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The List: Restaurants Open Thanksgiving Day

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UPDATE: This list is from 2015!

CLICK HERE to view the 2017 List!

Do your attempts at home cooking yield disastrous results? Don’t celebrate Thanksgiving? No need to worry – whatever your reason for shunning holiday cooking, we’ve got you covered. Here’s 28 Columbus restaurants open on turkey day. Thanksgiving reservations fill up fast, so get your eggs in a row and give the front of house staff a ring ASAP.

Any restaurants we’ve missed? Feel free to list them in the comment section below.

Bob Evans
Menu Highlights: slow-roasted turkey, celery dressing
Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.
bobevans.com

Buca di Beppo
Menu Highlights: spicy Italian sausage stuffing, roasted garlic mashed potatoes
Hours: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
bucadibeppo.com

China Dynasty
Menu Highlights: combined Chinese and turkey buffet
Hours: noon – 6 p.m.
chinadynastycmh.com

Cooper’s Hawk Winery & Restaurants
Menu Highlights: traditional Thanksgiving fare
Hours: 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
chwinery.com

Copious
Menu Highlights: deviled duck eggs, wild mushroom risotto, sweet potato apple pie
Hours: noon – 6 p.m.
copiouscolumbus.com

de-NOVO
Menu Highlights: turkey and prime rib Thanksgiving brunch
Hours: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.
denovobistro.com

Great Asian Restaurant
Menu Highlights: spicy mango salad, thai green curry, fried honey bananas
Hours: 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
greatasianwesterville.com

J. Gilbert’s
Menu Highlights: Maryland crab bisque, apple croustade
Hours: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
jgilberts.com

J. Liu
Menu Highlights: crab rangoon, spicy chicken, corn pudding
Hours: 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
jliurestaurant.com

Latitude 41 
Menu Highlights: roasted pork loin, bourbon-glazed sweet potatoes
Hours: noon – 7 p.m.
latitude41columbus.com

Lindey’s
Menu Highlights: oysters rockefeller, cassoulet, chilean sea bass
Hours: 11 a.m. – 7:30 p.m.
lindeys.com

Matt the Millers
Menu Highlights: oven-roasted turkey, prime rib, bloody mary bar
Hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
mtmtavern.com

Max & Erma’s 
Menu Highlights: apple pecan stuffing, green bean medley, half-price sangria
Hours: 11 a.m. – 11 p.m.
maxandermas.com

McCormick & Schmick’s
Menu Highlights: apple squash casserole, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes and gravy
Hours: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
mccormickandschmicks.com

Mitchell’s Fish Market
Menu Highlights: three-course turkey dinner
Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
mitchellsfishmarket.com

Mitchell’s Steakhouse
Menu Highlights: four-course roasted turkey dinner
Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 11 p.m.
mitchellssteakhouse.com

New India – Bethel
Menu Highlights: garlic naan, chicken vindaloo, mango kulfee
Hours: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
newindiarestaurant.com

OSU Faculty Club Brunch
Menu Highlights: waffle bar, hot smoked salmon
Hours: 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Price: $22.95/person
ohio-statefacultyclub.com

Refectory
Menu Highlights: roasted goat cheese, braised turkey leg, pumpkin blueberry and brandy tart
Hours: 11: 15 a.m. – 5 p.m.
refectory.com 

Royal Ginger
Menu Highlight: crispy duck
Hours: 11 a.m. – 10:30 p.m.
royalginger.com

Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse
Menu Highlight: Pumpkin cheesecake
Hours: noon – 8 p.m.
ruthschris.com

Smith & Wollensky
Menu Highlights: duck fat roasted root veggies, butternut squash soup
Hours: 11: 30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
smithandwollensky.com

Spagio
Menu Highlights: stuffed medjool dates, pumpkin bisque, maple-glazed turkey breast
Hours: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
spagio.com

Tandoori Grill 
Menu Highlights: chana masala, samosas, chicken tikka masala
Hours: 11:30 a.m. – 9 p.m.
tandoorigrill.biz

Texas de Brazil
Menu Highlights: fried bananas, Brazilian cheese bread, dessert included with your meal
Hours: 11 a.m. – 9:30 p.m.
texasdebrazil.com

The Boathouse
Menu Highlights: bloody mary bar, vanilla bean french toast, lobster pot pie
Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
boathouserestaurant.com

The Guild House 
Menu Highlights: butternut squash soup, turkey roulade, pumpkin brulee
Hours: open at 6:30 a.m.
theguildhousecolumbus.com

Tucci’s
Menu Highlights: lobster bisque, braised pork shank, chocolate pot de creme
Hours: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
tuccisdublin.com

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