CLEVELAND - Thanksgiving is around the corner and those who are cooking up a feast will find themselves scurrying around the grocery store for all the essential ingredients needed to impress their guests.
But if you want to skip all the cooking and the clean up that comes along with holiday gatherings, visit some restaurants in Northeast Ohio staying open on Thursday to cook up and serve all the anticipated Thanksgiving favorites. Be sure to book reservations as soon as possible, as space is limited.
Sit in a former bank that now houses Crop Bistro & Bar serving a Thanksgiving feast. For $30 per person, guests can enjoy a special sit-down holiday menu with all the Thanksgiving fixings. Homemade cranberry sauce, sauteed brussels sprouts, organic roasted turkey with stuffing and gravy and confit sweet potatoes will fill the plates of hungry holiday goers. Children under 12 can eat for $10 with a kid-friendly menu that includes favorites like chicken fingers, mac and cheese and broccoli. Not feeling the Thanksgiving menu? Crop is offering their regular menu on Thanksgiving. Find tickets here.
The Thanksgiving Day Champagne Buffet includes some of the best entrees of what Thanksgiving has to offer. For $54.95, the buffet includes seafood bar with crab legs, jumbo shrimp, smoked salmon and chilled oysters, a carving station with roasted turkey, honey ham and prime rib. A full Bloody Mary bar and fall cocktails are also available. Buy tickets here.
If you want a traditional meal with all the fixings, The Fairview Tavern is having a buffet for $13. Roasted turkey, honey-glazed ham, mashed potatoes, cranberry relish and deviled eggs are just some of the offerings.
The Mallorca family is offering their family turkey recipe with all the trimmings for $26 per person. Homemade stuffing, veggies, sweet potatoes and trimmings are included in this menu. If you want to eat a traditional meal at home minus the cleanup, Mallorca offers take-out options that can feed up to 10-12 people.
Taking Thanksgiving feasting to another level, Urban Farmer Cleveland is offering two courses and many side options to satisfy all the holiday cravings. For the first course, guests have the options to choose from pumpkin soup, beet salad, foie gras, shrimp and local greens salad. Turkey, tenderloin, salmon and risotto are some of the options for the main course. All sides are served family style with gravy and cranberry sauce.
Spend time with family while Table 45 does the cooking. A first course, a main course and sides are offered for $45 per adult and $22 per child. Dessert isn't forgotten with the choice of apple pie, Mitchell's ice cream, housemade sorbet and pumpkin cheesecake.
Enjoy an upscale Thanksgiving dinner at The 9 with Mediterranean-inspired cuisine that includes spins on seafood classics and appetizers that include butternut squash soup and fregula and turkey Tuscan soup. Book your reservations here.
It's a buffet feast at AMP 150. Executive Chef Joseph Dubbs and his culinary team are bringing guests a Thanksgiving buffet with all the trimmings. From a salad station to a carving station, there's something for everyone. Adults are $31.95, seniors are $24.95 and children 5 and older $12.95. Find the full menu here.
Sit down and enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving turkey dinner with sausage and herb stuffing. Ruth's Chris is offering three courses complete with all the fixings for $39.95. Find the complete menu here.
Serving up a traditional all you can eat Thanksgiving buffet. Chicken a la Rhine soup, roasted turkey, carved ham, mashed potatoes, green beans and mushrooms and onions are part of the long list of buffet items. Adults eat for $28.50 and children ages 8-12 eat for $15.50.
Enjoy a variety of all types of salads, from fruit salad to potato salad. On the buffet will be creamed corn, green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, macaroni and cheese, and of course pork loin and turkey. Adults are $26.95 and children ages 6-12 eat for $13.95. Find the full menu here.
Feast on a variety of Thanksgiving dishes during the restaurant's holiday buffet. Going from 1-8 p.m., the buffet includes traditional bread stuffing and sausage stuffing, turkey with pan gravy, glazed ham, candied yams and wild rice pilaf. Adults: $39.95 and children ages 12-4 are $14.95. Find the full menu here.
Taking an Italian twist on a traditional Thanksgiving buffet feast, Stancato's is offering all the necessities while providing some Italian favorites like portobello mushroom ravioli, eggplant cutlets and spinach florentine. Adults: $24.99 and children 10 and under are $1. Call (440)-886-6242 for reservations.
It's Thanksgiving from the water! Aside from offering the traditional roasted turkey and prime rib, Pier W is going untraditional with dishes inspired by the water such as Cedar planked salmon, crab legs and big-eyed tuna. Find the full menu here. Call (216)-228-2250 for reservations.
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