2008 Thanksgiving Day Restaurant Guide E-mail

Find Thanksgiving buffets restaurants that will be open Thanksgiving Day around Grand Rapids in our new guide for 2008. All events take place Thursday, November 27.

Buffet Dinners

Amway Grand Plaza - The brunch in the Ambassador Ballroom has become a Thanksgiving tradition in Grand Rapids. Beginning at 10:30 a.m. enjoy salads, shrimp cocktail, fresh salmon, pork loin, turkey, dozens of dessert selections and much more. Reservations required; $37.80 for adults, $16.50 for kids.

Bay Pointe Inn - At Bay Pointe's Terrace Grille located on Gun Lake, enjoy a Thanksgiving buffet with turkey, ham, shrimp, salads, side dishes and desserts including apple pie, pumpkin pie and a chocolate fountain.

Bentham's - Will be open from 6:30 p.m. until 11 p.m.

Boatwerks - From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., the buffet selections at the restaurant in Holland include salads, a chilled seafood station, carved turkey and ham, mashed potatoes, almond crusted tilapia, pumpkin praline cheesecake and more. Adults: $24.95; seniors: $22.95; children 4-10: $12.95; under 4: free.

Centennial Country Club - Buffet menu includes roasted turkey, prime rib, full salad bar, appetizer table, breakfast station with made-to-order omelettes and pumpkin pie heavy dessert table. $21.99 for adults, $8.99 for kids; open 11a-2p.

Graydon's Crossing - EGR - Graydon's will have brunch from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., dinner from 4 p.m. until close and the full menu available all day.

Middle Villa Inn - The 39th annual buffet at the restaurant & bowling alley on M-37 in Middleville is $13.95 adults; children 12 and under $6.95; children 3 and under free. Price includes open bowling until close.

Pearl Street Grill - Seatings for the buffet begin at 11 a.m. and continue until 3 p.m. Cost is $16.95 for adults and $9.95 for kids ages 5-10. Reservations required.

Sayfee's - The buffet at the restaurant on Lake Eastbrook will be open 11:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. Adults: $20.95, children $11.95.

Thousand Oaks Golf Club - The golf club located near 5 Mile Rd NE and the East Beltline will have brunch from 11 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Pricing is $20.95 for adults, $9.95 for children 5-12, and 4 and under are free.

Calypso's - The restaurant in Holland will have brunch from 10am-2pm. Prices are: adult $18.95, seniors $16.95, children 12 and under $10.95. 616.396.0709.

The Belvedere Inn - The bed & breakfast in Saugatuck will have garlic & herb roasted turkey, ham, salads, pumpkin flan, pecan pie and much more. $50 per person; one seating at 3 p.m. Reservations required.

Open Restaurants & Bars

Birch Lodge - Opens at 4 p.m.

Cambridge House - Opens at 6 p.m.

Churchill's Bistro - Will be open for cocktails beginning at 8 p.m.

Cracker Barrel - Open 6 a.m.-10 p.m.

The Curragh - Open for bar service at 8 p.m.

Fire Mountain - Open 10:30 a.m. - 7 p.m.

Grand Woods Lounge - Kitchen closed, but bar will open at 6 p.m.

Grandvilla Restaurant - Open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Landing (inside the Radisson) - Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Logan's Alley - Open 11 a.m. to 2 a.m.

The Meanwhile - Open 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

Ruby Tuesday - Open 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

six.one.six - Breakfast: 7 a.m. to noon; lunch: 1 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Last updated: 11/25/2008
Published: 11/12/2008