Not planning to cook this Thanksgiving, but want to enjoy a traditional meal? Be thankful there are plenty of restaurants open for Thanksgiving on November 22, 2018 in the Baltimore area. Many will fill up early, so make sure to make reservations right away. There are a few takeout options included in this list as well.
These restaurants are in all price ranges, and the list includes both chain restaurants as well as local establishments with prices ranging from $10 to a pricier $95 per person. Check the links to confirm location, hours, prices, and participation. This list will continue to grow as more information comes in.
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Arturo’s Trattoria — open for dinner only on Thanksgiving Day from 3 pm to 8 pm. The special menu will include roasted turkey with italian sausage dressing, venison, baked oysters with crabmeat, wild boar lasagna, veal ossobuco and more. View the full menu here.
Barrett’s Grill – choose from a Turkey Platter with the traditional fixings for $20-$35 or an ala carte menu.
Bob Evans – Order a holiday feast to bring home, with options including a premium farmhouse feast, a farmhouse feast for eight, and farmhouse feast for four.
Boston Market – Dine-in and enjoy a Thanksgiving meal. There are also a variety of heat ‘n’ serve options to bring the feast home. You can get the hot ‘n’ ready catering option, and also individual items like pies and sides.
Cafe Troia — Opening at 1pm with the regular menu and a $40 ($20 for kids) Prix Fixe Thanksgiving Dinner with natural turkey, dressing, gravy, whipped potatoes, sweet potatoes, string beans, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie.
The Capital Grille – A traditional Thanksgiving dinner that includes slow-roasted turkey with brioche stuffing, french green beans with marcona almonds and cranberry pear chutney accompanied by Sam’s mashed potatoes.
Charleston – If you really want to splurge, from 1pm to 7pm, Chef Cindy Wolf is serving a special two-course prix-fixe menu with family-style sides for $85 per person. Dishes include She Crab soup with Manzanilla sherry, fried green tomatoes, braised beef short ribs, pan-roasted monkfish, and roasted turkey with pecan stuffing.
Chez Hugo — will be open this Thanksgiving from 2pm – 7pm for a special holiday prix fixe menu featuring our favorite Thanksgiving dishes served family style. Full menu is not available. See the special menu here.
Cracker Barrel – Cracker Barrel is open regular business hours Thanksgiving Day and serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal for $12.99 ($7.99 for children) beginning at 11am. You can also choose the Heat n’ Serve Holiday Meal-to-Go option which includes roast turkey breast with all the fixings plus dessert. Serves up to 10 people for $109.99. The Homestyle Turkey n’ Dressing Family Meal To-Go comes hot and ready to serve and serves up to 6 people for $67.99.
Denny’s — patrons can order the Turkey Dinner Pack, which consists of carved turkey breast served family-style with savory stuffing, turkey gravy and cranberry sauce, and your choice of two sides. Serves 4-5. Add a classic Pecan or Pumpkin Pie for dessert. Check your local restaurant for times and pricing.
The Elephant — serving from an 3-course menu from 12pm – 8pm. Also offering a special catering option for those preferring to eat at home without the fuss. See the menu here — the cost is $240 for 6 people.
Fleming’s Steakhouse — offering a three-course Thanksgiving menu for $42 starting at 11am. There is also a special three-course Thankgiving Children’s menu for $19. You can view both menus here. The main dining menu will still be available for steak lovers.
Golden Corral — Thanksgiving buffet includes carved turkey, fried chicken, rotisserie chicken, ham, meatloaf, and much more. It’s the “Endless Buffet,” so you can plan to go back for seconds or thirds. Also available for take-out. Call your nearest restaurant for holiday hours.
Hard Rock Cafe — A special Thanksgiving menu with all of the holiday favorites will be offered November 22. Reservations recommended.
Magdalena Restaurant — offering a three-course prix fixe menu for $80 ($40.00 for children). The menu will include Maryland jumbo lump crab cakes, raw oysters and traditional dishes such as organic turkey breast with sage gravy, house-made pecan pie and chocolate pot du crème. There will be complimentary valet parking from 3pm – 6pm.
Mama’s on the Half Shell — cooking up a traditional Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings for $25. Hours are 12pm – 8pm. Full menu and Raw Bar will be available as well.
McCormick & Schmick’s — serves a roasted turkey dinner complete with butternut squash bisque or walnut mixed greens salad, mashed potatoes and gravy, cornbread stuffing, seasoned vegetables, apple squash casserole and cranberry sauce. Dessert and cocktail service are extra. Reservations are recommended. Call for pricing.
Milton Inn — Three course pre fixe holiday feast for $65 per person, $32 for children 12 and under (two courses). Limited a la carte also available. Seating from 12pm to 8pm. See the complete Thanksgiving menu here.
The Oceanaire Seafood Room — In addition to the seafood menu, there will be oven roasted turkey roulade stuffed with sage cranberry stuffing, mashed potatoes, cranberr chutney and the chef’s seasonal vegetable. Call for pricing and reservations.
The Oregon Grille – serving the full menu as well as a three course turkey dinner.
The Rowhouse Grille — serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal of herbed turkey breast, cranberry sauce, 2 sides, and pumpkin pie or bread pudding for dessert for $25.
Rusty Scupper — hosting a Thanksgiving Day Buffet on between 11:30am and 6:30pm. Price is $56 per person
Ruth’s Chris Steak House — serving a traditional Thanksgiving 3-course dinner for $39.95. Kids’ menu is $12.95. Select locations open at 12 p.m.
Rye Street Tavern — will be serving a family-style prix-fixe menu featuring wood-broiled choptank oysters, wood-roasted turkey, confit turkey leg stuffing, crispy Brussels sprouts, and Sagamore Rye-spiked gravy. See the complete menu here. $70 per person. Children 10 and under are $35.
Tersiguel’s French Country Restaurant — serving a Thanksgiving Four Course Prixe-Fixe menu for $59 for adults and $30 children under 10.
Twist Fell’s Point — order form a special traditional Thanksgiving Dinner menu or Chef Selections off our menu. Kids eat for free.
Mt. Washington Tavern – offers a traditional sit-down dinner from 2pm to 10pm in the downstairs dining room. Diners can order from the regular dinner menu with the additions of a honey glazed ham and turkey platter that will include Thanksgiving sides. A full Thanksgiving buffet will be available upstairs from 3pm to 8pm. Reservations starting at 2pm.
Wit & Wisdom — enjoy a lavish Thanksgiving favorites. Featuring a Carving Station with all the trimmings, Chesapeake-Inspired Seafood selections, Pasta, & Housemade Pastries & Sweets.
The Buffet will be offered from 1pm-8pm. $95 for adults and $45 for children under 12.
Don’t miss out by making a reservation – many of these restaurants take reservations online as well.
You may also be interested in:
- Holiday Light Displays and Christmas tree lighting ceremonies in the Baltimore area
- Enjoy a Holiday Bazaar & Tea at The Cloisters
- German-inspired Christmas Village returns to Baltimore
- AVAM’s annual Bazaart holiday market returns
- Free jewelry making workshops
- Save the Dates for the Annual Festival of Trees
- Baltimore on the Cheap’s Calendar of Events
Various Baltimore-area restaurants