Jen is a Houston born native with a knack for spotting the top restaurants and businesses in town. She loves to read and play with her 3 dogs - Charlie, Cheddar, and Cheezit
I've reviewed 7 different thanksgiving locations here in Houston and I'm excited to share with you what I think is the best one. From cozy family friendly restaurants, to larger gatherings and catering services, there's something for everyone.
I'll provide you with an overview of each destination so that you can be sure to choose the right spot for your Thanksgiving gathering. So get ready to have a great time as we scout out the best Thanksgiving spots in Houston!
I've had a lot of experience with the classic holiday and Brennan's of Houston never disappoints! The restaurant offers a unique take on traditional Thanksgiving dishes, and their ingredients are always fresh and cooked to perfection.
I have to say, the turkey is the star of the show at Brennan's. It is always juicy, flavorful, and cooked just right. The mashed potatoes are also exceptionally delicious and paired perfectly with their homemade gravy.
The sides are top notch too! I love the green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, and creamy macaroni & cheese. They all have amazing flavors that really help make any Thanksgiving dinner special.
Overall, I would highly recommend Brennan's of Houston for anyone looking for the best thanksgiving in Houston! Their food truly stands out from other restaurants because they always use high-quality ingredients that make their dishes truly stand out. If you're looking for a truly unforgettable Thanksgiving experience then look no further than Brennan's!
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The atmosphere at Indianola is perfect for a special occasion; the ambiance of their crisp white-linen tablecloths and elegant decorations give the room a warm and inviting feel. Their menu is full of great options ranging from classic holiday staples to more modern takes on traditional dishes. The food was delicious! Everything was cooked to perfection and presented beautifully.
The service at Indianola is top notch, with servers who are knowledgeable, attentive, and friendly. They were more than happy to accommodate our special requests and make sure that everyone had a wonderful dining experience. And without fail they were always around if we needed something, refilling drinks or bringing out extra plates – whatever it took to make sure everything went according to plan.
All in all, I truly believe Indianola offers one of the best thanksgivings in Houston, with great food, excellent service, and unforgettable ambiance. If you're looking for an amazing Thanksgiving dinner in Houston, this is your place!
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I love that Turkey Leg Hut offers one of the most diverse thanksgiving menus I've seen. Whether you're looking for traditional dishes like roast turkey, stuffing, and mashed potatoes or something more modern, like vegan lasagna, there's something for everyone here.
The food is always delicious - moist and flavorful. The portions are generous enough that I'm always full after a few bites! Service is friendly and welcoming; all the staff are so cheerful whenever I visit.
My favorite part about dining at Turkey Leg Hut is their signature dish — smoked turkey legs! They have mastered the art of cooking them to perfection - not too dry, not too moist - and they pair perfectly with the rest of the meal.
If you're in search of the ultimate Thanksgiving experience in Houston, look no further than Turkey Leg Hut! It's definitely my go-to spot for an unbeatable Thanksgiving feast.
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I had the privilege of spending a Thanksgiving at Rainbow Lodge and it was an unforgettable experience. The rustic atmosphere is incredibly charming and the staff was incredibly friendly, making the entire experience truly wonderful.
The food was exquisite - from the classic roasted turkey with all the trimmings to raspberry tarts for dessert - it was all cooked to perfection! Their chef crafted amazing dishes that will make your taste buds sing in delight.
What really stood out to me was how accommodating they were; everyone from the wait staff to the kitchen staff took extra steps to ensure that my needs were met and that I had a great time.
On top of their delicious food, Rainbow Lodge offers an abundance of activities that are perfect for family get-togethers. From hikes through nearby trails to horseback riding, there's plenty of fun things in store for guests.
All in all, I would have to say Rainbow Lodge is one of the best places in Houston to spend Thanksgiving with friends and family. From the incredible food and accommodating staff to the many amazing activities available, Rainbow Lodge is definitely worth checking out if you're looking for one of the best Thanksgivings in Houston!
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I went to LFM for Thanksgiving last year and I was truly impressed. The entire atmosphere was inviting, warm and homey. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable about their selection of items making it easy to find what I needed. The abundance of local produce, artisanal cheeses and meats made me feel like I was in a farmer's market in the country side.
Most importantly, the quality of the food could not be beat! Everything tasted fresh and flavorful; from the roasted turkey to the sweet potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce and all the side dishes! We also purchased pies from them that were absolutely delicious - definitely some of the best food I've had on a thanksgiving.
Overall, I would highly recommend LFM- Local Foods Market for anyone looking for an exceptional thanksgiving experience. Their selection is excellent and they provide high quality ingredients with superb flavors you won't find anywhere else!
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The atmosphere is warm and inviting, from the rustic decor to the welcoming staff. The food was absolutely delicious. From the house-made charcuterie board with pickles and house-made mustard to the smoked prime rib that melts in your mouth.
The service was top-notch; attentive and polite, taking time to explain each dish and making sure we had everything we needed. And lastly, the cocktails were outstanding! Their New Fashioned made with rye whiskey, maraschino liqueur, lemon juice, honey syrup & orange bitters was truly a work of art.
Overall, State of Grace provided me with one of the best thanksgivings in Houston. I'd highly recommend this place for anyone looking for a great meal in an enjoyable atmosphere.
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Their food is exquisite, always cooked with the freshest ingredients. The staff is incredibly welcoming and kind - they make sure to check in with every table. Last but not least, the atmosphere is lovely. Every year they decorate the restaurant in autumnal motifs so you'll feel like you're celebrating thanksgiving somewhere far away!
Overall, I would highly recommend Étoile for your best thanksgiving experience in Houston! It's a place that won't disappoint!
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