Cooking a grandiose meal on Thanksgiving Day isn’t always in the cards for everyone. Sometimes – leaving the cooking and cleaning to a restaurant can feel a bit more relaxing. We’ve compiled a short list of a few of our favorite Kansas City Restaurants of clients with open hours on Thanksgiving Day in Kansas City!

Porto Do Sul

About the Restaurant:  Local+family owned Brazilian steakhouse featuring local meats and produce!  Owners Edson and Leonice Ludwig were raised in the south of Brazil, cooking and preparing meals with their families, preserving and sharing the traditions passed on from generation to generation using authentic recipes from their families.

Perks for Thanksgiving: Want to eat at home?  Carry out meats by the pound!  Only Brazilian Steakhouse in Kansas City offering per pound pricing.

Details about the day from the restaurant staff:

“It’s not too early to think about making your Thanksgiving Dinner reservations at Porto Do Sul. We’ll be adding the traditional turkey to our Harvest Table plus dressing, candied yams and cranberry sauce plus you will enjoy the Full Porto Rodizio dining sensation.”

Suggestion:  Try their Fire Coffee after dinner.   Porto Do Sul Staff promise “it’ll warm your heart and your soul” :).

Address: 11900 Metcalf Ave
Overland Park, Kansas 66213

Hours: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Make a Reservation: 913.283.9180

**Fun fact!  We’re having our Gunter employee’s Holiday party here this year!

Lidia’s Kansas City

Here are our Favorite Kansas City Restaurants that are clients.

About the Restaurant: Established in 1998, Chef and Author Lidia Bastianich‘s first restaurant outside of New York featuring authentic, regional Italian cuisine in the Crossroads Arts District’s historic Freight House railroad building.

Perks for Thanksgiving: Try the best of both worlds — traditional American Thanksgiving meal with turkey and potatoes AND all you can eat pasta.  Leave feeling completely stuffed and satisfied!

Details about the day from the restaurant staff:  “Leave the cooking to us this Thanksgiving & celebrate turkey day the Italian way. Chef Cody is cooking up a four-course menu on Nov. 22 from 12-6pm with options like Butternut Squash Ravioli, Roast Turkey Breast & Braised Turkey Leg, Pumpkin Tiramisu & more.”

Hours: 12-6pm

Address: 101 W 22nd St, Kansas City, Missouri 64108


Check out day-of menu items at their Thanksgiving at Lidia’s Kansas City event on Facebook!

Martin City Brewing Company

Note **NOT OPEN for business, but pick up an ALREADY PREPARED Thanksgiving Dinner for eight to 100 people!

Details about the meal from the staff: “Choose a whole roasted turkey or roasted boneless breasts + gourmet sides, pumpkin pies and craft beer.”

Pricing: $130.00 – $259.00

Click to order for pickup!

Pickup times: Wednesday, Nov 21st from 9AM-10PM or Thursday, Nov 22nd from 7AM-Noon

Pick-Up Location: The Martin Event Space – 135th and Holmes in KCMO / Martin City – 2 Blocks East of Brewery and Restaurants

*All Meals are Refrigerated Prior to Pick-Up so You Can Heat Them Up When You’re Ready

*Detailed Heating Instructions Included

Betty Rae’s Ice Cream

Pick up a homemade pie for $23 each!

Here’s the order form:

Directions from Betty Rae’s:

**you can also find this form on their website

  1.  Fill it out
  2.  Screenshot it
  3.  email us at betty@bettyraes.com
  4. Or call it into either shop
  5. (any way you like!) Win Thanksgiving dinner with an unbelievable dessert!

*Fun side note:: Betty Rae’s is super proud to announce that they’ve opened a new location — now scooping in KC’s historic and beautiful River Market neighborhood. Located on the corner of 5th and Delaware: one block from the City Market, on the Streetcar line, right next to the old trolley car on the sidewalk and around the corner from that giant Lewis & Clark.

They’re also still our neighbors across the street from us in Waldo KC :).


Call us if you’re in need of a pest treatment after the holidays! 816-444-2847