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Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day

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Thanksgiving is here — yep, already. Typically spent slaving over an oven, coordinating distant family members’ visits, and ultimately cleaning up a mess of dishes, maybe try something new for Thanksgiving this year. Below is a list of restaurants in Columbus that’ll do all the hard work for you.

The Point Bar & Grill at Star Lanes Polaris

Although they’ll be closed for lunch, the Point Bar & Grill will open for dinner on Thanksgiving, operating from 5 p.m. to 12 a.m., and serving up their regular menu and bar items. All activities at Star Lanes will be open as well.

Ray Ray’s Hog Pit

Ray Ray’s will open all of its locations from 12 to 4 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, offering a special menu of turkey and/or ham plates with potatoes, gravy, and green beans with pork. Ribs will be available as well.

The barbecue joint is also offering smoked turkey and ham by the pound, with a four pound limit per customer.


Located at 1295 Grandview Ave., Spagio will open for lunch from 1 to 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving. They’ll be serving up all natural Amish Farms maple glazed turkey breast along with roasted apple brioche stuffing, red skin smashed potatoes, haricots verts, and the chef’s signature chutney and pan gravy.

The Westin Great Southern Whiskey Bar

Located at 310 S. High St., the bar and restaurant at the Westin Great Southern Columbus will serve up a traditional turkey dinner all day, from 11 a.m. to 12 a.m.

Smith & Wollensky

The Easton Town Center restaurant will be open for lunch and dinner on Thanksgiving, offering an herb roasted turkey breast with sausage and cornbread stuffing, cranberry relish, and giblet gravy with brussels sprouts and bacon. Side dishes include potatoes au gratin with gruyere, cheddar, and parmesan, and duck fat roasted root veggies.

For dessert guests can opt for their classic pumpkin pie, a warm apple tart, or a pecan pie.

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