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Columbus Restaurants open on Thanksgiving

Columbus Restaurants open on Thanksgiving

Not everyone wants to/needs to/can spend 2 days preparing a Thanksgiving Feast.  If you’re looking to dine out (or carry out) your Thanksgiving meal, the following restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving Day around Columbus.  There are also many options for catered or carry-out Thanksgiving dinners towards the bottom.  Reservations are strongly recommended.  Please let me know if you are aware of any others!

Restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Columbus

The Berwick
3250 Refugee Rd.
614-235-7100 – reservations recommended
HOURS: 11 a.m. to 4:30p.m.
MEAL:  Buffet – See menu options here.
COST:  $27.50 for adults, $14 for ages 4 to 12, free for age 3 and younger)
TO GOCarry-Out Orders also available for Pick-Up on Thanksgiving Day, from full turkey dinner for 2-25 people, to sides, main dishes, and more in a variety of sizes

The Boat House Restaurant
679 W Spring St
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 469-0000
HOURS: 10:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.
MENU: Champagne Buffet with Breakfast Items, Roasted Turkey, Yankee Pot Roast, Sliced Ham and more all day! Plus, a Specialty Bloody Mary Bar.  See menu.
COST: Adult: $48.95/Child: $22.95
EXTRAS: Enjoy our Specialty Bloody Mary Bar all day, $4 Brunch Cocktails, and live entertainment.

Bob Evans
various locations
HOURS:  8 a.m. – 8 p.m. for dine in and carry out
MENU: Limited menu available after 11 a.m.
TO GO:  Farmhouse Feasts can be ordered online or by calling your local restaurant.

Boston Market
various locations
HOURS: varies, contact local store
MENU: Regular menu, plus Dine in/out Thanksgiving meal $10.99
TO GO: Holiday Meals – A la Carte options, Heat and Serve ($6-$18/person). You can even have fully-cooked, full Thanksgiving dinner or main dishes shipped to you frozen to just heat and serve.

Buca di Beppo
Reservations strongly recommended!
HOURS: 11am – 8pm
MEAL: Traditional Turkey Dinner – Sliced White Meat Turkey or Hickory-Smoked Ham • Homestyle Gravy • Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes • Spicy Italian Sausage Stuffing • Green Beans • Cranberry Sauce • Pumpkin Pie.  Traditional Italian dishes are available as well.
COST: Individual $20, Buca Small® $60, Buca Large® $120 Buca Small® feeds up to 3 • Buca Large® feeds up to 6
TO GO: Party Pans to Go, Thanksgiving to Go, and Catering are also available.

Champps Sports Bar
1827 Olentangy River Rd
Columbus, OH 43212-1496
HOURS:  11 a.m. – 1 a.m.
MENU: Standard menu
COST: menu pricing

China Dynasty
(At The Shops on Lane Avenue)
1689 West Lane Avenue
Upper Arlington, OH 43221
Phone No: (614) 486-7126
HOURS:  12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
MENU: Thanksgiving Day Special Buffet – details not available for 2017.
COST: Adult: $26.99/Child: $12.99 (6-12yrs old) and free (5 and under) (pricing is from 2016)

Claddagh Irish Pub
585 S. Front St.
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone: (614) 224-1560
HOURS:  11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
MENU:  Thanksgiving turkey & ham dinner special for $19.99, $3.99 for dessert
COST: $19.99

Columbus Fish Market
1245 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212
HOURS: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
MENU: 3 Course Traditional Thanksgiving Meal; regular dinner menu available
COST: $28 for adults, $9 for children, or menu pricing
TO-GO: Full holiday meal available from $129-$249. Orders picked up on Nov 23 from 9-11 am.

Coopers Hawk Winery
4230 The Strand
Columbus, OH  43219
HOURS:  Call for details
MENU: Traditional Thanksgiving Meal (see meal), plus regular menu.
COST: $27.99 for adults, $12.99 for children 12 and under

Cracker Barrel
(All locations)
HOURS:  11 a.m. – 10 p.m. (regular breakfast menu available from 6 a.m.)
MENU:  Regular menu, plus Thanksgiving Platter
COST: $11.99 Adult or $6.99 Child for platter (pricing from 2017)
TO GO: Hams and pies available for pickup, plus heat-n-serve and hot and ready meals for pick up

de Novo
150 S High St
Columbus, OH 43215
HOURS:  10 am – 3 pm for brunch, 5-9 pm for dinner
MENU:  Brunch buffet or dinner menu
COST: $39 Adult or $19 Child 5-12 for buffet.  Menu pricing for dinner

Golden Corral
HOURS: Varies per store
MENU: Endless Thanksgiving buffet.  Carved turkey or ham, sliced turkey, fried chicken, roast beef, meatloaf, and even steak and shrimp are featured, as well as more than a dozen side dishes
COST: varies per store

Granville Inn
314 E. Broadway
Granville OH 43023
740-587-3333 for reservations
HOURS: 11:30 am – 3 pm
MENU: Buffet including chilled foods, hot foods, and dessert
COST: $37.95 adults, $17.95 kids 5-12 (pricing from 2016, call for details)

Inn at Cedar Falls in Hocking Hills
21190 State Route 374
Logan, OH 43138
Ph. 800-653-2557
HOURS: Call for hours/reservations
MENU: 3 Course Thanksgiving Dinner – see menu
COST: $42/adults, $23/kids 12 and under

J Gilbert’s
1 E. Campus View Blvd
Columbus, Ohio 43235
Call 614.840.9090 for reservations
HOURS: Open 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
MEAL: Regular menu and Thanksgiving Day Three Course Menu
COST: $38 for adults, $19 for kids 12 and under

J. Liu Restaurant and Bar
6880 N. High St., Worthington (614-888-1818)
50 W. Bridge St., Dublin (614-718-1818)
HOURS: Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
MEAL: Thanksgiving Buffet
COST: Adults- $29.99, Kids ages 5 to 11- $18.99, Kids under 5- $5.00

169 East Beck Street
Columbus, Ohio 43206
(614) 228-4343
HOURS: Open 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
MEAL: special Thanksgiving Menu (see menu)
COST: varies per menu

Matt the Millers
Dublin: 6725 Avery-Muirfield Dr., Dublin, Ohio 43016
Grandview: 1400 Grandview Avenue, Columbus Ohio 43212
Polaris: 1436 Gemini Place  Columbus, Ohio 43240
(614) 841-4430
HOURS: Open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
MEAL: Traditional Thanksgiving Buffet
COST: $31.95 adults, $11.95 kids ages 5-10, free for 3 and under per one paying adult (pricing from 2016)

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood 
3965 New Bond Street
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 476-3663
HOURS: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
MENU: Roasted Turkey Dinner; dinner menu also available
COST: Contact location for pricing

Mimi’s Cafe
1428 Polaris Parkway
Columbus, OH 43240
(614) 433-0441
HOURS: 7 a.m. – 8 p.m.
MENU: Standard menu, plus traditional Thanksgiving Dine-In Meal beginning at 11 am on Thanksgiving Day. The quintessential three-course dinner
COST: Standard menu pricing; $18.99 for adults and $8.99 for kids for the Thanksgiving meal
TO-GO: Take Home heat and serve Turkey Dinner serves 8-10 for $99

Mitchell’s Steakhouse (2 locations)
1408 Polaris Parkway
Columbus, OH 43240
(614) 888-2467
45 North Third Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 621-2333
HOURS: Polaris, 12 – 8 p.m., Downtown, 2 – 8 p.m.
MENU: 4 Course Thanksgiving Meal, 3 Course Meal for Kids, or regular menu
COST: $42/adults, $20/kids

Nicola Restaurant and Bar
4740 Reed Rd.
Columbus, OH 43220
(614) 459-7000 – reservations required
HOURS: 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
MENU: Special Thanksgiving menu
COST: menu pricing

Paul’s Fifth Avenue
1565 West Fifth Ave
Columbus Ohio
DETAILS: A reader told me that they are open and also have carry-out meals, but I don’t have details at this time.

Smith & Wollensky
4145 The Strand West
Columbus, OH 43219
HOURS: 12 pm to 8 pm
MENU: Traditional Thanksgiving Prix Fix Menu; regular menu available
COST: $55/person, $25/children under 12.  Regular menu will also be available.

1295 Grandview Ave
Columbus, OH 43212
(614) 486-1114 ext. 1
HOURS: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
MENUSpecial Thanksgiving menu
COST: varies per menu

Ted’s Montana Grill
6195 Sawmill Road
Dublin, OH 43017
Phone: 614-760-7753
Easton Gateway
4169 Worth Avenue
Columbus, OH 43219
Phone: 614-337-1457
HOURS: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
MENU: Regular Menu plus Turkey Feast. See Available Menu.
COST: varies for menu, or $29 for Turkey Feast

Texas de Brazil
4040 Easton Station
Suite E 105
ColumbusOhio 43219
HOURS: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
MENU: Regular Menu

The Guild House
624 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
HOURS: Open from 6:30 am through dinner
MENU: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus a prix fixe holiday menu
COST: Menu pricing; prix fixe menu $49 per person, $79 with wine pairings

35 N. High Street
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 792-3466
HOURS: Open from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
MENU: 3-course prix fixe menu featuring traditional favorites and Chef’s selections to choose from. Also offering a kids’ menu.
COST: $45 per person

Worthington Inn
649 High Street
Worthington, OH 43085
Phone: 614-885-2600 reservations required
HOURS: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
MENUThanksgiving Feast Buffet
COST: $41.95 adults, $19.95 for kids 4-12, free for 3 and under


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