The St. Louis area has some fantastic restaurants cooking up Thanksgiving fare for you this holiday. From top resorts and high-end restaurants to simple takeout, you'll have some great choices for your Thanksgiving feast for 2019.
You can take a drive in the country to have dinner at a state park or golf resort or have your meal in a historical setting in the center of St. Louis. Most offer turkey dinners and some allow ordering off the regular menu.
Once you enjoy your meal you can even go shopping and sightseeing at these St. Louis stores and attractions open on Thanksgiving day. No matter where you choose to dine, consider making a reservation to guarantee your spot at the table.
Traditional dinners are served family-style in the historic Lemp Mansion, where you can stay overnight in Victorian-themed rooms. Keep in mind some believe the mansion is haunted. The dining areas of the Lemp Mansion are both historic and comfortable and an ideal setting for Thanksgiving.
The Thanksgiving menu for 2019 is an "all you can eat" buffet with a family-style turkey dinner and all the trimmings. The buffet will feature roast turkey, pineapple glazed Ham, dressing, mashed potatoes, giblet gravy, sweet potatoes, whole kernel Corn, German green beans, coleslaw, Waldorf salad, fresh cranberries, rolls with butter, and pumpkin pie.
The meal is offered Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 28, 2019, 11:00 a.m. –6:00 p.m.
A vacation home community in Warren County located 45 minutes west of St. Louis, Innsbrook's 7,500 acres includes recreational and residential properties, an event center, the restaurant, and an 18-hole public golf course.
The Innsbrook Resort serves a Grand Thanksgiving Buffet in the Aspen Center and takes reservations for 11 a.m., 12:30 p.m., or 2 p.m. seatings.
The full 2019 menu is available on the resort's dining website and includes carved roast turkey, baked cod with piccata sauce, sides, and a long list of pies and desserts.
Since 1917, the Schneithorst family has been providing hearty food and good times for the people of Saint Louis. They are known for their beer and German fare plus eclectic options served in a simple wood-paneled Bavarian-themed dining hall.
For Thanksgiving, they are serving turkey dinners with traditional sides and pie. Regular menu items are also available. They will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Pietro's is a longtime family-owned restaurant serving Italian food like pasta and pizzas in traditional surroundings.
Pietro's will be open Thanksgiving day from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. They will be serving a sit-down dinner with your choice of turkey, roast pork, or ham with all the traditional side dishes and pumpkin pie or ice cream for dessert. The regular menu will also be available. Reservations are recommended.
Built by the Civilian Conservation Corps during the Great Depression in Pere Marquette State Park, the historic Pere Marquette Lodge is a popular St. Louis tourist attraction and vacation destination.
The lodge is serving Thanksgiving day from 11 a.m.–5 p.m. For 2019, they offer all the traditional Thanksgiving food items plus additional tasty options. The special dinner features carving stations, traditional and unique selections of side dishes, salads, and dessert including a bananas foster station.
For parties of six or more, you are asked to call 618-786-2331 ext: 502 to make your reservation.
Maggiano's is known for relaxed upscale Italian dining. Maggiano's at The Boulevard offers fresh, made-from-scratch Italian food inspired by Nonna's classic recipes.
For Thanksgiving 2019, Maggiano's offers a select menu featuring a multi-course dinner with turkey, ham or parmesan-encrusted tilapia as the main course. At Maggiano's you can order a catered meal (order by Friday, November 22, 2019), a take-out Thanksgiving meal (order by Monday, November 25, 2019), or dine in for their family-style meal at the restaurant.
Actually founded by a woman named Ruth, Ruth's Chris Steak House chain numbers of over 100 steakhouses across the United States, Canada, and Mexico. The restaurant is an upscale fine dining restaurant specializing in aged steaks.
On Thanksgiving, both Ruth's Chris locations, downtown and in Clayton, are open from noon to 7 p.m., serving a traditional turkey feast, plus a full menu of steaks. For 2019 the chef’s traditional 3-course feast includes a starter of caesar salad, steak house salad or Louisiana seafood gumbo, hand-carved oven-roasted turkey with sausage and herb stuffing, and your choice of one of Ruth’s three most popular personal sides, finished off with a dessert duo of pumpkin cheesecake and ice cream. Or enjoy a favorite from their full dinner menu, and create a holiday tradition of your own.
Uncle Bill’s Pancake House has been serving St. Louisans hearty breakfasts and home-style dinners since 1961. The famous Pancakes are made from scratch and all meals are cooked to order 24 hours a day.
Their coffee is 100 percent Arabica ground and brewed immediately to ensure the best coffee flavor. Uncle Bill's has won dozens of awards and opinion polls from “Best Breakfast in St. Louis” to “Best Late night Restaurant” to “Best Diner style Restaurant in Missouri.”
Open 24 hours, including Thanksgiving, Uncle Bill's serves dishes from their regular menu featuring breakfast, sandwiches, soups and other diner-type food. They have plenty of chicken dishes but no turkey.
At the Hardshell Cafe, you can dine in an "outdoor" garden environment The menu of fresh seafood and Cajun specialties is served in a setting featuring a huge fish tank and tropical plants. At 1860’s, you can enjoy live music—blues, classic rock, and R&B 365 days a year.
On Thanksgiving 2019, Hardshell Cafe is serving a turkey dinner buffet (which includes turkey and ham) with traditional sides available from noon to 5 p.m.
Boston Market, known for take-out American food, is open on Thanksgiving Day for those who need to pick up a side dish or put together a traditional meal.
There are two locations: St. Louis and Fairview Heights.
Boston Market has turkey and all the trimmings which can be picked up or delivered to you. Place your home delivery order by November 24, 2019. If you don't want to do the holiday up big, you can just order a turkey breast sandwich.
The Cinder House is located atop the Four Seasons Hotel St. Louis' Soulard neighborhood. The Cinder House offers stunning views of the Gateway Arch, luxury accommodations, and delicious wood-fired menu options year-round.
On Thanksgiving day this year, enjoy the Four Seasons Thanksgiving Buffet in the 6th-floor ballroom on November 28, 2019, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This expansive buffet will include Thanksgiving carving stations with roast turkey along with salmon en croute, grilled bavette with house-made chimichurri sauce, and more. You'll have salad options, a cheese and charcuterie table, live omelet station, fresh shrimp and, for the children, a Kids' Corner. There will be traditional Cinder House sides and a full selection of sweets and pastries.
The Ritz-Carlton is located in the Arts and Garden District of Clayton, Missouri, and offers luxurious accommodations, breathtaking views of the St. Louis skyline, and two on-site restaurants that will be serving holiday meals on Thanksgiving Day in 2019. While access to many of the hotel's amenities is reserved exclusively for overnight guests, anyone can stop by the Ritz for brunch or dinner.
Thanksgiving brunch served on Thursday, November 28, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. is bound to be both bountiful and extravagant and will be held in the elegant atmosphere of The Restaurant at The Ritz-Carlton.
Thanksgiving in the Grill will be served Thursday, November 28, 2019, with two seatings: 4:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a flavorful four-course Thanksgiving-themed dinner created by The Ritz-Carlton's Chef Darry.
Located in the Delmar Loop near Washington University's north St. Louis campus, the Peacock Loop Diner was voted "Best Commercial Space for Restaurants" in the St. Louis At Home Architect and Designer Awards for its unique design and inviting ambiance. The Peacock Loop Diner will be open on Thanksgiving Day in 2019 serving up its full menu, which includes hand-battered chicken breast and classic turkey and stuffing.