Editor’s Note: This story is about Thanksgiving specials in 2015; for 2016 Thanksgiving information see our story, Thanksgiving 2016 Dining Guide.
Here’s our roundup of restaurants with specials on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015. Restaurant chains like Bob Evans, Cracker Barrel, McCormick & Schmick’s, Ruth’s Chris Steak House and more will be open and serving traditional turkey dinners. Click on the restaurant name below for more details.
Black Angus Steakhouse: Get a Thanksgiving Day Feast for $18.99 adults, $9.99 for kids. Feast includes roast turkey, savory sides, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie.
Bob Evans: Open 8 AM to 8 PM. Full menu available before 11 AM. After 11 AM, enjoy the Thanksgiving Day Special for $14.99 adults, $6.99 for kids. Thanksgiving Day Special includes turkey or ham, three sides, endless bread and a slice of pumpkin pie. More details in This Announcement from Bob Evans.
Buca di Beppo: Open at 11 AM. Make a reservation for a Traditional Turkey Dinner (Small serves 3 for $57, Large serves 6 for $114). Includes turkey, sides, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie.
Charlie Brown’s Fresh Grill: Get an All-You-Can-Eat Turkey Dinner for $19.99.
Cracker Barrel: Thanksgiving Dine-In Meal available starting at 11 am. Enjoy a traditional Turkey n’ Dressing meal complete with Gravy, a sampling of Sugar Cured Ham, Sweet Potato Casserole with pecans, Cranberry Relish, your choice of a country side, a refillable beverage, Buttermilk Biscuits or Corn Muffins, and a slice of Pumpkin Pie for dessert. Adults $11.99; kids $6.99. Cracker Barrel says Thanksgiving is their busiest day of the year.
Denny’s will be open 24 hours on Thanksgiving, serving a Holiday Turkey & Dressing Dinner and other Holiday Favorites. Turkey dinner features sliced turkey breast, savory stuffing, gravy and cranberry sauce. Served with your choice of two sides and dinner bread. Also available in a Senior portion. Other seasonal items include the Pumpkin Pecan Pie Pancake Breakfast, Holiday Harvest Skillet and Build Your Own Holiday Slam.
El Torito has a Thanksgiving Day Buffet at most locations starting at 11 am. The buffet includes turkey, roast beef and ham.
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.
Macaroni Grill: Get a traditional Thanksgiving meal for $18.99 or order classic Italian fare from the menu.
Maggiano’s Little Italy will be serving a family style Thanksgiving with a special menu featuring traditional Roast Turkey Breast, Ham or Tilapia with sides, pastas and dessert.
Marie Callender’s – Most restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving Day and will take reservations for parties of eight or more. Holiday Feasts, Sides, Party Platters, Boxed Lunches and Desserts are available for carryout.
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood & Steaks is serving a Roasted Turkey Dinner at participating locations. Adults $24.99 and children 12 and under $9.99. Prices may vary by location.
Morton’s The Steakhouse: Open from 1 PM to 9 PM. Call your local Morton’s for more details. Make reservations for a steak dinner.
The Palm Restaurant: Three-course Thanksgiving prix fixe menu includes soup or salad, turkey and side, and dessert. Adults $55, children $24. Price may vary by location.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House: Most locations will be open at 12 PM. Traditional three-course turkey dinner includes soup or salad; turkey breast with gravy, stuffing and cranberry relish; one side and pumpkin cheesecake. Adults $39.95 to $41.95; kids $12.95.
Shoney’s will be serving a Thanksgiving buffet featuring turkey, ham, fried chicken and more. Also includes a free slice of pumpkin pie (with each buffet purchased). Kids 4 and under get a free buffet with adult meal purchase.
Sizzler restaurants will open at 11 am (see participating locations below). Fresh roasted turkey with stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy, baked sweet potato with maple butter, cranberry sacue and a slice of pumpkin pie. Regular menu also available. Participating Locations.
Smith & Wollensky will serve a traditional Thanksgiving Day dinner for $49 per adult, $20 per child under 12. Roasted Butternut Squash Soup, Roasted Beet Salad, Herb Roasted Turkey, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, Potatoes Au Gratin, Duck Fat Roasted Root Vegetables. Choice of Classic Pumpkin Pie, Warm Apple Crumble or Pecan Pie. Dinner menu also available.
Ted’s Montana Grill will be open and offering a Thanksgiving Roast Turkey Feast for $25. Or choose other menu items including Crab Cakes, Bison Pot Roast, Grilled Salad, Salmon, Ted’s Filet and Delmonico Ribeye. Prices and availability may vary by location. Participating locations
Waffle House restaurants will be open as they are every day of the year.