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Thanksgiving 2022: Give Thanks for These 20 Open Restaurants

Nov 16, 2022 | Tips & Resources

Many employees are traveling over Thanksgiving for work this year for long-term and extended stay projects, and are unable to be with their friends and family. But they still have to eat! So which restaurants are open this Thanksgiving near you this year? We found dozens of restaurants open nationwide, available for pickup, carryout, or dine-in seating. Here are 20 of our top restaurant picks open for Thanksgiving in 2022.

1. Applebee’s

“Eat good in the neighborhood!” You can dine-in or opt for carryout options, but make sure to call ahead for hours—they vary by location.

2. Bob Evans

Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner every Thanksgiving. This year, they’re open from 8:00am until 7:00pm for breakfast or a special homestyle Thanksgiving holiday meal.

3. Boston Market

No one does potatoes and gravy like Boston Market! You can dine-in or order carryout for a delicious turkey feast, complete with sides and dessert. Menu and hours vary by location.

4. Cracker Barrel

This popular chain has a few options to choose from for your Turkey Day feast. You can dine-in at the restaurant, take your meal to go, or pick up a few key items like one of their delicious pies.

5. Denny’s

A popular spot for Thanksgiving, whether you want to do dine-in or take-out. Give thanks for Denny’s!

6. Maggiano’s

Craving your turkey dinner with an Italian twist? The restaurant offers three Turkey Day options, including catering, carryout, and dine-in.

7. Marie Callender’s

Feast on all your Thanksgiving favorites with a meal from Marie Callender's. Their Thanksgiving package comes with a main course, sides, and dessert. Available for dine-in or carryout.

8. Romano’s Macaroni Grill

This popular Italian restaurant offered a three-course Thanksgiving dinner, and a carryout option.

9. Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Enjoy Ruth's Chris Steak House this Thanksgiving with a take-home (or take-hotel) feast ready to heat and serve, or you can dine-in for a delicious three-course turkey dinner.

10. Season’s 52

The fresh grill and wine bar is open every day except for Christmas! They offer a traditional holiday dinner on Thanksgiving Day.

11. Shoney’s

Visit this Southern staple for their annual "All You Care to Eat" Thanksgiving feast. Some locations will be offering Thanksgiving meals to-go, so be sure to call a branch near you.

12. STK Steakhouse

Every one of the chic STK steakhouse locations will be open nationwide on Thanksgiving.

13. Chart House

Chart House is always a great choice for a holiday dinner because of their delicious menu offerings that include steaks, seafood, and more.

14. Del Frisco’s Grille

Looking for a classy evening? Enjoy dinner at Del Frisco's Grille this Thanksgiving. The restaurant offers a three-course traditional turkey dinner.

15. Fleming’s

Visit a Fleming's Prime Steakhouse near you to enjoy a delicious three-course meal. Most locations will be open from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m.

16. Fogo de Chão

The Brazilian steakhouse will be serving a special Turkey Day menu in addition to their usual fare.

17. Kona Grill

Craving something besides turkey? Most Kona Grill locations will be open and serving up their fantastic seafood, steak, and chops entrees.

18. McCormick & Schmick’s

Enjoy a delicious seafood dinner this Thanksgiving at McCormick & Schmick's. They also usually offer a special turkey dinner if you'd rather stick to tradition!

19. Metro Diner

Head over to Metro Diner for a traditional Thanksgiving meal, whether you want to dine-in or carryout!

20. Tony Roma’s

Known for their steak, ribs and more, you can seriously get your grub on at Tony Roma's this Thanksgiving.

Before heading to one of these restaurants open on Thanksgiving, it's always best to call your local franchise, confirm their hours, and make reservations if needed.

If you are traveling for work, be sure to check out our tips on how to make an extended stay feel like home. And remember, we’ll be here 24/7 to support your travelers throughout the holiday season. Happy Thanksgiving!

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