While everyone else is making a grocery list and checking it twice this week, maybe you’re over here wondering if your oven has an app that will make a turkey for you. (The answer: sort of).

Consider yourself among the culinary challenged? Have a chef from one of these Charlotte restaurants prepare Thanksgiving dinner for you and your loved ones.

Here are 11 Charlotte-area restaurants that are either open on Thanksgiving Day, have pickup options beforehand or both. Note, almost all of these require pre-orders or reservations, so you do need to plan ahead:


110 N. College St.

Dine-in on Thanksgiving Day: The restaurant is open from noon-8 p.m. Prix fixe: $85/person:

Appetizer (choice of one):

  • Butternut Squash Soup: Crispy Garlic, Creme Fraiche, Basil Oil
  • Fontina & Bacon Toast: Apple, Candied Walnuts, Local Honey
  • Baby Spinach Salad: Sherry-Bacon Vinaigrette, Grilled Crouton, Blue Cheese

Main course (choice of one):

  • Roasted Organic Turkey: Pecan Stuffing, Cranberry-orange Sauce, Rosemary Gravy
  • Seared Scottish Salmon: Potato Leek Hash, Lemon Brown Butter
  • Roasted Prime Rib: Garlic Jus, Caramelized Onion Popover
  • Brussel Sprouts
  • Glazed Carrots
  • Mashed Potatoes
  • Haricots Verts

Dessert (choice of one):

  • Chocolate Tart: Almond Crumble, Orange Ice Cream
  • Carrot Cake: Cinnamon Ice Cream, Cream Cheese Frosting


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