When it comes to Thanksgiving Day dinners, the main course almost always surrounds a Thanksgiving turkey. While there are plenty of choices when it comes to finding a great turkey in the DFW area, many people first look to the locally owned businesses to help keep money inside the Dallas economy while making sure to get the best meat for the holiday. There are plenty of options as well when it comes to getting a turkey, from finding one sourced in Texas to getting organic, natural birds. Once you figure out what the best bird is for Thanksgiving dinner, here are some of the best locally owned businesses to find the perfect Thanksgiving Day centerpiece.
Kuby’s European Market
6601 Snider Plaza
Dallas, TX 75205
(214) 363-2231
www.kubys.comKuby’s is a family owned meat market that started out in Germany in 1728. In 1961, Karl Kuby immigrated to the United States and opened the meat market in Dallas, where it has been in business ever since. Kuby’s offers everything from a meat market nad grocery store to wild game processing, catering, and even a restaurant business. Kuby’s also caters for all holidays and has plenty of options for Thanksgiving turkeys as well. There are options for customers to buy a turkey ready to serve on Thanksgiving Day as well as getting a fresh turkey sourced out of Texas to cook up themselves.

Cajun Turkey Co.
14221 Proton Road
Dallas, TX 75244
(214) 484-2797
www.cajunturkeyco.comThe Cajun Turkey Co. in Dallas is already getting ready for the Thanksgiving Day dinners with a month to spare. What makes this locally owned meat market so great in 2016 is that they have set aside a specific day on Saturday, Nov. 12, for people to come by the store and sample the top selling items on their menu. Also known as Mr. Billy’s Cajun Market, the Cajun Turkey Co. has been a Dallas tradition since 1994 bringing the Dallas-Fort Worth area some of their iconic, and delicious, cajun-styled turkeys every Thanksgiving.
Nate’s Seafood & Steakhouse
14591 Midway Road
Addison, TX 75001
(972) 701-9622
www.natesseafood.comNate’s Seafood & Steakhouse opened in Dallas in 1988 and have served customers with the best seafood, steaks, and more for the last three decades. This restaurant also offers some of the best blues music in the Metroplex. However, Nate’s is not just a great restaurant to come for a great meal. When dropping by this restaurant in Addison, a person can also pick up a great 14-pound fried turkey year round with just 24 hours notice. Make sure to call in advance when the holidays close in to have them prepare the perfect Thanksgiving turkey for you.

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Central Market
4651 W. Freeway
Fort Worth, TX 76107
(817) 989-4700
www.centralmarket.comCentral Market works hard to make sure to bring DFW residents the best food from within the state of Texas itself. Whether it is cheese, wine, produce, or even the best in fresh meat, they have everything a food connoisseur could dream of finding. A Texas-based market started by H-E-B, there are now Central Markets all over the state of Texas and the Dallas location offers the best H-E-B brand natural turkeys as well as Peterson’s smoked natural turkeys. Whether a person wants a prepared turkey to take home and place on the dining table or a fresh one to fix up personally, Central Market has the DFW faithful covered.

Rudolph’s Meat Market
2924 Elm St.
Dallas, Texas 75226
(214) 741-1874
www.rudolphsmeatmarket.comRudolph’s Meat Market has been a Dallas staple since 1895, a family-owned business that offers both a butcher shop and a sausage factory. This is where Dallas and Fort Worth families head when they want the best in smoked meats, whether it is pork, chicken, sausage, hams, turkeys, or anything in between. This location as just about everything a meat lover could dream of finding and they offer some of the best smoked turkeys in the Metroplex. They also have natural and organic offerings, although their meat is not 100-percent Texas based.

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Post Author: Shawn S. Lealos.