These 9 Restaurants Will Cook Thanksgiving Dinner for You This Year

Shanon Maglente, Amina Lake Abdelrahman, Good Housekeeping Institute
These 9 Restaurants Will Cook Thanksgiving Dinner for You This Year
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From Good Housekeeping

'Tis the season for turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and all the fixins'. Regardless of how it gets to your table — homemade or store-bought — there's no denying that the Thanksgiving feast is the best meal of the year. If you're away from home or simply want to step away from the kitchen, these restaurants have decided to keep their doors open just for you (and, well, the rest of the country).

Friendly reminder: When heading out to grab food on Thanksgiving, remember to call your local franchise to double-check their holiday hours. While these restaurant chains all plan on opening their doors, specific hours of operation vary by region. Whatever choice you make, we hope you eat well. After all, you need to have all the energy you can get when shopping the best Black Friday deals this year!

Don't forget to check out GoodHousekeeping.com's Thanksgiving guide for holiday dinner recipes, Turkey Day crafts, and fun Thanksgiving decorations.

1. Denny's

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You can always expect Denny's to be open all day, everyday year round. You can eat breakfast before the holiday festivities begin or indulge in the classic turkey dinner. Select regions offer online ordering and delivery — yes, you might not even have to leave your house.

2. Marie Callender's

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Marie Callender's has got your back this holiday season. In the past, meals have been available for pre-order in Nevada and California locations — just make sure to allow three hours for reheating.

3. Fogo de Chao

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All locations are open from 11a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, allowing guests to enjoy complimentary menu options as part of the Full Churrasco Experience. Thanksgiving additions include roasted turkey breast with au jus, homemade cranberry relish, brazilian sausage and apple dressing, sweet potato casserole.

4. STK Steakhouse

They can’t confirm the exact menu offerings right now, but in honor of the holiday, STK Steakhouses nationwide will be serving guests their regular menu featuring their incredible steaks and entrees, as well as Thanksgiving inspired specialties.

5. Medieval Times

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Most Medieval Times castles will be open for Thanksgiving. In the past including up to last year, select castles held a special Thanksgiving ticket sale where customers you save up to $23 a person.

6. McCormick and Schmick's

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The restaurant is open every year, and you can get a turkey dinner complete with mashed potatoes, gravy, butternut squash bisque, and more. They've also made their dinner menu available all day in the past.

7. Cracker Barrel

Every year, the restaurant famous for its delicious comfort food offers Heat N' Serve family meals to-go that can serve up to 10 people. The meal kit comes chilled and ready to heat and includes two oven-roasted turkey breasts, turkey gravy, cranberry relish, three country sides and pie for dessert.

8. Bob Evans

The to-go meals from Bob Evans ensure that your Thanksgiving will be hassle-free (at least in terms of food). Choose from three to-go options: Ham Farmhouse Feast, Turkey Farmhouse Feast, or Premium Farmhouse Feast (the best of both worlds). Meals serve either four or eight guests and start at $50.

9. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

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All restaurants will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m so you can enjoy the perfect steak on Thanksgiving Day.


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