29 restaurants that are going to be open on Thanksgiving

Applebee's 4

  • Not everyone wants to stay in on Thanksgiving.
  • There are a number of restaurants that will remain open on Turkey Day this year.
  • Keep in mind that many of these chains operate as franchises — so results may vary.
  • If you’re set on eating out on Thanksgiving, make sure to call ahead to ask about the restaurant’s hours.

In the United States, Thanksgiving is the day we dedicate to stuffing ourselves in the presence of friends and family.

But if you’d rather go out to eat — or you end up burning the turkey to a crisp — don’t worry. A number of restaurants will remain open on Thanksgiving.

Offers.com compiled a list of restaurants that are set to open their doors on Thanksgiving. Keep in mind that some of these chains will only be open on a regional basis. Others may be closed depending on the franchisee.

So, if you’re planning on spending Turkey Day at one of these eateries, it’s better to be safe and call ahead.

With that in mind, here are restaurants that are going to be open in some capacity on Thanksgiving:


Want to eat good in the neighborhood on Thanksgiving?

A number of Applebee’s restaurants will remain open on Thanksgiving, as well as Christmas Day, this year. And all Applebee’s will be opened the day before Thanksgiving and on Christmas Eve, with reduced hours.

A restaurant spokesperson told Business Insider that prospective patrons should contact their local Applebee’s to determine the restaurant’s holiday hours.

Bahama Breeze

A Bahama Breeze spokesperson confirmed that select locations will remain open on Thanksgiving. The chain will offer up a tropical Thanksgiving menu.

Bob Evans

Offers.com reported that Bob Evans will be welcoming in dine-in customers on Thanksgiving, although restaurant hours will vary by location. 

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