Where to Make Your Thanksgiving Dinner Reservations

Who says the holidays have to be stressful?  Simplify your life this year by booking a table at one of Chicago’s many restaurants serving up Thanksgiving feasts.  Don’t worry about all of the prep and cleaning; leave it to the professionals. You and all of your loved ones can still celebrate turkey day in style! Here’s a look at some of the Chicago restaurants open on Thanksgiving. 

Chicago Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse

When:  Thursday, November 28th 

Where:  33 W. Kinzie St. 

In addition to their regular menu, Harry’s has created a special Thanksgiving menu that will include such holiday favorites as hand carved roasted turkey and herb-roasted prime rib.  Each main entre comes with sides like sage stuffing, marshmallow crusted maple-bourbon sweet potatoes, pan gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, honey glazed carrots, and more. There will also be an unlimited all-you-can-eat sides buffet at the Rosemont and Lombard locations.  Adult prices range from $31.95 to $39.95. Children 12 and under eat from $18.95 to $19.95.


When:  Thursday, November 28th from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Where:  Tremont Hotel, 100 E. Chestnut St.

Ditka’s has created a 4-course Thanksgiving feast that will be served all day at the Tremont Hotel.  In addition to their signature steaks and seafood, the turkey feast will include such seasonal highlights as oven-roasted turkey breast, whipped potatoes, stuffing, country gravy, cranberry sauce, and more.  Adults can enjoy this menu for $44.95 while children 12 and under are just $19.95.    

Benny’s Chop House 

When:  Thursday, November 28th from 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.

Where: 444 N. Wabash Ave.

Enjoy Thanksgiving the “Benny’s Way” as they expand their regular menu to include traditional Thanksgiving dinner favorites.  This year’s fantastic menu will include natural turkey breast and braised turkey leg, creamy mashed potatoes, cranberry sauce, and many seasonal sides as well as your choice of one Chef created dessert.  Their special holiday menu is $55 per person.


When:  Thursday, November 28th from 12 p.m. – 8 p.m. 

Where:  840 N. Wabash Ave.

Though this Gold Coast restaurant’s creations are rooted in French culture and modern cuisine, this Thanksgiving Chef Martial Noguier is creating a menu that celebrates the beloved American holiday.  Guests will be treated to a 3-course prix fixe with vegetarian options. Menu items will include roasted farm turkey, duck confit, house-made foie gras terrine, prime beef short ribs, filet mignon au poivre, vegetarian pumpkin ravioli, and their famous lemon tart.   And, best of all, this menu can be made for dining in or taking home! This special menu is $65 per person. 

This is just a preview of some of the amazing holiday feasts you can find around Chicago this Thanksgiving if you’re looking to dine out.  But, if you’re planning to make a reservation at any of the restaurants around town, be sure to book now! Tables are often limited and fill up fast, so beat the rush, and make your turkey day plans today.

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