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Where to Eat on Thanksgiving Day in Austin, 2019

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Thanksgiving is a time for family, friends, and a very long to-do list. For those looking to avoid the fuss (including multiple trips to the grocery store, cooking, cleaning, organizing, and getting the gravy just right), this is your guide to the best bets for Thanksgiving brunch and dinner in Austin for 2019.

From all-day brunch at Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill to a mouthwatering buffet complete with carving stations at The Carillon to comforting dinner from Hoover’s Cooking, these offerings are available on Thursday, November 28. Tip: Make reservations soon because these restaurants will book up very fast.

For those looking to host Thanksgiving at home, Austin restaurants are offering holiday preorders for food/meals and and pies.

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Note: Restaurants on this map are listed geographically.

1. Second Bar + Kitchen

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3121 Palm Way
Austin, TX 78758
(512) 836-5700
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Second Bar is taking its Thanksgiving meal up to the Archer Hotel in the Domain Northside. The menu, a mix of family-style dishes and a buffet, includes roasted turkey breast and desserts. It's $55 for adults and $27 for children.

Second Bar + Kitchen at the Domain
Second Bar + Kitchen at the Domain
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2. Apis Restaurant & Apiary

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23526 State Highway 71 W
Spicewood, TX 78669
(512) 436-8918
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Thanksgiving at the Spicewood restaurant lasts from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes a prix fixe three-course meal. The menu isn’t set yet, but will certainly include their cider-brined turkey. $70 for adults, and $20 for children 12 years and younger. Reservations highly encouraged.

Apis
Apis
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3. Threadgill's Old #1

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6416 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78752
(512) 451-5440
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This classic Austin restaurant with down-home cooking is open for Thanksgiving from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., with no reservations required. The holiday menu includes favorites like turkey, ham, and pork chops along with sides.

4. Hoover's Cooking

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2002 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722
(512) 479-5006
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Hoover's knows comfort food well, so it makes sense the Manor Road restaurant is dishing out Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Meals come with one entree (turkey to fried chicken to grilled portabello mushrooms), two sides (candied yams, black-eyed peas, butter beans), plus all sorts of rice, dressings, sauces, and bread. It's $22 for adults, and the kids' turkey place for children 12 years old and younger is $9.95.

Hoover’s Cooking
Hoover’s Cooking
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5. Goodall's Kitchen & Bar

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1900 Rio Grande St
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 495-1800
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Goodall’s Kitchen, the restaurant at classically beautiful Hotel Ella, is offering a Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. On the menu are turkey, brisket, and salmon; housemade stuffing with sausage and kale; roasted squash; and desserts like a frangipane pear tart. It’s $72 for adults and $25 for children 12 and under.

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The porch at Hotel Ella
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6. The Carillon

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1900 University Ave
Austin, TX 78705
(512) 404-3655
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The contemporary American restaurant in the AT&T Center on UT’s campus is hosting a holiday brunch buffet from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The offerings range from the cold seafood station to carving station with turkey and prime rib to sides, salads, and many desserts. $68+ for adults and $30+ for children.

The Carillon
The Carillon
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7. Caroline

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621 Congress Ave Suite 101
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 982-6766
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The restaurant at Aloft/Element Hotel will serve a roast turkey dinner that includes mac and cheese and veggies. Along with the regular menu, there’s also a special sweet potato side dish and pumpkin cocktail.

8. The Driskill Grill

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117 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 391-7162
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The historic downtown hotel is hosting a brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., which includes carving stations, brunch classics, seafood, and lots of desserts. It’s $105 per adult and $52.50 per child aged 6 to 12, with children under 6 free.

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The Driskill Hotel
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9. Lonesome Dove Austin

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419 Colorado St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 271-2474
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Tim Love’s western restaurant is open and serving a full menu on Thanksgiving from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Lonesome Dove
Lonesome Dove
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10. Stella San Jac

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310 E 5th St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 792-5648
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Stella San Jac's Thanksgiving meal has dishes like fried turkey, roasted Brussel sprouts, and pecan tarts. It's $55 for adults, $29 for children.

Thanksgiving at Stella San Jac
Thanksgiving at Stella San Jac
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11. Cannon and Belle

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500 E 4th St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 493-4900
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The Hilton Austin restaurant Cannon + Belle will be serving a buffet-style Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for $55 per adult and $29 for children aged 6 to 12 (under 5 can eat free). Features include a carving station with turkey, beef, and ham, mac and cheese, cornbread stuffing, a salad bar, and a whole slew of desserts including butter cake.

Turkey at Cannon and Belle
Turkey at Cannon and Belle
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12. Trace

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200 Lavaca St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 542-3660
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The chic restaurant in the W Hotel is offering Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., for $65 per person. Dinner includes a starter (like cauliflower soup), main, and dessert (like sticky toffee pudding), with optional wine pairings and additional sides. Reservations recommended.

13. Crú Wine Bar

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238 W 2nd St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 339-9463
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Both Austin locations of the wine bar and restaurant are offering three-course Thanksgiving meals available from noon to 9 p.m. The $46 meal ($23 for kids under 12) includes a choice of starter, such as pumpkin mascarpone ravioli, a choice of entree, from roasted turkey breast to seared diver scallops, and expected desserts.

14. Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

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303 Red River St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 236-9599
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Brunch the holiday up over at the downtown and Avery Ranch locations of Moonshine with an all-you-can-eat buffet. It will feature all the favorites Moonshine is known for, plus a carving station and specials. First come, first served.

Thanksgiving dinner at Moonshine
Thanksgiving dinner at Moonshine
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15. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

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320 E 2nd St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 457-1500
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From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., both Fleming’s (the other up in the Domain) will be serving a prix fixe three-course Thanksgiving menu that includes lobster bisque, herb-roasted turkey breast, and pumpkin cheesecake. $45 per adult. A separate children’s menu is $22 per child.

Thanksgiving at Fleming’s
Thanksgiving at Fleming’s
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16. Arlo Grey

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111 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 478-2991
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In addition to its normal menu, Arlo Grey is offering a Thanksgiving supplement from 3 p.m. until 10 p.m. There are four a la carte dishes on the menu: tempura squash salad, whole wheat spaghetti, whole pheasant, and fluffy cheesecake.

Arlo Grey
Arlo Grey
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17. Fairmont Austin

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101 Red River St
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 600-2000
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With seatings from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., the Fairmont is hosting a Thanksgiving buffet. On deck are items like confit turkey leg, apple and frisee salad, a raw bar, and many desserts. Tickets are $65 per adult and $19 per child aged 5 to 13.

Stuffing from the Fairmont
Stuffing from the Fairmont
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18. Lefty's Brick Bar

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1813 C E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702
(737) 242-7550
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The casual outdoor Cajun restaurant at the Arrive East Austin hotel will serve turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, Parker House rolls, stuffing, green beans, and pumpkin pie bars for $10 per plate. It’s open from 3 p.m. until late.

19. Ciclo

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98 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78701
(512) 685-8300
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Ciclo will serve a massive buffet with over 80 options, from pumpkin butter sea bass to iced shrimp and crab claws. It’s served from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with the option to dine in the ballroom with piano music. The price, without tax and gratuity, is $95 for adults and $45 for children aged 12 and under.

Dishes from Ciclo
Dishes from Ciclo
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20. TLC Austin

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1100 S Lamar Blvd Ste. #1150
Austin, TX 78704
(512) 580-0971
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The Southern restaurant in the Lamar Union will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., serving an a la carte menu of Thanksgiving dishes.

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1. Second Bar + Kitchen

3121 Palm Way, Austin, TX 78758
Second Bar + Kitchen at the Domain
Second Bar + Kitchen at the Domain
Courtney Pierce/EATX

Second Bar is taking its Thanksgiving meal up to the Archer Hotel in the Domain Northside. The menu, a mix of family-style dishes and a buffet, includes roasted turkey breast and desserts. It's $55 for adults and $27 for children.

3121 Palm Way
Austin, TX 78758

2. Apis Restaurant & Apiary

23526 State Highway 71 W, Spicewood, TX 78669
Apis
Apis
Robert J. Lerma/EATX

Thanksgiving at the Spicewood restaurant lasts from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and includes a prix fixe three-course meal. The menu isn’t set yet, but will certainly include their cider-brined turkey. $70 for adults, and $20 for children 12 years and younger. Reservations highly encouraged.

23526 State Highway 71 W
Spicewood, TX 78669

3. Threadgill's Old #1

6416 N Lamar Blvd, Austin, TX 78752

This classic Austin restaurant with down-home cooking is open for Thanksgiving from 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m., with no reservations required. The holiday menu includes favorites like turkey, ham, and pork chops along with sides.

6416 N Lamar Blvd
Austin, TX 78752

4. Hoover's Cooking

2002 Manor Rd, Austin, TX 78722
Hoover’s Cooking
Hoover’s Cooking
Nadia Chaudhury/EATX

Hoover's knows comfort food well, so it makes sense the Manor Road restaurant is dishing out Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Meals come with one entree (turkey to fried chicken to grilled portabello mushrooms), two sides (candied yams, black-eyed peas, butter beans), plus all sorts of rice, dressings, sauces, and bread. It's $22 for adults, and the kids' turkey place for children 12 years old and younger is $9.95.

2002 Manor Rd
Austin, TX 78722

5. Goodall's Kitchen & Bar

1900 Rio Grande St, Austin, TX 78705
The porch at Hotel Ella
The porch at Hotel Ella
Goodall’s Kitchen/Facebook

Goodall’s Kitchen, the restaurant at classically beautiful Hotel Ella, is offering a Thanksgiving buffet from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. On the menu are turkey, brisket, and salmon; housemade stuffing with sausage and kale; roasted squash; and desserts like a frangipane pear tart. It’s $72 for adults and $25 for children 12 and under.

1900 Rio Grande St
Austin, TX 78705

6. The Carillon

1900 University Ave, Austin, TX 78705
The Carillon
The Carillon
The Carillon [Official]

The contemporary American restaurant in the AT&T Center on UT’s campus is hosting a holiday brunch buffet from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The offerings range from the cold seafood station to carving station with turkey and prime rib to sides, salads, and many desserts. $68+ for adults and $30+ for children.

1900 University Ave
Austin, TX 78705

7. Caroline

621 Congress Ave Suite 101, Austin, TX 78701

The restaurant at Aloft/Element Hotel will serve a roast turkey dinner that includes mac and cheese and veggies. Along with the regular menu, there’s also a special sweet potato side dish and pumpkin cocktail.

621 Congress Ave Suite 101
Austin, TX 78701

8. The Driskill Grill

117 E 7th St, Austin, TX 78701
The Driskill Hotel
The Driskill Hotel
The Driskill/Facebook

The historic downtown hotel is hosting a brunch buffet from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., which includes carving stations, brunch classics, seafood, and lots of desserts. It’s $105 per adult and $52.50 per child aged 6 to 12, with children under 6 free.

117 E 7th St
Austin, TX 78701

9. Lonesome Dove Austin

419 Colorado St, Austin, TX 78701
Lonesome Dove
Lonesome Dove
Robert J. Lerma/EATX

Tim Love’s western restaurant is open and serving a full menu on Thanksgiving from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

419 Colorado St
Austin, TX 78701

10. Stella San Jac

310 E 5th St, Austin, TX 78701
Thanksgiving at Stella San Jac
Thanksgiving at Stella San Jac
Stella San Jac/Facebook

Stella San Jac's Thanksgiving meal has dishes like fried turkey, roasted Brussel sprouts, and pecan tarts. It's $55 for adults, $29 for children.

310 E 5th St
Austin, TX 78701

11. Cannon and Belle

500 E 4th St, Austin, TX 78701
Turkey at Cannon and Belle
Turkey at Cannon and Belle
Cannon and Belle/Facebook

The Hilton Austin restaurant Cannon + Belle will be serving a buffet-style Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. for $55 per adult and $29 for children aged 6 to 12 (under 5 can eat free). Features include a carving station with turkey, beef, and ham, mac and cheese, cornbread stuffing, a salad bar, and a whole slew of desserts including butter cake.

500 E 4th St
Austin, TX 78701

12. Trace

200 Lavaca St, Austin, TX 78701

The chic restaurant in the W Hotel is offering Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., for $65 per person. Dinner includes a starter (like cauliflower soup), main, and dessert (like sticky toffee pudding), with optional wine pairings and additional sides. Reservations recommended.

200 Lavaca St
Austin, TX 78701

13. Crú Wine Bar

238 W 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

Both Austin locations of the wine bar and restaurant are offering three-course Thanksgiving meals available from noon to 9 p.m. The $46 meal ($23 for kids under 12) includes a choice of starter, such as pumpkin mascarpone ravioli, a choice of entree, from roasted turkey breast to seared diver scallops, and expected desserts.

238 W 2nd St
Austin, TX 78701

14. Moonshine Patio Bar & Grill

303 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701
Thanksgiving dinner at Moonshine
Thanksgiving dinner at Moonshine
Moonshine/Facebook

Brunch the holiday up over at the downtown and Avery Ranch locations of Moonshine with an all-you-can-eat buffet. It will feature all the favorites Moonshine is known for, plus a carving station and specials. First come, first served.

303 Red River St
Austin, TX 78701

15. Fleming's Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

320 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701
Thanksgiving at Fleming’s
Thanksgiving at Fleming’s
Fleming’s [Official]

From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., both Fleming’s (the other up in the Domain) will be serving a prix fixe three-course Thanksgiving menu that includes lobster bisque, herb-roasted turkey breast, and pumpkin cheesecake. $45 per adult. A separate children’s menu is $22 per child.

320 E 2nd St
Austin, TX 78701

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16. Arlo Grey

111 E Cesar Chavez St, Austin, TX 78701
Arlo Grey
Arlo Grey
Arlo Grey/Yelp

In addition to its normal menu, Arlo Grey is offering a Thanksgiving supplement from 3 p.m. until 10 p.m. There are four a la carte dishes on the menu: tempura squash salad, whole wheat spaghetti, whole pheasant, and fluffy cheesecake.

111 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701

17. Fairmont Austin

101 Red River St, Austin, TX 78701
Stuffing from the Fairmont
Stuffing from the Fairmont
Fairmont Austin/Facebook

With seatings from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., the Fairmont is hosting a Thanksgiving buffet. On deck are items like confit turkey leg, apple and frisee salad, a raw bar, and many desserts. Tickets are $65 per adult and $19 per child aged 5 to 13.

101 Red River St
Austin, TX 78701

18. Lefty's Brick Bar

1813 C E 6th St, Austin, TX 78702

The casual outdoor Cajun restaurant at the Arrive East Austin hotel will serve turkey, mashed potatoes with gravy, Parker House rolls, stuffing, green beans, and pumpkin pie bars for $10 per plate. It’s open from 3 p.m. until late.

1813 C E 6th St
Austin, TX 78702

19. Ciclo

98 San Jacinto Blvd, Austin, TX 78701
Dishes from Ciclo
Dishes from Ciclo
Galdones Photography

Ciclo will serve a massive buffet with over 80 options, from pumpkin butter sea bass to iced shrimp and crab claws. It’s served from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., with the option to dine in the ballroom with piano music. The price, without tax and gratuity, is $95 for adults and $45 for children aged 12 and under.

98 San Jacinto Blvd
Austin, TX 78701

20. TLC Austin

1100 S Lamar Blvd Ste. #1150, Austin, TX 78704

The Southern restaurant in the Lamar Union will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., serving an a la carte menu of Thanksgiving dishes.

1100 S Lamar Blvd Ste. #1150
Austin, TX 78704

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