Restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day


Thanksgiving is on Thursday and since not everyone is planning to fix a feast for the family, these restaurants will be open for the holiday.

Applebee’s select locations offer a special Thanksgiving meal that features all the essentials of turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and garlicky green beans.

Boston Market offers dine-in or take-out meals for Thanksgiving. 

Buffalo Wild Wings will have some locations open on Thanksgiving so you can get your chicken wing fix and watch some football.

Burger King will typically stay open during the holidays, but may have limited hours.

Cracker Barrel around the country will be open at regular hours with to-go services also available.

Denny’s is an option for eating breakfast before the holiday festivities begin, having a classic turkey dinner the night of Thanksgiving or grabbing breakfast the morning before Black Friday shopping starts.

Domino’s Pizza will have some locations open on Thanksgiving.

Dunkin Donuts will be open on Thanksgiving, but some locations may have reduced hours on the holiday.

IHOP will only be open for breakfast on Thanksgiving and hours vary by region.

Marie Callender’s will have a whole feast or just a few sides à la carte available for pre-order this year, available between November 20th through the 22nd. Make sure to allow three hours for reheating.

McDonald’s locations will stay open on the holiday.

Pizza Hut will have most of their locations open but may have reduced hours.

Ruby Tuesday will serve the regular menu during normal business hours.

Sonic Drive-In will have most of there locations open on Thanksgiving.

Starbucks will have most of their locations open, but may have reduced hours.

TGI Fridays will be open on Thanksgiving, but specific hours will vary.

Waffle House is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and Thanksgiving is no exception.

Wendy’s locations will stay open on the holiday.

Holiday hours may vary by location for each of these places and some may not be honoring these deals, so be sure to check your local store’s hours and offers ahead of time. Some offers are dine-in only and can’t be used with any other discount or coupons.

If you are a local business owner or restaurant manager that will be open this Thanksgiving, we can also add your name to this list, please email Ronnie Das at​

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