It’s that time of year again. Time to give thanks for a year’s worth of blessings, sales and of course, Thanksgiving dinner. If you’re planning to eat out on Thanksgiving this year, there are plenty of choices available, but you better make reservations soon or you may be out of luck.
According to Go Banking Rates on Thursday, plenty of restaurants are open on Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 26. Many of them are offering special Thanksgiving deals and menus for sit down Thanksgiving dinner, Thanksgiving buffets, or take out Thanksgiving meals. They’re filling up fast so call now to secure your reservation.
Cracker Barrel, Boston Market, Golden Corral, Denny’s and Applebee’s are just some of the chain restaurants that are open for Thanksgiving turkey dinners with all the fixin’s. If you’d rather eat at home, many restaurants offer take out Thanksgiving dinner. Call your favorite restaurant and ask before you head out.
Applebee’s reports most of their locations will be open on Thanksgiving but hours might vary. Have a full dinner or a juicy hamburger, it’s your choice!
Bob Evans Farms are open from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day. They’ll be offering their traditional meals as well as dessert.
Bonanza Steakhouses will be open for a Thanksgiving Day buffet on Nov. 26. Contact your nearest location for details.
Boston Market restaurants will be open and serving traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner on Nov. 26. Boston Market also offers a take out Thanksgiving turkey dinner to reheat at home. They’ll have plenty of side dishes and meals to pick from.
Cracker Barrel restaurants will open from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Thanksgiving and offer a “Turkey N Dressing” meal for $11.99. Cracker Barrel is also offering a Turkey n’ Dressing Family Meal To-Go. They also sell whole pies to take home, just in case you forgot to make dessert!
Denny’s is open 24/7, including Thanksgiving Day. They’ll be serving tender sliced turkey breast, savory stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce. The meal is served with your choice of two sides and dinner bread. Denny’s also offers whole pumpkin and pecan pies for $8.99 to take home.
Golden Corral is serving a Thanksgiving buffet that will cost $13.99 for adults. They’ll be open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Prices and hours might vary by location.
IHOP is open on Thanksgiving Day for round the clock dining. You can order your favorite pancakes or their awesome turkey dinner complete with mashed potatoes and stuffing.
Ruby Tuesday is open Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. You can order a full dinner or take a trip to their famous salad bar. It’s one of the best in the area.
Legal Sea Foods is open on Thanksgiving and serving either a turkey or seafood dinner for $21.95 per person ($7.95 for children 12 and under). Many locations are open, but hours will vary.
Marie Callender’s claims that most restaurants are open on Thanksgiving Day. You can make reservations for parties of eight or more.
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks is open on Thanksgiving and serving a roasted turkey dinner with all the fixin’s for $24.99.
Old Country Buffet will be open Thanksgiving until 7 p.m. There’s plenty to choose from on their buffet line in case you have fussy eaters. Menu prices vary by location.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House reports that most locations open at noon, and diners can eat from a special Thanksgiving menu for around $40 per person, or $12.95 for kids. If you’d rather eat at home, you can order your favorite side dishes to-go. Offerings are sweet potato casserole and creamed spinach and are available in family-sized portions for $29.95 (serves ten to twelve).
Sizzler is open from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. and will serve regular menu items as well as a special Thanksgiving dinner. Sizzler is also well known for their huge buffet, so if you don’t want a Thanksgiving turkey dinner, you can bet there will be plenty of other options available.
Waffle House is always open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, including Thanksgiving Day, They’re serving hash browns scattered, smothered and covered, as well as their regular menu. And who doesn’t love Waffle House’s famous waffles?
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