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 Grille

Menu details coming soon!

Thanksgiving hours: 11am - 9pm

Cedar + Stone, Urban Table

Join Cedar + Stone, Urban Table for a feast! Menu items will include butternut squash bisque, shaved brussels, turkey confit dinner with whipped sweet potato, and bourbon pecan pie.

Thanksgiving hours: 4pm - 10pm

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. $65 per person, $18 per child ages 5-12, Free for children under 5.

Thanksgiving hours: Seatings at 11am, 1pm, and 3pm

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: TBA


Celebrate turkey day the Italian Way with Giulia. The special menu will be available Thursday (November 28th), Friday (November 29th) and Saturday (November 30th) at Giulia and for In-Room Dining for guests (Thanksgiving Staycation anyone?!) Menu highlights include: Panzanella salad-cranberry, foie gras, delicata squash, goat cheese, white balsamic vinaigrette, Spaghetti vongole-clams, pancetta, chili flake, bread crumbs, shallots, white wine, Turkey osso bucco-gnocchi, carrots, mushrooms, walnut chive gremolata, apple cider sugo, Chestnut cheese cake-winter pear, apricot, hazelnuts. $75 per person includes wine pairings.

Thanksgiving hours: 6:30am - Midnight

The Howe Daily Kitchen & Bar

Serving regular lunch/dinner menu and Thanksgiving dinner menu: 11am 'til 8pm. Thanksgiving dinner: Turkey, mashed potatoes, turkey gravy, stuffing, corn, cranberry sauce, and a warm roll. Pumpkin pie $3. All you can eat $17.99 | One serving $15.99 | Kids 12 and under $7.99. Also serving Muttloaf w/mashed potatoes and gravy for PUPS.

Thanksgiving hours: 11am - 2am

Lord Fletcher's Thanksgiving Brunch

Menu items will include smoked salmon, tuna poke, oysters, eggs benedict, mashed potatoes with gravy, sage stuffing, green bean casserole, lobster mac n cheese, root beer glazed ham, a chocolate fountain and more! Adults are $36.95 and kids are $12.95

Thanksgiving hours: 9:30am - 3:30pm

Mystic Lake Casino Holiday Harvest

Join Mystic Lake for a gourmet all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving cornucopia!

Menu Highlights: Oysters on the Half Shell and Crab, Sea Salt and Garlic Roasted Steamship Round of Beef, Chef-Prepared Omelets.

Plus, Thanksgiving Classics: Maple Brined and Black Pepper Roasted Turkey, Sage and Onion Stuffing, Creamy Parmesan Whipped Potatoes, Classic Pumpkin Pie, Apple Pie, And Much More!

And don't forget the Mimosa and Bloody Mary Cash Bar!

Thanksgiving hours: All day! Holiday Harvest will run from 11am - 3pm


Join Ninetwentyfive in Wayzata for A Day of Thanksgiving! The menu will include a poached pear salad, a carving station, butternut squash fingerling potato hash, green bean casserole, and roasted brussels sprouts. And of course plenty of desserts. $47 for adults, $19 for kids ages 6-12, and free for kids 5 & under.

Thanksgiving hours: Noon - 7pm

Ruth’s Chris Steak House

Ruth's Chris' chef’s traditional 3-course feast includes a soup or salad starter, oven-roasted turkey with sausage and herb stuffing and your choice of one of Ruth’s four most popular personal sides, finished off with a dessert duo. Or enjoy a favorite from our full dinner menu. $41.95 for adults, $14.95 for kids.

Thanksgiving hours: Noon - 8pm

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 you can even celebrate the holiday with your four-legged friend.

Thanksgiving hours: 11am - 2am

Stella’s Fish Café & Prestige Oyster bar

Enjoy an all you can eat buffet at Stella's! Roasted turkey, garlic mashed potatoes with gravy, green bean casserole, cornbread sausage stuffing, and three kinds of pie are just a few of the items you'll find on the buffet line! Seatings for the buffet take place from 11am - 3pm. After 4pm, enjoy a plated Thanksgiving dinner! $29.95 per adult for the buffet, kids under 12 are $12.95.

Thanksgiving hours: 11am - 9pm

WINDOWS on Minnesota

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. $49 Adults | $20 Children 6 - 12 | Children under 5 Free

Thanksgiving hours: 11am - 4pm