Thanksgiving comes late in 2019, all the way to November 28. If you're not up for cooking, this master list has all the Dallas restaurants that are open on the holiday, serving brunch, dinner, and everything in between.
Most require reservations, so it's not too early to make your plan.
Check out the menus at these restaurants waiting to serve you on Thanksgiving:
Blue Mesa Grill
Special holiday brunch includes roast turkey and glazed ham carving station, corncake stuffing, baked mac ‘n cheese, sweet potatoes, apple-kale salad, and cranberry-jalapeno relish. Dessert table features pumpkin flan, chocolate chunk cookies, banana pudding, ice cream sundaes, and nutty pecan-walnut bars. Brunch also includes Blue Mesa's usual award-winning brunch-breakfast fare, as well as champagne, Mimosas, coffee, tea, and soft drinks. 10 am-4 pm. $24, or $7 for 12 and under. Plano 214-387-4407, Fort Worth 817-332-6372.
Open for brunch and dinner with a la carte menus that include holiday classics and selections from the regular menu. Brunch includes buttermilk hotcakes topped with blueberry butter and lemon-shortbread crumble and a turkey plate with cornbread dressing, sage gravy, and cranberry chutney. Dinner includes butternut squash veloute, acorn squash hummus, turkey plate, sweet potato casserole, green beans, pimento cheese toast, steak frites, and Gulf catch. Brunch 10 am-3 pm, dinner 4-9 pm. 214-261-4500.
City Hall Bistro
Three-course prix fixe menu features choices from shaved Brussels sprout salad, deviled eggs, Cajun fried turkey breast with giblet gravy, smoked turkey leg terrine with cranberry chutney, and family-style sides. 11 am–3 pm. $39. 214-651-3686.
Frisco restaurant located at The Star offers choice of entree from prime rib with horseradish cream and au jus ($45) or turkey with gravy ($35) comes with access to the Thanksgiving Sides Buffet, featuring green bean casserole, mashed potatoes, chipotle maple glazed sweet potato, cranberry sauce, corn bread Andouille sausage stuffing, cheddar potato gratin, Brussels sprouts, bourbon-glazed carrots, and more. Desserts such as bourbon pecan pie, pumpkin pie, and apple cobbler are included. Additional menus items also available a la carte. Kids' turkey dinner is $15. 12-8 pm. 469-850-1850.
Turkey dinner includes a choice of hickory-smoked or herb-crusted turkey breast with southwest cornbread stuffing, fennel-sage cream gravy, maple-pecan candied yams, garlic sautéed green beans, and Grand Marnier cranberry relish. Add a salad for $6.95 or dessert for $5.95. Limited regular menu will be available. 11 am- 8 pm. $28.95 or $17.95 for 12 and under. 972-871-8881.
Dodie's at The Harbor
Annual Cajun Thanksgiving Day dinner includes Cajun fried turkey breast, rosemary mushroom brown gravy, cornbread or oyster dressing, green onion garlic mashed potatoes, green beans amandine, charred bourbon corn, salad, cranberry sauce, French bread, and bread pudding. $3 mimosas. 11 am-5 pm. $20, or $13 for 12 and under. 972-771-0004.
Elm Street Cask & Kitchen
Special meal includes turkey, cornbread stuffing, cranberry relish, garlic mashers, Texas style brown gravy, and sautéed green beans. 11 am-9 pm. $24. 972-232-1728.
Brunch in International Ballroom has four seatings 10:30 and 11 am,or 1:30 and 2 pm. $69, or $34.50 for 12 and under. Dinner in the Pyramid Restaurant is 5-8:30 pm. $49, or $24 for 12 and under. 214-720-5249.
Three-course meal includes choices from butternut squash soup with pheasant confit, jumbo prawns with crab Louie, Nantucket bay scallops with pumpkin tortellini and asparagus, turkey with tortilla dressing, halibut on parsnip puree, 44 Farms beef tenderloin with loaded twice-baked Yukon potatoes, and lamb osso buco on pecorino polenta. Dessert includes pumpkin pie, brown sugar custard creme puff with candied pecans, and French silk chocolate ousse torte. Vegetarian menu also available. Served during both lunch and dinner, 10:30 am-2:30 pm, and 5:30-9 pm. $125, or $35 for 12 and under. 214-922-4848.
Three-course menu features choice of turkey breast or petite filet mignon with cabernet demi-glace, accompanied by traditional holiday trimmings. Full menu will also be available. 11 am-8 pm. $45, or $22 for 12 and under. 972-543-2141.
Flora Street Café
Three-course menu features multiple selections from each course. 75, or $35 for 12 and under. 214-580-7000.
Highland Park Cafeteria
Cafeteria line will include turkey, cornbread dressing, green bean casserole, rolls, cranberry sauce, and pies. First-come first-serve. 10:30 am–3 pm. 214-324-5000.
Holy Grail Pub
Four-course menu includes choice of fried turkey or chili-rubbed lamb plus choices from Brie en croute, corn chower, kale and orange salad, roasted root vegetables with goat cheese dressing, pumpkin creme brulee, and chocolate cheesecake. 30-minute time slots 12-5:30 p.m. $40, or $12 for 12 and under. Beer pairing $15. 972-377-6633.
Law Restaurant at Four Seasons
Brunch with all the classics including chicken-fried turkey and cornbread waffles, whole roasted turkey, cornbread stuffing, apple and sausage dressing, roasted acorn squash, raw bar and hand-rolled sushi, poke station, hand-carved meats, custom omelettes, bourbon bananas foster french toast, eggs benedict as well as a kid-themed buffet. En entire room is dedicated to desserts including a liquid nitrogen ice cream bar and caramel dipped apple station. Guests can hydrate at the bubbly bar or caffeination station. 10 am-6 pm. $95, or $45 for 12 and under. 972-717-2420.
Holiday menu includes blue hubbard pumpkin soup, beef tenderloin, organic heritage turkey, and an extensive dessert display. 11 am-8 pm. $125, or $60 for 12 and under. 214-443-4747.
Brunch includes featured turkey plate in addition to a la carte brunch offerings. Choice of turkey breast or honeybaked ham, with green beans almondine, whipped parsnips, sage sausage stuffing, dinner roll, and cranberry confit. Additional specials include cream of wild mushroom soup, persimmon salad, tomahawk pork chop, duck confit tamales, plus sides, desserts, and signature Moth favorites. $25. 10 am-3 pm. 214-628-7900.
Mexican Bar Company
All-you-can-eat buffet includes turkey carving station, vegetarian and chorizo stuffings, garlic mashed potatoes, green bean casserole, Brussel sprouts, butternut squash au gratin, churros, spiced nuts, deviled eggs, and rolls with rosemary butter. $35, or $15 for 15 an under. 972-972-4466.
Restaurant at the Sheraton Dallas Hotel hosts brunch buffet with several stations including breakfast with scrambled eggs, bacon, and breakfast sausage; Hot Items with blackened salmon, polenta, whipped potatoes, sage stuffing, smoked Gouda mac 'n cheese; Carving Station with turkey and prime rib; and bloody Mary & mimosa bars. 10 am-3 pm. $55, or $ 17 for 12 and under. 214-922-9000.
Perle on Maple
Three-course menu includes choices from butternut squash soup, autumn greens salad with sugared pecans, and smoked trout with Granny Smith apple. Entree options include turkey with cornbread stuffing, green beans, and bourbon-glazed yams; prime rib with whipped potatoes and crispy Brussels sprouts; or pumpkin ravioli with shrimp and Swiss chard. Dessert choices include warm Granny apple crisp, pecan pie, or pumpkin cheesecake with pumpkin seed brittle. 11 am-2 pm, 5-10 pm. $50. 469-375-5846.
Full dinner menu plus special dinner with choice of butternut squash soup or Honey Crisp apple salad followed by turkey breast with gravy and mashed potatoes, green bean almondine, sausage & sage cornbread stuffing, and cranberry relish. 11 am-9 pm. $45, or $15 for 12 and under. Uptown Dallas, Frisco, and Grapevine. 214-855-5151.
Turkey dinner with all the trimmings including turkey breast, cornbread stuffing, red skinned mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, sautéed green beans with red onion and mushrooms, cranberries, cinnamon honey roasted sweet potatoes, and pumpkin pie. 6-10 pm. $21, or $9 for 12 and under. 972-539-5001.
Asian-Hawaiian fusion restaurant has a three-course prix fixe menu with choices from Caesar salad, lobster bisque, teriyaki glazed turkey, Portuguese sausage stuffing, haricots verts and hazelnuts, sesame carrots, truffle mashed potatoes, bacon pan gravy, maple brown sugar pumpkin tart, or chocolate torte. 10 am-9 pm. $40, plus $20 for wine pairing. 972-473-6263.
Ruth's Chris Steakhouse
Four-course meal includes choices from Caesar, steak house salad, seafood gumbo, turkey breast with sausage & herb stuffing, gravy, cranberry relish, garlic mashed potatoes, sweet potato casserole, creamed spinach, green beans, and pumpkin cheesecake with vanilla ice cream. $42, or $15 for 12 and under. Three locations in Dallas, Plano, and Fort Worth.
Special menu features turkey, Yukon mashed potatoes, herb stuffing, mashed butternut squash, green beans, cranberry relish, pumpkin pie mini. Served all day. $30, or $14 for 12 and under.
Three-course menu includes choice of III Forks salad, wedge salad, or butternut squash soup; entrée selection of slow roasted turkey, roasted tenderloin, or honey glazed Atlantic salmon; and dessert choice of pumpkin pie, Kentucky bourbon chocolate pecan pie, or cheesecake. Limited regular menu will be available. 12–6 pm. $49, or $18 for 12 and under. Fort Worth 817-332-9060, Frisco 214-618-5220, Richardson 972-423-8121.
Special burger is an entire Thanksgiving dinner, featuring a 1/3-pound turkey patty, brioche stuffing, gravy, cranberry sauce, and garlic & sage aioli on a honey wheat bun. $14. 11 am-10 pm on Thanksgiving day, and available through November 30 at both Dallas locations in Preston Hollow and Greenville Avenue.
Stampede 66 by Stephan Pyles at Delta Hotels in Allen
Pre-fixe menu with choices from Mexican corn bread, smoked turkey breast, brisket, blue corn-chorizo suffing, giblet gravy, spicy whipped sweet potatoes, green beans with tomatillo butter, cranberry mojo, deep dish apple cream cheese pie, or pumpkin-pecan pie. Open all day. $38, plus additional $20 for wine pairing. 469-675-0836.
Vintage-inspired prix fixe menu includes choices from lobster bisque, seasonal salad, Caesar, house salad, turkey breast, cornbread dressing, garlic mashed potatoes, green beans amandine, gravy, cranberry sauce, and desserts. Select items from the’s regular menu will also be available a la carte, along with $5 mimosas and bloody Marys. $40, or $15 for 12 and under. 972-789-9558.
Texas de Brazil
Brazilian steakhouse will feature regular rodizio-style dinner menu plus Thanksgiving dishes including turkey with gravy, cranberry relish, and sweet potato casserole. 11 am-9 pm.
Three-course special menu includes choice of III Forks salad or tenderloin tomato soup; entrée choice of spice rubbed holiday turkey, roasted Midwest beef tenderloin, or Vermont maple glazed Atlantic salmon; and dessert selection of pumpkin pie, Kentucky bourbon chocolate pecan pie, or Makers Mark pecan bread pudding. 11 am-8 pm. $49, or $18 for 12 and under. 972-267-1776.