Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

Let one of these restaurants open for Thanksgiving serve you this year. Peek at this list of local spots to help feed your family for Thanksgiving 2019.

A cooked turkey on a plate on a wood background

Looking for someone else to brave the heat in the kitchen this Thanksgiving? Whether your little ones crave pumpkin pie topped with heaps of whipped cream, or the in-laws want to dine over a smorgasbord of traditional trimmings in front of the Lions’ game, there’s a local restaurant near you waiting to make your holiday hankerings come true.

There are even substitutes and condescend menus to appease appetites for unconventional fare, and to-go deals for those who want to dine at home without all the hassle. Check out these restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner on Nov. 28, 2019, in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties.

Note: Be sure to call and make a reservation as soon as possible. These dining rooms fill fast!

5ive Steakhouse at the Inn at St. John’s

  • Address: The Inn at St. John’s, 44045 Five Mile Road, Plymouth
  • Phone: 734-357-5700
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-7 p.m.

Looking for an easy, tasty way to spend Thanksgiving with the family? Come to this steakhouse and order off of the regular menu, which offers an expanded dinner menu that features traditional Thanksgiving eats.

Aspen Restaurant and Bar

  • Address: 20333 Hall Road, Macomb Township
  • Phone: 586-226-8838
  • Hours: Noon-6 p.m.
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Swing by this Thanksgiving buffet featuring traditional choices like roast turkey and honey-glazed ham, or indulge in more unconventional cuisine like meatballs and gravy and kielbasa and sauerkraut. Find all the fixins’ like candied yams, cranberry sauce and macaroni and cheese, too.

Buca di Beppo

  • Addresses: 38888 Six Mile Road, Livonia (734-462-6442); 12575 Hall Road, Utica (586-803-9463)
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-10 p.m.

This Buca-style turkey feast can accommodate a small dine-in family or a small party at home. Pans include the traditional fixings such as turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans and pumpkin pie. Still hungry? You can order Italian extras like pasta, too.

Camp Ticonderoga

  • Address: 5725 Rochester Road, Troy
  • Phone: 248-828-2825
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Come by this restaurant for dinner on Thanksgiving. Menu items for the turkey dinner include sweet potatoes, mashed potatoes, stuffing, vegetables and more. Reservations required.

Capital Grille

  • Address: 2800 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy
  • Phone: 248-649-5300
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Choose from the restaurant’s full menu, or the chef’s take on Thanksgiving staples including turkey and gravy, brioche stuffing, mashed potatoes, green beans and a chutney. Add dessert for your table for an additional fee.

Carlyle Grill

  • Address: 3660 Jackson Road, Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-213-9800
  • Hours: 11 a.m. -7:30 p.m.

Enjoy as delicious turkey dinner with all the sides and dessert or, if you’re not feeling the turkey, sub steak or salmon for an additional charge – or a vegetarian substitute for no charge.

D’Amato’s Italian Restaurant

  • Address: 222 Sherman Drive, Royal Oak
  • Phone: 248-584-7400
  • Hours: Noon-5:30 p.m.

Enjoy a traditional feast at affordable prices with a special Thanksgiving menu, which includes all of your favorite sides, a succulent turkey and vegetarian options. Offer cranberry and apple pies, too.

Ernie’s Mediterranean Room

  • Address: 16655 19 Mile Road, Clinton Township
  • Phone: 586-286-8435
  • Hours: 12:30-7 p.m.

Ernie’s Thanksgiving Day Grand Buffet has been a tradition in Clinton Township for over 30 years. This buffet features more than 65 dishes. Choose among salads, glazed ham, roasted Michigan turkey, candied yams, mashed potatoes and slices of pumpkin pie or a table full of miniature pastries – and so much more. No stomach is sure to leave here rumbling! Pick up a Turkey Express Dinner ($249.95) to go if you feel like dining at home. The bird and trimmings feed up to a family of 10.

Fishbone’s Rhythm Kitchen Cafe – Detroit

  • Address: 400 Monroe St., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-965-4600
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Get a spot at this restaurant so you and the kids can enjoy a deep-fried Cajun-inspired Thanksgiving dinner. Save room for a generous slice of pumpkin or apple pie at this Detroit spot. Call ahead for reservations of six or more.

Fishbone’s Rhythm Kitchen Cafe – St. Clair Shores

  • Address: 23722 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores
  • Phone: 586-498-3000
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

This spot offers a Thanksgiving special that includes Cajun deep-fried turkey, stuffing, potatoes and more. Don’t forget to order yourself a slice of pie, too. Call for reservations.

Fleming’s Steakhouse

  • Addresses: 323 N. Old Woodward Ave., Birmingham (248-723-0134); 17400 Haggerty Road, Livonia (734-542-9463)
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

Sit down to a three-course traditional turkey dinner this Thanksgiving – sans all the prep work and clean up. You and the kids can gobble up turkey, stuffing, potatoes and all the beloved Thanksgiving goodies. The regular menu will be offered as well.

Gandy Dancer

  • Address: 401 Depot St., Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-769-0592
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-9 p.m.

Muer Seafood Restaurants’ Gandy Dancer is serving up a traditional turkey dinner with classic fixings for you to take home and veg out on with it’s Feat To-Go option. It includes a 20-pound roasted turkey, cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce, whipped potatoes, a marinated vegetable salad, two pumpkin pies and a New York Style Cheesecake.

Greek Islands Bar & Grill at the Farmington Hills Golf Club

  • Address: Greek Islands Bar & Grill, Farmington Hills Golf Club, 37777 11 Mile Court, Farmington Hills
  • Phone: 248-957-6734
  • Hours: Noon-4 p.m.

The Thanksgiving buffet dinner offers families the choice of turkey, prime rib, salmon – and traditional side dishes including stuffing, mashed potatoes, sweet potatoes and dessert. Reservations are recommended.

Haab’s Restaurant

  • Address: 18 W. Michigan Ave., Ypsilanti
  • Phone: 734-483-8200
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

This joint’s turkey day feasts have served as a staple in Ypsilanti for years, and offers a traditional dining experience with all the fixings, complete with pumpkin pie.

Simple Palate

  • Address: 27380 Van Dyke Ave., Warren
  • Phone: 586-754-8383
  • Hours: Seatings at 11 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m.

This buffet incorporates holiday favorites with a bit of Simple Palate’s flare, featuring turkey, ham, kielbasa and kraut, Swedish meatballs, homemade stuffing and pumpkin pie – plus all the great sides like mac and cheese, mashed potatoes and gravy and mixed vegetables. Kids ages 5-10 are $13 each while ages 11-plus are $23; kids 4 and under and seniors over 90 eat free.

Maggiano’s

  • Address: 2089 W. Big Beaver Road, Troy
  • Phone: 248-205-1060
  • Hours: 10:30 a.m.-8 p.m.

Maggiano’s serves up a variety of yummy offerings for Thanksgiving, allowing some flexibility with the main course choices; plus two sides, two pastas – and of course dessert!

Meriweather’s

  • Address: 25485 Telegraph Road, Southfield
  • Phone: 248-358-1310
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

It’s a traditional Thanksgiving dinner at this spot, complete with turkey, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn bread stuffing, cranberry sauce, roasted squash and your choice of pumpkin, apple or pecan pie. Regular menu is available, as well. Call to reserve your order.

Park 600

  • Address: Royal Park Hotel, 600 E. University Drive, Rochester
  • Phone: 248-453-8732
  • Hours: 4-10 p.m.

This restaurant, known for its locally sourced ingredients and refined cocktails, at the Royal Park Hotel serves a Thanksgiving dinner a la carte. The three-course meal includes appetizers, a feast complete with Thanksgiving family favorites and dessert, too.

Rochester Chop House

  • Address: 306 S. Main St., Rochester
  • Phone: 248-651-2266
  • Hours: 12:30-6:30 p.m.

Enjoy a traditional all-American turkey dinner, complete with some options from their regular menu. Options are finalized the week of Thanksgiving. Call to reserve your table.

Rugby Grille

  • Address: The Townsend Hotel, 100 Townsend St., Birmingham
  • Phone: 248-642-5999
  • Hours: 12:30-8 p.m.

This grill is offering an all-out Thanksgiving dinner, complete with four courses. Enjoy everything from a wakame salad when you arrive to a pumpkin creme brulee to finish – and how about slow roasted prime rib or cider brined turkey for your main meal?

Stella’s Trackside

  • Address: 885 Starkweather St., Plymouth
  • Phone: 734-459-0885
  • Hours: 7 p.m.

This railroad-themed spot brews a plentiful buffet, featuring carved turkey, prime rib, baked salmon, stuffing, peel-and-eat shrimp, assorted salads and appetizers, a variety of desserts and more.

TRIA

  • Address: 300 Town Center Drive, Dearborn
  • Phone: 313-253-4475
  • Hours: 3:30-7:30 p.m.

Join TRIA for a Thanksgiving buffet with classic Thanksgiving fare. Enjoy butternut squash soup, salad, turkey, ham, beef, vegetarian eggplant lasagna and delicious sides.

The Vintage House

  • Address: 31816 Utica Road, Fraser
  • Phone: 586-415-5678
  • Hours: two meal times: noon and 4 p.m.

This dinner feast begins at two set times, and the family can watch the Lions game between bites. The sit-down dinner includes turkey, ham, Angus sirloin of beef, chicken tenders for the kids, sweet potatoes, holiday stuffing, buttered corn and assorted desserts to make the dine-in worth your buck. The prepared and packaged to-go orders include a smorgasbord of similar foods, with one apple and one pumpkin pie included.

Waves Chill & Grill Restaurant

  • Address: 24223 Jefferson Ave., St. Clair Shores
  • Phone: 586-773-3840
  • Hours: 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m.

Pull up to this grand buffet featuring snappy spins on traditional favorites, vegetarian options, a delicious variety of sides like salad, cranberry sauce and potatoes, and your choice of dessert.

Weber’s Restaurant

  • Address: 3050 Jackson Ave., Ann Arbor
  • Phone: 734-769-2500 or 734-665-3636
  • Hours: Noon-9:30 p.m. (restaurant); noon-6 p.m. (buffet style)

Weber’s offers two ways for families to celebrate Thanksgiving in the restaurant. The family-style dinners include a whole carved turkey with all the trimmings and pumpkin pie with whipped topping. Or, order a plated turkey dinner in the restaurant. Ask about carry-out options and hotel packages.

The Whitney

  • Address: 4421 Woodward Ave., Detroit
  • Phone: 313-832-5700
  • Hours: 1-8 p.m.

This mansion is notorious for its Thanksgiving Day Parade brunch, but that is already sold out this year. So instead, swing after the parade crowds have died down for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, complete with a traditional turkey main course, house specialties, traditional trimmings. Find the full menu here.

This post was originally published in 2015 and is updated regularly. 

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