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.
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
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
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.
Seating at 12pm & 2:30pm
Join them for a family style feast and live music. Priced at $75 per person.
Thanksgiving meal from 10:30am to 2pm. After, they will serve their regular menu until 1am.
Chauhan Ale & Masala House, Nashville
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
Serving a three-course meal on Thanksgiving.
Gaylord Springs Golf Links, Nashville
Offering a special Thanksgiving brunch.
Gray & Dudley, North Nashville
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
Serving their regular menu for the occasion.
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
Providing their regular menu and Thanksgiving specials.
Adults 18.99, Kids $10.99
Kitchen Notes, Nashville
Offering a brunch buffet and prix fixe 3-course menu for dinner.
Loveless Cafe, Nashville
Serving up a turkey and dressing special.
Maggiano’s Little Italy, Nashville
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
Offering their regular breakfast menu and a four-course prix fixe menu for dinner.
Lunch & dinner 12-3pm & 4-7pm
Providing their regular breakfast menu and a 3-course Thanksgiving meal for lunch and dinner.
Mere Bulles, Brentwood
11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The Mockingbird, Nashville
Providing a Thanksgiving feast menu.
Germantown location: 615-248-4747
Manor location: 615-365-1414
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
Offering a full menu plus a $49 prix fixe turkey dinner.
Opry Backstage Grill, Nashville
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.
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.
Enjoy a Thanksgiving buffet throughout the day at Ravello inside Gaylord Opryland.
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
Serving their regular menu on Thanksgiving.
Shoney’s – All locations
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
Serving a special Thanksgiving plate to order and their regular menu. Priced at $32 for adults and $14 for children 12 and under.