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List: These restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving

In case you want to skip the dishes and go out this Thanksgiving.
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You don't have to eat your aunt's dry turkey while your relatives badger you about your love life if you don't want to.

There's a lineup of local restaurants ready to serve you a comforting Thanksgiving meal on Thursday if you don't want to cook, or don't want to celebrate in a traditional manner.

Check out the list below to see which spots will be open Thanksgiving Day.

Bahama Breeze

Try an island-style turkey dinner from 12-8 p.m. at all locations. Pumpkin pie will also be available in addition to the regular menu. Click here to make a reservation. 

Bob Evans

All locations open until 8 p.m. Thanksgiving Day special includes Slow-Roasted Turkey & Dressing, Hickory-Smoked Ham or Country-Fried Steak, three sides, endless bread and a slice of pie for $14.99. Click here for the full Thanksgiving menu.

Boston Market

All locations will serve a special Thanksgiving menu. Click here to see it.

Buca di Beppo

Opens at 11 a.m., or dinner to go available. Make a reservation here.

Capital Grille

All locations serving a special Thanksgiving dinner at a cost of $43 for adults and $15 for children. The regular dinner menu will also be available. Reserve a table here.

Cracker Barrel

All locations open regular business hours starting at 11 a.m. A limited menu and special Homestyle Turkey N' Dressing Meal will be available all day. See the menu here.


All locations open, or turkey dinners for four are available for advance pick-up here.

House of Blues

Cleveland's House of Blues will offer its annual Thanksgiving buffet to those in need from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Live music will also be on site. Click here for more info.


All locations open.

JACK Casino

Thanksgiving buffet will be available at the Seven Chefs Buffet from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. 


Opens at noon with a special steak and lobster meal available. Click here to make a reservation.

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Regular lunch menu available until 3 p.m. Venue will close at 5 p.m. Learn more here.

Romano's Macaroni Grill

Regular menu will be available, or try a special three-course menu at a cost of $24.99 for adults and $12 for kids. Thanksgiving meals to go are also available if pre-ordered. See the Thanksgiving menu here.

Ruth's Chris Steak House

A special three-course holiday meal will be available at participating locations at a cost of $41.95 for adults and $14.95 for kids. Make a reservation and see the menu here.

Texas de Brazil

Opens at 11 a.m. with the regular dinner menu, as well as special Thanksgiving dishes. A takeout menu is also available here.

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