November 15, 2019

19 Cleveland Restaurants Serving Up Thanksgiving Dinner

Not everyone feels like cooking on Thanksgiving, and thankfully, there are plenty of Cleveland-area restaurant options on the actual holiday. Yes, many Asian restaurants are open with their regular menus, but other restaurants you wouldn't expect stay open as well, serving either turkey dinner or a modern twist on the traditional meal.

Not everyone feels like cooking on Thanksgiving, and thankfully, there are plenty of Cleveland-area restaurant options on the actual holiday. Yes, many Asian restaurants are open with their regular menus, but other restaurants you wouldn't expect stay open as well, serving either turkey dinner or a modern twist on the traditional meal. Many of these places do require a R.S.V.P, so do call ahead.

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 1833
201 Park Center Dr., Wadsworth
Another hotel restaurant that is open on Thanksgiving is 1833, at the Hotel at Oberlin. This buffet comes with soup and salad, turkey and ham, all the traditional sides including candied yams, and an assortment of pies and cakes.
Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Price: Adults - $36, Seniors - $32, Children - $14
Photo via 1833/Facebook

1833

201 Park Center Dr., Wadsworth

Another hotel restaurant that is open on Thanksgiving is 1833, at the Hotel at Oberlin. This buffet comes with soup and salad, turkey and ham, all the traditional sides including candied yams, and an assortment of pies and cakes.

Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Price: Adults - $36, Seniors - $32, Children - $14

Photo via 1833/Facebook
 Crop Bistro
2537 Lorain Ave., Cleveland
Start with smoked cauliflower arancini or crispy calamari, then move on to a wedge salad and follow it up with organic roasted turkey or a braised boneless beef short rib for a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner in Ohio City. Don’t forget the brown butter sweet potato side at this beloved Ohio City restaurant. 
Hours: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Price: A La Carte
Photo via Scene Archives

Crop Bistro

2537 Lorain Ave., Cleveland

Start with smoked cauliflower arancini or crispy calamari, then move on to a wedge salad and follow it up with organic roasted turkey or a braised boneless beef short rib for a wonderful Thanksgiving dinner in Ohio City. Don’t forget the brown butter sweet potato side at this beloved Ohio City restaurant.

Hours: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Price: A La Carte

Photo via Scene Archives
 100th Bomb Group
20920 Brookpark Rd., Cleveland
Located out by the airport, the 100th Bomb Group will host their annual Thanksgiving meal. The buffet menu will include breakfast specialities, a carving station with roasted turkey, honey ham and prime rib, a seafood bar with crab legs, jumbo shrimp and more, an apple bourbon glazed pork loin, holiday pies, a donut bar and more desserts. 
Hours: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Price: Adults - $58.95, Children - $27.95
Photo via 100th Bomb Group/Facebook

100th Bomb Group

20920 Brookpark Rd., Cleveland

Located out by the airport, the 100th Bomb Group will host their annual Thanksgiving meal. The buffet menu will include breakfast specialities, a carving station with roasted turkey, honey ham and prime rib, a seafood bar with crab legs, jumbo shrimp and more, an apple bourbon glazed pork loin, holiday pies, a donut bar and more desserts.

Hours: 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Price: Adults - $58.95, Children - $27.95

Photo via 100th Bomb Group/Facebook
 Shula’s 2
6200 Quarry Ln., Independence
For a great place to watch the football game and enjoy a Thanksgiving day lunch, head over to Shula’s 2 in the DoubleTree Hilton in Independence. Shula’s 2 will have a full buffet featuring an omelette bar, a pasta bar, a carving station and many other choices like maple glazed ham, apple stuffed pancakes and candied yams. 
Hours: Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Price: Adults - $32, Seniors - $29, Children - $22
Photo via Scene Archives

Shula’s 2

6200 Quarry Ln., Independence

For a great place to watch the football game and enjoy a Thanksgiving day lunch, head over to Shula’s 2 in the DoubleTree Hilton in Independence. Shula’s 2 will have a full buffet featuring an omelette bar, a pasta bar, a carving station and many other choices like maple glazed ham, apple stuffed pancakes and candied yams.

Hours: Noon to 2:00 p.m.
Price: Adults - $32, Seniors - $29, Children - $22

Photo via Scene Archives
 LockKeepers
8001 Rockside Rd., Valley View
LockKeepers is offering their regular full menu on Thanksgiving, in addition to a roast turkey dinner. The roast turkey dinner comes with herb stuffing, gravy, candied yams, mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce and pumpkin cheesecake.
Hours: Noon to 10 p.m.
Price: Adults - $31, Children - $16
Photo via @LockKeepersRestaurant/Instagram

LockKeepers

8001 Rockside Rd., Valley View

LockKeepers is offering their regular full menu on Thanksgiving, in addition to a roast turkey dinner. The roast turkey dinner comes with herb stuffing, gravy, candied yams, mashed potatoes, brussels sprouts, cranberry sauce and pumpkin cheesecake.

Hours: Noon to 10 p.m.
Price: Adults - $31, Children - $16

Photo via @LockKeepersRestaurant/Instagram
 Pickwick and Frolic
2035 East Fourth St., Cleveland
Pickwick and Frolic, the restaurant attached to the comedy club Hilarities on East Fourth Street downtown will have a Thanksgiving buffet. The buffet features traditional entrees and sides in addition to extras like sausage stuffing, smoked salmon, roasted tri-tip sirloin bourbon with a maple demi-glace and more. At 8 p.m., comedian John Caparulo will be performing a stand-up set (tickets sold separately).
Hours: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Price: Adults - $39.95, Children - $14.95
Photo via Pickwick and Frolic/Facebook

Pickwick and Frolic

2035 East Fourth St., Cleveland

Pickwick and Frolic, the restaurant attached to the comedy club Hilarities on East Fourth Street downtown will have a Thanksgiving buffet. The buffet features traditional entrees and sides in addition to extras like sausage stuffing, smoked salmon, roasted tri-tip sirloin bourbon with a maple demi-glace and more. At 8 p.m., comedian John Caparulo will be performing a stand-up set (tickets sold separately).

Hours: 1 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Price: Adults - $39.95, Children - $14.95

Photo via Pickwick and Frolic/Facebook
 Table 45
9801 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland
Head over to the Intercontinental Hotel next to the Cleveland Clinic to try the pre-set menu at Table 45. The first plate consists of a choice between two salads and a roasted fall squash soup. Then for an entree, choose between a roasted turkey breast, a grilled Texas sirloin steak or a grilled Scottish salmon. A vegetarian stuffed acorn squash is also available. Traditional Thanksgiving sides are served family style and for dessert, there’s a selection of ice creams and sorbets in addition to apple crisp with vanilla ice cream or pumpkin cheesecake.
Hours: 2 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Price: Adults - $49, Children - $22
Photo via Scene Archives

Table 45

9801 Carnegie Ave., Cleveland

Head over to the Intercontinental Hotel next to the Cleveland Clinic to try the pre-set menu at Table 45. The first plate consists of a choice between two salads and a roasted fall squash soup. Then for an entree, choose between a roasted turkey breast, a grilled Texas sirloin steak or a grilled Scottish salmon. A vegetarian stuffed acorn squash is also available. Traditional Thanksgiving sides are served family style and for dessert, there’s a selection of ice creams and sorbets in addition to apple crisp with vanilla ice cream or pumpkin cheesecake.

Hours: 2 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Price: Adults - $49, Children - $22

Photo via Scene Archives
 Pier W
12700 Lake Ave., Lakewood
Pier W, the seafood restaurant with the best views in town will be open all day on Thanksgiving. They’ll have a special menu where you can order a la carte or order one of two holiday special pre-fix menus; one featuring a slow roasted prime rib of beef and the other a hearth roasted amish turkey. Both come with butternut squash soup or salad and pumpkin or pecan pie. You can also get a plate of turkey to go so you can enjoy leftovers like you would at home.
Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Price: Prime Rib Pre-Fix - $47, Roasted Turkey Pre-Fix - $45, or A la Carte
Photo via @PierWCleveland/Instagram

Pier W

12700 Lake Ave., Lakewood

Pier W, the seafood restaurant with the best views in town will be open all day on Thanksgiving. They’ll have a special menu where you can order a la carte or order one of two holiday special pre-fix menus; one featuring a slow roasted prime rib of beef and the other a hearth roasted amish turkey. Both come with butternut squash soup or salad and pumpkin or pecan pie. You can also get a plate of turkey to go so you can enjoy leftovers like you would at home.

Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Price: Prime Rib Pre-Fix - $47, Roasted Turkey Pre-Fix - $45, or A la Carte

Photo via @PierWCleveland/Instagram
TURN at The Ritz-Carlton
1515 West Third St., Cleveland
Looking for the fanciest Thanksgiving you can find? Head over to the Ritz-Carlton in Tower City for a wonderful four course meal featuring your traditional staples and some extras with a twist.
Hours: 11a.m. to 9 p.m.
Price: Adults - $75, Children - $33
Photo via The Ritz-Carlton Cleveland/Facebook

TURN at The Ritz-Carlton

1515 West Third St., Cleveland

Looking for the fanciest Thanksgiving you can find? Head over to the Ritz-Carlton in Tower City for a wonderful four course meal featuring your traditional staples and some extras with a twist.

Hours: 11a.m. to 9 p.m.
Price: Adults - $75, Children - $33

Photo via The Ritz-Carlton Cleveland/Facebook
 Urban Farmer
1325 East Sixth St., Cleveland
Urban Farmer, the steakhouse located in the downtown Westin hotel, has a Thanksgiving dinner that won’t disappoint. This pre-fix menu starts off with a Thanksgiving-style charcuterie plate for the table and comes with family style sides and gravy and cranberry sauce for the table. Roasted pumpkin and apple soup, baked oysters, Wagyu brisket, roasted vegetable wellington and apple pie bread pudding all really standout from the menu.
Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Price: Adults - $69, Children - $24
Photo via Urban Farmer Cleveland/Facebook

Urban Farmer

1325 East Sixth St., Cleveland

Urban Farmer, the steakhouse located in the downtown Westin hotel, has a Thanksgiving dinner that won’t disappoint. This pre-fix menu starts off with a Thanksgiving-style charcuterie plate for the table and comes with family style sides and gravy and cranberry sauce for the table. Roasted pumpkin and apple soup, baked oysters, Wagyu brisket, roasted vegetable wellington and apple pie bread pudding all really standout from the menu.

Hours: 11:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Price: Adults - $69, Children - $24

Photo via Urban Farmer Cleveland/Facebook