Thanksgiving doesn’t have to mean spending the whole day cooking, followed by cleaning up a ton of dishes all night.
Several restaurants int he 574 are offering Thanksgiving dinner on Thursday, Nov. 26, so you can still enjoy a nice meal and still have plenty of time to enjoy football and a nap when you get home.
Here are a few places serving Thanksgiving dinner in Michiana. Get the full list in the story from Flavor 574.
When: 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 1600 W. Market St., Nappanee
What: Four buffet tables will feature roast turkey, country baked ham with all of the trimmings, plus an expanded dessert menu with shoo-fly pie and other baked goods. Wines from Round Barn will be available and beer will be on tap. It is $18.95 for adults, and children 4 through 11 are charged $1.25 per year of age. No reservations are taken. Carry-out meals are also available and priced at $69.95 (serves five) and $109.95 (serves 10). Carry-out meals include turkey, ham, gravy, mashed potatoes, a loaf of bread, vegetables, choice of pie and more. All Amish Acres stores will be open during serving hours, offering gifts, meats and cheeses, fudge and baked goods.
When: 1 to 6 p.m.
Where: 2703 S. Main St., Elkhart
What: Offering a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with turkey or ham. Reservations are recommended for large groups.
When: Lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; dinner from 5 to 8:30 p.m.
Where: 2007 Miami St., South Bend
What: Offering Caribbean turkey with stuffing, vegetables, sides and dessert at lunch for $13.95 and either Caribbean turkey or pork mojito with sides and a dessert bar for $18.95 for dinner. Reservations recommended.
When: Noon to 6:30 p.m.
Where: 902 E. University Drive, Granger
What: Serving a four-course Thanksgiving dinner with a choice of gumbo or salad, roast turkey with gravy, sausage and herb stuffing and cranberry relish, choice of potato or creamed spinach and pumpkin cheesecake with vanilla ice cream. Reservations are recommended. They will also offer takeout containers of creamed spinach and sweet potato casserole that serve 10 to 12 people for $29.95.
When: 10: 30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Where: 2212 McKinley Ave., South Bend
What: Serving a family Thanksgiving buffet with turkey, ham and sides like mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams and sides like macaroni and cheese, broccoli salad, lime Jell-O and pineapple salad, three-bean salad and 10 dessert options. It is $15.95 for adults and $6.95 for children. Reservations are recommended and will only be held for five minutes. The restaurant also offers an extensive take-home meal for $79.95 with turkey or ham, mashed potatoes with gravy, dressing, rolls and honey butter, your choice of three one-quart side options and one dessert. Fruit and vegetable plates with dip, as well as additional sides and desserts, are available at an additional cost.
Find more places to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner in the full story from Flavor 574.