What's Open in Minneapolis on Thanksgiving

Avoid smoke detector alarms, a kitchen disaster, and your crazy extended family (well, maybe you can’t avoid this one) and let someone else take care of you for the evening. Play arcade games, go bowling, enjoy stunning views of Minneapolis and chow down on delicious food from one of our wonderful chefs.

Thanksgiving doesn’t have to be stressful. Let us show you a good time. Here’s what’s open on Thanksgiving day in Minneapolis. 

Bryant Lake Bowl

Need a little break from the family? Bust out your old bowling moves at Bryant Lake Bowl. Enjoy a full bar, snacks, and a full dinner menu if you don’t feel like trying to perfect that turkey.

Thanksgiving hours: 5pm – 2am

Buca di Beppo

On the menu for this Thanksgiving feast is sliced white meat turkey, home-style gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce and pumpkin pie.

Thanksgiving Hours: Open at 11am

The Capital Grill

This Thanksgiving menu is offering up slow roasted turkey w/ brioche stuffing, french green beans with marcona almonds and cranberry pear chutney, mashed potatoes to share and pumpkin cheesecake for dessert. $42 for adults. $15 for children.

Cosmos at Loews Minneapolis

Join in on Cosmos Thanksgiving Buffet filled with fresh and local ingredients. They'll also have plenty of vegan and vegetarian option available. $50.

Thanksgiving hours: 11am, 1:30pm, and 4pm

Dave & Buster’s

Hundreds of state-of-the-art games, prizes, craft beer and a full menu. From old classics to exclusive new games, competition to solo challenges, and plenty of prizes to be won, Dave & Buster’s will take care of that gaming itch.

Thanksgiving hours: 4 -10pm

Fogo de Chao

There’s a Thanksgiving Feast at Fogo de Chao! Thanksgiving items will be a part of the full churrasco experience on Thanksgiving Day. Enjoy meats carved table-side, market table and feijoada bar, Brazilian side dishes and more.

Thanksgiving hours: 11am – 9pm

French Meadow Bakery and Café

French Meadow's abundant farm-to-table holiday menu has something for everyone, so vegans, omnivores, vegetarians, gluten-free can all enjoy an indulgent meal together without sacrifice. Whether you crave traditional favorites, a vegan feast, or a holiday-worthy gluten-free dinner you'll find it here.

Thanksgiving hours: 
Brunch: 7am - noon
Dinner: 1pm - 7pm

McCormick & Schmick’s​

Come in for a traditional Thanksgiving dinner, complete with roasted turkey, cornbread stuffing, apple squash casserole and more. $29.50 for adults.

Thanksgiving hours: 11:30am – 10pm

Mystic Lake Casino

Buffet: Chow down on carved oven roasted turkey, roasted goose with lingonberry sauce, rosemary and garlic rotisserie chicken and more. $28.95 for adults, $14.95 for children 5-12, free for children under 5.
Thanksgiving hours: 9:30am – 9pm

Mystic Steakhouse: Balsamic porcini sauce, roasted garlic Yukon smashed potatoes and glazed carrots. $42.
Thanksgiving hours: 5pm - 10pm

Holiday Harvest in the Waconia Ballroom: Gourmet all you can eat Thanksgiving cornucopia. $49.95 for adults, $23.95 for children 5-12, free for children under 5. 
Thanksgiving hours: 11am - 3pm

The Meadows Bar and Grille: Shaved prime rib, Philly cheese steak sandwich and fries. $16.
Thanksgiving hours: 11am - 10pm

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Ruth's Chris' chef’s traditional 3-course feast includes a soup or salad starter, hand-carved oven-roasted turkey with sausage and herb stuffing and your choice of one of Ruth’s three most popular personal sides, finished off with a dessert duo. Or enjoy a favorite from our full dinner menu. $39.95

Thanksgiving hours: 12pm - 5pm

Stanley’s Northeast Bar Room

If you're looking for a more relaxed atmosphere on Thanksgiving, give Stanley's a try. Here you'll find your favorite comfort foods and can even celebrate the holiday with your four-legged friend.

Thanksgiving hours: 11am - 2am

Stella’s Fish Café & Prestige Oyster bar

Enjoy the full lunch and dinner menu along with a traditional Thanksgiving feast. Stella's will be offering a plated dinner all day long for $24.95. Kids under 12 for 12.95. Kids under 5 are FREE.

Tavola Italian Kitchen + Bar

Enjoy the comfort foods of Italy and the Midwest with friends and family without stressing! Indulge yourself in roasted turkey, turkey gnocchi, hazelnut stuffing, cheesy potatoes, house-made cranberry sauce, pumpkin cheesecake, & more!

WINDOWS on Minnesota

Spend Thanksgiving brunch at WINDOWS on Minnesota on the 50th floor of the IDS Building. Indulge your friends and family with breathtaking views of the Twin Cities from the IDS Tower. $59 for adults, $20 for children 5 - 12, children under 4 eat for free.