13 Restaurants To Satisfy Your Turkey Cravings

13 Restaurants To Satisfy Your Turkey Cravings

Preparing Thanksgiving dinner can easily become an expensive, time-consuming chore for some people. Thankfully, for those who are a little less than enthused about cooking an entire Thanksgiving dinner, but still want to enjoy a traditional plate of turkey and gravy, there are a handful of restaurant options available. Below is a list of thirteen restaurants with both prix-fixe buffet options and three-course meals that will leave your turkey cravings satisfied.

(Don’t forget to call ahead, as many require reservations and spaces are extremely limited.)

1. 5 Church
Located Uptown, this Contemporary American restaurant is offering a three-course menu available for $40 (adults) and $15 (kids 12 and under). The regular menu will not be available. Restaurant hours: 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.


2. The Asbury
Serving a three-course meal available for $55 (adults) and $25 (kids 6-10). Their prix-fixe menu will be available at two separate times. First seating: 12:30p-1:15p, second seating: 3pm-3:45pm. Located Uptown at 235 N Tryon St.

3. Blue Restaurant & Bar
From 10:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., Blue will be serving a Thanksgiving brunch, along with live jazz for entertainment. Brunch costs $39.95 (adults) and $14.95 (children). Located Uptown in the Hearst Tower, at 206 N College St.

4. Evoke
Enjoy a three-course, Thanksgiving dinner menu for $36 per person. Restaurant hours: 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Located Uptown at 555 S McDowell St.


5. Harper’s Restaurant
Harper’s Restaurant, located at 6518 Fairview Rd. in South Park, is serving Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m., complete with turkey, ham and prime rib with all the seasonal sides. Dinner costs $30 (adults) and $11 (kids 12 and under). View the special menu here.

6. The Liberty
Featuring a three-course Thanksgiving dinner from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dinner costs $33 (adults) and $12 (kids 10 and under). Located in South End at 1812 South Blvd.

7. Maggiano’s
Open for Thanksgiving, serving a four-course dinner with an Italian-American twist. Located in South Park at 4400 Sharon Rd.

8. Mimosa Grill
Located Uptown at 327 S Tryon St, Mimosa Grill is serving their famous Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. The dinner cost $39.95 (adults) and $14.95 (children 12 and under).


9. Nan and Byron’s

Serving a three-course Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. for $30 per person. Located in South End at 1714 South Blvd.


10. Passion8

Enjoy a three-course Thanksgiving dinner at $42 (adults) and $8 (kids 8 and under). Restaurant hours: 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. Located at 1523 Elizabeth Ave.


11. Red Rocks Café

Red Rocks will be serving their annual Thanksgiving buffet at both locations. The Birkdale Village location (8712 Lindholm Dr.) will be seating tables for the buffet from 11:00 a.m. until 8:00 p.m. The South Charlotte location (4223-B Providence Rd.), however, will only be serving it’s Thanksgiving buffet from 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m., but will have their full menu available after 4 p.m. More information can be found here.

12. Sullivan’s Steakhouse

Enjoy Sullivan’s classic Thanksgiving dinner menu at $39 per person. You can also choose from a variety of Sullivan’s A La Carte dishes instead. Located in South End at 1928 South Boulevard Suite 200.


13. Upstream

Upstream’s Thanksgiving Buffet will last from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. and costs $44.95 (adults) and $19.95 (children). Located at 6902 Phillips Pl Ct. near South Park mall.

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1 Comment

  1. Very informative for those of us that don’t have family in town. Thank you.

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