Are you feeling stressed about making your Thanksgiving meal? If so, forget about the cooking, cleaning, and baking this Thanksgiving – the only thing you need to make is a reservation. The holiday is supposed to be about spending time with family and friends, not stressing over the meal, so start a new tradition and enjoy Thanksgiving out on the town. Luckily, we live in a city with spectacular restaurants and different Thanksgiving experiences. A word to the wise, though: Before heading to one of these restaurants open on Thanksgiving, it’s always safe to call to confirm their hours and make reservations if needed. Here’s where to Dine-in on Thanksgiving in Austin!

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Perry’s Steakhouse and Grille

Perry’s is doing Dine in from 11 AM-9 PM on Thursday with a special Thanksgiving meal but still giving you the option to order off their dinner menu if Turkey isn’t what you feel like eating that day. They have a location in The Domain and Downtown.

Dean’s Italian Steakhouse

Dean’s Austin, a classic American steakhouse with Italian expression, will be available for Thanksgiving specials and festivity and accept reservations from 2-9 PM. They will be serving a desiccant Prime Rib Special.

Stella San Jac

Stella San Jac is known for its spread of delicious food, indulgent wines, and inventive cocktails. Enjoy a family-style menu featuring all the classics. Seatings are available from 11 AM-10 PM.

3 Forks Austin

Join 3 Forks for a unique dining experience for Thanksgiving. They will have a Special Menu with Turkey, Steaks, and Seafood.


Enjoy Corner and indulge in a delectable Thanksgiving lunch or dinner. Treat yourself and those you love to an experience inspired by bold Texan spirit.

Casa do Brasil

Visit Casa do Brasil as their Gauchos do the cooking. Enjoy their fire-roasted roasted skewered meat, Turkey, and classic American dishes added to the salad bar to complete the Thanksgiving meal.

The Carillon

Enjoy a decadent Thanksgiving Brunch from 10:30 AM-2:30 PM at The Carillon. They’ll be serving a wide assortment of Thanksgiving and brunch favorites.

Carpenter Hotel

Feast away at The Hall this Thanksgiving and enjoy a three-course menu and optional wine pairing, or they give you the option to order a la carte. Lunch will be served from 11 AM-3 PM, and dinner will be served from 5-8:30 PM.

Hotel Viata

Who doesn’t love a good brunch? Hotel Viata will serve delectable bites as you enjoy the warmth of togetherness. Brunch will be served from 11 AM-2:30 PM.

Kalahari Resort

Join Kalahari in their annual Thanksgiving Buffet and feast on the traditional favorites and unique dessert station. The buffet will be located in the Convention Center in the Kilimanjaro Ballroom from 1 PM-5 PM.

Old 290 Brewery & Restaurant

Carter Creek Winery will feature a Thanksgiving three-course prix fixe feast at the Old 290 Brewery and Restaurant from 11 AM-3:30 PM.

Now start making those reservations and look for that cute dress or stretchy pants for your best Thanksgiving fit on the town. Happy Thanksgiving!!

Julia Marie Reyes
Julia is a born and raised proud Texan. She was born in Corpus Christi but raised near South Padre Island, so to say she’s a Beach Lover is an understatement. Julia lives in Round Rock with her husband Joel and sweet daughter Jessa. Their older daughter Nichole lives her best life with her husband, Logan. Julia LOVES all GOOD things: GOD, FOOD, PEOPLE, ADVICE, and DEALS. Julia loves to be the reason someone smiles :) You can always count on her for a laugh, a shoulder to cry on, great food or drink suggestions to get you through the day, and a helping hand when in need. Julia has been a Mom for 20 years, a young mom, a divorced mom, a single mom, a loved mom, a special needs mom, a fixed mom, a loving mom, and most importantly, a Mom who helps Moms. Learn more about Julia and her family by following Joy of Jessa on Facebook, Instagram, and


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