Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day 2016 in Charlotte

Where to Eat Thankgiving Dinner Without The Hassle

Capital Grille Thanksgiving
••• Thanksgiving at Capital Grille. Courtesy of Capital Grille

Not everyone likes to cook on Thanksgiving. So, if you'd rather enjoy the holiday by having someone else do all the work, here's a listing of Charlotte restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day 2016. Last year, there were close to 40 restaurants in Charlotte offering Thanksgiving dinner. Most of these are upscale places, so prices will range from about $30 to $60 per person. If you know of any other restaurants open on Thanksgiving Day, please e-mail me at, or contact me via Twitter or Facebook.


127 N Tryon St
Entrance at corner 5th St. & Church St.
Charlotte, NC 28202
Join us for Thanksgiving featuring a 3 course menu by Executive Chef Jamie Lynch between 11am - 9pm.


Buca di Beppo
10915 Carolina Place Parkway
Pineville, NC 28134
(704) 542-5146
Enjoy a Buca-style Thanksgiving featuring our traditional turkey dinner feast and your Italian favorites. Open at 11 a.m. Thanksgiving Day, make your reservation today! This Thanksgiving, celebrate an American feast with an Italian twist at Buca di Beppo! Enjoy traditional Italian family-style favorites, or try Buca’s special Thanksgiving feast featuring sliced white meat turkey, homestyle gravy, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, roasted garlic mashed potatoes and more.

Capital Grille - Charlotte
201 North Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 348-1400
We invite you to make our dining room yours on Thanksgiving Day. Alongside our full menu, we'll be offering our Executive Chef's take on Thanksgiving favorites.

Chillfire Grill
Join us for Thanksgiving Brunch! 11am - 3pm There are many things to be grateful for, like avoiding the toil of preparing Thanksgiving dinner followed by the dreaded clean up. Join us for our Thanksgiving Brunch from 12-4 with all the traditional offerings, as well as our Chillfire spins.

Spend time with the family and leave the cooking to us

Chima Brazilian Steakhouse
139 South Tryon Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 601-4141
Let us cook for you and your family this Thanksgiving.
Full Rodizio menu plus Thanksgiving traditional dinner.
Open from 12 to 9 PM.

Del Fresco


4725 Piedmont Row Drive
Charlotte, NC 28210
Del Frisco’s is your prime Thanksgiving Restaurant. Pull up a chair at our table on November 24 for a classic Thanksgiving dinner. Del Frisco’s will serve a 3-course Thanksgiving Dinner including an appetizer, entree and dessert for $49 per person. Regular menu also available. Reservations 12pm-8pm.

Take the stress out of Thanksgiving planning and celebrate with us. Join us November 24 starting at 11am and enjoy a four-course menu inspired by traditional favorites for just $39.95. Our full menu will also be available so your guests can enjoy whatever they prefer. Make your reservation today!

Gallery Restaurant
Join us for a traditional thanksgiving feast on November 24, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Gallery Restaurant will feature its regular menu and a traditional turkey dinner special 4:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Reservations are required for all dining on Thanksgiving.

Gusto! Fresh Pasta, Tapas and Sangria
Join us for a traditional thanksgiving feast on November 24, 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. as Gusto offers our traditional Brunch menu and a special Thanksgiving dinner offering Prime Rib, Chicken Marsala, Traditional Turkey and Ham with Family style sides.

Reservations are required for Thanksgiving.

Maggiano's - Charlotte
4400 Sharon Road
Charlotte, NC 28211
(704) 916-2300
Maggiano's is open for Thanksgiving, serving a special family style Thanksgiving Day menu featuring traditional favorites.

Red Rocks Cafe


Join us for our Annual Thanksgiving Buffet. Served from 11 a.m. with the last seating at 8 p.m. Traditional Thanksgiving items as well as an array of sides, salads, and desserts. .

Ruth's Chris Steak House - Charlotte Uptown
Join us for your Thanksgiving holiday! Open 12pm-8pm with a special $38.95 menu!

1928 South Boulevard
Suite 200
Charlotte, NC 28203
Enjoy a special holiday feast filled with classic Thanksgiving offerings, or choose from a variety of Sullivan's A La Carte dishes. Thanksgiving Prix-Fixe Menu - $39.

Golden Corral
9430 South Boulevard
(704) 643-2345
Call for hours.

K & W Cafeterias
Open regular hours on Thanksgiving Day