2011 Thanksgiving Day Restaurant Guide E-mail

Find Thanksgiving buffets and restaurants that will be open Thanksgiving Day around Grand Rapids. All events take place Thursday, November 24, 2011.


25 Kitchen + Bar - Enjoy a family-style Thanksgiving dinner for dine in or carry out that includes turkey, stuffing, cranberry relish, pumpkin pie and more. Price is $17.95 for adults, $11.95 for kids 6-12.

Alpenrose - The well-known annual buffet in downtown Holland will feature prime rib, honey glazed ham and turkey; baked salmon, cornbread stuffing, mashed potatoes; and apple strudel and pumpkin pie. $26.95 for adults, $12.95 for kids.

Amway Grand Plaza - The Amway Grand Plaza Hotel's Ambassador Ballroom is currently under renovation, so the annual Thanksgiving buffet won't be happening this year. Instead, Cygnus 27, Ruth's Chris, Bentham's and Cornucopia will all host brunches or buffets. Follow the link for the cost and times for each.

Bay Pointe Inn - Visit the Terrace Grille at Bay Pointe for a lakefront Thanksgiving from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Enjoy chef carved roast turkey, prime rib, stuffed Cornish hens, grilled salmon, candied yams, shrimp cocktail, fresh fruit, sweet potato pie and much more. Cost is $24.95 for adults, $12.95 for kids (5-12). Reservations required.

Boatwerks - The eatery on Lake Macatawa in Holland will have oysters on the half shell, house smoked salmon, carved turkey with cranberry relish, traditional sage stuffing, carved ham and an assortment of cheesecakes. Buffet pricing: $24.95 for adults, $20.95 for seniors and $11.95 for children 5-12. Accepting reservations.

Great Lakes Shipping Co. - Great Lakes at Burton & Breton will be open from noon until 5 p.m. with a buffet, and all discounts are welcome.

Leo's - Leo's will be serving a family-style traditional Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. with turkey and trimmings, herb bread stuffing, glazed sweet potatoes and more along with fresh seafood selections from the menu. Pricing for Thanksgiving feast is $24.95 for adults and $9.95 for kids.

Pearl Street Grill - The Holiday Inn - Downtown's restaurant is hosting a 'simple, smart, spectacular' buffet from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with prime rib, carved turkey, an omelet station, seared salmon, garlic mashed potatoes and salad & kids stations. Price is $19.95 for adults, $8.95 for kids 6-12.

Sazerac Lounge - The bar/restaurant on Plainfield Avenue will serve a traditional Thanksgiving dinner and pizzas from 6 p.m. until 2 a.m.

six.one.six - Brunch menu items at the JW Marriott's restaurant include turkey three ways, ham and pineapple relish, sweet potato casserole, heirloom squash soup, pumpkin & apple pie and more.

Sundance Steakhouse - Located at the Double JJ Resort in Rothbury, the buffet at Sundance will offer turkey, ham, pork loin, chicken wings, salmon, sweet potatoes and more. Seatings begin at noon; $19.95 for adults, $9.95 for kids.

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Last updated: 11/18/2011
Published: 11/14/2011