Restaurant Chains Open on Thanksgiving Day
The National Restaurant Association estimates that 14 million Americans will visit a restaurant for a Thanksgiving meal, and an additional 16 million will use restaurant takeout to supplement a meal at their own or someone else’s home.
Restaurant chains open on Thanksgiving Day this year include:
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 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 $45. The large serves up to six people for $90. You can also add Buca’s traditional pasta and top it all off with mini chocolate chip cannolis for dessert.
Buffets, Inc. restaurants (Ryan’s, Hometown Buffet, Old Country Buffet, Country Buffet, Granny’s Buffet, Fire Mountain) will be serving both lunch and dinner until 7 p.m. on Thursday. Special menu items that will be served all day until close include roast turkey, roast beef, ham and Rancher’s Select Sirloin. Special menu prices vary per location.
Bugaboo Creek Steak House is opening at noon on Thanksgiving with a special menu featuring three appetizers: herb stuff portabella mushrooms, crab cakes and spinach dip. Butternut cranberry soup and French onion soup will also be available. Entrees include a roast turkey dinner, prime rib, bacon bleu cheese topped filet, grilled salmon and a kid’s turkey dinner. There will also be a variety of side dishes available, as well.
Cracker Barrel Old Country Store will offer a special Thanksgiving Day meal beginning at 11 am. Guests can enjoy a turkey n’ dressing meal complete with baked ham, sweet potato casserole, cranberry relish, 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 8.99 for adults and 4.69 for children. The child’s meal does not include ham or sweet potato casserole and is served with a half slice of pie.
Denny’s will be open, as always, and serving a Turkey and Dressing Dinner. Regular menu items will also be available.
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.
Houlihan’s guests can enjoy a roasted turkey dinner between 11 am and 9 pm on Thanksgiving Day. Dinner is served with stuffing, mashed potatoes, green bean casserole and cranberries. Adults are $17.99 and kids 12 and under are $9.99. Houlihan’s full menu is also available.
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. 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.