Milwaukee Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

Not feeling the urge to prepare a multi-course feast on Thanksgiving Day? Or maybe you find yourself alone or with a small group on the holiday? Fear not, because quite a few restaurants in Milwaukee and its surrounding suburbs are staying open on Thanksgiving Day, and the best part is that—in some cases—the menu is a unique offering.

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Mason Street Grill

Mason Street Grill
The Pfister Hotel
Address
424 E Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
Phone
+1 414-298-3131

What's on the Menu: Enjoy a prix-fixe dinner at the Mason Street Grill that includes three courses with a few options for each course. Start with a butternut squash bisque, a house chop salad, or a mixed green apple salad with goat cheese; then choose either the Free Range Amish Farmed Roast Turkey or Salt Crusted Prime Rib as your entree (both come with typical Thanksgiving sides); and then finish off your meal with carrot cake, pumpkin pie, or flourless chocolate cake. For an entree, kids have the choice of turkey, prime rib, or macaroni and cheese.

Cost: $44.50 per adult, $15 for kids ages 12 and under

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Tre Rivali

Tre Rivali

Tre Rivali 

Address
200 N Broadway, Milwaukee, WI 53202-5806, USA
Phone
+1 414-291-3971

What’s on the Menu: “Top Chef” alum Heather Terhune is at the helm of this Mediterranean restaurant inside The Journeyman Hotel. Tre Rivali will be open on Thanksgiving Day and will feature an over-the-top buffet from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. The buffet includes two carving stations of roasted turkey breast, confit turkey legs and thighs with herb gravy and cranberry-orange sauce, and roasted pork loin stuffed with Italian sausage with an apple cider pork jus. Sides include ciabatta stuffing with wild mushrooms and chestnuts, crispy Brussels sprouts with pancetta and onions, maple sugar-roasted sweet potatoes, and more. Desserts include pumpkin tartlets, apple crumble tartlets, eclairs, vanilla cranberry panna cotta, pumpkin mousse cups and more!

Cost: $65 per adult, $25 for kids 12 and under, free for kids three and under

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Rare Steakhouse

Rare Steakhouse

Rare Steakhouse

Address
833 E Michigan St, Milwaukee, WI 53202, USA
Phone
+1 414-273-7273

What’s on the Menu: From noon to 8 p.m. a special three-course meal includes a choice of soup or salad, plus herbed turkey breast, confit legs, as well as numerous vegetable sides (like vanilla-scented yams, green bean casserole and stuffing) and cranberry cobbler for desserts served.

Cost: $45 per adult, $15 for kids 12 and under

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The Capital Grille

The Capital Grille

The Capital Grille 

Address
310 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203, USA
Phone
+1 414-223-0600
Fine Dining
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What’s on the Menu: As the sole location in Wisconsin, The Capital Grille in downtown Milwaukee will, like other locations nationwide, serve a grand feast on Thanksgiving Day from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. On the menu is slow-roasted turkey with brioche stuffing, plus French green beans with cranberry-pear chutney and Marcona almonds, capped off with mashed potatoes. Tack on a slice of pumpkin-cheesecake for dessert.

Cost: $42 per adult, $15 for children (extra $10 for dessert)

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Milwaukee ChopHouse

Address
633 N 5th St, Milwaukee, WI 53203, USA
Phone
+1 414-226-2467

What’s on the Menu: Head downtown to the Milwaukee ChopHouse to taste their special seasonal additions to the regular menu, including spiced plum soup, orange-sage brined turkey breast, and pumpkin ginger cheesecake.

Cost: Regular menu pricing, plus a la carte offerings

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Milwaukee Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day