things to do in san antonio thanksgiving week

Looking for Thanksgiving Dinner specials near you in San Antonio? You are in the right place. Read on to find out.

If you’re not in the mood to break your back in the kitchen or break the bank dining out this Thanksgiving, then these top 10 best cheap Thanksgiving dinners in San Antonio will come in clutch for you this year. Check out which San Antonio area restaurants and grocery stores are offering delicious, cheap, pre-made Thanksgiving meals this year!

Top 10 Thanksgiving Dinner Specials in San Antonio

Luce Ristorante E Enoteca

11255 Huebner Rd #200, San Antonio, TX 78230

Luce Ristorante San Antonio

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This local favorite serving authentic Italian cuisine & choice wines is open on Thanksgiving day and will welcome patrons for a Three Course Thanksgiving Special including Slow Roasted Tom Turkey, Bread Stuffing, Giblet Gravy, Pumpkin Pie and more! $35.95 per Adult. Kids 10 and under $14.95 12Noon-5PM

Salt Grass Steakhouse

502 River Walk, San Antonio, TX 78205 (and other locations)

Delicious Thanksgiving dinner from Salt Grass Steak House

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All Salt Grass locations will be open on Thanksgiving with delicious turkey feasts available for dine-in or to-go. Their meals come with roasted turkey break, dressing, gravy, garlic mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, and cranberry sauce. They offer a Thanksgiving dinner for $19.99 for dine-in customers or a Family pack for $79.99 that serves four! All you have to do is heat it up.


903 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205 (and other locations)

Old faithful Denny’s has your back once again. They’re back again this year with their Turkey & Dressing Dinner Packs to save you the trouble of cooking. All you have to do is preorder 24 hours in advance, pick it up, and reheat it! The family portion comes with carved turkey breast, savory stuffing, red-skinned mashed potatoes, your choice of a second side, turkey gravy, and cranberry sauce. You can get the whole pack for only $37.99

Cracker Barrel

98 NE Hwy.410, San Antonio, TX 78216 (and other locations)

Cracker Barrel cheap Thanksgiving meal to go

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Cracker Barrel doesn’t just have one affordable thanksgiving available, they have options for you to choose from! They’re offering the Holiday Heat N’ Serve Feast in two sizes, 4-6 servings and 8-10 servings. These meals just need two hours to heat and you’re good to go. If you’re looking to do even less, they also have Hot and Ready Meals. You can choose the Turkey N’ Dressing, or Turkey N’ Dressing & Ham meals, both of which serve 10 people. Their meals are starting around $14 per serving.

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516 S Flores St, San Antonio, TX 78204 (and other locations)

Head on down to your neighborhood HEB for a Simple Whole Over Roasted Turkey Meal for only $94.99 with an online coupon. Considering this meal serves 8 people, that’s less than $12 per serving! It comes with a fully cooked, over roasted turkey, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, sweet potato casserole, turkey gravy, and of course, cranberry sauce. You must order ahead for curbside pick up or delivery and they’re only available while supplies last, so get your order in ASAP.


Paesanos Lincoln Heights, 555 E Basse Rd, San Antonio, TX 78209

Paesanos Lincoln Heights Thanksgiving Day

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Another local favorite featuring fine dining options in the Lincoln Heights will be open on Thanksgiving day. Special includes  $45++ PRIX FIXE 3-COURSE MENU featuring Jalapeno Pesto Roasted Turkey with Natural Gravy, Cranberry Pumpkin Tart & more! Open: 11 am to 9 pm on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day!


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Top 10 Thanksgiving Dinner Specials in San Antonio – Continued

Golden Corral

1025 SE Military Dr, San Antonio, TX 78214 (and other locations)

What could be better than an endless buffet of Thanksgiving food?! At Golden Corral, they will stock their buffet with all the usual Thanksgiving fixins. You can also get a Holiday Meal To-Go with your choice of ham or turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, choice of sides, their famous yeast rolls, a whole pie. Be sure to pre-order online through their app!

Whole Foods Market

255 E Basse Rd Ste 130, San Antonio, TX 78209 (and other locations)

We love the prepared food that Whole Foods offers throughout the year so it’s likely they knock Thanksgiving dinner out of the park as well! They have a different holiday meal for everyone. Options include organic, apple-brined, whole roast, breast only, paleo-friendly, and even a vegan thanksgiving meal. Pricing starts at around $18 per serving.


911 N Main Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212 (and other locations)

Hot Thanksgiving plate from Luby's

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You already know Luby’s is going to have some good old-fashioned American Thanksgiving food available! Comfort food is their specialty after all. They will be open on Thanksgiving and are offering a turkey meal for only $11.99 per plate. It will come with carved turkey, cornbread dressing, two holidays sides, a dinner roll, and holiday dessert.

Perry’s Steakhouse & Grill

15900 La Cantera Pkwy #22200, San Antonio, TX 78256

Perry’s Steakhouse is offering a fine-dining Thanksgiving at an affordable price. Dine-in for a choice of starter and main for $45 per person. Ordering to-go is even more affordable, with a Family-Style Thanksgiving Dinner that serves for at $35 per person. You have your choice of soup or salad plus a turkey entree with all the trimmings. Kid’s plates are only $15 for both dine-in and to-go options. Plus, you can add a pumpkin cheesecake for an additional $20.


Check out our Verified list of Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day in the San Antonio area.