25 Delicious Knoxville Restaurants Open Thanksgiving 2020

Get your fill of deliciously seasoned turkey and delectable sides without ever having to lift a finger this holiday. These popular Knoxville restaurants open Thanksgiving day and have everything you need for a memorable holiday out on the town.

Below you’ll find a variety of restaurants offering traditional Thanksgiving favorites, like cornbread stuffing, cranberry sauce, green bean casserole, sweet potatoes, and more. There are also some unique options for more adventurous diners including wild game meats and fresh seafood.

Whether you are in town on vacation or live locally, if you are planning to celebrate Thanksgiving in Knoxville, you can’t go wrong with any of the choices on this list!

Knoxville Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

Knoxville Restaurants Open Thanksgiving 2020

Especially this year, be sure to verify all details with the restuarant prior showing up on Thanksgiving.

1. Applebee’s

  • most locations

Enjoy all your favorite menu items or choose a special Thanksgiving meal.

2. Calhoun’s

  • all locations

Enjoy the delicious smoked turkey and traditional sides like mashed potatoes, stuffing, and more. You can also choose from regular menu items.

3. Chesapeake’s

  • all locations

Choose from a vaiety of seafood and tradational Thanksgiving favorites.

4. Carolina Ale House

  • 9045 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN

Enjoy a traditional dinner with seasoned turkey, a variety of sides, and dessert.

5. Citico’s Restaurant

  • 2698 Oakum Ct, Lenoir City, TN 

This restaurant is closed for 2020, due to current events. A yummy buffet brunch with breakfast items and traditional Thanksgiving favorites.

6. Copper Cellar

  • all locations

7. Corner 16

  •  1640 Bob Kirby Rd, Knoxville, TN 

Enjoy a scrumptious and traditonal Thanksgiving meal or choose from a variety of regular menu items.

8. Cracker Barrel

  • all locations

Order a special Thanksgiving meal or choose from regular menu items.

9. Dancing Bear Appalachian Bistro

  • 137 Apple Valley Way, Townsend, TN 

Enjoy a delicious thanksgiving buffet.

10. Fleming’s Prime Steak House

  • 11287 Parkside Dr #14, Knoxville, TN

Enjoy all your favorite Thanksgiving foods plus bonuses like steak and cheesecake. Advanced reservations are required.

Knoxville Thanksgiving Restaurants

11. Golden Corral

  • all locations

Enjoy a full Thanksgiving buffet at an affordable price, complete with all your favorite pies for dessert!

12. Hooters

  • all locations

Shake up your Thanksgiving with all of your favorite hot wing flavors.

13. Lonesome Dove

  • 100 N Central St, Knoxville, TN

Guests will be able to choose between traditional thanksiving offerings and wild-game menu items that have been given a Thanksgiving flare.

14. Mahogany

  • Crowne Plaza, 401 W Summit Hill Dr SW, Knoxville, TN 

Enjoy a scrumtous buffet with all your Thanksgiving favorites plus extras like seafood, fruits, and breakfast foods. There will also be a variety of yummy desserts to choose from.

15. Mimi’s Cafe

  • 10945 Parkside Dr, Knoxville, TN

16. Northshore Brasserie

  • 9430 S. Northshore Dr, Knoxville, TN

Enjoy a buffet of all your favorite Thanksgiving food plus some regular menu items.

17. Oliver Royale

  • 5 Market Square, Knoxville, TN

Guests will enjoy an upscale 3 course meal which incorporates traditional and non-traditional items. Of course, there will also be delicious dessert.

18. Ruth Chris Steakhouse

  • 950 Volunteer Landing Ln, Knoxville, TN

Enjoy a 3-course meal, include turkey, sides, and dessert. View the menu and make reservations here

19. Shoney’s

  • All Locations

Enjoy all your favorite Thanksgiving fixins from the fresh food bar. Follow it up with a delicious dessert .

20. Smoky Mountain Brewery

  • all locations

If you prefer to skip the tukey, you can enjoy all your favorite menu items at smoky Mountain Brewery, include thier famous pizza. Yum!

21. Wild Wings Cafe

  • 11335 Campbell Lake Dr, Farragut, TN &
  • 119 East Emory Rd, Powell, TN 37849

Enjoy all your favorite menu items and a live band.

If we’ve missed any Knoxville restaurants open on Thanksgiving 2020, comment below to let us know. We’ll add it to the list!

Knoxville Fast Food Restaurants Open On Thanksgiving

22. Burger King

  • most locations

Burger King will be opening with limited hours.

23. McDonald’s

  • most locations

McDonald’s will be opened with limited hours and serving up all your favorite menu items.

24. Sonic

  • most locations

Want to skip the turkey and opt for cheap and delicious burgers and milkshakes instead? Most Sonic locations will be open this Thanksgiving to help you do just that!

25. Starbucks

  • most locations

Most Starbucks location will be open with limited hours to give thier employees time to eat dinner with thier loved ones.

Did we miss any of the Knoxville restaurants open on Thanksgiving? If so, please comment below with all the details and we will add it to the list.

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