Thanksgiving Restaurants 2016: Popular Restaurants to Visit for Thanksgiving Dinner, Plus the Best Turkey and Side Dishes

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Pulling off a traditional Thanksgiving dinner involves plenty of work and preparation. From the turkey and side dishes to perfecting desserts, Thanksgiving dinner can be a stressful ordeal. For Thanksgiving 2016, why not put all that work aside and let someone else do the cooking? There are numerous Thanksgiving restaurants in Chicago, Maryland, and Rochester that you can head over to in order to forgo the Thanksgiving headache of meal planning and preparing.

Thanksgiving Restaurants in Chicago

Whether you want to dine in or carry out this Thanksgiving, there are numerous restaurants in the Chicago area offering up traditional Thanksgiving meals—turkey, side dishes, and desserts included.

Some of these Thanksgiving restaurant options include Bub City, Cherry Circle Room, Di Pescara, Fourteensixteen, Green Zebra, Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak, and Stone Crab, Longman and Eagle, Mity Nice Bar and Grill, Monasterio’s Ristorante, Nico Osteria, Oak Brook Hills Resort, Prairie Grass, RPM Steak, Seven Lions, Shaw’s Crab House, Wildfire, L. Woods, Parson’s Chicken, and Publican Quality Meats.

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For full details on what these places have to offer, you can call them up or visit their web sites to see what specials or menu options you can pick from.

Thanksgiving Restaurants in Maryland

Many restaurants in Maryland are offering a prix fixe menu, meaning that, for one price, you will land yourself a three-course meal for Thanksgiving, and the only finger you have to lift is to grab your spoon and to pay at the end of the meal.

Here are the top restaurants in Maryland serving up Thanksgiving dinner right.

Buca di Beppo, City Perch, Copper Canyon Grill, Del Frisco’s Grille, Founding Farmer’s, Hunter’s Bar and Grill, The Inn at Brookeville Farms, La Ferme, La Vieux Logis, Morton’s The Steakhouse, Oakville Grille and Wine Bar, Old Angler’s Inn, Praline Bakery and Bistro, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, Seasons 52, and Standford Grill.

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Prices can vary from around $25.00 for an adult all the way up to $100.00, and there is something available for everyone regardless of your budget.

Thanksgiving Restaurants in Rochester

Whether you want a five-star dining experience or want to be more casual this Thanksgiving, Rochester has many options to fit your dinner style along with your budget. The most well-known Thanksgiving restaurant in Rochester is Keenan’s as they have been preparing Thanksgiving for the past three decades! The general manager of Keenan’s has suggested that, in the last few years, Keenan’s has been pumping out more and more turkeys, which just goes to show that there is a greater influx in people heading out to eat rather than making it themselves.

Aside from Keenan’s, there are other options to enjoy your Thanksgiving meal at which include Belhurst Castle, Char Steak and Lounge, Cracker Barrel, Golden Ponds Restaurant, Holloway House, Horizons at Woodcliff Hotel and Spa, The Inn on the Lake, Monroe’s Nick’s Seabreeze Inn, Northside Inn, Perlo’s, Red Fedele’s Brook House, Red Osier Landmark Restaurant, Richardson’s Canal House, Tillman’s Historic Village Inn, Cameron Community Ministries, and Jimmy Z’s Texas Hots.

These are just three areas serving up Thanksgiving dinners, but if we didn’t name your state or city, you can always check your local restaurants to see what they may be cooking up for this holiday season.

 


Sources:

Lukach, A., “20 Chicago restaurants open on Thanksgiving for dinner or takeout,” Chicago Tribune web site, November 10, 2016; http://www.chicagotribune.com/dining/ct-thanksgiving-restaurants-open-dinner-take-out-chicago-2016-story.html, last accessed November 14, 2016.

Belt, D., “16 restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Bethesda area,” Patch web site, November 13, 2016; http://patch.com/maryland/bethesda-chevychase/16-restaurants-open-thanksgiving-bethesda-area, last accessed November 14, 2016.

Putnam, C., “17 popular laces to eat on Thanksgiving Day,” Democrat and Chronicle web site, November 10, 2016; http://www.democratandchronicle.com/story/lifestyle/rocflavors/2016/11/10/17-restaurants-thanksgiving-dinner/93512282/, last accessed November 14, 2016.