10 Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner This Year

Panorama on Seven is open this Thanksgiving

Tradition shmaditon… or something like that. Sure granny cooked all day for the relatives but that’s for the birds. Picture this – you role out of bed about 10ish after a healthy evening of merriment, watch some games and breeze into a fancy restaurant for great food and no clean up. How good is that? Here are our best picks Buffalo & WNY Restaurants for a happy Thanksgiving Day.

Lenox Grill

A special menu Thanksgiving Day mixes Italian favs and traditional T-day items, plus an assortment of handcrafted beers and great boutique bottled wine.


SEAR is a modern steakhouse situated on the first floor of the Avant (Embassy Suites Hotel). The relaxed, upscale environs are sophisticated yet comfortable. They offer a bar scene with a great vibe, a robust wine list and an innovative menu. We love the salads, the sliders, Lobster Mac and,…

Oliver’s Restaurant

One of the finest restaurants in Buffalo, Oliver's Restaurant is fine dining in the "Old School" tradition. This gem has been turning out great food and great chefs for decades- thankfully there is no end in site. Chef Ross Warhol continues the tradition with stunning displays of culinary magnificence. Oliver's…

Italian Prime at Salvatore’s

Since 1967, Salvatore’s has been the most spectacular restaurant in WNY. They have done plenty of remodeling over the years and recently added a hotel. The bar is beautiful, the service on target, the food excellent and the prices unabashed.


The Creekview has been serving this community for decades. They serve up fine American cuisine with creative house-made style. An extensive menu pairs well with a health wine list and they always serve up plenty of specials too. We love the Short Rib Gnocchi and the Veal Marsala.

Patina 250

The bar-restaurant has a “big city” feel to it, with its high ceilings, large lounge area, minimalist artwork, modern furnishings, and open kitchen. It’s a grand stage, to be sure. The perfect spot to relax with a beverage and people watch the hotel clientele or indulge in a great meal-…

Panorama on Seven

Located right in the center of Pegulaville overlooking Canalside you can't get more convenient if you're catching the Sabres or anything else at KeyBank Center and the Harbor Center. This is a cozy spot with a nice bar and outstanding views. The menu isn't long, but the options are well…


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