These Are The Chain Restaurants That Are Open On Thanksgiving This Year


These Are The Chain Restaurants That Are Open On Thanksgiving This Year

Thanksgiving is just around the corner, so a few things: spending time with loved ones, finally having the ability to decorate your house for Christmas or Hanukkah or Kwanzaa, wearing your pants with an elastic waistband, and shoving as much food into your body as you can. And while some people today thrive on preparing a gigantic feast for a crowd each year, others prefer having the feast prepared for them. Hey, we do not judge. You do you!Luckily, in case you fall into the latter class, you do not have to turn to your microwave and whatever you’ve filled in the freezer to enjoy a feast on Thanksgiving, since Hallelujah, glory be on the turkey gods! All these 14 chain restaurants across the US are available for business on Thanksgiving this year — only be sure to double-check the hours to the locations nearest to you.


StarbucksInstagram / StarbucksWhen you have ta get your coffee fix, especially during holidays, you can always count on Starbucks to provide. Well, not actually deliver to your doorstep (which would be amazing), however you receive it. If you can fold it, then throw a few extra dollars in the tip jar for the baristas, who likely would rather be with their own families than slinging lattes all day.

Marie Callender’s

Marie Callender'sInstagram / Marie Callender’sMarie Callender’s is here to create your Thanksgiving simple as pie this year! Because they are famous for their pies.)The restaurant has an array of holiday feast packages to select from, and the best part is, you hardly have to lift a finger! Check out the Thanksgiving menu.

Rainforest Cafe

Rainforest CafeSome people like a traditional Thanksgiving meal; others like to wine and dine beneath a canopy of imitation leaves and also in the business of animatronic creatures. To each their own!Rainforest Cafe is supplying a complete Thanksgiving dinner”with all the trimmings” this year at particular locations. Check the restaurant’s site to find out whether a location close to you’re open on Turkey Day.Applebee'sNothing says Thanksgiving like a $1 Bahama Mama in Applebee’s, am I right? All jokes aside, if you’re searching for a break from a traditional holiday meal, Applebee’s is probably a safe bet — tropical drinks and all.

Bahama Breeze Island Grille

Bahama Breeze Island GrilleI am more of a Thanksgiving traditionalist myself, however I am not gont lie — that sounds pretty darn good. Bahama Breeze Island Grille provides a special Thanksgiving dinner, including”all the island fixins,” such as your choice between mashed potatoes OR cinnamon loaf sweet potatoes. Um, all the aforementioned, please! Check out its special holiday menu for more flavorful twists on the classics.

Bob Evans

Bob EvansBob Evans is available till 8 pm on Thanksgiving Day! You can order full length holiday feasts, pies, and sides to proceed, and much more. You’ll find more information about its Thanksgiving Day menu.

Boston Market

Boston MarketInstagram / Boston MarketLet’s be fair: Boston Market basically serves Thanksgiving all year round, so it is no surprise that the fast-food chain is available on Thanksgiving. The good thing is that it even delivers directly to your door!

Buca di Beppo

Buca di BeppoNow that is -a-good-a-Thanksgiving meal, no? Buca di Beppo is supplying a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for parties of up to ten individuals, including your choice of turkey or ham, along with sides like spicy Italian sausage stuffing and roasted garlic mashed potatoes. Yum!Cracker BarrelIn accordance with Cracker Barrel’s site, Thanksgiving is the restaurant’s busiest day of the year! The site reads:”Since the Thanksgiving specialist, Cracker Barrel will once more offer its Homestyle Turkeyn’ Dressing Meals for on-the-go guests, in addition to its favorite Heatn’ Serve Holiday Family Meals To-Go and Homestyle Turkeyn’ Dressing Family Meals To-Go for visitors to enjoy at home.”I meanyou can not argue with the Thanksgiving Expert™️ today, can you?


Denny's It is always open!”Denny’s is offering something called a”Turkey and Dressing Dinner Bundle” this year, which includes”tender carved turkey breast served family-style with savory stuffing, turkey gravy and cranberry sauce,” along with 2 sides.Fleming's Prime Steakhouse and Wine BarIf you’re trying to go the fancy course, Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar is offering a dine-in option on Thanksgiving beginning at 11 a.m.. You can make a reservation online, and download the menu from its website. Fleming’s is even offering a children’s Thanksgiving menu, so there’s something for the whole family!


IHOPI’ve most undoubtedly eaten breakfast at IHOP before going into my parents’ house for Thanksgiving dinner. It’s a great way to stretch out your stomach and pregame for the large meal. It’s also great if you would like its fried chicken dinner!Perkins Restaurant and BakeryAnother diner-esque option, but Perkins Restaurant is one which won’t let you down.

Waffle House

Waffle HouseIf one thing is for sure,  you could always depend on Waffle House — rain, shine, or even vacation!

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