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Last-Minute Thanksgiving Ideas for All the Slackers in San Antonio


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Friendsgiving // Sunday Suppers at The Rustic mean fried chicken, bone-in pork chops, wood-grilled chicken and fixings for $17.95 per person. Holiday pies are also available for take-out through December 24 including whole peanut butter pies ($27.95) and the whole butterscotch pies ($19.95). 17619 La Cantera Pkwy Ste 204, (210) 245-7500,

Holiday Pies // The Bread Box is taking holiday pie orders through Monday. Pies are available in apple, pecan, amaretto crunch, cranberry pear and pumpkin for $25 each. Call (210) 277-8612 for details. 555 W. Bitters Road,

Thanksgiving Briskets // South BBQ & Kitchen is doing the smoking for you. Order your whole briskets and pies by Tuesday for pick up from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. Thursday. 2011 Mission Road, (210) 437-0070,

Thanksgiving Dinner Kit // Keep things simple and tryptophan-free with Periphery's kit available for pick up. The meal includes a whole smoked roasted chicken, sweet potato mashers, cast-iron cornbread dressing with merguez and mushrooms, braised collards, and smoked giblet and ancho gravy for $45. Call (210) 966-0404 for details or email 2512 N. Main Ave., (210) 966-0404,

Mimi's Cafe // The restaurant chain will serve its Thanksgiving brunch beginning at 7 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day, and switch over to a traditional T-Day meal from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. priced at $19.99 for adults and $9.99 for children under age 12. Reservations are recommended. Or you can take Thanksgiving home. Reserve your Thanksgiving Feast ($104.99), brunch ($42-$84) or just the sides ($49.99)  to make at home with at least a day's notice. 17315 W. I-10 Frontage Road, (210) 877-5792,

Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort // The Thanksgiving dining options include a buffet brunch from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. with traditional holiday dishes to local seafood specialties, breakfast favorites, salad options, a carving station, sausage station, and more than 20 dessert options ($74 for adults, $64 seniors 60 and older, and $32 for children 6-12). Call (210) 767-7999 for details. Thanksgiving dinner at the resort's Antler Lodge, with a four-course prix-fixe dinner ($95 for adults, $75 for seniors 60 and older. Call (210) 520-4001 for details. 9800 Hyatt Resort Drive,

Thanksgiving at The Palm // Enjoy a three-course holiday dinner which includes choice of roasted butternut squash bisque, lobster bisque, baby kale apple salad; herb-roasted hand-carved turkey with homestyle dressing, homemade cranberry sauce and gravy with choice of side; and finally choice of flourless chocolate cake or pumpkin cranberry bash with ginger-spiced whipped cream. $55 for adults, $25 for children under 12, 233 E. Houston St., (210) 226-7256,

Dorrego's Brunch // Hotel Valencia's Dorrego's restaurant will feature a buffet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last seating at 3 p.m.) with chilled stations, soup stations, carving boards (with turkey, smoked pineapple ham, garlic-studded prime rib) sides and sweets. $59 adults, $54 seniors, $25 kids 6 and up, 150 E. Houston St., (210) 227-9700,

Perry's Steakhouse & Grille // The restaurant will feature their full menu as well as a three-course, prixe-fix dinner with choice of butternut squash soup or honey crisp apple salad with dried cherries, walnuts and maple syrup vinaigrette; followed by roast turkey breast with pan gravy and all of the traditional sides, including mashed potatoes, green bean almondine, sausage and sage cornbread stuffing and cranberry relish. For dessert, pumpkin pie with chantilly cream will be offered for a flavorful finish. $49.95 per person 11 am-9pm, 15900 La Cantera Pkwy., #22200, (210) 558-6161,

Omni La Mansion del Rio // Stop in for morning brunch from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with breakfast staples, such as a build your own waffle bar and made-to-order omelets, as well as Thanksgiving classics. Then visit Las Canarias from 4-8 p.m for a dinner that includes buttermilk mashed potatoes, classic green been casserole and roasted herb-rubbed turkey. ($75 per adult, $42 per child ages 6-12, free for children ages 5 and under). 112 College St., (210) 518-1063,

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