A list of Asheville restaurants serving a special holiday menu. Next: A list of restaurants open with a regular menu on Turkey Day.
Please call ahead to check the menu, need for reservations and restaurant hours. Please note that some restaurants have already sold out and cannot seat more patrons for the holiday.
Let us know what we missed!
Asheville restaurants serving Thanksgiving dinner:
Biltmore Estate Restaurants (from Romantic Asheville):
Deerpark 11 AM-4 PM: Special Thanksgiving buffet, reservations required (and books up fast). $42/person. Phone: 828-225-6260.
Bistro (at Winery) 11 AM-9 PM: Elaborate four-course prix fixe menu, plus limited a la carte. Phone: 828-225-6230. Reservations highly recommended.
Stable Café (by House) 11 AM-4 PM: A la carte menu with blend of most popular lunch menu items, plus a number of holiday offerings. Best option if you tour Biltmore on Thanksgiving and don’t have a reservation.
Cedric’s Tavern (Antler Village) 11 AM-11 PM: Regular lunch and dinner menus, plus three-course menu. Phone: 828-225-1320
From $25.95 Prix Fixe with choices:
Soup or Salad
5 entree selections ranging from $25.95
All traditional sides
Mini Dessert (Info from Carolina Epicurean)
Grove Park Inn Restaurants (from Romantic Asheville):
Blue Ridge Dining Room: Breakfast 6:30-10 AM breakfast buffet. Lunch 11 AM-8 PM Thanksgiving Grand Buffet (SOLD OUT)
Sunset Terrace: 11 AM-9 PM a la carte menu and Thanksgiving entrée special
Horizons: 11 AM-9 PM Thanksgiving pre fixe menu
Grovewood Cafe (SOLD OUT)
Kathmandu Cafe, an Indian and Nepalese restaurant, has a special holiday menu plus ergular menu items.
“Brazilian Thanksgiving” at Red Stag Grill (via Romantic Asheville):
$49/person, $25/child 12-7 / Kids 6 and under free. Chef Hayes has created a menu that will bring you back to the old world featuring grilled spears of Provencal turkey, slow roasted leg of lamb, and Applewood smoked ham, all served tableside by roaming culinary carvers. Each table will receive a choice of soup or salad, three family style traditional sides, cranberry compote, turkey gravy, rolls and dessert. Plus, they have a grand Thanksgiving Bohemian Ballroom Buffet for $45/person plus tax and gratuity, $25 for children 7-12 years old/ Kids 6 and under free. Read more about the Grand Bohemian Hotel.
A traditional home-cooked Thanksgiving innovative menu with selections from roasted all-natural NC turkey to baked ham and sweet potato casserole with pecan streusel. Buffet on Thanksgiving Day from 1 to 5:30 PM. Located in the Hilton Hotel Biltmore Park. Reservations required
This is an article from 2012 that shows up when you search Thanksgiving dinner places in Asheville. The prices and menus are NOT current. I am sure most of these restaurants (though not all are still open)will be serving Thanksgiving dinner this year, too, but please call for current information.