Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day 2017

Find Local Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

The traditional Thanksgiving Day meal of turkey and dressing continues to undergo changes as more and more restaurants and stores are now open on Thanksgiving day in 2017.  For most stores and malls Black Friday now starts around 6 pm on Thursday.

See Updated List for 2018:  Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day 2018

Listed below are a sampling of restaurants open on Thanksgiving day.  Many are national chains comprised of both company locations and franchise locations.  Some of the franchises choose to be either open or closed regardless of their national attachment.  Also many chain restaurants located in train stations and airports may have different hours than their freestanding brothers.  As such we urge you to call ahead to verify openings and hours before making the drive.  Most are not open their regular hours.

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National Fast Food Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Boston Market
Bob Evans
Buca di Beppo
Capital Grille
Cracker Barrel
Golden Corral
Ruth’s Chris
T.G.I. Friday’s

National Restaurants Closed on Thanksgiving Day

Olive Garden
Red Robin
Chipoltle Mexican Grill
Cheesecake Factory
Bahama Breese

Atlanta Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Legal Sea Foods – Downtown
McKendrick’s Steakhouse – Perimeter Center
McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood – CNN Center
Ray’s In The City – Downtown
Morningside Kitchen – Virginia Highland
Rosa Mexicano – Midtown
Morton’s – Downtown
Del Frisco’s Grille – Buckhead

Baltimore Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Glyndon Grill – Glyndon
Victoria Gastro Pub – Columbia
Seasons 52 – Columbia
The Boathouse – Canton
The Prime Rib – Downtown
Fogo de Chao Brazillian Steakhouse – Inner Harbor
The Elephant – Mt. Vernon
Barrett’s Grill – Hunt Valley
Osteria – Annapolis

Boston Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Bricco – North End
Atlantic Fish – Back Bay
Davio’s – Back Bay
Top of the Hub – Back Bay
Legal Harborside – Seaport
Russell House Tavern – Cambridge
Abe and Louie’s – Back Bay
Boston Chops – South End
Capo – South Boston

Charlotte Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

The Blue Taj – Ballantyne
The Pump House – Rock Hill
Del Frisco’s – South Park
Morton’s – Uptown
Red Rocks Cafe – South Park
Webb Custom Kitchen – Gastonia
Fleming’s – Uptown
Copper – South Park
Essex – Charlotte

Chicago Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

The Palm Court – Gold Coast
Wildfire – Glenview
Cooper’s Hawk Winery – Burr Ridge
Texas de Brazil – Schaumburg
Lawry’s The Prime Rib – Gold Coast
Di Pescara – Northbrook
Jameson’s Charthouse – Bloomingdale
Nico Osteria – Gold Coast
Chicago Cut Steakhouse – River North

Cincinnati Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Embers – Cincinnati
19 Steak and Seafood – Belterra
Seasons 52 – Norwood
Mitchell’s Fish Market – Cincinnati
Wellington’s Steakhouse – Rising Sun
Palomino – Cincinnati

Cleveland Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Taragon at The Inn – Millersburg
Texas de Brazil – Woodmere
Hofbrauhaus – Downtown
Babe’s Sports Grille – Cleveland
Adega Modern Mediterranean – Downtown
Mallorca – Downtown
Millcreek Grille at Thistledown – Cleveland
Tomo Hibachi – Downtown

Columbus Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Texas de Brazil – Columbus
The Refectory Restaurant & Bistro – Worthington
J. Gilberts – Worthington
Smith & Wollensky – Easton
Columbus Fish Market – Grandview Heights
Nicola –  Upper Arlington

Dallas Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Knife – Park Cities
Truluck’s Seafood – Uptown
Nick & Sam’s – Uptown
The Melting Pot – North Dallas
Rafain Brazillian Steakhouse – North Dallas
Meddlesome Moth – Design District
Eddie V’s – Turtle Creek
Maguire’s – North Dallas
Lark on the Park – Uptown

Denver Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Ellyngton’s at the Brown Palace – Downtown
Willow Creek Restaurant – Evergreen
Blue Island Oyster Bar – Cherry Creek
Departure Restaurant – Cherry Creek
Palm Restaurant – Downtown
Hard Rock Cafe – Downtown

Detroit Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Fleming’s – Livonia
Toasted Oak Grill – Novi
Cameron’s Steakhouse – Birmingham
Morton’s – Troy
Rugby Grille – Birmingham
The Whitney – Downtown
Big Fish – Dearborn
Park 600 – Rochester
Santorini – Downtown
Redsmoke Barbeque – Downtown
Meriwether’s – Southfield

Houston Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Steak 48 – River Oaks
Le Colonial – Downtown
Truluck’s Seafood – Galleria
Chama Gaucha – Galleria
Toulouse – River Oaks
Eddie V’s – City Centre
Eddie V’s – River Oaks

Indianapolis Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

St. Elmo Steakhouse – Downtown
Cooper’s Hawk Winery – Downtown
Harry & Izzy -Downtown
Sullivan’s Steakhouse – Castleton
Rick’s Cafe Boatyard – Pike Township
Oceanaire Seafood Room – Downtown
Claddagh Irish Pub -Plainfeld
Market Table – Downtown
Punch Bowl Social – Downtown

Kansas City Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Gram & Dun – Plaza
Bristol Seafood Grill – KC Power & Light District
V’s Italiano Ristorante – Independence
Cafe Trip – Plaza
Avenues Bistro – Plaza
Mitchell Forbes Bar & Grille – Plaza
The Oliver – Plaza
Chaz on the Plaza – Plaza

Los Angeles Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Black Angus – Whittier
Patina – Downtown
Bottega Louie – Downtown
Grand Cafe – Downtown
Vees Cafe – Downtown
Engine Co No 24 – Downtown
323 Bistro – Commerce
Acupulco – Downey

Miami Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Quinto La Huella – Brickell
Christy’s – Coral Gables
Il Mulino New York – Sunny Isles Beach
Novecento – Miami
Devon Seafood – Kendall
Cecconi’s Miami Beach – South Beach
Los Fuegos – Miami Beach

Minneapolis Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Tulibee – Downtown
Macy’s Oak Grill – Downtown
Kincaid’s – Bloomington
Pinstripes – Edina
Fire Lake Grill House – Bloomington
Blue Fox Indian – St. Louis Park
North 45 Restaurant – Downtown
Monelio Cucina – Downtown

New Orleans Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Doris Metropoltan – French Quarter
Brennan’s – French Quarter
Domenica – Business District
Cafe B – Metaire
Red Fish Grill – French Quarter
Heritage Grill – Metairie
Luke – Business District

New York City Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Locande Verde – TriBeCa
Daniel – Upper East Side
Saint Ambroeus – Upper East Side
Wolfgang’s Steak House – Midtown
Quality Meats – Midtown
Cafe Luxembourg – Upper West Side
Osteria Morini – SoHo
The Clam – West Village

Philadelphia Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Scarpetta – Rittenhouse Square
Chima Brazillian Steakhouse – Center City
Devon Seafood Grill – Rittenhouse Square
Chart House – Penn’s Landing
The Prime Rib – Center City
Popi.s Italian Restaurant – South Philly
Yamitsuki – Chinatown
Hurricane Alley – Queen Village

St. Louis Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Scape American Bistro – Central West End
Weber Grill – St. Louis
Cielo Restaurant – Downtown
Clark Street Grill – St. Louis

San Francisco Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Wayfare Tavern – Financial District
Le P’tit Laurent – Glen Park
Amber India – Downtown
Big 4 – Russian Hill
The Cavalier – Financial District
Crab House – Fisherman’s Wharf
Pier Market Seafood Restaurant – Fisherman’s Wharf

Seattle Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Novilhos Brazillian Steakhouse – Lake Union
Wild Ginger –  Downtown
Chandler’s Crabhouse – Lake Union
Palomino – Downtown
Cutter’s Crabhouse – Beltown
Agrodolce – Fremont

Tampa Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Roy’s – Tampa
Council Oak Steakhouse – Seminole Hard Rock
Stonewood Grill & Tavern – New Tampa
Timpano Italian Chophouse – Tampa
Grill 54 – Tampa
Whiskey Joe’s – Tampa
Catch Twenty Three – Tampa
Champions Sports Bar – Tampa
Dulcet Restaurant – Tampa
Beach – Tampa


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