Whether you’re a long way from home or just don’t want to take on the task of making everyone’s favorite sides, try mixing it up this year. Some of the country’s best restaurants also serve up a Thanksgiving dinner that’ll make you never want to roast your own bird again. Best of all, you don’t have to do the dishes. Be sure to call ahead and make reservations – you probably won’t be able to walk in.
Old Ebbit Grill – Washington, D.C.
If you want a traditional Thanksgiving feast, then who better to turn to than a restaurant that has been around for over 100 years? As the oldest restaurant in D.C., Old Ebbit Grill probably knows a thing or two about serving an unforgettable turkey dinner. They’ll be open all day for dinner, and they’ll be serving their usual late night menu and the turkey dinner until 1 a.m. $16.95 children / $26.95 adults.
Old Ebbit Grill | (202) 347-4800 | 675 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005
The Olde Pink House – Savannah, Georgia
Get dolled up for an elegant evening with a level of service you’ll never experience at the in-laws and pay a visit to Savannah’s famous The Olde Pink House. The meals are a showstopper any day of the year, but Thanksgiving offers all the classic Southern favorites in addition to all your favorite traditional turkey day trimmings. $31-50.
(912) 232-4286 | 23 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401
Ray’s Boathouse – Seattle, Washington
A Seattle staple since it was a coffee house in 1945, Ray’s Boathouse has grown to be an example of how to make fresh, local and sustainable ingredients shine. Enjoy your choice of the 4-course a la carte menu or buffet, which includes a prime rib roast and turkey dinner, seafood buffet, oyster shucking, and much more. Children $20-22.50 / adults $45.
Ray’s Boathouse | (206) 789-3770 | 6049 Seaview Ave NW, Seattle, WA 98107
Yardbird Southern Table & Bar – Miami, Florida
One of Miami’s most famous restaurants provides a delicious supper straight out of the home of the Southern grandma you wish you had. Yardbird’s prix fixe menu includes an appetizer, turkey dinner main course, an elevated take on traditional sides, and dessert. If that wasn’t enough to quench your holiday hunger, then come back for Black Friday Brunch – much more enjoyable than the mall. Brunch $15-30, Dinner $55.
Yardbird | (305) 538-5220 | 1600 Lenox Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139