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With Thanksgiving fast approaching, you’ve probably started thinking about how you want to celebrate. While this holiday is a great opportunity to share a great meal with family and friends, it can often mean hours of cooking and cleaning.

What if there was another option?

For those of you who prefer to not spend the holiday working over a stove, we have good news. There are plenty of fantastic Charlotte restaurants that will be open on Thanksgiving this year. Most of them will be serving gorgeous prix-fixe menus, so you can sit back and relax and focus on spending time with your loved ones.

We’ve gathered up some of our favorites below and no matter which one you choose, they’ll be sure to please — and you won’t have to do the dishes.


127 N Tryon St #8 | Hours: 11 am-9 pm

This upscale restaurant offers cutting-edge design throughout their space, stellar service, and world-class food by Executive Chef Whitney Thomas and Top Chef alum Jamie Lynch. Local produce and meats come together to create delicious American dishes with a creative twist. Spend your Thanksgiving with them and enjoy a thee course prix-fixe menu for $48 for adults, $20 for kids and an optional two course wine pairing for $15. 

Bistro La Bon

1322 Central Avenue | Hours: 10 am – 4 pm

Bistro Le Bon

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Non-meat, dairy or gluten eaters who usually are not able to partake in the main dishes often served during Thanksgiving are in for a treat! This Charlotte gem will be serving a “Thanksgiving Smorgasbord” featuring vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options along with normal Thanksgiving fare. $37 for adults and $16 for children ages 5 to 10.

Make a reservation by calling 704-333-4646.

Fleming Steakhouse

210 E Trade Street, Suite C-110 | Seating starts at 11 am

This prime steakhouse and wine bar will be opening at 11 am on Thanksgiving and serving a three-course feast, including classics like their Herb-Roasted Turkey, Petite Filet Mignon, Lobster Bisque, and Pumpkin Cheesecake for $45. They have also created a three-course children’s meal for $22.

You can make a reservation on their website.


Oak Steakhouse

4777 Sharon Road, Suite 125 | Hours: 12-8 pm

The Oak Charlotte

Photo courtesy of Oak Steakhouse

The Oak Steakhouse makes it a point to procure fresh, local ingredients. They offer a modern approach to steakhouse dining, serving farm-fresh dishes alongside steakhouse classics. This Thanksgiving, they will be serving a three-course dinner, $42 for adults and $25 for children, which includes a beautifully made turkey dinner with house-made pork sausage stuffing, roasted brussels sprouts, sweet potato mash and more!

You can make a reservation by calling 704-954-8900.


New South Kitchen and Bar

8140 Providence Road – 300 | Hours: 11 am – 7 pm

New South Kitchen and Bar takes pride in using locally grown and raised ingredients in their food. They believe that utilizing as many local products as possible produces a better tasting meal and healthier guests! They will be serving a seasonal, ingredient-driven buffet menu this Thanksgiving. One of the featured entrees will be a deep-fried turkey so you won’t want to miss out!

You can make a reservation on their website.



1928 South Boulevard – 200 | Hours: 11 am – 9 pm

Head to Sullivans Steakhouse from 11am-9pm for a special prix-fixe holiday feast for $42 per person. Enjoy seasonal holiday dishes such as roasted turkey and sweet potato casserole or get a classic signature steak from their full dinner menu.

You can make a reservation on their website.


The Palm

6705-B Phillips Place Court | Hours: 3-8 pm

The Palm is committed to being a place where you can take a moment and connect through real conversations and enjoy a meal with the important people in your life. Thanksgiving is no exception to that goal! They will be open and serving both their regular menu (including a delicious Chilean Sea Bass Brodetto) and a special Thanksgiving menu along with signature cocktails.

You can make a reservation on their website.



100 W Trade Street | Seatings at 12 pm, 2:30 pm and 5 pm

The Stoke Charlotte

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Stoke makes everything from scratch in their open kitchen using local ingredients. This homey and laid-back restaurant also features a 600-degree woodfired oven and 24 rotating craft beers and ciders on tap. They will be serving a special four-course holiday menu at $60 per adult and $25 for children under 10. Children under 3 are free.

You can make a reservation by calling 704-353-6005


121-A Cross Center Road | Hours: 10:30 am – 5 pm

This locally-owned restaurant takes pride in sourcing their ingredients from nearby farms, gardens and purveyors. Located a little outside of Charlotte in Denver, Chillfire will be offering a day-long Thanksgiving Brunch.

You can make a reservation on their website.


The Capital Grille

201 N Tryon Street | Hours: 11 am – 9 pm

The Capital Grill promises an unforgettable experience with over 300 old and new world wines curated by their Advanced Sommelier and a beautifully crafted holiday menu. They will also be serving their regular menu which includes dry-aged steaks and fresh seafood.

You can make a reservation on their website.


Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse

222 S Tryon Street | Hours: 11 am – 10 pm

This year, Ruth’s Chris is asking you to put the apron away and take some time to enjoy the day with family without all of the fuss. They’ll be serving their traditional menu, as well as a three-course Thanksgiving day feast which includes oven-roasted turkey with sausage and herb stuffing. You can also pre-order their famous sweet potato casserole or creamed spinach sides to bring home to your guests, as well!

You can make a reservation on their website.


Have a Happy Thanksgiving!

From all of us here at Allen Tate Companies, have a happy and safe holiday!

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