgiving is no exception!


Order Ahead - Carry Out


Whole Foods

This classic Thanksgiving menu covers turkey, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, cornbread and sausage stuffing, plus more of your holiday favorites. Not planning to cook? You can reserve your Thanksgiving dinner online for easy pickup in-store. Just reheat, pour the wine and enjoy.  

AJ's Fine Foods



Thanksgiving carryout from Feast --  Place your order by the end of the day on Sunday, November 22nd (that’s 8:00 pm) and they’ll have it ready for you to pick up, complete with heating instructions, on Wednesday the 25th.  

Basha's Grocery


If I can assist you in your home buying or selling in Marana, Tucson, Oro Valley, or Vail, please don't hesitate to call me!  Email at swdeserthomes@aol.com

Cara Marcelle Mancuso, Long Realty,


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Comment balloon 3 commentsCara Marcelle Mancuso • November 08 2020 12:12AM


Cara this is so funny to me. I just wrote a post about thanksgiving today.  It's all up in the air.  But I love your idea of looking around and seeing where would be a fabulous place to enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner in a restaurant. Gobble Gobble!

Posted by Anna Banana Kruchten CRS CRB, Phoenix Broker, 602-380-4886 (HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000) 23 days ago

Hi Cara,  That's quite an extensive listing for Thanksgiving dinner options.  We have always had homemade dinner.  I never really thought about checking into other options.

Posted by Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671 (Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities) 23 days ago

Wow Cara!  I am impressed. What a great resource you are making available to your community.

Posted by Rocky Dickerson, Superior Service! (Realty One Group) 23 days ago