Restaurants open on Thanksgiving

If you are looking for a list of  2015 Restaurants open on Thanksgiving click here.

Do you want a nice dinner on Thanksgiving, but don’t want to spend time cooking and doing all the dishes yourself?  Then take the family out to eat. Many restaurants even have a leftovers option so you can have a turkey sandwich later.

We are in the process of updating this list for 2013:

Carvers Steaks & Chops
1535 Miamisburg Centerville Road, Dayton, OH 45459  (937) 433-7099  noon to 7pm
Traditional Turkey Dinner $19, Kids Meal is $12, regular menu also available

C’est Tout Bistro  2600 Far Hills Avenue, Kettering     (937) 298-0022        noon – 6pm
Three Courses for $28, choice of 3 appetizers, 3 entrees and 3 desserts, reservations suggested

Champps Restaurant and Bar 
7880 Washington Village Drive, Washington Twp.      (937) 433-2333         noon to 10 pm
regular menu and traditional  Thanksgiving meal, $18.99 per person, reservations accepted.

Cracker Barrel 
5770 Wilmington Pike, Centerville, (937) 432-2431, 6am – 10pm
7171 Miller Lane, Butler Twp, (937) 890-0047; 6am  to 10 pm
Turkey and traditional sides. No reservations taken

Giuliano’s  Tavern
67 S. Main Street, Miamisburg     (937) 859-3000        11:30 to 7pm
Serving fresh roasted turkey, dressing, giblet gravy, fresh cranberry sauce, vegetable/salad, homemade pumpkin pie and homemade southern pecan pie.
Many popular entrees from our regular menu will also be available, reservations accepted

Golden Corral
2490 Commons Boulevard,  Beavercreek (937)431-7300     10am – 8pm,
8870 Kingsridge Drive,  Dayton Mall (937)312-2400     10am – 8pm
6611 Miller Lane, Vandalia (937)264-3300     10am – 8pm
Turkey and traditional sides. No Reservations.  $12.99, not including tax or beverage.

Hasty Tasty
509 Linden Ave., Dayton, (937) 254-8431;     5 am to 6 pm
Thanksgiving dinner specials, no reservations. Cost: $8.95, includes dessert.

Max & Erma’s 
3 area locations: Miller Lane, Fairfield Commons, Springboro    11am – midnight
Thanksgiving Dinner $14.99 includes turkey, mashed potatoes, apple pecan stuffing, side of green beans, cranberry sauce and choice of salad or soup and slice of pumpkin cheesecake.

McCormick and Schmick’s
4429 Cedar Park Drive at The Greene, Beavercreek      (937) 431-9200      noon to 8 pm
regular menu and Thanksgiving meal, which runs $24.95, reservations suggested

Mimi’s Cafe
4402 Walnut St. in The Greene in Beavercreek, (937) 426-9153;  8am – 8pm
regular menu and traditional Thanksgiving dinner, reservations accepted

Neil’s Heritage House
2323 W. Schantz Ave, Kettering, OH (937) 298-8611  Seatings at noon, 3pm and 6pm
A fantastic buffet of traditional thanksgiving favorites and a few modern twists:
Turkey & Ham, cornbread, sausage and pecan dressing, roasted brussel sprouts, grean bean casserole, corn pudding, pear and bleu cheese salad, macaroni -n- cheese, cheddar mashed potatoes, cranberry relish, rolls, pumpkin pecan and apple pie.  Cost: $28.95 adults $15 kids under 4 free

Starlite Restaurant & Diner
2627 South Smithville Road, Dayton OH  (937) 254-5000  open 7am -9pm
Offering their regular menu.

The Barnsider
5202 North Main Street, Dayton, OH  45415     (937) 277.1332  noon – 7pm
Traditional Thanksgiving dinner, $15.95 adults, Children 10 and under $8.95
Reservations welcomed

Wellington Grille

2450 Dayton Xenia Road, Beavercreek  (937) 426-4600 | Noon to 6pm
Traditional meal, plus regular items.  Reservations Recommended


Young’s Jersey Dairy Golden Jersey Inn 
6880 Springfield-Xenia Rd. (U.S. 68), Yellow Springs, (937) 324-2050. 10:30 am to 6 pm seating every 90 minutes. Traditional Thanksgiving buffet including turkey, ham, sides, and desserts. Reservations required. Adults $20.95, children 4-10 $8.95, children 3 and under free.

Also don’t forget the Community  Feast of Giving at the Dayton Convention Center:

An event that reaches out to bring the entire community together. It is a dinner, a celebration, a community event based on the following principles:
• To provide a dinner for anyone that might be spending the holiday alone.
• To provide a dinner for those that are homeless or less fortunate.
• To provide a dinner for anyone who wants to attend.

• 11am – 2pm
• No tickets required

Additional Information:
This year there will be Free RTA and Project Mobility Transportation from 9:30am until 3pm.  Call 937-425-8300 for RTA information.  There will also be free parking in the convention center garage.

If  you know of others, feel free to add in the comments below or contact me with more info.





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Owning Jokers Comedy Cafe for 20 years taught Lisa to maintain a sense of humor under pressure. She credits Leadership Dayton for exposing her to the amazing assets of the region and Clothes That Work for being her reason she stayed in Dayton. Her proudest accomplishment as a past president of the Miami Valley Restaurant Association was creating Restaurant Week, a twice a year tradition that continues to grow and benefit local charities as well. As a foodie, it's only natural that she continues to promote local restaurateurs with DaytonDining.

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