Best Thanksgiving Restaurants

55 Restaurants That Serve an Amazing Thanksgiving Dinner

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Best Thanksgiving Restaurants

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While we might love sharing Thanksgiving dinner with family, sometimes all of that cooking — and cleanup — feels like just too much work. Rather than go to all of that effort, why not head to one of the many restaurants offering special Thanksgiving menus? From incredible buffet deals complete with all of the Thanksgiving favorites to creative prix-fixe dinners, here are some of the country's best restaurants offering amazing holiday meals. Just be sure to make a reservation, as they can sell out. Looking for more great restaurants that are perfect for a fall dinner? Check out The Coziest Restaurant in Every State.

Galley & Garden, Birmingham, Alabama

Birmingham, Alabama

Galley & Garden
This celebrated restaurant with modern American and French influences offers a Thanksgiving brunch. The three-course price fixe menu has plenty of Southern flourishes for $60 for adults, $15 for a limited child's menu. On the menu are dishes like molasses carrot soup and cornmeal-crusted oysters, roasted turkey and braised beef short ribs, and finish with dessert options that include pie, apple cinnamon bread pudding, and dark-chocolate cake.

Simon & Seafort's Saloon & Grill, Anchorage, Alaska

Anchorage, Alaska

Simon & Seafort's Saloon & Grill
Enjoy stunning Alaskan vistas on the waterfront with a Thanksgiving feast at a longtime favorite. Choose the traditional turkey dinner with sides including chicken apple sausage stuffing and mashed potatoes, or mix things up with the roasted prime rib or Alaskan king crab. Feasts can be ordered to go, too.

The Apparatus Room, Detroit, Michigan


The Apparatus Room
This swanky restaurant in the two-year-old Detroit Foundation Hotel — formerly the Detroit Fire Department's headquarters, built in 1929 — is offering three opportunities to escape the kitchen on Thanksgiving: an a la carte breakfast buffet, bruch buffet ($28-$38 per person), and "traditional family style" Thanksgiving dinner ($78 adults; $25 kids). Reservations are recommended. 

Hotel Del Coronado, Coronado, California
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Coronado, California

Hotel Del Coronado
This beautiful, seaside hotel on a peninsula in San Diego bay offers an escape for the holiday, with Thanksgiving dinner offered in an oceanfront ballroom or iconic Crown Room ($140 for adults, $50 for kids) featuring live music and an expansive feast — roasted sweet potato soup, charcuterie and cheeses, a raw bar, pork belly, pepper-crusted prime rib, an organic turkey with sides, and lots of desserts.

Nick & Stef's Steakhouse, Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Nick & Stef's Steakhouse
One of L.A.'s top steakhouses will serve Thanksgiving dinner entrées and sides for $55, including turkey, chestnut stuffing, potato purée, candied butternut squash, pickled cranberry compote, and turkey gravy.

Saddle Peak Lodge, Los Angeles

Los Angeles

Saddle Peak Lodge
Tucked in the hills of Malibu Canyon, this stylishly rustic restaurant has a four-course prix-fixe Thanksgiving feast at a worthwhile splurge ($105 for adults, $65 for kids 12 and under), with highlights including lobster bisque and grilled pheasant salad, and main courses such as roasted turkey or, for those interested in something more exotic, seared elk tenderloin. Dessert options include banana-huckleberry bread pudding and pumpkin pie.

SLO Provisions, San Luis Obispo, California
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San Luis Obispo, California

SLO Provisions
This Central Coast restaurant is already known for its rotisserie-roasted meats and family-style dinners, so you know they'll do Thanksgiving right. Order from their a la carte, to-go holiday dinner menu that includes dishes like an artisan cheese and charcuterie platter, sweet potato casserole with maple-pecan crumble, sourdough herb stuffing, grandma's rosemary buns, and a 10-12 pound free-range turkey (half or whole) that's ready to roast. 

Terrace Room, Oakland, California

Oakland, California

The Terrace Room
Part of the Art Deco-style Lake Merritt Hotel, the Terrace Room offers diners a 1920s atmosphere with resplendent lakeside views as well as sumptuous fare. This year’s Thanksgiving buffet features starters such as red and gold beets with faro; herb-roasted turkey with turkey giblet gravy; and classic sides like cornbread stuffing and mashed Yukon gold potatoes. Dessert options include a sweet potato pumpkin pie with cinnamon whipped cream, and a selection of fruit tartlets. Prices are $69 for adults and $35 for kids 6 to 12.

Fleming's, Denver


This steakhouse and wine bar in the Denver suburb of Englewood is serving a three-course dinner on Thanksgiving that includes a starter (soup or salad), entree choice of mixed herb-roasted turkey breast or petite filet mignon in a cabernet demi glace, and for dessert diners can choose between pumpkin cheesecake or chocolate gooey butter cake. Cost is $48 per person, and there's also a three-course children's menu for $22. None of that sound good? You can also order from Fleming's regular full menu. 

Saybrook Point Inn, Old Saybrook, Connecticut
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Old Saybrook, Connecticut

Saybrook Point Inn
Equidistant between Boston and New York, the Saybrook Point Inn is a waterside venue where the Connecticut River meets Long Island Sound. This year, diners will enjoy a sampling of New England cheeses, shrimp cocktail, and autumn salads. In addition to roasted turkey with pan gravy, glazed ham, and black angus prime rib, entrees include wild mushroom-stuffed chicken and a maple-cured pork loin.. Buffet price is $70 for adults and $33 for kids 5-12.

Founding Farmers, Washington, D.C.
Founding Farmers

Washington, D.C.

Founding Farmers
This farmer-owned favorite with locations in and around the nation's capital offers a sustainable Thanksgiving feast for $40. While there are menu variations at each restaurant, look for holiday favorites such as butternut squash soup, roasted turkey, double whipped mashed potatoes, and cornbread stuffing, as well as pumpkin and pecan pies for dessert.

Yardbird, Miami, Florida
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This hugely popular Southern-inspired restaurant will be serving up an a la carte Thanksgiving feast that includes appetizers, a herb-roasted turkey, and share plates that include a melted leek potato gratin and "mama's biscuit stuffing." Polish all that off with your choice of dessert: pumpkin pie, pecan pie, and a seasonal cobbler. 

The Shed at Glenwood, Atlanta


The Shed at Glenwood
This popular destination offers a Thanksgiving buffet in a casual atmosphere ($45 for adults, $20 for kids ages 4 to 11). Dinner is served from 11 a.m.-5 p.m., and past menu highlights have included traditional southern fare such as smoked turkey with gravy, bourbon-glaze ham, candied blackened salmon, cornbread stuffing, green bean casserole, fresh cranberry sauce, pork-braised collard greens, ambrosia salad, and more.

The Colonnade, Atlanta


The Colonnade
A local favorite for comfort fare since 1927, The Colonnade brings plenty of Southern charm to Thanksgiving. While prices had yet to be released yet, last year's prices were $27 for adults and $11 for children. Its classic four-course holiday dinner includes candied yams, fluffy whipped potatoes, roasted turkey (dark meat available by request), North Georgia rainbow trout, and famous Southern-fried chicken. Save room for desserts such as the coconut icebox pie, pumpkin pie, and sweet potato pie.

Azure Restaurant, Honolulu, Hawaii
Azure Restaurant


Azure Restaurant
A feast with ocean views makes for a pretty great Thanksgiving. Splurge on the prix-fixe menu at the Royal Hawaiian Resort for $150, including highlights of a fall salad featuring hearts of palm and beets, poached lobster, roast turkey with a foie gravy, and kabocha pumpkin confit for dessert. A Thanksgiving dinner to-go feeds up to 15 people for $325, featuring smoked turkey, cheesy-herb mashed potatoes, pumpkin-pecan pie, and more.

Andies Restaurant, Chicago
Andies Restaurant


Andies Restaurant
This long-running local favorite serves a Grand Buffet ($28 for adults, $14 for kids) with highlights of herbed roasted turkey, plus ham, lamb, and salmon, a variety of appetizers, as well as pumpkin pie, cheesecake, and more. Andies will also be serving a condensed version of its regular fusion menu. 

Ditka's, Chicago


Few words resound in Chicago like the name Ditka. The restaurant started by the legendary Bears football coach Mike Ditka is offering Thanksgiving diners a sports-saturated place to huddle this holiday for a four-course feast that includes crab bisque, butternut squash soup, salads, oven-roasted turkey, mashed sweet potatoes, and pumpkin cheesecake. Adults can score this meal for $40, and kids will cost $20. A la carte items are also available.

Wildfire, Chicago


This stylish steakhouse, with locations around Chicago as well as Minnesota and Virginia, offers a lavish yet affordable Thanksgiving dinner served family-style, including spit-roasted turkey with the classic sides and desserts ($53 for adults, $22 for children 12 and under). There's a gluten-free menu, and Thanksgiving party platters for carryout.

French Lick Springs Hotel, French Lick, Indiana

French Lick, Indiana

French Lick Springs Hotel
Escape to this historic hotel in the Hoosier National Forest for a ballroom Thanksgiving feast ($48 for adults, $20 for children 12 and under) with a carving station with turkey, cornbread stuffing, candied yams, and cranberry sauce, as well as other stations with prime rib, honey ham, salmon, sides, and, of course, dessert.

Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort, Scottsdale, Arizona

Scottsdale, Arizona

Sanctuary Camelback Mountain Resort
Sanctuary offers two opportunities for a Thanksgiving meal: a price fixe feast and a buffet. The former, $115 per person, includes dishes like mushroom panna cotta, ricotta chive gnocchi, and garlic & brioche-stuffed pork tenderloin. There'll also be a traditional turkey dinner, as well as dessert options like brownie pecan pie and butterscotch cheesecake. Or opt for the buffet, $105 per person and served only until 3 p.m., and choose from traditional Thanksgiving sides as well as a raw bar and carving stations. 

Proof on Main, Louisville, Kentucky
Proof on Main

Louisville, Kentucky

Proof on Main
This nationally acclaimed restaurant is a Thanksgiving destination for local flavor — the ingredients from nearby farms and artisanal producers. The price fixe feast includes sorghum brined turkey and citrus, slow-roasted prime rib, buttery herb scented potatoes, and "other soulful classics." Dinner is $45 for adults and $25 for kids 12 and younger. 

Red Fish Grill, New Orleans

New Orleans

Red Fish Grill
Enjoy Cajun flair for Thanksgiving with this French Quarter hotspot's buffet ($60 for adults, $21 for kids 3-12). The menu includes NOLA favorites such as seafood gumbo, and Louisiana boiled shrimp, plus carving stations with herb-roasted fried turkey and prime rib. Sides include alligator sausage cornbread stuffing and baked mac and cheese. There's even a kids buffet.

Creole Queen, New Orleans

New Orleans

Creole Queen
Enjoy a unique Thanksgiving celebration aboard this historic paddleboat as it cruises the Mississippi River, complete with a jazz band. The dinner ($89 for adults, $39 for kids 3 to 12) features a buffet with highlights including smoked beef brisket, baked ham, slow-roasted turkey, Creole smothered greens, and candied yams.

Rec Pier Chop House, Baltimore, Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland

Rec Pier Chop House
This popular restaurant in Charm City specializes in urban Italian cooking using locally-sourced ingredients. On Thanksgiving, it will serve a price fixe, four-course meal with menu items that include traditional holiday dishes such as butternut squash soup and pancetta-wrapped turkey breast, but also non-traditional cuisine like Nantucket Bay scallop crudo, white veal bolognese, and braised short ribs. Cost is $115 per person. 

75 Chestnut, Boston
75 Chestnut


75 Chestnut
This classic and cozy Beacon Hill restaurant serves a three-course Thanksgiving dinner for $75. Choose a starter such as the harvest pumpkin bisque, entrées such as roast turkey with all the fixings or filet mignon with sides, and be sure to save room for the dessert sampler pumpkin pie (and consider ordering the pumpkin martini). The same menu is available at sister restaurants Hampshire House and 75 On Liberty Wharf.

Top of the Hub, Boston
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Top of the Hub
Billed as the city’s “most romantic dining experience,” Top of the Hub is situated in the Prudential Tower, a lofty 52 stories above Boston’s Back Bay. Along with its exhilarating views, Thanksgiving guests can look forward to a four-course prix-fixe menu ($79 for adults and $35 for kids under 12) that features options like butternut squash gnocchi, a mixed baby autumn lettuces salad, Vermont free-range turkey, halibut, and braised short tibs. Desserts are pumpkin cornbread and sweet potato tart.

Zingerman's, Ann Arbor, Michigan

Ann Arbor, Michigan

This legendary deli is a foodie's dream come true, and the perfect place to stop for those who don't want to cook this year. Order a complete Thanksgiving dinner for four to six people with either a whole butter- and sage-rubbed turkey ($300) or just the breasts ($210), or just order the dishes you need. Highlights include mashed potatoes with gravy, sage and celery stuffing, maple sweet potatoes, and cranberry sauce. And don't forget a famous Zingerman's pie, such as pumpkin or chocolate chess.

Lela Restaurant, Bloomington, Minnesota

Bloomington, Minnesota

Lela Restaurant
Just south of Minneapolis and near the Mall of America, Lela is located in the Sheraton Bloomington Hotel. The restaurant features a spacious open floor plan that spotlights Lela’s noted wine room. (Lela has earned awards from Wine Spectator magazine.) This year’s Thanksgiving buffet includes herb-crusted turkey breast and honey dijon ham. Rosemary garlic prime rib rounds out the offerings at the carving station. Side dishes include sage cornbread stuffing, potato puree, and candied yams, along with an array of pies and mini dessert items. For adults, the buffet costs $39, and it’s $12 for kids 6-12.

Fogo de Chao, Kansas City, Missouri
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Kansas City, Missouri (And Other Locations)

Fogo de Chao
Add a Brazilian flourish with an all-you-can-eat feast that includes fun twists on the classics in addition to the usual churrasco menu. For $52, the Thanksgiving dinner at branches of this international chain features fire-roasted meats carved tableside, roasted turkey breast, cranberry relish, sweet potato casserole, Brazilian sausage and apple dressing, and much more.

Weber Grill Restaurant, St. Louis

St. Louis

Weber Grill Restaurant
Give the Weber grill a rest and head to the company's restaurant (they also have several Midwest locations) for an affordably priced Thanksgiving feast ($30 for adults, $11 for kids 10 and under). The three-course menu includes choices such as grill-roasted butternut squash soup, grill-roasted smoked turkey with grilled sausage stuffing, and grilled asparagus. There's also chocolate pecan and pumpkin pie — thankfully not grilled.

Montana Club, Montana (Multiple Locations)
Montana Club

Montana (Multiple Locations)

Montana Club
This Montana chain of lodge-style restaurants will serve Thanksgiving ($19 for adults, $14 for kids and seniors for the turkey dinner, or $29 for the prime rib) with trimmings including signature bacon cheddar stuffing, whipped mashed potatoes, and orange cranberry sauce. For a few dollars more, desserts include pumpkin and pecan pie or pumpkin swirl cheesecake.

New South Kitchen, Charlotte, North Carolina
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Charlotte, North Carolina

New South Kitchen
Head to this local favorite for an exceptional Lowcountry-style Thanksgiving feast that's just $35. Feast on a deep-fried turkey, slow-roasted pork shoulder, sausage and cornbread stuffing, mac and cheese, collards, and more. And don't miss the pumpkin pie bars and other sweets. A complete Thanksgiving to go can be ordered by Nov. 21.

Pueblo Harvest Cafe & Bakery, Albuquerque, New Mexico

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Pueblo Harvest Cafe & Bakery
Located inside the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, this restaurant offers a holiday feast ($45 for adults, $25 for kids 5 to 12) with plenty of local flavor and a bit of Native American history. Meal highlights include green chile chicken enchiladas, glazed ham, winter harvest salad, a carving station with roasted turkey and smoked pork loin, and sides of oven bread stuffing and boursin mashed potatoes. Don't miss the red chile shortbread cookies.

Carmine's, Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Escape the Strip's glitz and glamour for Thanksgiving dinner at this family-style restaurant. Carmine's serves a traditional turkey dinner that includes sausage and sage stuffing, Brussels sprouts with caramelized onions and applewood smoked bacon, mashed potatoes with giblet gravy, and more. Cost is $259 and you can eat it in Carmine's dining room or take it home. Pick up a whole pie for $20 extra.

Mon Ami Gabi, Las Vegas

Las Vegas

Mon Ami Gabi
Put a Parisian twist on the holiday with a prix-fixe Thanksgiving ($50 for adults, $15 for kids) that includes smoked salmon, fairytale pumpkin soup, herb-roasted turkey with haricots verts and garlic-sage cornbread stuffing, and a pecan chocolate tart. A complete Thanksgiving dinner can be pre-ordered and taken home with much the same menu.

SALT Kitchen and Bar, Portsmouth, New Hampshire

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

SALT Kitchen and Bar
The Wentworth historic hotel is one of the remaining vestiges of the retreats that once graced the New Hampshire coastline, and a stunning destination for Thanksgiving. Opt for the buffet in the ballroom, with raw bar, carving stations of golden roasted turkey & savory herb-crusted prime rib, Nantucket scallops, desserts, and more, or consider a three-course prix fixe dinner at Salt Kitchen & Bar in the Grand Dining Room. Both are $60 for adults, $26 for kids.

Bahrs Landing, Highlands, New Jersey

Highlands, New Jersey

Bahrs Landing
This seaside destination has been a local favorite for nearly a century, and while it's known for seafood, Thanksgiving dinner is worth a visit. Enjoy a complete turkey dinner for just $32 for adults, $12 for kids under 12, which includes sweet potatoes, and turnips, homemade cranberry sauce, and more. Don't forget pie for dessert, and consider trying the pumpkin or caramel apple martini.

Bubby's, New York City

New York

Dessert lovers should head to this pie-centric comfort fare destination, which actually opened on Thanksgiving Day back in 1990. The family-style dinner ($75 for adults, $50 for kids under 10) gives some proceeds to the New York City Rescue Mission. Chow down on buttermilk biscuits, glazed ham or roasted turkey with giblet gravy, and sides that include candied sweet potatoes and mashed potatoes. The legendary pies include apple whiskey crumble, pecan-maple, roasted pumpkin, and sour cherry.

Glen Cove Mansion, Glen Cove, New York

Glen Cove, New York

Glen Cove Mansion
This historic Georgian estate and hotel offers a stunning Thanksgiving retreat just a half-hour from New York City. An expansive Thanksgiving menu ($69 for adults, $30 for kids 6 to 12) includes charcuterie and artisanal cheeses, salad bar, seafood, pasta, and dumpling stations, traditional sides, and a carving station with roasted turkey, filet mignon, and honey-glazed Virginia ham. And don't forget dessert.

Benjamin Prime, New York City
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New York

Benjamin Prime
There are three Benjamin steakhouses in the New York area, two in the city and one in White Plains, all offering a Thanksgiving dinner featuring pumpkin soup, autumn salad, turkey, stuffing, roasted yams, potatoes au gratin, and pumpkin pie. The price is $69 per person.

Pier W, Lakewood, Ohio

Lakewood, Ohio

Pier W
Designed to look like a luxury liner cruising Lake Erie, this seafood-focused destination offers views of the Cleveland skyline along with Thanksgiving dinner. This year's menu hasn't been released yet, but in the past Pier W has served a three-course prix-fixe dinner with either turkey and all the fixings ($45) or prime rib with sides ($47), and extra turkey can be ordered to take home for leftovers. The 2019 event is booked, but it's worth calling to see if there have been cancellations. 

Bread & Ink Cafe, Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Bread & Ink Cafe
This charming Portland favorite has a four-course prix fixe menu for Thanksgiving ($47 to $55) that includes some great optional wine pairings. Highlights include fresh pear with hazelnut blue cheese mousse, creamy chanterelle soup, and turkey with pine nut stuffing and fixings. Diners can also opt for mains such as smoked pork chop or the fall linguini.

Portland Spirit Dinner Cruises, Portland, Oregon

Portland, Oregon

Portland Spirit River Cruises
Not surprisingly, celebrating Thanksgiving in the Pacific Northwest can include an outdoorsy experience. Portland Spirit River Cruises offers a buffet cruise that features live music and singing servers. Menu items include smashed purple potatoes, turkey, ham, and strip loin, as well as two seasonal desserts. Price for adults is $70 and $35 for kids.

Hershey Lodge, Hummelstown, Pennsylvania

Hummelstown, Pennsylvania

Hershey Lodge
Satisfy a sweet tooth and savory yens at the lodge built by the beloved chocolate brand. The Chocolate Ballroom has a Thanksgiving spread that includes a seafood station, carving station with herb-roasted turkey, a station with sides and, of course, a chocolate fountain. Expect to spend $49 for adults, $25 for kids 8 to 12, and $19 for kids 4 to 7. The Thanksgiving buffet at Fire & Grain includes a carving station with turkey and pork loin, plus Yukon gold mashed potatoes, seared salmon, and more ($38 for adults, $18 for kids 4 to 12).

City Tavern Restaurant, Philadelphia


City Tavern Restaurant
This tavern, which dates back to 1773 and was a meeting place for the Founding Fathers, couldn't be better suited for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. The family-style dinner ($98 for adults, $36 for kids 12 and under) features indulgent treats such as duck sausage, shrimp Newburg vol-au-vent, roasted free-range turkey, and sage stuffing.

High Cotton, Charleston, South Carolina

Charleston, South Carolina

High Cotton
This charming, classy Charleston restaurant has a Thanksgiving a la carte menu that includes butternut squash bisque and broiled oysters, and a roasted turkey dinner ($40), filet mignon ($42), and more. Additional sides are $8, and another $10 fetches dessert. Appetizers are extra. 

Threadgill's, Austin, Texas

Austin, Texas

This Austin favorite, known for comfort fare and live music, culls a huge menu down to a Thanksgiving feast of Southern-inspired holiday favorites including roasted turkey, cornbread stuffing, candied yams, and a world-famous chicken-fried steak. The other option: Bring a Thanksgiving feast home for 8 to 10 diners for $150, with additional sides available by the pint, quart, or gallon, plus whole pies.

Fearing's, Dallas


Chef Dean Fearing and his crew will be serving a three-course, price-fixe meal on Thanksgiving Day for $125 per person. Try the roasted butternut squash soup with pheasant confit, spiced creme fraiche, and toasted pumpkin seeds. Or for your main course, go traditional with a tangerine-glazed turkey with tortilla dressing, and the usual sides of whipped potatoes, cranberry relish, gravy, and more. Choose from three desserts to cap your meal before rolling home. 

B&B Butchers and Restaurant, Houston
B&B Butchers and Restaurant


B&B Butchers and Restaurant
This combo butcher shop and eatery puts the premium in premium meats with Kobe beef from Japan and Texas-bred Wagyu beef and also hosts quirky events like a recent “Day of the Dead” brunch. Thanksgiving will not pass unnoticed, either, as B&B is offering a prix-fixe menu ($68 for adults and $25 for kids 12 and under) and a dinner to go. The in-house menu features butternut squash soup, roasted turkey and prime rib, corn souffle, and more.

The Guest House at Graceland, Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis, Tennessee

The Guest House at Graceland
This Thanksgiving, dine like a king — or more specifically The King — at Elvis Presley's former haunt. The Thanksgiving buffet at Delta's Kitchen ($39 for adults; $15 for children), includes highlights such as peppered-crusted strip loin and roasted turkey breast, orange-glazed sweet potato with brown sugar crumble and braised collard greens. Desserts will include a chef's selection of seasonal options.

Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant & Grill, Sevierville, Tennessee

Sevierville, Tennessee

Applewood Farmhouse Restaurant & Grill
Just outside of Knoxville, this charming Smoky Mountain-adjacent restaurant offers a Thanksgiving dinner that delivers big on Southern hospitality ($28 for adults, $12 for kids 10 and under). The feast includes signature apple fritters and homemade apple butter, roast turkey with cornbread sausage dressing (aka stuffing), prime rib, sweet potato casserole, mashed potatoes, and choice of pumpkin pie, apple cobbler, and more.

Grand America Hotel, Salt Lake City
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Salt Lake City

Grand America Hotel
Regarded as one of the best hotels in the country, the Grand America knows how to celebrate Thanksgiving in style. Reservations for the Grand Buffett are booked up already, but the prix fixe brunch menu ($59 for adults, $30 for kids 12 and under) includes hits such as Waldorf salad, a choice of slow-roasted turkey and the fixings, leg of lamb, filet mignon, wild mushroom cannelloni, and a dessert buffet.

Gadsby's Tavern, Alexandria, Virginia

Alexandria, Virginia

Gadsby's Tavern
Enjoy a candlelit Thanksgiving feast at this colonial-era restaurant dating back to 1790 ($56 for adults, half-price for kids 12 and under). The menu features plenty of local and historic flavor, including peanut soup, heirloom turkey and glazed Virginia ham with sage-cornbread stuffing and candied yams. For dessert, there's pecan and pumpkin "pye."

Ye Olde Tavern, Manchester, Vermont

Manchester, Vermont

Ye Olde Tavern
The epitome of New England charm, Ye Olde Tavern dates back to 1790 when it was a stop for weary travelers. Today it is recognized for its comfort food-focused menu and cozy atmosphere. Thanksgiving guests can sample some of that cuisine a la carte with dishes such as pumpkin bisque, duck and apple brandy sausage, venison, steak, and, of course, turkey. Dinner includes cranberry fritters with Vermont maple butter, your choice of Caesar or mixed green salad, and seasonal vegetables.

Café Flora, Seattle


Café Flora
For those looking for vegetarian (and even vegan and gluten-free) Thanksgiving options, this family-friendly Seattle favorite is a good choice. The prix-fixe dinner ($75 for adults, $25 for kids) includes a gold file parcel with leeks, squash, and walnuts, and a chanterelle and wild rice dish served with a root vegetable-stuffed squash. The special kids' menu includes cauliflower tots and a mini shepherd's pie. For dessert? Pumpkin pie with whipped coconut cream.