This year, you can enjoy all the deliciousness of a hot holiday meal without having to do any of the tiresome cooking or clean-up. Below you’ll find a variety of traditional holiday meal options plus some unconventional spots for Thanksgiving dinner in Johnson City TN, and throughout Tri-Cities.
Here’s to a fantastic holiday season in Tri-Cities TN.
Sit Down Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving Day in Johnson City TN & Tri-Cities
Businesses sometimes change their plans, so please be sure to call the restaurant and verify the details before committing.
1. Bob Evans
2801 Boones Creek Rd, Johnson City, TN
Open 8 p.m. – 7 p.m
Bob Evans guests can enjoy a special Thanksgiving meal with all your favorite holiday menu items.
2. Rio De Brazil Steakhouse
1800 W Market St, Johnson City, TN
Open 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. (Reservations Required)
Rio De Brazil will be adding some special Thanksgiving menu items in addition to their already robust menu.
3. The Kitchen at Grace’s Meadows Farm
170 John France Rd, Jonesborough
Open 12 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Guests at Grace Meadows can choose between turkey and ham with sweet potatoes, green beans, corn, and mashed potatoes with gravy. There will also be an assortment of desserts.
Adult meals are priced at $22 and kids meals are priced at $10. Kids 4 and under and FREE.
4. Burger Bar
211 Mockingbird Lane, Johnson City
Open 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Don’t care for Turkey, why not grab a delicious meal from Burger Bar instead?
5. Cracker Barrel
10132 Airport Pkwy, Kingsport
Open 7 a.m. to 9 p.m.
2692 Boones Creek Rd, Gray
125 Village Cir, Bristol
Cracker Barrel will be offering its regular menu items. There will also be a special Thanksgiving meal with either Turkey or Ham and all the fixin’s.
6. The Farmer’s Daughter
7700 Erwin Hwy, Chuckey, TN
Open 11 a.m to 6 p.m.
At the Farmer’s Daughter guests will be treated to a real turkey dinner with tons of side and dessert options. Meal prices are $26 for adults, $12 for kids ages 6 to 11, and $5 for kids ages 3-5.
7. Wild Wing Cafe
71 Wilson Ave, Johnson City
Open 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Wild Wings will be serving their regular menu items.
8. Vivian’s Table
115 Country Music Way, Bristol
Open 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Thanksgiving Day buffet will include soups, turkey, pork belly, mac-n-cheese, dressing, green beans, a potato bar, desserts and so much more!
9. MeadowView Conference Resort and Convention Center
1901 Meadowview Pkwy, Kingsport
MeadowView will be having a gourmet Thanksgiving buffet.
10. Golden Corral
3104 Browns Mill Rd, Johnson City
Open 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
1910 N Eastman Rd, Kingsport
Open 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Enjoy a full Thanksgiving meal complete with a smorgasbord of meats, sides, and scrumptious desserts at Golden Corral.
3214 Peoples St, Johnson City
1175 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol
Open 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
1201 E Stone Dr, Kingsport
Open 7 a.m. to 3 p.m.
IHOP restaurants in the Tri-Cities area will be open with both regular menu items and a traditional Thanksgiving meal.
4618 Fort Henry Dr, Kingsport
Open 6 a.m. to 12 a.m.
This restaurant will be opened during regular business hours and will offer both a Thanksgiving feast and some regular menu items.
2120 N Roan St, Johnson City
Open 6 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Enjoy delicious and traditional Thanksgiving menu items from the fresh food bar at Shoney’s. Follow it up with a delicious dessert.
14. Waffle House
All Waffle Houses are open 365 days a year, 24 hours a day serving up all your favorite breakfast menu items all day long.
15. Brumley’s Restaurant
General Morgan Inn, 111 N. Main Street, Greeneville
This fantastic restaurant offers a special Thanksgiving menu with scrumptious menu items like turkey, pork loin, salmon, cornbread dressing, sweet potato casserole, green bean casserole, sweet corn pudding, apple cake, pecan pie, pumpkin pie, Oreo parfait, and so much more!
Fast Food Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving
1150 W State of Franklin Rd, Johnson City
Open 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
2008 N Roan St, Johnson City
Open 5 a.m. to 4 p.m.
1410 Volunteer Pkwy, Bristol
Open 6:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
215 Stevens Trail Hwy 11 and, Pinnacle Pkwy, Bristol
Open 6 a.m. to 4 p.m.
1860 N Eastman Rd, Kingsport
Open a.m. p.m.
Did we miss any of the Johnson City restaurants open on Thanksgiving 2023? If so, please comment below with all the details and we will add them to the list.