16 places to get Thanksgiving dinner in metro Detroit

Maybe you burned the turkey, or maybe you just won’t want to deal with the monumental cleanup that comes with fixing the traditional Thanksgiving dinner. Either way, these places offer an alternative to a home cooked meal, and it’s just as delicious.

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Punch Bowl Social
1331 Broadway St., Detroit; 313-749-9738
Enjoy the Lions’ game on Thanksgiving at Punch Bowl Social. You can partake in their diverse and appetizing menu with a few Thanksgiving favorites thrown into the mix. Call ahead for reservations.
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Punch Bowl Social


1331 Broadway St., Detroit; 313-749-9738
Enjoy the Lions’ game on Thanksgiving at Punch Bowl Social. You can partake in their diverse and appetizing menu with a few Thanksgiving favorites thrown into the mix. Call ahead for reservations.
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Lily's Seafood Grill & Brewery
410 S. Washington Ave., Royal Oak; 248-591-5459
This downtown Royal Oak brewery is serving a veritable feast this Nov. 23. The all-you-can-eat dinner will be served from noon to 8 p.m. and will include deep fried turkey, honey roasted ham, Atlantic salmon, and all the trimmings.
Photo via Instagram user @motorcitybrewtours

Lily's Seafood Grill & Brewery


410 S. Washington Ave., Royal Oak; 248-591-5459
This downtown Royal Oak brewery is serving a veritable feast this Nov. 23. The all-you-can-eat dinner will be served from noon to 8 p.m. and will include deep fried turkey, honey roasted ham, Atlantic salmon, and all the trimmings.
Photo via Instagram user @motorcitybrewtours
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Bavarian Inn
713 S. Main St., Frankenmuth; 1-800-228-2742
The Bavarian Inn will provide Thanksgiving dinner in the form of a buffet replete with breakfast foods like pancakes and scrambled eggs as well as turkey, dressing, and mashed potatoes. Serving times are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations are mandatory. To make reservations call 989-652-7200.
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Bavarian Inn


713 S. Main St., Frankenmuth; 1-800-228-2742
The Bavarian Inn will provide Thanksgiving dinner in the form of a buffet replete with breakfast foods like pancakes and scrambled eggs as well as turkey, dressing, and mashed potatoes. Serving times are from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Reservations are mandatory. To make reservations call 989-652-7200.
Photo via Yelp user, Edward M.
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Camp Ticonderoga
5725 Rochester Rd., Troy; 248-828-2825
Here, you'll find maple glazed roast turkey, cornbread stuffing, sweet potatoes, cranberry relish, apple dumplings, and more.
Photo via @campticonderoga

Camp Ticonderoga


5725 Rochester Rd., Troy; 248-828-2825
Here, you'll find maple glazed roast turkey, cornbread stuffing, sweet potatoes, cranberry relish, apple dumplings, and more.
Photo via @campticonderoga
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D’Amato’s Italian Restaurant
222 N Sherman Dr., Royal Oak; 248-584-7400
Specializing in traditional Italian cuisine and house-crafted cocktails, D’Amato’s will be open this Thanksgiving and they’ll be serving a family style dinner from noon to 6 p.m. It’s $29 for adults, $13 for children, and free for kids five and younger. Call for reservations.
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D’Amato’s Italian Restaurant


222 N Sherman Dr., Royal Oak; 248-584-7400
Specializing in traditional Italian cuisine and house-crafted cocktails, D’Amato’s will be open this Thanksgiving and they’ll be serving a family style dinner from noon to 6 p.m. It’s $29 for adults, $13 for children, and free for kids five and younger. Call for reservations.
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Fishbone's Greektown
400 Monroe Ave., Detroit; 313-965-4600
Diners have several options if they want to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner in Greektown. Fishbone’s is offering a “Lions fan brunch” that runs from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and costs $16 per person, a Thanksgiving brunch that runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. — it’s $32 per person and it’ll include traditional Thanksgiving options plus classic Fishbone’s menu items — and a $28 Thanksgiving dinner served with turkey and pumpkin pie from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Photo via Instagram user @jsaddy

Fishbone's Greektown


400 Monroe Ave., Detroit; 313-965-4600
Diners have several options if they want to enjoy Thanksgiving dinner in Greektown. Fishbone’s is offering a “Lions fan brunch” that runs from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. and costs $16 per person, a Thanksgiving brunch that runs from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. — it’s $32 per person and it’ll include traditional Thanksgiving options plus classic Fishbone’s menu items — and a $28 Thanksgiving dinner served with turkey and pumpkin pie from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
Photo via Instagram user @jsaddy
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TAP at MGM
1777 3rd Ave., Detroit; 313-465-1234
Modeled after a traditional sports bar, TAP is a great option if you want to enjoy a craft brew with your turkey dinner. They’ll be open from 7 a.m. to midnight, but the kitchen will close at 11 p.m. The full regular menu will be available along with a turkey special that will come with all the fixings for just $18. Dessert isn’t included, but you can pick at a piece of pumpkin cheesecake for $7. 
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TAP at MGM


1777 3rd Ave., Detroit; 313-465-1234
Modeled after a traditional sports bar, TAP is a great option if you want to enjoy a craft brew with your turkey dinner. They’ll be open from 7 a.m. to midnight, but the kitchen will close at 11 p.m. The full regular menu will be available along with a turkey special that will come with all the fixings for just $18. Dessert isn’t included, but you can pick at a piece of pumpkin cheesecake for $7.
Photo via Yelp user, TAP
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Ginopolis' Bar-B-Q Smokehouse
27815 Middlebelt Rd., Farmington Hills; 248-851-8222
Entree choices will include grandma’s oven roasted turkey, honey baked ham, baked walnut encrusted chicken, Montgomery Inn ribs, St. Louis ribs, grilled marinated lamb chops, herb cranberry glazed pork loin, stuffed gulf shrimp, Texas brisket, and egg plant parmesan. Call ahead for reservations.
Photo via Instagram user @brettcbod

Ginopolis' Bar-B-Q Smokehouse


27815 Middlebelt Rd., Farmington Hills; 248-851-8222
Entree choices will include grandma’s oven roasted turkey, honey baked ham, baked walnut encrusted chicken, Montgomery Inn ribs, St. Louis ribs, grilled marinated lamb chops, herb cranberry glazed pork loin, stuffed gulf shrimp, Texas brisket, and egg plant parmesan. Call ahead for reservations.
Photo via Instagram user @brettcbod
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Iridescence
2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-237-6732
The four-course meal will include options such as spinach and citrus salad, Alaskan king crab roll, free-range turkey and dressing, and chocolate pumpkin cheesecake, all of which will be served from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The cost is $65 per person. Call ahead for reservations. 
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Iridescence


2901 Grand River Ave., Detroit; 313-237-6732
The four-course meal will include options such as spinach and citrus salad, Alaskan king crab roll, free-range turkey and dressing, and chocolate pumpkin cheesecake, all of which will be served from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. The cost is $65 per person. Call ahead for reservations.
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O’Mara’s Irish Pub
2555 12 Mile Rd., Berkley; 248-399-6750
O'Mara's is having a grand buffet for Thanksgiving, and the menu will include smoked salmon, roasted turkey, glazed ham, sausage stuffing, and plenty of desserts. The buffet opens at 11 a.m. The last seating will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. It’s $31 for adults, 12 and younger are $16, and kids 4 and younger are free. Reservations are strongly encouraged. 
Photo via Yelp user, Michelle L.

O’Mara’s Irish Pub


2555 12 Mile Rd., Berkley; 248-399-6750
O'Mara's is having a grand buffet for Thanksgiving, and the menu will include smoked salmon, roasted turkey, glazed ham, sausage stuffing, and plenty of desserts. The buffet opens at 11 a.m. The last seating will be from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. It’s $31 for adults, 12 and younger are $16, and kids 4 and younger are free. Reservations are strongly encouraged.
Photo via Yelp user, Michelle L.
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Palette Dining Studio
1777 3rd Ave., Detroit; 313-465-1777
At Palette Dining Studio you can enjoy a buffet-style, all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving dinner replete with turkey with giblet, hickory smoked ham, and cranberry sauce, plus braised short ribs, cornbread dressing with apple chutney, steamed mussels with black bean sauce, candied yams, and carrot cake gelato. The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and the meal is $32 — that sure beats cleaning up the dinner mess at home. No reservations are required.
Photo via Yelp user, Richard H.

Palette Dining Studio


1777 3rd Ave., Detroit; 313-465-1777
At Palette Dining Studio you can enjoy a buffet-style, all-you-can-eat Thanksgiving dinner replete with turkey with giblet, hickory smoked ham, and cranberry sauce, plus braised short ribs, cornbread dressing with apple chutney, steamed mussels with black bean sauce, candied yams, and carrot cake gelato. The restaurant will be open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. and the meal is $32 — that sure beats cleaning up the dinner mess at home. No reservations are required.
Photo via Yelp user, Richard H.
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Rochester Chop House at Kruse & Muer
7504 Dixie Hwy., Clarkston; 248-651-2266
Rochester Chop House is offering a traditional thanksgiving feast in their dining room, with all the trimmings and a selection of their most popular menu items. Space is limited, so reservations are required. $190 will feed up to 12 guests, menu items include: fresh roasted turkey, stuffing, potatoes, vegetables, relish, house-baked rolls and dessert. 
Photo via @rochesterchophouseevents

Rochester Chop House at Kruse & Muer


7504 Dixie Hwy., Clarkston; 248-651-2266
Rochester Chop House is offering a traditional thanksgiving feast in their dining room, with all the trimmings and a selection of their most popular menu items. Space is limited, so reservations are required. $190 will feed up to 12 guests, menu items include: fresh roasted turkey, stuffing, potatoes, vegetables, relish, house-baked rolls and dessert.
Photo via @rochesterchophouseevents
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Rugby Grille
100 Townsend St., Birmingham; 248-642-5999
Looking for something a little more upscale? The Rugby Grille inside Birmingham’s Townsend Hotel will be offering a fancy four-course meal that includes wakame salad, pumpkin bisque, cider brined turkey, sweet potato cheesecake, and more. Reservations are required and the meal costs $84 per person. 
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Rugby Grille


100 Townsend St., Birmingham; 248-642-5999
Looking for something a little more upscale? The Rugby Grille inside Birmingham’s Townsend Hotel will be offering a fancy four-course meal that includes wakame salad, pumpkin bisque, cider brined turkey, sweet potato cheesecake, and more. Reservations are required and the meal costs $84 per person.
Photo via Facebook, Rugby Grille
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The Moose Preserve
43034 Woodward Ave. Bloomfield Hills; 248-858-7688
If you want that hunting lodge ambiance this Thanksgiving, head to the Moose Preserve. You’ll find a rustic atmosphere coupled with hearty, filling meals made with wild game and other special ingredients. They’ll have a special menu available for Thanksgiving dinner, but you don’t need to call ahead — walk-in customers are more than welcome. 
Photo via Instagram user @thelifeofcje

The Moose Preserve


43034 Woodward Ave. Bloomfield Hills; 248-858-7688
If you want that hunting lodge ambiance this Thanksgiving, head to the Moose Preserve. You’ll find a rustic atmosphere coupled with hearty, filling meals made with wild game and other special ingredients. They’ll have a special menu available for Thanksgiving dinner, but you don’t need to call ahead — walk-in customers are more than welcome.
Photo via Instagram user @thelifeofcje
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The Whitney
4421 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-832-5700
The Whitney will be hosting a Thanksgiving parade brunch and dinner on Nov. 23. Dinner is served from noon to 7 p.m. and the menu includes cranberry-goat cheese bon bon as an amuse-bouche, pumpkin bisque, classic caesar salad for the first course and herb roasted turkey with savory turkey gravy as the main course. 
Photo via Instagram user @kgars30

The Whitney


4421 Woodward Ave., Detroit; 313-832-5700 The Whitney will be hosting a Thanksgiving parade brunch and dinner on Nov. 23. Dinner is served from noon to 7 p.m. and the menu includes cranberry-goat cheese bon bon as an amuse-bouche, pumpkin bisque, classic caesar salad for the first course and herb roasted turkey with savory turkey gravy as the main course.
Photo via Instagram user @kgars30
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Wolfgang Puck Steak
1777 3rd Ave., Detroit; 877-888-2121
If you’d rather down a juicy steak than tuck into some turkey and stuffing, this MGM restaurant is a good option. They won’t be serving Thanksgiving dinner, but they’ll be open for dinner service from 5 to 10 p.m. Call the restaurant to make reservations. 
Photo via Facebook, Wolfgang Puck Steak

Wolfgang Puck Steak


1777 3rd Ave., Detroit; 877-888-2121
If you’d rather down a juicy steak than tuck into some turkey and stuffing, this MGM restaurant is a good option. They won’t be serving Thanksgiving dinner, but they’ll be open for dinner service from 5 to 10 p.m. Call the restaurant to make reservations.
Photo via Facebook, Wolfgang Puck Steak
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