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Guide to Restaurants Serving Thanksgiving Dinner 2018

Photo courtesy of 100 Acres: The Kitchens at Hotel Henry

There’s a lot going on Thanksgiving Day (Thursday Nov. 22th) in addition to giving thanks – watching football, the Turkey Trot, beer, friends, family gathering, possibly a little extreme shopping. Who has time to cook? If you’re looking forward to a delicious Thanksgiving spread—or just a nice meal—without the dreaded cleanup, we’ve compiled a list of restaurants around the western New York area that will do the work for you.

Just think – no laboring in your kitchen all day, no dirty dishes, an easy escape from the in-laws, and you’ll never run out of beer or wine.

If you are a local restauranteur and would like to be added to our list of restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinner, email us at info@stepoutbuffalo.com.

 

Table Service Spots

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    Local Grille @ The Dome

    North Towns
    Price: $$

    Some great hometown food made with great hometown sources. The sandwiches are great, we love the short ribs, and chicken 'n waffles; and you are gonna want to check out their brunch. Best of all...you can hit some balls before and after.

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    31 Club

    Buffalo
    Price: $$$

    As elegant inside as beautiful on the outside, 31 Club serves up traditional steaks and seafood with flare. The restaurant is perfectly situated on Elmwood downtown with easy access, plenty of parking and walking distance to Delaware Ave hotels (and shuttle service to Read more [...]

  • Chez Ami

    Buffalo
    Price: $$$$

    Who doesn't love a rotating bar...at least at first. This super swank downtown restaurant (part of the Curtiss Hotel) is beautiful and perfectly located to the Theatre District and our favorite whiskey bar - Lucky Day. The best feature is their the roof top bar offering Read more [...]

  • 100 Acres

    Buffalo
    Price: $$$

    The opportunity to check out the magnificent Richardson Olmsted building is reason enough to dine here. The good news is the food is spot on and the cocktails most excellent. Get here earl, grab a bevy and enjoy some top notch lounging or go exploring. The dining areas Read more [...]

  • SEAR

    Buffalo
    Price: $$$$

    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 Read more [...]

  • Patina 250

    Buffalo
    Price: $$$

    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 Read more [...]

  • Panorama on 7

    Buffalo
    Price: $$$$

    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 Read more [...]

  • Texas de Brazil

    Cheektowaga and East
    Price: $$$

    Texas de Brazil was named to Nation's Restaurant News Top 50 Breakout Brands based on the concept s ethnic cuisine, differentiated service and premium product quality.

  • Lafayette Brewing Co.

    Buffalo
    Price: $$

    This restaurant/brewery with its' original 1900's decor screams "give me a brew". Located in the Lafayette Hotel they offer a great bar space, plenty of dining area, nice Buffalo-food selections, takeout, private party space and their own beer.

  • Salvatore’s Italian Gardens

    Cheektowaga and East
    Price: $$$$

    Since 1967, Salvatore’s Italian Gardens 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.

  • Oliver’s Restaurant

    North Buffalo
    Price: $$$

    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 Read more [...]

  • Hard Rock Cafe

    Niagara County
    Price: $$

    Well People Get Ready, 'cause Niagara Falls, USA has a view of something more than the raging waters- this amazing Hard Rock Cafe! Boasting a grand old American-style collection of memorabilia from rock legends, we've got it all here in one great place.

  • Glen Park Tavern

    North Towns
    Price: $$

    The Glen Park Tavern, known for their "Cheers" like attitude, is by all accounts a warm and welcoming spot. The perfect place to enjoy a cold beer (dozenish on tap +) and some quality tavern food.

  • Buffalo Chophouse

    Buffalo
    Price: $$$$

    Buffalo Chophouse may not have been Buffalo's first steakhouse, but there are few oldies left that compare. Reports of long waits at the bar before dinner (with a res) are probably exaggerated but give yourself some room. The decor and food scream "bring the beef".

 

Take-out Spots

If you are a local restauranteur and would like to be added to our list of restaurants offering Thanksgiving dinner, email us at info@stepoutbuffalo.com.

 

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