Here’s a list of Kansas City area restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving Day, 2017 (and some places where you can pick up a Thanksgiving feast if you’d prefer to dine at home). I’ll keep adding to the list as I find more (and I know there are more), so make sure you check back. Also, if you know of any I missed, please comment below.
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Here’s the restaurant list:
Affare: Special holiday menu from Noon until 9 p.m. Cost: $48.
Applebee’s: Select restaurants will be open and offering a special traditional Thanksgiving Day meal. Price and hours will vary by location.
Berbiglia’s Roost: Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $21.95 for adults; $9.95 for kids (4-10).
BC Bistro: Traditional Thanksgiving Feast and dessert bar from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. (reservation required). Cost: $30 for adults; $13 for kids (5-12). They’re also offering take-out Thanksgiving dinners and whole pies (order by November 19).
Bob Evans: Offering Thanksgiving meals to go (order in advance).
Boston Market: Traditional Thanksgiving Day Meal; price and hours will vary by location. They’re also offering catering and home delivery (order by November 19).
Bristol Seafood Grill: Thanksgiving buffet from 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Cost: $38 for adults; $19 for kids (12 and under).
Buca di Beppo: Serving a traditional Thanksgiving menu from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. Cost: $68.99 (serves up to three people); $134.99 (serves up to 6 people). They’re also catering and offering Thanksgiving Meals to go (order in advance).
Cafe Trio: Serving their regular dinner menu and a traditional Thanksgiving feature from 2 to 7 p.m.
The Capital Grille: Offering their full menu plus the Executive Chef’s Thanksgiving favorites from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Charlie Hoopers Bar & Grill: Open at 3 p.m. with a full menu, including a Turkey Burger with house-made fries and a side of gravy.
Chaz on the Plaza: Open 11 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Menu details not yet available.
Eddie Vs: Traditional holiday dinner from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. cost: $39 for adults: $15 for kids (14 and under).
Fogo de Chao: Thanksgiving Feast from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. The feast includes fire-roasted meats carved tableside, roasted turkey breast with au jus, market table with feijoada bar, traditional Brazilian side dishes, homemade cranberry relish, Brazilian sausage and apple dressing, and sweet potato casserole. Cost: $50.95 for adults; kids (7-12) eat for half price.
Garozzo’s (Overland Park, Lee’s Summit): All-American Thanksgiving Feast with an Italian Flair from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost: $25.95 for adults; $11.95 for kids (4-10).
Golden Corral: Thanksgiving Buffet. Price and holiday hours will vary by location.
Hometown Buffet: Take home their holiday feast for $89.99. The feast includes turkey, ham, dressing, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls, a pumpkin pie, and a pecan pie.
J. Gilbert’s: Serving a 3-course prix fixe menu from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Cost: $38 for adults; $19 for kids (12 and under). You can also order from the regular dinner menu.
Kelly’s Westport: Open from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. with a full menu.
Lidia’s: Serving a 4-course Thanksgiving Feast from Noon to 6 p.m. Dinner consists of your choice of primi; a pasta course of Butternut Suash Ravioli or Pasticiatta Bolognese; your choice of main entree (Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner, Porchetta, Pesce Matalotta, or Scottadito); and assorted desserts. Cost: $55 for adults: $18 for kids (12 and under).
McCormick & Schmick’s: Serving a Roasted Turkey Dinner, or you can order off the regular menu, from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Minsky’s: Offering Take & Bake Pizzas through November 22.
Nick and Jake’s (Main Street): Thanksgiving Bbuffet from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Cost: $24 for adults; $14 for kids (5-12); $4 for younger kids (under 5).
The Oliver: Special a la carte menu that includes Thanksgiving favorites from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; late-night food menu from 8 to 10 p.m.
Plaza III: Traditional Thanksgiving Dinner, or order from the regular menu, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill: Traditional Three-Course Thanksgiving Dinner (reservations required). Price $24.99.
Ryan’s: Take home their holiday feast for $89.99. The feast includes turkey, ham, dressing, macaroni and cheese, mashed potatoes, green beans, cranberry sauce, dinner rolls, a pumpkin pie, and a pecan pie..
Season’s 52: Traditional Thanksgiving dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m. Cost: $26.90 for adults; $12.90 for kids.
Stroud’s (Overland Park, Fairway): Open 5 to 9:30 p.m. with a full menu.
Sullivan’s Steakhouse: Prix-Fixe Holiday Feast ($39) or order from a limited menu. Hours are 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Waffle House: Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. You can order from the regular menu.
The Well: Open at 5 p.m. with a full menu, but featuring a Waldo Tower Club (sugar-cured ham, shaved pepper turkey, iceberg lettuce, tomato, mayo, smoked apple wood bacon, and sliced cheddar on Farm To Market sour dough).