Thanksgiving is right around the corner. It’s a wonderful time of year to reflect on what you’re thankful for, as well as enjoy a meal with family and friends. But let’s me honest, if you’re the host, it’s a lot of work. If you decide to pass on cooking a Thanksgiving feast yourself this year, that doesn’t mean you have to miss out on a delcious meal. I’ve compiled a list of 29 amazing restaurants in the DFW area that will make you feel extra thankful that you don’t have to clean up the kitchen after you enjoy it! If you end up trying one of these restaurants, please let me know! Enjoy, and have a blessed Thanksgiving.
Asador, located at the Renaissance Dallas Hotel, will serve a prix fixe dinner.
B&B Butchers & Restaurant in Fort Worth will serve lunch and dinner. Diners can order the three-course menu or choose items from the regular dinner menu. Each guest will go home with a gift — a turkey sandwich made with the butcher shop’s turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce.
Bird Cafe in Fort Worth will serve Thanksgiving brunch.
Blue Mesa Grill will serve a brunch buffet featuring turkey, ham, soup, pumpkin flan and more. Only the Fort Worth restaurant will be open on Thanksgiving.
Carso, located at the Hilton Dallas/Plano Granite Park Hotel in Plano, will serve a buffet brunch.
CBD Provisions in downtown Dallas is one of the only restaurants offering Thanksgiving breakfast. (Note, the restaurant will also be open for brunch and dinner.) Options will include buttermilk pancakes, a turkey plate with cornbread dressing and sage gravy, or the option to order items such as pimento cheese toast or steak frites from the regular menu.
Chef Point Restaurant and Bar in Watauga will serve an expansive lunch and dinner menu, with options like roasted duck, oxtail, chicken and waffles and more.
City Hall Bistro will serve a special menu on Thanksgiving. City Hall Bistro is located inside the Adolphus hotel in downtown Dallas.
Cool River in Irving will serve turkey at lunch and dinnertime in addition to an a la carte menu recently created by Dallas chef Kent Rathbun.
Cru A Wine Bar will serve a three-course, family-friendly lunch or dinner. The restaurant has four locations: Dallas, Plano, Allen and Fort Worth.
Del Frisco’s Grille and Del Frisco’s Double Eagle Steak House will be open. The grille will serve its regular menu during lunch and dinner at the four restaurants, in Southlake, Fort Worth, Plano and Dallas. The steakhouse will sell a Thanksgiving themed prix fixe menu at lunch and dinnertime.
The Fairmont Dallas will serve brunch in the International Ballroom and dinner at the Pyramid Restaurant. Brunch will be a buffet with live music, and anyone 21 and up who wears a cowboy hat or boots gets a free glass of sparkling wine. Dinner will be a fixed menu.
Gorji Restaurant in Far North Dallas will serve a three-course dinner with choice of turkey, pork chop, three-cheese spinach lasagna, prime petit filet or salmon and shrimp.
Holy Grail Pub in Plano will serve fried turkey or chile-rubbed lamb at a four-course lunch or early dinner. Kids welcome. Beer pairings available for adults.
Lark on the Park near Dallas’ Klyde Warren Park will serve family-style brunch.
Meddlesome Moth in Dallas’ Design District will serve a turkey plate with a la carte brunch. The Moth is known for its great beer selection.
Moxie’s Grill & Bar in Plano will serve its full food and drink menu on Thanksgiving Day. Moxie’s in Dallas will not be open.
Mudhen Meat and Greens at the Dallas Farmers Market will serve a healthful family-style lunch.
Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille, which has restaurants in Grapevine, Frisco and Dallas, will offer many of its regular dinner menu selections plus the option of a three-course Thanksgiving dinner. Kids welcome.
Princi Italia will serve an Italian-inspired Thanksgiving lunch or dinner at both of its restaurants: in Dallas and Plano.
Ranchman’s Cafe in Ponder will serve all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving lunch during three seatings: 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m. Optional BYOB. The food is gluten free except for housemade rolls.
Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek will serve Thanksgiving lunch and dinner from new(ish) chef Sebastien Archambault. It will end with a pastry buffet.
Ruth’s Chris Steak House will serve lunch or dinner with the option of turkey or steak. All three North Texas steakhouses, in Uptown Dallas, North Dallas and Fort Worth, will be open.
Second Floor Regionally Inspired Kitchen in the Westin Galleria in Dallas will serve a buffet at which kids 5 and under eat for free.
Ser Steak + Spirits, on the 27th floor of the Hilton Anatole hotel in Dallas, will offer a Thanksgiving dinner menu. (Skyline views included!)
Silver Fox steakhouses in Fort Worth, Richardson and Frisco will serve a four-course Thanksgiving feast or the option of ordering some of the favorites off of the regular menu.
Texas Live in Arlington will open at 11:30 a.m. The restaurant and bar complex is located within eyeshot of AT&T Stadium and is hosting a Dallas Cowboys Thanksgiving Day watch party. Haven’t been to this new venue yet? Here’s our Guide to Texas Live.
III Forks‘ Thanksgiving feast will consist of a four-course dinner that includes choice of entree (turkey, beef tenderloin or salmon) and choice of dessert (pumpkin pie cake, roasted chestnut ice cream, bourbon chocolate pecan pie or chocolate marquis torte).
Truluck’s in Dallas and Southlake will serve a three-course feast at lunch and dinner featuring dishes like lobster bisque, herb-roasted turkey breast and pumpkin pie.
Have a healthy and happy Thanksgiving! As always, if you need any help with your real estate needs, contact me at any time.