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Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving 2017

16 Restaurants That Will Be Open on Thanksgiving Day

With Thanksgiving nearly here, it's a good time to point out that more than an estimated 10 percent of Americans (over 33 million people) eat their holiday meals at a restaurant. So it's no wonder that so many national restaurant chains stay open to serve up some turkey and pie to patrons.

Whether you're too busy to plan a feast for your loved ones or you simply want to take a well-earned holiday off from all the preparations, here's a list of some of the most popular restaurants open on Thanksgiving. Just be sure to check with your restaurant beforehand because hours will vary by location.

  • Applebee's
  • Black Angus Steakhouse
  • Bob Evans
  • Boston Market
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Denny's
  • Golden Corral
  • IHOP
  • Luby's
  • Maggiano's Little Italy
  • McCormick & Schmick's
  • Romano's Macaroni Grill
  • Ruth's Chris Steak House
  • Smith & Wollensky
  • TGI Friday's
  • Waffle House
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