Thanksgiving Buffets & Black Friday Brunches in Chattanooga

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It's that time of year to give thanks....and to go out and have a good time. If you blow up your unthawed turkey in the frier (don't do that) or need to get away from the general vicinity of your in-laws, here's a few special events of some of our favorite places in Chattanooga that will be open on Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving Buffets in Chattanooga

Food Works - Thanksgiving Day Buffet - 11am to 5pm

Join us for our bountiful Thanksgiving buffet featuring traditional Thanksgiving fare as well as prime rib, glazed ham, she crab soup and a decadent dessert display! We will also be featuring our ever popular “brunch” beverage specials such as $1 mimosas and $3.50 Bloody Marys. There will be three seatings available... seating times are 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00. Reservations highly recommended but our bar top will be first come first serve. Outdoor dining will be available weather permitting. UPDATE: WE'VE HEARD THIS IS SOLD OUT BUT THERE'S STILL A WAITLIST.

Whitebird - Thanksgiving Day Buffet - 11am to 2pm

Join us in Whitebird on Thanksgiving Day to celebrate what you are most thankful for with a delicious buffet. Enjoy traditional Thanksgiving dishes with your friends and family, relax and leave the cooking to us! Find the full menu below. $49 per person. Price is all inclusive, excluding alcoholic beverages.

Seatings available from 10 am - 2 pm, reserve your spot here:

Back Inn Cafe - Thanksgiving Brunch on the Bluff - 11am to 4pm

Join us this Thanksgiving for our annual holiday brunch buffet featuring traditional Thanksgiving dishes alongside signature favorites from Bluff View's restaurants. Reservations are highly recommended for guaranteed seating times.

Menu includes: Oven Roasted Turkey Breast with Sage Gravy, Traditional Corn Bread Dressing, Dijon-Crusted Prime Rib Au Jus with Sour Cream Mashed Potatoes, Cranberry Chutney, Green Breen Casserole, Lobster Macaroni and Cheese, Greek Quinoa and Marinated Vegetable Salad, German Potato Salad, Grilled Ginger-Sesame Chicken Chopped Salad, Mixed Green Salad with Assorted House-Made Dressings, Assorted Seafood and Vegetable Sushi, Quiche Platter, Challah French Toast with Apple Compote, Seasonal Fruit Platter, Assortment of House-Made Desserts, Freshly Baked Pastries, Muffins, and Savory Breads, Coffee, Orange Juice, Tea, and Soft Drinks.

$36.95* adults, $19.95* children 12 and under, *does not include alcohol, tax or gratuity

Full Wine & Bar available****alcohol is not included in the price of the buffet.

Call our Event Coordinator early for reservations or further information: (423) 265-5033 x4

Beast + Barrel - Thanksgiving Day Buffet - 11am to 7pm

Thanksgiving Day Buffet:

  • $39.95 for adults
  • $18.95 Kids 15 and under,
  • Kids 5 and under eat free

11am to 7pm with 6pm being the last reservation. Reservations are highly recommended. Please call ahead!

Puckett's - Thanksgiving Day Buffet - 11am to 2:30pm

Thanksgiving Day Buffet - 11am to 2:30pm. Spots are very limited for our Turkey Day buffet! 🦃 We'll have turkey, ham, pulled pork, fried chicken and all the trimmings for $26.99 for adults and $13.99 for children 12 & under. Reservations are required & can be made by giving us a call at 423-708-8505 🎉

Also Open on Thanksgiving Day:

Hair of the Dog Pub - 6pm til close
The Honest Pint - 4pm til close

Terminal BrewHouse- 11am to 9pm

Matilda Midnight - 3pm to 9pm

Jack Brown's - 5pm to 2am

Big River Grille - 4pm to 10pm

Whiskey Thief at The Edwin Hotel - 4pm to 11pm

The Hub at Bode Hotel - 8am to 10pm

The Foundry at The Chattanoogan - 12pm to 10pm and will be serving up Thanksgiving dinners.

BONUS! Black Friday Events:

State of Confusion - Black Friday Brunch - 10:30am to 2:30pm

Make plans to come to our Black Friday Brunch! $1 Mimosas, $5 Bloody Marys, $10 Mason Jar Mimosas, Full Brunch Menu & Cold Bar Available.

Food Works - Black Friday Brunch - 11am to 4pm

Escape the crowded stores and GET BRUNCHED with us Black Friday 11am-4pm with $1 Mimosas, Champagne & $3.50 Bloody Marys!

STIR - Black Friday Brunch - 10:30am to 2:30pm

Make plans to come to our Black Friday Brunch! $1 Mimosas, $5 Bloody Marys, $10 Mason Jar Mimosas, Full Brunch Menu & Cold Bar Available.

Bluff View Art District - Black Friday Open House On The Bluff - 11am to 4pm

Following the European tradition of an outdoor holiday market, Bluff View Art District invites you to kick off this year’s holiday season with a unique alternative to the typical bustle of Black Friday shopping!

See local pastry chefs, bakers, coffee roasters, and a French chocolatier at work as they handcraft festive foodie delights and debut some of the season’s most highly-anticipated culinary offerings. Feeling inspired? Feed your creative appetite at River Gallery as they showcase working artists at their annual open house.

Oh, and don’t forget to bring some of this European tradition home for the holidays! Our annual one-day shopping specials can be found throughout the district as the area transforms into a storybook holiday experience. Chattanooga’s official start to the holiday season is at Bluff View Art District!

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