In 2018, Thanksgiving falls early: November 22. That means the window of opportunity for you to plan where and what to eat is slim. We've compiled this list of all the restaurants around Dallas that are serving turkey dinners, brunches, and buffets.
Here's where to eat on Thanksgiving Day:
Three-course meal at Renaissance Dallas Hotel eatery includes salad with pumpkin, goat cheese, and watercress; turkey roulade with smoked purple sweet potato puree; and sweet potato panna cotta. 5-10 pm. $40. 214-631-2222.
Three-course traditional menu includes soup or salad, turkey, stuffing, green beans, mashed potatoes, gravy, and cranberry sauce, with choice of pecan pie or pumpkin pie. Regular menu is also available.11:30 am-3 pm, 5:30-10 pm. $39. 214-871-4955.
Holiday offerings include brunch and dinner. Brunch specials include pancakes with blueberry butter and turkey with cornbread dressing, sage gravy, and cranberry chutney. Dinner specials include butternut squash veloute, turkey, sweet potato casserole, and green beans. Regular menu is also available. Breakfast 7-10 am, brunch 10 am-3 pm, dinner 3-9 pm. 214-261-4500.
Three-course lunch at Uptown Dallas restaurant includes deviled eggs and choice of oysters, Nicoise Salad, sunchoke soup, turkey Ballotine, spinach tagliatelle with vegetables, and sides including green bean casserole, pomme puree, and broccoli rabe. Desserts include choice of sweet potato–milk chocolate cremeux, pumpkin Pie. 11 am-5 pm. $95 or $25 for 12 and under. 469-440-8843.
Three-course meal of Thanksgiving dishes with seasonal focus and complimentary glass of Angry Orchard Rosé Cider. 12-9 pm. $42, or $21 for 12 and under. At all four locations in Dallas, Plano, Allen, and Fort Worth.
Del Frisco's Double Eagle Steak House
Turkey dinner with choice of appetizer and dessert, from options such as butternut squash soup, turkey breast with apple-sausage stuffing, mashed sweet potatoes, Chateau potatoes, cranberry relish, and pecan pie a la mode. $49, at all three locations: Fort Worth, Plano, and Uptown Dallas; hours vary.
Del Frisco's Grille
Elevated twists on classic Thanksgiving favorites such as butternut squash bisque, turkey breast with apple-sage sausage stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin cheesecake. Regular menu items such as cheesesteak eggrolls and prime steaks will also be available. 11 am-8 pm at all locations: Southlake, Fort Worth, Plano, and Uptown Dallas.
Three-course dinner with choice of mixed greens or Caesar; turkey breast, pork chop, three-cheese spinach lasagna, prime petit filet, or poached salmon and shrimp; kefir cheese butterfly or flourless chocolate cake. 5-9 pm. $59-$69, pre-payment required. 972-503-7080.
Holy Grail Pub
Four-course meal includes choice of fried turkey or chili-rubbed lamb; salad or roasted root vegetables; mushroom brie en croute or smoked corn chowder and pumpkin pie cheesecake or bread pudding with whiskey sauce. 12-5:30 pm. $40 or $12 for 12 and under; add $15 for beer pairing. 972-377-6633.
Restaurant at Four Seasons Dallas will host an all-day brunch buffet with turkey, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes with marshmallows, roasted root vegetables, roasted Brussels sprouts, charred green beans, cornbread or apple-sausage stuffing, prime rib, salmon, glazed ham, a raw bar with seafood such as crab claws and shucked oysters, brunch options such as banans foster French toast, omelets, croissants eggs benedict, poke and sushi rolls,a salad bar, cheese and charcuterie, and a dessert station with two dozen options including made-to-order cake doughnut bar. 10:30 am-7:30 pm. $95 or $45 for 12 and under. 972-717-2420.
Mansion on Turtle Creek
Thanksgiving menu is available at lunch and dinner and includes beet salad, hubbard squash soup, smoked salmon with parmentier waffle and hen egg, duck confit hash, organic Heritage turkey with cornbread stuffing, maple glazed carrots, Brussels sprouts, cranberry jam, and Wagyu ribeye with creamed potato and wild mushrooms. A pastry buffet includes pumpkin pie tartlet, apple cobbler tartlet, pecan pie tartlet, cinnamon churros, pumpkin cheesecake, and espresso crème brulee. $125, or $60 for 12 and under. 214-443-4747.
Holiday brunch includes a la carte menu plus special turkey plate with confit turkey breast and choice of three sides from Brussels sprouts, pumpkin tamales, whipped sweet potatoes, whipped potatoes, confit duck stuffing, and more. Additional specials include spiced pumpkin soup and Cedar River Ranchers Reserve ribeye. 10 am-3 pm. $25. 214-628-7900.
Moxie's Grill & Bar
Plano location will be open with full food and drink menu including sushi cones with tempura shrimp and avocado; red Thai curry bowl with stir-fried veggies, jasmine rice, and curry-buttered naan; and potstickers. Main dishes include steak, blackened mahi mahi, and chipotle mango chicken. 11 am-midnight.
Mudhen Meat and Greens
In addition to a full brunch menu, there's a turkey plate lunch special with turkey breast, sweet potato mash, green bean almondine, and wheat roll. 10 am-3 pm. $35. 214-698-7000.
Three-course meal includes choice of butternut squash soup or Honey Crisp apple salad; turkey breast with mashed potatoes, green bean almandine, sausage and sage cornbread stuffing, and cranberry relish; and pumpkin pie. 11 am-9 pm. $50 or $15 for kids. At all three locations in Uptown Dallas, Frisco, and Grapevine.
Three-course meal of seasonal dishes with Italian twist. 12-9 pm. $42, or $21 for 12 and under. At both locations in Dallas' Preston Royal Village, 214-739-5959, or West Plano, 972-378-9463.
Second Floor Kitchen
Brunch buffet includes carving station with roast and fried turkey, sausage, ham, three kinds of stuffing, brisket and hash, roasted salmon, pork tamales, green bean casserole, broccoli cheese casserole, garlic mashed potatoes, deviled eggs, butternut squash soup, a kids' station, salad station, and a dessert station with cobbler, bread pudding, cookies, mousse, and more. $60 or $25 for 12 and under. 972-450-2978.
SER Steak + Spirits
Special chef-created dinner includes turkey breast and confit turkey leg with maple root vegetable hash, porcini mushrooms, and garnet yams topped with marshmallows and candied pecans. Regular menu will also be served. 5:30-10 pm. $39. 214-761-7498.
Three-course meal includes turkey breast with parmesan mashed potatoes, cornbread stuffing, and gravy, plus pumpkin pie. Choice of lobster bisque or clam chowder; and choice of creamed spinach, asparagus, broccoli, or mac and cheese. 11 am-9 pm. $40 or $15 for 12 and under. Dallas 214-220-2401. Southlake 817-912-0500.