If the smell of roasting turkey is what you desire but a sink full of dirty dishes has you running for cover, eating out with your friends and family at an Austin restaurant this Thanksgiving may be an option to take into consideration. With such a variety of restaurants available in Austin, you can get your traditional Thanksgiving meal just as mama used to make, or you can add a twist of Italian, German, Russian and French to the day at some of the fine establishments listed below.
Sullivan’s (300 Colorado Street)
For Thanksgiving dinner, Sullivan’s will be offering the usual mouth-watering, succulent Ribeyes, Filet Mignons, New York Strips and seafood, along with a whole array of appetizers, cocktails and more. A traditional Thanksgiving prix-fixe menu is also available at $39 per person.
The Russian House (307 E. 5th Street)
Traditional Thanksgiving menu available as well as the full menu items available.
Kerbey Lane Cafe (Central, South Lamar, Northwest, University, Southwest, and Round Rock)
The Kerbey Lane Thanksgiving Feast will feature turkey breast with gravy, mashed potatoes, broccoli, stuffing, yams with maple glaze, cranberry sauce, and a dinner roll for $14.95.
Eddie V’s (301 W. 5th Street and Arboretum at 9400 B Arboretum Blvd.)
Traditional Thanksgiving dinner will be available in addition to their full menu. Cost for Thanksgiving dinner: $36 adult, $15 child; $8 for dessert.
Trace – W – Austin (200 Lavaca Street)
Three course menu available at $55 per person.
The Capital Grille (117 W. 4th Street)
Slow roasted turkey with brioche stuffing and all the sides. Cost: $36 adult, $15 child; $10 for dessert.
Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse (107 W. 6th Street)
Traditional three course Thanksgiving meal. Cost: Price per person $39.95 – $41.95, Children’s menu $12.95.
The Carillon (1900 University Avenue)
Breakfast and lunch buffets available at four seating times:11 and 11:30 am, 2 and 2:30pm. Cost: $65, adults, $19.95 for kids 6-12, Free for kids 5 and under.
Threadgill’s (301 W. Riverside Drive)
Roasted turkey, steaks, chops and more are available on Thanksgiving Day! Price varies.
Maggiano’s (10910 Domain Drive)
Traditional turkey feast with an Italian twist. Cost: $39.95 for adults, $17.95 for 5-12 years old, 5 and under free.
Estancia Churrascaria (10000 Research Blvd. in the Arboretum)
A Brazilian Thanksgiving Day feast includes 15 cuts of flavorful meat. Cost: $49.95 per person with special pricing for children under 12 years old. Reserve a table to receive a free gift card for a future visit.
Hoover’s (2002 Manor Road)
Join Hoover’s Cooking on Thanksgiving Day for a made-from-scratch, Texas-sized feast. Bring the whole family, and dig in! Cost: $19.49 per person, $9.95 kids 12 and under.
Bucca di Beppo (3612 Tudor Blvd. and 11200 Lakeline Mall Drive, Cedar Park)
Enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner for $57 (feeds 3) or $114 (serves 6).
The Frisco (6801 Burnet Road)
Traditional Thanksgiving menu will begin at 11 am until 3 pm. Hyde Park Bar & Grill (4206 Duval and 4521 Westgate)
Turkey and all the trimmings including giblet gravy! Cost: $20.95 regular, $14.95 vegetarian, $12.95 kids 10 and under.
In the ‘burbs
Walburg German Restaurant (3777 FM 972, Walburg)
Traditional Thanksgiving buffet fare with a few German favorites, too. Cost: $18.99 adults, $6.99 kids.
Monument Cafe (500 S. Austin Avenue, Georgetown)
Turkey & dressing, $15.95 per person. Additional menu items available including prime rib.
Apis Restaurant & Apiary (23526 Hwy 71 West)
Thanksgiving Lunch is available from 11 am – 3 pm for $65 per person, $20 for children.
Omni Barton Creek (8212 Barton Club Drive)
The Omni’s Thanksgiving Feast features roast turkey breast, candied yams, honey roasted butternut squash bisque and banana bread pudding. Reservations required at (512) 329-7906. Prices are: $66.95 per adult, $24.95 for children 6-12 plus tax & service charge. Children under 5 are free.