8 McAllen Restaurant Recommendations for Thanksgiving!

Large turkey and holiday sides at this McAllen restaurants

Thanksgiving is best spent with family, friends, and, most importantly, food! This year make the most of your quality time and order your holiday feast instead of cooking. We want to share seven McAllen restaurants that prepare enough holiday food for your family. Don’t forget to submit events happening in McAllen on our Events Calendar.

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Ramos BBQ & Catering

(956) 386-1818

10801 N 10th St

● Monday – Saturday from 11 AM to 8 PM

● Sunday from 11 AM to 6 PM

If you want more of a barbecue spin on your turkey day, then Ramos BBQ & Catering has you covered! Order your savory barbecue favorites, plus all the fixings, not to mention the different homemade salsas that go with it!

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

(956) 687-2005

3200 W Expy 83

● Sunday – Monday 11 AM to 11 PM

● Friday – Saturday 11 AM to 12 AM

From delicious roasted entrees to ice-cold beers, BJ’s has everything you’d need to make your meal planning the best! Take advantage of their fantastic meal deals and see what kind of alternatives you’d need to make your thanksgiving a success! Full menu here!

McAllister’s Deli

(956) 972-0505

3620 W Expy 83 Suite 100

● Sunday – Thursday from 10:30 AM to 9 PM

● Friday – Saturday from 10:30 AM to 10 PM

Looking for an alternative to just regular Thanksgiving turkey? McAllister’s has everything from sandwiches, soups, and salads that satisfy your turkey cravings with half the calories! Full menu here!

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Cowboy Chicken

(956) 686-7777

1020 W Nolana Ave #3746

● Monday – Sunday from 11 AM to 9 PM

From chicken wings to enchiladas, sandwiches, and rotisserie turkey meals, Cowboy Chicken has your fan-favorite meals just in time for the holidays! Leave the cooking stress to them and enjoy family fun instead. Check out their full menu here!

Bar-B-Cutie SmokeHouse

(956) 682-2066

7517 N 10th St.

● Sunday – Tuesday from 11 AM to 8 PM

● Wednesday – Saturday from 11 AM to 9 PM

Looking for an easy way out this thanksgiving? Bar-B-Cuties SmokeHouse has the answer! Everything from smoked meats, sandwiches, and all kinds of country desserts, Bar-B-Cuties has everything you’d need just in time for the holidays! Check out their menu here!

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City Cafe & Catering

(956) 682-8737

2901 N 10th St.

● Monday from 11 AM to 3 PM

● Tuesday – Friday from 11 AM to 9 PM

● Saturday from 11 AM – 4 PM

Take a unique spin on thanksgiving and look at what City Cafe & Catering! With their signature Party Platters, Pasta Dishes, Homemade Dips, and Boxed Lunch platters, there’s no way you’d be able to run out of food for you and your family this thanksgiving! Full menu here!

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(956) 687-9568

4901 North 10th St.

● Monday – Sunday from 11 AM – 8 PM

If you don’t have the time to make your thanksgiving turkey this year, then have Luby’s prepare your meal for you! Luby’s has all your favorite homemade foods, including homemade mashed potatoes, green beans, and, most importantly, turkey! Check out their menu here!

Cracker Barrel

(956) 683-1874

3817 W Expy 83

● Monday – Wednesday from 9 AM to 7 PM

● Thursday – Saturday from 9 AM to 9 PM

Cracker Barrel Catering packages their food in a buffet style and is ready to be picked up or delivered depending on your convenience! Let Cracker Barrel Catering take care of your holiday dinner with just a call or click away! Check out Cracker Barrel catering services here!

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