Not into cooking thisThanksgiving? Perhaps you want to spend more time visiting with family and less time cleaning dishes, perhaps you are now an
empty nester looking to start a new tradition, or perhaps your past Thanksgiving meal experience has been of the National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation variety!
Whatever the reason, if cooking on Thanksgiving isn’t in your plans, we’ve got you covered with this list of local restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving. You can find the full list from Triangle on the Cheap here.
110 East Main Street, Carrboro
$45 per person
Serving a traditional three course Thanksgiving from noon to 8 p.m. Reservations required.
2200 West Main Street, Durham
$20 – $30 for adults, $8 – $10 for children ages 5 to 10, and free for children under 5
Hosting the annual Triangle Vegetarian Society Thanksgiving and Pre-Thanksgiving feast. This year, it will be vegan as well as vegetarian. Possible seating times every half hour from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
201 South Estes Drive, Chapel Hill
$45 for adults, $19 for children under 12, and free for children under 3
Offering a buffet service as well as their signature entrees from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
8030 Renaissance Parkway, Durham
$30 and under
Serving an Italian-American Thanksgiving.
The Pit (Durham)
321 W Greer Street, Durham
$29.99 per person, $14.99 for children 12 and under
Offering dine in and take out family-style meal from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House
Locations in Raleigh, Cary, and Durham
$42.95 per person, $1.95 for children’s menu
Serving a prix fixe menu starting at 11 a.m. Their regular full menu will also be available.
200 North Greensboro Street, Carrboro
$45 for adults, $15 for children 12 and under, free for children 3 and under
Serving a selection of brunch items, appetizers, traditional turkey and trimmings, and more from 10:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reservations recommended.