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Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving 2022 - Full List of Options!

Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving 2022 - Full List of Options!

In need of some last minute Thanksgiving plans? Had a cooking disaster and need a quick takeout option?

You’re in luck! There are many chain restaurants open for service on Thanksgiving Day, where you can get traditional holiday meals!

Click inside to read the full list…

See which restaurants are open today…

Cracker Barrel

Cracker Barrel will be serving a traditional Thanksgiving dinner beginning at 11am at most locations!

Macaroni Grill

Macaroni Grill will be open from 11 am-8pm and will be serving a traditional dinner.


Most Denny’s locations are open every day of the year.

Bob Evans

The restaurant chain will have takeout Thanksgiving orders to go, or dine in options!

Waffle House

Waffle House is famously open 365 days a year!

STK Steakhouse

Hours will vary by location, but many STK’s will be open on Thanksgiving for dine in or takeout.

Chart House

Chart House will be open on Thanksgiving this year with traditional holiday fare!

Ruth’s Chris

Ruth’s Chris is offering a full Thanksgiving menu this year. They also include leftover to take home and enjoy the next day!

TGI Friday’s

TGI Friday’s are open at a number of locations on Thanksgiving Day. Be sure to call your local establishment ahead to make sure.

Buca di Beppo

The famed Italian eatery will offer a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, or their regular Italian menu.

Ponderosa Steakhouse

There will be a Thanksgiving buffet available at Ponderosa Steakhouse this year!


Applebee’s will be open this year, but a spokesperson recommends contacting your local establishment to check on hours.

Black Angus Steakhouse

A message on the steakhouse’s website says, “Join us on Thanksgiving Day for our traditional turkey feast: Sliced Turkey, Sage Dressing, Homestyle Mashed Potatoes, Turkey Gravy, Broccoli with Garlic Butter, Roasted Sweet Potatoes, Fresh Cranberry Sauce and Pumpkin Pie Topped with Whipped Cream.”

Boston Market

Boston Market is open on Thanksgiving where you can have your whole meal catered, too!

Golden Corral

Every Golden Corral will be open from 11am-4pm on Thanksgiving day and there will be a special Thanksgiving buffet.

Bonanza Steakhouse

The steakhouse eatery will feature a Thanksgiving buffet with turkey, ham, shrimp, and traditional sides.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

The restaurant will be serving a three course holiday dinner with your choice of turkey, filet mignon or prime bone-in rib-eye. Most locations open at 11 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, but be sure to call ahead and make sure!

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