Thanksgiving 2023: Fast-Food Restaurant Deals and Special Menu Items

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

Franchise Brands Make Turkey Day Easier With Festive Holiday Promotions

Every Thanksgiving, we come together with family and friends to reflect on what we’re grateful for – and to eat! But cooking the turkey and all the trimmings AND washing dishes can be a headache. Fast-food restaurants are making Turkey Day less of a hassle with options for pre-ordering and take-out meals.

With more than 55.4 million Americans expected to travel over the Thanksgiving holiday, restaurant franchises offer a great alternative to cooking at home with fun deals and special menu items.

Below is a compilation of fast-food restaurant deals and holiday menu items for Thanksgiving 2023. 

Check with your local restaurant for holiday hours, pre-ordering deadlines and pricing. 

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Restaurant Deals and Special Menu Items 


In honor of Thanksgiving 2023, the Baskin-Robbins ice cream franchise is bringing back the fan-favorite Turkey Cake. Additionally, the flavor of the month is Turkey Day Fixin’s, which combines sweet potato and autumn spice ice creams with honey cornbread pieces and swirls of Ocean Spray cranberry sauce. 

Billy Sims BBQ

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

The Billy Sims BBQ franchise will once again offer slow-smoked turkey and hams for $69.99 each. Hams that weigh between 7-8 pounds serve 8-10, and 12-14 pound turkeys serve 10-12.

Black Bear Diner 

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

This Thanksgiving, Black Bear Diner will open at 11 a.m. to serve its Homestyle turkey, Old-fashioned smoked ham, and slow-roasted prime rib. Each dinner is served with soup or salad, cornbread muffin, red-skinned mashed potatoes and gravy, housemade cornbread stuffing, Italian green beans, and a slice of pumpkin pie. The restaurant franchise is allowing customers to pre-order their holiday meals starting November 20.

Bob Evans

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

To celebrate Thanksgiving 2023, Bob Evans’ holiday meals invite guests to spend more time making memories and less time cooking. With the Bob Evans classic Thanksgiving Farmhouse Feasts, guests have the choice of turkey, pot roast, or hickory-smoked ham as well as sides including bread and celery dressing, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans with ham, macaroni and cheese, cranberry relish, rolls and pumpkin pie. Farmhouse Feasts come in various sizes, serving four, eight or up to 10 people and start at $79.99. The Holiday Hot Family Meal To Go feeds up to six and includes a family-sized portion of turkey, ham steaks, and sides including bread and celery dressing, mashed potatoes with gravy, green beans with ham and corn. The meal is available for curbside pickup, carryout or delivery and starts at $99.99. All Bob Evans locations will be open 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. for breakfast, lunch and dinner on Thanksgiving Day.  

Copeland’s of New Orleans 

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

At Copeland’s of New Orleans, guests can enjoy Thanksgiving packages that serve 6-8 for $149 and include fried turkey breast or whole turkey, turkey gravy, buttermilk biscuits and choice of two holiday sides. Add on desserts and á la carte options are also available. Orders require 48 hours of notice and can be picked up through November 23.


Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

From November 17- 22, at 6 p.m., guests can pre-order Denny’s Turkey & Dressing Dinner Bundle online. Orders must be made 24 hours in advance. The bundle comfortably serves four people and is prepared ready to heat and serve. The meal includes turkey breast, savory bread stuffing, red-skinned mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, cranberry sauce, and a choice of herb-glazed corn, fresh vegetable medley, and creamy mac and cheese. Additional sides can be purchased á la carte.

Dickey’s Barbecue Pit 

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

This Thanksgiving 2023, Dickey’s Barbecue Pit is offering The Complete Feast and Dinner, and the Ready to Eat Holiday Big Yellow Box. The Complete Feast, which serves 10 – 12, allows guests to choose from Smoked Turkey, Prime Rib, Cajun Turkey, or Spiral Cut Ham along with cornbread dressing, gravy, baked potato casserole, green beans with bacon, and a dozen buttery rolls. The Dinner Feast is for 8 – 10 people and consists of a choice of Spiral Cut Ham, Smoked Turkey, Cajun turkey, or Prime Rib, Cornbread Dressing, Gravy, and 12 Buttery Rolls. The Holiday Big Yellow Box serves 10 -12 and includes: 4 pounds of Sliced Turkey, Large Baked Potato Casserole, Large Green Beans, Large Cornbread Dressing, 12 Buttery rolls, Pickles, Sliced Onions, Dickey’s Original Barbecue Sauce, and Turkey Gravy.

Dog Haus

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

At Dog Haus, guests can enjoy the new Würst Thanksgiving Sausage. The new festive treat features turkey, sweet potatoes, cranberries, stuffing, sage, thyme, rosemary and a hint of maple. This limited time offer is available throughout the entire month of November. Select locations of the hot dog franchise will be open on Thanksgiving Day.

Firehouse Subs

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

Firehouse Subs offers a fresh take on holiday traditions with the Thanksgiving Turkey Sub. The festive menu item includes carved slices of turkey breast, stuffing, cranberry sauce and mayo, served on a white or wheat sub roll.

Golden Corral

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

Guests who dine-in at Golden Corral from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving 2023 can feast on the Holiday Buffet, order individual holiday meals to go, and order holiday feasts to go that serve six to eight people. While holiday meals will be available for order until January 7, the last day to order for Thanksgiving pickup is November 20.

Joe’s Crab Shack 

This November 23, guests can enjoy Joe’s Crab Shack’s Thanksgiving Turkey Feast. The dinner includes roasted turkey served with stuffing, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce, complete with a slice of pumpkin pie. There is also the Turkey Package, which serves 8-10 people and includes one wood-fired rotisserie turkey, Twice Baked Potaters, green beans, country-style stuffing, 12 dinner rolls and peach cobbler for $150. Whole turkeys are available for $75 or come pre-sliced for $80. Since Joe’s Crab Shack locations are closed on Thanksgiving, all dinners must be ordered early. 


Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

Krystal has created a brand-new Holiday Steamer Pack design that mimics a gingerbread house and showcases its famous slider stuffing recipe. The famous slider stuffing was introduced in 2014 and has since been a fan favorite. To create the stuffing recipe, guests must purchase two Sackfuls or one Steamer Pack. The recipe serves between 10 to 15 people and requires 20 of the square burgers. 

Logan’s Roadhouse

This Thanksgiving, guests can get the Ultimate Roadhouse Feast, starting at $99.99. It includes a choice of meat, a dozen made-from-scratch rolls, two sides, a house salad and a dessert. Guests can choose from Slow-Roasted Prime Rib, Fall-Off-The-Bone Ribs, Mesquite-Grilled Pork Chops, and BBQ Pulled Pork. The Prime Rib Feast is available for pick up November 20 through January 1, while supplies last.

Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Q

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

The Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Q franchise is offering two take-home dinners for Thanksgiving. The Thanksgiving Family Feast serves up to 10 people while the Thanksgiving Supper is meant for smaller gatherings of at least six people. Lucille’s is also offering take-home á la carte options for those that want to add to their feast or supper or build their own Thanksgiving meal. All take-home orders must be placed by 5 p.m. on November 20 for pick-up on November 22 or 23. 

Maggiano’s Little Italy 

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

Who says Italian can’t be on the menu on Thanksgiving? Not Maggiano’s Little Italy, which will serve a special dine-in family-style three-course menu on November 23. Dine-in guests have their choice of two specialty salads and three main courses, Roasted Turkey, Country-Style Baked Smoked Ham or Branzino Fresca Style. These entrees are accompanied by sides like Sage & Sausage Stuffing, and desserts such as Pumpkin Praline Cheesecake.

Morton’s The Steakhouse 

On November 23, Morton’s The Steakhouse is making Thanksgiving even better with a Thanksgiving 3-course menu for $59. For starters, guests get the Winter Green Salad. The entree is an oven roasted turkey roulade with sage and cranberry stuffing, cranberry relish and turkey gravy. Side items include sour cream mashed potatoes, baked corn soufflé, and green beans almondine. It wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without pumpkin cheesecake with sea salt caramel for dessert.

Perry’s Steakhouse

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

From 11 a.m. – 9 p.m. on November 23, the Perry’s Steakhouse franchise is offering a special Thanksgiving dinner for $49 per person and a slice of pumpkin cheesecake for an additional $9. Pre-ordering begins November 22.

Perkins Restaurant & Bakery

To get guests into the holiday spirit, Perkins released a festive menu lineup. It includes a Prime Rib menu, Cinnamon Roll French Toast Platter, Turkey Dinner and Oreo Cookie Silk Pie. While all Perkins locations are open on Thanksgiving, you should pre-order pies like pumpkin, apple, pecan, and French silk to ensure you don’t face the nightmare of your favorite being sold out!

Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe

Thanksgiving 2023 Fast-Food Deals and Special Menu Items 

Razzoo’s Cajun Cafe is bringing back its ultimate Thanksgiving meal. The dinner includes a Cajun Fried Turkey, three house-made sides, and a family-sized portion of bread pudding or a whole pecan pie for only $115. The Cajun Fried Turkey can be sold a la carte for $95.   


Through November 23, the TOUS les JOURS franchise is offering a collection of Thanksgiving desserts. The collection includes Apple Pie with Pecan Cake, Pumpkin Spice Cake, Lavender Lemon Cake, Taro Mousse Cake, Thanksgiving Cloud Cake, and Pecan Tartlet.

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