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Thanksgiving Events and Open Restaurants in Columbus 2018

Wednesday, November 21, 2018:

Sign your kids up for the Educational Day Camp at Horse-N-Round Fun. This camp takes place on Wednesday and Friday for ages 6 and up and will go over horse care and riding. Lunch will be provided. Register in advance for this one! There’s also a preschool version.

No school on Wednesday? Send your kids ages 5-12 to the School’s Out Program at Sunbury Urban Farm. The theme is Give Thanks. Register in advance.

Another option for the kids is the Day Before Thanksgiving Camp at Picassos where lots of Thanksgiving Crafts will be made! Register in advance.

Take the kids to SuperGames Winter Open Play! at 10:00 AM and 1:00 PM. Arrive early because the play space is first come, first served! Cost is $10 per child.

Do a Sweet Turkeys Craft at Franklin Park Conservatory This class involves a cookie craft and does require preregistration and admission to the Conservatory. Cost is $4/cookie.

 If the adults need a little time to unwind before the big day, head over to the Thanksgiving Eve Beer Tasting at House Wine in Worthington!

Visit the 400 West Rich and Chromedge Studios for Welcome Wednesdays! from 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM to get a sneak peek at the work of their resident artists! There will be live demos, tours an more!

See everyone’s favorite puddle jumper in Peppa Pig Live! at Palace Theatre.

Thursday, November 22, 2018:

Thanks For Giving 4 Miler & Kids Run

Everyone who enters the Columbus Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day gets a pumpkin pie! There’s also a Tot Trot 100 yard dash! My readers can use this code to get $6 off their registration: whatshouldwedocolumbus

Thanksgiving Wattle 5K; Children’s Run; Bicycle 12 miler in Grove City

Take a trip to Cleveland for Thanksgiving at the Zoo at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo.

Skate your heart out at the 99 Cents Thanksgiving Skate at Skate Zone 71


Restaurants open on Thanksgiving in Columbus


94th Aero Squadron
5030 Sawyer Road
Columbus, Ohio 43219
HOURS: Seating from 10 am – 8 pm; reservations required, last seating at 6 pm
MENU: Thanksgiving Buffet; carving station, shrimp, traditional thanksgiving options, salads, and dessert bars
COST: $32.99 For Adults – $16.49 Children 5-12 years old – Under 5 Free

The Berwick
3250 Refugee Rd.
614-235-7100 – reservations recommended
HOURS: Reservations for 11 a.m. to 4:30p.m.
MEAL:  Buffet – See menu options here.
COST:  $29.50 for adults, $15.50 for ages 4 to 12, free for age 3 and younger)
TO GOCarry-Out Orders also available for Pick-Up on Thanksgiving Day, from full turkey dinner for 2-25 people, to sides, main dishes, and more in a variety of sizes.

The Boat House Restaurant
679 W Spring St
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 469-0000
HOURS: 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.
MENU: Champagne Buffet with Breakfast Items, Roasted Turkey, Crab Legs, Sliced Ham and more all day! Plus, a Specialty Bloody Mary Bar.  See menu.
COST: Adult: $49.95/Child: $23.95
EXTRAS: Enjoy our Specialty Bloody Mary Bar all day and live entertainment.


Bob Evans
various locations
HOURS:  8 a.m. – 8 p.m. for dine in and carry out
MENU:  Special Thanksgiving lunch/dinner menu available after 11 a.m. on Thanksgiving Day; featuring a choice of slow roasted turkey and dressing, hickory-smoked ham or country-fried steak with a choice of three sides, endless bread and a slice of pie for $14.99. The kid’s special menu includes slow-roasted turkey with two sides, endless bread, a slice of pumpkin pie and a kids’ beverage for $6.99.
TO GO:  Farmhouse Feasts can be ordered online or by calling your local restaurant.

Boston Market
various locations
HOURS: varies, contact local store
MENU: Regular menu, plus Dine in/out Thanksgiving meal $12.99
TO GO: Holiday Meals – A la Carte options, Heat and Serve ($6-$18/person). You can even have fully-cooked, full Thanksgiving dinner or main dishes shipped to you frozen to just heat and serve.

Buca di Beppo
Reservations strongly recommended!
HOURS: 11am – 8pm
MEAL: Traditional Turkey Dinner; Sliced White Meat Turkey or Hickory-Smoked Ham, Homestyle Gravy, Roasted Garlic Mashed Potatoes, Spicy Italian Sausage Stuffing, Green Beans, Cranberry Sauce, Pumpkin Pie.  Traditional Italian dishes are available as well.
COST: Individual $20, Buca Small® $68.99, Buca Large® $134.99 Buca Small® feeds up to 3 • Buca Large® feeds up to 6
TO GO: Party Pans to Go, Thanksgiving to Go, and Catering are also available.

China Dynasty
(At The Shops on Lane Avenue)
1689 West Lane Avenue
Upper Arlington, OH 43221
Phone No: (614) 486-7126
HOURS:  12 p.m. – 7 p.m.
MENU: Thanksgiving Day Special Buffet; Traditional Chinese Buffet (over 60 different items from Chinese and Asian cuisine), Fabulous Desserts Station, Traditional Turkey Station (Free Range Ohio Turkey). China Dynasty Gift Certificates Prize Drawing ($25, $50 & $100)
COST: Adult: $29.99/Child: $14.99 (6-12yrs old) and free (5 and under)

Columbus Fish Market
1245 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43212
HOURS: 11 a.m. – 9 p.m.
MENU: 3 Course Traditional Thanksgiving Meal; regular dinner menu available
COST: $28 for adults, $9 for children, or menu pricing
TO-GO: Full holiday meal available from $129-$249. Orders picked up on Nov 22 from 9-11 am.

Coopers Hawk Winery
4230 The Strand
Columbus, OH  43219
HOURS:  11 am – 10 pm
MENU: Traditional Thanksgiving Meal, plus regular menu.
COST: details tba

Cracker Barrel
(All locations)
HOURS:  11 a.m. – 10 p.m. (regular breakfast menu available from 6 a.m.)
MENU:  Regular menu, plus Homestyle Turkey n’ Dressing Meal
COST: $12.99 Adult or $7.99 Child for platter
TO GO: Hams and pies available for pickup, plus heat-n-serve and hot and ready meals for pick up

Golden Corral
HOURS: Varies per store
MENU: Endless Thanksgiving buffet.  Carved turkey or ham, sliced turkey, fried chicken, roast beef, meatloaf, and even steak and shrimp are featured, as well as more than a dozen side dishes
COST: varies per store
TO GO: Takeout options available for parties of all sizes

Haveli Bistro
185 N High St
Columbus, OH 43215
HOURS: Open all day
MENU: Standard buffet menu
COST: menu pricing


Inn at Cedar Falls in Hocking Hills
21190 State Route 374
Logan, OH 43138
Ph. 800-653-2557
HOURS: Call for hours/reservations
MENU: Thanksgiving Buffet
COST: $36/adults, $12/kids 12 and under

J Gilbert’s
1 E. Campus View Blvd
Columbus, Ohio 43235
Call 614.840.9090 for reservations
HOURS: Open 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
MEAL: Regular menu and Thanksgiving Day Three Course Menu
COST: tba

J. Liu Restaurant and Bar
6880 N. High St., Worthington (614-888-1818) Open 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
50 W. Bridge St., Dublin (614-718-1818) Open 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
HOURS: See above
MEAL: details tba
COST: price from 2017: Adults- $29.99, Kids ages 5 to 11- $18.99, Kids under 5- $5.00

The Keep
50 W Broad St Columbus, OH 43215
HOURS: Open 6:30 a.m. – 10 p.m.
MEAL: Three course menu includes choice of first course, family-style thanksgiving dishes, choice of dessert and standard menu
COST: $49/person; $18/children under 12 (0-2 years old free);


169 East Beck Street
Columbus, Ohio 43206
(614) 228-4343
HOURS: Open 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
MEAL: special Thanksgiving Menu (see menu)
COST: varies per menu

Matt the Millers
Dublin: 6725 Avery-Muirfield Dr., Dublin, Ohio 43016
Grandview: 1400 Grandview Avenue, Columbus Ohio 43212
Polaris: 1436 Gemini Place  Columbus, Ohio 43240
(614) 841-4430
HOURS: Open 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
MEAL: Traditional Thanksgiving Buffet
COST: $31.95 adults, $11.95 kids ages 5-10, free for 3 and under per one paying adult

McCormick & Schmick’s Seafood 
3965 New Bond Street
Columbus, OH 43219
(614) 476-3663
HOURS: 10 a.m. – 10 p.m.
MENU: Roasted Turkey Dinner; dinner menu also available
COST: $28.50 for Thanksgiving Feast

Mitchell’s Steakhouse (2 locations)
1408 Polaris Parkway
Columbus, OH 43240
(614) 888-2467
45 North Third Street
Columbus, OH 43215
(614) 621-2333
HOURS: Polaris, 12 – 8 p.m., Downtown, 2 – 8 p.m.
MENU: 4 Course Thanksgiving Meal, 3 Course Meal for Kids, or regular menu
COST: Price tba


Nicola Restaurant and Bar
4740 Reed Rd.
Columbus, OH 43220
(614) 459-7000 – reservations required
HOURS: 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.
MENU: Special Thanksgiving menu
COST: menu pricing

Rodizio Grill
125 W. Nationwide Blvd.
Columbus, OH 43215
HOURS: noon to 6 pm
MENU: Thanksgiving favorites in addition to the Full Rodizio. Featuring grilled Turkey Breast, Turkey wrapped in Bacon, Rodizio Stuffing, Mashed Potatoes and Turkey Gravy, plus many more.
COST: price tba

Smith & Wollensky
4145 The Strand West
Columbus, OH 43219
HOURS: 12 pm to 8 pm
MENU: Traditional Thanksgiving Prix Fix Menu; regular menu available
COST: $55/person, $25/children under 12.  Regular menu will also be available.

1295 Grandview Ave
Columbus, OH 43212
(614) 486-1114 ext. 1
HOURS: 1 p.m. – 5 p.m.
MENUSpecial Thanksgiving menu
COST: varies per menu

Ted’s Montana Grill
Easton Gateway
4169 Worth Avenue
Columbus, OH 43219
Phone: 614-337-1457
HOURS: 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
MENU: Regular Menu plus Turkey Feast. See Available Menu.
COST: varies for menu, or $29 for Turkey Feast


Texas de Brazil
4040 Easton Station
Suite E 105
ColumbusOhio 43219
HOURS: 11 a.m. – 10 p.m.
MENU: Regular Menu, plus holiday favorites

The Guild House
624 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43215
HOURS: Open from 6:30 am through dinner
MENU: Breakfast, lunch, and dinner, plus a prix fixe holiday menu
COST: Menu pricing; prix fixe menu $49 per person, $79 with wine pairings

35 N. High Street
Dublin, OH 43017
(614) 792-3466
HOURS: Open from 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
MENU: 3-course prix fixe menu featuring traditional favorites and Chef’s selections to choose from. Also offering a kids’ menu.
COST: $45 per person

Union Cafe
782 N High St.
Columbus, OH 43215
HOURS: 6 pm – 2:30 am
MENU: Standard menu


Worthington Inn
649 High Street
Worthington, OH 43085
Phone: 614-885-2600 reservations required
HOURS: 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
MENUThanksgiving Feast Buffet
COST: $44.95 adults, $19.95 for kids 4-12, free for 3 and under

Take Out Options!

Cameron Mitchell Thanksgiving in a Box
Place order by November 15, 5 p.m.
HOURS: Pickup your order on Wednesday, November 21 from noon to 5 pm at 7619 Huntington Park Drive, Columbus, OH 43235, or at The Exchange at Bridge Park: 6520 Riverside Drive, Dublin, OH 43017.
MENU & COSTSsee options
Thanksgiving in a Box for 10 – $279
A la Carte options – prices vary

City Barbeque
Call or visit any location to place your order.
HOURS: Call to schedule pickup between 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
MENU & COSTS:  Contact your local store for options.

Der Dutchman
445 South Jefferson, US Rt 42
Plain City, Ohio 43064
HOURS: Place order by November 17, pick up cold by Wednesday, November 21 for easy reheating on Thanksgiving.
MENU: Traditional Thanksgiving fare, including rolls and pies
COST: $69.99 – $218.99 – served 5, 10, or 20.

Eddie Merlot’s
1570 Polaris Parkway
Columbus, Ohio 43240
Phone: (614)433-7307
MENU: Get “Everything But The Turkey”, our delicious appetizers, sides, and desserts are available for you to take and serve at home.  A la carte; serves 8-10 people Ordered must be placed in advance and picked up prior to Thanksgiving Day as we are closed. Call for more details.


The Fresh Market (order online by Nov 18)
MENU: All items require reheating; instructions included.
Holiday Meals from $54.99 – $149.99. Meat, sides, breads, and desserts also available.

Fresh Thyme
MENU: All items require reheating; instructions included.  Order at butcher counter by November 19
Traditional Holiday Dinner: (Serves 6-8) with turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, green bean almondine, fresh cranberries, and rolls

Giant Eagle Market District
Place order by November 14, pick up Nov. 18-21.
MENU: Full heat-and-eat Turkey Dinner: $79.99-$89.99 (serving six) with turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, green bean and mushroom casserole, cranberry sauce, pumpkin pies, and dinner rolls

The Hills Market
7860 Olentangy River Road
Columbus, Ohio 43235
95 North Grant Avenue, Columbus, Ohio
HOURS:  8 a.m. – 3 p.m.
MENUHoliday Menu catering options.  The Hills Market also has a great selection of gourmet food, beer, wine, and regular grocery store items.  It’s located just north of 270, on Rt. 315 (after the highway ends).

MENU: several options to reheat including
Express turkey dinner: $49.99 (serving six to eight) with turkey, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, and dinner rolls
Supreme turkey dinner: $89.99 (serving eight to ten) with turkey, stuffing, gravy, broccoli, rice and cheese casserole, cranberry celebration, pumpkin pies, and dinner rolls
Other meals are available, including ham, prime rib, and gluten-free choices. Pricing and menu availability may vary.

Milo’s Catering
(614) 224-0272
MENU: Reheat and serve Thanksgiving meal and tons of a la carte options

Mimi’s Cafe
1428 Polaris Parkway
Columbus, OH 43240
(614) 433-0441
TO-GO: Take Home heat and serve Turkey Dinner

Whole Foods Market
MENU: Turkey meals available to serve 2 – 16
COST: $69.99 – $269.99 for full meals; a la carte available as well.


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