Best Places to Eat on Thanksgiving Day in Nashville

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If you have decided to spend Thanksgiving in Nashville this year, well, you’re not alone! Perhaps it’s time to switch up the tradition and go out with friends and family for a change. It certainly beats trying to prepare an entire meal while entertaining guests in the process…am I right?! Luckily for you, Nashville has plenty of restaurants open this Thanksgiving who are more than ready to handle the cooking for you!

Check out this year's spread of places where you can celebrate Thanksgiving here in Nashville.

Gray and Dudley | Thursday, November 28th, 2PM-9PM

Sit back and relax this year, don’t worry about overcooking a turkey or cleaning the mountain-high pile of dishes in the sink. Instead, give thanks with friends and family over a Thanksgiving feast at Gray & Dudley. Chef Rob Newton will be crafting a mouthwatering meal. Indulge in pre-set platters for the table to start, choice of main course with traditional sides for the table, and choice of dessert.

Call (615) 610-6460 for reservations

Breakfast – regular menu from 7am-11am

Lunch- served at bar with bar menu available only

Dinner in Main Dining room – Thanksgiving dinner menu: Thanksgiving MDR Menu 2019

Bar Menu – 11am to last call (9PM): Thanksgiving Bar Menu 2019

Deacon’s New South | Thursday, November 28th, 11AM-3PM

Deacon's New South will be open for Thanksgiving on Thursday and they want to see you there! They’ve designed a Special Thanksgiving menu for the occasion. Check it out here!

Reservations can be made by calling the restaurant at (615) 994-1994 or booking on Opentable.

Check out their Thanksgiving Day menu

Chauhan Ale & Masala House | Thursday, November 28th, 12PM-8PM

Try something new this year and head to Chauhan Ale & Masala House for some Thanksgiving Thai. An ode to Nashville's Meat & Three, Chauhan is offering Turkey or Paneer & Nine with sides including cranberry panch puran chutney, sweet potato raita, and pumpkin spice bread pudding. The cost is $32 and Chauhan's regular menu will be available.

Call to make your reservation now (615) 242-8426

Check out their Thanksgiving Day menu

The Mockingbird | November 28th, 12PM-8PM

Celebrate your 2019 Nashville Thanksgiving this year at The Mockingbird in The Gulch. They will be offering a $45 Pre-Fixe Family Style Menu ($20 children 12 and under) featuring three courses with options like Roast Turkey, Oaxacan Stuffing, and Sweet Potato-Kale Casserole. You can check out additional menu items here. Make reservations by calling (615) 741-9900.

Tànsuo | Thursday, November 28th

Open on Thanksgiving Day with a special holiday a la carte menu, Tánsuŏ is a fine non-traditional option. Featuring three-cup turkey with dark soy, rice wine, sesame oil, and Thai basil alongside new takes on traditional fixings including garlic mashed potatoes in duck gravy and roasted delicata squash with five-spice butter. Tánsuŏ’s full contemporary Chinese menu will be available as well. Reservations for November 28th are highly recommended by calling (615) 782-6786.

Kitchen Notes | Thursday, November 28th, 9AM-2PM

The Omni’s Kitchen Notes has a Thanksgiving Day Brunch spread that includes beef tenderloin, roasted lamb, turkey, King crab legs, acorn squash salad, and harvest cream of mushroom soup (plus a lot more — including a grand biscuit bar). Cost is $55 for adults, $30 for children 12 and under.

Reservations not required, but strongly encouraged. They can be made by calling (615) 761-3700. Valet is complimentary for all diners with the purchase of an entrée.

Saint Stephen | Thursday, November 28th, 2PM-6PM

Sit back and relax this year because Saint Stephen’s has got your turkey day covered! Enjoy a 3-course Prix-Fixe Menu for $60/person ($15 for kids 6-12). James Beard Award-winning chef RJ Cooper has outdone himself with this year’s menu. Check it out here! #ThanksgivingatStStephen

Reservations required, call (615) 974-0121 or email to book.

Puckett’s Boat House, Puckett’s Gro. & Restaurant, Puckett’s 5th & Church

Thursday, November 28th 11AM-3PM

Bring your Thanksgiving guests to Puckett’s for a traditional Turkey Day! They'll be offering a buffet with turkey, ham, pulled pork, fried chicken and all the trimmings for $29.99 for adults and $19.99 for children 12 and under. Seatings will be at 11 a.m., 12:30 and 2:00 p.m.

Call us to reserve!

Be sure to take a look at their holiday catering menu here!

Also Open Thanksgiving Day

Monell's Dining and Catering | 10AM-6PM

Makeready Libations & Liberation | 11AM-6PM

Capitol Grille Hermitage Hotel | Brunch 10AM-3PM | Dinner 5PM-9PM

Merchants | 12PM-10PM

Little Fib | 2:30PM-5PM

Carter's at Union Station Hotel | 11AM-11PM

Marsh House | Brunch 8AM-11AM | Dinner 11AM-8PM

The 404 Kitchen | 12PM-8PM

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