Eating Out on Thanksgiving in Huntsville, Alabama

From Upscale Hotels to Cracker Barrel, You're Covered

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There are so many reasons going out to eat for Thanksgiving dinner might be appealing: You hate to cook, your family hates it when you cook, you're going to be alone, you have too many people coming for Thanksgiving and can't fit them in your house, you like restaurant food--and you don't like to clean up. Whatever your reason, these Huntsville, Alabama, restaurants will be open on Thanksgiving Day 2017,  serving a feast for brunch or dinner--and even non-Turkey Day fare.

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    Season's Restaurant at the Huntsville Marriott is a great place to enjoy a Thanksgiving brunch with your family. All seating is non-smoking. If you want to completely ignore turkey and traditional Thanksgiving sides, the menu will feature some alternatives.

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    The Sage Grill at The Westin Huntsville will offer its annual Thanksgiving brunch featuring more than 100 items, including salad, pasta, seafood, carving, children's, and dessert stations, as well as a hot buffet and breadboard. The buffet will even include a flippin' station where you can have your eggs and omelets cooked to order. So, if you want something other than turkey, you'll easily find fare to satisfy your palate. Seating is every 30 minutes, but the restaurant does require reservations.


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    Hopper's Bar & Grill at the Holiday Inn Research Park received the Restaurant Excellence Award for ranking in the top 10 in guest satisfaction among Holiday Inns worldwide, so you're sure to get a fine Turkey Day meal at this restaurant. 

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    Ruth's Chris Steak House in Huntsville--along with Ruth's Chris restaurants all over the South--will serve a traditional dinner on Thanksgiving Day. The Huntsville restaurant, an anchor at  Twickenham Square, is offering a three-course prix-fixe menu for $39.95 for adults and $12.95 for kids. 


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    Order breakfast all day at the Cracker Barrel in Huntsville or a traditional Thanksgiving dinner. For $12.99 for adults and $7.99 for kids you get a huge spread: turkey, dressing, and gravy; sugar-cured ham; sweet potato casserole; cranberry relish; biscuits or corn muffins; and pumpkin pie. Or you can order any regular menu item, such as chicken and dumplings, meatloaf, roast beef, country-fried steak, rib eye steak, catfish, haddock or shrimp dinners.