Prefer to go out on Thanksgiving? Here is a list of 10 local places open this Thanksgiving.
1. Puckett’s Boat House
94 E Main St, Franklin, 37064
Back again this year, Puckett’s Boat House is opening its doors on Thanksgiving to give diners a Gulf-inspired holiday feast!
Puckett’s Boat House will feature a buffet with several options from their catering menus, which include Southern classics with a seafood twist such as oyster cornbread dressing, peel-and-eat shrimp, gumbo and whiskey grits, plus homemade desserts like pecan pie, apple cobbler and key lime pie. Seatings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Cost is $34.95 for adults $12.95 for children at Puckett’s Boat House. Call (615) 790-2309 for reservations.
2. Puckett’s Downtown Franklin
120 4th Ave S., Franklin, 37064
Puckett’s Gro. will serve a buffet with several options from their catering menus, which includes Turkey Day favorites like Cornbread Dressing, Cranberry Relish, Squash Casserole and more. The restaurant also offers protein options like roasted, smoked or fried turkey and smoked spiral ham, in addition to the smoked meats Puckett’s is known for, like Cherry Wood-Smoked Pulled Pork, Slow-Smoked Beef Brisket and Smoked Baby Back Ribs. Desserts include Chocolate Chess or Pumpkin Pie and several seasonal cobblers. There are seatings from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The cost is $26.99 for adults and $12.99 for children aged 12 and under at Puckett’s Gro. Call (615) 794-5527 to make reservations.
3. Scout’s Pub
158 Front Street, Franklin, 37064
Scout’s Pub will offer a limited menu from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Turkey Day with savory options like beer-braised pot roast, turkey and biscuits and white bean chili in addition to decadent desserts such as bourbon and rye bread pudding. Scout’s regular kids’ menu will be available as well. Pricing is a la carte and reservations can be made by phone at (615) 721-5993 by visiting Scout’s Pub website.
4. Elliston Place Soda Shop, Cool Springs
330 Mayfield Drive, Franklin
Make it a new holiday tradition by taking the family to Elliston Place Soda Shop in Cool Springs. They will have a Thanksgiving buffet with seating time of 11 a, 12:30, and 2 p. Price is $18.95 for adults and $9.95 for children. Call 615-656-0045 to make your reservation.
5. The Mockingbird Restaurant
3035 Reserve Blvd, Spring Hill, 37174
The Mockingbird will offer a Thanksgiving meal from 1pm-6pm, in which guests can enjoy a buffet with traditional Thanksgiving fare including deviled eggs, turkey with giblet gravy, stuffing, cornbread and sweet potato casserole. Dessert choices consist of apple pie a la mode, pumpkin pie, and peach cobbler. Cost is $37.95 for adults, $14.95 for children ten and under. Call (931) 487-9787 for reservations.
6. Loveless Cafe
8400 Hwy 100, Nashville, TN 37211
The Loveless Cafe will be open from 7:00 am – 2:00 pm on Thanksgiving Day. In addition to their normal menu, they will serve Thanksgiving meals of turkey and gravy with sides starting at 10:00 am, while they last.
7. Mere Bulles
5201 Maryland Way, Brentwood, TN 37027
Open on Thanksgiving from 11am- 6pm, entrees include prime rib with asparagus, turkey with mashed potatoes, seared salmon with risotto, seared grouper with risotto and more. See their entire menu here. Adults $44.99, Seniors $39.99 and children ages 5 to 12 $15.99
8. Buca di Beppo
1722 Galleria Blvd, Franklin, TN, 37067
Each Turkey Feast is served family style and feeds six adults. Enjoy sliced white meat turkey, home-style gravy, roasted garlic mashed potatoes, spicy Italian sausage stuffing, green beans, cranberry sauce, and pumpkin pie. Make your reservation here.
9. Cracker Barrel
Locations throughout Williamson County
Those dining at Cracker Barrel Old Country Store locations can enjoy the Homestyle Turkey n’ Dressing Meal complete with gravy, a sampling of sugar cured ham, sweet potato casserole, cranberry relish, a choice of a country side, a refillable beverage, made-from-scratch biscuits or corn muffins, and a slice of pumpkin pie for dessert. It is available from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. for $12.99 for adults and $7.99 for children.
10. Sperry’s, Cool Springs
650 Frazier Drive, Franklin, TN
The locally owned- steakhouse which opened back in 1974 in its first location in Belle Meade will be open on Thanksgiving Day. Hours will be from 11 a – 8 p with a special menu offering. Adults are $32 and kids are $14. Make your reservation by calling 615-778-9950.