It is almost here. And one of the best things about November!
Maybe you’re traveling out of town to be with family and friends.
For those of you that will remain in town, here’s an idea. Consider saving yourself time and headaches and forget about cooking a feast. There are several Arlington restaurants that can do the heavy lifting for you.
Here are a few Arlington restaurants that are open on Thanksgiving Day and will serve traditional Thanksgiving meals.
Entrées: Turkey & Gravy
Sides: Housemade Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Sweet Yams, Green Beans Almondine, Cranberry Sauce
Desserts: Pumpkin Pie, Pecan Pie
Cost: $21.99; $11.99 kids under 12; kids under 5 eat free
When: 10 a.m. – 2 a.m.
Location: 700 Six Flags Drive; (817) 640-8553
Appetizers: Choose one of the following
- Warm Harvest Spinach Salad – Spinach Tossed with Walnuts, Pears, and Feta Cheese, Warm Maple Bacon Vinaigrette
- Roasted Butternut Squash Bisque – Topped with Crème Fraiche, Applewood Smoked Bacon, and Toasted Pumpkin Seeds
Entrées: Choose one of the following
- Oven Roasted Turkey – With a Cranberry & Sage Stuffing, Giblet Gravy, Roasted Garlic Whipped Potatoes and Green Bean Amandine
The Triple Pork – Pan Roasted Pork Loin On a Bed of Creamy Bacon and Pork Belly Risotto topped with a Mushroom Ragout
Coco Dusted Beef Tenderloin Cutlets – Served with Baby Carrots and Jumbo Asparagus, White Chocolate Whipped Potatoes & Espresso Demi
Moroccan Spiced Grilled Salmon – Served with Braised Red Cabbage and Topped with a Crisp Apple Cider Glaze
Desserts: Choose one of the following
- Pumpkin Cheese Cake Torte – Topped with a Cinnamon Whipped Cream
The Chocolate Stack – Dark & White Chocolate Mousse Cake with a Cocoa Biscuit
$24 Thanksgiving Children’s Entrée
Oven Roasted Turkey Entrée with Ice Cream Sundae for Dessert
- Chicken Tenders and Mac n’ Cheese
- Grilled Cheese and Fruit
- Ice Cream Sundae for Dessert
Cost: $49 for adults; $14.95 for children’s menu
When: 11 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: 506 N Center St., (817) 801-5541
On Thanksgiving Day, Cracker Barrel will also serve a special in-store Thanksgiving meal from 11 a.m. to close. This traditional Homestyle Turkey n’ Dressing Meal comes complete with gravy, a sampling of sugar cured ham, sweet potato casserole, cranberry relish, choice of a country side, a refillable beverage, buttermilk biscuits or corn muffins, and a slice of pumpkin pie for dessert. The Homestyle Turkey n’ Dressing Meal is available for $12.99 per adult and $7.99 per child
Location: 1251 North Watson Road, (817) 633-5477; 4300 South Bowen Road, (817) 465-9583
Golden Corral is offering a Thanksgiving-style buffet featuring:
Entrées: Carved Turkey, Sliced Turkey, Fried Chicken, Rotisserie Chicken, Pot Roast, Meatloaf, Sirloin Steak, Ham, Shrimp
Sides: Baked Sweet Potatoes, Sweet Potato Casserole, Green Bean Casserole, Corn on the Cob, Cornbread Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes, Baked Potatoes, Broccoli/Cheese/Cauliflower, Macaroni and Cheese, Green Beans, Pasta, Pizza, Onions and Peppers, Sautéed Mushrooms, Poultry Gravy, Brown Gravy, Cranberry Sauce
Dessert: Pumpkin Pie and choices from dessert buffet
Cost: $13.99 for buffet; $2.29 for drinks
Hours: 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.
Location: 465 East Interstate 20, (817) 419-9157
Blue Mesa Grill
Blue Mesa Grill is serving their usual buffet selection as well as some Thanksgiving classics.
Cost: $22; Children ages 6-10 are $7; Children ages 5 and under are free
Hours: 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Location: 550 Lincoln Square, (682) 323-3050
The Black Eyed Pea
On Thanksgiving, The Black Eyed Pea in the Arlington Highlands will serve a traditional Thanksgiving meal with dessert for $12.99.
When: 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Location: 4000 Bagpiper Way, Suite 150, (817) 467-9555;
Keep an eye on this page because as more Arlington restaurants announce their plans for Thanksgiving, we will add updates with their information. If you know of others we missed, let us know by contacting us here.