Giving Thanks to Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving 2017

While you might feel guilty about dining out, a growing number of restaurants are opening their doors on Thanksgiving Day to accommodate families. And not only does this list get longer every year, but the hours restaurants stay open on this holiday continue to grow as well. Additionally, this year we’ve added a category of grocery stores/restaurants that are joining in on the festivities by selling Thanksgiving To-Go meals, so make sure to check that out at the bottom! Happy Turkey Day!

Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Calhoun’s
Various locations; reservations are recommended.
Call your nearest location to find out operating hours and menu.

Chesapeake’s
500 Henley St, Knoxville, TN
Serving 10:30 am – 9 pm
Reservations recommended, call 865-673-3433

Citico’s Restaurant
2698 Oakum Court, Lenoir City, TN 37772
(865) 986-0009
Limited seating available at 10:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 2:30 pm (some seating based on size of party).
$50 per person; Children 12 and under $25 per person
View the menu or make reservations online

Copper Cellar West
7316 Kingston Pk, Knoxville, TN
(865) 673-3422
Thanksgiving Buffet: 10 am – 8 pm

Copper Cellar Downtown
1807 Cumberland Ave, Knoxville, TN
(865) 673-3411
Thanksgiving Buffet: 11 am – 8 pm

Corner 16
1640 Bob Kirby Rd, Knoxville, TN

Country Kinfolk
270 Hickman St, Lenoir City, TN
(865) 250-8733
Reservations open from 11 am – 2 pm
$21.95 for adults & $12.95 for children ages 4 – 12.

Cracker Barrel
Various locations
Call your nearest location to find out operating hours and menu.

Crowne Plaza Knoxville
401 W Summit Hill Dr SW, Knoxville, TN
(865) 522-2600 for Reservations
Seatings 11 am – 2 pm
Adults: $35.95 and kids 6-12: $12.95; Kids 6 and under are complimentary
View the menu

Five Knoxville
430 S. Gay St
Five Knoxville will serve a free Thanksgiving meal from 11am to 4pm on Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 23. The event is first come, first served, and everyone is welcome. Donations to benefit the Love Kitchen will be accepted. Call 865-219-1676 for information.

Fleming’s
11287 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN
(865) 675-9463
Seating available from 11 am – 8 pm
View the menu

Holiday Inn Cedar Bluff
9134 Executive Park Dr, Knoxville, TN
(865) 693-1101 for reservations
Adults: $29.99, children 6-12: $15.99; children 6 and under are complimentary
From 11 am – 2 pm there will be a traditional southern style fair. 
View the menu and get tickets here.

Lisa Jean’s Big Fatty’s
5005 Kingston Pk, Knoxville, TN
(865) 219-8317
Thanksgiving Buffet: Reservations Highly Recommended
Seating available from 12:00 pm – 6 pm
$24.95 per adult; 10 and under $14.95
View the menu

Lonesome Dove
100 N Central St, Knoxville, TN
(865) 999-5251
Reservations required from 11 am to 8 pm

Mimi’s Cafe
10945 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN

Oliver Royale
5 Market Square, Knoxville, TN
(865) 622-6434
Open from 12 pm – 8 pm, $49/per person. 

Puleo’s Grille (Cedar Bluff ONLY)
260 N Peters Rd, Knoxville, TN
(865) 691-1960
Limited Reservations from 10 am – 6 pm

Ruth Chris Steakhouse
950 Volunteer Landing Ln, Knoxville, TN
(865) 546-4696
Open 12 pm – 8 pm
Three Course Turkey dinner for $39.95/per adult, $12.95/per child
View the menu and make reservations here.

S&S Cafeteria
4808 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN
Serving 11 am – 6 pm

Shoney’s
All locations, 11 am – 6 pm

Smoky Mountain Brewery
Various Locations
Turkey Creek: Open from 2 pm – 12 am
Pigeon Forge: Open from 12 pm – 11 pm
Gatlinburg: Open from 11:30 am – 11 pm
Maryville: Open from 2 pm – 11 pm

Wild Wings
11335 Campbell Lake Dr, Farragut, TN
Opens at 4 pm
For more information, call 868-1400

Windows on the Park at Holiday Inn World’s Fair Park
525 Henley St, Knoxville, TN
The restaurant will be offering a traditional Thanksgiving meal with salad, turkey, traditional sides and pumpkin pie for $14.
The meal is available from 11 am – 1:30 p.m.
For more information or reservations, call 522-2800.


Thanksgiving To-Go Meals

Corner 16
Holiday Feed Pack
Feed 5 – $60, Feed 10 – $115
Turkey, Dressing, Peas, Smokehouse Potatoes, Gravy, Cranberry Sauce, and Seasonal Cheesecake
Place order at least 24 hours in advance

Cracker Barrel
Heat ‘N Serve Holiday Family Meal To Go
Serves 8-10, $99.99
Oven-Roasted Turkey Breast, Cornbread Dressing, Turkey Gravy, Cranberry Relish, choice of three country sides, Sweet Yeast Rolls, and Pumpkin Pie & Pecan Pie
Order Online

Homestyle Turkey n’ Dressing Family Meal To-Go
Serves 6, $67.99
Sugar Cured Ham, Cornbread Dressing, Turkey Gravy, Cranberry Relish, your choice of 3 country sides, and choice of bread
Order Online

The Fresh Market
Holiday meals; $49.99-$139.99
View the options

Kroger
Express Turkey Thanksgiving Dinner
Serves 6, $49.99
Fully-Cooked Oven Roasted Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Stuffing, Green Bean Casserole, Gravy

Deluxe Turkey Thanksgiving Dinner
Serves 6, $69.99
Choose either Cajun Fried Turkey or Smoked Turkey or Oven Roasted Turkey, Mashed Potatoes, Stuffing, Green Bean Casserole, Gravy, Cranberry Celebration, Dinner Rolls, Pumpkin Pie

Supreme Turkey Thanksgiving Dinner
Serves 8, $99.99  Includes: Oven Roasted Turkey, 13-16 lb
Mashed Potatoes, two 24 oz containers
Stuffing, two 32 oz containers
Green Bean Casserole, two 28 oz containers
Gravy, two 24 oz containers
Cranberry Celebration, two 16 oz containers
Dinner Rolls, two 12-ct
Pumpkin Pie, 10”

Lighthouse Knoxville
Holiday Dinner
Serves 6-8, $120; Serves 12-16, $190; Ready Made Turkey Breast , $40-$69.99
View the menu

Mimi’s Cafe
Take-Home Turkey Supper
Serves 8-10, $99.95
Click here for details

Publix
See available options here

Whole Foods
Holiday Meals
Serves 4-12, $79.99 – $249.99
Click here to order online

We hope you have a lovely Thanksgiving, whether you dine in or out!

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