Restaurant Chains Open Thanksgiving Day 2013

The number of restaurant chains serving Thanksgiving Day meals continues to grow each year.  RestaurantNews.com has put together a huge list of some of the restaurants ready to serve your family and friends.  Be sure to call your local restaurant in advance to confirm participation and pricing.

For those who prefer to dine at home, please see Restaurants Offering Thanksgiving Meals for Carryout.

Applebee’s – hours vary by location.

Bakers Square Restaurants will be open.

Black Angus is serving up a Thanksgiving Day Feast with all the fixin’s.  Adults $17.99, Kids $8.99 (Alaska and Hawaii pricing will vary).

Bob Evans restaurants will be open Thanksgiving Day from 7 am until 2 pm.  Thanksgiving entrees will begin serving at 10:30 am.  Choose from Slow-Roasted Turkey or Hickory-Smoked Ham.  Served with bread & celery dressing, mashed potatoes with pan roasted gravy, glazed fresh baby carrots or green beans with ham, cranberry relish and freshly baked rolls. Finish your meal with a slice of pumpkin or double crust apple pie.  Adults $12.99.

Boston Market restaurants will be open Thanksgiving Day, offering dine in guests a complete holiday meal including roasted turkey breast with two home style sides, freshly baked cornbread and a slice of apple or pumpkin pie for $10.99.  The chain is also offering Oven to Table Holiday Meals, Hot & Ready Catered Buffets and Á la Carte items for carry-out.

At Buca di Beppo Italian Restaurants, you can celebrate an American tradition with an Italian twist.  Buca’s turkey feast for three people is $49.95.  The large serves up to six people for $89.95.  You can also add Buca’s traditional pasta and top it all off with mini chocolate chip cannolis for dessert.  Buca opens at 11 am.

Bugaboo Creek Steak House will be open from 11:30 am until 7 pm on Thanksgiving.  Oven roasted turkey dinner served with seasonal vegetables, smashed red skin potatoes and gravy, classic herb stuffing, cranberry sauce and your choice of dessert.  Slow Roasted Prime Rib and Blue Cheese Bacon Filet also available.  There will also be a variety of side dishes available, as well.  Adults $20, Kids $10.

All Chompie’s locations will be open from 6 am until 4 pm.

Claim Jumper Restaurants will be serving a three course dinner.  Appetizers include Spinach Artichoke Dip, Mozzarella Sticks, Shrimp and Avocado Salsa (prices vary).  Course One includes choice of salad (Caesar or Green) or cup of soup (New England Clam Chowder, Potato Cheddar or Creamy Chicken Tortilla).  Course Two includes choice of Roasted Turkey, Broiled Salmon or Slow Roasted Prime Rib and is served with roasted vegetables, sourdough roll and choice of mashed, baked or baked sweet potato.  Vegetarian entree available.  Course Three includes choice of Pumpkin Pie or Lattice Apple Pie.  Children’s menu also available.  Call ahead for pricing.

Cracker Barrel will open at 11 am.  Turkey n’ dressing meal complete with baked ham, sweet potato casserole with pecans, cranberry relish, your choice of vegetable, a beverage (milkshakes not included), and made-from-scratch biscuits or corn muffins, as well as a tasty slice of Pumpkin Pecan Streusel pie for dessert, all for 9.99 for adults and 4.99 for children.  The child’s meal does not include ham or sweet potato casserole and is served with a half slice of pie.

Domino’s Pizza – Store hours are set by each individual store so please contact your local store directly.

El Torito will be serving a Thanksgiving Buffet between 11 am and 7 pm.  Adults $17.99, Kids $6.99.

Fire of Brazil will be open for lunch (11 am – 3:30 pm) and Dinner (4 pm – 9:30 pm).  Guests can enjoy turkey and all the trimmings.  Dinner menu will be enhanced with exotic meats such as Elk, Ostrich, Duck, Wild Boar, Quail, Alligator, Venison and Buffalo.  Selections may vary by location.

Golden Corral is offering a Thanksgiving Day Buffet at participating locations.  The buffet includes carved turkey, carved ham, fried chicken, rotisserie chicken, pot roast, meatloaf, sirloin steak, fried shrimp and much more.  $12.99 (pricing may vary by location).

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HomeTown Buffet will be open until 7 pm.   Thanksgiving Day menu features Oven Roasted Carved Turkey Breast, Honey Glazed Baked Ham, Carved Roast Beef, Rancher’s Select Sirloin.  Traditional sides inlcude seasonal vegetables, cornbread dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy.  Desserts include pumpkin and pecan pie, ice cream, apple crisp and peach cobbler.  Special menu prices vary per location.

Huddle House restaurants will be open serving everyday fan favorites.

IHOP restaurants are open Thanksgiving Day serving up everything their guests love about breakfast, all day. Call ahead for hours.  Also, many of the franchised stores will be open all night and through the next day for Black Friday shoppers even if  not a usual 24 hour restaurant.  Check your local IHOP for more details.

Ker’s WingHouse Bar and Grill will be open from noon to midnight serving a special turkey and mashed potatoes with gravy meal for $6.99.  There are 22 Ker’s WingHouse Bar and Grill locations throughout Central Florida.

Legal Sea Foods is serving up turkey breast with sausage stuffing, mashed potatoes, butternut squash and cranberry sauce.  Adults $21.95, Kids $7.95.  Hours vary by location.  Reservations recommended.

At Lone Star Steakhouse, the menu includes 8 oz. roasted turkey breast topped with gravy, served with dressing, mashed potatoes and cranberry sauce.  Price is $15.99.  Pumpkin Cheesecake $4.99.

Luby’s will be open for dine in or to go.  $10.99 per person includes Holiday Entree, Two Holiday Sides, Bread and Holiday Dessert.

Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que will be serving up a hickory-smoked turkey feast with Southern stuffing, roasted garlic mashed potatoes smothered in Lucille’s giblet gravy, green bean casserole, sweet mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, apples sautéed in Jack Daniels, and homemade biscuits with apple butter.  Adults $21.99, Kids $9.99.  Lucille’s will also offer pricing for groups of 10 to 12, as well as catering options.

Maggiano’s Little Italy is taking reservations.  First Course: Assorted Brushetta Plate, compliments of the chef.  Second Course includes choice of Maggiano’s Salad, Caesar Salad, Chopped Salad or Italian Tossed Salad (choose two).  Third Course choices include Traditional Roast Turkey Breast with Giblet Gravy & Focaccia Sausage Stuffing, Country-Style Baked Nueske Ham with Mashed Sweet Potatoes and Parmesan-Crusted Tilapia with Sage, Lemon & Tomatoes (choose two).  Choose two pastas: Taylor Street Baked Ziti, Maggiano’s Famous Rigatoni “D”, Spaghetti & Meatball, Four Cheese Ravioli, Gnocchi & Italian Sausage, Mushroom Ravioli al Forno and Pasta of the Day.  Fourth: Pumpkin Praline Cheesecake, Warm Apple Crostada, Chocolate Zuccotto Cake, Tiramisu, Vanilla Bean Profiteroles (choose two).  Dine in: $36.95 per person, $17.95 ages 5-12.  Carryout Packages: (serves approximately 5 people): $185.

Max & Erma’s holiday menu will feature a full Thanksgiving meal with a choice of salad or vegetable soup, Slow Roasted Turkey, Homemade Apple Pecan Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes with Gravy, Green Bean Medley, & Cranberry Sauce for just $14.99 (or $7.99 for a children’s portion). The entree includes all-you-can-eat side dishes and a serving of Max & Erma’s decadent Pumpkin Cheesecake.

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks is serving a Roasted Turkey Dinner at participating locations.  The Roasted Turkey Dinner includes butternut squash bisque or walnut mixed greens, mashed potatoes and gravy, cornbread dressing, apple squash casserole, seasonal vegetables and cranberry sauce.  Reservations recommended.  The price for adults varies between $24.99 and $28.99.  Children 12 and under $9.99.

Mimi’s Cafe will be open from 8 am until 8 pm.  Three course dinner for $16.99 per adult and $8.99 per child.  The feast begins with a choice of Mimi’s Original Corn Chowder, Mimi’s Original French Onion Soupe, Pumpkin Bisque, Petite Salade de Mimi’s or Petite Caesar Salade. The main course includes delectable Fresh Roasted Turkey Breast or Tender Dark Meat, Cornbread Stuffing, Mashed Sweet Potatoes, Mashed Potatoes, Fresh Steamed Broccoli, Cranberry Relish along with Mimi’s Signature Bread Basket. Guests complete their meal with the season’s sweetest favorites such as a slice of Pumpkin Pie served with real whipped cream or the choice of a slice of Pecan Pie.

Mitchell’s Fish Markets will be open regular hours serving a 3-course meal.  Guests can enjoy turkey, stuffing choice of a starter, side and dessert.   Adults are $24.99 and kids are $8.99.

Old Country Buffet will be open until 7 pm.  Thanksgiving Day menu features Oven Roasted Carved Turkey Breast, Honey Glazed Baked Ham, Carved Roast Beef, Rancher’s Select Sirloin.  Traditional sides inlcude seasonal vegetables, cornbread dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy.  Desserts include pumpkin and pecan pie, ice cream, apple crisp and peach cobbler.  Special menu prices vary per location.

Quaker Steak & Lube will be open at these locations.

Ruby Tuesday – select locations are open.  Call ahead for details.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House is celebrating Thanksgiving with a special three-course menu.  $36.95 – $37.95 per adult and $12.95 for children 12 and under.  Starters include choice of Louisiana Seafood Gumbo, Caesar Salad or Steak House Salad.  For the main course, Ruth’s Chris is offering oven-roasted sliced Turkey Breast served with homemade gravy, Ruth’s sausage and herb stuffing and cranberry relish.

Ryan’s will be open until 7 pm.   Thanksgiving Day menu features Oven Roasted Carved Turkey Breast, Honey Glazed Baked Ham, Carved Roast Beef, Rancher’s Select Sirloin.  Traditional sides inlcude seasonal vegetables, cornbread dressing, mashed potatoes and gravy.  Desserts include pumpkin and pecan pie, ice cream, apple crisp and peach cobbler.  Special menu prices vary per location.

Seasons 52 is taking reservations and will be serving Thanksgiving Dinner and its Autumn Menu.  Enjoy Plainville Farms roasted turkey with gravy, traditional herb stuffing, Yukon Gold mashed potatoes, maple-glazed butternut squash, French green beans, and house-made cranberry relish. (not including McLean, VA)

Shoney’s is offering a traditional Thanksgiving meal including turkey, fried chicken, macaroni & cheese, sweet potato casserole, collard greens and more.  Kids 4 and under can receive a free buffet with adult meal purchase.

Sizzler is serving a traditional Thanksgiving feast at participating restaurants.  The Thanksgiving platter features slices of fresh, not frozen, roasted turkey with stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes with gravy, sweet potatoes with maple topping and cranberry sauce. A slice of pumpkin pie completes the meal.  Regular menu also available, along with a selection of beer and wine by the glass or bottle.

Smith & Wollensky – $49 per adult, $20 per child under 12.  Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Herb Roasted Turkey, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Potatoes Au Gratin, Duck Fat Roasted Rood Vegetables.  Choice of Classic Pumpkin Pie, Apple Brown Betty or Pecan Pie.  Dinner menu also available.

Sticky Fingers Smokehouse will be open from 12 pm – 7 pm at select locations.

Ted’s Montana Grill will be open and offering Ted’s Traditional Roast Turkey Feast.  For non-traditional guests, Ted’s will be serving a choice of St. Phillip’s Island Crab Cakes, Bison Pot Roast, Bison Meatloaf, Big Sky Grilled Salad, Cedar Plank Salmon, Ted’s Filet and Delmonico Ribeye.  Prices and availabilty vary by location.

The Palm is serving a special three course Thanksgiving prix fixe menu featuring traditional Slow-Roasted Hand Carved Turkey with all the trimmings.  $49-$54.90 per person, depending on location.  $22 for children under 12.

Village Inn restaurants will be open.

Waffle House restaurants will be open, still serving ‘em up scattered, smothered & covered.