Looking for a restaurant that’s open ON Thanksgiving Day? Whether you’re looking for a small intimate gathering or you just want to simplify and get out of the house this year, we’ve got your list of restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2021.
The best part? These Cincinnati area restaurants will put some great turkey on your plate AND do the dishes too!
Tip: Be sure to make your reservations… and make them in advance.
Restaurants are listed in alphabetical order and include both Cincinnati area and northern Kentucky locations. You’re sure to find a restaurant near you that’s open on Thanksgiving!
BB Riverboats Thanksgiving Day Cruises: Let their chef create the perfect Thanksgiving dinner for you, your family and friends. Celebrate with “Cincinnati’s River Tradition” and treat yourself to a traditional holiday feast with all the trimmings but without all the work!
101 Riverboat Row, Newport, Kentucky 41071; 800-261-8586, 859-261-8500
Bob Evans is celebrating Thanksgiving all month long AND they’re open on Thanksgiving Day, 8am to 7pm. Their Thanksgiving Platter includes slow-roasted turkey & dressing, three sides, a slice of pie and freshly baked rolls and it’s available starting November 12. Find a restaurant near you here.
The Capital Grille: From 11am to 9 pm, The Capital Grille Cincinnati will offer its full dinner menu plus their Executive Chef’s take on a traditional Thanksgiving meal. 3821 Edwards Road Cincinnati, OH 45209; (513) 351-0814
Cooper’s Hawk Winery and Restaurants: Make a reservation and enjoy their Thanksgiving menu which includes butternut squash soup, slow roasted turkey, traditional stuffing, Mary’s potatoes, roasted green beans and carrots, cranberry sauce, and Eli’s pumpkin praline cheesecake.
Cooper’s Hawk: 8080 Montgomery Rd. and 7490 Bales St (in Liberty Twp.)
Cracker Barrel is open regular business hours Thanksgiving Day and serving a traditional Thanksgiving meal beginning at 11 am. Cracker Barrel has multiple locations. Search for a restaurant near you here.
The Golden Lamb has served a Thanksgiving feast to guests every year since the day was declared a national holiday in 1870, and they won’t be stopping that tradition this year! The Golden Lamb will serve a full Thanksgiving Day meal at the restaurant.
Find them at 27 S. Broadway, Lebanon, Ohio 45036; (513) 932-5065
Maggianos Little Italy will serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal with some of their popular pasta dishes as well. Reservations accepted.
7875 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236.
Metropole will feed you well for Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy your choice of starters, entree (including salmon, turkey, or butternut squash risotto!), and your choice of yummy desserts. Reservations are recommended and will go fast.
Ruth’ Chris Steakhouse: Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving meal including roast turkey breast, sausage and herb stuffing, cranberry relish, plus: your choice of a starter, a side, chef’s selection for dessert, and Lagniappe to take home.
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