Let someone else cook on Thanksgiving: Dozens of restaurants open

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) –  The dog ate the turkey. You forgot to defrost. You have to work. You hate to cook.

No worries. You can still enjoy the holiday without spending hours in the kitchen.

Here are three dozen restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day. It would be wise to make reservations at some of these restaurants, or at least call ahead.

Adele’s, Nashville
Open 12-7pm

Thanksgiving buffet with Chef Waxman’s version of traditional holiday favorites. Priced at $48 for adults, $18 for kids (5-12), and children 4 and under eat for free.

Aquarium Restaurant, Nashville
Open 6-9pm

Serving a limited menu for Thanksgiving Day.

Buca di Beppo, Cool Springs
Open 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Thanksgiving menu and Italian classics

Capitol Grille, Nashville
Brunch 10am-3pm
Dinner 5-8pm

Serving a buffet for brunch and prix fixe menu for dinner. Brunch is priced at $69.50 for adults and $24.50 for kids. Dinner is $67.50 for adults and $27.50 for kids.

Carter’s, Nashville
Seating at 12pm & 2:30pm

Join them for a family style feast and live music. Priced at $75 per person.

Champions, Nashville
Open 10:30am-1am

Thanksgiving meal from 10:30am to 2pm. After, they will serve their regular menu until 1am.

Chauhan Ale & Masala House, Nashville
Open 12-8pm

Serving their full menu, plus a separate menu with their own twist on Thanksgiving favorites.

Cracker Barrel, Nashville, Franklin, Murfreesboro, Smyrna
Open 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.

Deacon’s New South, Nashville
Open 11am, last seating at 2:30pm

Special Thanksgiving prix fixe menu priced at $60 per adult, $19.95 for children 12 and under.

Del Frisco’s Grille, Nashville
Open 11am-8pm

Serving a three-course meal on Thanksgiving.

Gaylord Springs Golf Links, Nashville
Open 10am-3pm

Offering a special Thanksgiving brunch.

Gray & Dudley, North Nashville
Brunch 7-11am
Dinner 2 p.m. – 8 p.m.

Adults $25 – $55, Kids $15
Serving their regular brunch menu and a meat and three Thanksgiving meal.

Hard Rock Cafe, Nashville
Open 10:30am-4pm

Serving their regular menu for the occasion.

Henley, Nashville
Open 12-7pm

Special prix fixe menu with two individually served first and second courses, followed by a family-style turkey meal and dessert.

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, Nashville
Open 11am-11pm

Providing their regular menu and Thanksgiving specials.
Adults 18.99, Kids $10.99

Kitchen Notes, Nashville
Brunch 9am-2pm
Dinner 5-9pm

Offering a brunch buffet and prix fixe 3-course menu for dinner.

Loveless Cafe, Nashville
Open 7am-2pm

Serving up a turkey and dressing special.

Maggiano’s Little Italy, Nashville
Open 10am-10pm

Providing a family style four-course meal. Priced at $39.95 for adults and $17.95 for children (5-12 years old).

Marsh House at the Thompson Hotel, Nashville
Breakfast 8-11am
Dinner 11am-8pm

Offering their regular breakfast menu and a four-course prix fixe menu for dinner.

Mason’s, Nashville
Breakfast 6:30-10am
Lunch & dinner 12-3pm & 4-7pm

Providing their regular breakfast menu and a 3-course Thanksgiving meal for lunch and dinner.

Merchants, Nashville
Open 2-10pm

Mere Bulles, Brentwood
11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

The Mockingbird, Nashville
Open 12-8pm

Providing a Thanksgiving feast menu.

Monell’s, Nashville
Germantown location: 615-248-4747
Manor location: 615-365-1414
Open 10am-6pm

Serving a special Thanksgiving Day menu. Priced at $26 for adults, $15 for young adults (4-12), and children 3 and under eat for free.

Oak Steakhouse, Nashville
Open 12-8pm

Offering a full menu plus a $49 prix fixe turkey dinner.

Opry Backstage Grill, Nashville
Open 11am-7pm

Providing a special Thanksgiving menu for the occasion. Priced at $32 for adults, $16 for children 4-12, and children 3 and under eat for free.

Puckett’s Restaurants
Nashville open 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Franklin open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Columbia take-out only  11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Ravello, Nashville,
Open 11am-5pm

Enjoy a Thanksgiving buffet throughout the day at Ravello inside Gaylord Opryland.

Tánsuŏ, Nashville

Offering their regular menu with a couple of Thanksgiving special options.

Texas de Brazil, Nashville

Offering their regular menu with Thanksgiving options.

Trattoria Il Mulino, Nashville
Open 11am-8pm

Serving their regular menu on Thanksgiving.

Shoney’s – All locations
Nashville: 615-352-4064
Open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Sitar Indian Cuisine, Nashville
Open 11am-2:30pm, 5-10pm

Serving their regular menu on Thanksgiving Day.

Sperry’s, Belle Meade    
Open 11am-9pm

Serving a special Thanksgiving plate to order and their regular menu. Priced at $32 for adults and $14 for children 12 and under.