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Restaurants to Eat Dinner on Thanksgiving

Forget the shopping, cooking and countless hours of cleaning this Thanksgiving and head to one of these local spots for some succulent bird without all the bother

November is here and that means it's time to prepare for the holiday season kick-off. That's right: Thanksgiving is right around the corner. This year, instead of spending your day in the kitchen and cooking for hours, let someone else do the work for you. We've rounded up some of the best places to dine in or pick up a carryout from on Thanksgiving Day.

Note: TDH = Thanksgiving Day Hours

 

Beaver Creek Tackle and Beer

  • Address: 1609 N. Wayne Road, Westland
  • Phone: 734-722-5330
  • TDH: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Carryout: Yes
  • Prices: $14.99/adults; $8.99/kids

Beaver Creek Tackle and Beer will have a special insert for Thanksgiving in its regular menu. Each Thanksgiving dinner comes with turkey, gravy, mashed potatoes, bread and vegetables. Pumpkin pie with whipped cream and apple crisps will be on the dessert menu, too.

Camp Ticonderoga

  • Address: 5725 Rochester Road, Troy
  • Phone: 248-828-2825
  • TDH: 11a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Carryout: Yes
  • Prices: $17.99/adults, $4-8/ages 10 and under

Enjoy maple glazed roast turkey, corn bread stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, sweet potatoes, cranberry relish and fresh baked bread at Camp Ticonderoga. A large limited menu with items like squash ravioli and pecan chicken will also be available. Camp Ticonderoga will have pumpkin pie, apple dumpling, chocolate parfaits and more for dessert.

Fishbone's Rhythm Kitchen Café

  • Address: 400 Monroe St., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-965-4600
  • TDH: 7 a.m.-9 p.m.
  • Carryout: Yes
  • Prices: breakfast buffet $14; brunch $28/adults, $12/ages 5-9, $6/under 5; dinner $20.95/adults, $9.95/ages 5-12, $5.95/under 5

Enjoy omelets, bacon, sausage, hash browns, French toast, shrimp, turkey, stuffing, green beans and catfish from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at Fishbone's for its Thanksgiving brunch. From 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., you can enjoy a full turkey dinner with mashed potatoes, green beans, salad, stuffing, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin or apple pie.

Ginopolis' Bar-B-Q Smokehouse

  • Address: 27815 Middlebelt Road, Farmington Hills
  • Phone: 248-851-8222
  • TDH: noon-7 p.m. (last reservation)
  • Carryout: Yes
  • Price: $18.95/person

At this Farmington Hills spot, enjoy full turkey dinners including dressing, salad, yams, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie. A limited menu with chicken, salmon and honey-baked ham is also available.

Lily's Seafood Grill & Brewery

  • Address: 410 S. Washington Ave., Royal Oak
  • Phone: 248-591-5459
  • TDH: noon-8 p.m.
  • Carryout: Yes
  • Prices: $25.99/adults, $11.99/kids under 12

Enjoy an all-you-can-eat dinner. Choose a traditional turkey meal with cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables and cranberry sauce, or swap out the turkey for ham or smoked salmon. All dinners are plated, but you can get refills whenever you want. For dessert, choose from pumpkin pie or cheesecake.

Mario's Restaurant

  • Address: 4222 Second Ave., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-832-1616
  • TDH: 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
  • Carryout: after 3 p.m.
  • Price: $110/6-8 people, $20/plate

Offers a full turkey dinner with all the trimmings: stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy, cranberry relish, salad, dinner roll and your choice of pumpkin or pecan pie for dessert. Must be pre-ordered at least a week before the holidays. Regular menu available.

Mitchell's Fish Market

  • Address: 117 Willits St, Birmingham
  • Phone: 248-858-7688
  • TDH: 11:30 a.m.-11 p.m.
  • Carryout: Yes
  • Price: $24.99

Along with their regular menu of fresh fish, Mitchell's Fish Market will be serving turkey dinners with mashed potatoes, stuffing, cranberry relish and pumpkin pie.

Moose Preserve Bar & Grill

  • Address: 43034 Woodward Ave., Bloomfield Hills
  • Phone: 248-858-7688
  • TDH: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.
  • Carryout: Yes
  • Price: $17.99/adults, $7.99/kids

Traditional turkey dinner with cornbread stuffing, steamed vegetables, mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, turkey gravy and a biscuit. For dessert, try the pumpkin or pecan pie. Regular menu available, also.

Rochester Chop House at Kruse & Muer

  • Address: 306 S Main St, Rochester
  • Phone: 248-651-2266
  • TDH: noon-8 p.m.
  • Carryout: Limited full Turkey to Go Meals; must order in advance.
  • Prices: $20-25/person

The Rochester Chop House offers an "all-American turkey dinner" with your choice of white or dark meat, sweet potato casserole, mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing and pumpkin pie. Reservations are preferred since the Chop House is usually booked a few weeks before Thanksgiving Day. They will also have an abbreviated version of their regular menu for those feeling a little unconventional for the holidays.

Rugby Grille

  • Address: 100 Townsend St., Birmingham
  • Phone: 248-642-5999
  • TDH: 3-11 p.m.
  • Carryout: No
  • Prices: $75-$85

Enjoy a four-course meal this Thanksgiving. Choose among a traditional turkey dinner, prime rib or salmon for the entrees. The meal also comes with soup, salad and your choice of pumpkin pie or a warm apple tart. Reservations recommended.

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